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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Loomis is a draft genius, he just missed on this one. Basically two wasted 1st round picks....

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Old 05-18-2012, 04:58 AM   #21
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Loomis is a draft genius, he just missed on this one. Basically two wasted 1st round picks.
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Old 05-18-2012, 10:44 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by WHODAT! View Post
Loomis is a draft genius, he just missed on this one. Basically two wasted 1st round picks.
Wasted? How so?
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Old 05-18-2012, 10:53 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by WHODAT! View Post
Loomis is a draft genius, he just missed on this one. Basically two wasted 1st round picks.
What ? what was that.
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:22 PM   #24
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I'm a Tide man - so I love Ingram - but I can understand the disappointment with his rookie year. He posted 122 ATT 474 YDS 5 TD in 10 games, and the injury was unfortunate (if not unforeseen).

By comparison, last season's leading rookie, DeMarco Murray, posted 164 ATT 897 YDS 2 TD in 13 games (including the well-known 25 ATT 253 YDS 1 TD monster against St. Louis Oct. 23). Following him was Roy Helu with 151 ATT 640 YDS 2 TD in 15 games.

My point is, huge rookie seasons from RB's are not the norm. The Saints wisely say they'll give Ingram time, I think his critics should, too.
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He'll be alright.
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Old 05-19-2012, 01:02 PM   #26
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He did have a disappoiiting rookie year in relation to his college hype, and seams to to plagued with the injury bug, hopefully this is not going to be a trend for his career, still too early to tell.
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