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    http://www.boston.com/sports/football/patriots/reiss_pieces/

     
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    That's a great honor, especially in the BB world. Having spent many years as a high school football coach, I know how important it is to practice hard. This kid is special.

    OT: That's why I hope the Celtics don't trade for Iverson given his views on practicing. Even though I could care less about the Celtics, I don't want to have to see AI on the TV and on the pages of the Globe and Herald. I think he sends a poor message to kids as well.
     
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    practice? we talking about practice, we aint talking about the game. Practice? praactice?
     
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    I mean... it's practice, you know... practice
     
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    Exactly! What an attitude. If AI were a football player, he'd be on the Bizarro-Patriots.
     
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    I didn't notice until watching a review of the game on Comcast, but Wright was in the game on the 4th and 1 stop. He and Wilfork took out the C and both guards by themselves, which is why McGahee had to slow down and cut to his right.

    That was a big moment to have Wright in there. He is just flying up the charts right now. If it weren't for the fact that NE's big 3 are possibly the best in the league, he would be a sure starter, and a good one at that.
     
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    And Belichick isn't interested in how guys practice, is he ?

    :bricks:
     
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    Anyone else think "late first-day pick" when they see that? :rolleyes:

    Seriously, though, kudos to TPTB for finding him. :)
     
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    In his second year out of powerhouse Cincinnati, undrafted. So anybody else want to talk about how Marquise Hill's only problem is the quality of depth he's looking up at?
     
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    If Hill had Wright's heart (and brains), he'd be the best DL in the league.
     
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    IMO, if Wright were the draft pick and Hill the UDFA, Hill would be unemployed. I'm happy for the kid and he's obviously a hard worker. I replied to the "Are the Pats cheap if they don't Spend to the Cap" post that there are a lot of ways to spend cap space w/o overspending for players. It might be a good idea to give this kid a raise for this year, just as a reward and make it more likely he'd sign a new contract at some point of they really think he's that valuable of a backup. It'd show other players if they practice hard they might get a raise, too. It 'could' open the flood gates, but if they don't spend that cap space somewhere, it's losing it.
     
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    If it helps any, I wrote on another board last year something to this effect:

    In a year or two, we will all be talking about Hill exactly as we are about Davey now.

    I still believe that to be the truth, although I do think people overestimate the #2 pick effect. If BB/SP were really that concerned over sunk cost, they wouldn't have made some of the moves that they have. They must truly believe that they guy can be a good player. When? I don't know.
     

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