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Eagles release Babin

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by RS12, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. demdcowboys#1

    demdcowboys#1 Well-Known Member

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    He is 32 and would cost a fortune to bring in this dead weight. But then again, these are the type of guys Jerry goes after. Because he wants instant gratification.

    I'll pass.
     
  2. jjktkk

    jjktkk Well-Known Member

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    Yes. And doesn't Philly play him as 4-3 DE?
     
  3. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    He's overrated.
     
  4. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Not a stunner if you've followed their situation closely this year. Babin has been nearly invisible rushing the passer and is a real liability defending the run.
     
  5. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    As many four man fronts as the Cowboys run, especially on passing downs, I could see it. I'm not one who advocates the signing of every available free agents, but we're desperate. And maybe Babin needs a chance of scenery.
     
  6. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    I give Philly credit for dumping his underperforming butt right now.
     
  7. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    He was good...last year. This year he has been a liability IMO.
     
  8. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    He's been awful and has been one of the popular whipping boys for fans on sports radio in Philly. Babin did one thing very well to keep him on the field considering he can't play the run. He hasn't gotten to the QB at all this year. So he's basically been worthless.

    There are also rumblings that he's a bad locker room guy.
     
  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    If he clears waivers maybe but no thanks to that salary.
     
  10. CowboysFanSince88

    CowboysFanSince88 Well-Known Member

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  11. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    I thought he was a really good player for them..
     
  12. silver

    silver Well-Known Member

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    Wow. We better beat this wounded duck of a team on sunday night.
     
  13. CowboysFanSince88

    CowboysFanSince88 Well-Known Member

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    Not in 2012. This leads me to believe Reid won't be fired
     
  14. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    He'll land somewhere as a 3rd down pass rusher.
     
  15. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Cleveland's #1 Cowboys fan

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  16. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, this was the vibe I was getting from watching things too.

    Seemed like he was doing his own thing out there and couldn't be bothered about anything other than getting 'his sacks'.

    And if they're serious about sending a message, I'd dump that grossly overpaid cornerback who doesn't care too.
     
  17. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Don't be surprised if Nnamdi is playing somewhere else next year too. I'm no cap expert but if it's at all doable, they may go that route.
     
  18. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    Yes, bring in a 4-3 DE with no sacks for a look! woo hoo!
     
  19. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    I've read that they could actually save about $1 million on his deal if they deactivated him this year.

    Something about his guarantees being tied to the percentage of snaps he played this year.

    I would think that cutting him would put a real damper on that.

    And honestly, there's not a player on the team that epitomizes the underachieving and lackadaisical attitude more than him.
     
  20. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    He'll be in New England by Friday morning.
     

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