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56 minutes ago, John Hammonds said:

I'm starting to think that whatever CB does, it will always somehow involve a 2nd round pick.

Not only has he stockpiled and drafted great players of our own in the 2nd round, 5 of our 13 2nd round players are also free agents that CB pulled from others teams.  The guy needs to claim it as a nickname.

Here are the 13 players

Jabaal Sheard, 2011 2nd round, 37th pick by the Cleveland Browns

Margus Hunt, 2013 2nd round, 53rd pick by the Cincinnati Bengals

Devin Funchess, 2015 2nd round, 41st pick by the Carolina Panthers

Jalen Collins, 2015 2nd round, 42nd pick by the Atlanta Falcons

Jihad Ward, 2016 2nd round, 46th pick by the Oakland Raiders

Quincy Wilson, 2017 2nd round, 46th pick by the Colts

Darius Leonard, 2018 2nd round, 36th pick by the Colts

Braden Smith, 2018 2nd round, 37th pick by the Colts

Kemoko Turay, 2018 2nd round, 52nd pick by the Colts

Tyquan Lewis, 2018 2nd round, 64th pick by the Colts

Rock Ya-Sin, 2019 2nd round, 34th pick by the Colts

Ben Banogu, 2019 2nd round, 49th pick by the Colts

Perris Campbell, 2019 2nd round, 59th pick by the Colts

 

And we already have two 2nd's in the 2020 draft.

Next!

2nd round picks are solid quality. I believe around 6 a year on average become pro-bowlers or better in their careers. They are also very affordable. Cheap rookie contracts. Lastly, Ballard has found ways to obtain additional 2nd rounders for 3 years now. That will give us more high-end lottery tickets each year. No negatives to his plan!

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More picks from the upper end of the measurable chart at mo better prices.
 Sound.
Next we see how he handles FA and comp picks after this season.
He is crafty in his plans.

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You forgot our head coach....

 

2nd pick - Frank Reich

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1 hour ago, Kyle said:

You forgot our head coach....

 

2nd pick - Frank Reich

Frank was also drafted 57th overall in 1985.   That would be a second round pick now.

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