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#1 simpleman

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 06:16 PM

If the price was right would you sign Kenny to an incentive laced contract to see if we could revive his career?

He has the size and the potential. Is he past history, or does he still have as much potential as a possible mid round draftee?

#2 Mark Vader

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 06:52 PM

Too many dropped passes, that's a big reason why the Titans were trying to trade this guy.

No thanks.

#3 Kirby Jackson

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 07:53 PM

I like it Simpleman. I am always a big fan of low risk, high reward signings. He has had his issues for sure but he's still better than TJ Graham, Chris Hogan and Marcus Easley as a receiver. I can't imagine that he will bring a high price tag and he has had some great moments in the league. Worth a flier IMO

#4 Jamie Nails

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:01 PM

Only 29 more days of these "would you" threads.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:16 PM

We'll take him!


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#6 Amstel

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:25 PM

Absolutely not.  Send him back to bayonne and then sink that rock (okay its technically a peninsula).

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:34 PM

Watching him firsthand at Rutgers, he was nearly unstoppable. I'd be all for signing him.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:38 PM

Can't be worse than Graham.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:40 PM

View PostKirby Jackson, on 10 February 2014 - 07:53 PM, said:

I like it Simpleman. I am always a big fan of low risk, high reward signings. He has had his issues for sure but he's still better than TJ Graham, Chris Hogan and Marcus Easley as a receiver. I can't imagine that he will bring a high price tag and he has had some great moments in the league. Worth a flier IMO

Ill chalk it up as a "don't know enough" despite being well familiar with his past. Truth is none of us have a clue on his present (unless I've missed content on it). I'm good with second chances but he was in a pretty crazy downward spiral last I knew, and the type that may leave a lot of damage around him, it seemed.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:41 PM

Don't like it he drops balls and is trouble off field. Stevie 2.0

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:44 PM

View PostNoSaint, on 10 February 2014 - 08:40 PM, said:



Ill chalk it up as a "don't know enough" despite being well familiar with his past. Truth is none of us have a clue on his present (unless I've missed content on it). I'm good with second chances but he was in a pretty crazy downward spiral last I knew, and the type that may leave a lot of damage around him, it seemed.

I am talking incentive laden contract with little to no guaranteed money. If he comes out in camp and has his head in straight maybe he can contribute. If not, let him walk. He clearly has had more than his share of issues on and off the field but if you could get his talent for next to nothing it's worth a shot IMO.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:51 PM

View PostBaba Booey, on 10 February 2014 - 08:41 PM, said:

Don't like it he drops balls and is trouble off field. Stevie 2.0

Exactly what off the field troubles does Stevie get into? I'm curious

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:54 PM

View PostKirby Jackson, on 10 February 2014 - 08:44 PM, said:



I am talking incentive laden contract with little to no guaranteed money. If he comes out in camp and has his head in straight maybe he can contribute. If not, let him walk. He clearly has had more than his share of issues on and off the field but if you could get his talent for next to nothing it's worth a shot IMO.

I don't disagree on the philosophy but I feel like there's reasonable leg work that would indicate what direction he's generally heading before he gets to the table to sign. He's always given me the vibe of being closer to pacman or Hernandez (in hindsight with Hernandez) than the run of the mill trouble maker. If you told me an nfl player was involved in a major incident (I'm talking dead body type of incident) he would be high on my list of guesses until he shows promise otherwise. He might be trending the right way but I strongly suspect otherwise based on his past and would guess he'd not be great at hiding that if you camped out in his hometown a few days.

He's had 9 documented run ins with police since he joined the nfl, and is just finishing his rookie deal.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 09:07 PM

View PostNoSaint, on 10 February 2014 - 08:54 PM, said:



I don't disagree on the philosophy but I feel like there's reasonable leg work that would indicate what direction he's generally heading before he gets to the table to sign. He's always given me the vibe of being closer to pacman or Hernandez (in hindsight with Hernandez) than the run of the mill trouble maker. If you told me an nfl player was involved in a major incident (I'm talking dead body type of incident) he would be high on my list of guesses until he shows promise otherwise. He might be trending the right way but I strongly suspect otherwise based on his past and would guess he'd not be great at hiding that if you camped out in his hometown a few days.

He's had 9 documented run ins with police since he joined the nfl, and is just finishing his rookie deal.

Ha ha, I agree with your list. He would be pretty high on that list somewhere between Titus Young (who is clearly first) and Aldon Smith.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 09:42 PM

I'll pass just from what i've seen we have people already that can drop passes ! Let's just continue with the youth movement !!

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 10:23 PM

He might have very well been one of the guys in their locker room that quit and got Munchak fired. NO THANKS.

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 01:22 AM

You don't want this. Trust me. Not only a bad player but not a good citizen. Remember we ran Marshawn Lynch out of town for far less. And he actually could play.

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 02:27 AM

While some of you are denigrating some of the current players on the roster. Why not wait until we see what a different receiver coach can do for these players. For Ike Hilliard to be fired after only one season tells me there might be some issues there. He was a 3rd year assistant, and only one year in Washington, and another in Buffalo as an actual WR coach.

This new WR coach Rob Moore worked with Marrone at Syracuse who is a rookie NFL assistant coach. We will see.


Then, what he said:

View PostNoSaint, on 10 February 2014 - 08:54 PM, said:

I don't disagree on the philosophy but I feel like there's reasonable leg work that would indicate what direction he's generally heading before he gets to the table to sign. He's always given me the vibe of being closer to pacman or Hernandez (in hindsight with Hernandez) than the run of the mill trouble maker. If you told me an nfl player was involved in a major incident (I'm talking dead body type of incident) he would be high on my list of guesses until he shows promise otherwise. He might be trending the right way but I strongly suspect otherwise based on his past and would guess he'd not be great at hiding that if you camped out in his hometown a few days.

He's had 9 documented run ins with police since he joined the nfl, and is just finishing his rookie deal.

Edited by FeartheLosing, 11 February 2014 - 02:28 AM.


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 02:51 AM

View PostFeartheLosing, on 11 February 2014 - 02:27 AM, said:

While some of you are denigrating some of the current players on the roster. Why not wait until we see what a different receiver coach can do for these players.

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This new WR coach Rob Moore worked with Marrone at Syracuse who is a rookie NFL assistant coach. We will see.

I would not support standing pat and seeing what Rob Moore can do.  I'd rather upgrade at WR to give Rob and EJ some better players to work with.

Not necessarily saying Britt is the answer though.  He is a trouble make, and he does drop passes.  But he also makes some great catches.

I'd be leaning to just saying no and looking elsewhere.

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 03:35 AM

View Postreddogblitz, on 11 February 2014 - 02:51 AM, said:

I would not support standing pat and seeing what Rob Moore can do.  I'd rather upgrade at WR to give Rob and EJ some better players to work with.

Not necessarily saying Britt is the answer though.  He is a trouble make, and he does drop passes.  But he also makes some great catches.

I'd be leaning to just saying no and looking elsewhere.
The Bills have spent three of the top three draft picks on WR's the last two years. Traded up for TJ Graham in the 3rd in 2012, drafted both Robert Woods at #2, and Marquise Goodwin at #3 last draft.

Plus, they also have Chris Hogan, Marcus Easley, and Cordell Roberson who is 6'4'' on the roster.

Not every player comes out of college blazing...as Stevie Johnson was drafted in the 7th round of the 2008 draft, and spent two years on the bench. He didn't start to play well until mid season 2010.

Drafting another rookie will just hinder the players already on the roster, and bringing in a known troubled player makes no sense to me. I'd like to see if a different WR coach will make a difference with the current players development.





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