What about Jeff Faine?

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by dryheat44, Mar 22, 2006.

  1. dryheat44

    dryheat44 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    With the Browns signing LaCharles, they've given Faine permission to seek a trade. Could he play guard for us, and should Belichick flip a day two draft pick to Cleveland for him?

    I vote yes on both counts.
     
  2. Miguel

    Miguel Patriots Salary Cap Guru PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Can he kick field goals???;)
     
  3. AzPatsFan

    AzPatsFan Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Why???



    Why??

    Consider, Neal and Ashworth may go, but the Pats have added Ross Tucker, a hard-nosed part time swing starter a la` Russ Hochstein; and have Hochstein, Yates, Mruczkowski and maybe Britt to replace either one or both should we lose them.

    Even if we lose one we will still at minimum be starting a line composed entirely of multi-time Super bowl winners. Worst case Light, Mankins, Koppen, Hochstein and Gorin.
     
  4. dryheat44

    dryheat44 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    And that's not a very good scenario. Me, Tom, Corey, and Kevin much prefer Light, Mankins, Koppen, Faine, Kaczur.

    I like Neal, but it seems he's visiting every team in the league. I'd rather keep Hochstein as a 3-position backup than a starter. Ditto Gorin. And don't forget Koppen is FA next year.
     
  5. mcsully

    mcsully In the Starting Line-Up


    Reason why Cleveland is looking to move him is because they want Bently to play center and Faine is to small, in their eyes, to play guard. He has never lived up to the hype.. I rather have koppen and set my eyes on another player..
     
  6. dryheat44

    dryheat44 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Ah. I guess he is 10-15 lbs lighter than the Patriot guard contingent also. Oh well.
     
  7. mcsully

    mcsully In the Starting Line-Up

    Pats are one thing, Browns are another.. But my feeling is Pats won't go that direction :)
     
  8. Jimke

    Jimke In the Starting Line-Up

    In his 4th year and probably near the end of his contract.

    Would have to get him to extend his contract. We have wasted

    draft picks on Andre Davis and Duane Starks to get quick fixes.
     
  9. mcsully

    mcsully In the Starting Line-Up

    Actually he probably signed a 6 or 7 year deal (have to look up) and rookie contracts towards the end of the deal are GREAT bargains..
     
  10. unearth

    unearth Rookie

    This guy was nasty in college. I still think he has a lot of potential to be a very good lineman. I would definitely trade a 4th or a 5th rounder for him.
     
  11. Ochmed Jones

    Ochmed Jones Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I've heard he has a chronicly bad shoulder.
     
  12. What happened to Melvin Fowler?

    He wasn't that bad.
     

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