SI.com in shock at TEN

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by thnom, Mar 18, 2006.

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  1. thnom

    thnom Camp Fodder

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    We knew cap-rich Cleveland and Minnesota were going to attack free agency with a vengeance and that Washington always does. But it's hard not to be impressed with Tennessee's first-week effort. The Titans definitely overspent for a guy who has yet to prove he's a No. 1 receiver, but David Givens was a nice pickup, and I could say the same for safety Chris Hope, linebacker David Thornton and veteran center Kevin Mawae. Seems to me that the worst of the medicine-taking is over in Tennessee.

    Seems to like what they've done. The money spent on Givens could bite us in the arse or prove to be a masterpiece.
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  2. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    Vegas approves as well. The Titans have gone from 100-1 to 85-1 to win the Super Bowl. :brow:
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  3. GLinks

    GLinks Second Gear

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    I saw that in the Tennessean this morning. Wonder how much Ty Law would improve our odds.
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  4. Titans2008

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    Ty Law would be the worst possible pickup for us. =x
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  5. fitantitans

    fitantitans This space For Rent

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    Do you think we paid too much for Givens?
    Was he the best WR available?
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  6. fitantitans

    fitantitans This space For Rent

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    Some thought KVB would bite us in the arse last year. Damaged goods.
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  7. No one suggested signing KVB would hurt us.
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  8. Jwill1919

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    there was no risk involved in KVB, the vet minimum for 1 year, doesn't get anymore cut and dry. Givens however we've already invested lots of bucks and cap space, whether he even sets foot on the field for the Titans.
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  9. metal957

    metal957 Starter

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    The titans will be fine. Don't worry about cap space b/c next year McNair and his 23 mil go away
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  10. Titans2008

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    I think we paid about market value for a 25(?)year old receiver on the upswing.

    No. TO is definately better, Javon Walker is probably better (but older), Antwan Randle El is arguably better (slightly worse imo).
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