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« Reply #10 on: Jan 01, 2008 at 12:37 »

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Allen Rossum was Ricardo Colclough's warning. Jeremy Bloom is Willie Reid's warning.
Ditto.  Willie Reid = Alvis Whitted.
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« Reply #11 on: Jan 01, 2008 at 17:36 »

Did you like him more in Pirates of the Carrib or Lord of the Rings?
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« Reply #12 on: Jan 02, 2008 at 15:43 »

Wasn't Bloom cut by the Eagles?

Who's on their WR depth chart again?

At this point, I'd put Ward back there and have him fair catch everything.
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« Reply #13 on: Jan 02, 2008 at 17:48 »

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Did you like him more in Pirates of the Carrib or Lord of the Rings?
I don't recall anyone asking for an idiots comments.
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« Reply #14 on: Jan 02, 2008 at 17:52 »

C'mon that was a funny line. I laughed.  
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« Reply #15 on: Jan 02, 2008 at 20:06 »

In retropsect, though, Bloom may come in handy for returns when there are moguls on the field.  HA! The Steelers finally one-upped the Pastriots.
 
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« Reply #16 on: Jan 02, 2008 at 21:34 »

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Your my hero. Nice to see fair weather fans back on the bandwagon.......

Anyways he wont even be on the active roster. I know he's torn up by injury but what about Troy returning punts? I wonder if he has ever tried it. Not saying he does it this year but maybe in the future
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« Reply #17 on: Jan 02, 2008 at 23:02 »

If you saw what happened to Ed Reed (who actually is effective on KR/PR) this year on returns, including his intimate meeting with Silverback, it might not be much of a return on investment.  Reed might not make it to 30 doing triple duty like that.  IIRC, Kenny Easley also returned punts as well.  That all-world safetry evenually blew out an ankle and lost a kidney to boot.  BTW, what would make TP an ace PR/KR?  His talent is anticipation and short closing speed, not elusiveness.  

NFL does stand for Not For Long.  Troy already has enough wear and concussions without screwing around on special teams.  Put Ike back on ST's if you want some speed back there.

 
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« Reply #18 on: Jan 02, 2008 at 23:34 »

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If you saw what happened to Ed Reed (who actually is effective on KR/PR) this year on returns, including his intimate meeting with Silverback, it might not be much of a return on investment.  Reed might not make it to 30 doing triple duty like that.  IIRC, Kenny Easley also returned punts as well.  That all-world safetry evenually blew out an ankle and lost a kidney to boot.  BTW, what would make TP an ace PR/KR?  His talent is anticipation and short closing speed, not elusiveness. 

NFL does stand for Not For Long.  Troy already has enough wear and concussions without screwing around on special teams.  Put Ike back on ST's if you want some speed back there.
Ikes hands though. He has trouble catching INT's thrown inbetween his numbers. They used a higher round pick on a punter. They need to do the same with a return specialist...... Of course they did that kinda already but they need to keep trying.

I think he may be decent because when he has the ball he runs like a Samoan maniac.  He has decent speed and good size. Just an idea but probably not a good 1
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« Reply #19 on: Jan 03, 2008 at 08:16 »

Dudes would run by him, then grab his hair.

He'd be bald in a few weeks.  
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