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Soulja - Daddy's Boy

Discussion in 'Professional Football' started by RugbyBuck, Sep 8, 2004.

  1. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    I just read that numbnuts paid an undisclosed sum (less than $20K) to a teammate for the right to wear his dad's former number, 80. What a dumb ass.
  2. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member Former Premier League Champ

    That's for each career catch he's going to have :tongue2:
  3. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    lotsa guys do this. it's not uncommon in the NFL.

    better than portis offering to fight the teammate who had his 26 :box:
  4. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    eh...this happens all the time. if i had 27 i dont think i would sell it to anybody except eddie george. i certainly wouldnt sell my number to a rook.
  5. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    Winslow bought it from Aaron Shea. Those scUMmers will whore out just about anything, for 20k.
  6. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    I should've linked the article from CBSSportsline. He apparently has been up this guy's ass ever since he finally showed up in camp to give him #80. I understand that it's relatively common to want a particular number, but even so, what a fag he is.
  7. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    :lol: ill agree with that
  8. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    It's hilarious that Browns fans have to root for him. Well, karma is a bitch. Who can forget them cheering Tim Couch's injury?
  9. DiHard

    DiHard Guest

    this may be the first goood play that winslow has made.....nothing wrong with wanting to wear your dads number...

    thats actually pretty a dad...i like it...

    i still hate the punk though.....
  10. OSUsushichic

    OSUsushichic Fired up! Ready to go!

    Here's the article....

    Winslow gets dad's number

    TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer
    Wednesday, September 8, 2004

    (09-08) 12:56 PDT BEREA, Ohio (AP) --

    Kellen Winslow Jr. already had his Hall of Fame father's soft hands. Now he's got his number, too.

    Winslow, the Browns' talented rookie tight end, was able to buy No. 80 -- the number his dad made famous with the San Diego Chargers -- from teammate Aaron Shea for his first season in the NFL.

    Winslow wore No. 11 during the exhibition season and had been after Shea for weeks about changing numbers. Finally, Winslow met Shea's undisclosed asking price.

    Shea wouldn't say how much he got from Winslow, who held out of training camp for 12 days before signing a six-year, $40 million contract with Cleveland.

    All Shea would reveal was that he didn't get as much for the jersey as former teammate Mark Campbell, who made Buffalo rookie wide receiver Lee Evans pay him $20,000 for No. 83 with the Bills.

    "I didn't get a deal like Campbell got," said Shea. "Campbell robbed the guy. I guess I have to work on my negotiating skills."

    Shea joked that he could use tips from some high-profile agents before he gets involved in another bargaining session with Winslow.

    "He had the Postons negotiating for him," Shea said referring to Winslow's representatives. "I'm doing it all by myself."

    Winslow did not comment on his number switch. He has not spoken to the local media since Aug. 17.

    Shea had worn No. 80 since joining the Browns in 2000. After giving it up to Winslow, he had a choice of No. 83, Campbell's old number with the Browns, or No. 89, the same number one of his boyhood idols, Mike Ditka, wore for Chicago.

    "I went with Campbell," said Shea.
  11. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

    Money does buy anything I doesnt matter what number he wears....Ray Lewis will find him on Sunday...welcome to the NFL rook. never cease to insult me.

  12. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    actually....tibor didnt say anything that isnt true this time.

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