The W
Views: 112830760
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
28.5.09 0123
The 7 - Football - Party Like It's 1995 Register and log in to post!
(500 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (17 total)
JoshMann
Andouille
Level: 89

Posts: 2016/2159
EXP: 6785828
For next: 130100

Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 2875 days
Last activity: 2872 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 28.8.06 1650.13
Reposted on: 28.8.13 1650.39
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/football/nfl/specials/preview/2006/08/28/george.ap/index.html


    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders signed Jeff George to a contract Monday, bringing back a player who hasn't thrown an NFL pass in five seasons.

    George, the No. 1 overall pick by Indianapolis in 1990, joined the team in time for Monday's afternoon practice. He previously played for the Raiders in 1997-98, starting 23 games and throwing 33 touchdowns and 14 interceptions.


Ye Gods. Apparently Jay Schroeder's number was missing from their Rolodex.



(edited by JoshMann on 28.8.06 1755)
Promote this thread!
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 155

Posts: 5272/7534
EXP: 46501719
For next: 915608

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 1062 days
Last activity: 1062 days
#2 Posted on 28.8.06 1654.26
Reposted on: 28.8.13 1654.35
Anyone know when Dan Pastorini is going to get picked up? Could always bring in Danny White as both the punter and QB.
Between George and Brooks playing for the Raiders, the Raiders defensive backs should get plenty of opportunities to catch the ball in practice.
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 128

Posts: 2711/4750
EXP: 23742124
For next: 639642

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 123 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
Y!:
#3 Posted on 28.8.06 1818.15
Reposted on: 28.8.13 1818.59
"Mr. Davis? There's a Marc Wilson holding on line 3..."
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 118

Posts: 2942/3991
EXP: 18092602
For next: 290366

Since: 22.4.02
From: Outside of Boston

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#4 Posted on 28.8.06 1927.58
Reposted on: 28.8.13 1928.03
Well, Rob Johnson's out there (as of tomorrow), but whoever signs him is up against stiff competition:

(image removed)
SEADAWG
Boudin rouge
Moderator
Level: 48

Posts: 253/501
EXP: 769626
For next: 53922

Since: 5.7.03

Since last post: 1215 days
Last activity: 296 days
#5 Posted on 28.8.06 2101.42
Reposted on: 28.8.13 2107.31
JASON WHITLOCK BONER TIME
thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 139

Posts: 1683/5813
EXP: 32211857
For next: 255670

Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 1 hour
Last activity: 1 hour
#6 Posted on 28.8.06 2218.20
Reposted on: 28.8.13 2222.34
Whitlock should so be on PTI or at least the five good minutes tomorrow to talk about this. This is party time.

I am annoyed that people seem to be forgetting he was actually in the league 2 years ago, doing a stellar job sitting on the bench for the Bears late in 2004.
StingArmy
Andouille
Level: 89

Posts: 442/2118
EXP: 6734623
For next: 181305

Since: 3.5.03
From: Georgia bred, you can tell by my Hawk jersey

Since last post: 96 days
Last activity: 1 day
#7 Posted on 28.8.06 2232.57
Reposted on: 28.8.13 2233.18
Jeff George is the most nondescript pro athlete you could ever meet. He was riding the concourse train in the Atlanta airport many, many, many years ago (while starting for the Falcons), and only myself and one other guy in there seemed to know who he was.

- StingArmy
Mayhem
Scrapple
Level: 112

Posts: 2607/3663
EXP: 15329826
For next: 8427

Since: 25.4.03
From: Nashville, TN

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 1 day
#8 Posted on 29.8.06 0643.02
Reposted on: 29.8.13 0644.38

Was Jay Schroeder busy or something? ... Hell, go ahead and bring back Bo Jackson too.
dunkndollaz
Banger
Back to Back Survivor
Level: 99

Posts: 1929/2617
EXP: 9708181
For next: 291854

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 18 hours
Last activity: 14 hours
#9 Posted on 29.8.06 0759.09
Reposted on: 29.8.13 0800.07
As a Broncos fan, I just love this signing......

but seriously, what time is Al Davis' Competency Hearing ?
JALman
Boerewors
Level: 43

Posts: 151/384
EXP: 535972
For next: 29079

Since: 7.7.02
From: Almost there

Since last post: 666 days
Last activity: 3 days
#10 Posted on 29.8.06 1054.06
Reposted on: 29.8.13 1055.36
    Originally posted by Mayhem

    Was Jay Schroeder busy or something? ... Hell, go ahead and bring back Bo Jackson too.


