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Paul Krueger over Spencer?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by MonsterD, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    I think he is at least as good as Spencer and would have cost about 9-10 annually. I actually think he might be better than Spencer eventually. I really hope Spencer does not cost anything close to him.
  2. BruceLee5450

    BruceLee5450 Well-Known Member

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    Buddy, the thing is you know 100% with the franchise tag, Anthony Spencer is staying here. The Cowboys would have had to get in a bidding war for Krueger, plus right now with the tag, Spencer isn't affecting future $ when it comes to extending players like Romo/Dez/Lee/Carter. So you put a band-aid at the DE position for at least a year & get to concentrate on S/DT/OG/RT maybe unless they are successful with the Parnell project.
  3. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    He's started a whopping 7 games in four years. Still hasn't hit double digits with 9 last season. Do you feel lucky? Because that would be a gamble.
  4. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Read speculation he would get in the 9 mill a year range. I'd rather draft his brother in the 6th.
  5. Erik_H

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

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    Actually, no. There's a fair chance that now that he's franchised, Dallas could work a trade.
  6. BruceLee5450

    BruceLee5450 Well-Known Member

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    Not gonna happen
  7. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    Regardless though why would you gamble and possibly miss out on a inferior player in Krueger over franchising Spencer? It makes no sense.
  8. Erik_H

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

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    Can I get the numbers to the Powerball lottery while you're at it? 100% is pretty certain. You must have amazing powers.
  9. DezBRomo9

    DezBRomo9 Not enough blitzing.. Zone Supporter

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    Watch the Super Bowl. Look to see who plays more against the run. You'll notice Upshaw in there a lot more than Kruger. Although Kruger can push the pocket, he isn't near the solid complete player Spencer is.
  10. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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    Really?
  11. BruceLee5450

    BruceLee5450 Well-Known Member

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    I would love to get a 2 for him, as it would go a long way to building this team into a contender year in year out, but I don't believe we will get that type of offer, that's why I typed not gonna happen.
  12. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    agreed. kruger is solely a rusher. doesn't offer much in the run game


  13. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    I can't imagine paying Kruger 9mil a year is smarter than franchising spencer at this point. If Kruger hits the market then we have to overpay and it would be long term.

    Franchising Spencer gives us 1 year of premium pay, and tons of flexibility to make other moves short term and long term.
  14. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    I think he is going to end up a second maybe third round guy.
  15. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    People on this board don't like Spencer because he's "only had one good year."

    I looked up the phrase "one good year" in the dictionary. Staring at me was a picture of Paul Kruger
  16. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    hahahahah
    please explain your thinking on this.
  17. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    while that is funny and true (as in no way do i recommend signing krueger to a long-term deal)

    but the only reason they had kreuger's picture there (instead of spencer) was because they have had spencer's picture under the phrase "no good years" for a long time and hadnt moved it over yet
  18. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    actually spencer has played very good the last 3 years. it's just that fans only read the sack stats. maybe look at pressures and takles which spencer had more in each of the last 4 years than krugar has in his whole career
  19. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Right.

    You can debate whether being a great run stuffer throughout his career is or is not evidence of a good performance.

    But you simply cannot be making any sort of rational evaluation if you don't think 2009 was an awesome year. Passes defended, huge sacks late in the season, forced fumbles, a giant, game ending interception. He even hit Favre so hard in our playoff loss that Favre admitted to having half his body covered in a giant bruise that limited him in the NO game the following week.
  20. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    can you remind me when the last time is that spencer started in the NFL as a DE?

    for how many games in the NFL?

    because that is the position he will be playing full time and be paid like a premier DE

    i will wait for your answer

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