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Big Brother

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.65
We've waived Akili Smith.

(Also Rob Johnson and Tyrone Davis...and a bunch of other people I couldn't care less about)

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Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

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#2 Posted on
You know, when I looked at the thread title I thought, "CRZ's talking about Akili Smith, I'll bet." Sure enough. Can't say I'm too surprised he got let go, although he does seems to have that "big guy with a rocket arm we MUST be able to mold into a good QB" thing going for him. Heck, even Ryan Leaf was on FOUR teams (if you count the Seahawks).

Washington Huskies, 2003 Pac-10 football champs. Coming soon.

Since: 11.7.02
From: MD

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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.29
There's always the Jets...

"Each time I've met Huffington, I wondered if she was not somehow the long-lost daughter of Madame Nicolai Ceaucescu, or a genetic cross between Martha Stewart and Count Dracula. Had this Greek-born harpy lived in medieval times, she would have been sewn up in a bag with a rooster and two snakes and thrown into the nearest river."
-- Eric Margolis, Toronto Star
The Thrill

Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

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#4 Posted on
Well, Smith had the opportunity to engineer a game-winning drive last Saturday vs. Carolina...and flopped. He needed to show the coaches something in that situation to help his cause...and he failed.

Hell, he was pretty much just a warm body at camp anyway. Favre/Pederson/Nall is your QB depth chart.

But take heart, Akili Smith fans (both of ya)...several Packer QB's have gone from backing up Favre to starting for other NFL clubs: Ty Detmer, Mark Brunell, Pederson, Aaron Brooks...

Star wipe, and...we're out.
Thrillin' ain't easy.

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Since: 10.8.02
From: Queen's University, Canada

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#5 Posted on
If you can't stick with the Cincinnati Bengals, you're done. No hard feeling, but you're done. Maybe he can come play in Canada, or hit the Arena League.
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