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pantherrice

Why not trade Steve Smith?

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We are in complete rebuilding mode. It is not like we are going to be contending for a championship in the next few years. And by the time we finish rebuilding he will be WAY past his prime. Face it even with him in the lineup our offense still sucks, so their is no reason to keep him here.

We should trade him to a team that is contending for a championship, so he could have a legit chance at winning a Superbowl ring. Their is no reason he should waste his talent here. We should trade him and try to get a couple of draft picks and build for the future.

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...if you aint got nothin nice to say.. ...

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You know this is a really old topic right?

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how about lets not trade steve smith?

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You know this is a really old topic right?

I must have missed it.

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He's Mr. Untouchable. Although, I do agree were going to be rebuilding/horrible for a long time. If he demands a trade, trade him...if not, then I dont think we'd get back good compensation for him, so might as well keep him.

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We are in complete rebuilding mode. It is not like we are going to be contending for a championship in the next few years. And by the time we finish rebuilding he will be WAY past his prime. Face it even with him in the lineup our offense still sucks, so their is no reason to keep him here.

We should trade him to a team that is contending for a championship, so he could have a legit chance at winning a Superbowl ring. Their is no reason he should waste his talent here. We should trade him and try to get a couple of draft picks and build for the future.

why not? tell that to RR and co. Tell that to the 08 Falcons, to the Buccs

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Listen, I don't think most would have a problem trading SS for a 1-2 round pick but that probably ain't going to happen. If we trade him, the odds are we get no better than a 3-4 rounder and maybe even not that. What are the odds that we parlay a 3-4 round pick into a player that can help this team over the next few years more than SS? Probably about zero. So unless we can con somebody into giving us much more than he is worth he is staying.

Hopefully with a new offense and some decent QB play he will reemerge as somebody who can make a contribution. I don't think it is out of the question to think that could happen so why give him away for a crappy draft pick if that's all you can get?

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