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Is our Jonathan Smith better than Miami's Wes Welker?

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  1. QB12

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    Watching the game tonight and Welker and I guess Smith was picked up to be our Welker?

    How do the 2 compare - who's a better football player in your opinion?

    QB12
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    Not even close...Welker. One of the few Dolphins I think would look good on the Pats.
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    Doubt it.

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    This is a joke, right?

    A guy who couldn't make the Bills vs an uper echelon special teamer?
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    He IS better than Welker, in a sort of "NO F-ING WAY" kind of way.
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    He was brought in because he may be able to shed some light on the Bills' gameplan. I doubt he stays on the roster beyond this week.
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    Uhhhmmmm. I'm gonna say "no" on this one.
  8. FloridaPatsFan

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    I've thought the same thing. Damn, Welker is fast for a white guy. We could only hope that Smith is anything like Welker......Talked to a buddy of mine who is a huge Bills fan tonight about Jonathan Smith....Said he liked Smith of what he saw of him so far. Was surprised the Bills let him go.....
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    QB12, i suppose you got your answer.
    No need for me to say ... more of the same.
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    #37 Jersey

    I miss Dwight.
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    Maybe Smith is fast for a black guy. Nice idiotic statement. You know, it's 2006. You should try entering this century. I don't know if you got the memo but women are allowed to vote now and black people eat other things besides fried chicken.
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    I was disapointed that we pulled the plug on him so quickly. Welker does remind me of Dwight.
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    No kidding, they're both white punt returners. God forbid you compare him to a black guy or you might get kicked out of the KKK.
  14. FloridaPatsFan

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    This coming from a guy who uses the name RON BORGES as a screen name? Don't start your crap about defending minorities. There was no racism whatsoever in saying Welker is fast for a white guy.
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    DUDE. You have issues. Maybe you should double up on your meds.
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    I think Smith is better than Welker. As a WR, no way, but as a PR Smith is very good. He can make guys miss in the open field and make something out of nothing.

    The Bills only released Smith because they are VERY deep at WR, and have the Pr who lead the league in PR average, along witht he best KR in the game.
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    Now we know --- Welker is one of the top players in the NFL.
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    I think you might be overreacting.
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    I'm officially changing this post to the official I HATE WES WELKER thread.

    I HATE WES WEKLER!
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    Wes Welker is my favorite Red Raider of all time.

    If they had kept going to him, they might have won. He's not fast, but he gets wide open.
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    No way, Welker is probably one of the best Special Teamers in the game. Apprently hes a decent 3rd WR too.
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    There's two things I like about Welker that make me think of Dwight. One, he's elusive and tough. Two, he's not a high-value #1 starter that you'd be afraid to risk in the return game.

    Hobbs is every bit the returner that Welker is, but I don't want to see him out there. It's nice to have a guy like Welker returning punts, so if he's out for a game, your secondary (or receiver corps) doesn't collapse from the loss. Dwight provided terrific depth and in the end, giving him up has a quiet impact.

    It wasn't a mistake losing Givens for the many millions, but I forget how much it would have cost to have kept Dwight and perhaps that was a mistake BB shouldn't have made.
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    It would've cost very little, and I tend to agree. I'd like to have brought him back for one more year in the system.
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    Dwight was all right, but on almost every punt I saw him return, his tendency was to go for the right side of the field. Apparently other coaches saw that, too, as coverage would almost immediately skew in that direction, thereby forcing Dwight out of bounds and limiting quite effectively the return.

    At least, that was my perception. I think it was a primary reason the Pats didn't keep him.
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    Nah Welker is a black Dante Hall. The kid is sensational. The 1 good thing about the Dolphins.
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    Count me amoung the "We should have re-signed Tim Dwight" campers. I don't think that 4 years at $4.25M total was unreasonable. Besides, we all know the difference between the announced contract and the actual contract. And don't forget the "Catch of the Year" he made in Miami.
    Now, I just hope that Jonathan Smith does not act lost in space on Sunday.
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    Fantastic -- a thread about the non-Pats player whom I most regret is not on our team.

    Don't forget his role as emergency kicker!

    http://www.boston.com/sports/footba...ut_his_best_foot_forward_in_emergency?mode=PF

    "Of the field goal, Welker said, "It was a great job of blocking, and Matt [Turk] got the hold down, and I was able to get under it and kind of get it up over the line and kind of sneak it in. I was prepared. I knew there was a slight chance that I could [kick]." He then kicked off 59 yards to the Patriots' Kevin Kasper.

    After his second-quarter PAT, Welker then kicked off 40 yards to Dan Klecko, and four plays later he returned a punt 21 yards. With 36 seconds left in the quarter, Welker returned a kick 18 yards to become the first player to kick off and return a kick in the same game since Atlanta's Keith Jones did it against San Francisco Nov. 12, 1989.

    Not bad for someone who hadn't converted a kick since the last game of his senior year at Heritage Hall High School in Oklahoma City."
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    Man, you are a friggin idiot with this BS of looking for racist statements. How about you just keep your garbage to yourself.
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    You think BB is that concerned about finding a way to beat the Bills that he would need to waive Bam Childress to the practice squad so he can sign a bad ex-Bills player just to get insight into their game plan? I doubt it.
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    I've seen each of them a total of once.

    Based on that, Welker is MUCH better. The boy has a burst, and great vision.

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