getting back to that hypothetical situation, i would definately take stephen jackson if he goes to detroit. In fact, i would almost rather him go to deteroit than a system like denver or maybe even dallas. I know that dallas likes to run the ball, but it is very difficult to give a rookie running back an extreme amount of carries and expect huge production out of him. I think that in a system like dallas jackson would have the bulk of the offense on his shoulders, and to me that spells early disappointment. In detroit, they are much improving their D, they have begun changes to the o-line, and they have young stars in harrington and rogers to take some pressure of the running back that goes there. In short, jackson might see less carries, but he will be given enough opportunity to make some big plays and contribute to the offense (with many red zone carries IMO), without the strain of having to carry a strictly running team. I see jackson as being a stud in deteroit (within a couple years anyway), and more of a disappointment in dallas (at least this rookie season). I do think that a man like greg jones fits good in the dallas system, but the odds are he will be taken later in the draft.
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