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Old 02-11-2006, 05:21 PM   #31
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Not a to put a damper on the conversation, but we may never get the opportunity to see ST reach his potential.
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Old 02-11-2006, 05:37 PM   #32
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Who's the guy who plays for AZ? Is his name Eugene Wilson?
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Old 02-11-2006, 05:43 PM   #33
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Who's the guy who plays for AZ? Is his name Eugene Wilson?
I don't care if it is Carney Wilson! AZ is a joke!

Oh ye of little faith.... Look up Taylor's attorney on Google. In a judicial corruption case he had his client aquitted on 30 of 34 counts and the last four counts were a split jury.

The Reaper will be roaming FedEx next year.... I guarantee it!
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Old 02-11-2006, 07:11 PM   #34
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Dude. AZ has talent.
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Old 02-11-2006, 08:05 PM   #35
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Reed and Palamalu are the #1/2 right now. Ed Reed has the potential to be the best saftey ever. That being said, so does Sean Taylor, but he needs some more time to evolve, but I love the man. He is already a game changer.
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Old 02-11-2006, 08:13 PM   #36
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Dude, there best RB ever was a 40 year old Emmitt Smith (maybe Larry Centers). The O-line is suspect, the QB position is mediocre and the D is bottom half of the league. Every team in the NFL has talent...

Don't start blabbing about AZ, they barely beat SF in Mexico. You must be a former kicker.

Why is it that I badmouth other teams (specifically our biggest rival and a former division foe) and I take heat.

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Old 02-11-2006, 11:24 PM   #37
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Adrian Wilson plays for the Cardinals. He is one of the better strong safeties in the league, he's a big hitter like Taylor and a great player against the run. Kinda like Roy Williams except that Wilson is more of a complete package, because he is good at defending the pass unlike Williams. Sean Taylor is not the best safety in the league, I'd say Ed Reed is probably the best, Polamalu is up there, although i've heard he's not that great in pass coverage.
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Lenny P's latest article is about the new school safeties, yet no mention of Sean Taylor. Interesting.
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Old 02-12-2006, 01:09 PM   #39
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u know he frequents the warpath site for story ideas and to cover it up he hates on the skins matty!
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Old 02-12-2006, 01:26 PM   #40
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Lenny P's latest article is about the new school safeties, yet no mention of Sean Taylor. Interesting.
Of course I am biased but I just cannot take an article about safeties seriously if Taylor is not mentioned. There is no other safety feared by the opposition more than him.

I remember the week leading up to the St. Louis game Torry Holt was on the John Thompson show. He made it a point to mention that when he lines up he is aware of Taylor at all times. It was no coincidence that every time Holt caught a ball he dropped to the turf immediately.

I truly think that Len P.'s bias against Snyder and the Redskins has had a negative impact on his work and has diminished his credibility.

Now, he isn't nearly as bad as Sally Jenkins who's articles on the Redskins should not be published. I knew that every week when they lost I would see an article from her front and center. At least she did own up that she was wrong at the end of the season after she blasted them following Denver, New York, etc...
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Old 02-12-2006, 01:33 PM   #41
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he's talking about the guys at the pro bowl, taylor isn't there, so he isn't mentioned.
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Old 02-12-2006, 02:12 PM   #42
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Taylor is good but he isn't great yet. He can't read offense that well yet and is susceptible to getting beat on the deep ball.
Agreed.
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Old 02-12-2006, 04:46 PM   #43
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Agreed.
I disagree with the quote that he can't read the offenses that well. He certainly recognizes the run and any time a ball is thrown in his area he looks like the receiver. He has been burned on some trick plays but so do most teams (How many times did Pittsburgh make playoff teams look stupid?).

He has only been in the league two years. I don't know how you can compare Polmolive, Dawkins, Ed Reed etc....

Fast forward five years and he will be the prototype.
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Old 02-12-2006, 09:31 PM   #44
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

In my opinion, Sean Taylor is not among the top Safeties. Physically, his is the best. No safety in the league can do what he does...

BUT, there were too many plays where he was outta position and we gave up a big play because of it. Just my opinion, but for his physical talent he isn't doing near what he should be on the field.

That said, I'd rather have him on the team that any other safety in the league...because he's that physical, makes huge hits, scares recievers, and is gonna get better at everything as he goes.
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Old 02-13-2006, 08:44 AM   #45
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his speed helps erase his mistakes, so there's no downside to letting him learn on the job.
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