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Chiefs release Breaston

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by cowboyschmps3, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Should we sign him?
     
  2. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    Eh for extremely cheap maybe. He's fallen off considerably over the past couple years.
     
  3. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I really liked the guy when he was with the cards. Really fits (or did once) the part as a 3rd wr with some quickness and speed. Turns 30 in August.
     
  4. Lodeus

    Lodeus Well-Known Member

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    Wasn't he good with Warner throwing him ball?

    I think Romo could bring him back to that.
     
  5. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Don't ever suggest picking up other teams castoffs. The lunatics on here will burn you at the stake. If they are available they are no good. Period. At least that's what burm and his ilk believe
     
  6. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    There is no comparison to situation with Breaston and Titus Young.

    It would be helpful if the OP posted some stats.
     
  7. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    He's 30 and has previously had a troublesome knee.

    I don't understand some people wanting to replace Dwyane Harris. The guy was a stud down the stretch as a return man and 3rd WR.
     
  8. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I agree, there are few similarities between these two players and situations.

    Breaston over the last two years in KC:
    2011
    16 games(13 starts)
    61 receptions
    785 yards
    2 TDs

    2012
    10 games(4 starts)
    7 receptions
    74 yards
    0 TDs
     
  9. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    I think he'd be worth a look at the right price. Putting his numbers from KC into proper perspective, none of their receivers exactly 'lit it up' this past season. Even Dwyane Bowe was fairly pedestrian. I guess that happens with Matt Cassell and Brady Quinn throwing you the football.
     
  10. AMERICAS_FAN

    AMERICAS_FAN Active Member

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    Exactly! This team needs a #4 WR, which can be cultivated by coaching up the WR roster, and some solid depth behind the #1 and #2 WRs who can challenge them and spell them. That depth can only come through the draft, not free agency.
     
  11. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    What we need is a speedy WR who can stretch defenses *and* sub long-term on the outside if Miles or Dez misses substantial time. I'd rather get one in the draft, but a value veteran FA would be ok with me. Most speedy vets who can catch anything at all aren't available for value contracts, though.
     
  12. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    I love Dwayne Harris but we need depth, I'm not saying he can replace anybody here, he can come be 4th receiver and a Returner a situational guy, if our top guys go down we'd be in trouble, big time
     
  13. sbark

    sbark Well-Known Member

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    yup, he had Romo's trust, that can be a hard thing to get.
     
  14. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    Not to mention he did that with no real QB. Same with Bowe. I think somebody is going to get a monster in Bowe in FA
     
  15. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    I didn't see anyone suggesting he takes Harris' place. I'd be OK with this for depth though.
     
  16. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    He was good with Warner. He had over 1,000 yards in 2008.
     
  17. davidyee

    davidyee Maple Leaf

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    ...for the team.

    We need players who will help on special teams also. Breaston is not the guy.
     
  18. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    Hey, if it was about bringing in veteran competition at a low price, I'd be for it.
     
  19. Woods

    Woods Well-Known Member

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    We did bring in the ex-Skins WR. I can't think of his name right now. He has speed, but I don't know if he's any good.
     
  20. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Stats don't tell the whole story. Don't even really begin to start.

    Guys been in QB hell for a few years.

    I like him. I'd bring him in for a look. He's definitely got the TD celebration thing down.

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