1. Welcome to CowboysZone!  Join us!  Come on!  You know you want to!

Eagles Release Trotter

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

  1. Bull Frog

    Bull Frog Active Member

    699 Messages
    54 Likes Received
  2. Smashmouth24

    Smashmouth24 New Member

    416 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    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

    27,093 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    He was great against the run... They might miss him in the middle.
  4. Hoov

    Hoov Senior Member

    4,979 Messages
    401 Likes Received
    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?

    6,835 Messages
    211 Likes Received
    I was suprised to see that he is only 29. He should get out of the game while he still can walk.

    THUMPER Papa

    9,522 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    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

    47,576 Messages
    9 Likes Received
    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

    223 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    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

    9,522 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    You are lucky I saw the sarcasm switch before responding. :rolleyes:
  10. mitchell2254

    mitchell2254 Active Member

    757 Messages
    227 Likes Received

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

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

    60,905 Messages
    4,274 Likes Received
    Yes it was Hugh.
  12. Bill Wooten

    Bill Wooten Active Member

    648 Messages
    82 Likes Received
    I think that was Hugh Douglass.
  13. Blue&Silver

    Blue&Silver Member

    489 Messages
    14 Likes Received

    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

    25,467 Messages
    928 Likes Received
    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

    25,467 Messages
    928 Likes Received
    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

    32,176 Messages
    151 Likes Received
    This was a surpirse, and should make our job easier.......
  17. AmishCowboy

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

    4,344 Messages
    42 Likes Received
    They are handing the job over to Omar Gaither, A second year LB from Tennessee.

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

    23,891 Messages
    702 Likes Received
    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

    50,170 Messages
    4,350 Likes Received
    Same here. Had me going for a second.
  20. Timbo2st

    Timbo2st Benched

    1,091 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    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.

Share This Page