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My waning confidence in our running backs.

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You wouldn't even need to two hands probably to count the number of times Tolbert was used as a lead blocker last year....

He is more of a power RB. He isn't a Hoov FB....that is almost a dead breed

 

Exactly!  It was play calling last year.

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Exactly! It was play calling last year.

I think it was talent....they didn't have the talent to execute anything consistantly.

If you have the talent to execute....you can have Jeff Davidson call your plays and win.

Tolbert isn't a lead blocking FB. Can't go back to Foxball and pretend he is Hoov and our OL can smash people.

What did you want to see different? Chud's biggest flaw was situational play calls.....not generating offense

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Barry Sanders spent a career behind a weak OL....and was Barry Sanders. DWill doesn't belong in that kinda talk. Great RB in his prime but not even close to what Sanders was

I meant that in terms if how he gets his yardage. Not saying he is anywhere near the level of Barry Sanders. Just meant he will have some 1,2, or negative yard plays, but then break off large chunks of yards on a handful of carries.

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Helps to have an o line that actually blocks or gets any push at all.

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I meant that in terms if how he gets his yardage. Not saying he is anywhere near the level of Barry Sanders. Just meant he will have some 1,2, or negative yard plays, but then break off large chunks of yards on a handful of carries.

Well they lived or died by Barry....

We just need consistent yards to help move chains......basically our run game should just be helping Cam move up and down. All those negative plays are stalling our offense and those big runs come every 3-4 weeks

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I think it was talent....they didn't have the talent to execute anything consistantly.

If you have the talent to execute....you can have Jeff Davidson call your plays and win.

Tolbert isn't a lead blocking FB. Can't go back to Foxball and pretend he is Hoov and our OL can smash people.

What did you want to see different? Chud's biggest flaw was situational play calls.....not generating offense

 

I'm not sure where you're going with your reasoning.  No one was talented last year, so we called shitty plays? And then in November everyone became talented so we called better plays?

 

{{sigh}} Tolbert is our FB, that is what you asked.  And if Tolbert is out there and the RB runs the ball, he better be blocking or distracting defense somehow.

 

What did I want to see? Wins.

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I havent lost faith in Williams, he made some big plays down the stretch last year,

 

getting really hard to see Stewart sit out everything for the past 2-3 years it seems like. how long have we been waiting to see what a healthy stewart can do.... maybe we never will. its not his fault , and we all know he could be a stud back when healthy.... but hes NEVER healthy.

 

hopefully Barner can bring something this year but as of now im not blown away by the guy(its early)

 

call me crazy but I still think Williams is our best bet right now, hes healthy and he can play in any situation + he has improved as a blocker and receiving threat the past few years

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Well they lived or died by Barry....

We just need consistent yards to help move chains......basically our run game should just be helping Cam move up and down. All those negative plays are stalling our offense and those big runs come every 3-4 weeks

 

That doesn't sound like a problem with ability of our RBs.  Negative plays disappear fast with good blocking.

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D-Will is a scat back. He is not a 30 carry a game player. On the other hand we have a monster (Stew) that can demolish defenses and do 30 carries a game, but he can't stay healthy. Barner is a Darren Sproles type of guy. We need to make up our mind as far as how we are going to use our running backs

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If there were holes he wasn't hitting or the fact that the ravens were 3 yards in the backfield on every run play, then I would agree with the OP.  Being that's not the case, I will say that Deangelo is still the best all around back on the team.  Give him some holes and he runs better. 

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