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  1. JSn

    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Unsettling list as regards the defense...

    * NT Vince Wilfork
    * DL Ty Warren
    * DL Jarvis Green
    * OL Mark LeVoir
    * LB Tyrone McKenzie
    * LB Jerod Mayo
    * DB Ray Ventrone
    * CB Mike Richardson
    * RB Sammy Morris
    * DB Brandon Meriweather
    * WR Brandon Tate
    * WR Shun White
    * WR Tyree Barnes
     
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    Urgent In the Starting Line-Up

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    There are four defensive starters listed.
    Wilfork is a contract issue - why show up and risk injury during a huge contract year? Makes sense.
    Warren had several surgical procedures and may not be ready.

    Mayo? Unsure.
    Meriweather? Unsure, and sort of surprising, given that the Pats top draft pick is a safety.

    So two with some questions. Maybe others know what's up with those two.
     
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    ALP Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    the DL missing doesnt really bother me much...that Mayo and Merweather are nto there though surprises me a lot....i cant image that its a contract issue for them
     
  4. JSn

    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I asked Reiss about Warren on Twitter and he said it was a recovery issue.

    But Meri and Mayo...
     
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    Sicilian Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I'm not gonna worry too much. For all we know they have permission to come a day late for personal reasons, and if that's the case we'll probably never know it.

    Don't panic.
     
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    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Technically, they're two days late, then.
     
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    Sicilian Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Was there an OTA yesterday that they missed too? Sorry, musta missed it.
     
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    Wonder if bm is lookin for an extention? Stay tuned...
     
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    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Reiss (via Twitter):

     
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    cavtroop 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    Thats good news (that he's there) and not so good news (he's possibly injured).

    Any news on Mayo? I'm hoping for a huge season from him :)
     
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