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Old 03-25-2012, 08:49 AM   #64
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Originally Posted by CEH View Post
Did I miss something in this article?

The board is assuming a 3rd round pick..The article doesn't say 3rd round pick. It's premise is moderate to low. Based on they will sit pat and get a 3rd comp pick I would logically assume moderate to low from the article means 4th or lower.
We're assuming a 3rd round pick, because multiple sources have announced that we've already offered a third (plus some other late round pick). Even if they are false, think about it. What's bettter? A 4th in the 2012 draft or a potential 3rd round comp pick (which is essentially a 4th anyway since they don't come until the very end of the 3rd round) two years later in 2014 (if they keep him this season and let him go at the end of the year in FA, they don't get a 2013 comp pick, they'll get a 2014 pick).

Why wait 2 more years for something that may in all likelihood be WORSE compensation? Is having him on your roster this year with two other more than capable backs really worth that?
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