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Old 02-27-2012, 03:47 PM   #76
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Re: FA WR in Vjax and RW

I'm not sure i'd be standing in line to beat 35 mill for garcon...
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:04 PM   #77
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I heart Vincent Jackson, but he's 29 and a bit too much of a primadonna. Eddie Royal is only 25. The last 10 Super Bowl winners have proven you don't need an elite WR to win it all.

The top flight guys of the last few years havent faired too well when it comes to Championships - Fitz, TO, Moss, Megatron, Andre Johnson, etc. We just need great QB play surrounded by good enough talent. No need to overreach or over pay for a WR.
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:34 PM   #78
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Don't want Jackson or Wayne. Jackson has too much baggage and Wayne is too old. No thanks.
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:36 PM   #79
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I'm sure Wayne would do well for the Pats but they need to burner.
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Old 02-29-2012, 05:59 PM   #80
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PFT with some breaking news here

Redskins plan to sign a high-profile receiver | ProFootballTalk
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:03 PM   #81
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:11 PM   #82
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I like how we "never hesitate to spend big in free agency," despite the fact that we've been relatively tame over the last couple of years.
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:48 PM   #83
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I like how we "never hesitate to spend big in free agency," despite the fact that we've been relatively tame over the last couple of years.
Is every team leaking info left and right like the Skins? Seems like there's a new rumor every other day.
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:44 PM   #84
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I like how we "never hesitate to spend big in free agency," despite the fact that we've been relatively tame over the last couple of years.
We spent as much as any team did last year. It just didn't seem like it because we cleared out a ton of contracts first, and so we weren't spending budget that would have to come from future years.

Responsible spending still lines the pockets of free agents.
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Old 02-29-2012, 10:34 PM   #85
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We spent as much as any team did last year. It just didn't seem like it because we cleared out a ton of contracts first, and so we weren't spending budget that would have to come from future years.

Responsible spending still lines the pockets of free agents.
We spent what we did because we signed several guys to reasonable deals. We weren't in the big money Nnamdi stakes or anything like that. The quote that I responded to implied that we were still doing Haynesworth-type deals.

And the year before we didn't do much at all in FA.
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Old 02-29-2012, 10:56 PM   #86
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Im okay with getting VJax. The best thing we can do for a new Qb is bring in a WR who will make plays.
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Old 02-29-2012, 11:46 PM   #87
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We spent what we did because we signed several guys to reasonable deals. We weren't in the big money Nnamdi stakes or anything like that. The quote that I responded to implied that we were still doing Haynesworth-type deals.

And the year before we didn't do much at all in FA.
Reasonable is relative though. When I saw the numbers on the Haynesworth deal, I thought that it was a pretty well structured contract. One year later it looked awful.

Bowen, Cofield, Chester, Brown, and Atogwe all signed pretty huge deals that gave them eight figure practical guarantees. I think that if you look at the contractual details, you can see a definite difference in the way the Redskins write contracts now versus how they did it before. But from 10,000 feet above, it looks like a franchise that loves to give out big free agent contracts giving out free agent contracts to players at the peak of their value, aka buying high.

I think that it's a lot to ask of the national writers to be detail oriented enough to realize that these big contracts are ones the Redskins can get away from a bit easier than the prior contracts which required constant restructuring. Their claims that the Shanahan/Allen duo likes to give out large free agent deals are justified by those large free agent deals.

If those contracts had led to wins in 2011, I think they'd be singing a different tune. Perhaps not, though.
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Old 02-29-2012, 11:53 PM   #88
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Re: FA WR in Vjax and RW

what do you guys think of Garcon? i dont think he is a number one receiver, that being said i would sign him but not to number 1 money which he is looking for i think. That being said who else is really going to hit the market? i think everyone worth interest is going to get tagged other than vincent jackson and possibly stevie johnson
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what do you guys think of Garcon? i dont think he is a number one receiver, that being said i would sign him but not to number 1 money which he is looking for i think. That being said who else is really going to hit the market? i think everyone worth interest is going to get tagged other than vincent jackson and possibly stevie johnson
I see him as the third name in this Wonderlic question.

1. Please complete the pattern. Alvin Harper, Peerless Price, ________.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:12 AM   #90
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Brandon Iloyd (for us atleast), roy williams, and yea i could see garcon in that pattern
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