Ware oh Ware is DeMarcus in this draft?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by robert70x7, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. robert70x7

    robert70x7 Well-Known Member

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    Regardless, Smith was on the field for more passing downs.

    And you proved my point by saying the he is the one people game plan for. Butler can't be considered a "pass rush specialist" when he was on the field for an average of less than 10 plays a game.
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    huh. Could have sworn it was 49 and 54.

    Still does not work out. If pressures were supposedly a measure of getting to the QB, then why does Spencer have only 6 Sacks vs Ware's 19.5?
    And Ware was injured for part of the season.

    So by the numbers you would think the ratio's of both would be approximately the same.

    Yet Spencer got 30% the sacks Ware did but almost 70% of the pressures of Ware.

    Does not add up.
  3. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    My only guess is that a sack only counts as a sack and not a pressure? So really DeMarcus should have 19.5 more pressures. Thats the only thing that makes sense to me.
  4. dogberry

    dogberry Well-Known Member

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    Top fifteen sack leaders NFL, 9 first round draft choices, then

    Allen 4th round
    Barwin 2nd round
    Avril 3 rd round
    Barnes 4th round
    Clemons UDFA
    Cole 5th round.
  5. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    You are right . Why is reality so hard to understand ?
  6. robert70x7

    robert70x7 Well-Known Member

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    It's because DeMarcus Ware is one of the best pass rushers in the history of the NFL. Anthony Spencer is not in the same tier, and that was the purpose of this thread. Everyone wants sacks, but there isn't a viable option that could outproduce Spencer and warrant the 14th pick in the draft.

    Here's the breakdown since ya'll are confused:

    Ware - 450 pass rush snaps, 85.6% pass rush, 19.5 sacks, 8 QB hits, 43 hurries, 71 total pressures. Productivity: 12.9 (4th/31)

    Butler - 123 pass rush snaps, 79.4% pass rush, 3 sacks, 4 QB hits, 9 hurries 16 total pressures. Productivity: 10.4 (10th/31)

    Spencer - 407 pass rush snaps, 72.7% pass rush, 6 sacks, 9 QB hits, 35 hurries, 49 total pressures. Productivity: 9.3 (15th/31)

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