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Which direction will Brees go?

By Cindy Boren  |  December 4, 2009; 4:14 PM ET
 
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Normally I don't mind the polls but this is just stupid.

Posted by: REXskins | December 4, 2009 4:18 PM | Report abuse

Really? This could be the easiest poll of all time...I mean, this one isn't even opinion, it's just fact.

If the poll was phrased, "How many TDs will Brees have compared to Mark Brunell's INTs playing mop-up duty in the 2nd half?" then it would be interesting.

Posted by: Section104 | December 4, 2009 4:20 PM | Report abuse

With CP you have to look at his roster spot from a GM perspective. Not a VPOFB perspective cuz those big bug eyes make things appear larger than in real life. And you can't assess reality through gargantuanlly oversized convex lenses.

A real GM would consider the following and make the best decision on CP for the long term interests of this franchise.

1. Whats he got left (in the tank, in the cranium)when he comes back next year?

2. Whats his cap number if he's on the roster?

3. Whats the cap penalty if we cut him at dates (a)(b)(c)? ie: june 1st cuts, before/after roster bonuses, etc.

4. Whats Betts got left after a blown out knee?

5. Whats Betts cap number if hes on the roster?

6. Whats Betts cap penalty if he's cut?

7. How does CP fit in with the new coaching staff?

8. Create scenario (a)(b)(c) with all the variables and make an educated decison.


If I had the answers to all these and more, I'd say cut CP! Or keep him. But I dont, so I just hope whomever takes this team over... or continues to make personel decisions makes the right call with CP (and the rest of the players). The latter Im convinced won't make the right call. So I beateth thy drum once more...

FIRE VINNY!!!

Posted by: VaBeachBlitz | December 4, 2009 4:14 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: VaBeachBlitz | December 4, 2009 4:21 PM | Report abuse

Cindy must be bored. Shes trying to rile up anti poll posters. Cuz this one is redonkulously retardo. All of them are really...

Posted by: VaBeachBlitz | December 4, 2009 4:23 PM | Report abuse

Put it this way. Papa Johns in New Orleans has already declared bankruptcy.

Posted by: SMACK1 | December 4, 2009 4:26 PM | Report abuse

SMACK come bys to SMACK us and roll back out.......

Posted by: 4thFloor | December 4, 2009 4:27 PM | Report abuse

Anybody have This_Poll_SUCKS_email_ADD??

Posted by: MARTY_S_EMAIL_ADD | December 4, 2009 4:29 PM | Report abuse

But, it was said that they would still use the free agency rules...meaning could keep CR22 and JC17....

4th, this is good news, but lets get something straight here.

If we can get so much as a 4th for Rogers, then we should be ECSTATIC, and he should be on the first plane outta town...

jc, if we can get a third for him, then I might jump at it....

JC can stay, Rogers just has to go...

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | December 4, 2009 4:31 PM | Report abuse

JC can stay, Rogers just has to go...

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | December 4, 2009 4:31 PM | Report abuse

Amen. I'd like to get #22 validated and get him outta here.

I'd like to see what JC can do next year with a better O line, more time to survey the field, and less than 3 FRIGGIN PEOPLE yapping in his head before every play.

Posted by: ksquare | December 4, 2009 4:44 PM | Report abuse

If you havent checked out the Riggo and Lavar interview parts 1,2 and 3. Youtube it. Pretty good stuff.

Posted by: VaBeachBlitz | December 4, 2009 4:53 PM | Report abuse

RI evidence #1, Vinny won't draft a LT in the 1st round:

Dec 4 12:31 ET
Saints QB Drew Brees has had an MVP season, but a great deal of credit should go to his offensive line. T Jermon Bushrod (Towson) a fourth-round pick, G Jahri Evans a fourth-round pick, C Jonathan Goodwin a FA from the Jets, G Carl Nicks a fifth-round pick, G/T Jon Stinchcomb a second-round pick.

Posted by: 4thFloor


If Vinny is picking anything other than his nose, it won't matter.

Dan will draft whoever he believes will most help the team...I'm kidding of course...He'll pick whioevr will sell the most jerseys.

Posted by: TheCork | December 4, 2009 4:56 PM | Report abuse

Apparently Dan the (little) Man thinks that selling jerseys IS how you win in the NFL...

