2013 New England Patriots

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  1. Thrashen

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    With Brady’s restructured contract, word has it that Wes Welker and the Patriots are closing in on multi-year deal that would likely keep the “Patriot Missile” attired in the silver, red, white and blue for the remainder of his career. Although Welker might make a few hundred thousand dollars more elsewhere, his usage, his stellar productivity, and the overall quality of his offensive teammates would likely change for the worse should he leave New England. Of course, since he’s the most valuable overall football player on New England’s squad, the Patriots are likely to struggle mightily without him, too…

    With Welker’s re-signing supposedly imminent, New England has yet to re-sign the following white free agents: Sebastian Vollmer, Danny Woodhead, Julian Edelman, Trevor Scott, and Niko Koutouvides.

    I’ve read that the Patriots are highly likely to re-sign Sebastian Vollmer (one of the league’s top right tackles), but I haven’t heard anything concerning Danny Woodhead or Julian Edelman. It’s more likely that Woodhead will be retained than the talented, yet oh-so injury-prone Edelman, but both could easily return in 2013. Even if Edelman fails to re-sign, the 2nd year Northwestern product, Jeremy Ebert, could possibly make the squad in his abscence.

    Even without the five white (unrestricted) free agents currently not under contract, the Patriots currently have 25 whites under contract of the 52 players on their roster (or 48%). If only three of those white players are retained, they could reach the elusive “white majority roster” this offseason.

    Naturally, I’d love nothing more than to see New England keep all of these players, draft some white defensive talent, utilize TE Jake Ballard in the role played by Michael Hoomanawanui, use LB Dane Fletcher (returning from injury) in dime/nickel packages, and content for an elusive 4[SUP]th[/SUP] Superbowl Title in the Brady/Belichick era...

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  2. TBProdigy

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    The articles I have came across all mention Welker wanting to test free-agency first, I really hope you are right on this one
     
  3. dwid

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    Players say that to try and get better contracts. Its obvious Brady doesn't want him gone, I believe its the major reason why he restructured his deal. He is open every single play and gets roughly half of his yards after the catch. Its a quarterback's dream. They saw the other big threats go down last year and Welker kept the offense rolling.

    the main thing that will keep him in New England is that every team is having trouble with cap space and they aren't likely to value Welker at what he is worth.

    http://nesn.com/2013/03/report-wes-...ms-wont-have-cap-space-for-contract-he-wants/
     
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  4. Thrashen

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    With free agency looming (tomorrow), World Champion Caste Wretch, Peter King, attests that Welker is now believed to be re-signing with New England…

    From NFL.com...

    A player who holds 14 NFL records, several team records with two different franchises, and has been the most productive, consistent, successful wide receiver in the NFL from 2007-2013 can’t “swing” the same salary as Dwayne Bowe? The same Bowe who frequently enters training camp overweight, has exhibited some prima-donna behavior, has missed 8 games in 6 seasons (while Welker has missed 2 games due to injury in his 9-year career), and who Welker largely out-produced in catches and yardage during each of those seasons?

    Of course, one must also keep in mind that Bowe was a 1[SUP]st[/SUP] round draft pick (23[SUP]rd[/SUP] overall) and Welker wasn’t even drafted. In a fair league in which players are judged by their on-field production, it would be Bowe who couldn’t “swing” the same salary as Welker.

    We all want him to be compensated as he so rightly deserves...but racially, we should hope that he re-signs in New England, a team where he’s the main cog in one of the NFL’s all-time greatest offenses. A squad that routinely fields 8, 9, even 10 whites on offense at times. A franchise that will compete for a Superbowl for years to come. Naturally, if RT Sebastian Vollmer fails to re-sign (his replacement being the Negro, Marcus Cannon), and if Edelman and Woodhead leave via free agency in the coming weeks, New England’s squad could “racially regress” from their peak-o-whiteness in 2011 and early 2012. However, Brandon Lloyd (who I do feel has talent) is supposedly a good candidate to get cut and white receiver, Jeremy Ebert, remains on the squad.
     
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  5. Don Wassall

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    I have a gut feeling that Welker will regret it if he signs with another team. But we don't know what kind of advice guys like Wes are getting from their agents. Is Wes or his agent aware of the Caste System at all? Peyton Hillis's black agent gave him the worst advice possible, resulting in Hillis sitting out a game with a sore throat, a perceived prima donna move that snowballed from there in creating bad feelings and to this point wrecking his career.

    If I was Wes, I'd accept less money to stay in New England and keep a great thing going. He should be set for life financially either way when he's done playing if he isn't squandering what he's being paid.
     
