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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 1:22:19 PM(UTC)
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Apparently, Chiefs shopping Branden Albert for two picks. Packers already used two firsts on attempts at an LT. What do you know about this Albert?
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#2 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 1:25:52 PM(UTC)
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Good player. Has good grades at PFF if I recall correctly. Was originally gonna be a guard or right tackle but has played really well at LT. I'd trade a 2nd and 3rd for him in a heartbeat.
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#3 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 1:33:48 PM(UTC)
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He's a good player, but the Packers won't have the money necessary to sign him long term.
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#4 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 1:35:35 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Packers_Finland Go to Quoted Post
Good player. Has good grades at PFF if I recall correctly. Was originally gonna be a guard or right tackle but has played really well at LT. I'd trade a 2nd and 3rd for him in a heartbeat.


or maybe give them Packers 1st round, for their 2nd round plus a 3rd next year.
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#5 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 1:41:22 PM(UTC)
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I'd give no more than a 2nd for this guy. Hasn't he been hurt?
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#6 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 1:42:55 PM(UTC)
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He's a decent LT, but not great, and is fairly expensive (and 29). I don't know what kind of long-term deal could be worked out with him, but I don't see this happening at all.
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#7 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 4:39:33 PM(UTC)
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GB already has too much invested in OT. Without us knowing the health of Sherrod and Bulaga I would hold off.
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#8 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 4:55:16 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
GB already has too much invested in OT. Without us knowing the health of Sherrod and Bulaga I would hold off.


All the reason to get a proven LT. Not talking
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#9 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 5:02:37 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
All the reason to get a proven LT. Not talking


My point is that the Packers FO may know whether the guys are able to play or not.

Let's say they are able to perform at full capabilities. Then it is a waste of a draft pick.

If they can't play then it does make sense to acquire someone else.

If they have no idea whatsoever then it could go either way. My guess is they would wait and see.
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#10 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 5:51:29 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
My point is that the Packers FO may know whether the guys are able to play or not.

Let's say they are able to perform at full capabilities. Then it is a waste of a draft pick.

If they can't play then it does make sense to acquire someone else.

If they have no idea whatsoever then it could go either way. My guess is they would wait and see.


Exactly. If they make a move on a guy like this, we know what that means as far as Sherrod's progress.
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