Isaac Bruce... I like Ike!

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  1. metal957

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    Question how old was Pickens when we sighned him that one year?
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  2. Gunny

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    I think the Rams want to resign him anyway.
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  3. Soxcat

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    Thats what will happen.
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  4. Titans2004

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    I want Antonio Bryant. He brings the deep threat we need and Sherman will be able to help turn him into a professional.
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  5. titanbuoy

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    I don’t know how anyone could be comfortable heading into 2006 without adding a veteran wideout. I think the young players on this team should be forced to compete for starting positions not be handed them; Reinforce in them that starting for the Tennessee Titans is a privilege that should not be taken lightly. If the Titans sign Bruce to a two year contract (for what I’m sure would require more than the league minimum), and make him the #1 WR for 2006 and then leave Bennett, Calico, Williams, Roby and Jones to fight over placement on the depth chart, it creates a healthy competitive environment. I realize that at 33 Bruce is long in the tooth, but I think this makes him a perfect fit; an older, respected player to show these young prospects the amount of preparation and dedication it takes to become a star player in the league. I think this leadership area is sorely lacking with the Titans and I think to expect Bennett a guy who was playing QB not too long ago to mentor the receivers in that role is both wishful and flawed thinking.
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  6. Gunny

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    You make a good point, but I dont think he will go anywhere except back to St. Louis.
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    You're probably right, but it is an entirely new coaching staff (and this is a new head coach that just decided to cut him... not too endearing methinks), so perhaps he could be enticed away from the Lambs.
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    Bennett is entering his sixth season. Calico his fourth. They both have to be considered veterans. Then you have Williams and Roby (and Jones when he returns) who all need the experience as the Titans "retool". I don't see Reese putting a lot of dollars into the position with that much young talent in it already.

    I could see Reese bringing in more experience depending on how they feel about Calico and the return of Jones. But I would think he'd be someone who can stretch the field. Maybe Bobby Wade is that guy.
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  9. Brian

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    Forget Bobby Wade. Give me a few more guys who know how to get open at 15 or 20, and call a few pass plays in that range.
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  10. metal957

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    I could see that happening we could use someone for the right $$$
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