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#71 iamhubby1

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 11:01 PM

So...DWill is averaging almost 5 yards per carry, and 100 yards a game. But that is only OK? I sure wish he would pick it up, cuz this is ridiculous type production. Maybe when the rookie and Stewy, and his surgically repaired ankles, get back, the production will improve to better than OK.

 

Barner is a rookie. Chances are he will get a few touches. Surely that will take DWill out of the game. Um...no

 

Or Stewy coming back will just jump right in. No need to ease him back, cuz, well, you know, he is Stewy and all.

 

DWill has proven, once again, that when he gets his touches he can be effective. Sure Barner will get some touches, Stewy too. But as long as DWill stays effective, he will get his touches. It is just smart football. Our coaching staff may be learning on the fly. But they are smart enough to keep feeding an effective player.

 

CRA...dude. Please quit using your thoughts as facts. Just because you think it should be, does not make it a "Matter of fact". The only argument you have is the money. And you are the only one hung up on that at this point.



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 11:11 PM

Yeah, um....that is just false. Williams was our only option in-between the 20s....so yeah, he gets the work. He has run well doing what he does

And yeah, our ground attack has been okay. Nothing special. It has been consistent....which is good.

If we get healthy it should get better


Williams is not the "Only" option between the 20s. Cam is doing most of his damage in that area of the field. Tolbert has gotten carries as well. Not sure what you were trying to say here, but it is a false statement.

Our ground attack is 2nd in the league. How is that only OK? This is just silly.

When we get healthy? You will just complain that we won't be getting value from our backs.

You have some very strange views my friend. But hey, to each their own. Hey, at least you are getting responses. Keep trying to downplay DWill. Nobody seems to agree with you, but hellz, don't let that stop you from trying.

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 11:47 PM

Last time Stewart practiced or played a game was in November. Even when he's healthy enough to suit up, he won't be good enough for quite a while.


For the life of me, I can't remember the last time Stewart practiced.
I heard a rumor he once practiced in 2009, but no confirmation.

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 06:27 AM

Dwill rushed for 30 yards in the first half when this was actually still a game.

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 09:04 AM

Dwill rushed for 30 yards in the first half when this was actually still a game.

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With only 7 attempts.  Not bad for Williams. 

 

Also, his first three carries of the 3rd qtr, when the Giants still had a shot, were 2 yards, 8 yards, and 27 yards.  That is good blocking, running and play calling. 



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Posted 28 September 2013 - 09:14 AM

I'll be happy when Stewart gets healthy because I love bruising rb's. But I honestly don't see Barner seeing the field very often unless we're blowing up another team-not-named-Giants as we played Armond Smith last game. Or Stewart or Williams gets hurt. Even then Tolbert will be 1st choice.

I have questions about Stewart though. Will he stay healthy? Ankle surgeries can be a bitch. The times he went down last year, it didn't take much more than a tweak the wrong way. No one rolled up his ankle, no one fell on it. How much better have the surgeries made his ankles? And when he was able to break free and head for the end zone, he was caught from behind fairly often. DeAngelo makes it to the end zone more often than not once he does break free.

I know, I know. Huddlers are all "the grass is greener on the other side" so you're kissing Stewart's ass right now. He's just another "over priced" rb on the injury list to me. His contract is worse than DeAngelo's. He has a ton of guaranteed money coming his way. Meaning JR pays him no matter what. If I can remember, it's about $15,000 but I could be wrong.

Bottom line, DeAngelo is producing and Stewart is not. I love watching DeAngelo run. I'm sure our oline does too. He gets himself so low and just goes streaking. Love it!


Actually Jstew's high ankle sprain was rolled on by a tackle out of bounds. It did not appen bc he is clumsey.

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 09:19 AM

You're missing the damn point on Frank Gore. Like you always do. When someone compare a different situation you always say that back is better than DeAngelo. Your act of belittling his resurgence over his past 8 or 9 ball games. That act. Play stupid all you want. You don't want to sprinkle Barner in. You want Barner to split Carries. And when Stewart.comes back, you want to split it 3 ways. It doesn't work that way.

I said we need to use all RBs when healthy.....YOU are the one breaking down what I think the split should be....not me.

How does it work. Cam needs his.... Tolbert get his short yardage. That leaves 3 sharing work in between the 20s. No one should get tons of work.

Barner needs to be sprinkled in. So does Stewart. As will Williams.

And as of right now, other backfields are producing better than our backfield. When we get healthy we can be better. Cam always makes them look better on a stat sheet (like the #2 rush attack). HOU for example, there RBs 3 weeks in are much more productive.....but people will claim Carolina's RBs are running better.

When we have Williams, Stewart, Barner and Tolbert..... And Cam. We can be overall great. We are effective right now. We can be better..

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 09:20 AM

Umm, yea, we have the 2nd best ranking in the league on the ground. Yea, I think it is little bit better than ok. Yea, you're a numbers guy. Look at those numbers. Instead of cherry picking certain numbers to support your bogus view. Rivera said in his presser that Cam's big day was directly tied into how Deangelo ran the ball to open things up. Yea, he isn't doing anything special. He is just out there producing instead of posting pictures of a missing toenail. Proof is in the pudding. He is and will remain the feature guy, whether you like it or not. Clearly you don't and that is too damn bad...


He won't remain the featured guy when people get healthy.....that defies logic. It will be a committee

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 10:37 PM

With only 7 attempts.  Not bad for Williams. 

 

Also, his first three carries of the 3rd qtr, when the Giants still had a shot, were 2 yards, 8 yards, and 27 yards.  That is good blocking, running and play calling. 

That's an awesome point. So he was averaging over 4 yds a carry his first 7 and at 10 carries he had 67 yards so 6.7 per carry. Imagine if he was better than just ok?



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Posted 29 September 2013 - 12:30 AM

Makes you wonder what DWill has to do to be better than just OK? I guess if 3rd in the league in rushing, almost 5 yards per carry, and almost 100 yards a game is just OK. What does the guy have to do?

Also, it is nice seeing Shula trying to adjust his Offense so far. 1st game he was too conservative, with reason. 2nd game he went a little overboard. 3rd game he dialed it in rather nicely. Not bad for a guy who was supposed to be bad at the whole making adjustments part of the game.

As long as Shula can continue to call a good game. DWill is going to get his. I can live with that.



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