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There are 32 teams in the NFL, many teams have not done a single move in free agency. Very few teams have made moves in quantity, Bears, etc. Why is this so? Has your team been active in FA, and how do you feel about it?
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creating a whining thread? we already get enough of that from splat and vidae :P
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Pats haven't made any moves, but we needed to resign Wilfork and bring Mankins back and we did both so I'm happy. Bringing back TBC was good too, I would've been open to bringing in a pass catcher or pass rusher but we will need to do that in the draft.
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We've shown interest in Marshall and T.O. and we're working on resigning our own guys.

I never expect much out of the Bengals, and I'm not worried about F.A. this year.
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without a cap there just arent as many quality players in FA available. The bulk of the talent are all RFAs with tenders. Those that are UFA are mostly older players in the league and teams are doing their due diligence before signing these guys. Theres talent out there but the players need to find the right fit for their game and the teams need to make sure the players are healthy and your seeing more negotiating with less talent available.
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Because there's only five or six players every off-season that are worth being signed on opening day/weekend.
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Even still its been very quiet in terms of teams activity, there was no real flood of rumors or anything like usual. All the big names kinda just signed right away.
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Woah woah, what? I was doing the exact opposite of whining.

I never expected the Chiefs to make moves this year so I'm not too upset or shocked by how quiet we've been.
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Woah woah, what? I was doing the exact opposite of whining. Go back and read my posts.
im joking! you two were getting all upset over Pioli not taking action, but really your organization is gonna be solid. Remember that draft two years ago that was just nasty to say the least?

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building through the draft > getting big named FA's especially with how Pioli is.
I remember people getting all pissed off when we traded Jared Allen but one of those 3rds turned into Jamaal Charles so I <3 <3 <3
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Yeah, but one team isnt worth the future of the team. Not gunna lie, but Charles sounded like a dumbbutt around the draft. Thomas Jones would be good for you guys? I dont know how id feel.
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Charles isn't.. the sharpest tool in the shed, but he can run the rock, so he gets a pass.

I'd love Thomas Jones as a backup to JC, nothing more.
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Splurging in free agency is just a sign of a desperate team taking desperate messures. Very few guys are worth the top dollar that they get while I think you see more impact out of the lesser name free agents that sign later on in free agency.

As a Packers fans I've learned to just sit tight in free agency. Sitting tight and waiting netted us Ryan Pickett, Brandon Chillar, and of course Charles Woodson. The rest have been developed as draft picks.
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Packers never do much in Free agency. I gotta admit it would be entertaining to see them do something, but it's also not really necessary. Packers really don't need to do too much in free agency in my opinion, need to concentrate more on the draft.

I'd be more than happy with finding a vet cornerback however.
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Free Agency is to fix holes on your team, especially if you're a contender.. it's not the way you build a team. You build a team through the draft.
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I'd love Thomas Jones as a backup to JC, nothing more.
i really dont see TJ being successful without getting a decent part of the workload. He's a great player, but theres a reason why Shonn Greene took over the job.
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FA is about depth, the only players worth their deals are often FAs who arent starters. You waste money on guys if you are desperate for a starter, you have to overpay.
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Or in certain cases to gain leverage/stability to trade a player. Otherwise your completely right.
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Dallas didn't make a move in FA until very deep in last year and we had one of the best FA signing periods in a long time. Gerald Sensabaugh, Keith Brooking, and Igor were all huge parts of our defense for cost effective contracts.


Igor replaced Canty who went for 3x as much as was just as good, Brooking was 10x better then Zach Thomas and arguably our most important defensive player last year not named Ware for alot of reasons outside of pure talent, and Sensy was exactly what we had been lacking in the secondary for years and that was a safety who could man up with TE's and slot WR's.


Roy W was killing us trying to put him out there in that role, Sensy was like a breath of fresh air. So I hope we continue the same approach this year, all 3 were starters had late in the process. There will be some bargains this year, just have to wait for the first wave or 2 to finish.
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None of the teams making big splashes have been very effective recently. Sitting back and waiting to pick through the remaining guys who're hungry and the best fit for your scheme is always a better option.

For a homer example, the Panthers got better production out of signing Keydrick Vincent off the scrap heap than they did making a big splash for Hartwig.

They got better value trading for an unwanted Chris Harris than they did making a big splash for Ken Lucas, same with signing Nail Diggs than getting Landon Johnson.

Guys who fit a system and though veterans still wanting to play are better value than breaking the bank on someone who isn't a fit or is just after a payday.
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The only time you should spend big $ on a free agent is if he can change the complexion of your offense or defense like Drew Brees or Charles Woodson. I view free agency as a time when you can improve your depth and not a time to break the bank on somebody who you'll just wind up releasing after 2-3 years.
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The only time you should spend big $ on a free agent is if he can change the complexion of your offense or defense like Drew Brees or Charles Woodson. I view free agency as a time when you can improve your depth and not a time to break the bank on somebody who you'll just wind up releasing after 2-3 years.
Agreed, the exception to this imo is if you're in a light draft at a needed position, this is a very, very deep draft defensively so I would think the browns massively over paid for Fujita.

The draft is for building, the FA is for augmenting your core players and finding depth.
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Fujita is a poor fit in the 3-4, hell, he's an average fit in the 4-3. I wouldn't mind keeping him, but letting him go shows we are actually going to try and upgrade.
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Fujita is a poor fit in the 3-4, hell, he's an average fit in the 4-3. I wouldn't mind keeping him, but letting him go shows we are actually going to try and upgrade.
This. Fujita's best fit was as a 4-3 SLB and even there he had shown that he had lost a step. He is a good locker room presence and good leader on the field but his playing days are coming close to being over. As far as him fitting in a 3-4, I have a hard time seeing that work out.
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