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News: ESPN Dallas: Gently tapping brakes to Choice talk

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Dec 6
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    By Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- As Tim MacMahon plants himself firmly in the first seat of the Tashard Choice bandwagon, may I offer a tapping of the brakes?

    This is not to take away what Choice did Sunday against Indianapolis. He had 19 carries for 100 yards in his most extensive action of the season. He had a nifty 20-yard touchdown run and later a 26-yarder in the fourth quarter.

    Every move he made Sunday was correct.

    But let’s not go overboard. The Colts have a horrid run defense, allowing 136 yards per game before the Cowboys put up 217 yards on 46 carries Sunday. And let’s not discount the fresh legs factor either.

    Read more from Todd Archer: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowb...tly-tapping-the-brakes-to-tashard-choice-talk


    espn_macmahon Tim MacMahon

    My point: Might not be Pro Bowler, but at least No. 2 RB RT @toddarcher: Gently tapping brakes to Tashard Choice talk: http://es.pn/g4rKtb
  2. dadymat

    dadymat I'm kind of a Big Deal

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    dumb article..........Todd's journey to the dark side is now complete..........
  3. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, why get all crazy about it. I mean the Cowboys ONLY had 81 rushing yards more than Indy's average.
  4. Temo

    Temo Well-Known Member

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    All he's saying is that Choice isn't a pro bowl player now. He didn't say he's worse than Barber. I think we all realize he's better than the latter by now.
  5. Gadfly22

    Gadfly22 Active Member

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    Let's tap the brakes on these kinds of knee-jerk "tap the brakes" articles.
  6. Joshmvii

    Joshmvii Cowboys baby!

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    We don't need to tap any brakes, Marion Barber has been tapping his before he gets to the LOS all season long. Ba dum tish.
  7. bigE79

    bigE79 Active Member

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    :lmao2: ...that made me cough up my pepsi
  8. ilovejerry

    ilovejerry Well-Known Member

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    :lmao2: :lmao2: :lmao2: :lmao2: :lmao2: :lmao2:
  9. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, apparently it didn't take long....
  10. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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  11. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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  12. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    For me the real point on Choice was that he performed at least as well, if not better, than Felix Jones. May have been the fresh legs, may have been play calling, but it's there.

    Same offense, same defense. Good results.
  13. RainMan

    RainMan Makin' It Rain

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    It's not just yesterday, it's Choice's overall body of work. To date, he's basically good for 90 yards every time he gets significant carries. Not bad, I say.
  14. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    Sounds like some of the fans on this site before yesterday's game...
  15. CoCo

    CoCo Well-Known Member

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    Archer is right. Indy's run defense stinks.

    Yes, Choice definitely can make a contribution. But lets not use the Indy game as the sole basis for comparing him versus Barber.
  16. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    Yeah... Let's not.... Let's use a few others... :rolleyes:

    12/7/2008 vs the Steelers
    88 yard rushing + 78 yards receiving = 166 total yards

    12/14/2008 vs the NYG
    91 yard rushing + 52 yards receiving = 143 total yards

    12/20/2008 vs the Baltimore Ravens
    90 yard rushing + 25 yards receiving = 115 total yards

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