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No Vanderjagt Talk?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by BBQ101, Sep 17, 2006.

  1. BBQ101

    BBQ101 Active Member

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    2 for 2. One for 49 yards that put us up by three scores. HUGE.

    If it was a confidence problem, then that had to help his psyche. Nice to see.

    BBQ
     
  2. TheKey

    TheKey Faster than Felix

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    Officially 50 yards.
     
  3. davidyee

    davidyee Maple Leaf

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    ...job and that's all anyone wanted. The talk before was because he couldn't do his job when the team was in Jax and he was in Dallas and it was claimed he wasn't injured.
     
  4. aznhalf

    aznhalf New Member

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    and best of all, he let me eek out a 3 point win in Fantasy Football.
     
  5. Silverstar

    Silverstar Well-Known Member

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    As long as he does his job, there will never be a problem.
     
  6. The Duke

    The Duke New Member

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    Would have liked to have seen how the Jax game turns out if Vandy hits that late field goal and we go up 13-10? Totally different ending.
     
  7. BlueStar22

    BlueStar22 Well-Known Member

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    I think after the 50 yarder, we all can breathe a collective sigh of relief. Parcells should stop complaining about having to carry 2 kickers. Accept it, deal with it, move on.
     
  8. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    I still have an issue of carrying both him and Suisham on the active roster. Suisham is costing us one or two players on the depth chart during games.

    This was the case with Vanderjadt while he was with the Colts. As much as Jones has invested in the guy, he should be able to kickoff too.
     
  9. BBQ101

    BBQ101 Active Member

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    I hear your point about having to carry another player, but you have to balance that against loosing 2-3 games last year because of missed fieldgoals. What other player are you going to add that can bring you that?

    Really, the kicker is the one player whos play's directly translate to points. Sure there are 21 other players out there, but if they all do their job, they cancel themselves out and it comes to one person making a play

    I will carry an extra player to the game for that.

    BBQ

    I do hear ya though.
     
  10. jbsg02

    jbsg02 Active Member

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    very nice to see considering we haven't made a whole lot of those over the last how many years
     
  11. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    Suisham is a kickoff specialist only. Most teams do not have a kickoff specialist. Most teams only have a placekicker for kickoffs and field goals.

    That's all I'm saying.
     
  12. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Maybe Vandy should practice his kickoffs during the bye week.
     
  13. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    Vanderjagt did what he's paid to do and that's kick field goals and he didn't even kick off tonight...
     
  14. roughneck266

    roughneck266 Well-Known Member

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    I guess it isn't a fun when there is no controversy. suits me!
    EDIT I guess there is controversy.
     
  15. Dale

    Dale Forum Architect

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    Vanderjagt's ability to hit that 50-yarder was one of the biggest plays of the game. Turning that game into a three-possession contest essentially ended it.
     
  16. ka0tik

    ka0tik Cowboy for Life

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    Its a good sign, when nobody talks about the KICKER. :)
     
  17. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    Given his history, I doubt that Parcells will cut Suisham even if he knows that Vanderjadt is completely healthy. JMO.
     
  18. cowboyfan4life_mark

    cowboyfan4life_mark 5 outta 8 ain't bad

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    That 50 yarder looked like it could've been good from 56-58!!
     
  19. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    Our three kickers form a formidable trio. McBriar's punts were off the charts. Vandy was on. And Suisham's kickoffs make it worth it to keep him on the roster. They knew Vandy's limitations when they signed him. I say keep both kickers.
     
  20. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    Kowboy, that is an awesome sig!
     

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