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  1. DaBruinz

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    Just saw this on Twitter per Mike Reiss:

    A.J. Edds told teammates that he had been signed to the Colts Regular Roster.
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    Well, at least he gets three weeks' salary . . . but I still don't get why they cut him to promote Tarpinian back to the 53. :confused:

    Why phrase it that way? If he's on the PS, then he chose to sign with the Colts; it's not like any team can just swipe a player off another team's PS without the player's consent. . . .
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    While you and I know that, there are a lot of people that are unaware of those rules - so it does kind of make sense to proactively explain it prior to the inevitable question.
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    With Brackett going to IR, the Colts definitely need help.
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    As much as I was hoping he would stick around, good for him.

    Let's see - $3,000 a week or like $25,000 a week - I know what decision I would make.
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    It's actually close to $6K a week on the PS, but your point still stands. [Teams that sign a player off another team's PS are required to pay a minimum of three weeks' salary to such players.]

    Not quite my point: why say that "he had been signed", which (A) takes up more space, and (B) makes it sound like he had no say in the matter?
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    Who needs AJ Edds (the only LB capable, it seemed, to cover Tolbert at all 2 weeks ago)
    when we have Tarpinian, Phil Adams & Ross Ventrone (who's even smaller than Ray)?
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    Thought Edds was going to have a dual role, back-up LB and long snapper.

    Wrong again..
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