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Closing in on Manningham now too...

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by -X-, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    WR Mario Manningham apparently also close to agreement.
     
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  2. Yamahopper Well-Known Member

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    If that's the best the Rams can do, then it's the best they can do.
     
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  3. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    I say no. The guy cannot put it together. He didn't do it in NY, and now we're going to have him. I really hope we don't get stuck with a big contract. It feels like Drew Bennett all over again.
     
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  4. steferfootball Well-Known Member

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    I don't feel like he is the solution to our problems. :(

    Does this.mean no to resigning Lloyd?

    Hopefully it is a reasonable deal.
     
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  5. HitStick Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry folks! He is better than anything on our current roster.

    He defiantly WILL NOT be the only new receiver we see on opening day. He can be a solid number #2.

    Plus our WR coach is a stud of a positional coach.
     
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  6. BuiltRamTough Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't agree more
     
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  7. steferfootball Well-Known Member

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    Who is our WR coach? I don't recall.
     
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  8. BatteringRambo Gym Rat (Rams) Stoner

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    Anyone forgetting he's been damn consistent since 2008 always overshadowed by Burress, Nicks (drafted as #1),Steve Smith...now Cruz. He hasn't been stellar but hasn't been worthless either and he's only 25...not a burner or tall- 5'11 183 but I dont care this is solid. And we wll just follow up with Blackmon or Floyd. Danny A will most likely be signed and what's the condition on Alexander's overall health status...w/ Salas,Pettis and Kendrick's that's not too shabby. If it happens I'm about it and just have to set aside the "overpaid" deal he may receive..so be it. Rather have Finnegan,J.Jones,Manningham and S.Wells over Nicks,V-Jac,Eric Wright as a combo of additions. Call me Purple Haze.
    That SB sideline was undeniably sick and he'll improve his over route running.
     
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  9. Cullen Bryant Well-Known Member

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    Ray Sherman, was with the Cowboys
     
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  10. Stranger How big is infinity?

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    I don't know either. Anyone?
     
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  11. bluecoconuts Well-Known Member

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    Ray Sherman.

    He was most recently the WR coach for the Cowboys. In fact here's his coaching history:

    1974 - San Jose State University (graduate assistant)
    1975 - University of California (defensive backs)
    1976-1977 - Michigan State University (tight ends)
    1987-1980 - Wake Forest University (running backs)
    1981 - University of California (running backs/slot backs)
    1982-1985 - University of Purdue (running backs)
    1986-1987 - University of Georgia (wide receivers)
    1988 - Houston Oilers (running backs)
    1989 - Houston Oilers (wide receivers)
    1990 - Atlanta Falcons (assistant head coach/offense)
    1991 - San Francisco 49ers (running backs)
    1992-1993 - San Francisco 49ers (wide receivers)
    1994 - New York Jets (offensive coordinator)
    1995-1997 - Minnesota Vikings (quarterbacks)
    1998 - Pittsburgh Steelers (offensive coordinator)
    1999 - Minnesota Vikings (offensive coordinator)
    2000-2004 - Green Bay Packers (wide receivers)
    2005-2006 - Tennessee Titans (wide receivers)
    2007-2010 - Dallas Cowboys (wide receivers)
    2012-Present - St Louis Rams (wide receivers)
     
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  12. Stranger How big is infinity?

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    Oh, of course. Sherman... I forgot. Thanks.
     
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  13. JdashSTL Well-Known Member

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  14. bluecoconuts Well-Known Member

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    Is Jason Jones still in Seattle?
     
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  15. JdashSTL Well-Known Member

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    Not sure. Jim Thomas said he is expected to make a decision over the weekend. I think we sign Langford or Fluellen if we dont get him.
     
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  16. kurtfaulk Well-Known Member

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    i completely agree. a meh signing if ever there was one.

    i hope some other team offers him a better deal.

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  17. BatteringRambo Gym Rat (Rams) Stoner

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    According to the New York Post, the Rams are currently working out the parameters of a contract for free agent WR Mario Manningham.

    Like I said earlier I would prefer the FA's we snagged so far over some other's teams but that's just me.
     
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  18. CGI_Ram Hamburger Connoisseur

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    I don't want a huge contract either. But a 25yr old receiver... who can run routes... and with decent stats based on games played and a team with a lot of other options;

    http://www.nfl.com/player/mariomanningham/1030/profile

    Scouts Inc (ESPN) had him rated higher than Meachem, L Robinson, Garcon, and Eddie Royal... so he's no bum.

    He's not a true #1, but we don't have a true #2 either... this team could use a guy like Manningham under the right contract terms... and we STILL need to take another in the first or second round.
     
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  19. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    I agree. The thing is, we need an infusion of "other talent" at nearly every position, so it certainly won't hurt to bring a few guys in and see if/how they can contribute. Manningham may not be the sexy acquisition, but 14.5 YPC isn't necessarily a bad thing either. He's still young and could be entering into his prime real soon.
     
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  20. Ramhusker Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    You know, I wasn't real excited to hear the Rams were looking at Manningham but he just might be the "blue-collar" kind of guy this team needs. Compared to who is left in FA, he is the guy and with Lloyd most likely gone, he is sorely needed. And of course, in my opinion, we need to draft a top tier WR. (Probably one of our first 3 picks)
     
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