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What about Michael Turner?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by juck, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. juck

    juck Well-Known Member

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    Very good beastly back. About to be released. 31 is not too old. I think he would be a great compliment with Demarco and can be every down back.
     
  2. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    He didn't look that great at all this year.
     
  3. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Too much mileage. Fresh legs is the way to go.
     
  4. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

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    he has alot of mileage on him..those 300+ touch seasons really wear backs down
     
  5. durrrr

    durrrr Active Member

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    um, no

    he is not very good, nor is he beastly
     
  6. durrrr

    durrrr Active Member

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    Exactly. The draft is where to find a RB.
     
  7. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    Not beastly. Tiptoes to the line of scrimmage now. He is done.
     
  8. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    If we go the old-guy route, how 'bout Steven Jackson? Good compliment to Murray, and a long-time Cowboy fan...
     
  9. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

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    if I had to choose between the two - would definitely take SJ without a second thought , but would much rather we get a younger back whether it be through the draft or free agency
     
  10. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    The real answer is OL.

    You could bring in AP (Minnesota) and if you dont upgrade the line....waste of time and money.

    But Turner... even with an OL is not the fix.
     
  11. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I think Jackson this season is going to be one of those NE-style veteran picks. He's going to sign for less than people think because he's been in the league 9 or so years now, and everyone's carrying two guys and drafting them in the middle rounds these days. He'll end up signing a decent-value contract for the next two years before retiring.

    He'd actually be a good guy in Dallas. Great veteran locker room presence. Good hard runner capable of being a change of pace or a part-time injury starter indefinitely. At the end of his career, and, as I said, a long-time Cowboy fan. And we're closer to competitive and have a better shot in our division than the Rams will this season. I'd think we'd be his second choice if he doesn't stay put and doesn't cost a fortune.
     
  12. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I'd much rather have Jackson if they were going to go the older vet back. I agree with some others though that the draft and fresh legs is the way to go at running back.
     
  13. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't he have a degenerative knee?
     
  14. Nation

    Nation Well-Known Member

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    Turner is horrible and can't even be trusted on 3rd and 1 these days. If we bring in a veteran back they should be making the minimum.
     
  15. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Does he? I hadn't heard that. STL just extended him, and they're still trying to keep him on board if he doesn't exercise his option.
     
  16. Nation

    Nation Well-Known Member

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    Steven Jackson will be voiding a $7m option year to become a free agent. I wouldn't pay him that over 3 years at this point.
     
  17. Achilleslastand

    Achilleslastand Well-Known Member

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    Lard butt is one of the most overrated RBs of the last 10 yrs.
     
  18. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    turner was OK.
     
  19. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    He's actually been one of the more productive RBs over the last 5 years.......until this year pretty much.
     
  20. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    like clockwork whenever a washed up player gets cut someone here wants him to be a Cowboy.
     

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