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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/ 1/2010

Redskins bring in 12th running back

By Barry Svrluga

With their top two running backs injured and their most recent performance good for only 29 yards on the ground, the Redskins brought in yet another running back Wednesday, rookie Shawnbrey McNeal, who they signed to the practice squad. He replaces running back Kestahn Moore, who was signed last week, but then let go.

The Redskins also added receiver Maurice Price, recently with the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League, to take the place of Terrence Austin on the practice squad. Austin was signed to the active roster Saturday, when the Redskins cut veteran receiver Joey Galloway.

McNeal ran for 1,188 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as a senior at Southern Methodist. He left school after three years to enter the NFL draft, but went undrafted and signed as a college free agent with San Diego, where he spent training camp. He was cut by the Chargers before the regular season, and spent a month on Atlanta's practice squad before his release in October.

"I'm great in the open field," McNeal said. "I bring a lot of versatility to the backfield. ... I can hit the home run play any time. I'm a good student of the game."

McNeal becomes the 12th running back the Redskins have had on either the active roster or the practice squad this year. Starter Clinton Portis is on injured reserve with an abdominal injury, and backup Ryan Torain - who ran well in Portis's absence during October - has missed three straight games with a hamstring problem. Last week, new starter Keiland Williams and backup James Davis combined for 16 yards on nine carries. The Redskins rank 26th in the league in rushing yards.

McNeal, who grew up a Cowboys fan, worked out in his hometown of Dallas after the Falcons cut him.

"You just go back to what got you to where you're trying to get back to," he said. "Just go back and just work out, just get up every day and just ask the Lord, hoping you would get a phone call."

Price, who played his college ball at Charleston Southern, spent part of last offseason with Baltimore before he was cut in June. Since turning pro in 2008, he also has spent time on the practice squads of Kansas City - where he suffered a season-ending injury in 2007 and was placed on injured reserve -- New England and San Francisco. He also was on the practice squad of the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League.

By Barry Svrluga  | December 1, 2010; 12:30 PM ET
Categories:  Running backs, wide receivers  
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Comments

gonna assume that Marcus Mason wasn't available??

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | December 1, 2010 12:40 PM | Report abuse

"I'm great in the open field," McNeal said. "I bring a lot of versatility to the backfield. ... I can hit the home run play any time. I'm a good student of the game."


..."and I'm damn modest, too!"

Posted by: Alan4 | December 1, 2010 12:42 PM | Report abuse

“I just feel like different situations cause that to happen,” Thomas said last week of his transient career. “Things are a little bit unstable in Washington, and it didn’t work out quite that well there. In Carolina, they have other issues to worry about other than receivers.”

And he still doesn't get it...I hope he plays but I doubt it.

Amazing that people want to hold on to players that have 2+ years of giving us nothing and are worried that they will go somewhere else and "blow up". If they're not contributing here...Who gives a F what they do somewhere else.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 1, 2010 12:43 PM | Report abuse

..."and I'm damn modest, too!"

Posted by: Alan4 | December 1, 2010 12:42 PM |

He couldn't afford an agent, so he's taken the job on himself. Gotta admire the versatility.

Posted by: beep-beep | December 1, 2010 12:45 PM | Report abuse

Amazing that people want to hold on to players that have 2+ years of giving us nothing and are worried that they will go somewhere else and "blow up". If they're not contributing here...Who gives a F what they do somewhere else.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 1, 2010 12:43 PM

I agree that you have to cut bait at some point...but it does suck on some level when you see them succeed later...like our coaches didn't utilize or train them properly.

Posted by: PlayAction | December 1, 2010 12:50 PM | Report abuse

Amazing that people want to hold on to players that have 2+ years of giving us nothing and are worried that they will go somewhere else and "blow up". If they're not contributing here...Who gives a F what they do somewhere else.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 1, 2010 12:43 PM

Good team's usually have players who "blow up" for them, not some other team that has the patience to develop them.

If we start seeing our ex players do well on other teams, we should care because we're wasting draft picks making other teams better.

I care if the Skins show a pattern of buying high (McNabb, Haynesworth, TJ Duckett, Jason Taylor) and selling low (Antonio Pearce, BLloyd, DT??) without significant production to show for it. Good teams don't do that on the regular.

