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  1. Christopher_Price

    Christopher_Price Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    This “no Jerod Mayo signing” stuff got me to thinking about the dates some of the Patriots’ recent first-round picks officially inked their deals and the lengths of their rookie contracts. Here’s what I found…..2007: Defensive back Brandon Meriweather signed a five-year deal on July 27, 2007.2006: Running back Laurence Maroney signed a five-year deal [...]

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  2. makoute

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    Ben watson missed some time and was ineffective his first year.
     
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    Camp begins tomorrow so I'm not gonna worry until next week;)
     
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    What were the training camp dates each of those years?
     
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    07 TC started on July 27th I believe.
     
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    He was injured in the 1st reg season game on his 2nd career catch, so he really had no chance. It was a knee injury suffered when tackled.
     
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    Watson was injured the first game of the season and went on IR. Who knows how he would have done his rookie season.
     
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    Watson was injured the first game of the season and went on IR. Who knows how he would have done his rookie season.
     
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    2007 - 7/27 (same day w/Merriweather)
    2006 - 7/28 (day late w/Maroney)
    2005 - 7/28 (3 days early w/Mankins)
    2004 - 7/29 (10 days early w/Wilfork and 20 days late w/Watson)
     
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    #75 Jersey

    As long as he's out on the field on Sunday, it's OK by me.
     
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    And if a problem should arise Godell can always mediate...:rolleyes:
     
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    IMO the Pats and Mayo have agreed on a deal, we will hear about it tomorrow morning before TC starts....
     
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    He probably wouldve fallen down everytime he caught the ball like he does now. So frustrating...
     
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    I'll give him until Monday Nut ... then that's it.:mad:
     
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    I have a good feeling about Mayo and appreciate the way the Pats do business but from a league prespective rookie salaries are a very big deal and something needs to be done asap. See Loomis comments below.... Nevermind the Favre situation, this is an issue Commish Gang Green needs to get involved in asap. The future financial health of the league is at stake if this situation continues.

    http://www.profootballtalk.com/2008/07/23/loomis-expects-long-holdout-from-ellis-porter/

     
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    It's true. Look around, not only Mayo but a lot of rookies in the first round have not been signed. This **** needs to stop. These young guys need to EARN their millions and stop getting it handed to them.
     
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    Excellent article, Mr. Price, but I must note THE SKY IS FALLING THE SKY IS FALLING! It's the 24th of July! It's a long-running holdout situation with no end in sight!!!!

    Chances are virtually nil that Mayo will be in camp, Colvin's gone, and Bruschi and Vrabel are collecting social security and could leave the team to play mah jong in Miami at any moment!

    Also: Tom's distracted by women and a baby, Bill's distracted by a MILF, Randy is smug and dogging it after setting records last year, the O-Line is a bunch of turnstiles, the secondary's just a vacuum, and of course...

    wait for it...

    wait for it...

    Laurence Maroney is made of glass!!!!

    :eek:

    PFnV
     
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    Blame his agent for the missed time (Who he dumped and then took the Patriot offer).
     
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