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If we trade Bess and get a 3rd for him (long shot, but what the hell?), what are the chances a team would take 3 3rd's for a 1st?

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If we trade Bess and get a 3rd for him (long shot, but what the hell?), what are the chances a team would take 3 3rd's for a 1st?


Probably A lot better than our chances of getting a 3rd for Bess


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If we trade Bess and get a 3rd for him (long shot, but what the hell?), what are the chances a team would take 3 3rd's for a 1st?


that used to work for me on Madden! Not sure any GM would drop down that far from a 1st.

They'd have to have some players in mind that they could get with those 3 3rd rounders to be willing to let go of the guy they could get with their 1st. Very risky.....


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Probably A lot better than our chances of getting a 3rd for Bess


Stranger things have happened

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Probably A lot better than our chances of getting a 3rd for Bess


Stranger things have happened


I did not say no.
Strange things do happen.
But that one would be a shock


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I doubt it too degs, but one can hope, can't I? :-)

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If we trade Bess and get a 3rd for him (long shot, but what the hell?), what are the chances a team would take 3 3rd's for a 1st?


Probably A lot better than our chances of getting a 3rd for Bess


You say that, but I guarantee that is what Ireland is bargaining for. When the report says they want a mid-round pick. That insinuates that they want a 3rd, teams want to offer a 5th, and they'll likely settle in the middle with a 4th being the compensation.

Remember, there is only one elite slot receiver in this draft right now, and that is Tavon Austin. The Rams and Vikings both lost elite slot receivers and will likely not see Tavon Austin around when they pick. While Bess won't match the production of Amendola or Harvin, he can still provide them with a proven option in the slot who is still in his prime. The Browns and Jets both badly need receivers too, and could be a trade partner as well. Bottom line, there are several teams that might prefer a solid veteran option like Bess.

But ultimately the market will determine his value. If the Browns are the only team interested, then we might not get much for him. But if two or three teams are competing, then we very well could get a good pick for Bess. I think the receiver talent in this draft will thin out after the 3rd round, so I expect we'll probably settle on trading Bess for a 4th.


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You know, the more tape I watch on Tavon, the more I question his route running. I guess that's easy to say now, but I don't like what I see a lot of the time

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You know, the more tape I watch on Tavon, the more I question his route running. I guess that's easy to say now, but I don't like what I see a lot of the time


When you run 4.3 it's easy to get away with things at that level. In the NFL he'll still be able to get away with it, just not as much. But I've read that about his game too. That and his hands aren't elite as he will have a tendency to let the ball into his body too often.
Personally, I like the idea of Miami trading back, drafting Patterson, and letting Wallace and Gibson split time in the slot. I'd much rather see us add a bigger outside guy that we can use in the redzone. Not only that but with his size, low 4.4 speed, and YAC ability, I think he's going to have the better NFL career. I used to be against Patterson, but the more I watch him, the more I like what I see. I think he's going to be explosive for somebody.


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I really feel like, if Miami is set on getting themselves a speedy slot guy, I'd like to see them do it in the third round with Ryan Swope

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I had to relook at the name of this thread. It looks like we got Off topic. LOL.

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Heard from one source this morning that #Dolphins agree with @RossTuckerNFL, that a 2nd rounder isn't worth it for Albert. We'll see...


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You know, the more tape I watch on Tavon, the more I question his route running. I guess that's easy to say now, but I don't like what I see a lot of the time



In an interview on NFL XM Radio, Tavon admitted as much himself. He said that it was his biggest weakness and the area he was most working on. He mentioned specifically running the right depths.


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cspooner13 wrote:
You know, the more tape I watch on Tavon, the more I question his route running. I guess that's easy to say now, but I don't like what I see a lot of the time



In an interview on NFL XM Radio, Tavon admitted as much himself. He said that it was his biggest weakness and the area he was most working on. He mentioned specifically running the right depths.


I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees it

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Ed Werder just reported that KC and Miami have agreed to stop talks on a trade for Branden Albert until both teams have used their first round selections.

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Ed Werder just reported that KC and Miami have agreed to stop talks on a trade for Branden Albert until both teams have used their first round selections.

Dont laugh but I am listening to Omar Kelly and he's saying that they have faulty information


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I'm not sure I'm willing to take Omar's word over the word of Werder.

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Who is going to blink first??????


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Who is going to blink first?

If history repeats itself. It will be Miami. They always seem to trade from weakness.


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Schefty is reporting a deal isn't likely to get done

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