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Old 03-15-2012, 05:40 PM   #3601
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:42 PM   #3602
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I guarantee you the Broncos will acquire serious competition, if not an outright replacement, for Tim Tebow before the upcoming season starts. So if anyone is out to lunch you're there with them. And please note I'm not saying that's what I want them to do, or what they should do. But it's what they're going to do. Elway couldn't have telegraphed this any more clearly without outright announcing it.
Not happening. Tebow can't be replaced with just anyone.

It has to be a proven Championship-level producer or bust... especially if they strike out on their sellout to Manning. They won't have the credibility to do anything after that other than stay the course. Training camp champs need not apply.
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:46 PM   #3603
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:48 PM   #3604
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Not happening. Tebow can't be replaced with just anyone.

It has to be a proven Championship-level producer or bust... especially if they strike out on their sellout to Manning. They won't have the credibility to do anything after that other than stay the course. Training camp champs need not apply.
Yeah, if its not gonna be Manning, it should be Tebow. He's earned it. But he really needs to step up his game.
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:51 PM   #3605
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Yeah, if its not gonna be Manning, it should be Tebow. He's earned it. But he really needs to step up his game.
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:54 PM   #3606
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Yeah, if its not gonna be Manning, it should be Tebow. He's earned it. But he really needs to step up his game.
I think he will, but if not, 2013 looks like a strong class now that Barkley and Jones have stayed behind.
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:55 PM   #3607
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Not happening. Tebow can't be replaced with just anyone.

It has to be a proven Championship-level producer or bust... especially if they strike out on their sellout to Manning. They won't have the credibility to do anything after that other than stay the course. Training camp champs need not apply.
Unfortunately I think TR is right
If Manning isn't here, Tebow will be the starter going into camp...but they will bring in a vet like Hasselbeck to "back him up" , and although he won't win the job in the first 3 days of camp , like last year, they'll slip Tebow back in depth, and will name the vet starter around the end of preseason.

It is now VERY clear that Elway sees Tebow as not in the teams long term plans, except for jersey sales.

The only good thing about this whole Manning thing is it dragged on and Jax signed Henne. Trade talks are not viable for them anymore. And, frankly, they are the only team that might have given us any value. So Tebow probably won't be traded THIS off season, unless he demands it. And that isn't his style.
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:55 PM   #3608
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BTW- Nobody has ANYTHING today around the nation. I have made all the calls, texts, emails. There is nothing. Manning's on lock down.


Is that because he is negotiating with ten or because he is taking a day to clear out and weigh his options? I think it's doer number two.

And if we remember my post from yesterday I think he tells us tomorrow morning we have landed the biggest fish in FA
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Unfortunately I think TR is right
If Manning isn't here, Tebow will be the starter going into camp...but they will bring in a vet like Hasselbeck to "back him up" , and although he won't win the job in the first 3 days of camp , like last year, they'll slip Tebow back in depth, and will name the vet starter around the end of preseason.
This isn't what Tony is saying at all.

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It is now VERY clear that Elway sees Tebow as not in the teams long term plans, except for jersey sales.
I don't think pursuing Peyton Manning makes that clear at all. If they were pursuing Matt Flynn, you might have a bit of a point, but not with Manning, at all.
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Old 03-15-2012, 06:04 PM   #3611
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So after being told all day that AZ is out of it, now they're back in it. This sh*t appears to have no end.

Relax. You're reminding me of a local radio guy called Dbag who hasn't taken a breath in three days because he's busy stalking Manning. When he decides what to do, you'all can breath again.

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Old 03-15-2012, 06:17 PM   #3612
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This isn't what Tony is saying at all.

I don't think pursuing Peyton Manning makes that clear at all. If they were pursuing Matt Flynn, you might have a bit of a point, but not with Manning, at all.
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Peyton Manning IS a special case...No problem with going after him and even Tebow will recognize that. It can be justified by anyone.

Flynn as a FA is an unknown quantity and would be hard to justify spending the jack he is going to get. No one in this category ( unproven vet QB) can legitimately be brought in due to the cost, and Tebows win in the playoff game.

But an experienced vet is something ALL teams like to have on their roster. Someone like Hasselbeck. We already have Weber. I doubt they can justify a high draft pick QB with our other needs.

