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Quincy Morgan re-signed by Steelers

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Kittymama, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. Kittymama

    Kittymama Benched

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    How ironic is it that Quincy has a Super Bowl ring--while TO doesn't?

    http://media3.steelers.com/article/63424/


    Steelers Sign Veteran Wide Receiver Quincy Morgan and First-Year Defensive End Shaun Nua

    The Steelers re-signed two more players today as they inked unrestricted free agent wide receiver Quincy Morgan and exclusive rights free agent defensive end Shaun Nua to contracts. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.

    Morgan (6-1, 215), who will enter his second season with the Steelers and sixth in the NFL, was signed by Pittsburgh prior to the first regular-season game in 2005. He was originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round (33rd overall) in the 2001 NFL Draft before being traded to the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 19, 2004.

    Morgan finished the 2005 regular season with nine catches for 150 yards with two touchdowns. He was also one of the Steelers' two kick returners as he totaled 23 returns for 583 yards (25.3 avg.), which ranked fifth in the AFC. Morgan was placed on Reserved/Injured list on Jan. 10 after suffering an ankle injury on a kick return in the AFC Wild Card Game at Cincinnati.

    Nua (6-5, 280) was the Steelers first of two seventh-round selections (228th overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft. He was signed to the practice squad following training camp and was then promoted to the active roster on Nov. 23, but did not see action in any games.
  2. lkelly

    lkelly Well-Known Member

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    The Steelers aren't exactly loaded at the WR position after losing Randle-El to the Skins. Hines Ward is a year older. Look for them to draft a WR and a RB on the first day in April's draft.
  3. BARRYRAY

    BARRYRAY Active Member

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    This is just to remind you board members of how far we've come under BP and JJ, remember when this guy and Eddie George were the O, hey don't look now but we got a real qb and the best wr group in the NFL, people we are gonna put some hurt on some folks this year...
  4. TheHustler

    TheHustler Active Member

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    Why is that ironic?
  5. Eddie

    Eddie Well-Known Member

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    It's sad we couldn't salvage this guy. Isn't he almost 30 years old?

    Sad.
  6. gbrittain

    gbrittain Well-Known Member

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    Kind of like Jason Garrett has a couple of Superbow rings and Peyton Manning has none.:rolleyes: Yeah, I did not get that either Hustler.
  7. Eddie

    Eddie Well-Known Member

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    You mean like how Bledsoe has a ring also???

    Not quite the same.
  8. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Bad Santa Staff Member

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    Other then Kick Returner he really does not have much value.

    And he has his hands to thank for it.

    But I know it is much easier to curse out managment.
  9. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

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  10. lurkercowboy

    lurkercowboy Active Member

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    How about Trent Dilfer and Dan Marino?
  11. Eddie

    Eddie Well-Known Member

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    True dat!
  12. austintodallas

    austintodallas Consider Yourself Sucked

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    I heard he dropped the pen as he was signing his new contract.
  13. TheHustler

    TheHustler Active Member

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    Exactly. Scrubs get rings all the time..... they're called backups.
  14. lurkercowboy

    lurkercowboy Active Member

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    Garrett was a good backup. He filled in several times over the years and usually did very well. Look at Thankgiving 1994 for example. My daughter is a Cowboy fan today mainly because of that game.
  15. adbutcher

    adbutcher K9NME

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    :laugh2:
  16. montgod

    montgod Active Member

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    What was surprising to see was that Morgan actually signed. I mean....I don't have the numbers in front of me, but it was the smallest signing I have seen yet especially in regards to him being a vet and how small his bonus was (like 500k or less). Goodness.....he may have dropped the pen but it was just because he got butta fingers.
  17. Rumor

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    Yeah, but he lead to one super bowl and then the year he got injured and Brady came in, he won the championship game leading to the superbowl....so at least he was apart of it to some extent...
  18. Taz

    Taz New Member

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    I think i am on opposite side of argument but i wouldn't be mad if we reisgned quincy as a back up for us
  19. kingwhicker

    kingwhicker BCRSA

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    Yeah but Garrett's rings won't make his finger turn green.
  20. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Morgan had what like 20 receptions. When it comes to back ups in most cases it isn't what talent you have or don't have it really depends on luck when you move to a new team. QM was about as reliable as zuriel smith.

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