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Mr. Scot

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except turner is incredibly one dimensional. he's a powerback and not much more than that. he's not particularly good as a blocker and he sucks as a receiver.

tolbert being as big as turner is a big deal considering how many ways he can be used.

Great points.

One thing Michael Turner had when he first got to Atlanta was great speed. (Which he has since lost since they insist upon using him so much and he's taken such a beating.)

Is Tolberts speed comparable? Better? Worse? I don't honestly know.

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TBH I hope Tolbert and Jstew take the goal line duties away from Newton. Never liked our franchise QB smashing his way for a TD.

I see where you're coming from, but I can't lie. Seeing Cam fly and break through 4 defenders to score is pretty amazing stuff.

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For Tiger...

Tolbert is listed at 4.68 and Turner at 4.49. I would guess Turner has slowed a bit, so they are probably similar.

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Great job. Joe Person ain't got nothin' on you! Ron Edwards was held out due to a hamstring.

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Great job. Joe Person ain't got nothin' on you! Ron Edwards was held out due to a hamstring.

Sure it wasn't a ham sandwich?

I kid...I kid...

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Regarding Tolbert vs Turner: Lots of similarities, but there's 40 speed and there's "game speed".

As far as an improved running game - and the resultant benefit of less risk to Newton - all for it. That said, you can't completely remove the threat of Newton as a runner at the goal line or you blunt the overall effectiveness.

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Great points.

One thing Michael Turner had when he first got to Atlanta was great speed. (Which he has since lost since they insist upon using him so much and he's taken such a beating.)

it's always kind of confused me. the falcons could platoon their backs so easily but they don't for some reason. snelling is cut from the same cloth and is a better pass catcher to boot.

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Regarding Tolbert vs Turner: Lots of similarities, but there's 40 speed and there's "game speed".

As far as an improved running game - and the resultant benefit of less risk to Newton - all for it. That said, you can't completely remove the threat of Newton as a runner at the goal line or you blunt the overall effectiveness.

Cam needs to get half a dozen TDs from inside the 5 on the ground or teams will be back to not accounting for him. Forcing 11 on 11 at the goal line is got to be a priority.

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Cam needs to get half a dozen TDs from inside the 5 on the ground or teams will be back to not accounting for him. Forcing 11 on 11 at the goal line is got to be a priority.

I'd agree. You have to do that often enough to let opposing teams know that particular matchup problem is still something to worry about.

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Thank you, Mr. Scot! As fine a writeup as you have ever done. It is really appreciated.

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