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    Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Looks like the spot that best fits Alexander Robinson's strengths is open. There are two cut dates left in the NFL hopefully he can make an impression with his blocking/protection.



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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Was Albert still with the Vikings?



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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    The Vikes purging a hawkeye is always a good thing.

    Best of luck, A-Rob. He would do great in the new offense in Mn.


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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Albert was already off the Vikings. ARob is going to have to try and make the scout team. First 3 RB spots are taken.



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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Has Arob got into a preseason game yet this year and if so how did he do?


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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Has Arob got into a preseason game yet this year and if so how did he do?
    Last weekend against the Seahawks he had 2 carries for 7 yards. He had about close to those same stats the previous week, only he had a reception for about-10 yards - nothing really to base an opinion if he can play in the league or not. It's kind-of a bummer, as his only competition is former Florida State running back Lorenzo Booker and Booker has been impressive these past 2 games.


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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclone06 View Post
    Looks like the spot that best fits Alexander Robinson's strengths is open. There are two cut dates left in the NFL hopefully he can make an impression with his blocking/protection.
    Fail. Albert Young was already gone from the Vikings.


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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    ARob has 4 rushes for 10 yards and 1 catch for 11 yards. As stated he is probably trying to make the practice squad at this point behind AP, Gerhart, and Lorenzo Booker (Who has had a good preseson)... He has run hard when he has had the chance...and he has always amazed me with his ability to not take direct hits.


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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Practice Squad is his best shot.



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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedlineSi View Post
    Albert was already off the Vikings. ARob is going to have to try and make the scout team. First 3 RB spots are taken.
    I agree and the competition just got tougher. The Vikings just signed free agent RB Caleb King from Georgia after he was not selected in the recent supplemental draft. Most of the playing time in the upcoming 3rd preseason game usually goes to veterans and projected starters while rookies and free agents hope to get an opportunity in the 4th game.



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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    I guess I hadn't heard he was cut, I knew he was injured at the end of last year. I was surprised to see him sign with Jacksonville.



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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Yeah, AY had a....uh...."Brett Favre experience" last year.


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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Who was the Vikings RB that had the long TD run at the end of the last game. I figured ARob was going against him for the practice squad position, but with the Georgia RB that will hurt his chances. Do they usually only have 1 RB on the practice squad?


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    Re: Albert Young signed by Jacksonville! A-Rob's opening in Minnesota?

    Quote Originally Posted by tm3308 View Post
    Yeah, AY had a....uh...."Brett Favre experience" last year.
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