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Are we done in FA?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Vrill, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. Vrill

    Vrill Cheesehead

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    Think we'll sign anyone else before the draft? Or are we done for now? Any rumors going on regarding this?

    Thoughts?
     
  2. captainWIMM

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    I would be surprised if we sign another veteran free agent. There aren´t a lot of impact players left.
     
  3. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    Ol' Ted will sign a couple tumble weed guys..... they roll in.....they roll out.....no one will remember their names after time and nothing will matter.

    Merling and Hargrove ....... just dust in the wind from last season, perfect examples.
     
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  4. Vrill

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    I wonder what happened with Owen Daniels? Hes still unsigned.
     
  5. PikeBadger

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    Maybe Kuhn and Flynn. Then again, maybe not.
     
  6. Ace

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    I still expect both of these guys to be back but other then that I don't expect too much else.
     
  7. El Guapo

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    Oshkosh, I know you're not happy about these type of signings but they don't typically hurt the Packers much. There is little downside but big upside if you find someone, like a Howard Green, that becomes a big contributor. Wolf made these moves too, bringing in guys like Bruce Wilkerson to see if they had anything left in the tank to give. You've got to keep active bringing guys through and you will find some, but you will always have more misses than hits. The point is that the misses shouldn't hurt you and but the hits should have huge payoffs.

    There is a good article about Ted staying out of free agency in order to secure extra compensatory picks:

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...ensatory-picks-over-unrestricted-free-agents/
    This is just the last paragraph
     
  8. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    I am not asking for top teir names, just at least known names that can provide help. Trying that needle in a haystack approach is hit and miss indeed, but I would have to say it is 90% miss. Finding a gem no namer is not common. I think he did hit on DuJaun Harris, but it sucked that he got hurt. You can still find great value with middle of the bunch players that will more than likely contribute, rather than kicking the tires on a used car you wont ever buy.
     
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  9. El Guapo

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    We all agree that some bigger names are important in strategic places. My point was more that you can't stop kicking the tires on the low-end guys just because you aren't bringing in the big-name/high-dollar players. It's still an important part of the overall strategy.
     
  10. ivo610

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    I expect to see some signings after the draft.
     
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  11. ThxJackVainisi

    ThxJackVainisi Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    Me too. I bet they re-sign Kuhn. :D
     
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