New Orleans Saints Releasing Bobby McCray a Necessary Evil

June 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

That was the reaction of Bobby McCray upon hearing about his sudden release.
Fans and even media members that cover the team on a daily basis were caught off guard by the departure of the sack specialist who spent two seasons in New Orleans.
I use the term "sack specialist" only because that's how he was labeled when he came over from Jacksonville in 2008. To be honest, he was anything but special last year.
The man brought to New Orleans to terrorize the quarterback managed just 1.5 sacks in 2009.
McCray, for those of you who don't follow the Saints closely, is the guy who leveled Kurt Warner after playoff interception and put two more fierce hits on Brett Favre the following week in the NFC Championship Game.
McCray was subsequently fined $20,000 for his hits on Favre.
According to nola.com's Jeff Duncan, McCray was falling out of favor with the coaching staff because of being undisciplined with the penalties and missed assignments. He...

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