Media Jerome Boyd making the most of ...

Media Jerome Boyd making the most of his 3rd chance

There are 3 comments on the SFGate story from Aug 31, 2011, titled Media Jerome Boyd making the most of his 3rd chance. In it, SFGate reports that:

AUGUST 11: John Skelton #19 of the Arizona Cardinals is tackled by Jerome Boyd #40 of the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on August 11, 2011 in Oakland, California.

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“Undertaker Raiders Simona S”

Since: Apr 11

The Blackhole

#1 Aug 31, 2011
You know I remember hearing a lot of good about this guy a few years ago in camp and wonder why he didn't make the team and the guys like Sam Williams that you never hear of in camp do. I was locked up last year during camp so I don't know what happened then.

“RAIDERS 2015--JUST WIN BABY!”

Since: Jul 11

Michigan

#2 Sep 1, 2011
Same here. Boyd had a great camp a couple years ago and I saw him play a little in the preseason. I thought he looked great and was really excited. I don't know which LB he was competing with for the job but obviously he lost. We had Morrison, Howard and Williams (?).

Then last year, I got excited again in preseason thinking that for sure Boyd would "make the team this year" but it was Stevie Brown who stole the show. I know he's not a LB but man-o-man did Stevie look good last year--and still didn't make the team.

I don't think I even heard Boyd's name in camp last year. I thought he wasn't with the Raiders anymore until I heard his name this year. Honestly, I don't think he looks that good this year.....especially for someone who's been in camp for 2 years.(But he's better than some others)

“RaiderNation of Domination”

Since: May 07

Some West Texas County

#3 Sep 1, 2011
this guy along with Stevie Brown lit up camp and preseason last year. What really bummed me was neither made the team and guys like Hiram Eugene and Sam Williams did. Had it been up to Tom Cable, Brown would've made the team in favor of somebody on the Al Davis scholarship program but Davis overruled it. However, we started last year with 7 WRs but after week 1 we cut one and brought Brown back. I honestly think this will be Boyd's year to make the team with Eugene on IR. That should give us 5 safeties in Huff, Branch, Mitchell, Brown, and Boyd.

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