LaDainian Tomlinson: Deuce Vaughn will be a matchup nightmare

GINeric

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The numbers don't lie. He produced the 2nd most productive offense while he was here and he damn sure didn't have the 2nd best talent.
So why weren't GMs all over the league blowing his phone up like they would for the very good to great offensive coordinators?

Is it that they didn't get a chance to see Cowboys game film? The better question is, why were there players from multiple teams who said they knew what we were running?? Saying they knew who would be where because our formation lacked the type of pre-snap shifting??

What other "good" offensive coordinators have you heard opponents say this about like they've said about Kellen Moore?
 

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So why weren't GMs all over the league blowing his phone up like they would for the very good to great offensive coordinators?

Is it that they didn't get a chance to see Cowboys game film? The better question is, why were there players from multiple teams who said they knew what we were running?? Saying they knew who would be where because our formation lacked the type of pre-snap shifting??

What other "good" offensive coordinators have you heard opponents say this about like they've said about Kellen Moore?
Moore was free for like a day.

You are embarrassing yourself.
 

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I don't care what people say about Kellen Moore. I care about results.

All the nonsensical complaints from the fans still amounted to a top 2 offense during his time here.
 

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Moore was free for like a day.

You are embarrassing yourself.
Who are all the teams that wanted him?? I'll wait... and also let us know who was knocking down the door for his services other than Boise St, the school he attended the last couple of years.

Also, out of the top ten offensive coordinators, which one is he better than?? I'll wait for that too.... here's where you hide and don't answer the questions.
 

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I'm not familiar with how LT² talks about players because I don't watch any of these shows but I can't help but see some merit in his evaluation. I loved LT as a player. I still remember rocking a 75 OVR Drew Brees and killing my friends with Gates and LT.
 

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That’s the real question. And he’s not the only guy. There’s no reason not to have Turpin involved in the offense. He’s very experienced as a receiver and they both add super quickness to the offense
Deuce is going to be better in the NFL in the slot than Turpin, just watch. I think Turpin has it in him, but I think Deuce has a higher ceiling at the role, and a dual role.
 

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Deuce is going to be better in the NFL in the slot than Turpin, just watch. I think Turpin has it in him, but I think Deuce has a higher ceiling at the role, and a dual role.
That’s possible but Turpin has way too much experience not to be using him in the passing game. He didn’t win the USFL MVP because of return skills. He won it as a WR
 

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The hype on this guy is over the moon....while I hope he pans out I can't remember a recent 6th round pick that has garnered this much attention.
It’s usually the kiss of death when you see this kind of hype from fans for a late round pick. I’m pulling for Vaughn, we’ll see if he can find enough space in the NFL to make plays.
 

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That’s possible but Turpin has way too much experience not to be using him in the passing game. He didn’t win the USFL MVP because of return skills. He won it as a WR
It’s a lot different playing receiver in the NFL than the USFL. However, I would like to see Turpan get a few more opportunities at receiver, but the addition of Vaughn could make him expendable. Not sure the team is going to want to keep two undersized players.
 

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It’s a lot different playing receiver in the NFL than the USFL. However, I would like to see Turpan get a few more opportunities at receiver, but the addition of Vaughn could make him expendable. Not sure the team is going to want to keep two undersized players.
Only one of them can return punts. Don’t think we have to worry about KO returns now lol
 

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Only one of them can return punts. Don’t think we have to worry about KO returns now lol
Kansas St didn't have Deuce return because he was their bell cow back. Not because he couldn't do it. Returning was the original plan for him.
 

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How can the total yardage the Cowboys piled up under Kellen Moore make him an excellent offensive coordinator but when Dak piles up yards they are called meaningless and "stats Prescott" since they didn't end with playoff success?

The Cowboys' offense was tremendously productive under Moore and that's why Dallas isn't changing everything, just tweaking. Dallas will use Deuce Vaughn because for YEARS they have been trying to find a similar gadget player (think Lucky Whitehead, Ryan Switzer, Tavon Austin, and most recently KaVonatae Turpin). Vaughn is already better than all of those options were in my opinion.
 

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Kansas St didn't have Deuce return because he was their bell cow back. Not because he couldn't do it. Returning was the original plan for him.
He returned some kicks but not a single punt and he wasn’t anything special at kick returns.
Returning is a skill not every guy has and it’s not just about being fast
 
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