So I guess it is safe to say....

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  1. BullNation4Life

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    Getting Jonathan Joseph over Namdi Asomugha was the smart thing to do... Did anybody he how Victor Cruz abused Asomugha and burned him for that TD? I thought I saw a #25 Texans jersey on #24 for the Eagles there for a moment...

    Meanwhile back at the Hall of Shutdown, Joseph is having a pro bowl caliber year. Glad the Texans FO finally got one right when it come to FA...
     
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    I think with ASO it is more of the entire teams play. They are merging quite a few new players. I thought it would be an issue but not this bad. Surprised they won last night the way Young began.
     
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    Johnathan Joseph and Carlos Rogers have both considerably outperformed Asomugha.
     
  4. BullNation4Life

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    goes to show you what an excellent pass rush can do for your CBs...
     
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    Eagles are tied for 4th in the NFL in sacks. Ahead of both the Texans and 49ers.
     
  6. Lucky

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    Joseph was the right guy to sign. Best FA signing in the history of the franchise.
     
  7. b0ng

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  8. False Start

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    Yep.

    IMO, Nnamdi has a LeBron'ish quality to him.
     
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    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    Definitely, although I think Antonio Smith is under-rated as an acquisition.
     
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    Marcus Ruthless pragmatist

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    . . . . hindsight being 20/20 and all. :stirpot:
     
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    I'm watching our game vs Baltimore right now.

    Sending our LBs to blitz on every single play is making some easy throws underneath our corners & safeties.
     
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    So is Wade Smith & Chris Myers.
     
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    At the time, and we can go back to the threads for this if we have to, I said that I wanted us to make a concerted attempt to sign Nnamdi but I wanted to go for Joseph.

    Now.. I said that because I never thought Nnamdi was going to really want to come here and I wanted us to get the next highest rated player AND a good safety... which we did. And I was :hurrah: about that.

    But I never expected JJo to come here and make the difference he's made. He has been a freaking monster.
     
  14. Pantherstang84

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    Ditto. Especially when it became obvious that Nnamdi was playing the Texans FO.
     
  15. El Tejano

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    I think it was safe to say that the second we signed Manning that day too. Anyone still want Eric Weddle. He's not doing so great either.
     
  16. 76Texan

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    Asomugha was overrated, that much I've said!

    And yes, the Eagles have been playing quite a bit of cover 2 just like the Raiders did.

    And no, Aso doesn't shut down half of the field!
     
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    I'm a huge Joseph fan, but I would have been totally fine with either him or Asomugha at the same price tag.
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Except Nnamdi's intelligent and isn't a dick.
     
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    My vote would go to Foster. But if you meant biggest known commodity FA acquisition, then yeah I definitely agree. We've had some bad free agent signings over the years
     
  20. Double Barrel

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    Bingo! I think Aso would have looked great in Wade's defense, as well.

    Remember Philly does not have a proven DC right now. And we, of all fan bases, should know how the results can be when a friend of a head coach is signed as a coordinator when he has no business being there to begin with...
     

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