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Old 08-31-2010   #1
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Default Derrick Ward Released

I don't have a link I can share, it was sent via email alert from one of the fantasy football web sites, but it looks like Tampa Bay released Derrick Ward.
I think he still might have some value to a team like the Texans.
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Thanks for picking up my slack.
Man, the reports have been awful on the guy though. I'll admit that I haven't watched him myself, but I'm not sure he's worth even a sniff after some of the stuff I've read and he just got thrown off the Bucs who don't have anything at RB really.

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Bucs released RB Derrick Ward.
It may seem hard to believe that the Bucs would cut ties with Ward one year after signing him to a four-year, $17 million contract, but anybody watching him run in preseason action could see the writing on the wall. Ward has lost more than few steps, and the difference in burst between him and Kareem Huggins was stark. Huggins will move into the change-of-pace role while Cadillac Williams solidifies his standing as the lead back. GM Mark Dominik's seat continues

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Sounds like another older broken down back to me, but I guess you wouldn't have to pay him anything really.
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I knew he would bust out in Tampa as a featured back. He was a product of the Giants system. Brandon Jacobs would beat up the defenses and then they would put in Ward to change up the pace. Ward had some speed and performed well after Jacobs had already worn down a defense. He should have never left NY but he did get over paid in Tampa so I am sure he has no regrets.
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Other names that you may or may not be interested in.

Big name, once-productive vets might be on the NFL chopping block

-Colt McCoy
-Laurence Maroney
-Pat White
-Willie Parker
-Sam Hurd
-Kris Brown
-Sinorice Moss
-Deion Branch
-Chris Simms
-Rhett Bomar

More names that could be cut or traded :

Matt Leinart
Willie Parker
Michael Clayton
Dennis Northcutt
Brandon Stokley
Clint Ingram
Darren Sharper
Sage Rosenfels
Gosder Cherilus
Jake Grove
Jason Spitz
Alphonso Smith
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Other names that you may or may not be interested in.

Big name, once-productive vets might be on the NFL chopping block

-Colt McCoy
-Laurence Maroney
-Pat White
-Willie Parker
-Sam Hurd
-Kris Brown
-Sinorice Moss
-Deion Branch
-Chris Simms
-Rhett Bomar

More names that could be cut or traded :

Matt Leinart
Willie Parker
Michael Clayton
Dennis Northcutt
Brandon Stokley
Clint Ingram
Darren Sharper
Sage Rosenfels
Gosder Cherilus
Jake Grove
Jason Spitz
Alphonso Smith
Smith and Mccoy are the shocking players on the list. Smith was a 2nd round pick last year & the Broncos also traded their first this year to draft him. Cutting him after just one year would be terrible for Mcdaniels. As for Mccoy: I don't understand why the Browns wouldn't just place him on their roster & try to develop him. Even if he has struggled so far in training camp & preseason there really is no downside to keep him on the roster to try to develop him. Cutting him right now would just be wasting a third round pick.
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Other names that you may or may not be interested in.

Big name, once-productive vets might be on the NFL chopping block

-Colt McCoy
-Laurence Maroney
-Pat White
-Willie Parker
-Sam Hurd
-Kris Brown
-Sinorice Moss
-Deion Branch
-Chris Simms
-Rhett Bomar

More names that could be cut or traded :

Matt Leinart
Willie Parker
Michael Clayton
Dennis Northcutt
Brandon Stokley
Clint Ingram
Darren Sharper
Sage Rosenfels
Gosder Cherilus
Jake Grove
Jason Spitz
Alphonso Smith
I would love Maroney in a Texans uniform
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I would love Maroney in a Texans uniform
Why? He has never played a full season, nor has he broken the 1000 yd mark.

Might be a decent backup, but probably way too costly.
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Why? He has never played a full season, nor has he broken the 1000 yd mark.

Might be a decent backup, but probably way too costly.
Good in the return game and special teams if nothing else.

I think he could be a good 3rd back with Slaton and Foster as well.
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Other names that you may or may not be interested in.

Big name, once-productive vets might be on the NFL chopping block

-Colt McCoy
-Laurence Maroney
-Pat White
-Willie Parker
-Sam Hurd
-Kris Brown
-Sinorice Moss
-Deion Branch
-Chris Simms
-Rhett Bomar

More names that could be cut or traded :

Matt Leinart
Willie Parker
Michael Clayton
Dennis Northcutt
Brandon Stokley
Clint Ingram
Darren Sharper
Sage Rosenfels
Gosder Cherilus
Jake Grove
Jason Spitz
Alphonso Smith
Sign me up for

Grove-Upgrade or good backup to Myers.

Northcutt-Punt returner,Gunner on ST's, allows JJ to concentrate on WR full time.
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Other names that you may or may not be interested in.

Big name, once-productive vets might be on the NFL chopping block

-Colt McCoy
-Laurence Maroney
-Pat White
-Willie Parker
-Sam Hurd
-Kris Brown
-Sinorice Moss
-Deion Branch
-Chris Simms
-Rhett Bomar

More names that could be cut or traded :

Matt Leinart
Willie Parker
Michael Clayton
Dennis Northcutt
Brandon Stokley
Clint Ingram
Darren Sharper
Sage Rosenfels
Gosder Cherilus
Jake Grove
Jason Spitz
Alphonso Smith
Rosencopter!
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Rosencopter!
2nd that.........no joke
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2nd that.........no joke
3rd that with no joke either.
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Other names that you may or may not be interested in.

Big name, once-productive vets might be on the NFL chopping block

-Colt McCoy
-Laurence Maroney
-Pat White
-Willie Parker
-Sam Hurd
-Kris Brown
-Sinorice Moss
-Deion Branch
-Chris Simms
-Rhett Bomar

More names that could be cut or traded :

Matt Leinart
Willie Parker
Michael Clayton
Dennis Northcutt
Brandon Stokley
Clint Ingram
Darren Sharper
Sage Rosenfels
Gosder Cherilus
Jake Grove
Jason Spitz
Alphonso Smith
I would take any of the highlighted guys if the price is right. Mostly as backups, but A.Smith could be a very good corner if he got halfway decent coaching. The Denver staff has screwed with his head and jacked up his technique.
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Broncos may be forced to admit mistake on Smith
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We still haven't called Ward?
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We still haven't called Ward?
Nope, and I doubt we will...
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Default Re: Derrick Ward Released

I thought I'd dig up this thread because I don't have very many correct predictions about our players.
I always thought Ward would be a good fit for us, dating back to before he became a FA from the Giants.
I was also pimping Arian from his first action in camp last year. Yaaay me!

I hate patting myself on the back, but the whole Kubiak situation has me desperately in need of ANYTHING positive to talk about.
Please forgive my self-indulgence.
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