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  1. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    Maybe that DUI last year opened his eyes up some?

    Vince Young hires agent in hopes of reviving playing career
    http://www.espn.com/college-footbal...oung-hires-agent-leigh-steinberg-eye-comeback

     
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    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    Young told police he had consumed only "3-4 beers" prior to getting into his truck. No way a male drinker of his known magnitude of party drinking tolerance demonstrates police findings. When arrested, Young refused a breathalyzer test. But his blood alcohol concentration taken within an hour of being pulled over was 3 Xs the legal limit.............0.246. He has been nailed with 18 months probation for the arrest, a $300 fine, and 60 hours of community service. He's also be commanded to attend a drunk driving class and maintain a car breathalyzer device for nine months.

    In the very unlikely event that he ever makes it to the NFL, he would already be facing a 2 game suspension right off the bat.

    With his Wonderlic score of 6 type of smarts and his past choices, how much he "learned" in his drunk driving test or from his other "learning" experiences have to be very questionable.
     
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  3. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    That DUI was January 2016.
     
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    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    Steinberg has reported that Vince Young is in talks with CFL's Roughriders.
     
  6. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    Ex-Patriots C Leonard Myers has reportedly died of an ongoing battle with cancer (type not identified).................at age 38. Way too young. RIP
     
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    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Very interesting read... for me anyway


    20 plays every NFL coach should steal

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  11. TheRealJoker

    TheRealJoker Hall of Fame

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    Dolphins acquire Julius Thomas from Jags for a 7th round pick. Reunited with Adam Gase who he had his best years under. Good move for the Fins. I wanted him on the Texans to compliment Fido when I read he was a possible cap casualty this offseason.
     
  12. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    Not sure why they are doing it as 2 separate trades but it is really Julius Thomas for Branden Albert.
     
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    DeMeco Ryans has been hired by the 49ers as a defensive quality control coach. Wish we could've added him to our staff for his career change but maybe we'll get him down the line...
     
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    Darrelle Revis hearing delay could be precursor to a plea deal
    February 21, 2017, 7:20 PM EST


    On the same day that Pittsburgh attorney Robert Del Greco Jr. finagled a glorified parking ticket for Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter, Del Greco may have laid the foundation for getting a similar outcome for Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis.

    A postponement in a preliminary hearing set for February 23 to March 15 could be (key words: could be) a precursor to resolving the case with a citation or similar wrist-slap. Then again, it’s possible that it’s simply another example of the delays that routinely happen in the criminal justice system.

    The action pushes the court appearance beyond the date on which the Jets have to decide whether to pay a $2 million roster bonus to Revis. In Pennsylvania, the preliminary hearing typically entails the presentation of evidence to support the pending charges. While the standard of proof to allow the case to continue is low, it’s an opportunity for the prosecution to disclose potentially embarrassing and troubling facts that otherwise aren’t yet publicly known. The information revealed could, in theory, have been a factor in the decision as to whether the Jets would pay the $2 million bonus.

    As a practical matter, it shouldn’t matter. The Jets need to make a football decision as to Revis, given the ambiguity and (for now) the holes in the case that seem to give rise to reasonable doubt. While it could be argued that the Jets should pay Revis the $2 million because they already owe him $6 million fully guaranteed (the guarantee will void if he’s suspended before the season starts), a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT the $6 million is subject to offset language. If he’s cut now, the Jets would get credit for the first $6 million Revis earns elsewhere in 2017.

    Even if he doesn’t earn $6 million, the Jets will get dollar-for-dollar credit based on the compensation in his next contract for 2017. Thus, with or without the pending charges, the smart move could be to move on from Revis and hope that someone else pays him $6 million or something close to it for 2017.

    That’s a far better outcome than keeping him at a total compensation package of $17 million in 2017, which is what the Jets will owe him if he’s on the roster as of Week One.
     
  15. chicagotexan2

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    Just thinking about the GREAT Warren Moon. I loved watching him play. The man threw a beautiful tight spirals with a minimal arch and hit his receivers in stride.

     
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    This is one of the times seats at the stadium can count. Folks want to convert vets, stars especially, into coaches. But if you see the sidelines that never reach camera you can see who is in contention for that transition. Aaron Glenn and DeMeco looked like fighter pilots describing engagements to other players damn near between every series. They were already coaching. Smith was one of the few who could get Mario to settle down and listen. Game day AJ was 110% focused on his best effort. In camp, etc. he gave some advice but not the same thing.
     
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    We had the most impossible luck, there was .01 chance of our #1 prospect and biggest need Derrick Johnson falling into our laps - and we traded down for Okoye
    We got lucky drafting a GREAT ILB and true leader in Demeco Ryans (in the second round) - who suffered too major of injuries to be the player we needed
    We got lucky and drafted another GREAT ILB and pure, violent, athletic football playing SOB - a perfect partner to Demeco (before Ryans was injured) - and then has his knee destroyed (twice) a couple years later.

    I'm kinda wondering if our ILB position is cursed.
     
  19. infantrycak

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    We were a [] hair away from having the best ILB duo of our generation, possibly ever.
     
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    Earl Mitchell signs with Niners on 4-year, $16M deal



    I wish he had played four years in Houston. Heck, I'd like for him to have played all 7 in Houston. I'm sure he would have if we had Wade, RAC, or Vrabel back in 2010. IMO this is evidence of the same BS between Rick Smith & our coaches that has sabotaged many of our mid round draft picks.

    Yeah, many of them were rough around the edges, in need of the special attention only the team that drafted them would invest. But that's what coaches are for right?
     
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