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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; The saints will keep 2 back Dts Thomas has to win one of the spots.Ok i think Antwan Lake will be the odd man out....

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Old 05-07-2007, 12:43 PM   #1
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wATER THOMAS OR leisle or lake

The saints will keep 2 back Dts Thomas has to win one of the spots.Ok i think Antwan Lake will be the odd man out.
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Old 05-07-2007, 02:01 PM   #2
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Being an undrafted free agent, the odds are already stacked against Thomas. And if you factor in his off the field issues and track record, it makes it even more difficult. Would I like him to make this team? Of course I would... he has the size we need in the middle. Will he? Realistically... probably not. I hope he does land on our practice squad so we can develop him.

I think Lake showed enough last year to warrant a spot as a rotational guy on our line. If I'm not mistaken, Leisle is suppose to be one of the strongest guys on our team. Last year was pretty much the only year he got any playing time and I think he can be a decent backup.
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Old 05-07-2007, 02:18 PM   #3
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Cool big walt

If he has a good camp he will never clear the wavier wire to go on to the pt squad.If he has a bad camp or is cut in camp no one will want him.however from what i have read if he gets his head screwed on anworks his butt off he has the talent of a first day draft pick.
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Old 05-07-2007, 02:31 PM   #4
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I didn't mind what I saw of Leisle last year. Seems like a blue collar type similar to Brian Young and should be a decent rotational player. I also liked what Lake had in his opportunities. But if Thomas can show some consistency I definitely like his potential better than the other two guys. They pretty much are what you see. Career back ups.
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Old 05-07-2007, 02:40 PM   #5
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Angry career back ups you nailed it down

thats all lake an leslie will ever be however only if big walt wants it bad enough he could be a starter.
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Old 05-07-2007, 02:44 PM   #6
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now I would keep Lake because he has played some DE. Leslie, to me, has done NOTHING since he's been here. Yet another waste of a pick by Haslett.
I remember when Leslie first came here, he and some fans said he would replace Sullivan as the starter. Now look what has happened.
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Old 05-08-2007, 10:03 AM   #7
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Lake and Thomas, if he shows up and plays even remotely to his potential. If not, then Lake and Leisle.
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Old 05-08-2007, 03:30 PM   #8
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Old 05-08-2007, 06:56 PM   #9
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I don't know his work habits but, unless A Lake ticks Payton off by coming in out of shape or something, I think the Saints would want to hold onto him regardless of if Thomas (the new one) makes the roster or not.
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