2008 NFL Draft: Redo

Parcells ThinkingWe’re only through the first quarter of the 2008 NFL season, but here is our take as to how the top half of the first round of the draft would play out if it happened today.

We would have a few newcomers to the top 16 in Chris Johnson, Brandon Flowers, Matt Forte, and Desean Jackson. These three have been spectacular at their positions for their teams, and Flowers, who has played well for the lowly Chiefs, would also fill a need for the Patriots. Close misses were Felix Jones and Eddie Royal.

Derrick Harvey, Jerod Mayo, Branden Albert, all would fall into the bottom half of the first round as they have been good but not amazing. Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie would probably go late in the second round, as he has been just dreadful.

1. Miami Dolphins – Matt Ryan (Jake Long)
2. St. Louis Rams – Jake Long (Chris Long)
3. Atlanta Falcons – Glenn Dorsey (Matt Ryan)
4. Oakland Raiders – Darren McFadden (Same)
5. Kansas City Chiefs – Chris Long (Glenn Dorsey)
6. New York Jets – Chris Johnson (Vernon Gholston)
7. New Orleans Saints – Sedrick Ellis (Same)
8. Jacksonville Jaguars – Vernon Gholston (Derrick Harvey)
9. Cincinnati Bengals – Jonathan Stewart (Keith Rivers)
10. New England Patriots – Brandon Flowers (Jerod Mayo)
11. Buffalo Bills – Leodis McKelvin (Same)
12. Denver Broncos – Ryan Clady (Same)
13. Carolina Panthers – Matt Forte (Jonathan Stewart)
14. Chicago Bears – Chris Williams (Same, Barring Injury)
15. Kansas City Chiefs – Desean Jackson (Branden Albert)
16. Arizona Cardinals – Keith Rivers (D. Rodgers-Cromartie)

Check out part two of the NFL Draft Redo.

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6 Responses to “2008 NFL Draft: Redo”

  1. Kyle says:

    I can haz Eddie Royal?

  2. Admin says:

    I haven’t given up on Gholston yet, and I think he would be better off in a 4-3 set in Jacksonville.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Vern Gholston stinks and i’m a Jets fan… I would put him in the early second round

  4. Anonymous says:

    Gholston is drafted 9th and Mayo late in the first round??? Gholston can’t even stay on the field, while Mayo is on the field almost every snap.

  5. Admin says:

    Part 2 Coming Soon Dewey.

  6. Dewey says:

    Where is the second half?

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