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Poll: Is Tolbert in or out?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Skuzzlebutt, Mar 15, 2012.

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Will Tolbert sign to return to the Chargers?

Poll closed Mar 16, 2012.
  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. Skuzzlebutt

    Skuzzlebutt BoltTalker

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    With rumors swirling that the Chargers are pressuring Mike Tolbert to make a decision, I venture you to make your guess on the outcome. Will Tolbert be a Charger in 2012 or not?
     
  2. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    We need a poll why?
     
  3. jackfrost

    jackfrost Well-Known Member

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    Longgggg GAWNNNNNNNN.
     
  4. Ikeman83

    Ikeman83 Werter Pöbel

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    he's out, unless Smitty is a moron and pays him, which should not be done.
     
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  5. jackfrost

    jackfrost Well-Known Member

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    Pays him with what ?

    There's not much left in the Kit bag that I'm aware of after the Royal signing today.
     
  6. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Well-Known Member

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    Jackie Battle..... I would rather have Bo Jackson. :roflmao:
     
  7. Enormo

    Enormo BoltTalker

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    He does not have a fresh face. He is auf.
     
  8. Ikeman83

    Ikeman83 Werter Pöbel

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    he's "on"?
     
  9. matilack

    matilack #therealagent47

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    If the only other option in AJ's mind is Jackie Battle I sure hope Tolbert is back.
     
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  10. Skuzzlebutt

    Skuzzlebutt BoltTalker

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    You have a problem with a poll, why?

    I'm optimistic he will stay with us. I don't care for the idea that he is being strong armed into a decision, but I understand our need to know his choice and move on if needed.
     
  11. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

    Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan Well-Known Member

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    Yes! Otherwise we wouldn't get questions like yours. ;)
     
  12. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Well-Known Member

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    Every stripper needs a pole! :whistling:
     
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  13. Skuzzlebutt

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    *Ding Ding Ding* Correct! The judges also would have accepted: "You can't have a stripper without a poll." :roflmao:
     
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  14. rickochey

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    Mclain--FB/RB
    Mathews RB
    Hester--Cut
    Tolbert--cut
    Summers--RB/FB

    We need a shifty little guy in the mix like a Justin Forsett or a draft pic.
     
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  15. DenverBolt67

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    I don't think he is needed not that we have McClain and Summers coming up form the practice squad. If we get another RB, it needs to be a scat back type guy
     
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  16. Ikeman83

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    All we need is someone with some quickness who can pass block and catch.
     
  17. Whooki Mane

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    So confused as to why it has come down to jackie battle or mike tolbert... give me chris rainey in the 3rd round and i'll be beyond thrilled :inlove:
     
  18. Blue Bolt

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    If Wimbley gets cut today as rumored, what are the odds we have enough cap space left to sign him?
     
  19. Whooki Mane

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    Id love to see us sign Wimbley but id say they are close to 0% after all the money we've spent already.. we'd have to release sum1 to make some cap room for him but who? :tdown:
     
  20. CoronaDoug

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    For all of u tweeting u want news re: Tolbert, there is none right now. Sort of a standoff going on. Tolbert has offers from multiple teams.
     
  21. Lancer 1

    Lancer 1 Eternal Optimist

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    It would be nice to get him, we've already "poached" from our other 2 divsional rivals, so why not complete the trifecta?

    :chiefssuck: :broncossuck: :raiderssuck:
     
  22. Lancer 1

    Lancer 1 Eternal Optimist

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    None of those other offers are likely blowing Tolbert away, or he would already be gone - my guess is that he wants to return, and is simply trying to get the best deal from AJ that he can.
     
  23. The LBC

    The LBC I'm a Real Prick

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    Why? I can't imagine, in light of the contracts given out so far (especially for running backs and backups) that Battle would get much in the way of a large signing bonus or more than 2 years on a contract; those are the only things that would allow him to adversely affect our long-term cap situation. Battle's a guy more likely to get beaten out in camp for the #3 gig by a UDFA or late-round rook than Tolbert is. I know there's a bunch of folks bent that we need to have a "starter-caliber" option for when Mathews gets injured again, but let's be realistic, if the OL is firing on all cylinders (or as best it can if they insist on continuing to run a Vasquez-Clary duo on the right side) then you can pretty much plug and play with street RB's (and there are always plenty of those) - I mean hell, Sammy Morris could be a functional runner behind a solidly blocking line.
     
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    LaBoy...... in a heartbeat. ;)
     
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  25. The LBC

    The LBC I'm a Real Prick

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    Wimbley's trash. And no I'm not kidding. Barnes is a superior option. Wimbley doesn't play the run well at all, and go back and actually look at where his sacks came from over his two "productive" pass-rushing seasons with the Raiders... several multi-sack games (and two of those were games where he was matched up against Dombrowski and beat him like a rented mule).
     
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  26. Blue Bolt

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    Acee tweets:

    Tolbert saga gonna end soon -- 1 way or other. I'm told it's not looking good. My take: Mike will really have to want to stay 4 it to work
     
  27. matilack

    matilack #therealagent47

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    A few reasons...

    1. Battle has been in the league 5 years and has gained just under 800 total yds.
    2. He's going to turn 29 this year.
    3. He's a 6'2 RB with no lateral agility.
    4. We don't know if he can catch because he only has 14 carrer receptions, or pass block for that matter.

    I'd rather spend a later draft pick on a 3rd RB. Or if McClain is just going to be a blocker and not our #2, maybe Tim Hightower would be a nice fit as a #2. But Jackie Battle is a scrub.
     
  28. The LBC

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    He pass-blocks well... you've got to give him that. And yes, he's a scrub... I'd sooner have Boonah back. But if the contract's short and small, I'm willing to pay for his intel on KC (guy's been there long enough to have plenty of knowledge of the offensive system and shortcomings/tendencies of defensive players) - which is something that we very rarely ever did in the past but it's an underrated practice if you have a coaching staff actually willing to implement strategy.

    I don't see how signing Jackie Battle to a short-term, low-pay contract would sway the FO from drafting a late round RB if one they liked fell to them.
     
  29. Ikeman83

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    I'd take a free RB over Tolbert anyday, and twice on Sundays. Mathews was drafted to be a feature back. It's time he played like one, even though they're worthless.
     
  30. CoronaDoug

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    It would sure be nice to add a Lamar Miller to the team. :whistling:
     

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