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Old 02-27-2013, 08:29 AM   #1
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The Denver Broncos have some planning to do as they settle into the waiting period right before free agency begins in a couple weeks. As a team that went 13-3 in 2012, there really is not too many holes to be filled, but executive VP John Elway, head coach John Fox and the rest of his staff have a couple of tough decisions to make with current players. The biggest one in many eyes is whether or not RB Willis McGahee is the answer in 2013.

This is where RB Steven Jackson comes into the talks.


http://www.rantsports.com/nfl/2013/0...-is-available/

Yes or No ?

I like the Idea. I like big power backs. Sounds like a lot of if's though.

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Old 02-27-2013, 08:33 AM   #2
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i love the idea of SJax. better than anything on our roster currently and wont come at a huge price with his last couple seasons
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:33 AM   #3
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Not dogging you OP (unless you wrote it) but what a pile of garbage. I don't even want to click the link after gems like this:

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Old 02-27-2013, 08:35 AM   #4
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Not dogging you OP (unless you wrote it) but what a pile of garbage. I don't even want to click the link after gems like this:
If you're not an avid fan and you just look at our record you would not think that we have many holes to fill. CBS sports wrote it. BTW. I would have written Denver Broncos to scout Clay Matthews
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:35 AM   #5
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there really is not too many holes to be filled
Travis Henry apparently filled them all while he was here.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:42 AM   #6
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When your 13-3 mainstream doesn't harp on too many holes to fill. That phrase is usually meant for teams who are picking in the top 10 not at the end of a round.


I would take Jackson in a heartbeat. Not a great draft for RBs so getting one via FA is a must IMO.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:10 AM   #7
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:06 AM   #9
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Not dogging you OP (unless you wrote it) but what a pile of garbage. I don't even want to click the link after gems like this:
translation: this team traded Tebow, and he's my favorite. I shall continue to whine about this ad nausium.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:44 AM   #10
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He should have been the guy over D.J. Williams all those years ago. Now we have a shot at redemption. Abso****inglutely go get him.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:49 AM   #11
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He should have been the guy over D.J. Williams all those years ago. Now we have a shot at redemption. Abso****inglutely go get him.
This!!! Cut DJ, sign Jackson! Imagine those 2006-2008 teams with a back like Jackson. Make it happen!!!! Coming full circle!
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:06 PM   #12
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He should have been the guy over D.J. Williams all those years ago. Now we have a shot at redemption. Abso****inglutely go get him.
Very true. Think hoe one sided that trade would of been. Denver could of had best CB in the league and best back out of the draft. It really pissed me off that Shanny passed on Jackson after he fell to Denver.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:46 AM   #13
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According to CBS Sports, the Broncos are planning on landing on the moon.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:03 AM   #14
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That's cool with me, just don't let Rahim take control of the landing module and we should be golden.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:09 AM   #15
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I don't have a problem with the comment we don't have too many holes to fill. We don't. Remember it's all relative and EVERY team has holes. That's just the reality of sports. No one is great at everything, and the few that are usually aren't the year after.

As for SJ, I would be ok with it, especially if it meant letting McGahee go.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:11 AM   #16
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sounds like speculation to me
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I'm gonna throw something if we sign this guy to a huge deal. I'd rather see Jeremiah Johnson get the carries than that old timer.
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I'm gonna throw something if we sign this guy to a huge deal. I'd rather see Jeremiah Johnson get the carries than that old timer.
What is this board's obsession with Jeremiah Johnson?
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What is this board's obsession with Jeremiah Johnson?
He made his way up to the mountains...
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What is this board's obsession with Jeremiah Johnson?
He's just ****ing awesome.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:55 AM   #21
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Its liver eatin Johnson!
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I'm gonna throw something if we sign this guy to a huge deal. I'd rather see Jeremiah Johnson get the carries than that old timer.
I like JJ also but I guess the coaching staff just isn't super high on him, otherwise he would have got his shot this past season with several injuries to our RB's.

I think Jackson is better then McGahee but I think they could have both to be honest. At McGahee's age and injury status, I don't think you would see many teams looking to bring him in and his value with his age and injuries is going to drive his price way down. So much so I think the Broncos could hold on to him.

I would be very comfortable going into next season with Jackson, McGahee, Moreno and Hillman. Dump Hester and draft some sleeper in the late rounds, you never know.

This way you can spend your higher picks on both O/D lines since this draft should be pretty deep in both areas. Get some big boys in here and improve these lines.
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Any man who has a pet bear and likes to play with wild skunks is a friend of mine.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:22 AM   #25
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I would like to get Steven Jackson in for a good deal. He is a big back that can catch the football which is exactly what Manning needs and can compliment Hillman.
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