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#1 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 1:46:18 PM(UTC)
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What do you know about him? Rumors saying he may have been signed.

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#2 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 1:49:30 PM(UTC)
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From what I can tell it looks like he's mainly a deep threat WR but has some trouble with hands and didn't make the squad. Denver has a deep WR group though so it's not necessarily a big deal to not crack that lineup.
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#3 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 1:52:50 PM(UTC)
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Looks likely.
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#4 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 1:54:39 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
From what I can tell it looks like he's mainly a deep threat WR but has some trouble with hands and didn't make the squad. Denver has a deep WR group though so it's not necessarily a big deal to not crack that lineup.


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#5 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 1:58:03 PM(UTC)
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Something I fear though... If we sign a new receiver, the question is how long before they actually see the field. I do not wanna sign a guy and then not use him. I don't know why but that's something I worry about.
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#6 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 2:01:55 PM(UTC)
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@MikeKlis: As of now WR Tavarres King is still a Bronco. Packers want him on 53 but DEN trying to keep him. May not know til tomorro

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#7 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 2:19:04 PM(UTC)
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From CheeseHead TV

Could be nothing, but I've never heard of him. Anyone have any info?

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#8 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 2:22:30 PM(UTC)
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Meanwhile, Schefter tweeted pretty much the same thing, and that Jones might be able to play this week and that Cobb might only miss two...
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#9 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 2:35:19 PM(UTC)
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#10 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 3:39:25 PM(UTC)
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http://www.nfldraftscout...tyear=2013&genpos=WR

Name: Tavarres King
Height: 6-0 Weight: 189
Position: WR Pos2:
Class/Draft Year: rSr/2013
40 Low: 4.36 40 Time: 4.40 40 High: 4.49

http://www.nfl.com/draft...tavarres-king?id=2539235

Strengths
Possesses the quickness off the line that helps him shake off press and fly by cornerbacks playing off-coverage. As a vertical threat, he can track the ball over either shoulder and grab the ball with his hands near his head. He also has elusiveness after the catch to free himself after a hitch route. The work on his upper body has paid off, as he can play through physical corners to get inside position when needed. Extremely fluid route runner, plays with tremendous balance and body control.
Weaknesses
Doesn't have ideal bulk. Dropped passes have been an issue for King during his career, and he doesn’t always find the ball in the air or go up to high-point passes downfield. Though he is quick and elusive, he’ll out-juke himself trying to make defenders miss in the open field. While is capable of making a block outside on quick screens, King also doesn’t offer consistent physicality.
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Damian Williams
Bottom Line
King lacks tremendous size, and his hands have also been an issue at times, allowing potential big plays to slip through his fingers. However, he's a very fluid player, with impressive quickness and balance. He should be a mid-round selection.
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#11 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 4:21:17 PM(UTC)
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the question then becomes who do we cut or demote to sign him (or anyone else for that matter) I don't think Starks is ready yet so sending Hill back would be premature.

Depending on the severity of the injuries I think Cobb or Perry might be eligible for the IR designated to return but that would put them out for at least 8 weeks.
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#12 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 5:09:46 PM(UTC)
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I remember him for his senior bowl week. He's a very good route runner, sneaky fast, but has inconsistent hands. I don't think size is an issue. His toughness makes up for it. For what it's worth, I had him as the No. 10 wide receiver in last April's draft.
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#13 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 6:01:25 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: porky88 Go to Quoted Post
I remember him for his senior bowl week. He's a very good route runner, sneaky fast, but has inconsistent hands. I don't think size is an issue. His toughness makes up for it. For what it's worth, I had him as the No. 10 wide receiver in last April's draft.


He needs Edgar Bennett.
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#14 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 7:22:52 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: porky88 Go to Quoted Post
I remember him for his senior bowl week. He's a very good route runner, sneaky fast, but has inconsistent hands. I don't think size is an issue. His toughness makes up for it. For what it's worth, I had him as the No. 10 wide receiver in last April's draft.


I didn't correlate his name to his college career for the Dawgs... had a better year as a Junior.
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#15 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 9:54:09 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: sschind Go to Quoted Post
the question then becomes who do we cut or demote to sign him (or anyone else for that matter) I don't think Starks is ready yet so sending Hill back would be premature.

