Nov 2, 2013; Fort Worth, TX, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers running back Charles Sims (3) runs up the middle during the second half against the TCU Horned Frogs at Amon G. Carter Stadium. West Virginia won 30-27 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
It’s draft day and the shape my team is in is a good one. I have two brand new, talented starters protecting Matt Ryan and paving the way to a great run game. I have excellent reserves in Mike Johnson, Ryan Schraeder, and Lamar Holmes who can fill in the rotation. I have a trio of defensive tackles with a variety of skills that can stop the run and rush the pass. I have linebackers ready to prove themselves and one of the best backfields in the league. What I need now is one solid, reliable, pass rusher and I may have to pay a second round pick to get the one I want.
The third round comes and I pick up Charles Sims to be the future of the running back position and I’ll grab Daniel McCullers in the fourth to be that enormous stud nose guard I always wanted. That would fill out the defensive tackle position. I could grab linebackers and safeties as well as a corner or a future replacement for Roddy White.
I also have a friend by the name of Les Snead who happens to own the second overall pick. I could trade up with him for a cheaper price than some other teams. So here’s the plan: