Irving to Jets: "I would cut Clyde Gates right now."

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  1. overworkedirish

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    Irvin to Jets: "I would cut Clyde Gates right now."

    "You go get Edward SCISSORHANDS, he can catch better than that!"

    Postgame Show, Michael Irvin saying what Fin fans knew two years ago.
     
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    P.S. What's the opposite of eating crow? Gloating? It's gloating, isn't it? Here's my (accurate) opinion, dated preseason 2011, on Clyde Gates, when everyone was drooling over him.

    http://www.finheaven.com/forums/showthread.php?303746-Is-Gates-a-true-lock
     
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    It is very frustrating, he's either hurt or dropping passes. He killed us last night.
     
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    Speed is extremely valuable if the person can also catch a damn ball. It opens up everything else. Later picks are meant for development projects. Luckily, they saw he wasn't going to develop much further and dropped him after a year. I would have a bigger problem if they stuck with him for several years despite the obvious (Roberto Wallace, etc.).
     
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    The one that surprised me was Hill. He was horrible. I liked him in the draft, but it looked like ****. Maybe we dodged a bullet.
     
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    I think he's going to be a good one, he's still a work in progress but at least his drops came in the rain unlike Gates who was dropping everything before it started raining.
     
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    Michael Irvin :)
     
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    Lol, oh football, it's been a while.
     
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    Blaming the rain is an excuse. Julian Edelman caught it dry and wet. Hill had issues with drops last year and it continues.
     
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    I think Edelman had at least one drop and all his passes were 3 feet from the LOS. everyone was dropping balls last night, it was very sloppy. That doesn't mean Hill is over his hands issue but I am not going to go crazy b/c he dropped a couple of balls last night.

    By the way, his drops last year were overblown. He only had a few it's just the one everyone remembers is the one that likely would have won the NE game.
     
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    well it does hurt to stick with a guy but it hurts just as bad to get one year out of a guy u spent a 4th round pick on. I never understood the fascination on this player. Way too many people were praising this pick and to me it seemed like a disaster from day one.
    He was an overaged prospect for one , which is never good when they are still a raw playe to begin with.
     

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