Welcome to PatsFans.com

Graham Wants:

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by Remix 6, Feb 11, 2007.

  1. Remix 6

    Remix 6 Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2006
    Messages:
    7,780
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    like i said..all along..he probably wasnt satisfied with being mainly the blocking guy
  2. patsfan13

    patsfan13 Hall of Fame Poster PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2005
    Messages:
    24,758
    Likes Received:
    74
    Ratings:
    +161 / 7 / -13

    Georgia? Felger is a dope once again, Graham was a TE at Colorado not Georgia.
  3. Remix 6

    Remix 6 Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2006
    Messages:
    7,780
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    um its Ben Watson talking .. about Graham..
  4. maverick4

    maverick4 Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2005
    Messages:
    7,669
    Likes Received:
    17
    Ratings:
    +17 / 0 / -0

    You need to improve your reading comprehension skills, patsfan13!
  5. Jimke

    Jimke Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2006
    Messages:
    3,706
    Likes Received:
    12
    Ratings:
    +19 / 0 / -0

    There are two reasons Graham has not been used more as a featured

    receiver. The first, of course, is that he is a terrific blocker. The

    second is that he dropped a lot of passes in the past, many when

    he was wide open in key situations.
  6. Remix 6

    Remix 6 Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2006
    Messages:
    7,780
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    he hasnst dropped many passes in past 2 years..Watson has his drops and hes not nearly as good a blocker and hes starting over graham
  7. PatsWickedPissah

    PatsWickedPissah PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2005
    Messages:
    23,468
    Likes Received:
    526
    Ratings:
    +1,321 / 15 / -11

    Disable Jersey

    Ancient history. By your logic, Ben 'Drive Killer' Watson should never see another pass.
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2007
  8. DaBruinz

    DaBruinz Pats, B's, Sox PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2005
    Messages:
    24,252
    Likes Received:
    173
    Ratings:
    +325 / 20 / -48

    #50 Jersey

    Considering that the sentence was a quote from Watson regarding himself and not Graham, Felger isn't the dope here.
  9. DaBruinz

    DaBruinz Pats, B's, Sox PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2005
    Messages:
    24,252
    Likes Received:
    173
    Ratings:
    +325 / 20 / -48

    #50 Jersey

    Except that was 2 and 3 seasons ago. In his 3rd season, he had 2 dropped passes total. Graham's worked on his hands quite a bit.

    I agree that the Pats need to use Graham more. Particularly on Screens. The guy is a monster and it ususally take more than one person to get him down.
  10. Remix 6

    Remix 6 Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2006
    Messages:
    7,780
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    yeah. remember the Atlanta game. was he a beauty there
  11. sieglo

    sieglo Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2006
    Messages:
    4,243
    Likes Received:
    7
    Ratings:
    +13 / 0 / -0

    He made a few unbelievable diving catches in the last few games of the season.... Very impressive.
  12. Willie55

    Willie55 Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2005
    Messages:
    2,803
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    To me, he has to stay healthy.
  13. satz

    satz Rookie

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2006
    Messages:
    1,919
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    He has some amazing catches and usually on 3rd down and used up the center .
  14. unoriginal

    unoriginal Rookie

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2006
    Messages:
    3,247
    Likes Received:
    51
    Ratings:
    +123 / 3 / -1

    I respect Watson for articulating this, because as the "receiving TE" in this offense the bulk of Graham's catches would likely come out of his quota.
  15. patsfan13

    patsfan13 Hall of Fame Poster PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2005
    Messages:
    24,758
    Likes Received:
    74
    Ratings:
    +161 / 7 / -13

    Thanks I am a dope, should of realized they were quoting Watson, my bad!

    :rolleyes: :bricks:
  16. spacecrime

    spacecrime Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    8,329
    Likes Received:
    17
    Ratings:
    +17 / 0 / -0

    That's okay. Fleger is still a dope, even if it was Watson speaking.
  17. zippo59

    zippo59 Rookie

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2006
    Messages:
    5,072
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    I do think that the team is reluctant to invest a lot in him because he does have a lot of injury issues. It seems like he misses several games every year and doesn't he have two bum shouders?

    With that said I really like Graham. Tough as nails and made some beautiful catches this season.
  18. frankiesfly

    frankiesfly Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2006
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Graham has great hands and havent really seen him drop passess, maybe a couple of times but nothing to be concerned about. Ive seen recievers drop more balls and thats there primary job.
  19. zippo59

    zippo59 Rookie

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2006
    Messages:
    5,072
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    He dropped a lot of balls as a rookie but he has developed into a very reliable receiver. He's really gotten over the dropping problems he had early in his career.
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2007
  20. fgssand

    fgssand PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2004
    Messages:
    4,779
    Likes Received:
    25
    Ratings:
    +34 / 0 / -1

    #17 Jersey


    He has been reasonably healthy, playing in 63 out of a possible 80 games in 5 years and played in every playoff / superbowl game.

    He is a class guy, smart, physical, good pass catcher, great blocker, team captain - we really need to keep core guys like this.

    Who will Brady smash helmets with if we lose him???

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>