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What happened to Carl Nicks?

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; You know, the Brees protecting, ground game-hole creating monster!? He couldn't/didn't help the Bucs get 1.5 yds for a TD! Either the Saints defense isn't that bad, or Nicks isn't that good! I think it is the later!...

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Old 10-22-2012, 10:31 PM   #1
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You know, the Brees protecting, ground game-hole creating monster!?

He couldn't/didn't help the Bucs get 1.5 yds for a TD!

Either the Saints defense isn't that bad, or Nicks isn't that good!

I think it is the later!
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:34 PM   #2
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

That's why Grubbs is rated the #1, or he did a couple of weeks ago...

Brees makes O-Linemen better...
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:13 AM   #3
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

No, Saints defense is bad. Nicks overvalued himself. We were smart enough to know the man wasn't worth that much.
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:38 AM   #4
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

Originally Posted by |Mitch| View Post
That's why Grubbs is rated the #1, or he did a couple of weeks ago...

Brees makes O-Linemen better...
lol, yeah, helps when your average QB release of the ball is 3.5 sec, and the quickest in the NFL at a mind shattering 1.7 sec's. Does not give D time to respond, and blocking looks good because of it.
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:54 AM   #5
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

He's on drugs. He says we treated him poorly as fans.
So he came here, made money he signed for, won a Superbowl... give me a break.

What happened to him? He became a loser.
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Old 10-23-2012, 02:26 AM   #6
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

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lol, yeah, helps when your average QB release of the ball is 3.5 sec, and the quickest in the NFL at a mind shattering 1.7 sec's. Does not give D time to respond, and blocking looks good because of it.
Thank you. This is why I've been saying for years that our line is over rated. Somehow, we managed to run the ball well last year and in 09', but we've really struggled to open holes the rest of the time. And the pass blocking is really weak, particularly at tackle. Brees' release time has unquestionably made his lineman look much better than they are.

We have good guards, but center and tackle have to get better. Getting Grubbs instead of giving in to Nicks' ridiculous demands was a very good move, indeed.
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Old 10-23-2012, 02:31 AM   #7
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

This scenario kind of reminds me of The Replacements when the brothers were one of the best guard tandems in the league, but as soon as one was traded, they fell apart. Only in this case, it happened to Nicks.
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Old 10-23-2012, 03:10 AM   #8
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

What happened to Carl Nicks?

He saw the dollar signs and ran towards them
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:02 AM   #9
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

How's that Lollipop now, Carl?

Just enjoy that rainbow from the Saints p*ssing on y'alls head!
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Old 10-23-2012, 05:38 AM   #10
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Re: What happened to Carl Nicks?

He went and got rich(er).
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