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Suck for Luck! Who will win the draft?

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by Workplay, Sep 8, 2011.

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    Before the season begins, I'm going out on a limb and predicting the Cincinnati Bengals will be the most atrocious, horrid and terrible team of 2011. Who else in the NFL can suck bad enough to win the 1st pick in the 2012 draft and the rights to Andrew Luck?
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    I think Denver will be trying to take that title...
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    Cincinnati is a good call Work Play. I will say it will be between Cincinnati and Carolina for the worst team. However, Carolina won't need Luck since they took Cam Newton this year.
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    Seattle, San Francisco, Washington, Buffalo, Carolina, Jacksonville, or Cincinnati
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    Im going on a limb and saying that the Jags will take the cake for worst team this year. Dont see them taking Luck if that happens though I suppose.
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    Peyton Manning just had more surgery on his neck; he may not play this season. The Colts are definitely in the running.
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    I do. Luck is a can't miss. Maybe they're tanking this season so they get the first pick in the draft and a franchise quarterback in preparation for a move to Los Angeles?
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    Pretty sure early money is on the Gags to win the Luck bowl - unless the Colts offer to trade the rights to Manning's eldest male child.
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    hmmm... I don't see JAX as having the worst record.
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    Must be a last minute change in plans, then. Otherwise they don't waste a 1st round pick on Gabbert.

    Oh, and there's no such thing as a "can't miss" in football.
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    No. I don't want Luck in our division.

    btw, you're right about there being no such thing as "can't miss." Supposed "future bust" Cam Newton just went for 440 total yards and 3 total touchdowns in his rookie debut. I bet the fans in the Carolinas are pretty damn exited.
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    I don't want Luck in our division either. That was just a prediction.

    The Colts are a possibility as well.
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    This group is 5-2 week one. (Thanks, Bills!)
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    The first two played each other so that win doesn't really count.

    Cincinnati beat Cleveland, who I didn't include on the list only because they have McCoy (but they'd likely take Luck anyway)

    Jacksonville beat Tennessee, another team I didn't include because they just took a "franchise" QB.

    That leaves Buffalo and Washington who I didn't expect to win.
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    The Colts have a guy in Kerry Collins who looked better this past week and has thrown for 40k+ yards in his career. He has only had the reigns in Indy for like 3 weeks to learn that offense give him a few more games. Seattle has a guy who hasn't looked good in his career yet in Tavaris Jackson, and the Bengals...well they are the Bengals. No Ochostinko, No Carson Palmer...ya. It will come down to the Bengals, and Seahawks...My money is on the Seahawks for the Andrew Luck sweepstakes.

    A match made in heaven for Indy would be to get Luck groom him under peyton for 2-3 years and be back on top of the NFL. The Seahawks will throw him in right off the bat, and the Bengals will probably trade down because they are sold on the Red Rifle right now in Andy Dalton.
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    Colts, Dolphins, Rams and Vikings are all at 0-4. It would be interesting if the Rams end up with the first pick.
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    Rams wouldn't take him.

    Vikings might not either, but Ponder hasn't played a down so who knows.
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    Colts 0-8
    Dolphins 0-7
    Cardinals 1-6
    Rams 1-6

    I just saw Peyton Manning on Sportscenter saying he wants to play in December. He could single-handedly take the Colts out of the running for Andrew Luck. The Rams should win a couple more games, so right now I think it's a race to the bottom between the Dolphins and Cardinals.

    And boy was I wrong about the Bengals, at 5-2, they might make the playoffs!
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    I'd be happy if either the Rams, Cards, or Dolphins get Luck. I'd be pissed if Indy got him.
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    If the Colts win one more game, they could lose the first pick to the Rams or Vikings. I can see either one of those 2 teams demanding a king's ransom for the rights to the first pick, and some team will ante up.
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    Schedules for IND, MIN and STL are as follows:

    IND: Houston, @Jacksonville (could take one or both of these)
    STL: @Pittsburgh, San Francisco (no chance on either unless SF rests people)
    MIN: @Washington, Chicago (could take one or both)
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    I'm absolutely praying that STL gets the #1 overall, just because it'll make for a more entertaining off-season (and by more entertaining I mean less having to hear Archie Manning interviews repeated ad nauseum). Either way, I'm still calling Miami to bet the farm to land Luck. I think if Indy does get the #1 overall that Archie will raise enough of a stink on Peyton's behalf to get the pick either traded or get Peyton traded (and I have trouble seeing the later unless Peyton re-structures his deal and pays back some of his signing bonus to the Colts because the Colts would effectively have to eat $50 million - including $19-20 million that has yet to be paid - in accelerated bonus monies in order to trade Manning - not to mention his stock is the lowest it's ever been since his health remains an unknown).
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    If Indy gets the #1 pick, I don't see any way they don't pick Luck.
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    Hell, I wasn't a "member" when this thread was started back in September,
    (though I've been called many, many variations of "member" in my lifetime)
    but it sure is amusing to go back and see what the 'conventional wisdom' was,
    just 3 and a half months ago...
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    The only ones I was way off on were SF and Cincy
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    Damn, so the Colts end up the "winners" of the 2012 NFL draft.

    They could select Andrew Luck, but if not the Colts have a ton of holes to fill, and with Peyton Manning coming back next season, I can see them trying to collect quite a bit of loot for the rights to their draft pick. (I'm looking at you, Dan Snyder:roflmao: )
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    I'd be shocked if they don't pick Luck, and they'd be stupid to pass him up. Manning is getting old, so the best situation is for Indy to draft Luck and learn behind Peyton for 2 years or so. And that's if Manning's neck doesn't ever heal properly, which we don't even know.
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