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Deal in Place to Trade Jason Smith

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by libertadrocks, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. -X- Not into the whole brevity thing.

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    Actually I said it was about money. I still think that way. They gave Smith a pay cut because he wasn't performing up to par, and then they put a clause in there so that they wouldn't have to pay him next year too. And then .... poof.

    There's also Boudreau housing Smith with his dogs and then ... poof.

    I have no idea why he's gone. I too think Smith's play against Richardon's was lateral, all things considered. I can't imagine Richardson being some sort of asset in pass pro based on what I've seen, and I can't see that out of Smith either. Maybe Richardson is more coachable? Maybe Smith didn't have the right attitude for Boudreau? Truth is, none of us know. I do know Demoff likes to save coin though. And I do know that Fisher likes his players on the line to be mean and nasty.

    At this point, however, it's fruitless for any of us to try and convince anyone else that our opinions on this are infallible. Because, again, none of us know the whole story. And does it really matter anyway? What can we do about it? We really only have two choices. Trust that Fisher & company are doing what they feel is best for the Organization, or raise arms against the entire regime and storm Rams Park.

    I dunno about the rest of you, but I'm too tired to storm Rams Park. :shifty:
     
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  2. Anonymous Guest

    Well, I think of our opinions more as invulnerable.

    Kind of like the crew of the Black Pearl.

    Cursed, invulnerable--but, you know, for all that, pretty good at discussing line play.

    Well, it's opinion. I disagree with it. But it's not like it's a qb controversy--meaning, it's not that heavy duty, as disputes go. Either way this is just one of those kinds of issues that's open to different interpretations.

    Either way I think everyone agrees Saffold is playing well, and as long as that stays true, and he stays healthy, a less than ideal ROT is something they can work around.
     
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  3. DR RAM Rams Lifer

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    So, Smith didn't get traded? Link please.
     
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  4. Anonymous Guest

    We disagree on the meaning of the trade, the cause for it, and the idea that it was simply a matter of competition with a straight up clear winner and loser. I think there's more to it than that and that it's not that cut and dried. I said why I think that--I don't think there was a clearcut on the field difference between them. On the other hand I don't need there to be. Boudreau has a knack for putting lines together that have good chemistry. In my mind, his idea of that had as much to do with it all as anything else. In terms of lines that have good cohesion and chemistry, he may be doing it again. Or maybe he went a bridge too far this time. To coin a phrase, we;ll see.
     
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  5. BatteringRambo Gym Rat (Rams) Stoner

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    I'm surprised anyone,no offense intended, spends any of their time on that Stl PD garbage. All it took was a PM from X and I was here. I have not even browsed the other site in over 2 years. I don't think it complements one over another to use both sites. I find everything I'll ever need on ROD, the forums,members,and most staff writers on that other site are much too negative and nauseating.

    Ahhh if only a virtual clam bake session could happen all would be calm.
     
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  6. Username Has a Well-Known Member

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    Imma ban all your asses baitchersz :tooth: :amped:
     
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  7. RamFan503 Grill and Brew Master

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    My sentiments EXACTLY.... seriously... EXACTLY.
     
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  8. ramsince62 Well-Known Member

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    Smith, another screw up by the front office and the coaching staff (of old)...That is fact.
     
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  9. Thordaddy Binding you with ancient logic

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    Last time I was there Linehan was still considered a breath of fresh air and Bernie was carping about closed practices.
     
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  10. RamFan503 Grill and Brew Master

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    Yeah - I have to admit. Laziness brought me there as it would be obvious the St Louis paper would have a Rams forum. As soon as Paul (Stl Rams X was it then?) announced he was building a site for us fans, I was there. That sunk into the swamp so he built another one. And I followed him there (here) too. Been here and only here pretty much ever since. I knew at the time his mind set was where I was as well.
     
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  11. cfin5256 Member

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    Is that the St Louis times board? I browse here and clanram usually. Peeked at that other one and it's insane.
     
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