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  1. lapatsfan

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    Just saw it mentioned on Comcast Sportsnet per Mike Giardi but he apparently left without signing....
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    I don't understand the love for Stallworth. He's been washed up for a while, and he was in camp, so it isn't like they don't know what's left in the tank. Isn't Gaffney available? Why do we need another WR anyway? Does this mean Edelman isn't playing this week?
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    Gaffney is injured...at least he was as of last week
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    yeah stallworth is washed up
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    and suspended
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    Would rather see Branch re-signed
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    I would doubt Edelman plays this week .... He looked like he was in another world after the Landry hit.
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    Yeah, I don't get it...Although weren't there rumblings that Branch is injured too (hammy)
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    Riiight..... because Branch and Gaffney aren't washed up.
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    I'd rather use a Pony formation with Woodhead or Vereen split wide
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    wait...gaffney suspended?

    he'd be my top pick from those three, stallworth is just as much washed up as branch at this point, if we need a WR, and gaffney is not available, sure do branch

    cuz i dont know what donte has....if he still has something, go ahead

    i would like one more WR
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    i think they would be better off with some UDFA over Stallworth i mean come on the guy has not done anything in the NFL since week 6 of the 2007 season
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    I think we heard it all around that Jabar and Branch are both injured, I think that's our answer.
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    Britt Davis is apparently still in play, according to Reiss.

    He supposedly looked good in camp before getting hurt.
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    Branch will be back once the hammy heals up.
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    Ha ha ha....well said.... I think Stallworth has more left in the tank than the other two right now. Branch knows the system the best but is VERY slow at this point.....and getting even more injury prone. He had a bad hammy injury this time around from what I recall...
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    Have a ton of respect for Deion's career but he does look like hes at the end.

    If BB thought he wasn't replaceable he wouldn't have kicked him to the curb.
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    I wouldn't mind Stallworth's washed up Speed on our Outsides if Edelman can't go. Like Drugs say :nono: to Deion Branch and Jabar Gaffney. I am so dissapointed in the way went about our WR situation. There was so many good young WR's taken last Draft and we didn't think none of them was good enough for our squad...i beg to differ.:rolleyes::mad:
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    Unless Stallworth has slowed considerably, I'd like the Patriots to bring him back. Defenses have to respect speed. His presence on the outside might, at least, open things up over the middle a bit.
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    His one trick pony route is about as useful as sending Slater as a WR on a deep Go route with his speed.

    Oh, wait! At least Stalls doesn't attempt to catch the ball like he's a Kung Fu master issuing a blizzard of blows defending himself from a broken bees nest. My bad.
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    Has Matthew "Stone Hands" Slater been in any Offensive sets this year?
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    I think they should sign Calvin Johnson. If he takes a one year "prove it" deal for the vet minimum, I wouldn't mind seeing the Pats kick the tires.
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    The problem with Stallworth is that the speed isn't what it used to be. He was most effective in this system when he could turn a 10 yard catch into a 30 yard gain. Other than that, Stallworth was never a consistently precise route runner. With the speed fading out, his role on this team would be a lesser one (if signed).
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    I think so out of desperation but I may be wrong.
    I think that Josh would have to hold Gissell hostage to get Tom to throw deep to Slater again.
    TFB absolutely hates being picked. Hates it.
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    Having one trick is better than having none.
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    Slater Haters can gtfo.
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    Is this discussion worthy? yes, I agree, but let's keep it in context. We are talking about the last wide receiver spot on a team that is currently on a record setting pace for points scored.

    Whether it's Branch, Gaffney, or Stallworth it makes little difference. All are washed up but may have some minor contribution to the team. Whichever, if any, will have a very limited role.
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    I'm all for due diligence to monitor how guys are doing, but this just seems like a waste of someone's time. He was in camp for a long time, and they cut him loose. Hard to think there'd be ANY value to using a roster spot on him at this point.
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    Has he really ever been targeted enough to say that he has hands of stone? He has occasionally been on kickoff returns and I seriously doubt that job ever presents itself to anyone who cannot catch the ball.

    You can say he only can run a go-route and that he had never had the opportunity to develop chemistry with Tom Brady, but I don't see the body of work to suggest he has hands of stone. Lots of guys would have that label if they played WR two snaps a year, running 50+ yard routes each time, and being thrown to in a career what, twice? three times?

    Unless you have seen something in open scrimmages I'm unaware of, the Slater badmouthing is excessive IMO. He more than likely is not, nor never will be, a quality NFL WR, but that's just an assumption based on the fact that he hasn't been used that way. And why would he be, if he's a pro-bowl caliber special teams standout?
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    At that time, the receiver position was a lot deeper than it is now. Some of that is due to injuries, some of that is due to decisions by the team prior to the season.
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