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ganggreen2003 Icon : (21 April 2015 - 07:52 PM) Week 5 Bye after the London Game against the Dolphags
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 09:17 AM) Rivers is likely going to Tennessee. Would LOVE to have him here but we likely won't make the trade. I'd easily give this year and next year
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 09:17 AM) 's first rounder for him
azjetfan Icon : (22 April 2015 - 11:03 AM) IMO that's a steep price. I would swap this years first and a conditional 1st next year. Assuming we make the AFC Championship. That would be a 28-32nd pick. Otherwise a second.
MikeGangGree... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 01:07 PM) Yes 2 1st is a lot
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 01:10 PM) draft is next week, pumped
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 03:02 PM) What are thoughts on getting a RB in round 1? McShay's newest mock has us taking Gurley at 6. I don't think we should take him that high, but if we trade down and he's available I'd love to snag him, ACL and all. He's got an unreal skill set that, once healthy, will translate readily to the NFL. We're not getting a QB this year without paying a king's ransom, and unless we pay a ransom for a top guy I say ignore QB. I don't want us to take a Hundley or Petty type in the 2nd or 3rd round when we need other pieces (edge rush, OL)
azjetfan Icon : (22 April 2015 - 03:09 PM) We can probably get Gordon in the second. I would pass at 6. If QB is not available a pass rusher will be. Our biggest needs are QB Pass rusher and Oline.
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 03:34 PM) any thourghts on shane ray? i see a lot of mocks have us drafting him
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:35 PM) last one i seen had us taking cooper, a RB, and hundley for our 1st 3 picks. not thrilled about that
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:38 PM) I don't like Gordon much. Not much of a receiver or blocker, ball security issues, tries to bounce outside too much, stuffed frequently. Gurley is in a league of his own
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:39 PM) Ray is pretty highly regarded. I'm betting he, Dupree, and Gregory will be our best options as well as edge rushers at 6, but I think that's too high for any of them
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:43 PM) Personally love Cooper, I know WR isn't our biggest need but he may be the most NFL ready guy in the Draft. If we stick to the 6th pick and Fowler, Beasley, and Mariota are gone, Cooper is the guy to get. I'd even take him over Beasley
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:45 PM) i don't mind cooper. decker isn't number 1 IMO and marshall is expensive and getting old
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:45 PM) and we never draft a WR high
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:45 PM) but o-line and QB are huge needs. i wouldn't take o-line 6th overall, but i think our 2nd or 3rd should be o-line
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:46 PM) we need an OLB as well. if we don't land a QB i'd like to see OLB adn O-line with 2 of our top 3 picks
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:16 PM) I agree on Deck, not a true #1 and he's had a checkered history with injuries. Marshall has 2, maybe 3 productive years left, which is why Cooper is an option
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:17 PM) And I agree with you on edge rusher & OL being bigger needs, but there really isn't a lineman I'd take at 6
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:19 PM) So the way I see it, assuming Winston and Mariota are taken when we're at 6, that Fowler and Cooper are our best choices, and I'd be stunned if Fowler drops. I wouldn't be surprised (or upset) if we land Cooper
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:47 PM) Apparently Tennessee wanted both of Cleveland's #1's and their 2nd rounder to move up to the #2 spot to get Mariota. Still think two 1st rounders are too much for Rivers? He makes us instant contenders and if we make a deep playoff run, it would really be this year's 1st and what equates to basically a 2nd rounder next year.
If not, get Cooper in the 1st and then grab Hundley in the 2nd and O-line in the 3rd.
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:05 PM) I wouldn't be upset with Cooper, hes a stud
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:06 PM) Not sure about Ray. Dupree is rising on the draft boards, ridiculously athletic for his size
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:07 PM) Dupree is 6'4 270 and has a amazing get off and runs a 4.5
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:09 PM) Problem is he doesn't have big sack numbers in college, I rather draft a productive guy high
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:09 PM) Vic Beasley is insanely athletic as well and was hugely productive in college, good bet is that Beasley will be a 10+ sack guy in the NFL
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:12 PM) Beasley should be a stud but he gets caught up hand fighting if he doesn't beat his guy quickly. He'll likely end up as an OLB but we'll see
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:15 PM) He'd be a good fit in our defense, because we could use that speed guy on the outside
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 06:27 AM) I'd love Rivers, but we should be able to get him without paying 2 first rounders
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 06:29 AM) Lot of buzz about Dupree going top 10, most mocks I see have us getting either Ray or Dupree at 6. I prefer Dupree, like you said insane athlete for his size
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 06:30 AM) I like Beasley as well but I have a strong feeling Washington will snag him. But he is a small dude, it'd be nice if he'd add some bulk (in Clemson reportedly played around 230)
Chaos Icon : (23 April 2015 - 10:11 AM) @ArifHasanNFL

