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Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by fiestavike » Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:59 pm

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Hope the price is right. Good to plug in a 2 down DT before the draft.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

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Run stuffer
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by halfgiz » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:15 pm

3 years 27 million I think.
That fills Joseph's spot.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:15 pm

Great signing. Pierce is an elite run stuffing DT.

3 year $27 million.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by RandyMoss84 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:24 pm

I can not complain about this move, that is a good signing, looks like Vikings will not be drafting a defensive tackle in the draft
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by fiestavike » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:26 pm

RandyMoss84 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:24 pm
I can not complain about this move, that is a good signing, looks like Vikings will not be drafting a defensive tackle in the draft
Could still use a three tech, but the Vikings have been doing well getting D-Line in the mid rounds and undrafted.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by RandyMoss84 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:26 pm

fiestavike wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:26 pm
RandyMoss84 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:24 pm
I can not complain about this move, that is a good signing, looks like Vikings will not be drafting a defensive tackle in the draft
Could still use a three tech, but the Vikings have been doing well getting D-Line in the mid rounds and undrafted.
That is true
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by RandyMoss84 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:27 pm

fiestavike wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:26 pm
RandyMoss84 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:24 pm
I can not complain about this move, that is a good signing, looks like Vikings will not be drafting a defensive tackle in the draft
Could still use a three tech, but the Vikings have been doing well getting D-Line in the mid rounds and undrafted.
That is true
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by StumpHunter » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:32 pm

I like it.

NT is a position that takes 1 to 2 years to develop out of college, and we needed a guy now.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by S197 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:49 pm

Fat Pat 2.0. Could be equally as productive or a problem if he lets himself go. He's a BIG boy.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:39 pm

S197 wrote:
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Fat Pat 2.0. Could be equally as productive or a problem if he lets himself go. He's a BIG boy.
This is a great point. According to ESPN and other sources, Pierce reported to minicamp in June last year at 390 pounds and was sent off the field by John Harbaugh. He lost 30 pounds by the start of training camp, but 390 is a scary weight.

If he can control the poundage, he will be an awesome signing for the Vikings. We struggled against the run last year.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by fiestavike » Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:42 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:39 pm
S197 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:49 pm
Fat Pat 2.0. Could be equally as productive or a problem if he lets himself go. He's a BIG boy.
This is a great point. According to ESPN and other sources, Pierce reported to minicamp in June last year at 390 pounds and was sent off the field by John Harbaugh. He lost 30 pounds by the start of training camp, but 390 is a scary weight.

If he can control the poundage, he will be an awesome signing for the Vikings. We struggled against the run last year.
A little scary considering how reduced the off-season might be. Might not even find out he is 390 until preseason starts!
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by VikingPaul73 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:55 pm

fiestavike wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:26 pm
RandyMoss84 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:24 pm
I can not complain about this move, that is a good signing, looks like Vikings will not be drafting a defensive tackle in the draft
Could still use a three tech, but the Vikings have been doing well getting D-Line in the mid rounds and undrafted.
We have?
Honestly not arguing, just curious who you are referring to? If you're including DE (Griffen in the 4th and Hunter in the 3rd) then I 100000% agree with you.
But not sure on DT. Johnson, Holmes, and Watts have shown a bit of promise, but I don't think any of them are proven at this point whatsoever. Linval was a great FA signing, but we haven't had a great 3-Tech since KWill. I think 1st round pick Floyd could have been if not for the devastating injury.
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Re: Vikings Signing Michael Pierce

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:04 pm

VikingPaul73 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:55 pm
fiestavike wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:26 pm


Could still use a three tech, but the Vikings have been doing well getting D-Line in the mid rounds and undrafted.
We have?
Honestly not arguing, just curious who you are referring to? If you're including DE (Griffen in the 4th and Hunter in the 3rd) then I 100000% agree with you.
But not sure on DT. Johnson, Holmes, and Watts have shown a bit of promise, but I don't think any of them are proven at this point whatsoever. Linval was a great FA signing, but we haven't had a great 3-Tech since KWill. I think 1st round pick Floyd could have been if not for the devastating injury.
Agreed Floyd was shaping up to be a very good pick but what happened was unfortunate
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