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Packers Waive CB Derek Combs

Discussion in 'Professional Football' started by LoKyBuckeye, Jun 15, 2004.

  1. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    Packers Waive CB Derek Combs

    posted 06/14/2004

    http://www.packers.com/news/releases/2004/06/14/1/

    The Green Bay Packers Monday waived cornerback Derek Combs, GM/Head Coach Mike Sherman announced.

    Combs, 25, won a spot on the Packers' 2003 opening-day roster based on his special teams work. He played in eight regular-season games, primarily on special teams, and was inactive for the other eight contests and both playoff games.

    He missed a pair of November games (at Tampa Bay and vs. San Francisco) after spraining his left ankle in a Sunday night victory at Minnesota (Nov. 2).

    Overall in '03, Combs made six special-teams tackles, along with one stop from scrimmage. He recorded his lone tackle vs. Kansas City (Oct. 12) during his only 19 snaps from scrimmage on the year; he played in the second half with Mike McKenzie sidelined by back spasms.

    Allocated to Amsterdam of NFL Europe this spring, Combs made 29 tackles (28 solo), forced a fumble and broke up six passes, including one interception. He also returned 18 kickoffs for 429 yards (23.8 average). Combs also played for Amsterdam in 2002.
     
  2. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    They'll probably re-sign him as soon as Eric Crouch(now a DB) retires again.:moody:
     
  3. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    Crouch was released a few weeks ago... he still couldn't cut it.

    Packers Release S Eric Crouch

    posted 06/02/2004

    Eric Crouch

    The Green Bay Packers Wednesday released safety Eric Crouch, GM/Head Coach Mike Sherman announced.

    Crouch, 25, returned to the Packers' active roster as a safety March 23, when Green Bay reinstated him from the reserve/retired list. He originally joined the team as a quarterback on waivers, April 23, 2003, after the Rams waived him as a receiver. Then, just before 2003 training camp, Crouch opted to retire and went on reserve/retired, July 22.

    Drafted by St. Louis in the third round of the '02 draft, Crouch won the 2001 Heisman Trophy as a quarterback at Nebraska. He played in one 2002 preseason game for the Rams, as a receiver and kick returner, then retired after a series of injuries, Sept. 12, 2002.
     
  4. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    Damn! There goes that idea. Can't count on that MoFo for anything.
     
  5. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    Crouch has acted like a wuss from the minute he set foot in GB. I'll be suprised if he gets another shot with another NFL team... unless they are looking for a waterboy.
     

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