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


Glen Dorsey or Sedric Ellis?

5 years later its still a tough decision.



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Gugich22
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re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?


Neither?





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


Since Ellis has retired I will say Dorsey.





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BayouBengal0505
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re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?


Another player... Ryan Clady, Jared Mayo, Ray Rice, Matt Forte... All taken after him.






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


Dorsey. No contest. Not that Dorsey is good, but the Saints could've picked any other player besides Sed and it probably would've been a better pick.

Look at the D-line this year. You take Ellis and Smith away and they are beasting. No big FA signings either. The players were just stuck behind 1st round picks making good money.






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


Seriously? Dorsey is still contributing. This isn't even a tough question.





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


Didn't Dorsey go at 3? or was it 5? either way.....





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JayJay2
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re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?


They both are/were not that good, but you're right. One isn't retired so there's your answer.





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


Ellis. We won the fricking superbowl with the way things worked out. I'm not changing a damn thing.





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saintsfan92612
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re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?


Not trade up-stay at 10, draft Mayo or Clady, pick Jamaal Charles or Thomas DeCoud with 3rd round pick we lost in trade-up

Or

Trade back and draft Chris Johnson and DeSean Jackson








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geauxtigers87
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re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?


dorsey. played in a bad match of a system for too long





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


Schefter was working the draft for NFLN at that time.
I still remember him reporting that the Saints were offering two 1st rounders to move up to get Dorsey. Dodged that bullet






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


quote:

Ellis. We won the fricking superbowl with the way things worked out. I'm not changing a damn thing.
I agree. Plus Ellis' "decent" years were better than anything Dorsey has done as a pro.






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REG861
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re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?


quote:

Ellis. We won the fricking superbowl with the way things worked out. I'm not changing a damn thing.


This.






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


Ellis was pretty damned good the SB year. Id take that without knowing how Dorsey would have performed





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REG861
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re: In retrospect, who would you rather have gotten in 2008?


quote:

Ellis was pretty damned good the SB year. Id take that without knowing how Dorsey would have performed


Yea, its hard at this point to remember that he was productive for us for a while. I guess thats understandable considering how fricking bad he was his last season.






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


Dorsey, because he actually would have been good in our 4-3 system at the time. He was a square peg in a round hole in KC.





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


Neither





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


Dorsey making plays.





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


Ryan Clady. Dear god, we would almost be a shoe in for the Super Bowl if we had him protecting Brees' blindside.





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