Besides Givens, who else do we need to worry about leaving?

Discussion in ' - Patriots Fan Forum' started by brdmaverick, Jan 18, 2006.

  1. brdmaverick

    brdmaverick In the Starting Line-Up

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    Are there any other notable unrestricted or restricted free agents that we should know about besides Givens.

    Obviously the retirement issue may come up in regards to players like T.Brown, W.McGinest, or T.Bruschi, but I don't think any of the three will retire.
  2. dryheat44

    dryheat44 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I would really like to re-sign Neal. And while I'm at it, for him to develop into a backup Center.
  3. bucky

    bucky 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Yeah, I'd like to bring back Neal and Troy. The other guy we could lose is Vinatieri. I'm not sure we can afford to franchise him again at a $3 mil cap hit. I would expect the Colts to try and make a run at him, considering Vanderjerk is a UFA and there's no way he's coming back.
  4. dryheat44

    dryheat44 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I think Adam's smarter than that. No way he makes up the revenue from endorsements with a small bump in salary if he goes elsewhere. At least, I hope he's smarter than that.
  5. pciamp24

    pciamp24 Practice Squad Player

    Hope that they take care of Vinatieri. Cant afford to have him leave

    I would think that Parcells would love to have Adam on his team.
  6. Ochmed Jones

    Ochmed Jones Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    #12 Jersey

    Vinatieri in Dallas

    I expect Parcells would love the opportunity to snag a clutch kicker. BB needs to resolve this situation this off season. Bonuses can only be spread over 4 years I think, so he'll need to be creative.
  7. bort

    bort On the Roster

    I'd like them to keep G Neal, CB Scott, LB Chatham, and one of either WR Dwight or WR Davis.
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2006
  8. ctpatsfan77

    ctpatsfan77 Supporter Supporter

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    Of course, that's assuming that Vinatieri wants to stay more than four years. . . . But then, he's a kicker. He could probably play until his mid-40s if he wanted to. :)

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