Bill Parcells says what we need!

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  1. MrEd

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    http://chat.nfl.com/front/index/117

    Bill Parcells held a live chat during the pre Super Bowl festivities. He was asked questions by fans and he answered them. It was a short session, but he revealed what he felt were the team's strengths and where he felt their weaknesses were.

    He mentioned that he felt that MIA needed "...a little more FIREPOWER ON OFFENSE..."

    I don't know about anyone else...but does this spell out that Parcells feels we need to add a WR?

    Hmm? Hakeem Nicks? Anquan Boldin? TJ Houshmansada?
     
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    I'm sure he's laying out his complete draft plan now.
     
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    I sure do want Hakeem Nicks in a fins uni!
     
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    To me that's simple, it's a smokescreen.

    Remeber, it's the silly season, it's Parcells, and where there's fire there's smoke ... or something. Expect quite a lot of misdirection and disinformation from now until draft day. Sure, they'll interview some candidates they like, and some they don't like. They'll say lots of things, many contradictory, but that's all part of the game. I expect defense and OL in rounds 1 and 2, order depending upon who is available. Sure, we may pick up a WR, but it is unlikely on the first day IMHO.
     
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    Smoke and mirrors my friends.
     
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    yeah but we DO need firepower on offense lol.
     
  7. rev kev

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    YOU can bet he'll do whatever it takes to drive up the value of exactly what he doesn't want..., so his player is available
     
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    BINGO!!!!! Parcells isn't going to tell anyone what we're going to be doing. He will put all kinds of B.S. out there to make people think one thing and then do something totally different. He sure as hell isn't going to go public and say what we're looking for.
     
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    I love how everybody makes it sound like an absolute sin to draft/sign a "playmaker". Yes, a team should be built from this insideout (Offensive/Defensive Line), but if Parcells thinks Hakeem Nicks is a true "playmaker" and can help add some firepower to this team, he will not hesitate to draft him.
     
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    Yes it can be all smokescreen but we do need firepower so he isn't lying.
     
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    He just stated the obviouse.
     
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    I think he just stated what everyone basically knows already. We weren't exactly the most feared offense. Parcells just stated fact. Didn't say anything about how he'd get that firepower.
     
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    If he said we needed all our starters to play like probowlers he wouldn't be lying...
     
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    because if everyone out there is thinking that he would never say what he really wants and that anything he says is a smokescreen......then what better way to mask what he truly wants, than to say it publicly??

    Brilliant strategy by Bill!! Bring on the offensive firepower!! :wink:
     
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    FIREPOWER ? Can anyone say Derek Hagan. Bring him back to be our #1. Cmon Bill Derek Hagan on one side WIlford on the other.
     
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    whatever he feels we need-
    is correct-
    he can do no wrong-
     
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    Yes....His long history of drafting WRs in the first roud suggests he'd do that. Not.
     
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    Ramses Barden would make a great compliment to Ginn in the 2nd round. I also look for Parcells to add a big play TE to complement Fasano in the base 2 TE set early in the draft.
     
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    And while we're at it, lets just resurrect Woody Hayes to be the OC. :rolleyes:

    Seriously, I saw Nicks in a skills competition over the weekend and was impressed.
     
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    I was too. He has massive hands. He looked smooth but precise. Barden looked good too, but lots more unpolished than Hicks.
     
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    ....and did his history of drafting O-Line in the 1st round suggest that he would draft Jake Long last year?

    HINT - he didn't draft a single offensive lineman in the 1st round while with the Patriots, Jets or Cowboys (12 drafts).

    The Giants did 3 times while he was there, but I am unsure at what point, if at all, he ever had final say over personell. Of course they did draft Mark Ingram in the 1st round too.
     
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    Pat Harlow and Eugene Chung? Both 1st rounders...Both OTs..
    ETA: Both with NE in consecutive years.
     
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    Both drafted prior to 1993 when Parcells joined the Patriots. ;)
     
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    Oops. You're right. Well, regardless, with the Long pick, he's officially picked more OTs than WRs with his last 4 teams. (I don't count the Glenn pick)
     
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    Nicks fits the mold of a Parcells type player, I wouldn't mind but I think there are more pressing needs.
     
  26. burger13

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    Well so far with the Dolphins he is 1 for 1 in picking a position in the 1st round that he had never picked in the 1st round previously.

