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  1. nabwong

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    So, there's a lockout. What do you guys think about signing NBA players? We need a TE. Lebron would dominate ANY matchup. Or, maybe Big Baby on the D line?
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    Think we're ok at TE personally.
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    I always wondered if a guy like Manute Bol had a future as designated FG/PAT blocker.

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    This is 2011, not 2009!
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    I'd LOVE to have LeBron as a TE, we only have 2 right now, we could use another.
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    Kevin durant would make a great WR, i think...
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    Like he's going to put in the blocks required?
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    Never mind that it would be at least a year until they could even make it onto the field since none of them are football players, but NBA players are way too selfish to be 1 of 53 guys on a football team.
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    Maybe you missed this, but NE has three again: Explaining Dan Gronkowski's return
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    I wouldn't want Lebron on this team...he would drop a critical 4th quarter pass :p
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    That would be pretty unfair in the red zone if you had Gronk & Durant to throw jump balls to :p


    ...sign the beast! ;)
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    I love me some big baby! Also, i think Rondo would make a good CB or safety. He can read and make plays and he's super quick with a low center of gravity.
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    We don't need LeBron playing for 3 QTRs just to quite in the 4th. He's also a crybaby and he doesn't quite fit the "Patriot way."
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    If Lebron was playing, we'd only need him in the 1st 3 quarters. :)
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    While I think some NBA players could be fantastic in the NFL, I doubt any current NBAers would want to put in the work/dedication required of a BB led team (not to mention putting their body in serious injury risk).
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    I don't know about signing NBA players right now, but I can see 7-foot basketball player-like receivers in the NFL in the not too distant future.
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    Why would anyone want LeFraud on their team? Seriously. The guy's ego wouldn' fit in Gillette, never mind the locker-room.. Plus, god forbid someone one bump him at the line.. He'd fall over whining and crying like a 2 year old..
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    I hear Rajon Rondo is a great kick off returner. Oh and Kevin Garnett might be decent at rushing the passer. :p
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    If Calvin Johnson is dominant at 6'5", how good would the 7-foot version be?
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