Posted by: Alan4 | December 1, 2010 12:54 PM | Report abuse

Cowboys fan? Great...guess he'll be trolling around on here soon enough...

But it is good to hear he's great in the open field...maybe he can pinch run for Keiland after a few yards.

Posted by: PlayAction | December 1, 2010 12:55 PM | Report abuse

I agree that you have to cut bait at some point...but it does suck on some level when you see them succeed later...like our coaches didn't utilize or train them properly.

Posted by: PlayAction | December 1, 2010 12:50 PM

Brandon Lloyd was an arrogant ass who wouldn't practice when he was here. He was a complete prima dona -- a problem he also had at San Francisco. You want to blame that on the coaches?

NFL players are paid like and treated like pros. If they don't act like it, that's not the coaches' fault. In Lloyd's case, three teams gave up on him before he got it together this year. In Thomas's case, two teams have given up on him already.

Posted by: beep-beep | December 1, 2010 12:56 PM | Report abuse

Complaints that the 3-4 should be scrapped or never even instituted here because the personnel doesn't match is one of the most retarded arguments I have ever heard.

The team went 4-12 last year which was actually pretty amazing given the personnel and coaching staff. Who cares that we "used to have a top 5 or 10 defense, statistically". We were STILL LOSING. I remember plenty of blowouts - that had nothing to do with the lousy offense - under Gregg Williams.

Why do we celebrate the hiring of real, proven football people (Allen, Shanny Sr./Jr. and Hazlenutt) and then rip them less than one full season in because so many feel we'd be a winner with our crappy roster by choosing a different scheme?

We got the GM, the coach, the OC and the DC and now it's going to take at least another year or two to beef up the roster/personnel.

Next year we'll have a 1st round QB and the offense and defense will have been in place for a full year. Fill the gaps and improve. It can happen with this staff.

Another year like this one in terms of "discovering" talent (AA, BB, KW, ATV, et al) - which is something completely new to this regime - and we'll be more than on our way.

Chin up biotches.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | December 1, 2010 12:56 PM | Report abuse

I agree that you have to cut bait at some point...but it does suck on some level when you see them succeed later...like our coaches didn't utilize or train them properly.

Posted by: PlayAction | December 1, 2010 12:50 PM

Brandon Lloyd had a couple decent seasons with a few highlight catches against us. Gibbs saw this and had dreams of Ricky Sanders. Gibbs traded a 3rd and 4th for him and PAID him. He caught 23 passes for no touchdowns. According to Howard Bryant of the Washington Post, citing NFL.com, "Lloyd suffered through the worst season for a starting receiver in the Super Bowl era... No starting No. 2 wide receiver in the NFL started more games (12) while producing less (23 catches, 365 yards)." ONLY TO BE OUTDONE BY DEVIN THOMAS LAST YEAR.

Bottom-line, He got paid and shut it down. He's now broke and is balling again..

F Lloyd and Thomas

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 1, 2010 12:59 PM | Report abuse

Gotta admire the versatility.

Posted by: beep-beep | December 1, 2010 12:45 PM | Report abuse

Oh, I do admire your versatility beep. You do so many things at once:

-blog secretary
-blog security guard
-ignore the people you don't like (which is just about everyone)
-blog judge AND jury
-resident blog homosexual expert
-comment and expert on EVERYTHING

And last but not least, you do all of this while still flipping those fries. Let's give 3 lame-ass-Jim-Zorn cheers to beep! Hip hip.......

Posted by: monk811 | December 1, 2010 1:01 PM | Report abuse

Gibbs saw this and had dreams of Ricky Sanders. Gibbs traded a 3rd and 4th for him and PAID him.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 1, 2010 12:59 PM

The story was that it was Al Saunders who wanted him. Just like Gregg Williams wanted Adam Archuleta. Probably they were just covering up for Vinny Cerrato.

Posted by: beep-beep | December 1, 2010 1:03 PM | Report abuse

Some players blow up for teams.

Other players just blow up teams.

Some players blow up multiple teams.

TO, looking in your direction.

Posted by: freakzilla | December 1, 2010 1:05 PM | Report abuse

When AH called out the 3-4 defense, he also called out Shanahan's decision-making ability, so Shanahan is going to stick it out w/ the 3-4. Sorry, folks.

Posted by: ArmchairGM | December 1, 2010 12:39 PM
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Prescient point, ArmchairGM.
Too bad its what we'll see for the balance of the year.

