Offseason Plans

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  1. controllerabuser

    controllerabuser Purple People Eaters

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    Hard Knocks
    Offseason Talk
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    What will you be doing to move your franchise further, this offseason?
    Whether it be through the draft or free agency. As we prepare for the 2015 season, what do you as a GM need to do in order to improve your team and franchise?

     
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  2. controllerabuser

    controllerabuser Purple People Eaters

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    DALLAS COWBOYS
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    Taking over America's team is like taking over America's mess according to Obama. The Cowboys team is in need of a major overhaul. A lot of old players need to be moved and some play makers need to be inserted. The biggest questions are what we'll do with DeMarcus Ware and whether Morris Claiborne will want to resign in the offseason. 2 holes that may need to be filled.
    Moving during the season has a lot of negatives and the biggest is losing all of your scouting points. Which in turn doesn't allow you to fully know what to do with your draft. Then again, not having a #1 pick which could be a top 12 pick is a big con also. Here is what we may be looking to do. We just don't know if it will be through the draft or free agency.
    Offense
    While I haven't had the opportunity to play with QB Tanner Hurns, I have heard great things about him. He will definitely be the key to our future. HB Jyhe Davis is good. Nice speed and the ability to catch the rock. I do think we could use another back. A big bruiser would do. At the receiver position, we have a hell of a player in Dez Bryant. He will get his numbers but I think we need someone or maybe 2 guys to compliment him. I would rather save draft picks and fill this need by free agency. Tight end, with Witten getting old, I think we could use another guy because who knows how long he will play or if he gets injured. The offensive line needs surgery. The right side of the line is average at best and could hit the free agency market. The RG made 3.84 Million this year and I cannot see him getting paid the same or more considering his age and overall.

    To sum it all up, the offensive line is the biggest hole on offense that will need to be repaired in order for us to have success this next season. With a young QB like Tanner Hurns and HB in Jyhe Davis, what good is it if they cannot get any blocking?
    Defense
    Dallas' 3-4 faces a huge decision. Does it part ways with DeMarcus Ware or pay the man. Will we even be able to have the opportunity to resign him? RE Kyle Vanden Bosch will not be a Cowboy next season. Probably going to try to hit the draft for a 3-4 RE. DT Jay Ratliff is 34 so we could potentially pick up a free agent to replace him if he retires. The linebackers are set despite the questionable DeMarcus Ware. Hopefully, Morris Claiborne allows us to resign him or he will be tagged. We will pay the money to keep him in Dallas. I would like to upgrade the safety positions and currently, we're looking to do so via trade or free agency.
    Defensively, we need to fix a couple of spots but it isn't horrible if we can sign Morris Claiborne and figure out what to do with Ware.
    Special Teams
    Kicker Dan Bailey and Punter Chris Jones are both set to hit the market. Both should be back depending on contract issues.
     
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  3. thebouncer24

    thebouncer24 Cheese Like MG

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    Tennessee Titans Offseason Agenda​
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    Offense​
    Titans lose QB Jake Locker due to some contract conflicts. Coach Bouncer said we offered what he asked and he refused and slammed the door on use. Chris Johnson comes into season 4 in his final year of contract and Coach has said that if he doesn't produce this year he will not get the contract he is looking for. 'Although I'm sure he will find a home he will not be a Titan if he plays poor again'. Titans have let Nate Washington go, he had his #2 spot taken by Nolen Evans and could not beat Kendal Wright in the slot. Along with the QB being gone Titans also lose a couple of linemen and will look to replace them or have backups step up.​
    Defense​
    Titans do not lose much here except for losing depth at DT as Karl Klug leaves the team. Titans kept everyone here and are happy with it as they pride themselves off the D. As always, having a defensive minded coach the Titans will probably go get some defenders to help some of the aging. The process of how they will get this youth is unknown. Trades are always an option, or later draft picks. Titans have done zero scouting so we know nothing that is out there, will know soon though.​
    Special Teams​
    This season saw 2 different people take helm, 1 was the first round pick in the draft CB Jarvis Morgan. Then once WR IDK Brown decided to get healthy the Titans figured they would use him back there until he got hurt again, smh, he'll be gone. Next year we could see Morgan back there again unless someone comes in and takes it from him. ​
    Titans lack depth in almost all positions. Right now the Titans have said Miles Quagleri is the QB for now seeing as they have not scouted. If they find someone in draft or FA then this may change. Titans have grown to like the Rookie Miles though. He may be the starter and being a sub 60 overall rating, the Titans are ready to catch some scrutiny here. For now though, things will be different with Jake Locker and we will see if it is for better or worse. ​
     
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  4. G_T_G

    G_T_G BEAR DOWN

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    Offense - Get a new qb and another guard or TE.