Posted by: edvar | December 4, 2009 5:01 PM | Report abuse

I'd buy a Russell Okung jersey.

Posted by: TDawg1 | December 4, 2009 5:10 PM | Report abuse

The predicted two feet of snow will slow down the Saints wide open offense, and they'll all be weak from lack of milk, bread, and eggs.

I like the Skins in this one 13-5.

Posted by: SMACK1 | December 4, 2009 5:21 PM | Report abuse

I'd buy a Russell Okung jersey.

Posted by: TDawg1 | December 4, 2009 5:10 PM


SEE THAT DAN? - THERE'S A MARKET HERE!!

Posted by: edvar | December 4, 2009 5:47 PM | Report abuse

*groaning at the pun in the thread title*

Posted by: NateinthePDX | December 4, 2009 5:51 PM | Report abuse

SMACK, they'll also be hindered by the lack of TP...

(Hold up, TP is one of those items that inexplicably flies off the shelf before a threatened winter storm event, right?)

Posted by: NateinthePDX | December 4, 2009 5:55 PM | Report abuse

Poll

Comparing Drew Brees to RI polls

A. there will be more polls than Brees TD passes
B. there will be fewer polls than Brees TD passes
C. They'll be equal

Posted by: zcezcest1 | December 4, 2009 5:59 PM | Report abuse

Allow me to do the Math
Skins 2009 INT Totals 7
D Hall (doubful) 4

Drew Brees TD's 27
Ints 9


Better bet would be
O/U Brees TD's 3.5
O/U Brees INT's 1.5

spread is now @ 10 O/U 47

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 4, 2009 6:11 PM | Report abuse

Dan will draft whoever he believes will most help the team...I'm kidding of course...He'll pick whioevr will sell the most jerseys.

Posted by: TheCork | December 4, 2009 4:56 PM

That's how you always see it. If you were actually on to something, then Bret Favre would be in burgundy and gold.

Posted by: League-Source | December 4, 2009 6:19 PM | Report abuse

That's how you always see it. If you were actually on to something, then Bret Favre would be in burgundy and gold.

Posted by: League-Source | December 4, 2009 6:19 PM

There is always next year.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 4, 2009 6:23 PM | Report abuse

That's how you always see it. If you were actually on to something, then Bret Favre would be in burgundy and gold.

Posted by: League-Source | December 4, 2009 6:19 PM

There is always next year.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 4, 2009 6:25 PM | Report abuse

Wait, maybe the guy driving the Saints bus is from, well, N'Awlins and he freaks out at the half inch of slush on the way to the stadium...

Posted by: RomoShortball | December 4, 2009 6:26 PM | Report abuse

RI evidence #1, Vinny won't draft a LT in the 1st round:

Dec 4 12:31 ET
Saints QB Drew Brees has had an MVP season, but a great deal of credit should go to his offensive line. T Jermon Bushrod (Towson) a fourth-round pick, G Jahri Evans a fourth-round pick, C Jonathan Goodwin a FA from the Jets, G Carl Nicks a fifth-round pick, G/T Jon Stinchcomb a second-round pick.

Posted by: 4thFloor

Saints OL draft picks
2009 none
2008 rd 5*
2007 rd 3 and rd 4*
2006 rd 4* and rd 7
2005 rd 1
2004 none
2003 rd 2* and rd 5

Skins OL picks
2009 none
2008 rd 3
2007 none
2006 rd 7
2005 none
2004 rd 6
2003 rd 3*

* = current starter

Totals (Saints/Skins)
1st 1/0
2nd 1/0
3rd 1/2
4th 2/0
5th 2/0
6th 0/1
7th 1/1

Saints OL picks: 8 (7 in rounds 1-5)
Skins OL picks: 4 (2 in rounds 1-4)

Saints invested in OL and got a bit lucky, but it isn't just top picks that get the job done. The Saints 1st round pick is hurt now, but Jammal Brown is a good player when healthy (2 pro bowls)

Posted by: zcezcest1 | December 4, 2009 6:48 PM | Report abuse

this post is the worst poll yet.

the last 1 on Portis - I knoooooooooow!

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 4, 2009 6:50 PM | Report abuse

ZEKE'S UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES
again brought to you by the fine people at Yahoo!

Part 1

To understand the intersection of tragedy and football, I'll cite the best example I know, as reported in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, in an article covering the memorial service for Bill Walsh.

