Welcome to PatsFans.com

John Clayton: Pats Talking with Raiders About Derrick Burgess

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by QB12, May 16, 2009.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. QB12

    QB12 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2005
    Messages:
    1,649
    Likes Received:
    14
    Ratings:
    +23 / 1 / -6

    #12 Jersey

    Clayton just reported on 'The Huddle' that the Patriots are in "the middle stages" in talks with the Raiders about trading for Derrick Burgess. Says talks have been ongoing for @3 weeks. Says "put it on your radar," Burgess as outside linebacker for the Pats.

    QB12
     
  2. HEY BRO! WHAT UP?

    HEY BRO! WHAT UP? Banned

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2006
    Messages:
    4,370
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    I'm up in the air with this one. When healthy, he's a really good player. If people have their doubts about Peppers fitting in, the same can be said about Burgess.
     
  3. BradyFTW!

    BradyFTW! PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2007
    Messages:
    17,363
    Likes Received:
    282
    Ratings:
    +939 / 13 / -3

    #12 Jersey

    I like this rumor- would love to see Burgess on the Pats.
     
  4. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    21,050
    Likes Received:
    147
    Ratings:
    +393 / 33 / -5

    This makes sense to me. As of now, Banta-Cain, Redd and Alexander (or Appleby) have roster spots. I am glad that Belichick is trying to do better, or at least trying to bring in someone to compete for roster spots at linebacker.

    I'm glad that we are negotiating for Burgess. I hope that we are also talking to Napolean Harris or another ILB.
     
  5. JoeSixPat

    JoeSixPat Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2004
    Messages:
    9,911
    Likes Received:
    52
    Ratings:
    +114 / 2 / -3

    Well, Caserio pretty much came out and told everyone they were looking to trade for an LB during his recent Q&A session so it's a plausible rumor.
     
  6. spacecrime

    spacecrime Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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

    People don't think. THey had doubts about Taylor playing 3-4 OLB and he's done already under Saban.

    I had concerns about paying Peppers $17 MIL, not about his abiity.

    Don't know about Burgess. Don't really know much about him.
     
  7. KDPPatsfan85

    KDPPatsfan85 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2008
    Messages:
    2,551
    Likes Received:
    64
    Ratings:
    +136 / 5 / -8

    #51 Jersey

    His Career Stats:
    Derrick Burgess

    Sack totals career- 8 years- 47.0 Sacks

    Highest sacks total for a season- 2005- 16 sacks


    Hes proven as a DE but can he make the switch to OLB. BB knows something we dont so if we get him well BB will mold him!! This guy would be a short term solution because hes already 30.
     
  8. NEPatriot

    NEPatriot Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2004
    Messages:
    7,839
    Likes Received:
    11
    Ratings:
    +11 / 0 / -0

    i'm not sure why he only had 2.5 sacks last year. I hope that we don't give up too much for this guy. If we have a SB ring in this season, it's worth it.
     
  9. Calciumee

    Calciumee PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2008
    Messages:
    4,613
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +14 / 0 / -1

    #3 Jersey

    Maybe because he is being double team, as do the Raiders have any other pass rushers??

    And I think the last Raiders who came to us have done ok ;)
     
  10. Sean Pa Patriot

    Sean Pa Patriot Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    8,230
    Likes Received:
    6
    Ratings:
    +6 / 0 / -0

    #12 Jersey

    Well I would not get to excited about it, John Clayton is reporting it..
     
  11. patsfan-1982

    patsfan-1982 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2007
    Messages:
    4,184
    Likes Received:
    17
    Ratings:
    +58 / 9 / -3

    i would like this if it happens when healthy he can get to the QB just as good as peppers both of them play DE and we dont if they can play OLB but pepper would cost a lot of money and a first round pick Burgess will be here for no more then a 3rd round pick and sign for about 2 million a year
     
  12. michaelh39

    michaelh39 Rookie

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2009
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    cmon pats get him signed!
     
  13. stinkypete

    stinkypete In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2004
    Messages:
    2,275
    Likes Received:
    17
    Ratings:
    +36 / 0 / -1

    #24 Jersey

    This would be a nice, under-the-radar move. Wonder if Burgess did something to impress Belichick during Super Bowl 39.

    As much as I look forward to seeing what Crabel, Redd and Woods can do, I will feel much better having a legit pass rusher out opposite Thomas, especially on 3rd and longs.
     
  14. BionicPatriot

    BionicPatriot In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2004
    Messages:
    2,542
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    I'm not saying he's a great player, but it definantly makes the defense better with 2 capable pass rushers.
     
  15. tombonneau

    tombonneau In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    May 27, 2005
    Messages:
    3,202
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +9 / 0 / -0

    didn't the raiders just tie up a ton of money in this guy or am I thinking of someone else on defense?
     
  16. BadMoFo

    BadMoFo Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2007
    Messages:
    5,778
    Likes Received:
    7
    Ratings:
    +12 / 0 / -0

    Yup, Doug Gabriel is a star.
     
  17. eom

    eom In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2007
    Messages:
    2,600
    Likes Received:
    13
    Ratings:
    +31 / 0 / -2

    no, I believe he's in the last year of a 5 year $17m deal.
    he's been wanting a new deal for, like, the last 3 years, but I don't think oakland ever caved.

    ps

    maybe you're thinking about the corner --- nnamandi assasmokah.
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2009
  18. luisrha

    luisrha On the Roster

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2008
    Messages:
    70
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    No, he is in the last year of his contract.

    Article about Raiders salary cap

     
  19. PATRIOTSFANINPA

    PATRIOTSFANINPA Pro Bowl Player

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2006
    Messages:
    15,728
    Likes Received:
    19
    Ratings:
    +21 / 0 / -0

    #12 Jersey

    This was an April 24th question to Mike Reiss in his column that he apparently didn't answer but this question was posted nearly a month ago - Question number 5 in the link provided - Patriots to Tweet draft picks - Reiss' Pieces - Boston.com.

    Unless losing Jason Taylor means anything regarding this rumor, I would say that a deal would have been done by now if this possible trade or interest came up in late April.

    The Eagles will probably scoop him up
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2009
  20. eom

    eom In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2007
    Messages:
    2,600
    Likes Received:
    13
    Ratings:
    +31 / 0 / -2

    I would imagine oakland's been shopping him for quite some time considering they're right at the cap and he's in the last year of his deal.

    I don't imagine it should take much to get him, but who knows with the raiders --- maybe they're asking a first.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>