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Offline dhazer  
#1 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 7:10:45 AM(UTC)

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Espn is now reporting that the Bills are looking for a trade partner for Safety Jarius Byrd, So do we throw a mid to high round draft pick for him? He is in a franchise tag year so we would have to get a deal done before all would happen. I was just wondering what others thought of the idea of bringing him in? I say we pass because it will cost alot of money for his new contract.
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#2 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 7:33:30 AM(UTC)

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Not Ted's M.O.

He's not going to spend a lot of money this early in the season, way to many current Packers whos contracts need to be addressed by next year.

I think The Organization as a whole are happy with the talent they have, just got to get them all back healthy and on the field.

Now if a team would straight up release a proven vet at Safety, and Ted decided that player could be an upgrade and wouldn't cost an arm and a leg, then he might pull the trigger on a deal like that.
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#3 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 8:12:31 AM(UTC)

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Packers have nothing to offer the Bills.
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#4 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 8:15:47 AM(UTC)

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Packers have nothing to offer the Bills.


What do they need?
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#5 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 8:17:45 AM(UTC)

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What do they need?


It doesn't matter. Packers have no depth anywhere on the roster.
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#6 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 8:44:52 AM(UTC)

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It doesn't matter. Packers have no depth anywhere on the roster.


What about a guy like Sherrod? Or Bulaga?

Just a thought.
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#7 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 8:46:32 AM(UTC)

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What about a guy like Sherrod? Or Bulaga?

Just a thought.


Why would any team want either of them? Bryan Bulaga I can see, maybe, but that's a stretch.

James Starks would be more likely. He played at Buffalo.
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#8 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 8:54:21 AM(UTC)

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Why would any team want either of them? Bryan Bulaga I can see, maybe, but that's a stretch.

James Starks would be more likely. He played at Buffalo.


There you go.

Ted won't give up draft picks.
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#9 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 8:59:00 AM(UTC)

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Jarius Byrd will not be traded to the Packers.

1) Davon House.
2) The fact that no team can extend Byrd until after the season comes to an end.
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#10 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 10:01:14 AM(UTC)

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Jarius Byrd will not be traded to the Packers.


2) The fact that no team can extend Byrd until after the season comes to an end.


A similar situation worked out well for the Patriots and Aqib Talib. I remember several people here were blasting the Patriots for making that trade and saying the Patriots wouldn't be able to resign him to a contract extension and that he would leave after that season ended. As I expected, they resigned him and he is now a solid player for that team.

Of course, the Packers don't take any risks like that, really, even if it meant potentially improving the team.

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#11 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 10:12:40 AM(UTC)

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Talib was traded for a 7th round pick, very low risk for the pats, after repeated legal issues. Not really a comparable situation.
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#12 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 10:51:06 AM(UTC)

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Aqib Talib is a free agent after this season.
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#13 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 1:13:24 PM(UTC)

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Sign Freeman,

Trade him for Byrd...


WIN!
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#14 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 1:14:28 PM(UTC)

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Talib was traded for a 7th round pick, very low risk for the pats, after repeated legal issues. Not really a comparable situation.


That and he wasn't looking to be the highest paid player at his position
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#15 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 6:05:29 PM(UTC)

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IR ILB Francois (if he has a Torn achilles)

Sign TE Stoneburner to the 53 man roster.

And trade TE Finley to the Bills for S Byrd.



Not saying they should do that, just saying it's possible.
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