I agree with Spesh that you need a balance of 5 good guys n the OL or, you're gonna have problems in today's NFL. The days of the best pass rusher lining up vs LT are long gone. They move side to side, and then there are the complicated blitz packages with pressure coming from everywhere. When you tie up a lot of cap space on one or two players, you can't spread the wealth for a good balance.
As to using a fist round pick, it depends who else is available. IF there's a play maker, at WR, TE, DB or LB, you have to take him over the OL. JMO
I think the idea of "BPA" dictates that if there is a player like Zach Martin who drops to 19, we take him, unless there is an even more talented player who drops as well. You can't tout "BPA BPA", and then hide behind the play-maker argument if the BPA is, in fact, an OT. I personally would have NO problem at all taking a top caliber tackle in the first round, and from my understanding that would make Zach Martin or Lewan the only players who could realistically be there and be worthy of the pick.
Lewan, on the other hand? No thanks. Tired of mental midgets on this team.
I also like how you failed to acknowledge anything else I wrote. I VERY clearly, to anybody who can read English, pointed out that Martin has extra value because of his versatility. Unlike you, I would be okay with quite a few directions. You clearly only want offensive line. I think. Hard to tell when you only respond with snide questions.
Looking forward to the next one liner.
I believe that Hickey has somewhat painted himself into a corner on the OL in this draft, due to what was done or, not done in FA. It will be interesting to see if he sticks to what he has said on BPA or, perhaps try to make excuses on reaching on the OL.
As long as said player improves the team I don't care if it's a "play making" position or OL..
And regarding my "one liners", most people people would thank you for communicating a simple point with a few sentences rather than a wall of text with redundant and irrelevant info.
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