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CB Jamell Fleming is being released today (2012 - 3rd RD pick)

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    Why would we want a player that was released after being drafted in the 3rd round only a year ago? The Cardinals have drafted incredibly well in recent years. If they don't think he's any good, they're probably right.
     
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    Some tweets regarding Patriots interest in Fleming.
     
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    If he's an improvement on Cole then I am all for it. Marquice Cole has no business seeing an NFL field unless it's strictly as a Special Teams player.
     
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    Does Fleming play STs? Does he play STs well?

    Otherwise, just have him in for a shadow roster look see. He'd be PS available though, so that too.
     
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    He did 23 reps at the combine that’s pretty impressive for a cornerback, what exactly went wrong in Arizona; they don’t seem like a team that would be just throwing away talented players unless there was something going on.

    Jamell Fleming*|*Oklahoma,*CB*:*2012 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile

    The Cardinals do have a ton of depth at cornerback so maybe that led to some displeasure by Fleming and he was becoming a cancer in the locker room, seems like a talented player, I’d take a flyer.

    http://tracking.si.com/2013/09/14/arizona-cardinals-release-jamell-fleming/
     
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    As a big Sooner Fan living in Norman I have seen all this guys games. He has talent. It was raw coming out of college, but I think it might be able to be developed. I've never heard character issues. I wouldn't be disappointed if they took a chance with him. He is at least as good as Cole....maybe...
     
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    Hate for Marquise ? He seems like a good boy. He plays STs, he keeps his mouth shut, and stays out of trouble.

    Is he good ? Not overly. But he is a ST player. Not the starting shutdown CB.
     
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    I think we could devote one more spot for a DB.
     
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    Jamell Fleming Draft Profile ? NFL.com

    Jamell Fleming, CB, Oklahoma, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    In the nfl.com link, Mayock mentions his ST ability; in the cbssports link, Fleming himself
    mentions his ST ability.

    I would absolutely place a claim for him, for both his past work on STs (does anyone recall
    Cole's bonehead downing of one of Allen's punts before its second bounce?) and his potential
    as our #5 CB.
     
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    Some team will probably claim him before the Pats. There had to be at least a few teams higher on the waiver priority than the Pats who had him on their board last year.
     
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    Yeah; I'd be very surprised if no team before the Pats in the claiming order made one for him.
     
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    One fifth of the current roster isn't enough for you?
     
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    Yeah, what the hell was that about? It seemed as though there was a lot of room left still, but I haven't rewatched the replay or anything. I do remember thinking that though.
     
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    The same logic could have been used when the Steelers had no use for Mike Vrabel...but we found a use for him.
    We've wasted time, draft picks, roster spots, and money on worse players.
     
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    Unless they have some inside information on him that clearly states his heart isn't in it or has a complicated injury, I think they should put a claim in on him.
     
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    Hope we take a look
     
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    Considering that is 40% of the defensive roster, and our real base D has 5 DBs out of 11 players, maybe not. When you add in that at least 2 of he DBs on the roster today are there solely for special teams, I'd say sure there is room for another.
     

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