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PostSubject: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyThu May 18, 2017 3:06 pm

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We have released TE Ladarius Green, and signed RB Terrell Watson.

https://twitter.com/steelers/status/865280974959128577


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He was released due to a failed physical.

Per Bouchette, "the Steelers did not investigate Green's concussion history enough before they signed him"

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Jessie James, you are now the man.
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they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom
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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyThu May 18, 2017 6:30 pm

@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom

I'm with ya

at 6' 8" 250 lbs. get him in the weight room but 25 - 30 pounds on now that is a big TE.

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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyThu May 18, 2017 6:35 pm

@effyou515 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom

I'm with ya

at 6' 8" 250 lbs. get him in the weight room but 25 - 30 pounds on now that is a big TE.
i don't know ...dude is already running a sad 4.8 at 250...add another 25 or 30 lbs and he might drop to running casey hampton speed. Steelers release Ladarius Green 2087824411
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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyFri May 19, 2017 1:57 am

@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
@effyou515 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom

I'm with ya

at 6' 8" 250 lbs. get him in the weight room but 25 - 30 pounds on now that is a big TE.
i don't know ...dude is already running a sad 4.8 at 250...add another 25 or 30 lbs and he might drop to running casey hampton speed. Steelers release Ladarius Green 2087824411

Don't have to be the fastest to be a great TE. I believe Heath Miller ran a 4.87 40 time. I feel like the great TEs know how to run their routes crisply, and know where to sit down in the defense to get open.

My question now is, do the Steelers consider talking to Gary Barnidge to fill the void left by Ledarius Green? We have a little cap space, don't see how it could hurt, durability hasn't been an issue for Barnidge in his career, and he was good playing with atrocious QBs in Cleveland, I don't think it would hurt to see what he could do with the weapons we have here in Pittsburgh.

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@IowaSteeler927 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
@effyou515 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom

I'm with ya

at 6' 8" 250 lbs. get him in the weight room but 25 - 30 pounds on now that is a big TE.
i don't know ...dude is already running a sad 4.8 at 250...add another 25 or 30 lbs and he might drop to running casey hampton speed. Steelers release Ladarius Green 2087824411

Don't have to be the fastest to be a great TE. I believe Heath Miller ran a 4.87 40 time. I feel like the great TEs know how to run their routes crisply, and know where to sit down in the defense to get open.

My question now is, do the Steelers consider talking to Gary Barnidge to fill the void left by Ledarius Green? We have a little cap space, don't see how it could hurt, durability hasn't been an issue for Barnidge in his career, and he was good playing with atrocious QBs in Cleveland, I don't think it would hurt to see what he could do with the weapons we have here in Pittsburgh.

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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyFri May 19, 2017 8:10 am

@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
@effyou515 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom

I'm with ya

at 6' 8" 250 lbs. get him in the weight room but 25 - 30 pounds on now that is a big TE.
i don't know ...dude is already running a sad 4.8 at 250...add another 25 or 30 lbs and he might drop to running casey hampton speed. Steelers release Ladarius Green 2087824411

was thinking about big ol 275 lbs. Levon Kirkland type playing TE on running plays a light OT who can move, seal the edge, and trap plays.

i think he could but on 25 lbs. for strength and still keep his speed.

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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyFri May 19, 2017 9:54 am

@IowaSteeler927 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
@effyou515 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom

I'm with ya

at 6' 8" 250 lbs. get him in the weight room but 25 - 30 pounds on now that is a big TE.
i don't know ...dude is already running a sad 4.8 at 250...add another 25 or 30 lbs and he might drop to running casey hampton speed. Steelers release Ladarius Green 2087824411

Don't have to be the fastest to be a great TE. I believe Heath Miller ran a 4.87 40 time. I feel like the great TEs know how to run their routes crisply, and know where to sit down in the defense to get open.

My question now is, do the Steelers consider talking to Gary Barnidge to fill the void left by Ledarius Green? We have a little cap space, don't see how it could hurt, durability hasn't been an issue for Barnidge in his career, and he was good playing with atrocious QBs in Cleveland, I don't think it would hurt to see what he could do with the weapons we have here in Pittsburgh.

When the Browns released Barnidge, I thought that he would make sense, but what is the cap consequence of Green's contract? I still think he is worth trying to sign and am still hoping that Xavier Grimble takes a step further this season.
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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyFri May 19, 2017 11:41 am

@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom


MOVE HIM HELL! OLD SCHOOL,PLAY HIM ON BOTH SIDES. Steelers release Ladarius Green 1647293567
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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyFri May 19, 2017 11:59 am

According to PFT, the move clears $2.6million in salary cap. That is enough to sign somebody like Barnidge.
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If JJ continues to improve like he did from season 1 to season 2, we'll be fine at the TE position.
Depth at that position is another issue.
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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyFri May 19, 2017 2:52 pm

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If JJ continues to improve like he did from season 1 to season 2, we'll be fine at the TE position.
Depth at that position is another issue.  

James ranked #33 in receiving yards last season. He ranked 24th in receptions.

