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  1. SeanBruschi54

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    ...Has to be Mike Vrabel.

    Guy is without a doubt everything you could ask for in a Patriot and more.

    Can anyone top him?
     
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    Dillon was a good one. But Vrabe's is the man. I hope he gets into the HOF some day.
     
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    Dillon was acquired in a trade.

    It probably is Vrabel. The guy has been nothing short of awesome in this defense.
     
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    Traded. But even still.

    Would you take the few good years of Dillon over the 6+ great years of Vrabel?
     
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    When I read the subject of the thread, Dillon leapt to mind immediately. But Vrabel has had more of an impact long-term.

    Oh and I know it's early but Welker's been pretty good too. :D

    Edit: Ah, forgot Dillon was acquired thru trade.
     
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    So was Welker. And Moss. And Starks. ooops.
     
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    Technically, so was Welker.
     
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    He was a RFA? We had to give up a pick, but that's not a trade.
     
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    Rodney Harrison hands down.
     
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    Rodney Harrison was a pretty good FA signing :)
     
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    Monty Biesel :D :D
     
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    Have there been any league wide FA signings better than Vrabel?

    You could argue Reggie White, but he won only 1 SB.
     
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    I'd say Vrabel then Harrison. I love Harrison but Vrabel was younger with more time left when we signed him.
     
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    Antione Smith. He helped the Pats to their first super bowl and kick off the domino effect of getting guys who "want to play for a winner".

    Edit: That being said, the FA signing that added the most value? I'd take Harrison in a toss-up between Vrabel and Harrison.
     
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    Ouu... good one!
     
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    Jason Taylor..... oh wait that's next year
     
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    My dream too (and I believe his), but that just got squashed with the Tuna heading south. No way he lets him go.
     
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    If we'd have signed him as RFA, we'd have only given up our 2nd rounder. Since we threw in an extra pick, it was technically a trade.
     
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