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Old 09-04-2008   #1
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Default Culpepper, unable to catch on as free agent, retires at age 31

This is kind of surprising.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3569109
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Default Re: Culpepper, unable to catch on as free agent, retires at age 31

he'll be back as soon as someone's qb gets lit up....
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Default Re: Culpepper, unable to catch on as free agent, retires at age 31

He should've had an agent. If he did, he'd likely be employed by now. Eh
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Default Re: Culpepper, unable to catch on as free agent, retires at age 31

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He should've had an agent. If he did, he'd likely be employed by now. Eh
He'd be employed now, if his ego would let him take a back-up role, and try to earn a starting job.

I'm very disappointed in how he's handled his career.
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He'd be employed now, if his ego would let him take a back-up role, and try to earn a starting job.

I'm very disappointed in how he's handled his career.
I agree, but that is what an agent is for. To get a feel from what the league thinks of him and to manage his career. That way he'd only have to deal with football and not whining about teams not picking him up.

Eh, it's whatever.
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He should've had an agent. If he did, he'd likely be employed by now. Eh
Don't we all lament what agents have done to the game? Personally, I'd rather see agents go the way of the dodo.
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Default Re: Culpepper, unable to catch on as free agent, retires at age 31

So, no more "rolling of the arms" or whatever that motion was....
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He should've had an agent. If he did, he'd likely be employed by now. Eh
Just call David Carr's agent, as if he can find work for him......
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Don't we all lament what agents have done to the game? Personally, I'd rather see agents go the way of the dodo.
Some agents have too much power that they abuse. I think run of the mill agents may help out run of the mill players. Many guys coming into the league are naïve in the ways of business.
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Default Re: Culpepper, unable to catch on as free agent, retires at age 31

If no one hires you, is it really a retirement?
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Don't we all lament what agents have done to the game? Personally, I'd rather see agents go the way of the dodo.
those who don't understand the business say things like this, yes
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So, no more "rolling of the arms" or whatever that motion was....
Getcha roll on Pep.......!
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Those who think they know the business respond to things like that with something like this, yes
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oh lawd ya got me
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