Looks below mediocre to me. I always said the kid is a #2 TE and that is great, but the Steelers still need a #1 TE at some point and Ben isn't getting any younger. I'm not ready to accept that the TE play is bottom 1/3 in the league and that is good enough.
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@stlrtruck wrote:
@IowaSteeler927 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
@effyou515 wrote:
@Master_Of_Puppets wrote:
they could always move Watt to TE ... Steelers release Ladarius Green 611739232

i'm rooting for the fordham under dog Phazahn Odom

I'm with ya

at 6' 8" 250 lbs. get him in the weight room but 25 - 30 pounds on now that is a big TE.
i don't know ...dude is already running a sad 4.8 at 250...add another 25 or 30 lbs and he might drop to running casey hampton speed. Steelers release Ladarius Green 2087824411

Don't have to be the fastest to be a great TE. I believe Heath Miller ran a 4.87 40 time. I feel like the great TEs know how to run their routes crisply, and know where to sit down in the defense to get open.

My question now is, do the Steelers consider talking to Gary Barnidge to fill the void left by Ledarius Green? We have a little cap space, don't see how it could hurt, durability hasn't been an issue for Barnidge in his career, and he was good playing with atrocious QBs in Cleveland, I don't think it would hurt to see what he could do with the weapons we have here in Pittsburgh.

Steelers release Ladarius Green 1689750825 Are you telling me there isn't a TE free agent from Iowa we could sign?   Steelers release Ladarius Green 1378315869

Haha as much as I love Brandon Myers, he's not Gary Barnidge.

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Ju Ju Smith Schuster imo is a upgrade from Ladarius Green.

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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptySat May 20, 2017 5:54 pm

@El-Gonzo Jackson wrote:
@FrancoLambert wrote:
If JJ continues to improve like he did from season 1 to season 2, we'll be fine at the TE position.
Depth at that position is another issue.  

James ranked #33 in receiving yards last season.  He ranked 24th in receptions.

Looks below mediocre to me.  I always said the kid is a #2 TE and that is great, but the Steelers still need a #1 TE at some point and Ben isn't getting any younger.  I'm not ready to accept that the TE play is bottom 1/3 in the league and that is good enough.


For me, his value won't be reflected in number of receptions or yards.  Not on an offense stacked at WR (presuming all good things) and also having a player that's one of the best receiving running backs.

I want him to show consistent solid hands, better blocking, and the ability to find a seem in a zone when it's 3rd and 9 and the defense is focusing on AB, LeVeon et all.

He's too low on the pecking order to get a lot of balls thrown to him.

I agree that we need to get more productive at the TE position.  The team's decision not to draft one and the loss of Green hurts us at that position going forward. Like you, I agree that at this point in time we are putting a #2 TE in a #1 TE spot, but as I said with all of our weapons intact it might be good enough next year.
I do think signing Barnidge would give us some depth with experience.

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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyMon May 22, 2017 6:16 am

They should have drafted Butt, Kittle or Everett instead of a #3 QB. I still don't understand why they didn't.
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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyMon May 22, 2017 7:38 am

We'll just have to see if they use the cap money on someone like Barnidge. I'm thinking we'll be OK with J.J. and Grimble. If our WRs stay healthy that's where Ben is going to throw anyway. I thought J.J. improved in blocking situations last year and hopefully he takes that to the next level. There is the drops too. He'll have to clean that up. He's never going to be Heath but with all the talent at wideout I don't believe he has to be.
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I may be in the minority of Steelers fans here, but leave Barnidge alone, we have a TE here with similar qualities...Jesse James. James is younger, cheaper and blocks better. I'm hopeful Grimble will improve and D.J. can play multiple spots (TE Hback).
As far as Everett, Kittle or Butt. They would have been nice additions, however Everett was drated pick 12 rd 2 so we would have had to draft him in RD 1..not worth that pick, Butt and Kittle both drafted ahead of us in RD 5, so my question is who dont you draft in RD 3 or 4 to pick those guys. Moving up was always a possibility but trading is a 2 way street and someone would have to want to trade down. I like the UDFA we signed, Orndoff and Odom. I particularly like Orndoff. Having watched a number of Pitt games last season as well as Michigan games I can say Orndoff is close to what Butt is. Factor in the reconstruction of Butt's knee and we'll see.
I think the Steelers will be fine with the TE depth.
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PostSubject: Re: Steelers release Ladarius Green   Steelers release Ladarius Green EmptyTue May 23, 2017 11:40 am

@Rick5895 wrote:
I may be in the minority of Steelers fans here, but leave Barnidge alone, we have a TE here with similar qualities...Jesse James. James is younger, cheaper and blocks better.  I'm hopeful Grimble will improve  and D.J. can play multiple spots (TE Hback).
As far as Everett, Kittle or Butt.  They would have been nice additions, however Everett was drated pick 12 rd 2 so we would have had to draft him in RD 1..not worth that pick, Butt and Kittle both drafted ahead of us in RD 5, so my question is who dont you draft in RD 3 or 4 to pick those guys. Moving up was always a possibility but trading is a 2 way street and someone would have to want to trade down.  I like the UDFA we signed, Orndoff and Odom. I particularly like Orndoff.  Having watched a number of Pitt games last season as well as Michigan games I can say Orndoff is close to what  Butt is.  Factor in the reconstruction of Butt's knee and we'll see.  
I think the Steelers will be fine with the TE depth.  

Simple, should have drafted a TE in the 4th instead of Josh Dobbs. Jake Butt would have been a 2nd round pick before the injury, if he checked out medically, then he was a much better selection than Dobbs. Even Kittle would have worked as a 4th round pick.

TE was needed instead of a 3rd string QB that has questionable accuracy and slight build as his drawbacks, but intelligence and athleticism as his positives. Kevin Hogan will be released by the Browns later this season and I think he would be a solid addition as the #3 QB instead of adding a young talented TE.
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