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Same old Tiki

Posted on: July 6, 2011 11:41 am
Tiki Barber hasn't played in five seasons. He's 36 years old. And he's a pariah, as socially unpopular as a law-abiding guy can be.

And he wants to return to the NFL, but it's better than that. He has a list of two teams, only two, that'll he'll deign to play for. One is the Bucs. The other is the Steelers.

Both teams won at least 10 games last season. Both teams have popular young coaches famous for getting along with their players. And the Steelers just reached the Super Bowl, for crying out loud.

Those are the teams an old, rusty, walking joke of a human being is willing to play for.

Good luck with that, Tiki. The next time I scoop my backyard for dog poop, I want to strike oil.

We have the same odds.

Category: NFL

Since: Jan 25, 2008
Posted on: July 6, 2011 8:56 pm

Same old Tiki

As much as I want to write this chump off... he did have two very productive seasons at the end of his career ending with the 2006 season (over 5 yards a pop per carry). Sure, 4 years older but also 4 years off, which means he should be injury free. Someone should give him a chance to prove that he can't play rather than assume he can't. A heck of a steal if he gets league minimum to be someone's backup and produces at 75% of old Tiki. Not much to risk here. Marcus Allen played a prominent role out of the backfield up until he was 37 and never had the kind of stats that Tiki had and had a similar 4 year layoff if you count the minimal carries he had towards the end of his Raider career when he was in Al Davis doghouse. Tiki should expand his options to 32 not 2 teams though.......................

Since: Dec 28, 2007
Posted on: July 6, 2011 8:09 pm

Same old Tiki

If Tiki Barber did'nt have that huge offensive line to play behind he would be nothing. Just another pre madonna running back he is worse than a WR!

Since: Nov 14, 2008
Posted on: July 6, 2011 6:58 pm

Same old Tiki

While I agree Tiki's "request" is ridiculous, I think his odds are still way better than yours in your backyard. This guy should be counting his blessings if he gets to play for anyone. But hey, if Bristol Palin can convince people her life is inspiring because she got wasted, had an unplanned pregnancy and nose job, maybe Tiki can sway Tomlinson into doing something stupid.

Since: Nov 5, 2007
Posted on: July 6, 2011 6:51 pm

Same old Tiki

Let the Cowboys sign him, then I could hate him even more.

Since: Dec 23, 2009
Posted on: July 6, 2011 5:07 pm

Same old Tiki

Maybe someone put a picture of Tomlinson over Tiki's mirror and he got confused.

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