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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:34 pm 
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Yer Man wrote:
Apparently we're looking to trade for the "nastiest player in the NFL - Vontaze Burfict" :shock: :shock: x(

Good job this never happened - Burfict has been banned four games - PEDs. :lol: :lol: :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:37 pm 
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Apparently Denver are looking closely at every First Round candidate QB.

They sent 7 people to watch Baker Mayfield's pro day.
And have invited Sam Darnold to work out in Denver.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Okafor signed cheap :thumbup: (he was earning a big payday before his injury)


Now there is much Suh to the Saints talk...


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:34 pm 
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Yer Man wrote:
Apparently Denver are looking closely at every First Round candidate QB.

They sent 7 people to watch Baker Mayfield's pro day.
And have invited Sam Darnold to work out in Denver.


Elway seems to like Baker. I don't see franchise QB there.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:33 am 
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Bowens wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
Apparently Denver are looking closely at every First Round candidate QB.

They sent 7 people to watch Baker Mayfield's pro day.
And have invited Sam Darnold to work out in Denver.


Elway seems to like Baker. I don't see franchise QB there.

I think Elway would rather get Darnold or Rosen.
Neither will be there.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Yer Man wrote:
Bowens wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
Apparently Denver are looking closely at every First Round candidate QB.

They sent 7 people to watch Baker Mayfield's pro day.
And have invited Sam Darnold to work out in Denver.


Elway seems to like Baker. I don't see franchise QB there.

I think Elway would rather get Darnold or Rosen.
Neither will be there.


Which one you think Browns will take at 4 ?that being they don’t pass up SB at 1

A lot saying Bucs will take Minkah Fitzpatrick at 7 which considering they have resigned Brate and Evans could work


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:36 pm 
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Hareaway wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
Bowens wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
Apparently Denver are looking closely at every First Round candidate QB.

They sent 7 people to watch Baker Mayfield's pro day.
And have invited Sam Darnold to work out in Denver.


Elway seems to like Baker. I don't see franchise QB there.

I think Elway would rather get Darnold or Rosen.
Neither will be there.


Which one you think Browns will take at 4 ?that being they don’t pass up SB at 1

A lot saying Bucs will take Minkah Fitzpatrick at 7 which considering they have resigned Brate and Evans could work

Browns likely to take Darold at #1.

They've signed a decent RB to cover themselves in case Barkley is gone by #4.
But one of Barkley, Chubb and Fitz will still be there.
So they will trade the pick. :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:08 pm 
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Jets won't die wondering they just traded their #1 (6th pick) both 2s and 2nd next year to the Colts for the #3 overall. They have finally decided to be smart about QBs.

I read that they have thrown loads of scouts and in person games watching by GM and Coach at the top 4. So they also wanted to add character and signed McCown to be a back-up and mentor. Added Bridgewater for depth and competition plus possible miracle come back and then will add the top pick.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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How do you feel about Teddy Ballgame? I liked him earlier in his career but would worry that he is becoming injury-prone like a Sam Bradford type.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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How do you feel about Teddy Ballgame? I liked him earlier in his career but would worry that he is becoming injury-prone like a Sam Bradford type.


He is a possible reclamation project. He is a good guy who had some bad luck. No attitude issues just a career ending injury. If he bounces back to be competent that adds depth and competition and he can be traded for something.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:59 pm 
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Rams sign Ndamukong Suh to a 1 year $10m deal. :D

That's a defensive front of Michael Brockers, Ndamukong Suh & Aaron Donald

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Jimmy G is going to be running for his life.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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...and rumours the Rams are talking to NYG about trading for Odell Beckham Junior.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:34 am 
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Rams sign Ndamukong Suh to a 1 year $10m deal. :D

That's a defensive front of Michael Brockers, Ndamukong Suh & Aaron Donald

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Jimmy G is going to be running for his life.

And Russell Wilson will have to run even faster...


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:40 am 
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...and rumours the Rams are talking to NYG about trading for Odell Beckham Junior.

Jeepers!

Let's keep our 37 year old quarterback and trade away the most talented receiver in the league.
Cause we can't afford to give him a new contract - cause we're paying $17M next season to a Left Tackle who has just lost his "I'm friends with Tom Brady so you can't call me for holding" exemption card...



