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Jeremy Igo

I contended Deangelo is the 3rd best RB on the team

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This place might crash when Shula calls for a Deangelo wildcat play in the first Q at Tampa

 

First play of the game, DWill in at Wildcat!

 

*Huddle goes offline until the following Saturday*

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Not at all. Said it many times, I love DLo...but he's not the RB me used to be. He can't hit the hole like he used too. LS-2 yards on most of his carries.

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Fozzy is not better than DeAngelo just because of a few decent runs against the Chiefs' 3rd stringers. You people need to get a grip. I do believe Stew is better than DeAngelo and it's not even close. Tolbert could be, but I don't see him as an every down back so I wouldn't compare the two. 

 

I would say almost any 24-25 year old RB is better than any 31-32 year old RB in the NFL. It's not about who the player is or what they have accomplished, it's just about the nature of the position.

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Yes, he is our best RB.

Stew is never really healthy

Tolbert is a short yardage back, doesn't have the wind or ability to carry the ball enough to be a a feature RB

Really Cam Newton is probably our best RB

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I don't know why people think Tolbert can't be an every down back. I think he can. Especially this year at a lighter weight.

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When you say RB, are you including Tolbert, and assuming that Stewart is healthy?

 

If so, I'd think that DWill could very well be the 4th best RB on our team. 

 

Tolbert

Stewart (if healthy)

Fozzy (young, fresh, runs with attitude)

DWill

 

Yeah Stewart being #1 is a play to play proposition due to feet/ankle issues.

DWill still has huge talent, but I think a fat contract and easy livin' has made him loathe to hit an open (or partially open) hole like he once did.

A change of scenery might be what he needs or something on the field happens that wakes him the hell up.

We're going to continue with the RB malaise until Hurney's contracts are finally purged, until then the Panthers just need to get what they can from what they have.

Possibly with less talent Tolbert and Fozz  ultimately may produce more on the field for various reasons.

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I would say almost any 24-25 year old RB is better than any 31-32 year old RB in the NFL. It's not about who the player is or what they have accomplished, it's just about the nature of the position.

 

So Fozzy who's career YPC in the regular season is 2.8 is better than DeAngelo, who was successful last year with terrible run-blocking, and also better than Fred Jackson who is 33 years old and was a beast in Buffalo last year?

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let stewart be the starter until he goes on IR halfway through the tampa game

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I don't know why people think Tolbert can't be an every down back. I think he can. Especially this year at a lighter weight.

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Agreed.

 

He's also probably our best blocker, both run (in read options/as a FB) and pass.

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