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Twitter: How will the Cowboys defend Calvin Johnson?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member

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    He's one of the best for limiting yac and matching up against guys his size.

    Orlando Scandrick on Calvin Johnson....think about it for a minute....yeah.
  2. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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    You were questioning his ball skills. You do not succeed as a slot defender without great ball skills.
  3. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member

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    Um yes you can. It's called limiting yac. The slot is the hardest to play cause the receiver can run wild and has the most real estate. Please don't tell me you think Scandrick has better ball skills than Carr.
  4. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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    That sentence is not exactly strengthening your argument. I'm sorry, what exactly do you mean by ball skills? Are you suggesting that Scandrick is able to limit YAC because he has the ability to take the receiver down right after he catches it? And how do you suppose he gets in position to make those tackles against a receiver that has the most real estate to work with? Because he is very adept at maintaining tight coverage against very quick receivers? Are those not considered good ball skills anymore?
  5. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member

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    There are no ball skills involved when you catch the ball and I let you.

    There are ball skills involved when:

    I bat the ball away.
    Deliver a crushing blow that makes you drop it.
    Pick the pass off.
  6. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Carr is not weak himself he is noted as a physical CB, if all you do is give CJ a free relase that is taking candy from a baby. Scandrick is not a good match up at 5'10"
  7. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    lol @ putting scrandrick on CJ.
    that duty will belong to Carr with help over the top.
  8. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Carr plus

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  9. Staubacher

    Staubacher Well-Known Member

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    I feel better about stopping Bush after that job we did against McCoy. I didn't expect us to do that well it was great to watch!
  10. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    Detroit is a team that throws the ball like it's going out of pass, i just hope those passing plays don't open up the run, but I trust our line backers in space enough to make the tackle
  11. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I agree but 2 different kinds of backs. Bush concerns me because of his speed. When I say concerned it does not mean I don't think we can defend Bush and or the Lions offense. I think we can, I think this unit is gaining more and more confidence in this system. Det clearly will be a big challenge for the defense given the weapons they have.
  12. cowboyddrippler

    cowboyddrippler New Member

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    Do what Bill Belicheck did with Troy Brown, put Dez Bryant on Megatron.
  13. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member

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  14. dallasfan4lizife

    dallasfan4lizife Well-Known Member

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    pretty sure they will put carr, with safety help over the top.

    claiborne would get eaten alive.
  15. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    We would finally have a DB that could catch consistently. :D
  16. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    We defend Calvin by putting up our own offensive display with Romo Dez, Williams, Beasley, Witten, Austin and Harris....
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  17. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Got a better question:

    How will the Lions defend Dez Bryant?

    Oh did I forget to mention he is bringing his pass catching friends with him also?
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  18. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. If we are concerned about the Lions' offense, Lions' fans should be absolutely terrified of ours.
  19. cowboyddrippler

    cowboyddrippler New Member

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    ;)
  20. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe. I think from a physical standpoint, Claiborne would be better suited to break up passes that actually went his way. But Carr presses better and is a savvy vet.

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