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1. There are too many good DEs in free agency for us to not land one. We have Lovie Smith. 4-3 DEs will want to come here.2. Our options wouldn't be Barr, Mack, or Ealey "cause he fits"  if we can't trade back. We could take an Robinson, Donald, or Gilbert in your scenario. We don't have to pigeon hole ourselves and reach for a DE, even if we somehow managed to not get one in FA.3. If we want an undersized pass rusher we can get one in the middle of the draft. Guys like Corey Lemonier, Jason Worilds , Justin Houston, Ricky Sapp, Sam Acho, Vinny Curry, Ronnell Lewis, Sam Montgomery, Connor Barwin, ect.....can be found in the middle of the draft. If you are taking one in the top 10 you are saying he will be Von Miller....because if he is Dion Jordan, Shea McClellin, Akeem Ayers, or Jerry Hughes.....then it was bad value and you wasted you pick.There are guys like Dee Ford, Michael Sam, Jeremiah Attaochu, Marcus Smith, Trent Murphy, Prince Shembo. Scott Crichton, James Gayle, and Jordan Tripp that will be there is the middle rounds if we want an undersized pass rusher. Much better to gamble on one in rounds 2 thru 5 than in the top 10.

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