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Steve Wyche says Mike Wallace a Good Fit.

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I think it is realistic in that this could be our only FA move this season. Historically we fugging suck at drafting WR's, so by grabbing Wallace we can focus on drafting defense and a late round RB. This would allow us to part ways with Jstew, and possibly Gamble, leaving us plenty of cap room for Wallace.

The truth is that of you look at the teams who get to the playoffs, win SUPERBOWLS, they have 2 on field WR's that are legitimate threats. We do not have that. We haven't had that in years. Having Smitty and a bunch of ???????'s for #2 doesn't work.

Gamble is not a make or break player anymore for this defense. Time for him to go, and go young on defense. Do this via draft, sign Wallace, get rid of the joke that is our RB's cap hit, and we are set.

You realize we will most likely have to get rid of Gamble just to be IN COMPLIANCE with the cap, right? It's not like we're tight against the cap and cutting Gamble would give us breathing room, we're $11.8m OVER the cap and cutting Gamble is almost a necessity just to make sure we can get under the cap. Cutting J-Stew actually hurts our cap. He counts $2.8m against the cap this year, but if we cut him, at the very least his remaining signing bonus accelerates onto the cap ($7.2m) which basically wipes out any savings we'd get from cutting Gamble. This isn't Madden.

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I think it is realistic in that this could be our only FA move this season. Historically we fugging suck at drafting WR's, so by grabbing Wallace we can focus on drafting defense and a late round RB. This would allow us to part ways with Jstew, and possibly Gamble, leaving us plenty of cap room for Wallace.

The truth is that of you look at the teams who get to the playoffs, win SUPERBOWLS, they have 2 on field WR's that are legitimate threats. We do not have that. We haven't had that in years. Having Smitty and a bunch of ???????'s for #2 doesn't work.

Gamble is not a make or break player anymore for this defense. Time for him to go, and go young on defense. Do this via draft, sign Wallace, get rid of the joke that is our RB's cap hit, and we are set.

Hurney didn't like to draft WRs

Gettlemen comes from the mindset of you draft one high every year. I think we draft a WR in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd this year.

Use FA on the lines and that is about it. Maybe middle of the road secondary players.

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He wants a lot of money compared to what Armanti Edwards gets paid. Realistically, he is looking for what he is worth...he isn't even looking for Steve Smith past his prime money.

The Steelers couldn't work out a deal with him because he, allegedly, wanted Fitzgerald money, which is a lot of money by any standard.

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Cap Frenzy!!!! Oh no!!!! No team has ever been over the cap before free agency and managed to obtain a free agent!!!

If this team wants Mike Wallace and Mike Wallace wants to come here then it will happen. You guys are acting like the Panthers are just gonna throw there hands up and roll with what we've got, roster holes and all.

Irrational fear of cap numbers is irrational

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If we could find a way to add Wallace, our offense could be sick:

Smitty, LaFell, Wallace at WR

Olsen at TE

DWill, Stew, Tolbert in the backfield....even great if we let one go

Cam at QB (dual threat)

Would be down right nasty

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We should be thinking of bargain WRs who may help elevate our offense. The Ravens will likely have to cut either Anquan Boldin ($5.5m cleared off cap) or Jacoby Jones ($3.5m) as they are projected to be $5m over the 2013 cap without accounting for Flacco's new contract/franchise tag. At a minimum, Flacco will be franchised at $14.6m which would then put the Ravens nearly $20m over the cap. I can't see both Boldin and Jones being retained in Baltimore, and either of the two would be much cheaper than Wallace and work fine opposite Smith (Boldin especially).

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Analysts will say we should target Wallace. When we don't/can't because of the cap, they will call our off-season a failure where we disregarded needs.

/analysis

Side note, I'd nut if it happened somehow.

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Cap Frenzy!!!! Oh no!!!! No team has ever been over the cap before free agency and managed to obtain a free agent!!!

If this team wants Mike Wallace and Mike Wallace wants to come here then it will happen. You guys are acting like the Panthers are just gonna throw there hands up and roll with what we've got, roster holes and all.

Irrational fear of cap numbers is irrational

Teams that manage the cap well....

Can add a high priced FA to their team.

Teams that don't manage the cap well.....

Have to cut out chunks of their team to add a high priced FA to their team.

a difference.

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Thinking about this.. This would be great (even if it's a dream) have Wallace and LaFell on the outside and put Smitty and Olsen in the slot..... Man

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Teams that manage the cap well....

Can add a high priced FA to their team.

Teams that don't manage the cap well.....

Have to cut out chunks of their team to add a high priced FA to their team.

a difference.

Ah, I thought you had made a free agency haiku for a second, which would have been some next level stuff.

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