Lions Business season begins

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  1. roscoe36

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    There are a couple ways to look at this. I doubt it was a seller's market with Rogers. He's a lazy player with off the field issues. When he wants to play (which has never been 16 consecutive games), he's one of the best in the league.

    I wouldn't be surprised if there wasn't a better offer out there. The timing to save the $1 million could have been the best they could swing.
     
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    Wanna know something neat? Deal is better than that. Looks like we could get a quality DB out of this.
     
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    You aren't kidding. Millen can't even trade guys properly. :loser:

    Rogers-to-Bengals trade starting to unravel
     
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    Saints got Vilma for a 4th. He was a 1st I think. Better draft Dline first.
     
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    The Lions and Rogers parting ways is as good as the Tigers when they said good-bye to Higginson. Getting rid of that cancer helped the Tigers to turn it around. I'm hoping this trade will do the same for the Lions.
     
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    Looks like they're getting some grade B players for the secondary. The saftey has 75 starts and 22 picks.
     
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    Re: 2008 NFL Free Agency

    Stealing Shawn Rogers from us kind of makes up for us stealing that 2sd rounder for Winslow.
     
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    Re: 2008 NFL Free Agency


    Stealing Shawn Rogers from us is like stealing William Bedford from the Pistons.
     
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    Re: 2008 NFL Free Agency

    I honestly don't think that it was a steal. As much as it pains me to say it, I think Millen got a decent return for him, considering the market.

    Three good DTs have just been traded. Marcus Stroud (undisclosed draft picks), Corey Williams (2nd round pick) and Kris Jenkins (3rd and 5th rounders) since Friday.

    Millen got a 3rd round pick and a young starting CB who can tackle and knows the Tampa 2 defense for a fat, lazy, unmotivated malcontent.

    Sure Rogers could be dominant when he wanted to be. The problem was that he didn't want to be often enough. He absolutely STUNK during the 2nd half of the season.
     
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    A funny take on the Rogers trade.

    Un-Millen-like: Shaun Rogers deal is good for Lions | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

    The last line of this quote is great:
     
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    The Lions have missed out on almost every player that they've shown interest in and their own UFAs are bolting town faster than Millen can screw up draft picks.
     
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    Millen's probably planning on giving him the ball in the Lions 'running attack' :P
     
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    I told you guys that they won't spend money on names. Vilma had no choice since it was the Jets that commanded the deal where he is traded. I understand we had the same deal on the table. We have 2 excellent DT's coming in this week from Seattle, Wyms and Darby. Duckett will no doubt sign with the Seahawks, but it looks like we are signing Julius Jones. Our FA's are nothing to get all bothered about. Woody to the Jets for $11M guaranteed???? ARE YOU KIDDING?
     
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