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Old 11-08-2010, 09:42 AM   #1
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Brandon Banks Knee Surgery

Really bad news, guys...

According to the WaPo Brandon Banks out at least two weeks after knee surgery during bye week.

Read about it here:

Redskins Insider - Brandon Banks underwent surgery during bye
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Old 11-08-2010, 09:51 AM   #2
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Wow, that blows...Really needed him, hope he gets better and gets his zip back
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Old 11-08-2010, 09:59 AM   #3
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Ugh the only really exciting non-defensive player and he is going to be out at lesat 2 weeks?
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:03 AM   #4
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Very Frustrating! Lets hope he comes back the way he left.
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:20 AM   #5
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Devin Thomas would sure come in handy. I'd like to see Austin though, if he's in 'The Plan', who knows?
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:28 AM   #6
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I'm guessing no one actually read the link. He will be out at most two weeks (barring any setback). Banks and his agent said yesterday he's doing well and he's already moving around. Possible that all he misses is the Eagles game
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:51 AM   #7
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Was it just some kind of scope procedure? Doesn't sound major. Maybe they were just removing some scar tissue or something like that.
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Was it just some kind of scope procedure? Doesn't sound major. Maybe they were just removing some scar tissue or something like that.
They are making it sound minor but the way he has been playing, I don't think they would risk surgery at this point unless it was leading up to something more serious. Better to address it now then later.
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Old 11-08-2010, 11:15 AM   #9
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this was a surprise as I don't recall any news of him being hurt or limited. I know injuries can surface after games & in practice. Sucks that it comes right after his biggest game.

He kept us in the detroit game. The kick return blocking was great, hope that can continue. Not expecting much on punt returns w/him out.
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:13 PM   #10
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Devin Thomas would sure come in handy. I'd like to see Austin though, if he's in 'The Plan', who knows?

Devin Thomas ?, who needs him when we have Joey Galloway AND Roydell Williams. We should have traded Moss and Cooley for draft picks and sured up our K/P spots for next year.
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:40 PM   #11
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devin thomas is frikkin lighting it up over there in carolina, Im so pissed we cut ties with him, I mean, If we could have given him 2 or 3 more years, who knows where he could be. He could even be STARTING as a kick returner. Think of all the possibilities. Mike Shanahan really fukkin blew it, IMHO.
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devin thomas is frikkin lighting it up over there in carolina, Im so pissed we cut ties with him, I mean, If we could have given him 2 or 3 more years, who knows where he could be. He could even be STARTING as a kick returner. Think of all the possibilities. Mike Shanahan really fukkin blew it, IMHO.
He was inactive this week...and EVERY WEEK he's been on the Panthers.
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devin thomas is frikkin lighting it up over there in carolina, Im so pissed we cut ties with him, I mean, If we could have given him 2 or 3 more years, who knows where he could be. He could even be STARTING as a kick returner. Think of all the possibilities. Mike Shanahan really fukkin blew it, IMHO.
He hasn't even caught a ball this season? How is he lighting it up? Banks is a hell of a lot better than Thomas in the returns.
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Old 11-08-2010, 01:34 PM   #14
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I figured Mechanix was joking
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He hasn't even caught a ball this season? How is he lighting it up? Banks is a hell of a lot better than Thomas in the returns.
The point is, who's gonna be the returner for the next 2 weeks? Thomas did a solid job at that.
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