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Beginning to think we should have pulled the trigger on Ed Reed

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Nirvana, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    Dude is starting today for the Jets. If he is so banged up why is he starting? With all our safety issues I think we may regret not making a move for him. May have lost on the bidding but we didn't even look his way.
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  2. Venger

    Venger Well-Known Member

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    I believe a cardboard cutout of Ed Reed would give us better secondary play than Heath.
  3. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    Maybe Reed really wanted to go play for Rex Ryan again. Would mean there was really no trigger to pull. Besides, we likely don't have money to go after a player when we don't absolutely need him to fill a spot vacated by injury.
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  4. cowboys1981

    cowboys1981 Well-Known Member

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    We should have at least looked into it. We have Huff a tryout the day he got cut. He would have only costed around 400k.
  5. Venger

    Venger Well-Known Member

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    Good point PickSix, if you could play somewhere on a defense in the NFL, why on earth would you pick Dallas? Who wants to be the caboose on this crazy train?
  6. fweegy

    fweegy Active Member

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    He wanted to play with a team that has a chance to win the SB, that eliminates Dallas.
  7. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    could we even afford him?
  8. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    Never know unless u put in an offer. I believe that was the OP's point.
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  9. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    The Jets, a 5-4 team, aren't exactly Super Bowl favorites...........
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  10. Duane

    Duane Well-Known Member

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    He thought that the Texans were getting out coached. Do you honestly think that Garrett is a better coach than anyone on the Texans?
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  11. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Well, in fairness to the Texans, clearly, their coaching got a lost worse all of a sudden this season. They were excellent coaches last year, and then just forgot or whatever here in 2013. The Falcons have the same problem.
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  12. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    How did Reed play in the Jets 37-14 loss to the Bills?
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  13. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I'm confused. The Texans have the #1 defense in the NFL. They dumped Reed, not the other way around.
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  14. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    Really wasnt a point in getting him. Were not a sb contender this year and probably wont even make the playoffs a safety wasnt going to change that.
  15. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Any chance we can just tape a cardboard Reed cutout to Heath?
  16. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    With this DL you could have 4 HOFers in the secondary in their prime and it wouldnt matter. BTW if Reed was critical of how things were done in Houston, what do you think he would have said about this place?
  17. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    Sure, and we could have paid him enough that he could tip waitresses when he eats out.
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  18. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    LOL! your sig is hilarious.
  19. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    Its a sad state we are in as a franchise. Anything but laughing about it is too depressing.
  20. Derinyar

    Derinyar Well-Known Member

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    Ed Reed went where someone knew him. In an open market I suspect he was likely headed to the Jets. We would have had to claim him to get him here, and the numbers were supposedly north of a million for 6 games.

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