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Trade for Brandon Graham

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Cowboy Brian, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    He's on the market, since Philly has changed to a 3-4 he doesn't fit their schemes any longer, but we're in a position to greatly benefit. There would inherently be a slight premium since it is intra-division, but I would be willing to part with our 4th packaged with two of our 7th for Graham. If I had to I'd go 3rd.
  2. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Why would you do that?
  3. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    to the Eagles? never...they wouldn't do this, but send them a 7th for him...otherwise, you don't give good picks (4th or 3rd) to a division rival...the eagles would want more to send a player to a rival and the cowboys would want to send less...can't see a match here....
  4. GloryDaysRBack

    GloryDaysRBack Well-Known Member

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    1. Philly Has no issues dealing with division rivals

    2. I like Graham.

    3. Wouldn't go above 5th
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  5. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    Not getting a player of his quality in the 3rd. Draft picks are so overrated..
  6. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    I fail to see the quality. He was not even playing well when they were in a 4-3.
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  7. 4lifecowboy

    4lifecowboy Active Member

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    Only if your team sucks at drafting!
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  8. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    Always. The Seahawks could've traded the pick that used on Aaron Curry for pretty much any single player in the league. He flamed out in two seasons.
  9. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Graham had micro-fracture surgery as a rookie. He might never be 100% again.
  10. skinsscalper

    skinsscalper Well-Known Member

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    Of topic but, this is the same reason I would probably walk away from Spencer right now even is he is able to participate by TC. I just don't trust that procedure to bring a player back from the dead, so to speak. If he's signed and contributes at a high level then I'll eat all the crow in the world but I'd rather have some other team make that gamble, to be honest.
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  11. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Supposedly there is enough depth in this draft, we can get a younger cheaper player, than can develop into Marinelli's scheme. Keep the draft pick, that has the same or better prospects as a player, yet another player, coming off a micro-fracture injury.
    No Thanks.
  12. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    If I am trading for anyone they have defensively it would be Vinny Curry.
  13. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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  14. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    He hasn't exactly lit it up either. That's waiver wire production right there.

    2010 3.0 sks
    2011 0.0 sks
    2012 5.5 sks
    2013 3.0 sks
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  15. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks,
    We are much better off waiting on Spencer and his recovery.
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  16. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    Had a great year in 2012, regressed in 2013 (he had opportunities in the nickel and was nothing special/average.) He's only 6'1 with 32 1/4 inch arms.

    353 snaps last year, 4 (according to PFF) sacks, 5 hits, 18 hurries. Mediocre.

    You're giving away a day 2 (and 3) draft pick for a guy who is nothing special. Miami would not even take him and a 2nd round pick for Jordan - a guy they want to trade. That says it all.

    Look over the day 2 prospects in the draft - a lot better measurables, a fresh cheap contract and youth. No thanks to trading for Graham!
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  17. Bwareinrings94

    Bwareinrings94 Active Member

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    We already have two or three of him. It's why we are trying to upgrade.
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  18. DuDa

    DuDa Active Member

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    Why trade for him when we can just sign him when he's released. He hasn't been very good and doesn't fit the scheme--that smells like release to me. They might get like a conditional 6th but that would be about it.
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  19. 187beatdown

    187beatdown Lack of Big Plays

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    Graham is someone you give up no more than a 6th rounder.
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  20. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Highest a 5th, 6-7th more possible with that kind of production

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