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  1. NE_PATS_FAN_54

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    some real interesting stuff:
    http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/...tars-at-combine?CMP=OTC-K9B140813162&ATT=4973
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    Shyt.

    I pray that's not true. My instinct tells me they would've franchised him if they weren't close.
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    Zero...ZERO...chance of Moss playing on the same team as Owens.
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    Call me a ****-eyed optimist, but I just feel if our FO sensed that the sides weren't close on a contract, they would have used the Franchise Tag and negotiated while holding exclusive rights.

    I just refuse to believe our FO would become dumb overnight.
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    Co-sign.

    Who was the source on the article, btw, PFT?
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    Do the Cowboys get like a free gazillion extra dollars to spend under the cap?
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    Out of curiosity, where is that from? PFT perhaps?

    I don't know, I just don't see the Pats letting Moss test the waters. They know he'll get lots of cash thrown at him, and I can't see them being willing to match that. We'll see in a few days, but I have a feeling they've got a deal in place.
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    If the Pats lose Moss it would be devastating to this fan. That would be a terrible blow, after a tough couple months.
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    I wonder if that was the same source that said we were cutting him after camp?
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    Again, co-sign...it would be a mess if we couldn't get Moss back on the squad. We need him.
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    I"m mixed on it, of course I would love to lock the 2007 Moss up for 2-4 years but I do worry just a little about his age and personality over time. Don't get me wrong, I'll be happy if we do get him re-signed but it's not like Brady who has no issues of longevity to me.
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    why in the world would you dismantle the greatest offense in the history of the game, if moss isnt signed it was a very bad move not to franchise him
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    Moss will be back because Pats didn't put a francise tag on him last week if it doesn't feel that it can reach a deal with Moss.

    if we don't hear anything next week, i'm really worried.
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    this better be wrong....i cant see this happening brady's going to be pissed if he looses another reciver.
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    If they weren't close, the pats would have franchised him. this has gotta be either a healthy dose of misinformation or a lot of assumptions on the rumor mill's part.
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    where does this RUMOR come from?

    who is the author?

    how does he know they are "NOT CLOSE"?
    a trite expression if I ever heard one. :confused:

    THIS IS BULL ... Hog wash!

    If Moss signs a contract when FA begins I'd like to send this person
    a copy of the release with some choice words.:mad:
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    I don't quite buy it, either:
    * If the Pats weren't close, but felt they could get close, they could have used the franchise tag.
    * Moss himself has said he's not looking to break the bank here.
    * If the Pats knew they weren't close, why would they risk letting Stallworth AND Washington go?
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    so true, is this from the same source where they said he was getting cut last year? :singing:
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    If they are to let Moss walk, it would be the worst franchise choice in history. You would really have to question BB and Pioli at this point. It would be a kick to the gut if this were to happen especially coming on the heels of Sub-par bowl 42....I still can't imagine the pats letting Moss go but if it were to happen it would really put a damper on my hopes for 08.....:(
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