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Streater went from looking for a job in the real world to a Raiders keeper

By Steve Corkran
Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 3:04 pm in Oakland Raiders.

At this time last year, wide receiver Rod Streater was winding down his football career at Temple and contemplating life in the communications field. Today, he is, perhaps, the Raiders most productive wide receiver, at least of late.
Credit the Raiders for seeing in Streater something that 31 other teams didn’t as Streater went undrafted in the seven-round process last April.
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie signed Streater soon after the draft, in part because of what a Raiders scout saw from Streater at his pro day workout before the NFL draft.
Now, Streater has developed into a keeper as the Raiders look to the future. He has 28 receptions for 429 yards and three touchdowns in 13 games.
“Streater, really, the last couple of games has made some big plays for us,” Raiders coach Dennis Allen said. “That’s good to see him, from a young player’s perspective.”
On Thursday night, Streater backed up a 96-yard effort against the Cleveland Browns with a four-catch, 100-yard game.
Not bad for a guy that caught only 19 passes his final season at Temple and wasn’t on the radar of many, if any, NFL teams.
“It’s a crazy feeling,” Streater said Friday. “I thought football was over for me. I was just looking at getting a job. Then you come here and the game’s on your hands. It’s a lot of pressure and then it’s not. It’s what you prepare for. It’s what you want to do as a kid growing up. You want to be Thursday night football making that game-winning touchdown. It’s a good feeling.”
Streater is the kind of player Allen and the Raiders are looking for as they move forward in their rebuilding process. He works hard, is diligent about correcting his mistakes and finding ways to get better.
“I’m getting better,” Streater said. “I didn’t have as many mental errors. My effort is good, so I did pretty good but, in the end, we didn’t win, so I always grade myself down regardless.”
Third-year receiver Jacoby Ford said he told Streater and the other young receivers that now is their time to get noticed.
“We always have one every year,” Ford said of the Raiders penchant for finding young receivers of late. “He’s been making plays since he’s been here. He looked up to us. We told him, ‘You just got to go out there and make plays.’ I told him yesterday, I said, ‘They’re going to give you guys some opportunities to make plays and they’re going to throw it up. Just take advantage of your opportunity.’ And that’s exactly what he does. He just makes plays week in , week out.”

– Allen said running back Darren McFadden appears to be fine on the heels of the aggravated ankle sprain he suffered against the Broncos.
Allen said he expects McFadden to be “fine.” McFadden missed four straight games with the ankle injury he suffered against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 4. Lats night was his first game back.
“It seemed like he was going to be OK,” Allen said. “He was walking around fine, didn’t have a lot of pain. I don’t think it’s an injury that’s going to keep him out any time.”
McFadden rushed 11 times for 52 yards, with 36 yards coming on one carry. He averaged 1.6 yards on his 10 other carries.

– Cornerback Michael Huff suffered a wrist injury against the Broncos and missed a large portion of the game. Allen said X-rays on Huff’s wrist returned negative. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI today.
“I don’t think it’s a major issue, but we’ll kind of have to wait and see,” Allen said.

– Starting middle linebacker Rolando McClain’s two-game suspension ends Monday. Allen said he will discuss how the Raiders plan to proceed at that time.
The Raiders will have to make a roster move if they opt to allow McClain back into the fold. If not, they will be forced to waive McClain or place him on a reserve list of some kind.

