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Chrebet was a very under appreciated receiver.  Impossible to cover and tough as nails.  Guys like him and Troy Brown set the standard for the possession slot receiver. Proehl was scary good too, but I thought more of a deep in threat with his speed and tremendous route running.  I will miss Welker, but the Pats always seem to find a way to adjust.

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Atlanta just got a huge boost in offense by signing Steven Jackson from St. Louis. Now you have Jackson and his mini-me, Jacquizz Rodgers, at running back. They had a decent running game now it's just gotten more dangerous.

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Atlanta just got a huge boost in offense by signing Steven Jackson from St. Louis. Now you have Jackson and his mini-me, Jacquizz Rodgers, at running back. They had a decent running game now it's just gotten more dangerous.

I'm pretty sure Steven Jackson has gas left in the tank, and that's a scary idea when you figure he won't face many 8-man fronts anymore. He's turning 30 in July. He has the opportunity though to have a Corey Dillon-2004-esque season (who was also 30 that year).

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Chrebet was a very under appreciated receiver.  Impossible to cover and tough as nails.  Guys like him and Troy Brown set the standard for the possession slot receiver.  Proehl was scary good too, but I thought more of a deep in threat with his speed and tremendous route running.  I will miss Welker, but the Pats always seem to find a way to adjust.

Yea, I think if Proehl played in today's era, he'd have more receptions and a shorter YPC average. Here's Proehl now. Glad to see he's doing well:

Yea, the Pats adjust. They always do.

Edit: Oh yea, I gotta add this one too:

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http://profootballmock.com/wes-welker-signs-with-broncos-as-part-of-diabolical-bill-belichick-plot-to-steal-denvers-signals/

I am just a bit upset that they spelled *belicheat* wrong.

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Originally Posted by meenman

http://profootballmock.com/wes-welker-signs-with-broncos-as-part-of-diabolical-bill-belichick-plot-to-steal-denvers-signals/

I am just a bit upset that they spelled *belicheat* wrong.

Lol. And you know what else is weird? Have you ever seen Wes Welker and Danny Amendola together in a room at the same time ? Something's not right here....

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Lol. And you know what else is weird? Have you ever seen Wes Welker and Danny Amendola together in a room at the same time ? Something's not right here....

Looks like the Red Sox are going to have to find a new second baseman too.

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Originally Posted by JetFan1983

I'm pretty sure Steven Jackson has gas left in the tank, and that's a scary idea when you figure he won't face many 8-man fronts anymore. He's turning 30 in July. He has the opportunity though to have a Corey Dillon-2004-esque season (who was also 30 that year).

He has plenty left in his career. The two games against the 49ers the past season were frustrating to watch because of how Steven Jackson ran against the supposed "best run defense" in the league. I don't really buy into that crap about being the "best" of anything, but it was definitely frustrating to see him just plow through the defensive line and get even more yards after initial contact. Adding him to the Falcons makes their entire offense pretty dangerous.

Also, looks like there some kinda bromance going on with Tom Brady and Wes Welker.

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Apparently the Pats tendered restricted free agent WR Emmanuel Sanders $1.33 million, the third-round level. Steelers have five days to match now.
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Originally Posted by jamo

Apparently the Pats tendered restricted free agent WR Emmanuel Sanders $1.33 million, the third-round level. Steelers have five days to match now.

Yea, I have him too in our league. I guess I'm fine with him staying in Pitt... I think.

But I also have stupid Crabtree who decided to tear his achilles today. Good call!

Looks like I need Danny A to stay healthy for me to take down your team of young guns this year. Stupid Crabtree....

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Looks like Tebow found a home in the NFL after all. It'd be interesting to see if they use Tebow at QB or as a back. I think it may be good for Tebow to learn from an elite QB in Tom Brady, specifically in throwing mechanics.

http://espn.go.com/boston/nfl/story/_/id/9362801/tim-tebow-sign-new-england-patriots-sources-say

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I think it may be good for Tebow to learn from an elite QB

http://espn.go.com/boston/nfl/story/_/id/9362801/tim-tebow-sign-new-england-patriots-sources-say

I wonder if tommy boy and belicheat will also teach him how to be a sore loser.

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I don't know what to think about this, but one thing's for sure: I'll talk myself into Tebow by the end of the week. Guaranteed.
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Originally Posted by jamo

I don't know what to think about this, but one thing's for sure: I'll talk myself into Tebow by the end of the week. Guaranteed.

I thought he's saving himself for marriage.

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I thought he's saving himself for marriage.

Tebow's girlfriends touch balls more often than his receivers. May God stroke me down if Brady gets injured this year. (Let's hope God's accuracy with the thunderbolts is similar to Tebow's with footballs.) I need to burn some of these off before the homer-ism sets in.

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Originally Posted by jamo

Tebow's girlfriends touch balls more often than his receivers.

May God stroke me down if Brady gets injured this year. (Let's hope God's accuracy with the thunderbolts is similar to Tebow's with footballs.)

I need to burn some of these off before the homer-ism sets in.

Freudian slip? lol

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