    Will the 'streak' continue??
     
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    He already has one...David Martin. Did you not watch the games this past year? Hello?
     
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    Unless Nicks is also gonna play in our secondary I'd say there are better options in rd. 1
     
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    Ahhhh! Here comes the Smokescreen talk. Beautiful!
     
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    What type of receiver is Nicks? to which NFL wide receiver can you compare him to?

    Sorry but i just never seen this guy play.
     
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    Nice Last Dragon picture! Where did you find the Sho-gun of Harlem?
     
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    why is this smoke and mirrors?

    what big secret did bill give away there?

    seems EVERYONE but fin fans know our offense
    is a JOKE. see the bowl last night? see ANYONE
    on our team that REMOTELY looks like boldin, fitzgerald
    or santonio holmes?

    bill doesnt either. and he has been around long enough
    to know that you dont win ANYTHING in this leauge when
    you can only scounge up around 17 points a game.

    wr, rb, oline, we need it ALL!!! none of it makes anyone giggly!

    so like i said every team knows we need exactly what parcells
    said. he didnt need any smoke and mirrors and didnt give ANYTHING
    away.
     
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    1) before Randy Moss went to NE, did they have anyone that remotely resembled Fitz, Boldin or even Holmes? Nope. But they managed to win a little, no?

    2) we scored over 20 points a game

    3) the world champion steelers scored a grand total of 2 points more than us this season.
     
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    It could be smoke and mirrors but then again is he wrong? Davone Bess, Ted Ginn Jr., and Greg Camarillo are good players but we lack a true #1. We land a Boldin or a Hakeem Nicks as a #1, Ginn as #2, and Bess in the Slot then we are working with something. We would have to trade for Boldin and I would give up pick #57 but nothing more. Our team would be serious contenders if...

    Resigned..
    Yeremiah Bell-Strong Safety
    Vernon Carey-Right Tackle

    Signed..
    Bryant McFadden-Cornerback
    Karlos Dansby-Inside Linebacker

    Drafted
    1-Larry English-Outside Linebacker-Northern Illinois
    2A-William Moore-Safety-Missouri
    2B-Traded for Boldin
    3-Antoine Caldwell-Center-Alabama
    4-Coye Francies-Cornerback-San jose State
    5-Otis Wiley-Strong Safety-Michigan State
    7A-Eric Vandenheuvel-Offensive Tackle-Wisconsin
    7B-Kaluka Maiva-Linebacker-USC
    7C-Edwin Williams-Center-Maryland

    Roster..

    QB: Chad Pennington/Chad Henne/John Beck
    RB: Ronnie Brown/Ricky Williams/Patrick Cobbs
    FB: Loushaka Polite
    TE: Anthony Fasano/David Martin
    WR: Anquan Boldin/Davon Bess/ Brandon London
    WR: Ted Ginn Jr./Greg Camarillo
    LT: Jake Long/Eric vandenheuvel
    LG: Justin Smiley/Samson Satele
    C: Antoine Caldwell/Edwin Williams
    RG: Donald Thomas/Shawn Murphy/ Andy Allemen
    RT: Vernon Carey/ Ikechuku Ndukwe
    K: Dan Caprenter
    P: Brandon Fields
    DE: Vonnie Holliday/ Phil Merling
    DE: Kendall Langford/Lionel Dotson/Rod Wright
    DT: Jason Ferguson/Paul Soliai
    OLB: Joey Porter/Cameron Wake
    OLB: Larry English/ Charlie Anderson/Matt Roth
    ILB: Akin Ayodele/Kaluka Miava
    ILB: Karlos Dansby
    CB: Will Allen/Jason Allen/Nate Jones
    CB: Bryant McFadden/Coye Francies
    FS: William Moore/Brandon tolver
    SS: yeremiah bell/Otis Wiley




    Damn I would be a good GM; that works in the cap too...

    7C-
     
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    He'll get a WR, but not where you might think he will.
     
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    then you my friend would not have Anquan Boldin.

    There was one chance to get Boldin for that small of a price, and it was during the 2003 draft.

    Maybe he could be had for similar cost.....in about 3-4 years.
     
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    I'm surprised Parcells didn't say that he identified special teams coverage as the major weakness and that he was going to focus heavily on improving that in the draft and free agency.
     
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    You certainly are correct :hi5:
     
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