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Offline beast  
#11 Posted : Monday, November 26, 2012 1:19:06 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Pack93z Go to Quoted Post
I posted this a couple weeks ago.. best free agent OL.. ranked by Rotoworld.

I think if a guy like Jason Brown being in the top 10.. it speaks volumes about what is currently available.

I don't think EDS being in there is hurting us.. I think our best combination available would be Newhouse-Lang-EDS-Sitton-?. But without having a option for ?.. we have what we have, Lang playing the edge and the coaching staff trying to assist both ends that struggle with speed. Speed on turf just magnifies the issue.. hence, why we need to play on grass. I will only help the oline with speed rushing teams.


I think the question is why hasn't any team signed C/G Jason Brown?... wasn't long ago some were calling him the best power run blocking Center in the NFL. Did he drop off that quickly? Personal problems? or what?...

Also are you saying you think EDS would be better at Center than Saturday?
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#12 Posted : Monday, November 26, 2012 1:44:17 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
I would bring Clifton in and reshuffle the deck. Move Newhouse to the RT and Lang back to LG. I would do that today.


Clifton was not, how to say. Good at the end. He was allowed to cheat to protect the outside rush, while Colledge and Lang were left help him with inside moves, and even bail him out when beat around the edge. because we had a C, who could hold his own.

Give cliffy the same role and amount of help as newhouse and Rodgers would be dead.
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#13 Posted : Monday, November 26, 2012 2:01:44 PM(UTC)
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I think we all know what we read as fans, and know what we've seen as fans. My bigger point was that I hope Ted searches out and finds another OT and another DE/NT to help share the load the rest of the way out.

PackFanWithTwins, yeah, I remember how Cliffy was playing towards the end of his career. He might still be able to add a good, veteran presence as OT depth on this team for the short term.

We don't really know what the deal is with WIlson, but I would like to have Pickett and Raji playing less in rotation with another player there. Keeping both of those guys fresh will be good for our pass rush, our run D, and good for our LBs.

Clifton and Merling, or any two the staff deems would be a plus could really help this team. Our D looked a little demoralized when Wilson went out.
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#14 Posted : Tuesday, November 27, 2012 2:57:28 PM(UTC)
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Well, this will be posted at some point, guess I will be the one to do it.

Anyone think Ted might take a shot?

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Eagles | Release Jason Babin
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 11:53:08 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles released DE Jason Babin Tuesday, Nov. 27.



Read more: http://www.kffl.com/hotw/nfl#ixzz2DSk8Ko3k



NFL | Jason Babin waiver update
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 12:44:23 -0800

Free-agent DE Jason Babin would still be owed $1.64 million left on his contract by any team that claimed him.



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#15 Posted : Tuesday, November 27, 2012 3:05:25 PM(UTC)
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Dude, I was just thinking the same thing!

My belief is that we made a huge mistake letting Cullen Jenkins go. His deal was not out of the realm for us to pay, and had we kept him, we may have won back to back SBs. I am convinced of that. Now, Babin is a different talent, at a different position, only slightly. He would fit our 3-4.

I just don't see Ted doing this, as it is a large sum to assume onto the cap (the remaining 3 years of non-guaranteed base of $16.6M). Even if it would bring us a SB win this year. A move like this might... and who knows, maybe they have other plans for Woodson's money next season...? The high dollar figure could dissuade other teams from signing him, allowing him to drop to us.

If I had the chance, I might sign him up. Another question, do they release Jenkins?

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#16 Posted : Tuesday, November 27, 2012 3:08:11 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
My belief is that we made a huge mistake letting Cullen Jenkins go.


Cullen Jenkins LEFT! Brick wall Brick wall Brick wall

Jason Babin is not the answer to anything except a struggling salary cap lol
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#17 Posted : Tuesday, November 27, 2012 3:11:33 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Cullen Jenkins LEFT! Brick wall Brick wall Brick wall

Jason Babin is not the answer to anything except a struggling salary cap lol


Babin is a 4-3 hand in the dirt, pin your ears back, light in the ass defensive end. No, he doesn't fit our defense.

Cullen's taint was offended so he wouldn't have signed with us. Let it go people.

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#18 Posted : Tuesday, November 27, 2012 3:33:39 PM(UTC)
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The Eagles suck. Yet they are letting this guy go. So why would he be a good pickup for the Packers?
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#19 Posted : Tuesday, November 27, 2012 3:45:44 PM(UTC)
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Wait.. we couldn't use a guy that between 2010 and 2011.. had 30.5 Sacks? We couldn't adjust the play book on passing downs to line him up with his hand down and have him let loose?

We sometimes are too stuck on conventions to not make room for a football player.

That said.. Babin has been nicked up all season and was making prime dollars. Waiver claim makes little sense.

But if he hits the open market and for the right $.. I am sure Dom could find a way to use a guy that has proven he can rush the passer.

5.5 Sacks is good for second on our team currently.. by 2.5 Sacks.

Yeah.. no reason to entertain that.
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#20 Posted : Tuesday, November 27, 2012 4:07:47 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: QCHuskerFan Go to Quoted Post
The Eagles suck. Yet they are letting this guy go. So why would he be a good pickup for the Packers?


Every time you post, I read them about ten times. Might have something to do with avatar though.
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