Talking DraftDecember 10th, 2011
Bucs fans are excited about the 2012 NFL Draft far earlier than they expected. Joe is of the mind that given the option, Bucs fans would have preferred to wait until February to talk draft.
But with the 2011 season, a season that started with so much promise, circling the drain, Bucs fans have already started discussing the draft. There’s not much else to look forward to.
Joe’s good friend Justin Pawlowski, of WDAE-AM 620, was fielding so many questions about the draft he finally quit talking about it because he said there were four more games in the regular season and talking draft so much was a bit premature.
Now Joe has been of the mind that since the Bucs need linebackers in the absolute worst way, Bucs rock star general manager Mark Dominik should pick two linebackers with his first two picks (Joe’s preference for a second round pick is Lavonte David of Nebraska. This will not be the last time you see that name on this here site, trust Joe.)
But Pawlowski changed Joe’s mind. Justin believes that, in a division with Drew Brees, with Matty Ice, with Cam Newton, the Bucs will need a signature cornerback for the next decade.
And that lockdown cornerback is Morris Claiborne of LSU.
It was such a novel idea and concept, it has changed Joe’s mind. That’s why Joe likes Justin. He’s smart and likes food (FGU!).