Is Michael Jenkins a True #2?

Still Potential or Bust?

 Nothing can draw out the ire and controversy more than one Mr. Michael Jenkins. On one hand, the wide receiver from Ohio State is a superb blocker and a true move-the-chains wideout. On the other hand, Mr. Jenkins has drawn the deep fury for never living up to his first round pick status. He’s caught a few big balls, but he’s most well-known for his huge drops and inability for taking advantage of having a Pro Bowl receiver on the other side in Roddy White. This one might take awhile, but let the contest run…………

Mr. Jenkins By the Numbers

2008 Campaign

Snaps – 748

Overall Comprehensive Ranking – 20th (+3.4 Rating)

Pass Receiving – 13th (+6.3 Rating)

Blocking – 86th (-1.9 Rating)

Percentage Caught – Tied 27th (65.8%)

2009 Season

Snaps – 813

Overall Comprehensive Ranking – 90th (-7.9 Rating)

Pass Receiving – 84th (-3.2 Rating)

Blocking – 75th (-1.7 Rating)

Reception Percentage – 68th (57.5%)

Receiving Yards – 46th (635 yards)

Yards Per Catch – 61st (12.7 average)

Yards After Catch – 79th (127 yards)

Touchdowns – 78th (1 TD)

Dropped Passes – Tied 63rd (5)

Fumbles – Tied 1st (0)

Decent Games – Bucs (1st), Saints (2nd)

Terrible Games – Bears, Panthers (2nd), Giants

(((Special Thanks to ProFootballFocus.com for their Excellent Work)))

Michael Jenkins Stats Here and Entire WR Rankings Here

Down Year, But Solid #2

Well, this past year’s not as easy to defend for one Mr. Michael Jenkins as the Falcons number two receiver, but it’s all dependent. Everyone likes to pile on #12 for his big drops, including the potential game-winning touchdown against the New York Giants in the Meadowlands or the huge third down drop he had against the Saints in New Orleans against an undefeated team that would have been a definite 1st down. But he’s been a very consistent receiver overall and even had a record season in 2008 when given the right opportunity. He’s had over 50+ receptions for three years straight (including the Bobby Prictrino Debacle) and had a nice touchdown total up until this year. He won’t fool you to be the next John Taylor to Jerry Rice, but he does have potential that can be tapped when the offense runs on the run-first philosophy.

Many fans like to talk about all the big drops, but perennial Pro Bowler Roddy White finished lower than he did in terms of drops (5 to 6). Fans like to immediately point to this underperforming year, but if you look only one season back (2008), Jenkins easily ranked in the top 20 in most categories as a true number 2 receiver. #12 will be the first to admit that he didn’t have a great year, but that could said of the entire offense (excluding White and Tony Gonzalez), but also including Coach Mularkey’s pitiful play-calling. He’s earned the chance to prove he can get back to the true complementary receiver he was in 2008.

His Time Has Well Passed

Familiar? (ajc.com)

Pro Bowler Roddy White, Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez, Pro Bowler Michael Turner (albeit injured), and 2008 Rookie of the Year Matt Ryan = Michael Jenkins ONE touchdown. It’s really hard to argue that Jenkins is currently worthy of the number two slot opposite Roddy White, when he’s never lived up to the hype. He was, after all, a first round pick. The guy is simply a wonderful case of unlived potential. Jenkins came out of Ohio State ready to be the next Randy Moss in terms of speed and size (6’4, 217). He was an excellent blocker who could easily move the chains right down the field, regardless if he had a number one receiver to work with. FALSE. He’s had 18 touchdowns in 6 years, which doesn’t sound too awful bad, but if you take out his huge 7 TD performance in an irrelevant 2006 campaign (8-8), than you have barely over a 2 TD average over five years. This is not a 5th round or even a 2nd round pick……he was a first round pick. Sorry, but teams don’t pick receivers in the first round to barely smudge above 2 TDS. With his most recent performance coming last year with a whopping ONE touchdown, and they added Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez. Who else do you need to help you get some touches……..Barry Sanders?