– Running back Taiwan Jones just can’t seem to get on the field, other than on special teams. To that end, he said he is open to the prospect of converting to cornerback, if that’s what it means for him to play more.
“Yeah, I’ve thought about it a lot,” Jones said. “Really, I just love playing football. If they need me to play defense, I’d be pretty happy with that.”
Jones played cornerback in high school and his first year in college. The Raiders selected him in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL draft, but Jones hasn’t been used much in either of his first two seasons.
Allen and offensive coordinator Greg Knapp have offered a variety of reasons for not playing Jones on offense — blocking assignments, injuries putting him behind, ball-handling issues and so on.
Yet, Jones said he feels as if he is adept at all those things and just needs an opportunity to show what he can do in a regular-season game.
“I really don’t know, like, exactly why I’m not getting the carries,” Jones said. “I’m at a point where I can’t control it, so I really don’t worry about it. That’s why I’m really giving it all I got on special teams.”
Jones said his coaches know how eager he is to play more. Best he can tell, he isn’t doing anything that might preclude him from getting a shot.
“I practice just like all the other running backs and I feel like I do a pretty good job of not having too many mental errors,” Jones said. “I know my effort is there. It’s not my decision to make.”
This came on a day when Allen talked about the need to take a look at young, inexperienced players the final three games, with an eye toward seeing what the Raiders have for next season and beyond.
“As we go along, these last three games, we really need to evaluate some of these young guys and see what we have going forward into next year,” Allen said.

– When Allen talks about the future, he said he and McKenzie are in lock-step. For now, the challenge is trying to win games between now and the end of the season, while working in the younger players.
“All of us, as competitors, we want to win,” Allen said. “That’s what it’s all about. But I also understand, and I’ve got a big-picture view of what I want this football team to look like. Reggie and I have talked about it.
“We knew what we were dealing with when we came here. We knew we had some depth issues on the roster, and we couldn’t sustain a lot of injuries. We’ve sustained a few injuries in some spots. We all want to win, and I understand that. And I want to win now, but I’m looking at the long-term future of this team. We’ve got to prepare for the future.”
When asked how close that picture looks compared to the one he sees now, Allen declined to say how long he envisions the two meshing.
“I wouldn’t put any time frame on it,” Allen said. “It’s going to take time. It doesn’t happen with one decision. It’s a accumulation of decisions made over time that gets everything to be exactly how you want it.”

– Wide receiver Denarius Moore caught four passes against the Broncos and looked much sharper than he did against the Browns, in particular, and in recent games.
“He responded to a couple of down weeks,” Allen said. “He came back out and responded to adversity. Like we have talked to the players, adversity doesn’t define who you are, it’s how you respond to adversity that tells a lot about who you are. And he responded well.”

– Ford made a rare appearance in the locker room, which isn’t surprising for a player that is on season-ending injured reserve.
Ford got out of the walking boot that he needed after a foot surgery in September. Now his sights are set upon getting back into tip-top shape so that he can rejoin his teammates for the 2013 season.
“I feel like a normal person again,” Ford said. “I can put on a regular shoe, walk around. But it feels good. It took awhile. It was a long little process to go through, but it’s something I’m getting through pretty well, though.”
Ford suffered his injury in an exhibition game against the Arizona Cardinals. He didn’t play in another game and ultimately got shut down for the season with a Lisfranc injury.
Ford said he intends to remain in the Bay Area during the offseason so that he can work his way back into shape, while under the watchful eyes of team trainers. He’s also fired up about the Raiders offense upon his return.
“If we get everybody healthy and on the field at the same time, we definitely could be a really dynamic offense,” Ford said. “That’s just something we’ve got to get to in the offseason, to make it to the season.”

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  • J Hill

    Wassup Len.

    We need a BEAST or 2 on both sides of the line. We’ll have an opportunity to get either the top rated DT, DE, or OT in the draft. We NEED that player on OUR team in the worst way, wouldn’t you say?

  • J Hill

    It better be a damn good offer if we trade down from top 3.

  • VanHeathen30

    This BEAST is only going to matter if he’s able to come in and kick the azz of the lay check cashiers that make up our roster…

  • RaiderLen

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:39 am
    Wassup Len.

    We need a BEAST or 2 on both sides of the line. We’ll have an opportunity to get either the top rated DT, DE, or OT in the draft. We NEED that player on OUR team in the worst way, wouldn’t you say?
    ——————————————–
    No doubt.

    The trade down creates greater risk, but potentially a bigger reward if Reggie nails all 3 picks.

    Also, Reggie HAS to nail the top 3 pick. IT HAS to pay off or we are Fuuucked.

