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Old 03-07-2006, 05:49 PM   #31
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i jus hope he dont become a cowgirl anyone but them!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-07-2006, 06:23 PM   #32
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So now the coaches should play players that fans appreciate. Thats how I want my team to be coached. Lets hear it for another 10 years of loosing. I just don't under stand how a coach with all his success in football and nascar made it. He just goes and plays who ever he wants good or bad (its because they are his man) can just keep winning.
yes because that is what i said. if lavar was benched because he wasn't as talented then I have no problem. bench him because he's lavar...and then your at fault...regardless he's gone, im not bitter. I think he would have taken joe gibbs team on his shoulders with success, but im no coach

its not like he's t.o. lavar is a character football player that plays with heart. argue differently and your insane.
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Old 03-07-2006, 08:24 PM   #33
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taylor21 welcome.just like thatguy said,its strictly a business decision.just about all high priced stars get cut sometime during their career
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:03 PM   #34
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"The 27-year old recently agreed to a buyout of his contract with the Redskins, instead of waiting until June to be released. In a radio interview in Washington yesterday, Arrington said he wants to stay in the NFC East, but would prefer not to play for the Cowboys, leaving the Eagles and Giants as potential destinations."- Scouts Inc, ESPN Insider...

That says something. Any guy who ever considered himself a "true Redskin" would still have that "anyone but Dallas" mindset. I wish him the best...
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:04 PM   #35
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Hey DMEK, What's up? I didn't know there were any other Lancaster people on this site...
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I think the best thing that could happen would be him going to a team in the east but it won't be Philly. Philly runs a defense like Williams, the sum is much greater than the parts. Also, the Philly D is based on discipline and Lavar showed this year that he can function in a disciplined system but he cannot thrive. I would just line up Cooley on his side and watch Cooley score touchdowns on Lavar like Shockey (and any other pro bowl tight end). How come it was the Grim Reaper who had all of the big plays against the tight ends and not Lavar?
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Old 03-07-2006, 10:33 PM   #37
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Based on all I've read about Lavar's departure and remarks, he seemed to show some real class, especially after his complaints last season. I wish him the best; he certainly provided us with some exciting moments throughout his career here.
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Old 03-08-2006, 12:39 AM   #38
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Based on all I've read about Lavar's departure and remarks, he seemed to show some real class, especially after his complaints last season. I wish him the best; he certainly provided us with some exciting moments throughout his career here.
That's what i've noticed as well about him being classy. I think the media made it worse by making it an issue like they always do. I hate how skins fans are so quick to so good riddance.

HE KILLED TROY AIKMAN. It was in the film room i watched it so many times i still see aikman w/ his head down getting patted on the back and he looks up as if to say i'm dying.

I bleed burgundy and possibly some gold hasn't happened yet but i think its in there and he was part of the team #2 overall draft pick always gonna have respect for him and extra thanks to him for sayin he doesn't wanna go to the _alice cowgirls.
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Old 03-08-2006, 12:40 AM   #39
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To my fellow fans, I make this statement: whether you disagree with me or not.. Lavar Has been the Heart and Soul of this team for 7 years. When he missed a tackle, I admit- I slandered his name- BUT- when he was on his game - I cheered him relentlessly. His interpersonal squabble with Dan ref: the bonus money was not his downfall but the skins. Yes the skins may have won games without him - but we all waited impatiently for Lavar to take the field over with his ability and charisma. I will sadly miss him, because he is WASHINGTON - He will always be a REDSKIN to me.
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bleedburgendy,which acura you work at?my father in law works at jones in lancaster
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its the nfl. ditching your stars when they earn too much is the norm.
Exactly! Prove your worth tuesday through sunday in the fall.

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bleedburgendy,which acura you work at?my father in law works at jones in lancaster
That's an old detail, I haven't worked there for quite some time...
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To my fellow fans, I make this statement: whether you disagree with me or not.. Lavar Has been the Heart and Soul of this team for 7 years. When he missed a tackle, I admit- I slandered his name- BUT- when he was on his game - I cheered him relentlessly. His interpersonal squabble with Dan ref: the bonus money was not his downfall but the skins. Yes the skins may have won games without him - but we all waited impatiently for Lavar to take the field over with his ability and charisma. I will sadly miss him, because he is WASHINGTON - He will always be a REDSKIN to me.
He wasn't the heart and soul the last two years he was just another overpriced player. He expected the team to change for his benefit instead of benefitting the team by changing.

If he plays for Dallas he is dead to me...
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Old 03-08-2006, 10:21 AM   #44
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I'm not shaming the redskins for this season (my favorite thus far as I am only 20 and can barely remember the last of the glory days), just simply the handling of his talent. They made the situation personal as the drama started suspiciously after the whole contract dispute incident (if theres a problem w/ buisness... it should stay buisness). It seems to me that a player of his caliber should be on the field more frequently then he was...regardless....

I just find it hard to believe it was ever about his talent or his contributions to the team on the field. I blame the redskins for making it the lose/lose situation that eventually resulted. If it was a legitimate talent issue... then I'll shut up, but I simply don't believe it was.

If he puts on silver and blue... god help him
"suspiciously after the whole contract dispute incident"
Sure about that? Was his knee injury that occured exactly one game after the contract dispute suspicious?
All accounts are that Lavar tried to rush back too soon from the injury, reinjured it & then in the offseason ripped the team for how they "rushed" him back. When confronted by reporters after Gibbs disagreed w/his statements in his outburst, Lavar had no comment & implied it was the media's fault.
The skins have had plenty of mgmt. problems, but to say he was made an example of is to ignore all of lavar's faults, on & off field. Seems lavar made more public comments about the contract than the skins did.
Its all a pity that it had to end like this. My opinion is that the Danny hates the postons & Lavar sided w/them when they were obviously at fault for not reviewing the contract. Maybe Lavar was verbally promised an extra 6.5 mil, that would put his signing bonus at over $20 mil! Has anyone ever really mentioned that? That's a huge bonus, even for the danny, and way above market value.
Did things get personal & impact his playing time? perhaps, but who's attitude changed & when? Lavar did start right after the dispute, but then he got hurt. Lavar has been classy for the most part here & I wish him well, but he deserves much of the blame, & he certainly deserves blame for overpusuing, being out of position & biting on play fakes.
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Old 03-08-2006, 11:57 AM   #45
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I hate antonio pierce and champ. They both never shut the **** up. I know antonio has done nothing wrong... yet involving lavar but if Lavar ever ends up talking shit about the skins like bailey and antonio i will be more hurt than pissed.
Dont you see a common thread here. Players leaving with bad tastes in there mouth. started with Brian mitchell, Art monk(both should have never worn another jersey)brad johnson,steven davis, champ bailey, trotter,smoot,peirce. now lavar. I know players tend to say things when they leave, but for all of them to say the same thing, that isn't a coinsodence.
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