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The Phrase No NFL players Wants to Hear, “Could you get your playbook and come with me please?” #StoryTimeWithDJMoore

By DJ Moore I had just walked out of a team meeting when a dreadful statement was given to me, “Go and get your playbook.” My stomach dropped to the floor because I knew what he was saying.  I was getting my walking papers in front of the entire team in the middle of the hallway.  I proceeded to my locker and grabbed my iPad and playbook.  Me and the cut man, advanced to the elevators to meet with the general manager to get the official word. I walked into the general manager’s office and he said, “DJ, we no longer need your services here.” Even though I knew it …
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Cut Day #StoryTimeWithArmstrong

By Anthony Armstrong I had to dig through the archives to find this old post about cut day and what it feels like: Adam Schefter always refers to the Monday after the last regular season game as “Black Monday” since there are so many coaches and families who have to relocate. I don’t agree. Coaches get all of their money. The players? The kids get nothing. A vast majority have just played football for the last time. A child’s dream ends with the stroke of a pen. I think I wrote this in the hot tub at the Cowboys Valley Ranch facility.  Yesterday, just shy of 500 dreams and wishes …
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