Wednesday, February 27, 2008

So long Morris, g'bye Booger

One day after Coltplay predicted it, the Colts cut Rob Morris and Booger McFarland after they both failed physicals. The affects on the defense will not be profound. McFarland missed the entire 2007 season and Morris' year ended after just 57 snaps, so their replacements are entrenched. A combination of Ed Johnson and Quinn Pitcock will take over for Booger, while the starting outside linebackers will be Freddie Keiaho and Tyjuan Hagler, with potential star Clint Session and Ramon Guzman, a skilled pass-rusher, fighting for time.

Still, the Colts will miss Morris. Say what you will about him, he saved the day on defense in the 2006 Super Bowl run and was a demon on specials. And they don't have a replacement for him there.

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