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20070811/NEWS/708110378/1010/SPORT01

In 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated. Also, there was a mass murder-suicide in Guyana that claimed the lives of more than 913 people from the San Francisco-based People's Temple. By the end of 1981, nine people had died of a mysterious disease later known as AIDS.

"The days were dark, the winds were strong, and the fog was deep," said Sen Dianne Feinstein, who became San Francisco's mayor after the assassinations.

Then, along came (Bill) Walsh's 49ers to help change the climate in the city with a Super Bowl title. The decade of the 1980s began with the 49ers considered laughingstocks in the NFL. In Walsh's 10 seasons as coach and architect of the franchise, the 49ers won three Super Bowl titles.

"We will always remember the hope you restored to this great city," Feinstein said.

******

To understand what great players want, I always go back to a comment made by a great athlete about his coach. I can't recall who to attribute it to, but it went something like this. "I always wanted to be a champion and my coach made me into a champion. I will always love him for that." There is nothing a great player wants more than to be a champion.

******

Posted by: zcezcest1 | December 4, 2009 7:07 PM | Report abuse

ZEKE'S UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES Part 2

Gregg Williams comes back to DC this week. And with him, he brings a formidable defense on a formidable team. Just under two years ago, I was among those who wanted Williams to be named the next head coach of the Redskins. My thinking was clear.

He had the support of the locker room, the players played very hard for him and he connected with the players. They had become more than the sum of their parts. They had tasted greatness.

Williams didn't make the 2007 Redskins into Super Bowl champs, but he played a huge role into making them champions in life. At the intersection of football and tragedy, the Redskins had taken tragedy and turned it into a force that brought people and players together. No doubt, there was a taste of a championship on a human level, if not on the field of play. Simply put, you could sense the love the players had for Williams then, and you can sense it now in New Orleans.

Its rare to see a team have the chemistry of the 2007 Redskins. Gregg Williams earned the opportunity to be head coach and should have gotten the job. But not merely because he helped this team become something special (to me, its the #1 criteria), but because in the cold light of day, it was a no lose situation. If Williams had managed to keep up the unity and intensity with the Redskins players, there was a real shot at greatness. If Williams failed, he would have been moved aside for a new coach -- and everyone would respect that decision. So too, would have other potential coaches. The difference being this: the front office would have shown a willingness to let Williams determine his own fate. No coach wants, or deserves, more than that. Should Williams have failed, coaches with the best pedigrees would have been interested in coming to DC.

But the Redskins management disrespected a key contributor to the best team the organization had produced in over a decade. Instead, karma struck in the persona of Jim Zorn. Whatever can be said about Zorn, he got a job that he didn't earn.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | December 4, 2009 7:09 PM | Report abuse


ZEKE'S UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES Part 3

On Sunday, Zorn's offense will see a Gregg Williams defense. An undefeated defense, ranked number 1 in getting turnovers. A defense that believes a championship is possible. Representing a city that has known tragedy in recent times like no other city in America.

To compare the tragedy of New Orleans and the hurricane victims to the potential triumph of a football team is incongruous on one hand and yet, as Sen Feinstein indicated, it is very meaningful.

Gregg Williams was a leader on taking a team from tragedy to triumph here in DC. He is now in New Orleans, attempting to be a leader on a team that is seeking to help move a city from its own tragedy into brighter days.

I'll be, as always, rooting for the burgundy and gold come Sunday. But in the bigger picture, I hope Gregg Williams and the Saints are able to provide to New Orleans what Bill Walsh and the 49ers provided for San Francisco.

And that is this week's ZEKE'S UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES, once again, brought to you Yahoo!'s finest

Posted by: zcezcest1 | December 4, 2009 7:10 PM | Report abuse

I'd like to see what JC can do next year with a better O line, more time to survey the field, and less than 3 FRIGGIN PEOPLE yapping in his head before every play.

