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Twitter: Lions looking for WR, Austin speculation, mike fisher will ask

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by cowboyjoe, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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  2. Galian Beast

    Galian Beast Well-Known Member

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    I'd have to say the biggest issue with money would be on our end. Likely the Lions could come to terms with a new contract for Austin including new signing bonus money.

    That being said, if I'm the Lions I go after a deal with the Browns.
  3. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I'd imagine if they're WR shopping they'll be looking at the kid in Cleveland first and foremost. I doubt very seriously they'd waste their time going after Austin who, surprise surprise, is having hamstring trouble yet again.
  4. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    I don't believe this.
  5. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    I'd love to get something for Austin.
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  6. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    I don't want to trade Austin, till after we play the Lions if cowboys do trade Miles, but I doubt it too, but u never know if price is right: what would you trade Miles for? 2nd?
  7. BAZ

    BAZ Drunken Mick

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    Really hard to believe this. The would be better going after Britt.
  8. Ring Leader

    Ring Leader Well-Known Member

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    That boy named Suh might need a fresh start somewhere.
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  9. BanditHiro

    BanditHiro Well-Known Member

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    isn't he like a strike away from being suspended for the year or something...
  10. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    I would honestly trade miles for a 3rd or a 4th. It will give Harris, Williams, Beasley immediate action and let us go back and sign a veteran insurance.
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  11. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    To get Suh, we would have to give them Austin and probably a first rounder.

    Besides, he's too much of a headache and chemistry is the best thing this DLine has going for it right now.
  12. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    I'd take a third.
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  13. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I'd be all over this for the right compensation. That's the issue, though, obviously.

    Right now, I think we're not too far away from having Williams and Harris/Beasley being as effective a lineup as Williams/Austin. It'd hurt our depth, overall, but we could backfill that position in the draft next year anyway. No idea what the cap implications look like overall, though.
  14. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    I don't see how we could move Austin with that contract.
  15. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Williams (especially) and Harris are supposed to replace him, right? I'd have no problem with this if we can get something for him now instead of releasing him in the offseason for nothing.
  16. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    No teams wants a hurt wr. I like austin but this is his last year here with spencer and ratliff.
  17. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    Helllllllll no I hate suh. He should have no money and work at wendys the rest of his life!!!! Hate people like him.
  18. CowboyFan4Eva

    CowboyFan4Eva Benched

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    I dont think we give up on austin this year.....but...we do start seriously looking. And getting the other guys in there......and if one stands out......then austin will have to go if he can't be on the field for 16 games playing at a high level.....this is the third year with these problems,,,,,i feel bad for him. But, as far as we know, the cowboys had a lead and were being cautious....or, They were telling austin. It's not serious dude. Ske sure your on the field.........

    But im not ready to give up on him yet...
  19. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    Ridiculous, Austin can't pass a physical and is no good to any team right now, with concerns over a 3rd hamstring injury which spells big trouble.
  20. Cowboys22

    Cowboys22 Well-Known Member

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    Austin in untradeable and the notion is down right laughable. Ridiculously large contract, annual hamstring issues, and average at best production for a few years now does not entice teams make a deal. If he was out on the street, yeah, many teams would be interested but I highly doubt you could find a single team willing to give up even a 7th for him right now.

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