Assante speaks about his contract negotiations!

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  1. Major **********

    Major ********** Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    On Fox25 when asked how his future as a Patritot is looking he said "Its looking very good"
     
  2. signbabybrady

    signbabybrady Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    and the whirlwind continues maybe Asante is next......
     
  3. zippo59

    zippo59 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    I hope it's true and not just good PR.
     
  4. Major **********

    Major ********** Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    When asked about more he said he couldn't because his mouth was shut by BB. He looked prety giddy in the interview. He said he couldn't see how it could take a turn for the worse. Or something to that effect.
     
  5. Major **********

    Major ********** Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    They said that the full interview is on the fox25 website. I haven't checked it out so don't hold me to it.
     
  6. DefenseRules

    DefenseRules Pro Bowl Player

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    Hearing what he had to say was very encouraging. Let's all hope that it wasn't just PR.
     
  7. VJCPatriot

    VJCPatriot Pro Bowl Player

    If true this is very good news. And I see no reason for Asante to lie. :) I'm thinking a deal gets worked out before training camp begins, possible after the draft.
     
  8. BelichickFan

    BelichickFan B.O. = Fugazi PatsFans.com Supporter

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    It would be great to get this done. 'Sant and Hobbs could be a pretty good pair for a few years. Gay as the #3 guy and a midround pick (#3, #4) would give us a solid group at CB. Not to mention that a new long term deal would almost certainly lower Samuel's cap hit for 2007.
     
  9. Keegs

    Keegs In the Starting Line-Up

    that would be unreal if we signed him before this season started.

    I really hope we do.
     
  10. Major **********

    Major ********** Third String But Playing on Special Teams

  11. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Oh darn, that sucks! There, I feel better. What were we talking about and why is Keegs wearing a lamp shade?
     
  12. onegr8om

    onegr8om Practice Squad Player

    Wow. This makes me Cautiously optimistic for re-signing Asante. Those last words of the interview, "I really don't see how this could end up going wrong" really make me happy!!

    Lets get this done and and move onto the draft.
     
  13. Crazy Patriot Guy

    Crazy Patriot Guy Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    The most telling part of that interview to me was the very beginning. Usually when a guy is just speaking PR-ese, it's kinda low key and they'll be looking down as they say it, speaking quickly and such.

    Asante even looked at the camera for a split second when he said it was looking pretty good, then got a smile on his face. When the reporter repeats "It's looking pretty good," he just nods yes with that same smile.

    I think it sounds great. I don't expect to wake up tomorrow to the headlines of him re-signing but just from that one interview, I think it's going to get done.
     
  14. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    It was a nice upbeat interview, you had to love the "we" and "our" usage as a fan awaiting a re-signing. Sad to think all my plans to trade him for that 1st round Punter are going out the window though. :(
     
  15. signbabybrady

    signbabybrady Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Maybe not tommorow but I do expect to read about this in the coming week. I thought that looked really promising and with the way things have gone this seems great.
     
  16. SWelker

    SWelker Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    sweet interview, thanks for the link.
     
  17. Ghost of Ben Dreith

    Ghost of Ben Dreith Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    I would love for this to happen, I just hope that its for reasonable money. The Pats have been reasonable so far this off-season.....hope they continue.

    If this does happen, this will really open up the draft as far as choices.
     
  18. hwc

    hwc In the Starting Line-Up

    Good lord is Butch Stearns annoying. He looked so disappointed to hear Asante say that "things are lookin' pretty good."
     
  19. SWelker

    SWelker Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Yea that announcer seemed like he was trying to get something started, couldn't take the fact that Asante wasn't pouting like Deion was.
     
  20. Keegs

    Keegs In the Starting Line-Up

    Thanks a lot for the link.

    that looks real good.

    I honestly don't think that Asante would say "I don't think how things could go bad", if he didn't mean it.

    Sign this dude to big money and then let Deion take it as a slap in the face.

    You suck Deion.
     

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