Welcome to PatsFans.com

Should the Pats lock up Woodhead?

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by brady199, Oct 17, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. crowell33

    crowell33 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2007
    Messages:
    2,537
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    If he was north of 30, ( Vrabel, Seymour, Moss, etc ). Pats don't generally trade youth.
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2010
  2. PatsWickedPissah

    PatsWickedPissah PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2005
    Messages:
    24,513
    Likes Received:
    986
    Ratings:
    +3,024 / 26 / -17

    Disable Jersey

    No

    10 characters
     
  3. PATSYLICIOUS

    PATSYLICIOUS Pro Bowl Player

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2007
    Messages:
    11,265
    Likes Received:
    68
    Ratings:
    +192 / 1 / -3

    #12 Jersey

    Yes, Woodhead should be extended after today [pun intended]
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2010
  4. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2005
    Messages:
    14,636
    Likes Received:
    174
    Ratings:
    +447 / 4 / -1

    #75 Jersey

    He is locked up being a 2nd year player and at most a RFA.:rolleyes:

    If he keeps up with this kind of play I think he will get a nice tender before free agency.
     
  5. ahmed

    ahmed Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2008
    Messages:
    751
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    I say lock him up... the longer he plays, the more expensive he will get.
     
  6. The Brandon Five

    The Brandon Five Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2010
    Messages:
    7,031
    Likes Received:
    167
    Ratings:
    +513 / 9 / -4

    #75 Jersey

    I was unsuccessful in getting a "Rudy" chant going whenever he made a big play.
     
  7. KontradictioN

    KontradictioN Do you even lift? PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2006
    Messages:
    28,405
    Likes Received:
    922
    Ratings:
    +3,036 / 40 / -63

    No Jersey Selected

    Pretty much. Wait until the end of the season. If he keeps up this type of production, then I wouldn't hesitate to offer him a three or four year deal. We could be looking at Kevin Faulk's long term replacement.
     
  8. TheGodInAGreyHoodie

    TheGodInAGreyHoodie Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2007
    Messages:
    6,621
    Likes Received:
    25
    Ratings:
    +26 / 0 / -0

    I am glad yoou were unsuccessful. He considers calling him "Rudy" to be an insult.
     
  9. 1stDownFool

    1stDownFool Banned

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2010
    Messages:
    39
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Looks to me like a tough kid that gets "it"
    Talented yet Underrated, and has a chip on his shoulder to prove himself against the naysayers............
    My kinda guy!
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2010
  10. alamo

    alamo praedica numerum! PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2004
    Messages:
    2,411
    Likes Received:
    37
    Ratings:
    +64 / 0 / -0

    If this was his 3rd accrued year then then he's not an ERFA, he's a RFA after the season. But he spent his entire rookie season on IR so this is his 2nd year so he's an ERFA. Which basically probably means he plays for the minimum unless he signs a longer deal.

    But be realistic. People think of him as a young rookie, but he's not as young as you think. He has been in the league two prior seasons. There is controversy about his actual birthdate but it appears he is 10 days OLDER than Maroney. So he's not a guy who is necessarily going to be getting steadily better for years.

    Having said that, the Pats have had much success with guys who are basically JAGs but fit well here. They often experience success here and depart for more money, unless they are smart enough to realize they are better suited to be here. So enjoy this but don't start buying Woodhead jerseys for your whole family :)
     
  11. crowell33

    crowell33 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2007
    Messages:
    2,537
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    The New England Patriots list on their website that Danny Woodhead is 25 years old. There should be a ton of wear and tear left on those tires. By playing Division 2, Woodhead avoided the hard hits of larger, stronger, defenders, and has very few NFL carries.
     
  12. Fencer

    Fencer Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2006
    Messages:
    8,329
    Likes Received:
    133
    Ratings:
    +408 / 6 / -20

    #12 Jersey

    Sure thing. Considering how important the Kevin Faulk position is for the team, we could really use more than one player there.

    I wouldn't cut Faulk just because we have Woodhead, unless those early-season dropsies aren't fixable. Faulk/Woodhead/Welker/Branch/Edelman is 5 guys for 2 1/2 positions + PR, which is high but not ridiculous. Considering their importance, I'd rather have that and sacrifice depth at speed-receiver (which is where we'd probably suffer to make room for them).
     
  13. Fencer

    Fencer Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2006
    Messages:
    8,329
    Likes Received:
    133
    Ratings:
    +408 / 6 / -20

    #12 Jersey

    Ack. You have a point.
     
  14. Fencer

    Fencer Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2006
    Messages:
    8,329
    Likes Received:
    133
    Ratings:
    +408 / 6 / -20

    #12 Jersey

    But that is encouraging (CBA changes permitting, of course).
     
  15. WhiteWesWelker88

    WhiteWesWelker88 Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    840
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    sign the beast:)
     
  16. ctpatsfan77

    ctpatsfan77 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2005
    Messages:
    21,633
    Likes Received:
    597
    Ratings:
    +1,613 / 20 / -10

    #3 Jersey

    Actually, I believe the rule (except for rookie contracts) is that you can renegotiate a contract once per league year, including the year the contract was signed.
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2010
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>