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    Cortez Allen

    welp. Definitely a name a few of us have talked about. I really have only seen him when I spent the week in Orlando for the East-West game. This is definitely a Dan Rooney (the scout) pick as this is his area of the country. Allen is our typical body-type prospect. I will say that he looked like he belonged in Orlando but has raw skills. I was talking with Chad Reuter of CBS sports about him, Chad likened him a little bit to Domonique Rodgers-Cromartie. I was really hoping for Carmichael here (damn Texas). I like the pick but I would say this was not a pick where the Steelers stuck to their board.
    I'd love to see them trade out of this pick but.....this is what I got


    1) Marcus Peters-CB-Washington
    2)
    Danielle Hunter-OLB-LSU
    3) Alex Carter-DB-Stanford
    4
    ) Jeremy Langford-RB-Mich St
    5) Blake Bell-TE-OU

    6) Titus Davis-WR-Central Mich
    6c)-Sean Hickey-OT-Syracuse
    7) Julian Wilson-DB-Oklahoma













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    Re: Cortez Allen

    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
    welp. Definitely a name a few of us have talked about. I really have only seen him when I spent the week in Orlando for the East-West game. This is definitely a Dan Rooney (the scout) pick as this is his area of the country. Allen is our typical body-type prospect. I will say that he looked like he belonged in Orlando but has raw skills. I was talking with Chad Reuter of CBS sports about him, Chad likened him a little bit to Domonique Rodgers-Cromartie. I was really hoping for Carmichael here (damn Texas). I like the pick but I would say this was not a pick where the Steelers stuck to their board.
    Who do you think is on the chopping block given 2 more CB's just being drafted?
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    Re: Cortez Allen

    Quote Originally Posted by feltdizz
    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
    welp. Definitely a name a few of us have talked about. I really have only seen him when I spent the week in Orlando for the East-West game. This is definitely a Dan Rooney (the scout) pick as this is his area of the country. Allen is our typical body-type prospect. I will say that he looked like he belonged in Orlando but has raw skills. I was talking with Chad Reuter of CBS sports about him, Chad likened him a little bit to Domonique Rodgers-Cromartie. I was really hoping for Carmichael here (damn Texas). I like the pick but I would say this was not a pick where the Steelers stuck to their board.
    Who do you think is on the chopping block given 2 more CB's just being drafted?
    I think they move Keenan Lewis to Safety.

    Mundy and Maddison probably go.
    I'd love to see them trade out of this pick but.....this is what I got


    1) Marcus Peters-CB-Washington
    2)
    Danielle Hunter-OLB-LSU
    3) Alex Carter-DB-Stanford
    4
    ) Jeremy Langford-RB-Mich St
    5) Blake Bell-TE-OU

    6) Titus Davis-WR-Central Mich
    6c)-Sean Hickey-OT-Syracuse
    7) Julian Wilson-DB-Oklahoma













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    Re: Cortez Allen

    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
    Quote Originally Posted by feltdizz
    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
    welp. Definitely a name a few of us have talked about. I really have only seen him when I spent the week in Orlando for the East-West game. This is definitely a Dan Rooney (the scout) pick as this is his area of the country. Allen is our typical body-type prospect. I will say that he looked like he belonged in Orlando but has raw skills. I was talking with Chad Reuter of CBS sports about him, Chad likened him a little bit to Domonique Rodgers-Cromartie. I was really hoping for Carmichael here (damn Texas). I like the pick but I would say this was not a pick where the Steelers stuck to their board.
    Who do you think is on the chopping block given 2 more CB's just being drafted?
    I think they move Keenan Lewis to Safety.

    Mundy and Maddison probably go.
    Madison shouldn't be needed, now that we have Curtis Brown. I don't know about Lewis playing safety. Bonehead would likely be Anthony Smith revisited. I think Lewis is gone.

