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Old 09-03-2013, 07:28 PM   #151
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I want know if w. smith and vilma are going to receive there full salaries our a reduced salary cause they are on injured reserve as league rules state some players may get 40-70% of there salaries if place on IR
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:32 PM   #152
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Originally Posted by DISPLACEDFAN View Post
you offensive Fanatics can say what you will cause it obvious that's all you give a crap about but if they don't start thinking about the defensive side of the ball you can kiss any hope of the playoffs good bye. say we do make the playoffs all of the other playoff teams are probably going to have some pretty good offense too that will be able to match our scoring and probably be able to stop our passing game sometime but will we be able to do the same
Settle down there Tex, we all understand your frustration - I certainly do...

We know the hand we've had; I was as frustrated that we're signing WR's instead of making moves to acquire some front seven (OLB) help...

We're an offensive team that needs a complementary defense and for better or worse, we stayed loyal to Will Smith and Jon Vilma and now the check is due...

Post Week 1, alot can happen, and does because of the CBA - Veteran Guarantee clause that if a vet is on the team at the start of the season, the contract is guaranteed...

We're so damn close to the cap, that moves have to be done in such a way to make sure we've got maneuvering ability to navigate the season...

We just need to make sure we get a win against our main rival to start the season and then get the rest of the house in order post haste/post Week 1...

That said, I just didn't like Meachem; he showed up out-of-shape as a rookie and was a tremendous bust; and I'm trying to understand what possible role he could play...

It's not that my way is the right way, I just make the right way my way...

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Old 09-03-2013, 07:32 PM   #153
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+1. I'm still scratching my head on the Parker cut. I thought for sure this guy was a lock on ST.
Yeah that was the biggest thing for me with Parker. He's not only a more well rounded receiver but was more versatile than Tanner. I like Andy, he seems like a hard working kid who could be good with a team that has less talent than ours, but I think on this team he beat out TWO more deserving players in Roby and Parker.
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:36 PM   #154
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So if we released Chamberlain and put Vilma on ir which would pretty much balance each other out and sign Meachem does that mean we have a roster spot open?
Chamberlain wasn't counting against the 53 man roster, so no.
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:38 PM   #155
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i must be getting the yankee treatment huh cause when i scream for defense help i get told to settle down lol you guys are funny


I did grow up in Chauvin and houma lol jeez not like i can go next door to the bar and talk saints foot ball its all giants jets and bills around here lol
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i must be getting the yankee treatment huh cause when i scream for defense help i get told to settle down lol you guys are funny
Hey Yankee. Settle down.

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Plus more cap money not sure if Chamberlain was a huge cap person though
I just looked at our cap,room, about 6.5M
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:48 PM   #158
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I just looked at our cap,room, about 6.5M
Trade for Ed Reed!

Ed Reed! Ed Reed! Ed Reed! Ed Reed! Ed Reed!
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i must be getting the yankee treatment huh cause when i scream for defense help i get told to settle down lol you guys are funny


I did grow up in Chauvin and houma lol jeez not like i can go next door to the bar and talk saints foot ball its all giants jets and bills around here lol
I'll trade you, I'll take your Giants, Bills, and Jets fans and you take my Dallas fans?
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I want know if w. smith and vilma are going to receive there full salaries our a reduced salary cause they are on injured reserve as league rules state some players may get 40-70% of there salaries if place on IR
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That depends on the terms and conditions of their contract I believe.
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