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  1. Triumph

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    The season would be over even if the Patriots had won the Super Bowl 45-0. We would still be looking at team needs.
     
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    Where are the mixed reviews?
     
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    As a shutdown I hold Grimes over Joseph and Gamble...Joseph probably best corner in NFL against deep balls, but not that good in the short passing game.
    Bailey sure maybe but not a future CB. Haden is great.

    I like Grimes, great tackler, usually in good position to defend passes and rarely gives up big plays.

    I don't like PFF's ranking but the stats (thrown at, receptions, yards, YAC, pass defended) they coming up with usually is quite accurate.
     
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    I'm not new, i was registered before yourself..
     
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    PFF blows. It's been demonstrated time and again.
     
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    The day he was drafted he came with the Fragile handle with care sicker attached. A number of posters said it wasn't true, but so far it has been I wouldn't count on IR Dowling at all to save the day, when he can't seem to save himself from the IR.
     
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    I was looking at your post count. But you're quite right, though, I'm not sure that reflects well if you knew all of this already.
     
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    So we keep on spending rescourcss on a position because we haven't found the next revis? Like I said, upgrade the front 4 with some real talent and add one piece to the secondary.
     
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    This league only has one shutdown CB with Revis. I can't put a 34 year old Bailey with him and Nnamdii regressed in the Eagles defense.

    In today's NFL, it's almost impossible to be a shutdown CB. For all the respect I have for Revis, it's obvious on numerous replays he does the "Revis hold".

    So yeah, go with what we have, four CBs less than 26 years old.
     
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    A good CB isn't what this defense needs. We need a DT that gets pressure inside. Right now we have two DTs that play the sponge position. We need a DT that can penetrate (doubling Wilfork = game over) and a really athletic DE and our secondary will look great. This secondary is young. We need a vet or two to lead these guys and thats it.
     
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