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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #390 on: October 28, 2012, 03:42:47 PM »

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Gotta think bellichick's dislike for fisher is the reason they are throwing here
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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #391 on: November 01, 2012, 05:02:46 PM »

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have traded suspended cornerback Aqib Talib to the New England Patriots. The Bucs also threw in a seventh-round selection in next year's draft in exchange for New England's Round 4 choice.

Guess we should have see it coming after they cut Sterling Moore. Thoughts?
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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #392 on: November 01, 2012, 05:12:52 PM »

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have traded suspended cornerback Aqib Talib to the New England Patriots. The Bucs also threw in a seventh-round selection in next year's draft in exchange for New England's Round 4 choice.

Guess we should have see it coming after they cut Sterling Moore. Thoughts?

Talib's a certified nutjob but the Pats secondary (especially the CB) are awfully suspect.

When his head is screwed on straight, he's a very solid CB. 

For a 4th?  (I'm pretty much dismissing the 7th in return) I'm kinda "Eh".  The last few chances they've taken in deals like this haven't worked out. 

I guess anything to help the secondary at this point, though.  They're clearly in "win now" mode. 



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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #393 on: November 01, 2012, 05:41:55 PM »

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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #394 on: November 02, 2012, 08:40:53 AM »

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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #395 on: November 02, 2012, 09:04:15 AM »

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Also on the Aqib Talib thing, I think Desperate is the right word, but its not necessarily a bad thing.  If the pats think that they are close and this could put them over the top then I would say go for it. 

Also with the way the ocho and haynesworth things worked out most recently im not blindly going to assume coming into this lockerroom will solve Talib's problems.  But if they can get him to lay low off the field for the next 3 months this could work out. 
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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #396 on: November 02, 2012, 09:25:03 AM »

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Risky, for sure. Desperate might be a bit strong.
I suspect Sterling Moore will be back on practice squad, so if things really don't work out with Talib, then Moore will be back with the team.

EDIT: Yep, Moore is back on the practice squad.
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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #397 on: November 11, 2012, 01:30:02 PM »

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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #398 on: November 11, 2012, 03:46:50 PM »

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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #399 on: November 18, 2012, 12:17:56 AM »

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Pats cut Deion Branch today to call up George Salas ... not quite in sync with this, though I assume it's just a youth movement thing. ???
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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #400 on: November 18, 2012, 04:36:47 PM »

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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #401 on: November 18, 2012, 04:46:28 PM »

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Thought we'd be able to stop the Colts run game easily.  I guess not.  Now Jones hurt.

Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #402 on: November 18, 2012, 04:49:59 PM »

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Defense just looking terrible again.

Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #403 on: November 18, 2012, 05:21:10 PM »

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So much for the Talib bashing ... and Bill looks like a genius once again. Sweet acquisition at this point ... here's hoping it continues.
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Re: 2012 Patriots Football
« Reply #404 on: November 18, 2012, 05:28:35 PM »

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