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Old 03-06-2012, 08:50 AM   #151
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I'd like garcon I just think he's a playmaker but no doubt we should target M.C
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Old 03-06-2012, 08:54 AM   #152
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Didn't Jackson get tagged?
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Didn't Jackson get tagged?
I think he was referring to Vincent Jackson.
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Heard we're going to offer Jackson 5yrs somewhere in the range of $45-60 mil.
Man that seems like a lot...I hope it has a "if-you-get-in-trouble-you'll-get-no-money" clause.
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I am just not feeling the free agent wr idea. I like Colston, I just think that Hank might be just as good in two years. VJax is 29 & I have doubts about his productivity after a big deal, which he is no doubt after.
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I am just not feeling the free agent wr idea. I like Colston, I just think that Hank might be just as good in two years. VJax is 29 & I have doubts about his productivity after a big deal, which he is no doubt after.
I'll second this. VJax is not the kind of guy I'd give big money to.
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I've cooled a bit on wanting VJ here, now I'm thinking I'd rather go after someone like Garcon who's younger and has his best years ahead.
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What do we know about Chris Carr. I thought he sucked, but I read that he was a good corner until he got hurt.
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Didn't Jackson get tagged?
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I've cooled on Jackson and Colston as well. Both will want top of the market deals and I think while Jackson will make an impact, I wonder if Colston is more of a product of Brees than truly an individual star. For my money, I'm leaning more towards making a big play for Garcon and Royal, whom both could come at nearly the cost for just Jackson or Colston.

My full 'shopping list' would be:
WR: Garcon, Royal (L. Robinson would be nice also to hurt Dallas while helping us)
S: Thomas DeCoud
OL: Mike Briesel, Anthony Collins
CB: Terrell Thomas

Of course, resigning Fletcher to a market deal, Lichtenstiger to a modest deal and Hightower to a one year deal would be included as well.
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When you get right down to it, I am not overly excited about any of the WR's in free agency.
VJ, as I understand it, is a bit of a head case, has had some off-field issues and just never seemed to me to be a real difference maker. He's good. Is he a "play maker". Maybe - he's got the measurables to be one, I just don't recall him ever taking over a game (I am sure someone will cite me the stats to say he is. I admit, this is just a gut call).

Garcon, speedy but drops a lot of balls it seems. A little one-dimensional. Had the opportunity to step up after Wayne was injured and Harrison was released but just didn't.

Colston, again, not a play maker. Solid, good (not great) in the red zone but just not someone who takes the game on his back and says "Just get me the damn ball".

I guess they are all upgrades over the current stable. but not by much and certainly not "the Answer". In light of that, I hope we keep the offers reasonable and don't overpay for an, ultimately, above average WR.
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I've cooled on Jackson and Colston as well. Both will want top of the market deals and I think while Jackson will make an impact, I wonder if Colston is more of a product of Brees than truly an individual star. For my money, I'm leaning more towards making a big play for Garcon and Royal, whom both could come at nearly the cost for just Jackson or Colston.

My full 'shopping list' would be:
WR: Garcon, Royal (L. Robinson would be nice also to hurt Dallas while helping us)
S: Thomas DeCoud
OL: Mike Briesel, Anthony Collins
CB: Terrell Thomas

Of course, resigning Fletcher to a market deal, Lichtenstiger to a modest deal and Hightower to a one year deal would be included as well.
Scouting info on Thomas DeCoud...

Grade: 74 | Key

Comment: DeCoud is a very athletic safety with long arms that allow him the reach to tip the ball away from receivers. He lacks premier speed and acceleration but does a good job of reading the quarterback's eyes and shows above-average route recognition in deep zone. He is a solid tackler both in space as well as in the hole and is not at all timid about inserting himself on run support. While he gets to a lot of balls he lacks the kind of top ball skills that would allow him to come up with more interceptions.
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I've cooled on Jackson and Colston as well. Both will want top of the market deals and I think while Jackson will make an impact, I wonder if Colston is more of a product of Brees than truly an individual star. For my money, I'm leaning more towards making a big play for Garcon and Royal, whom both could come at nearly the cost for just Jackson or Colston.

My full 'shopping list' would be:
WR: Garcon, Royal (L. Robinson would be nice also to hurt Dallas while helping us)
S: Thomas DeCoud
OL: Mike Briesel, Anthony Collins
CB: Terrell Thomas

Of course, resigning Fletcher to a market deal, Lichtenstiger to a modest deal and Hightower to a one year deal would be included as well.
Good list. Harry Douglas, Tracy Porter may also be considered as well
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Personally Id like us to get a WR like Criner inthe draft. but I understand that at this point we have to get a surefire #1 receiver, we can't just rely on unprovem draft talent.
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I've cooled a bit on wanting VJ here, now I'm thinking I'd rather go after someone like Garcon who's younger and has his best years ahead.
I have gone back and forth on VJ all off season. In general I want to see if our current young WR's can develop with better QB play but I have also come around to the belief that we can't afford to go into another season hoping to project a #1 WR. We need a proven #1 WR and VJ looks like the only sure fire one on the market. I think we need to make a serious run at him in spite of his off field troubles. I like Garcon as the fall back plan for VJ and I want Royal as a replacement for Moss which will make us a little younger at the position.
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