Depending on the severity of the injuries I think Cobb or Perry might be eligible for the IR designated to return but that would put them out for at least 8 weeks.


My guess is they put Perry on IR with return. Or they get rid of a D-Lineman, maybe a Corner like James Nixon. Idk there is a lot of possibilities. But I know for sure they will sign a WR one way or another.
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#16 Posted : Monday, October 14, 2013 10:32:23 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: porky88 Go to Quoted Post
I remember him for his senior bowl week. He's a very good route runner, sneaky fast, but has inconsistent hands. I don't think size is an issue. His toughness makes up for it. For what it's worth, I had him as the No. 10 wide receiver in last April's draft.


I remember watching him and thinking he was a Packers type WR. Very good route runner who's smooth but doesn't have his raw physical talent doesn't screaming out. He didn't remind me of any one guy but I though in some ways he looked like a mix of Nelson and Jones.

I think his fluidity is a lot like Jones as they're both very smooth thoughout their movements and I'd say his body control reminded me of Nelson some. Now he's not as good as either of them in those but he did remind me some of them in that way.

Originally Posted by: sschind Go to Quoted Post
Depending on the severity of the injuries I think Cobb or Perry might be eligible for the IR designated to return but that would put them out for at least 8 weeks.


Yeah but aren't they both suppose to be out like 6 weeks? So maybe putting the one they think is worse on there might not be a bad thing, after all it normally seems to take guys longer to come back than they first say as Packers doctors seem extra careful.

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#17 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 8:05:59 AM(UTC)
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@Jeff_Legwold, it looks like WR Tavarres King is staying in Denver as his agent said yesterday. http://espn.go.com/blog/...ing-to-be-elevated
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#18 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:05:24 PM(UTC)
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Yeah but aren't they both suppose to be out like 6 weeks? So maybe putting the one they think is worse on there might not be a bad thing, after all it normally seems to take guys longer to come back than they first say as Packers doctors seem extra careful.



Yeah, if they are thinking 7 or 8 weeks they will probably use it, if its more like 5 or 6 probably not.
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#19 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 11:19:33 AM(UTC)
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Well that sucks for King. Broncos really pulled the wool over his eyes just to keep him away from the Packers.

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#20 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 11:40:21 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Tezzy Go to Quoted Post
Well that sucks for King. Broncos really pulled the wool over his eyes just to keep him away from the Packers.

http://predominantlyorange.com/2013/10/19/broncos-waive-wr-tavarres-king-make-room-von-miller/



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#21 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 11:50:18 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Tezzy Go to Quoted Post
Well that sucks for King. Broncos really pulled the wool over his eyes just to keep him away from the Packers.

http://predominantlyorange.com/2013/10/19/broncos-waive-wr-tavarres-king-make-room-von-miller/



I guess that 3 week minimum rule only counts when you sign a player off another team's practice squad. Not your own.
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#22 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 11:56:23 AM(UTC)
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#23 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 11:59:23 AM(UTC)
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I hope the Elways lose him now.

I don't much care for whom.

Yes, I know this is common practice in the NFL to have revolving doors for the last three or four of the 53.

But I still don't like it.
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#24 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:05:09 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Wade Go to Quoted Post
I hope the Elways lose him now.

I don't much care for whom.

Yes, I know this is common practice in the NFL to have revolving doors for the last three or four of the 53.

But I still don't like it.


I wish the Packers could claim him on waivers... but unless they're willing to IR one of the injured guys or cut one of the guy the Packers recently added, then I don't think they would.

I thought TE Taylor would be IRed after hearing he had surgery but I think they would of IRed him and kept RB HIll on the 53 man roster if they didn't think Taylor was going to be back for this season.

Question is, would they cut Nixon, White, Stoneburner or Harper for King or not... I'm thinking not, but you never know.
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#25 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 2:29:26 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: beast Go to Quoted Post
I wish the Packers could claim him on waivers... but unless they're willing to IR one of the injured guys or cut one of the guy the Packers recently added, then I don't think they would.

I thought TE Taylor would be IRed after hearing he had surgery but I think they would of IRed him and kept RB HIll on the 53 man roster if they didn't think Taylor was going to be back for this season.

Question is, would they cut Nixon, White, Stoneburner or Harper for King or not... I'm thinking not, but you never know.


Harper's the guy they got "instead" of King.

But maybe Ted was just juking these guys...
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