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Thu Oct 07, 2021 11:51 am

Last year we had great all around role play from our D-line and DW emerged as a difference maker in the secondary. So far this season Justin Hollins started fast but then got injured and now who will emerge from the cast of mediocre defensive players to become our week 5 star and hopefully for the rest of the season?
DW - Int for a TD??
Terrell Lewis -Couple of sacks--I wish
I'm going to put my money on Ad having a big game tonight but for unexpected star I'm going with Robert Rochell in a coming out party with an Int for a long return to set up some great field position and put the game out of reach in the third quarter.

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 12:14 pm

I really think letting Brockers go was a big mistake. JJ we couldn't keep but Brockers was somewhat cheap enough. We're getting almost nothing from Robinson

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:10 pm

toast49 wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 12:14 pm
I really think letting Brockers go was a big mistake. JJ we couldn't keep but Brockers was somewhat cheap enough. We're getting almost nothing from Robinson
A’Shawn still plays for us?

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:25 pm

DMRamFan wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:10 pm
toast49 wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 12:14 pm
I really think letting Brockers go was a big mistake. JJ we couldn't keep but Brockers was somewhat cheap enough. We're getting almost nothing from Robinson
A’Shawn still plays for us?

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Interestingly, while PFF is not the end all
AShauns grade is over 15 points higher than big Brocks right now 69/53 and 5 points higher than big Brock last year 69/64

I’ve watched him a bunch and he gets penetration
I think both Ashaun and Gaines are playing well our LBers and safety’s suck

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:30 pm

More folks need to stand out—in a good way. Strange how it feels like D Williams is constrained in some way. He had more of a presence last year.

Maybe he’s on the verge, but A’Shawn has felt kind of A’Bsent.

I predict that Rapp wakes up tonight and that Fuller will have an interception.
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Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:31 pm

A Shawn isn't the issue. Nearly every metric I've seen he is playing well along with the rest of the DL. Could he be better, yes but he is properly occupying blockers so Floyd can make a impact.

It's the ILB, safeties and now nickel. On top of that Hollins is out and now OLB is a issue.

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:36 pm

therealheadslap75 wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:25 pm
DMRamFan wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:10 pm
toast49 wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 12:14 pm
I really think letting Brockers go was a big mistake. JJ we couldn't keep but Brockers was somewhat cheap enough. We're getting almost nothing from Robinson
A’Shawn still plays for us?

😳
Interestingly, while PFF is not the end all
AShauns grade is over 15 points higher than big Brocks right now 69/53 and 5 points higher than big Brock last year 69/64

I’ve watched him a bunch and he gets penetration
I think both Ashaun and Gaines are playing well our LBers and safety’s suck

From a production standpoint Brocker has 13 tackles and 1 sack on 182 snaps

Ashaun has 12 tackles no sacks on 104 snaps so I think this isn’t where our leak is

I think it’s scheme
Last year we dropped a safety a lot more and our corners played more press

JJ is better than Fuller and Fuller is better than Rapp and Troy Hill is better than Long Jr
Troy Hill currently sports a 91 PFF grade vs the run our current slot guy DLjr is posting a 56,

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:58 pm

Yes-the loss of Troy Hill hurts but he came out of nowhere and now we need another CB to do the same and one of our supposedly ready for prime time safeties who was going to replace JJ needs to show up tonight.

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:41 pm

Rammo wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:58 pm
Yes-the loss of Troy Hill hurts but he came out of nowhere and now we need another CB to do the same and one of our supposedly ready for prime time safeties who was going to replace JJ needs to show up tonight.
He was getting burned a lot last year. I am not supporting Long because I would bench him because this his 3rd year if he can't make it by now it's enough.

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:56 pm

Cornell29 wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:31 pm
A Shawn isn't the issue. Nearly every metric I've seen he is playing well along with the rest of the DL. Could he be better, yes but he is properly occupying blockers so Floyd can make a impact.

It's the ILB, safeties and now nickel. On top of that Hollins is out and now OLB is a issue.
This.

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Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:05 pm

A’Shawn seemed A’Bit A’Bsent to me in the first few games but much more present tonight. Looking forward to more. He can be a force.

Still too many missed tackles and lost-looking Deb’s. Geno Smith sliced up the defense. Stressful.

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Fri Oct 08, 2021 3:17 am

T. Lewis is coming on. Looked good last night.

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Fri Oct 08, 2021 3:20 am

Terrell Lewis came through and Nick Scott with the game clinching INT!!

Let's not forget AD knocking Russ out as well.......almost backfired LOL

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Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:22 am

Terrell Lewis could be that star.
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Fri Oct 08, 2021 9:16 am

JFM playing really well for the Jets. Never really understood why we let him go so early.

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Rams since '66 wrote:
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JFM playing really well for the Jets. Never really understood why we let him go so early.
Ask Wade Phillips. He cut JFM and chose T Smart instead.

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Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:39 am

Cornell29 wrote:
Fri Oct 08, 2021 9:30 am
Rams since '66 wrote:
Fri Oct 08, 2021 9:16 am
JFM playing really well for the Jets. Never really understood why we let him go so early.
Ask Wade Phillips. He cut JFM and chose T Smart instead.
Yeah. Smart move.

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Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:49 am

We need more than one

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