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Tryin’ to make a roster out of Fitty cents (A Horn and a tackle)


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    • Even if the rationale is that there has not been anybody available in the draft that "lit their fire" (realistically, given where we were drafting/our ability to move up without throwing away the rest of the team), at some point you just have to pull the trigger, anyway. In 2021, it was pretty obvious the only QBs in the draft they liked at #8 were Wilson and Lawrence.  Maybe Lance, but I did not hear anything that indicated they would have jumped on him if he had been available at #8.  OK, I get it, you run with your scouting assessment. That was probably what helped caused the Darnold trade, knowing they would not get a chance at Wilson or Lawrence.  But this same scenario can and probably will happen every year.  They can narrow down their "golden group" of QBs beyond what is likely going to be available to them and then start looking at more reclamation projects. The idea behind Bridgewater was not bad: get a stop gap who may show he is the answer, but if not, you have him for a couple of years and then move on, hopefully with "your guy."  They effed that up and are not in clusterf*#k mode.  After they purged Bridgewater, they would have been better off staying the course with a veteran who was going to turn in to a pumpkin in 2 or 3 years, and continue to look for their long-term solution in the draft. But they didn't.  They keep looking at 30% fat ground beef and thinking they can turn it into filet mignon.  Meanwhile, they may have pulled the trigger on a guy some in organization thought was a potential solution (Corral) and the coaching staff decided "redshirting" him was a good idea.  He may not have paid any dividends, but he sure the he11 wasn't going to without some effort on our part.
    • People just don't get it yet. If you've been a day one fan you've seen enough coaches and teams to know when it's not going to work. No damnit! NO! Time to rebuild already, AGAIN.
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