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"Rams Have Best Running Backs in NFC West"

I agree that we are pretty tough and should be in the runningfor the best running tandum in the West. But what do you guys thing about the signing of the Edge in Seattle. It makes me a little nervous with Jones and Moore. I think what might make that tandum good it that their passing game should be much improved (provided they stay healthy.)
Originally posted by aclarke49:
I agree that we are pretty tough and should be in the runningfor the best running tandum in the West. But what do you guys thing about the signing of the Edge in Seattle. It makes me a little nervous with Jones and Moore. I think what might make that tandum good it that their passing game should be much improved (provided they stay healthy.)

Julius Jones and Edgerrin James? Uh, Jones had like 698 yards last season and has only topped 1,000 in one season out of the five years he's been in the league. Edge has gotten over a thousand yards but on over 300 carries with a sub 4.0 ypc average. He's not going to get 300 carries splitting time with Jones.

St. Louis has Stephen Jackson, who may be slightly better than Gore, but has missed a ton of games due to injury. Gado? b***h, please. I'll take Gore and Coffee any day of the week.
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the Rams are better because of Stephen Jackson alone. The guy is ridiculous and even if our depth is better, he's by far the best RB in this division.
Originally posted by JR80:
the Rams are better because of Stephen Jackson alone. The guy is ridiculous and even if our depth is better, he's by far the best RB in this division.

What good is having the potentially best RB in the division if he's sitting on the bench nursing his injuries?
[ Edited by Psinex on Aug 28, 2009 at 5:51 AM ]
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Originally posted by JR80:
the Rams are better because of Stephen Jackson alone. The guy is ridiculous and even if our depth is better, he's by far the best RB in this division.

Maybe, but he sure gets hurt alot, and has the worst line in the West. Gado was cut by the Texans, who until Slaton, had the worst RBs in the league since their inception.
The comparison is even. Both played a simillar amount of time on s**tty teams. The only thing is that Rams have a decent QB while we have had nobodys. Gore has better stats and is a bigger threat to take it the distance.
Originally posted by Psinex:
Originally posted by aclarke49:
I agree that we are pretty tough and should be in the runningfor the best running tandum in the West. But what do you guys thing about the signing of the Edge in Seattle. It makes me a little nervous with Jones and Moore. I think what might make that tandum good it that their passing game should be much improved (provided they stay healthy.)

Julius Jones and Edgerrin James? Uh, Jones had like 698 yards last season and has only topped 1,000 in one season out of the five years he's been in the league. Edge has gotten over a thousand yards but on over 300 carries with a sub 4.0 ypc average. He's not going to get 300 carries splitting time with Jones.

St. Louis has Stephen Jackson, who may be slightly better than Gore, but has missed a ton of games due to injury. Gado? b***h, please. I'll take Gore and Coffee any day of the week.


I don't dis agree but I think that Seattle is going to be tougher this year than allot of people are giving them credit for.

Part of the reason for Julious Jones's lack of production was he didn't have a comprable back (he's not an every down guy) and the LOAD of injuries that Seattle had last year. Without a passing attack and without a healthy line it's pretty difficult to move the ball.

As per Edge, I agree that he is older and his YPC are not the greatest, but he was in AZ last year that is not really known for running the ball. Perhaps the combo of a good passing game, better O-line and a quality duo of backs with Edge could be dangerous.

I'm not disagreeing with you in the sence that I am VERY happy with Gore and Coffee (Hope his success carries into the reg. season) but I just think we should over look the Seahawks. I think they will be pretty tough.
Someone hasn't had their Coffee yet.
Originally posted by aclarke49:
Originally posted by Psinex:
Originally posted by aclarke49:
I agree that we are pretty tough and should be in the runningfor the best running tandum in the West. But what do you guys thing about the signing of the Edge in Seattle. It makes me a little nervous with Jones and Moore. I think what might make that tandum good it that their passing game should be much improved (provided they stay healthy.)

Julius Jones and Edgerrin James? Uh, Jones had like 698 yards last season and has only topped 1,000 in one season out of the five years he's been in the league. Edge has gotten over a thousand yards but on over 300 carries with a sub 4.0 ypc average. He's not going to get 300 carries splitting time with Jones.

St. Louis has Stephen Jackson, who may be slightly better than Gore, but has missed a ton of games due to injury. Gado? b***h, please. I'll take Gore and Coffee any day of the week.


I don't dis agree but I think that Seattle is going to be tougher this year than allot of people are giving them credit for.

Part of the reason for Julious Jones's lack of production was he didn't have a comprable back (he's not an every down guy) and the LOAD of injuries that Seattle had last year. Without a passing attack and without a healthy line it's pretty difficult to move the ball.

As per Edge, I agree that he is older and his YPC are not the greatest, but he was in AZ last year that is not really known for running the ball. Perhaps the combo of a good passing game, better O-line and a quality duo of backs with Edge could be dangerous.

I'm not disagreeing with you in the sence that I am VERY happy with Gore and Coffee (Hope his success carries into the reg. season) but I just think we should over look the Seahawks. I think they will be pretty tough.

I don't dispute that the Seahawks will be tough. But I don't think it'll be because of their rushing game. If anything, having a healthy Hassel-back (sic) and TJ Whoseyomomma will make them tough. I'm more scared of their passing game without a steady pass rush. Hopefully Parys and Manny can get it done.
Originally posted by SolRebe1:
Someone hasn't had their Coffee yet.

This
Seahawks will definitely be scary this year.
Originally posted by BirdmanJr:
Seahawks will definitely be scary this year.

I dunno..their O-Line has been screwed up thus far. They lost their center for a few weeks, and Walter Jones might be out for the whole season. They have to move their RT whose less than adequate to LT. That might be difficult. Plus Hassleback is injury prone. But who knows, they could always surprise us
i dont even think steven jackson is better than gore.. he has had pretty good passing attack helpin him out, last year bruce leaves and his numbers slip, now holt is gone..

gore has done his thing with new offensive systems and almost non existent passing attacks..

it's a lot when cowboys fans try to tell you Emmett was better than Barry Sanders

not to say jackson compares to smith or gore compares to barry, but im sure you get what im saying
[ Edited by MaliCali on Aug 29, 2009 at 4:00 PM ]
Originally posted by MaliCali:
i dont even think steven jackson is better than gore.. he has had pretty good passing attack helpin him out, last year bruce leaves and his numbers slip, now holt is gone..

gore has done his thing with new offensive systems and almost non existent passing attacks..

it's a lot when cowboys fans try to tell you Emmett was better than Barry Sanders

not to say jackson compares to smith or gore compares to barry, but im sure you get what im saying

we'll see once the season starts. i see many LB's complaining about their broken ribs in the near future...