VIDEO: Something that has driven me nuts, quick tackle comparison

Discussion in 'Artwork Zone' started by theebs, Dec 2, 2006.

  1. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    So the giants complain everytime roy williams tackles someone. Well they neve complained about burress tackle on glenn that actually injured him and he wasnt fined. So I put a quick video together showing the two.

    You tell me, the difference. Also, the giants and their fans and the media who complain about roy all the time need to remember this play.
  2. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    nobody else thinks there very similar?
  3. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    They're similar, but Burress' tackle is even worse/more dangerous.

    Roy went for the legs with one hand. He avoided falling on Tiki's legs when he did that.

    Burress went straight for the horse collar, and his body fell on Glenn's legs, injuring him.

    Roy got fined on reputation alone.
  4. hendog

    hendog Well-Known Member

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    nice work
  5. TEK2000

    TEK2000 New Member

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    Just to show how much they whine about this, watch this:

    Notice that on that play the rule was if you get inside the PADS and the jersey was not included in the 05 season.

    Watch the ENTIRE Giants sideline go CRAZY on that play.... especially Coughlin. You'll notice that they spent A LONG time screaming at the official about that play.... so long in fact that they wasted a timeout because their coaches were more worried about the "penalty" and didn't get the play in before the play clock ran out.

    Our rivals spend a lot of time bashing Roy Williams because of the horse collar... but its just because that's pretty much the ONLY thing you can bash him about.

    I can't wait to see Burress splattered all over the field by Roy tomorrow!
  6. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    man I can not wait for tomorrows game.. I have to clean my house and fix a small section of my fence today just to calm me down and get me onto something else!!!!!!

    I can not wait.
  7. Rampage

    Rampage Benched

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    its just another rule to baby the offense in todays nfl
  8. vlad

    vlad Well-Known Member

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    thanks for putting that together theebs, the falling on the legs is the worst part.
  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Nice videos :bow:
  10. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    Theebs you the man...Roy has deff changed the way he used to do the horse collar, instead of just using his weight to bring them down, he grabs their ankles. very smart man.
  11. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    That's great. You should send it to the NFL and ask them what they think about it.
  12. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    I'm pretty certain that Roy wasn't fined for the tackle in the video, but for the tackle he made with 12:56 left in the fourth quarter -- a 2-yard sweep by Barber. Roy was coming across the line and grabbed Barber's collar and pulled him backward. He wasn't coming from behind Barber (and didn't fall on his legs, like Burress did), but by definition, it was a horse-collar. It just looked different from a normal horse-collar because of the angle Roy took to get to Barber.
  13. TEK2000

    TEK2000 New Member

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    That's the angle I remember Roy taking in most all of his horse-collar tackles. He comes across the field and grabs the runner from behind. I.E. The infamous TO horse-collar.
  14. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    The difference in the Barber tackle is that Roy was coming perpendicular to Barber, but Barber cut outside and Roy grabbed him then. Roy was "behind" Barber for maybe one step. On most horse-collars, the tackler already is behind the ballcarrier.

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