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Old 03-10-2012, 06:03 PM   #48
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Default Re: Redskins trade for #2 overall

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Originally Posted by ROCSteady
Anybody comparing this trade to the Carson Palmer trade is being foolish and deserves to be off the NFL board of the great ISH
Why, because Washington gave up twice as much as the Raiders? RG3 is talented but there's no such thing as a sure thing at QB. Look at how the Hershel Walker trade blew up on Minnesota, the failure of the Saints' Ricky Williams deal. Football is too much of a team game to be trading 3 firsts and a second for 1 first. You can easily miss on a "great" QB prospect, look at Jamarcus Russell, Ryan Leaf, Akili Smith, Tim Couch and so many others.
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