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    2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    I found this site doing some rankings for the NFL draft next year. Blythe is the #18 Wr, meyer is the #21 QB, Alvin Bowen is the #19 OLB. Kind of interesting to look at. I was curious as a green bay fan to see who could maybe be there when they pick. Not sure what the 49'ers were doing by trading their pick late last year and giving the patriots a potential top 5 pick this year.

    Here is the website
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    There is also several mock drafts you can view all for free



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Shaggy didn't make the top 8 for kickers??


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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Thinking how many rounds and teams we have, does not a typical draft have about 255 players and then undrafted players number for taxi squad and tryouts for another 145 for a total of 400.

    If you have 15 postions to recruit and you are ranked in Top 20, you have a good chance to be drafted the second day. Not saying the Big Three will be drafted, but their names did appear in the FFJungle in the Top 20.

    In three years, we might see, Bret Meyer now coming in to sub for the now injured Sage Rosenfels of Houston. Hmmmm. Three McC qbs playing in the NFL?


    Edited for seven rounds and 255 draft players.


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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Quote Originally Posted by Bryceman View Post
    Three McC qbs
    God I love those. Right up there with the McRibs.



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    They have him listed as a 4.63 in the 40... That can't help.



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Blythe might be the only 3 of those drafted, Bowen will probably get a look in someone's camp and don't see Meyer making an opening day NFL roster.


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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Quote Originally Posted by Bryceman View Post
    Thinking how many rounds and teazms we have, does not a typical draft have about 800 players and then undrafted players number another 150 for a total of 950.

    If you have 15 postions to recruit and you are ranked in Top 20, you will probably be drafted the second day. Not saying the Big Three will be drafted, but their names did appear in the FFJungle in the Top 20.

    In three years, we might see, Bret Meyer now coming in to sub for the now injured Sage Rosenfels of Houston. Hmmmm. Three McC qbs playing in the NFL?
    32 (?) picks per round, 7 (?) rounds makes 224 draft picks (<<950). So nowhere close to that many people get a shot. I don't see any way Meyer makes a roster, ever.



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Quote Originally Posted by Bryceman View Post
    Thinking how many rounds and teazms we have, does not a typical draft have about 800 players and then undrafted players number another 150 for a total of 950.

    If you have 15 postions to recruit and you are ranked in Top 20, you will probably be drafted the second day. Not saying the Big Three will be drafted, but their names did appear in the FFJungle in the Top 20.

    In three years, we might see, Bret Meyer now coming in to sub for the now injured Sage Rosenfels of Houston. Hmmmm. Three McC qbs playing in the NFL?

    There are 7 rounds and 32 team, plus some extra picks thrown in so we are probably looking at about 225-230 total players drafted.



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Quote Originally Posted by clonechemist View Post
    32 (?) picks per round, 7 (?) rounds makes 224 draft picks (<<950). So nowhere close to that many people get a shot. I don't see any way Meyer makes a roster, ever.
    Looks like you just beat me to it .



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    There are 255 draft picks in the NFL.



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    There are 255 draft picks in the NFL.

    Any idea how many qbs are normally taken? By the look of NFL qb play this year and the rampant injuries, I predict a big infusion of qbs getting tryouts.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    They have him listed as a 4.63 in the 40... That can't help.

    #5 Limas Sweed from Texas only ran a 4.64...


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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    I would like to see someone take a flyer on Bowen and see if they can turn him into a safety. I don't think he's big enough to play LB in the pro's, but the man sure can tackle.



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Looked at draft results for the past 5 years:

    Usually around 12-13 QBs taken. Low of 10, high of 17.

    Usually around 30-35 WRs taken. Pretty consistant.

    Usually around 4-5 OLBs taken. Low of 2, high of 8.

    If it goes true to form:

    Blythe should be a 2nd day pick.

    Meyer might get a FA invite.

    Bowen should look at other options.



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    Re: 2008 NFL Draft Rankings. Blythe #18 Wr .....

    Quote Originally Posted by Bryceman View Post
    Any idea how many qbs are normally taken?
    Well, I don't know that it's entirely relevant with how many QBs get drafted. A lot of QBs get brought in with free agent contracts with opportunities to make the practice squad sinec it takes a QB a lot of time (in most instances) to be developed to the point where he can be relied upon.

    Here's the breakdown of QBs selected in the last five years:

    2007: 11
    2006: 12
    2005: 14
    2004: 17
    2003: 13

    Meyer will not get drafted.



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