Posted by: onanygivensunday | December 1, 2010 1:06 PM | Report abuse

If we start seeing our ex players do well on other teams, we should care because we're wasting draft picks making other teams better.

I care if the Skins show a pattern of buying high (McNabb, Haynesworth, TJ Duckett, Jason Taylor) and selling low (Antonio Pearce, BLloyd, DT??) without significant production to show for it. Good teams don't do that on the regular.

Posted by: Alan4 | December 1, 2010 12:54 PM

Feel free to compile a list longer than Pierce and Lloyd. Buying high is what Snyder does but not one team in the league is going to waste a roster spot on an unproductive malcontent.

Pierce was a mistake as many teams make but to say that we should have held on to Lloyd and DT for 4+ YRs is assine.

I can't wait for some team to pay Lloyd again and watch him shut it down yet again.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 1, 2010 1:08 PM | Report abuse

It's always anoying coming on RI after a skins loss. It's like showing up in an even more twisted version of Wonderland with HOARDS of Red Queens, all of them impulsively and petulantly screaming "Off with their heads!!". It's a good thing that none of those Queens are running the Redskins, 'cause if they were things would be ten times worse than they have been under Snider.

Anyone with half a brain should have realized before the season to expect exactly the type of year the Skins are having. The personell issues that we have were completely obvious before the season even started.

Yes, defensively, our talent is more suited to playing a 4-3, but that is no reason to stick with it. In fact, I think that this was a perfect season to make the change. Even if we had stuck with a 4-3, the expectations for a playoff season this year would have been LOW. The deficiencies in the O-line, WR's, and RB's made expectations of a strong offensive performance unreasonable for this year.

It's best to make a major change in that type of season, where the growing pains associated with the change are not negatively impacting the team's playoff chances in any significant way. Better to find out NOW who fits the new system and who needs to be replaced. The team will be better off in the long run with the knowledge gained this year.

Posted by: kaasmaster | December 1, 2010 1:09 PM | Report abuse

It's always anoying coming on RI after a skins loss. It's like showing up in an even more twisted version of Wonderland with HOARDS of Red Queens, all of them impulsively and petulantly screaming "Off with their heads!!".

Posted by: kaasmaster | December 1, 2010 1:09 PM

Nice pull, kaasmaster. Plus we've also got a Mad Hatter running loose and Tweedledum and Tweedledee pulling each others' puds.

Posted by: beep-beep | December 1, 2010 1:13 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: 4thFloor | December 1, 2010 1:15 PM | Report abuse

Hey Bean,
You going to rock one of those half 'skins, half giants Devin Thomas jerseys this Sunday?

Posted by: mack1 | December 1, 2010 1:17 PM | Report abuse

Next year we'll have a 1st round QB and the offense and defense will have been in place for a full year. Fill the gaps and improve. It can happen with this staff.

Another year like this one in terms of "discovering" talent (AA, BB, KW, ATV, et al) - which is something completely new to this regime - and we'll be more than on our way.

Chin up biotches.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | December 1, 2010 12:56 PM

I wholeheartedly agree with what you're saying.

Look at the Detroit Lions, guys. Terrible one year, grab the first overall pick, take Stafford. Terrible again. Another top-ten pick. Still terrible. (Yes I'm aware we lost to them)

Rule #1 in the NFL: You can't rebuild overnight.

But anyway, do we really want to draft a QB first-round? I think I'd go WR or RB, then O-Line all day. Maybe Julio Jones or Mark Ingram, and then snag a pair of guards in the subsequent rounds. Even Peyton Manning would look like a turd with the O-line we've had.

P.S. Devin Thomas sucks balls. Sorry dudes.

Posted by: Unloadvegas | December 1, 2010 1:18 PM | Report abuse

It sure is going to be interesting heading into the final regular season week in RI FF. In the Hamster league, one of the two byes for the postseason is up for grabs, and 9 of the 12 teams still have a shot to qualify into one of the 6 playoff slots.

cL's F Bombers (11-1) continued to roll, with an 89-55 win over the Trippin' Billies (5-7). Mendenhall led cL with 20. The Bombers have clinched the #1 seed for the playoffs. The Billies are in a tie for 8th place, but not out of the playoffs

Second overall are the Cal Salmon (8-3-1), who tied Butz for Utz (5-6-1), 95-95. Butz's recent strong run has been aided by the red hot Dwayne Bowe, who had a season's high 36 points. The Salmon got strong games from Rodgers, Charles and Foster, but big names Sidney Rice and Vincent Jackson combined for 2 points. Butz is in a tie for 6th place, the last playoff spot.

