Derrick Brooks Released

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  1. swtbound07

    swtbound07 Jackass of Day!

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    Just wanted to make a seperate thread to honor one of the greats, 11 time pro bowler derrick brooks. Tampa thanks you for the memories.
     
  2. Goldensilence

    Goldensilence hipster elite

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    Cato June was also released. Might be worth a look.

    Man that's going to be weird seeing the Bucs W/O Brooks. Guy has been an absolute all-pro on and off the field.
     
  3. bah007

    bah007 Hall of Fame

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    Brooks and Ronde Barber were two of my favorite players when I was growing up.

    Those guys are class acts. Brooks next stop is surely the Hall of Fame is he decides to hang it up.
     
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    yeah, brooks lost a step over night it seems... i think i'd pass on both.
     
  5. HoustonFrog

    HoustonFrog Dallas Frog

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    Hell they released all the good old timers

    Buccaneers released RB Warrick Dunn, LB Derrick Brooks, WR Joey Galloway, WR Ike Hilliard, and LB Cato June.
     
  6. gtexan02

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    June is only 29. Why did he drop off so much from Indy to TB?
     
  7. Texecutioner

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    Dunn had a decent season for them running the ball behind Graham. I wonder why they got rid of him.
     
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    Maybe the expect Cadillac back 100%?(which i cant see happening)

    I'm wondering why myself.
     
  9. ArlingtonTexan

    ArlingtonTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    If not mistaken, June played SLB in tampa versus WLB in Indy.
     
  10. DiehardChris

    DiehardChris You betcha!

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    There aren't a lot of players you can say were better in their prime than Derrick Brooks. That guy was an animal in his time.
     
  11. WolverineFan

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    He is small for a LB and he did play WLB for Indy.

    I think Brooks will hang it up at this point and I like June, but I don't know if we are going to make a run at him. If were not going to draft a LB then I say we test the waters with him.
     
  12. PapaL

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    Brooks will go down as one the all time greats. In his time there few if any in his league. The guy could do it all, sideline to sideline, balls to the wall.
     
  13. El Tejano

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    GM said they are wanting to get younger but I think it's the head coach wanting some room to draft his own.
     
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    bah007 Hall of Fame

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    IMO he was better than Ray Lewis.

    They play different positions but I was always turned off by the fact that Lewis got so much hype (deservedly) and Brooks got very little (undeservedly).
     
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    There's a joke about Brooks and Dunn here.
     
  16. PapaL

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    Remember the year Brooks was picking off passes and returning them for TDs?

    I use to do a FF w/D players, Brooks was always my first pick. He did it all.
     
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    Badda Bing, badda boom.......:doot:
     

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