Barrett Ruud Worst Pass-Rushing LB of 2011

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Bababooey, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    Tampa was happy to see him go.

    I know a few Bucs fans. They all said the same thing about Ruud - he sucks and they were glad when they didn't re-sign him. He makes a ton tackles, but he's always out of position. When he makes tackles, they're 3-4 yards beyond where he should be making them.

    I was very happy when we signed Ruud... only because I remember him getting around 150 tackles every year. I assumed he was good. Wrong.
     
  2. Ten_Titans

    Ten_Titans Pro Bowler

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    Maybe the Animal just made Ruud seem worse than he was.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZR3nf4-ikFA&feature=related"]Colin McCarthy is LITERALLY an animal - YouTube[/ame]

    This play, man... lol

    He needs a nickname.

    I'm liking Colin "The Red Scare" McCarthy.
     
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  3. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE 2017 Pick'em Champion Tip Jar Donor

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    McCarthy is a hunter, he stalks his prey and strikes. Love watching that guy chase down ball carriers.

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  4. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Space Invaders Champion

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    I was big on signing Ruud. Thought he would be a good veteran leadership role.

    Should've listened to my friend in Tampa who said not to get my hopes up.

    Oh well, better that McCarthy was a great surprise than Ruud being good.
     
  5. ToddTheTitan

    ToddTheTitan GoTitans Homer

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    My favorite player other than David Stewart. If he keeps improving we may have a future hall of famer on our hands.
     
  6. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

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    great hes gonna sign with NE then casuse exactly zero Titans will ever be in the HoF
     
  7. cdubbs2121

    cdubbs2121 Pro Bowler

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    What ever happened to Ronnie Curran?

    Know I was pumped up about him during draft, never seem him on the field much though...too undersized or what?
     
  8. Titanic_Sub

    Titanic_Sub Starter

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    What an awful pick that was.
     
  9. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor

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    yea he was cut last year i believe and whoever was the one to pick him needs to be cut as well if he has not been already. guy was just way to short to be a linebacker.
     
  10. RollTide

    RollTide All-Pro

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    It's a meaningless stat because he wasn't used a a pass rusher for us. We don't blitz our MLB's that much.

    What he didn't do well was stop the run and his strong point was coverage and he was at best average at that. I'm glad we only signed him to a one year deal.(He was not cut)
     
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