Haven't been updating these pro threads as of late, but I assume most of us will be watching tonight's action. The Hawk will be the third receiver tonight, but don't expect many throws his way since the Titans run the ball a lot more than they pass. This thread is for general NFL Week 1 discussion, Cal Bears in the NFL, fantasy football, etc.
Perusing through it, you might notice no Follett or Ta'ufo'ou. Well...
Paul Lukas of ESPN: "No uni changes for the Bears, but it's worth noting that they recently demoted rookie fullback Will Ta'ufo'ou to the practice squad, which unfortunately means we won't be seeing this amazing nameplate on the field, at least for now."
Follett will also be on the practice squad: "The Detroit Lions announced on Sunday that three rookie seventh-round draft choices -- tight end Dan Gronkowski, tackle Lydon Murtha and linebacker Zack Follett -- were all signed to Detroit's practice squad."
Surprisingly, while Follett and Ta'ufo'ou are headed to the practice squads, Morrah made the cut: "I didn't see much from Morrah, so Seattle must be convinced he is too good to cut. Interesting talent Seattle will let mature, but if a starting tight end goes down, I don't think Morrah is ready to contribute."
Dante Hughes was cut by the Colts. He sadly couldn't live up to the promise he showed at Cal.
Field Gulls on Forsett: "Forsett isn't a one cut and go guy. He looked best last preseason running behind Owen Schmitt. He has good quickness, lateral quickness and very good vision. He's probably more of a picker than a slasher. As I said when Seattle drafted him, he has some chance to stick in the NFL. I think he maxes at league average, but that wouldn't be too bad. Seattle needs functioning depth behind Jones and that could be Forsett. That's still a ways from being established."
Might've missed some other news, feel free to leave it in the comments!
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