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Old 07-25-2011, 06:39 PM   #196
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Beck was on ESPN980 and reiterated what I've been saying since February, Rex will be re-signed. So he's not going anywhere
boooooo! I'd rather have anyone but this loser!
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:16 PM   #197
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boooooo! I'd rather have anyone but this loser!
Rex played well last year so what's the deal? Just hating to hate? Who'd you rather have? McNabb? Jason Campbell?
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Grossman did solid but Go Beck or Orton
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Slightly OT but I didn't want to start a new thread on the topic. Does anyone feel like Kurt Warner is a little biased against any and all QB's? I don't know why but I feel like he's ultra critical of anyone that isn't an UDFA fighting for their very life.

Like one second he was talking about how Cam Newton needed to learn how to work hard and be dedicated to learn the playbook, then after Florio said there were reports of Newton working with Weinke for 12 hours a day Warner started talking about working smart.

Maybe I'm overanalyzing but for some reason I don't like Kurt Warner the analyst.
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Rex played well last year so what's the deal? Just hating to hate? Who'd you rather have? McNabb? Jason Campbell?
Funny, I'd almost wager he'd prefer Vince Young over Grossman. lol. I just wish people would take a closer look and realize Grossman knows the system better then anyone we had last year and actually I think someone pointed out that he was able to get the ball in the endzone... finish the drives. No matter who we bring in they will be in the same boat as McNabb was last year, basically a QB brought in who does not know all the plays or scheme well enough to be very effective.

But lets bring in anyone else except Grossman. Yeah, Young is such an upgrade over Grossman. Atleast Grossman has better character and doesn't throw temper tantrums.
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Slightly OT but I didn't want to start a new thread on the topic. Does anyone feel like Kurt Warner is a little biased against any and all QB's? I don't know why but I feel like he's ultra critical of anyone that isn't an UDFA fighting for their very life.

Like one second he was talking about how Cam Newton needed to learn how to work hard and be dedicated to learn the playbook, then after Florio said there were reports of Newton working with Weinke for 12 hours a day Warner started talking about working smart.

Maybe I'm overanalyzing but for some reason I don't like Kurt Warner the analyst.
No your probably correct. All he's doing is spitting what almost every other media pundit pushed down our throats.... that Newton was not a very hard worker. He could have probably answered a lot better then he did. In other words instead of working out with some hack teaching him to throw better or take a better drop back he could have been studying the plays and working with his WR's. But like you said I'm guessing no matter what was said he would still have said Newton needs to work harder and smarter.

Maybe he just feels like the UDFA's need to work extra hard to prove their worth and the drafted QB's don't work as hard because they already know they have a job. I don't know, he's an idiot.
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No your probably correct. All he's doing is spitting what almost every other media pundit pushed down our throats.... that Newton was not a very hard worker. He could have probably answered a lot better then he did. In other words instead of working out with some hack teaching him to throw better or take a better drop back he could have been studying the plays and working with his WR's. But like you said I'm guessing no matter what was said he would still have said Newton needs to work harder and smarter.

Maybe he just feels like the UDFA's need to work extra hard to prove their worth and the drafted QB's don't work as hard because they already know they have a job. I don't know, he's an idiot.
Actually I was about to take back my initial assumptions about Warner being against every QB that was a first round pick as he just threw in a vote of confidence for Jay Cutler. So it's not that he's against first round picks he's just a raging racist

Though the more likely explanation is he can't say anything bad about a QB working under his boy Mike Martz.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:28 AM   #203
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you know, orton would be a good signing here... but i don't think that's going to happen.

I think we resign rex, moss and brown, we make a play for another WR (though the most likely guys we could get without throwing a billionty dollars would be Br Edwards or Pl Burress).

I think jenkins is pretty likely, then we need an OT/OG type, a starting CB, and a good LB and DL guy, though both could be more mid level. I'd love tulloch or similar at LB, and at CB rogers is probably the most efficient buy, though again, I think the skins are letting him walk... which means we need to get somebody, cromartie, ike or JJ being the most likely.
For OL, i'd love doug free, just to steal him from dallas (not that he wouldn't help us out). D Joseph would be great too, but not likely.

can't wait. hopefully we dont massively overpay the wrong guys again. (btw, most of the WRs are thrash character wise, which is sad. I still think edwards or plax (if he's ready to go) could help us the most, but i realize the off field red flags are, you know, huge).
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OK, on my ProFootball Weekly app...

Baltimore has told a few top Vets their services won't be needed this year.

RB Willis McGahee
NT Kelly Gregg
TE Todd Heap
WR Derrick Mason

I'd be interested in the NT and maybe the WR.
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OK, on my ProFootball Weekly app...

Baltimore has told a few top Vets their services won't be needed this year.

RB Willis McGahee
NT Kelly Gregg
TE Todd Heap
WR Derrick Mason

I'd be interested in the NT and maybe the WR.
I was surprised when I read this news, since Ravens convinced Mason to continue playing after considering retirement (two years ago I believe). I don't want anyone except for Gregg, he might fill in NT nicely for us.
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:33 AM   #206
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Those Ravens moves look like cap cuts more than anything. I'd bet a few of those guys end up back with them at a lower price tag.
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I agree unless they get a really good offer elsewhere.
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let me get this started..not saying it will happen.. but the Redskins are going 2 check on Orton , 2 wee what it will take

Well, apparently the Skins are looking into Orton after all. A tweet from another insider on another forum this morning.
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Dolphins rumored to be making a trade offer for Orton.

Miami Dolphins: Will Dolphins land QB Kyle Orton? - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com




Although I do not believe we need any WRs (unless we can get Rice), Malcolm Floyd is now not re-signing with SD since Vincent Jackson is going to sign his 1 year, $11+ million contract.
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Denver is looking to unload Orton quickly. Doesn't hurt to see what they would be willing to take.
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