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RE: [patriotzip] Michael Jenkins? REALLY!

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  • Don Diamant
    I m with Mark, without a deep threat QB a deep threat WR is pointless. The only reason Randy Moss worked out as a deep threat, for one year, is that he caught
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 29, 2013
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      I’m with Mark, without a deep threat QB a deep threat WR is pointless.  The only reason Randy Moss worked out as a deep threat, for one year, is that he caught passes no other WR could.  Even Randy Moss can’t do that now…

       

      Don

       


      From: patriotzip@yahoogroups.com [mailto: patriotzip@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Mark Morse
      Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013 8:08 AM
      To: patriotzip@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [patriotzip] Michael Jenkins? REALLY!

       

       

      Why does everyone want a deep threat?  Brady can't throw long ... he is a terrible long passer!  Look at the Super Bowl losses ... he didn't complete a pass over 20 yards.  Why dod we need a deep threat?  We need players that can run good routes, catch the ball when thrown to them, understand the offense, and block downfield.  You give me players like that and with the Offensive line intact and the young RBs I'm going to win a lot of games!  Oh yeah ... and Tom F*&^%$#@ Brady at QB!

       

      Mark Morse
      Razor's Edge Tailgate Patriots Fangroup
      http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/RazorsEdgeTailgate/

      From: George Richman <patswingr@...>
      To: patriotzip@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013 12:18 AM
      Subject: Re: [patriotzip] Michael Jenkins? REALLY!

       

      Well, Mark, if he can give us what Givens did, I'll be very happy with this acquisition - especially if it's at that price. 

       

      But, even if he does so, it still doesn't address the need for a serious deep threat - somebody like Cruz or even Massaquoi. I think that's definitely a missing piece on the starting lineup, at this point. As I've said before, I'd like to see added quality depth at outside CB, as well. But as far as the starting lineup is concerned, now that Vollmer is re-signed, I see that deep threat WR  as the number one priority for the team. If they can't afford to sign one of the 2 vets I named, I'd support doing whatever is necessary to get the guy that they consider the #1 deep threat in the draft, including trading all 3 top picks, if necessary. IMO, they can be a solid Super Bowl contender with what they have now, PLUS a serious deep threat at WR. 

       

       

       

       On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Mark Morse <packy001@...> wrote:

       

      Jenkins is a veteran WR.  He is a big target and can provide some downfield blocking.  His nickname is "Molassas Mike".  He is a chaep (vet minimum) camp competition.  Remember we won with Reche Caldwell as a WR.  Think David Givens! 

       

      Mark Morse Razor's Edge Tailgate Patriots Fangroup http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/RazorsEdgeTailgate/

      From: George Richman <patswingr@...>
      To: patriotzip yahoogroups <patriotzip@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2013 11:00 PM
      Subject: [patriotzip] Michael Jenkins? REALLY!

       

      Look up the word "journeyman" in the NFL dictionary. Depending upon which version you have, you will almost certainly see a photo of Michael Jenkins! This guy was a total bust, in terms of first round value, with the Falcons. He'd make a few great catches every year, but drop at least as many. This is the first FA signing that the Patriots have made this year that I really don't like. Although, I'll add one caveat to that. If they signed him for a very small amount - meaning less than a million per season, it's OK. He's a body where they needed a body - at WR. But in no way does he fill the need that most of us still see at WR; the need for a WR who is a genuine #1 deep threat. IMO, Donald Jones is a better WR than Jenkins. If this is it for WR's from the FA market, then WR must be the #1 priority in the draft. And I'm still waiting for the signing of one of those vet CBs that I named earlier! -- -- George

       

      -- -- George

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