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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by reggiedude I might be off base, but why does Payton put our wide receivers out there to block on a sweep or off tackle play to have them exposed to be run over by our backs or ...

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Old 12-26-2006, 06:37 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by reggiedude
I might be off base, but why does Payton put our wide receivers out there to block on a sweep or off tackle play to have them exposed to be run over by our backs or rolled up on by the defense.
They are sitting ducks out there, same kind of play when Colston got hurt.
It might tip off the play if you lined up a fullback out there.
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Old 12-26-2006, 07:33 PM   #12
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It might tip off the play if you lined up a fullback out there.
Ah, but if you paid attention in the Giants game ...Karney was lined up at wide reciever.
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Old 12-26-2006, 08:34 PM   #13
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...and he sticks out like a sore thumb when he's lined out in the flat.
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Old 12-27-2006, 07:22 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by JOESAM2002
It might tip off the play if you lined up a fullback out there.
Ah, but if you paid attention in the Giants game ...Karney was lined up at wide reciever.
As far as the Giants are concerned right now, I think Drew could have called the plays from inside their defensive huddle and they would have worked. That bunch has been phoning in the games since October.
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Old 12-27-2006, 12:06 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by JeauxW
Having the recievers block is what makes the play effective. You have a better shot at breaking a big run than you do pulling a guard.
They could send them on routes that would take the DB's away from the play side.
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