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So does Swoope have a legit chance at PS??? Without having attended any of camp this is a legit question...

Swoope might make the team without even going to the practice squad... either way the team should do everything to retain him. He could be the third option after Allen and Fleener at tight end.

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So does Swoope have a legit chance at PS??? Without having attended any of camp this is a legit question...

I think it depends on how/if he can block. We talked about it in another thread. His story is eerily similar to a guy who tried out for the Dolphins a couple years ago, Les Brown. They highlighted him on Hard Knocks. Great athlete, until he went against guys.

Does this sound familiar:

"After signing with sports agent Michael Ballard of MB Sports, Brown participated in the pro-day[4] at Brigham Young University on March 29, 2012, where he had the best numbers of any athlete at the event with his 39" vertical leap, 10' 3" broad jump, and 4.43-second 40-yard dash. After Brown’s impressive showing, he received calls from the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, and Indianapolis Colts, with the Eagles, Green Bay Packers, and Miami Dolphins being the first teams to invite him to private workouts.

Before he was able to participate in all of the workouts of the interested clubs, the Dolphins persuaded Brown to sign with them. Brown signed a three-year minimum deal, which included a signing bonus.

He was waived on August 23, 2012."

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I think it depends on how/if he can block. We talked about it in another thread. His story is eerily similar to a guy who tried out for the Dolphins a couple years ago, Les Brown. They highlighted him on Hard Knocks. Great athlete, until he went against guys.

Does this sound familiar:

"After signing with sports agent Michael Ballard of MB Sports, Brown participated in the pro-day[4] at Brigham Young University on March 29, 2012, where he had the best numbers of any athlete at the event with his 39" vertical leap, 10' 3" broad jump, and 4.43-second 40-yard dash. After Brown’s impressive showing, he received calls from the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, and Indianapolis Colts, with the Eagles, Green Bay Packers, and Miami Dolphins being the first teams to invite him to private workouts.

Before he was able to participate in all of the workouts of the intereste

d clubs, the Dolphins persuaded Brown to sign with them. Brown signed a three-year minimum deal, which included a signing bonus.

He was waived on August 23, 2012."

That's the unfortunate ending I foresaw for Swoope when he was originally picked up, but then I started seeing his name come up a lot that he has been impressive in camp...

So good luck to the kid I guess, part of me really wants to root for him to do well, and another part feels that a roster spot or ps spot should go to a player who has put in the time and "lived, worked, & breathed" football their whole life...

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That's the unfortunate ending I foresaw for Swoope when he was originally picked up, but then I started seeing his name come up a lot that he has been impressive in camp...

So good luck to the kid I guess, part of me really wants to root for him to do well, and another part feels that a roster spot or ps spot should go to a player who has put in the time and "lived, worked, & breathed" football their whole life...

I get your point but talent does mean a lot. There have been a few players who made teams that never played football before. The Colts took a chance on Adongo  so why not this kid?

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and this after an off-season of many here (not saying you were one) were screaming for Toler to be released. Maybe Grigson does know more then the would be GMs here after all.

It wasn't too long ago that grigson won executive of the year. At this point I'm fine with putting full faith in all his moves. Sure he makes questionable moves, but they all serve a purpose that we as normal people may not be aware of.

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