Its all about language and details. The money detail was of course wrong. Using the word "implored" adds an unnecessary dramatic effect to the story. Suggestions or questions are not the equivalent.
Nevertheless, I'm just wondering how much longer is this owner going to put up with the comedy team he has in the front office. They are driving his team nowhere, remaining in the wastelands of the NFL's .500 teams. He should have been decisive and instructed them to trade down, not asked, not implored, not suggested, not anything, ordered them and if they didn't he himself would get on the phone make the deal and then fire the two clowns on the spot.
Maybe Jackson would not have been there, maybe he would have been. Maybe Jackson was not Ross' target maybe he was. Regardless, this owner realizes his money is just going down the drain year after year with no results to show for it now nor in the distant future. And this mundane defensive back taken first will not change things one iota. He may be good but in this team his value will be lost among the rest of the trash. And I agree, this has nothing do with Ross' willingness to spend, we know Ross has no problem spending it but please, there has to be some energy, some direction, something that changes the same strategy, over and over, draft after draft, that has not worked.
It's worse for me now knowing the owner became involved, and yet the results were the same. He was my last hope.http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miam ... story.html