Posted by: ksquare | December 4, 2009 4:44 PM | Report abuse

actually since they got the 3 friggin people talking to him its the first time they weren't doin the football follies routine. the actually looked better. I hate to say it but i don't want Portis back. I love ya C.P. but that one yard fall down routine is getting old. Why is it Quinton Ganther is bursting through the line for 5, sometimes 6 yards and you not so much? I think either you've lost a step or two or the line isn't blocking for you. Either way sorry buddy bye bye

Posted by: skinztattoo89 | December 4, 2009 7:14 PM | Report abuse

Williams has no grudge
By David Elfin on Dec. 4, 2009

Former Washington assistant head coach Gregg Williams doesn't bear a grudge towards Dan Snyder for firing him instead of promoting him two years ago next month, saying that he and the Redskins' owner are still "very good friends."

Speaking at length for the first time about what transpired after Joe Gibbs' January 2008 retirement, the unbeaten Saints' new defensive coordinator told New Orleans media on Friday that he was never led to believe he would succeed the Hall of Fame coach.

"No, at no point in time did I think about those type of things," Williams said. "I've got a strong personality and he owns the team. It's OK. Dan and I are still very good friends. Dan treated my family so well. He treated me well when I was there. We are still really good friends. I really enjoyed being around him. He’s very intelligent and very aggressive in his thinking, proactive in what he wants done."

....

http://washingtontimes.com/weblogs/redskins/2009/dec/04/williams-has-no-grudge/

Posted by: Curzon417 | December 4, 2009 8:11 PM | Report abuse

Psss, the Saints are practicing the run this week. Brees won't be throwing much against the skins.

Posted by: SeenThisB4 | December 4, 2009 8:12 PM | Report abuse

The Redskins should cut Portis and part ways with him next year. Given his salary he's just not performing up to expectations. Furthermore he is a toxic influence in the lockerroom. He is arrogant, selfish, and negative. He refuses to practice or play in the preseason. Through Snyder's enabling he undermines the coach. He has the gall to tell the coach which players should exit the game. He is not a positive influence on the team.

Whatever the hit against the salary cap they need to get rid of him. He's not performing well and is not worth the salary that he's being paid. And given that the RB corps has played pretty well without him the last few weeks it's clear to me that WAS would be better off getting rid of him regardless of the cost.

Posted by: jiacinto | December 4, 2009 8:21 PM | Report abuse

Dan will draft whoever he believes will most help the team...I'm kidding of course...He'll pick whioevr will sell the most jerseys.

Posted by: TheCork | December 4, 2009 4:56 PM

That's how you always see it. If you were actually on to something, then Bret Favre would be in burgundy and gold.

Posted by: League-Source |

Of course. Brett always calls me before he makes his major decisions. He asked about coming to work for danny. I said "No."

Posted by: TheCork | December 4, 2009 9:02 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Curzon417 | December 4, 2009 9:08 PM | Report abuse

I am cosistently amazed about the feelings on Portis

1478 yds last year, how is this a sign of losing it.

Betts hurt 2 years in a row and 2 years older than Portis, not nearly the athletic ability, not nearly as good of pass protector.

I understand why people don't LIKE Portis, but it doesn't change reality.

Portis is our best or 2nd best offensive player (Cooley), he's essentially uncttable and untradeable, AND probably has at least 1 or 2 years left in the tank.

In 2 years Portis will be the age Betts and Rock are now.

wake up and smell reality

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 4, 2009 9:11 PM | Report abuse

AND if Portis had any say we'd be drafting road grating lineman

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 4, 2009 9:13 PM | Report abuse

Portis IS overpaid that's Vinny and Danny

AND that's why he's unmovable

Haynesworth overpaid, Hall overpaid, Betts overpaid, vinny, danny, vinny, danny, vinny, danny

NO player will turn down big $

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 4, 2009 9:15 PM | Report abuse

what I don't understand EVEN MORE is who is this cindy boren person is she 12 years old, I hope she doesn't get paid for this crap, 1 cent a year would make her the most overpaid person associated with this team

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 4, 2009 9:20 PM | Report abuse

Brees gets 3 td's, skins should have 2 picks but they drop both of them.

Posted by: coparker5 | December 4, 2009 9:31 PM | Report abuse

Brett always calls me before he makes his major decisions. He asked about coming to work for danny. I said "No."

Posted by: TheCork | December 4, 2009 9:02 PM |

NO player will turn down big $

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 4, 2009 9:15 PM


You two need to get together. Cork says that he convinced Bret Favre to turn down the big bucks. You've read Cork's stuff up here, haven't you? He does seem very convincing, doesn't he?