In third place are the streaking Shanallenskins (7-4-1) who easily lead the league in scoring. This week, Shanny had the highest scoring game of the season, a 141-76 win over Moss City Santanimals (5-6-1). Shanny was led by Hillis who had 38, and 7 of 9 slots in double digits. Moss City currently sits in the tie for 6th place.

In fourth place (appropriately enough) sits 4th and his RalJohn Realskins (7-5). RalJohn survived a weak outing in his 61-46 win vs Geelong (4-8) who only had 2 players score over 8 points.

Tied for fourth place is Team dealer (6-4-2), with a solid win 89-47 over E Funk (5-7). Dealer is on a 3 game win streak, currently the longest in the league. E Funk fell to 8th place after their 5th straight loss, but is still just 1/2 game behind the 6th and 7th place teams.

Last place Koolaid Kids (2-10) rubbed salt into Coproliths (4-8) wound, eliminating them with a 111-79 drubbing. Brady, the Jets defense and Michael Turner led the Kids, while Copro's WR duo of Roddy White and Reggie Wayne had 8 points between them, and his RB Chris Johnson, had zip.

Locked into the playoffs, are the Bombers with the #1 seed and a bye. Cal Salmon, Shanallenskins, RalJohn and Dealer all have playoff spots locked, though it is down to Salmon and Shanny for the #2 spot and the other bye. A half game separates 4 teams for the final playoff spot. Moss City would win a tiebreaker with Butz should both teams win. If neither team wins, E Funk and the Billies will have a shot a the playoffs, with E Funk having the tie break edge if they both win.

The only 3 teams out of it are Geelong, Copro and Koolaid.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | December 1, 2010 1:23 PM | Report abuse

In the offseaon we need to make a run at Avon Cobourne of the Montreal Alouttes. He just won his second grey cup running for 2 TDs. last year he was the Grey Cup MVP. he is still young enough and has made a name for himself up north.

Posted by: Stu27 | December 1, 2010 1:23 PM | Report abuse

I call Tweedledee...sorry monk.

But your assessment of him was dead on.

Posted by: PlayAction | December 1, 2010 1:25 PM | Report abuse

I actually like the Shawnbrey McNeal pickup more than the Keiland Williams and James Davis pick up to be honest with you. He brings much needed speed and versatility to our offense if he ever gets time to play this season, which I assuming he will in a few games once he gets coached up. He is more like a poor man's Reggie Bush, except hes a harder inside runner and is not as fast obviously.

I've heard a lot about the transition from 3-4 to 4-3 and how we should move back to 4-3 and get rif of Haslett. These comments are completely ridiculous. Yes our defense was top 10 in defensive yards given up, but we where 18th in points (you know those things on the scoreboard that wins games). And nearly dead last in turnovers last year and have been for awhile. Another thing last year our defense was top of is, losing second half leads. I don't know why you would rather keep that defense then this one, that yeah doesn't have all the pieces yet but is still really good at turnovers and not blowing leads in the 4th quarter. This defense has actually won us at least 2 games this year (the cowboys and chicago bears game).

How many has the defense won for us in the last four season, don't worry I'll wait...exactly my point. This defense doesn't have all the pieces but they did what they could with a extremely limited free agency pool and little draft picks, give them time they will start to come together soon with more draft picks and a full free agency next season (I hope 2012 is still up in the air because of the collective bargaining agreement).

Posted by: culprit59 | December 1, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

It's always anoying coming on RI after a skins loss. It's like showing up in an even more twisted version of Wonderland with HOARDS of Red Queens, all of them impulsively and petulantly screaming "Off with their heads!!". It's a good thing that none of those Queens are running the Redskins, 'cause if they were things would be ten times worse than they have been under Snider.

Anyone with half a brain should have realized before the season to expect exactly the type of year the Skins are having. The personell issues that we have were completely obvious before the season even started.

