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Old 02-21-2013, 08:11 PM   #11
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Considering he's from Pittsburgh, best buddies with Woodley from college, and has experience with Haley, I'd think we'd be his top option if we offered him a deal...it's just a matter of if we could actually offer him a deal.

I like Breaston and think he could be really good on our team, he hasn't been in a situation to succeed since Kurt Warner left Arizona and he looked good back in those days. If we don't resign Plaxico I'd look into Breaston.
Yup, he is a #3 WR at best and a guy that is a vertical threat. Cant put up any worse numbers than Wallace last year and will not be that expensive.
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Yup, he is a #3 WR at best and a guy that is a vertical threat. Cant put up any worse numbers than Wallace last year and will not be that expensive.
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seems Breaston wants to be somewhere he will play, looks like it's going to be a big part of which team he ends up with. If we end up with Brown, Sanders, and Breaston I can see him getting a lot of playing time.

That would leave Burress and Cotchery no room on the team. With the possibility of Miller missing a lot of action we might need another big target for Ben though.
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Yup, he is a #3 WR at best and a guy that is a vertical threat. Cant put up any worse numbers than Wallace last year and will not be that expensive.
Breaston has only did better than Mike Wallace's "bad year 2012" only once in in his career.

Breaston is not a number 1...Wallace was ( not elite, but still a 1 )

Sanders is the key...He needs to play better than a " 3 " wideout.....he has had some flashes of brillance, but otherwise has been a disappointment.

Brown ,Breaston and Sanders ( a productive Sanders ) would do just fine.
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he adds depth but doesnt help our WR corp.

he would be a #3 at best. v

now, he does add a return game option as he is solid there.

does make good catches, had a productive super bowl.

if cheap why not.
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its been well known that good running backs can typically come in and be productive (#1 back) starters their 1st year out of college.

it has also been well known that it typically takes wr's 3 years to "get" the position (save for the elite such as megatron and andrae johnson). see- jacoby jones, crabtree etc.

Iwould sab brown and sanders are right on schedule with their development. they each had 300+ receptions in college and caught everything thrown their way in the early years before they were thrust into starting roles.

i think they were broth pressing last year, trying to be the next "great" steelers wr (like their mentor hines ward).

lets keep in mind hines didnt break out until 2001 and wasnt considered a legitimate threat as a possible #1 wr until 2003 and the "tommy gun" offense with plaxico on the other side.

i generally think deion sanders is an idiot, but he has seen and studied every wr corps in the nfl for the past 20 years. i believe him last year when he said the "young money" trio was the most talented group in the league.

they had issues. they pressed. they fell short of expectations.

it happens. i dont think its a trend or permanent problem.
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its been well known that good running backs can typically come in and be productive (#1 back) starters their 1st year out of college.

it has also been well known that it typically takes wr's 3 years to "get" the position (save for the elite such as megatron and andrae johnson). see- jacoby jones, crabtree etc.

Iwould sab brown and sanders are right on schedule with their development. they each had 300+ receptions in college and caught everything thrown their way in the early years before they were thrust into starting roles.

i think they were broth pressing last year, trying to be the next "great" steelers wr (like their mentor hines ward).

lets keep in mind hines didnt break out until 2001 and wasnt considered a legitimate threat as a possible #1 wr until 2003 and the "tommy gun" offense with plaxico on the other side.

i generally think deion sanders is an idiot, but he has seen and studied every wr corps in the nfl for the past 20 years. i believe him last year when he said the "young money" trio was the most talented group in the league.

they had issues. they pressed. they fell short of expectations.

it happens. i dont think its a trend or permanent problem.
Sanders has been all " potential" 1200 yards and 5 td's in 3 years is almost Pathetic (with his talent) I really thought he would breakout last year. I was very disappointed.

If he does not come through in a big way this year we could be in trouble.
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Sanders has been all " potential" 1200 yards and 5 td's in 3 years is almost Pathetic (with his talent) I really thought he would breakout last year. I was very disappointed.

If he does not come through in a big way this year we could be in trouble.
it's looking like he might have a bigger role in the offense this year, different people would react to that...differently. Hopefully he's going to rise to the challenge.
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Very rarely does a third string WR get over 1000 yards when his Quarterback misses 3 games and the offense he plays in is considered 'dink and dunk'.
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Sanders has been all " potential" 1200 yards and 5 td's in 3 years is almost Pathetic (with his talent) I really thought he would breakout last year. I was very disappointed.
everyone has the right to be disappointed. during those 3 years he was just slightly beat out by a 6th rounder for return duties. had a severley screwed up ankle. and had their mother die while screwing up their ankle once again.

everyone also has the right to think they have the mental fortitude to put a team on their back under those circumstances, as well.

in the meantime, the Houston Texans sure are wishing they had Jacoby Jones lining up opposite of Andrae Johnson going into next season.
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