Ex-Pat Lawyer Milloy, Falcons to part ways

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  1. jmt57

    jmt57 Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Lawyer says he wants to play for Seattle. Personally, I'm kind of surprised that he's been able to hang on this long.

    Lawyer Milloy, Falcons to part ways

  2. MrTibbs

    MrTibbs Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    He's been nothing more then average or below for a number of seasons now. His time has come and gone.
  3. maverick4

    maverick4 Banned

    He's done, don't take him back here
  4. BradyFTW!

    BradyFTW! PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #12 Jersey

    Before anyone even says it: no thanks. Lawyer was very good in his time, but he's been average or worse for a long time now. James Sanders is significantly better than Milloy is, at this point.
  5. Calciumee

    Calciumee PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #3 Jersey

    All I can think about is Boldin owning him in wildcard game, on Boldin's TD.

    Seeing Milloy becoming further and further away from him.
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2009
  6. brdmaverick

    brdmaverick In the Starting Line-Up

    #32 Jersey

    ya, we sometimes get too sentimental for past players, and Lawyer definitley fits that billing. I was a big fan of him while he was here (I have his jersey), so while I would be happy if he came back in a reserve roll, I understand that the team has better interests.
  7. Brettlax3434

    Brettlax3434 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    I have alot of respect for and great memories of Lawyer, but his day has past.
  8. Jackson 2

    Jackson 2 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #12 Jersey

    I'm sure it was tough for Belichick to cut him the first time. I'd guess he doesn't want to do it again.
  9. I still have my jersey as well.

    And Bledsoe's.

    And Bruschi's...

    I guess I better get Mayo's now.
  10. Lifer

    Lifer Banned

    yes. loved him. dont want him. or Ty Law. or Tebucky Jones. or Victor Green.
  11. borg

    borg In the Starting Line-Up

    Peter King states...

    "3. I think if you want to know why the Atlanta Falcons whacked safety Lawyer Milloy on Sunday night, all you need to know is this: He was a gigantic pain in the rear end. Clubhouse lawyer, yakker, complainer. Totally not a Mike Smith, one-for-all, all-for-one guy."
  12. Pats726

    Pats726 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Let him go talk to Branch...and enjoy the northwest...
  13. ScottieC

    ScottieC In the Starting Line-Up

    Yup, Like I said before - Get a Mayo Jersey, you'll get 10-12 years out of it at the stadium and then you can wear it to his HOF induction.
  14. ScottieC

    ScottieC In the Starting Line-Up

    I don't remember Lawyer being a clubhouse problem, or that label being given to him at any point - News to me.

    All I remember about him, other than his on field play, was that He and Tommy have been and continue to be great friends.
  15. Lifer

    Lifer Banned

    what a shockah!

    I loved Lawyer. But he did tend to make it about himself. the pre-BB regime had a few of those, with the notable exceptions on the 2001 team being Bruschi and Brown. Some good takes on that in the books that are out.

    As players, i loved Milloy and Law, but i always felt they, and Bledsoe, thought they were the straws that stirred the drink and if they werent happy, theyd make sure everybody else knew it.
  16. JSn

    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    It's actually hard to think of anyone on the team now who makes that impression, though reports would say Lamont Jordan was a bit antisocial last year.

    I never saw Lawyer play, but I've heard lots of good things. Jets or Browns next, I bet.
  17. Jimke

    Jimke In the Starting Line-Up

    Belichick had to cut Milloy because he refused to re-negotiate his

    contract. Milloy was due to receive a contract that was double

    the salary of a good safety. Andy Wasynczuk negotiated some

    awful contracts when he was with the Patriots.
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