Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints

Manti Te'o

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Well Manti Te'o could possibly drop down to us now in the midst of all his scandal. I feel, after all of this, he'll feel like he has something to prove. Fake or not, that guy puts his heart on ...

Like Tree18Likes

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-23-2013, 07:12 AM   #1
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 82
Manti Te'o

Well Manti Te'o could possibly drop down to us now in the midst of all his scandal. I feel, after all of this, he'll feel like he has something to prove.

Fake or not, that guy puts his heart on the line on the football field. I couldn't care less what they do off the field, as long as it doesn't keep them from starting games on Sundays. And yes, I know he was non-existent in the championship game, but it's not like he had any help. They were completely out-matched.

How does everyone feel about this guy now?
TreyThomas is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 07:17 AM   #2
Site Donor
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Bayou Bayfield CO
Posts: 3,666
Re: Manti Te'o

Manti Te' No! Nothin' to do with imaginary girlfriends. Most of us have had one or two of those. "Bama exposed him as a LB totally dependent on his DL to break him free to make plays. We can depend on our DL to help give up more yards than any other team in history
Seer1 is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 07:18 AM   #3
Site Donor
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 7,678
Blog Entries: 3
Re: Manti Te'o

You couldn't care less what they do off the field?

You will when it affects the locker room...

Look, the kid's ability is evident but he's destined to be a back up or starter of a very weak LB corps.
Ashley likes this.
saintsfan1976 is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 07:22 AM   #4
1000 Posts +
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Newport News, VA
Posts: 1,583
Re: Manti Te'o

I don't think he'll drop that far in the draft.
Besides I don't want to tarde up to get him.
Get the best player available and use the **** out of FA
Jamessr is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 07:25 AM   #5
1000 Posts +
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2,579
Blog Entries: 2
Re: Manti Te'o

He's a solid tackler, with pretty decent instincts... But he is physically slow in reacting to plays that aren't right in front of him. He doesn't have very good speed, and when I watched him I noticed his lateral movement was very unimpressive. He's just kinda stiff. Good college player because he tracks the ball well with his eyes and is a good tackler when he is able to get there, but I think he's too slow for the NFL. At least in terms of being a starter.
xan likes this.
burningmetal is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 08:34 AM   #6
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: New Haven Ct
Posts: 22,563
Re: Manti Te'o

I've stopped careing. I don't care anymore.
TheOak and saintsfan403 like this.
QBREES9 is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 09:20 AM   #7
Site Donor
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Colorado Springs Co
Posts: 2,737
Re: Manti Te'o

I say pass if he is around our pick there will be someone one is better at a different position. Or even better than his position, I'm not sold on this guy at all, even before this hype with a scandal
Ashley is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 09:27 AM   #8
A Cajun Transforming TX
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: The Woodlands, Texas
Posts: 2,508
Re: Manti Te'o

I didn't see many ND games but he did not impress me in the BCS. Maybe it was just one bad game but he sure picked the wrong time to have it.
Budsdrinker is online now  
Old 01-23-2013, 10:53 AM   #9
Site Donor
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Anchorage, AK
Posts: 2,426
Blog Entries: 2
Re: Manti Te'o

Honestly, I think he's gay. Not that there's anything wrong with that...

Imaginary girlfriends are for gay guys.

Beyond that, he's just not "attractive" as a linebacker.

AlaskaSaints is offline  
Old 01-23-2013, 10:53 AM   #10
100th Post
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Diamondhead, MS
Posts: 226
Re: Manti Te'o

I saw him a few times throughout the year and honestly wondered what all of the hype was about. If Notre Dame had lost a game or two during the regular season I'm not sure any of us would know who he was. That team needed a media face and that is what he became, although his lack of common sense is a little troubling.
Ashley likes this.
pinch is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules

LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://blackandgold.com/saints/54887-manti-teo.html
Posted By For Type Date Hits
The Latest New Orleans Saints News | SportSpyder This thread Refback 01-23-2013 07:45 AM 2
Manti Te'o This thread Refback 01-23-2013 07:24 AM 3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:16 PM.

Copyright 1997 - 2014 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts