Not th@t f@r from #1 Posted March 6, 2008 Share Posted March 6, 2008 Unfortunately, Leftwich & 6 others were cut the beginning off season, as 2 other veterans were released just recently(Warrick Dunn & Joey Harrington). Following another Offseason move, the resigning of Chris Redman. Chris Redman is said to be resigned to groom the rookie that is expected to be drafted by the FO in whichever round. But something tended to bother me cause wasn't the Browns QB Derek Anderson in the same situation the following 2007 season? He served as Back up for an average QB by the name of Charlie Frye(but who couldn't beat Charlie Frye out for the staring job..he sucked!lol:w00t:). Derek Anderson was selected in the 6th round of the 2005 Draft in which DJ Shockley was selected in the 7th round of the 2006 draft. I know ur thinking,"how the **** can u compare Anderson & Shockley?" How? Its because Anderson was 1st unproven and also selected in a later round just as DJ was. DJ is in almost the exact situation as Anderson once was....but DJ has been in the league longer & is just as athletic as Anderson is.Anderson's stats were bad his 1st NFL debut, also in DJ's preseason he wasn't too bright either...but here are Andersons stats before when he was unproven... Passing RushingSeason Team GP GS Comp Att Pct Yds Rating TD INT Att Yds TD2005 Baltimore - - - - - - - - - - - -2006 Cleveland 5 3 66 117 56.4 793 63.1 5 8 4 47 0...then by the 2007 season rolled around, he was tired of all the criticism he was getting as just a 6th round draft pick. My point is, DJ has all the tools to be the starter of the Atlanta Falcons even though people dont think so, JUST AS ANDERSON WAS CRITICIZED! But look at'em now...starting for the browns. And might i add, didn't the browns go BIG in the draft with Brady Quinn & let him sit out for one year...& u see what happened. Didn't go as planned did it? Naww, so to sum up what im saying is...D-J _ S-H-O-C-K-L-E-Y will get his chance this offseason and he will prove all the haters wrong & when he does it will be sweet sound to our ears(GAfan) and a couple others) how the haters hate then appreciate.DJ SHOCKLEY da Future! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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