Whatever happened to Lofa ??

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Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:38 pm
  • ...just asking...didn't he play @ USC under Pete ??
    NO spot for him on this team ??
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:40 pm
  • he signed with atlanta, then went to IR before pre-season even started, he's done
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:40 pm
  • On March 10, 2012, Tatupu signed a two-year, $5.75 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons.[8] On July 24, 2012, Tatupu suffered a torn pectoral and will miss the entire 2012 NFL season. The Falcons released him the next day
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:40 pm
  • too slow
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:42 pm
  • torn pec. His body has just had enough pro football at this point. He was a warrior though
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:46 pm
  • Who would you cut from the roster to make room for him? Yeah, I dunno either.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:47 pm
  • DynoHawk wrote:On March 10, 2012, Tatupu signed a two-year, $5.75 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons.[8] On July 24, 2012, Tatupu suffered a torn pectoral and will miss the entire 2012 NFL season. The Falcons released him the next day


    WOW !!
    missed info. on his injury.....
    I knew he had signed with another team.
    He is (was) a warrior Clink.....
    I miss his '05 intense-ness !!
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:54 pm
  • And that marked like the second or third time he's torn that pec too. Too bad. Guys a baller but his bod is broken.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:04 pm
  • If I remember correctly he has had quite a few conclusions as well. Sounds like its time to hang up the cleats
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:07 pm
  • CANHawk wrote:And that marked like the second or third time he's torn that pec too. Too bad. Guys a baller but his bod is broken.


    Too bad, could ben hitter tackler.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:10 pm
  • We all respect Lofa, but he's done.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:38 pm
  • I loved Lofa, but when we cut him, it was really his time. It's a tough business, and not everyone, even a guy with the talent Lofa had, is built to play over a long period of time. He was amazing at his prime, but his body just didn't hold up. I hope he has other successes in his life, but his football career should be over
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:01 pm
  • Happypuppy wrote:If I remember correctly he has had quite a few conclusions as well. Sounds like its time to hang up the cleats


    Yes, he was always jumping to conclusions.

    His career is, in fact, concluded.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:26 pm
  • it makes me sad, such great memories from that guy... seems like this was now SO, SO LONG AGO

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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:29 pm
  • Lofa's now kind of the poster boy for why picking an undersized MLB is a bad long term investment. Great player broken too soon.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:38 pm
  • Every time I go through that McDonald's drive-in in Kirkland where he got his DUI, I pour out a bit of my coffee in his honor...

    Seriously, the defensive leader of our greatest team. Love that guy...
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:55 pm
  • If we make it to a home playoff game, would love to see Lofa raise the flag.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:00 pm
  • taz291819 wrote:If we make it to a home playoff game, would love to see Lofa raise the flag.



    I like that suggestion! Too bad that he just got "used up" in six years.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:01 pm
  • taz291819 wrote:If we make it to a home playoff game, would love to see Lofa raise the flag.

    Agreed he really was a key piece to us getting to super bowl 40. :13:
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:32 pm
  • I think it's safe to say that everyone really liked Lofa. He should have gotten DROY over Merrriman if you ask me... IIRC he had more interceptions and a couple other key stats, but the problem was he played for Seattle...

    Also, IIRC, it seemed like he stopped taking care of his body and put on FAT weight, rather than muscle, after his first year or two. When you become a lazy ass and you're already kinda undersized, it ain't gonna work out for you.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:03 pm
  • There are number of players who Lofa is an upgrade over. While he may not be a starter, he still can be an effective reserve. He has football smarts and that is something that is needed for any team. BTW, look at the sizes of the current LBs on the Seahawk roster. Lofa would be the 2nd or 3rd biggest on the team. He's not that small. He just can't stay healthy.
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:15 pm
  • Simply Put - Lofa is my favorite LB of all time. His decline was one of the more painful things I've had to watch...
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Re: Whatever happened to Lofa ??
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:18 pm
  • I don't know a soul that didn't love Tatupu.
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