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    Would You Trade Troy ...

    for a top 5 pick?

    I mean Troy is a phenomenal player and a very unique player but he has been injury prone and carries a big salary. Given that would you pull the trigger on a trade that would send Troy away and allow you to draft Berry or even Suh?

    Anybody up for the discussion?
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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    No, I hope that helps.

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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    I didn't read the thread.
    just the title.
    and NO.

    i may trade troy for my eternal salvation. i said I MAY! don't flame me!
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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    there is absolutely no way you trade a proven star like Troy for an unknown commodity like a draft pick plus he's my favorite NFL player to watch on Sundays.

    besides, what would i do with my Polamalu jersey?

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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...



    You give "carries a big salary" as a mark against Troy, but wouldn't a top 5 pick carry an even larger salary?

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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    There isn't a discussion to be had , the answer is NO.

    Troy is quite possibly the most dynamic defensive player of the last decade. No matter how great the talent, a draft pick is still a ? until he proves it in the NFL.

    Troy is who he is already. The best safety in football , hands down.

    I also love all these comments about how injury prone Troy is. I don't think you could name more than a handful of player that throw their body around and sacrifice themselves more than Troy does and up until last year he had only missed 8 games in 6 seasons.

    Injury Prone ? I think not.

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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    I think you guys should...

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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Jom112
    I think you guys should...
    Do the Bengals have a top 5 pick coming up in next year's draft? :P If they do, we'll talk Troy for your top 5 pick.



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    3.97) Dri Archer - RB
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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    Quote Originally Posted by SteelHead
    There isn't a discussion to be had , the answer is NO.

    Troy is quite possibly the most dynamic defensive player of the last decade. No matter how great the talent, a draft pick is still a ? until he proves it in the NFL.

    Troy is who he is already. The best safety in football , hands down.

    I also love all these comments about how injury prone Troy is. I don't think you could name more than a handful of player that throw their body around and sacrifice themselves more than Troy does and up until last year he had only missed 8 games in 6 seasons.

    Injury Prone ? I think not.
    Yea, I'd say he has a higher history of injury than most. He's missed 19 games in 7 years. Would I trade him for Berry or Suh? Absolutely! But probably ONLY those two. Troy is soon to be 29 and probably has 5 or 6 seasons at best, but given his injury history the last four years, maybe not even that. Would it even happen? NO! So this discussion is all in fun.

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    Re: Would You Trade Troy ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Lebsteel
    Quote Originally Posted by SteelHead
    There isn't a discussion to be had , the answer is NO.

    Troy is quite possibly the most dynamic defensive player of the last decade. No matter how great the talent, a draft pick is still a ? until he proves it in the NFL.

    Troy is who he is already. The best safety in football , hands down.

    I also love all these comments about how injury prone Troy is. I don't think you could name more than a handful of player that throw their body around and sacrifice themselves more than Troy does and up until last year he had only missed 8 games in 6 seasons.

    Injury Prone ? I think not.
    Eight games in six seasons? He missed 11 games just this year. He missed 5 games in 2007 and 3 games in 2006. That totals 19 games in six seasons or about 20% of the games he could have played in. Yea, I'd say he has a higher history of injury than most. Would I trade him for Berry or Suh? Absolutely! But probably ONLY those two. Troy is soon to be 29 and probably has 5 or 6 seasons at best, but given his injury history the last four years, maybe not even that. Would it even happen? NO! So this discussion is all in fun.
    Five or six years is an eternity in the NFL and trading Troy for Suh or Berry based on his 5 year window would be crazy. Now, if Troy were 33 or 34, then you're talking something worth doing, but by that time Troy will be one of those iconic Steelers (Bradshaw, Greene, Ham, Ward, etc) that simply can't be traded. He's probably already at that status.

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    2.46) Stephon Tuitt - DE
    3.97) Dri Archer - RB
    4.118 ) Martavis Bryant - WR
    5.157) Shaquille Richardson - CB
    6.173) Wesley Johnson - OT
    6.192) Jordan Zumwalt - ILB
    7.215) Daniel McCullers - DT
    7.230) Rob Blanchflower - TE

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