Rams are going to be scary good for the next couple of seasons until their young players start getting paid.
Donald & Goff will eat $50M per season by 2020.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:29 pm 
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Think they're keeping Eli because the alternative is much worse: admitting he's done and you're at square zero of having to find a new QB to rebuild everything around, which may mean 3 or so years of nothing.

Eli got a pass for last year as everyone blamed everything on the coach. Gonna be harder this year to do that.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:33 pm 
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Pretty sure Eli is done. They will draft whoever they think is the best replacement anyway.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:24 pm 
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I would trade OBJ for a high first rounder and some other decent picks.

He’s about to wear out his welcome in NY and I’d let him be someone else’s problem. Draft a QB and try get Nelson.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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All in with the Rams' plan... once you get a competent qb on a rookie deal buuuuuuurn all the cash and strike.

Absolutely no idea what OBJ's trade market would be. Injury, personality and contract concern but then he's an offence in himself.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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If the Giants trade Beckham, it makes that Super Bowl commercial look even more bizarre in hindsight.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Rumham wrote:
I would trade OBJ for a high first rounder and some other decent picks.

He’s about to wear out his welcome in NY and I’d let him be someone else’s problem. Draft a QB and try get Nelson.

The Giants have #2 pick, they could trade down for multiple picks - such as trade that pick for ALL of Arizona's.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Rams all in for 2018. Trade their 1st rounder (#23) to the Patriots for Brandin Cooks.

So Pats have 2 1st rounders and surely are looking to draft Brady's heir. Given neither of their picks is likely to be high enough to take one of the real stud QBs they will either be trading up or they will have their eye on some no-name kid who Belicheck turns into a star.

Rams now have no draft picks until the 3rd round (then a ton in the 4th and 6th). I guess we'll make do with re-treads at LB. We also need to resign Cooks since he has 1 year left on the rookie contract (can franchise for a second I guess) but resigning him should be a heck of a lot cheaper than OBJ.

Overall I think this might be better deal for us than OBJ. Less stress on the cap down the line, a much better ego (Cooks is a consummate pro by all accounts & we've added enough hot heads already this offseason). He's an upgrade on Watkins and should compliment Woods and Kupp very nicely indeed. We also probably gave up less than OBJ would have taken to acquire.

So for the Giants, the most likely trade partner for OBJ is gone and I would assume that the other rumour (Gronkowski getting dealt) is also now clearly not going to happen (if it was ever more than media BS).

Will be interesting to see what the 49ers do. They've also been rumoured to be interested in OBJ and given the rebuilds in Seattle and Arizona and the excitement surrounding Jimmy G, they must fancy themselves as our competition for the West.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO6BZthZpV0

a Patriots - Browns trade around the 2018 NFL Draft makes some sense...

Patriots to trade a bunch of picks to Cleveland so they can take Darnold at #1 :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Yer Man wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO6BZthZpV0

a Patriots - Browns trade around the 2018 NFL Draft makes some sense...

Patriots to trade a bunch of picks to Cleveland so they can take Darnold at #1 :shock:


They just let a better QB go in Jimmy G. Makes no sense. The Browns would do it, but not gonna happen.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Bowens wrote:
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO6BZthZpV0

a Patriots - Browns trade around the 2018 NFL Draft makes some sense...

Patriots to trade a bunch of picks to Cleveland so they can take Darnold at #1 :shock:


They just let a better QB go in Jimmy G. Makes no sense. The Browns would do it, but not gonna happen.

They didn't "let" him go.

Belichick was forced to get rid of him on the instructions of Kraft.
Who was (allegedly) pushed by Brady.

Watch the video, Belichick doesn't go into a game without a Plan B, never mind a season.
He needs a QB - urgently.

Don't be surprised if they vault up into the QB scramble, although getting to #1 seems an extraordinary reach.
And giving away the first QB pick in the draft is just the sort of dumb thing the Browns traditionally do...


