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It's offical: the Wilcox Era begins this Sunday

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Awakened, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. juck

    juck Well-Known Member

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    Patrick Watkins.lol. What happened to him I forget? I remember he was tall and decent.
     
  2. the_h0wey

    the_h0wey Well-Known Member

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    You forgot to use the sarcasm font
     
  3. morasp

    morasp Well-Known Member

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    Darren Woodson was a linebacker in college and even played defensive end. He could have started his rookie year but they didn't give him the reps in training camp. This may be a good year for safeties. There are seven rookie safeties already starting not counting Wilcox.
     
  4. blackbull

    blackbull Well-Known Member

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    Is consensus top safety Vacarro one of them? Somebody tell me
     
  5. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    Yeah, but you have to consider that one of them is Rambo in Washington. He is only starting because they had absolutely nobody ahead of him who can play the position, and because the franchise is so desperate to make everyone think they had a good draft, that they actually put Rambo in the starting lineup.

    It was pretty clear from preseason that Rambo takes angles like Helen Keller, tackles like Barry Manilow.
     
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  6. blackbull

    blackbull Well-Known Member

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    You have to remember Rambo was a sixth round pick and tackling can be taught.
     
  7. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    Still wish we would've drafted Reid.
     
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  8. morasp

    morasp Well-Known Member

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    I didn't know how Rambo was doing. Some people wanted us to draft him. They also drafted Phillip Thomas who might have started if he hadn't gotten hurt.
     
  9. morasp

    morasp Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I watched his first game and the only time I noticed him was a personal foul on a late hit until the end of the game when he broke of a pass at the goal line to help preserve the lead.
     
  10. blackbull

    blackbull Well-Known Member

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    Vacarro doesn't start, Roman Harper does. And in the play you mentioned he was in the SLOT guarding Gonzalez. He rarely lines up as the actual safety. Again, for a concensus best safety he would've been a FLOP for Dallas. How can't you flat beat out Roman Harper?
     
  11. morasp

    morasp Well-Known Member

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    I agree he also didn't seem to be in on very many plays. I was so glad the Saints picked him before our pick. I just didn't see him making enough plays in College.

    NFL.com lists him as a starter:

    http://www.nfl.com/teams/New Orleans Saints/depthchart?team=NO

    Also, in the Falcons game at the beginning the announcers listed him as the starter. He must have been demoted as the official Saints web page lists him as second string.

    http://www.neworleanssaints.com/team/depth-chart.html
     
  12. shank

    shank Member

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  13. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    Dude. Helen Keller could ball.
     
  14. 187beatdown

    187beatdown Lack of Big Plays

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    Do you feel more confident with Will Allen starting?
     
  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    We needed an OL more than a DB.
     
  16. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    She would light u up with those blind side hits. :eek:
     
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  17. Awakened

    Awakened the Dude abides

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    Congrats to JJ on a great start. A dominating performance by the defense, and not a single glaring error by Wilcox.
     
  18. jimnabby

    jimnabby Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Your memory is half right. He was very tall.
     
  19. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    Vacarro, Reid, and Elam all seem to be playing pretty well. I would like to add Wilcox to that group hopefully. It would be nice if we scored a starter from the 3rd round at safety to go with our nice FA find in Church
     
  20. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    She had a "sixth sense"for finding the ball carrier.
    They tried her at running back but they said she "ran to darkness"
    Lord please forgive me
     
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