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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:35 pm
  • JSeahawks wrote:Portis makes Colt McCoy, Tim Tebow, Tyler Thigpen and all the other dude's we've been talking about look like Hall of Famers.


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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:37 pm
  • I just like that our FO gives guys a second chance to prove themselves when other teams wouldn't even give a glance.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:40 pm
  • nwgamer wrote:I got the impression his nerves were a part of the Oakland game. He just needs some more snaps maybe. He would be a fine resigning imo.

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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:47 pm
  • Portis is the best Seahawk QB I've seen, and I've been around to see them all.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:53 pm
  • T-Sizzle wrote:Josh Portis - QB - Free Agent
    ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the Seahawks plan to re-sign free agent QB Josh Portis.
    Portis was signed by the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent following the 2011 draft, but he has never appeared in an NFL game. The soon-to-be 26-year-old was cut from the practice squad last November.


    As unfair as the three way competition was to Flynn, Wilson and TJack . . . The guy who was really screwed was Portis, who not only lost valuable game time, but coaching time as well.

    The dude has QB skills . . . Raw as he'll still, but a live arm, great size, and incredible athletic ability.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:42 pm
  • I'll be accepting apologies for the next 15 minutes.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:48 pm
  • Dunno. At times he really seemed to show an "it" factor, but then he could look pretty bad too. All in all, if he's in for competition, then I'm cool. Let him, a rookie, and possibly another vet with actual starting experience compete for the backup roles.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:16 pm
  • PlinytheCenter wrote:Admittedly, he's not the coolest passer under pressure

    How do we know that? There has been next to no sample size.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:23 pm
  • CANHawk wrote:I'll be accepting apologies for the next 15 minutes.


    Broken clock being right twice a day (old analog clock that is).

    First thing I thought of when I read Portis was re-signed. CANHawk is a genius and a psychic (and a psycho).
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Re: Portis is coming back
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:54 pm
  • Wallace, Thigpen and Portis. I'd be good with that.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:06 am
  • Dude is perfect for the read option if he can get his crap together.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:42 am
  • Vetamur wrote:Wallace, Thigpen and Portis. I'd be good with that.


    Are you proposing carrying 4 QBs on the 53-man roster, or would Wallace be our starter in your perverse 'trade Wilson' scenario?

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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:46 am
  • HAHA. sorry..I meant Wilson. I had just gotten out of the Wallace thread and it was sort of stuck in my head. I like Wallace and all, but his time is past. I feel he is a classic example of one of those "could have been" guys...

    Wilson as my starter, Thigpen and Portis as 2a and 2b, depending on the situation and how fast Thigpen picks up the offense.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:48 am
  • Portis is coming back


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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:00 am
  • Portis sucks, ladies and gents.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:01 am
  • Smelly McUgly wrote:Portis sucks, ladies and gents.

    And you know this, how?
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:03 am
  • He must have some pretty revealing photos of Carroll.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:10 am
  • McGruff wrote:
    Smelly McUgly wrote:Portis sucks, ladies and gents.

    And you know this, how?


    Um, I have seen him play?
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:24 am
  • Portis just signed a contract to play in the CFL last month. It's odd that he'd sign there if there was even a hint that we'd want him back. You'd think we would have picked him up already, as camp fodder at least, if we were even contemplating having him actually be our #2 guy. Something just doesn't seem quite right
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:25 am
  • Smelly McUgly wrote:
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    Smelly McUgly wrote:Portis sucks, ladies and gents.

    And you know this, how?


    Um, I have seen him play?


    Saw him in his first preseason, was ok for an undrafted rookie coming from a small school, 2nd preseason he literally got no reps and was ignored all preseason until Jackson was traded.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:32 am
  • Better than Tebow.

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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:35 am
  • SacHawk2.0 wrote:Better than Tebow.

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    I'd rather have Tebow and it's not even close.

    We've seen Portis make one good play. Maybe one and a half, and half the board loves him for it for whatever reason. Tebow has made at least 3 good plays.

    I love Portis too, becauase he's a Seahawk. But i'd be pretty shocked if he ever took a single snap in a regular season NFL game.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:36 am
  • Your eyes are broken, J.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:44 am
  • kidhawk wrote:Portis just signed a contract to play in the CFL last month. It's odd that he'd sign there if there was even a hint that we'd want him back. You'd think we would have picked him up already, as camp fodder at least, if we were even contemplating having him actually be our #2 guy. Something just doesn't seem quite right

    I read yesterday someone postulating that they waited to deal Flynn before bringing Portis back so as not to reveal their plans and sour the Flynn deal.

