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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; awesome...hopefully he rounds the corner in SD. guess i'll help my friends out here root for him hah....

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Old 03-14-2012, 01:23 AM   #11
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awesome...hopefully he rounds the corner in SD. guess i'll help my friends out here root for him hah.
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Best of luck to him
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I will miss him..I hope he does well, he WILL NOT replace V jacks though.
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Hated losing Jackson today but I like this signing!
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Screw the injury prone BASTARD... MEACHEM can take this with him to SAN DIEGO!!!!!
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Good Luck to him. I hope he does well in SD!
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Old 03-14-2012, 03:40 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by SmashMouth View Post
Well... Here is one compensatory pick for us.
Why?
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Old 03-14-2012, 04:04 AM   #18
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I wish all the best for Meachem in SD, but he'll undoubtedly learn fairly quickly the difference between Brees/Payton and Rivers/Turner offense, and it won't be a pleasant discovery.

And it's far too early to be talking about compensatory picks after only one day of FA period in the books. If the Saints are stripped of their draft picks - or at least some of them - they'll make most of their moves in the FA market and, therefore, they'll acquire more talent than they'll lose.
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Old 03-14-2012, 05:19 AM   #19
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Why?
Compensatory picksIn addition to the 32 picks in each round, there are a total of 32 picks awarded at the ends of Rounds 3 through 7. These picks, known as "compensatory picks," are awarded to teams that have lost more qualifying free agents than they gained the previous year in free agency. Teams that gain and lose the same number of players but lose higher-valued players than they gain also can be awarded a pick, but only in the seventh round, after the other compensatory picks. Compensatory picks cannot be traded, and the placement of the picks is determined by a proprietary formula based on the player's salary, playing time, and postseason honors with his new team, with salary being the primary factor. So, for example, a team that lost a linebacker who signed for $2.5 million per year in free agency might get a sixth-round compensatory pick, while a team that lost a wide receiver who signed for $5 million per year might receive a fourth-round pick.

If fewer than 32 such picks are awarded, the remaining picks are awarded in the order in which teams would pick in a hypothetical eighth round of the draft (These are known as "supplemental compensatory selections").

Compensatory picks are awarded each year at the NFL annual meeting which is held at the end of March; typically, about three or four weeks before the draft.

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I think this could net us a 3 or 4.

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Old 03-14-2012, 07:38 AM   #20
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I guess there's a theory of interchangeability lurking in the FO...
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