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  1. If we're going the route of Patriots connections, I'd bring up the Titans as a possible destination as they have to make a decision on Ryan Tannehill this offseason. Maybe Mike Vrabel takes a chance on his former teammate to take the Titans to the Super Bowl? The Chargers are probably the most intriguing destination with a better group of offensive skill position players overall. Derrick Henry and AJ Brown were very good for the Titans this year, but the Chargers have Keenan Allen, Mike Williams, Hunter Henry, and a nice 1-2 duo of Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler.
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    Anyone watching XFL?

    In addition to the earlier stated point of using the XFL as a "farm system" for the NFL, the 8 team model would have been more effective if all 8 teams came from large US cities without an NFL team (or cities that lost NFL teams*): For example: West Conference: San Diego* Oakland* Portland San Antonio East Conference: St. Louis* Louisville Memphis Columbus The Alliance of American Football did a good job in that area with teams in Birmingham, Memphis, Orlando, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, and San Diego. The only two markets in which they hosted a team in the same city as an NFL team were Atlanta and Tempe, AZ.
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    Game Thread Roughnecks Vs. Wildcats

    At least St. Louis has a team again after the Rams moved to LA 😂 Based on the other teams on the image shared earlier, every one except this one is in a market with a pre-existing NFL team. Go Battlehawks!
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    Your top 3 worst Super Bowls since 2000

    Yeah, while SB39 was tough to watch, the final score was only 24-21. I wouldn't objectively put it in the same category as the other ones you listed, but your list pretty much covers it.
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    Chargers Potential Move to London is messed up

    If the Chargers really want to go "international" they should try Canada first. Specifically, Vancouver would make more sense than Toronto if they're planning on staying in the AFC West. Sure, the NFL fans in that region may currently skew towards the Seahawks due to geography, but I'd imagine that the local fans would be all over having an NFL franchise of their own instead of just rooting for the BC Lions of the CFL. Plus, you'll probably see a domino effect of Canadian NFL fans east of Vancouver wanting to support their new "national" NFL team. The Chargers could end up carving out a nice niche for themselves in Canada, much in the same way the Toronto Raptors have in the NBA. All they would be missing then is a celebrity superfan ambassador to hype up the team, like Drake does for the Raptors. Ryan Reynolds? This makes way more sense than moving the team to London.
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    Cam to IR. Foles gets the Nod.

    Minshew looks like he has a bright future in the league and could very well be the Jags long-term starter after Foles. Not to sound negative with regards to Nick Foles, but I have a feeling he isn't going to still be a starting QB in his late 30s-early 40s. He's the greatest backup QB of all time and of course an Eagle legend, but I think at some point between now and the end of the 2022 season the Jags make the switch to Minshew or even someone else given Foles injury history and age. Foles was supposed to be a win-now signing for a team led by a defense with championship aspirations. I don't think the Jaguars made this signing with the expectation that they found their franchise QB of the next 10 years. Maybe they did, who knows? The Panthers have an opportunity to get out of Cam's contract next year and get a QB that owner David Tepper desires. GM Marty Hurney was there when Cam was selected 1st overall in 2011 so he might push for them to stick with Cam, but I have a feeling the owner will push for someone new that is his choice.
  7. If Gase gets fired, he's going to have to settle for an OC job at his next NFL stop, or maybe join a team as a consultant or something like that. The Eagles might be interested, since Gase was supposedly one of the guys the team interviewed for the HC spot before giving the job to Doug Pederson. If this team manages to sneak in to the playoffs as a wild-card or even just miss out at 9-7 or 8-8, I don't know if we'll see Groh let go from the team. Our best hope might be to hope the team is smart enough to at least bring in someone to be a "offensive consultant", if not outright replace Groh.
  8. Well Gruden would be great but I would imagine he is going to get HC consideration despite being fired as the Redskins HC. I can also see Gruden joining the Rams or 49ers as a consultant and reunite with either McVay or Shanahan. The two guys that would make realistic sense for the Eagles are Matt Nagy and Pat Shurmur, although the latter probably bought himself more time with Daniel Jones and is less likely to get fired this year. Both guys have past history with the Eagles and Doug Pederson so the connection is there.
  9. The Falcons would actually be a good spot for Jay Gruden if they want someone with prior HC experience. He'd be able to get the most out of Matt Ryan and the offense. If he can make Kirk Cousins and the Redskins look decent, imagine what he could do with a legit QB + Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley, Austin Hooper!
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    Rams send Aqib Talib and a pick to Dolphins

    This trade only makes sense if it's an NBA style deal, where the Rams are giving up better assets just to get cap relief. If the Dolphins are getting a 5th rounder as well, that means they should only be sending a 6th or 7th rounder. If so, this is definitely a savvy move for a team that is obviously tanking. Just leave him on IR and take the pick.
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    Trade Deadline Discussion

    Good call, I guess we're better off letting Agholor finish his season here. The Browns supposedly are interested in Big V as a backup plan to upgrade at OT if they can't land Trent Williams. Big V for Antonio Callaway sounds like a fair deal since V is on an expiring contract, but has proven more (Super Bowl starter at LT) whereas Callaway has the potential to be a stud with his speed but has been buried on the depth chart because of off the field issues. The off the field issues are certainly a concern but outside of acquiring a guy with an extensive injury history (which we've done more than enough times under Howie Roseman recently), you probably won't get a prospect like this at a lower cost.
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    Sanu to Pats for a 2nd

    The Patriots love their Rutgers players (Devin McCourty, Duron Harmon, Logan Ryan, etc...) No surprise here. Supposedly they tried to make a move during the draft but the Falcons declined. I guess they decided overpaying was better than not getting the guy they wanted.
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    Rams acquire Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey

    Good points, I was not aware of how their contracts were structured specifically. In that case, the Rams are stuck for the foreseeable future.
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    Rams acquire Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey

    Gurley and Cooks aren't going to be in the long-term plans. They can find a poor-man's deep threat to complement Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp in free agency. The Rams can always run a RBBC with Malcom Brown, Darrell Henderson, and a 3rd RB acquired through the draft.
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    Micheal Bennett Suspended by Pats

    The unnamed coach is Bret Bielema, the Patriots DL coach and former Arkansas HC. Your suspicions about Bennett are correct, the disagreement is about his usage on the D-line. Argument with Bret Bielema