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Roddy White wants to play “another year or two”

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The Falcons have ended their long relationship with wide receiver Roddy White, but White isn’t ready to leave the NFL behind.

White texted Josina Anderson of ESPN after receiving the news of his release from the Falcons on Wednesday and told her that he needs to find another job. White said that he hopes to play “another year or two” before dropping the curtain on his playing career.

Anderson asked White if he had any thoughts about where he’d like to go next and White responded that he’s “a Southern guy.” Dirk Koetter, White’s former offensive coordinator with the Falcons, is now the head coach of the Buccaneers while another former Falcons coordinator — Mike Mularkey — is the head coach of the Titans with former Falcons receivers coach Terry Robiskie serving as offensive coordinator, so there are some familiar faces in the right geographic neck of the woods.

The question is whether either coach or team thinks there’s enough left in the tank to make White an upgrade to their offenses. White’s production has slipped the last three seasons as he’s dealt with a variety of injuries, which probably won’t help his job prospects even if teams believe he can be a valuable veteran mentor to their receiving corps.

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14 Responses to “Roddy White wants to play “another year or two””
  1. jam11163 says: Mar 2, 2016 5:35 PM

    Phila on line 1.

  2. snowdood163 says: Mar 2, 2016 5:36 PM

    Can’t imagine his propensity to vocalize his frustrations are going to help him get a job at this stage of his career.

  3. abninf says: Mar 2, 2016 5:49 PM


  4. karmathaitch says: Mar 2, 2016 5:53 PM

    Only team i can see him playing for and hate to say it but it would be the Patties. They know how to use the un-used

  5. patsfan4lifesbchamps says: Mar 2, 2016 5:55 PM

    It gets really cold in Philly so probably not the best landing spot for someone who played inside a dome and in a division whose other teams are in warm weather areas. The Titans make more sense or even the Colts.

  6. 87hollywoodhorn says: Mar 2, 2016 6:19 PM

    at this point him and colston are actually rlly similar players. theyre smart guys who can attack the ball and make tough catches better than most

  7. zwhateverz says: Mar 2, 2016 6:33 PM

    Sounds like the typical Ravens WR band-aid signing where afterwards Ozzie labels the situation fixed only to have it blow up by November. How about we try to develop some in-house talent for a change?

  8. zerotrophiessince1961 says: Mar 2, 2016 6:38 PM

    Roddy, I never cared for the loud-mouth stuff, but you had a pretty good career. Call it while it’s still semi-respectable. You can’t run anymore and you can’t stay on the field.

  9. jam11163 says: Mar 2, 2016 6:46 PM

    Last time I checked. The Eagles were in the NFC east, and that includes the Giants, cold in my. The Redskins, cold in Washington. And the Cowboys, it gets cold there to.

  10. jag1959 says: Mar 2, 2016 6:52 PM

    “White’s production has slipped the last three seasons as he’s dealt with a variety of injuries, which probably won’t help his job prospects even if teams believe he can be a valuable veteran mentor to their receiving corps.”


    His mouth slipped more than his numbers, no one that brings him in is going to be thinking “valuable veteran mentor” lol

  11. lgbarn says: Mar 2, 2016 7:44 PM

    I would love to see him in Tampa. He would give us another veteran for Jameis. Besides, he would get to play for his former coaches.

  12. genericcommenter says: Mar 2, 2016 7:45 PM

    In 2016, veteran mentor WR is worth about league minimum w/ little to no signing bonus (maybe 50 grand) and the opportunity to compete for the 5th or 6th (if they keep that many, and if they do it’s going to a “teams” contributor) spot on the depth chart. Though there’s always going to be somewhere a guy gets hurt or a top rookie can’t learn the playbook, etc.

  13. pftinsider says: Mar 2, 2016 8:50 PM

    This is the most fitting cut for a “Bye Felicia”

  14. osiris33 (bandwagon since 1976) says: Mar 3, 2016 11:46 AM

    Richard Sherman is laughing at Roddy White. The Falcons would rather have $2.6 million in cap space than White.

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