The OFFICIAL "AARON DONALD OR BUST!!!" thread

Discussion in 'Chicago Bears' started by BradMustersGhost, May 6, 2014.

  1. BradMustersGhost

    BradMustersGhost Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2013
    Messages:
    550
    Likes Received:
    234
    Ratings:
    +270 / 1 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    105ß
    who's IN??!!!!
  2. The Benjamin

    The Benjamin George Halas Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2006
    Messages:
    45,947
    Likes Received:
    1,555
    Ratings:
    +1,702 / 6 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    476ß
  3. riczaj01

    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2006
    Messages:
    21,008
    Likes Received:
    2,317
    Ratings:
    +2,666 / 8 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    591ß
    man I hope not b/c that means either trading way up, in a draft where you need multiple starters, or having to depend on luck to have what is right now considered top 10 talent drop w/out someone jumping in front of you.


    either way, nope. If he's not there I'll be more then happy to take a S or CB or ILB, or another DT.
  4. little bear

    little bear Assistant Head Coach

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    11,644
    Likes Received:
    581
    Ratings:
    +644 / 0 / -2
    ßearz ßuckz:
    295ß
    If we had not gotten Lamarr Houston I'd say yes. But our starting DL is already set (Allen, Houston, Paea, Young). Now we need a starting safety because we're really really thin at S.

    Thread title should be DB or bust.
    • Like Like x 1
  5. BradMustersGhost

    BradMustersGhost Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2013
    Messages:
    550
    Likes Received:
    234
    Ratings:
    +270 / 1 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    105ß
    The mocks I have seen have Donald still available at #14. What mocks have you guys seen?!!!!
  6. BSBEARS

    BSBEARS Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2014
    Messages:
    1,409
    Likes Received:
    460
    Ratings:
    +600 / 3 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    474ß
    I got a pass and go Safety or CB depending who is avail in rd 1.
  7. The Benjamin

    The Benjamin George Halas Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2006
    Messages:
    45,947
    Likes Received:
    1,555
    Ratings:
    +1,702 / 6 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    476ß
    I am not going to settle for anyone. You never know how a draft will work out, or what "top rated player" may or may not fall. Happens a lot. If by some miracle Clowney falls to 14, you bet your ass I am taking him over Donald
    • Like Like x 1
  8. BradMustersGhost

    BradMustersGhost Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2013
    Messages:
    550
    Likes Received:
    234
    Ratings:
    +270 / 1 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    105ß
    I just want to shore up the MIDDLE of our defense. I would be OK with a DT or a S in the first round. Would rather have a DT or S over a CB in the first round.
  9. Henry Burris

    Henry Burris Head Coach

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2007
    Messages:
    19,372
    Likes Received:
    2,209
    Ratings:
    +2,406 / 8 / -10
    ßearz ßuckz:
    330ß
    I think the QBs are gonna fall a bit (outside of Manziel), so it'll be way harder to see Dobalf last that long
  10. MPbears68

    MPbears68 Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2011
    Messages:
    4,012
    Likes Received:
    886
    Ratings:
    +1,034 / 1 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    70ß
    I'd love to get Donald but I'm not holding my breath we will. Not do I think it's "Donald or bust". I definitely do NOT want to trade up (for anyone). Between DT, S, and CB there should be a very good player available to us at 14 and all three of those positions are major needs IMO. I'm guessing it's going to end up being Pryor or Fuller as the two most likely.

    I predict there will be 2 QBs taken before 14.
    • Like Like x 1
  11. BSBEARS

    BSBEARS Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2014
    Messages:
    1,409
    Likes Received:
    460
    Ratings:
    +600 / 3 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    474ß
    If these QB fall, Wonder if one is there at pick 51 if its trade bait time or we get the future QB. If somebody like Carr or Bridgewater falls should make for a win either way.
  12. riczaj01

    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2006
    Messages:
    21,008
    Likes Received:
    2,317
    Ratings:
    +2,666 / 8 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    591ß
    If any of the top 3-4 QB's are there at 51, I don't see how the team doesn't take one or try and trade back for someone else to take them.
  13. JustAnotherBearsFan99

    JustAnotherBearsFan99 Coordinator SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    May 21, 2012
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    1,872
    Ratings:
    +2,071 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    334ß
    I'm fine with him at #14 if Emery thinks that's our best guy there. I'm not convinced he's going to be the best DT (ultimately) in this draft. I know he's the darling of many at the DT position. It will be interesting to revisit this draft in 3 years and see who the real DT stud was. But, if Uncle Phil thinks he's our best shot at #14 then I'm 100% all-in. I'd rather not see us trade up to get him though.
    • Like Like x 1
  14. matsellah

    matsellah Head Coach

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2006
    Messages:
    18,582
    Likes Received:
    2,172
    Ratings:
    +2,265 / 7 / -1
    ßearz ßuckz:
    Hoping Mosley is there.
    • Like Like x 1
  15. BelieveInMonsters

    BelieveInMonsters Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2013
    Messages:
    323
    Likes Received:
    182
    Ratings:
    +196 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    Thanks but no thanks.

    I'd rather have the following before Donald (in this order):

    1) Pryor
    2) Fuller
    3) Gilbert
    4) Hageman
    5) Clinton-Dix

    However, if Emery did draft Donald, I would support it 100%.
  16. ZifanQ

    ZifanQ Pro-Bowler SuperFan

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2012
    Messages:
    1,469
    Likes Received:
    124
    Ratings:
    +139 / 0 / -1
    ßearz ßuckz:
    26ß
    The same that says Bridewater falls out of 1st round.. Which I don't believe he will.
    • Agree Agree x 1
  17. butkus3595

    butkus3595 Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2013
    Messages:
    898
    Likes Received:
    391
    Ratings:
    +436 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    85ß
    Houston is not playing DT full time though...

Share This Page