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Will Kassim Osgood ever be a WR

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Johnny Lightning, May 2, 2010.

  1. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    Sticking with receiver, Kassim Osgood looks the part with his height and build, but just doesn’t look natural or comfortable. He’s uncertain coming out of breaks and not crisp. He seems to have a high-step built into his gait and he lacks the sort of smoothness you want in a receiver. Sideline talk among informed observers says the verdict is already in: the free-agent addition from San Diego is strictly an excellent special-teamer.

    http://espn.go.com/blog/afcsouth/post/_/id/11499/thoughts-on-jags-from-practice
     
  2. ThunderHorse17

    ThunderHorse17 Lone Wolf

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    Well Dammit! -1 :popcorn: fest to see in 2010.
     
  3. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    ChargerRay #FireMcCoy #FirePagano Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Was Craig Whelihan a good QB?
     
  5. AnteaterCharger

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    It's not like he never had a chance to BECOME a WR, he was given a chance when the WR corps consisted of Eric Parker, Kevin Dyson and Reche Caldwell. And even then he didn't do well at all, there's a reason he was buried as deep down as he could go. It's not like two different sets of coaching staffs didn't give him the chance to prove himself
     
  6. NORV4LIFE

    NORV4LIFE NO MORE NORV!!!!!

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    It least he was better than ryan leaf in that he didn't throw temper tantrums
     
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  10. bigmike.x.09

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    ill take a pee wee pop warner qb over that bastard
     
  11. ChargerRay

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    I was speaking mainly about football skills. Welihan sucked when given a chance, and so did Osgood.
     
  12. CoronaDoug

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    Osgood experiment at receiver may not last long

    Posted by Gregg Rosenthal on May 3, 2010 12:47 PM ET
    When special teams ace Kassim Osgood joined the Jaguars, he had incentives built into his contract in case he became a productive wide receiver.

    It looks like he won't be earning that money.

    Osgood reportedly didn't look "comfortable or natural" over the weekend at wideout.

    "Sideline talk among informed observers says the verdict is already in: the free-agent addition from San Diego is strictly an excellent special-teamer," ESPN's Paul Kuharsky wrote.

    He's a well-compensated special teamer, but the Jaguars have to look elsewhere to find a complement to Mike Sims-Walker. Mike Thomas looks to be David Garrard's best hope.

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2010/05/03/osgood-experiment-at-receiver-may-not-last-long/
     
  13. Trumpet_Man

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    The Jags are idiots.

    Osgood can play WR.

    If Charlie Joiner (our WR coach) had any sack, he would have been pitching a biatch to keep Osgood. Not that WR coaches have caca for pull in this league.

    For that matter, I was way bummed when we released Wes Welker and it is all politics and pissing matches (Marty and A.J.) etc.

    Osgood gallops like a giraffe but covers real estate in the process. Anyone remember him running down the back from KC on a kick ?

    This is why the Jags will be known as nothing more than the Jag-offs.
     
  14. Dublin Bolt

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    Wow. If this is true and KO is being seen as purely a special teamer already in Jax I feel for him. He truly believes he has what it takes, I hope the w/e work was a 'bad day at the office' and he comes on strong next practice.

    Having said that I reckon the Jax fans must be wondering who is making the personnel decisions in their organisation. Those guys thought they were getting a guy who can play wideout and make catches.
     
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  16. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Uh huh, we know.:popcorn:
     
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    Stick with the "beef" b.s. It suits you better.

    Osgood can catch and run fine (once he finally gets going); just look at his numbers from state. He just can't get seperation. His strides are too long and he isn't sudden enough.
     
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    How much separation does a 6'5" receiver who ran down Dante Hall really need? The knock was Osgood had
    hands of stone - manos de piedra and that was so over played it was pathetic.

    We all saw Osgood throw two defenders like a rag doll en route to a TD (I think it was against Green Bay) yet forum mania and chants of "clanker" was the Osgood buzz word of the day. The dude was never really given a chance to shake off the label as a specialist.

    Oh well. **** ain't changing until these lines are right.
     
  20. Buck Melanoma

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    I have a pretty good feeling that our WR coaches had a better feel for Osgood's talents than some drunk in the stands. :yes:
     
  21. Kwak

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    No. Had many years to prove he could be a WR here and he never got on the field with the O.

    The Jags got themselves an 800K/year excellent ST player for the next 3 years.
     
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    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    I personally am rooting for Kassim...
     
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    I am rooting for Osgood too. I just think he was mislead by his agent to go for a WR opportunity when he shouldnt have. But hey thats just my drunk fan in the stands opinion. :lol:

    Good luck to Kassim. I am wondering if he will jump up into the stands in the west endzone as a Jag when they pay us a visit in Sept. Should be fun to see.
     
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    So am I
     
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    An even more pressing question is "how did this thread get to page 3?"
     
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  28. ChargerRay

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    Too bad he won't be part of our Super Bowl team this season.
     
  29. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    I dont. If you have a goal you strive to atain that goal. You dont sit on your thumb and settle for what you have now.

    I cant fault him one bit for wanting to be more than a demon ST player. Go get some. Then if he fails, at least he can know he tried. To me that is a lot better than staring into a beer wondering 'what if'....
     
  30. ChargerRay

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    So I wonder how he feels knowing that he may have already failed even before training camp?
     

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