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Old 08-20-2012, 03:50 PM   #61
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I'm skeptical about Cedric Griffin playing corner. The man was torched for 41 yards on the first play from scrimmage, I heard. I thought that the coaches would have him play safety but he could provide quality depth at corner. Maybe he just had a bad outing but I don't expect such poor play from a corner that used to play the Bears twice a year.
Against Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler dude. It wasnt Jake Locker and Kendall Wright. Keep some perspective.
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Against Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler dude. It wasnt Jake Locker and Kendall Wright. Keep some perspective.
C. Griffin hasn't looked good in the past two games. It is the preseason and secondary is a weakness...but I'd like to see some improvement from him. As I said before, he's making the rest of the secondary player look good.
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Against Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler dude. It wasnt Jake Locker and Kendall Wright. Keep some perspective.
We're in the NFC East and playing against the AFC North this season. We need guys who can play.
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Against Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler dude. It wasnt Jake Locker and Kendall Wright. Keep some perspective.
It doesn't matter who the opposing QB and star wide receiver is, home boy. The fact of the matter is Cedric Griffin didn't play well. I know Brandon Marshall is one of the best wide outs in the NFL, but Griffin could have defended that play better than he did.
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Outside of Hall, the pastfew seasons we have had a vanilla defensive backfield and we seem to alway be OK. The off line already being banged up has to be the bigger concern. Haslett and co will have a nice secondary in place come week 1.
Outside of the bears game hall hasnt exactly been chocolate......
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Old 08-21-2012, 01:01 PM   #66
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Someone please step up. We can't have Reed trying to cover people. He can tackle well, but that's it.

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Outside of Hall, the pastfew seasons we have had a vanilla defensive backfield and we seem to alway be OK. The off line already being banged up has to be the bigger concern. Haslett and co will have a nice secondary in place come week 1.


So now playbooks AND roster lists have flavors?
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So now playbooks AND roster lists have flavors?
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It doesn't matter who the opposing QB and star wide receiver is, home boy. The fact of the matter is Cedric Griffin didn't play well. I know Brandon Marshall is one of the best wide outs in the NFL, but Griffin could have defended that play better than he did.
I just dont understand why we're surprised that our 3rd db sucks against elite talent. We knew this was coming this season. We anticipated it. I said it a few weeks ago in a different thread. Our defense is going to give up a lot of big plays this year. Hopefully they stiffen up a bit in the redzone, but i wouldnt count on it. We'll stop the run, but big receivers will dominate us all year. Hopefully our OLB's improve from being Good to Great. That's really our only hope against the pass. Raheem is a good motivator, but you cant coach height and speed. Cedric's technique will likely improve by the end of the year, but at that point we'll be looking to address the situation via free agency.
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Old 08-21-2012, 02:37 PM   #70
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Elite WR are gonna make the play more times then not given 1 on 1 coverage, especially against the 3rd DB.

During regular season I doubt Cedric Griffin will be covering elite WRs 1 on 1.
(Heck I hope he's not even on the team)
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Like to see Crawford get some reps with the starters
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Like to see Crawford get some reps with the starters
me too bro, i smell upside.
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I'm all for that idea too. Put him on Reggie Wayne this week. Collie might be out, got hurt last game.
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Like to see Crawford get some reps with the starters
It appears that Crawford was a steal where the Redskins selected him. It makes you forget about Chase Minnefield.
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So now playbooks AND roster lists have flavors?
Yeah, wait until you see our raspberry roster!
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