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Possible WR3's to replace Gaff for reasonable $$

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  1. Mogamedogz

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    In no particular order...

    -Devery Henderson 5'11 200lbs - Still only 26 years old, deep threat speed with experience playing split end in a pass happy offense with the Saints.

    - D.J Hackett 6'2 210lbs - 27 years old with a ton of talent. Injury concerns could be an issue, but if he can prove healthy, he might make for a nice pick up with tremendous upside.


    - Armani Toomer 6'3 203 - No spring chicken @ 35, but still produced at a fairly high level for NY over the last two seasons. Reliable target, good hands, and could still have enough gas in the tank to put up quality WR3 #'s. may be able to sign him at the vet minimum.

    - Ronald Curry 6'2 210lbs - Still relatively young @ 29, but like Hackett, injury history needs to be considered. None the less, Curry is talented and posted back to back 700yrd seasons in '06 & '07 for some woeful Raider teams.

    - Mike Furrey 6'0 195lbs - 1000yrd campaign for the Kittens in '06. Versatile enough to step in a play emergency DB if called on, and like WWW, the guy has sure hands and can be a reception machine.
     
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    Out of those, I'd say Henderson or we draft a No. 3. I'd have to think the No. 3 should be a pretty fast guy since we have the tall receiver and slot receiver.
     
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    What about Laverneous Coles? I think hed be a good fit
     
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    Coles is looking to be stuck with Buffalo or no-one. Heck, Houshmazoo is having trouble getting paid.

    Coles would be a good move if it's affordable.

    I even like the idea of Galloway as a burner. He's still fast and rested up. nd he plans to keep playing. He's the Seau of WR's when it comes to longevity.
     
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    Money wouldnt be reasonable. He turned down $6m from the Jets because he thinks that he is worth more.
     
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    Henderson is one of the most woeful underachievers in the game. He's a (far) less productive Donte Stallworth clone. Don't want him.

    Hackett and Curry are possibilities (with question marks; I definitely like Curry better than Hackett), and Toomer is intriguing, even if he's probably out of gas. Furrey is probably better suited to backing up Welker/being the #4 WR, but he's definitely a guy I could see the team bringing in.

    I suspect the Patriots will draft someone. In terms of veterans, Coles would still be my personal preference, though he may cost too much.
     
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    Of that group I'd lean toward Henderson. I'd hate to draft a WR early. Its just so hard to judge ( Bethel Johnson/ Chad Jackson both high 2nd rounders ). I believe WR is the toughest position to evaluate in the draft.
     
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    or torry holt if he become available.
     
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    He's on the block for low picks already.
     
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    They're like the same guy.
     
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    So who is going to be the other starting WR?

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    Oops, looks like there is pretty much the same thread up that is pretty active. My bad.
     
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    Terrance Copper? Might be a good addition
     
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    Re: So who is going to be the other starting WR?

    Draft Marko Mitchell and let Randy and Wes tutor him. Problem solved.
     
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    I would be surprised if we brought in Henderson. Donald Hayes had better hands. He sure can run real fast though.
     
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    Get furrey he looks great.
     
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    Re: So who is going to be the other starting WR?

    No draft picks for a vet WR, please !

    With Brady. Pats were a few minutes from the SB in 06 : WR corps was digusting. Now, Pats have RFM and WFW + a few underachieving, but talented TEs.

    I'd prefer all 1st & 2nd rounders go towards defense or all but one (a 2nd they will no doubt flip for 2010 pick).

    Aiken, Slater, Ventrone, cheap no-name FA... none inspire, but they keep one extra DB away from the others - good enough for me.
     
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    I'd be looking at Nate Washington, personally.
     
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    He's not a FA, but I'd love to see the Pats go Welker Pt. 2 and sign Lance Moore to an offer sheet; it would cost them their own #2, but I think it would be worth it.

    And I'd be all for signing his teammate Henderson as a #4 just to stretch the field.
     
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    Trade with N.O. for WR Robert Meachem. 6' 2" 215, 4.42 in the 40, scored a great 37.5" vertical and a 6.97 in the three-cone agility drill. Was supposedly great hands at Tenn. but has had an issue. Improving. Supposedly a very good downfield blocker. Swap even up for Maroney anybody?
    N.O. needs a RB, NE needs a WR. They have both had injuries that are on the mend. Both first rounders.
    One unproven great potential player who has been dinged for another.
    DW Toys
     
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    Most of these type of fan-proposed player-for-player trade scenarios end up being so much ****amamie, but this one actually kind of makes sense for both teams.

    I'm actually not a huge Meachem fan, he really has developed slowly (even for a WR).
     
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