Cover 32: Why You Shouldn't Be Discouraged About Morris Claiborne

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by NeonDeion21, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. dboyz

    dboyz Active Member

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    I took it to mean generically Tampa 2 defense, like "Kiffin Defense." I've seen people refer to the defense as the Tampa 2 even when the majority of the time we are really not in a true Tampa 2. I guess the write could have been more clear.
  2. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    So a solid starter is a bust?

    I think Claiborne has played pretty decent thus far. Carr is a good corner that has looked really bad at times and that is because our pass rush is horrible. I expect great strides from Clay this year.
  3. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    I have been saying this for months. People talk about him like he was horrible, all based on a few plays from the opener and SD game (and some against NY weren't his fault, and Allen in SD turned out pretty good).
  4. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    Considering what we gave up to get him, yes. He was hyped by the FO as the next Deion. He isn't even the next Newman.
  5. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    You're depressing me. Please stop.
  6. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    I disagree, I think the Jury is still out. Like I said, it's hard to judge a CB when the opposing QB has all the time in the world to find a open man and when the coaching staff switches schemes on you while not playing to your strengths (man coverage).
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  7. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    Newman?:) Heck, Claiborne isn't even the next Mike Jenkins.
  8. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    Yeah, he has a lot of built in excuses, but he is about to start the 3rd year of his 4 year rookie contract. I would like to see better than average production out of a guy who was a top 10 pick.
  9. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Me too, but you could have said the same thing about Tyrone the year they switched him to LT.

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