Hey Fiedler Huggers...a doable Qb Upgrade

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  1. fin-atic

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    By the way this is my new name for the Jay supporters who like to refer to us realist as "Fiedler Bashers".

    I keep seeing "Show me a doable QB Upgrade?"

    Here it is. Plain and simple.

    How do we get a better QB? That's not so hard. You rework veterans contracts, you cut the dead weight (Rodgers, Ruddy, etc) and free the money up. You trade for or sign Griese. He isn't wanted he will come cheap from Denver. The cap experts agree that when the dust settles Miami will have the $$ to sign one or two high profile free agents.

    You also draft a young QB. Maybe a Dorsey or Kingsbury. You throw them in and groom them for the future.

    When the season starts I like the thoughts of having Griese starting and a talented rookie learning the system for the future.

    We will be in better cap shape than last year. We managed to sign Ricky didn't we? There is a way.

    I would also take any of these QBs out there instead of Griese:

    Plummer
    Couch
    Holcomb
    Bulger
    Warner

    Of course I know that many of those will not be available, but I would take any of them that would be. Couch or Holcomb may be a possibility as could be Warner or Bulger. Not enough balls to go around for all those guys.

    Now here is my counter question...how do you Fiedler Huggers justify Jays pathetic performance the last two games with the season on the line? If you don't have the stats look at my posts or go to NFL.Com and click schedules then go to the games and click on them for game stats.

    He threw for terrible yardage and terrible completion ratio. What good does the first five games do you if you can not step up when the team needs you ?

    Final point. When Miami signed Carter, Ricky said on his site that he was glad because they "have no leaders on offense". What does that tell you aout your QB?

    Sorry but:

    JAY MUST GO!
     
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    Interesting. So you have solved our QB problem(at least you think you have). Now what about the rest of the team? We need OL, WR help, OLB, nickel and dime backs, a KR/PR, and probably a new punter. With the decent contract that your savior QB is going to want and have to get, where are you going to get the space to get those upgrades? If things were that easy, we'd all be GMs......
     
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    That shows what you know about QBs. You want Kingsbury, a guy who can throw 5 yards? Or Dorsey (a guy who I actually like and said we should draft but then I got some sense) who can't throw the ball well either and all he has is a football mind but not a QB arm. Saying we should draft one of those two guys wipes out what I think of your evaluation of QBs.
     
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    I don't think we have to draft a QB for the future because i think Rosenfels is it, but if the talent is there for the picking, you don't just let it slip. i would love an upgrade over Fiedler, but I just don't think it's the most important spot on this team.
     
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    I can't say I have ever seen Rosenfels play a full game because I haven't, the only time I saw him was a preseason game in Japan (in which he did well), but I really don't think he is our QB of the future. I don't think its because he was traded for a 7th round pick, because I know that Washington had too many QBs so the deal made sense for Washington because they would have had to release him. However, I wouldn't call a guy who threw 8 TDs and 12 INTs in his senior year of college a QB for the future. I think he can be a good backup, but I don't think he is a NFL starter. Then again, I can't say this is because I have seen him play multiple times, I am just basing this on stats.
     
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    If Rosenfels is our future....I hope we have some studs at WR to make him look good.
     
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    lol, I know the numbers don't back it up, but i've seen him perform and he's looked good. Chances are i'm wrong about him being our future, but it's not out of the question. I like him, but he needs more playing time.
     
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    Our defense was ranked fourth. Our RB tops in the league.

    O line and LB upgrade can be had with free agents and the draft. There are not any high dollar players at those positions in free agency. The ones that are there can be had at a price that will fit.

    I bet when you CUT (yes I said cut)Jay, and Rodgers and Ruddy. Rework other deals you will find the money you need.

    Also on Oline youu only really need a LT. Lets take lets say. Flozell Adams for conversation sakes. That gi9ves you a line of:

    Adams, Dixon, McKinney, Nails, and then Wade.

    I think we can live with that line, don't you?

    At linebacker, there really isn't alot out there. I agree it's a need, a big need. What is out there will not be too costly.

    You guys act like everything is etched in stone and can;t be negotiated. Hell for years, teams like San Francisco, Dallas, Tampa Bay, and recently Washington, have found ways to renegotiate, use incentives, etc. to constantly trade up in the draft, get veteran help etc.

    We can do it too. Cap is not as big a problem as you guys keep thinking it is.

    The same balls lacking on the field is also lacking in our front office.
     
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    Cut Jay? Like that will happen.

    Jay Fiedler is better than Brian Griese, Jake Plummer, or any other loser QB in the FA department that wouldn't cost TONS of money to get. Jay is not our problem. You are not a realist, you are just a Fiedler basher.
     
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    Re: Re: Hey Fiedler Huggers...a doable Qb Upgrade

    Okay "Mr QB" wiseguy:

    What logic do you have against these two guys in the face of their glaring statisitcs? C'mon Mel Kiper jr. lets hear what you briong to the table that is supported by facts.

    Worse case scenario is they don't pan out and you look at the draft next year. Hell I am looking at athletes I think will be available not who I want. Is Palmer, or Grossman going to be there at #50? I don't think so.

