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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:57 pm    Post subject: Kenny Britt enroute to Foxboro [per Loyko] Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Kenny Britt enroute to Foxboro [per Loyko] Reply with quote

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Yuck. Hopefully, like the other guys who visited, he leaves without a contract
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Kenny Britt enroute to Foxboro [per Loyko] Reply with quote

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Tzimisce wrote:
https://twitter.com/NEPD_Loyko/status/444985411140878336

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Yuck. Hopefully, like the other guys who visited, he leaves without a contract
He's a schmuck, but I don't see the risk. It's not like there's gonna be a bidding war for him, so he's almost certainly gonna be a vet minimum guy. I'd be fine with that.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He better be coming in at the vet minimum... either way he probably gets cut by training camp
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He's a crazy person... Laughing Maybe not Devone bess crazy but still.

Rather take a risk on Rice.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd definitely take him at the vet minimum. He is capable of being a legit #1 when he's not being insane
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Kenny Britt enroute to Foxboro [per Loyko] Reply with quote

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mcmurtry86 wrote:
Tzimisce wrote:
https://twitter.com/NEPD_Loyko/status/444985411140878336

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Yuck. Hopefully, like the other guys who visited, he leaves without a contract
He's a schmuck, but I don't see the risk. It's not like there's gonna be a bidding war for him, so he's almost certainly gonna be a vet minimum guy. I'd be fine with that.


There's always a risk to carrying turds like Britt on your roster (and presumably they'd pick him up with the idea that maybe he makes the final roster). If you cut a guy like Thompkins because Britt has a great camp and then Britt reverts back to his immature turd self, you're now scrambling for a WR.

With premium talent (Moss), it makes sense to take that risk. But I'm not a fan of it with guys like this, especially at positions crowded with youth. I'd hate to lose Boyce or Thompkins in favor of a ticking time bomb like Britt. And frankly, I don't think Britt's upside as a receiver is particularly high at this point in his career.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lafell and/or Britt are probably just camp competition for Boyce and Thompkins. Britt is a head case, but he's still only 25 and does have potential. I'm ok with signing him if its a 1-year cheap deal.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Lafell and/or Britt are probably just camp competition for Boyce and Thompkins. Britt is a head case, but he's still only 25 and does have potential. I'm ok with signing him if its a 1-year cheap deal.


LaFell's hands are inconsistent, but I'd take him in a heartbeat over Thompkins.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Britts skills deteriorated at an astonishing rate. I would love the signing if he hadnt looked closer to 36 than 26 last season.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PoWww wrote:
Lafell and/or Britt are probably just camp competition for Boyce and Thompkins. Britt is a head case, but he's still only 25 and does have potential. I'm ok with signing him if its a 1-year cheap deal.


LaFell's hands are inconsistent, but I'd take him in a heartbeat over Thompkins.

Thompkins hands aren't anything to write home about. It'd be an upgrade, albeit a small one.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Kenny Britt enroute to Foxboro [per Loyko] Reply with quote

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Tzimisce wrote:
mcmurtry86 wrote:
Tzimisce wrote:
https://twitter.com/NEPD_Loyko/status/444985411140878336

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Yuck. Hopefully, like the other guys who visited, he leaves without a contract
He's a schmuck, but I don't see the risk. It's not like there's gonna be a bidding war for him, so he's almost certainly gonna be a vet minimum guy. I'd be fine with that.


There's always a risk to carrying turds like Britt on your roster (and presumably they'd pick him up with the idea that maybe he makes the final roster). If you cut a guy like Thompkins because Britt has a great camp and then Britt reverts back to his immature turd self, you're now scrambling for a WR.
Eh. Seems like a lot of dominoes have to fall into place for such a scenario to play out. Some pretty unlikely.
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