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  1. crowell33

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    Pats add Tracy White from PhillyPer

    Schefter... Conditional pick
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    Re: LB Tracey White traded to Pats

    Schefter reporting:

    After announcing his release, Philadelphia dealt LB Tracy White to New England for a conditional draft pick. Busy day for both teams.

    What's he like?
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    Re: Pats add Tracy White from PhillyPer

    Tracy White

    You can never have enough linebacker depth.
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    Re: LB Tracey White traded to Pats

    conditional 2012 pick
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    I guess more players are being cut. Don't get so comfy there, Ben Jarvus
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    I don't mind these trades for "conditional picks". Hopefully the guy fits in here.
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    why make these moves so late. Couldn't we have made them earlier in the preseason? These guys will be lost if they have to play next week.
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    Size is closer to a safety than a LB for us. Will be s/t only. See Wes Mallard
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    Seems like he's mainly a special teams guy. But we cut Aiken already???
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    Hmm.. so an older Pierre Woods eh?
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    Agreed. 6-0, 230 can't play LB in NE.
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    Money. Woods and Aiken both making more than the minimum.
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    Curious move
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    Teams like to use all of preseason to evaluate what they have, it isnt til now that they decide what to keep and what they can let go.
    they have some time to play catch up and will probably be used sparingly at first.
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    Kind of an odd pick-up, but I guess they bring him in and see what he looks like. If they don't like what they see, they cut him and pick up one of their previous cast-offs who has gone unclaimed.
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    Page is an RFA who was holding out until this week. He can't play until week 3 or 4.. Until then, he's exempt from the roster.

    Also, he may have been added because of injuries to McGowan or because the Pats could be moving Sanders.

    As for White, he's a special teams guy. The Pats may have not been looking to add someone like him until they were sure that None of Woods, Alexander, etc, could step up..
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    What is the point in releasing two ST/back up LB guys in Woods and Alexander and then trading for a ST/Back up lb in White? Color me confused.
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    I'm with you on this. At least Woods prooved he could play some as a backup when needed. White hasn't done anything but special teams. Very unlike the Patriot way. BB always likes versatility, but this is as opposite to versatility as you can get.???
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    Was not the LB I had in mind. They could have picked up Bobby Carpenter (LB) that just go released. Give him a try, please...
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    Makes no sense at all.... is he really better than Woods? Not to mention, Woods plays a position we were really weak at before today's cuts :confused:
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    If Aiken and Woods play in game one their salary is guaranteed (I think). Perhaps that has something to do with it.
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    He's better than two bodies? Doubtful.
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    So is White's, he's been in the league since 2003.
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