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Old 11-17-2009, 06:10 PM   #46
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Re: Let's Talk Levi Jones and Offensive Line

He did a good job, but lets give him some more time. I still think we cannot ignore the line or otherwise we are going to be bitching about it again next year.
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Old 11-17-2009, 10:15 PM   #47
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Its Betts running hard is why the line played well
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Old 11-17-2009, 10:22 PM   #48
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Its Betts running hard is why the line played well
I have wondered if people weren't blocking tougher because of who was running behind them. Let's see this week if there is a trend.
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Old 11-17-2009, 10:27 PM   #49
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I have wondered if people weren't blocking tougher because of who was running behind them. Let's see this week if there is a trend.
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Shhh...CantonLegend may come over and accuse of us bad mouthing Portis.
And gives us an analysis based on games he "saw" on TV. But don't worry, he'll be posting pictures of clowns or other crap.
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It's actually Sellers' fault.
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Old 11-22-2009, 09:12 PM   #52
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So how did Levi do today? Was it me or was DeMarcus Ware pretty quiet most of the day?
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I think Levi had some bad plays, but the left side of the line was far from the problem.
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I think Levi had some bad plays, but the left side of the line was far from the problem.
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Old 11-22-2009, 10:00 PM   #55
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Levi is a huge improvement over Heyer at LT, no comparison.

...the FO was so effing stupid for waiting so long to grab him. Half the board here knew damn well we didn't have a half-way legit backup LT if Samuels went down. What we didn't know is how compromised Samuels was physically, something the jackasses at Redskins Park get paid a lot of money to handle.
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I think Levi handled Ware pretty well today.
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Levi is a huge improvement over Heyer at LT, no comparison.

...the FO was so effing stupid for waiting so long to grab him. Half the board here knew damn well we didn't have a half-way legit backup LT if Samuels went down. What we didn't know is how compromised Samuels was physically, something the jackasses at Redskins Park get paid a lot of money to handle.
Well I certainly wanted Levi, but his not being here, I am convinced, was his decision. He really wasn't signing anywhere where he didn't start. My guess is he is pretty high maintenance, and full of his self importance. I am not sure he is the long term answer, we need to get more OL backup across the board.
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Well I certainly wanted Levi, but his not being here, I am convinced, was his decision. He really wasn't signing anywhere where he didn't start. My guess is he is pretty high maintenance, and full of his self importance. I am not sure he is the long term answer, we need to get more OL backup across the board.
Could you imagine if he started the season at RT instead of that bum Heyer?
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might have been better, but also may have been a trouble maker. Read his pressers, and he thinks he is a LT, nothing else. Still wish someone could have convinced him to start at RT knowing that Samuels would have some injury time at least.
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Old 11-23-2009, 12:12 AM   #60
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Well I certainly wanted Levi, but his not being here, I am convinced, was his decision. He really wasn't signing anywhere where he didn't start. My guess is he is pretty high maintenance, and full of his self importance. I am not sure he is the long term answer, we need to get more OL backup across the board.
Good points all around. I guess you could say this is the point where a great personnel guy comes in...to convince Jones he should sign and start at RT because it's better than sitting at home.

...I can imagine that conversation went something like:

Vinny: Danny wants you to sign a contract and play RT.

Jones: No, I'm a LT and that's the end of it.

Vinny: (sits there not believing someone didn't grant the almighty Snyder his wish).

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