Re: Five FA acquisitions that are BB type value...
posted at 3/18/2012 11:19 AM EDT
In Response to Re: Five FA acquisitions that are BB type value...
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: Five FA acquisitions that are BB type value... : Z...I've got my doubts about Lloyd becoming a Patriot. If he really wanted to play for the Pats, why did he hire Tom Condon to represent him? BB despises Condon, and hasn't taken on any of his clients since the Ben Watson thing.
Posted by TexasPat3[/QUOTE]
I guess there is a first time for everything! I can't think that any team would completely rule out any and all players under one representative.
Still, the fit was there for the Pats needs (that most saw, including BB) and what Lloyd can do, and would like to accomplish.
I think Laron Landry, the next "target" could fit in the "value" category. At the outset, well, I wouldn't think of him as a value, but as an overpriced injury risk, whose dubiously earned physical gifts garner more money than they are worth.
But if his absolute value is there, he could be a good pickup with a lot of experience.
I still wonder how well he can cover the field ... and given Chung's in-the-box abilities, the fit still seems off.
DMC, in the end, might be a good fit for FS .... in which case corner becomes a bit hazier given Ras-I's lost season and unreliability (for now) and the mixed results from the others.
BJGE is there too ... really not much interest for the guy, which means his price is probably dropping on the daily. NE hasn't really committed to the guy ... and basically they've let him roam FA waters uncontested, which sort of speaks that he is replaceable.
My guess ... the Chiefs offered him backup money, the Bengals the same, and if he is taking backup money, he would probably take it in NE where he would still be the incumbent for the most carries, as opposed to a <100 carry compliment back.
If he can be had for that kind of short cash ..... then NE should retain him.
Still, it's funny that not one single team in the NFL views BJGE as an upgrade over their own starter. I guess the Bengals and Browns would be the closest suitors, as places where the talent was such that he could actually compete for a starting spot.