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  1. NoCal Patriot

    NoCal Patriot Rookie

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    Big Players make Big Plays in Big Games,to Me that definition fits Kevin Faulk to a tee! He was HUGE again today and We all know He's the Unsung Hero of this football team and He has been for almost a decade .It's nice to see that the rest of the country is finally catching on! Great game Kevin !
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    yup, great game for faulk, before the game i was concerned about welker and faulk. We contained 1, could not contain the other. he was huge. congrats.
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    Faulk has always been an unsung hero
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    Amen to that.

    Kevin Faulk is the definition of clutch. Just seems to make one huge play after another when its needed most.....
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    I agree, awesome game #33.

    What a game, great to see LoMo cut back, I always wanted to see him do that.

    Don't know what was up with Brady today, i knew at the start of the game something was up with him. Something wasn't right. N E ways don't wanna hijack the thread.

    Faulk is awesome.
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    I can not give BIGGER props to Kevin Faulk right now.......great, great friggin game.......great play by LoMO, the OL and defense as well. GO PATS......Amercan Conference Champs!! First team to EVER GO 18-0!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Great game he had.:rocker:
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    I have been critical of Kevin in the past but I am here to say I was wrong. Kevin is a terrific asset to this team and I am very glad he's a Patriot.
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    God, I love Kevin Faulk. My next jersey is a #33.
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    I will be the first to admit that early in his career, I was not a big Faulk fan. He looked tentative, he fumbled, and he looked to be too small. These Super Bowl years, however,he has been invaluable. I have no problem admitting I was wrong on this one.
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    Are you kidding??? Kevin had the winning play last year against the Bolts....don't you remember "the Fake to Faulk"?

    I have never been able to understand why he never gets to the pro bowl.....

    When ever they are down under 5 yrd line I always yell pick up Kevin and thow him over the line!!!!!!
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    A few years ago, you could always count on KF to put the ball on the ground if he had more than a few carries. As I said, I think KF is an incredible asset and when he retires he should go directly into the Pats HOF. None of this voting nonsense. Same with Troy.
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    Pretty amazing that no Patriots RB has fumbled this year.
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    SSHHHhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Geez, I didn't realize that. That is amazing.
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    Game MVP is Kevin Faulk. Or Maroney. Hmmmm. Oh well, it's good to have choices.
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    Yeah he was a huge help to us his last year or two at LSU ;) It does seem like he has been around forever but he was drafted in 99.. so he hasnt been helping "for over a decade" but who cares! He has done enough the other years, and especially that diving catch tonight, that we can stretch it back a few years for him! :D On to the SuperBowl!!!!!!
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    That's true, as recently as the 2005 post season when I personally wanted to strangle him. But it was the one flaw in his game, carelessness, and it's as if after Denver he simply willed himself to protect the damn ball... and he's been huge ever since. I think it was the example he set in improving his game as much as his actual contributions that resulted in his being named a captain this season.
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    Aint it sweet that we now have sooooo many ground players to choose from, we can't decide who is the best!!!!
    ahhhh to have such problems!!!:D
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    And don't forget Sammy Morris is waiting in the wings. . . . :D
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    Indeed they are. Look at KFFL, or the Bolts fans who've visited here this week.

    Some people call Reggie Bush a "Kevin Faulk type" player now. And there's a distinct possibility that Faulk is the better of the two.

    I guess is increased prominence is a combo of:

    A. Getting a lot of reps, because the Pats played so much in the shotgun.
    B. His team captaincy.

    Plus of course his general record of accomplishment, and the fact that he hasn't been forced to be a mediocre feature back for a few seasons now.
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    Hope this was not his last home game. I do think it is but, pray it is not. Would love to see him for one more season.:D
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    I'll say it again....
    Faulk is Awesome! We would have lost this game if it weren't for him and LoMo!
    Nice game, Faulk!
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    I don't know "unsung" Faulk is. His cap cost is $4M a year.

    Faulk is one of our most imporatant players, and has been for many years. I love the four-wide and five-wide as long as Faulk is on the field.

    BTW, the UNSUNG hero of today is Heath Evans.
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    Ditto. I liked it when we drafted him, and was disappointed when he didn't pan out in an expanded role. But since then he's been incredible. Dependable receiving option, decent running option. Hell, he even had that one season in 2002 when he was awesome as a kick returner.
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    Games like yesterday are why I laugh every of-season when the ridiculous "Kevin Faulk is going to be cut" thread inevitably appears on this board.

    I'm sure it will be back in a few months.
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    I thought something that went unnoticed was early in the 2nd quarter when Faulk caught that pass from Brady and was tackled at about the SD 1 yard line. Faulk was falling down and I think both he and I had the same flash back...

    In the Colts game Faulk was in a similar position, he reached out his arms and crossed the goal line but fumbled the ball. If I recall, Faulk was ruled down and the fumble was moot and we took the lead against the Colts late in the game. As Faulk ran off the field in celebration he ran by Bill Belichick who said, "Hey Kevin, why don't you learn to hold onto the F***ING Ball!!!" I thought this quote demonstrated more then any other of Bill's just how focused and great of a coach he is

    Back to Faulk falling down by the goaline, he did NOT extend his arms and risk a fumble and I just know it was because of the above moment. He realized the Pats would have the ball at the 1 yard line with a 1st down and have no problem jamming it in with Maroney, which he did. Just another moment where experience and preperation makes Faulk just the consummate pro.
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    Whaaa? Faulk's not even in the discussion for retirees. He's in his early 30s and doesn't have alot of wear and tear on him because his workload has been limited his entire career. He's like a Larry Centers type, capable of playing at a high level up until his late 30s, even.
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