Price cut by Falcons

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Being cut by the Falcons: Price-less

Flowery Branch, GA (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Falcons reportedly cut wide receiver Peerless Price on Tuesday.

According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Price received the news prior to morning practice. The paper went on to say that Price sped off in his car, but not before saying to an AJC photographer, "I hate ya'll."

The University of Tennessee product failed to live up to expectations in Atlanta. After putting up career-bests of 1,252 yards and nine touchdowns on 94 catches with the Bills in 2002, he was traded to the Falcons and received a $10 million signing bonus as part of a $37 million contract.

Last season, Price had 45 catches for 575 yards and three touchdowns. During his two-year stint with the club, he totaled only 1,413 yards and six scores on 109 catches. In his six-year career, Price has tallied 4,715 yards and 28 touchdowns on 341 catches in 96 games.
 
#2
ALSO...
These 2 will both find work elsewhere,
Warrick moves on

8/30/2005 - 12:50 p.m.
BY GEOFF HOBSON


<TABLE width=90 align=right><TBODY><TR><TD>

Warrick</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>The Bengals officially terminated wide receiver Peter Warrick?s contract Tuesday, ending the Cincinnati career of their first-round draft pick from 2000 and sending a jolt through the locker room and his fellow wide receivers.

"It's shocking," said Chad Johnson. "I can only think as a player. I can't think like management. I can't think like an owner. I can only think like Chad. I don't know."

T.J. Houshmandzadeh saw Warrick right before the receivers' morning meeting.

"He said, 'They waived me,' and I thought he was playing," Houshmandzadeh said. "But then I saw the look on his face."

Also Tuesday the Bengals waived two players, third-year cornerback Terrell Roberts and rookie guard Kyle Takavitz, but they are still one over Tuesday's 68-player limit when they signed veteran safety Ifeanyi Ohalete and veteran linebacker Hannibal Navies.

In five seasons with the Bengals, Warrick played in 66 games with 55 starts, catching 264 passes for 2811 yards and 18 TDs. He also had 355 rushing yards on 52 attempts with two touchdowns and averaged 9.7 yards on 54 punt returns with two touchdowns.

Warrick entered 2004 with the most catches (253) of any player in his first four Bengals seasons, but due to a knee injury late in the 2003 season and a broken fibula last year, he played in only four games last season and saw significant action in only the first two.

He wasn't cleared for 2005 practice until Aug. 14, and he played in one preseason game, Aug. 19 at Washington, and had no receptions with one rushing attempt for two yards. He's a free agent and can be signed by any team and once he does, the Bengals are out from under his $2.2 million salary if there is any kind of an injury grievance.

He was cleared by his own doctor before he came back to practice, but missed all last week with a hamstring pull and didn't play in the 27-17 loss in Philadelphia. He did return to practice Monday and said he felt as good as he has in a long time.

?There is some disappointment involved in making this move,? said Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. ?But I believe it?s in the best interest of the Bengals and Peter to go forward.?

Navies, a seventh-year NFL veteran, was released Aug. 27 by Green Bay. He played 31 games with 30 starts for the Packers during 2003-04, and also started all three Green Bay playoff games during those seasons. The 6-3, 245-pound Navies entered the NFL in 1999 as a fourth-round draft choice of Carolina, and played in 37 games with 15 starts during 1999-2002 with the Panthers. He signed with Green Bay in 2003 as an unrestricted free agent. He has six-year NFL totals of 70 games, 45 starts, 289 tackles, 3.5 sacks, one interception, two fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles. He played in Green Bay?s first three preseason games this year, with two starts, logging 10 tackles. Ohalete is a fifth-year NFL veteran released Monday from Arizona who played for Lewis in Washington in 2002. He played in 16 games with 13 starts for Arizona last season.
 
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Chiefs, Cowboys and Eagles better be trying to line these guys up.
wonder if there is any tank left in the gas for either. Warrick never really lived up to the hype from Fl St.
 
#4
Price was a bust in Atlanta. I wasn't surprised they let him go. Warrick on the other hand has been a productive receiver when he's been healthy. You're right 5team they'll catch on with another team somewhere. That's the NFL today, management holds all the cards.
 

red26

EOG Enthusiast
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Everybody seems to think the Eagles are going to rush out for these underachievers. Neither has West Coast offense experience. I don't see them making any kind of impact and you can bet they aren't going to be offered anything more then an incentive laden contract.
 
#8
I babysitted that guy on my fantasy team for two years waiting for him to "wake up". No dice. Sure glad I didn't take him this year.

-BJ
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dirty

EOG Master
#9
Price Being let go here in ATL was not a shock


It was a damn near Conclusion for us here in Gainesville....Flowery Branch is a Suburb of here


Price got a bad attitude in Minicamp when Mora told him he had to compete for his job

He was good for the Community but he was so arrogant that he couldn't see the Writing on the wall.
 
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TONY MONTANA said:
Seny PW to the STEELERS tonight. MAY'N!!
I doubt he is out of a job for more than a week....

Michael Jenkins out played him in camp and preseason.

DIRTY: I'm In Gwinnett - Whats up my Georgia Brother ??
 
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