Ahmad bradshaw

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  1. putter1013

    putter1013 Well-Known Member

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    If this guy hits the open Market, Miami needs to go after him hot and heavy.

    He has break away speed and big play ability. Runs hard on every play (sometimes fumbles because of it) and makes the most of every carry. He is still only 24 going on 25 and can catch the ball very well.

    This is the RB we should be going after this offseason if given the chance.
     
  2. Heinegrabber

    Heinegrabber Since 84 Finheaven VIP Donator

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    Fumbles more than Ricky Williams and Adrian Peterson with their hands greased playing against the Ravens with a wet football.
     
  3. noworries

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    I think it would be a great pickup.
     
  4. dolphinators13

    dolphinators13 Comon Mannnn

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    Seems like all he does is fumbles. I will give you he has big play ability, but with how awful are offense is turnover hurt, and Bradshaw drops the rock way too much.
     
  5. madmic21

    madmic21 A True Fan

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    He is gonna want some serious cash. I have a hard time paying running backs big. I don't know. They need to have the draft first then FA. It would be nice to know how the draft turned our before having to make a decision on what we could pay this guy.
     
  6. st99

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    Extremely overrated. Go throw lots of money at him.
     
  7. TKAllDay

    TKAllDay Seasoned Veteran Donator

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    WTF did you guys ever watch this guy play? We are lacking playmaking ability and this guy brings it. It is possible to correct fumbleitis, ask Tiki Barber. And about the money, who cares? its not our money its Rosses..
     
  8. BARF

    BARF ...FOR ME TO POOP ON

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    gonna want too much money, rather have leon washington
     
  9. MisiDressing

    MisiDressing Banned Hammered

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    Just say no to all FA RBs. Easiest position to draft - even with mid and late round picks.

    FB Vonta Leach however would be a great signing.
     
  10. phinsfan84

    phinsfan84 remember ur 1st chance may be ur last

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    In his hay day yes. . but Leon isnt the same player he was pre injury. . Bradshaw is young and has not too muchtread on his tires. .No serious injury problems and is ELECTRIC!

    I guess i just don't get this whole worried/timidness around here sometimes. . .i mean its like Parcells has hired the fans and pays them to buy into his slow methodical "perfect make up, no mistake, high charecter players"

    Well unfortunaty there are plenty of players in the playoffs right now that Parcells would never even bat an eye at for far too many reasons. Its a nice foundation and way to look at things but you cant be cut and dry to parcells mantra because that means you leave yourself on the outside looking in when in comes to the majority of the talent pool in the league
     
  11. madmic21

    madmic21 A True Fan

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    This is what cracks me up about fans. There is this thing called a salary cap. Hence you must be aware of where and how you spend your money on players. This isn't Major League Baseball where there is a cap and everything after that is subject to a luxery tax. You must stay in line and make sound monetary decisions.
     
  12. TKAllDay

    TKAllDay Seasoned Veteran Donator

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    No kidding! Was there a salary cap when we signed Marshall to 50 mil? Was there a salary cap when we signed Dansby to 50 mil? OF COURSE THERE WAS! But we have plenty of cap guys I am sure and they made it work. We are going to lose Ronnie and Ricky (which I believe is a good thing) but we need a veteran in the backfield. We can't go into the season with 3 rookies back there. They may have higher ceilings but do they know how to play all aspects of the game? Maybe they will eventually, but Bradshaw does instantly with no compensation. Pay the man.
     
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    Lilseb93 This Is My House

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    There was NO salary cap when we signed Marshall and Dansby.
     
  14. madmic21

    madmic21 A True Fan

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    Yeah and these salaries add up. I would rather spend money on another dominant pass rusher, or lineman and see what we can get from the draft. Bradshaw is going to get paid a big deal into his 30's. The question is do you want to be paying a 30 year old back 12-15 million dollars who has fumbling and age issues at that point? The problem with deals like this isn't next year or the following its the last couple years. Its definately a balancing act... I think we can save that money and spend it on another pass rusher who can play into their mid 30's or a WR, or a Lineman. I guess it is all a matter of perspective. I see RBs in this league drafted in the 3rd to later round playing cheap all the time.
     
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    Right, because I am sure Ireland and Co. didn't operate under their own salary cap.......... They just mortgaged our entire future (knowing that there will be a salary cap in place again most likely)... Yup.

    ---------- Post added at 07:19 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:18 PM ----------

    I understand the arguement against paying RBs and all and I do support it but we are going to have NO VETs in the backfield...
     
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    Rather draft a RB...RB have historically started at a high level as rookies more than any other position.
     
  17. The Goat

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    I'd rather have Michael Bush...and he'd probably be cheaper.
     
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    I wouldn't have a problem with bringing in Bradshaw.
     
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    Bradshaw would be awesome for this team, not sure what this long deal into his 30's is about, give him a 4/5 year deal if you can. Guy can catch passes out of the backfield and can fix his fumbling issues.
     
  21. putter1013

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    For his Career he fumbles on average 1 time per 44 Rushing attempts. And that is mainly due to this year when he had 7 fumbles. But that can be a fluke at times and is also able to be corrected.

    Anyone who says draft a 22-23 year old unproven guy over a 24 year old proven back is crazy. Yes we would have to pony up a few bucks for him but you also would pony up a lot of money for a first round RB. Jake Long is one of the Highest Paid OL in the game before he played 1 snap. Lucky for us he panned out but if he wouldn't have we would have been pissed!
     
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    This guy has some major character issues. Trust me, we're from the same hometown. I know him. Character is something that worries me about him
     
  23. gcherd

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    Don't trust this assessment from a WVU fan...Ahmad Bradshaw (played his college ball at Marshall, the same school as Chad Pennington) is a stud RB that runs as hard or harder than anyone in the league. The Dolphins would be a much better team if they signed the beast.
     
  24. Pinkboy

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    I have a much harder time wasting a 1st round pick on a running back-

    http://www.finheaven.com/forums/sho...g-a-running-back-in-the-1st-round..&highlight=

    Just say NO !!!
     
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    1. Why shouldn't we trust an individual who is a fan of WVU? That automatically discredits them?
    2. Stud status = debatable. Runs harder than anyone in the league?

    Okay, well, judging from that last statement I'll trust an opinion from a WVU fan over you. Bradshaw is fast and makes a lot of big plays, but he's not a beast. That nickname is reserved for a select few.
     
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    Bradshaw is a tenacious runner for the size of his frame, constantly breaking tackles. He's a perfect 15 - 18 touches per game type back.

    His injury history is a concern. Plus, I've watched him for the last two years and he broke only one long play this year compared to several last year. Meaning his shelf life has an expiration date coming up.

    Pass....
     
  27. Mr772

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    Ding Ding Ding..... We have a Winner!!

    Bow-legged runner - stress fractures in both feet requiring surgical screws as well as a left angle injury that required surgery. One of his trainners made a comment about his feet being similar to a 50+ year old man. Most of this past year it was taking him a weeks worth of treatment just to be ready for the games on sunday.
     
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    I'm in NYC. I watch every single Giants game because most of my friends are Giant fans and its fun to laugh at Eli. That being said, I have no idea what to make of Bradshaw. He could be the next Priest Holmes, he can be out of the league in 2 years. The Giants have a good OL and good WRs. He never had to face a defense that was geared to stop him. He had games where he looked really really good. Then he had games where Jacobs had to come in because Bradshaw couldn't even get 2 yards. He is very injury prone and that's not a good thing if you're looking to make him a primary RB... there's also the fumbles.
     

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