Rob Daviau, Patreon
What is this place? Who are you people? Read this helpful guide to find out!
Want to advertise with GWJ? Sorry, we don't run ads on the website, just the podcast. If you need something else, hit us up!
There is hope!
XBox Live: SwampYankee68
Wow, KC buckled and coughed up a 2nd. I''m not so sure about that. Surtain is certainly an upgrade over KC''s corners, but considering how deep the draft is at corner, I don''t know that there isn''t more value in round 2 than you get with Surtain. Surtain''s a good player, but I think he was only a Pro Bowl player as a result of the support of a strong defense around him (particularly a great pass rush).
Surtain was available for a trade of a 3rd round pick, but KC didn''t have a 3rd rounder. They were trying to get Surtain for their 4th rounder, and Miami wanted to bump them up to a 2nd. Guess KC blinked first. Though I don''t know if Miami ultimately would have gone for the 4th. I gotta think that KC could''ve traded their 2nd rounder for maybe two 3rds (from a team that has two) or a 3rd this year and one next year. Then they could''ve traded only one 3rd, and ended up with Surtain + another 3rd rounder.
"None of us begged for likes in our sig." -- garion333 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
GWJFFL Trophy Case:
Dynasty: 2012, 2013
MilkmanDanimal: "I don't always insult you, you know"
The deal was in negotiations a long time, it sounds like Peterson worked all the angles.
At any rate, a 2nd year pro bowler is big help, whether the deal will be considered profitable down the road, we''ll have to see.
And I don''t think any of the decent DBs would have been available by KC''s pick. That plus they need to address a lot of Defensive problems with the draft.
Much like I had to while building my GWJFL Chiefs juggernaught!