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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; My take on the rest of the season is attempt to win out and finish 8-8. I do agree in order to have a chance at 8-8, it would be a very good idea to try something new in the ...

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Old 12-07-2015, 08:22 AM   #11
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Re: Strategy for Remaining Season?

My take on the rest of the season is attempt to win out and finish 8-8. I do agree in order to have a chance at 8-8, it would be a very good idea to try something new in the secondary. I absolutely had enough of Browner and think he should get his release, and pretty much seen enough of Vaccaro to know there is a true draft need for safety going into next year.
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Old 12-07-2015, 08:37 AM   #12
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Win every game possible. Go 8-8 if possible. Don't go out a loser and tank the season like so many weird people in this forum want. For what? So we can move up a few spots in the draft? Get real you guys. Only cowards quit. And if this team did that, I'd cease to be a fan. Say all you want, but I'd bury my head in shame if my team did what Tampa did last year.

Really? Tank the season? I love ya'll but some of you make me sick.
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Old 12-07-2015, 08:51 AM   #13
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Re: Strategy for Remaining Season?

Get Ingram some rest and get Hightower some more action. Don't bring Breaux back unless he's fully healthy. We should keep playing hard and trying to win, but need to balance that with preserving our best players so we have some good things to work with next season.

We obviously are worried about the dead money and may not be able to cut Browner. So we may need to bite the bullet and send Browner plus a draft pick to another team that has the cap space for next to nothing. Essentially give up a draft pick to a team to help us get rid of our problem. Probably can't do it now because of trade deadline. This type of trade has been done in the NBA before, hoping NFL rules will allow it. Nonetheless, Harper should be inactive until we can address it in the offseason.

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Old 12-07-2015, 09:21 AM   #14
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'Tank' is no option. However, sending a message into next season for the sorry performers of this 33rd ranked defense, I'd shelf Browner & KVac the rest of the season. No joke, either. I'm done with both of them. Sign some one off the street to play the nickel/dime and let Dixon/Wilson start at corner if Breaux can't go (where is Swann?). That way Browner won't get his bonus money and KVac will get the message that he still stinks.

If we can make one or both inactive, bring DT Mabry back off the practice squad and maybe sign another DT with some meat off another practice squad to help out our D-Line...we are soft and mushy up the middle in the second half of games because we have no depth or no meat in the middle. This is the 2nd reason we are 33rd in defense.

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Old 12-07-2015, 09:52 AM   #15
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You play to WIN, every single Sunday.
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Old 12-07-2015, 09:59 AM   #16
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You play to WIN, every single Sunday.
Absolutely. I think though, our team honestly gave everything they had yesterday. This loss is gonna linger. IMO we may only win 1 more.
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Old 12-07-2015, 10:32 AM   #17
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Re: Strategy for Remaining Season?

Strategy for the remaining season: Jacksonville and Detroit -- bring plenty of Maker's Mark in a flask.

Tampa, Atlanta -- I dunno, maybe do some laundry, folding, maybe clean up the house a little bit? Of course I'll still go down to the Dome, when they're there, but this team is so bad I could easily see myself getting some stuff done on the other Sundays for a change. Maybe listen on radio, it's less painful.
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Old 12-07-2015, 10:42 AM   #18
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Re: Strategy for Remaining Season?

Would be nice to beat the Dirty Birds without Browner on the field.
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Old 12-07-2015, 11:16 AM   #19
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-Cut Browner. Major problem and fail all season. Start Dixon. He can't be any worse.
-Put Swann on IR.
-Cut McGlyn, Hunt, Hightower.
-Sign G's Myers (Ravens), and Matias (Titans) to the active roster. They had draft grades and at worst are good camp bodies next year.
-Sign TE O'Leary (Bills) to the active roster. Can't be any wosre than Hill and will be another camp body at a need position.
-Sign WR Hill (Pats) and RB Hillard (Texans) to the active roster. Looking at next season again.
-Grayson needs to play sometime to get live NFL action. Last game. Last two games. Something.
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Old 12-07-2015, 11:20 AM   #20
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Or we can play Browner at safety. I think he would do well. Dixon ca. Play corner better.
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