[QUOTE=sirvmac;1064576847]I'm completely against re-signing Hartline for ''reportedly" what he wants.
He is a guy we can replace through the draft easily imho. I mean what has he really done for us that another mid-round draft pick cannot?
I'm not saying Hartline is useless. Just that he's easily replaceable, relatively speaking of course.
HARTLINE is a 1000 yard WR, on a for-**** team w/a Rookie QB. Anyone who says that a 1000 yard WR is easy to find is ignorant of football. Factor in a for-**** team and a Rookie QB, and the absurdity of your statement becomes clear.
Last edited by rob19; 02-07-2013 at 08:12 PM. Reason: ctpf
Personally I don't think Hartline is like any of the big three, Hartline is not in the league of any of them, but he can be a very good complimentary receiver, and as a #2 or #3, he can be very effective, with any of the three, but for Miami's type of west coast offense, Jennings is the most ideal, while Wallace is the least.
Wallace could become a ridiculous all around receiver, but right now he is just an extremely athletically gifted receiver, that is 70% speed, 30% everything else. His route running is very average, timing routes will need to be mastered better, he is not the best at thinking when things go wrong....all very important in a west coast offense.
Agree with you King, I would not be disappointed at all if Hartline walks, think you may be able to get Jennings for what he is asking, the draft is loaded with second and third round talent at WR, if the GM has half a brain (which is questionable) he should be able to pick one out, and I agree with the growing sentiment of trying to pull a "Pat Riley" and get the two best receivers and include wallace in the signing.
Brian Hartline should accept a decent proposal from Dolphins, but if Ireland throws a very low offer, it will lead to lose any chance on re-signing him.
I assume that $28 million/5 years deal with a $2.5 million signing bonus would be fair.
I understand your point about injuries and Johnny Knox reminded us these athletes are one hit away of retirement.
But Greg Jennings' tear-repair surgery will require few months of rehab, and everything points he'll be fine.
In most cases, knee injuries on O-Liners, cause a lost of flexibility and strength on the leg, leading to reduce the performance of that player.
Unlike that, sports hernia repair surgery is relatively simple to rehab, allowing player to recover his former level and rarely re-injuries.
Greg is a fighter not a diva.
There are three facts that lead me to prefer Greg Jennings over Mike Wallace:
A) Greg's price tag will be lower than Mike's.
B) Greg has familiarity with Philbin's concepts.
C) Mike has ego-issues and is less mature than Greg.
Greg Jennings could sign a $25 million/3 years with $4 million signing bonus including some feasible incentives like: 1000 yards/season, 16 starts/season, 5 games with 100+yards/season, 10 TD/season and 70 receptions/season.
Once you get a fine couple of starters, a rookie WR stud could come late in 2nd round.
From Mexico, GO PHINS GO!!!