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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?



    Quote Originally Posted by Tottenham Raven View Post
    I'm surprised how many are quick to say no and dismiss this guy. The idea that he is injury prone might be an overreaction, he hasn't missed many games. As far as him being elite? Maybe not, but you can argue he's 2nd tier. The guys been in the league for 4 years and has 258 receptions for 3,453 yards and 26 TDs. How many receivers are in that conversation? You wouldn't take that for a fifth rounder or 4th even? Regardless of it being a contract year, worst case scenario, you get 65-70 catches 850-900 yards and 6 TDs from a guy for a 4th or 5th round pick. Best case scenario, he comes of age with Flacco throwing to him and proves to be a #1 and worth a long term deal. Did I mention he's 24? 5th Rounder? No Brainer. 4th rounder? No Brainer.
    Thanks...I had forgotten how young he is too. Turns 25 this spring.
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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    You know how it is. When a team comes out and says they aren't shopping a player that means they really are.
    Yup...I shouldaknown.
    "On their way to the podium, the Ravens FO is going to collectively step over my dead body and select...Breshad Perriman." -- Me, the day before the Draft

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  3. #18

    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shas View Post
    I'd rather they let David Reed, Deonte Thompson and whomever they may draft fight it out for that sort of role player spot. The guys I mention can play special teams and contribute in other ways, and still have a chance of matching Maclin, or better. Maclin was a better fit for Reid's west coast offense.
    There are a few reasons not to be for this, but the idea that Reed or Thompson would be almost as good as WR is NOT one of them.




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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

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    Vertical threat
    Better fit for Ravens system than Andy Reid's system
    Flacco will undoubtedly be the best QB he's had throwing him passes

    In a contract year, should be extra motivated.

    I throw a fifth out there for that. Even if it is only for one year. We lose so many players to FA anyway. We have a dozen picks and there won't be a dozen draft picks making this team. Especially, when there is usually one or two UDFAs that make the team as well.

    I'd do a fifth.

    Smith and Maclin with Austin in the slot. I can role with that.
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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Excellector View Post
    25
    Vertical threat
    Better fit for Ravens system than Andy Reid's system
    Flacco will undoubtedly be the best QB he's had throwing him passes

    In a contract year, should be extra motivated.

    I throw a fifth out there for that. Even if it is only for one year. We lose so many players to FA anyway. We have a dozen picks and there won't be a dozen draft picks making this team. Especially, when there is usually one or two UDFAs that make the team as well.

    I'd do a fifth.

    Smith and Maclin with Austin in the slot. I can role with that.
    Now that's some speed! I wonder if Philly would consider a 4th or 5th for him, it seems reasonable. I remember coming out of college it was Crabtree and Maclin. Crabtree has just recently flourished so maybe Maclin has that late bloomer potential too.




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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Excellector View Post
    25
    Vertical threat
    Better fit for Ravens system than Andy Reid's system
    Flacco will undoubtedly be the best QB he's had throwing him passes

    In a contract year, should be extra motivated.

    I throw a fifth out there for that. Even if it is only for one year. We lose so many players to FA anyway. We have a dozen picks and there won't be a dozen draft picks making this team. Especially, when there is usually one or two UDFAs that make the team as well.

    I'd do a fifth.

    Smith and Maclin with Austin in the slot. I can role with that.
    They picked up Jacoby's option. He's going to be on the team in 2013.

    I agree with everything else. He's definitely worth a 5th.
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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    They picked up Jacoby's option. He's going to be on the team in 2013.

    I agree with everything else. He's definitely worth a 5th.
    Jacoby will be a pure returner.
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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Excellector View Post
    25
    Vertical threat
    Better fit for Ravens system than Andy Reid's system
    Flacco will undoubtedly be the best QB he's had throwing him passes

    In a contract year, should be extra motivated.

    I throw a fifth out there for that. Even if it is only for one year. We lose so many players to FA anyway. We have a dozen picks and there won't be a dozen draft picks making this team. Especially, when there is usually one or two UDFAs that make the team as well.

    I'd do a fifth.

    Smith and Maclin with Austin in the slot. I can role with that.
    If they only take a 5th or 4th for him you do if of course, even if you dont sign him the next year you get a comp back.




  9. #24

    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    I know it's dreaming but could we fit, Maclin, Dumervil, Huff, and resigning Mckinnie plus our draft with the room we have? I got a feeling at the very least we'd be saying goodbye to my dude Leach if we brought all these guys in. Idk how'd I feel about it.




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    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bohs&o's View Post
    I know it's dreaming but could we fit, Maclin, Dumervil, Huff, and resigning Mckinnie plus our draft with the room we have? I got a feeling at the very least we'd be saying goodbye to my dude Leach if we brought all these guys in. Idk how'd I feel about it.
    Maclin is still on his rookie deal. He'll fit fine. McKinnie will get 4-5 million, at the most, per year. So, his cap hit shouldn't be higher than 3. Huff has been hanging out there for a while. The question mark is Dumervil.
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  11. #26

    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bohs&o's View Post
    I know it's dreaming but could we fit, Maclin, Dumervil, Huff, and resigning Mckinnie plus our draft with the room we have? I got a feeling at the very least we'd be saying goodbye to my dude Leach if we brought all these guys in. Idk how'd I feel about it.
    Are you serious? Leach is only under contract through this year anyway, and his cap hit is virtually identical to Maclin's. Between Leach and Maclin with all other factors equal, you take the starting wide receiver all day and all night.

    The other guys... I dunno. McKinnie's not coming back, dunno about Dumervil and Huff; certainly don't think we'd get BOTH of those two.




  12. #27

    Re: Jeremy Maclin as #2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bohs&o's View Post
    I know it's dreaming but could we fit, Maclin, Dumervil, Huff, and resigning Mckinnie plus our draft with the room we have? I got a feeling at the very least we'd be saying goodbye to my dude Leach if we brought all these guys in. Idk how'd I feel about it.
    With our cap, we can do Maclin, Huff and McKinnie today.
    Pretty sure we would need to cut Leach for any hopes of bringing the The King here.
    If you give Maclin a deal eventually maybe getting crafty with the deal can work out.
    "On their way to the podium, the Ravens FO is going to collectively step over my dead body and select...Breshad Perriman." -- Me, the day before the Draft

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