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Where does Sean Lee rank out of ILBs?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Cowboy Brian, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    I would say top 3. Willis & Bowman are about the only two that are playing at his level right now. Beason and Cushing are arguable aswell.
  2. fffiasco

    fffiasco Active Member

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    dqwell jackson is also underated
  3. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    Top 3 definitely.
  4. ak47kaehu

    ak47kaehu Well-Known Member

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    I'd say definitely top 3.
  5. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    Very. I would put him below that Cushing/Beason level though.
  6. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    Daryl Washington is also on the rise
  7. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Well those others might be close to him in playing ability but none of them are close to him in terms of looking like Johnny from the Original Karate Kid movie.

    Ok. I admit it, I got nothing right now.
  8. Joshmil53

    Joshmil53 Well-Known Member

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    1. Willis
    2. Bowman
    3. Beason
    4. Lee
    5. Cushing
    6. Jackson
  9. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    AJ Hawk is #1 and the rest are posers.

    Ok. I couldn't help myself. Sorry. :p:
  10. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    The best too ever play the position!
  11. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Beason is technically a MLB and is a superior player to Lee nonetheless.

    London Fletcher? Ray Lewis? Timmons? Bowman? Willis?

    There are a ton of good LBers in the league, and Sean Lee is one of them. But let's not get crazy here. He's one of my favorite players and I wouldn't want to trade the guy, but he's not top in the league at his position-- not even top 3.

    By the end of next year it wouldn't surprise me to see Bruce Carter surpass Lee.

    Please, guys. Watch more football without blinders.
  12. Howboutdemcowboys31

    Howboutdemcowboys31 Well-Known Member

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    what the
  13. NeonDeion21

    NeonDeion21 Well-Known Member

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    There isn't one ILB that is playing better than him right now. You are way off here.
  14. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    What???? What planet are you from?

    Fair listing.
  15. jday

    jday Well-Known Member

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    I think Lee is a good player, but I still say it's a bit early to break out the top 5 annointing oil. Please keep in mind that Bradie James was the leading tackler for this team for many years, and it wasn't because he was one of the best in the league. In the 3-4 scheme, by design, the MLB will generally be the leading tackler of the team.
  16. Joshmil53

    Joshmil53 Well-Known Member

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    Tackles don't tell the whole story. Did James ever impact every play like Lee does now?
  17. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    Top two after Sunday. Top 5 as we speak.
  18. jday

    jday Well-Known Member

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    Just so I am clear, I do believe Sean Lee is a better player than Bradie James. That I have no questions about. I do, however, question Sean Lee's overall speed and upper body strength. Obviously, he makes up for what he lacks in those areas with football IQ and want to, which is why I think in the end he will be considered a great player...just not elite like Patrick Willis or a younger Brian Urlacher. Sean Lee reminds me of Zack Thomas.
  19. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    There are sooo many good LBs in the league right now it's hard to narrow it down, but this would be my top 10:

    HM: Brian Urlacher, Paul Posluzny, London Fletcher, Jon Beason, Curtis Lofton

    10. D'Qwell Jackson
    9. Derrick Johnson
    8. David Harris
    7. Lawrence Timmons
    6. Sean Lee
    5. Ray Lewis
    4. Daryl Washington
    3. Navarro Bowman
    2. Brian Cushing
    1. Patrick Willis
  20. Apollo Creed

    Apollo Creed Stackin and Processin, Well

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    If he stays healthy he'll go to the pro-bowl this year and for many years to come.

    Kid is just a football player, always flying around the ball, making plays, the model of consistency. Incredible pick by our scouting department, surprised he fell that far. If I'm not mistaken they had him ranked on their board in the early 20s.

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