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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by TheOak You would prefer we play players based on draft round/investment than performance in practice? Being picked in the first round does not guarantee you a seat at the table, it only gains you entry to the ...

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Old 06-12-2013, 04:25 PM   #21
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Re: Saints sign DB Chris Carr

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You would prefer we play players based on draft round/investment than performance in practice? Being picked in the first round does not guarantee you a seat at the table, it only gains you entry to the dining hall, you have to prove your self before you are allowed at the table.

I for one feel better about a coaching staff that puts the best preforming player of the week on the field come game day than the one getting the most compensation.

If players are not making the most of the plays that they are given on the field it is on them.
You didn't read what I posted...

The coach made a statement about the talent level being great, then, the next day they signed a FA...

...what I take from that is the Coach was BSing and he's not satisfied with the talent we have a CB...

...the point I alluded to was if we do, indeed, have good talent - let them play, get the repetitions, so they can develop...

...obviously, if they suck, then I could see why we had to sign CBs...

...but don't brag about the talent level, then sign another CB - I just don't believe in signing more vets if the talent, albeit young, inexperienced, is already on the roster...

...now, in the case of Mark Ingram, you believed in him enough to make the draft pick(s) investment - and he's the type of back that needs rhythm, 15+ touches a game...

if he's not getting it done, move him and move on...

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Old 06-12-2013, 04:49 PM   #22
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Re: Saints sign DB Chris Carr

Talent level and depth are a little different.
Look at our punting situation, excellent talent, no depth.
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