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Chargers sign DL Alfonso Boone

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Thumper, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Thumper

    Thumper WHS

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    NBC Sports says it's a done deal.

     
  2. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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  3. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    some scrub

    man, we are grasping @ straws big time right now
     
  4. Cheapseats

    Cheapseats Loud, proud Charger fan

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    I got this info about Alfonso Boone from NFL.com

    http://www.nfl.com/players/alfonsoboone/profile?id=BOO264860

    7 seasons with the Bears and most recently 2 seasons with the Chiefs. A part time starter who averages a little over 1 sack per season. I guess KC has younger, bigger guys up front.

    I guess if he is familiar with how coach Rivera does things, he may be able to come up to speed quickly with our current scheme. (...or lack thereof...for the resident haters!) If the reports are true, I guess we will see what we have on Sunday against the marine mammals.
     
  5. paddyirishman

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    never heard of him
     
  6. BoltsFanUK

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    Hopefully he can bring something to the table for us.

    Man, it seems that AJ keeps trying to find a diamond in the rough everytime. that needs to change next year
     
  7. BoltsFanUK

    BoltsFanUK Well-Known Member

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    yeah especially with Jamal out
     
  8. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    I expect to see more 4-3s now...
     
  9. Golfboy

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    True, but anyone available right now is going to be a "scrub". :icon_shrug:
     
  10. wrbanwal

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    I want to know what the story is with Ian Scott!

    We brought him in last year, paid him a million bucks, now he's disappeared!??

    :icon_shrug:
     
  11. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Is rhis guy any better than what we're playing with right now????
     
  12. ChargerJeff

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    AJ just called me and said that he heard that Conc and I are big dudes and would we be available to play some football.
     
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  13. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Ron Rivera

    the defensive Marty Schottenheimer

    Doesn't matter how much of a scrub they are, just matters that they worked together
     
  14. turbo_turtle

    turbo_turtle In Disguise

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    I have no facts:

    I think AJ gets guys who are familiar with one of our coaches systems and or styles.

    I think that is why we got this guy signed because of the familiarity with Rivera.

    It does does not hurt to have more BEEF on either side of the lines.
     
  15. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    When did they promote Ron Rivera to GM?
     
  16. CasualKnowledge

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    Not saying this guy has the answer, I assume he comes in to add depth. From what I can see he started every game in 2007 and had a decent year, then lost his starting job to the high draft pick Glenn Dorsey and backed him up on a struggling team. It's possible he's better than just a scrub.
     
  17. RM24

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    Any relation to this guy?

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Aggieman

    Aggieman I bleed blue and gold

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    So, he was the Chiefs starting DT for all of last year which means he is good enough to start for them. Bingham, Nwagbuo, and Boone all sharing time at the position is a positive as far as I can tell. It gives us some depth and this Boone guy may actually be an answer to at least a few of our woes in the trenches. We'll just have to see on Sunday, I guess.
     
  19. cranberry

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    Whom did we sent away for ?
     
  20. Dublin Bolt

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    True. Looks like he is still floating around out there, but I wonder if he is worth bringing back at all?. Kinda felt he was on the bubble all the time while here.
     
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    He hasn't started since 2007 (Glenn Dorsey) but I agree adds depth. He was just a free agent pickup right?
     
  22. Aggieman

    Aggieman I bleed blue and gold

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    Oh, that is a little more troubling since I'd prefer he'd be more fresh. Yes. We gave nothing but dollars for him.
     
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    but there are players in the DT pool who are better, who are more talented or who, at the very least, fit the NT bill alot better then anyone we have here.

    Outside of the fact he's played for Rivera, he's basically a depth scrub one gap DT who'd play DE in this system. The only real positive to be brought in this is that he's a vet player, but is that enough?

    And no Rivera isn't the GM but neither was Schottenheimer but we still ended up with players on this team that had no purpose
     
  24. Charger Dave

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    Uh - Ryon Bingham is on IR.
     
  25. Charger Dave

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    In Conc's case - are the Chargers providing the Gas-X? :lol:
     
  26. Bolt-tastic voyage

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    I want really badly to get excited about this. But there is next to no info on this guy, and not a single highlight video to be found. Even Vaughn Martin has more highlight videos and he's from Canada.
     
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  28. Aggieman

    Aggieman I bleed blue and gold

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    My bad, too many on IR to count...
     
  29. Buck Melanoma

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    He did nothing to beat out our younger, more promising guys. I'm concerned that Boone may just be another familiar face.

    We need to scour the earth for a guy who can out-wrestle alligators, head-butt rhinos, & leap tall buildings in a single bound.

    We're screwed. :lol:
     

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