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I'd love to see Parsons as a WR to be honest.

First of all, no, TO will NEVER come to Washington. That's not even a option to Gibbs. But I noticed something about Parsons that I really like...his intensity. After he made that big run, he was up, down and all around. I really think he could bring a spark to this offense, even if he doesn't put up HUGE numbers.

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Sorry, but I just don't see Parsons being a positive on our team. I mean as bad Jacobs was yesterday I still think he is better than Parsons because of his experience and he is quicker. I think we just sign TO and pay him on a behavior status for the rest of the season. He probably wouldn't do that but it is a shot. We'll see. I thought I never would hear myself saying sign TO. Your right it probably won't happen with Gibbs in control, but who knows.

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Can you imagine TO and Moss on the same team. WOW!!! Now that woulod be impressive. What are other teams going to do double team Moss and TO at the same time. Just imagine it. I know it just isn't right seeing TO in a Skins uniform, but we have now choice for this season as I see it.

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Don't laugh...but Antonio Brown may be an option for the team. He knows the offense, is quick and was reported to be running better routes. His problem was his hands.... which probably hasn't changed. Farris is another. Who else played quite a bit in preseason and could possibly know the basics of the offense?

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since we love to give away picks, maybe we can trade for this guy. :)

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2231391

IRVING, Texas -- The Detroit Lions filed a grievance against wide receiver Charles Rogers, who played his second game Sunday since returning from a suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Charles Rogers

Wide Receiver

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2005 SEASON STATISTICS

Rec Yds TD Avg Long YAC

6 81 0 13.5 31 14

League sources told the Detroit Free Press the Lions are trying to recoup more than $10 million because of his violation of the substance abuse policy.

Team spokesman Bill Keenist acknowledged the grievance after the Lions' 20-7 loss at Dallas, but refused to give more details.

"Due to the personal nature of contracts, we will not comment any further," Keenist said.

According to the paper's sources, the grievance seeks $10.184 million of the $14.4 million signing bonus Rogers received in 2003 when he signed a six-year deal with the Lions, who drafted him second overall.

Rogers told the Free Press to "read the fine print."

"It's going to be kind of hard to get 10," Rogers told the paper when asked about the $10.184 million sought in the grievance.

Coach Steve Mariucci refused to talk about the grievance, saying he doesn't comment on contracts, and spoke only about the play of Rogers, who had a season-high four catches for 41 yards.

"I thought he played well," Mariucci said. "I think he made a good statement today."

Rogers was suspended for four games by the NFL on Oct. 5, but missed five games. When he was eligible to return, the Lions didn't take him to Minnesota on Nov. 6, then he had just one catch for 4 yards against Arizona last week.

After pushing his season totals to 10 catches for 122 yards in five games, Rogers said Sunday he wasn't worried about the grievance.

"If it was on my mind, I wouldn't be able to perform," said Rogers, who again wasn't in the starting lineup. "I did what I was supposed to do on the field today. I want my spot back. We'll see what happens."

Asked how he could produce for a team that was trying to take back more than $10 million from him, Rogers told the Free Press: "Because this is football, man. This is the game you love, man. We was playing this game for free when we was born. It ain't all about the bread, you know?"

Rogers' first two receptions his rookie season were touchdowns, and he led Detroit with 22 catches for 243 yards and three scores after five games before breaking his right collarbone in practice and missing the rest of the season. He broke the same collarbone on the first offensive series in 2004 and missed the rest of that season.

Under terms of the NFL's substance abuse policy, a player is suspended for four games without pay because of a second positive test after he enters the program. If Rogers has another positive test, he will be suspended for at least one year.

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