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Old 02-22-2012, 10:25 AM   #1306
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With each passing day I believe it's less and less likely the rumor I had heard about going all in for Luck would actually happen.

A lot of people have been guessing the Redskins might move into the bottom of the 1st for a Tannehill/Weeden and the Patriots make sense as a trade partner. I haven't heard anything concrete.
I can get excited about that, but it really doesn't seem like the Patriots MO. Who would the Patriots want? Richardson RB, Claiborne CB, something like that?
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:29 AM   #1307
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The Indianapolis Colts are expected to use their number one pick on Stanford's Andrew Luck unless they decide to shock the civilized world and go for Griffin III, which given the amount of press received by Griffin III lately--is possible.

Picking second and third are the St. Louis Rams and the Minnesota Vikings. The Rams, with quarterback Sam Bradford would seem to have little interest in picking up a quarterback, however the Vikings may be looking for an upgrade over their quarterback--Christian Ponder.
Funny that the writer is saying what I've been saying for the last 2 1/2 months and I got ridiculed for saying it.

1- Colts could shock everyone and take RGIII.
2- Vikes would be interested in RGIII.
3- Browns would be interested in RGIII.

and to be honest the Rams would be idiots if they didn't look at RGIII to see if he might be better then Bradford. I mean if the Rams are truly in "rebuild" mode then why not start there with your new coaching staff? draft RGIII, keep Bradford, wait until closer to camp or the season and see if you can trade Bradford away for picks and players. If not then you have 2 decent QB's on the roster.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:31 AM   #1308
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I don't see why that extra Browns pick is so relevant. The redskins 2nd round pick is only like 15 picks after that 2nd Browns 1st rounder. Plus the Redskins have plenty of picks this year and a full compliment next year to trade up for RG3. They can match any Browns offer in one form or another. Almost every team has the picks it just comes down to how many you are willing to part with.
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A good write up on RGIII.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:33 AM   #1310
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With each passing day I believe it's less and less likely the rumor I had heard about going all in for Luck would actually happen.

A lot of people have been guessing the Redskins might move into the bottom of the 1st for a Tannehill/Weeden and the Patriots make sense as a trade partner. I haven't heard anything concrete.
Ok. my understanding was we were trying to move up to get an extra #1 in order to also be able to toss 2 first rounders at the Rams so the Browns wouldn't have a huge leverage over us.

you have also heard that we might trade back to late 1st round possibly with someone like the Patriots? What would we get for trading that far back? their 1st, and 2nd? or more picks?
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Ok. my understanding was we were trying to move up to get an extra #1 in order to also be able to toss 2 first rounders at the Rams so the Browns wouldn't have a huge leverage over us.

you have also heard that we might trade back to late 1st round possibly with someone like the Patriots? What would we get for trading that far back? their 1st, and 2nd? or more picks?
They'd have to give us both of their first round picks and their second I would guess...
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:40 AM   #1312
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What will the Browns do?

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Funny that the writer is saying what I've been saying for the last 2 1/2 months and I got ridiculed for saying it.

1- Colts could shock everyone and take RGIII.
2- Vikes would be interested in RGIII.
3- Browns would be interested in RGIII.

and to be honest the Rams would be idiots if they didn't look at RGIII to see if he might be better then Bradford. I mean if the Rams are truly in "rebuild" mode then why not start there with your new coaching staff? draft RGIII, keep Bradford, wait until closer to camp or the season and see if you can trade Bradford away for picks and players. If not then you have 2 decent QB's on the roster.
You're basically just quoting another fan's opinion, I wouldn't call him a writer.

Who is ridiculing you? Just because someone disagrees with you?

Anything could happen, but the Rams probably wouldn't take RGIII unless they deal Bradford first, and the Vikes seem unlikely to go QB considering they have 2 young QBs they are already high on.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:54 AM   #1313
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If the Vikings do land RGIII would Redskins fans be interested in modest trade for Ponder?
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If the Vikings do land RGIII would Redskins fans be interested in modest trade for Ponder?
Sure why not? I didn't really like him in college and honestly don't ever see him as a franchise QB but serviceable. I still want Manning next year
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Ok. my understanding was we were trying to move up to get an extra #1 in order to also be able to toss 2 first rounders at the Rams so the Browns wouldn't have a huge leverage over us.

you have also heard that we might trade back to late 1st round possibly with someone like the Patriots? What would we get for trading that far back? their 1st, and 2nd? or more picks?
I guess that's possible, but the Browns 1st round picks would be better. No?

I wouldn't say I've heard anything, I've just seen the speculation
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If the Vikings do land RGIII would Redskins fans be interested in modest trade for Ponder?
Yes, but not at anywhere near the inflated value they drafted him at. I would consider giving them a #2 pick for him assuming we have not already landed a QB of the future some other way.
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Sure why not? I didn't really like him in college and honestly don't ever see him as a franchise QB but serviceable. I still want Manning next year
Yea....in a sense that he would compete for a starting spot vs Tannehill or whoever.....I'm not sold that Ponder is a solution to our problems but I'd rather have him in the stable than Grossman.
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I wouldn't give up a 2nd for Ponder. Third yes. Nothing higher.

Frankly, I hope that both Cleveland and Minnesota are deeply, deeply committed to their young QB's. I doubt it - but I can hope.
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Just heard on 980AM that the Panthers are "on the verge" of simply releasing Jimmy Clausen. Wow.
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Just heard on 980AM that the Panthers are "on the verge" of simply releasing Jimmy Clausen. Wow.
I'm not a big fan but picking him up for nothing seems like a no-brainer
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