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Eagles Release Trotter

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Bull Frog, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. Bull Frog

    Bull Frog Active Member

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  2. Smashmouth24

    Smashmouth24 New Member

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    End of an era, but I guess it wasn't unexpected. I wouldn't be surprised if he was back with the Eagles after week 1.
  3. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    He was great against the run... They might miss him in the middle.
  4. Hoov

    Hoov Senior Member

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    read a report last year that his knees were so bad that after a game he could hardly walk for a day or two and had to miss a lot of practice time to be ready to play the next week.
  5. dmq

    dmq If I'm so pretty, why am I available?

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    I was suprised to see that he is only 29. He should get out of the game while he still can walk.

    THUMPER Papa

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    I didn't think he was playing that badly but I guess with his knees and salary it just wasn't worth it.

    Someone will pick him up but it won't be us.

    After how we ran through the Broncos maybe they should take a look. :laugh2:
  7. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    We should sign him now before someone else does. He has to be better than anyone we have. He's a vet and was on a different team.

  8. cstanton1987

    cstanton1987 New Member

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    He's probably going to hang around the locker room like he did when T.O. whipped his ***, they gave him some flunky title and he wasn't getting paid...sad really

    THUMPER Papa

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    You are lucky I saw the sarcasm switch before responding. :rolleyes:
  10. mitchell2254

    mitchell2254 Well-Known Member

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    That was Hugh Douglas wasn't it?
  11. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Yes it was Hugh.
  12. Bill Wooten

    Bill Wooten Well-Known Member

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    I think that was Hugh Douglass.
  13. Blue&Silver

    Blue&Silver Active Member

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    Douglas was the guy that beat TO up.

    Trotter actually liked him and tried to tutor him on being a team player. Obviously we know how that turned out :laugh1:
  14. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    I always liked Trotter -- I remember when he was drafted -- he was a guy who I wanted us to take badly. Great player. He can contribute somewhere that he can play 15-20 snaps a game still.
  15. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Actually, I believe the story goes that TO kicked Douglas' booty and then asked (directed at McNabb) if anyone else wanted some.
  16. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    This was a surpirse, and should make our job easier.......
  17. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    They are handing the job over to Omar Gaither, A second year LB from Tennessee.

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    As a player, regardless of *ANYTHING.... you always have a home in either Washington or Oakland

    * being old, not able to perform, has been, misfit etc
  19. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Same here. Had me going for a second.
  20. Timbo2st

    Timbo2st Benched

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    I was definitely shocked when I heard the news.

    I thought him and Spikes would make a nice combo.

    I hope he calls it retirement, but I doubt that he will. If he does go to another team, I wish him the best and hopefully he can stay healthy.

    I'm still a big fan of Trotter.

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