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Could we pull off a trade for Revis?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Cowboy Brian, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Primetime42

    Primetime42 Well-Known Member

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    I seriously have to stop coming here. This place is gonna end up giving me an aneurism.
  2. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    I had to google that term.

    I don't really think it is a fail, the forum is for discussion. If you don't like the topic don't come in it. A variety of topics is good.
  3. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    That's what I said...keep them coming.

    But (1) Aquire Revis with a freaking 1st rounder PLUS Carr" or (2) Romo is getting same perception as Delhomme ...
    is 0 for 2, imo. :rolleyes:

    Just because I disagree does not mean I'm right by any means. Well, in my mind it does, but you get the picture. :)
  4. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Actually you are right on both counts.
  5. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    The 1st I could understand but no one takes Romo seriously outside of our fans at this point. People take him as a joke as everyone took Delhomme a few years ago. Not to say he performs on the that level, he doesn't.
  6. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    For example, one of my best friends in New York is a huge Giants ("Gints") fan. He was a greatt athlete, football and hoops player, and a huge fan of all the major sports. He thinks Romo is outstanding--though, of course, he would never trade Eli for him.
    I have plenty of friends thatare fans of the Jets, Bears, Falcons..and especially relatives who are Panthers, Bengals, Saints and Ravens fans. Very few are so dense to think that Romo is like Delhomme. They are too informed to fall for that garbage.

    There are some out there, but the correlation is usally based on football IQ. Not always, but very often that's the case.
  7. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    You are right. The people you are describing are the 5% or possibly more of informed football fans. Most people who watch the games casually don't follow that closely and are many populists.
  8. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    This.
  9. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Going to make a general statement here.

    Do not try to drive threads to the weeds by derailing them with off topic posts. This thread, however good or bad, is about an entirely different subject. You want to discuss cats, please post a thread in the Off Topic Zone and discuss. Please don't divert a thread in this manner.


    Thank you,


    ABQ
  10. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    :laugh2:
  11. cowboys1981

    cowboys1981 Well-Known Member

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    We just invested in 2 CB's who I believe will contribute for years to come. Any trade of players of ours would have cap penalties attached. If our FO entertains bringing in a DB it needs to be a safety. I'd rather go after Ed Reed than chase Revis. It would be a cheaper option.
  12. DavidS

    DavidS Well-Known Member

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    Dear God man....

    :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm:
  13. rathalarge

    rathalarge Active Member

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    Yep... It's Madden!!
  14. respectdatstar

    respectdatstar Member

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    As long in the tooth as Ed Reed is getting, I would prefer him to Sensabaugh. I'd even take a flyer on Ronde Barber. But I hope FS is addressed in this draft.
  15. ak47kaehu

    ak47kaehu Active Member

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    Don't need revis! Our corners aren't the problem. Focus on upgrading the trenches on both sides of the ball!
  16. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Not everyone is saying he sucks, his numbers for regular season games that don't mean anything are great.

    What many are simply observing is that when it comes time to play balls out, you know when it really counts, that's when a real choke artist does his best work.

    Hence the name Choke Artist.



    :cool:
  17. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Carr + 1st rounder for Revis?


    WOW..................seriously, wow.:lmao2:
  18. HoustonFrog

    HoustonFrog Well-Known Member

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    To answer the original question....no, I don't want to trade for Revis and don't want to guess what it would cost. The guy is coming off knee surgery, is a little older and we are invested in others. Look what happened when Eagles got Asa. You never know what will happen to guys in other schemes. Not ready to bust the cap...some more... For that chance.
  19. ufcrules1

    ufcrules1 Well-Known Member

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    Right, and you put yourself & DFWJC in the top 5% of fans right? Do you read what you have posted? Trade Carr + a #1 for Revis? What on earth are you talking about? You are certainly in the top 5% of fans alright, there are only about 5% of fans that would want to trade Carr for Revis & a #1.


    :banghead:
  20. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    I wouldn't trade for Revis at all. I think he is too much primadonna...not enough beast mode, I also don't see him as a leader.

    But certainly not worth that kind of money.

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