Yes, we could be enticed to move that pick before we get to the 13th. Our trade-down scenario is always if there are three or four guys we really like, and we have an opportunity to move back and still get one of those guys, plus add an additional pick again, from an organizational standpoint, that is the right thing to do.
We did a legitimate cap-friendly deal with a low cap number in the first year (1.5 million), ... We got the guy we wanted and it's a five-year deal. It's the same kind of option deals that we have with Ray Lewis , Michael McCrary and Jermaine Lewis . ... We just have had to structure some deals that way for cap reasons.
The draft is going to have to provide us with a lot of young talent that's going to have to come in and contribute right away -- hopefully in a mighty way, ... When you've got as many holes as we have, I think any player that we select in any of the rounds will have a unique opportunity to come in and play.
Darrell Jackson is one hell of a receiver, and he was a third. You can't make blanket observations in the draft. You're not doing your work the right way when you do. Does Florida's track record force you to focus in even harder to make sure you're making the right decision Yes. But that's what we're getting paid for.
If you would have told me that there was going to be only one job available by the time Marvin could interview, then I would have said there's a chance Marvin would be back here and be happy about it, ... To Marvin's credit, his family played a big part in his decision. They really didn't want to go.
Not only must a team be willing to part with draft picks to facilitate a trade, it must meet the long-term contract demands of James or Alexander. That might mean a signing bonus in the 15 million range. Everybody understands the value of the running back, ... But also everybody understands the life of the running back in the National Football League. You don't want to get caught in a position where you pay a huge amount, then an injury happens.