  • VanHeathen30

    We are NOT winning another game, so if all goes right, picking 1 or 2…
    Carolina taking care of business,
    Come on Jax and KC…

  • RaiderLen

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:41 am
    It better be a damn good offer if we trade down from top 3.
    —————————————–
    I was messing around with the draft stuff earlier today and noticed Cincy had a couple of 2nd rounders and a 1st and did a little math on the Trade Value chart that GM’s use.

    It just got me to thinking.

  • Raider Riff

    RaiderLen Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:43 am
    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:39 am
    Wassup Len.

    We need a BEAST or 2 on both sides of the line. We’ll have an opportunity to get either the top rated DT, DE, or OT in the draft. We NEED that player on OUR team in the worst way, wouldn’t you say?
    ——————————————–
    No doubt.

    The trade down creates greater risk, but potentially a bigger reward if Reggie nails all 3 picks.

    Also, Reggie HAS to nail the top 3 pick. IT HAS to pay off or we are Fuuucked.

    —————

    I actually believe that trading down is the less risky move.

    Thats still a high number of quality picks. Great players can be found at those spots if Reggie nails them.

    Whereas, if we stick with our top 3 pick, we dont have another pick til the 3rd round right? So therefore we absolutely MUST nail the 1st round pick if we use it. Which we all know is a major crap shoot.

    Trading down doesnt look so bad. But it’s going to be hard for me to support passing on Demonte Moore.

  • RaiderLen

    I actually believe that trading down is the less risky move.
    ————————————————
    I does spread the odds “Hitting” to 3 picks as opposed to 1.

    If I’m selecting top 3, that pick has to become a Pro Bowl player, and I presume you’d be more likely to get that Guy in the top 10, as opposed to a later pick, but as you’ve stated, It’s a crapshoot of sorts.

  • J Hill

    Also, Reggie HAS to nail the top 3 pick.

    ———————————————————————

    Just take the BPA. No reaching.

    Adrian Peterson sitting there, draft him!

    Jason Pierre Paul sitting there, snatch him up!

    KC is going to take a QB. We should be able to take the best NT in the draft to help our transition to the 3-4, the best edge rusher, or the best OT.

    There should be no guesswork needed.

  • RaiderLen

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:54 am
    Also, Reggie HAS to nail the top 3 pick.

    ———————————————————————

    Just take the BPA. No reaching.

    Adrian Peterson sitting there, draft him!

    Jason Pierre Paul sitting there, snatch him up!

    KC is going to take a QB. We should be able to take the best NT in the draft to help our transition to the 3-4, the best edge rusher, or the best OT.

    There should be no guesswork needed.
    ——————————————
    Reggie say’s He’s a BPA Guy so I expect that will be the case.

  • Thec

    Raider Riff, the story about the Juice son is 100% truth.

    The PI that spent 600k of his own money proved that out back in the day, most who don’t swallow what the media puts down knew this.

    Bigger question is where is jason at now????

    Another question for you is this, what do you know about Bill Cosby son that died in LA????

  • J Hill

    But it’s going to be hard for me to support passing on Demonte Moore.

    ——————————————————————————-

    Or Star Lotuleilei for that matter.

    Now if someone falls in love with Star and is willing to give up a high 2nd to move up from say 7′ish then ….

    Nahhh …

    Take our medicine. We our in this mess of no draft picks. Let’s just ride it out.

    Keep the pick, trade some players!

  • RaiderLen

    My Dad, (RIP) always believed OJ was innocent, and He was in Law Enforcement for 12 years.

  • Raider Riff

    RaiderLen Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:53 am
    I actually believe that trading down is the less risky move.
    ————————————————
    I does spread the odds “Hitting” to 3 picks as opposed to 1.

    If I’m selecting top 3, that pick has to become a Pro Bowl player, and I presume you’d be more likely to get that Guy in the top 10, as opposed to a later pick, but as you’ve stated, It’s a crapshoot of sorts.

    ———————-

    Traditionally, ProBowlers mostly come from the first 40 picks.

    So there is PLENTY of value in the trade down scenario.

    Guys like Aaron Rogers, Ed Reed, Ray Lewis, Nnamdi, and many more were all found that deep.

