Is Vrabel more likely to catch a TD pass in the SB or get a sack?

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    Will Mike Vrabel get a TD Pass in the Super Bowl (which would make it 3 TDs in 3 consecutive SBs for the Pats) or does he get a sack (or two)?

    I am 100% sure he will get one of them,Which to you is more likely going to happen?

    You can also say he will have both but lets go with one here.....
  2. djmika760

    djmika760 Banned

    If you call tripping a sack! Haha...just kidding. Im going with a sack or two. Its gonna be Moss and Welker all day in the endzone.
  3. xmarkd400x

    xmarkd400x 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    I think he's more likely to get a sack.
  4. bigjunk1

    bigjunk1 Practice Squad Player

    I say both.

    Has it ever been done before?

    Did The Refridgerator have a sack?
  5. hughthehand

    hughthehand On the Roster

    Vrabel had a sack/forced fumble and TD against Carolina.

    Not sure if had a sack Against Philly.

    I think he is more likely to get a Touchdown, but I think he gets both again.
  6. Fencer

    Fencer Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Vrabel averages more sacks per game than TDs. Not even close.
  7. Grogan's neck roll

    Grogan's neck roll On the Game Day Roster

    Vrabel did have a sack in the Philly SB, as well as a TD obviously.
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  8. jscout

    jscout On the Roster

    A sack is more likely. TDs will be tough for him these days. He's done it so much that whenever he checks in, they defend him. You can bet the Giants will practice for it. Just an example, I think it was the Jags game and when he checked in, you could hear, very clearly, a Jags defender yell out Vrabel's number several times. Defenses are definitely not overlooking him anymore. The good news is that someone else should be open.
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  9. ewg_gestalt

    ewg_gestalt Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    As late as the Giants game, they weren't really doing a good job of covering him--he nearly caught Tom's 50th TD.

    But I expect that even if they do cover him, he often manages to get open--and from what I've seen on the films, most of the time, it's when coverages break down that he gets the TD's.

    At the very least, though, the fact that they actually have to take people off of Moss, Welker, Gaffney, etc., to cover our linebacker can't hurt.
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  10. AVrabel50Fan

    AVrabel50Fan Practice Squad Player

    I hope he does both, but will be pulling for a TD!! I just love it when he catches touchdowns!! :)
  11. JoePats

    JoePats In the Starting Line-Up

    I bet the list of people who have TD catches in 3 straight Super Bowl appearances is pretty short.
  12. 363839

    363839 Supporter Supporter

    I thought like you did before the Jags game and sure enough the Jags were aware and made the play.( Actually I'm not surer if it was the Jags game either:p )
    But they'll still send Mike out if this situation happens and it probably will.
  13. ewg_gestalt

    ewg_gestalt Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    I suspect the list reads as follows:

    Jerry Rice.

    [Of the players with four or more Super Bowl TD's of any kind, Rice is the only one with three or more receptions (he had 8). So Vrabel and Rice would be extremely odd listmates if he manages to extend his streak to three SB's in a row.]
  14. Red_Sox_Fan

    Red_Sox_Fan On the Game Day Roster

    That would be possible
  15. Kdo5

    Kdo5 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    You know when they get the chance near the goal line Brady will throw to Vrabel and get a TD. No question about it. Vrabel gets a TD for sure in the SB.
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