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  1. patchick

    patchick Moderatrix Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Did ya notice? No tight ends! :eek:

    Seriously, an encouraging vote of confidence for Garrett Mills and Footless Dave Thomas.
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    Maybe, but do UDFA signings count at all? :)
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    We picked up a UDFA.

    So technically the record stays.
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    we dont need more TE cause watson is going have a 1000 yerd this yer now that we have moss and Stallworth they cant put 2 and 3 guys on him like they did last yer
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    Come now, guys, a draft's a draft. No tight ends! Long live Thomas and Mills!
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    Or, an acknowledgement that this was the sorriest TE class in quite some time, and Belichick didn't think there was a prospect likely to be better than that giant currently on the practice squad.

    I mean, three tight ends on the first day, one of which was an amazing reach? Unbelievable.
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    You could argue that the two interpretations are linked. Last year's TE class was ridiculously stacked, this year's -- with Graham gone -- projected to be pathetic. So the Pats loaded up a year in advance with Mills and Thomas, making us go :rolleyes: but setting themselves up well.

    BTW, anybody hear scuttlebutt on why Ben Patrick fell so far? It's especially astonishing given the shallowness of the position.
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    They drafted both Thomas and Mills last year because they knew this years class was junk.
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    Nothing will compared to the Bush/Leinart draft class in some time. That was such an amazing draft class.
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    Wait 'til next year!!
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    OK, patchick, I'll bite. . . . Footless Dave Thomas? :confused:
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