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Plan B: unsigned RB Kevin Jones working out, looking for a home

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Stan_The_Man_12, May 30, 2008.

  1. Stan_The_Man_12

    Stan_The_Man_12 BoltTalker

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

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    We should've picked him up instead of drafting Thomas but who knows
     
  3. in_a_days

    in_a_days dgaf

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    Yeah, I dunno... I feel a little divided about that to tell you the truth. I mean we already have a glut of players at multiple positions and this guy couldn't compete with the talent on the Lions...

    But at the same time the load 'em up and let 'em compete approach seems to me to be the best way to find the best players, so what would be the harm?

    I dunno... long as he doesn't mind getting paid in fish tacos I guess I'm all for it.
     
  4. wrbanwal

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    No Thanks

    Dude hasn't made it through a season without an injury.

    The one that knocked him out last year was an ACL tear. 2nd serious injury in two years

    If we were going to sign a cast off from the Lions I would rather have signed TJ Duckett, but he got big bucks from Seattle
     
  5. Boltjolt

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    Duckett sucks
     
  6. LV Bolt Fan

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    Who doesn't suck, that you'd like the Chargers sign? :icon_shrug:
     
  7. powayslugger

    powayslugger Feckless Slappy

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    Jones has been hurt every year he's played in the league after his rookie year. I've read the stuff in the Detroit papers and it's "blah, blah, blah.... he's training hard because he's got something to prove" .... maybe he should have been proving it the last four years instead of getting 3 yards a carry when he did get the freaking foorball.

    He was pretty flashy in college and his first year in Motown... but three injuries later I think he's washed up.
     
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    That's good enough for me. wrbanwal has probably seen more of Kevin Jones than anyone. We don't need a RB who can't stay healthy.
     
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    Jason Taylor......:icon_eek:
     
  11. RipTheJacker

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    why would we NOW?

    Before the draft i was all for it, but we just drafted two RBs

    Plus, the guy is a china doll. He gets injured more than erica. Ill take my chances with Thomas as the backup RB (figure Hester will be the starting FB). He has better hands and much more power. Sure he doesnt have Jones' speed, but with all those injuries i doubt he will ever regain that speed
     
  12. Boltjolt

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    Gross was released a while ago.
     
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    And Eldra Buckley.
     
  14. Buck Melanoma

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    I saw a LOT of KJ at Tech & he was the man. His injury list is disturbing, but you have to remember that his production (or lack thereof) was in Detroit. I think he's still got plenty of gas if he can get healthy. He's a tough guy.

    Do we need him? Probably not, but the Hokie fan in me wouldn't mind seeing it.
     
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    Someone will suffer an training camp or preseason injury and the team will come knocking.

    PS-If we sign a healthy Newberry soon, our O Line will look better.
     

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