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Old 07-28-2011, 05:09 PM   #31
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OMG!! Not Shanle again. I pray to God he doesn't start week 1.
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Old 07-28-2011, 05:13 PM   #32
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St. Louis should have to give up something for NOT taking him!!! LOL

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Old 07-28-2011, 05:31 PM   #33
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I understand it. With no offseason for the young guys, it's safer to keep him. But, I hope the young guys step it up in the preseason. Shanle is solid but he's just not a playmaker. One playmaker, like Sharper was two years ago, can be the difference between the Saints going to the Super Bowl again or losing to a scrub like Seattle.
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:00 PM   #34
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I'm with you too. Shanle is not a great player but he's a pretty good one and you can rely on him. Worst case scenario, with no injuries we're looking at a Shanle-Vilma-Casilla LB group and that's not bad at all.
the only thing i can rely on him to do is miss tackles and stale our LB corp up
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:12 PM   #35
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Good! Now if the young guns on the team can't beat him out for the starting position they don't deserve to play.
If the young guns on the team can't beat him out, that means the coaching staff has done a pi#@ poor job of talent evaluation and signed a bunch of guys who couldn't outplay out a slow, aging player. This depresses me.
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:19 PM   #36
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Originally Posted by Cruize View Post
I understand it. With no offseason for the young guys, it's safer to keep him. But, I hope the young guys step it up in the preseason. Shanle is solid but he's just not a playmaker. One playmaker, like Sharper was two years ago, can be the difference between the Saints going to the Super Bowl again or losing to a scrub like Seattle.
Well hopefully that will be across the DL.

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the only thing i can rely on him to do is miss tackles and stale our LB corp up
Tell us how you really feel.
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Wow, I go to the pet store to pick up some Dog food... I return to Shanle being signed...........
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:21 PM   #38
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Wow, I go to the pet store to pick up some Dog food... I return to Shanle being signed...........
Yeap... even more dog food.
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:28 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by Speedy Ron View Post
the only thing i can rely on him to do is miss tackles and stale our LB corp up
If he was bad as you say he would've been beaten out for his job by one of the parade of young linebackers by now.
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:31 PM   #40
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If the young guns on the team can't beat him out, that means the coaching staff has done a pi#@ poor job of talent evaluation and signed a bunch of guys who couldn't outplay out a slow, aging player. This depresses me.
Or maybe it means the coaches (who have recently won a Super Bowl and fielded a top -10 defense, by the way) know just a tiny bit more about Shanle than you or anybody else on this forum.

The hate this guy gets is mind-boggling. I don't love him by any stretch but I almost hope he keeps his starting job just so I can watch half the people on this board lose their minds.
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