  • RaiderLen

    Defensively I’m leaning towards Moore, Lotulelei, and Hankins.

    Offensively Joeckel.

  • RaiderLen

    Traditionally, ProBowlers mostly come from the first 40 picks.

    So there is PLENTY of value in the trade down scenario.

    Guys like Aaron Rogers, Ed Reed, Ray Lewis, Nnamdi, and many more were all found that deep.
    ————————————————–
    Agree they’re out there, just gotta find the right fit’s for scheme and coach em up.

  • Raider Riff

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:54 am
    Also, Reggie HAS to nail the top 3 pick.

    ———————————————————————

    Just take the BPA. No reaching.

    Adrian Peterson sitting there, draft him!

    Jason Pierre Paul sitting there, snatch him up!

    KC is going to take a QB. We should be able to take the best NT in the draft to help our transition to the 3-4, the best edge rusher, or the best OT.

    There should be no guesswork needed.

    —————

    It’s always guesswork.

    Glenn Dorsey looked like a cant miss DT that was going to be the next Warren Sapp.

    He’s been good, but not worth the top 5 pick.

    We dont need another guy that we simply keep around due to his draft stature. We need a guy that not only lives up to it, but is on the team because he is a game changer…. regardless of where he was picked.

    Case in point, Rolando and DHB probably never see the field or might get cut a long time ago if they were 5th round picks.

    IMO, GMs need to forget where they drafted a guy the day training camp begins. Stop letting it affect what is right in front of their eyes. Every GM misses, so they shouldnt cling to their picks so hard. Move on if the guy is a bum.

  • Raider Riff

    Thec Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 11:57 am
    Raider Riff, the story about the Juice son is 100% truth.

    The PI that spent 600k of his own money proved that out back in the day, most who don’t swallow what the media puts down knew this.

    Bigger question is where is jason at now????

    Another question for you is this, what do you know about Bill Cosby son that died in LA????

    ———————–

    I know nothing about the Cosby kids death. Sorry.

  • Plunketthead

    Its a beautiful day for playing,,,,

    college bowl game pick em contest
    http://football.fantasysports.yahoo.com/bowl/group/14891

    password = aldavis

    Don’t be the last one to play or the first to miss out because you waited too late

    Riff, you gonna play?

    Raider O show us your skills

  • Thec

    ———————–

    I know nothing about the Cosby kids death. Sorry.
    +++++++==

    No worries Bruh. I typically do not post on this blog anymore however, I had to chime in and give my 1 cent worth.

    1 NATION

  • Plunketthead

    It will take about 5 minutes to pick the winners of the 32? bowl games

    You can change your picks anytime you want

  • Raider Riff

    J Hill Says:

    Keep the pick, trade some players!

    ———–

    How about trade the pick and trade some players!

    This league is made up of rounds 3 thru 5 guys.

    Honestly, swinging and missing on your first round picks can really set a franchise back. We are proof of that.

    But championship teams are built by not hitting on their 1st rounders every time, but rather by nailing their 3rd thru 5th round guys. This is what the league is mostly made of.

    This is supposedly where Reggies strengths are. So I say load up on all the Wheeler-type players we can. We need ‘em just as bad as we need a impact leader on this team.

  • Raider Riff

    Thec Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:10 pm
    ———————–

    I know nothing about the Cosby kids death. Sorry.
    +++++++==

    No worries Bruh. I typically do not post on this blog anymore however, I had to chime in and give my 1 cent worth.

    1 NATION

    ————

    Well if youre going to chime in, what did you vote on Prop Gruden?

  • Raider Riff

    Plunketthead Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:08 pm
    Its a beautiful day for playing,,,,

    college bowl game pick em contest
    http://football.fantasysports.yahoo.com/bowl/group/14891

    password = aldavis

    Don’t be the last one to play or the first to miss out because you waited too late

    Riff, you gonna play?

    Raider O show us your skills

    ———–

    I wasnt planning on it.

    Honestly, Im not much of a college football fan. I only pay attention as it relates to the NFL.

    I’ll check it out.

