So how'd free agency work out for you?

Discussion in 'The Longest Yard' started by BlyGilmore, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. BlyGilmore

    BlyGilmore It's All In The Hips!

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    Grab any players you're excited about? Anybody going to jump in right away and contribute?

    The biggest grab for me was WR Antonio Bryant. I had a pretty big drop off in talent from Nicks and Cruz to my WR #3 (rookie Reuben Randle). WR Dominic Hixon basically lost his number three job by dropping a TD pass in the game against the Jaguars.

    TE Jake Ballard was signed to provide some depth at TE. He's big, a good blocker and has good hands. He'll be TE number two behind Marcellus Bennett. TE Travis Beckum was removed from the TE depth chart because he's a liability as a blocker, but will be used as a hybrid WR/TE in certain formations.

    Grabbed RT Stacy Andrews in the draft. Andrews will provide some depth at the tackle spot if there's an injury. Did the same at DE and MLB (forget the names of the guys I signed).
     
  2. mooseboyj

    mooseboyj Walk On

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    I grabbed Cam Jordan at LOLB. He is a rookie and my Freeny Replacement when Freeny finally decides to go into retirement. He fits my scheme in Hybrid Front. He is a 3-4 Pass Rusher. I split time with him and Freeny right now to make sure he gets XP. Freeny is in no way losing his starting job. this year. Cam looks great for a rookie 78 tackle and 82 Power. 83 power moves to get to the QB. 90 Accel to get going quickly once through the Line.
    Also went and got a 3 recieving TE. Look for Indy to run that 3 TE set. Just making this team more than a one trick pony.
     
  3. Kidofcrash23

    Kidofcrash23 Walk On

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    I was comfortable with my roster for the most part going into Free Agency with the exception of the TE position. So I got Jeremy Shockey who is a major upgrade over Myers, Gordon, and Ausberry and it showed last night in my Week 2 game with some catches and a TD grab. I wasn't comfortable throwing to the others as they seemed to drop balls easily. So I dumped Myers and Gordon or Ausberry are on the bubble.

    I also wanted improve my DE spot, i have Shaugnessy who is decent at RE, but the other side was weak. Glad to see veteran Andre Carter, a pass rush specialist available at a bargain bin price of $2.2 million :rolleyes:. In addition, shored up my LB core with some speed by picking up Ernie Sims, but he is probably no more than a 3rd stringer.

    After week 2 game, i saw that T.O was released by the Seahawks so I decided to grab him in case Moore/Ford goes down with injury, i suspect ford will get hurt at some point and T.O would be a great addition to replace Ford in the slot.
     
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  4. Hokie Effect

    Hokie Effect Whats a Hokie?

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    Provided some depth at WR with some proven vets in Roy Williams and Chad Johnson. Also picked up a solid TE (73ovr) who will be #2 behind Gonzalez. Really happy with the make up of my squad with my recent aquisitions including the trade for MLB Bowman. Its Super bowl or bust in 2012!!!
     
  5. Mike E

    Mike E Earth Rocker

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    Really happy with WR Mike Williams. He will do wonders for us when Andre Johnson gets doubled and tripled...also when he gets hurt.

    Next up? spend the next two years getting better in the secondary
     
  6. recchem2000

    recchem2000 UCLA > WSU

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    Plaxico dropped 3 of th 4 passes thrown his way last night :(
     
  7. mooseboyj

    mooseboyj Walk On

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    Trade ya evans? 2 yr Fa for 2 yr Fa? lol
     
  8. stryder24

    stryder24 Walk On

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    I got a starting RT in otah, starting FB, and many support players.... Signed 6 FAs overall and also 2 great trades....

    Will post my team preview tonight..
     
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  9. dakota7

    dakota7 Former Blue Chip Recruit

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    Signed a tackle, Pashos, to protect the franchise. So things should be okay in Green Bay.
     
  10. recchem2000

    recchem2000 UCLA > WSU

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    Nah I got some special gloves for Plax...should help him. Plus we all playmakers don't show up until the games count :eek:
     
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  11. Ace847

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    I picked up a couple of solid young DT's to beef up my depth for the Chargers transformation to a 4-3 defense. I also picked up two RT's and a good CB. All 25-28 years old so could be chargers for years to come. After Larod Stephon Howling was snagged by the Jets coach one pick before me I was still determined to get a speedy RB so I picked up Brown 95 speed, 95 acceleration to see if he can make the team.
     
  12. RynoAid

    RynoAid ..

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    I picked up Ryan Cook to start at Center ... ;)
     
  13. Ace847

    Ace847 Walk On

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    After a pathetic week one preseason with Charlie Whitehurst at the Chargers backup (I think he threw for under 40 percent) he has been cut! The Chargers have picked up David Garrard as their back up for only a little more than they were paying Whitehurst and Garrard is a much better player. The Chargers are looking forward to seeing how he performs against the Cowboys tonight.
     
  14. AgenT Smith

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    Just noticed Chad Jones in FA (former Giants safety, horrific car accident that led to even more horrific leg injury, now working on comeback after it was uncertain he'd even keep his leg).

    Thinking about adding him to my roster...just because, you know? Although really, BlyGilmore should ;).
     
  15. niner_empire86

    niner_empire86 Walk On

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    Signed EJ Henderson, mild upgrade to the o-line. all in all, outside of Fitzgerald the cardinals are still terrible.
     
  16. BirdDog1980

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    Tampa made a couple of moves as soon as Free Agency hit. The first move was cutting K Conner Barth, which instantly saved me $3 million & no cap penalty, and picked up David Buehler who has a stonger leg, and only costed about $800K. Also trimmed some fat at other positions and added some quality depth at CB, C, WR, and TE. After it was all said and done, Tampa is $9.5 million under the cap. I think I'm gonna sit on it and re-sign some peeps once the season starts. Lots of good young players on the roster.. it's going to be a lot of fun to see them grow and develop.
     
  17. DU55

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    I had the Cardinals in the Release Tournament and was pleasently suprised by them, they arent that bad.
     
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  18. dj illmatic 23

    dj illmatic 23 Walk On

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    I signed G Jake Scott to upgrade my O-line, and DE Jeremy Beal to upgrade my D-line. Scott's a big upgrade at RG, so I'm hoping he'll open a few more holes for Richardson. Beal was only 3 points better overall than the guy he's replacing, but this is only his second year, so I'm hoping he'll develop into a top DE for me. The Browns are probably a couple of seasons from competing. In both my pre-season games I've seen a lot of potential, but an inability to finish the play. Guys get wide-open, but drop an easy pass or the QB over throws them. Big runs calked back by penalties. The Browns are really going to try my patience this year. Hopefully, they'll start making these plays in a season or two.
     
  19. mooseboyj

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    Cards are actually great on D. Wilson and Peterson lock down one side. Good LB core. D line is great at run support. On O your problem is no QB. Floyd is a great #2. Wells is a wrecking crew.
     
  20. AgenT Smith

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    Are you a salesman?
     
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  21. niner_empire86

    niner_empire86 Walk On

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    Lb core is mediocore at best. Washington is solid everyone else is garbage. Peterson is good. Steep drop off at CB from there. Oline can't block for wells and get run over in pass protection. Run D is solid but dline cant generate a pass rush.
     
  22. mooseboyj

    mooseboyj Walk On

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    I never had a problem with their D. Just played a lot of Zone blitzes. Kerry Rhodes blitzes great! Wells 99 Stiff Arm and 90+truckin.
     

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