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Broncos cut Bly.

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by LV Bolt Fan, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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  2. Rainman

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    Huh. This catches me a bit by surprise.

    Is this move motivated by cap issues?
     
  3. Boltjolt

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    Id guess more motivated by the fact that Bly sucks!
     
  4. Sydalish

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    obligatory "should we take a look" post :lol:

    oh wait... he sucks. nm. i think they have some room on the short bus known as the raiders tho! :yes: c'mon Al, you know you wanna.
     
  5. Johnny Lightning

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    Denver's release of Bly doesn't save money

    February 17, 2009 8:59 PM
    by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson

    A day after the Denver Broncos cut six players -- four of whom started on defense -- to save money, Denver cut another defensive starter.

    This time it wasn't done to save money. The Broncos cut cornerback Dre' Bly because they want to upgrade at right cornerback. Bly had three years remaining on his contract.

    Awash in salary cap room, Denver was easily able to absorb a $2.6 million salary-cap hit to part ways with Bly, an 11-year veteran who has lost considerable speed. Bly had more than $9 million in dead money. The Broncos now have more than $17 million in dead money, including the contract of former running back Travis Henry, which is currently the highest in the league.

    Still, Denver has more than $25 million in functional salary-cap room, and it is expected to try to fill several needs on defense in free agency. Denver will need to find five or six defensive starters through free agency and the draft. Expect Denver to look for cornerbacks in free agency. One possibility may be St. Louis' Ronald Bartell.

    Bly never made the impact in Denver the Broncos had hoped for when he was acquired from Detroit for running back Tatum Bell and tackle George Foster in March 2007. The deal was considered a blockbuster for Denver, which emerged from a large list of teams pursuing Bly. The Broncos thought Bly would team with star Champ Bailey to make one of the best cornerback tandems in the league.

    Yet, Bly, who is now an unrestricted free agent, was just average in Denver. However, he did play fairly well in the second half of 2008 when Bailey was hurt. In the end, Bly was another in a long line of big-name flops in Denver in the final years of the Mike Shanahan era.
    The new Denver regime was so anxious to get rid of Bly that it paid to do it.
     
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    Where is our boy Clown Royal when you need him? I'm sure he can lets us know what a powerful move this was by the Donks!!:lol:
     
  7. Rainman

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    I'm now waiting for Al to sign 'Dre to a 5 year $57 mil contract. :tup:
     
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    He's gonna sign Igor and Hart.
     
  9. matt1187

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    I wouldn't be surprised to see Count Chockula let Asomugha walk and give Bly the kind of contract Aso deserved- but for an inferior cornerback. :lol:
     
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    So much for the Doko's All World Defensive Backfield! Bly was pretty much done when the Donko's picked him up. The genius of Shanarat. Wonder who they'll pick up next? Archuleta? Hart?
     
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    Dre bly is like a losers penis....all he does is get beaten.
     
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    Well guess he'll have to go somewhere else and get burnt to a crisp
     
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    If 2 of 3 teams in the division are rebuilding and the other is run by a loon how can we not win the division by week 4.:icon_shrug:
     
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    Right up there with their all world LB corps, and their all insane asylum QB :lol:
     
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    in other news.... the broncos signed unrestricted free agent, CB Ace Ventura to a 4 year deal in hopes of improving there struggling pass defense.:icon_toast:

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    also, rumors have been confirmed that Sloth has been hired by the broncos organization to work as jay cutlers personality and speaking coach...:icon_rofl:

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    :abq2:
     
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    :lmfao:
     
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    They do love our leftovers...

    I just hope they don't go nutso and pick-up Haynesworth and Peppers :no: or Lewis... Nolan was his DC with the Ravens right?

    that would make me a sad sad panda. I hate Denver more with every breath I take... they deserve only pain and suffering. no success for tools!
     
  19. cool arrow

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    And cutting him next year. :lol:
     
  20. cool arrow

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    And cut him next year. :abq1:


    I'M A DOOFUS!!!!!:icon_tease:
     

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