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I see the Eagles are still treating their players right

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Gryphon, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. Gryphon

    Gryphon Merge Ahead

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    The Eagles reportedly have not tried to sign Donte’ Stallworth to a long-term extension because they want him to prove he can stay healthy.

    Stallworth has caught 27 passes in the six full games he’s played this season. Locking Stallworth up is still considered a must for Philadelphia, as the team has no strong replacement if he leaves after the season.
    Source: Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
  2. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    This isn't callous.

    This is smart. Stallworth has had the same track record this year as he has every other.

    Just because he just had a big game is no reason to sign him to an extension.


    Please. Jeff Lurie, please sign Donte. He will be a great player for you for years to come.
  3. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    If we started handing out long term contract to players that have an injury history, Cowboys fans would be a little upset.

    It's a risk. Plus, Stallworth isn't a complete WR. He runs 1 or 2 routes well, and the others he's very unreliable.
  4. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    Which is why I wasn't all that concerned when they traded for him in the first place.

    Payton has learned from Bill - get rid of the guys always in the tub.

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    This just in.....

    Donte was overheard saying.... "I wasnt the one who got tired... sick...."

    nevermind LOL
  6. Rampage

    Rampage Benched

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    does that remind you of a certain somebody?
  7. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Are you trying to say he will be a Cowboy next season? :p:
  8. ka0tik

    ka0tik Cowboy for Life

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    b4 that, he has to call his QB gay..:laugh1:
  9. baj1dallas

    baj1dallas New Member

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    They make it sound like it would be impossible to replace him. He's a good player when healthy and they DEFINITELY needed some kind of number 1 receiving threat, but there will probably be other guys they can sign in the offseason. It's not like some (smart) team is going to swoop in and offer him a $25 million signing bonus as soon as he comes available.
  10. EastDallasCowboy

    EastDallasCowboy New Member

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    I dunno, Jason Campbell might need more targets to bounce the ball to.

    But if they can't give up a first day draft pick, Washington probably isn't interested.
  11. baj1dallas

    baj1dallas New Member

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    Well I think they will be focused on paying as much as possible for backup defensive linmen, as they're pretty set at WR and safety:D
  12. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Hate the eagles as much as anyone but they do seem to know when to sign a player and when to let them go.

    The lone exception was TO.

    But most of the time if they worry about injuries or age and let a player go it is rare for that player to go onto another team and do well.

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    LMAO.... Donte just signed on with a publishing house.... Book title "TO..................................was right"

  14. HTownCowboysFan

    HTownCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    My thoughts exactly. Nothing dumb about that move. I hate 'em, but they are a well run outfit.
  15. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    that never wins when it counts ;)
  16. SA_Gunslinger

    SA_Gunslinger Official CZ Ea-girls hater

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    it may be smart for the team, but from a veteran player standpoint, i continue to wonder why any EVER go to the ea-girls, b/c they end up suffering in the end.
  17. Galian Beast

    Galian Beast Well-Known Member

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    I would say dive in there and scoop him uip. I wanted him when I heard New Orleans was through with him.

    Stallworth - Crayton - Hurd sounds right to me.
  18. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    remember how long it took them to finally give Westbrook a good deal? After they slobbered all over McFlabb? I don't think anyone on the eagles are under any illusion any more. Outside of the untouchable McFlabb, everyone else will suck the hind tit.
  19. TheSkaven

    TheSkaven Last Man Standing

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    Owens is the obvious one, but what about.. Derrick Burgess (10 sacks this year, 16 last year now with the Raiders) .. Hollis Thomas (a major force in the middle for the Saints this year) .. I could probably name a dozen mistakes in the past 5 years that they made.

    Also, don't underestimate the loss of guys like Ike Reese (Falcons) who were major contributors on special teams.

    Every year, the Eagles win the award for being furthest under the cap, which is clearly more important to them then winning championships.

    Regarding Stallworth, they will let him test the market and undoubtedly some bonehead team will pay him far too much money.
  20. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    I cannot really blame the beagles for this decision......

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