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CAVEAT EMPTOR ! Some Truths about Free Agency


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#1 Dr. Trooth

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 03:37 PM

For those who are disappointed with the Bills lack of movement in free agency... some food for thought... We all remember last season... or have we forgotten?

http://m.nfl.com/new...ead-to-success/



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Posted 16 March 2013 - 08:16 PM

And that's the way franchises end...not with a bang...but a whimper.

#3 Tim Anderson's Lunch Pail

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 08:42 PM

I don't think anyone needed to see the Bills make a big splash. But there is certainly some value in free agency; Lawson isn't enough.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 08:43 PM

You're right, we need to rely on their stellar record of drafting top talent.

#5 ColdBlueNorth

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 10:01 PM

View PostDr. Trooth, on 16 March 2013 - 03:37 PM, said:

For those who are disappointed with the Bills lack of movement in free agency... some food for thought... We all remember last season... or have we forgotten?

http://m.nfl.com/new...ead-to-success/

Another one that gets it.

Some of the best acquisitions for the Bills recently (at least players that have been able to contribute right away and do a decent job filling in) have been players picked up off of the waiver wire. Look at Scott Chandler, arguably the best all around TE we have had for years (too bad about the knee though), he was not picked up during free agency rather he was claimed off waivers.

I guess in a year where it looks like the Bills are on a rinse and repeat cycle, and with the Sabres stinking up the joint folks feel they have to invent more things to complain about - I don't get that.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 10:06 PM

but theres only 174 days of free agency left and if i dont freak out now there might not be another chance

#7 jeremy2020

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 10:18 PM

View PostMeathead, on 16 March 2013 - 10:06 PM, said:

but theres only 174 days of free agency left and if i dont freak out now there might not be another chance

This man gets it! There will be something else totally ridiculous to freak out about tomorrow! We only have a limited time to freak out about this!

#8 first_and_ten

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 10:50 PM

Anyone who thinks this year wil be anything but bad is fooling themselves. Heck, even the Bills brass must know it. Build up the defense and get the quarterback next year.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 10:58 PM

View Postfirst_and_ten, on 16 March 2013 - 10:50 PM, said:

Anyone who thinks this year wil be anything but bad is fooling themselves. Heck, even the Bills brass must know it. Build up the defense and get the quarterback next year.

Did you accidentally post this in the wrong thread?

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:03 PM

View PostDibs, on 16 March 2013 - 10:58 PM, said:

Did you accidentally post this in the wrong thread?

Yes, I'm up gettiung drunk worrying about who the Bills will pick with the number one pick next year. Too much bud Lite.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:19 PM

View Postfirst_and_ten, on 16 March 2013 - 11:03 PM, said:

Yes, I'm up gettiung drunk worrying about who the Bills will pick with the number one pick next year. Too much bud Lite.
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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:24 PM

View PostColdBlueNorth, on 16 March 2013 - 10:01 PM, said:



Another one that gets it.

Some of the best acquisitions for the Bills recently (at least players that have been able to contribute right away and do a decent job filling in) have been players picked up off of the waiver wire. Look at Scott Chandler, arguably the best all around TE we have had for years (too bad about the knee though), he was not picked up during free agency rather he was claimed off waivers.

I guess in a year where it looks like the Bills are on a rinse and repeat cycle, and with the Sabres stinking up the joint folks feel they have to invent more things to complain about - I don't get that.

Yup Scott chandler and Kraig Urbik have brought us great success! Nothing to complain about here!

View Postfirst_and_ten, on 16 March 2013 - 11:03 PM, said:



Yes, I'm up gettiung drunk worrying about who the Bills will pick with the number one pick next year. Too much bud Lite.

There's no such thing as too much bud light

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 11:58 AM

View Postbillsfanmiami(oh), on 16 March 2013 - 11:24 PM, said:

Yup Scott chandler and Kraig Urbik have brought us great success! Nothing to complain about here!



There's no such thing as too much bud light
we could use a few more like urbik and chandler. they are very good value players, solid players that contribute to what success the team does have, and i don't think either of these players can be blamed for the failure of the team as a whole. solid, affordable, and dependable. that's what i'm hoping the bills can find in this year's free agency/waiver wire crop.
and as far as bud light, there is definately such a thing as too much.

#14 Meark

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 12:28 PM

Denver did ok in free agency last year..