The 2011 draft. We were coming off of Freeman's Cinderella season. Youngry was all the rage. And our draft class was putrid. As a refresher, we picked:
First round - Adrian Clayborn, defensive end
Second round - Da'Quan Bowers, defensive end
Third round - Mason Foster, linebacker
Fourth round - Luke Stocker, tight end
Fifth round - Ahmad Black, linebacker
Sixth round - Allen Bradford, running back
Seventh round A - Anthony Gaitor, cornerback
Seventh round B - Daniel Hardy, tight end
They sucked. Especially since this draft was full of Pro Bowlers and All Pros, that especially stings. With the benefits of hindsight, no trades, and assuming that everyone went where they did. In short, only pick guys when they were available at our selections. To make it more of a challenge, we will try to stick with the same positions addressed.
First round - Cameron Jordan, defensive end
Second round - Justin Houston, defensive end
Third round - Jordan Cameron, tight end
Fourth round - Julius Thomas, tight end
Fifth round - Richard Sherman, corner
Sixth - Jason Kelce, center
Seventh Round A - Chris Harris, corner
Seventh Round B - I dunno… Mark Herzlich, linebacker, I guess.
These drafts each have two defensive ends, two tights ends, a corner, and a linebacker. All of mine have made Pro Bowls except for Herzlich, and over half of mine are All-Pros.
The epic defensive ineptitude of the 2011 season is averted, and we stay Youngry for a year longer.
For those who forgot, we allowed the most points in the league (494), the most yards per play (tied at 6.3), most yards per pass attempt (tied at 7.6), the most rushing yards (2,497) and the most rushing touchdowns (26). They also allowed the second most yards per attempt (5.0), the second most rushing first downs (135), the third most total yards (6,311) and fourth most total first downs (356).
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