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Would you welcome Ed Reed to Carolina?

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Brokenbad    66

UFA this offseason, may be looking a new home.

Would you welcome him here?

http://m.nfl.com/news/0ap1000000135838/ravens-safety-ed-reed-this-is-not-it-im-not-done/

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mwright350    592

I wouldn't want him. We aren't a Safety away from winning it all and he's gonna be retired soon. He's been a great player but he's aging and not a good fit.

We're all far too enamored with bringing in guys who have been good elsewhere at the end of their careers (very very very end...in this case).

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rscott94    662

Ed Reed is still a great player but he's a shell of his former self. I would most certainly welcome him here but he'll go to a Super Bowl contending team

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rayzor    10,299

I wouldn't want him. We aren't a Safety away from winning it all and he's gonna be retired soon. He's been a great player but he's aging and not a good fit.

We're all far too enamored with bringing in guys who have been good elsewhere at the end of their careers (very very very end...in this case).

those guys are some of the guys we're gonna need while we build thru the draft. older guys on affordable short term deals.

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mwright350    592

those guys are some of the guys we're gonna need while we build thru the draft. older guys on affordable short term deals.

Eh - I agree. But you're not looking at Ed Reeds there. We are going to have to use vet FAs who will come in on short affordable deals while we fix the mess that is a lot of our roster / cap.

But these guys are going to be "he was good with soandso" not "it's Ed fuging Reed man". He's been a superstar in Baltimore and he's really near the end of his career. If he plays somewhere else it'll be both for a team who is a player or two from winning it all that year and probably for more money than we can / should pay.

Maybe I should have said "great" and not "good" in my first post...come to think of it.

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CRA    12,167

Reed may not be done....but he isn't "Ed Reed" anymore.

We need a S. Not delay the search, hopeful gromming, etc. of someone.

and also, we can't afford to rent a vintage porsche for a year with all are dumb contracts.

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Salvo    1,025

He's over the hill and got his ring last night. If I were him, I would just go out on top.

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