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Eagles add depth to their Wide Reciever position

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chuck~Taylor, Aug 28, 2006.

  1. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    They get Donte' Stallworth from the Saints and give up Mark Simoneau and a conditional fourth-round draft pick in 2007. I like the move by the Eagles but I don't understand why the Saints did this.
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Because Stallworth SUCKS.
  3. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    He's not the worst receiver in the world. For the Eagles, he certainly becomes the second-best they got.
  4. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Come on, BYH...the dude put up some pretty decent numbers last season (70 rec, 7 TD, nearly 1,000 yards).
  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Yeah, he put up a lot of stats. But there seem to be more games where he just flat-out disappears.
  6. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    Exactly. He has some problems with droping the football at times but he still improves the Eagles offense. Now they have someone to go to if Reggie Brown gets double teamed.

    P.S. McNabb has made this offense look tremendous during the pre-season. He's done what he does best which is spread the ball around to different recievers. With Stallworth, it's only going to get better for them.
  7. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    Stallworth is a big pickup.
  8. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    The thought of any team needing to double Reggie Brown amuses me.
  9. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    he's started just 33 of 64 games in his career. he's already had hamstring problems this summer. when healthy, though, he's a legit deep threat. too soft to be considered a star.

    certainly a good addition for team mcnabb.
  10. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    I thought this was a T.O. thread.
  11. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    Stallworth has blinding speed - sub-4.2 when he came out of Tennessee. But he gets more than his share of leg twinges, and hasn't shown signs of taking over a game.

    Still, I'm glad the Panthers don't have to chase him down the field at least twice a year anymore.
  12. RAMBO

    RAMBO Member

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