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Is an offseason "big splash" a necessity?


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#21 Cyberjag

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 04:33 PM

Valid point, but we didn't have any big losses last year either.

Does the loss of Peppers necessitate a big name replacement?

Nope. Neither did the loss of Jenkins, and he had a better year than Peppers did his last year here.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 04:37 PM

Nope. Neither did the loss of Jenkins, and he had a better year than Peppers did his last year here.

Valid. I don't count Jenkins as a "loss" per se since that one was voluntary, but it can't be denied his on-field presence was a loss.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 04:42 PM

No, just because he lose a big splash player doesn't mean we need to sign one as well. Hell, who knows, Charles Johnson could become an elite DE next year. Creating big name players you draft is far better than signing them in the offseason.

With that said, some on here have speculated that Balitmore might be a suiter for Peppers. I wonder if a trade involving Suggs and Peppers would be possible.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 05:32 PM

Suggs is indeed intriguing. My question is will he be able to retain his performance in a DE position? He played it well in college at Arizona State and he is a speed freak off the end but will his tenure in the 3-4 have affected his vision from the line. My guess would be that it hasn't but its just a guess. Also im almost positive that he was used on the line in Bmore but not absolutely sure.

In short I wouldn't be opposed to a straight up trade but i gotta go check his salary figures

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 08:44 PM

Suggs is indeed intriguing. My question is will he be able to retain his performance in a DE position? He played it well in college at Arizona State and he is a speed freak off the end but will his tenure in the 3-4 have affected his vision from the line. My guess would be that it hasn't but its just a guess. Also im almost positive that he was used on the line in Bmore but not absolutely sure.

In short I wouldn't be opposed to a straight up trade but i gotta go check his salary figures


Suggs would be a great addition. He's the kind of tough rangy athlete required to cover short distances and tackle the ball carrier for this react/bend but don't break scheme that doesn't put these players in ideal position to make a play.

Hey, at least this time, when Trgovac drops him into coverage, for whatever unknown reason he likes linemen to do it so often, this guy has had experience at it.