Sproles to IR, Jackson to ER

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http://www.macon.com/mld/macon/sports/colleges/mercer/15280891.htm

Sproles goes on IR; Jackson in hospital


SAN DIEGO - Chargers kick returner Darren Sproles will be out for the season with a broken left leg and the team revealed Tuesday that wide receiver Vincent Jackson has been hospitalized since Saturday night with a bruised chest.

Coach Marty Schottenheimer wouldn't expand on Jackson's condition. Jackson was injured in Saturday night's exhibition win over the Green Bay Packers.

Click the link for the full story.
 

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dang it.

both of these guys are now two fer two.

I say be done with sproles

and put a damn flack jacket on VJ


!!!
 

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wrbanwal said:
dang it.

both of these guys are now two fer two.

I say be done with sproles

and put a damn flack jacket on VJ


!!!
No need to be done with Sproles IMO. He is young, elusive and fast. he can be something special back there.
 

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leisure said:
Here we go again with VJ :unsure:

Darren we love you but sorry as Tommy Lee says on Rock Star "you gotta go" :yes:
Whatever L.

You've had it in for Sproles since day one, you dick.

Stop with the Chicken Little talk already.
 

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leisure said:
It is not chicken little.....this is a business...so we are supposed to cry everytime somebody gets cut? IMO Sproles is not NFL material!!!!!!
Why? Because no 'short' person plays in the nfl?

How tall was the lil train?
 

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leisure said:
It is not chicken little.....this is a business...so we are supposed to cry everytime somebody gets cut? IMO Sproles is not NFL material!!!!!!
How is he even cut? He's IRed and will be back next season.

So, do you celebrate every time a player breaks his leg?
 

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excuse me,

can I get a word in edge-wise!!

STFU!!

Sproles is and injury waiting to happen. He's shown it both years he's been in the league.

Be gone young man, you have skills but your fragile!!
 

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leisure said:
Shupup :icon_evil:

Of course not.......does Marty cry every time a player is cut? Does AJ cry when he has to fire somebody in the organization? replacing Sproles is something that neds to be done IMO :yes:

Like I said darren is VERY lucky AJ put him on IR but then again AJ wuld never just let him go cause he drafted him
I won't "shupup"

The guy breaks his leg and you go off spouting that you never really liked him.

Nice going.

So, when he broke those 40+ yard runs last year, you didn't like it?

When he posted a 24.3 yard return average last year against NFL competition, that wasn't good?

Oh yeah, that's right, you want Cromartie who did a 23.3 ave in college.
 

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leisure said:
SLUG settle down lil buddy.....For whatever reason Marty always seems to have these thick legged KR's and I for one HATE that....who is that one dude who supposedly was married to Mortys daughter he kept around for all those years?

I like the spiderie type guys for KR's....and don't EVER compare Dante hall to DS :icon_evil:
I will because Dante Hall didn't do a damn thing returning kicks for his first two seasons.

It wasn't till his 3rd season that he came close to doing what Sproles did last year in his ROOKIE season, and also was when he returned his first kickoff for a TD.

So, even though Sproles will miss this entire season, he will have done more his first two years than Dante did.

So, you aren't willing to give Sproles a 3rd season to "break out" and return one for a TD, like KC was obviously willing to let Dante?

I'm sure if you were a KC fan after the 2001 season, you would have lobbied to have Dante Hall cut because he wasn't doing enough.
 

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When it comes down to our receiving corp the rest will have to step it up and hopefully Floyd can fill in for VJ to take a little presure off for Rivers.

When it comes to Sproles we have a big ? when it come to a return specialist its a carousel around and around it goes where ever it stops no one knows who it is going to be our return specialist.
 

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leisure said:
SLUG please don't take the low road you are better than that OK?

MY opinion here....DS will NEVER be in Dante Hall's league on KR's NEVER just like DH will never be in the same league as DS at RB.

leisure wants a WR/CB type guy at KR and not a thick legged RB type
The "thick-legged" RB had twice as many returns for 40+ yards his ROOKIE season than Dante the "spiderleg" did his first two seasons.

He also had a higher return average and equal number of 40+ yard returns as Dante did last season.
 

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leisure said:
well then why did AJ IR him then? Wouldn't he be invaluable during the playoffs?
Didn't you read the article?

The timeline is 3 to 4 months of recovery, pretty much the entire season.

He would need another month or so of practice to get back into the rhythm, eating into the playoffs.
 

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leisure said:
Well I still think he is lucky in the long run....he gets his full pay this year and I still say he was on the bubble :icon_eek:
How was he on the bubble?

He was listed as the #1 KR/PR.

Who was the #2 KR before Saturday's game? Michael Turner.

Who was the #2 PR before Saturday's game? Keenan McCardell.

It's not like some rookie or 2nd year player was fighting him for a roster spot.

Now, as of Today's newly revised depth chart, it looks like DB Markus Curry is the #1 PR and Turner is the #1 KR. Although, they should let Curry do both.

So, you'll get your wish to see if a "spiderlegged" DB who was competing for a dime back spot can match Sproles in returns.