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    Re: Cortez Allen

    Quote Originally Posted by feltdizz
    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
    welp. Definitely a name a few of us have talked about. I really have only seen him when I spent the week in Orlando for the East-West game. This is definitely a Dan Rooney (the scout) pick as this is his area of the country. Allen is our typical body-type prospect. I will say that he looked like he belonged in Orlando but has raw skills. I was talking with Chad Reuter of CBS sports about him, Chad likened him a little bit to Domonique Rodgers-Cromartie. I was really hoping for Carmichael here (damn Texas). I like the pick but I would say this was not a pick where the Steelers stuck to their board.
    Who do you think is on the chopping block given 2 more CB's just being drafted?

    madison and gay?

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    Re: Cortez Allen

    Madison, Gay, Lewis, Butler, Mcfadden...pick two

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    1.22) Alvin "Bud" Dupree, OLB/DE, Kentucky
    2.56) Senquez Golson, CB/S, Ole Miss
    3.87) Sammie Coates, WR, Auburn
    4.121) Doran Grant, CB, OSU
    5.160) Jesse James, TE, PSU
    6.199) Letterius Walton, DT, Central Michigan
    6.212) Anthony Chickillo, DE, Miami
    7.239) Gerod Holliman, FS, Louisville


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    Re: Cortez Allen

    I heard Tomlin get interviewed on ESPN and when asked about the Cortez Allen selection Tomlin answered," We were intrigued by his height/weight/speed measurables combination".

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawaiiansteel
    I heard Tomlin get interviewed on ESPN and when asked about the Cortez Allen selection Tomlin answered," We were intrigued by his height/weight/speed measurables combination".


    Well I hope it was more then just that. Otherwise why not draft Robert Sands as well

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    Re: Cortez Allen

    On the chopping block?

    Madison, Gay, and Taylor aren't even on the team. They are all UFAs. Perhaps Gay be a RFA depending on the CBA, but MAdison is likely gone as Brown is a capable gunner and has much better coverage skills.

    Right now our corners are

    Lewis
    Butler
    McFadden
    Corez Allen
    Curtis Brown
    and some camp fodder (Donovan Warren, Tuft Harris, etc.)
    Even if Bill Belichick was getting an atomic wedgie, his face would look exactly the same.

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    Re: Cortez Allen

    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
    Quote Originally Posted by feltdizz
    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
    welp. Definitely a name a few of us have talked about. I really have only seen him when I spent the week in Orlando for the East-West game. This is definitely a Dan Rooney (the scout) pick as this is his area of the country. Allen is our typical body-type prospect. I will say that he looked like he belonged in Orlando but has raw skills. I was talking with Chad Reuter of CBS sports about him, Chad likened him a little bit to Domonique Rodgers-Cromartie. I was really hoping for Carmichael here (damn Texas). I like the pick but I would say this was not a pick where the Steelers stuck to their board.
    Who do you think is on the chopping block given 2 more CB's just being drafted?
    I think they move Keenan Lewis to Safety.

    Mundy and Maddison probably go.
    I think Mundy has shown more than Will Allen at safety (which surprised me).

    Hopefully some of these rooks can contribute on special teams immediately, because several of the guy on our roster that played ST almost exclusively could be gone next year (Arnaz Battle, Will Allen, Anthony Madison, Keyaron Fox).


    Final Ruthless Mock:
    1.22 CB Marcus Peters, 6'0" 197 lbs., Washington
    2.56 FS Damarious Randall, 5'11" 196 lbs., Arizona State
    3.87 TE Clive Walford, 6'4" 251 lbs., Miami
    4.121 DE Henry Anderson, 6'6" 294 lbs., Stanford
    5.160 WR Titus Davis, 6'1" 196 lbs., Central Michigan
    6.199 OLB Kyle Emanuel, 6'3" 255 lbs., North Dakota State
    6.212c OLB Max Valles, 6'5" 251 lbs., Virginia
    7.239 RB John Crockett, 6'0" 217 lbs., North Dakota State

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