Originally posted by E-49er:
Originally posted by ninerfan4life:
lets put clements back there
No! While Clements is a good returner he is too valuable to risk losing due to injury on special teams. Would you really want him exposed to unnecessary hits especially if he gets hurt and is not available when we play say the Cardinals?
What. So he can get torched for 300 yards by Fitz and burned by slow white guys?
In all seriousness, our return game needs serious help. Hell, the last long-term, reliable returner we had was probably Dexter Carter and he liked to fumble a lot. This decade we've had very poor production from our returners--Denny Sutherland, anyone--until we got Rossum, who was big last year. He admittedly lost a step and was holding a roster spot, so his release is no biggie. Still, you'd think we'd put Spurlock in there as he's a return specialist who has had success at the NFL level. Why we continue to have slow M-Rob and Walker returning kicks is beyond me. Battle never impressed me either as PR. One would think that the release of Rossum would open up a spot for Spurlock as the primary returner. Yet reports today suggest that Battle will take over PR duties.