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Old 03-12-2010, 06:24 PM   #1
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:27 PM   #2
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Yay!!!!!!!
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:28 PM   #3
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I would have preferred W. Parker but I guess LJ will do.
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:29 PM   #4
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I like the move, mostly because I like the signing of players whose downside is right out there in the open for all to see. There's no hidden skeletons or performance failures in his closet. He's a character concern with a majorly declining skill set.

If the Redskins can make that work in the scheme, there's nothing but upside here.

Length of contract is a bit concerning (3 years), but that's the only part I dislike. For the reasons above, he's a much stronger choice than Tomlinson, Thomas Jones, Parker, Chester Taylor et al.
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:29 PM   #5
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Very mixed feelings about this, but when he's good (on the field) he's really good.
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:31 PM   #6
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So two former Chiefs signed.

When I think building a winner...I think 2009 Kansas City Chiefs roster
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:32 PM   #7
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I can't think of a troubled player that still had issue by the time they reached their third team.
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So two former Chiefs signed.

When I think building a winner...I think 2009 Kansas City Chiefs roster
It's about winning games in Washington. They've been better at it than us.
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:38 PM   #9
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I like it for the short term. When Larry is on..he is really on. I think he'll fit in nicely giving Portis less carries and hopefully if we make the playoffs they will both be fresh and healthy. And with Portis he never really seems to play all 16 games anyway. He was a Redskin fan growing up. he really wanted to sign here and respects Shanny, so I think he'll work out just fine.
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:38 PM   #10
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As long as he stays out of trouble and produces on the field, I'm ok with it. I've always been a fan of LJ....
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:39 PM   #12
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Re: Redskins Sign Larry Johnson

So can we pretty much say good bye to willie parker?
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:39 PM   #13
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Wow. Not sure how I fell about this.
One good side, we finally have a big back. How long has it been since we have had one? Gerald Riggs?
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So can we pretty much say good bye to willie parker?
We had Willie Parker?
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So can we pretty much say good bye to willie parker?
Wave Parker bye, bye.
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