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Who'll return kicks in Philly? DeSean?

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08:05 AM ET 09.05 | Those who choose not to learn from history are doomed to repeat it -- an axiom fans in Philly is heeded. If you are an Eagles fan, you have to hope Andy Reid does not repeat the same mistake he made in 2007 when he went into the regular season without an experienced punt returner. ... They need to find someone who has experience fielding punts -- unless they want to put DeSean Jackson in that position which is unlikely. On Saturday, the Eagles cut all three punt returners as they trimmed their roster to 53. They waived Sinorice Moss, Chad Hall and Johnnie Lee Higgins and left themselves naked at that position one week before the opener. All three had their chances in the pre-season and none stepped up to claim the job.

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September 5, 2011  08:26 AM ET

It's DESEAN!! Trust me he's as dangerous as anyone in the game. He'll be the man!!

September 5, 2011  08:37 AM ET

Sure..keep running that fragile p.o.s. out there on punts and take a hit on your receiving depth.

September 5, 2011  08:47 AM ET

Jackson will get the nod much to the chagrin of Giants fans.

September 5, 2011  08:54 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Jackson will get the nod much to the chagrin of Giants fans.

yes he will.

September 5, 2011  09:03 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Sure..keep running that fragile p.o.s. out there on punts and take a hit on your receiving depth.

Jealousy is a horrible thing.

September 5, 2011  09:04 AM ET

he won't be the full time returner but he will get shots here and there

September 5, 2011  09:22 AM ET

left themselves naked at that position one week before the opener.



Naked!

September 5, 2011  10:02 AM ET

The picture says it all. Wheel a hot dog wagon into the other end zone, let Andy Reid field the punt, and see if anyone wants to get in his way.

September 5, 2011  10:11 AM ET

I farted!

September 5, 2011  10:27 AM ET

Someone please break him in two...

September 5, 2011  10:28 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Someone please break him in two...

Amen!!

September 5, 2011  10:35 AM ET

Do you need a kick returner any more in the NFL?

September 5, 2011  11:03 AM ET

Since when did anyone started to care about a Kick Returning news?

September 5, 2011  11:26 AM ET

that rule needs to be changed! Either change it back to the 30 or just start them at the 20. KR are a huge part of the game, momentum changers.

I respect the NFL for trying to make the game safer, but COME ON! You already changed the rules to make it all offense, might as well let the cheerleaders play too. (wait they already have that league:)

September 5, 2011  11:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Do you need a kick returner any more in the NFL?

Yeah, the title says "kick returner" but the article says "punt returner." The new rule guarantees 8 straight minutes of commercials with a touchback in the middle. Whoopee. The interns can probably tell you the details of every latte on the Starbucks menu, but telling the difference between a kickoff and a punt? No so much.

September 5, 2011  12:00 PM ET
QUOTE(#17):

Yeah, the title says "kick returner" but the article says "punt returner." The new rule guarantees 8 straight minutes of commercials with a touchback in the middle. Whoopee. The interns can probably tell you the details of every latte on the Starbucks menu, but telling the difference between a kickoff and a punt? No so much.

That's why they invented the remote.

September 5, 2011  12:10 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Do you need a kick returner any more in the NFL?

Nope. Why risk injuries when most kickoff returns this preseason ended up between the 15 and 25 yard lines. The odds of a kicker even kicking the ball out of bounds will go down remarkably. Hopefully this will be a one season experimentation.

September 5, 2011  02:19 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Jealousy is a horrible thing.

so is a showboat idiot who gets broken in two.

September 5, 2011  03:15 PM ET

desean "CAN'T TAKE A HIT" jack-****--- hope so, cannot wait for the first collision.... what a RUBE...

 
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