    Defense - Upgrade at the safety position and gather young defensive line and linebackers to groom for the future
     
  5. thegman2.0

    thegman2.0 Walk On

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    find a way to play more games next year , heck i try to play all 16 games for first time since first season 1

    find a running game again with charles

    bring more bltizs to support the run game defense
     
  6. ChildPlease9

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    We need to completely redefine what it means to be a Seahawk. We play in the toughest division in the NFL and are coming off a very unsuccessful string of seasons. What's been done here hasn't worked, and it needs to change. We're going to begin cleaning house; we're probably going to take a few steps back before we start moving forward. However, it needs to be done. We're going to build the time the right way, and in order to do that, we are going to have to tear just about everything down and start over.

    We're going to be led by our defense. Our safety tandem is among the best in the NFL, and Earl Thomas is a force to be reckoned with. We have two very strong cover corners in Richard Sherman and Alterraun Verner, an outstanding middle linebacker in James Laurinaitis, and young, talented outside linebackers in KJ Wright and Audre Myers. Alan Branch and Brandon Mebane are absolute studs on the interior of the defensive line, and we're looking for Bruce Irvin to step into a starting role and perform well off the edge.

    Offensively, we need work. Marshawn Lynch should carry us for the time being, but our offensive line is aging and largely untalented, and our passing game is extremely inconsistent.

    Exciting times in Seattle. Should be fun.
     
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  7. OMlawdog

    OMlawdog Going full Cheeze

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    Look for the Rams to be active in Free Agency. They have almost 50 million in cap room and came oh so close to winning the Super Bowl and will not let another opportunity slip through their fingers. We are looking to add depth to an already stout defense, and also looking to possibly trade a corner or two before the draft.
     
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    OMlawdog Going full Cheeze

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    Look forward to you joining the NFC West which is trying to become the toughest division in football. With you leaving the AFC North, we may now have the advantage.
     
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  9. HAL9100

    HAL9100 TSO's Resident Antagonist

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    The Jaguars took a step back after their great season in 2013. However, the key pieces are still here so there's no major flaw here. ​
    There's no need for a rebuilding, but more of a retooling directed at some weaknesses.​
    Offense
    The Jaguars will primarily be addressing their OL this offseason. Our rushing game had fallen apart in 2014 and the pass protection left much to be desired. The starting C, RG, and RT have all been let go because of that. Jordan Mapa, Tobias Bray, DeRay Ray, Larry Fitzgerald, and Justin Blackmon are as good as ever and there's no need to worry about these positions at all. If the OL can be improved, the Jags will be a much bigger threat in 2015.​
    Defense
    The defense fall off slightly in 2014, but were still more than satisfactory. The Jaguars decided to part ways with ROLB Clint Session but that was mainly for financial reasons. Jeremy Mincey, Chris Long, Terrence Knighton, and Tyson Alualu were all dominant on the DL. Daryl Smith and Paul Posluszny were great as expected. In the secondary, the Jags could use some improvement and development, but the current players are more than able to hold down the fort for now.​
    Special Teams
    Much of the special teams will stay the same. The Jags return all of their kick/punt returners as well as punter Bryan Anger. ​
    The Jags decided to release long time Jags kicker Josh Scobee but this was just for financial reasons. So the Jags will be looking for a replacement this offseason.​
     
  10. cadepetty247

    cadepetty247 Walk On

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    NEW YORK JETS
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    After finally winning their first Super Bowl since being the '68 AFL Champion the Jets will have to put their last season
    success behind them and get ready for a busy offseason.
    Offense
    The offensive side of the ball is somewhere were you will see some upgrades this offseason. The Jets have finally found them a star QB since Namath, but will Rookie of the Year Stephen Diaz have a sophmore slump. Look for the Jets to put more weapons in Diaz's arsenal to go along with Boudreaux, Keller, and Holmes. Every starter on the offensive line will be returning this season, so not much change their. They will lose RB Shonn Greene. They will have to add another powerful RB, could land a rookie or a FA stud. Tebows contract has ran out as he will take his so called heroics to another city thanks to Diaz.
    Defense
    The Defense won't see much change as Coach Petty will try to bring this team back together for a repeat. The resigning of Reggie Nelson showed that the secondary will stay in tact for 2015. Two positions the Jets will need to address is Nose Tackle and Middle Linebacker. The Jets will look to add another beast MLB along side Super Bowl MVP David Harris most likely in Free Agency. A big hole is the loss of Nose Tackle Sione Pohua. Pohua is getting up there in age and the Jets are looking to draft or trade for a younger plug in the middle.
    Special Teams
    Special Teams and defense helped the Jets be successful in 2014. Although there will be turnover this season. Kicker Mike Nugent who kicked the game winning field goal in the Super Bowl victory will not be resigned. Look for the Jets to add another veteran kicker. Joe McKnight the Jets primary Returner in 2014 turned down the Jets offer and will not return. The Jets will need to find that big time returner if they plan to make another run at a Super Bowl.
     

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