Not really, interior lineman are the easiest position to project.what you see is what you get. Less prone to busts...
Originally Posted by penguinfarmer
I'm talking about the positional value of a guard, taking into account the other team's needs.
Originally Posted by PRGiant
First and foremost, I want defense for our first and probably second rounder too. However, I'm not going to go about it blindly based purely on position. That's when teams begin reaching. If the front office believes they have what can be a top 5 guard vs. a marginal LB or DT, then that tends to outweigh positional value.
Originally Posted by myles2424
And of those first rounders mentioned, most of which struggled as expected in their first years. The only one that I can think of that changed the nature of the offense or defense in their rookie year was Nicks.