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 Post subject: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:04 pm 
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What's the biggest question mark every year, Cornerbacks.

Haden, who knows? Quality guy, but frankly stunk last 2 years, because of injuries. Can he turn back the clock? Does he have any speed?

Burns, love him. Is he ready to step up and be Consistent?

Hilton, promising, but needs more experience.

Sensabaugh, and Gay. Backups with experience if not speed.

Allen, rookie with size, speed, athleticism, but still raw, needs some time.


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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:08 pm 
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Hard to believe Gay made the team


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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:59 am 
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Pray Burns stays healthy.

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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:18 am 
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ChicagoSteel wrote:
Pray Burns stays healthy.


There isn't a team league wide that doesn't say same thing about top players. We saw what happens when you lose a big time impact player to even the mighty Pats. Brady obviously missed Edelman.


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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:10 am 
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steelclan wrote:
ChicagoSteel wrote:
Pray Burns stays healthy.


There isn't a team league wide that doesn't say same thing about top players. We saw what happens when you lose a big time impact player to even the mighty Pats. Brady obviously missed Edelman.

I don't know the stats, but I thought Brady looked decent in the first half with all day to throw despite Eric Berry containing Gronk. Then KC got after him a lot more in the 2nd which fucked him up.

That's obviously the formula. We learned that the hard way.


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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:48 am 
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ChicagoSteel wrote:
Pray Burns stays healthy.

... and Haden. Your back ups are an Old Gay, Very Young Allen and a very mediocre Sensabaugh. Would be a nightmare.

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I don't know the stats, but I thought Brady looked decent in the first half with all day to throw despite Eric Berry containing Gronk. Then KC got after him a lot more in the 2nd which fucked him up.

That's obviously the formula. We learned that the hard way.

This ^


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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:44 am 
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I'm more excited about our cbs than I have been in well ever. Burns has huge upside. Here's why I like Haden...

First AB vouched for him. Ask burns or Ross cockrell about getting called out by AB. Valued opinion.

Second like most vets smarts can make up for some physical slides. Hines ward was probably running a 4.7 at best his last few years but still work coverages and be effective. Haden has also been known as a smart cagey player. That attitude only gets better with age.

Third Haden is super intrinsically motivated. He's saying he picked the steelers from nine other teams for the chance to play a meaningful game. Fucking crazy when you think about playing seven seasons in total futility. Shows real fortitude. Or maybe unreal fortitude.

Fourth Haden B game is better than anyone not named Artie Burns on steelers roster. Any way you slice it he's an upgrade.

Only concern of mine is he reinjures something. Otherwise I'm going to enjoy watching this D

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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:57 am 
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http://www.steelers.com/videos/videos/Haden_I_feel_a_hundred_percent/5cc15f22-d13f-4a3c-ad12-05a3d16a105c


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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:37 am 
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Havoc wrote:


Awesome insight there.

Reporter asks about the dime D and Haden says, cover 2 cover 3 whatever I'm the left outside corner so I'm locked in there.

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 Post subject: Re: Cornerbacks
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:25 pm 
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Havoc wrote:

Havoc, good find with this Interview of Joe Haden. enjoyed it. It's on the field where he gets his chance to prove himself again.

Haden: "I ran a 4.3 on my pro day, but it doesn't really matter. That Combine is the Gospel."


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