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Old 03-17-2016, 08:26 PM   #51
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Btw they signed James to a 3 year deal, amount not available yet
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Old 03-18-2016, 03:32 AM   #52
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Still think moving Anthony around to get Laurinitus on the field is a big mistake.

Anthony's the first linebacker in years to even get an interception for us and he really started making strides.

He should be starting at MLB and learn on the job.
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Solid vet. Good signing.
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PFF Lowest graded defensive players
• Brandon Browner (-41.1)
• Bobby Richardson (-16.2)
• Stephone Anthony (-14.3)
I think we may have thrown too much at Anthony too fast. A veteran signal caller on defense may help his development. Its obvious he has the skills to be a stud LB in this league. Perhaps he still has a lot to learn before he becomes the man.
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I think we may have thrown too much at Anthony too fast. A veteran signal caller on defense may help his development. Its obvious he has the skills to be a stud LB in this league. Perhaps he still has a lot to learn before he becomes the man.
Even Sam Mills got to learn in the USFL...

It'd probably kill big money college football, but the NFL could use a minor league system, and not named the CFL...
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Even Sam Mills got to learn in the USFL...

It'd probably kill big money college football, but the NFL could use a minor league system, and not named the CFL...
The NFL Europe could have been really good if it would have ben run the right way. But I would believe that the more viable option would be 8-10 smaller market teams in the US.
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Old 03-18-2016, 02:03 PM   #57
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I miss NFL Europe
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Road Warrior on the team. Winning!
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Old 03-18-2016, 03:13 PM   #59
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Even Sam Mills got to learn in the USFL...

It'd probably kill big money college football, but the NFL could use a minor league system, and not named the CFL...

Most NFL players drafted early translate to the pros immediately. That's absurd, MLB players don't have that ability. If Anthony is not NFL ready yet then it just goes to show that leadership does not matter. After all, he was drafted because he was a leader at Clemson? No we can put the blame on our conditioning program and the lack of DT and DE as we all have been talking about here.

Laurinatis better be able to play at a high level or else it's a wasted pick.

The uncertainty on defense is why I want the offense perfectly back together.
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NFL.com has given us a D+ for signing him.
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