Originally Posted by Domeshot17
I think Mitchell was an okay pick, I think there were better players but it wasn't a bad pick. But the kid was also a quick and easy sign. We still tend to lean that way. Its getting better.
I also will agree, our system IS getting better, but some to think its jumped to the ranks of elite.
Mitchell was signed to address the most critical need in the entire organization, competitively speaking. I don't doubt that there were better players that could have been drafted, but I doubt that any of them would have addressed the most critical need as much as Mitchell has the potential to.
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