Welcome to PatsFans.com

Ok, no-one else wants to say this, but...

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by JSn, Feb 24, 2009.

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

    JSn Rookie

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2008
    Messages:
    7,449
    Likes Received:
    32
    Ratings:
    +33 / 0 / -0

    Will the Pats kick Marvin's tires? He's officially an FA right now.

    I hope not, but there is a small part of me that thinks the "idea" of Harrison and Moss splitting the field with Welker in the slot is legendary.
  2. OhExaulted1

    OhExaulted1 On the Roster

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2005
    Messages:
    2,615
    Likes Received:
    127
    Ratings:
    +338 / 13 / -25

    #15 Jersey

    I'd rather coax Troy out of retirement.
  3. Brettlax3434

    Brettlax3434 Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2009
    Messages:
    588
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Jabar is better then harrison at this point
  4. Deus Irae

    Deus Irae PatsFans.com Retired Jersey Club PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2006
    Messages:
    42,287
    Likes Received:
    520
    Ratings:
    +1,637 / 70 / -75

    Disable Jersey

    Harrison had developed a case of alligator arms, and the Patriots can't have that out of the #3 outside spot.
  5. BradfordPatsFan

    BradfordPatsFan Rookie

    Joined:
    May 7, 2006
    Messages:
    2,525
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    I'm not going to say that it hasn't crossed my mind. He would likely still be able to beat some of the floatsm and jetsom db's out there as defenses would have to play pick your poison with Moss and Welker. However, I would have to think that there are other, younger options who could do a similar job.
  6. T-ShirtDynasty

    T-ShirtDynasty Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2005
    Messages:
    3,562
    Likes Received:
    8
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0 / -0

    In the role that we need played, yes I agree.
  7. PromisedLand

    PromisedLand Virtual Internet Person

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    3,372
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    Isn't he being released because his cap number is something like $13M? No way I want to add anything like that to our cap. Fix the D!
  8. PATRIOTSFANINPA

    PATRIOTSFANINPA Rookie

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2006
    Messages:
    15,720
    Likes Received:
    12
    Ratings:
    +12 / 0 / -0

    #12 Jersey

    For a 3rd or 4th WR he certainly still has a little left to fill the need,but if he is expecting the spotlight anymore,I hardly see the Pats or ANY other team looking at him

    Could you imagine the WR corps consisting of Moss,Welker,Harrison and then Gaffney? - That simply would not be fair to the other 31 teams
  9. PatsChamp88

    PatsChamp88 Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2009
    Messages:
    2,215
    Likes Received:
    16
    Ratings:
    +51 / 3 / -0

    #75 Jersey

    Seeing how he did not want to take a pay cut I don't see this happening, knew this thread would be started eventually.
  10. stinkypete

    stinkypete Rookie

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

    #24 Jersey

    The Eagles will overspend on Harrison to try to make McNabb happy.

    Write it down.
  11. patsfanofNC12

    patsfanofNC12 Rookie

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2007
    Messages:
    1,266
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    Just wrote it down like u said :D
  12. JSn

    JSn Rookie

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2008
    Messages:
    7,449
    Likes Received:
    32
    Ratings:
    +33 / 0 / -0

    Depends how they do making a play for Cassel. Watch for more...
  13. T-ShirtDynasty

    T-ShirtDynasty Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2005
    Messages:
    3,562
    Likes Received:
    8
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0 / -0

    Nice. Wouldn't shock me at all.
  14. jmt57

    jmt57 Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2005
    Messages:
    13,370
    Likes Received:
    152
    Ratings:
    +497 / 0 / -3

    From what I have read the Colts attempted to restructure Marvin's contract but Harrison refused. I don't know the details of what Harrison was offered, but usually a restructuring is an agreement to give the player the same amount of money, but over a longer period of time. If that is the case and Marvin said 'no', then that tells me he is going to want to be paid more than he is worth.

    Aside from what I am speculating Harrison will expect to be paid, there is his production. I agree with Deus, from what I have seen he seems to have developed alligator arms. Last year he was thrown to 112 times, catching 63 passes. That's 56%, which seems rather low given the rapport between Manning and Harrison. Harrison had 656 yards and just 10.4 yards per catch, another number that ranks very low among NFL receivers. Regardless of his past, how much can anybody expect from a wide receiver that will be 37 before the season starts?

    If he does play in 2009 I'd guess it will be for the Eagles. He can re-unite with McNabb, and be close enough to keep an eye on what's going on in his car wash and bar.
  15. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2005
    Messages:
    15,273
    Likes Received:
    88
    Ratings:
    +183 / 2 / -1

    #75 Jersey

    Mabe we can use him as a gunner?:cool:
  16. Gene In Montana

    Gene In Montana Rookie

    Joined:
    May 29, 2006
    Messages:
    68
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +9 / 0 / -0

    D'OH!!! Very clever! ;)
  17. pwes

    pwes Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2007
    Messages:
    2,483
    Likes Received:
    6
    Ratings:
    +23 / 0 / -0

    Disable Jersey

    Absolutley not. He's done.
  18. PatsFaninAZ

    PatsFaninAZ Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2006
    Messages:
    4,097
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +5 / 0 / -0

    Eagles are in good shape with draft picks and cap space, right?

    I think a more likely scenario is a trade for Anquan Boldin. Now, maybe the Cards will call his bluff, but I really think Boldin is prepared to sit.

    I think the Eagles are a legitimate super bowl contender with Boldin. I'd view this as far more likely than Marvin Harrison.
  19. tobias funke

    tobias funke Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,307
    Likes Received:
    4
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0 / -0

    Marvin Harrison is an egotistical thug who refused to renegotiate a contract he knows for a fact he's not worth with the team he's been with for 13 years.

    How exactly is he Patriots' material?
  20. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    20,858
    Likes Received:
    127
    Ratings:
    +335 / 21 / -2

    Everyone is entitled to his opinion. I do NOT ever expect a player to voluntarily reduce his compensation without the right of free agency. Harrison and the team knew the amounts of the contract, and knew that perhaps the team might not think he is worth the money at some point. The time has come. The colts don't want him at the contracted amount. Harrison should be able to go look for someone else to play for. I don't what to tell you if you believe that Harrison hasn't given the colts all that they've paid for over his years there. And, no, I don't want him. I'd rather have Houz or Holt.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>