Posted by: League-Source | December 4, 2009 9:32 PM | Report abuse

am cosistently amazed about the feelings on Portis

1478 yds last year, how is this a sign of losing it.

Betts hurt 2 years in a row and 2 years older than Portis, not nearly the athletic ability, not nearly as good of pass protector.

I understand why people don't LIKE Portis, but it doesn't change reality.

Portis is our best or 2nd best offensive player (Cooley), he's essentially uncttable and untradeable, AND probably has at least 1 or 2 years left in the tank.

In 2 years Portis will be the age Betts and Rock are now.

wake up and smell reality

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 4, 2009 9:11 PM | Report abuse

Best player on offense???????? which team are you watching? last year he was a beast the numbers don't lie. BUT this year 1 yard hit the ground, 1 yard hit the ground. If he runs for more than a few yards he's on the sideline for 10 minutes sucking oxygen. he busted the hundred yard marh once and I'm pretty sure that was the game he had a 78 yard run. he's done period

Posted by: skinztattoo89 | December 4, 2009 10:36 PM | Report abuse

Fullbacks are more for run blocking (as a rule). Pass blocking backs are typically referred to as 3rd down backs. I'm a fan of lightening his load to such a role myself, but again, $7.1 mil kinda jumps out at you for taking 1st n 2nd down next to the Gatorade.

Posted by: mattsoundworld | December 4, 2009 4:14 PM | Report abuse

*previous thread, I suggested playing Portis at FB next year*

Agreed, expensive LB fodder.

I had in mind more of a Sellers-type role, line up at tight end and have him double the stud DE or chip and go out on a pattern. Have him somewhere in the backfield, not necessarily in the I-formation, and have him blow up the first person he sees.

Call it H-back, fullback, TE, whichever. Also, knowing he could get the ball on any given play he lines up for adds a little misdirection potential, no? And not just on 3rd down. And what if he actually has something left?

It'll never happen, but ego/money aside--why shouldn't it?

Posted by: RomoLongballs | December 4, 2009 10:52 PM | Report abuse

PABrian--The problem is Portis's attitude. He is a toxic influence on the team. He doesn't practice, play in the preseason, and act like a team player. He's also in his late 20s and his best years are behind him. Last year a smart GM would have traded him and gotten whatever picks he could have.

Posted by: jiacinto | December 4, 2009 10:53 PM | Report abuse

"He’s very intelligent and very aggressive in his thinking, proactive in what he wants done."

Looks like Grilliams learned a thing or two about spin while here in DC. Let's read between the line, yes?

"He's a football-ignorant pr!ck and trips over himself to sign square-peg players until he gets them and sells more jerseys, and is not easily placated."

Posted by: RomoLongballs | December 4, 2009 11:04 PM | Report abuse

I expect JC to have a horrid game because GWilliams knows too much about his strengths and weaknesses. The defense will keep the game close, but the offense's inability to close the deal and score points will kill them. I'm thinking 27-13, but if there are turnovers giving the Saints a short field it could be more like 40-13.

Posted by: pdfordiii | December 4, 2009 11:24 PM | Report abuse

The Reporter is back. Yes the same one that back in June, July, and August was screaming on this blog that Jason Campbell and Jim Zorn where set up to fail this year. Well looky looky what we have here. I am a huge skins fan but this season was over before it began. I was givin a lot of flack(hater) over me saying that but I was right. My only question back in the summer was: Is Dan Synder and Vinny trying to set Jason Campbell(contract year) and Jim Zorn (not the guy they really wanted, Synder wanted to fire him in 08 if they didn't beat philly) up to fail? Or are Synder and Vinny really this stupid and think this team they are going to put on the field can win. Well I got my answer, they are that stupid! I did under estimate how bad Zorn is. I completely blew that one. Anyone but me want the guy who should of got the job back...Greg William...ooo yeah and can we throw in a GM too for 2010...

Posted by: TheReporter | December 4, 2009 11:29 PM | Report abuse

"He’s very intelligent and very aggressive in his thinking, proactive in what he wants done."

Looks like Grilliams learned a thing or two about spin while here in DC. Let's read between the line, yes?

"He's a football-ignorant pr!ck and trips over himself to sign square-peg players until he gets them and sells more jerseys, and is not easily placated."

