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Anthony Henry

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by TheEnigma, Oct 10, 2005.

  1. TheEnigma

    TheEnigma Anomaly

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    Last year, one of the main complaints about Newman was that he never looked back for the ball. We then go and pick up Anthony Henry who actually looks back for the ball. But, there have been a few times where Henry has made me nervous by not even looking at the Wide Reciever with his eyes on the Quarterback the entire time. I remember specifically one instance in the Eagles game where he did this and gave up a pass play. Has anyone else noticed something similar? I'm not saying its wrong, I just want everyone's opinion.
     
  2. jksmith269

    jksmith269 Proud Navy Veteran 1990-1995 Zone Supporter

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    I love the way Henry is playing. He is playing agressive and may get beat every once in a while but his pass defence is very good and I wouldn't change a thing.
     
  3. 77Cowboy

    77Cowboy Member

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    Anthony Henry is not on the list of things that I worry about on the Cowboys.
     
  4. HDC

    HDC New Member

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    I've noticed the same thing. Note, though, that proper technique differs for a CB playing zone (watch the QB) or man (watch the WR). I think Henry is always looking for the pick and Newman is always afraid of getting toasted. They both played superbly yesterday.
     
  5. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Newman is playing the best CB of his career. He's allowed one pass completion the past two weeks against the likes of Moss and Owens. He could be in the Pro Bowl this year.
     
  6. Sitting Bull

    Sitting Bull Active Member

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    He made a play for a ball to Greg Lewis in the second quarter; got there a split second late and gave up a first down. I loved it. Low risk, aggressive, AWARE, cornerback play. The guy is awesome in coverage and tackles well. His solid play on one side is allowing our star CB, TNew to shine on the other. I think Henry will go down and our best FA signing since Glover.
     
  7. Hoov

    Hoov Senior Member

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    I agree.....and i would also like to see him come on the blitz more. Mike, how did we roll coverage over when he blitzed, i was wondering who took over his responsibilities, would like to see that a lot more
     
  8. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Hoov, good question-- I don't know. That's the benefit of having a "Glenn" on the roster even with TNew blitzing we are still left with two good corners on pass defense. That has to give Zimmer tremendous confidence to be able to blitz a corner on occasion.
     
  9. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Good thing those four interceptions stuck in the back of his jersey, then.
     
  10. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    He allowed two catches against Owens yesterday, the 23-yard crossing pattern and the 6-yarder when he tossed Owens out of bounds short of the first down. He also allowed the 3-yard catch by Reggie Brown, when he planted Brown with a great tackle.

    Five-game stats for Newman: 12 catches allowed (2.4 per game), 142 yards allowed (28.4 per game), no touchdowns allowed, one interception, one sack and two tackles for loss.
     
  11. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    That's just amazing.
     
  12. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    he wont get into the pro-bowl without at least 4 picks i dont think...he needs to step up in that category. even his first year when he had 4 3 were in one game. The one thing i wish he could do better was get picks. But im just being "pick"y. Heh...get it
     
  13. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Henry has allowed 16 catches (3.2 per game), 273 yards (54.6 per game) and two touchdowns, with one interception.
     
  14. AmericasTeam31

    AmericasTeam31 Well-Known Member

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    How do they determine who gets credited with allowing the catch? Is only in a man to man situation?
     
  15. DeathToTheSkinS

    DeathToTheSkinS New Member

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    Anthony henry was brought to counter such recievers as plaxico n T.O., He has done a fantastic job against Big WRs. I see our pass D really expnading...n roy roy can come in n deliver hits
     
  16. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Those are by my count. I chart every pass and who it was against. And it includes completions in zone coverage.
     
  17. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    Right now the best FA signing looks to be Bledsoe.
     
  18. EveryoneElse

    EveryoneElse Active Member

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    Newman has had problems looking back for the ball. He may be getting better at it, but he has had his problems over his first two years.
     
  19. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Every team's fans think their cornerbacks don't look back for the ball.
     
  20. Jimz31

    Jimz31 The Sarcastic One

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    Newman is a better CB than most people think. I still stand on the belief that he is the best one on the team.
     

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