Yes he had a good season in ‘08, but that now has to be squared with a 2 Pro Bowlers, a Rookie of the Year, and a weak schedule. Jenkins was simply exposed this year. Granted, Ryan had his struggles, Turner was hurt some, and Mularkey had terrible play-calling, but you’re telling me that you can’t be the go-to-guy when Roddy White is getting double covered and Tony Gonzalez is getting bracketed with safeties? Give me a break. Some thought that Harry Douglas was ready to challenge Jenkins to his inconceivably safe #2 receiver spot before he got hurt. Well fans will always point to him being a “great blocker” and being a good enough possession receiver. Think again. He ranked 86th in blocking in 2008 and ranked 75th in blocking last year. Just because he has a big frame and is “supposed” to block good, doesn’t make it so. For a coaching staff that’s believed to be so fair and honest, its hard to understand the fact that Michael Jenkins has seemingly never been challenged to not be in the starting lineup. In all else, when the team needed him to step up and be a the guy, he failed. If he catches the dropped pass for a touchdown that hit him right in the hands, maybe it’s a win and not a loss. The Falcons driving against the unbeaten Saints in the Superdome and Jenkins drops an easy 1st down catch in their redzone and you never know. Maybe the coaching staff was ready for Harry Douglas to challenge Jenkins to start, but since his injury they’ve been happy to crown him as a comfortable starter. Big Mistake. Perhaps he has a place in the Falcons wide receiver rotation, but its surely not as a #2!

Your Turn (The Experts)

-What’s your thoughts of Michael Jenkins? (Be Nice)

-Is Jenkins a true number two receiver?

-Does he belong in the WR rotation? Where?

-Why is #12’s position so safe with the coaches?

-Did Michael Jenkins get a bad rep for 2 big drops?

-If not MJ#12 opposite Roddy White, then who?

 

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Reid Adair

July 23rd, 2010
12:35 am

While Michael Jenkins has not lived up to his potential, he also had one more year in the passing-game debacle that was Michael Vick. People thought Roddy White was a bad first-round selection as well, then Vick was gone – and White stepped up (even with the quarterback carousel of Joey Harrington, Byron Leftwich and Chris Redman).

That being said, other than 2008, Jenkins hasn’t gotten it done. I think it’s time to move on … but I’m not sure there’s anyone on the current roster better for that spot.

Falcon 34

July 23rd, 2010
12:39 am

I think that Jenkins has long lived past his “safe” starting spot. He just couldn’t do anything with single coverage after having so many good weapons around him (White, Gonzo, Turner) and was absolutely unable to carry the team when he got so many chances. 2008 basically says that he’s a good receiver when he plays weak teams and has the second best running game in the NFL. He may be a part of the Falcons WR corps, but he should be a #3 or #4 receiver. Time to renew the position.

GO FALCONS!!!!!!

Gotta hate those Idioms and Blog Monster.

ATLJBO

July 23rd, 2010
12:48 am

I cant call Jenkins a bust but im not happy with how inconsistent and soft his play is…. If we can get the 2008 Michael Jenkins every year… I would be happy with that …

I wont call him a bust but i do think he is a replaceable #2 WR.

Flappin' Falcon

July 23rd, 2010
1:03 am

He had a forgettable season last year, but I think they’ll give him one more shot. In 2008 he made so many extremely difficult catches. That’s why 2009 was so hard to stomach…just one critical drop after another. Too many drive stopping drops. It was almost like a had a rib injury and didn’t tell anybody.
My gut says he is not a true #2. I hope he turns it around this year.

Ed

July 23rd, 2010
1:09 am

Great work as always D3 but in a word “NO”. MJ ia not a number 2 and his time has passed as far as potential. He is what he is, a top 90 receiver and the Falcons made a big mistake by not addressing this situation in the draft.

King Arthur

July 23rd, 2010
1:20 am

I was there for the 72 yard TD – Ryan’s 1st TD so we know he can do it. He just needs to eliminate the drops.

Stirg d'Nahsif

July 23rd, 2010
1:21 am

Signing T.O. will make Michael Jenkins a pro bowler.

Sarah B

July 23rd, 2010
1:23 am

Me too KA! If he can clean up his drop % he could be very good. Reminds me of Orlando Jones in The Replacements.

GEORGIA

July 23rd, 2010
2:01 am

I THINK MIKE WILL START DIS YEAR BUT HE WILL BE ON THE HOT SEAT ALL YEAR THOUGH EIT YOUNGTSERS LIKE HD83 AND KERRY MIER RIGHT BEHIND HIM. WAT DO U THINK DLED?

