FOLES RUSH IN: 2018 nfl qb carousel and miscellaneous offseasoning thread

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the super bowl was a long time ago now

Roberto Spiralli, Tuesday, 6 February 2018 17:16 (two years ago) link

josh mcdaniels confirmed as new head coach of the indianapolis colts. instead of being behind belichick he can spend some time behind his old qbs coach instead.

Roberto Spiralli, Tuesday, 6 February 2018 17:18 (two years ago) link

lol rooney rule

mookieproof, Tuesday, 6 February 2018 17:23 (two years ago) link

yeah.

i mean, outside of the process itself, ok josh is one of the most qualified hc candidates out there, but things like mike vrabel hire at ten, and greg olson at oak too, have not been inspiring appointments in this regard. coordinator level is the real ugly scene that makes the hc level such a problem. i believe i am correct in saying there is 1 black oc in the whole nfl. i think flores at ne will make it around 10 black dcs but cmon, this shit is horrendous.

Roberto Spiralli, Tuesday, 6 February 2018 17:39 (two years ago) link

LOL

Roberto Spiralli, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 02:29 (two years ago) link

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DVZY4WSUQAAi2aF.jpg

Roberto Spiralli, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 02:31 (two years ago) link

i'm sure this is already being speculated but first thing i think is that bill told him this is going to be his last year. i did see that luck supposedly needs more surgery on his shoulder tho, and that might've been enough to foul it.

Roberto Spiralli, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 02:34 (two years ago) link

i think you're supposed to wait a whole day to go full belichick

mookieproof, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 02:54 (two years ago) link

i'm hearing rumours he wrote his resignation letter on irsay's shirt

It's time to let The Monster get out of it's cage to feed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/MxEb3N7P

— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) January 3, 2013

Roberto Spiralli, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 02:59 (two years ago) link

and *that's* for the city of baltimore!

mookieproof, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 03:01 (two years ago) link

#EXCLUSIVE: #49ers have reached agreement w/ Jimmy Garoppolo. Will be highest paid player in #NFL. Announcement soon to come. pic.twitter.com/mU0ON4qMm7

— Raj Mathai (@rajmathai) February 8, 2018

mookieproof, Thursday, 8 February 2018 18:28 (two years ago) link

congrats to "jimmy g"

lag∞n, Thursday, 8 February 2018 18:42 (two years ago) link

Jimmy G has started less than 10 games in the NFL and now has two Super Bowl rings and the biggest contract in NFL history. A true inspiration to those that let their partners do all of the work on group projects

— offseason hanx (@HankJoness) February 8, 2018

Roberto Spiralli, Thursday, 8 February 2018 20:40 (two years ago) link

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/22503387/rae-carruth-apologizes-death-pregnant-girlfriend-seeks-custody-18-year-old-son

damn i forgot Rae Carruth was getting released from prison in October!

omar little, Monday, 19 February 2018 21:44 (two years ago) link

I forgot about that guy. Can someone who hired a hitman to murder his girlfriend because she wouldn't get an abortion not be a complete sociopath?

Rod Steel (musicfanatic), Thursday, 22 February 2018 22:12 (two years ago) link

fins tagged landry - acc to my fins fan friend apparently making him the 3rd highest paid WR in nfl? if true that _is_ ridic

Mordy, Thursday, 22 February 2018 22:12 (two years ago) link

it would make sense if the NFL were a PPR league

piper at the gates of d'awwww (voodoo chili), Thursday, 22 February 2018 23:06 (two years ago) link

lol yes

Mordy, Thursday, 22 February 2018 23:07 (two years ago) link

3rd highest cap hit for 2018 to be precise but yeah. not sure what to make of him tbh, depending on who you ask or what stats you use he's either one of the most effective wrs in the league or he holds the entire offense back. he always looks kind of medium to me.

very curious to see what miami does with him eventually. something dumb, probably

Roberto Spiralli, Friday, 23 February 2018 00:25 (two years ago) link

So anyone have any opinion on the idea that the Vikings are going to clear the decks of QBs to go after Kurt Cousins? I was thinking prevailing belief was that Denver was his destination.

earlnash, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 02:41 (two years ago) link

i think it's weird there isn't one of those qbs that they like. what's wrong with keenum?

Mordy, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 03:02 (two years ago) link

not sure there is a huge delta between the vikes qbs and cousins. i wonder what kind of money the vikes guys are angling for. a smart qb-needy team could hold out to see who is the last man standing there and get a few years of a serviceable qb for cut rate.