  • Plunketthead

    I have been saying OJ’s kid did it since before the trial. But I had no proof. I just heard the rumor and repeated it.

    I wonder if anyone proved he could not have done it?

  • Raider Riff

    Know this about a lot of players in the upcoming draft….

    All the “experts” draft boards are going to be doing a TON of shuffling over the next couple months.

    We will see guys rise and fall all over the place. Let’s not get too emotional about it. Hell, Manti is now being projected as a 10th-15th pick. A week ago he was a lock for the 1st pick. See what I mean? This will go on up until draft day.

    Trust your eyes. Not the combine or all the other marketing crap. Watch the game tape and dont try and see something that isnt there.

    Bet what you see. Always.

  • Raider Riff

    Plunketthead Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:14 pm
    I have been saying OJ’s kid did it since before the trial. But I had no proof. I just heard the rumor and repeated it.

    I wonder if anyone proved he could not have done it?

    ———–

    Well considering the book, and now my account, consider yourself and the rumours vidicated at this point.

  • RaidingTexas

    VanHeathen30 Says:

    Yeah…Fat Reg just swapped our PS players for Green Bay’s…
    Probably an upgrade, but not very creative or inspired.

    ———————————————

    True, but he was working with both hands tied behind his back, given the cap situation. It’s difficult to go out and get proven playmaker veterans when you have no money to spend.

  • J Hill

    Why are you boycotting the blog Thec?

  • J Hill

    Case in point, Rolando and DHB probably never see the field or might get cut a long time ago if they were 5th round picks.

    ——————————————————————————

    Wouldn’t have a nearly the same scrutiny as lower round picks.

    They probably would be around because there salaries would be lower.

  • Raider Riff

    Plunketthead,

    The better question to ask is even if they could prove the son did it, why would they?

    Does the story have any legs anymore? Is there any reason for the media to get behind it?

    More importantly, WHY WOULD THE POLICE department EVER dig this back up. You think they didnt talk to the neighbor witnesses. The same witnesses that spoke to my friend on the tip hotline.

    They had to have told the police what they knew. And the police brushed it off and went with the bigger story. To re-open this case would only prove that they were in on the media blitz.

    Everyone that stands to gain from re-opening this, loses. The media and the police. The only ones that would gain would be the lawyers on both sides but lets face it, OJ doesnt have that kind of money anymore so you can bet even the lawyers could care less about the truth.

    Follow the money. It simplifies and reveals all.

  • Try Some Reality

    So 74% in favor of Prop Gruden?

    Looks like a slam dunk to me. Make it happen, Mark!

  • Raider Riff

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:20 pm
    Case in point, Rolando and DHB probably never see the field or might get cut a long time ago if they were 5th round picks.

    ——————————————————————————

    Wouldn’t have a nearly the same scrutiny as lower round picks.

    They probably would be around because there salaries would be lower.

    ————–

    They’d only be around if they were effective. Which they arent.

    A lot of players get cut simply because the league/teams dont want them to reach “vet” status.

    It’s cheaper to bring in a rookie that is raw and worse of a player than to keep a guy on that is starting to get seasoned but is also due a pension and has a higher injury/insurance liability.

    DHB and Rolando would have been ground up in this nasty attrition. It’s not healthy turnover by any means, but the owners are greedy as fvck.

    Every year 25% of the league is dumped. That is mostly guys in their 3rd or 4th year. The pension issue is why.

    If you read between the lines, you can see how big a deal it was in the negotiating of the last union deal. I think it was moved back from a 4th year player to a 5th year. To the common fan, they might not think that is a big deal, but behind the scenes it has big ramifications to costs and turnover in the league.

  • J Hill

    I trust my eyes, Riff.

    My eyes tell me we need a S, edge rusher and an offensive tackle in the worst way.

    My eyes also tell me Seymour’s knees are shot and Kelly will be a year older.

    We need those 4 spots filled before we can become competitive on a weekly basis.

    Trading down????

    I just don’t know man. That seems riskier than taking one of these sure things.