GEORGIA

July 23rd, 2010
2:02 am

Stirg d'Nahsif

July 23rd, 2010
2:31 am

Defenses cannot afford to double White and sit a nickel on T.O (or even Douglas).. If they do that, Michael Jenkins will be one on one (a receiver’s dream) with a DB or linebacker. T.O. will never be a first, second or, maybe even, third; however, his presence still commands attention from opposing defenses. Sign T.O. to a one- two-year; cut Ms. Abraham, today; maximize the three-headed monster on defense; and we got one of the top five defenses in the league. We certainly have the youngest What’s up, Shawty B?

tjhook

July 23rd, 2010
3:15 am

He’s a balloon full of helium bust. Jenkins is a first-rounder who doesn’t seem to fight for the ball enough. He’s not terribly fast so he needs to at least show some determination when a defender is near him. The ability is there but no real inclination is shown. He’s a three until a mentor can show him how to have more fight.

theriddler

July 23rd, 2010
3:34 am

No. On O you have, Option 1, Turner. Option 2, White. Option 3, Gonzo. Option 4, N/A. You need a receiving back or a #2 WR as option 4. The falcons struggle at option 4 every year. I agree with tj.

JJ

July 23rd, 2010
5:05 am

D3, nice job, hopefully HD will win the #2 position if Jenkins doesnt improve.

Stirg, lol, you and Ms. Abraham, think their is a love/hate relationship going there. I know you blew a gasket last summer when he stayed out of training camp. Find out later that he was nursing an injury, again. Although his stats were down, he still finished 4th in stats (pff.com), had 39 qb pressures (only 5 others had over 30) and with our improved CB/LB, he will get 10+ sks this yr. And you want to drop him? Nothing but respect buddy, shake off those Detroit fumes!

JJ

July 23rd, 2010
5:15 am

TO finished 97th out of 107 WR (Jenkins-90th/107). We all are talking about Jenkins 5 drops, TO had 10. He’s well past his prime and theres no “i” in team, no way TD brings him in.

no fire NO in HEART #2

July 23rd, 2010
5:57 am

you talk about a bust what about Sam Baker now that is a real bust! none of the frist rounder are doing all that none not even Matt patt melt#2 at QB( punk when he hears foot step no heart) THE BLAME GAME FIVE DROP BALLS. now if you don’t like him seem to be the problem here! who next to blame. This is why Atlanta will never win, to much hate as fans and AJC pumping the hate on a good player . They do this every year!!!

BFalcon

July 23rd, 2010
6:45 am

Sign Lavernous Coles.He would push Jenkins hard. This is a make or brake year for Jenkins. We may regret not taking Dez Bryant, he is going to be a beast in the NFL.

John Waynesworld

July 23rd, 2010
7:44 am

Stirg you mentioned T.O. and so I called his old agent, Agent Smith of Matrix Talent, to find out if T.O. has finally learned to be a team player. This is what he told me…

“I’d like to share a revelation that I’ve had during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify T.O and I realized that he’s not actually a “teammate”. Every “teammate” in this league instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with the surrounding environment but T.O. does not. He moves to an area and grows and festers until every natural resource of patience is consumed and the only way he can survive is to spread to another area. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern. Do you know what it is? A “virus”. T.O. is a locker room disease, a cancer to any team. He’s an NFL plague and he is not the cure.”

The Real Falcon

July 23rd, 2010
8:42 am

He didn’t draft himself. He is a NO#2 and that is all. Needs to concentrate on the easy passes.

The Real Falcon

July 23rd, 2010
8:46 am

John Waynesworld-A lot of type for little return. How about you just don’t like TO?

gdg73

July 23rd, 2010
8:47 am

With a run first offense, 80 plus catch tight end, and a 80 plus catch wide receiver, I don’t see where Jenkins can get many touches. Also, I think Tony Gonzalez’s addition to the team affected Jenkins numbers more than anything. Matt Ryan tended to lock onto him at times, to the detriment of our “down the field” passing attack. In addition, it’s not like we run the Indianapolis Colts offense (pass on every down). Add in Harry Douglas’ return, if Jenkins can catch about 50 balls to go along with 5 Tds, I’m fine with that.

CBrass

July 23rd, 2010
8:59 am

D3,

Great job and no Jenks is not a number two. He’s fast and a good blocker which is a major plus for a run first team.

Strig,

I was sitting and talking to a good friend last night and he laid out the headaches that AB has had to deal with over the years.

1) Mora Jr/MeAngelo
2) MV7 being lazy
3) 2007 season
4) Prictrino leaving town in the middle of the night.

