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#1 2020

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 07:27 AM

http://www.nfl.com/n...rmichael-finley

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:01 AM

Well a TE that can catch the ball...

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:01 AM

He needs to learn how to hold on to the football. If he could do that I wouldnt mind having him.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:16 AM

jared cook > finley

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:19 AM

Unless Brent Celek's concussion shows evidence of being career-threatening, I'd say TE is well down on the list of Eagles 2013 off-season needs.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:29 AM

There's a "team-first" guy that would be different than what this team already has on the roster.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:29 AM

tatp

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:38 AM

View PostGroundAttack, on 16 December 2012 - 08:01 AM, said:

Well a TE that can catch the ball...

View PostHank_TheBody_Fraley, on 16 December 2012 - 08:29 AM, said:

There's a "team-first" guy that would be different than what this team already has on the roster.

I agree.  This guy is a real team player, and has amazing hands.  We should give him a huge contract!

:whistle:

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:40 AM

Talk about being a MEDIA MYTH. Wow.
No thanks.
I'm still trying to figure out what he has done in his 5 year career that warrants all this media hype about him.
In regards to what he has ACTUALLY PRODUCED ON THE FIELD, I would easily put 15 TEs ahaed of him including obviously Celek.
So the last thing the Eagles have to do is..............
1 - worry about replacing Celek
2 - bringing in a DOWNGRADE at an already strong secure position

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:44 AM

jared cook > finley

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:44 AM

View Post2020, on 16 December 2012 - 07:27 AM, said:

If the below quote from that article is true, I want nothing to do with him.

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Finley's disappointing season, from his poor blocking to his drops to his undisciplined route running and attitude.

These are the players that need to be purged from our own roster (not add more to it).

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:46 AM

View PostHaroldTheSecond, on 16 December 2012 - 08:19 AM, said:

Unless Brent Celek's concussion shows evidence of being career-threatening, I'd say TE is well down on the list of Eagles 2013 off-season needs.
Did you see how many dropped balls that guy had this year? Aside from one great year, Celek has been average at best. I love the guy, tough as all hell, but drafting a pass catching TE early is not a bad thing.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:48 AM

View PostSolomon, on 16 December 2012 - 08:46 AM, said:

Did you see how many dropped balls that guy had this year? Aside from one great year, Celek has been average at best. I love the guy, tough as all hell, but drafting a pass catching TE early is not a bad thing.
celek is damn near a top 10 TE.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:49 AM

View Postwydok, on 16 December 2012 - 08:38 AM, said:

I agree.  This guy is a real team player, and has amazing hands.  We should give him a huge contract!

:whistle:


I wonder if fans actually watch him play or just listen to the wonderful well informed media.
Just what the Eagles need, another over hyped free agent.
But I guess if you want literally 1 of the worst blocking starting TEs in the NFL, likely the TE with the worst hands in the NFL, a TE that runs piss poor routes, can't stay healthy, takes himself out of the game with the 1st boo boo he gets,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,then yes, Finley would be your guy.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:02 AM

View PostBillTheButcher, on 16 December 2012 - 08:48 AM, said:

celek is damn near a top 10 TE.
Sure, but it's not like there are 32 really good TEs. A lot of teams barely use their TEs. I'm not hating on Celek, he is what he is. He started out this year in full on beast mode but has since dropped off a bit.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:06 AM

View PostSolomon, on 16 December 2012 - 09:02 AM, said:

Sure, but it's not like there are 32 really good TEs. A lot of teams barely use their TEs. I'm not hating on Celek, he is what he is. He started out this year in full on beast mode but has since dropped off a bit.
alot of team over use their TEs, and alot of teams dont spread the ball around like we do. The eagles the past 3-4 years have spread the ball around more then any other team in NFL history.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:19 AM

"Lookie Lookie here comes Cookie!"

Id take cook over Finely. I dont like people that talk alot....

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

View PostFanSinceWayBack, on 16 December 2012 - 10:19 AM, said:

"Lookie Lookie here comes Cookie!"

Id take cook over Finely. I dont like people that talk alot....


