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Old 10-16-2012, 06:18 PM   #1
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I know T is not a need but this guy was supossed to be great.


Bears release former first-round OT Williams.


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The Bears released former first-round OT Chris Williams and brought back CB Zackary Bowman.

Williams, the 14th overall pick in the 2008 draft, had been inactive the last two games. He played in the team’s first three games, but did not start.

Last season, Williams started all nine games he played. In his time with the Bears, Williams appeared in 50 games with 38 starts. Veteran Jonathan Scott has been the backup swing tackle behind J’Marcus Webb and Gabe Carimi.

Bowman, who signed a one-year deal, was with the Bears from 2008-11. He played in all 16 games last year with one start and made 15 tackles. In ’09, Bowman had six interceptions and 66 tackles while starting 12 games.


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Old 10-16-2012, 06:19 PM   #2
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if you're an offensive lineman and the Bears release you, that's just about the end of the road.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:23 PM   #3
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if you're an offensive lineman and the Bears release you, that's just about the end of the road.
You could always ask George Foster how he stayed in the league... that might keep you around for a year or two.

Edit: Holy ****. Foster is still in the league? Wikipedia says New Orleans.

Edit 2: He's nowhere on this list: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/teams/r...orleans-saints

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Old 10-16-2012, 06:25 PM   #4
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You could always ask George Foster how he stayed in the league... that might keep you around for a year or two.

Edit: Holy ****. Foster is still in the league? Wikipedia says New Orleans.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:31 PM   #5
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This is like a worse Ryan Harris, he never recovered from a back injury and now he is about as rigid as Keanu Reeves and a slightly worse blocker than Keanu Reeves
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:33 PM   #6
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This is like a worse Ryan Harris, he never recovered from a back injury and now he is about as rigid as Keanu Reeves and a slightly worse blocker than Keanu Reeves
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:36 PM   #7
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This is like a worse Ryan Harris, he never recovered from a back injury and now he is about as rigid as Keanu Reeves and a slightly worse blocker than Keanu Reeves
I bet he's still a better actor than Keanu Reeves.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:49 PM   #8
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I have probably 1,000+ posts explaining that he sucks pre-08 draft when everyone here wanted him.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:54 PM   #9
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I remember watching that 2008 NFL draft and hearing how bad Cutler wanted Shanny to draft Williams and Bennett to reunite that awesome Vanderbilt team.

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Old 10-16-2012, 06:55 PM   #10
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How did we get half a dozen posts into this thread without someone saying "let's bring him in for a look ?"
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How did we get half a dozen posts into this thread without someone saying "let's bring him in for a look ?"
Because if you can't beat J'Marcus Webb, you certainly can't beat Chris Clark.
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How did we get half a dozen posts into this thread without someone saying "let's bring him in for a look ?"
this mother couldn't start for the Bears where Cutler is getting tossed around like a slut in a porn movie.

Peyton's neck is too important to risk just some random trash off the street protecting him.
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You could always ask George Foster how he stayed in the league... that might keep you around for a year or two.

Edit: Holy ****. Foster is still in the league? Wikipedia says New Orleans.

Edit 2: He's nowhere on this list: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/teams/r...orleans-saints
He would fit right on in at Chicago. Foster was one of worst high picks in recent years.
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Old 10-16-2012, 07:15 PM   #14
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He was never good. My brother is a Bears fan and about went bald pulling his hair out over the years because of that O line and in particular, Williams.
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He would fit right on in at Chicago. Foster was one of worst high picks in recent years.
Foster was drafted in the 20's and he has had a 11 year career so far. A majority of first round draft picks never make it that far.
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Foster was drafted in the 20's and he has had a 11 year career so far. A majority of first round draft picks never make it that far.
You're going to really struggle defending the position that Foster was a good pick.
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Why is there a thread for this ?
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You're going to really struggle defending the position that Foster was a good pick.
this is what happens when you draft a OL who's wrist was broken and made him miss a good chunk of the season.
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Foster was drafted in the 20's and he has had a 11 year career so far. A majority of first round draft picks never make it that far.
please he was a loser in DEN did not fit into the scheme ,nor was he worth a crap in DET ..

BTW he was dafted #20 in 2003 so 11 years well that would be a hell of a FEAT in itself..


According to NFL.com

he is not longer in the NFL..

and started 53 of 96 games until DET cut his ass..

http://www.nfl.com/player/georgefoster/2505577/profile

I know you love Tanahan and all but this clown was a loser from day one..

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Foster was drafted in the 20's and he has had a 11 year career so far. A majority of first round draft picks never make it that far.
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He would fit right on in at Chicago. Foster was one of worst high picks in recent years.
Detroit sucked balls back then and it was a lazy Millen GM that was probably in charge of getting him. I did think he went to Falcons though and sucked with holding and/or false start calls. He sucked for us and making him one of the worst picks we have had in recent years.
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please he was a loser in DEN did not fit into the scheme ,nor was he worth a crap in DET ..

BTW he was dafted #20 in 2003 so 11 years well that would be a hell of a FEAT in itself..


According to NFL.com

he is not longer in the NFL..

and started 53 of 96 games until DET cut his ass..

http://www.nfl.com/player/georgefoster/2505577/profile

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My bad someone stated that he was on the Saints roster this year. Anyway, He was a bust for the Broncos BUT if he was still in the league for 11 years than he will have had a good career for himself. Not necessarly for the team he played for. I almost always think in terms of the player himself not in terms of the teams.

If he played 11 years in the league then he had a pretty good career for himself.

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If he made it through 11 years, that is a lot of money he stole from some dumb franchises.
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My bad someone stated that he was on the Saints roster this year. Anyway, He was a bust for the Broncos BUT if he was still in the league for 11 years than he will have had a good career for himself. Not necessarly for the team he played for. I almost always think in terms of the player himself not in terms of the teams.

If he played 11 years in the league then he had a pretty good career for himself.
I had thought I heard the same thing, but did my homework..

as for IF he had made 11 years in the NFL.. that was a really huge IF..
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If he made it through 11 years, that is a lot of money he stole from some dumb franchises.
well the two he did play for were indeed DUMB..
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If he made it through 11 years, that is a lot of money he stole from some dumb franchises.
If he made it 11 years in the league, then he's a time traveller or a god damn wizard. Because he was drafted in 2003. It's now 2012.
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