Hasn't anyone heard that Atlanta has released 10 year veteren Alge Crumpler? Are we not interested in a TE with 4 pro bowls under his belt? Is there a problem with his age, strength (injury prone) or speed deminshing.? Wouldnt he be a nice fit for the short term to at the very least show younger players at that postion how to become very productive.? I thought TE was a high prioity here.
Before now, I, myself could care less for any of the free agents TE's. They are just not worth a long look at. Until now, that is.! As for the drafting a tightend, I dont feel comfortable picking the likes of USC Frank Loyd in the top three rounds. Anyone later in the draft is just to fill out the roster as a devolpmental recruit.
Its better to get a word out soon, as he is all ready being courted by the bucs, panthers, saints and colts!
"TE Alge Crumpler, who played nearby in college and who reportedly has wanted to play for the Panthers, could get his wish. The team needs a tight end, and he might come more cheaply than he would. There are medical concerns, sure, but Crumpler should pass a physical and might be an attractive signing for 3-4 years."