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Reggie Bush or Adrian Peterson?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by EMMITTnROY, Mar 30, 2006.


    EMMITTnROY Well-Known Member

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    OK, obviously the Cowboys arent gonna be able to get either one of these guys.. but Im just curious, in a fantasy world where the Cowboys COULD get one of them, who would you want? Im curious cause I am a Sooner fan and I keep hearing all this stuff about Reggie Bush being the next great back, but for my money, Id take Peterson every time.. and Im not just being a homer, I have plenty of good reasons, but I will save them.. Im just interested in what you fellow zoners think..
  2. Tio

    Tio Armchair QB

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    Slowed down last year, looks like he was getting too big for his body. This will be his last year as a Sooner (already?) so we will see...
  3. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    Realistically - obviously we aren't in a position to take either of them.

    Hypothetically - I'll stick with the healthy one.
  4. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    Adrian Peterson and it isnt close

    Mark my words, if he can stay healthy, he will one day be thought of as the greatest RB ever
  5. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    i would take peterson in the speed of light.

    this young man is already balanced and blueprinted for the nfl.

    i love your avatar.....my fave movie of alltime.

    EMMITTnROY Well-Known Member

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    thanks man.. mine too.. I love the whole trilogy, even the third one.. Pacino is incredible..
  7. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    pacino and deniro are simply two of the best actors ever.
  8. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    Ridiculous voting...Bush is so far superior to Peterson it isn't funny. Peterson is way overrated...Bush is the consensus #1 pick in this draft. Do you actually believe Peterson is ever going to be the top pick in the draft when he comes out? NO way....you have to be a special RB with the entire package and home run potential to get it done on any single play from anywhere on the field, like Barry Sanders, to be the #1 pick in the draft as a RB.

    I'll take a lot of grief because I'm in the slim minority here, but I won't mind you remembering this thread when Peterson comes out and is just another back in the NFL....Let's not forget there was a time when Maurice Clarett was considered by many to be the greatest young college back in the land.

    Guys like Bush don't come along every year. Guys like Peterson do, imo.
  9. t.o.boys81

    t.o.boys81 New Member

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    Greater than Emmitt?

    EMMITTnROY Well-Known Member

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    agreed.. Im a Dallas Cowboys and movie fanatic.. and im a list maker, I think its a sickness actually.. so I make lists all the time and do all kinds of research when making them.. so I decided to make a "best actors" list.. the only rule was that it only included work since 1970 since that is where the majority of the movie knowledge that I have really begins.. I have seen a lot of movies made before then, but I have seen pretty much every movie of significance made since 1970.. anyways, I made a Top 50.. and my top five were 1. Pacino 2. Hoffman 3. De Niro 4. Nicholson 5. Duvall
  11. txlonghorn14

    txlonghorn14 New Member

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    peterson, even though i'm not a fan of either. O who?
  12. FRDRCK

    FRDRCK DeWare94

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  13. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    Im not even going to reply to this thread.

    Gosh darnit....

    See what you made me do?


    All day and 2x on Sunday baby. Fill'er up!

    EMMITTnROY Well-Known Member

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    see thats the thing, I think that even Longhorns fans can admit to Peterson being the real deal.. for the guy that went on about Bush.. do you really honestly think that Peterson isnt the full package? he is a big strong back with exceptional speed.. a home run threat every time but he can also run linebackers over.. he spins, jukes, has speed, power, moves.. and has proven to be an every down back, unlike Bush..
  15. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    Oh you went and did it now. The can you just opened up on Wayne has him salavating.

    Get ready for the tirade of tirades. The hate he has for OU is legendary.

    Im going to go hide under a blanket in my kids room. ;)

    EMMITTnROY Well-Known Member

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    oh really?? sweet! this should be fun..
  17. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    I think Bush could have been an everydown back, if there weren't a certain First Rounder in the backfield with him. LenDale White is more like Peterson, but Bush is like a generational back. You usually only see one of these guys once every 10-20 years. Seriously if Warrick Dunn, Curtis Martin, etc. could be every down backs, why can't Bush?
  18. ndanger

    ndanger Active Member

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    AND IT AIN'T EVEN CLOSE,damn caps lock:mad:
  19. el_chevo

    el_chevo El Serrano

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    Peterson should have attended the University of Texas. He would be one of the top picks this year after the run the team had. How do you think he feels now, he was heavily recruited by UT...
  20. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Adrian Peterson is the best RB I have seen since Bo Jackson & Herschel Walker. I won't be surprised if he is the runaway media darling next year as he simply runs past, over, and around opponents.

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