Yes, defensively, our talent is more suited to playing a 4-3, but that is no reason to stick with it. In fact, I think that this was a perfect season to make the change. Even if we had stuck with a 4-3, the expectations for a playoff season this year would have been LOW. The deficiencies in the O-line, WR's, and RB's made expectations of a strong offensive performance unreasonable for this year.

It's best to make a major change in that type of season, where the growing pains associated with the change are not negatively impacting the team's playoff chances in any significant way. Better to find out NOW who fits the new system and who needs to be replaced. The team will be better off in the long run with the knowledge gained this year.

Posted by: kaasmaster | December 1, 2010 1:09 PM
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good points if you're a "Jacksonville type" small market team..
However, as a ticket holder paying the highest price to see the highest payroll in the NFL play and coached by the most expensive Coaching staff in the NFL, a modicum of respectability versus the recent example of a 59-28 divisional loss and a now last ranked Defense, is not too much to expect from a "HOF Head Coach".

My respect for Elway continues to grow.

Posted by: onanygivensunday | December 1, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

I actually like the Shawnbrey McNeal pickup more than the Keiland Williams and James Davis pick up to be honest with you. He brings much needed speed and versatility to our offense if he ever gets time to play this season, which I assuming he will in a few games once he gets coached up. He is more like a poor man's Reggie Bush, except hes a harder inside runner and is not as fast obviously.

I've heard a lot about the transition from 3-4 to 4-3 and how we should move back to 4-3 and get rif of Haslett. These comments are completely ridiculous. Yes our defense was top 10 in defensive yards given up, but we where 18th in points (you know those things on the scoreboard that wins games). And nearly dead last in turnovers last year and have been for awhile. Another thing last year our defense was top of is, losing second half leads. I don't know why you would rather keep that defense then this one, that yeah doesn't have all the pieces yet but is still really good at turnovers and not blowing leads in the 4th quarter. This defense has actually won us at least 2 games this year (the cowboys and chicago bears game).

How many has the defense won for us in the last four season, don't worry I'll wait...exactly my point. This defense doesn't have all the pieces but they did what they could with a extremely limited free agency pool and little draft picks, give them time they will start to come together soon with more draft picks and a full free agency next season (I hope 2012 is still up in the air because of the collective bargaining agreement).

Posted by: culprit59 | December 1, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | December 1, 2010 12:56 PM

I wholeheartedly agree with what you're saying.

Look at the Detroit Lions, guys. Terrible one year, grab the first overall pick, take Stafford. Terrible again. Another top-ten pick. Still terrible. (Yes I'm aware we lost to them)

Rule #1 in the NFL: You can't rebuild overnight.

But anyway, do we really want to draft a QB first-round? I think I'd go WR or RB, then O-Line all day. Maybe Julio Jones or Mark Ingram, and then snag a pair of guards in the subsequent rounds. Even Peyton Manning would look like a turd with the O-line we've had.

P.S. Devin Thomas sucks balls. Sorry dudes.

Posted by: Unloadvegas | December 1, 2010 1:18 PM

I say QB in the first round next year for 3 reasons:

Shanny Sr., Shanny Jr and the NFC East Division.

The Shanny's want a QB who is essentially an extension of them on the field (Elway, Shaub) and based on that, I don't see them going all-in with a 2nd or 3rd round QB.

There is history for a rook QB coming in and changing things around. See Mattie Ice, Sam Bradford, Flacco and even the dirty Sanchez to an extent. I also think that it's great to have leaders like Fletch but the winning teams ('cept the Ravens) always have their QB as their primary leader (Brady, Manning, Manning, Brees etc.).

Maybe I am in the minority but I love the personnel that have been identified just this year. One or two more years of finding players the way we are this year and I'm telling you, we'll be back into being an every-year-contender.

Book it.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | December 1, 2010 1:29 PM | Report abuse

the running back position is officially comical!!!

Posted by: jimmy_the_crickett | December 1, 2010 1:36 PM | Report abuse

Dive ass pro bowl beeps

Posted by: PlayAction | December 1, 2010 1:40 PM | Report abuse

"He left school after three years to enter the NFL draft, but went undrafted..."


Sounds like he got some great advice.

Posted by: 4-12 | December 1, 2010 1:41 PM | Report abuse

"I'm great in the open field," McNeal said...

Unfortunately you're probably not going to see alot of that with this O-line.

