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Old 10-04-2007, 03:27 AM   #136
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Default Re: Randy Moss To The Patriots?

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Originally Posted by augustashark View Post
Seen you stroking your man in the Marvin Lewis thread. 180, would'nt you say litp. LOL
I don't mind admitting Randy Moss has, so far, proven my worries about his 'personality' were off the mark.

By the same token, my main concern was of the 'trade value' put forward by the OP - a 1st round pick and our No.2 QB - I thought that was way too much and so it proved.

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Originally Posted by livinginthe past
To clarify further, it would be a huge risk for the Patriots, in my opinion, to trade away their only back-up QB and a 1st rounder to get Moss on board.
A 4th rounder was a much more acceptable risk.

I tend to trust the moves the Patriots FO make, bearing in mind their recent track record in personnel moves is second to none - as I stated in this very thread.

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Originally Posted by livinginthe past
I'd be excited to have Moss on the team, because that would mean the Patriots FO were confident he was the right man - howevere im far from convinced that is the case.
So, sure I was excited when I heard the trade news on the 2nd day of the draft - I thoght he would offer a nice variation to back teams off the LOS - I didn't really suspect that he would be by far the most impressive WR in the league by week 4.

I don't think I was alone there, though.
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