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02-17-2012, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Willard View Post
I don't get using Trent Hunter as an excuse to blame Lombardi.

Every team goes through guys like Hunter who are on the roster fringe, who are brought in for a specific purpose and who tend not to last very long.

I for one never expected very much from Trent Hunter. I'm not sure what anybody else feels they were promised about Hunter.
When Lombardi was signing Wilsie/Thornton/Calder types, I had no problem with it. We needed the warm bodies to fill up roster spots while the franchise was being rebuilt.

But here we are, 6 years later, and we're still signing warm bodies to fill up roster spots because we have no depth. Hunter is simply emblematic of the problem.

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