Deon is available!

Discussion in 'The National Football League' started by Ibar_Harry, Apr 7, 2006.

  1. Ibar_Harry

    Ibar_Harry Hall of Fame

    Apr 29, 2004
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    Could we use him? He certainly is an older guy, but he does know how to play the game. Perhaps he could help PBUC and DROB improve their techniques. Could he become a safety instead of a CB in our scheme of things. He had only 2 ints last year, but the yards on those 2 ints were greater than his historical average. I would imagine he would not be that expensive given his age.
  2. kiwitexansfan

    kiwitexansfan Site Contributor

    Jun 26, 2005
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    Auckland, New Zealand
    As in Sanders???

    Surely you jest??

    And as a safety!?!?!?! one of the worst tacklers in the history of the game (slight exaggeration maybe). Why not just line up P-Buc back there.

    Let him go gracefully back to the broadcast booth.

    Unless he wants to be a DB coach, and even then I think we are well served there.

  3. MasterC25

    MasterC25 Rookie

    Jan 12, 2006
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    You mean DEION Sanders. I would not want him play but coaching CB's absolutly would welcome it.
  4. Corrosion

    Corrosion Idealist

    May 1, 2004
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    QB Purgatory

    Play him at safety ? Ill pass , He isnt a good enough tackler for me to consider him there ..... He's better than P-Burnt in that department but thats because he at least try's , not because he's good at it .... He's was / is a great cover guy but I wouldnt want to have to rely on him supporting the run .:twocents:

    Also IF Deon were to play somewhere next season I'd wager it would only be for a team he felt could contend to win it all.
  5. Texans Horror

    Texans Horror Hall of Fame

    Sep 11, 2005
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    Safety is the last major hole that we still need to fill. I used to think our #33 pick would go to a lineman, but I'm starting to wonder if it will go to a Safety. Or will we try to trade up (2nd and third round this year/2nd round next year) to get a Huff? I think that's a lot of investment into this year, though, and not as likely as using a second round pick on a safety. Any thoughts?
  6. sprtsfanatic

    sprtsfanatic All Pro

    Apr 30, 2004
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    I agree with most others on this one....leave him alone unless he's willing to coach db's. No way would I have him donn a texans uniform and have him step on a field (especially as a safety).
  7. HJam72

    HJam72 Hall of Fame

    Aug 28, 2004
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    Over here.
    What I wanna know is why in the world would Deion Sanders want to come back and play again? Did he waste all his money on gambling or drugs or something? Obviously, his best days would be behind him.
  8. touttail

    touttail All Pro

    Nov 23, 2004
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    Deion wold definitely be a compliment to PBuc. They both would tuck their tails between their legs when it come to hitting someone!

    Bobby 119C
  9. Mr. White

    Mr. White H-Town Beatdown

    Jan 5, 2006
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    Sugar Land
    He's done. He's talking to the arena team in Austin about an ownership share as of yesterday.
  10. Keldar

    Keldar Veteran

    May 1, 2004
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    I get your point about coverage techniques, but I don't think he could possibly teach Puke-cannon any more about poor tackling. He is already better than Deion in that department, as impossible as that may seem.

  11. HowBoutThemCowboys!

    HowBoutThemCowboys! All Pro

    Jun 2, 2004
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    He was in Austin on Wedeneday. Thinking of owning the Arena League's Wranglers.


    Prime Time comes to Austin! Former NFL superstar Deion Sanders was at the Wranglers team office on Wednesday for a meeting with President Doug MacGregor and General Manager Glyn Milburn. Sanders is interested in joining the Wranglers organization.

    Deion Sanders

    On why he is in Austin meeting with the Wranglers:

    We had very productive meetings, and there are some exciting possibilities for me on the horizon with the Austin Wranglers. I’m excited to get back to talk with my other partners.

    I'm very interested in arena football. I love the game and have loved it for years. I really just have the time and commitment to give to it, so I'm exploring the opportunities.

    On what he knows about the city:

    I came down to Austin years ago for Cowboys training camps. Austin is a beautiful city with great scenery. And everyone knows about the Texas Longhorns and what they have done in baseball, football and basketball.

    On what he knows about the Austin Wranglers:

    I know this is a thriving community with a wonderful Arena Football League organization. I know this is an exciting brand of football. They’re good. They win. They are potentially going to make the playoffs. Anytime you think about investing in something, you learn more about it and how you would use your time and money.

    If I don't like what I see, I may just have to go down there and play. (laugh) You never know when I might put on a uniform. I would love to bring Prime Time to Austin.

    On his experience with Arena Football:

    It’s exciting. It’s totally opposite from the NFL where it’s better to watch it at home than watch it live. With Arena, it’s better to watch it live because it’s so exciting.

    From my time at Florida State, I have seen Arena Football with the teams there. I’ve taken my kids to see games. Even my grandmother likes Arena Football.

    On where he goes from here with the Wranglers:

    I’m excited about the meeting. You never kiss and tell.

    On what he thinks about the new NFL crackdown on celebrations:

    I love celebrations, but you don’t belittle opponents. I dance because that’s what I did as a child. I dance because I was happy. But there are Deion rules in the NFL. No more headbands, no bandanas, all kinds of rules.

    On the Dallas Cowboys’ recent acquisition of Terrell Owens:

    TO is a great fit. They got him at a bargain basement price, since he is the best receiver in the league. I talked with him last week. It’s not how you start, but how you finish. His problems weren’t on the field. You never speak about finances publicly, and that’s what happened with TO.

    On former Texas quarterback Vince Young and his NFL future:

    I would like to represent him. (laugh) He should be the first pick. It’s a travesty if he isn’t. I like his character, his personality, the things that his teammates say about him in the dark, when he isn’t there. I’m most definitely a big fan of his.

    Wranglers President Doug MacGregor

    On today’s meeting with Deion and future discussions:
    We are keenly interested in aggressively pursuing the opportunity to bring Deion Sanders into our organization in some capacity. This was just a preliminary meeting.

    On what Deion would bring to the Wranglers:

    I know that he is a man of character who brings a lot that this organization could benefit from. I won’t go into specifics, but we are exploring opportunities with Deion. All partners need to be completely aligned in this. There are no specific plans. Having an active, involved owner with the stature of Deion would be a huge asset to this team.

    Wranglers General Manager Glyn Milburn

    On how the relationship with Deion started:

    A good friend of mine, Robert Jones, won three Super Bowls with the Cowboys and was a teammate of Deion’s. They met at a reunion a few weeks back, and Deion expressed some interest in the Wranglers. He has always been a fan of Arena Football, and Robert has been involved with sponsorships.
  12. Maddict5

    Maddict5 Hall of Fame

    Jan 11, 2006
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    great idea i see us lining up something like this next season

    qb-steve young
    rb-emmitt smith
    wr-michael irvin, jerry rice

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