.@LanceZierlein says on http://sports790.com that Shane Ray will need surgery on foot, 5 months recovery. "Could drop out of first"
Chaos Icon : (23 April 2015 - 10:14 AM) this should change up the top 10
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 12:16 PM) Damn that's big. If he drops out of round 1 that could be a massive bargain for whoever gets him round 2. Dupree now looks more like the edge rusher we'd get at 6
MikeGangGree... Icon : (24 April 2015 - 09:40 PM) TEH RANGERS
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Jetsman05 Icon : (Yesterday, 06:57 AM) Teh Suarez
Jetsman05 Icon : (Yesterday, 06:58 AM) Vic Beasley is all speed. No moves, no power. Straight up the field. Could have some big games, then nothing in the next
Jetsman05 Icon : (Yesterday, 06:59 AM) If we don't get Mariota, we should be looking at Schreff or trading down, IMO.
Jetsman05 Icon : (Yesterday, 06:59 AM) A lot of good edge rushers in this draft... I wouldn't want to take Dupree that high.
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Gooch Headed For Southern France

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Posted 26 January 2007 - 11:15 PM

Onyewu Set For Marseille Switch

The transfer saga of Oguchi Onyewu appears set to end finally, and Chelsea have missed out.


The Standard Liege defender has been linked with a host of clubs since summer: AC Milan, Chelsea, Fulham, Inter, Lazio, Lyon, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Porto and Real Madrid. Chelsea, Newcastle and Porto were the most recent suitors for the American center-back.

Today, however, it appears "Gooch" will move back to France and play for Olympique Marseille, currently tied for second in Ligue 1 with Lens.

Both Marseille and Lens, though, trail first place and defending champions Lyon by a healthy 14 points.

Oguchi Onyewu has previous French experience, having played three times for FC Metz and 24 games for La Louvière during a loan spell before moving to Belgium in 2004.

The U.S. international cost Marseille an estimated $4 million.

"A final agreement will be signed over the weekend with Marseille," read a statement on the Standard Web site.

Onyewu blossomed while in Belgium, and the 24-year-old heads back to France having been named to the Jupiler League best eleven at the conclusion of the past two Belgian seasons.
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Posted 27 January 2007 - 12:09 AM

Damn I thought for sure he would have ended up in the EPL, I guess I was wrong, and does anyone know if he's playing against Mexico on Feb 7.

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Posted 27 January 2007 - 01:52 AM

QUOTE (Fatman @ Jan 27 2007, 12:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Damn I thought for sure he would have ended up in the EPL, I guess I was wrong, and does anyone know if he's playing against Mexico on Feb 7.

Bradley put in a request for him I believe along with 7 or 8 other European players. It's an open window date by FIFA so we should see him.
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Posted 27 January 2007 - 06:05 AM

$4 million is a bargain for Onyewu as that's roughly £2 million and rumours in the English press were that a team would have to pay between £4-5 million ($8 - 10 million) for him.
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Posted 29 January 2007 - 11:06 AM

According to the BBC Sport website Gooch is headed to cold North-East England on loan.

Gooch Set to Join Newcastle On Loan
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Posted 29 January 2007 - 01:18 PM

I just read that myself on Goal.com. Shits changing so quick with this dude lol. First Fulham. Then Fulham falls through and hes staying at Leige. Then Fulham regroups and makes another offer. The AC MIlan shows interest. Then nothing happens for two weeks. Then suddenly, out of nowhere Chelsea, Inter, AC Milan, Real Madrid, Marseille, Lyon, Fulham and Newcastle are all showing alot interest. Then it seems like Marseille wins. Now hes in Newcastle taking a physical. Well only 2 more days until the transfer window is closed and we'll know for sure who wins Gooch. I must say though, its a great sign for United States football that Oguchi Onyewu is getting looked at by major clubs.




Now speaking of Newcastle. I saw an excellent (IMO) movie called Goal! The Dream Begins. Its about an illegal Mexican immigrant who lives in the USA and gets an opportunity of a lifetime to play for Newcastle United. Got a few nice cameos in there too. Raul, Zizou and David Beckham are in it. Smeds if you havent seen it, you should, I thought it was great and it did justice to the game.
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Posted 31 January 2007 - 01:19 AM

I wish he would have gone to Fulham, the Premier League is what he needs to really hone his talents. I'm gonna say in two years hes gonna be the best defender in the world

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Posted 31 January 2007 - 12:07 PM

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I wish he would have gone to Fulham, the Premier League is what he needs to really hone his talents. I'm gonna say in two years hes gonna be the best defender in the world


Newcastle are equally as talented as Fulham and are in dire need of a solid central defender. It's good experience for him anyway you look at it and it's yet another American in the Premier League. He will bring, as with all the other US players, a blue collar approach to the games and work his ass off rather than show off like other foriegners and shy away from playing physically.
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Posted 31 January 2007 - 12:31 PM

QUOTE (ganggreen_ewok @ Jan 31 2007, 01:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wish he would have gone to Fulham, the Premier League is what he needs to really hone his talents. I'm gonna say in two years hes gonna be the best defender in the world

Newcastle is having a down year but they are pretty prestigious club in the Premiership. He's going to face great competition regardless.
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