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Rams Draft
R1 - Adam Carriker DE Nebraska
R2 - Brian Leonard RB/FB Rutgers
R3 - Jason Hill WR Washinton State
R3 - Jonathan Wade CB Tennessee
R5 - Dustin Fry C Clemson
R5 - Clifton Ryans DT Michigan State
R6 - Ken Shackleford OT Georgia
R7 - Keith Jackson DT Arkansas
R7 - Derek Stanley UW Whitewater
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Adam Carriker

The Rams got their man in the first round of this years draft. Carriker will come in and be an iunstant starter most likely and he will help out on an improving defense.

Breaking Down The Draft - AFC East
Saturday, May 05, 2007
Buffalo Bills
Who They Took:
1.(12) RB Marshawn Lynch, California
2.(34) LB Paul Posluszny, Penn State
3.(92) QB Trent Edwards, Stanford
4.(111) RB Dwayne Wright, Fresno St.
6.(184) S John Wendling, Wyoming
7.(222) TE Derek Schouman, Boise St.
7.(239) DE C.J. Ah You, Oklahoma
Key Team Needs:
1. Linebacker 2. Cornerback 3. Running back 4. Offensive tackle 5. Wide receiver
The Bottom Line:
Many people believe Lynch was a reach at 12, and so do I. I feel, talent-wise, he probably should have been a late round one to early round two pick. Since there was almost no other backs even close to Peterson, he went higher then expected. He still will get a chance to start most likely and may have a decent season. Getting Posluszny early round two should make up for the pick of Lynch. Posluszny could have been a mid to late round one pick, but slipping into the second round may motivate him to compete at an even higher level. He may be this years DeMeco Ryans. Though J.P. Losman started coming on pretty good near the end of the season, the Bills still looked into finding a backup and picked up Stanford's Trent Edwards. Edwards can be a great QB if he stays healthy. The pick of Wright is kind of strange. Having already drafted Lynch in round one, I guess they just want someone to split some carries for Lynch and give him some breathers sometimes. Their Draft as a whole was better then it looks, but still not as good as it could have been.

Miami Dolphins
Who They Took:
1.(9) WR Ted Ginn, Jr., Ohio State
2.(40) QB John Beck, BYU
2.(60) C Samson Satele, Hawaii
3.(71) RB Lorenzo Booker, Florida St.
4.(108) DT Paul Soliai, Utah
6.(181) FB Reagan Mauia, Hawaii
6.(199) C Drew Mormino, Central Michigan
7.(219) LB Kelvin Smith, Syracuse
7.(225) P Brandon Fields, Michigan St.
7.(238) DE Abraham Wright, Colorado
Key Team Needs:

1. Offensive tackle 2. Safety 3. Linebacker 4. Defensive tackle 5. Cornerback
The Bottom Line:
I'm not sure who is in charge of the Dolphins recruiting because either he read the wrong notes, or he didn't pay too much attention. Having Brady Quinn on the board was a blessing for them and they passed on it. They passed on it for an injuries receiver that they think can really make a difference "in the return game." You don't use a top ten pick for a return man. He isn't nearly as good of a receiver as Calvin Johnson and probably isn't as good as Bowe, Meachem, Davis, Jarrett, and Gonzalez. The two things he has going for him is speed and excitement. They did take John Beck in round two. He can be a good QB, but didn't play against the best competition every week so it may be hard to judge. I like the pick of Lorenzo Booker in round three. Booker will have a chance right away to play as a third down back most likely. With it looking more and more like Ricky Williams isn't coming back, Booker may split some time with Brown. For their situation, not a good draft.


New England Patriots
Who They Took:
1.(24) S Brandon Meriweather, Miami
4.(127) DT Kareem Brown, Miami
5.(171) OT Clint Oldenburg, Colorado St.
6.(180) LB Justin Rogers, SMU
6.(202) CB Mike Richardson, Notre Dame
6.(208) RB Justise Hairston, Central Connecticut
6.(209) OT Corey Hilliard, Oklahoma St.
7.(211) LB Oscar Lua, USC
7.(247) C Mike Elgin, Iowa
Key Team Needs:

1. Linebacker 2. Cornerback 3. Safety 4. Running back 5. Offensive tackle
The Bottom Line:

Belichick has to be one of the best coaches of all time. Already having had one of the best offseasons this year, he went out and got Randy Moss for a fourth round pick. Moss makes it 20 receivers on the roster. Having two round one picks to start the day, they could afford to trade one of them down. They used the other one to select Brandon Meriweather from "The U." There were some questions about Meriweather's character but if any coach can correct that, it's Belichick. That put a wrap on their day one picks. They traded all their other picks away. I like the pick of Oscar Lua in round seven. If Lua plays up to his potential, he could be a real sleeper.
If you throw out the Moss trade, this may be a really weak draft, but somehow Belichick will make it into a great one.

New York Jets
Who They Took:
1.(14) CB Darrelle Revis, Pittsburgh
2.(47) LB David Harris, Michigan
6.(177) OT Jacob Bender, Nicholls St.
7.(235) WR Chansi Stuckey, Clemson
Key Team Needs:

1. Cornerback 2. Defensive end 3. Defensive tackle 4. Offensive tackle 5. Tight end
The Bottom Line:

The Jets went quality over quantity. They traded up twice to get Darrelle Revis and David Harris in the first two rounds. Both players fell lower then they should have. Harris could have been a mid round one pick but slipped into mid round two. I believe Chasi Stuckey is a sleeper as well. He probably should have been taken higher. He has the talent and speed, but he isn't the biggest. Some teams may have passed on him because of injury concerns, but I still believe he may put up good stats as a rookie. This was a good class, it's just a problem only having four picks the entire draft.

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