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Fort and McCullers

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by chitown steeler3, Mar 14, 2019 at 11:52 AM.

  1. chitown steeler3

    chitown steeler3 Well-Known Member

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  2. jeh1856

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  3. NY STEELERFAN

    NY STEELERFAN Well-Known Member

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    Unreal I actually thought fort played ok good enough to come on as a backup. On the other side of the coin McCullers stinks and I see no upside to him coming back. I don’t care if they use him as a blocking dummie he would fail at that. I just don’t get it.......smh
     
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  4. SteelCity_NB

    SteelCity_NB Staff Member Mod Team

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    Yeah I would have preferred to hold onto Fort.

    Why bring back McCullers? I was his biggest fan , but outside of some pretty season games, he has never showed anything.
     
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  5. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

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    Unfreekin real. Colbert, one oh chit wipes out all the atta boys. Fort could and should start over anybody we have right now.

    Mccullers, really? Kev, you have to find and destroy those pics of you, mt, art and that sheep.:cool:
     
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  6. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

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    Fort showed promise but was never going to get the opportunity here to be a starter. It will be interesting to see how he pans out.

    McCullers No surprise we resigned him.
     
  7. Steel_Elvis

    Steel_Elvis Staff Member Mod Team

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    I don’t think of Fort as a quality starter, but I do like him as the first guy off the bench. I think we could have done better than the reported contract he signed with Philly. I’m disappointed.

    McCullers is just plain awful.
     
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  8. SteelHack

    SteelHack Well-Known Member

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    I would have kept Fort over Chickalo

    HACK
     
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  9. thesteeldeal

    thesteeldeal Well-Known Member

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    So our only LB with speed they let go?
    Then we bring back the biggest waste of a roster spot...literally. SMH
     
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  10. jeh1856

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    I don't see McCullers making it to the opening day roster. He is just a fill in until we find someone better.

    I've said this for the third year in a row.
     
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  11. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

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    Wouldn't an orange barrel off the road be cheaper and more effective?:cool:
     
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  12. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

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    I agree. Fort has a lot more upside than Chickalo.
     
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  13. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

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    Fort is almost 30 and last season was by far his best. His contract with the Eagles can reach up to 10 million with playing time incentives. Steelers apparently tried to retain him but weren't going to match that, cant say I blame them.
     
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  14. pjgruden

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    Picture of the head of the scouting department
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  15. Jball

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    Good for fort. But it would have been nice to hold on to him
     
  16. troybellringer55

    troybellringer55 Well-Known Member

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    LJ Fort is very underrated player. He's not an every down linebacker, but an excellent back up and great special teams player to have. I wish him the best of luck and wish he was staying a Steeler.
     
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  17. bigbenhotness

    bigbenhotness Well-Known Member

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    ok so what is going on with Mccullers? he is just a huge body lol
     
  18. NY STEELERFAN

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    I don't know ask cam......

    Cam Heyward‏Verified account @CamHeyward 7h7 hours ago
    Big Dan aka shade tree aka mount Mccullers aka that’s a whole lotta aka who breathing like that aka bruh man aka bouncer at the college bar lol glad to have you back bro!

    23 replies85 retweets1,157 likes
     
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  19. groutbrook

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    Tomlin has admitted on more than one occasion that Mccullers is flawed and shows limitations, so resign him for two more years!
     
  20. mcam

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    These are my thoughts. Chickillo just doesn't excite me. Nor does Dupree. And there is a ton of money allocated there now. I think the Eagles got a good bargain on Fort. Wish the Steelers would have kept him and sent Matachavich (sp?) packing.
     
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  21. mcam

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    lmao! His knock is that he takes plays off.

    My question is how many plays does he actually play in which he can take off?
     
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  22. NY STEELERFAN

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    111 Snaps 10.63%...........:facepalm:
     
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  23. SteelerGlenn

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    Tomlin is signing players now?
     
  24. groutbrook

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    I don't know what Tomlin is doing, he certainly isn't coaching.
     
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  25. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

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    FWIW Ray Fittipaldo of the Post Gazette said he thinks the Steelers could draft 2 ILBs, I would be good with that.
     

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