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View Poll Results: What is a reasonable price for Connor Barwin?
$2M/yr 24 25.81%
$3M/yr 33 35.48%
$4M/yr 26 27.96%
$5M/yr 7 7.53%
$6M/yr 2 2.15%
$7M/yr 1 1.08%
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Old 03-15-2013   #161
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I liked Barwin, but I sure hope that ridiculous 'Bulls on Parade' BS goes with him or fades away.
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I liked Barwin, but I sure hope that ridiculous 'Bulls on Parade' BS goes with him or fades away.
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I liked Barwin, but I sure hope that ridiculous 'Bulls on Parade' BS goes with him or fades away.
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Forgot about this thread but looks like myself & nytexan where the only ones who nailed his price tag.
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Forgot about this thread but looks like myself & nytexan where the only ones who nailed his price tag.
I didn't vote, but I did talk about salaries of edge rushers, and I figured it would take about that much for a guy like Barwin (over/under $6M).
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I take that back; I did vote for $4M.
Just didn't want to overpay for him, I guess, LOL!
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I take that back; I did vote for $4M.
Just didn't want to overpay for him, I guess, LOL!
FA is about overpaying. If he got $6M, you didn't get it right, you overpaid.

If you said $4M..... you might not be right, but you're closer than the $6M guy.
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FA is about overpaying. If he got $6M, you didn't get it right, you overpaid.

If you said $4M..... you might not be right, but you're closer than the $6M guy.
And recent history says the Eagles overpay "better" than anybody.
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I had never seen the infamous letter jackets until now.

What a colossal FAIL.

Was it Doosh Bag Barwin's idea to do that? Good heavens that's sad.

Keep that **** in your closet, and wear it only around the house for crying out loud.

Sheesh. That's laughable.
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So did the Letterman Jacket curse go to Philly with Kramer, I mean Barwin?
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One last word from Barwin......
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Actually, his last words were "I was never a leader".
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Blaine Gabbert lol
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I really wished it worked out with Connor. I'll miss his personality!
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I always liked Barwin's humor and him as a player. I won't miss the "Bulls on Parade" theme, but I don't understand people's "good riddance" attitude based on one down season.
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I always liked Barwin's humor and him as a player. I won't miss the "Bulls on Parade" theme, but I don't understand people's "good riddance" attitude based on one down season.
If you look at the 2011 season 4 of his 11 sacks came in one game against the Jags and Gabbert....I think he will be exposed badly in Philly
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LOL very classy for Connor. The Glabbert reference is a trip as well as Shaun Cody in the smallest print. No reason to dislike the guy. Didn't cause issues and played hard. Just not to the level we hoped consistently. He may end up missing the Glabbert's of the world since now he'll have to chase RG3, deal with Eli and whoever the Eagles toss out there to run that up-tempo offense.

I wish him luck except when it goes against my wishes of course, heh. Funny dude and he gave what he could.
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Taking out a newspaper ad to thank fans has become a hot trend for departing free agents this offseason. Ed Reed did it when he left Baltimore. Greg Jennings did it when he left Green Bay and now former Texans linebacker Connor Barwin is doing it in Houston.

Only Barwin, who signed with the Eagles in mid-March, has added a slightly different twist: he didn't just thank Texans' fans, he also seemingly thanked everyone he crossed paths with during his four years in Houston.

In the ad, which ran in the Houston Post, Barwin thanked his cleaning lady, his pizza delivery guy, his limo guy, Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert, his popcorn guy, several Texans' beat writers, a car dealership, Shaun Cody, the mayor of Houston and bread. Yes, bread. Although its unclear if he's thanking a type of bread -- white, wheat, rye -- a person named Bread or the Los Angeles-based rock band Bread.

Barwin also thanked a local movie theater for giving him four years of free movies -- and cheesecake. Not the Cheesecake Factory, just cheesecake.

The newspaper ad bar has now been set for all future departing free agents.
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