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Old 12-19-2006, 11:45 PM   #76
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Gore is Sloooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooow
Lt is fast

Gore is Immensly powerful
But my god LT's Moves and that stiff arm (plus he aint no weekling himself)

LT > Gore anyday but they are different backs
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Old 12-20-2006, 12:02 AM   #77
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\Gore relying on power and vision to be successful where as LT relies on his ridiculous straight ahead speed after his first cut.
LT's got a lot more than straight-ahead speed. If straight-ahead speed were enough to make a HoF-caliber back, Trung Canidate would be in Canton by now. Granted, you acknowledged that LT has more than speed, but I just think you are vastly underestimating his other qualities. His breakaway speed is only the beginning, he's got tremendous vision, agility, AND power. Plus he can catch, throw, and block. It's not anyone one characteristic that sets LT apart, it is the entire package.
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Gore is Sloooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooow
Lt is fast

Gore is Immensly powerful
But my god LT's Moves and that stiff arm (plus he aint no weekling himself)

LT > Gore anyday but they are different backs
I agree for the most part.
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LT's got a lot more than straight-ahead speed. If straight-ahead speed were enough to make a HoF-caliber back, Trung Canidate would be in Canton by now. Granted, you acknowledged that LT has more than speed, but I just think you are vastly underestimating his other qualities. His breakaway speed is only the beginning, he's got tremendous vision, agility, AND power. Plus he can catch, throw, and block. It's not anyone one characteristic that sets LT apart, it is the entire package.
I agree that LT as ridiculous speed and agility, but when it comes to power I disagree. The guy just doesn't push piles or or flatten defenders. He relies on speedy and agility (and vision to some degree, but he doesn't come close to guys like Barry Sanders with unpredictable cuts). LT doesn't do everything well, but his style works great for him. Same can be said of about everyone.
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