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Old 03-10-2012, 02:17 AM   #1
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Default Has anyone started a Brandon Jacobs thread yet?

Because, you know, it's kind of obligatory around here to push for our team to sign every single free agent out there.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:41 AM   #2
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Default Re: Has anyone started a Brandon Jacobs thread yet?

Good point, even though we dont sign big name FAs I really wouldnt mind getting Jacobs, hes a big strong back but dont think we really need him, would just be nice to have.

im happy with redman and mendy
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Old 03-10-2012, 06:24 AM   #3
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Jacobs is 6'4 version of mendy, too much dancing!!

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Old 03-10-2012, 07:16 AM   #4
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Good point, even though we dont sign big name FAs I really wouldnt mind getting Jacobs, hes a big strong back but dont think we really need him, would just be nice to have.

im happy with redman and mendy
Good chance Mendy is not even playing this year...A big back would be nice...Tolbert would probably be cheaper.
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Default Re: Has anyone started a Brandon Jacobs thread yet?

One thing I like about Jacobs is that he seems to have a tough attitude. What I don't like about him is that he doesn't seem to run with a tough attitude.
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I think so too, but there are about 50 players rumored to be first round draft choices so far. someone has to fall...
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Good chance Mendy is not even playing this year...A big back would be nice...Tolbert would probably be cheaper.
I'd want Tolbert over Jacobs anyway...
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Tolbert would be cheaper? Jacobs will be playing for minimal amounts this year, Tolbert will and should get more than Jacobs.
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Default Re: Has anyone started a Brandon Jacobs thread yet?

Forget Jacobs.......but what about ILB Gary Brackett?
He might be worth a look since we have a greater need at that position.
Not long term (he's 31) but short term if the price is right and if he can still contribute.
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Default Re: Has anyone started a Brandon Jacobs thread yet?

If Tolbert is available, I'd go with him over Jacobs.

I've been saying for months that I think Tolbert would be a good fit for us and that he'd be the nearest thing to Bettis since Bettis himself.
In fact, if you put Tolbert in a Steeler uniform and changed his number from 35 to 36, it would be hard to tell him apart from Bettis.
He has a similar straight ahead running style to Bettis and has the size to "push" the line or the block for a couple extra yards.

I'd really like to see us take a shot at Tolbert.
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Forget Jacobs.......but what about ILB Gary Brackett?
He might be worth a look since we have a greater need at that position.
Not long term (he's 31) but short term if the price is right and if he can still contribute.
And what exactly does an inside line backer have to do with Brandon Jacobs?
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