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:23 am 
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Per Peter King (yeah, I know)
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Once you realize the Patriots, as of today, are in the bottom half of the league (and probably the bottom third) in cornerstone players for the next three to six seasons, you realize what a huge draft this is for the franchise. If McDaniels indeed succeeds Belichick when the legendary coach decides to retire—I’m betting Belichick has two or three years left—it’s the kind of draft McDaniels will appreciate the day he takes the job. Certainly, some of McDaniels’ success or failure in the coach’s chair depends on what happens with this year’s picks. New England has the 23rd and 31st picks in round one, and the 43rd and 63 picks overall in round two. Then they have but one choice in the next three rounds.

I would be surprised if the Patriots packaged some of the draft choices, or a high one this year and next, to move up for a quarterback. First: They don’t have the ammo to move up for one of the top ones; the top four will likely be gone in the top 10 picks, and maybe in the top five. Second: Their needs elsewhere are too acute to go all-in for a quarterback this year. So, barring a big surprise, the Patriots won’t mortgage these picks to move up for a passer.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Yeah I really don't see something like that happening. Still think Josh Allen if you go QB at 1 or Saquon... could trade #1 if they could still grab Allen #4 though.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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The Pats made Matt Cassel a starting level QB. They can pick somebody up in the lower rounds to develop and take over.

Whoever plays after Brady is going to be on a hiding to nothing regardless.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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I'm perfectly happy not being in the shoes of the 2nd rounder they get for Jimmy

Anyway their D is talentless so spending the farm on one of the qbs really hurts Brady's hopes of closing out with another.

It's great for the league that they're somewhat vulnerable at last.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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TheBouncer wrote:
It's great for the league that they're somewhat vulnerable at last.


We thought that last September and they nearly won another SB. I would never count them out with Belichick in charge.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Rumham wrote:
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It's great for the league that they're somewhat vulnerable at last.


We thought that last September and they nearly won another SB. I would never count them out with Belichick in charge.


No Pats fan, but this.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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Rumham wrote:
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It's great for the league that they're somewhat vulnerable at last.


We thought that last September and they nearly won another SB. I would never count them out with Belichick in charge.


Huh? Last year the talk was 19-0 especially after that off season.

They are contenders and the AFC does not look good. But they are talent deficient in a lot of spots.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2017
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TheBouncer wrote:
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It's great for the league that they're somewhat vulnerable at last.


We thought that last September and they nearly won another SB. I would never count them out with Belichick in charge.


Huh? Last year the talk was 19-0 especially after that off season.

They are contenders and the AFC does not look good. But they are talent deficient in a lot of spots.


They started 2-2 and their defense was leaking like a sieve. There was serious concern that the wheels could fall off but they then went and won the next 8 games in a row.

Belichick just fixes shit, all the time. Nothing is ever really broken with him in charge as he'll figure a way out to patch over the cracks and get the team winning. Having Brady helps out an awful lot tbf. I'm hoping he sticks around a couple of years after Brady retires to see if he can get that team to a SB.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2018
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Dez Bryant released by the Cows. Ravens could use him.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2018
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Dez Bryant released by the Cows. Ravens could use him.

They've got $9M of cap space left, Colts have $61M - and Andrew Luck would appreciate it.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2018
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The more I watch on Saquon, interviews etc, the more I think the Browns need to draft him. Not just a superstar on the field but humble with a great attitude. Cleveland fans will love him.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2018
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ESPN saying Brady yet to commit to playing in 2018. I know it's probable he will, but oh what a hoot if Brian Hoyer is QB1 at Foxboro next season. :lol:


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The schedule comes out later today.

I'm hoping for some favourable Green Bay games around Thanksgiving to make a plan. Then we'll be cashing in a favour and making the trip to Lambeau.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2018
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Rumham wrote:
The schedule comes out later today.

I'm hoping for some favourable Green Bay games around Thanksgiving to make a plan. Then we'll be cashing in a favour and making the trip to Lambeau.


Packers at home to the Falcons on December 9th :thumbup: .


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2018
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The Jaguars are putting a dog park in their stadium for next season :lol:

Stuff like that and the pools are gimmicky but IMO they are some decent outside the box ideas to get more fans through the gate, in a city with a low population and only a short history of having an NFL team.


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 Post subject: Re: Official NFL 2018
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Are the Browns really gonna pick Bakey Football?


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