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    talent in UFL?

    So the UFL season ends soon

    regardless of fees... does any1 think there's talent in that league that can help teams in this league, (for example the Jets) this year?

    could there be a safety or punt returner in the UFL the jets scouts are watching?

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    no.

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    Maurice Clarett









    (joking, calm down)

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    Players that couldn't cut it in the NFL, currently play in the UFL.



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    Totally not joking: When do they play? And on what network? I have not seen one second of coverage on TV. I think it's time to fold up the tents.

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    [QUOTE=Vin;3825340]Players that couldn't cut it in the NFL, currently play in the UFL.



    LOCK THIS THREAD. Thanks.[/QUOTE]

    Ridiculous assertion. Many yahoos said the old AFL was a Mickey Mouse League. Many also said the Canadian Football League was a joke minus WARREN MOON, KURT WARNER and now Cameron Wake. Gues what? Moon set records in the NFL and Warner won a Super Bowl and NFC Championship. Kevin basped, who rex really liked except for his bad knee played in the UFL and his knee held up well the last I heard. he could supply a passrush if we were so inclined. When the USFL folded so many like you laughed at the players until many USFL stars played great in the NFL. Lets stop being elitist and see what other leagues have to offer.

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    so did a little research

    [url]http://www.ufl-football.com/sites/default/files/Week09Reports.pdf[/url]


    aveion cason leads the league in punt return avg
    [url]http://www.nfl.com/players/aveioncason/gamelogs?id=CAS365535[/url]

    aaron woods is right there with him
    [url]http://www.ufl-football.com/sacramento-mountain-lions/player-roster/woods-aaron[/url]

    i dunno... there's 340 players on NFL IR right now... i think more UFL guys than people realize will get signed.

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    [QUOTE=bitonti;3825318]So the UFL season ends soon

    regardless of fees... does any1 think there's talent in that league that can help teams in this league, (for example the Jets) this year?

    could there be a safety or punt returner in the UFL the jets scouts are watching?[/QUOTE]

    Take your pick:

    Brooks Bollinger
    Chas Gessner
    Jason Pociask
    Jermaine Wiggins
    Adrien Clarke
    Na'Shan Goddard
    Jacob Bender
    Adrian Jones
    Kevin Basped

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    please NO

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    Many knuckleheads here said "PASS" to Cameron Wake as recently as Sept 1 of this past year...

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    which UFL beast should we sign, badniss?

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    Honestly i think the AFL Have more talent then the UFL

    24 guys on a roster....21 active on game day

    they can all play offense,defense and special teams
    Last edited by jetspodcast; 11-19-2010 at 09:12 PM.

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    [QUOTE=Heynowguy;3825424]Take your pick:

    Brooks Bollinger
    Chas Gessner
    Jason Pociask
    Jermaine Wiggins
    Adrien Clarke
    Na'Shan Goddard
    Jacob Bender
    Adrian Jones
    Kevin Basped[/QUOTE]

    I'd consider Basped if we need an LB, at least for the rest of the season.

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    the AFL consisted of 8 teams (then 10) when the NFL had only 16 teams == both leagues combined had less players than the current NFL today. Those teams had rosters of 33 to 36 players with no practice squads

    the UFL has to pick up the dregs after 32 NFL teams with 53 player rosters and 8 player practice squads not to mention CFL teams that have more higher level talent pools

    slim pickings of never evers and camp fodder

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    [QUOTE=sg3;3825585]the AFL consisted of 8 teams (then 10) when the NFL had only 16 teams == both leagues combined had less players than the current NFL today. Those teams had rosters of 33 to 36 players with no practice squads

    the UFL has to pick up the dregs after 32 NFL teams with 53 player rosters and 8 player practice squads not to mention CFL teams that have more higher level talent pools

    slim pickings of never evers and camp fodder[/QUOTE]

    and which USFL team did REGGIE WHITE play for? The point is that players like CAMERON WAKE mature at different ages as they gain experience. Perhaps Basped, who many were very high on before concern about his knee surfaced , can be another guy to mature and be a palyer. The elitist NFL attitude is silly. Go back to ALL- AMERICA Conference. The old guard NFL laughed and was condescending towards the upstart All- America Conference. Guess what? After the merger an ALL-AMERICA CONF. team won the NFL championship for the next 5 years. Otto Graham was their starting QB and it was said that he was nothing compared to the old guard NFL QBs. Did he prove them wrong or what?


