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There goes Herbert

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Someone please make me feel better about giving up the 13th pick pleasaase

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Wow. CB wasn’t playing around about solidifying that D Front. 

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I don’t like this at all. We needed to address pressing concerns with that pick. 

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Just now, tweezy32 said:

Someone please make me feel better about giving up the 13th pick pleasaase

 

We're signing Rivers?

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Love the player. Not too keen on the contract, but we have money so I get it. Hate losing a first without getting any other pick compensation back.

 

Not sure I like this much, but admittedly does make us better

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Just now, ProblChld32 said:

I don’t like this at all. We needed to address pressing concerns with that pick. 

 

Not saying I like this move, but DT was a need

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5 minutes ago, MTC said:

 

Stunner! Absolute stunner

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3 minutes ago, tweezy32 said:

Someone please make me feel better about giving up the 13th pick pleasaase

We just doubled the number of All-Pros on our defense. 

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3 minutes ago, Smoke317 said:

Wow. CB wasn’t playing around about solidifying that D Front. 

No not at all. This guy plus Houston should be an instant upgrade to the DL

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1 minute ago, Jared Cisneros said:

GO BALLARD! We just got a monster at DT! Love this deal! 2nd best DT behind Donald!

Happy now? 

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Well, 

he's a heckuva player, but there goes being able to draft a QB1.

owww. 

we'll see

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This tells me Ballard didn't like Brown or Kinlaw and he thinks he can get a QB at 34 rather that's Eason or Hurt

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Just now, Holden89 said:

The amount that this will help Leonard and Walker can't be understated either.  Buckner will demand a double team.

Plus we get Turray back

Just now, CR91 said:

This tells me Ballard didn't like Brown or Kinlaw and he thinks he can get a QB at 34 rather that's Eason or Hurt

Or he trades back up

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4 minutes ago, CR91 said:

 

Not saying I like this move, but DT was a need

You’re right , now that I think of it DL probably would have been the first pick anyways and we still have 2 second round picks. 

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Very good player. I'm not sure he's worth either that contract or that pick... let alone both at the same time... Oh well... I guess we could do worse. :dunno:

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I hate giving up First round picks. However this is what I wanted. I wanted a DT and we got one of the rumor is true. 

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6 minutes ago, CR91 said:

 

We're signing Rivers?

I knew who Buckner was but never knew how good he really was.. guess a lot of y’all like it so I guess he’s pretty good!

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No gurantee that either brown or kinlaw become all pro talent. Plust Buckener is only 25.

 

Passing on Love and possibly herbert might sting but the difference between them and Eason/Hurts/Fromm is probaly not as big in ballards opinion

 

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Not digging it much. He’s been good but not second best to Aaron Donald good in his career. This is a lot of money/draft capital when we don’t have our QB. I reckon we could have gotten Chris Jones on his franchise tag for the same price for a better player. 

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Don't like this at all especially since we gave up our 13th overall pick. I would've thought we could've made this deal for 34. We could have gotten someone like Kinlaw or possibly even Brown on a cheaper contract than Buckner at 13. 

 

I think Ballard could have possibly gotten Chris Jones for a little less. This move seems a bit desperate to me. Now I think it's safe to say we all have very high expectations of Bucker making this DL great. 

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Maybe this coupled with AC for 2 more years means AL is coming back for the SB run. :)

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The QB issue is eventually going to undo this direction from leadership.

 

I'd be okay with this if I thought the team was closer.

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