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08 Feb 2010
The first prominent cut of the season is in; as expected, the Browns released wide receiver Donte' Stallworth.
Posted by: Bill Barnwell on 08 Feb 2010
15 comments, Last at
10 Feb 2010, 7:21pm by
Why didn't they cut him before last season started?
Due to rules, Browns didn't have to pay his salary or count it against the cap
You can't cut a player serving a suspension from the roster.
I agree. They don't have a QB anyway, why wasting roster spot on WRs?
It would be a PR nightmare, but he actually looks like he'd be a good fit in Cincy.
What the Bengals badly need is speed receiver to complement 85. Stallworth isn't a #1, but in the right situation, he can be a solid #2.
No he can't. He is a solid number 4 or number 5, at best.
He can't even stay healthy for half a season. Guy is useless as a NFL player. He will be signed with by the Raiders (Sorry Raiderjoe) due to his "deep" threat ability.
Since Cincy is in the Browns division, I think they should sign him, for an NBA level max deal, and then they can see how he "improves" their offense. lol
I think you're selling him short. I don't want to overhype the guy - he aint' going to Hawaii any time soon. But a #4? He's better then that. You're right about the durability, though. Whoever signs him will do so knowing that he'll miss a month or so every year.
I could see him in Baltimore, they need receivers, especially ones with a rep as a deep threat. Cam Cameron liked to go deep with Flacco last year (despite the 34 yards against the Pats, he did throw a lot last year, especially early), and they're desperately short of legit wrs.
I like him in Baltimore on an incentive-laden deal. At this point he warrants no guarantees, but could give upside as a #2 or #3 guy. For Baltimore, its a very low-risk move.
The only way that Stalworth is worth any roster spot that starts the season is if you give him bionic hamstrings. As a Saints fan, I have ugly memories of him blowing hammy after hammy each year.
Possibly a return to New England? He was a good fit there in 2007, and they are desperate for a #3 guy...
I would have to agree, I think he would be a great addition to the Pat's. as a #2 until Wes is back to full strength.
Eh, He got beat out by Gaffney, and I have to think that going into next year, he'd be behind Edelman.
I wouldn't be surprised to see Tate above him on the depth chart too.
Edelman is a slot receiver like Welker. Stallworth would be useful as a deep threat. It would depend on what the price is. The Pats certainly could use a second deep threat.
EXPLOSIVE for the one year in Philly when healthy. had a few really good years in NO when Horn was fading. I don't get the negative sentiment of Stallworth as a player. The guy should be in jail for sure and at best suspended for life. Since he isn't, however, he's a legit 2 for sure, and if you watch tape from Philly 2006, you'll see that when healthy you can make a case for him being a #1 in St Louis, Baltimore, Oakland, NYJ, Washington, Tampa, SF (depending on Crabtree), Chicago. He's only 28.
Does momentum exist in college football? It sure seems that way for the Louisville Cardinals.
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