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  1. BritPat

    BritPat Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Just about Cason - a couple of Chargers fans I know reckon he's shown a lot of promise this year, they've been impressed by him.

    My two favourites were Mayo and Mendenhall. Hit and miss.
     
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    Two things:

    (1) PFW is not exactly noted for its sterling accuracy. :)

    (2) Jokeland may well slap the exclusive franchise tag on Asomugha again. :(
     
  4. gomezcat

    gomezcat Grumpy Englishman. Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    OK, future prospects. Well, there's Clint Sintim, who plays as a 3-4 OLB already, had 11 sacks, 13 tackles for loss, good size and speed and intensity.
     
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    LuthierJr Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    are there any restrictions/rules to how many times you can keep franchise tagging a player, or how it affects the contract? Or can Oakland, so long as they are ok with paying the salary, keep tagging Asomugha and he is stuck even if he wants to go elsewhere?
     
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    1st round is too high for a running back in general. Look at the best RB in this year's draft, Matt Forte. He was, what, a 3rd rounder?
     
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    BradyBranch39 In the Starting Line-Up

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    Well, I was pretty high on Flacco and that's turned out well. But my favorite draft prospect, Brennan, hasn't gotten any PT... but did look damn good in the preseason. I, like the poster on one of the previous pages, didn't like McFadden just going down on contact –*but it's really too early to tell anything on him. 2 guys I appear to be right on as well: Kelly and Manningham. Guy I was wrong on: Slaton ... although he went to the perfect system.
     
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    I'd say Johnson has been the best RB, and he was a first rounder.
     
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    1) Very true. The link isn't from PFW, but it is speculation. The league will co-operate to help Davis' heart give out sooner.

    2) Maybe, but if they do, they lose some other guys they'd rather keep.
     
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    Agreed. Forte has been stellar but Chris Johnson is a freak.
     
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    johnson was a second rounder no?

    also, the thread is for the past draft, sry for not clarifying...
     
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    Martellus Bennett was a good blocking TE with potential in the passing game with his basketball background. He's starting to become a play making threat Dallas.

    Leodis McKelvin was an outstanding CB with return skills. I wanted the Pats to take him at #7 as Mayo was too high at that slot. Now after not playing the first half of the season, he's come in and returning the ball well for Buffalo's 2nd ranked return unit, while holding his own at CB. He looks like he'll continue to get better.
     
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    Johnson was taken in the mid-20's in the first round, definitely.

    Not sure what you mean by 'past draft' either?
     
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    Lampshade Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    Yeah, the couple of times I've seen him (admittedly neither were in the last few weeks), he did not look good. Supposedly he's played better of late, but getting an INT or two can cover a multitude of sins.
     
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    ALP Pro Bowl Player

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    i mean its for the draft which just passed, w/ jake long going 1st...

    not the draft coming in 09...
     
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    here is the link

    YouTube - OHSSE Barry Sanders, Jr. Amazing Touchdown Run
     
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    There is no limit to the number of times a player can be franchised, at least as long as the salary cap remains.

    That said, however, the third time a team franchises a player, they are required to pay the greatest of: (1) the highest average of top 5 prior-year salaries at any position (currently QBs), (2) 120% of the top 5 prior-year salaries at his position (CBs), or (3) 144% of his prior-year salary.
     
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    Man if the Pats end up bein able to sign Nhamdi it will be the same joy I felt with Moss all over again.
     
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    Edited for content since I misread the subject.
     
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    Yeah...he looks OK. Unless I'm forgetting somebody, the best rookie corners this season have been Lowery and Flowers.
     
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