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Old 09-03-2013, 12:05 AM   #61
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:39 AM   #62
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Skye Dawson went to the Bucs practice squad, FYI
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:53 AM   #63
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Dawson was a real disappointment. Didn't show much. Maybe he'll develop but someone with that speed should at least flash some.
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:59 AM   #64
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^^ Yup as to the need to flash given his speed. On the other hand, I wouldn't classify an undrafted rookied free agent "a real disappointment" for failing to show he is NFL quality.

Given the amount of coverage, investigation and analysis leading up to drafts, it seems to me that the expectation for the overwhelming majority of rookie UFA's is that they aren't NFL quality - regardless of their measureables skills. On the other hand, rookie UFA's that excel, flash or show themselves deserving of being on an NFL level are an unexpected boon.


I wonder what the ration for RUFA's making a PS or roster is. I would suppose it is much lower now than it was probably 15 years ago. (On the other hand, when 28 teams were holding 12 round drafts, a RUFA making the team was really something special - I'm looking at you Joe Jacoby).
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:22 AM   #65
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For the first time I could see multiple guys on this squad being capable of contributing to the team if needed. Love this PS roster.
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:23 PM   #66
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Lol, That must have been painful to type Tripp. But I agree 100 percent with him. Httr
Seriously...a POSITIVE post from GTripp?

Damn...I don't know what to do.
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:26 PM   #67
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Not the same. Welker put up serious numbers at Texas Tech. He may have been little know to the average fan, but not to most scouts. Williams didn't produce at that level in college
Even with Miami when he wasn't being used (much) on offense, he was one of the top returners in the NFL. I actually owned him on fantasy teams that had return yardage and he was more valuable than most WRs.

No one else knew who he was then.



Back to our PS...I don't recall ever seeing so much potential in a PS before. Thrilled with who made it.

We had more competition in camp this year than I can ever remember. We had to cut some quality players.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:29 PM   #68
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Not sure if you guys have seen it Who will fill the Redskins' open roster spot? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Hopefully someone from the PS gets moved up and get some quality PT. Sucks that Thompson got injured though.
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Old 11-11-2013, 11:38 PM   #69
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Umm..

Dawson is returning kicks for the Bucs right now.. Looks a lot better than anything we have to offer. Pity.
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Old 11-11-2013, 11:42 PM   #70
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Well.. I guess I get my wish! I'm pumped about this.

Redskins expected to promote Nick Williams - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
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Old 11-12-2013, 07:42 AM   #71
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Dawson is returning kicks for the Bucs right now.. Looks a lot better than anything we have to offer. Pity.
of course, but im glad we kept royster who's done zero as expected...dumb effing shanny move. Dawson value a ton higher.
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Well.. I guess I get my wish! I'm pumped about this.

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Put him back on kickoffs!
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of course, but im glad we kept royster who's done zero as expected...dumb effing shanny move. Dawson value a ton higher.

So you'd rather keep a 7th WR than a 3rd RB?
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Old 11-13-2013, 02:54 PM   #74
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Im hoping N. Williams can add some excitement in the return game. He was a pretty good returner in college. I know his shot of getting any offensive snaps are slim but it would be nice to see him get one or two.
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So you'd rather keep a 7th WR than a 3rd RB?
Give me the Royster contribution this year? Kid from Rutgers has more value than Royster. He has zero business being on the roster.
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