Now tell me why would he(AB) want to add T.O and his drama to that list? Either the Raiders or Bengals will not go anywhere near him. That to me speak volumes. He’s not worth it sorry. I have a tremendous amount of respect for you and your football knowledge and it surprises me that you let the thought of bring T.O to Atlanta enter your mind.

Infamous

July 23rd, 2010
9:12 am

After reading this blog, I have a few comments on MJ. Comparing White’s drops to MJ’s is difficult since White catches far more passes than Jenkins. Also, play-calling can not be the cause when you are dropping wide open passes. I remember a few with no one within 10 yards of MJ. It amazed me all last year to see Jenkins not racking up catches and yards when Roddy and Tony were get swarmed. Another major issue I have with MJ is the lack of YAC. Although it is a problem with all of the Falcons WRs and TEs, I can not remember one time MJ shaking off and tackle and taking it up field. Help me on this one. Am I wrong? HD seems to be our biggest hope for some YAC, but Roddy does a decent job when not being doubled. I do think the numbers lie when it comes to MJ’s blocking ability. There is no way that I believe there are that many WRs that are willing and capable to block better than MJ. Maybe skewed to the number of times he has to block. Who knows.

Birdman

July 23rd, 2010
9:21 am

Everybody saw all the missed catches and bad year this kid had last year .But can he improve this year is the big ?

I think he should be given one more chance this season ,even tho those numbers you posted for last years rankings really suck . If HD comes back healthy then he could get better ,but thats a might could,

The falcon will have a healthier team to start the season with this year (we hope ) with I think a better running game and an improved D . So give him a shot at it threw the pre season and maybe the start in Steel town . If he does bad then its time to try one of these new kids for no 2 . They can’t do any worse than he has .

The Birds have a lot of weapons this year . They are doing just fine I think ‘in the growing and developing stage .I don’t think they will need T O . This team seams to be looking ,so far , pretty good without getting him . I just see no need for T. O politics to come in and stir the water.

Thanks D3 for another great post and topic .

BT

July 23rd, 2010
9:34 am

Just heard Dimitroff say on 790.
The Falcons have no interest in signing T.O.
They are excited about the receivers on the roster.

Birdman

July 23rd, 2010
9:43 am

Let me back up on my last post I meant to say no 3 spot . As HD ( if healthy ) will claim no 2

Coop

July 23rd, 2010
10:55 am

MJ has not lived up to being a 1st round pick. Of course, I don’t believe i spending 1st rounders on WRs and CBs. these positions seem to have a high-bust potential (DEs too). They also seem to be the biggest prima donas. I say all that to say that drafting Dez Bryant (as somme suggest) would have been a mistake too. Besides, we had much bigger problems to fix in the draft this year than WR. Maybe next year we can take a 2nd or 3rd rounder, but we weren’t in “tweak” mode this year. We were trying to address major holes in the boat.

Back to MJ as a #2. He can be, but he simply hasn’t. He’ll get the spot this year, but if he doesn’t step up, then I agree it’s a must address for next season. Why will he get it this year? Cause there isn’t anybody else on the roster who’s better. Had HD not gotten hurt, then maybe he takes it from him last year (about halfway through the season). But even that seems unlikely. HD looks great in the slot. Part of that has to do with that big MJ to his right. These positions aren’t just plug-in-play. Guys do better or worse depending on who’s around them. Moving HD to #2 alone may not be better than MJ there.

As for this year, I’ll wait to I see HD run and cut and jump on that repaired wheel. I have doubts he’ll have what it takes this year to supplant MJ.

Coop

July 23rd, 2010
11:02 am

As for TO… please… it’s ridiculous. Besides being a cancer and an idiot, he’s old and really not that good anymore.

Infamous

July 23rd, 2010
11:14 am

I think Mike Jenkins needs to move into Finnerann’s role next season. If HD can’t fully recover from injury to help Roddy by next year, then we will need to draft a legit #2. Remember this is probably TG’s last season so next year, without a true #2, then teams will really be able to focus on RW.

ThisFalconFanWillPoopOnYou

July 23rd, 2010
11:15 am

Yes I think Michael Jenkins is a true #2 receiver. I think all the bashing against him is unfair. You don’t want your #2 receiver to be the flashiest receiver you have, that’s why you have a #1 receiver. Roddy White is our guy there. Your #2 is that possession type receiver who can also make punishing blocks…ask opposing corners, safeties, and sometimes linebackers what it feels like to be blocked by Jenkins. Yes he dropped a few balls last year at crucial moments, but it happens to the best. I think he is a legit #2 for our team and I think he has what it takes.

