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  1. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    Figured I'd start a thread for interesting quotes that you may want to share but may not want to start a new thread for. Just a quote and a link will be fine.
    http://www.nflfans.com/draft/article.php?story=2005041406425516
     
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    If two of Henry, Alexander and James get traded before or during the draft, we may see quite the slide and scurry over the top 3 RB's in the draft.
     
  3. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    The RB situation across the league is getting very interesting indeed.

    From greatbluenorth draft reports today:

    http://www.gbnreport.com/
     
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    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=rotowire-ravisenryucsarentere&prov=rotowire&type=lgns
     
  5. Sarg01

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    Is it just me or does every time Miami is mentioned in a trade since Saban came on seem that they are looking for the moon? The guy sounds seriously unreasonable to me, almost like he's trying to prove how "tough" he is.
     
  6. El Tejano

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    With this draft so up in the air, I can only imagine the rumors next week.
     
  7. TheOgre

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    I have a feeling there will be a lot of trades in this draft.
     
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    Do they announce trades upon the first selection of a swap of picks, or is a trade announced after both teams pick at the swapped positions. In other words, if we move up, will we know it once the pick is called for the Texans new draft slot?

    I haven't watched many live drafts - but I'm watching this year's!
     


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    D-ReK RAWWWRR!

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    The easiest way for me to answer your question, 57, is to pose a scenario:

    Paul Tagliabue announces that Arizona is on the clock, then Arizona tells Tagliabue that they've traded the 8th overall pick to the Texans for the 73rd and 78th overall picks, then Tagliabue announces the trade and says that Houston is on the clock, we select Derrick Johnson, LB, Texas, and everyone is happy...
     
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    So we have the 8th and 11th picks, and only give up our 2 thirds for #8 overall?
     
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    Tagliabue steps to the podium.

    "Arizona trades the 8th overall pick to the Houston Texans. In exchange the Cardinals receive Houston's 2005 1st round pick, number 13 overall, Dallas's 2005 3rd round pick, number 73 overall, and Houston's 2005 3rd round pick, number 78 overall. Houston is now on the clock." He leaves the podium.

    A few minutes later he receives a card and returns to the podium.
    "With the 8th overall pick in the draft, the Houston Texans select LB Derrick Johnson of Texas."
     
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    D-ReK RAWWWRR!

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    Thanks for clarifying Ogre, I was strapped for time typing this up as fast as I could and made a few notable omissions...
     
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    Thanks for the information D-Rek, Drift and Ogre! (I liked D-Rek's trade the best).

    Wow! I can't believe that we traded for DJ? I'm pumped! I know - soy un perdedor. I'm a loser. :loser
     
  14. Sarg01

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    They don't always announce trades well in advance of the picks, though they always mention them before the pick is made. However, the TV crew generally has the trade showing before the NFL gets around to announcing it, so you don't need to worry too much about that.
     
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    Eagles | Interested in Bills' Henry? - from www.KFFL.com
    Thu, 14 Apr 2005 15:56:50 -0700

    Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have shown interest in Buffalo Bills RB Travis Henry. The Bills have phoned the Eagles on more than one occasion, but Henry's interest in a new contract could kill a potential trade from coming about. While the Bills are looking for a second-round draft choice, they would probably take a third-round or even a fourth-rounder that could move up to a third-rounder based off of incentives.
     
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    http://patriots.bostonherald.com/patriots/view.bg?articleid=78746
     
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    I thought Holcomb signed in Buffalo :confused:
     
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    49ers | Rodgers No Longer Top Choice? - from www.KFFL.com
    Mon, 18 Apr 2005 16:50:28 -0700

    ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports San Francisco 49ers officials informed NFL Draft prospect QB Aaron Rodgers' (California) representatives over the weekend that they favor QB Alex Smith (Utah) by a small but definitive margin.
     
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    I wonder if this is at all related to the rumor that the Bucs like Smith also. Baiting for a trade???
     
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