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  1. PATSNUTme

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    Just picked up the 2008 ProFW NFL Preview magazine.

    Here are some of the things I have just been able to read.

    1. Patriots predicted to beat the Cowboys in the Super Bowl
    2. Patriots on the top 50 players regardless of position: #1 tom Brady & #4 Randy Moss
    3.Top 10 Rookies to make an impact on their team #6 J. Mayo.
    4.Patriots predicted record 13-3.

    Will post more later on when I have a chance to read more.
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    Was Randy the best receiver at 4, Patsnutme?
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    #1 and #4 on our team, not too shabby.
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    1. Jinx
    2. Jinx
    3. Jinx
    4. Jinx

    I hate when they write positive sh!t about this team!! :mad:
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    13-3 feels right to me, too.

    And no, I don't want ANY losses, nor will I guess who they'll lose to.
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    I know you're half joking, but if they wouldve written negative stuff everyone would be *****ing and complaining. I'll take refreshing postive stuff over negative at this point.:eat2:
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    The Sporting News preview mixes the positive and negative:

    Predicted record: 14-2

    Predicted Finish: Loss in the AFCCG to the Chargers (also 14-2). San Diego goes on to beat Dallas in the SB.
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    I don't mind the truth. This team will get big headed? LMAO they're hiding their faces more than anything.
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    Did any of the magazines predict we will have another championship in the bag and then for the 3rd straight year the defense will let the other team drive 80 yards in the last 2 minutes to blow it?
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    It doesn't hurt anymore...I'm over it.

    As long as I never watch the video of that game again. And so far, I have not.
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    I made the mistake of watching it on NFL Network the other night.

    luckily we have 2 other great teams to help make it all better until the new season starts.

    I dont wish for a loss, but every time i hear some nitwit say anything about a perfect season in 2008 and i want to upchuck. I dont care about a perfect season. I care about winning the Super Bowl.
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    Very true. I just want a SB Win!!

    Go Pats!!
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    :rocker:What he said.....
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    I predicted 13-3 last year, and would be very happy with 13-3 this year as well..

    The only thing that worries me about this year or any year are injuries.. barring this we are hands down the best team with the best talent.
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    How dare they disrespect this team like that?!



    {Sarcasm off}
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    They do list Chad Jackson as our "break through player".:eek::rofl:
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    From the 4th receiver position, maybe!

    Very interesting
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    I have a copy of this and I was very shocked to see that Rodney Harrison was NOT listed as one of the top safeties in the league. Maybe I missed his name, but I couldn't find it when they listed their top players by position.
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    I won't. I haven't watched the '06 AFCCG at Indy and I won't watch the '07 (season not year) SB. Ever.
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    I see absolutely no reason why any Pats fan would ever want to watch either of those games again.

    "Today I'm going to wake up, have something to eat then spend spend the next 6 hours watching the two most depressing losses in franchise history".
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    here is how they rank the Patriots players by position:

    QB Tom Brady #1 out of 28 rated
    RB Maroney #19 out of 31
    WR Moss #1 and Welker #15 out of 33
    TE Watson #12 out of 17
    C Koppen #5 out of 20
    G Mankins #5 out of 24
    T Light #10 out of 28
    DE Seymour #7 and Warren #10 out of 31
    DT Big Vince #5 out of 27
    ILB none rnked out of 24
    OLB Vrabel #7 and AD #8 out of 23
    CB none rated out of 27
    S none out of 25:mad:
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    I know Wes is diminutive and got robbed on the pro bowl, but jeez...LOL

    And I guess some folks never learn...
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    Same here, neverfrigginever. I turn away if they even show a highlight from those games on TV. I'd rather cut off a pinky then watch that garbage.
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    Just re-playing plays from those games in my mind is painful enough, I don't need to see the real thing.
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    Welker 31st is nuts. I guess the argument is he only did it because of Moss and Brady but I think we all saw enough with our eyes to know how good he is.
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    I think its Welker 15, he put 315, and notice how the 3=#... musta just missed pressing shift
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    Thanks - still too low for me but better.
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    I corrected the typo. He's #15 out of 33 ranked.
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    I couldn't give a crap about our record so long as it ends with a super bowl win.

    How is Brady #1? Everyone knows that he is going to suck next year when he doesn't know the signals of the other team.... oh wait that happened this past year too... geez they must have been "cheating" then too.
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    I'm a bit surprised myself that you guys haven't upgraded the #2 QB spot. While you've got one of the best ever to play the game at #1, if something happens to Brady even your loaded team would struggle to win 10-11 games with Cassel at the helm, IMHO--Brady is that important to your other strengths, like getting Moss and Welker the ball. Wouldn't it make sense to give C-Pep (Randy could get him in line if need be, I'm sure, and already has chemistry with him) or Leftwich a try, for ex? O'Connell (?) may turn out to be decent later on, but he's only a rookie and couldn't really be expected to step in right away if there's a problem with Brady. This is really your only big and obvious Achilles heel at present, so surprised that it hasn't been addressed, especially when options are available. Then again, perhaps Pioli's playing a waiting game to drive the price down--that wouldn't surprise me either, although with QB's you would want them involved in your OTA's, etc. as early as possible to get to know the program. As the King of Siam would say, "is a puzzlement."
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