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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by papz It's the first frickin' preseason game... And the radio guys talked about this right before the game. Never read too much into a pre-season game good or bad. Individual match-ups are more telling. Our guys were ...

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Old 08-06-2012, 07:46 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by papz View Post
It's the first frickin' preseason game...



And the radio guys talked about this right before the game.

Never read too much into a pre-season game good or bad.

Individual match-ups are more telling. Our guys were flying all over the field, were agressive and for the most part looked fine to me.

The occasional big gainer in pre-season doesn't worry me as much as getting gashed on every play. I thought our run defense looked solid for the most part.
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:00 AM   #22
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I must say C-Lo looked better in coverage than he did with us, maybe the weight loss did help him!?
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:27 AM   #23
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I don't know if I just key in on Shanle but I always see him getting blocked out or misreading the play completely. Just in this pre-season game I saw 4 plays which he was out of position or blocked out of the play.
It's not just you. It is hard to miss a player constantly looking bad. That long run they had on outside, Shanle was so locked up it was sad. The guy is JUNK!!!
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:49 AM   #24
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LB's looked good I thought, except Shanle. Pressure looked decent from the front four. Still gave up some big plays, but preseason has a long way to go so we'll see.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:52 PM   #25
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SHANLE NEEDS TO PAY-TO-PLAY.

Simple as that. He's NOT earning whatever we are paying him. Period.

There is absolutely NO excuse for him to remain a part of this team once cuts are made.

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Old 08-06-2012, 03:19 PM   #26
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We did relatively well with our DE's play. We may need another major player in the DT rotation. I didn't see very much push from the middle of the D-line. We don't collapse a pocket with pressure up the middle. The QB's just got rattled and could have stayed in the pocket much more often than they did.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:16 PM   #27
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our run defense is good, its going to let some guys by for a few yards every now and then, but last night it wasnt near about as bad as it has been.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:24 PM   #28
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We did relatively well with our DE's play. We may need another major player in the DT rotation. I didn't see very much push from the middle of the D-line. We don't collapse a pocket with pressure up the middle. The QB's just got rattled and could have stayed in the pocket much more often than they did.
T. Walker #75 is the answer. This guy was a stud in the second half of the game. Yes, I know it was against scrubs but he deserves to be looked at. I am also excited to see Hicks in the next Preseason game.
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Old 08-07-2012, 05:29 AM   #29
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I'd be happy if we could get a 7th round pick for shanle, man whatever scheme he's in, everybody else is flying around and he just stands there lost
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