Will receivers want to come to Carolina??
Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:12 PM
Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:17 PM
if there is a real possibility of jake as the starter i could see very few interested FA WRs interested in coming. with moore under center, that becomes a good bit more attractive.
This is yet another reason why we need to cut Jake now.
Posted 24 February 2010 - 10:01 PM
Posted 24 February 2010 - 10:37 PM
Posted 25 February 2010 - 01:45 AM
Isn't Mason approaching Jerry Rice age? Seriously, he's getting pretty old and doesn't have the speed or size that we need to compliment Smitty. We have enough average WRs. We have an elite guy and then the talent drops off to fair. We need someone who can fill the billing of very good or better than average at the very least.
Mason is too old (but he is about as dependable WR as you will see).
I don't know what he's smoking as far as a long term deal. At his age, a long term deal should be a couple of years, tops.
Posted 25 February 2010 - 01:58 AM
If only so we have a competent kick returner.
Seriously, are any good WRs "transition" tagged? We could make them an offer with some hilarious requirement in it that the other team can't possibly match. Like "owed $1bln if he ever dresses in the home locker room at INVESCO Field" for a Broncos player.
Edited by Bobby, 25 February 2010 - 02:01 AM.
Posted 25 February 2010 - 02:07 AM
Finally, Smitty has even alluded to the fact that he is getting older and wouldn't mind stepping his role back a bit , and making way for some younger blood, which means that whoever is coming in might become the primary target sooner than they think.
That would be my sales point, which I probably wouldn't discuss publicly, but would have Smitty endorse and put the bug in any potential candidates ear while wining and dining.
Smitty: "You gotta see the big picture here..."
Posted 25 February 2010 - 02:18 AM
He also seems hungry to learn and improve.
Posted 26 February 2010 - 01:12 AM
If Drew Carter or Kerry Colbert were worth a poo, you would have heard something from them after they left Carolina.
Both are not NFL calibre receivers.
Colbert was a joke. Carter had great speed, but questionable hands.
Colbert might be a true bust, but Carter broke his leg in the pre-season after he left here to go to Oakland. Carter did step up and provided some big plays for us, but I maintain he didn't get a chance to show what he was capable of, because Jake is just not good at distributing the ball, and looking 'off' his receivers.
On the NFL Live show the other day (Tuesday I believe it was), the contributors there were RAVING about Matt Moore. They pointed out how much he accomplished while having just one real WR to work with, and then he (Smitty) got hurt as well, and Moore hardly missed a beat. they were saying that Moore is a great fit for here and should be the starter.
Edited by guyinchesapeake, 26 February 2010 - 01:16 AM.
Posted 26 February 2010 - 09:15 AM