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Old 03-15-2012, 01:13 PM   #1
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NFL.com's Jason La Canfora reports the Titans and Broncos are interested in free agent DE John Abraham. The Titans' interest has been known for two days, but the Broncos had yet to be connected to the four-time Pro Bowler. The Falcons are reportedly "still working on a new deal" for Abraham, which could prevent him from leaving town as Denver and Tennessee wait on Peyton Manning. VIA : Jason La Canfora on Twitter
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:15 PM   #2
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This is news to me.
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:16 PM   #3
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I heard somewhere that the Titans might make a play for Peyton Manning.
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:21 PM   #4
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I heard somewhere that the Titans might make a play for Peyton Manning.
Really..I heard they were going after seattles old Qb and gonna get locker in the draft..heard if from spano on twitter so take it with a grain of salt
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:25 PM   #5
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rotate him in for Ayers in passing situations?
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:25 PM   #6
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...heard if from spano on twitter so take it with a grain of salt
I heard he's waiting to "push the button" on "something big". Been waiting for like two days now...
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:27 PM   #7
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I heard [Spano]'s waiting to "push the button" on "something big". Been waiting for like two days now...
He finally wrote up his account of things. Hard to say if it's accurate or not, but it does sound plausible.
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:59 PM   #8
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Well John Abraham is getting long in the tooth, but he can still play and contribute. Again another good player to provide depth. Don't know what he would cost.. seems like several teams would be in the bidding.
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He did have 9.5 sacks last season, so obviously worth a look. His days as an every down player may be close to done, but he can take Ayers' spot in passing downs at least.
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He did have 9.5 sacks last season, so obviously worth a look. His days as an every down player may be close to done, but he can take Ayers' spot in passing downs at least.
Over 30.
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Old 03-15-2012, 02:15 PM   #11
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I'd like the Abraham signing even though it falls into the "same ol' sh!p" category. He's a Dawkins type leader who can be a solid contributor while being a gut that adds a great deal more to a team than just sacks.
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But he missed most of last season with a chronic injury?
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Sweet, more garbage.
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:36 PM   #14
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rotate him in for Ayers in passing situations?
don't need to rotate, Ayers goes inside on obvious passing downs
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:38 PM   #15
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don't need to rotate, Ayers goes inside on obvious passing downs
true that. I guess he's a solid rotation guy on all downs. He's not a DT, but he still appears to have some life.
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Not another past his prime player please.
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It would be cool to have a guy that has the chance of getting 5 sacks at the other DE spot for us.
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:44 PM   #18
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Abraham gets a lot of flack for dogging his last season with Jets to avoid injury before he was a free agent, much of it deserved in my opinion. I think this would be a good signing though. He was pretty good in Atlanta, though. He is exactly the kind of complimentary player on the line that will really make things hit a whole new level next season.
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34 this year...

For a little comparison, Neil Smith was 31 when we got him and finished his career at age 34.
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34 this year...
So you are a no then? DE's do have success later in their careers.
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:51 PM   #21
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He did have 9.5 sacks last season, so obviously worth a look. His days as an every down player may be close to done, but he can take Ayers' spot in passing downs at least.
His days as an every down player have already been done. He's been on a snap count to keep him healthy the past few years and he's still been hurt. 4 of his sacks came in one game last year against a bad Bucs' line. That said, he was the ONLY player on our team capable of providing any kind of pass rush so he was negated some times. With Dumervil and Miller the top guys, he could sneak in another 10 sack season if he played enough.
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NFL.com's Jason La Canfora reports the Titans and Broncos are interested in free agent DE John Abraham. The Titans' interest has been known for two days, but the Broncos had yet to be connected to the four-time Pro Bowler. The Falcons are reportedly "still working on a new deal" for Abraham, which could prevent him from leaving town as Denver and Tennessee wait on Peyton Manning. VIA : Jason La Canfora on Twitter

Update: Bud Adams is flying Abraham in to sign him to a lifetime contract to get the coffee for Peyton.
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Simeon Rice 2.0

This would have been cool 5 years ago when we were supposed to sign him.
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