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News: Parnell and T Demetress Bell back at practice

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by jblaze2004, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    Let's go, better competition.

    any word on jj wilcox I heard he isn't on the practice field.
  2. pgreptom

    pgreptom Well-Known Member

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    Per tweets it's personal.
  3. Erik_H

    Erik_H Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun.

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    This is great news. We need to know if we have a swing tackle before the season starts. Hopefully one of these guys can do the job.
  4. cowboys1985

    cowboys1985 Active Member

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    LOL, I forgot that these 2 were on Dallas....
  5. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    Good we need Parnell out there getting reps. Can't believe how much time he has missed this camp
  6. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    He's out for personal reasons I think. His mother is ill.
  7. 30yrheel

    30yrheel Well-Known Member

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    These guys might get cut once some tackles become available
  8. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    I doubt it with Parnell, and I'm not counting out Bell, either. He was a pretty good player for Buffalo before going to Philly and being taught to block differently.
  9. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Parnell has been the only backup OT for the last 2 years. He almost surpassed Free at RT last season. His only problem in training camp is that he tried to practice with a bad hamstring but couldn't and had to sit out for awhile.
  10. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Haven't given up on Parnell yet. Still think he can press Free. I'd love to have some real depth at T though. We've been lucky so far. I agree with @xwalker.
  11. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    I'm happy to have Parnell back. I was hoping for a big leap in his play this year and was hoping he could really push Free.

    The point may be moot if Free is back to his 2009/10 form when he was a pretty good LT and RT, probably top 10 in the league overall. That's what made him a hot commodity and got him a $8M/yr contract with 3 teams bidding for him (Us, Philly, TB). He was once a really good OL who lost "it" for no obvious reason in 2011. If Free plays to his potential then we have the bookends we were envisioning when we drafted Tyron and signed Free to that 4-year deal in 2011.
  12. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I made a quick trip to camp this weekend and saw Parnell running drills today. He was hobbled pretty badly.
  13. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    This. My faith in Parnell is zippo.
  14. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    didn't jj's mom pass away?
  15. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Lost in the Woods

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    Is anyone still talking about cutting Free and making Parnell the starting RT?
  16. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    give Free time; he will probably give us reasons again
  17. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Lost in the Woods

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    No doubt. :)

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