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Running style: Maroney vs. Morris

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Who's running style do you prefer?

  1. Laurence Maroney

    29.2%
  2. Sammy Morris

    70.8%
  1. Seymour93

    Seymour93 Rookie

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    Thankfully we have both, but if you had to choose who's style do you prefer? It's a bit of a Thunder vs. Lightning question.

    Poll upcoming...
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    Without a doubt its Morris. I love his power. He doesn't dance around and man he runs hard. We don't often see him stuffed at the line. He usually always gets 4 or 5 yards out of nothing. He is powerful, I love it.
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    Yeah, he reminds me of a 2004 Corey Dillon... except that Morris is a bit faster.
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    Maroney's

    who doesnt like homeruns?
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    #87 Jersey

    I would of voted if you had a third option, they compliment each other well.
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    Morris.....a big reason is HE PLAYS....I always think a RB's running style is better without the bench strapped to his arse....

    Morris is looking every bit as big a pickup as Moss, if not bigger.
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    Not only is Morris's running style better. He's the way better back. You can tackle Maroney by sticking out your pinky.
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    oh..explains why he was 2nd in NFL last year in yards AFTER contact. stop with that **** please
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    Yeah...he got a 40 some yard run against the Bengals. I have seen Maroney break some 20 yarders not much more. Corey Dillon broke longer runs than Maroney last year.
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    Maroney: 7 runs over 20 yards
    Dillon: 3 runs over 20

    24 less carries

    if your saying Maroney is not a big play threat..your nuts.

    Morris is stronger..hes a complete different back. he cant run away from people like Maroney..hes not as explosive. not a back thing..its just different styles

    the OL has a lot to do with how you get yardage. last year..Maroney had 8 men in box because no1 respected our WRs. this year..its different. at times..holes werent there but Maroney did real well the games he played this year

    im not a Morris hater. im a huge fan but im trying to prove to you that your wrong about Laurence

    btw Morris in 8 seasons only has 7 runs over 20 yards..just as many as Laurence in 1
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    Maroney would have EASILY scored if he were in on that play against the Bengals. That play was all about blocking. And Maroney would have taken that to the house.

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