Agents, Wonderlics, Peek, and my thoughts

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  1. Grid

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    http://www.patsfans.com/bob/display_story.php?story_id=2418

    http://www.profootballtalk.com/3-16-04through3-31-04.htm



    My question is.. is this why Peek has languished on the sidelines? Do we not want to have to give peek that big payday that the Postons are going to demand if we start him? Seems kinda stupid.. but it is possible that it has been a factor in the decision.

    Also.. im kinda sad to see Antwan Peek is grouped in with these other guys.. and that he chose the Postons. Judging by the other stuff ive read on him.. he doesnt seem to be an unintelligent guy.. despite his Wonderlic score. Maybe.. if we are lucky.. he will change agents when it comes time to resign with us.
     
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    I agree with Vinny about the whole not wanting to pay him thing. It's interesting, but it seems like the Texans wouldn't mind paying Peek like a big time performer if he shows to be one this coming season. If you stash a player away for the entirety of his contract in hopes of keeping his price tag low then you're really not allowing that player to make any valuable contribution to your team. That would negate any possible savings you could hope to acheive by hiding him from the rest of the league. In all likelihood Peek will be given his chance to shine this season, and if he proves to be worthy of the starting job then he'll have a good shot at getting the money he thinks he deserves (not what the Postons think he deserves). I'm really counting on him to make a major contribution this season.
     
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    I agree that the not wanting to pay him thing is not likely, however, as I said, it would not surprise me if his choice of agent played a part in his being sidelined. Not saying its THE reason.. just saying it could have played a part.

    And I dont trust profootballtalk for real news.. but this isnt really "real news". The wonderlic scores of those guys seems to be fairly common knowledge... (though Peek was a surprise to me). It seems, based just on those scores, that the Postons do attract the less intelligent players.
     
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    Just came from reading the Peek story so here I go again on his defense. If he plays well pay him well. If he plays bad then we'll have to see if he's willing to take about the same salary or be cut. But I trust that Peek won't do anything rash.
     

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