Which players are you regretting we let leave?

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  1. Fencer

    Fencer Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    With 20-20 hindsight, it was obviously a mistake to get rid of David Thomas.

    But offhand, as we sit on Day One of free agency, I'm not thinking of a bigger example.
     
  2. PatsChamp88

    PatsChamp88 In the Starting Line-Up

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    Re: Which players are you regretting were let leave?

    Daniel Graham maybe
     
  3. pats1

    pats1 Moderator PatsFans.com Supporter

    I don't get your point. I don't think too many people are concerned that the Pats are letting Watson and Green and Hanson walk in free agency.
     
  4. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Enough with the negativity. :bricks:
     
  5. pats1

    pats1 Moderator PatsFans.com Supporter

    Asante Samuel is exhibit #1.
     
  6. Relentless649

    Relentless649 On the Roster

    Asante Samuel is first on my list
     
  7. Lampshade

    Lampshade Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    There have been a few for me. Givens and Graham because I enjoyed how they played, and Asante (the player) and Branch more because they were missed on the field the following season. Those are the obvious four.
     
  8. Ice_Ice_Brady

    Ice_Ice_Brady In the Starting Line-Up

    Pioli and Dimitroff. If they were still here, we wouldn't be having this conversation.
     
  9. Disco Volante

    Disco Volante Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Hobbs, for the fact that the kick return game was non-existent this year.

    Deion Branch and Asante Samuel were not worth the money and the Richard Seymour trade was a great deal, as I did not see him returning to the team.

    Also people like to say how Deion "cost" us the Super Bowl in 2006. The team scored 34 points in the AFC Championship game, it was just the start of one too many frequent defensive collapses that would come to be.
     
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  10. emoney_33

    emoney_33 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    I don't think I regret any of them leaving. Some are close calls and I would have rathered to keep guys like Graham, Givens, Hobbs but I wouldn't say it's a big regret.

    I was happy to see Samuel go and Branch netted a great return for his childish decisions in '06. Seymour was a good deal.
     
  11. Fencer

    Fencer Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    The ones who I miss as players I don't miss as value.

    Uncapped years are funny, but IIRC there still weren't franchise tags for both Wilfork and Seymour.

    Asante I wish had been signed a while before he hit FA. Asante and his agent outgambled Pioli on that one. But by the time he hit FA he was too expensive.

    I hated losing Grahambo, but his price was steep. I guess he and Asante are the close calls for me.
     
  12. PATSYLICIOUS

    PATSYLICIOUS Pro Bowl Player

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    Hobbs was let go for far too little I thought. We really missed his returns last year and he could've been an upgrade over Wilhite as the nickel.

    Jabar Gaffney is definitely worth the 2 or 3 M a year that he is making in Denver. I'm sure we will replace, maybe even upgrade him, but there's still uncertainty there and the lack of WR depth hurt us last year.

    That's about all for me, lots of players I miss but most of them were getting money that they were not worth to us IMO
     
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  13. Big Bucks

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    Asante Samuel
    Curtis Martin
    Ty Law
     
  14. Coach42

    Coach42 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    Gaffney. To be fair at the time I thought Galloway was an upgrade. Going back further Curtis Martin for sure.
     
  15. muzz

    muzz PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Graham

    They've been wasting draft picks and signing FA's to take his place, yet they all suck.
    After all the TE wheelin and dealing they don't even have a TE









    Anyone else is down here somewhere..............
     
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  16. pats1

    pats1 Moderator PatsFans.com Supporter

    That's funny, because when Graham was here he was considered to be an underwhelming first round pick...
     
  17. billdog3484

    billdog3484 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    hank poteat...haha. nobody really. im regretting we have no pass rush.
     
  18. chevss454

    chevss454 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    you're kidding, right? For $10million/. That's not good value, dude. Some ppl just don't get running a business...
     
  19. chevss454

    chevss454 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Post of the thread
     
  20. Bledsoe11

    Bledsoe11 Practice Squad Player

    Jabar Gaffney, David Givens
     
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