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la_birdman
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Lake Charles
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re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today

That sucks.

I wish CJ3 the best.


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Hurricane Mike
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Member since Jun 2008
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re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
"Saints sure could use a hard hitting Strong Safety that can cover....... "

Yeah I'd probably take a one legged Chad Jones over Roman Harper any day


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Hurricane Mike
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Member since Jun 2008
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re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
He's got a long way to go to prove he could make it in baseball, the guy only had like 7 innings pitched in college


Souljah
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Audubon Park VIA Kingston,Jamaica
Member since Apr 2012
4269 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
I still can't believe this happened to Chad. One of my favorite Tigers of all time. Vibes to Chad and his family.


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LakeViewLSU
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2009
9061 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
Chad Jones received the best Rehab a man can get, for free, courtesy of the Giants.
This will really help him in his quest to be a left handed closer in the MLB.
Kudos to the Giants, and best of luck to Chad. If he can throw in the lower to mid 90's, then he can polish himself with a few years in the minors.


rjokerlsu
LSU Fan
Big Spring, TX
Member since Apr 2007
3395 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
Yes, this might be a blessing in disguise. Chad has a good chance to enjoy a much longer career in major league baseball than he likely would have in the NFL.


chud
LSU Fan
Fairfax, Va
Member since Oct 2007
639 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
echo the props to the giants and maras. class acts in the way they treated him.


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LSUTiger79
LSU Fan
Member since Jun 2011
44 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
Since he signed a pro football contract not a baseball contract does he still have any eligibility left to play college baseball.


Yewkindewit
LSU Fan
Near Birmingham, Alabama
Member since Apr 2012
6710 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
Dammit! I wanted so badly for him to be a success story. Well, relief pitcher is still out their. Throws 90 plus and is a lefty. and .....


2003NCTigers
LSU Fan
baton rouge
Member since Jan 2004
253 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
I'm think he has to have Tommy John's to be able to ever even think about pitching again...he tore up his left arm/shoulder.


Tiger in NY
LSU Fan
Neptune Beach, FL
Member since Sep 2003
22623 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
Tommy John is the elbow. Shoulder issues would be a different type of surgery. He may have both, I don't know. Just wanted to clarify.


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TorNation
LSU Fan
Sulphur, LA
Member since Aug 2008
2513 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
Seriously?


saderade
New Orleans Saints Fan
America's City
Member since Jul 2005
21551 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
His football career was done as soon as that accident happened. The damage to his muscles and vessels were too great for a 100% recovery. He needs to concentrate on baseball and see what he can do in the minor leagues.


gatordmb89
UCLA Fan
Member since Dec 2009
27718 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
Giants should have kept Jones if all they were going to do is sign Will Hill. Jones has more potential, even with the injury. Hill is such a waste of talent. Hopefully Chad makes a full recovery.


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King Joey
LSU Fan
Just south of the DC/US border
Member since Mar 2004
12068 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
I wonder if this is an indication that he is not expected to ever be able to pass a physical, or just that he is not there "yet", and the Giants just can't wait on him anymore?

And also more kudos to the Giants for sticking with him this long. Showed tremendous faith, or at least tremendous respect for the talent they hoped he could recapture.

Good luck, Chad, in football, baseball, and whatever else you choose to do in your life. I'd guess that no matter what field he goes into, if he works as hard as he did at rehabbing, he'll be a tremendous success.



tjohn deaux
LSU Fan
Winder, GA
Member since Feb 2007
7021 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
man, so sorry to hear that. he worked so hard!

I hope someone else gives him a shot.


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tjohn deaux
LSU Fan
Winder, GA
Member since Feb 2007
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re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
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no matter what field he goes into, if he works as hard as he did at rehabbing, he'll be a tremendous success.




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lake chuck fan
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westlake
Member since Aug 2011
2218 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
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NFL roster spots are coveted
Giants went above and beyond for Chad Jones
Most NFL teams wouldn't have done that.


I agree nicholastiger. I was surprised they stuck by him that long. Coming back from such a horrible injury, it would probaly serve him better to try baseball.


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wallowinit
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Louisiana
Member since Dec 2006
7860 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
When you enroll in college you have 5 years to use the four years of eligiblity available to you. That was CPM's answer to that question on his show last night.

So the answer is no.


guttata
LSU Fan
prairieville
Member since Feb 2006
20383 posts

re: The Giants waived Chad Jones today
I feel bad for him. Hopefully he has a good degree and has a long productive career in whatever he decides to do in the future.


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