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Old 08-01-2011, 03:51 PM   #21
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Sounds like it was time for a change for both us and the Bolts.
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:51 PM   #22
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He doesn't mean any harm. Let's face it, Sproles really wasn't worth 6 million a season. I'm very curious how many touches we're even going to give him here. If Ingram takes off and PT is fully healthy... mix in some Ivory, where does that leave Sproles?

That said, I'm confident that in the touches he will receive, he's going to make of it than Bush did with his.
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:52 PM   #23
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Im excited about Sproles. Screen pass here we come!!
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:52 PM   #24
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No matter. They didn't bring him here to carry the team. He might not even make it. We just needed someone to do some of the same things that Reggie did so we don't have to reprint the playbook.
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Old 08-01-2011, 04:50 PM   #25
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Good things I see about this signing...
a.) Ever since that season ending injury in 2006, he's been healthy.
b.) He's worked with Brees.
c.) He'll be running routes similar to the ones he did here.

Anybody know how much of that money is guaranteed?
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Old 08-01-2011, 05:13 PM   #26
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LOL yes we'd finally hopefully be able to work in a screen pass for a change geez!!!

I don't think we had a good one in like ever.
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Old 08-01-2011, 05:19 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Speedy Ron View Post
plus bush only played in 10 games since we drafted him (exageration)
Yeah, it was 15 if you count the partial games he left injured on.


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True, but Bolts4Life hasn't ever done that.

For a non-Saints fan he is the least offensive that I have seen.

I can't say that, I once met a Kansas City Chiefs fan that I didn't want to punch in the face.
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Old 08-01-2011, 05:42 PM   #28
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Sproles has no issues either, stand up guy. Bush on the otherhand, lawsuits, returning awards, fake celebrity girlfriend, dumb tweet/comments. He was always dealing with some issue that he created.
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Old 08-01-2011, 07:55 PM   #29
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Thanks for the info, Bolts.

Last time someone came here from another team and gave us the skinny on a player we aquired, it was Bills fans telling us about Jabari Greer. (they loved him)

I think its a good sign.
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Old 08-01-2011, 11:27 PM   #30
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Thanks Bolt,
His stats are better than reggies though. All RB have bad fumbling years glad to hear it was when he was on your team,lol

all in all though if you look at reggie stats and durability vs sproles , Spoles is a definite upgrade and fumbles less, and your OL has not been near as good as ours since 2006. I think sproles will perform even better than when he was a charger, because he has better protection from the OL , better play calling for misdirection , and more weapons, so he will not be seen as the weapon he was in charger country, and will have LB's trying to cover him.
Plus spoles is still young and has only 249 attempts to reggaes 524 attempt in the NFL, so he's hardly been used, my guess is they really didn't know how to use him, but we are brilliant at using scat backs in N.O. , he will fit nicely.

but thanks for the insight.


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Darren Sproles NFL & AFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com
Bush
Reggie Bush NFL & AFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com

really? which stats?

bush is number one in receptions and recieving yards among ALL running backs since he came into the league and second in recieving touchdowns.
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