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Old 01-12-2010, 02:11 AM   #1
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Default Ryan Clark!

Alot of people thought Ryan had lost it this season? But he had his most productive year in the 2009 season.

89 Tackles 8 pass deflections and 3 interceptions, it could be argued that his 2005 season or 2008 season was his best, but this was his most productive season.

Why throw him away when he could start again and eventually be a mentor say we can watch ray rice get jacked up by ryan mundy for years to come?

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Old 01-12-2010, 02:23 AM   #2
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he's mediocre in coverage and doesn't make many plays how often do you see him batting down balls or making interceptions? making a tackle after the guy catches a ball in front of you doesn't make you a good db. ...qb's aren't afraid to throw the ball in clarks direction. i don't dislike clark, but i think they need to upgrade. i wouldn't mind seeing him stay as a backup.
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Old 01-12-2010, 02:37 AM   #3
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Ryan Clark would have way more interceptions if he didn't go for the big hit. I've seen him stop, and sight up a player to make a hit instead of going for the pick when he easier could have gotten it. I wouldn't even want him mentoring a younger player because they would turn into the Fail of a saftey that he is. If we brought him in the game during our 3 saftey packages on defense, and let him play in the box with the Line Backers, or put him on a tight end, he could work out.
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I would love to see Clark sign for another three years. Especially if we can get Earl Thomas out of Texas this year he would be a great Mentor for this young man. I would say that Clarks play this year would have been better if Troy would have played. He couldn't play the kind of ball he could have without having to watch what Carter was doing.
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Old 01-12-2010, 05:17 AM   #5
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I would love to see Clark sign for another three years. Especially if we can get Earl Thomas out of Texas this year he would be a great Mentor for this young man. I would say that Clarks play this year would have been better if Troy would have played. He couldn't play the kind of ball he could have without having to watch what Carter was doing.
This, Ryan Clark is a system player especially with Troy. He kinda built up a denfensive duo like Manning and Harrison did.
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We have enough mentors on this team. We need young fast playmakers.
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Watch the highlights on NFL.com if you get a chance and check out how many times it's Clark playing deep center field when the opponent gets big plays. I love Clrak, and I love how he hits, but he is a liability when teams go deep on us. Time to move on. If we can get a guy like Thomas who's two steps faster at getting to the ball than Clark (though not quite the hitter), then the field shrinks for the corners because they can squeeze receivers against the sideline a little more, knowing he would be there to make the play if the receiver breaks open over the middle.
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Watch the highlights on NFL.com if you get a chance and check out how many times it's Clark playing deep center field when the opponent gets big plays. I love Clrak, and I love how he hits, but he is a liability when teams go deep on us. Time to move on. If we can get a guy like Thomas who's two steps faster at getting to the ball than Clark (though not quite the hitter), then the field shrinks for the corners because they can squeeze receivers against the sideline a little more, knowing he would be there to make the play if the receiver breaks open over the middle.
oh Yes let's draft Earl Thomas, start him straight away im thinking the second he's drafted PUT HIM out of position and then make him learn an excrutiatingly difficult playbook from LeBeau and expect the Messiah results.

p.s. Who's gonna be the backup with no mentor??????

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oh Yes let's draft Earl Thomas, start him straight away im thinking the second he's drafted PUT HIM out of position and then make him learn an excrutiatingly difficult playbook from LeBeau and expect the Messiah results.

p.s. Who's gonna be the backup with no mentor??????

Sounds Good :t t04:
You think Carter, Troy and LeBeau can't teach a rookie things that Clark can?
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You think Carter, Troy and LeBeau can't teach a rookie things that Clark can?
No but the way your saying it is that if Thomas came in he would make big plays every snap of the ball his rookie years, Drafted by us or not he will give up a few big plays throughout his career.

Ryan Clark is a run stopping Saftey, something Free Safeties tend not to be but when has he ever not done his job on tackling, one of the sure safety tacklers in the league.

Only few "great" safeties are good at both coverage and run stopping in the nfl... Clark is not a freak like Polamalu who does both like Jesus.

Wow he's not the best at coverage, he sure pretty looked decent in 2008.
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