Saints involved in trade talks for Robert Quinn (Update: Will visit Saints Monday 3/25) (1 Viewer)

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If Quinn is on a one year deal and does not want a new deal (i.e. no big signing bonus) or if we can do something like give Quinn a fake voidable year to convert money into a signing bonus with an additional year which wrecks our cap for next year a bit, but goes all in for this season I can see that. We have Davenport to start, I am not sure why DE after signing Edwards is such a great need but I can see how D line depth with the Rankins injury and Omenyata suspension could be even with the Brown signing at DT and the Davidson not resigning. If this is a one year rental and we can give up a 2020 pick or like a fifth this year maybe it is worth it. Miami clearly is unloading to rebuild after years of mediocrity to try to get a top QB. I am wondering what Suh's asking price is and if he wants to come to New Orleans. I also wonder if this is also posturing to bring Ziggy's price down.
My feeling is they see Edwards as more of a DT that can rotate at DE if needed.
 

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Let me get this straight. He's meeting with the Cowboys but he's still a Dolphin? And then a report comes out that the Saints are trying to trade for him as well.

If he's meeting with the Cowboys, the Dolphins gave him their blessing to meet with a team to which he'd want to be traded as long as they were talking ballpark as far as compensation. He chose the Cowboys. They wouldnt have let him go there if it wasn't serious. Then our name comes up? While he's there?

I bet that was leaked by Miami to drive up the price. The guy is in Cowboy HQs. This is a done deal. This is the dealership letting you take the car home for a night because they know 9 times out of 10, they've got you if you agree to do it. They introduced the Saints to drive up the value. I don't see him leaving without a trade done.
So like I was saying...
 

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Sounds like the Dolphins are essentially giving Quinn the chance to pick his new team. Guessing the Fins have already agreed to trade compensation with both Dallas and New Orleans (or are in the ballpark) so it’s up to Quinn and the teams to work out a contract.
 

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is this verified?

i've never heard of a player ON ANOTHER TEAM, making team visits like a FA
Clarence Hill is a Cowboys beat writer he's legit. Th folks on local radio have been talking about Berry and Quinn joining the team all day. Quinn was definitely in Frisco today visiting them, and while that may sound great Randall Cobb agreed on a deal with them after leaving the facility with no deal.

So it can still happen. I hope we sign him I'd hate to see Dallas with Quinn and Lawrence on the edges.
 

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I don't think we really want to be digging for a starting caliber OL at this point in FA. Best to hang on to Peat for another year and see what happens.
Peat isn't a starting caliber OL.... Not by league standards, but he is getting pay like one. Lol.
 

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Peat is a above average, good but not great at LG. He has versatility to not be a liability at OT if needed. "He's not worth ___$" is pointless, as he was drafted under rookie cap, and that is what any other player at his position drafted in the same spot would be making. We need him, period. There isn't a free agent available who can play OG at his level, much less OG and OT.

You would have to replace him with 2 players in a year you are short on salary and draft capital, and it makes zero sense to create two holes and have to utilize an additional roster spot to replace him. The "trade Peat" mantra is nauseating and absurd. He had one bad game playing with a broken hand then held up fine not far removed from surgery against the Rams.

We need and are keeping Peat, period, end of story, end of discussion, get over it. No, he isnt the 10 year bookend tackle we were hoping for, but he isnt Charles Brown swing and miss either. More like Robert Gallery, but more athletic, especially in our screen and run game when he has to pull and get out in space.

As for Quinn, i really hope it happens, as he hasnt dealt with any major injury and has been playing out of position on a crap defense, and is still the best defensive lineman on his team.

In fact, i hope there's a way the Saints can add Quinn, Ansah, and Berry. Give the Rams a dose of their own mercenary medicine, and leave Drew/Teddy a defense that more than pulls its own weight and rewards the offense with mucho short fields and turnovers.
 

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