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Old 12-12-2012, 11:05 AM   #11
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I love the way he runs, but if people here think Mendy fumbles too much, you guys are REALLY gonna hate that guy. In 2 seasons he has as many fumbles as mendenhall had in 5 seasons
we really just need someone that takes pride in their work, is a professional, and is focused on every aspect of being a complete RB. Also, it wouldn't hurt to have a little

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Old 12-12-2012, 11:07 AM   #12
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I'd say if we don't need to break the bank for blount, sure, sign him. Fumbles can be fixed. I like his style of running though I have to admit, he runs freakin hard. kinda reminds me of gary brown for the oilers way back
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I'm a huge Cam Newton fan so I've seen most Panthers games this year and I can tell you with complete confidence that DeAngelo Williams is one of the most overrated running backs in the NFL. Picture Mendenhall, only with the stamina and will of Jonathan Dwyer. He's not a good running back and wouldn't do well here.

edit - I wouldn't mind giving Reggie Bush a shot assuming he doesn't ask for top dollar.

I completely disagree, he's being wasted in Carolina.
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I completely disagree, he's being wasted in Carolina.
He has potential, but he has 120 carries for 415 yards. That equals out to roughly 3 YPC which isn't a big step up from Dwyer. His asking price is going to be that of a top flight running back and he just hasn't proven it since they have had Cam at the helm. I agree the playcalling has set back both DeAngelo and Cam, but franchise running backs make something-outta-nothing, and he hasn't shown he can do that. Just my opinion.
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Who wants to bet the Patriots will pick him up before we would even consider?
You're probably right. They should easily be able to nab him with one of their 11 first round picks.

I guess we could hold our noses and settle for a lesser talent like Steven Jackson or Brandon Jacobs.
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