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Bears Place Franchise Tag on Henry Melton

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by IAmLegend, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    Adam Schefter ‏@AdamSchefter
    Bears used their franchise designation on DT Henry Melton


    http://www.chicagotribune.com/sport...go-bears-franchise-tag-20130301,0,27030.story

    Kiss that possibility goodbye. Smart move on Chicago's part. With all the restructuring of contracts taking place, what FA's do you think Jerry and co will target? I don't see us making any big splashes, but maybe some cheap OL/DL help?
     
  2. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    one less..."what if" thread
     
  3. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Completely predictable.
     
  4. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I thought they'd sign him to a contract. But there goes someone's pet.
     
  5. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    As I read the title of this thread, I saw, in my minds eye, the more theatrical version of the Geico Gekko doing the flat tire thing but instead of saying "I have a Flat Tire", he's saying, "They Tagged Melton!"



    :laugh2:
     
  6. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    :laugh2:
     
  7. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I believe the Gekko studied under William Shatner.
     
  8. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Also add Jairus Byrd to the list of tagged players... :bang2:
     
  9. Canadian BoyzFan

    Canadian BoyzFan Well-Known Member

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    Color me unsurprised.
     
  10. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    nothing to see here...move along, move along....
     
  11. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    But that means Levitre will hit FA and he's my #1 target
     
  12. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Yup. I would be a huge fan of this move because I love the OT prospects in this draft.
     
  13. ThrowuptheXDez88

    ThrowuptheXDez88 Well-Known Member

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    Along with a # of other teams that we would have a hard time competing against in a bidding war...
     
  14. TheRat

    TheRat The Silly Willy

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    We should have a lot of cap space after we cut Free and a few other players, as well as restructure Romo's contract.

    I doubt the bidding war would get that ridiculous for a guard. Certainly we will have to shell out cash, but I don't think it will be absurd.
     
  15. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    Levitre will be overpriced and the Cowboys simply won't have the cap room. I see them going the Donald Thomas, Chad Rinehart route instead and/or draft a guard pretty high.
     
  16. TheRat

    TheRat The Silly Willy

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    Cowboys could have 20+ million in cap room when all is said and done. Why don't you think Cowboys will have the cap room?
     
  17. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    I'd prefer grabbing a talented G like Cooper or Warford in the draft...
     
  18. TheRat

    TheRat The Silly Willy

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    Totally disagree. OL are notorious for the time it takes them to develop. Look at Flo, Gurode, Kosier, Colombo etc.

    Romo won't be around forever. We don't have time anymore to draft and develop OL. We had our chance to draft OL prospects and we *** up on that.
     
  19. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Not true at all.. Dallas just hasn't invested in quality lineman at top half of the draft. Flozell Adams didn't take long at all.
     

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