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  1. Leonardfan

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    Bills were rumored to trade McCoy which would of made alot of sense - dump the aging vet RB and get some picks to actual build a team around Allen.

    Also looks like Elway may finally be coming to his senses:

    According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Broncos' upper management is "closely monitoring" coach Vance Joseph.

    The Broncos will take a three-game losing streak into Sunday's matchup against the undefeated Rams. Denver kept Joseph despite limping to a 5-11 record last season but the front office is losing patience with the Broncos off to another lackluster start. With his job on the line, Joseph has taken a more "hands-on" approach recently, though Joe Woods will continue to call plays on defense. Joseph also opted for more meetings this week in an effort to boost communication. We'll see if his changes make any difference.
     
  2. Don Wassall

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    Nick Vigil is out for a month with a sprained knee. Cooper Kupp is still undergoing tests. Cooper was on the field for the first series of the second half but was obviously struggling so the Rams didn't let him play after that. Hopefully it's nothing serious and he plays this week.
     
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    According to Adam Schefter Kupp has a MCL sprain. Could miss a week or three but avoided a disaster.

    Second week in a row a defender hit him illegally.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up Shawdowlight. It's too bad that the Rams don't have a bye week in that three week span. Theirs isn't until Week 12. Hopefully Kupp will not rush back too soon and the Rams keep winning.
     
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    Wow! Seahawks owner and MSFT founder Paul Allen just passed away at 65
     
  6. Leonardfan

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    Lots of injuries mounting up - haven't seen a big bump in white FA signings as of yet. The black scrub retreads are the first to get their 4th, 5th, 6th opportunities. Hopefully in a few weeks we see some of our standouts finally make rosters and get playing time.

    Their are some awful teams out there supposedly filled to the brim with "the most talented athletes". Meanwhile the following are available:

    QB
    Paxton Lynch - perhaps one of the first real caste system victims at QB - typically QBs actually get playing time before they are written off. Lynch was a well regarded QB in 2016 and is now a FA looking for a job.
    Landry Jones - capable spot starter/bridge QB
    Connor Cook - better developmental QB than Cardale Jones, Geno Smiff, Joe Webb
    Joe Callahan - better than Brett Hundley


    RB
    Zach Zenner
    Brandon Wegher (the league got rid of him fast)
    Nick Holley (dynamic athlete/dual threat QB in college)
    Dalton Crossan

    FB
    Sam Rogers - great jack of all trades back
    Dan Vitale - freak athlete - should be an RB
    Aaron Ripowski - always made an impact with the Packers when running the ball
    Zach Laskey - great RB from Ga Tech - never got a fair shot

    WR
    Chad Hansen - Titans PS but should be a starting WR
    Brandon Reily - Buffalo's laughable WR situation and they cut Reily who has been nothing but impressive when he got PT in the preseason
    Brenton Bersin - all Carolina DWFs favorite punching bag but a capable 3rd/4th WR
    Jeff Janis - black WRs with similar measurables typically get years of playing time before written off. Janis was never given a chance after his great playoff performance. Scrub black WRs getting scooped up though.
    Daniel Braverman - never had a fair shot - was an elite WR in college.
    Nelson Spruce - a poor man's Cooper Kupp. To be fair injuries have hampered his chances but he is a more than capable WR.
    Drew Morgan
    Jake Wieneke
    Jace Billinglsey - he should have been the Lions starting Slot WR for the past two seasons.

    DL
    Jared Crick - a reliable D-Lineman - probably better than 70% of the affletes who play the position
    Conor Sheehy
    Casey Sayles - had alot of buzz two preseasons ago and never given a shot
    Karl Klug - see Jared Crick
    Mat Boesen - played well in preseason and in college -rewarded with getting cut
    Hunter Dmick - could easily be a 6-8 sack a year guy
    Marcus Martin - athletic freak small school player who as moved all around during the draft process
    Jamie Meder - played well when given the chance. Another Crick/Klug type who is just being ignored.

