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    Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Hey Cyclone Fans! I am trapped in Minneapolis for a few weeks for company training. Saw a cool article this morning though in the Star Tribune. Long story short, the first 3 running backs for the Vikings are out with injury tonight in their final pre season game against the Texans. A-Rob is next in line and expected to carry the bulk of running for the team. So if you are interested, check it out and root him on.
    Vikings-Houston game preview | StarTribune.com

    Go Cyclones and go A-Rob!!!!



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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    AROB!



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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    yeah, it's going to be down to A-rob, Tristan Davis, and Caleb King to see who gets the 5th RB spot. (if Minnesota decides to keep 5 of them, that is)

    although there was a rumor going around today that Minnesota might be interested in Chester Taylor if/when he gets cut by the Bears.

    Even if Arob doesn't make it, I'm hoping they'll sign him to the practice squad.


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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by BEACHBUM View Post
    Hey Cyclone Fans! I am trapped in Minneapolis for a few weeks for company training. Saw a cool article this morning though in the Star Tribune. Long story short, the first 3 running backs for the Vikings are out with injury tonight in their final pre season game against the Texans. A-Rob is next in line and expected to carry the bulk of running for the team. So if you are interested, check it out and root him on.
    Vikings-Houston game preview | StarTribune.com

    Go Cyclones and go A-Rob!!!!
    We're all biased, but I'm guessing if their top 3 are injured it might be wise to sign him.



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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    yeah, it's going to be down to A-rob, Tristan Davis, and Caleb King to see who gets the 5th RB spot. (if Minnesota decides to keep 5 of them, that is)

    although there was a rumor going around today that Minnesota might be interested in Chester Taylor if/when he gets cut by the Bears.

    Even if Arob doesn't make it, I'm hoping they'll sign him to the practice squad.
    I heard on the radio here in Chi that the talk of Taylor getting cut was all a mistake. Who knows though.



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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    We're all biased, but I'm guessing if their top 3 are injured it might be wise to sign him.

    It's the 4th game of pre-season. Peterson is not hurt, just being held out. Booker and Gerhart have little injuries and the coaches are not taking chances. Plus, their roster spots are safe. There's no need for them to go out a risk making a small injury into a big one.


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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    I heard on the radio here in Chi that the talk of Taylor getting cut was all a mistake. Who knows though.
    In the cut to 80 it was, but they still need to get their roster down to 53. Taylor has too high of a cap number for them to keep him around, especially because he hasn't done jack for them. The Bears are fine with Forte, Barber, and probably Bell.


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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    In the cut to 80 it was, but they still need to get their roster down to 53. Taylor has too high of a cap number for them to keep him around, especially because he hasn't done jack for them. The Bears are fine with Forte, Barber, and probably Bell.
    Taylor is only due $1.25 million from the Bears this year. Something like 56% of the contract Taylor signed was paid in year one.

    I'm done with him anyway. Marion Barber is a better, and more importantly, a harder runner than Taylor.


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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Taylor is only due $1.25 million from the Bears this year. Something like 56% of the contract Taylor signed was paid in year one.

    I'm done with him anyway. Marion Barber is a better, and more importantly, a harder runner than Taylor.

    Ok, my bad. I didn't realize that his contract was structured that way. But you're right, he's not needed anymore. I think he's a likely cut.


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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Ok..so is this being televised at all? or streamed on the net? I WANNA WATCH!



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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by cobraclone71 View Post
    Ok..so is this being televised at all? or streamed on the net? I WANNA WATCH!
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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Awesome..Thank you! On another note...did anyone see that AROB is listed as a QB on the Viks roster?? Good work fellas...#@$%!#& idiots.



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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    So far so good for ponder.



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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    Quote Originally Posted by cobraclone71 View Post
    Ok..so is this being televised at all? or streamed on the net? I WANNA WATCH!

    It's on channel 20 on mediacom. What's Arob's Viking number?


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    Re: Star Tribune- A-Rob to see significant play tonight!

    A-Rob didn't start. He isn't going to make the team, but it would be nice if another team picked him up for the practice squad.



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