Tony Parrish

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  1. mexican_texan

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    Think he's any better than Michael Stone?
     
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    "The 49ers released Parrish to make room for veteran linebacker Jay Foreman, ..."

    Gah! :challenge
     
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    Made me do a triple-take. Weird.
     
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    He has had a better career than Michael Stone, but he did not seem to recover after missing a good portion of 2005 with an injury. If you are a proponent of veterans being able to teach stuff to younger players, he would be a candidate. At issue would be that like most of the safeties on our roster already, his weakness has always been in coverage. I am assuming that recent enough injury and age (at least 30) has done nothing to improve Parrish in that respect.
     
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    I'm sure he's getting old at this point but when I followed him a year or two ago he was a top 10 safety.
     
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    We should bring him in for a tryout.

    He's been in a Pro Bowl (the year he had 9 INTs) so I dont think he could be as bad as Brown.

    We could also use some veteran leadership on the D.
     
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    is there a way we could get him is he just a fa now? im not familar with that stuff.
     
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    Bring 'em in!!

    By the way did that article say that signed Jay Foreman? I thought he was completely out of football. They really must be desperate at the LB spot.
     


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    He was released from his contract so he is just a FA now.

    I dont expect that the Texans will pick him up now since by the time he got used to our defense the season would be over.

    But I would still like to have him.

    It really isn't good when your team's 2 defensive leaders are a rookie (Ryans) & a 5-year veteran (Weaver).

    I think our secondary would improve drastically with the leadership & ability that Parrish brings.
     
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    Depends on your outlook... I for one am glad to see a Rookie as a leader that will be a stable figure in the defense to come. It says a lot about the direction of the franchise.

    It says a lot about the past too... but you can only whine and moan about the past and cannot change it.
     
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    I'm not doubting that Ryans is picking up the slack.

    I just dont think he should be forced to because he is a rookie.

    Rookies are supposed to learn from veterans in their early years & then they become leaders.

    DeMeco stepped in & instantly became a leader. I am proud of him & I love the fact that he is on our team but I think it is unfair for him to have so much on his shoulders in just his rookie season.

    He is still learning the transition from college to pros & players older than him are looking up at him.

    We just dont have the luxury of having a lot of veteran leadership.
     
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    we should pick him up, keep him for the offseason and everything, maybe can get CC brown to play better, and hes a vet leader, if we can get him for cheap, then it would be a damn good idea
     

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