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Nick Collins

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by ABQCOWBOY, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Nick Collins, formerly of the Green Bay Packers and a 3 time Pro Bowler has expressed interest in returning to the NFL. He played 7 seasons in the NFL but his last season was 2011. He suffered a neck injury and retired due to that injury. I have no idea if he can pass a physical but if he is healthy enough to play, I wonder if he might be a guy who could help us? I would imagine that his contract would not be terrible, considering that he would be returning to the NFL from injury. Might be something to keep an eye on.
     
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  2. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    been out the league 2-3 years and approaching the wrong side of the 30, if it was up to me I'd pass
     
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  3. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Not the premiere authority on all things Cowboys, but...

     
  4. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    A player with an injury history?

    The Cowboys will be all over that!!!
     
  5. Nation

    Nation Well-Known Member

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    He may say he is healthy, but no team doctor is going to clear a guy who has had cervical neck fusion
     
  6. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Nick Collins was a Safety, not LB.

    I guess that Broaddus' magic eight ball of twitter answers didn't catch that.
     
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  7. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Common Sense and bark like this.
  8. GloryDaysRBack

    GloryDaysRBack Well-Known Member

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    No. Done w players w injuries.
     
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  9. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Agreed.
     
  10. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Somebody needs to talk some sense into him while he can still walk away from the game.
     
  11. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Someone needs to pick the phone up. Worth a look. We need all the help at safety we can get.
     
  12. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Good one. I got a good laugh.
     
  13. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Not necessarily true. Peyton had a fusion. Other players have had 1 to 2 levels fused.
     
  14. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Due diligence would at least merit a phone call, but he's older and has been out of the league for a while. There are other players out there, and there are players on the roster as well.
     
  15. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    He wants to return but Drs have told hi, not to
     
  16. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I would give him a call and have everything checked out. By no means would I let any possible future with the Cowboys change off season plans for upgrading that position. Counting on him could be a big mistake if he fizzles early.
     
  17. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    Wouldn't even kick the tires on a guy 2 years removed from the league who has an injury like his. Damn, how desperate are we?
     
  18. 4lifecowboy

    4lifecowboy Well-Known Member

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    Did you watch our safety play last year? Extremely desperate.
     
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  19. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    Let's make an effort to get someone who's likely to get through a full season. Nick Collins? Probably not one.
     
  20. Redball Express

    Redball Express All Aboard!!!

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    Sounds like another Brian Waters head trip.

    Not sure its really the type of guy we need.

    I say..

    Nope.
     

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