Jan 20, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner (33) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers free safety Dashon Goldson (38) and Ray McDonald (91)during the second quarter in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons Likely To Release Michael Turner


The Atlanta Falcons are likely to release RB Michael Turner, per Adam Schefter. Would you all be interested in adding the veteran back to the San Diego Chargers?

We all know his history. He was a great compliment for Ladainian Tomlinson and used to bulldoze over defenders in his limited role with the Chargers. He went over to Atlanta to get his opportunity to be the main back and shined.

Now his career is starting to dwindle down. I don’t know if he wants to go back to a reduced role. He definitely is not as effective as he once was. Last season, he averaged less than 4 yards per carry for the first time in his career.

As much as I love Michael Turner, I think we should look in a different direction. Turner seems washed up and the Chargers are in need of someone that can offer a different skill-set to compliment Ryan Mathews.

Would you want Michael Turner?

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  • Thatguydarrel

    The Chargers need to stop getting rid of their superstars and stop signing superstars passed their prime.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      cant agree more

  • Tom Spalsbury

    Yes! I think he’ll get back to being the burner turner.Hell Yes I’d love to see him in a Charger Uni once more.

  • arnie

    To want Turner back would just be reminiscing of the good ole days, when he was here. I think the future in the Chargers backfield, is youth.

  • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

    Nah there’s a reason why they are letting him go and it’s not just the $. There are so many talented RB’s in this draft that will be available in every round (except 1) and we should pickup a durable power back if possible. Or who was is that was saying we should get Mcfadden from the Raiders and play DMC the 1st quater and half of the 2nd quarter, Matthew’s the 2nd half of the second quarter and the 3rd quarter and DMC the 4th…..lol

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      epic idea

      • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

        I would sign up for that injury prone combo anyday, I guess they are both at their best when not subbed in and out so that is why they listed partial quarter breakdowns for each.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pete.spinning Pete Spinning

    I’m for against it.

  • blu3ny3llow

    Hell no…..boltz need some new blood……draft Le’veon Bell from Michigan State……hes a WORK horse…….carried that team on his back………..sorry Baker