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  1. mayoclinic

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    Not to sound the panic alarm cause I think 12 is gonna be OK but anyone else think, given the moderate statistical success he had behind a horrid line in KC last year running the spread that Thigpen might be worth a look? I know they were 2-14 or whatever, but they lost a LOT of close games.
     
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    We can give Kansas City their #2 pick back for Thigpen.
     
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    Umm.. the pats used the #2 to take Butler..

    If the Pats were to go for someone, I'd go for Huard who is in San Fran.

    that being said, I don't see the Pats looking for a QB.
     
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    No.........
    That pick went for Chung
     
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    You're right.. I stand corrected.. Shoulda looked it up instead of trying to remember..
     
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    The Chiefs picked up Gutierrez as competition for Thigpen. Cassel and Croyle are the #1 and 2,
     
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    pats arent looking for no QB! media just want something to blow out of proportion. brady will be back and playing next week for atleast a quarter.
     
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    Mayo, Here is a thought. BB is always looking for players that have played well against the Pats. I think A.J. Feeley has performed well against us. How about A.J. Feeley from Philly? They have Vick and Kolb. They need a TE (Watson appears to be low man and last year of contract).

    Just saying I think he is better than what we have right now.
    DW Toys
     
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    I personally like that thought. I like Feeley as a backup to Brady better than McCown or Thigpen, and better than either Walter or O'Connell (at this stage). How about we trade Alex Smith for him? :D
     
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    I was just being a pain in the butt suggesting the Patriots over pay

    for Thigpen by giving Kansas City one of the 2010 #2s. K.C. wants

    a #3 for Thigpen.
     
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    O'Con #2, Walter to shadow roster. [​IMG]
     
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    Why would we trade for someone that's going to be beat out for the job by the guy we cut?
     
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    That would make me feel insecure at this point.
     
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    Seriously, how comfortable do you feel with O'C at #2 after last night?
     
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    Why trade viable commodities like a draft pick, or a starting caliber player, for a back up QB that is likely to be waived anyway? One or a couple of the Guittuirez, Thigpen, Feeley, Huard, etc group is going to be released. Just wait and pick one up for nothing.
     
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    I'm not buying, especially this part:

    (A) The Patriots would not use Vick as a "pure" QB, period.

    (B) BB would sooner start Jake Ingram at QB than give Brad Childress a draft pick for one of his castoffs.
     
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    We have backups already...
     
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