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  1. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    As Day 6 of free agency draws to an end,

    WR Lloyd
    WR Gonzalez
    WR Stallworth
    TE Fells
    OL Connolly
    OL Gallery

    We still need a free agent running back.

    We still need to sign Welker to a long-term deal.
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2012
  2. patfanken

    patfanken Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    You know, MG, you could have a point there, buddy....a good one. But PLEASE BB get me back some of those missing sacks, will ya'.
  3. Sydney

    Sydney Practice Squad Player

    I'm not sure we need a FA back unless you'd count BJGE as that guy. With him, Woodhead, Ridley, Vereen and maybe Faulk it looks pretty crowded already. IMO I don't think BJGE is going anywhere else. It would be nice to fill in some secondary holes before the draft.
  4. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Going to be fun watching you do the 53 now ... :popcorn:


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    The Bengals want Ellis if the Pats don't find the need to keep him.
  6. serifyn

    serifyn Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    They should resign BJGE.
  7. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    We need to sign a free agent running back: Green-Ellis or someone else.

  8. Guarnstar

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  9. PatsFan2

    PatsFan2 In the Starting Line-Up

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    Remember if one of our young RB's step up we will be saying Green-Ellis who? RB's make some of the quickest transitions to the NFL. If Ridley or Vereen wins the job they would validate their selections.
  10. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    Let's be real. We have 3 running backs. Last year, we had 5. We will carry 4 or 5. I would much rather add a veteran than add yet another youngster.

    How many reps our free agent signing will have this year is another matter entirely. He could end up being inactive.

    For lots of reasons, we need a veteran running back.

  11. MP-Logick

    MP-Logick Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Belichick liked Polite enough to sign him through 2012, I suppose.
  12. Haley

    Haley In the Starting Line-Up

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    noOOoOooo bennie ... If you end your training now - if you choose the quick and easy path you will become an agent of evil!
  13. strngplyr

    strngplyr In the Starting Line-Up

    I'd rather carry an extra WR in todays NFL over a 5th back. We only used 3 RBs last season anyways. Vereen was inactive most of the season and Faulk provided nothing. I don't think Polite was utilized to much extent either after being signed.

    I'd be happy with only carrying 4 RB and no FB. The question is who those 4 will be. I think Ridley is the #1 this season so whoever we bring in has to be willing to accept less money for a lesser role. I don't see us resigning Benny (unless the market for him really falls apart) or bringing in Bush/Stewart like others are begging for.
  14. Badluck

    Badluck On the Game Day Roster

    now we need a DC to do the same to that side of the ball
  15. Elijah

    Elijah PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I'd like to see the Pats spend some draft picks on a tall, fast WR (but not in the unlucky 2nd and 3rd rounds) and power RB who won't fumble. A developmental OL would be nice but I don't know if he would even make the roster with the guys who are already there. That's really all the Pats need on offense, IMO.

    Defense, on the other hand, is going to take some work...
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