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    Lamaak cut

    Just saw on his twitter that Ben Lamaak was released today by the Raiders... Tough luck.


    Last edited by Bret44; 08-30-2011 at 03:43 PM.

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    Re: Lamaak cut

    On the bright side, he doesn't have to play for the Raiders now.



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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    On the bright side, he doesn't have to play for the Raiders now.
    This.



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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Well... let's hope maybe a practice squad somewhere was impressed with him, but being cut at this point ususally isn't a good sign. Best of luck to him. He was a damn good Cyclone.



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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Alot of Cyclone fans have been paying too much attention to the camp situations of various Cyclones. The fact is only one guy was invited to the combine, and that was Sims. Even he wasn't given a chance during the draft. With 6-7 draftees per team, plus a whole bunch of practice players, and free agents, plus the guaranteed returners, did anyone think a Cyclone other than Sims might stick? I have seen far better players from ISU, like Blythe and Lane Danielsen never get anywhere in the NFL. Sims, and possibly Franklin had chances to stick, but Franklin didn't, and who knows if Sims makes the cut.



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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Looks like Collin Franklin got cut as well....

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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    Alot of Cyclone fans have been paying too much attention to the camp situations of various Cyclones. The fact is only one guy was invited to the combine, and that was Sims. Even he wasn't given a chance during the draft. With 6-7 draftees per team, plus a whole bunch of practice players, and free agents, plus the guaranteed returners, did anyone think a Cyclone other than Sims might stick? I have seen far better players from ISU, like Blythe and Lane Danielsen never get anywhere in the NFL. Sims, and possibly Franklin had chances to stick, but Franklin didn't, and who knows if Sims makes the cut.
    And it's still early. They can easily land on another team....

    But if you want to throw em under the bus, that's you prerogative.



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    Re: Lamaak cut

    A-Rob still hasn't been cut...but I don't think its looking to good for him in Minny.


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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    And it's still early. They can easily land on another team....

    But if you want to throw em under the bus, that's you prerogative.
    You realize that the season is here, and they are going to make their rosters final right? The chances are over for the Cyclones this year who just got the axe. They could stay in shape and try again, or hit a practice team hard, but they are not making a roster for 2011-2012.



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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    Alot of Cyclone fans have been paying too much attention to the camp situations of various Cyclones. The fact is only one guy was invited to the combine, and that was Sims. Even he wasn't given a chance during the draft. With 6-7 draftees per team, plus a whole bunch of practice players, and free agents, plus the guaranteed returners, did anyone think a Cyclone other than Sims might stick? I have seen far better players from ISU, like Blythe and Lane Danielsen never get anywhere in the NFL. Sims, and possibly Franklin had chances to stick, but Franklin didn't, and who knows if Sims makes the cut.

    I wasn't taking too much stock in it. Just followed the guy on twitter and saw that and thought I would share with the rest of the fanatics. I am just a little surprised since he had been working with the 2s and I had read that we was doing pretty well.


    Last edited by Bret44; 08-30-2011 at 04:03 PM.

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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    You realize that the season is here, and they are going to make their rosters final right? The chances are over for the Cyclones this year who just got the axe. They could stay in shape and try again, or hit a practice team hard, but they are not making a roster for 2011-2012.
    But there careers are not over like you were trying to make it sound. I'm sure the god given athleticism you were given would have allowed you stay on a team.



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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    On the bright side, he doesn't have to play for the Raiders now.

    Feel for him, but as a Denver fan I'm glad to see I don't have a reason to cheer for Oakland. Hope he finds another team.


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    Re: Lamaak cut

    im sad


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    Re: Lamaak cut

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    But there careers are not over like you were trying to make it sound. I'm sure the god given athleticism you were given would have allowed you stay on a team.
    it's not a death sentence, but it's definitely not a good sign for their NFL careers. After the draft, teams were actively pursuing undrafted rookies, and signing them. That won't be the case for a guy like Lamaak next year, as there will be an entirely new crop of rookies scrambling for spots.


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