Roberto Spiralli, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 03:24 (two years ago) link

feel like keenum will have to put up several seasons of brees-like numbers before people stop thinking he's too $hort

mookieproof, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 03:33 (two years ago) link

matt forte has retired. pretty good player

mookieproof, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 19:25 (two years ago) link

love the dude, always respected his game and was happy when he joined the jets two years ago. he still had moments last year, but all those nagging injuries must've added up.

piper at the gates of d'awwww (voodoo chili), Thursday, 1 March 2018 05:27 (two years ago) link

guys...Keenum is not that good and it's not just a size thing. trust me

It's not delivery, it's Adorno! (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Thursday, 1 March 2018 19:10 (two years ago) link

ILX quoted out of context

omar little, Thursday, 1 March 2018 19:11 (two years ago) link

lol

Roberto Spiralli, Thursday, 1 March 2018 19:17 (two years ago) link

Penn State RB Saquon Barkley at 2018 Combine:

- Stronger than Joe Thomas
- Quicker than DeSean Jackson
- Faster than Devin Hester
- Jumps higher than Julio Jones

@PennStateFball

johnny crunch, Friday, 2 March 2018 21:03 (two years ago) link

yeah, dude is just breaking the scales

Roberto Spiralli, Friday, 2 March 2018 21:17 (two years ago) link

List of all RBs at the NFL combine to weigh over 225, sub-4.5 40 & at least a 38-inch vertical (since 2000):

Saquon Barkley
/end list

Barkley DESTROYED those measures away, with an OFFICIAL 4.40 40, 41-inch vertical at 233 lbs.

— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) March 2, 2018

Roberto Spiralli, Friday, 2 March 2018 21:19 (two years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kF2-Cr6yX4

rap is dad (it's a boy!), Saturday, 3 March 2018 04:15 (two years ago) link

xxxpost lmao omar

It's not delivery, it's Adorno! (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Saturday, 3 March 2018 04:26 (two years ago) link

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the final four teams expected to be in the running for his services are the Broncos, Cardinals, Jets, and Vikings.

Let's see.

Jets -- ANY dude that willing walks into that club has to know in the end, it won't work out. Forget it Kirk, it's the Jets.

Cardinals - They lost for nearly 40 years and had a couple of decent teams. Probably the lowest pressure place to go.

Vikings -- They are the best team and last year was very close. Can they repeat that and take that next step, it's a hard thing to do. Will they be setting fire to the future by signing such an expensive player. I'd say this team would be the highest pressure to join as really anything less than getting to a Superbowl is a failure next year.

Broncos - They still have quite a bit of talent and the club has been good about finding players. While improvement would be expected, would not be expected to 'win it all' as much as be in the playoff discussions.

earlnash, Sunday, 4 March 2018 00:24 (two years ago) link

If you blink, you might miss Troy Apke’s 4.35-second 40-yard dash that made Deion Sanders the happiest person on earth. pic.twitter.com/d8VwjPxqAu

— Roar Lions Roar (@RLRblog) March 5, 2018

lag∞n, Monday, 5 March 2018 20:35 (two years ago) link

We live in such a strange time "you know why I'm surprised, I'm not going to say it on tv but he can run run."

earlnash, Tuesday, 6 March 2018 01:38 (two years ago) link

Eagles traded a 7 and Matt Tobin to Seattle for a 5. Seattle than traded a 7 and Michael Bennett for a 5 and Marcus Johnson.

The Eagles basically traded Matt Tobin and Marcus Johnson for Michael Bennett, lol.

— Jimmy Kempski (@JimmyKempski) March 7, 2018

Mordy, Wednesday, 7 March 2018 20:15 (two years ago) link

that is grotesque. howie strikes again. i wonder if the seahawks let bennett have a say in his destination, i am sure they could've done a little better if they were really trying to maximize return

Roberto Spiralli, Wednesday, 7 March 2018 20:22 (two years ago) link

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— Michael Bennett (@mosesbread72) March 7, 2018

Mordy, Wednesday, 7 March 2018 21:09 (two years ago) link

lol

mookieproof, Wednesday, 7 March 2018 21:24 (two years ago) link

the other guy, charles, is one of the best ppl to follow on twitter for football right now, @fourverts

Roberto Spiralli, Friday, 9 March 2018 21:37 (two years ago) link

Jarvis Landry to Browns.

burzum buddies (brownie), Friday, 9 March 2018 22:38 (two years ago) link

oh miami was able to find a more incompetently run organization than themselves well done

Mordy, Friday, 9 March 2018 23:00 (two years ago) link

tyrod taylor to the browns

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Friday, 9 March 2018 23:05 (two years ago) link

that's interesting. tt w/ all those weapons (landry, duke johnson, josh gordon) could be good.

