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#21 CarolinasBigEZ

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 10:36 PM

I really dont think its a good idea to put Smitty in a room ALONE with Gamble, could you imagine wat would take place? a CB at that, bad idea...

#22 Happy Panther

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 10:44 PM

Gamble's a CB...


I'm not getting bogged down with your facts

#23 twylyght

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:03 AM

Really, what player in his right mind tackles AP high and stands him up. You have clearly lost control of your mental facilities.


Question for you then... when doing proper tackling do you:

A) Wrap up at the waist and drive into the body?
B) Dive at the feet and grab at the shoelaces?
C) Slap at the ball when directly facing your opponent in an open field?

#24 twylyght

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:06 AM

I hate when someone makes a bad thread and then they defend it to every poster. just admit you suck and move on.


Here's a thought.... how about you make an actual contribution, or move on?

And to every other poster in this thread, if you are a casual fan, then that's cool. If you don't know football, then don't act like you do and then act hoity toity when you are called out for your ignorance. You wanna have a civil discussion? Great. You wanna take it where you have been? Don't whine to me when you get schooled.

#25 pantherclaw

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 08:56 AM

Lol

Pretty entertaining thread.

God bless, cause this was funny.

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 10:38 AM

It wasn't a gap that Gamble should have shot through on that play. It was an open field tackle in the right flat. There was not going to be any "cavalry" coming. You should know by now that Gamble is the absolute king of the backle. He doesn't wrap up people ever. He jumps into them with his back and hopes they fall over. That being said, asking him to tackle AD in the open field one on one isn't really a good idea. When you hear coaches say that they try and put players in a position to succeed, well, putting Gamble out there to make an open field tackle on a tank is a bad idea defensively. It should have been a LB out there. Put Chris in a position to do what he is good at; shutting down #1 receivers.

#27 twylyght

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 12:22 PM

It wasn't a gap that Gamble should have shot through on that play. It was an open field tackle in the right flat. There was not going to be any "cavalry" coming. You should know by now that Gamble is the absolute king of the backle. He doesn't wrap up people ever. He jumps into them with his back and hopes they fall over. That being said, asking him to tackle AD in the open field one on one isn't really a good idea. When you hear coaches say that they try and put players in a position to succeed, well, putting Gamble out there to make an open field tackle on a tank is a bad idea defensively. It should have been a LB out there. Put Chris in a position to do what he is good at; shutting down #1 receivers.


Be that as it may, it was Gamble's responsibility to slow AP down. If he had made the attempt, this thread doesn't exist. As he didn't, here we are.