BeefATL72

July 23rd, 2010
11:18 am

Ugh, for the love of all that is black & red, please stop with the T.O. nonsense. If you even suggest T.O. then you haven’t got a single clue what this FO is building here.

To the article… First of all, Jenks is not the second option, so attempting to label him the “#2″ is bad form. When you say #2, you are supposed to be referring to who the QB looks at next if the intended #1 is not open. White is #1, Gonzo is #2, then depending on the play, it could be Jenks or the RB or even the slot receiver if that’s the formation we’re running. And with Douglas back, Jenks might actually become a #4 option more than even #3.

Second, when we do run 4 receiver sets & White, Gonzo, HD, & Jenks are all on the field at the same time, Jenks is going to find himself open DEEP due to single/zone coverage just like he was in 2008. I don’t care how inconsistent he might be, he is ALWAYS a deep threat & this is extremely important as it forces opposing safeties to be required to stay deep which helps net incremental yardage on shorter plays that break into the secondary. And there’s not a lot of #3-4 receivers in the league that can command that attention.

And third, those stats about him being 86th & 75th in blocking are wacked. Whoever & however that was deduced is rediculously flawed & wrong. All you had to do is actually watch the games. The vast majority of big/long running plays are on Jenks side & all you see everytime is his massive 6′4″ 220lb body & long arms pummeling some 6′ 190 lb CB 5+ yards making them a complete non-factor to the play. Forget some made up stats & just watch the games, he’s a blocking machine.

Jenks looked GREAT at minicamp this year too. I think he’s going to surprise all you nay-sayers. And if you compare him PROPERLY to all the other #3’s in the league, he’s leading that pack.

Oh, also… we maybe have found a gem or two between Meier, Harvey, & Wolfe with regards to true “possession” receivers. Each of these guy’s hands are like pillows soaked in stickum & they are all exceptional route runners. Really watch for the Meier kid especially.

Stirg d'Nahsif

July 23rd, 2010
12:08 pm

Look, I don’t know T.O., personally, like some of You guys do but I do know that he is a very good football player. I cannot judge his “disease” and I cannot judge his personality. I can, however, detect the attention he receives from defenses. Couple that with his masterful knowledge of football, you end up with a physical coach on the field. We have youth on our football club. Even the veterans are fairly young. Add a veteran, like T.O.’s caliber, to the corps of receivers that we already have and our offense (that faltered last year) will be unstoppable. Us arm-chair Owners need to take feelings out of the equation and think logic. Its only logical to bring in a veteran, like a T.O., to the mix of what we already have. Gonzo, White, Turner, Ryan are all-stars. When you can divert attention away from these star players, you’re maximizing their roles.

theriddler developed an interesting point: “a receiving back”. For the longest, I’ve suggested that we plug in Norwood into our formations (with Turner). After lining up in the backfield, send him outside (receiving) according to defensive formations. Make the defense decide who they want to give their attention to, Gonzo, White, Turner, Jenkins or Norwood. This role is very similar to how St. Louis Rams played Faulk and how the New Orleans Ain’ts plays Bush. Norwood has the speed and it would be an offense’s dream to have him, one-on-one, with a wide receiver.

JMo

July 23rd, 2010
12:13 pm

I like Jenkins. He’s certainly not a #1 and could be replaced, but he’s been several things that we should be pretty happy with as fans:
-he’s never been negative publicity.
-he’s never complained, despite playing with some awful passers and coaches.
-he always seems fired up and excited to do his part on offense, no matter what that is. As mentioned above, he does lay some huge blocks and manages to do it w/o getting penalized (which Roddy struggles to do).
-finally, he’s got the two iconic catches of the Matt Ryan era: The career-opening TD catch and the sideline catch with one second left in the CHI game.

Would I take a WR that brings all of what Jenkins does and catches the five balls he dropped? Sure, but CB was a more pressing need, as was LB, as was OL backup. Douglas was drafted with improvement of the #2 in mind, so let’s see what we’ve got there. I, for one, thank MJ for what he’s brought to the table. His draft position and contracts are FO decisions, and not things to blame him for.

CBrass

July 23rd, 2010
12:27 pm

Billy O

July 23rd, 2010
12:38 pm

So some of you guys want TO following MR up and down the sidelines screaming at him for not throwing him the ball? Right!!!!!!

