Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by KontradictioN, Jul 23, 2014.
I hope you're right. I like this trio if Ridley stops dropping the ball.
Were you at camp today? If so, where was the DL playing in terms of alignment? Were they mixed up or were they more LE or RE specific; 1-Tech DT or 3-Tech DT specific?
No practice on Monday. So, tomorrow morning's practice is it until at least Tuesday. 9:15 a.m.
Think I might try to make this one too and focus on the RB's and LB's.
With all the talk of what White is doing in the early going, I couldn't help but post this little nugget:
Now, I know it's still early and there is still a really long way to go, but one can still get excited about the possibilities of a Vereen/White combo backfield. Many even had Sproles pegged for the Patriots and, though neither player compares to Sproles at this point in their young careers (or McCoy for that matter), this could still be a powerful weapon in NE's arsenal. And they'll get to see it likely in the joint practices. I'm sure BB and Chip will share some notes.
If smith is healthy and the injury isn't lingering he is a lock. I know you like stats but you can't judge smith on a sack number. He has been a complete DE not just a guy who gets some sacks while ignoring run d to make his stats look good. He has played at a top 10 at his position level for years.
Where are those numbers from?
NESN for total pressures and ESPN for snap count. I did the math.
Can you post a link
Doesn't surprise me, Siliga had noticeable, surprising QB pressure for a big guy.
How bout we pump the breaks a tad on James white... If I remember this board was calling Sudfeld the next gronk last year and he lasted 1 game
Siliga is an interesting player, somewhat overshadowed during his time at Utah by Star Lotulelei and probably should have stayed in school for his final season. He is very talented however; his weakness coming into the NFL was his strength, which he has improved since entering the NFL.
Why? TEs and WRs are a lot different than RBs.
Also, we KNOW White is talented. Just go watch him at Wisconsin, he was a work horse and great runner and good pass catcher.
Sudfeld was some nobody from who knows where with no expectations until he killed it in camp.
White was a 4th rounder and talented and has legit expectation heading into camp and the season.
Thanks for the link
Much respect, MossWelk. I feel like as long as every poster remembers that it's early, a point that you've made, then there is nothing wrong with being happy with some of the early camp stories. They're all we have to go on right now. Heck, Logan Ryan popped in camp last season, stuck around and was the leader among rookies in interceptions.
I'm not completely disagreeing with you. I'm merely pointing out that this is the time of year to be optimistic, no matter your favorite team or player. It's been so long since we've had football, and I think that most fans, especially us, are so anxious to see this iteration of the team. I certainly feel an electricity and I'm nowhere near Foxboro. I can't even imagine how being there feels.
It's early, but I'm hanging on the blogs and the fans on here that report back on what they see. I am well aware that it's early, but I'm also super excited that pads are back on and the team is preparing for what many believe, and we all hope, will finally be the year that BB and TB12 return to claim their rightful place at the top of the NFL, bringing us along for the ride. I can't wait to hear the stories from today's practice.
I know he's on PUP but has anyone seen Easley at all, even standing on the sidelines? Just wondering.
ha. edited that.
FWIW, the reports yesterday said he was in attendance, but not actively participating (along with the other PUPpies).
Easley has been present at TC every day according to the reports..
Good information from the GLOBE Report..
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