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    Re: W. Parker to be released

    Parker seen the toll Arians offense was taking on him without Krieder. I think these today runningbacks are not going to last too long since most teams no longer use a blocking back.

    I wish Willie well.
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    Re: W. Parker to be released

    I'm quite content with our RB corps of Mendenhall, Moore, Redman, and Dwyer...thank you very much.


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    5.173c RB Jerrick McKinnon, Georgia Southern
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    Re: W. Parker to be released

    I think that if Willie Parker would have signed as a rookie FA with any other team but the Steelers that he would have gotten cut in training camp and his NFL career would have ended up being nothing more than a blip on the radar screen. The Steelers basically turned a nothing college RB into something NFL RB and Willie should be eternally grateful for that.

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    Re: W. Parker to be released

    Quote Originally Posted by Yinzerdude
    I think that if Willie Parker would have signed as a rookie FA with any other team but the Steelers that he would have gotten cut in training camp and his NFL career would have ended up being nothing more than a blip on the radar screen. The Steelers basically turned a nothing college RB into something NFL RB and Willie should be eternally grateful for that.


    I feel this way about Jeff Reed
    " We'll do the same thing we always do, we'll take every situation from week to week and do what we think is best for that week and evaluate it on that basis.. If cheating will give us the edge as it has always done then, we will continue to cheat. " Bill Belichick

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    Re: W. Parker to be released

    Quote Originally Posted by fezziwig
    Quote Originally Posted by Yinzerdude
    I think that if Willie Parker would have signed as a rookie FA with any other team but the Steelers that he would have gotten cut in training camp and his NFL career would have ended up being nothing more than a blip on the radar screen. The Steelers basically turned a nothing college RB into something NFL RB and Willie should be eternally grateful for that.


    I feel this way about Jeff Reed
    In other words, you think that, without the Steelers, about all Reed would be kicking right now is bathroom towel dispensers?

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    Re: W. Parker to be released

    The Pittsburgh Steelers: We specialize in bringing in former Tar Heel UDFA's, giving them NFL jobs, and paying them millions of dollars. Just ask Willie Parker and Jeff Reed!

    Did you play football at the University of North Carolina? Does no NFL team want you? Then call the Pittsburgh Steelers today! Operators are standing by...


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    2.46 TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington
    3.97c ILB Shayne Skov, Stanford
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    5.173c RB Jerrick McKinnon, Georgia Southern
    6.192 CB Walt Aikens, Liberty
    6.215c DE Deandre Coleman, California
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