WR

July 23rd, 2010
12:41 pm

D3, I apologize for having to put it in these words but Mike Jenkins as a #2, H@LL NO. We have lamb-basted Jamaal Andersen even though he had a lack of experience at the position when coming out of college, Jenkins on the other hand is a WR and has always been and he continues to under preform. Does he have the talent, yes, but the mindset is just not there. Of course true number one’s demand the ball but true WRs demand the ball whether the #1, #2, #3, or so on. What we liked about Douglas is that he believed with more touches he could make more plays, until his injury he went out and proved his throught process on the field. In Jenkins time in Atlanta, not even considering the drops, has anyone ever heard this man say anything about wanting the ball because he believes he can make plays, for that matter, we all watch the games on Sunday’s, White may have more drops but doesn’t he at least appear pissed about those drops, Jenkins never even looks concerned, the guy doesn’t even act like he’s phrased either way. NOTE to PETA and doglovers, its only a thought, an old school concept, people use to say you could make your dog mean by feeding it gun-powder, now a days people comment that you can slap fire into a person, whichever works its what Jenkins needs. Its one thing to be professional, Jenkins has that part covered, but its another to be passionate, now that Ryan is entering his third year in the league and is truely the leader of the team, I think its time he just got in Jenkins face and jacked him one time, the players would be behind him and we might actually see a number two emerge, thats about the only way.

John Waynesworld

July 23rd, 2010
12:45 pm

RealFalcon, I get paid by the word. Thanks for not understanding me.

Billy O…EXACTLY.

Moose

July 23rd, 2010
1:03 pm

Sting……. Even if TO keeps quite the national news media circus is enough of a distraction for the Falcons not to want him…….. Not gonna happen with this team as I see it ….

Nice links CBrass …. Thanks

Jenks is signrd up untill 2013 and I see him this year playing more runnig downs and splitting reps with HDouglas on passing downs……..

Moose

July 23rd, 2010
1:15 pm

YS……..When dose school start back and is it not past your nap time?…….

truth

July 23rd, 2010
1:36 pm

If a WR doesn’t have a QB who can get him the ball such WR will not develope as he should in the NFL. With that being said, I could see how Jenks didn’t develope under YKW. Jenks was reliable in 2008 under Ryan but took a step back in 2009, if there is not an impovemant this year then he should be traded or released.

WR

July 23rd, 2010
1:43 pm

Wow, all you can say is WOW, yet another drone with nothing to do in this world thats quickly deteriorating into meaningless individuals stirring up trouble because their like SUCKS. There goes the wife, there goes a potential date, there goes a potential job, there goes a potential friend, there goes the grades, there goes some potential help for your pathetic life, how did you miss it all, wait, I know, you sucked the life out of it. Oh the fun it must be to get under someone’s skin for no reason, oh the glory of being the king of chaos behind a PC where no one can see, wow your correct YOU SUCK.

Eric

July 23rd, 2010
2:12 pm

Michael Jenkins was a true #2 in Matt Ryan’s rookie season. He caught 7 touchdowns and had over 700 yards receiving if I remember correctly. He took pressure off of Roddy White and was a viable second option for Matt Ryan. Last year, Michael Jenkins dropped passes in crucial game situations including a 3 mph floater at the goal line late in the Giants game. Jenkins will have to earn his spot, or he may end up finding himself on the bench. Dimitroff will be watching.

Birdman

July 23rd, 2010
2:23 pm

Thanks for the post CBrass..!

Coop

July 23rd, 2010
2:23 pm

JMo – You’re right that he has 2 of the three most memorable catches from MR2 (the other was RW’s out pattern that he turned up against SF for a long TD last year). However, he needs to do a lot more of that and no more of the Giants/Saints drops.

Cagers – Try to ignore the idiocy. I know you want to respond, but that’s what they want. Just accept it for what it is and ignore it.

D3

July 23rd, 2010
3:07 pm

Ahhhhh………much better!

Greetings from Tennessee! Hope all of you are doing well as we get ready for the weekend and it’s only 1 WEEK AWAY NOW!!!!!!

Coop

July 23rd, 2010
3:11 pm

D3 – The Cowboys arrived here in San Antonio today. So, excited for the start of training camp, but locally it’s sickening. Aaaarrrggghhh, the lovefest with their stupid ‘Boyz… uh, sorry, I threw up in my mouth a little bit.

Enjoy Tennessee!

Unca' Bob

July 23rd, 2010
3:24 pm

D3,

Love your handy work. Thanx.

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