"My suggestion is he disconnect his phone... [h]e won't answer the next time a reporter calls to ask if he thinks he should still be playing. It's time for everyone to move on." [ESPN]
If it's almost November, that can only mean one thing: Time for Jeff George's annual desperate plea to come back to the NFL!
With Matt Schaub having been traded to Houston, the Atlanta Falcons are in need of a backup quarterback. With Jeff George not having been good enough to break through the deep and talented Raiders QB depth chart last year, Jeff George needs a job. Sometimes, in situations like these, karma has a way of bringing people…
It might be the most talented class of roster cutdowns in NFL history. Charlie Rogers, Najeh Davenport, Ron Dayne, Lee Suggs, Marcus Vick, and quite sadly, Jeff George, were all released yesterday as NFL teams had to get down to the 53-man roster limit.