But the point I get from Tonys post , and most should, is that Elway means to find another QB. I agree with him.

Manning being made a FA just happened to fit Elways thought all along. It gives him an easy way to justify it.

Plan B is to bring in the Vet. But it is the plan.
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Old 03-15-2012, 06:23 PM   #3613
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Peyton Manning IS a special case...No problem with going after him and even Tebow will recognize that. It can be justified by anyone.
Manning is the only QB they've made a move for, which works against everything Tony is saying. I don't think anyone is saying we're not going to get a QB at some point. We have Weber as a backup and no one else.

However, the ONLY evidence so far (pursuing Manning) does nothing to support Tony's notion that Elway is hell bent on finding an outright replacement for Tebow.
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Old 03-15-2012, 06:36 PM   #3615
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9:26 pm Cecil Lammey exchanging tweets with DMac and getting a little irritated: @dmac1043 evaluators don't care about Tebow fans, it has more to do w/on field product, always does, anything else is media BS... I talk to every team in the league, NOT media guys...evaluators, scouts, front office guys - there's 0 market for TT
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Old 03-15-2012, 06:36 PM   #3616
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Manning is the only QB they've made a move for, which works against everything Tony is saying. I don't think anyone is saying we're not going to get a QB at some point. We have Weber as a backup and no one else.

However, the ONLY evidence so far (pursuing Manning) does nothing to support Tony's notion that Elway is hell bent on finding an outright replacement for Tebow.
It may seem that way. But it was no secret they heavily scouted QBs all year at the college ranks. Made QB their first priority in FA. Now if they make QB their first priority in the draft I can assume they are looking for a replacement.
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It may seem that way. But it was no secret they heavily scouted QBs all year at the college ranks. Made QB their first priority in FA. Now if they make QB their first priority in the draft I can assume they are looking for a replacement.
^ I don't see how this could be any more clear. The dude is in complete denial. That or he just doesn't want to admit that he's wrong.
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Relax. You're reminding me of a local radio guy called Dbag who hasn't taken a breath in three days because he's busy stalking Manning. When he decides what to do, you'all can breath again.
Uh, okay? So why are you here? If you weren't interested in how this was all going to turn out you wouldn't be reading this thread or posting in it, right?
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Old 03-15-2012, 06:40 PM   #3619
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^ I don't see how this could be any more clear. The dude is in complete denial. That or he just doesn't want to admit that he's wrong.
I've said the samething.
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9:15 pm DMac freaking out and needing Xanax: Not a good sign. Hutchison and manning same agent not a good sign. Listen anything can happen but read the tea leaves

DMac looks like Dilbert! I would never take seriously anything that dude says! Creepy looking MF!
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9:15 pm DMac freaking out and needing Xanax: Not a good sign. Hutchison and manning same agent not a good sign. Listen anything can happen but read the tea leaves

DMac looks like Dilbert! I would never take seriously anything that dude says! Creepy looking MF!
Is dmac our shill or the Titans'? I have lost track.
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^ I don't see how this could be any more clear. The dude is in complete denial. That or he just doesn't want to admit that he's wrong.
actually you are just touting your opinion as fact. when its fact then you can claim that you are right.

you are too stupid for message boards. opinion does not equal fact mmmkay?
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Manning is the only QB they've made a move for, which works against everything Tony is saying. I don't think anyone is saying we're not going to get a QB at some point. We have Weber as a backup and no one else.

However, the ONLY evidence so far (pursuing Manning) does nothing to support Tony's notion that Elway is hell bent on finding an outright replacement for Tebow.
I'm just saying that I think Tony's thought is right. Elway trying for Manning is irrelevant, and justifiable, if he comes at a reasonable cost. Too much ,and the money becomes a factor.
If he doesn't come here EFX will still bring in 1 or 2 QBs (vet and late pick). They have said as much. A vet Backup at 2-3 mill is not unusual (and Tebow is cheap now).

Elway said Tebow would be the starter going into camp. Also justifiable and normal. You win wour job against competition. He also said they were looking forward to working with Tebow through the off season and that he would personally work with Tebow.

We just have to wait and see. But, I seriously doubt that Tebow will be the starter after camp, no matter how he actually performs. I may be wrong... but the signs are that there is no confidence by Elway.
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