Warpath  

Home | Forums | Salary Cap Info | Shop | Donate | Stay Connected




Go Back   Warpath > Redskins Forums > Redskins Locker Room


Redskins Release Torrence

Redskins Locker Room


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-08-2008, 07:26 PM   #16
Registered User
 
johnerotten's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: commonwealth of va
Posts: 795
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

wonder if dallas will pick up torrence?
johnerotten is offline   Reply With Quote

Advertisements
Old 11-08-2008, 07:34 PM   #17
Pro Bowl
 
53Fan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Kill Devil Hills, N.C.
Posts: 7,400
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

Good question Tripp.
__________________
"Cautiously And Optimistically... Looking Forward To Change"
53Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:36 PM   #18
Special Teams
 
JankySpanky80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 267
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

As fans we don't understand stuff like this but behind the scenes the NFL is still a business. The coaching staff had to have their reasons maybe a little backlash by the fans will get a solid answer....who knows. Torrence did allow Avery to catch that prayer from Bulger but i wouldn't pin the loss on him though considering the offense had 3 turnovers in that game. The big ? is who replaces him as the gunner on punts. I'm sure its not Hall.
__________________
JANK-e SPANK-e
JankySpanky80 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:39 PM   #19
Franchise Player
 
SFREDSKIN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Pacifica, CA
Posts: 7,867
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

Quote:
Originally Posted by JankySpanky80 View Post
The big ? is who replaces him as the gunner on punts. I'm sure its not Hall.
Kareem Moore?
__________________
Joe Gibbs- The best coach of all time, Lombardi trophy should be renamed Gibbs.

Art Monk- Art was like an OL playing WR, doing the dirty work and not getting the glory.

Darrell Green- Best DB ever.


Purveyor of fine Filth
SFREDSKIN is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:45 PM   #20
Living Legend
 
GTripp0012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Evanston, IL
Age: 26
Posts: 15,994
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

If Hall can hold on to the ball, he should actually be returning punts.
__________________
according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
GTripp0012 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:47 PM   #21
Special Teams
 
JankySpanky80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 267
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

Quote:
Originally Posted by GTripp0012 View Post
If Hall can hold on to the ball, he should actually be returning punts.
Hopefully that works out b/c ARE just don't have it any more. Moss showed him how it is done.
__________________
JANK-e SPANK-e
JankySpanky80 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:49 PM   #22
Playmaker
 
skinsfan_nn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Newport News,Virginia
Age: 50
Posts: 4,495
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

Two takes on the Torrence release, Redskin Insider:

Redskins Insider
__________________
"There's no greater feeling than moving a man from Point A to Point B, against his will." #68

THANKS COACH GIBBS FOR EVERYTHING! YOUR THE MAN AND ALWAYS WILL BE!
skinsfan_nn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 08:29 PM   #23
Living Legend
 
That Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Springfield, VA
Age: 32
Posts: 16,279
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

not a fan of cutting torrence... saying hall is comparable to torrence or worse is f'ing ridiculous though. I would have rather tossed tryon too... he's terrible.
__________________
Who says shameless self promotion is stupid? oh yeah, that was me... Click For Tunes!
That Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 08:46 PM   #24
Camp Scrub
 
HAILItsGAMEDAY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Georgetown
Posts: 94
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

Torrence was a joke I'm glad he's gone! Bye Bye Politician Leigh!!!
HAILItsGAMEDAY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 10:33 PM   #25
Playmaker
 
Paintrain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Age: 44
Posts: 4,952
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

I was surprised it was Torrence but no big deal. Cutting Tryon wouldn't have made us a better team than if we cut Torrence. There's not much difference once you get to past the 50th man on the roster.

I hope we see Hall at the 3rd CB and starting PR vs. Dallas.
__________________
Challenge Greatness! Be A Leader! Make A Difference!
Paintrain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 10:47 PM   #26
Pro Bowl
 
SirClintonPortis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 6,052
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

Well, Torrence did commit that holding penalty in the Lions game...
SirClintonPortis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 10:55 PM   #27
The Starter
 
RMSkins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Age: 26
Posts: 1,066
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

I'm definitely not a huge fan of the move. It looks like Vinny is trying really hard to ride with all of his draft picks through the season(not including Brooks). Tryon or Rob Jackson could've easily been cut considering they probably would've passed waivers and could have been signed to the PS. All I have to say is that Malcolm Kelly better be ready to play against the Cowboys because it will look real funny when he can't go and we could've put him on IR instead of releasing Torrence. Torrence isn't the best CB in the world, but he played solidly for us these past two seasons, he was decent on special teams, and he knows the defense well.
RMSkins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 11:54 PM   #28
The Starter
 
skinsnut's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 2,224
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

I am totally shocked...Torrence was a very solid #4 cb.
Can we really say he was the worst player on the team?...hardly.
Was he even the worst CB....no way....Tryon is crap right now.

Why not release Tryon, he would certainly clear waivers...then we could stick him on the practice squad where he belongs anyways.

Not to mention, the bad blood this will create in the locker room, Hall will now be seen as the guy that got Torrence cut....according to this story, the team loved Torrence
Redskins cut former Falcon to make room for Hall | ajc.com
__________________
I hate Dallas...Period
skinsnut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2008, 12:06 AM   #29
Playmaker
 
skinsfan_nn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Newport News,Virginia
Age: 50
Posts: 4,495
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

Quote:
Originally Posted by skinsnut View Post
I am totally shocked...Torrence was a very solid #4 cb.
Can we really say he was the worst player on the team?...hardly.
Was he even the worst CB....no way....Tryon is crap right now.

Why not release Tryon, he would certainly clear waivers...then we could stick him on the practice squad where he belongs anyways.

Not to mention, the bad blood this will create in the locker room, Hall will now be seen as the guy that got Torrence cut....according to this story, the team loved Torrence
Redskins cut former Falcon to make room for Hall | ajc.com
These guys understand this is a business. You make the best business decisions you have to with the information you have or based on what the head coach and Co. wants.

Its a story. Thats all. And you are basing there will be bad blood in the locker room on that? There are always players or close friends on the team that hate to see another player cut, but they will forget all about Torrence very quickly.

To many vets that have been in this business for to long and understand it well, the weak link or odd man out is the first to go.

Torrence being let go will NOT create any bad blood in the locker room, this team wants to go somewhere, like to a super bowl. This team wants the best group of players on that field and roster period, no matter what the Monday morning QB's think.
__________________
"There's no greater feeling than moving a man from Point A to Point B, against his will." #68

THANKS COACH GIBBS FOR EVERYTHING! YOUR THE MAN AND ALWAYS WILL BE!
skinsfan_nn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2008, 12:12 AM   #30
Camp Scrub
 
HAILItsGAMEDAY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Georgetown
Posts: 94
Re: Redskins Release Torrence

When Hall gets his first pick 6 the team will quickly forget allll about that mediocre player. Leigh Who????
HAILItsGAMEDAY is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site is not officially affiliated with the Washington Redskins or the NFL.
Page generated in 0.25697 seconds with 9 queries

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0 RC5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25