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Should Titans pursue Cedric Benson?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Two Kings, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. TorontoTitanFan

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    I don't think Benson's any better than the (big) handful of other mediocre RBs who'll be available. The Titans should just pick a cheap one who still has a bit of gas in the tank. Could be Benson, could be someone else.

    Definitely shouldn't spend a high pick on an RB. Upgrade the line and CJ will be just fine for another few years.
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  2. xpmar9x

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  3. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    There's a solid crop of talents rookie RBs:

    Eddie Lacy - 2nd
    Giovani Bernard - 2nd
    Montee Ball - 2nd/3rd
    Andre Ellington - 2nd/3rd
    Josepth Randle - 3rd
    Johnathan Franklin - 3rd
    Christine Michael - 3rd
    Stepfan Taylor - 3rd
    Le"veon Bell - 3rd
    Mike Gillislee - 3rd
    Marcus Lattimore - 4th
    Kenjon Barner - 4th
    Thero Reddick, Ray Graham, Rex Burkhead, Jawan Jamison, Cierre Woods

    I would have zero objections investing a 3rd (from Finnys comp, hopefully) or a 4th in a RB.
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  4. GTFO my pancakz

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    If we took Warmack at 10 and pick up Le'Veon Bell who is a beast it would be hard to stop us down at the goal line as long as we plug in another good guard.
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  5. CRUDS

    CRUDS Not Champion of any Arcade Games Tip Jar Donor

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    Rather have Stephen Jackson but that will never happen. Cedric is the poor man's alternative so yeah..
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  6. nbtoppers2

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    i think you go FA, then take a Bell or late flier on lattimore
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  7. PRAY IV M3RCY

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    While I agree we need a big brusing running back to compliment cj, it isnt one of our biggest needs right now. I dont believe in drafting a 2nd string running back in the 2nd or 3rd rounds, nor do I think we should spend alot of money through FA on one. We just have way to many other areas of concern.
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  8. Just Win Baby

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    Ok so I didnt know a whole lot about Bell, so I watched a few videos on Youtube. Sold! He must have ran hurdles in high school or something. Wouldn't mind him in the 4th at all. He'd be a great complement back to CJ.

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  9. Titans2004

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    I don't even look at RBs in the early phase of FA. Wait to see what happens in the draft. I would be fine drafting a RB with a 3rd comp or early 4th rnd pick.

    I think Bell is really going to impress folks at the combine with how quick his feet are for such a big man. He really reminds me of Jerome Bettis. I think he gets drafted in the late 2nd or early 3rd rnd.

    If the draft comes and goes without us taking a RB then start looking into the vet FA market. Just don't guarantee anyone any money before the draft.
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  10. Alzarius

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    Would have to be cheap. We have a lot of $$ invested in RB already. Dont see them spending much at RB
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