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Vacarro Lighting It Up In Saints Camp

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  1. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Kenny Vaccaro getting physical at Saints camp
    Posted by Josh Alper on July 31, 2013, 11:10 AM EDT

    Saints rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro didn’t show much deference to tight end Jimmy Graham on Tuesday, though. There was a brief scrap between the two at practice on Tuesday after the two men jostled for a pass and Vaccaro “flicked” the ball into the back of Graham’s head. Cooler heads wound up prevailing as they did when Vacarro put a lick on running back Pierre Thomas and no one on the Saints seems to want to see Vaccaro tone things down.

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  2. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    As much as I hate the Saints, I cant wait till he proves all those people who thought he would suck because he played at Texas wrong lol
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  3. danielofthesaints

    danielofthesaints Well-Known Member

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    I think the phrase "Lighting it up" was misused. He might be lighting some of his own players up, but that doesn't necessarily mean he's having a great camp. Additionally, the saints D isn't much to talk about, so I can see how a columnist could become trigger happy with this addition to their D.
  4. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    He also put their 3rd string WR on IR. I wanted him going in the draft but I'm certain he'd have Miles or even worse Dez on crutches right now.
  5. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    According to the team, interviews and articles, it was a clean hit and just one of those things that happen in camp. But yeah, we are much better off without him.
  6. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Actually, if you listen to the coaching staff and the other players, they are all saying that he's having a great camp.
  7. danielofthesaints

    danielofthesaints Well-Known Member

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    That's better ;). Don't really follow the Saints until the regular season begins.
  8. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I agree. I liked not because he went to Texas I like him because I know he is a very good ball player
  9. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    As bad as their defense and secondary were last season(all time worst defense) any player that can make a single play would appear to be having a great camp. :D
  10. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Your right. You can just imagine how excited they are about Vacarro, a guy who is reported to be making plays all over the field. ;)
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2013
  11. Ntegrase96

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    I watched a lot of film on Vacarro and was never all that impressed... at least for what is most needed out of a safety these days-- coverage. He was great in run support, although he often took bad angles, but I just don't recall anything of note in coverage.
  12. ninja

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    Nothing against Vacarro, but yeah, I think we are better off without him. Because we have Fredbeard and Williams who I think are a better package combined overall.
  13. blackbull

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    You're not missing much in coverage. He's not going to prove doubters wrong because he's STILL playing I'm the slot. Is that what we need? You Texas fans are the ones who liked him because of his school. We don't dislike him because of it.
  14. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Wait what?
  15. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    We Texas fans also know what he is capable of and what he can do, in the slot or otherwise. We like him BECAUSE, we know, not just because he went to Texas. That's a ridiculous statement. Darren Woodson went to ASU but I'd bet all those same people who liked Vacarro also liked Woodson.

    It's not because he went to Texas that we like him. It's because he's a good prospect at a need position and for what it's worth, the Cowboys would have taken Vacarro if he had been available to us at our pick. Does that mean the Cowboys only like him because he played at Texas? Not very logical.
  16. dmq

    dmq If I'm so pretty, why am I available?

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    Still pretty happy with the trade back and picking up Fred.
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  17. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Some here are forgetting that that we did not pass on Vacarro.

    To get him we would have had to give up Frederick, Williams, a 5th Randle, and at least Holloman.
  18. KDM256

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    Hopefully JJ Wilcox will make you Texas fans forget about Vacarro. I know it may seem hard but you can do it...lol
  19. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    This is a lot of hype over a guy who's not going to start for his team this year.

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