Can Cortez get a little love today?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Doomsday101, Oct 10, 2005.

  1. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    This guy has been getting hammered around here but thus far this season he has made 3 tackles to save TD and went 4-4 yesterday. Gotta give the little man a little love today. LOL
  2. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    Maybe that slap to the chin by LA inspired him?
  3. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I think that just taught him not to say negative things to O-lineman who have nasty dispositions. LOL it just appears to me Cortez is getting knocked over his play in San Fran which has nothing to do with how he is playing now in Dallas. Just like anyone in sports guys can turn things around if they are willing to work hard
  4. CliffnMesquite

    CliffnMesquite Well-Known Member

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    I like him. He's got grit.
  5. Hiero

    Hiero New Member

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    lol ya i really think it did. at least i hope so. Cortez has been so much better than he was on hte 49ers its been a big surprise to me. I still dont fully trust him, but he had a great game, so hes getting there.
  6. Cowboy from New York

    Cowboy from New York Well-Known Member

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    The earlier field goals should have been automatics anyway but when he hit the 45 yarder he built up a little bit of cred with me.

    Keep him for another week :laugh2:
  7. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    That is the life of a kicker, you have a job until next week. LOL
  8. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    He's been doing his job. Give the love to the new LS.
  9. TonyS

    TonyS Well-Known Member

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    Okay... he gets some love this week.

    :toast: :clap: :thumbup:
  10. Charles

    Charles Benched

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    He's earned another week on the roster :laugh2:
  11. CaptainAmerica

    CaptainAmerica Active Member

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    The guy has gotten slammed around here, me included, but you can tell why DeHaven liked him. He's got a great leg. It's hard to find any kicker that can reach the endzone on kickoffs these days and he did it a couple of times yesterday.

    He may very well be one of those guys that just needed time and another shot with a team. If he can be consistent with his technique he could be a very good kicker.

    One of the first things Parcells liked about Vinateiri was his toughness on kick coverage and Cortez definitely brings that to the table. I can't believe I just used Vinateiri and Cortez in the same sentence.
  12. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    That's it. You're Fired.[​IMG]
  13. NYCowboy22

    NYCowboy22 Member

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    The guy was our best player on kick coverage for 2 games. He looked pretty good yesterday, I'm willing to give him a chance here and not judge him on his play in SF. Hey, we aren't judging Bledsoe by his play in Buffalo, why should Cortez be any different?
  14. NickZepp

    NickZepp Well-Known Member

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    Jose has been solid all year. He missed 1 FG that was pretty long and missed it by about an inch. And he missed the PAT on a bad snap. Other then that he's been perfect.
  15. LaTunaNostra

    LaTunaNostra He Made the Difference

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    I smile in spite of myself when Cortez trots onto the field.

    The 'fear' hasn't quite been displaced yet, but the sense of doom is definitely lessening.

    Plus the 'ex-roofer' is a likable character, for sure.
  16. Texas33

    Texas33 New Member

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    we are lucky to have him.... he is playing great....
  17. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    I'll give it up to him for now, but I'm still not comfortable with him kicking with the game on the line. That being said, I hope I eat crow and he continues to play well.
  18. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Cortez really hasn't done anything different than what he's done previously.

    He came into the season 8-for-9 in his career on turf, and he's 6-for-7 on turf this year.

    He's 2-for-2 on grass this year, but those were from 29 yards and 30 yards. He came into the season 16-for-17 on grass from inside 30 yards when his kick wasn't blocked.

    So, he has made his field-goal attempts on turf and his short attempts on grass, just as he always has.
  19. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    I admit to hammering Cortez and I want to publicly give him props for a great game yesterday.........put a few like that together then I will accept you full time........I am still evaluating this situation!
  20. Da Hammer

    Da Hammer The Natural

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    I gotta admit I get scared everytime Cortez attempts a FG, heck even a XP. But he's done well and hope he keeps it up

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