Dorial Green-Beckham clears waivers

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Although the NFL’s Wednesday waiver wire lists the Eagles as having officially released Dorial Green-Beckham, the receiver already has cleared waivers, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Green-Beckham’s release from the Eagles was reported Friday.

Green-Beckham becomes a free agent, though it doesn’t appear teams are lining up at the door to sign him.

The Titans made Green-Beckham a second-round pick in 2015, and he started five games, making 32 catches for 549 yards and four touchdowns. Tennessee traded him to the Eagles for offensive lineman Dennis Kelly after one season, and in 15 games, with seven starts, in Philadelphia last year, Green-Beckham made 36 receptions for 392 yards and two touchdowns.

Green-Beckham, though, had fallen down the Eagles’ depth chart with the arrival of free agents Torrey Smith and Alshon Jeffery.

10 responses to “Dorial Green-Beckham clears waivers

  1. Wouldn’t shock me to see the Browns offer him something considering how bad they are at WR. His stats were as good as anyone on the team last year not named Pryor. No reason he can’t be plugged into the WR3 slot so long as he’s willing to make WR3 money.

  2. It wouldn’t surprise me to see some team take a look at him. Clearing waivers means they could sign him to a league minimum contract. Anyone signing him would have had to pay him ~$690k guaranteed. No way was that going to happen.

  3. “Tennessee traded him to the Eagles for offensive lineman Dennis Kelly after one season, and in 15 games, with seven starts, in Philadelphia last year, Green-Beckham made 36 receptions for 392 yards and two touchdowns.”

    I have never seen so many unnecessary commas in one sentence.

    Tennessee traded him to the Eagles for offensive lineman Dennis Kelly after one season. In 15 games with seven starts in Philadelphia last year Green-Beckham made 36 receptions for 392 yards and two touchdowns.

    We will just ignore going back and forth between using actual numbers and then spelling out numbers. But that abuse of commas was such a travesty that I believe the league may suspend you for violating the personal conduct policy.

    I don’t really care about grammar, but that hurt to read/make sense out of. You get paid to write.

  4. This is just the type of player Bill signs and beats into his head, the Patriots way. I swear they somehow manage to make guys who have potential , but poor work habits or teaching issues, great. We’ll see…..

  5. We will just ignore going back and forth between using actual numbers and then spelling out numbers.

    Ummm …

    Since you brought it up, many style guides, including the APA, recommend spelling out numbers from zero-ten, then using numbers for 11-infinity. Maybe it makes your brain hurt, but it’s “correct,” insofar as style guides can be agreed upon. (MLA style, for another legit example, goes against this and prefers the writer to “spells out numbers that can be written in one or two words.”)

    The commas are all placed correctly, too, though I agree that it makes for a headache.

    In other words, yes, they’re paid to write, but they did so correctly. There’s no more annoying grammar nazi than one who’s wrong.

    On-topic: what a waste of a talent. I liked seeing D G-B play when he was on his game; seems like that was the exception.

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