Present KfleXin pontficating on Roquan Smith

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  1. DKphin

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    I've been hyping Roquan for a while now and still would like for him to be our pick, but I don't really agree with some of the assessment here. Roquan takes a lot of false steps, and his initial reads are off. He is so gifted athletically though that he recovers from it and still makes plays.
     
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    Either him or James or McDonald if we get a FS would do the same thing. Cover the opposition's best non-WR and make tackles on plays down the sideline. We basically need a CB with LB size to cover TEs. Alonso (I know) and McMillan are the run stoppers.
     
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    I think maybe you're selling McMillan short a bit.
     
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    McMillan's weakness leading to the draft was coverage. While he will cover the oppositions second best non WR, whether a second TE or out of the backfield I wouldn't line him up against the Gronks and Alvin Kamaras.
     
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    Roquan needs to be the pick, however I am not sure he will get by Tampa at #8. If he does, we need to get him.
     
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    Tampa has a great weakside LBer. They need help in the secondary. They are starting Grimes and TJ Ward was a FA bust at FS. I have them taking Fitzpatrick but they might take a pure corner like Denzel Ward. Given they have Grimes I think they would prefer him over Josh Jackson.

    The Raiders will take either a safety or Roquan too.
     
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    I predict the Raiders go offense now that Gruden is in charge.
     

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