Friday, February 27, 2009

Premature?

Maybe Dawk isn't gone. Adam Schefter is reporting that he's visiting Denver, but there is no deal in place. This doesn't mean that Dawk won't become an ex-Eagle, but rather just that it hasn't happened yet.

I want Dawk back...for 2009. He started the year slowly, then got hot late, especially Thanksgiving and beyond. I trust him for one more year, but I do think Dawk has to realize that his career is winding down. He only had 1 INT and only broke up a few passes this year. What made Dawk special is that he could make plays at the LOS and also in coverage. He can still make the plays at the line, but coverage is a whole other story.

Let's hope Dawk and the Eagles can work out a final deal.

LITO

The best news of the day is that Lito Sheppard will be visiting the Jets this weekend. I'd be ecstatic if we can get a decent pick for him. The CB market is drying up in a hurry. That could force the Jets hand. Rex Ryan needs gifted cover corners for his defense to work. Darrelle Revis is one of the best CBs in the league. The Jets need someone opposite of him. Dwight Lowery had a terrific rookie year, but he's ideally a slot guy.

I'm furious at Lito for how he handled things in 2008. He basically quit on the team from what I saw. That said, he is a gifted cover corner and can be a playmaker. He could actually thrive in the Ryan defense.

I hope the Eagles aren't too greedy. A 2-time Pro Bowl CB should be worth at least a 2nd round pick, but Lito's baggage complicates the situation. I'd love a 3rd, but might even settle for their 4th.

Please Lito...impress Rex Ryan and the Jets. Say the right things and sell yourself well. Don't be a greedy turd.
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3 comments:

the hub said...

Looks like you're getting a 5th this year and either a 2nd, 3rd or 4th next year. What say you?

http://www.rotoworld.com/Content/HeadLines.aspx?sport=NFL&hl=140337

T_S_O_P said...

On the deal mentioned above; if true, I'd be delighted with that.

shari said...

small point: the NY Daily News has it: a 2nd to a 5th next year. Don't know which one is true. Let's hope Lito has a GREAT year in NY!