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Did Jeff Garcia ask to be released from the Raiders?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Thumper, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. Thumper

    Thumper WHS

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    Adam Schefter from NFL network just tweeted this:

    Are the Raiders so bad that an NFL quarterback would rather be unemployed than play for them?
     
  2. sdbound

    sdbound Well-Known Member

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    Minimum salary for a 10+ yr player is $845,000. That's a lot to leave on the table.
     
  3. Thumper

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    Exactly. Situation must have really sucked for him to ask to be released.
     
  4. sdbound

    sdbound Well-Known Member

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    It could be a combination of things, person matters, sick parent, the work enviornment sucks, who knows?

    I think he may have been the starter at some point during the season. Russell doesn't have it.
     
  5. SDRaiderH8er

    SDRaiderH8er Well-Known Member

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    He just came to his senses and doesnt want to have his nose repaired again
     
  6. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

    Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan Well-Known Member

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    Well, Jeff is a smart guy. He saw the train wreck in progress that is the Raiders.

    Wonder who'll pick him up.
     
  7. Buck Blincoe

    Buck Blincoe BoltTalker

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    Hmmm...Patriots need a veteran backup QB. I wonder if Garcia likes fried clams in crumbs?
     
  8. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

    Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan Well-Known Member

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    He'd be a good fit there.
     
  9. Dublin Bolt

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    Or else he didn't want a pool ball in his mouth, a dog collar and a lead held by Robert Gallery.

    :lol:
     
  10. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    And the saga continues.
     
  11. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    Not a chance. Just another spin move by old man Al trying to avoid paying everything he owes.
     
  12. BoltzRule

    BoltzRule Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't surprise me. He wants to be a starter, probably he signed with the Raiders in the 1st place, probably figured it'd be a lock.

    If he's going to backup why the hell would he want to do it for the Raiders, when he could do it for the Pats or another contender, or even just wait for a team to suffer a QB injury.
     

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