View Full Version : Round 2 Redo.....Mock
04-29-2011, 02:05 PM
Yesterday certainly had a few surprises. Lets take a look at Round 2.
http://thenationalfootballreport.com/20 ... -two-redo/ (http://thenationalfootballreport.com/2011/04/29/round-two-redo/)
04-29-2011, 02:16 PM
well as far as the 'Skins; there is nothing they could do trade wise that would surprise me.
04-29-2011, 02:36 PM
Updated: April 29, 2011
Bengals actively looking for new QB
By Chris Mortensen
Bengals Looking To Grab QB In Round 2
In need of an heir apparent to Carson Palmer, the Cincinnati Bengals engaged the Green Bay Packers in trade talks for the last pick of the draft's first round Thursday night in an effort to acquire a quarterback.
According to league sources, the Bengals' presumed choice was TCU's Andy Dalton.
Palmer earlier this year told the Bengals that he no longer will play for them and desires a trade.
The Bengals and Packers could not agree on the compensation for the 32nd pick, however, so the Packers selected Mississippi State tackle Derek Sherrod just prior to the expiration of the 10-minute clock allotted for first-round picks.
In addition to Dalton, the Bengals have spent considerable time with Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett, who also remains available heading into the second round of the draft Friday (ESPN2, 6 p.m. ET).
Dalton appears to be a better fit for the scheme being installed by Jay Gruden, Cincinnati's new offensive coordinator, but one source said that Mallett's big arm is a better match with the Bengals' first-round draft choice, wide receiver A.J. Green of Georgia.
Bengals owner and president Mike Brown has said he will not trade Palmer, but sources say he may consider it if the team secures a quarterback and gets a favorable trade offer.
Several teams such as the Raiders, 49ers, Seahawks, Cardinals and Dolphins are among those that could be interested in the veteran, who was the No. 1 pick in the 2003 draft.
Chris Mortensen is ESPN's senior NFL analyst.
http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/draft2011 ... id=6449377 (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/draft2011/news/story?id=6449377)
04-29-2011, 02:59 PM
If Moore and Ellis get that close to 2.63 I would advocate moving up the two or three spots to try and grab one of them, preferably Moore, but big snacks replacement would be nice to get in the mix as well.
The Steelers would have to pony up 8 or 16 draft value points to move one or two positions in the 2nd round. I'd be willing to entice a team with our 5th round pick (28 points) to try and make that happen if Ellis and/or Moore are there at that point in time. Of course, there's no guarantee any of the two teams in front of the Steelers would want that, but I'd be trying, even throw in the 6th or 7th if you have to.
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