    LB
    Marcus Rush - has done everything he can to prove he can play besides wear blackface.
    Frank Ginda - great LB who's ability to tackle is a liability in the caste NFL
    James Cowser - cutting him really worked out in Oakland's favor
    Scooby Wright - total BS he is not starting in the league.
    Greer Martini - played well enough in preseason to earn a roster spot
    Ben Heeney - Black Jack Del Rio screwed him over
    Brian Cushing - injuries/PED rumors have followed him but he is not the only one who has juiced
    Dylan Donahue - never got a shot. His unforgiveable DUIs made the jets cut him yet their spaz black WR Robby Anderson still has a job
    Riley Bullough - really good LB and with the Bucs defense being terrible they surely could use him.

    DB
    Colt Anderson - solid ST/Sub DB
    Chris Prosinski - another sub DB/Nickelback
    Vinnie Sunseri - size, speed, play making ability played in the SEC - too bad he is white
    Nate Holley - was one of the best DBs in college before his life was derailed by false allegations of kidnapping. He was found not guilty but that is not enough in today's NFL.
    Jordan Simone - very good PAC 12 DB - never given a shot


    Teams like Oakland, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, Kansas City, San Fran all are downright terrible on defense. Some boring, fundamentally sound tacklers would be nice additions.
     
  7. Don Wassall

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    Excellent compilation Leonardfan!
     
  8. Leonardfan

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    Thanks! It is by no means an exhaustive list either. I left off some of our guys who made practice squads as well.
     
  9. Leonardfan

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    Looks like Josh Allen is week to week. I kind of hope the Bills let him sit and learn the rest of the year while Derek Anderson starts. They really have a bad offensive team around him.
     
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    Rams sign Nick Williams. Actually wished he had stayed with the Titans to diversify that offense, but alas he made his infamous drop so had to go of course.
     
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    Wish it was Peterman, but he kind of made his own bed already.
     
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    Peterman was terribad! I was actually rooting for the guy, especially last year to unseat Idler Arm but he just doesn't look like an NFL quarterback. Not even at the 2nd string level.
     
  13. Leonardfan

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    Weenieworld writer is on a rampage again. Laughably calling it a meritocracy since the 49ers signed Tom Savage to the team. Yet they make no mention of the meritocracy for the hundreds of transactions that take place every season involving black scrubs who do not belong in the NFL.

    49ers signed QB Tom Savage.

    The NFL's "meritocracy" strikes again. The 49ers have wanted to add a third quarterback since Jimmy Garoppolo was lost for the season. For some reason they have settled on Savage, one of the worst quarterbacks we have ever seen take regular snaps in the NFL. Savage has zero movement skills or accuracy. It would be pure cataclysm for the 49ers were he forced into a game behind C.J. Beathard. Considering the reckless nature of Beathard's game, Savage could certainly see snaps. Second-year UDFA Nick Mullens is the other quarterback on the roster.
     
  14. Leonardfan

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    Jags sign TE Blake Bell.
     
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    By referring to the "meritocracy" Rotoworld is basically suggesting that Savage was signed because he's white, not because he deserves to be. The party line of the leftists is that white men don't deserve any job that they have, they only have them because of racism. The implication is that all non-whites are superior to all white men so non-whites should have 100% of the jobs.

    If Tom Savage is the worst NFL quarterback they've ever seen then they're incompetent. He's not as horrible as they say.
     
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    So with Chris Conte on IR, the Bucs found their new White scapegoat in DC Mike Smith. He was fired Monday.

    Beau Allen, you better play some flawless ball, because you're next on deck...
     
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    Some black wr's getting cut or put on ir today, but don't hold your breath in anticipation of any white guys getting signed.
     
  18. Italian Stallion

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    Yeah, my worst fears came true and now Allen is injured. There have been many conflicting reports on the exact nature/severity of his injury, but I'm almost hoping for his sake that he doesn't play any more this year----that offense is a nightmare from top to bottom !!!
     
