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Werder says Spencer will be gone

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by LatinMind, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    I always crack up when someone starts a sentence with these words.. Classic. :laugh2:
  2. BlueStar22

    BlueStar22 Well-Known Member

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    Franchise tag...again
  3. cowboysooner

    cowboysooner Well-Known Member

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    I think they ran the numbers and decided they could not afford spencer ware and Carr with Romo Dez and Lee coming up.
  4. batman36

    batman36 Active Member

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    Along with, "Is it just me" and "Umm," which no grown up male should ever use.
  5. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    It has more to do with salary cap issues it is cheaper to keep him then it is to cut him and rotate him like Dallas did in the SB years. Could limit his snaps
  6. DWhite Fan

    DWhite Fan It ain't over 'til it's over

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    FWIW, Mike Fisher on 105.3 FM tonight said that he would not count out Jerry finding some way to keep Spencer...
  7. Irving Cowboy

    Irving Cowboy The Chief

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    And that's the problem right there. It shouldn't be his call.
  8. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Well, thing is he is the GM, so it is actually his call whether we like it or not.

    The most interesting thing about Spencer is even if we keep him we still need a backup for the spot cause right now we have noone else to backup Ware and Spencer except maybe Crawford. Becomes an even worse situation if we lose Spencer, Butler can't play 4-3 DE and neither can Wilber even as backups.

    Even if we kept Spencer, we could see a DE drafted simply cause we have two 30 year old DEs and its a premium position.
  9. Irving Cowboy

    Irving Cowboy The Chief

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    Wait, what? According to some here who claim to be "in the know", it's just a title, that he's not really the GM. Which is it? If he's the GM in name only and it's everyone else's collaboration that decides who stays/goes, then it's still not his decision.
  10. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Forget for a moment that you it's dangerous to pay big FA money to guys who are are 30'ish NFL -- more times that not it blows up in team's faces.

    You don't pay $10m/year to move a 3-4 OLB who has averaged 5 sacks per season in his career and convert him to a 4-3 DE.
  11. DallasDW00ds0n

    DallasDW00ds0n Well-Known Member

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    I wonder whats to come of Butler
  12. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage Zone Supporter

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    You do know that an injured, OLD, Ware still out sacked, barely, but still did (in a contract year) Spencer.

    A guy basically in a wheelchair, out sacks you. Embarrassing.
  13. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    ....with all due respect, the next big play he makes will be his first: seriously.
  14. M'Kevon

    M'Kevon A Love Supreme

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    Then I guess 99% of all NFL defenders should rightly feel embarrassed.

  15. TwentyOne

    TwentyOne Well-Known Member

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    How will you pay him the money he will demand as an 4-3 DE ? Just for your infomration: we are not talking 3-4 OLB money anymore. As a 3-4 DE he will get more.

    The only thing that could be said is that he is unproven. But i dont think that will make alot of a difference.
  16. TwentyOne

    TwentyOne Well-Known Member

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    I dont think you are right. If he stays we will be happy to get him for that kind of money. Just look around the league (Mario Williams comes to mind).
  17. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    no way is Spencer worth $10 million a year even if we could afford the cap space.
    and comparing Spencer to Mario Williams? put down the Kool Aid

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