Mordy, Friday, 9 March 2018 23:14 (two years ago) link

oh plus saquon barkley. you've gotta think they must be good at least on offense next season.

Mordy, Friday, 9 March 2018 23:15 (two years ago) link

Browns getting DB Damarious Randall from the Packers.

burzum buddies (brownie), Friday, 9 March 2018 23:30 (two years ago) link

going all-in to secure 3 to 4 wins

omar little, Friday, 9 March 2018 23:30 (two years ago) link

Jaylon Smith is one player I am glad got a big payday, considering he nearly lost his career with that injury with Notre Dame in the bowl game. Smith is probably the best defensive player from the state of Indiana since Rod Woodson too.

earlnash, Wednesday, 21 August 2019 00:39 (seven months ago) link

Andrew Luck retired wtf

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/27456682/emotional-luck-announces-retirement-nfl

omar little, Sunday, 25 August 2019 03:02 (seven months ago) link

After the game, Luck announced the retirement decision during an impromptu news conference; he said an official announcement wasn't planned until Sunday afternoon but changed course once news broke during the preseason game.

"I've been stuck in this process," he said, stopping several times to overcome his emotions. "I haven't been able to live the life I want to live. It's taken the joy out of this game ... the only way forward for me is to remove myself from football."

omar little, Sunday, 25 August 2019 03:03 (seven months ago) link

Good for him tbqf, and good for anyone who quits early. get the hell outta that league.

omar little, Sunday, 25 August 2019 03:05 (seven months ago) link

yes

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Sunday, 25 August 2019 15:10 (seven months ago) link

I tend to believe that almost anyone who plays in the NFL is 100% committed to the sport so I'm guessing this really was the only option for him. Poor guy, hope he got paid and gets to pursue his other dreams now. Funny to think the NFL's 'talent drain' problem first seemed to come to light around the time when Luck & RG3 got drafted, when the word was "finally we are going to have some great young QBs again"...this is pretty much the worst possible scenario for the NFL

frogbs, Monday, 26 August 2019 15:01 (seven months ago) link

there's a couple more generational prospects coming up the pipeline in the next couple years, but yeah, i guess the nfl can't really count on them to define their league for 15 years anymore.

jakey mo collier (voodoo chili), Monday, 26 August 2019 15:18 (seven months ago) link

there are a lot of talented young QBs right now tho - watson, mahomes, wentz, goff, newton, cousins, jackson, mayfield, maybe winston? ok some question marks around some of those guys but a few of those could be good to all time greats depending on how their careers go.

Mordy, Monday, 26 August 2019 15:31 (seven months ago) link

Not Winston, my god

Its big ball chunky time (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Monday, 26 August 2019 15:35 (seven months ago) link

jon gruden honestly seems like the boss from hell

call all destroyer, Thursday, 29 August 2019 00:50 (seven months ago) link

five months pass...

lol jim zorn is the coach of one of these xfl teams

mookieproof, Saturday, 8 February 2020 20:56 (one month ago) link

Antonio Brown's apology tour continued Wednesday morning with an Instagram post directed at quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

The former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver posted a photo of Roethlisberger smiling and slapping the back of Brown's helmet when the two played together, along with a caption that praised Roethlisberger.

"Mostly you a little bit of me !" Brown wrote. "Yee yee !! I never realized how good I had it, got caught up in my emotion with everyone coming after me I really apologize for my actions sincerely man ! It's never been another connection like what we done in the past decade. I appreciate you. Sincerely AB."

One game with Brady and zero with Derek Carr really changed his perspective.

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Thursday, 13 February 2020 02:29 (one month ago) link

Lol the o/u for this XFL is 45.5 and score is 9-6 in the 4th

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Sunday, 16 February 2020 22:11 (one month ago) link

espn dot com has been pushing the xfl pretty hard but lol there are no stats, no box scores, no standings, nothing. the only links they offer are highlights and the league schedule

mookieproof, Sunday, 16 February 2020 22:18 (one month ago) link

Watching the gameplay, this is boooring

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Sunday, 16 February 2020 22:22 (one month ago) link

clearly needs its own thread

El Tomboto, Sunday, 16 February 2020 22:49 (one month ago) link

Lol there was a three point conversion

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Sunday, 16 February 2020 22:59 (one month ago) link

things just keep getting worse for this guy

Looks like Antonio Brown has entered concussion protocol #AB #NFL pic.twitter.com/qLhatJhzjc

— The Spike King πŸ‘‘ (@SpikeKing76) February 20, 2020

frogbs, Thursday, 20 February 2020 20:58 (one month ago) link

I'm guessing Alex Smith is pretty much done, not coming back? I have not heard any discussion of him coming back from the broken leg or if he had hung them up.

