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Forced Missed Tackles so far - go Murray!

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Phoenix, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and Brew... Staff Member

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    Agreed.
  2. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    there are more then a two dozen Alred Morris's in the league today. you put them in the right system and they produce.

    but they are just guys. little speed. little ability to break away from tackles. young legs.
  3. Sage3030

    Sage3030 New Member

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    Shanahan makes all of his running backs look like hall of famers.

    He does have a good system for that.

    Remember his Denver days? Turning 3rd string running backs and I think even a full back into 1000 yard rushers.
  4. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and Brew... Staff Member

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    Care to name them?
  5. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    I'm not going to provide a long list of jags. I gave an opinion.
  6. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and Brew... Staff Member

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    So Alfred Morris is a JAG? o_O

    ok.....
  7. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    so when he gets hurt again we can say Darkness falls
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  8. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    if it keeps him healthy, keeps him from turning it over, keeps him gaining well over 100 yds, and helps him find the end zone, then go down or go out of bounds and fight another play
  9. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    not sure, it is kind of like unforced vs forced turnovers...either way the defense gets credit even if all they did was be in the right place at the right time. so many turnovers are unforced, but the analysts and announcers sing all sorts of praises to the D, instead of doing their job and saying the offense giftwrapped the ball.

    i guess a regular missed tackle is when the ball carrier runs through the tacklers grasp and the forced missed tackle is when the ball carrier jukes or stiff arms his way away from a tackler. But this is mere speculation on my part.
  10. hutch1254

    hutch1254 Well-Known Member

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    Obviously you're talking about Franco Harris... :)
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  11. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    how many more ways do I have to say it

    just a guy

    one of more then two dozen of his type in the league

    etc, etc.
  12. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    Unless you've tracked all of Demarco's carries and that of every other back on the list...you're really just making things up.

    I really am frustrated with T.Davis. We NEVER heard about Murray running to darkness and people were generally excited to have him in the lineup and healthy.

    Suddenly he is leaving all these yards on the table and is an average running back. Now every run of his that isn't picture perfect is proof positive he is a bum. Every positive run he gets an 'atta boy' way to not be a bum.

    People are ridiculous.
  13. Don Corleone

    Don Corleone Well-Known Member

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    I'm not making anything up. I think a more telling stat would be missed tackles per rush attempt. I am simply poking holes at the notion that this chart is a "positive" statistic highlighting that Murray doesn't run to darkness.

    I have no agendas here. I go by what this player does on the field. I have seen many instances where he finds the rear end of his blockers instead of taking another nearby lane where he could get some more yards.
  14. odog422

    odog422 Well-Known Member

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    How about this stat: 4.8 career ypc. By the way, this past week, Terrell Davis, who coined the "running to darkness" phrase, said that Demarco "gets more yards than what the play give him."
  15. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    Yes..."many plays"

    How many? 3? 4 times? On 58 carries?

    That's what we're going with?
  16. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    This post made me laugh so hard and then I became sad =(

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