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Re: Hartwell Signs With Falcons

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  • Frank Northcutt
    I believe we selected a DE out of Arizona about 9 years ago, and he became a pretty decent LB. What was his name again??? Hmmm... Small fast DE s and big fast
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 22, 2005
      I believe we selected a DE out of Arizona about 9 years ago, and he
      became a pretty decent LB. What was his name again??? Hmmm...

      Small fast DE's and big fast LB's are often interchangable on this team.

      fdb

      --- In patriotzip@yahoogroups.com, "Don Diamant" <jeepndd@v...> wrote:
      > Some of this years crop of defensive ends have blazing speed. I
      think there
      > is a better chance we will pick up a speedy defensive end than a
      linebacker
      > out of the draft. The defensive ends have a little more size and
      many of
      > them are as fast or faster than many of the linebackers in the draft.
      >
      >
      >
      > Don
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      > From: Ed Bryant [mailto:edbryant36@y...]
      > Sent: Monday, March 21, 2005 3:16 PM
      > To: patriotzip@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [patriotzip] Re: Hartwell Signs With Falcons
      >
      >
      >
      > At patriots.com today, under 3 21 05 media blitz, they have Reiss's and
      > Cafardo's notions about drafting LB's. Given the age of the LB crew
      last
      > year, and the concentration of rookie talent at LB as opposed to
      some other
      > really thin positions, I would tend to agree with anyone thinking LB
      with
      > the first pick, without, of course, defining our first pick as the 32nd
      > pick. In fact, unless NE moves up to grab someone in particular, I
      can see
      > trading out of 32 backward (picking up the 3rd I want to use on Bartell)
      > into the second round. Last year, right after Wilfork, several picks
      were
      > traded by the teams on the clock. Buffalo traded with Dallas and chose
      > Losman, and it was monkey see monkey do for the next hour and a
      half. I can
      > see our team unloading that 32nd pick, and if they really like someone
      > enough to trade up, I'm guessing it would have to be someone who, again,
      > think of Wilford at 21, tumbles from the top ten to say 24 or so. I
      can't
      > see NE wanting to pay anyone top 10 rookie money this coming year.
      >
      > George R <patsfangr@y...> wrote:
      >
      > ***** The next best FA targets at ILB are Rob Morris (IND), who is
      > inconsistent, and makes more bad decisions than BB likes to see; and
      Rocky
      > Calmus (TEN), who's weak in pass coverage, and has been injury
      prone. Either
      > would be a decent pickup, if cheap, IMO. But neither has shown
      evidence thus
      > far of being a guy who can be a solid, long term solution for us.
      >
      >
      >
      > ***** Behind them, but still decent players, are Nate Wayne (PHL), who's
      > coming off a serious hammy injury, and wasn't a starter before that; and
      > Jamie Duncan (ATL), who, like Calmus, is a two down LB that's weak
      in pass
      > coverage.
      >
      >
      >
      > ***** We never know, of course, what factors that BB sees that might
      make a
      > player become better in a Patriots uni than he was elsewhere. Do the
      names
      > Bobby Hamilton and Mike Vrabel ring a bell? But, from the general
      > perception, there isn't anything left in the FA market that could
      provide
      > above average starting caliber play for us at ILB.
      >
      >
      >
      > George
      >
      > Frank Northcutt <frank.dana@c...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > We usually end up with the "small name" FA's, and are better off for
      > it.
      >
      > fdb
      >
      > --- In patriotzip@yahoogroups.com, George R <patsfangr@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > ***** According to 'Scout.com', ILB Edgerton Hartwell has signed
      > with the Falcons. He was the last of the "big name" ILBs out there.
      > >
      > > George
      > > ** Belichick IS NFL Coach of the Year! **
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