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this is a discussion within the NFL Community Forum; CB Tramon Williams, a longtime staple of the Packersí secondary (before signing with Cleveland this spring), started off his NFL career as an undrafted free agent signed by the Texans in 2006. He was released in Houstonís final round of ...

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Old 06-07-2015, 06:31 AM   #1
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This Is The Letter You Get When You're Cut By An NFL Team

CB Tramon Williams, a longtime staple of the Packersí secondary (before signing with Cleveland this spring), started off his NFL career as an undrafted free agent signed by the Texans in 2006. He was released in Houstonís final round of preseason cuts, and yesterday on Twitter, he posted the letter he received upon getting the bad news:

This Is The Letter You Get When You're Cut By An NFL Team
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Old 06-07-2015, 07:32 AM   #2
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A form letter? Meh, I've had worse, ... but nothing does say "you're fired" quite like "you are anticipated to make less of a contribution to the Club's ability to compete on the playing field that another player or players whom the Club intends to sign or attempt to sign, or already on the roster of the Club, and for whom the Club needs room."

It's a cold-hearted business, 'brrrr', ...
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They could have been a bit more creative by adding a few more check boxes and reasons...
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WOW.
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damn, that hurts the ego, ouch
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It happens. All he did was dust himself off, stayed focused & worked hard. Now add a Pro Bowl to his resume, Super Bowl ring & is gainfully employed on an NFL roster 8 years later.

Credit to Tramon for never giving up.
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