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  1. DefenseRules

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    This is weird. I wonder what the purpose behind this trade is for the Patriots...
     
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    Sorry, who again?
     
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    Our new Kelley Washington?
     
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    It fills a hole in the roster and creates competition...I believe Lewis also has some return skills.
     
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    WTF? Weird pickup... I guess this would mean a likely "no" on Galloway.

    Lewis is purely a speed guy.
     
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    WEEI reports that it's for a Conditional Draft pick. I'm ok with that.
     
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    Lewis Sucks.
     
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    This was my thought. We replaced Washington at very little cost, if he makes the team. And yes, he has returned kicks and punts, so he can be at least a backup returner.

     
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    He had 4 receptions for 88 yards and 2 TDs against the Pats in '07, maybe they saw something they think they can take advantage of.
     
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    That's what I think too

    edit:sorry mgteich, must've posted at same time
     
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    I hope this don't mean we don't reach a deal with Galloway.
     
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    That was my first reaction, too.

    :confused:Why?:confused:
     
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    Yeah and he caught that late TD against the Pats in Super Bowl 39 that made it a 3 point game.

    I think he'll end up being a decent 4th receiver and special teamer/returner. The Pats have a pretty good history of taking average WRs and turning their career around over the last few years.
     
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    Signing a jag special teamer shouldn't affect whether we are able to sign a #3 receiver.

     
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    I hope we didn't give up more than a 7th round pick.
     
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    Moss' 2007 season was better than this guy's entire career.
     
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    A bird in the bush is worth two in the hand, draft flexibility. Same with johnson C you get people lined up to fill spots of need/depth, then on draftday you can move around and pick the best guys for your team. If you gotta cut em in minicamp ce'st la vie, short money.
     
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