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I have some of his nicer rookie cards so that would be a plus

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So he made himself affordable and created some doubt so we would not get into any kind of bidding war or his services?

Well Allright!!

Worth a Shot as Lafell has done nothing to secure the number 2 spot. A good number 2 should be a guy who could take the 1 spot if called upon and sadly Ginn was the closest thing that qe had to that which is the sad state of our WR corp.

A Normal Nicks is yes.. A hamstring problem guy but Mushin Muhammed was the same. To think we would be worse off with him is laughable.

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Do want. His lack of effort is obviously an "I want out" signal. We will have to pay for him but he would be worth it.

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Nicks 50% >>>> Fail 120%

Nicks 50% >>>> Lafail 120%

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who is saying anything about him being "the savior" to our WR corps?

pretty much everyone is saying he'd be an upgrade over lafell. not much more than that.

i think he is one option among several WR FAs that could be the easiest to aqcuire and on par with the top options. i think that we should also draft a guy early...and then that guy would likely be the "savior" of the WR corps. i think most would agree with that.

nicks would just be making a fair WR corps better.

The huddle consensus seems to be that Hakeem Nicks will largely solve our woes at the position.

All along I've been against paying him big, if we can get him for a reasonable price, I'm for it. But we have no indication that he is only looking for a one year deal, or to take a cheap contract. We'll have to wait and see. It also heavily depends on just how sought after he will be once FA begins.

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Let's not make this some conspiracy that absolves Nicks of any blame.

I might buy what you are saying here if he had not been fined by his own team for conduct. Not to mention he couldn't find the end zone, but he wanted to tell the media he is still a top receiver in the NFL. That's a concerning mindset in the midst of a losing season. How will he respond to adversity here?

The guy has talent, that isn't what is up for debate currently, it's what's going on upstairs. Gettleman is going to take a hard look at the whole thing.

I don't think there is anything wrong with Nicks saying he thinks he is still a top receiver.  That is a lose-lose situation.

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I wouldn't be surprised if Nicks took a discount to come here. He's from NC, favorite player is Smith and of course the connection with Dave. He would fit the offense perfectly. great blocker, can catch, run routes etc. He's the reason Cruz was able to put up staggering numbers. He just needs to be disciplined which I believe Ron and the staff can do. He's an underrated FA imo just because of the lack of production from last year when he didn't want to be in NY.

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I don't think there is anything wrong with Nicks saying he thinks he is still a top receiver. That is a lose-lose situation.

He scored zero touchdowns, the team had not won more than 2 games in a row all year, and he was supposedly missing team meetings. It's not a smart move. The smart move would have been to say "I'm concerned with where our team is at right now, not myself".

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The huddle consensus seems to be that Hakeem Nicks will largely solve improve our woes at the position.

All along I've been against paying him big, if we can get him for a reasonable price, I'm for it. But we have no indication that he is only looking for a one year deal, or to take a cheap contract. We'll have to wait and see. It also heavily depends on just how sought after he will be once FA begins.

 

ftfy.

 

no one is talking paying him big. no one is talking about an unreasonable contract.

 

he'd be an upgrade over lafell. let's give him the money that lafell would have gotten.

 

he's not the top guy in the market so i doubt there will be a ton of demand or competition for him.

 

he may try to wait it out, but he's got to know that after last year's performance that he's not going to be getting near what he would have a year or two ago.

 

he won't be vet min, but he'll be reasonable for what he's capable of.

 

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ftfy.

no one is talking paying him big. no one is talking about an unreasonable contract.

he'd be an upgrade over lafell. let's give him the money that lafell would have gotten.

he's not the top guy in the market so i doubt there will be a ton of demand or competition for him.

he may try to wait it out, but he's got to know that after last year's performance that he's not going to be getting near what he would have a year or two ago.

he won't be vet min, but he'll be reasonable for what he's capable of.

We'll have to disagree on that then. He's been touted as the solution all throughout the 2013 season. With people even wanting to trade for him at one point.

As for the rest of your points, we aren't far off from each other.

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