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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Supertek I had hopes for Crawley not sure what happened to him I think he took up wrestling... Only way to explain his coverage style...

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Old 12-06-2018, 07:22 AM   #11
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I had hopes for Crawley not sure what happened to him
I think he took up wrestling... Only way to explain his coverage style
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Old 12-06-2018, 11:52 AM   #12
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What I find Odd is that Apple had ONE PI against him while he was with the Giants this year... gets to New Orleans and seems like Crawley is his mentor.


Needs to quit looking in the damn backfield and mirror his wr
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I think 2 of those calls were bs though. Especially considering what cow db's were getting away with at that point.
I hope this zebra group is watching from the couch when the playoffs start.

Ticky/tacky calls or lack thereof across the board. Garbage crew.
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I hope this zebra group is watching from the couch when the playoffs start.

Ticky/tacky calls or lack thereof across the board. Garbage crew.
I couldn't agree more. And that crew was supposedly the most experienced in the league, which has me worried that they will be calling playoff games.
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Re: Eli Apple learning on the fly: Some good, some bad as DB settles in with Saints secondary

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IAnd that crew was supposedly the most experienced in the league, which has me worried that they will be calling playoff games.
I think "most experienced" was just a fancy polite way of saying they were just REALLY OLD. I'm really not a general fan of ragging on the refs, because refs are human, but they sure seemed to miss an awful lot that particular night. Just multiple blown calls, bad spots, or they were clueless about stuff that was happening with repeated holding, and players getting chippy with each other and whatnot. And they were out of position in a lot of cases, on pass plays, too. It was flat out a bad crew.
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I think "most experienced" was just a fancy polite way of saying they were just REALLY OLD. I'm really not a general fan of ragging on the refs, because refs are human, but they sure seemed to miss an awful lot that particular night. Just multiple blown calls, bad spots, or they were clueless about stuff that was happening with repeated holding, and players getting chippy with each other and whatnot. And they were out of position in a lot of cases, on pass plays, too. It was flat out a bad crew.
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Re: Eli Apple learning on the fly: Some good, some bad as DB settles in with Saints secondary

Apple has had good and bad games since his arrival. I am a fan of his size and think he did a damn fine job vs. Julio in the Atlanta game. I think he's a building block who will get better as he regains confidence.
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Eli Apple had a really good day today - he's getting comfortable and developing chemistry with Mr. Marcus and his Buckeye teammates...
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While I don't consider PFF an absolute, as a base line or as a relative gauge, this news is encouraging...

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Wish Patrick Robinson could've been rehabbed in time for the end of the regular season and for our Superbowl Championship run...

Could you imagine how good the secondary would be then?!?
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