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Old 03-31-2013, 08:19 PM   #616
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Then Griffin goes down, we have no backup, and we have a top 5 pick the next year. yes, the possibilities are endless.

of course neither of these scenarios are probable.
But St Louis gets that pick anyway so that is a useless pick, and Cousins goes to the playoffs and we get a pick between 20-32. Yay..
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:09 PM   #617
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It's not that I want to see cousins traded as much as I see a young quality backup QB as an asset. If we didn't have holes in the secondary I would think twice. That and I don't want to have to pay him once he's off his rookie contract. I would rather trade him sooner and fill a hole instead of keeping him and watching him leave for nothing.

Also, I know I'll get killed for this. But I don't mind grossman as a backup for the next two years. I know we won't set the world on fire with him, but he's capable.
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:25 PM   #618
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Grossman over Cousins? Yeah you are gonna get killed and probably rightfully so.
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You gotta keep Cousins. We get more mileage out of him while we build his trade value.
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:03 PM   #620
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Grossman over Cousins? Yeah you are gonna get killed and probably rightfully so.
Not so much grossman over cousins as much as grossman and picks over cousins.
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:17 PM   #621
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After watching Cousins pull out that miracle over the Ravens...

I just don't think Grossman could've done the same.
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You gotta keep Cousins. We get more mileage out of him while we build his trade value.
But what about if he doesn't play well when comes in to pinch hit next year?? He's not going to be building his trade value then. He has built it because he has played limited games and looked good, a la Kevin Kolb & Matt Flynn. But if that success doesn't continue in limited action, they that value can go right back down.

Not that I think it will, just sayin'....
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Cousins has only seen what, 5-6 quarters of action so far? It takes a bit more than that to build some real value.
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Cousins has only seen what, 5-6 quarters of action so far? It takes a bit more than that to build some real value.
It has been working for Kevin Kolb. Lol
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:31 AM   #625
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cousins made the most out of what he was given. his first showing wasn't super, but he played well vs the ravens and cleveland, which have/had decent passing D's from what i remember.

and he'll have all preseason to look great vs future grocery baggers soon enough...
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But what about if he doesn't play well when comes in to pinch hit next year?? He's not going to be building his trade value then. He has built it because he has played limited games and looked good, a la Kevin Kolb & Matt Flynn. But if that success doesn't continue in limited action, they that value can go right back down.

Not that I think it will, just sayin'....
He might crap up the joint. Dems the risks. But his trade value is limited now.

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Cousins has only seen what, 5-6 quarters of action so far? It takes a bit more than that to build some real value.
Agreed.
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AP Source: Browns trade QB Colt McCoy to Niners - SFGate
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That's an interesting move by the 9ers. I could see them drafting a guy this year at some point in the draft to be Colin's back up. I don't see alot of value in McCoy.
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Monetary issues aside, replacing Alex Smith with McCoy, even as a backup, is a decided step down for the 9ers.
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