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    Huh?
     
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    It’s cheap money. He’s still a good SS & veteran presence but his man coverage skills vs TEs that were once elite are now declining.

    Hopefully Dugger & Williams can take some of the TE coverage work off of his plate.
     
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    Enough with the safeties
     
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    He’s not what he was but he’s not awful. He can still fill a role. It’s probably a cap-space clearing move too, too an extent (I would guess).

    Edit: yeah see the post right above mine lol
     
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    I'm sure the NE save $ on this new deal

    Current contract.
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    Reiss’s clarification at least makes more sense in the short term.
     
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    NYCPATS4LIFE In the Starting Line-Up

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    What does this mean for dugger? Special teams player? He will be watching from the bench with joejuan.
     
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    No, hybrid packages while he develops you couldn’t learn from better leaders than Chung and McCourty.
     
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    Everybody have fun tonight!
     
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    One has to assume Dugger will need an entire year- maybe three to get to Chung's level of understanding/anticipation in his defense.

    ...and coming from a D2 school and joining the NEP is like going from 4th grade to high school.
     
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    He'll be missing plenty more snaps in the future too...This is what happens when a break-down begins...A few snaps here, a few games there...possible suspension mixed in...
     
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    So why again was he the 37th overall pick?
     
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    Smart, a great f-ing athlete and upside
     
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    stinkypete In the Starting Line-Up

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    Can we say, at this point, that Patrick Chung is one of, if not the, most underrated Patriots of the Belichick era?
     
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    It definitely wasn't to provide you with immediate gratification.

    Yup. Goal is to have him be a standout defensive player by year 3.
     
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    Dont know thst this means a thing for chung longevity. Means he gets cash now and team gets cap space. Guarantee for 1year only (imo)

    sure, it would be a bigger dead money Hit to cur him in 2021, but they will have the space then to afford it.
     
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    At this point he is a year to year.
     
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    With all that cap space next year, the cut likely will hurt less.
     
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