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Broncos release RB Willis McGahee

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by GoJacks, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. GoJacks

    GoJacks Active Member

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    Even though running back Willis McGahee is coming off a torn MCL and a broken leg and even though Denver has three other legit running backs on the roster, McGahee still for him to attend the team's OTA sessions.
    Now, he's no longer on the roster, as the announced Thursday they have released McGahee.
    That leaves second-round pick Montee Ball, and to compete for playing time.

  2. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    not unless he's still available during the season and Murray and Randle are both hurt.
  3. GoJacks

    GoJacks Active Member

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    Unfortunately, I would bet Murray will be hurt.
  4. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Knowing McGahee's track record so will he.
  5. GoJacks

    GoJacks Active Member

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    True. I was waiting for that.
  6. dwmyers

    dwmyers Well-Known Member

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    Doug Farrar had some interesting comments on twitter re: McGahee



    SC_DougFarrar ‏@SC_DougFarrar In 2012, McGahee had a -48.4% DVOA and 50% Success Rate on third/fourth down. Knowshon Moreno had a better red zone DVOA. So, there's that.


    SC_DougFarrar ‏@SC_DougFarrar Release of Willis McGahee indicates that Broncos coaches are just as impressed with Montee Ball as they say they are.

  7. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    McGahee has been a malcontent everywhere he has been. He has been solid performer but always seems to cry to the media.
  8. Sean50Lee

    Sean50Lee Active Member

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    I've had McGahee on my nfl fantasy team over the past few years dude puts up very solid numbers, Montae Ball must be really impressive.
  9. Sean50Lee

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    “I will keep playing. I don’t feel like I have to go out there and say what I have left. I know what I can do. I’m not worried about it. Once I get the opportunity, it will be all good,” McGahee told Josina Anderson of ESPN. “There are a lot of places I wouldn’t mind playing. You got Miami, Dallas, Green Bay, San Diego, Oakland. That’s not necessarily my order of preference, though. All of those teams I mentioned I would go to with no problems.”
  10. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    I thought he was the best RB in the draft.
  11. Sean50Lee

    Sean50Lee Active Member

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    100% agree
  12. Tricked

    Tricked Fascinated

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    NFL.com seems to think we're a top landing place for McGahee


  13. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    McGahee can pick up tough yards but you have to wonder what he has in the tank. I'd rather have Turner.
  14. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    id rather we go into the season with that we have.

    wheres the youth movement people on this one? I had liked MaGhee, but lets be honest, RB is either you have it or you dont, the youth aspect doesnt last long, and a lot of rbs will be done by the age of 28. It sucks but fans dont care, and neither will the teams. get the fastest guy, get the guy who gets yards.
  15. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I'd rather go with what we've got, frankly. And I'm not particularly high on Randle.
  16. koolaid

    koolaid Drink Me

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    Montee is going to be a fantasy stud this year. Considering what he did in college he has flown relatively under the radar.
  17. 03EBZ06

    03EBZ06 Need2Speed

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    This is too funny. NFL.com article is trying to make the minor injuries to Murray and Randle more than what it is to push McGahee, lol.

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