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Thread: Sick of the Albert talk...Can we just sign Winston?

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    Sick of the Albert talk...Can we just sign Winston?

    I do not want to pay the inflated salary that this guy wants. Eric Winston comes much cheaper and I expect improvement from Martin(not saying that it is definitely going to happen, but I anticipate it). Plus we can select a very good OT like Pugh, Dallas Thomas(bet you forgot about him) or Armstead in the 2nd .
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    meh the problem is we will only sign Albert if we dont trust Martin at LT and Winston cant play LT
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    People need to STOP with the Eric Winston talk. He's not coming here, it's clear the organization doesn't want him. he may be an emergency plan post draft.

    Winston talk here reminds me of the guy who got dumped by his girlfriend but keeps talking and talking about her like eventually they are going to have a relationship again.
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    What is the rush to sign Winston now? He is going to be on the market after the draft and you see what happens this weekend before revisiting him.

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    Winston is most definately plan C here. If they miss out on one of the top OT's and the Albert trade doesn't happen (too expensive or too high picks), then I think we draft an OT in the 2nd or 3rd and sign Winston as a stop-gap until the rookie is ready to go to LT or RT and move Martin or another option.
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    I can see Ireland's point here in getting Albert. Fans should be excited about it, though some are not. First off, it's not our money, pay him what he wants to play here. So what if it's more than Long.
    Secondly, getting Albert frees us up to get a sexy position filled. Think Milliner, or DE, or Eifert. Thinking of the picks Milliner would make is awesome. The possibility of a quick DE opposite of Wake is exciting, and getting Eifert to be our endzone answer is great!
    Get Albert, secure LT, and onto more fan freindly picks.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DKphin View Post
    I do not want to pay the inflated salary that this guy wants. Eric Winston comes much cheaper and I expect improvement from Martin(not saying that it is definitely going to happen, but I anticipate it). Plus we can select a very good OT like Pugh, Dallas Thomas(bet you forgot about him) or Armstead in the 2nd .
    totally agree!

    Pugh could fill in for Winston or Incognito 2014 and provide depth at both positions this year.

    If Armstead it would allow him a season to develop behind Winston & Martin.
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    I agree. Enough of Fat Albert. Sign Clabo, McKinnie, or Winston cheaper, keep the 2nd rounder and then draft another tackle with THAT pick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zach attach View Post
    I can see Ireland's point here in getting Albert. Fans should be excited about it, though some are not. First off, it's not our money, pay him what he wants to play here. So what if it's more than Long.
    Secondly, getting Albert frees us up to get a sexy position filled. Think Milliner, or DE, or Eifert. Thinking of the picks Milliner would make is awesome. The possibility of a quick DE opposite of Wake is exciting, and getting Eifert to be our endzone answer is great!
    Get Albert, secure LT, and onto more fan freindly picks.
    Albert's demands puts us in cap hell for a few years. Lets not get to impatient and pay out millions more for a LT when we could have paid Jake Long and kept our picks. If its $7M or so, then lets roll, but more than that...no thanks! There has to be more to the trade than a #54 (or hopefully not #42) to make this legit. Maybe other players/picks involved? Either way, for $8-9M per year, im not buying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dagger151 View Post
    Albert's demands puts us in cap hell for a few years. Lets not get to impatient and pay out millions more for a LT when we could have paid Jake Long and kept our picks. If its $7M or so, then lets roll, but more than that...no thanks! There has to be more to the trade than a #54 (or hopefully not #42) to make this legit. Maybe other players/picks involved? Either way, for $8-9M per year, im not buying.
    I could go both ways on cap hell. If we pay him, we get his services for 3-5 years. If we don't, we keep the cap space. The way GM's work these days (Aponte included) , you really have to be bad to not move contracts around to make future caps workable.
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