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Would you have traded our first for Trent Richardson?

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Cowboy Brian, Sep 18, 2013.

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Would you have traded our 2014 1st rounder for Trent Richardson?

  1. Yes

    13.9%
  2. No

    86.1%
  1. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    I don't think many people anticipate our pick to be far off from the Colts in the 2014 draft. I definitely would've pulled the trigger, it would've been a steal.
     
  2. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    I guess you've been impressed with Richardson's 3 yards a carry? I just don't see why anyone even invests in running backs in the 1st round anymore. Unless you are one of these teams picking late in the 1st round who clearly don't have many holes. I just don't get it. Our run blocking isn't much better than the Browns so i'd expect that 3 yards per carry to stay the same or get worse here.

    I think its a terrible move for the Colts. A team trying to rebuild around Luck and his best option is a mid 30's wide receiver. Just not smart IMO.
     
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  3. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    No, no, no and oh, absolutely no! Even if the Cowboys were one player away from a SB run, Trent is not the answer. Trent is not leaps and bounds better than Demarco.

    I would never trade a 1st for any RB not named AP.
     
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  4. Vintage

    Vintage The Cult of Jib

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    Nope. But I would trade half of our fan base with our 1st rounder if another team would pick them up.
     
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  5. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    No way...the marginal difference would not have mattered with the current oline and our rush scheme. Would only give a #1 for a tackle, de/dt maybe an elite safety.
     
  6. kevm3

    kevm3 Well-Known Member

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    No way, no how.
     
  7. Zman5

    Zman5 Well-Known Member

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    I don't want to give up a 1st rounder to get a RB that gets zero carries in a 4th quarter of a very close game.
     
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  8. nake

    nake Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Nope. Richardson at 3.4 a carry this year and DeMarco is at 3.5.
     
  9. roughneck266

    roughneck266 Well-Known Member

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    Not in a million years. I am not convinced he is much, if any, better than what we have.
     
  10. jimnabby

    jimnabby Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Is that you, Jerry? It would have been a steal all right, but I'm not a Browns fan, so I would not have been happy. At all.
     
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  11. Questfor6

    Questfor6 Well-Known Member

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    Only guy I'd trade our 2014 1st round pick for would be Geno Atkins.
     
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  12. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    This was an absolute panic move by the Colts. The player the Browns signed off the street to replace Richardson, McGahee, would have been a much better option.
     
  13. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    i would . without a doubt he is worth the 2014th 28th pick
     
  14. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    Dude, I just lost a mouthful of beer. Well done!

    Yeeeeaaaah, I'm gonna need the $2 for that beer though....
     
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  15. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    How could you? This team doesn't care to run the ball.

    As for the YPC, people don't actually expect that it stays there do they?
     
  16. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    Poll says it all
     
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  17. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully our pick next year is above at least 27. With that said, HEEEEEEEECCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKK YESSSSSSSSSSSS!!! Nobody in next years draft will be as good as he is right now at that point in the draft.
     
  18. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    We traded down again?
     
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  19. Blue Eyed Devil

    Blue Eyed Devil Active Member

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    We've got Murray, he's fine enough.

    Murray + 2014 1st round pick > Murray + Richardson.

    But if I was anyone in the other 2/3rds of the league that has a suspect runner / old runner (Giants, Colts, Jaguars, Jets, Saints, Panthers, Cardinals, Steelers, etc.) yeah I'd go for the trade.
     
  20. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Ben Tate-FA 2014
     
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