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TO/Witten/Glenn vs. Irvin/Harper/Novacek?

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by ninja, Sep 3, 2006.

  1. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    Talent-wise how do you think these two groups compare? Which would you rather have?
  2. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    This may be the unpopular pick but I'm going with TO/Witten/Glenn.
  3. jksmith269

    jksmith269 Proud Navy Veteran 1990-1995

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    If Troy was the QB the group we have now If I could choose and mix and match I'd take T.O. and M.I....... I don't think witten is any better than Jay so either would do just fine
  4. Chief

    Chief "Friggin Joke Monkey"

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    I think the trio of Owens/Witten/Glenn has more talent. Parcells is always talking about Terry's talent, and we know how gifted Owens and Witten are.

    But I would rather have Irvin/Novacek/Harper because of Irvin's intangibles.
  5. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    personally i like Witten a lot....

    I'd prob say

    Irvin vs. T.O is comparable
    Glenn vs. Harper i'll take glenn
    Witten vs. Novacek i'll take witten..

    so our trio now
  6. stealth

    stealth Benched

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    irvin had way better hands than TO
    glenn is much better than alvin harper
    novecek and witten are a push

    I call the whole thing a push
  7. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    I second.

    I'm not sure this would be the unpopular pick based on talent and potential.
  8. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    I think its a pretty easy pick talent-wise, but I was going with unpopular re: "who would you rather have?"
  9. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    True. There is a major sentiment factor with Irvin/Harper/Novachek. Good times there.
  10. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita The Ultimate Cowbabe Zone Supporter

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    TO = Irvin
    Glenn > Harper
    Witten < Novacek

    Since Witten has the potential to do just as well, if not better, than Novacek, the modern day trio gets the nod, but we've go to give props to the Super Bowl winning trio. This group hasn't done it yet.
  11. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    the 3 we got now...by far..not taking taking anything away from the other 3 tho
  12. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    MI/AH/JN......Because glenn is fragile
  13. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    :welcome:
  14. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Darth Jones strikes again! Zone Supporter

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    Bah.

    Galloway/Ismail/LaFluer

    Duh.
  15. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    thanks.... i been a cowboys fan for years..n use to just read sum stuff on the furom....but id love to get in the action as well..so i signed up today :)
  16. CaptainMorgan

    CaptainMorgan Well-Known Member

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    Id take the old school boys and never look back.

    How could anyone call Irvin and TO a push? Irvin was an emotional leader of this team, TO for all the talent he posseses is a detractor from chemistry. Yeah Witten is good but Novacek was always there on 3rd and 6 or when we needed a big catch, I love Jason but I cant say the same thing for him.

    I'll agree with Glenn over Harper but as a group, I'll take what worked.
  17. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Why dont you just make it a four-fer..... Bledsoe/Aikman.... This 4-pc unit is the closest thing we have had to that combo....
  18. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    T.O. has the speed and the break away ability.
    Irvin could catch anything, and was a route running genius. I say *equal*

    Glenn is a better receiver by far over Alvin Harper. I say *Glenn*

    Witten is a nice solid strongish TE.
    Jay Nov could get open whenever he wanted to. I say *Jay Novacek

    :welcome:
  19. Dale

    Dale Forum Architect

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    Judging player-by-player talent wise, I'd take the current trio. I personally think Witten will go down as the best tight end in Cowboys history, and Glenn is a better and more consistent contributor than Harper. TO and Irvin are a bit of a wash; TO better in some ways, Irvin in others. It's hard to argue with TO's stats, though.

    But, talent alone doesn't win. Will this trio work as well together as Irvin, Harper and Novacek did? Who knows if TO and Glenn will "really" provide a good duo?

    And, as the first poster said, I'd much rather have Troy -- not to mention that offensive line!!! -- throwing to this group.
  20. Dale

    Dale Forum Architect

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    That's why I feel this current group is better "talent wise," but not necessarily in terms of production. Those guys back then complemented each other so well. Not to mention the obvious chemsitry.

    TO and Glenn look good on paper. Will it on Sundays? We don't know yet.

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