Should the Pats lock up Woodhead?

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  1. brady199

    brady199 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I'm not sure what his deal is? Rotoworld has it listed as undisclosed contract, not sure if anyone knows? I'm assuming it is a one year deal.

    Should the pats offer him a 3 or 4 year deal?

    I'm sure they could get him on the cheap.

    This guy looks special. I know its crazy to say he's going to be better then Faulk was, but Faulk wasn't this impressive early on in his career.

    Everytime Woodhead head touches the ball, I'm on the edge of my seat.

    I say lock em up.:singing:

    Agree, Disagree?
     
  2. resdubwhite

    resdubwhite In the Starting Line-Up

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    Agree. Have no idea how much it would cost though.
     
  3. parthasas

    parthasas Patriots Nation PatsFans.com Supporter

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    are you telling me he is not locked up long term :eek:

    lock up the beast (hey, do I have to pay royalty to patjet for this line too ;) )
     
  4. patsinthesnow

    patsinthesnow PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I bet he'd almost start to cry if he was offered a longterm deal. I'm pretty sure he'd take anything we'd throw at him.
     
  5. coolguy

    coolguy Banned

    NO, the pats should trade woodhead for a 3rd round pick..... in 2012
     
  6. Calciumee

    Calciumee PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I would definitely extend him! Fantastic little player!
     
  7. brady199

    brady199 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Another thing to consider is BJGE is a FA in 2011, but there are about 15 guys coming out in the draft who could easily replace him. I doubt anyone coming out could replace Woodhead as a 3rd down (and then some) RB. Also Faulk is FA as well, and after his knee injury and take into account his age, I don't see him coming back.
     
  8. JoeSixPat

    JoeSixPat Pro Bowl Player

    A two year deal for sure... but the thing about little guy RBs is that they tend to get banged around a lot and might not hold up health wise
     
  9. abejarano12

    abejarano12 On the Game Day Roster

    Yes, but the team just have to be sure that he can keep up the work he is doing
     
  10. Sciz

    Sciz PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    He'll more than likely be either an RFA or ERFA after the season. Depends on the new CBA rules, I believe.
     
  11. cmasspatsfan

    cmasspatsfan In the Starting Line-Up

    Woodhead? Hes only here to help us decipher the Jets game plan..oh wait...yeah sign him up for a few years.
     
  12. brady199

    brady199 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Can you just Imagine BB Grin when he found out the Jets released Woodhead. lol.
     
  13. RayClay

    RayClay Hall of Fame Poster

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    Did he commit a crime?

    Seriously, I think they'll be able to sign him if they want.
     
  14. TheGodInAGreyHoodie

    TheGodInAGreyHoodie Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Are the Patriots even allowed to?

    IIRC, I read somewhere you can't redo a contract in the same season it was signed. The Patriots just signed Woodhead to a deal. He was a FA signing (not a waiver wire pickup with us assuming the Jets contract)
     
  15. AJY the Jets troll

    AJY the Jets troll Practice Squad Player

    He may be a little overvalued on the board, no?

    But it's true that these are the kind of unnoticed players that make the meat of a team. Resign him.
     
  16. Simkin

    Simkin Banned

    take it easyyy . dont put so many pressure in his shoulder.
     
  17. BlueThunder

    BlueThunder PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I think Patriots would have a Woody if he signed longterm :bricks:
     
  18. TB=TD

    TB=TD Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Can you put the pressure in his little tiny legs?
     
  19. Rob0729

    Rob0729 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    He'll be an exclusive rights free agent after the season. This is his third year. No need to do anything with him because he will be the Pats' property next season unless they don't want him.
     
  20. jsull87

    jsull87 In the Starting Line-Up

    yeah i thought that'd be the case. Same type of situation BJGE and Guyton found themselves in pretty sure
     
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