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    Playoffs?

    Come down to a handful or more of key happenings (in order of importance.)

    - getting a legitimate D-coordinator.
    - getting Alex Smith
    - keeping Levitre
    - keeping Byrd
    - getting a RT
    - getting a WR
    - getting a LB

    I realistically see us doing 3 or maybe 4 of these things, but not all.

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Yep those are all needs.

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamze132 View Post
    Yep those are all needs.
    I don't see signing Alex Smith as a need. The guy was garbage before Harbaugh came around but more telling is Harbaugh didn't keep him as his QB.

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Jokeman View Post
    I don't see signing Alex Smith as a need. The guy was garbage before Harbaugh came around but more telling is Harbaugh didn't keep him as his QB.
    So who else are we going to get?

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Quote Originally Posted by coastal View Post
    So who else are we going to get?
    Do we really need to make anymore changes?

    The homers say there is enough talent on this team and now that Russ Brandon is in charge with his Syracuse connections, that should alone be worth 5 more wins.

    Besides if don't make the play-offs this year, Buddy's job is clearly safe still.

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Quote Originally Posted by coastal View Post
    Come down to a handful or more of key happenings (in order of importance.)

    - getting a legitimate D-coordinator.
    - getting Alex Smith
    - keeping Levitre
    - keeping Byrd
    - getting a RT
    - getting a WR
    - getting a LB

    I realistically see us doing 3 or maybe 4 of these things, but not all.
    I don't feel we need a RT. I think Marrone will see what many of us see. Hairston can be a very good starting RT.

    Agree on all the rest.


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    Re: Playoffs?

    Quote Originally Posted by coastal View Post
    Come down to a handful or more of key happenings (in order of importance.)

    - getting a legitimate D-coordinator.
    - getting Alex Smith
    - keeping Levitre
    - keeping Byrd
    - getting a RT
    - getting a WR
    - getting a LB

    I realistically see us doing 3 or maybe 4 of these things, but not all.
    I don't see the playoffs in the cards for next season, probably going to be a learning curve year, depending on who the coordinators are.

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Sorry boys.... Hairston sucks and RT is a huge need.

    Go re-watch the first Miami game for an example.

    And if we want to build around a franchise player (CJ Spiller), you put a dominant line in front of him.

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Quote Originally Posted by SpikedLemonade View Post
    Do we really need to make anymore changes?

    The homers say there is enough talent on this team and now that Russ Brandon is in charge with his Syracuse connections, that should alone be worth 5 more wins.

    Besides if don't make the play-offs this year, Buddy's job is clearly safe still.
    Who said that?

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    Re: Playoffs?

    Quote Originally Posted by X-Era View Post
    I don't feel we need a RT. I think Marrone will see what many of us see. Hairston can be a very good starting RT.

    Agree on all the rest.
    Or Pears is fully recovered and plays like he did when we re-signed him.

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