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Offline zombieslayer  
#16 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:20:01 PM(UTC)

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I highly doubt this would ever happen for us. It would require the Giants to trade a pass rusher to the team that they played in the NFC Championship.


Bingo.

We can still dream though. [-o&lt;
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#17 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:20:40 PM(UTC)

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Don't shoot me but so was another guy.

I know, I'm just saying we can't just sign him for $8 million as Zero suggested; unless he is released, which he hasn't been yet.


And I didn't say to just sign him...
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#18 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:20:48 PM(UTC)

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no way it will happen, that's like saying Ted Thompson would trade away Br.......oh wait a minute nevermind. :icon_smile: :icon_smile:
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#19 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:21:51 PM(UTC)

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I dunno. Looks like Strahan might get signed back to NY with Umenyiora out for the season.
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#20 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:22:05 PM(UTC)

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I highly doubt this would ever happen for us. It would require the Giants to trade a pass rusher to the team that they played in the NFC Championship.


Bingo.

We can still dream though. [-o&lt;



Yeah. Like I said initially and recently. It won't happen, but heck if its money, I say chuck a wad at the dude! We have some good linebackers we could hand out one of them or maybe a RB, heh the irony huh?


Err, I should point out the irony since some don't pick up on my dumb comments lol... We got Ryan Grant from the Giants, if we traded them a RB for the rights to Michael Strahan, irony!! :P
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#21 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:22:48 PM(UTC)

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I dunno. Looks like Strahan might get signed back to NY with Umenyiora out for the season.


I heard on the radio that the Giants are now considering, very strongly, to ante up the 8 million and Michael Strahan has no qualms about pushing his TV stardom off one year.
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#22 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:24:12 PM(UTC)

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I dunno. Looks like Strahan might get signed back to NY with Umenyiora out for the season.


I heard on the radio that the Giants are now considering, very strongly, to ante up the 8 million and Michael Strahan has no qualms about pushing his TV stardom off one year.


That's what I heard too. They'd be stupid not to. Who do they have on their line without Umenyiora and Strahan?
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#23 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:29:24 PM(UTC)

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He is still under contract with the Giants. (1 year 4 million left)


Brett Favre was under contract with the Packers for 3 years and some 39 million.

I am aware of this. You seemed to suggested we should sign him for $8 million. (unless I misunderstood you) My point was he isn't a free agent.
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#24 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 7:41:24 PM(UTC)

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He is still under contract with the Giants. (1 year 4 million left)


Brett Favre was under contract with the Packers for 3 years and some 39 million.

I am aware of this. You seemed to suggested we should sign him for $8 million. (unless I misunderstood you) My point was he isn't a free agent.


So, I can't assume you weren't aware of Brett, but you can assume I'm not aware of Strahan.

Gotcha! :P
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#25 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 8:02:38 PM(UTC)

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He is still under contract with the Giants. (1 year 4 million left)


Brett Favre was under contract with the Packers for 3 years and some 39 million.

I am aware of this. You seemed to suggested we should sign him for $8 million. (unless I misunderstood you) My point was he isn't a free agent.


So, I can't assume you weren't aware of Brett, but you can assume I'm not aware of Strahan.

Gotcha! :P


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#26 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 8:29:27 PM(UTC)

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He is still under contract with the Giants. (1 year 4 million left)


Brett Favre was under contract with the Packers for 3 years and some 39 million.

I am aware of this. You seemed to suggested we should sign him for $8 million. (unless I misunderstood you) My point was he isn't a free agent.


So, I can't assume you weren't aware of Brett, but you can assume I'm not aware of Strahan.

Gotcha! :P

Correct. You said that all it would take is $8 million to get Strahan. That is false. We would need to trade something to get him here first.

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If that's all it takes, 8 millioin, I say Ted, jump on that and get him in here!
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#27 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 9:06:06 PM(UTC)

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That's what I heard too. They'd be stupid not to. Who do they have on their line without Umenyiora and Strahan?

ESPN says they are moving LB Mathias Kiwanuka to DE to replace Umenyiora.
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#28 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 9:15:58 PM(UTC)

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I would much rather use the cap space to extend our own players.


One year, four million? I'd bite, and we can still extend our own guys.


We already know he won't play for four million. He chose to retire instead of take four million from the Super Bowl champions.
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#29 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 9:19:46 PM(UTC)

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He is still under contract with the Giants. (1 year 4 million left)


Brett Favre was under contract with the Packers for 3 years and some 39 million.

I am aware of this. You seemed to suggested we should sign him for $8 million. (unless I misunderstood you) My point was he isn't a free agent.


So, I can't assume you weren't aware of Brett, but you can assume I'm not aware of Strahan.

Gotcha! :P

Correct. You said that all it would take is $8 million to get Strahan. That is false. We would need to trade something to get him here first.

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If that's all it takes, 8 million, I say Ted, jump on that and get him in here!


Are you seriously trying to start a pissing match over THIS? Wow. Haven't had enough drama in the last 72 hours eh? lol ;)

Moving along NOW!


As I stated in the FIRST post, its just me neandering, but gosh, it'd be nice. We even have some cap space to accommodate him.

I could be mistaken, but I believe in his retirement speech he (for those who need specifics, Michael Strahan) stated one of the things he was most proud of was he played in entire career as a NY Giant.
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#30 Posted : Monday, August 25, 2008 9:26:31 PM(UTC)

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Actually I've been wondering something related to our pass rush...

Assuming that it is sub-par this year... does Ted Thompson make a run at Julius Peppers next year? By run, I mean a serious run, as in Ted is willing to pay a little above 'market value' for a stud DE.

Heck, let's assume that KGB isn't the same player as last year.... then does Ted Thompson at least consider entering into the bidding war (only if even marginally) for Peppers?
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