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  • Weren't we interested in M.Lynch a couple seasons ago?

    just curious as to the opinion shared here about how our team would have looked with M.Lynch, if we still win those SBs, how different the team would look, etc etc.

    id say if anyone compares to Lynch, itd be Bradshaw. So dunno how much of a difference it would have made. the guy runs like a complete beast. I wonder what ended up ending our interest in him...

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    Seattle stole him from Buffalo. All it took to get Lynch from Buffalo was a fourth-round pick and a 2012 conditional pick.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by giantsfan420 View Post
      just curious as to the opinion shared here about how our team would have looked with M.Lynch, if we still win those SBs, how different the team would look, etc etc.

      id say if anyone compares to Lynch, itd be Bradshaw. So dunno how much of a difference it would have made. the guy runs like a complete beast. I wonder what ended up ending our interest in him...
      A multitude of issues with a deal. First off, character was a huge problem. Trade compensation would have been another, he went for a fourth and a conditional. And I think the biggest issue was that his contract only had two years on it, meaning if he does good (money as a likely motive), we either break the bank or lose him, and if he sucks, it's a bad trade and we lose him.
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      • #4
        Originally posted by ny06 View Post
        Seattle stole him from Buffalo. All it took to get Lynch from Buffalo was a fourth-round pick and a 2012 conditional pick.
        At the time they acquired a serious head case who had only amassed roughly 600 yards the past couple years, and also never played a full season in his career.

        I think Lynch returning to the west coast was the best thing for his career.

        Oh, and he wasn't too impressive his first year in Seattle either.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by giantsfan420 View Post
          just curious as to the opinion shared here about how our team would have looked with M.Lynch, if we still win those SBs, how different the team would look, etc etc.

          id say if anyone compares to Lynch, itd be Bradshaw. So dunno how much of a difference it would have made. the guy runs like a complete beast. I wonder what ended up ending our interest in him...
          TBH I'd say Bradshaw is a poor man's Lynch, their running styles are extremely comparable but one is more talented than the other.

          Aside from his character concerns Lynch possesses elite talent. Arguably the hardest back to bring down in the league, good vision/cutback ability, can break loose on any given play and most importantly is an every down back. He's not Adrian Peterson but he's a beast in his own right.

          Character issues and a poor resume in Buffalo were why we didnt go after him.
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          • #7
            Runners like Lynch and Morris seem to fit "our system" better than Wilson does.

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            • #8
              Originally posted by Cloud57 View Post
              Runners like Lynch and Morris seem to fit "our system" better than Wilson does.
              we really dont know what Wilson can do yet within the Giants system.

              To the OP....so Lynch has a good year and all of a sudden he woudl make a great Giant??
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              • #9
                Originally posted by GiantWarfare View Post
                TBH I'd say Bradshaw is a poor man's Lynch, their running styles are extremely comparable but one is more talented than the other.

                Aside from his character concerns Lynch possesses elite talent. Arguably the hardest back to bring down in the league, good vision/cutback ability, can break loose on any given play and most importantly is an every down back. He's not Adrian Peterson but he's a beast in his own right.

                Character issues and a poor resume in Buffalo were why we didnt go after him.
                Bradshaw a poormans Lynch??....
                yeah..ok
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                • #10
                  Originally posted by gumby74 View Post
                  we have no oline. he wouldn't have done doo doo here.
                  BANG !!!

                  THIS !!!

                  well said.


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                  • #11
                    Ya, i was down on it at the time, but kudos to GMEN and Seahawks showing they had interest, becuase obviously he had a ton left in the tank and was worth the gamble..

                    I still think we should of traded for Tony Gonzalez when we had a chance more then anything.. 3yrs of top notch play he'd of gave us, and possibly enough to get one more win and make the postseason this yr..

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                    • #12
                      Originally posted by GameTime View Post
                      Bradshaw a poormans Lynch??....
                      yeah..ok
                      I believe Lynch is the more talented back.
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                      • #13
                        Originally posted by GiantWarfare View Post
                        I believe Lynch is the more talented back.
                        I'd say Bradshaw is the better receiver and pass blocker but he just doesn't possess the frame to compete with Beastmode's physical ability. It's hard to really compare them though since Bradshaw is constantly injured and Seattle does have a better run blocking offensive line. Bradshaw doesn't have a Guile's theme highlight though and that's what matters most.

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                        • #14
                          Originally posted by GiantWarfare View Post
                          I believe Lynch is the more talented back.
                          thats alot dif then saying he is a poor man's Bradshaw....
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