I would take Cook over Finley also. Pretty easy choice actually.
But I certainly wouldn't take Cook over Celek.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:34 AM

View Postbiglou22, on 16 December 2012 - 10:29 AM, said:

I would take Cook over Finley also. Pretty easy choice actually.
But I certainly wouldn't take Cook over Celek.
No, but Id take him over Clay and be in favor of more 2 TE sets. Clay moving to #3. Assuming moving forward we become a heavier running team

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:41 AM

Terrible hands and always runs his mouth.

These are the type of players we DONT need.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:44 AM

View PostFanSinceWayBack, on 16 December 2012 - 10:34 AM, said:

No, but Id take him over Clay and be in favor of more 2 TE sets. Clay moving to #3. Assuming moving forward we become a heavier running team


OK. I would take that. Not that I think it would be this incredible upgrade.
I thought you meant Cook over Celek. Sorry.

And can someone please explain where and how Finley came up with this belief he is a great player ???
The Packers can't wait to unload his arse.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:47 AM

View Postaxe_man_trotter, on 16 December 2012 - 10:41 AM, said:

Terrible hands and always runs his mouth.

These are the type of players we DONT need.

I'll add to that.
-poor routes
-lazy player
-always injured
-might be the worst blocking starting TE in the NFL. And not because he can't. But beacuse he doesn't want to on most plays. Just a lazy player with all the talent in the world. And this isn't year 1 or 2. He will be going into his 6th year.
If anyone is expecting him to change now, good luck.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:49 AM

View Postbiglou22, on 16 December 2012 - 10:44 AM, said:


And can someone please explain where and how Finley came up with this belief he is a great player ???
The Packers can't wait to unload his arse.

and as Urlacherzzzzz pointed out they won the SB with out him. Had some good moments but mostly hype.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:58 AM

No thanks they have many other needs such as a safety, cornerbacks and Oline.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:01 AM

View PostBillTheButcher, on 16 December 2012 - 08:48 AM, said:

celek is damn near a top 10 TE.

Celek had a sports hernia operation.  He will never be the same player.

View PostFanSinceWayBack, on 16 December 2012 - 10:49 AM, said:

and as Urlacherzzzzz pointed out they won the SB with out him. Had some good moments but mostly hype.

And apparently a malcontent.  We learned last year that signing big names does not a team make.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

View Postdmor, on 16 December 2012 - 11:01 AM, said:

Celek had a sports hernia operation.  He will never be the same player.

Why? explain please...

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:27 AM

View Postdmor, on 16 December 2012 - 11:01 AM, said:

Celek had a sports hernia operation.  He will never be the same player.



And apparently a malcontent.  We learned last year that signing big names does not a team make.

It didn't take last year to know that.
Signing free agents that are failures, or much less then what teams hoped for is actually the normal happening across the NFL.
There is a reason why all the best teams usually stay away from signing many free agents.
We can get all over the Eagles for how bad a debacle the last 2 years have been, but the fact is the Eagles along with the Giants, Packers, Patriots, Colts, Steelers and Ravens have all been easily the best teams since around 2000 most years. And  they all have 1 thing in common.
THEY STAY AWAY FROM SIGNING FREE AGENTS ON A REGULAR BASIS AND BUILD WITHIN.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 12:04 PM

He's an awful player. Every packer fan I know hates him

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 12:11 PM

I really don't understand the purpose of this thread.

Are you suggesting signing him? In that very same article it basically says he sucks and is worthless (did you only read the first few lines about him possibly being cut?).

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 12:18 PM

View Postbiglou22, on 16 December 2012 - 08:40 AM, said:

Talk about being a MEDIA MYTH. Wow.
No thanks.
I'm still trying to figure out what he has done in his 5 year career that warrants all this media hype about him.
In regards to what he has ACTUALLY PRODUCED ON THE FIELD, I would easily put 15 TEs ahaed of him including obviously Celek.
So the last thing the Eagles have to do is..............
1 - worry about replacing Celek
2 - bringing in a DOWNGRADE at an already strong secure position

This. Jermichael Stone Hands Finley is overrated garbage. Probably one of the most over hyped players in the league. Do not want.