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Will Scandrick take Claiborne's Job?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Arkyvarminter, Jun 13, 2014.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Already happened
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  2. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    I didnt like the pick but hes a man corner not zone.
  3. EST_1986

    EST_1986 Well-Known Member

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    It's more like will Claiborne get his job back
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  4. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    There are basically 3 starting CBs in todays NFL. Scandrick is better in the slot. MO will be starting on the right side.
  5. mitchell2254

    mitchell2254 Active Member

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    Scandrick is our best CB.

    I love him but it's horrible that he is when you see we have 55 million in Carr and what we traded for Mo.
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  6. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Well-Known Member

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    I think Carr is a really good corner and our best corner. I know he's been burned and was abused by Megatron but I still think he's a great corner. I know many here don't believe that and that's fine. I think he's asked to cover for too long due to the D line and the players around him are not that good. He's made some big plays since he's been here and seems to be the only corner doing so. As for Mo, I just don't think he will ever pan out. Scandrick is our best tackling corner but asking him to go one on one with number one receivers consistently is asking too much..........Carr is better..
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  7. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Playing more man coverage will help all our db's and hopefully with a little health we can sort em out on an even plane...
  8. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    Everybody has an ax to grind. An agenda if you will. But if they get better up front. It will trickle down to the secondary, plain and simple. I won't bite regarding this topic.
  9. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    If you mean that Scandrick will be in the slot when we have three corners on the field, I agree. If you mean that he'll only play the slot, I disagree. He will be one of the two starting corners, then move to the slot when we have three corners on the field ... like he did last year.
  10. kevm3

    kevm3 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe Mo would look better if we actually let him and Carr play more MAN instead of zone, which is the kind of corners they are.
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  11. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    I dont think he will. After that 1st half of the Broncos game something just clicked in Claiborne. Its just too bad he had the injury issues he had after and whatever was going on with his family. But after that 1st half he played some really good football. Its just too bad we didnt get to see it much. But word is that he is stronger bigger and his technique is better because he knows his job according to people at VR.
  12. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    It was one of the dumbest moves in team history to make that big of an investment and then hire a coach that runs a defense with a zone coverage scheme. Not only is it a waste if talent, but it is a waste if salary cap space and draft picks. That very same coach had to be replaced after one year due to a record breaking bad defense. After going back and reading this post, I am convinced that 90% of the posters on this board would not have made this stupid of a decision if they were GM. The homers want to know why realist has such a negative attitude, it is because of dumb management decisions like this.
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  13. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    I cannot agree with this. Scandrick was not very good down the stretch. GB and Chicago picked on him relentlessly and he gave up long completions and TD. It's not like he was making plays against division opponents either.
  14. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 alpha seeing omega Zone Supporter

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    I kinda of seen it....... but like you said it was a small sample size due to injury.....
    so he still has a lot to prove...... good luck to him, we need him to play well......
    last year all of our corners had their moments....good & bad.
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  15. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    I agree 100%. He has to prove it. But i think he will. Him and Carr have alot to prove. And Marinelli looking to play more to their strengths is only going to be better for them.
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  16. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Agent Coulson

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    Oh the days of yesteryear when I argued against the masses that my boy OSCAN was better than Mike Jenkins.. Time reveals all truths... lmbo
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  17. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    There were some games in 2013 where they played primarily man-coverage. The results were not any better.
  18. sbark

    sbark Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    yup, that is the problem, Clairborn isn't a slot cb, and OScan excels there, combine that with the weakness of our LB crew almost forces them to keep OScan in the slot.....and if we do get our passrush going---teams will look even more to the quick pass--ie the slot receiver as a outlet: OScan stays there, MO simply has to up his game to his potential.
  19. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Everybody agrees that Scandrick is the slot CB. They question is about the starter when only 2 CBs are on the field in the base (non-Nickel) defense.
  20. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Word is that will happen this year.

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