|AnonEmouse ||03-22-2004 06:47 AM |
What about replacing Patrick Johnson
Didn't see this posted anywhere else so...
I suppose we are going to look at replacing Patrick with a FA WR, but anyone think it would be worth using our 5th rounder on a WR?
|dieselhog ||03-22-2004 06:50 AM |
I don't think he needs replacing. I think there are enough receivers on the roster - aside from Laveraneous and Gardner - there are McCants - at least for now- Russell, Jacobs, Cloman....
Maybe try out some rookie FAs. I don't think we need to go shopping for a receiver.
|Daseal ||03-22-2004 07:35 AM |
Yeah I'd like to see more of Jacobs, Cloman, Russell and Richmond (In that order.) Let him go! I definitly hope we keep McCants around.
|AnonEmouse ||03-22-2004 07:43 AM |
Kind of what I thought. I hope Jacobs and Russell start doing something this year. IF McCants goes too, then it's going to be important for them to step up.
|Carnage ||03-22-2004 03:01 PM |
I agree... we have bodies as WR but need them in other places.
|Redskins_P ||03-22-2004 03:07 PM |
I also agree. We still haven't had a chance to get a good look at Russell, Jacobs, or Cloman. If you really think about it, our WR's are all still very young, so we should be alright in that position. I heard Russell has a lot potential and Cloman showed that he can play last season during the preseason. I think we should worry about our D-line that still needs maybe 1 more pass rusher and a run stopping d-tackle. We have good linebackers, decent corners, and if we draft S.Taylor our secondary will be among the top 10 in the NFC.
|joecrisp ||03-22-2004 03:09 PM |
I've quickly replaced Johnson with Cloman on my Madden roster. I had to create Cloman, as he didn't exist in Madden. I realize Russell is still around, but frankly, from what little I've seen of both receivers (mostly during training camp and preseason games), Cloman seems like a far better all-around player, and would seem to have a better shot at making the roster. Whoever winds up as that 4th/5th receiver is going to have to play a lot of special teams, and Cloman has shown he can do that. Plus, the guy made some amazing catches in training camp and the preseason, and I love his attitude. I'll be interested to see how he does in NFL Europe this year.
|skinsfanthru&thru ||03-22-2004 04:58 PM |
I agree joecrisp and I think the only reason he wasn't on the roster instead of Russel was because spurrier had used a 3rd rounder i beleive to draft russel and wanted to see if he could produce now that he was healthy and from what he showed, Russel has speed but hands like bricks. I don't know if anyone here has seen the movie Unneccesary Roughness or not but Russel reminds me kinda of the receiver in that movie.
|offiss ||03-22-2004 05:57 PM |
[QUOTE=AnonEmouse]Didn't see this posted anywhere else so...
I suppose we are going to look at replacing Patrick with a FA WR, but anyone think it would be worth using our 5th rounder on a WR?[/QUOTE]
He could be replaced with a statue as far as Im concerned.
|Daseal ||03-22-2004 08:07 PM |
A sprinting statue? He was a quick receiver, I think he'll do ok in Tampa. Brad Johnson throws tiny passes and will allow him to use his feet to make yards.
|SkinsRock ||03-23-2004 10:10 AM |
[QUOTE=Daseal]A sprinting statue? He was a quick receiver, I think he'll do ok in Tampa. Brad Johnson throws tiny passes and will allow him to use his feet to make yards.[/QUOTE]
Didn't he sign with the Bengals, not the Bucs?
|AnonEmouse ||03-23-2004 10:22 AM |
Correct. It will be interesting if he helps or hinders Palmer.
|Gmanc711 ||03-23-2004 10:26 AM |
He will be the #3 at best their right? Behind Johnson and Warrick. I dont think he wil really make an impact thier, just be a solid ST guy.
|sportscurmudgeon ||03-23-2004 01:13 PM |
Patrick Johnson is not a bad football player nor is he an overpaid fraud. But he is also not a guy who is critical to a team - either by his presence or his absence.
If "finding a replacement for Patrick Johnson" is the single biggest challenge and obstacle faced by the coaching staff and the team this year, they will be a cinch to:
1. Go 16-0 in the regular season,
2. Win the Super Bowl and
3. Cover the spread every weekend.
|SmootSmack ||03-23-2004 01:21 PM |
Curmudgeon, how was Vegas?
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