Patriots Local News:

SOURCE:NESN


SOURCE:NESN


SOURCE:NESN


SOURCE:USA TODAY


SOURCE:USA TODAY


SOURCE:CBS Boston


SOURCE:Patriots.com


SOURCE:Yahoo! Sports


SOURCE:Providence Journal


SOURCE:WEEI


SOURCE:USA TODAY


SOURCE:Yahoo! Sports


SOURCE:Yahoo! Sports


SOURCE:TheAthletic


SOURCE:Boston.com


SOURCE:Patriots.com


SOURCE:Patriots.com


SOURCE:ProFootballTalk.com


SOURCE:WEEI


SOURCE:98.5 The Sports Hub


SOURCE:Boston.com


SOURCE:Patriots.com


SOURCE:WEEI


SOURCE:Yahoo! Sports


SOURCE:WEEI

Patsfans.com

Upcoming Opponent:
Next Up: Eagles
Sun
Nov 17th
Right Now At PatsFans.com:
Tough Result
The Ravens made a couple of key plays and handed the Patriots their first loss of the 2019 season.

Current Patriots Twitter Feed:

Damien Harris needs to see the field

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by sambam94, Oct 12, 2019.

  1. sambam94

    sambam94 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2012
    Messages:
    3,920
    Likes Received:
    420
    Ratings:
    +3,674
    So, the RB position is supposed to be one of the easiest positions for kids coming out of college to the NFL. With Rex out the last few weeks and Sony struggling, why isn't Harris given a shot to see what he's got?
    Obvious answer is that he hasn't shown enough in practice..which is concerning since as stated, RB position isn't supposed to be a hard transition. Thoughts?
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • Useful Useful x 1
  2. MrBigglesWorth

    MrBigglesWorth Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2006
    Messages:
    8,668
    Likes Received:
    96
    Ratings:
    +458
    For some reason bb doesn't agree with us
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
    • Like Like x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
  3. letekro

    letekro Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2005
    Messages:
    5,878
    Likes Received:
    277
    Ratings:
    +1,770
    The 6x SB winning coach watches this guy in practice every day and thinks he does not deserve to see the field. Brandon Bolden is a similar player, probably more productive in the SEC than Harris was, with way more experience, and also plays special teams. Why do you think Harris is a better option than Bolden right now?
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Thank You Thank You x 2
    • Winner Winner x 1
  4. mosi

    mosi Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2004
    Messages:
    5,176
    Likes Received:
    810
    Ratings:
    +4,529
    You can actually see the field from the bench...
     
    • Funny x 6
    • Winner x 2
    • Useful x 2
    • Like x 1
    • Genius x 1
    • Thank You x 1
  5. SBLIII

    SBLIII In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2018
    Messages:
    4,177
    Likes Received:
    1,180
    Ratings:
    +6,261
    Because he would struggle more behind this OL maybe or he isn't nearly as good as Michel in terms of blitz pickup?
     
    • Agree Agree x 4
    • Winner Winner x 1
  6. Ras-IR Dowling

    Ras-IR Dowling Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2012
    Messages:
    5,503
    Likes Received:
    1,156
    Ratings:
    +7,794
    Why? Michel and white are more the capable of handing the carries right now.
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
    • Winner Winner x 1
  7. Ross12

    Ross12 Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2014
    Messages:
    10,704
    Likes Received:
    4,628
    Ratings:
    +20,252
    Pass protection is my guess. That is the hardest part for these young guys to learn, especially if they haven't done it much (or at all) in college. It's especially important right now considering the OL struggles. Michel looked fine in pass pro Thursday night. I saw him totally up-end a guy at one point.
     
    • Agree Agree x 6
    • Like Like x 1
  8. robertweathers

    robertweathers PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2006
    Messages:
    50,631
    Likes Received:
    12,217
    Ratings:
    +74,616
    I can't imagine why.
     
    • Funny Funny x 3
  9. Wordsmyth

    Wordsmyth In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2012
    Messages:
    2,906
    Likes Received:
    1,167
    Ratings:
    +4,398
    I suspect he and possibly Michael Bennett will be involved in an imminent deal for O lineman/TE/WR.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • Useful Useful x 1
  10. SBLIII

    SBLIII In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2018
    Messages:
    4,177
    Likes Received:
    1,180
    Ratings:
    +6,261
    no chance.
     
    • Agree Agree x 8
  11. Wordsmyth

    Wordsmyth In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2012
    Messages:
    2,906
    Likes Received:
    1,167
    Ratings:
    +4,398
    We'll see.
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  12. sambam94

    sambam94 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2012
    Messages:
    3,920
    Likes Received:
    420
    Ratings:
    +3,674
    I think Sony looks horrible. Yes OL isn't helping, but he has no burst, no speed, and goes down too easily.
     
    • Disagree Disagree x 6
    • Funny Funny x 3
  13. sambam94

    sambam94 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2012
    Messages:
    3,920
    Likes Received:
    420
    Ratings:
    +3,674
    I think they need someone who can pound the rock..Sony isn't that guy. Horrible in short yardage and looks like a JAG.
     
    • Disagree Disagree x 5
    • Funny Funny x 3
  14. PP2

    PP2 Pro Bowl Player

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2012
    Messages:
    10,702
    Likes Received:
    3,158
    Ratings:
    +13,033
    He's not on snapface. Can't see our comments.
     
    • Funny Funny x 5
    • Useful Useful x 1
  15. robertweathers

    robertweathers PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2006
    Messages:
    50,631
    Likes Received:
    12,217
    Ratings:
    +74,616
    He was last year.

    The line is not the same nor are the TEs but he is the same player
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
    • Thank You Thank You x 1
  16. scout

    scout Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    8,891
    Likes Received:
    312
    Ratings:
    +1,275
    He looks like a JAG and Brady isn't the same QB :rolleyes:. Do you think two missing linemen have something to do with it?
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
    • Genius Genius x 1
  17. QuantumMechanic

    QuantumMechanic Burn it all down! PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2006
    Messages:
    6,886
    Likes Received:
    2,692
    Ratings:
    +15,958
    Funny how when Brady is looking off it’s immediately time to blame the OL, but when Michel is looking off it’s anything except the OL.

    Maybe we need to change the name of this forum from the NE Patriots Forum to the NE Bradys Forum.
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Funny Funny x 3
    • Agree Agree x 1
  18. maust1013

    maust1013 Just Another Guy PatsFans.com Supporter Weekly Picks Winner

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2018
    Messages:
    6,627
    Likes Received:
    2,377
    Ratings:
    +14,359
    James White was only active for 3 games in his rookie season, how'd that work out?
     
    • Winner Winner x 6
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Thank You Thank You x 1
  19. everlong

    everlong Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2007
    Messages:
    8,374
    Likes Received:
    1,239
    Ratings:
    +4,591
    James White had 14 touches and only saw the field 3 games his rookie year. I'm sure all the people calling bust from the soapbox feel justified.

    I'm not shocked he's getting a red shirt year and I don't think this indicates one way or the other how he's doing in practice. This year with all the change and instability at the receiver position having stability at the running back position makes a lot of sense.
     
    • Winner Winner x 2
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
  20. everlong

    everlong Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2007
    Messages:
    8,374
    Likes Received:
    1,239
    Ratings:
    +4,591
    You beat me by seconds, exactly.
     
    • Like Like x 2

Share This Page

Search For Links: - CLOSE
For searches with multiple players
add commas (Ex: "Brady, Gronkowski")