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  1. miamiron

    miamiron A True Fan

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    Jimmy Graham
    Two first-round picks, of course, would be a high-price to pay -- not to mention having to sign Graham to an expensive contract that they would have to negotiate with him

    Would you do it?
     
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    No, the 2 first round picks is enough to scare all teams away.
     
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    Daytona Fin Playoffs Moderator Finheaven VIP

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    Two firsts and a mega contract, no team will bite.
     
  4. fishfanmiami

    fishfanmiami Have you seen junior's grades ? Moderator Finheaven VIP

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    try to get them to take Wheeler and our first pick :chuckle:

    i luv Graham as a player but that price is too much.
     
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    How does this work? Can teams use this designation on one player and franchise tag on another? Is this a viable option for Starks?
     
  6. Dolphins7273

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    Why not? We already know this team doesn't know what the **** to do with it's draft picks, anyway.
     
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    andyahs Bahamian Redneck Donator

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    The draft guru is gone or are we now blaming anyone for our drafts now?

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    Now all teams will run and hide. No way anyone bites at two firsts and a HUGE contract.

    Toss in that the Saints are forcing the TE tag on Jimmy at around $7.5, he will file for WR tag at around $12.

    Laughed when I heard Saints GM (I think it was him) say "Well, we drafted him as a TE, he's listed as a TE, so we will pay him the TE tag."

    Nothing like pissing of your #1 offensive weapon.
     
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    Smart move by the Saints, they win either way.
     
  10. MikeO

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    Wouldn't scare me away. With the way the Fins blow 1st round picks, I will take a HOF caliber TE and upgrade the offense without any doubt or chance of a rookie bust

    The Fins gave up 2 first round picks for Ricky Williams back in the day. What's the difference?
     
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    Dion Jordan and our 1st. I'd do it in a heartbeat. Hell, I'd even consider 2 1sts. Graham and Clay on the field at the same time? Yes, please. I can't think of anybody that will be available at 19 who is likely to have a bigger impact than Graham would.
     
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    no team will even consider this
     
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    Let's give our new GM a chance before we crown him "Ireland II"

    Jimmy Graham was there for us to take during the draft. For a team to wreck their cap and waste 2 first rounds picks is just ludicrous. There are other TE's that can play.
    Give me Ebron at 19 combined with Charles Clay. That is the way we should roll.
    Either Ebron or Mosley at 19, or I will be pissed off.
     
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    Yes he is, but the guy they replaced him with was also like their 50th choice. Lets just call it a hunch.
     
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    Wouldn't really be mad either way.
     
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    I would for a big time QB.
     
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    I'd do it in a heartbeat, the salary cap is scheduled to escalate so much in the next few years his cap number could be manageable. Jimmy graham combined with Wallace taking the top off the defense would be prolific.
     
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    It would take balls to do it but I think it might be worth it. Chances are that Jimmy Graham will be better than anyone we get in the draft.
     
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    One word: Raiders.
     
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    We also have the cap room to do it.
     
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    The hostile takeover price is 2 1sts, but the Saints can accept something less. I bet they'd take a mid-1st for Graham if he is demanding a top WR contract. The Saints cap is a mess right now.
     
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    I would probably do it but if not at least feign at the idea to buy a little good will with Graham and maybe force the Saints hand a little. I seem to recall Belichick offering the tender for one of Pittsburghs players a few years back and the speculation at the time was he knew Pittsburgh would match the offer, which hurt them and bought him a little good will with the player.
     
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    Good. Now we can stop talking about a scenario that never had a chance of happening
     

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