    Does it hurt to see whattalent is available elsewhere? Rather then the elitism displayed here, Mr.T leaves NO STONE UNTURNED when looking for talent and thankfully so. Perhaps NO UFL player can make a great NFO roster like Carolina. But maybe a guy like KURT WARNER will suddenly surface ala WARREN MOON and crap on the elitism of some NFL fans.

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    [QUOTE=sg3;3825436]which UFL beast should we sign, badniss?[/QUOTE]

    Kevin Basped for starters. But since none of know or have seen the majority of UFL players, is there a chance someone can develop at the NFL level? That is unknown until it happens. see a guy like Cameron Wake, Reggie White, Kurt Warner, Warren Moon, Doug Flutie, and a cast of many who made it in an seemingtly inferior league and yet shined with an NFL team when they got the chance. Hershel Walker also comes to mind.

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    [QUOTE=bitonti;3825416]so did a little research

    [url]http://www.ufl-football.com/sites/default/files/Week09Reports.pdf[/url]


    aveion cason leads the league in punt return avg
    [url]http://www.nfl.com/players/aveioncason/gamelogs?id=CAS365535[/url]

    aaron woods is right there with him
    [url]http://www.ufl-football.com/sacramento-mountain-lions/player-roster/woods-aaron[/url]

    i dunno... there's 340 players on NFL IR right now... i think more UFL guys than people realize will get signed.[/QUOTE]

    I agree. And perhaps some UFL players will become excellent players in the NFL thanks to the experience of playing organized football. There have been athletes that never played college football and played in the NFL. Rather then the elite approach some have taken here , it might be best to remain quiet and let the professional scouts evaluate the talent in the UFL. Even then they too make mistakes. When the USFL folded, the Jets did not go out and try to sign USFL stars and paid the price. We got the forgetable JOJO TOWNSELL- wr. ( we drafted him originally but he chose to play elsewhere) Guys like Reggie White were there for the signing! bit Mr.T is a pro. if he sees talent that is available and thinks that player is worth alook, no matter where that player played, he will be given a Jets tryout. mr.T does not exhibit the elitism show here by some. look under every rock. I know you remember when the KC CHIEFS rules football because the took players from little know black schools like GRAMBLING, Bethune- Cookman, etc. Other team laughed while the Chiefs won a SUPER BOWL.
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    hopefully Mr T doesn't waste too much time scouring the UFL camp fodder list for beasts

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    [QUOTE=Heynowguy;3825424]Take your pick:

    Brooks Bollinger
    Chas Gessner
    Jason Pociask
    Jermaine Wiggins
    Adrien Clarke
    Na'Shan Goddard
    Jacob Bender
    Adrian Jones
    Kevin Basped[/QUOTE]

    you forgot Jeb Putzier. we signed him, but the broncos matched it.

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    [QUOTE=boxman;3825335]Maurice Clarett









    (joking, calm down)[/QUOTE]

    in all honesty, he's actually looking pretty good and he's contributing to a team more than mcknight could even imagine. he's taking every opportunity with complete respect and giving it his all. in the first game, he didn't have any carries, but he was on special teams working as a gunner and trying to block kicks/punts (and doing them very well). as the season has gone on, the coach has slowly started to give him carries, and last night, the last game, he was the best RB on the field, and it's wasn't even close.

    mark my words, he will be back in the nfl before his playing days is over.
    Last edited by Megalomaniac; 11-20-2010 at 11:22 AM.

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