Welcome, Guest
Pewter Report  >>  Boards  >>  The Red Board (Moderators: 3rd String Kicker, PRPatrol)  >>  Topic: Jeff Demps won’t be available until mid-season « previous next »
Page: 1 2 3 ... 5

michael89156

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 12070
Offline
« : April 30, 2013, 01:47:06 AM »





 
Jeff Demps won’t be available until mid-season
 
by Gil Arcia

Sports.com
 
April 28, 2013

  The Bucs acquired former Olympic silver medalist and New England running back Jeff Demps Saturday afternoon during the final rounds of the NFL draft. Demps has stated that he wants to run track and play football. But when will he be available for the Buccaneers?

In an interview last month with Sports Talk Florida’s David Bauman, the former University of Florida track and field standout and then member of the Patriots said that he may not return to football close to mid-season in the video interview below. (At the 4:23 mark he addresses that.)


Demps is no stranger to the Bucs and he is no stranger to TheBayCave.com. If you were following the constant reports last summer of whether he signs with New England or Tampa Bay, then you should very well know that Tampa Bay made a consistent effort to sign the track star.

Whether the Bucs do in fact stay open to allowing Demps to run track and play football will be something they investigate as general manager Mark Dominik said via PewterReport.com.

Demps could very well have a change of heart. However, he has been balancing both sports since his college days and sounds as if he prefers track over football. Good news is his contract carries a $405,000 salary in 2013 and $495,000 in 2014. The cap hit will not be a concern to the Bucs if they decide to release him.

 
 
     

jhop88

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 3842
Offline
« #1 : April 30, 2013, 01:52:21 AM »

I disagree...

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/bucs/jeff-demps-to-pursue-football-track-with-buccaneers/2117821

The Anti-Java

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 23382
Offline
« #2 : April 30, 2013, 02:24:44 AM »

The Patriots sure paid him a lot of money, for a guy that never played a snap for them . 


sig pic by chace1986

PewterReportMC....
\\\\\\\"Java, do you understand this a perfect example of why people beg me to suspend or ban you on a daily basis? Are you actually trying to make a point? Seriously what is the reason for even commenting. In fact why do you even bother coming to the boards? What happened to the intelligent poster from years ago?  A real shame. Like the Bucs yesterday, a wasted effort.\\\\\\\"

DeltaBuc5

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 3057
Offline
« #3 : April 30, 2013, 03:07:08 AM »

What a horrible trade...

We get two worthless bums, one who won't even play, ever if it weren't for the fact he's getting paid for doing nothing.

Boid Fink

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 54368
Offline
« #4 : April 30, 2013, 03:33:45 AM »

Said it before, say it again.

Demps is a thief. He is stealing money.


Lord Jenkins

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 5314
Offline
« #5 : April 30, 2013, 05:03:23 AM »

Said it before, say it again.

Demps is a thief. He is stealing money.

How else does he fund his olympic career?


GayRobot

User is on moderator watch listWatched
****
Starter

Posts : 509
Offline
« #6 : April 30, 2013, 05:15:28 AM »

What a horrible trade...

We get two worthless bums, one who won't even play, ever if it weren't for the fact he's getting paid for doing nothing.
How is Demps a bum? He's on the Olympic team lol and he also can play football. He's not a scrub I'll wait to see how it plays out.

Skull and Bones

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 23256
Offline
« #7 : April 30, 2013, 06:20:29 AM »

Question for all you morons who think Demps is going to play for us:  how do you expect him to learn the offense and special teams and make the roster if he ain't in camp or pre season? 


GayRobot

User is on moderator watch listWatched
****
Starter

Posts : 509
Offline
« #8 : April 30, 2013, 06:25:41 AM »

What does he need to learn about fielding kickoffs and punts? lol we've picked up randoms off the street and they started the next week. You're the moron.

Morgan

User is banned from postingMuted
*
Hall of Famer
******
Posts : 14658
Offline
« #9 : April 30, 2013, 06:45:20 AM »

   
Jeff Demps won’t be available until mid-season

Unneeded distraction. He'll be cut by September.

Skull and Bones

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 23256
Offline
« #10 : April 30, 2013, 07:01:52 AM »

So Me Gay Robot, do you think an old school coach like Schiano is going to hold a roster spot open for half a season a fringe talent guy that has never played a snap at this level and that at most would only be able to do one thing over a guy who actually bust his butt to make the team?  And kick returning isnt as simple as you are making it out to be.  If you are referring to Roscoe Parrish the guy had at least done it for like 10 years in this league. 


BucfanNC12

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 2030
Online
« #11 : April 30, 2013, 07:43:11 AM »

Said it before, say it again.

Demps is a thief. He is stealing money.

How else does he fund his olympic career?

Sponsors?

BucfanNC12

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 2030
Online
« #12 : April 30, 2013, 07:44:39 AM »

In all honest I think we could have gotten more for Blount. Cause a guy is fast doesn't mean he's a good football player. In this case wants to be.

Biff Barker

*****
Pro Bowler

Posts : 1431
Offline
« #13 : April 30, 2013, 07:59:57 AM »

In all honest I think we could have gotten more for Blount. Cause a guy is fast doesn't mean he's a good football player. In this case wants to be.
You would hope, but Dom was shopping this guy forever. Seems like everyone was just waiting for him to be cut.
As far as Demps, what is the downside?  We'd just be subbing one ST guy for another. It's possible he'd get some offensive snaps too.

 

Dolorous Jason

******
Hall of Famer

Posts : 17505
Offline
« #14 : April 30, 2013, 08:05:29 AM »

Demps is far from a bum , he simply loves running track....

He will be our best kick returner immedieately the day he finally reports , even if that day was in December.

What is your point? I was wrong? Ok. You win. I was wrong.

           
  Page: 1 2 3 ... 5
Pewter Report  >>  Boards  >>  The Red Board (Moderators: 3rd String Kicker, PRPatrol)  >>  Topic: Jeff Demps won’t be available until mid-season « previous next »
:  

Hide Tools Show Tools