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Old 09-12-2007, 02:35 PM   #46
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Your right and not sure what I was looking at last night. I'll make sure that I get your OK to weigh in next time.
I hope you could tell, my post was dripping with sarcasm.
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Old 09-12-2007, 10:49 PM   #47
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Samuels needs to finish off his blocks, not stand around after his initial block. That could've been a huge gain for us.
well, your right he should shouldnt he. not to mention he chipped on the DE to create the hole, then went to the second level and buried zach thomas, and i mean pancaked his ass (with the help of someone else). i will blame betts not samuels on that one considering he did over and above. he created the hole then cleared it, and betts should of done more with it.
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Old 09-13-2007, 06:12 PM   #48
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Portis' block on Matt Roth reminded me of a few seasons back when he absolutely put Shelton Quarles to sleep in that Bucs game. Quarles hit the ground face first was lights out for a few seconds before he even moved. Great stuff. As long as he doesn't re-injure that surgically repaired shoulder, I'm all for his agressive blocking.
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Old 09-14-2007, 02:10 PM   #49
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The best blocking RB was Sweetness. In fact, during his playing days when Walter Payton was asked to envision his best play, he told the reporter it was making a devastating block on a blitzing LB and allowing his QB to throw a 90-yeard TD. This from the then-all time leading rusher. And a guy who NEVER ran out of bounds -- he would hit the DBs on the way out. Portis definitely has some of those tendencies.
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Not to start anything, but....it's those kind of plays that separate Portis from Betts

Not to finish anything, I'm sure, but Betts is a far far better pass receiver than Portis.
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Old 09-14-2007, 09:07 PM   #51
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I have to agree, Betts does work better with screen passes than Clinton, I still favor Clinton and I hope so does everyone else. Clinton can make moves Betts can't, they can both run people over too. Both are great backs though, no question.
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Old 09-15-2007, 01:43 AM   #52
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Portis has always been the complete player.
I just wish Saunders would give him a chance to isolate against LBs downfield in the passing game. I believe Portis could be every bit as effective as Brian Westbrook and Tiki Barber as a receiver.
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I totally agree with Soupermeister and Cowell. Big thanks to Earthquake for the using one of my replies as a quote.
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Great Point! But does anyone have the Video or know where to find it?
OK, not sure if anyone posted it here or somewhere else, but here's a compilation of Portis blocks, the Miami block is included. He could have gotten flagged, it was behind the play, and there was some helmet to helmet contact. But the way he just launches himself, I thought of him as a small back, but he's got some definite pop. Portis reclaims his rightful status as an elite back this season...

YouTube - Clinton Portis Blocking
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OK, not sure if anyone posted it here or somewhere else, but here's a compilation of Portis blocks, the Miami block is included. He could have gotten flagged, it was behind the play, and there was some helmet to helmet contact. But the way he just launches himself, I thought of him as a small back, but he's got some definite pop. Portis reclaims his rightful status as an elite back this season...

YouTube - Clinton Portis Blocking
Good video, thanks for the link.
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Old 09-15-2007, 08:08 AM   #56
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Good video, thanks for the link.
man that video is strong man....portis is a cold fucking beast man. i noticed his blocking two years ago in 05 and i love watching it...that video had some of his best blocks but what about the jacksonville game last year, he stoned a few cats in that game too.
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OK, not sure if anyone posted it here or somewhere else, but here's a compilation of Portis blocks, the Miami block is included. He could have gotten flagged, it was behind the play, and there was some helmet to helmet contact. But the way he just launches himself, I thought of him as a small back, but he's got some definite pop. Portis reclaims his rightful status as an elite back this season...

YouTube - Clinton Portis Blocking
Awesome video! That one against the Giants where I takes out two guys at the same time is sweet.

After seeing that hit on Miami again I'm shocked he didn't get a flag. Awesome, brutal hit, but that's just plain dangerous for him and the other guy. Surprised no one was knocked out.
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Old 09-15-2007, 05:37 PM   #58
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Great Video.

That guys has cajones the size of footballs!

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