NFL Draft Loose Clippings

Alright, here are a few of your Barber’s snap judgement reactions as the Draft is unfolding.

* The big story from the dynasty perspective is unquestionably Marshawn Lynch going to Buffalo after the Vikings tabbed Adrian Peterson. The owners of the 1.01 rookie picks are now faced with a dilema. Do you draft the better talent in a less attractive situation (Peterson) or a potentially lesser back in seemingly much more attractive spot (Lynch)? Regardless of your viewpoint, the holders of the 1.01, 1.02 and 1.03 could now all see their projected targets shift dramatically.

* In the short term, the stock of Adrian Peterson has taken a hit. The Vikings have yet to seriously address their considerable aerial deficencies which likely means more 8 in the box for Viking RBs. He also has to get through incumbent starter Chester Taylor (will this develope into a Thomas Jones / Cedric Benson situation?) and Peterson has his own lingering health questions. Many pundits (and maybe even the Vikings themselves) will reference the Saints two-headed RB attack in connesction with this choice. The only [...]

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