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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Danno Last 3 games... Mark Ingram - 15 carries, 38 yards, 2.53 yards per carry Pierre Thomas 24 carries, 55 yards, 2.29 yards per carry Maybe its not the RB thats the problem. 24 divided by 3 ...

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Old 10-08-2012, 03:47 PM   #41
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Re: PT needs to be our Feature back!!

Originally Posted by Danno View Post
Last 3 games...

Mark Ingram - 15 carries, 38 yards, 2.53 yards per carry
Pierre Thomas 24 carries, 55 yards, 2.29 yards per carry

Maybe its not the RB thats the problem.
24 divided by 3 equals 8

So an average of 8 runs a game over 3 games for PT.

That can be broken down to what....2 carries a quarter for PT?

We expect results from that?
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:05 PM   #42
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Re: PT needs to be our Feature back!!

Originally Posted by x626xBlack View Post
What did you do with Thomas?

I agree with making him the feature back....i just added what the other backs roles should be.
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:07 PM   #43
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And if you guys want to pull up stats...the year we made thomas the go to guy he put up like 700 yards rushing in 6 games....
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:59 PM   #44
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Re: PT needs to be our Feature back!!

Originally Posted by lynwood View Post
24 divided by 3 equals 8

So an average of 8 runs a game over 3 games for PT.

That can be broken down to what....2 carries a quarter for PT?

We expect results from that?
Very true. And it goes back to my point that the problem isn't the RB.

The problem is an ineffective O-line and to a slighter lesser extent playcalling.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:09 PM   #45
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Re: PT needs to be our Feature back!!

Originally Posted by Cory9289 View Post
PT is always Punishment Time.
Punishment Time - hahahahahaha.

I told my wife last night, every time you give the ball to Pierre, good things
happen.

Two of my large speakers in my DJ system, I've marked them,
and named them a couple years ago, so I can keep up with maintenance. "PT" has a red tag, cranks up loud, and always works. "Reggie" has a yellow tag and
is always in the shop.

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Old 10-08-2012, 07:24 PM   #46
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Re: PT needs to be our Feature back!!

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I'll agree with that. But PT didn't do any better than Mark the last two games and didn't do much tonight until the 4th quarter.

The still both ended up with about the same average rushing.
Last night's game is the perfect example of stats not telling the whole story. PT was the spark that got the engine rolling last night. Colston was awesome but PT wins the "MVP Not Named Drew" award this week.
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