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Old 12-03-2009, 03:45 PM   #46
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I think it's funny, I have not figured out how the system works?
Lose an OG hire a RB
Lose a OT hire a QB
Lose a RB hire a LT
Lose a TE hire a FB
Lose a RB hire a QB
Lose a DE hire a WR

The problem with the Skins is they view the PS as a place to keep the extra players instead of the place to keep and develope young talent.
no one has including the redskins
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Old 12-04-2009, 01:55 PM   #47
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I think it's funny, I have not figured out how the system works?

Lose an OG hire a RB
Lose a OT hire a QB
Lose a RB hire a LT
Lose a TE hire a FB
Lose a RB hire a QB
Lose a DE hire a WR

The problem with the Skins is they view the PS as a place to keep the extra players instead of the place to keep and develope young talent.
Your list can't be complete...there's no punter scenario.

It WAS lose Punter, demote Cooley, but then Cooley was lost and threw the entire system off.
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Old 12-04-2009, 06:18 PM   #48
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eloi has some ups holy s

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Old 12-05-2009, 03:27 AM   #49
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I think it's funny, I have not figured out how the system works?

Lose an OG hire a RB
Lose a OT hire a QB
Lose a RB hire a LT
Lose a TE hire a FB
Lose a RB hire a QB
Lose a DE hire a WR

The problem with the Skins is they view the PS as a place to keep the extra players instead of the place to keep and develope young talent.
They're more likely to put someone in active roster that can start or make a contribution, so it's not always position for position.
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Old 12-05-2009, 03:28 AM   #50
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where were you this offseason? lol
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Old 12-09-2009, 12:37 AM   #51
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Ok, easy come easy go....

Press Release: REDSKINS SIGN JAMES ROBINSON TO PRACTICE SQUAD; RELEASE KEITH ELOI - EXTREMESKINS.com

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December 8, 2009



REDSKINS SIGN JAMES ROBINSON TO PRACTICE SQUAD; RELEASE KEITH ELOI



LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed wide receiver James Robinson to their practice squad. To make room on the practice squad, the Redskins released wide receiver Keith Eloi.

Robinson (6-3, 200) has spent parts of the 2009 season on both the Cleveland Browns’ and Miami Dolphins’ practice squads. He signed as a member of the Browns’ practice squad on Nov. 18, but was released on Dec. 1. Robinson originally entered the NFL as a free agent with the Miami Dolphins on Aug. 10, but was later released on Sept. 5. He re-signed with the Dolphins’ practice squad on Sept. 7, but was released on Nov. 3.

Robinson will wear jersey No. 14. He played collegiately at Butler (Kan.) Community College.

Eloi was signed to the Redskins’ practice squad on Dec. 2.


Maybe Eloi can be brought back under the new management and hopefully developed.
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Old 12-09-2009, 01:27 AM   #52
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Ahh yeah caught that earlier but forgot to post it. Wonder what they see in Robinson over Eloi, not that I really know enough about either to say that they shouldn't have made the move.
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Old 12-09-2009, 09:34 AM   #53
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I think Eloi is just seriously raw. I think at the high school level he has so much talent he over shadows everyone else. I think at the college level where you might have 1 player at each position who is great while the others are just going through the motion hoping someone picks them up.

Eloi strikes me as the player that is definitly not the best WR of any bunch but is most likely the best on his team. Most likely never taught the finer points of the position cause college does not have time to teach that. Players come in and are gone two or three years later skipping out on their Junior or Senior year to apply for the draft. On any given Pro NFL team his abilities create interest but with out the finer points and with out any position coach wanting to take the time one on one to develope him he will be in this position. On a practice squad, off a practice squad.

What he really needs to do is find the best of the best, like a Jerry Rice or someone who can spend the time with him during one off season and work with him every day. Maybe by next year he would be ready to help out the team a little.... like Kelly. One ball a game.
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my only question about it is, I don't see WR depth as much of a need, so why not bring in, um i dont know OL? or LB's? I don't get much of the logic. Now maybe they try to mirror opponents, and use them for practice that way, I don't know. But if they are using it as a developmental tool, then other positions would top my list...
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Old 12-09-2009, 09:49 AM   #55
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my only question about it is, I don't see WR depth as much of a need, so why not bring in, um i dont know OL? or LB's? I don't get much of the logic. Now maybe they try to mirror opponents, and use them for practice that way, I don't know. But if they are using it as a developmental tool, then other positions would top my list...
maybe we're not interested in any linemen out there.. i don't know.. kind of hard to say
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The practice squad is used more as a scout team that practices along with the starters during the week and helps them get ready for the opponent. I'm not really sure what the reasoning is behind selecting different players
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The practice squad is used more as a scout team that practices along with the starters during the week and helps them get ready for the opponent. I'm not really sure what the reasoning is behind selecting different players
it's to find out everything they know about the team we are about to play
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The practice squad is used more as a scout team that practices along with the starters during the week and helps them get ready for the opponent. I'm not really sure what the reasoning is behind selecting different players
And frankly who cares. I've never heard of anyone stressing the importance of making sound practice squad moves in building a winner.
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it's to find out everything they know about the team we are about to play
Eloi played for no one and this new guy played for Cleveland and Miami...so I have no clue what the reasoning for any of the moves are any more.
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Old 12-09-2009, 12:12 PM   #60
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My oppinion which is worth probably nothing is the practice squad is for teams to keep and develope players for the future. Apparently it's not.

On a side note just heard on 94.4FM that someone was moved up from PS and Alridge was resigned.
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