Redskins Release Barnes and Bartholomew

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Redskins Release Barnes and Bartholomew

Postby Jake » Mon Aug 18, 2003 8:46 pm

The Redskins today released cornerback Rashidi Barnes and punter Brent Bartholomew.
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Postby newshog » Mon Aug 18, 2003 10:26 pm

What's more, Spurrier specifically cited the fact that Barnes played poorly on special teams as the reason for his exit. Let's hope folks start waking up and taking notice!
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Postby skinsfaninroanoke » Tue Aug 19, 2003 12:47 am

Amen to that Newshog - there were three different times against the Pats that we looked like sandlot kids covering kicks - after being a Virginia Tech fan so long I have a hard time watching bad special teams.

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Postby skinsfanno9 » Tue Aug 19, 2003 8:27 am

This is one of the things I really like about coaches like Tom Landry and Bill Parcells (yes, two enemies but very good coaches). They absolutely make it clear they do not tolerate mediocrity. Landry once cut his first round draft pick for fumbling a kickoff in preseason. This sends a clear message.

I would have liked to see someone like Johnson cut as well, but at least the special teams cut is a start.

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