Got looking at some passing career passing stats of Fitzmagic and went onto Smiths' football reference page. Smiths' career record is 94-66-1, which is pretty good considering every coach was near replacing him each season he played.

earlnash, Thursday, 5 March 2020 02:16 (three weeks ago) link

He was the quintessential high floor low ceiling qb

Thybulle on the Dash (Spottie), Thursday, 5 March 2020 02:39 (three weeks ago) link

Trey Adams with the best answer ever to a combine question pic.twitter.com/AvGI9uOPFg

— Sordi 🐬 (@FinsOrDie) February 29, 2020

symsymsym, Thursday, 5 March 2020 07:27 (three weeks ago) link

hearing a lot of "worst trade of all time" chatter about the hopkins deal

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 16 March 2020 22:39 (two weeks ago) link

Barnwell gives the Cards a slight edge

Texans trade DeAndre Hopkins to Cardinals for David Johnson

Houston Texans get: RB David Johnson, 2020 second-round pick, 2021 fourth-round pick
Arizona Cardinals get: WR DeAndre Hopkins, 2020 fourth-round pick

Cardinals grade: B+
Texans grade: F

omar little, Monday, 16 March 2020 22:55 (two weeks ago) link

The NFL should use this down time to dissolve 14 teams

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Monday, 16 March 2020 23:09 (two weeks ago) link

Sounds like Brady to the Bucs is a thing that might happen. Weird

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 16 March 2020 23:18 (two weeks ago) link

Lol that is gonna cause some major cognitive dissonance in Bucs fans. Most Floridians, even those not in the AFC East, hate the fuck

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 00:59 (one week ago) link

lol wow he's actually leaving

what's the funniest possible destination for him right now? I'd say Green Bay

frogbs, Tuesday, 17 March 2020 13:34 (one week ago) link

oakland

ooga booga-ing for the bourgeoisie (voodoo chili), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 13:37 (one week ago) link

er, las vegas

ooga booga-ing for the bourgeoisie (voodoo chili), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 13:37 (one week ago) link

the NBA

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 14:19 (one week ago) link

dolphins

mookieproof, Tuesday, 17 March 2020 14:23 (one week ago) link

lol that would be such cognitive dissonance for me.

we are killing it with free agency atm but of course I bet this season won't happen

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 14:25 (one week ago) link

oh jets for sure

or giants
giants would be hilarious

I can't wait for Brady to go somewhere else and immediately show he is cooked.

Why, I would make a fantastic Nero! (PBKR), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:08 (one week ago) link

actually SF would probably be the funniest now that I think about it

frogbs, Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:33 (one week ago) link

Philip Rivers to the Colts

lmao

frogbs, Tuesday, 17 March 2020 20:18 (one week ago) link

now send brady to the chargers

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 21:15 (one week ago) link

to the Bucs?

whistling (brownie), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 23:15 (one week ago) link

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the expected landing spot for quarterback Tom Brady barring any unforeseen circumstances, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter and Jeff Darlington.

whistling (brownie), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 23:17 (one week ago) link

what the buc

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 17 March 2020 23:29 (one week ago) link

lol motherfucker is going to Dale Mabry ave. he gonna hate it there.

i'm getting season tickets just to pelt him with shit.

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Wednesday, 18 March 2020 00:18 (one week ago) link

foles to the bears for a fourth-round pick

life really comes at you fast

mookieproof, Wednesday, 18 March 2020 17:34 (one week ago) link

Sean Payton's got the roni

frogbs, Thursday, 19 March 2020 20:47 (one week ago) link

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/28943350/rams-rebranded-la-unveils-new-logos-colors

To me the logo looks like it says L A C, as in Chargers. Very confusing!

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 23 March 2020 19:38 (one week ago) link

pic.twitter.com/uQf189c03m

— FBSchedules.com (@FBSchedules) March 23, 2020

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 23 March 2020 20:25 (one week ago) link

haha it does

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Monday, 23 March 2020 22:26 (one week ago) link

maybe they're merging and are going to be the LA Clams now

sorry for butt rockin (Neanderthal), Monday, 23 March 2020 22:26 (one week ago) link

I can imagine the branding meetings for this and I want to die.

brownie, Monday, 23 March 2020 23:03 (one week ago) link


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