    Sorry, can't remember (or find) where I read it, but it sounds like a plausible reason to wait on bringing him back.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:55 am
  • JSeahawks wrote:
    SacHawk2.0 wrote:Better than Tebow.

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    I'd rather have Tebow and it's not even close.

    We've seen Portis make one good play. Maybe one and a half, and half the board loves him for it for whatever reason. Tebow has made at least 3 good plays.

    I love Portis too, becauase he's a Seahawk. But i'd be pretty shocked if he ever took a single snap in a regular season NFL game.


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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:10 am
  • gargantual wrote:
    kidhawk wrote:Portis just signed a contract to play in the CFL last month. It's odd that he'd sign there if there was even a hint that we'd want him back. You'd think we would have picked him up already, as camp fodder at least, if we were even contemplating having him actually be our #2 guy. Something just doesn't seem quite right

    I read yesterday someone postulating that they waited to deal Flynn before bringing Portis back so as not to reveal their plans and sour the Flynn deal.

    Sorry, can't remember (or find) where I read it, but it sounds like a plausible reason to wait on bringing him back.


    Sounds kinda weak, I mean bringing in another arm to use during camp would be fairly normal anyway, so they could have easily signed him and showed those intentions. Honestly, they may bring him back, but I don't think he's going to be the backup. I just think they will bring in someone else for that role. I could be wrong, but it just doesn't seem quite right to me.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:27 am
  • The hawks staff made it clear they felt T-Jack was a better decision maker/QB than Portis...so there ya go. Perhaps something we don't know.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:31 am
  • TaterHawk wrote:The hawks staff made it clear they felt T-Jack was a better decision maker/QB than Portis...so there ya go. Perhaps something we don't know.


    ...How? Tjack got bounced before Portis did.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:43 am
  • TaterHawk wrote:The hawks staff made it clear they felt T-Jack was a better decision maker/QB than Portis...so there ya go. Perhaps something we don't know.

    I don't remember that. Was that Petey who said that?
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:48 am
  • TaterHawk wrote:The hawks staff made it clear they felt T-Jack was a better decision maker/QB than Portis...so there ya go. Perhaps something we don't know.


    The difference is that Jackson has had seven years of NFL coaching. Portis still hasn't had any.

    His first offseason was the two week strike shortened offseason, and his second offseason was as the fourth man in a three man battle.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:49 am
  • Portis and Tebow suck.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:59 am
  • I'm throwing last year out . He had three guys in front of him he never saw the ball.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:14 am
  • Camp arm familiar with the surroundings. Plain & simple.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:29 am
  • The project continues. Hopefully they will be able to shape him up to a great backup. Welcome back Portis.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:06 pm
  • Decent #3 guy to have around, that's about it
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:28 pm
  • well, at least Galens seahawks helmet has 1 hawk signature left on it, hahahahahaha
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:44 pm
  • It's good to see Portis coming back.

    Before Wilson stepped up and suprised the hell out of us, I wanted to see what Portis could do, not just in pre-season where he sucked but in the regular season. But now, I believe Portis is just camp fodder and nothing more. I expect us to sign a veteran and pick up a QB in the later rounds of the draft.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:14 pm
  • SeattleSprtsHub wrote:It's good to see Portis coming back.

    Before Wilson stepped up and suprised the hell out of us, I wanted to see what Portis could do, not just in pre-season where he sucked but in the regular season. But now, I believe Portis is just camp fodder and nothing more. I expect us to sign a veteran and pick up a QB in the later rounds of the draft.

    I agree with all this. He's getting called in as competition and will probably get beat out by a vet or promising rookie from the upcoming draft. Who knows tho. Maybe he'll surprise, with a full off season and no rush to find out who's number one. Seeing him win the #3 spot even would be cool. Y'never know.

    I'm rooting for him. I think he's still eligible for a practice squad too, isn't he? I always had a feeling about him.
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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:56 pm
  • We now have the best back-up back-up quarterback in the NFL....


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Re: Portis is coming back
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:39 pm
  • I haven't heard any confirmation this will happen beyond the Mort tweet. Maybe he's looking for minimal guaranteed money to exit his CFL contract
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