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  • Say no to the Vets

    Now that the Rams have signed Proehl we need to focus on getting a receiver or 2 in the draft. Stay away from the rest of Vets out there, they are not going to solve any future problems for us except cost big money. The answer to our future lays in last year, this year and next years draft. We are going to be finding out soon if Armey is all he has been made out to be. ;)

  • #2
    Very true. Since we only signed Proehl for a year, we need to draft a young receiver to take the third spot and then possibly draft someone next year to take Ricky's spot. We could also draft two receivers in this draft, or have Yo Murphy or another roster gem come up and take Ricky's spot when he leaves.



    • #3
      I totally agree - WR in early (Round 1 or 2) then one later on sunday.

      Proehl will help us next year but we'll be in this again next year. There really aren't anybody out there we could use - let them go to the 'skins.


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