  6. whiteathlete33

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    Articles on Walterfootball and NFL.com both state that Welker is simply a product of the system. When Moss left New England they all said Wes couldn't produce without the magic black man attracting all the double coverages. Funny thing is his production actually increased without the prima donna Moss. His best option is to definitely stay with the Patriots because he still has at least a few seasons at his peak and another Superbowl win is not out of the question. Who knows how another team will use him?
     
  7. Thrashen

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    The story on Welker seems to change every day, this time for the worse...

    From CBS Sports...

    The Patriots will dole out undeserving contract extensions to slightly-above-average players like LB Jerod Mayo (the “leader” of an always-terrible defensive unit) for 5 years, $48.5 million, with $25 million guaranteed...but won’t pay their most valuable offensive asset?
     
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  8. woody39

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    What do you guys think to the Patriots off season moves? Looks like they could be getting blacker in the caste positions, really disappointed about Woodhead leaving partly because i feel he could see a drop in playing time by moving and also because i have a Patriots shirt with him on it!
     
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    It's an ominous start for sure with Woodhead and Welker leaving, but there's still the rest of the free agent signing period, the Draft, and then training camp so it's too early to draw any definitive conclusions. Belichick may be the one head coach in the league who can call his shots any way he wants, so it would be a big setback if the Patriots reverse course demographically.
     
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    They have signed Svitek, an offensive tackle, and resigned Koutivedes, backup linebacker, and signed Amendola, and cut Lloyd, and they did of course offer Welker, though of course a pretty sad contract offer. The Woodhead situation is most disappointing however.
     
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    Below are some very interesting comments (concerning Wes Welker’s departure) from Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, one of the precious few NFL owners (and rich Jews) that I respect and don’t consider to be openly hostile towards whites…

    From a Boston Globe article...

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    Although I’m highly disappointed in New England’s transactions this off-season, their offensive roster still contains superstar TE Rob Gronkowski, an all-white starting offensive line (pending Vollmer’s contract), and two white receivers in Danny Amendola and Jeremy Ebert. Julian Edelman could eventually be re-signed, also. With Brandon Lloyd being cut, I’m wondering if Ebert could make the 53-man roster and play the slot receiver role, with Amendola (or Edelman?) taking over for Lloyd. Assuming New England fails to sign, trade for, or draft another receiver, it’s likely that Ebert could make the squad in 2013, as he’s essentially competing with “nobodies†(Kamar Aiken, Andre Holmes, and special teamer Matthew Slater) after Amendola and the newly-acquired Donald Jones. It must be disconcerting to know that none of the current receivers on the Pats roster caught a pass for the Patriots in 2012.

    Another positive occurrence could be the emergence of FB James Develin or TE Jake Ballard taking over the “H-back†role played by the obese Polynesian, Michael Hoomanawanui, who is a free agent. I know that doesn’t make up for Woodhead’s unfortunate absence (hopefully he'll flourish in SD), but it’s the best we can hope for.

    Defensively, New England has come a long way from the days of DT Mike Wright being the lone white man on the roster…as they now feature white players at all three defensive levels. Although talented DE, Trevor Scott, hasn’t been re-signed, Rob Ninkovich and 2[SUP]nd[/SUP] year DE, Jake Bequette, remain on the roster. At linebacker, the once-promising Dane Fletcher returns from a knee injury (and could start if Mayo, Hightower, or Spikes are injured), special teamer Niko Koutouvides was re-signed, Mike Rivera (who appears fully white, despite his surname) was retained, and former Iowa tackling-machine, Jeff Tarpinian, remains on the roster. At safety, Pat “Pencil Neck†Chung has moved on, leaving Steve Gregory to again start at FS and the lead-footed former Cardinal “star,†Adrian Wilson, to start at SS. White SS/WSTD, Nate Ebner, is likely to be Wilson’s backup.

    There are currently 27 whites (28 if Vollmer re-signs) on the Patriots’ 62-man roster, or 45%. I believe this is a league high. New England has 5 draft picks next month, hopefully to be used on white defensive players (especially DT, DE, LB).
     
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    Welker's agency says that Kraft's portrayal of the negotiations is not true.
    Instead they say the Pats made one 'take it or leave it' non-negotaible offer, that was less than what the Broncos offered.
    The Pats, according to them, were not willing to negotiate at all.
     
  13. Wes Woodhead

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    To hell with the Patriots! I hope they lose every game.
     
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    Come on its not that bad! You just have to come up with a new username.
     
  15. Twinkle Toes

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    It is time to change my affiliation to Denver. They have more white starters on defense than New England anyways.
     
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    The Patriots resign Sebastian Vollmer and for once Walterfootball states the obvious and acknowledges that a sumo was grossly overpaid.

    Patriots re-sign OT Sebastian Vollmer (4 years, $27 million): A+ Grade
    This is unbelievable. Gosder Cherilus, who isn't even in the same stratosphere as Sebastian Vollmer, earned $34 million over five years from the Colts. By comparison, Vollmer is a huge steal.