    I would rather have one of them who MAY pan out then Rosenfels. Hell even keep Jay as #2 and place the rookie at #3.

    So why don't you bring something to the table dealing with facts and theories rather than be a smart as-s.
     
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    Give me some data some facts to suppor this. You can't, no one can. Why? Because its not real.

    FOIedler Hugger! Fiedler Hugger!
     
  12. Baz

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    29-13..........
     
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    Alright first off, before my next post, I have to do this...

    "FOIedler Hugger"


    :)
     
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    Hey Great BMarion!!

    I bet the other 23 plus players who played each game would love to know Jay won all those games!!

    I bet our defense had nothing to do wiht it did it? Or Ricky?

    We won inspite of Jay, not because of Jay. Show me one game he has thrown for over 400 yards in? How many over three hundred?

    Please don't insult my intelligence with that win record crap. He is lucky to have been carried by our defense and running game for three years.
     
  15. Baz

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    LMAO, you're in trouble now fin-atic. 984 is busting out the big guns. Let him have it......
     
  16. fin-atic

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    Its easy to be a proof reader when that's all you have to bring to the table.

    In case you struggled with it let me correct it for you:

    Fiedler Hugger! Fiedler Hugger! Fiedler Hugger! Fiedler Hugger!
     
  17. Baz

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    I get it, when we win it is in spite of Jay Fiedler, but when we lose, its because of him, right? How about the Raiders game where he ran it in on the last play of the game? I'm not saying he is a top 5, or even top 10 QB. I'm saying he is sufficient enough to win. Personally, I think he is a very good QB, but I'm not going to argue my personal opinion here. The FACT is, he wins. You can skew those facts however you want, but his record is 29-13, best among active QBs.......
     
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    I happen to agree. He is not even a top 10 and that has been my point all along. If we are not okay with Derrick Rodgers because he is mediocre or with McNight who is mediocre, why are we willing toi settle for medicore for arguably the most important position on the field?? IF there is any place you need a playmaker, its at QB.

    I don't want sufficient. I want a QB who can scare the opposition.
     
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    OMG. I've lost what little respect I've had for your opinion. Your judgement is clouded by your hatred of Jay. Yah cut Jay and ADD to our salary cap? Yah that's bright......cut a guy after the first year of a decently sized contract. Add a couple million to our salary cap.

    You think you can get your QB (cake) and eat it to? Any of those QB's (and if you think Bulger/Holcomb are playing at that wage next year you can fuggetaboutit!) will eat up what LITTLE cap room we have. Adams/Konrad alone would eat up most of our cap space. Once we add in your line of Dixon and Nails the cap space IS gone (they are FA's remember).

    Either way the cap space isn't there "KB21 Fielder bashing luver". Your bordering on obsessive compulsive man.
     
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    Gee Van. I will cry myself to sleep without your "respect".

    So with your great cap brain tell me what will be our cap postion after we cut Rodgers and Ruddy? What will it be after we re-work Zach's contract Which has already been approached?
    What about reworking Madison's?

    You have no credibility when you don't realize that exisitng contracts can be re-worked, that the cap is going up. We are projected to be in good cap shape with the ability sign at least two free agents. that's straight from the Sun Sentinal not me.

    You talk like what ever we have now is all we are going to have. You need to do your research before you attack someone elses credibility.

    Take your "respect" and go jump in a lake. Give Fielder a hug before you leap.
     
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    i'd like to see any of those QB's you mentioned, play with a broken thumb. not only did fiedler play, be was the major reason for the comeback! GET REAL!:yell:
     
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    And his excuse for not ranking on the top 15 his other two years????

    What comeback? Denver? PLEASE! He hurt his thumb the next to the last series of the game. He didn't do it while hurt.
    The pass he threw to put us in FG position went through the defender's hand. Should have been picked off. Luck.

    Fiedler Hugger
     
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    i suppose it was fiedlers fault the jets scored 30 points on us in the 4th quarter against the jets in 2000?:rolleyes:
     
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    you score 37 points and you'd better damn well win the game! your trying to flag down the super chief with a candle son, go peddle your wares on another board!:yell:
     
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    Hey I never said he was the only need we had. But he is like Rodgers, and Ruddy and a few others. We need to upgrade the positon.

    You guys always try and twist this into us saying he " is the only reason". Thats BS. He is one of a few problems. I don't give a free pass to him because he is the QB.
     
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    Kordell Stewart?
     
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    How's this an answer to my question? The reason he can't break the top 15 is?

    I am talking about his stats. No one can lose that for him.

    Bring something to the table or get out.
     
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    there are very few QB's in this league that can boast about being a field general of a team that has won an average of 10 games a year!;)
     
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    ONE, is that your answer, ONE! read my post, i said not many. now go back under your bed!:rolleyes:
     
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    lets see, i'm member #3 and you're #714 and you're telling me to get out. lets not forget moderator and i can wipe the floor with your posts. you are pretty stupid huh?
     