Posted by: RomoLongballs | December 4, 2009

jeez, adjust your reading between the lines glasses

what it actually says is:
"To anyone who is considering hiring me as a head coach, I'm smart enough to say good things about an owner, even one who messed with me and is as bad as Dan Snyder."

Posted by: zcezcest1 | December 4, 2009 11:46 PM | Report abuse

If only we had a coach like this, a coach who understands what football is all about. If you want to win that is.

---------------------------------

Woodley explains Tomlin's "unleash hell" remark
Posted by Mike Florio on December 4, 2009 11:04 PM ET
After losing in overtime to the Ravens on Sunday night, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin peeled off a Gladiator reference, explaining that the team plans to "unleash hell" in December.

On Friday night, Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley explained the "unleash hell" remark to Todd Wright of Sporting News Radio.

Unfortunately, there will be no flaming arrows.

"I asked [Tomlin] that today in practice," Woodley said, "what he meant by that. He said, 'We're not going to sit back and get hit in the mouth. We're not going to be surprised by anything. We're going to do the attacking. We're going to throw the first punch. That's what that means. We're bringing it.' He smiled about it [when I asked], but I wanted to know what did he mean by that, and he told me what it was."

The Raiders likely will get a more direct explanation on Sunday.

Posted by: Curzon417 | December 4, 2009 11:46 PM | Report abuse

just spin, baby

Posted by: RomoLongballs | December 4, 2009 11:48 PM | Report abuse

Skins will keep it close for a while but then Saints will pull away, 30-20.

If you're going early to the game, check out the Dirtbags band playing at Green Lot A61 at 11. Singing for organ donor awareness and www.mikeneedsakidney.com.

Posted by: coachmike | December 5, 2009 12:28 AM | Report abuse

What's wrong with polls? I like polls, particularly the kind those pretty girls use when they dance.

Posted by: _Stumped_ | December 5, 2009 12:34 AM | Report abuse

RSH Poll:

On Sunday the Washington Redskins face a New Orleans team that is better coached, better managed and has better talent. New Orleans quarterback - Drew Brees - has a talent for making cornerbacks look bad

Will Carlos Rogers
-Bite on the double move more than once?
-Fake an injury early in the game so he doesn't get exposed?
-Comment on the 56 - 14 score at the end of the game with a stupid statment like, "Nothing you can do about that"?
-Drop more than one pass?
-Whiff on a key tackle?

Don't worry about Carlos. He's just staying medium: medium bad.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | December 5, 2009 6:35 AM | Report abuse

Don't worry about Carlos. He's just staying medium: medium bad.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | December 5, 2009 6:35 AM

RedSkinHead shows an uncharacteristic optimism about Rogers. Thinks Rogers can raise his game from stinkola to "medium bad."

Posted by: League-Source | December 5, 2009 7:27 AM | Report abuse

A couple of posts have thrown around the idea of using Portis at FB/HB/TE.

Stop it...Portis was one a great RB and still excels in picking up the blitz.
Having said that (Larry David), This does not make him a lead blocker (210 lbs, Concussions)or a TE (no hands, 5' 11").

Portis has exceeded his shelf life and needs to be discarded.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 5, 2009 10:45 AM | Report abuse

A couple of posts have thrown around the idea of using Portis at FB/HB/TE.

Stop it...Portis was one a great RB and still excels in picking up the blitz.
Having said that (Larry David), This does not make him a lead blocker (210 lbs, Concussions)or a TE (no hands, 5' 11").

Portis has exceeded his shelf life and needs to be discarded.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 5, 2009 10:45 AM | Report abuse

Portis has exceeded his shelf life and needs to be discarded.


Posted by: Diesel44 | December 5, 2009 10:45 AM

This is based on the theory that no one in the NFL ever comes back from a bad year. You might be right, at least with respect to Portis, but I wouldn't get rid of him until after training camp next year. The man has a lot of pride and would love to win "comeback player of the year." He might be able to do it.

Posted by: League-Source | December 5, 2009 11:14 AM | Report abuse

Posted by: League-Source | December 5, 2009 11:14 AM
I would agree after seeing Portis's constantly rewritten contract.

If there is nothing to gain by cutting him in June or lose by keeping him on the roster, then I would say keep him.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 5, 2009 11:26 AM | Report abuse

League-Source--Portis only cares about himself. They should get rid of him.

Posted by: jiacinto | December 5, 2009 11:51 AM | Report abuse

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