Posted by: Predator48 | December 1, 2010 1:50 PM | Report abuse

Good thing they got rid of Willie Parker and Larry Johnson, so they can have room on the roster for rookies, free-agents and guys from the UFL!

Posted by: bethesdaguy | December 1, 2010 1:53 PM | Report abuse

You just go back to what got you to where you're trying to get back to," he said.

-Classic quote. Can I use this?? A great man once said, "Wherever you go, there you are."

Posted by: coolcraig | December 1, 2010 1:57 PM | Report abuse

SMU fan here — I saw Shawnbrey McNeal play last year, and met him on several occasions. First things first: really good kid — easy to root for.

Secondly: yes, he got some bad advice (although he left school to try to help provide for his mother). He went to train in Tampa after being one of very few juniors invited to the NFL Combine, and was told that at his height, he would have to bulk up to survive the pounding he would take at the pro level. He did, getting up to 190-something, and it slowed him down a little, which he couldn't afford. He didn't blow up any stopwatches at the Combine, which at least contributed to him not getting drafted. If he's back down to the low 180s, he'll have some of that burst back.

As a player:
• His comment about being "great in the open field" ... um ... I like him a lot, and he is extremely elusive, but he's not Chris Johnson. He's not going to hit a gap and blaze past every NFL defensive back, if that's what he was saying. He was a state sprint champion while running for Madison High School in Dallas, so it's not like he's slow (Miami doesn't recruit slow RBs, after all), but to suggest that he's going to walk in and make people think he is a reincarnation of Darrell Green on offense might be a tad optimistic.
• He is the first college runner ever to rush for 1,000 or more yards while playing for SMU head coach June Jones (he of the pass-first Run-and-Shoot offense).
• His running style is all about quickness, starting and stopping on a dime, changing directions. But there were several games in which he really carried the ball a lot, collecting 20 or more carries five times. In those games, he got stronger as the game went on, which was a little surprising. His career high (in one year at SMU, after transferring from Miami in order to be near his ailing mom) was against Stephen F. Austin, when he went 19-for-158 and a touchdown.
• He is a MUCH better pass blocker than you would expect for a guy who almost always looks like the smallest player on the field. Is he Clinton Portis? No. Can he pick up a stray safety or linebacker? Yes. As talented as he is, he wouldn't have played for Jones had he not been able and willing to block, since Jones's first priority is always going to be to keep the quarterback in one piece and throw, throw, throw.
• McNeal has very good hands out of the backfield. I'd call him an above-average receiver — not great, but better than average.

All of that being said, I hope he makes it. He has bounced around — spent the summer in camp with the Chargers, before trying out/signing with the Giants and Falcons (and one other team, I think, but can't remember specifically). He could use a little good luck, and I hope he finds it in Washington.

Posted by: DC2Dallas | December 1, 2010 2:08 PM | Report abuse

The speedster Joey Galloway is gone? When did this happen?

Posted by: dc1020008 | December 1, 2010 2:28 PM | Report abuse

Saw Shawnbrey play several games for SMU. The guy has speed and can hit holes. He ran out of a draw formation most of the time in college under the June Jones run and shoot offense. But to gain almost 1200 yards in a pass happy offense is a plus. I was hoping he'd end up with the Skins. Hopefully, he'll earn some playing time and prove he should stay.

Posted by: genericrepub | December 1, 2010 2:45 PM | Report abuse

Larry Johnson was that bad? Wow.

Posted by: WorstSeat | December 1, 2010 2:53 PM | Report abuse

DC2DALLAS is right! Shawnbrey is awesome!

Posted by: WayneFamous | December 1, 2010 3:33 PM | Report abuse

He'd be extremely useful to the Skins if he could quickly slip through NO hole at all.

To all of those out there (you hear me, Czabe?) who want to blow up the team and get all these undrafted free agents in here, well, this is what you would have in key poasitions. And bear in mind, the other 30 clubs are all doing the same, sifting through a bunch of guys like this.

Posted by: shanks1 | December 1, 2010 3:33 PM | Report abuse

who coached in the ufl last year... haslett... enough said...

Posted by: jimmy_the_crickett | December 1, 2010 4:05 PM | Report abuse

So much for the third times a charm. Would you believe that the 12th times a charm? We'll see but I kind of doubt it.

Posted by: davidrsomm | December 1, 2010 5:25 PM | Report abuse

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