It would be a miracle if Tood Christensen, Tim Brown, and Marcus Allen would return so we'd have....the TECMO BOWL REUNION~!
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 118

Posts: 2946/3991
EXP: 18092602
For next: 290366

Since: 22.4.02
From: Outside of Boston

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#11 Posted on 29.8.06 1359.25
Reposted on: 29.8.13 1401.31
    Originally posted by JALman
      Originally posted by Mayhem

      Was Jay Schroeder busy or something? ... Hell, go ahead and bring back Bo Jackson too.


    It would be a miracle if Tood Christensen, Tim Brown, and Marcus Allen would return so we'd have....the TECMO BOWL REUNION~!


It's nothing if the Dolphins don't trot out Mark Duper.
JoshMann
Andouille
Level: 89

Posts: 2019/2159
EXP: 6785828
For next: 130100

Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 2875 days
Last activity: 2872 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#12 Posted on 29.8.06 2305.35
Reposted on: 29.8.13 2313.32
    Originally posted by drjayphd
    It's nothing if the Dolphins don't trot out Mark Duper.


Mark Clayton practically needed a walker to get to his spot at the Hall of Fame induction and Marino STILL looked Duper off in favor of Clayton. :-P
thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 139

Posts: 1686/5813
EXP: 32211857
For next: 255670

Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 1 hour
Last activity: 1 hour
#13 Posted on 31.8.06 1202.45
Reposted on: 31.8.13 1202.47
YES YES the Jason Whitlock column. This, and knowing that Jeff George will be back in the Madden Free Agents roster next year (maybe this one!) with a 97 Throw Power make the deal work all on it's own.
Mr. Boffo
Scrapple
Level: 116

Posts: 1690/3844
EXP: 17150020
For next: 174125

Since: 24.3.02
From: Oshkosh, WI

Since last post: 1034 days
Last activity: 995 days
#14 Posted on 31.8.06 1332.21
Reposted on: 31.8.13 1335.57
    Originally posted by thecubsfan
    YES YES the Jason Whitlock column. This, and knowing that Jeff George will be back in the Madden Free Agents roster next year (maybe this one!) with a 97 Throw Power make the deal work all on it's own.

From the article:
Jeff is like the hottest girlfriend you ever had.

All previous entrants to the contrary, this may be the most embarassing thing Jason Whitlock has ever written.

(edited by Mr. Boffo on 31.8.06 1333)
The Thrill
Banger
Level: 101

Posts: 2047/2781
EXP: 10530766
For next: 186946

Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

Since last post: 772 days
Last activity: 127 days
#15 Posted on 31.8.06 1701.28
Reposted on: 31.8.13 1702.15
    Originally posted by drjayphd
      Originally posted by JALman
        Originally posted by Mayhem

        Was Jay Schroeder busy or something? ... Hell, go ahead and bring back Bo Jackson too.


      It would be a miracle if Tood Christensen, Tim Brown, and Marcus Allen would return so we'd have....the TECMO BOWL REUNION~!


    It's nothing if the Dolphins don't trot out Mark Duper.


And the Packers bring back Bob Nelson at nose tackle...actually, looking at the D-line, that's not half-bad an idea... :-)
MoeGates
Andouille
Level: 91

Posts: 1924/2172
EXP: 7338112
For next: 130829

Since: 6.1.02
From: Brooklyn, NY

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 5 hours
#16 Posted on 1.9.06 0049.09
Reposted on: 1.9.13 0051.11
    Originally posted by Mr. Boffo
      Originally posted by thecubsfan
      YES YES the Jason Whitlock column. This, and knowing that Jeff George will be back in the Madden Free Agents roster next year (maybe this one!) with a 97 Throw Power make the deal work all on it's own.

    From the article:
    Jeff is like the hottest girlfriend you ever had.

    All previous entrants to the contrary, this may be the most embarassing thing Jason Whitlock has ever written.

    (edited by Mr. Boffo on 31.8.06 1333)


Those four paragraphs were the single most brilliant thing I've read all summer.

Despite that though, I have to disagree with his conclusion. All Jeff George really ever had going for him was a shotgun for a right arm. The gun's the first thing to go as you get older, while such things as ignoring plays from your coach and then bragging about it to the press about it tends to stay.
Whitebacon
Banger
Level: 97

Posts: 2136/2507
EXP: 9094602
For next: 222756

Since: 12.1.02
From: Fresno, CA

Since last post: 25 days
Last activity: 9 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#17 Posted on 4.9.06 0325.55
Reposted on: 4.9.13 0326.22
The Raiders cut Jeff George. Jason Whitlock's heart is broken.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: W Salary Cap league
Next thread: College Football Week 1
Previous thread: Players needed for a Yahoo! Fantasy Football League
(500 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: A Match Made in Football Hell - Oakland FINALLY hires a coach - John Madden nominated for HOF - More...
The 7 - Football - Party Like It's 1995Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.495 seconds.