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4 minutes ago, BlueShoe said:

How bad do these people want our team to be? And how long do they want the residual side effects to last? 

 

What residual effects?  If he really wants to play (like he says that he does), they should be able to sign him on a contract that makes him easily cuttable.  He doesn't have to be here long term.  I'm open to giving it a shot.

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