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Chaos Icon : (14 February 2015 - 04:01 PM) they both cost 125k to keep now and are not guaranteed a roster spot. they can get cap savings by removing them later
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Hayden Smith Signs With Jets Rugby player projects as TE

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:47 AM

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Rugby star Hayden Smith joins Jets
Updated: April 3, 2012, 12:32 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Jets on Tuesday signed Australian rugby star Hayden Smith, a 6-foot-7, 240-pound former basketball player who projects as a tight end in the NFL, his personal coach, Tim Brewster, wrote on Twitter.

"Hayden Smith has signed with the Jets! Really think this guys upside in the NFL is huge!," Brewster, the former University of Minnesota coach, wrote Tuesday.

Smith had visited a number of NFL teams, including the Jets, who hosted him in early February. Terms of Smith's contract with the Jets weren't immediately known and the team hasn't yet acknowledged the signing.

He was born in Australia, played college basketball at Metropolitan State in Denver, took up rugby and made the U.S. national team. From there, he played professional rugby on a premier team in England.

This wouldn't be the Jets' first Aussie signing. From 2005 to 2007, their punter was Ben Graham, a former Australian Rules Football star. But Smith isn't a punter and is supposed to be a terrific athlete. He reportedly ran the 40 in 4.7 seconds.

"A lot of coaches shy away from guys who haven't played the game because it is an exhausting process. To me, that's the exciting part, Brewster, who has mentored Smith on his quest to become a tight end, told the Daily Telegraph in Australia. "Taking a piece of clay like that. And I am going to tell you Hayden Smith is one beautiful piece of clay. Just mold him into what you want him to be."
"My first thought was I looked and I saw who was second and [thought], 'Hey, I finally beat Belichick at something. I got him. I knew it would take time, but I finally got him.'"
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:58 AM

no stone unturned huh? we always bring in these potential guys that never pan out. maybe the coaching staff needs work?
Get it done MT
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 01:27 PM

4.7?

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 01:32 PM

doubt he amounts to anything.
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 01:59 PM

View PostJetsfan0099, on 03 April 2012 - 02:32 PM, said:

doubt he amounts to anything.


He looks like witten

But you are right you need a legit qb to make a TE a somebody
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 02:08 PM

View Postsantana, on 03 April 2012 - 11:59 AM, said:

He looks like witten

But you are right you need a legit qb to make a TE a somebody


cooley never had one
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 02:28 PM

View PostJetsfan115, on 03 April 2012 - 03:08 PM, said:

cooley never had one


Yeah and Cooley has been a nobody the past 3 years
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 04:59 PM

View Postsantana, on 03 April 2012 - 12:28 PM, said:

Yeah and Cooley has been a nobody the past 3 years


really? cause he had 850 yards in 2010 and in 2008 in 2009 and 2011 he got injured. then in 05,06 and 07 he had over 700 yards each year.

all w/o a QB
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 05:14 PM

View PostJetsfan115, on 03 April 2012 - 03:08 PM, said:

cooley never had one


I only know of Cooley because he posted a picture of himself naked reading his playbook.

He's a no body.
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 06:02 PM

View PostJetsfan115, on 03 April 2012 - 04:59 PM, said:

really? cause he had 850 yards in 2010 and in 2008 in 2009 and 2011 he got injured. then in 05,06 and 07 he had over 700 yards each year.

all w/o a QB


Because loser QBs dumped the ball off to their TE rather than waste time throwing to the loser receivers the Redskins field year in and year out (including this coming one). Cooley is just an "eh" TE that got some fantasy hype a few years ago.
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 07:28 PM

This dude looks huge. If he can run a 4.7 then suit him up.
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 10:16 PM

View PostJetsman05, on 03 April 2012 - 06:14 PM, said:

I only know of Cooley because he posted a picture of himself naked reading his playbook.

He's a no body.


and every off season hes on nfl network doing pottery and making pots by hand

cooley has a large following among the skins fans. my friends dog was named cooley. so maybe the hype blinds my judgement of his play but there is nothing I have seen cooley do that for instance celek couldn't do or do it better. once again celek is a nobody but i would take him over cooley.

back to hayden. a couple weeks of camp watching him go up against some LBs and safetys will reveal if this kid is worth the time. probably still a better option then mulligan.
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Posted 04 April 2012 - 02:14 AM

View Postsantana, on 03 April 2012 - 11:16 PM, said:

and every off season hes on nfl network doing pottery and making pots by hand

cooley has a large following among the skins fans. my friends dog was named cooley. so maybe the hype blinds my judgement of his play but there is nothing I have seen cooley do that for instance celek couldn't do or do it better. once again celek is a nobody but i would take him over cooley.

back to hayden. a couple weeks of camp watching him go up against some LBs and safetys will reveal if this kid is worth the time. probably still a better option then mulligan.


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Posted 04 April 2012 - 03:28 AM

View PostJetsman05, on 03 April 2012 - 06:14 PM, said:

I only know of Cooley because he posted a picture of himself naked reading his playbook.

He's a no body.



stick to college football, if you think Cooley is a nobody, you know no one in the NFL.
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View PostClemens11, on 04 April 2012 - 04:28 AM, said:

stick to college football, if you think Cooley is a nobody, you know no one in the NFL.


You believe in Will Hill...and your username well, we went there already
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You believe in Will Hill...and your username well, we went there already


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Posted 04 April 2012 - 08:43 AM

Now im waiting for the 5 paragraph thesis telling me how "incompitent" I am
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Posted 04 April 2012 - 02:37 PM

View PostSecondHandJets, on 03 April 2012 - 08:28 PM, said:

This dude looks huge. If he can run a 4.7 then suit him up.

I think the Jets are thinking along the lines of Gronkowski. Hayden's size is similar and being a rugby player he is certainly not averse to hitting and being hit. If I remember correctly, Gates wasn't a college football player either.Doesn't seem to have any real downside to the signing and lots of potential upside.
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Posted 04 April 2012 - 02:40 PM

At best he ends up on the practice squad.
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Posted 04 April 2012 - 02:51 PM

View PostHarlemHxC814, on 04 April 2012 - 08:43 AM, said:

Now im waiting for the 5 paragraph thesis telling me how "incompitent" I am


What you'll get is two or three insults, a smiley and a Youtube video, so...

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