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Jerrah at the combine

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by burmafrd, Feb 25, 2007.

  1. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Just now. Did not say much except that the staff is supposedly just about complete. STill sounding like TO will be back. FA: working on Columbo. Says that the prices are high and might not spend much "keep it in the pocket"
    Said spent too much last year and that it was "my fault". Does not want to pay "mid tier" like they are top tier-that is bad business.
  2. ddh33

    ddh33 Active Member

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    I saw that interview too, and I haven't seen a thing that makes me believe that Jerry is going to spend big again this year.
  3. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    I think it is a given that we are not going after thomas. Now I am doubting we make a serious play for either Steinbach or Dielman.
  4. stealth

    stealth Benched

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    I am still not ruling anything out jerry is a spin master. Part of the reason I like him is you never see half the crap he does coming.
  5. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    He might be thinking more of this coming year and getting Newman and some other guys extended instead of shopping FA right now. Which has its points.
  6. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Maybe he was being unclear when asked a clear question.
  7. Cowboys&Caps

    Cowboys&Caps New Member

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    thats so wordy......just say Redskins Front Office.
  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    well, its it really necessary to mention the skins as regards bad business? thats all they have known since Danny Boy showed up.
  9. Woods

    Woods Active Member

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    Maybe JJ waits for the first week or two of FA to end before he makes his move? Some of the froth will be gone by then.
  10. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    Yup!!!!!:lmao2:
  11. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Remember, Jerry............ never shop for groceries hungry.
  12. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    I have no doubt we'll sign someone in FA, but it would be foolish to sign the top money getters at OLB (when you supposedly have 3 in Ware, Ellis, Carpenter) or OG (why pay 7 mil. a year when you can draft a great one in
    first or second round) or even CB (when you can draft one on day 1).

    I think we'll do the smart thing and see what the market is for the guys we'd like to have, then try to sign the younger guys who may be up and comers rather than the bank breakers....at most we may possibly try to sign 1 big name.

    It's not just about the money in FA....what's really important is what it does to your salary scale....overpaying a FA can upset the scale, the locker room, and your own guys who may be up for new contracts in the next two years.

    You don't have to shop in the bargain basement, but you can't upset what you have established with your team.
  13. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Recap:

    Smack..........smack...........smack..........free agency...........smack..........smack
  14. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    The man has arrived in Indy...
  15. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    you can only waste so much on the rivera, boimans, vanderjagts and hannams of the world before you start to tighten the purse strings.
  16. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    I still think it's funny that people think we will sign someone big. Signing Dielman or Steinbach will shock me more than if we don't sign them.
  17. ddh33

    ddh33 Active Member

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    I don't quite the see the fascination with the big money signings anyway. As someone else mentioned, instead of spending big money on a guard, it might make a lot more sense to draft a good young one.

    I do believe that Dallas is going to make a few signings, but I expect the Cowboys to be selctive and picky. There's nothing wrong with that either.
  18. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    thats the thing there really isnt a good one in the draft. the OL picks lately have stunk. other then jamaal brown and marcus mcneil lately can u name any good Ol picks?

    lately its been the college players think bigger the better. but whats happened is the bigger the lazier and slower they been.
  19. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    The BOys have been really good in the draft the last four years- except in the O line. BP was able to make up for that some with getting Columbo, and resurrecting Gurode at center. But the bottom line is that we have SUCKED at drafting O line. That is why I just do not want to draft anyone on the first day from the O line since we have SUCKED at that. McQ might be a real find; if so that makes up some more. BUT we need a guard and unless Proctor is a whole lot more ready then thought the only really favorable way for US to go is FA.
  20. dbair1967

    dbair1967 Arch Defender

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    good for Jerruh...although I think they already overpaid somewhat to keep Gurode, but at least he is young, still has an upside and is someone they know fits what they want to do

    they dont need to be throwing 7mils a yr+ at average Joe's like Steinbach, Dielman or Leonard Davis

    David

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