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Why didn't we look to aquire Moffitt for a nobody dlineman

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by theranchsucks, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. theranchsucks

    theranchsucks Benched

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    Broncos acquire John Moffitt, trade Sealver Siliga to Seahawks
    Posted by Michael David Smith on August 20, 2013, 6:23 PM EDT
    [IMG] AP
    For the second day in a row, the Seahawks have traded guard John Moffitt.
    On Monday, the Seahawks shipped Moffitt to Cleveland in a trade for defensive lineman Brian Sanford. But that trade was voided because the Browns had some concerns about Moffitt’s health.
    Shortly after that trade to Cleveland was voided, the Broncos announced that they have acquired Moffitt. Denver shipped defensive tackle Sealver Siliga to Seattle to acquire Moffitt.
    It is not clear whether the Broncos are aware of Moffitt’s health issue and are not as concerned about it as the Browns were, or if it’s still possible that Moffitt could fail the Broncos’ physical, and that this trade could be voided, too.
    A 2011 third-round draft pick, Moffitt started nine games as a rookie and six games last year. Siliga entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and has played in just one regular-season game.
  2. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    He played with Frederick at Wisconsin on the same line in 2009. Would have been interesting to pair them up again.
  3. rpatricc

    rpatricc Well-Known Member

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    I posted this earlier when Cleveland dealt for him. I think he was worth someone like Lissemore.
  4. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    So everyone could go great fit for the Cowboys... he's hurt too.
  5. ThreeandOut

    ThreeandOut Well-Known Member

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    The article probably answers the question in your title...health issues.
  6. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    liss is an acual player. moffit is close to being a bust. there is a reason they cut him lose for nothing. he is a head case and not very effective. he was beat out by an undrafted rookie. he is no better than bernie so what would be the point. i'm all for getting better but just because a guy has a name people have heard of before does'nt make him a better player
  7. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    we just signed Lissemore to a 5 year extension that is very very cheap. No way we move on from him for a backup guard. Oh yeah, also we have no depth on the Dline.
  8. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Ah...

    Cos Moffit has generally been bad since he's been in the league.
  9. Alexander

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

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    No.

    Think Jeris Pendleton.
  10. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    This little "dance" between Seattle, Cleveland and Denver should tell you that there are teams in the NFL with worse guard play than Dallas.
  11. Alexander

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

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    There is a significant difference.

    Their issues are due to injuries, real injuries to quality players. Not lingering nagging problems that were evident all offseason and finally recognized. Not situations where suddenly it dawned on the braintrust that maybe they could not play afterall.

    Both Denver and Cleveland had above average to very very good lines were it not for key injuries. Dallas does not have the same excuse.

    They are in this circumstance due to fortune, not incompetence.
  12. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    At this juncture it doesn't matter much how the respective "trains" got to the station... but the fact is they're there.
  13. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    What a lame response to a valid point.

    When you can not criticize your team in any way, you quickly lose credibility. Especially when that team has been so grossly mismanaged over the years.
  14. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    There is a difference between educated criticism and looking for things to complain about. He failed a physical and CLEVELAND of all places voided the deal. CLEVELAND!

    Furthermore, can we please merge these threads. There are already three of them.
  15. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Give me a break. If you gents want to go down that path again, and quite frankly it doesn't interest me.

    The current reality is that Cleveland, Denver and Seattle all have bigger problems at guard than Dallas does.

    Maybe it irritates some folks to know that some teams have a worse situation...
  16. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    It does because many people on this board are so invested in being right. I believe strongly that many people on this board would prefer our OL to stink rather than admit they were wrong about it
    CowboyStar88 likes this.
  17. Alexander

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

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    It absolutely does matter. Well, maybe not if you are into making excuses.
  18. Alexander

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

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    Cleveland has one of the better offensive lines in the league--when healthy, so they clearly know how to build a line and evaluate the talent on the roster.

    I really do not get what your point is.
  19. Alexander

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

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    They do? I would be happy to debate it, but since facing reality does not appear to "interest" you, I will just leave it alone.
  20. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Winnie uses ANY excuse to claim Our O line is just fine-with Romo getting worked and no running game- but our O line is fine
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