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Who gets cut to make room for Cooper?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Cheapseats, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. Cheapseats

    Cheapseats Loud, proud Charger fan

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    The Chargers have until Saturday to free up a roster spot for Cooper. I have not heard anything yet, did I miss something?
    If not, who is likely to wind up on the practice squad / the street by this weekend?

    :icon_shrug:
     
  2. sdbound

    sdbound Well-Known Member

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    Mr. Smith, coach wants to talk to you, oh, and bring your playbook.
     
  3. LT-Express

    LT-Express Bolttalk.com Janitor since 06' Staff Member Super Moderator

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    :yes:
     
  4. Thunderstruck

    Thunderstruck BoltTalker

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    I'm hoping it's Osgood... just so that I can then watch the meltdown on the forums.
     
  5. sdchrger

    sdchrger Well-Known Member

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    It's interesting to note that Osgood had his best game by far this past Sunday against the Raiders. The first three weeks he looked like he was mailing it in. Maybe, he is feeling a little pressure with a roster cut imminent.

    :abq1::abq2::abq1:
     
  6. ntman68

    ntman68 Well-Known Member

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    Smith... this dude should be escorted from the building Cooper or no Cooper, imo.
     
  7. maestro876

    maestro876 BoltTalker

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    The feeling is McKinney is getting cut.
     
  8. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    It won't be Smith. :no:
    He leads the D in tackles. :yes:
     
  9. ntman68

    ntman68 Well-Known Member

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    So did Donnie....
     
  10. Ride The Lightning

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

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    Feeling? Are your spider senses tingling?
     
  11. in_a_days

    in_a_days dgaf

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    :icon_huh:

    Player Tot Solo Assist Sck Fumb
    Eric Weddle 29 22 7 0 0
    Quentin Jammer 23 18 5 0 1
    Antoine Cason 19 17 2 0 1
    Clinton Hart 25 16 9 0 0
    Antonio Cromartie 18 16 2 0 0
    Matt Wilhelm 21 15 6 0 0
    Shaun Phillips 19 15 4 2 0
    Tim Dobbins 11 11 0 0 1
    Jyles Tucker 14 10 4 3 0
    Steve Gregory 12 10 2 0 0
    Derek M. Smith 13 7 6 0 0
    Luis Castillo 12 7 5 2 0
    Igor Olshansky 11 7 4 1 0

    There isn't a LB in the top 5...
     
  12. TheBeast

    TheBeast BoltTalker

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    derek "mc-igettruckedeverysinglegamebybelowaveragebacks" smith :lol:

    or brandon " Isitonmylardassallfreakingdayandwaituntilmyfatpaycheckcomesalthoughthecheckisntasfatasme-tae" Mckinney

    :icon_rofl:

    I got to start doing these more.
     
  13. BFISA

    BFISA Well-Known Member

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    That sucks.
     
  14. BFISA

    BFISA Well-Known Member

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    I'd start with my very next post :rolleyes2:
     
  15. Retired Catholic

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    If we had hung onto Lamar Divens that might be viable, but we need the depth right now. Most likely another LB, Polk or Smith.
     
  16. in_a_days

    in_a_days dgaf

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    I believe we released Polk during the last round of cuts.
     
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  17. Cheapseats

    Cheapseats Loud, proud Charger fan

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    We would have to re-sign him to cut him...probably not happening. (I checked the depth chart on Chargers.com..no clues there...no Polk either)

    I would guess at Smith myself, due to the number of inside linebackers on the roster compared to the depth at the other positions and the fact that he is "the new guy".

    Of course, I've been horribly wrong before....
     
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  18. AnteaterCharger

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

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    my bet's on McKinney
     
  19. bigcarson50

    bigcarson50 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I thought the writing was on the wall since we signed Ian Scott (or did he get sent packing?)
     
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  20. Daddy_O

    Daddy_O Well-Known Member

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    I say cut Wilhelm.....Smith, Dobbins & Waters are doing a better job right now.
     
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  21. Boltjolt

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    Maybe he meant missed tackles :icon_twisted:
     
  22. Boltjolt

    Boltjolt Well-Known Member

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    Smith is doing a better job? Are you serious?

    And Waters hasnt been in a game at LB yet.
     
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  23. Thumper

    Thumper WHS

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    Smith sucks!
     
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    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    I never realized Cooper led the team in tackles last year.

    Dude needs to hit the ground running at smack some flipper in the mouth!!!!


    Mahi Mahi for everyone!!!


    :bolt::bolt::bolt:
     
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  25. mandude

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    Smith hasn't been playing at the level he should, but he'd make a good backup. I don't see how you can keep Mckinney over him, the dude hasn't been active for a single game. Smith can fill in when Cooper gets winded, which will happen more the next few games as he gets back into football shape, and he might be our best alternative if Cooper or Whilem go down (I don't think I spelled whilem right).
     
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  26. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    No he doesn't, Weddle does...
     
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  27. mandude

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    which speaks louder about our D than any other stat. Our safety should not be leading the team in tackles.
     
  28. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    True, but it is early yet. I want to see who the leading tackler is at the end of November. That will be telling...
     
  29. TheBeast

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    Hart 1st with cooper 2nd. Note me on that.
     
  30. Thumper

    Thumper WHS

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    Cooper will lead the team in tackles by the end of the season, even with him missing these first four games. :tup:
     

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