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Post#301 » by Otis Driftwood » Mon Apr 3, 2017 11:52 am

bleu wrote:Peterson on the Pats would be terrifying. IDK if I can see it happening, as he just doesn't seem like a New England kind of guy to me. But like you said, if he's willing to take the pay cut and go there and not be a diva and do whatever is asked of him, he could be unbelievable.

I like Blount, and I do think he ends up back on NE, but I wouldn't mind seeing my Panthers pick him up for a reasonable price. I'm terrified right now that we draft Fournette.


Randy Moss wouldn't have been considered a "New England kind of guy to me" either, bleu. But he thrived there. I just refuse to underestimate the power of Belichick. If AP has any sense at all (I think he does), then this is the perfect place for him.
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Post#302 » by Mr B » Mon Apr 3, 2017 8:54 pm

Peterson left New England without signing a contract.
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Post#303 » by Cactus Jack » Mon Apr 3, 2017 10:17 pm

Mr B wrote:Peterson left New England without signing a contract.

Dude is demanding too much money. He's gonna have to settle, sooner or later.
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Post#304 » by bleu » Tue Apr 4, 2017 5:05 am

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Mr B wrote:Peterson left New England without signing a contract.

Dude is demanding too much money. He's gonna have to settle, sooner or later.


He thinks he can walk on water. The bottom line though is that solid RB's are dime-a-dozen in today's NFL, and for an aging guy who brings as much drama to a locker room as him, a lot of teams won't be willing to pay what he wants.
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Post#305 » by Otis Driftwood » Tue Apr 4, 2017 11:41 am

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Mr B wrote:Peterson left New England without signing a contract.

Dude is demanding too much money. He's gonna have to settle, sooner or later.


Guess we'll see how bad he wants a ring then. Because teams competing for championships aren't giving him the biggest bag of money.
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Post#306 » by CDior510 » Tue Apr 4, 2017 5:18 pm

Zach Brown to the 'Skins, will they finally field a defense that can stop somebody?
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Post#307 » by Ayatollah » Wed Apr 5, 2017 8:00 am

That Timmy Jernigan trade is weird imo. Trading a solid player for 28 spots...
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Post#308 » by cl2117 » Wed Apr 5, 2017 10:05 am

I can't imagine Peterson would be willing to go to New England based on all the concessions he'd have to make around playing time and salary. I think it's clearly just a mutually beneficial visit.

The Patriots send a message to Blount that they've got other options and he better sign soon. Peterson gets back in the headlines and potentially gets some teams thinking about him if Belichik is willing to have him in (also just to keep AP off that roster).
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Post#310 » by Otis Driftwood » Wed Apr 5, 2017 9:33 pm

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Post#311 » by Cactus Jack » Wed Apr 5, 2017 9:42 pm

Otis Driftwood wrote:BeastMode in the Black Hole!!!

Love the guy. Was hoping he'd stay away from the game. Seeing him in another uniform is gonna be weird. He's a Hawk, man! I'd hate to see him come back & not look like the same BeastMode. I might have to pull for the Raiders this year!

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Post#312 » by bluejerseyjinx » Wed Apr 5, 2017 10:32 pm

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Otis Driftwood wrote:BeastMode in the Black Hole!!!

Love the guy. Was hoping he'd stay away from the game. Seeing him in another uniform is gonna be weird. He's a Hawk, man! I'd hate to see him come back & not look like the same BeastMode. I might have to pull for the Raiders this year!


He may need the assistance of a golf cart, :rofl:
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Post#313 » by Cactus Jack » Wed Apr 5, 2017 11:13 pm

bluejerseyjinx wrote:He may need the assistance of a golf cart, :rofl:

One of my fav's :lol:

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Post#314 » by bsjaffe6 » Thu Apr 6, 2017 2:35 am

if the Raiders and Lynch work it out that will make the raiders offense crazy scary they just need to plug a few holes defensively and the will be the threat to the Patriots i don't think anybody is going to want to play in Oakland during the play-offs
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Post#315 » by Arda K » Thu Apr 6, 2017 8:55 am

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rickrolled wrote:Was a report last week the Raiders inquired about Sherman, or was it the seahawks listening to offers.....?

Anyways if the Raiders get both him and Lynch it would be a helluva AFC title game with the Patriots.

Sherm isn't going to be traded. That wasn't a report. Just a guy talking out of his ***. Not a real thing.


Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider confirmed Wednesday that the team has discussed trading cornerback Richard Sherman.

"What you've seen lately in the news is real," Schneider said

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/19083710/gm-confirms-seattle-seahawks-discussed-trading-richard-sherman

:lol: :lol:
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Post#316 » by Cactus Jack » Thu Apr 6, 2017 9:05 am

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Cactus Jack wrote:
rickrolled wrote:Was a report last week the Raiders inquired about Sherman, or was it the seahawks listening to offers.....?

Anyways if the Raiders get both him and Lynch it would be a helluva AFC title game with the Patriots.

Sherm isn't going to be traded. That wasn't a report. Just a guy talking out of his ***. Not a real thing.


Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider confirmed Wednesday that the team has discussed trading cornerback Richard Sherman.

"What you've seen lately in the news is real," Schneider said

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/19083710/gm-confirms-seattle-seahawks-discussed-trading-richard-sherman

:lol: :lol:

What are you 12? Has he actually been traded? Yeah, didn't think so.
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Post#317 » by Arda K » Thu Apr 6, 2017 2:55 pm

Original report is about seahawks having discussions not a completed trade, which is very much real.

It just amuses me when people make confident statements without having anything to back it up.
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Post#318 » by bluejerseyjinx » Thu Apr 6, 2017 5:51 pm

Cactus Jack wrote:
Arda K wrote:
Cactus Jack wrote:Sherm isn't going to be traded. That wasn't a report. Just a guy talking out of his ***. Not a real thing.


Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider confirmed Wednesday that the team has discussed trading cornerback Richard Sherman.

"What you've seen lately in the news is real," Schneider said

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/19083710/gm-confirms-seattle-seahawks-discussed-trading-richard-sherman

:lol: :lol:

What are you 12? Has he actually been traded? Yeah, didn't think so.

Someone's a bit touchy today, :lol:
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Post#319 » by Cactus Jack » Thu Apr 6, 2017 6:51 pm

bluejerseyjinx wrote:Someone's a bit touchy today, :lol:

Spoiler:
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Post#320 » by Cactus Jack » Thu Apr 6, 2017 7:35 pm

The rumor actually is that the team wants a "good player" & high draft pick.

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/armando-salguero/article143077999.html

The Seahawks have let it be known they would consider trading Sherman, but only for “a very good player plus a high draft pick,” according to an NFL source.


Very little chance it happens, but both sides are listening,” Sherman told MMQB. “I honestly don’t have much more to say about it than what I’ve already said. We have a great relationship, . . . There is a lot of love and respect. There is no bad blood.


The media is spinning this thing out of control. I'd be shocked if he was dealt to a team like New England. They don't have the draft picks.
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