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Gettleman and "trouble" players

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This question is for the smart huddler(s) like Mr. Scot and etc. JK, it's for everyone. I was wondering that with the new hiring of now and current GM Dave Gettleman, are we going to see a new life in who we brings in by FA or the Draft? I know JR played a huge role in not wanting Hurney to bring/draft any players with off field issue near the organization other than our very own 89, but does Gettleman get a bye with it? And also, does Gettleman have any past experience dealing with players with off the field problem?

I hope that with a new GM like Gettleman that we can look to all oppurtunity to bring in the most talented guys into this organization. I would love to know that Gettleman won't be passing on a player of Da'Rick Rogers caliber just bc of his previous problem. Gettleman, don't pass up on Da'Rick!

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Rogers won't be a Panther unless we take him in the 2nd round.

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Rae Carruth casts a very big shadow.

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I think JR will allow him to get dem thugs to play for us.

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Da'Rick should be the pick if he is still there when we pick in the second

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So where does Rogers rank on the thug meter, huddle?

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Talent should never be used as an excuse to overlook character. Doesn't matter how talented a guy is, if he's gonna eff up a locker room, don't bring him in

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I say we bring in every thug, convict, and degenerate possible. If it worked for Mean Machine, maybe it will work for us.

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Rae Carruth casts a very big shadow.

I hear Jerry Richardson keeps one of his piss bottles in his office on top of the mahogany hutch on his desk in the office as a message to all the players

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Talent should never be used as an excuse to overlook character. Doesn't matter how talented a guy is, if he's gonna eff up a locker room, don't bring him in

'Trouble' guys and 'bad character' guys aren't always necessarily one and the same. There are guys like Rolando McClain, who is a true goes back to his old hood every offseason or break he gets type guy, that gets into off field trouble and causes locker room problems; then there are guys like Ray Lewis who got into pretty much the worst trouble possible, but is widely considered the best locker room guy of all time.

I like high character guys, but if a guy that's talented but has maybe made a couple off field mistakes as a kid is available, I hope our new regime will have the authority to start at least taking a closer look.

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