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@ilcuqui posted:

@AdamSchefter: Filed to ESPN: Jets trading QB Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers for a 2021 sixth-round pick and second- and fourth-round picks in 2022, per sources.

Gotta give it up to the Jets.  Scoring three draft picks, including what will likely be mid 2nd and 4th round picks for Darnold is quite a feat.  Not sure how the Panthers see him as enough improvement over Bridgewater to give up three picks.

@RochNyFan posted:

Gotta give it up to the Jets.  Scoring three draft picks, including what will likely be mid 2nd and 4th round picks for Darnold is quite a feat.  Not sure how the Panthers see him as enough improvement over Bridgewater to give up three picks.

CAR still has high RD1 pick.  They can go QB there too if someone they like is there.  Considering what they paid for him he doesn't need to be their "future and present" #1.

@Tschmack posted:

If Sterling Sharpe- a 5x Pro Bowler in 7 seasons isnโ€™t in, thereโ€™s no way in hell Julian Edelman is deserving to be in.

Sharpe had nearly the same amount of career catches (about 600), but 1,300 more receiving yards and double the TDs that Edelman had in 11 seasons.

There is not a single person who knows anything about the NFL that would say that Edelman was even remotely in the same league as Sterling. If they had been contemporaries, you would have had to package Edelmen with a high first-round pick to even begin a conversation about what it would take to trade him for Sterling.

@Pikes Peak posted:

Not HOF worthy, he was a very good player, made some big plays in big games.

While not worthy he certainly will be and should be on the ballot.  

Just for a thought exercise, let's compare these two players. The two players are the same size, roughly the same weight, and came into the league two years apart. They are both slot receivers. Both have 5 career playoff TDs.

Player A. 130 career games, 563 catches, 6793 yards, 47 TDs

Player B. 137 career games, 620 catches, 6822 yards, 36 TDs

To put this into even more context, while the QB plays a huge role in the success of any slot receiver, how good a TE they play next to also is huge. A superstar TE takes two guys out of the middle of the field.

Player A played a lot of his career with Richard Rodgers.

Player B played with Gronkowski.

Player A is Randall Cobb. Player B is Edelman

Edelman produced in the playoffs (although Cobb wasn't terrible by any means), and that means something. But is Robert Horry a Hall of Famer in the NBA because he happened to hit some wide-open 3s at key times after being set up by superstar teammates? Again, it means something (just ask Eric Bledsoe), but it doesn't make you a Hall of Famer.

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