Sidney Rice to be released by Seahawks

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Texan_Eph89, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    It's a product of the Madden era.
  2. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    Linval Joseph is a 1 technique? Would pair nicely with Donald.
  3. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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  4. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    I blame fantasy football instead of Madden.
  5. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    Only worth taking a chance on him if its at the vet minimum.
  6. Texan_Eph89

    Texan_Eph89 Well-Known Member

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    ^ This.

    Austin is likely gone come June 1st, we're going to need another outside WR. It's not that I'm infatuated with familiar names, it's the fact that we could probably get him cheap.

    No one is going to offer Rice a big contract after proving he's not a #1 in Seattle. With his injury history, it's likely he'll only get 1 year offers. Like someone said earlier, Rice is a good #2 or #3 and that's exactly what we need if Austin leaves. Sign him to a 1 or 2 year contract and it gives us another 2 drafts to get another WR instead of spending a draft pick this year in a draft deep with good defensive players (which is a much bigger need).

    Beides, Linehan would like to have another big WR. Rice is nothing like Megatron, but he would provide similar play in the red zone and can be a good possession WR.

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