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#15 : January 28, 2013, 09:42:18 PM

the glazers have been spending the last couple years.  but you guys are holding onto this like a teenager.

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#16 : January 28, 2013, 09:51:25 PM

I still contend that when you have no players to sign to 2nd contracts, your spending will be minimal. Dan Snyder has shown all of us that trying to buy a playoff team doesn't work.

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#17 : January 28, 2013, 09:54:48 PM

We had playoff teams under Gru/Allen  ......

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#18 : January 28, 2013, 10:02:31 PM

We had playoff teams under Gru/Allen  ......

you're correct.....the NFC south was a lil different then.

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#19 : January 28, 2013, 10:05:45 PM

I still contend that when you have no players to sign to 2nd contracts, your spending will be minimal. Dan Snyder has shown all of us that trying to buy a playoff team doesn't work.

A valid point that goes in one ear an out the other...


Hell, brees might not be as accurate as manziel.

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#20 : January 28, 2013, 10:06:21 PM

I still contend that when you have no players to sign to 2nd contracts, your spending will be minimal. Dan Snyder has shown all of us that trying to buy a playoff team doesn't work.
LOL - wasn't there free agency during the time of Gruden/Allen and Morris/Dominick - I forget.... And Dan Snyder has shown immediate results when your team starts at suck is damned hard to find.  Belichick has shown use of picks to trade for pros, and FA are very useful tools in filling a roster.  New Orleans has shown that FA for QB is possible.  Arizona has shown that hoping a guy steps up wastes a year.  What else can we contend...

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#21 : January 28, 2013, 10:09:21 PM

how many FAs did we sign/trades made in the years leading up to our Super Bowl win?

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#22 : January 28, 2013, 10:10:13 PM

We had playoff teams under Gru/Allen  ......

you're correct.....the NFC south was a lil different then.

huh?

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#23 : January 28, 2013, 10:17:48 PM

how many FAs did we sign/trades made in the years leading up to our Super Bowl win?


FAs were acquired to supplement the core.... not create one.

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#24 : January 28, 2013, 10:18:56 PM

We had playoff teams under Gru/Allen  ......

you're correct.....the NFC south was a lil different then.

huh?

Lets just say it'd be impossible to win the division with a 9-7 record these days.

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#25 : January 28, 2013, 10:21:13 PM

how many FAs did we sign/trades made in the years leading up to our Super Bowl win?


FAs were acquired to supplement the core.... not create one.
Ummm -not the offense.  D was mostly home grown, O was mostly FAs.  And it was the offense that was missing as you know.  And it was the defense where almost 2/3s of the money was committed iirc.

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#26 : January 28, 2013, 10:22:16 PM

We had playoff teams under Gru/Allen  ......

you're correct.....the NFC south was a lil different then.

huh?

Lets just say it'd be impossible to win the division with a 9-7 record these days.
Hasn't been possible to win the south with 9-7, that number gets you a wild card chance... not assured.

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#27 : January 28, 2013, 10:24:30 PM

how many FAs did we sign/trades made in the years leading up to our Super Bowl win?


FAs were acquired to supplement the core.... not create one.
Ummm -not the offense.  D was mostly home grown, O was mostly FAs.  And it was the offense that was missing as you know.  And it was the defense where almost 2/3s of the money was committed iirc.

This and most logical fans haven't ask to buy a core .... that's just a convenient reply to the fact that the Glazers/Bucs neglected to try and field the best team possible for a few years ... quite a few

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#28 : January 28, 2013, 10:28:27 PM

We had playoff teams under Gru/Allen  ......

you're correct.....the NFC south was a lil different then.

huh?

Lets just say it'd be impossible to win the division with a 9-7 record these days.
Hasn't been possible to win the south with 9-7, that number gets you a wild card chance... not assured.

In 07, we won the division with a 9-7 record.

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#29 : January 28, 2013, 10:29:38 PM

in 2002 we were 12-4 and 2005 11-5 ........
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