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Interesting Draft Trade Talk on Sirius NFL Radio (C. Johnson)

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by CoachHodnett, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. CoachHodnett

    CoachHodnett Play-calling is an Art

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    They interviewed Malcom Kelly and he revealed that the Bengals were sending a few scouts and coaches to his workout tomorrow and then immediately flying him back to Cinci for an official visit.

    Carl Banks and Bob Popa started talking about scenarios that would allow the Bengals to select Kelly, even at #9 and with their Defensive woes.

    Popa said that the most likely scenario would be for the Bengals to select Kelly at 9, then pull of a trade with Dallas that would send Chad Johnson to the Cowboys for the #28 pick. The Bengals could then go DB or DL.

    Granted this is all hypothetical, but this is a realistic scenario. I would even throw in a Carpenter or Ayodele.
  2. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    You'd really give #28 and a player for that headcase?
  3. iceberg

    iceberg detoxed...part 2 Zone Supporter

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    if we're going to spend a 1st on a vet WR, i'd like one not competing with TO and Glenn for old-man references.
  4. Tobal

    Tobal Well-Known Member

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    I'd rather have him than Pacman, he doesn't get in trouble off the field, he's not injury prone, he talks alot and biches when he doesn't get the ball.... He's a star WR thats what they do.
  5. justbob

    justbob The Peacemaker Staff Member

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    Exactly right --and don't forget to add he is a total head case
  6. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    Quick, get this news to Detroit.

    :grin:
  7. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    The Bengals are looking at him for their 2nd round pick.
  8. justbob

    justbob The Peacemaker Staff Member

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    Will he still be there ? honest question -not being my normal self
  9. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    It's more likely than him being taken at 9. Honestly, it's hard to gauge the stupidity of NFL GMs, though. Look at where Ginn was taken.
  10. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    The only issue I would really have is Johnson's age. I'd rather have one of the younger WRs available but Chad is a very good WR. There is no doubt.
  11. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    I'd much rather have Pacman who is cheaper, younger and will cost less in trade.

    I can see us doing 28 for Ocho Cinco though if Roy Williams is not a possibility.

    Jerry is serious about that 2nd WR threat.
  12. Rackat

    Rackat Active Member

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    I see what you did there. :lmao2:
  13. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    There is no end to what some people would give up for some players. People love names, big names.

    Demarcus ware and jason witten for chad johnson ..sure...we would be unstoppable with those wr.

    sounds good to me. Trading anything for that guy is a crucial mistake.
  14. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Chad Johnson may have a bit of a diva complex, but he's not a criminal nor has he been engaged in any criminal activity. Plus he's not just a name on the field, he's actually had big time production on the field.

    That's the difference when considering going after him or going after a Pacman.

    Like ABQ said, I'd rather they go after one of the other vet WRs being mentioned, but C. Johnson is a talent.
  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Eggactly. Seems we always have old WR's the last few years.
  16. sago1

    sago1 Active Member

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    I'd much rather get RWilliams.

    Believe CJ will be a lot of trouble unless he adjusts to reality with the Cowboys & just does his job to the very best he can.
  17. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Makes me think that Jerry Jones has thrown this option out there to the 3 clubs with veteran receivers who may may or may not be available.

    "The Cowboys are looking for a veteran wideout and we're willing to offer our #28 overall draft pick. First come, first served."
  18. Erik_H

    Erik_H Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun. Zone Supporter

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    This is a few days old by now, but I'd recommend that the Max Kellerman Podcast from 4/3 be listened to by anyone who can. It's a pretty in depth interview with Chad.

    I'm on record for wanting a vet WR and would much prefer RoyW or Boldin, but after listening to the podcast, I'm not as against the idea of Chad as I was...especially if we can use a 2nd and a player.

    Tiny excerpt from the podcast (paraphrased):

    Kellerman: If there was one player from any team you would want brought to the Bengal to improve them, who would it be?

    Chad: One? Terrell Owens. Two? I'd think Shawn Rogers, but we missed on that one.



    The interview is just chock full of opportunities to "read into" things.;)
  19. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Chad is a mere 30. That isn't old, by any stretch, specially given the great condition he keeps himself in. he could EASILY play another 5 years or so.

    I'd give up #28 and either one of those guys, in a second, for Chad Johnson. Without a doubt.

    But it's not going to happen. I'll be thrilled if it does...but I don't see it happening.
  20. justbob

    justbob The Peacemaker Staff Member

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    Its not that he is a mere 30 --its the fact that all of them are ---plus aren't his knees a little messed up

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