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Not bad for a Rookie

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Maikeru-sama, Oct 16, 2005.

  1. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    Anybody notice that Demarcus Ware is 2nd in the NFC in Sacks. Somebody started a thread a while back saying he was a dissapointment. Forgot who it was though :p: .

    It feels so good to see picks finally panning out. I dont have any complaints about any of our picks.

    What is so impressive about Parcells' is his ability to find gems in better rounds. Would be great to get an analysis of Parcells' day two picks vs other coaches.

    - Mike G.
  2. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    Wow, I know he has four, but second in the NFC?

    I'm impressed. Today's was his best sack so far. Incredible speed off the corner.

    And he can tackle too!
  3. AmericasTeam

    AmericasTeam Member

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    And if I remember correctly he dominated Seatle's LT in the preseason. Should be a good game, but I expect them to double Ware most of the game.
  4. Cbz40

    Cbz40 The Grand Poobah

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    and, just think,Ware is only going to get better........
  5. Silverstar

    Silverstar Well-Known Member

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    This has got to be the best DL rotation we've had in 10 years.

    These rookies have made a huge difference...no doubt!

  6. jksmith269

    jksmith269 Proud Navy Veteran 1990-1995 Zone Supporter

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    Ware is playing Very Well and I know this is talking about NFC but out of all the D rookies in the NFL D Johnson has 39tackles and 1 sack Ware has 16 tackles and 4 Sacks which is the better stat?

    IMO the Sacks are worth more than tackles because I'm not sure you can tell where the tackles where. If they where down field or close to the line of scrimmage. We know that the Sacks are for losses so again I'd take the 4 sacks over the extra tackles.
  7. SA_Gunslinger

    SA_Gunslinger Official CZ Ea-girls hater

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    four straight games w/ a sack...what's not to like?
  8. jksmith269

    jksmith269 Proud Navy Veteran 1990-1995 Zone Supporter

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    BTW he's not second before today's games he was like 11 in the NFC Also Rice had I think two sacks today and so did Urlacher.

    Rank Player Team Sacks Tackles
    1 Bryant Young SF 6 17
    2 Bertrand Berry ARI 5 23
    3 Rod Coleman ATL 5 12
    4 Simeon Rice TB 4 15
    5 Brian Urlacher CHI 4 34
    6 Kalimba Edwards DET 4 14
    7 Leonard Little STL 4 19
    8 Rocky Bernard SEA 3.5 12
    9 Michael Strahan NYG 3.5 17
    10 Bryce Fisher SEA 3 16
    11 DeMarcus Ware DAL 3 13
  9. baj1dallas

    baj1dallas New Member

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    In Dallas where we've lacked an outside pass rushing presence the sacks are more valuable.
  10. VACowboy

    VACowboy Well-Known Member

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    They're playing completely different positions in completely different defenses. At this point I'd call it even.
  11. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    Also, what impressed me today was that Ware was playing both OLB spots.

    We're finally trying to confuse the offenses with the 3-4
  12. StateCollegeCowboy

    StateCollegeCowboy aka BostonCowboy

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    On Ware's sack in that seattle game, for some reason the tackle went inside while the guard swung outside to block Ware. Of course ware ate that up, but I don't rememver Walter Jones struggling with ware.
  13. playmakers

    playmakers Active Member

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    Dont expect him to lead the league because thats just wrong. Just by being in the top 10 speaks for itself.

    MRTRIPOD New Member

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    Leading tacklers each year have over 100 tackles

    the leading sack artist each year has maybe 20, but that is HIGHT

    so 1 sack =greater than 20 tackles!
  15. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    My bad, I meant he is 2nd among linebackers.

    Still not bad for a rookie :).

    - Mike G.
  16. Cbz40

    Cbz40 The Grand Poobah

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    Great point.......
  17. btcutter

    btcutter Well-Known Member

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    Did anyone see Burnett today at all?
  18. 2much2soon

    2much2soon Well-Known Member

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    Thing that is great about Ware is that when he gets his hands on somebody they just go down.
    His strength is something I didn't expect, evidenced also by the way he is either pushing offensive tackles around or holding his own with those that outweigh him by 50+ pounds.
    Remember Mcnabb shaking off the tackles of various players, including Dallas players, over the years? He didn't do that when Ware got ahold of him last week. Ware just crumples his targets.
  19. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I think we are on to something here pops. :)
  20. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    This is the second week in a row he's served notice on the opponent's first series. Last week he sacked McNabb, and this week he chased down Barber from behind. That play today wasn't as big as a sack, but backs, especially fast backs, hate being caught from the backside like that.

    As talented as he is and as good a person as he is, he's going to be one of the best in the league before long.

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