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Re: Lloyd renegotiating...

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  • frankdanabrewster
    Well, I guess that didn t work out so well...
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 16, 2013
      Well, I guess that didn't work out so well...



      --- In patriotzip@yahoogroups.com, 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
      > <frank.dana@...>wrote:
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > 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
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