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  1. Vindicate

    Vindicate Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    This. The sadist in me wants to see BB work his ways without Brady. The sane side of me could do without a Brady departure.
     
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  2. IllegalContact

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    Naaahhhh.....it really came down to the success of the vets they’d bring in
     
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    2001 doesn’t happen if they don’t bring in vrabel,Cox,pleasant, Asmith,patten, phifer, Compton, Edwards, Izzo

    In 2003, Harrison, Washington, Poole
    In 2004, Traylor, Dillon

    2002,2005,2006 is what happens when your free agent/ veterans acquisitions fail you

    2007, Moss, Welker, Stallworth, Thomas

    2009-2013 was a free agent drought and the result showed

    2014, Revis, Browner, Lafell
    2015, not much
    2016, Bennett, hogan, van Noy
    2017, cooks, Gilmore, guy, ... should have won
    2018, This team goes nowhere without Trent brown

    point being that success rested so much more on vet acquisition than rookie ones.....rookies work out good over time, but rarely make the big difference year 1 the way vets can

    can’t blame the team for not trying to bring wr last year, they all just crashed and burned
     
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  4. TB_Helmet

    TB_Helmet In the Starting Line-Up Weekly Picks Winner

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    This is a good way to look at it but we did sign free agents in the years that we lost, so those should be listed here too so we can compare the Super Bowl years to the rest.
     
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  5. IllegalContact

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    2002 - Steve Martin
    2005 - monte biesel,Chad brown, Duane starks
    2006 - reche Caldwell, Doug Gabriel, jabar gaffney, junior seau

    you can look up the rest yourself ... my point stands
     
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    203Pat In the Starting Line-Up

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    The Patriots, as every team, supplements the draft picks with free agency and trades. Giving a pass on poor draft classes because they signed free agents in a year they won the Super Bowl is just stupid.
     
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    Seems appropriate to bump this tonight.
     
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