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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by SmashMouth .... "Our job is to win," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees.... Correct. And players will do what they can to perform to their best. Albeit there are some players who have lesser capabilities to contribute to ...

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Old 12-22-2015, 01:30 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by SmashMouth View Post
.... "Our job is to win," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees....
Correct.
And players will do what they can to perform to their best. Albeit there are some players who have lesser capabilities to contribute to a team's success.
Originally Posted by SmashMouth View Post
.... When a team is unlikely to make the playoffs, it is often suggested it would be more beneficial to lose. ...
But that is not under the player's control really, is it. If there is any suspicion of persons trying to ensure losses, that has to come from those who can manipulate the team, a far greater entity than an individual. i.e. coaches and their bosses.

So I agtee, players are not 'tanking' for better draft position
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Old 12-22-2015, 01:35 PM   #12
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Re: Saints players say 'tanking' for better draft position is never an option

No need to tank when giving it your all isn't good enough.
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We selected Peat when Marcus Peters was available

He's showing Kansas City just how good he is, defensive rookie of the year easily in the bag.
C'mon man. We could've coached him down just like we did with the rest of the team.
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C'mon man. We could've coached him down just like we did with the rest of the team.
We could've had a clone of Deion sanders and Revis at their prime and our positioning coaches would've found a way to turn him to the next Jason David
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Re: Saints players say 'tanking' for better draft position is never an option

How much you wanna bet we didn't draft Peters because someone said we signed Browner?!?

Seems laughable now, but it'll be scary when it comes to fruition...
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Saints players say 'tanking' for better draft position is never an option

Says the guys who could be replaced with those better players...
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Re: Saints players say 'tanking' for better draft position is never an option

So, it's acceptable for WINNERS to tank, but not for LOSERS to tank.

Winning our next two games is not in our best interest.
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Re: Saints players say 'tanking' for better draft position is never an option

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So, it's acceptable for WINNERS to tank, but not for LOSERS to tank.
Where did you get that from?
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