  • Try Some Reality

    You guys are both making compelling arguments, but in the end, I think Big Reg is the type to trade down. He wants bodies.

  • Raider Riff

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:27 pm
    I trust my eyes, Riff.

    My eyes tell me we need a S, edge rusher and an offensive tackle in the worst way.

    My eyes also tell me Seymour’s knees are shot and Kelly will be a year older.

    We need those 4 spots filled before we can become competitive on a weekly basis.

    Trading down????

    I just don’t know man. That seems riskier than taking one of these sure things.

    —————–

    Who is your “sure thing” DE?

    Who is your “sure thing” S?

    Who is your “sure thing” DT?

    Has there really been a sure thing DE since Mario Williams? I cant remember one.

    Safety’s that are projected as “sure things” havent really panned out traditionally have they? Let’s face it, a Safety is only as good as the players in front of them. A

    nd DT’s are some of the biggest crap shoots of all. Which is weird. I fully understand why QBs dont pan out. There are SOOOO many variables that can derail a young QB’s career. But with a DT, how do teams miss on them so much? I dont get it.

    The DT position, for me, is the scariest draft pick to make.

  • J Hill

    DHB and 55 “production” wouldn’t be bad for even a 2nd rd pick.

    They get ragged on because people expect top 10 pick production = game changing.

    Wheeler and Burris are no better than 55. Our defense has been just as bad. But they are lower round picks and off the street FAs so they are not expected to be game changers.

  • J Hill

    Sure thing???

    Probably a bad choice of words. But to steal one of your phrases, you know what I mean, lol.

    I think Moore has a better chance at being great than the kid from Oregon or UCLA

    I like 3 NTs, actually. But I really like the big Pacific Islander. I’m thinking Ngata.

    I’d trade down before drafting a S that high. And I might draft a C or OG instead od a S if I traded down.

  • Raider Riff

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:32 pm
    DHB and 55 “production” wouldn’t be bad for even a 2nd rd pick.

    They get ragged on because people expect top 10 pick production = game changing.

    Wheeler and Burris are no better than 55. Our defense has been just as bad. But they are lower round picks and off the street FAs so they are not expected to be game changers.

    ———————-

    Wheeler and Burris are better than 55. The tape shows that. Are they game changers? No. But are they bums, hardly.

    If those two get cut, they get signed instantly somewhere else. Whereas Rolando might not be in the league next year. It’s 50/50 for the guy as of now.

    As for DHB, if he was a 5th round pick, he would have been cut in training camp due to all his drops his rookie year. So your argument, while valid, does not apply to these two guys named Rolando and DHB.

    And I say that as a guy that fully appreciates DHB, his potential, and his insane work ethic. He’s worked his butt off to earn his spot on the team. But that doesnt change the fact that had he not been a 1st rounder, he never would have gotten that chance to work himself into being a decent WR.

    And no, neither one of these guys would have been worth 2nd rounders either. Seriously, would you waste a 2nd rounder on them knowing what you know now? No fvcking way I would and you wouldnt find one GM in the league that would either.

  • shutdown

    The reason the leather glove “didn’t fit”?

    Look at OJ, “trying” to put it on, fingers splayed out.

    1) Ever try to put on a leather glove while your fingers are splayed out?

    2) Ever try to put on a leather glove with a latex glove on your hand?

    3) Ever try to put on a leather glove with a latex glove on your hand AND your fingers splayed?

    4) And, let us never forget….trying to put on your leather glove after it’s gotten wet (whether by water or blood or spilled wine or water) is impossible. Leather gloves shrink after getting wet.

    That whole “glove doesn’t fit” think was ludicrous. J. Cochran simply gave what only bigots thought was a plausible “if it don’t fit, you must acquit.”

    The glove, unshriveled from wetness, was the size of OJ’s hand.

  • Raider Riff

    J Hill Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:37 pm
    Sure thing???

    Probably a bad choice of words. But to steal one of your phrases, you know what I mean, lol.

    I think Moore has a better chance at being great than the kid from Oregon or UCLA

    I like 3 NTs, actually. But I really like the big Pacific Islander. I’m thinking Ngata.

