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Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Xplayer52, Mar 12, 2007.

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  1. Sukrillux

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    Watching that game gave me a feeling of the 2nd Jax game without the good defense.... Like the first Jax game.
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  2. Puck

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    On Lamont
    (forgive me now)

    Lamont acounted for 73 tackles last year and had 3 INT's
    he's generally in the area of play

    but his inability to break up a play on 1st contact needs and (imo) can be worked on. and there's quite a few guys out there that had odd tackling issues. LaMont could probably be a serviceable player if his fundamentals were improved

    Now,.... I do not feel he should continue to start, but he still warrants a roster spot

    BY COMPARISON
    Lamont's (fs) stats are eerily similar to Nick Harpers (cb) in terms of
    tackles 73 - 75
    solos 55 - 58
    INT 3 - 3
    passes defensed 5 - 6

    ~just sayin .....
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  3. Xplayer52

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    I agree 100%
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  4. Crash Override

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    Lamont Thompson is horrible, I don't care what his stats are.
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  5. Puck

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    Cortland Finnegan :
    70 total
    55 solo
    2 sacks !
    7 passes defensed
    2 opponent fumble recoveries - for 92 yards and a TD

    in limited action
    just sayin ...
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  6. PitBull

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    His stats appear impressive because he's being picked on more than usual by offenses who know they have a larger chance of getting the pass completed when passing his direction.. His tackle count is high because he's not deflecting/defending as much as he should be so the WR is catching the ball and LT then goes for the tackle after the ball is caught and a 12-15 yard gain is achieved. Woohoo... he got the tackle; but they got the first down and then some..

    I doubt Nick Harper has as many balls thrown his way as LT does . If you re-post those stats again and add one more column being 'number of balls thrown his way', i bet those impressive stats would look horrible.

    I'm betting the ball is thrown to LT's direction 2 or 3 times more than it is thrown to the WR Nick Harper is defending.

    based on stats, LT is doing a better job than Pacman as a tackler, and almost as well in terms of INTs.

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    Its really difficult to judge the performance of a CB or S by using stats. I guess one has to watch that athlete play live in order to be able to determine how well he plays.
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  7. Broken Record

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    Do they keep the Deron Jenkins stat? Number of times toasted?
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  8. The Playmaker

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    It's not about stats. It's about how you play. Just saying at least 2 of LT's interceptions were easy. Someone either tipped them up or it was diflected.
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  9. Puck

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    :ha:

    I had planned on posting how many times he had ran downfield escorting an opponent and how many times he was 5 yards away from his target
    i couldn't find it
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  10. Brian

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    Pardon, but being "generally in the area of play" isn't good enough. He chased more receivers than Deron Jenkins ever did.

    Breaking up a play on first contact??? What, are you talking about??? We need a guy who can get where he needs to be.....quicker and more often. Not someone who's generally in the area, and might knock the ball loose "on 1st contact".

    So Woolfolk got a pass for three years because he generally made tackles AFTER giving up receptions. Now LT gets a pass because he's generally in the area and might knock a ball loose when he eventually gets to the play?

    Good grief!!!
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