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Old 01-10-2010, 05:49 PM   #1
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Default Is Ray Rice that much better than Rashard?

I have to think not that much if at all. I think it''s the way they use him and their commitment to the running game. I really think Mendy could catch 40 balls out of the backfield if they made that a priority. Of course that would make too much sense to use your most talented players.
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Old 01-10-2010, 05:55 PM   #2
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I have to think not that much if at all. I think it''s the way they use him and their commitment to the running game. I really think Mendy could catch 40 balls out of the backfield if they made that a priority. Of course that would make too much sense to use your most talented players.
I think he also has one more year under his belt than mendy. I'm excited about what this kid not only has brought but I think we've yet to see his potential.
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Ray Rice is basically the Ravens' offense. So it's no wonder he has put up the numbers that he has. Outside of Joe Flacco and maybe Todd Heap, they have no one else who strikes fear into anyone. If you shut Rice down, you shut down their offense, whereas if you shut Mendenhall down, the Steelers still have Ben, Hines, Santo, Heath and "60 Minutes" to turn to.
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Ray Rice is basically the Ravens' offense. So it's no wonder he has put up the numbers that he has. Outside of Joe Flacco and maybe Todd Heap, they have no one else who strikes fear into anyone. If you shut Rice down, you shut down their offense, whereas if you shut Mendenhall down, the Steelers still have Ben, Hines, Santo, Heath and "60 Minutes" to turn to.
WOW, way to not give credit to their offensive line and make yourself look like a football ignoramus. It's not just one player, it's not about stopping just one player. You think teams don't know about Ray Rice?
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At this point, I would say that Ray Rice has the edge over Rashard, but it's not by much. Ray has had more playing time than Rashard, so I guess we'll have to wait and see to get a more accurate view on the subject. Right now, I'm happy to have Mendenhall, because he's only going to get better. Hopefully we'll get him the ball more in this coming season.
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Default Re: Is Ray Rice that much better than Rashard?

Well the Raven's offensive line is better than the Steelers. No doubt.
They used some good draft picks putting together their line in the last 2 or 3 years.
Unlike the Steelers, more or less patchwork or bottom of barrel type draft picks.
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I think in the long run, Mendenhall will have a more productive career. Rice got through this year healthy, but last year had injury issues. Small backs who get that many touches do not last more then 4 years in the NFL. But for right now, Ray Rice running behind a good run-blocking o-line, and being the dump down guy for a struggling QB, he is playing better.
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At this point, I would say that Ray Rice has the edge over Rashard, but it's not by much. Ray has had more playing time than Rashard, so I guess we'll have to wait and see to get a more accurate view on the subject. Right now, I'm happy to have Mendenhall, because he's only going to get better. Hopefully we'll get him the ball more in this coming season.
This. I mean Mendy didn't even start until like the fourth game of the season and finished with only a little over 200 fewer yards. So to answer your question, I say the verdict is still out.
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Cam Cameron is that much better than BA.
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