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FootballNostradamus
Clemson Fan
Member since Nov 2009
15426 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?

I'm of the ilk that believes Dorsey just didn't have the right system to thrive so I'd definitely take him.


LSUFreek
LSU Fan
Greater New Orleans
Member since Jan 2007
8172 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
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I'm of the ilk that believes Dorsey just didn't have the right system to thrive so I'd definitely take him.


I also believe him being forced to play NT at KC hurt his career.

What's crazy is that when he finally became a FA and could pick any team/system, he went to another 3-4 team in SF.


Neauxla
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2008
30645 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
I blame Dorsey's career on Auburn.


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LooseCannon22282
South Alabama Fan
Mobile, AL
Member since May 2008
17906 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
Ellis did alright his first few seasons.

but after 2010, obviously not.

Picking an interior D-lineman in the first round usually doesn't turn out well. They don't ever put up the numbers most fans expect.

but on the flip side, I think we got a potential steal in Hicks last year in the third round. He's been a big part of the reason the D-line has gotten to the QB so far this season.



Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91302 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
Dorsey , LSU duh


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Kcrad
LSU Fan
Slidell
Member since Nov 2010
14479 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
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Ryan Clady. Dear god, we would almost be a shoe in for the Super Bowl if we had him protecting Brees' blindside.



In hindsight, he would be the one.


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TG
LSU Fan
Metairie
Member since Sep 2004
1918 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
Ellis is retired and Dorsey is with Denver. Easily Dorsey, although he hasn't been the same since the hack job he received at Auburn.


Sammy1313
Hawaii Fan
Member since Jul 2013
306 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
Ellis. I would not change a thing with that team that got us to the SB and won it, especially the starters. Ellis played very good all that season.
This post was edited on 9/27 at 10:13 pm


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Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91302 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
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TG In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008? Ellis is retired and Dorsey is with Denver.
lulz


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Noplacelikehome
USA Fan
Member since Oct 2010
2006 posts

re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?
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I also believe him being forced to play NT at KC hurt his career.


The problem was that he played DE at Kansas City not NT.

Ellis had 173 tackles in his whole career. Dorsey had 169 tackles in his first 3 seasons.

Ellis has more sacks, but he got to play his natural DT position.


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