    It's actually a great deal regardless. Vollmer was the No. 1 right tackle on the market and a key part of Tom Brady's protection. The Patriots had to retain him, so getting him back for just $27 million over four seasons is a terrific move. What makes it even better is that the base salary is worth only $17 million.
     
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    The Pats darkening this offseason has been pretty depressing. I am a little hesitant to write them off yet but Welker and Woodhead were both key cogs in the offense. They will miss Woodhead next season - he was severly underrated. One of their black RBs was responsible for two of their losses last season with his propensity to fumble (I think it was Riley).

    Maybe they are targeting Swope but I doubt it. Burkhead would be a logical replacement for Woodhead as he does everything just as good as Danny did - pass catch, pass protection and running the ball.

    They will be interesting to watch. It will be interesting to see if they decided to whiten up the defense since the defense is the culprit for them losing moreso than the offense has been.
     
  18. Thrashen

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    In another appalling move, New England continues its “2013 Offensive De-Whitening Program” by attempting to sign WR Emmanuel Sanders…

    From NFL.com…
    Thus far, the Patriots have signed three black flankers (Donald Jones, World Heavyweight Champion Scrub, Michael Jenkins, and now Sanders) and effectively shed Welker, Woodhead, and Edelman. Any hope of Edelman re-signing, or Jeremy Ebert making the 53-man roster, could evaporate if Sanders accepts their offer. The most unfortunate part of this (potential) signing is that Sanders, unlike Jones and Jenkins, actually showed glimses of talent in Pittsburgh. Of course, Amendola, Gronkowski and Jake Ballard will remain key contributors.

    Although the Patriots are still a very palatable club overall, the balance of power in the AFC, along with the NFL’s “whitest” offense (and all the immediate success that comes with it), has certainly shifted to the Rocky Mountains. Manning, Welker, Decker, Dreessen, Tamme, Hester, and three white offensive linemen.

    I assume the NFL schedule-makers will have a NE-Denver clash in the regular season, which should provide great entertainment as Welker humiliates Little Joshy McWigger and his wretched plans to darken the whitest, and most successful offense in 30 years of NFL football.
     
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    Thankfully, I was dead wrong with the statement bolded above and the Steelers decided to match the Patriots’ offer, retaining WR Emmanuel Sanders.

    From NFL.com…
    After the surprising re-signing of Julian Edelman, the Patriots now have three white receivers on the roster in Amendola, Edelman, and Ebert. Given the contracts they received, Donald Jones and Amendola are definite starters, with Edelman and longtime mega-scrub, Michael Jenkins, likely fighting it out for the role that Deion Branch played last season. Ebert will probably make the practice squad.

    Ideally, Jones or Jenkins will become injured or simply not pan out in the Patriots’ complex offensive attack (ala other free agent busts such as Torry Holt, Joey Galloway, Chad Ochocinco, etc) and Edelman will become an entrenched starter. Edelman and Amendola are both incredibly injury prone (and Gronkowski’s recurring arm issue is worrisome as well), which is a concern.

    In the best conditions, the only “net lossâ€￾ in offensive whiteness is Danny Woodhead at the running back position.
     
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    Steelers safety Ryan Clark told ESPN that Tom Brady "sees ghosts" when he's under pressure (must be all those White receivers and tight ends), and that Danny Amendola is "fragile." Clark has been appearing on the NFL Network a lot during the offseason. These thinly disguised racist remarks will seal the deal for Clark being hired as a full-time NFL Network employee when his playing days are over.

    Brady's career stats against the virtually ghost-free Pittsburgh Crawfords defense -- in six regular-season games, he's posted a 103.7 passer rating, averaged 314.0 yards per game and thrown 14 touchdowns against three interceptions.


    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...dola-is-fragile-brady-ducks-when-hes-blitzed/
     
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    Very nice stat line Don! That pretty much proves that jealous negro as wrong as wrong can be. Im pretty sure Tom put up some of those numbers under quite a bit of pressure too. Youd think Brady would have earned his respect by now. The black "mans" jealousy knows no bounds!
     
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    Edelman has somehow already re-injured his perpetually injured right foot, and now this. :crazy:

    Patriots waived/injured WR T.J. Moe. Moe's injury was not disclosed. An undrafted rookie out of Missouri, Moe could "redshirt" the 2013 season and return to compete for a job in 2014.
     
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    It really is difficult to follow the NFL. Seems like the bad news never ends.
     
  25. celticdb15

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    Ya pretty friggin gay.. The Patriots have managed to get rid of 3 talented white wrs in a matter of a year. Their receiving corp will be a lot darker and consequently will have a lot more drops as a unit.
     

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