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    Can you actually buy a team of oldtimers that will come together as a team or must a team be built from the draft up?

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    Yeah, the Jets suck at drafting.

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    We have a strong core, the vast majority of whom have been drafted. I think we can pull it off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MACPAC View Post
    Can you actually buy a team of oldtimers that will come together as a team or must a team be built from the draft up?

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    Not sure... Jets signed 2 "old-timers" this offseason and neither of them are starters, so I guess your question doesn't apply here.

    Thanks for playing though

    Here is a better question... How many Pats players could start on the Jets... 4 or 5 at the most?

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    Why are trolls allowed to start new threads?

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    The obvious difference is that the Jets have a core of young, pro bowl--caliber players, guys like Revis, Mangold, Ferguson, Harris, Green, Keller and Cotchery.

    The old timers they are bringing in, LT, Taylor, etc., are mostly role players. Cromartie is a No. 2 corner. Holmes is one of three top-linwe receivers, etc...

    It's actually not unlike the kinds of moves the Pats made to add guys like Moss, Harrison, Dillon, etc ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MACPAC View Post
    Can you actually buy a team of oldtimers that will come together as a team or must a team be built from the draft up?

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    Jets signed ONE older veteran in Jason Taylor, a player still at the top of his game, who is hungry for a championship, and will be used in a pass rushing role as a part-time player, last year as a full-time player, he was the best OLB in Miami.

    The Pats signed 15 geriatrics who are all collecting SSN

    STFU

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    Quote Originally Posted by MACPAC View Post
    Can you actually buy a team of oldtimers that will come together as a team or must a team be built from the draft up?

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    Or you can draft 3 or 4 quality starters each year, build a core, fill in the gaps with trades that augment the core, and add to the bench with proven veterans on short contracts. Sounds like a winning formula to me.

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    Ask Joey Galloway, Fred Taylor and Junior Seau.

    The Patskins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MACPAC View Post
    Can you actually buy a team of oldtimers that will come together as a team or must a team be built from the draft up?

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    Wouldn't that apply more to the Patriots than Jets

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    macpac getting owned...

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    Or you can always ask this year's Patskins Gerard Warren, Torry Holt and Alge Crumpler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gqxluvx View Post
    macpac getting owned...
    What else is new.............

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    Quote Originally Posted by MACPAC View Post
    Can you actually buy a team of oldtimers that will come together as a team or must a team be built from the draft up?

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    ya need to draft guys like Revis, Harris, Greene, Sanchez, Wilson, Mangold, Brick, Keller, etc . and you need to sign great veterans for experience and leadership.

    Considering the 8 key players I listed were from the draft, layered with the outstanding FA signings, the Jets have a good blend.

    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to point out what outstanding talent the Jets have obtained from the draft.

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    Grasping for straws.......last breath eminent

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    Quote Originally Posted by MACPAC View Post
    Can you actually buy a team of oldtimers that will come together as a team or must a team be built from the draft up?

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    EPIC FAIL


    Jets Drafted/UDFA Projected Starters in 2010

    Mark Sanchez
    Shonne Greene
    Jericho Cotchery
    D'Brickashaw Ferguson
    Nick Mangold
    Brandon Moore
    Matt Slauson/Vlad Duchesse
    Dustin Keller
    Shaun Ellis
    Mike DeVito
    Bryan Thomas
    David Harris
    Darrelle Revis

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    Jealousy is the highest form of flattery. So thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozu View Post
    Yeah, the Jets suck at drafting.

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    The Pathatics* are great at it 15 picks 2 stick. Jets 4 picks 4 stick

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