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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

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  2. No

    86.1%
  1. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    Terrible trade for the Colts and would have been worse for Dallas. I wouldn't touch a running back in the first rd and how is TRich and improvement on Murray anyhow?
     
  2. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Yes. He's an elite young talent. Find a couple more OL in the offseason and you'd have a running game again.
     
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  3. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    You have more patience than I do.

    I thought about replying to those posts but figured it was a waste of time to explain how a player going from a garbage team to a good team can improve that players production.
     
  4. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    I'd trade a second and Murray for him. It might close the door on drafting a TE in 2014, but I would find a way to get over it (I kids!)
     
  5. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    You would give up a 1st rounder for Trent Richardson?
     
  6. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Yes.
     
  7. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    No, nein, tsha, Iie, nyet, non, mai, naheen, nei, khong, and any other language I can think of off the top of my head.
     
  8. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    No. In my opinion, he's always been somewhat of an overrated prospect, and I'd much rather use a first on the lines. We desperately need to find a franchise 3-tech, and trading away a first for a RB isn't going to help that cause.
     
  9. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Wow man I can't believe that. You must be stuck in the 90's or something.


    Peterson is the only RB worth a 1st round pick.

    Think of all of the NFL's top RB's. How many were 1st rounders?

    It's just not a position you need to give up a lot to get a lot.
     
  10. BAZ

    BAZ Drunken Mick

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    Think of all the number one picks that amount to nothing. Think of all the number 1 & 2 (sometimes combined) that don't pan out. I like this fit for Richardson and I'm sure hes glad to get out of Cleveland. It will take a few weeks to get up to speed, but if he can stay healthy, no way do they not improve from being on the Browns. Norv Turner must be looking at his play sheet going "I got nuttin".
     
  11. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    there are very few gys in the nfl worth trading a 1st rnd pick for. one huge reason is money, you are'nt gonna be paying near the money you would the guy you could draft. but geno is one of those few i would do it for. he is a serious impact player, maybe a guy like watt. certainly not a rb
     
  12. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

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    Trent is better than Murray but wouldn't trade a pick for a player we won't use correctly
     
  13. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    This often injured running back is on pace for 840 yards this season.

    And running backs are a dime a dozen in a league that no longer values running backs.

    The Browns got a steal.
     
  14. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    LOL, Geno Smith will be out of the league in five years. He's Akili Smith. Too stupid to play QB in the NFL.
     
  15. Dallyjake

    Dallyjake Active Member

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    nope...gotta have an oline that can run block 1st
     
  16. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    No shot I woulda traded a first for Trent. I would have traded a 3rd rounder definitely. But nothing higher
     
  17. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    Following this philosophy has left us striking out on RBs for almost a quarter century. We drafted our last good back in 1990, a 1st Round pick.
     
  18. pugilist

    pugilist Stick N Move

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    it is in my opinion that RBs seldom are worthy of a 1st round draft grade in today's pass happy NFL. so no, I would not have given a 1st rd pick for him
     
  19. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member

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    He's on a crap team and had broken ribs last year. It's was only 1 year and the Colt's pick is potentially in the 20s. It's not like the Colts were trading a top 3 pick.
     
  20. CATCH17

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    That makes no sense. Felix Jones was a 1st rounder. Ray Rice was taken in that same draft in the 2nd round..

    MB3 was a monster for a few seasons and better than Richardson has been at any point in his career.

    This philosiphy works and is proven in todays NFL.

    Spending #1's on a player like David Wilson and Trent Richardson just isn't worth it when you can draft guys like Alfred Morris in the 6th round.
     

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