  19. Italian Stallion

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    Peterman's problem is that he needs to learn his limitations and stop trying to do too much. Ryan Fitzpatrick had similar problems early in his career and learned how to work around them. They have similar arm talent. He has the mental part of the game down better than a lot of guys who are starting in the league and that's the main reason the coaching staff loves him so much and keeps giving him chances.
     
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    Yeah, the Bills cut Robert Foster----who they basically gave Brandon Reilly's roster spot to---and signed Cam Phillips off of their Practice Squad. When Reilly was initially cut, there was an article in his home area newspaper in which he expressed his frustration at not making the team again and where he also stated that the Bills' "brass" told him that they would probably be interested in bringing him back at a later date during the season. I guess they must've lost his number !!! I said then that they were probably just paying him lip service and it sure looks that way now. Austin Proehl had a tryout with the Giants the other day, but they settled on 1st round bust Corey Coleman instead, who they added to their Practice Squad.
     
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    I agree. Allen better watch it----Adam Humphries too !!! In the meantime, Crab Legs has already thrown 4 INTs in a game and a half for a whopping 8.8% Interception-Per-Attempts ratio, fumbled twice, and looked like a 60 year-old Librarian on that set (and presumably practiced) trick desperation play at the end of the last game, but we won't be seeing him return to the bench anytime soon !!!!
     
  22. white is right

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    The Miami media is speculating out loud about Tannehill being released this off season if he doesn't take a pay cut. The hack at Rotoworld describes Tannehill as a "rock bottom" starter, maybe he should put down the crack pipe as that describes Cam Newton aside from his brilliant 2015 season. http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nfl/7417/ryan-tannehill
     
  23. Extra Point

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    Ryan Tannehill has a 65.9 completion percentage and a 92.9 quarterback rating. That's not bad. Statistics don't tell the whole story but with quarterbacks they tell a good part of it.

    The mainstream media is lying when it repeatedly pushes the idea that Tannehill is a terrible quarterback. They're only pushing this idea because Tannehill is a white man and the mainstream media has an anti-white man bias, so they constantly attack white men.
     
  24. Leonardfan

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    Weenieworld is a joke of a site. 90% of their "analysis" is essentially stealing sentences from other supposed "experts" and adding their own asinine opinion to it.

    It does seem that Gase does support Tannehill - from afar it seems like Gase is a pretty no nonsense coach and seeing him struggle to get a decent team together in this caste system era has been interesting. If Tannehill is let go it will be interesting to see what they do with Brock who is a nice little side story. My guess is the DWFs of Miami want the OSU quotaback. Tannehill17 could provide alot more insight as he knows the organization, local sports reporters and fan base very well.
     
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    The general consensus around Dolphinland is that the team will be "stuck" with Tannehill at least until 2020 due to the way his contract is structured and also due to this being a "weak" QB class (no quotabacks coming out so far) Haskins, the OSU quotaback hasn't really been mentioned that much but who is being mentioned a lot is Tua Tagavailoa. The hopes of the DWF's are to stick with Tannehill until 2020 and then draft Tua to be his replacement. Now, I'm probably not as down on polys as most on this site (I'd rather see them than overhyped blacks) but Tagavailoa is being viewed as this "supa afflete" in the same way most quotabacks are.

    Tannehill is a good quarterback who's development was handled very poorly (the same thing looks to be happening to Josh Allen in Buffalo) The real issue with Tannehill is the sumo lines they put him behind during the first few years of his career. Gase jettisoned the sumos but brought in older, injury prone linemen like Josh Sitton to replace them. It never should have come to this. Miami should have been developing young white offensive linemen, and had they done that, Tannehill wouldn't have developed these bad habits. Relying on older linemen because of the previous regime's obsession with drafting useless sumos was a recipe for disaster. I really do hope the Dolphins draft someone like Drew Lock, and Tannehill can go to a team like... say... Jacksonville (I'd rather him replace a quotaback though) who might only be a QB away from being a Super Bowl contender.
     

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