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Old 06-08-2007, 12:10 PM   #1
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Default Broncos Trade a 6th for Rams Jimmy Kennedy


Rams DT Kennedy to help Broncos get bigger on defense

After a couple years of frustration, the Rams have traded former first-round choice Jimmy Kennedy to the Denver Broncos for what is believed to be a sixth-round pick.

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39 30 9 0 1 0



Kennedy, a first-round pick in 2003, is a 6-4, 325-pound former Penn State star whom the Rams hoped would solidify the interior of their defensive line. Over the past two seasons, though, they've had trouble getting Kennedy to conform to the team's style of defense. They wanted him to be more of a run-stopper. He wanted to shoot the gap and try to disrupt.

The Broncos were a fit because they want to get bigger along the defensive line. The other day, the Broncos signed defensive tackle Sam Adams. Now, Kennedy will be thrown into the mix.

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Old 06-08-2007, 12:14 PM   #3
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Damn, all of a sudden we have a pretty decent looking rotation at DT. Veal is probably on the way out.
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Old 06-08-2007, 12:15 PM   #4
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This is probably the extent of your wit? What's wrong, nobody home over at the Chargers crowded boards?
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No one!



I know you are being sarcastic, but I don't care!
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Old 06-08-2007, 12:16 PM   #6
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Well, we know who can stop the Chargers. Who ever plays them in the playoffs.
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Old 06-08-2007, 12:17 PM   #7
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Wow, I can't believe how many guys we have picked up. More depth from which to pick the best of these guys.

For everything we gave up to get Marcus Thomas, he has alot of guys to beat out. Weird.
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Well, we know who can stop the Chargers. Who ever plays them in the playoffs.
Oh, but they have Norv now. Their coaching woes are over.
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Old 06-08-2007, 12:20 PM   #9
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McKinley, Warren, Adams, Thomas, Veal, Kennedy, Harris ... Bates collects DTs like some women collect shoes.
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Good little pick up, should be solid for us.
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His Wiki profile for those unfamiliar with the player (like me).

Jimmy Kennedy (football player)
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Jimmy Kennedy
Date of birth November 15, 1979 (1979-11-15) (age 27)
Place of birth Flag of United States Yonkers, New York
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Penn State
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Jimmy Wayne Kennedy (born November 15, 1979 in Yonkers, New York) is a professional American football player. He currently plays defensive tackle for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League.
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The 6 ft. 4 in,, 320 lb. defensive tackle was the first round pick (#12 overall) of the St. Louis Rams in the 2003 NFL Draft. With two solid defensive tackles, Ryan Pickett and Damione Lewis, taken in 2001, Kennedy did not make a start his rookie season, and made only 1 tackle, and 1 assist that season. The following year, Kennedy played in the final 11 games of the season, starting 6 of them. During this time, he posted 16 tackles. By 2005, Kennedy had earned a spot as the Rams' nose tackle, and started the first 9 games of the season. With a chance to finally play, Kennedy made a respectable 33 tackles, 3 sacks, and 1 forced fumble.

[edit] Penn State

Kennedy was named a first team All-America by The NFL Draft Report, The Sporting News, and Walter Camp and third-team honors from the Associated Press. A four-year starter at Penn State University, Kennedy was named the 2002 Big Ten Defensive Lineman-of-the-Year and was a two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection. A semifinalist for the Lombardi Award, Kennedy finished his career with 213 tackles, 14 sacks, and 39 tackles-for-loss. Kennedy also played basketball for the Nittany Lions for one year.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in rehabilitation services in 2002.

[edit] Early years

Kennedy attended Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, where he was a three-year starter on both offense and defense. Under Coach Tony DeMatteo, Kennedy earned All-American, all-city, all-conference, all-state, and team MVP honors. He also won a local High School Heisman trophy.

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He is known to his teammates by his nickname, "The Bear."
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I love this trade!
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Oh god, his middle name is "wayne"

this could be bad
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Why not just grab Ryan Sims?
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So how many friggin' draft picks do we have for next year......we lose our 3rd for Marcus Thomas, our 6th for this guy......we do get a 7th for Fake Blunder......oh wait, do we still get one next year for Lelie ?

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Why not just grab Ryan Sims?
If we did decide to get Sims...if it happened...he would perform here unlike in KC.
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Perform what? Ballet?
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So ow many friggin' draft picks do we have for next year......we lose our 3rd for Marcus Thomas, our 6th for this guy......we do get a 7th for Fake Blunder......oh wait, do we still get one next year for Lelie ?
Skins´ 4th
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So ow many friggin' draft picks do we have for next year......we lose our 3rd for Marcus Thomas, our 6th for this guy......we do get a 7th for Fake Blunder......oh wait, do we still get one next year for Lelie ?

Yes, a 4th from Skins.

Currently:
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I like this pick up. Another big hoss for rotation.
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Yes, a 4th from Skins.

Currently:
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Ok....not as bad as I thought. And IF Jake decides to play....instead of 2 7th rounders, we'll have 3 in the 4th.
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Old 06-08-2007, 12:36 PM   #23
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Sounds like he had some success early on with the Rams. Young guy... maybe a system change will make a difference. Great to have another guy with potential upside. Perfect use of a 6th round pick, imo.
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Wonder if this signals McKinley playing end fulltime. Also, if Clayton is right
"they've had trouble getting Kennedy to conform to the team's style of defense. They wanted him to be more of a run-stopper. He wanted to shoot the gap and try to disrupt," then why would Denver want him unless it was as a third-down rusher?
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Ok....not as bad as I thought. And IF Jake decides to play....instead of 2 7th rounders, we'll have 3 in the 4th.
We don´t even need him to play, we just need him to show up at the Bucs´ facility.
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