Re: Browns sign Delhomme
posted at 3/14/2010 12:03 PM EDT
In Response to Re: Browns sign Delhomme
It's not a good idea to try and excuse your team's deficiencies because some other team is doing something even more stupid.
Posted by Yapple
I wasn't trying to "excuse" anything. I was just trying to bring some perspective to all the "The sky is falling" fans on this site that think this offseason has been a disaster because the Pats haven't signed every big name FA available.
The Pats are not going to win the Superbowl in 2010. They are in year 2 of a 3 or 4 year rebuilding process. They re signed all the players they needed to. Got rid of some dead weight with Ben Watson, hopefully Maroney is next. With a solid draft this year and next, and a solid 2011 offseason, they will be in contention again.
The Pats are not going to go out and go on a spending frenzy the second the FA market opens and overpay for a bunch of guys. What are all you people going to say if they pick up Cooley and a solid WR? Yes, the offseason has been a little unnerving. But I think some people need to calm down and let it play out before they start freaking out. The only two big mistakes they have had so far were the coordinator fiasco and the Boldin thing.
Name one other opportunity they have missed out on. People are acting like there is a mountain of All Pros out there waiting to be signed for reasonable money. What did you want them to do? Sign Peppers @ 93 million so he could show up for four games a year?
For all the complaining, I don't hear any reasonable solutions. All we get are 19 "Trade for Brandon Marshall" threads a day. Yeah, Let's waste a number one pick on a locker room cancer and then give him a boatload of money. Sounds good.
I mean, if there's some sort of brilliant alternative to the paitience and forethought they are currently employing I'm all ears. I'm as sick of watching other teams hoist the Lombardi as anyone. But if nobody does, and I don't think they do, maybe we should just chill out and let the offseason unfold.