So with Rosey back how much of an upgrade will the pass rush be?

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  1. PatriotDynasty_12

    PatriotDynasty_12 On the Game Day Roster

    I'm hoping he still has something left in the tank. Imagine if he's still got a lot left, and we get Thomas back:cool: Teams then might fear the NE pass rush!:D
     
  2. patsfaninkc

    patsfaninkc Rookie

    Hopefully he can shake the rust off fast!
     
  3. Better than it was before.
     
  4. Sicilian

    Sicilian Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    I think it's one of those things where it's going to be all or nothing. If he is really out of game shape and doesn't make an impact, then obviously the pass rush will be status quo.

    IF he returns to what he was doing before the injury last year, that not only adds a premier pass rusher, but may open things up for Vrabel on the other side which would improve his production.

    It will either improve our situation a lot or not at all IMO.
     
  5. Wildo7

    Wildo7 Totally Full of It

    I doubt he will be impactful, since he wasn't signed by anyone all season. The only reason I think he was brought back is because of what's available, he has the advantage of knowing the system.
     
  6. PATRIOTSFANINPA

    PATRIOTSFANINPA Pro Bowl Player

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    I think he was an emergency signing and fell just ahead of Junior Seau

    I expect little if any impact from him since no other team thought he had anything left

    Maybe if he is still around by next season he may return in more form but I see more rust on the fender than a shiny waxed finish in 2008
     
  7. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    No real impact, he'll probably be used to spell Guyton and Vrabel, we'll have to see if they use him on passing downs as a straight pass rusher or run downs to keep Guyton fresh for the Nickel packages.
     
  8. BionicPatriot

    BionicPatriot In the Starting Line-Up


    That's what we should expect really.
     
  9. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Which means our best and brightest will be screaming for his head because he doesn't have six sacks against Seattle.
     
  10. JSn

    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Sadly, imagine he goes in like a freak and GETS two or three sacks. Then we can listen to screaming about why didn't they sign him earlier.

    In his PC today, BB said standard procedure was some minor physical drills and sometimes if a player wasn't ready they would make suggestions for future consideration. I also saw somewhere today that they had spoken to Rosie already this year. Perhaps he just needed to do some at-home conditioning. Toss in a Linebacker emergency, and heeeeeeeeeere's ROSIE!
     
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  11. BionicPatriot

    BionicPatriot In the Starting Line-Up

    Who? Anyone expecting that from a guy eating nachos the last 4 months is only fooling themselves.
     
  12. BlitzFritz

    BlitzFritz Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    unfortunately, i think this is right. emergency signing. NOT premier pass rusher

    - FRITZ
     
  13. marcus

    marcus On the Game Day Roster

    Based on his comments today, he sounds like he is not very fired up to be playing.
    On the basis of not being football ready, I say he has no impact at all or the pass rush gets worse.
     
  14. Jackson 2

    Jackson 2 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I don't think, at this point, he's much more than a body who knows the system. I hope I'm wrong.
     
  15. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Yep, they saw Rosie back in September if I recall.
     
  16. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    You've not noticed the "odd" fool here this season? [​IMG]
     
  17. the good news is that he went through training camp...........he'll be gassed, 15 plays or so will be a huge success........
     
  18. alvinnf

    alvinnf In the Starting Line-Up

    People don't spend as much time picking the meat off a meatless carcass, that being said hopefully there is plenty of meat left on the bone.;)
     
  19. billdog3484

    billdog3484 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    If he is close to 100% it is clear that our pass rush will be an upgrade, especially if the reports that Adalius is on his way back are true. While Woods appears to have the look of a 3-4 OLB, he didnt exactly play like a stud when he was in. Not to say he was terrible, but nothing more than average. At least with Colvin, there is potential in that he can get 3-4 sacks over the last 4 games. Also, if he plays well, maybe we can sign him for cheap next year and bridge the gap another year and allow us to focus on DB's in the early rounds of the draft
     
  20. MrBigglesWorth

    MrBigglesWorth Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Colvin is a smart guy. I don't know whether to tell if he is kidding us all on his physical conditioning.

    I guess we'll know in the few weeks. I've wanted to see him at least get a chance.
     
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