Well, I guess that didn't work out so well...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, George Richman <patswingr@...> wrote:
> I agree with your summary assessment, Frank. What this will mean is a solid
> "spread the ball around" passing offense. Unfortunately, that's what the
> Patriots' have had for the last several years; and it has failed to take
> them to the promised land. This type of offense can be, and has been, shut
> down by superior defenses. You know, like the ones that go deep into the
> playoffs, where they shut down the Patriots in the 4th quarter, and send
> them home?
> I guess Cruz is still out there as a true "deep threat"; but, if the
> Patriots sign Sanders, It's unlikely that they'll then go after Cruz.
> Although, if they let Edelman go, I suppose there would still be roster
> room for Cruz.
> In any case, whether from FA or the draft, I feel that they still need to
> add a true and consistent deep threat to take them over the top against the
> best defenses in the NFL. Lloyd, Sanders, and Jones are all #2 or #3 WRs.
> The Patriots still have nobody to really stretch the field as a #1. I'm
> guessing now that their #1 DP will be a WR, if there's one out there at
> slot #28 who's good enough to fill that requirement. (No suggestions from
> me. I don't play the Draft Board game any more.) :-)
> On Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 8:45 AM, frankdanabrewster
> > **
> > Supposedly restructuring his salary downward, to stay with the team. If
> > they can pry Sanders from Pittsburgh, and with Donald Jones on board, they
> > may be OK at WR... not great, but not bad either.
> > fdb
> -- George