    I’d trade down before drafting a S that high. And I might draft a C or OG instead od a S if I traded down.

    ——–

    Im on board with all of that.

  • RaidingTexas

    Screw trading down. We need to get someone like Teo, Moore or Werner. If you want more picks later in the draft, trade away Dmac for them.

  • shutdown

    “Case in point, Rolando and DHB probably never see the field or might get cut a long time ago if they were 5th round picks.”

    Yep.

    Damn, DHB, years after the draft and his hard work, still catching the ball with his belly. In other words, can’t be trusted to make the catches when they matter. Catching that ball will never become instinctual to him, I am sorry to say.

  • Plunketthead

    Plunketthead,

    The better question to ask is even if they could prove the son did it, why would they?
    ******************

    They wrote books about everything else. I think someone already wrote a book saying he did it. It would be hard to prove he did it but it might not be hard to prove he could have done it

  • Raider Riff

    Shutdown Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:38 pm
    The reason the leather glove “didn’t fit”?

    Look at OJ, “trying” to put it on, fingers splayed out.

    1) Ever try to put on a leather glove while your fingers are splayed out?

    2) Ever try to put on a leather glove with a latex glove on your hand?

    3) Ever try to put on a leather glove with a latex glove on your hand AND your fingers splayed?

    4) And, let us never forget….trying to put on your leather glove after it’s gotten wet (whether by water or blood or spilled wine or water) is impossible. Leather gloves shrink after getting wet.

    That whole “glove doesn’t fit” think was ludicrous. J. Cochran simply gave what only bigots thought was a plausible “if it don’t fit, you must acquit.”

    The glove, unshriveled from wetness, was the size of OJ’s hand.

    ———-

    So, regardless of my account…..

    And regardless of the investigation of the PI that has now come to light…..

    And regardless of the various members of this blog that also had heard the same theories about the son doing it….

    And despite the well known fact that the police had to tamper with the evidence, which fvcked up the prosecution in the first place…..

    Youre sticking to your belief that it was OJ because leather gloves shrink when wet?

    Well, I tried giving you the benefit of the doubt. But like I said, people have their minds made up about OJ and they arent going to change it. The son could come out and admit it himself and people would still hate on OJ. SMH.

  • Raider Riff

    Plunketthead Says:
    December 9th, 2012 at 12:43 pm
    Plunketthead,

    The better question to ask is even if they could prove the son did it, why would they?
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    They wrote books about everything else. I think someone already wrote a book saying he did it. It would be hard to prove he did it but it might not be hard to prove he could have done it

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    Read posts # 1544 and #1545

  • mikeschoice

    kickback and relax -we’ll have Reggie & DA for 3-4 years. We’ll look like Green Bay and not like Detroit who has outplayed greenbay and they are tied. GB doesnt shoot itself in the foot like we do and detroit has done tonight. BTW we wont waste top $$$ on our kickers -theyre dime a dozen

  • Derek

    What’s with some of you nitwits, advocating the team getting rid of McFadden, TK,, Ford, DHB, Huff and some of the other proven NFL players on this roster who are NOT breaking the bank. The team has holes, getting rid of legit talent simply creates more holes. Example Ford is one of the best returner in the game and makes plays with minmal pay, so WTF are some idiots wanting to rid the team of a guy like that. Huff has been the teams best corner this season. DMac is a game changer who’s only due 5 mil next season. DHB had 975 yards last season with over 50 catches. TK was a pro bowl alternate the past 2 seasons. The team has a full compliment of substandard coaches who simply do not have the knowledge and or ability to maximize the talent they have at their disposal.

    The GM has demonstrated zero ability to obtain quality players or coaches. His judgement is extremely suspect. There are maybe 6-7 players who will be drafted. The last draft only 1 or 2 made the team and only 1 (Burris) plays regularly. Where do you clowns think the team will find replacements for the talent you want gone.

  • Derek

    Count my vote for Gruden, Jackson, Shaw.

    Fire Allen or demote his to assistant, not the DC, a position coach are more appropriate for his experience and capabilities.