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    UMMM, excuse me Mr. Natic, but I belive once apon a time we had a QB that never put up great #'s , but seemed to just win, had a great RB, well make that 3. All in all I really don't see a whole lot of difference in the way Bob's team was made up and the way the team of 2002 was made up, other than the fact that Bob's team came to win and shove the ball up places you don't want a football shoved.
     
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    LMAO. You tell him 06. I don't think he knew you were a mod though......
     
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    On a side note, I just noticed I have over 1,000 posts. Do I get a special award or something? Maybe a star next to my name? I guess now I'm just part of the elite 1,000 post club......
     
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    Re: Re: Re: Hey Fiedler Huggers...a doable Qb Upgrade

    Well for starters I have watched Kingsbury and Dorsey play. Kingsbury plays in a system where they throw short passes and the WR does the rest. Kingsbury has no arm strength, he is projected to be a third round pick. As for Dorsey, have you seen his throws? His passes are weak, he can't put a tight spirrel on a football, and has below average arm strength. All he has is the mindset. I can GUARANTEE that neither of them will be quality QBs in the NFL, and both will be BACKUPS, while Jay had an 84 QB rating this year, and went 7-3!!!!!! His career record is 29-13, and although you can't put every win (or every loss, but I am sure you would blame every loss on him because you just use him as the scapegoat) on him, he has done a solid job and his record is one of the best in NFL HISTORY for the first 30 games started or something like that. All you can say against him are things like "he makes bad decisions" or "his arm strength sucks" or "he is unaccurate" but the stats say different, the film says different, and the team STRUGGLES with out him. Remember that Ray Lucas went 2-4 this year. Jay must be doing something right. I watched every single game this year. In the games he lost, he didn't have great games but they weren't games that he completely blew. He did throw 4 interceptions against KC, but 3 of those were in the last 8 minutes playing catchup. Or you can say he only went 11-25 against NE, but did you watch that game? Did you see the playcalling? No way you can blame that on Jay. So you can start talking and making fun of Jay or whatever, but the truth is that he will be starting here next year, and that he is a QB who is above average, and better then any FA QB or guys who will be released.
     
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    And moderators have "ban" power.
     
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    I guess early doesn't mean bright. Your number six means nothing to me. Wipe the floor with me? In your dreams. You better ask the moderators for help. You certainly can't do it on your own.

    My "get out" reference means brinsg some facts to the argument. You Fielder Huggers are all the same. Once you are required to bring some stats to the table you have nothing. That lame winning record. And then you are silly enough to say "not many field generals can boast 10 win seasons."

    Hello? anyone home? For the same token none of them can boast our defense or our running game. Coincidence? I don't think so.

    So accoring to you:

    Jay is th reason we have won an average of ten games each of his three years.
    The running game and defense are lucky to be along for the ride? Is that what you are saying?

    If not then what rank do you put Jay at in the league? 1 or maybe 2?

    Explain to me all of this and exactly how good Jay is. Show me why I should not feel we would be better off with a top 10 QB?

    Bring something to this would you. You bore me with your threats of banishment and what number you are. You keep living in Disney World while we go home disappointed every year. I for one want change, I am sick of the losing crap, and I want a Super Bowl. You keep waving your banners and being King of the Homers. If the world goes the way you idiots want we will still be watching next year while other fans laugh at our "December collapse" and "Get blown out in the playoffs" habit.

    Jesus people the Pats built a team and won it right on top of our fallen corspe. How embarrasing. And we haven't even come close.

    Keep hugging.
     
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    who said anything about #6, and i didn't say anything about wiping the floor with you. your posts are a little suspect though!:rolleyes:
     
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    Tiresome

    Your almost as pompous as you are tiresome. Take a break and go kick your dog for awhile Fiedler bashing teenager.

    Why don't you tell us how much money we'll save by cutting Rodgers and Ruddy.

    Why don't you tell us how much we'll save by extending, not re-working Thomas' contract. Hint all published reports are wrong.

    Explain to us why YOU have no credibility when you think it's possible to again restructure Sam Madison's contract. I'm 100% positive you can't answer this question? How smart is it to be outstanding almost $13M in bonuses on a overpaid underachieving CB? Remember you can pay now or you can pay later.

    Finally straight from the Sun-Sentinel or Miami Herald doesn't ensure it's true. Published cap numbers from both papers are
    usually wrong.

    Take a deep breath and give it a rest Mr. Know-it-All.
     
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    Re: Tiresome

    OMG, guess when it comes to slapping the little kid around, i take a back seat!;) VERY GOOD!:D
     
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    So nice to know that a bunch of pot-bellied beer guzzling fans know so much more than the papers and writers who are on the team beat and cover them week to week and also know the principals. I love the part that says "all published reports are wrong" unless you are Wayne Huezinga or Rick Speilman than shut the hell up. You are the epitomy of arrogance to propose you know more than the team media. Thats a laugh!! " All published reports are wrong?" are you sure, I mean all of them?
    *snicker* come on tell me some more how friggin smart you are. I am now finally getting some good laughs out of you amatuers.

    You and Dolfan06 can go find Fiedler and have a nice big group hug.
     

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