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NorthGwinnettTiger
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What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
Obviously the defense overall needs some serious work, but was curious as to opinions on Lofton in particular.


Brettesaurus Rex
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
I'll just say he doesn't seem to be the problem


SaintEB
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
He seemed to be more noticeable in the preseason. I think the Dline being so bad is not allowing him to play to his full potential. If I were a guard and I got to the second level, I'd skip the white guys and go straight at him. I think he is being gameplanned because Herring and Shanle are bad.


ETA: I noticed a couple of times, when he was allowed to run clean, he got to Benson first. Other times, he shed the block and made the tackle, albeit 4 yards down the field.
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Pendulum
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
I think he seems a little overwhelmed as far as being the play-caller in this new system goes. His play however is great.

He's like a young healthy Vilma without quite the same cover-skills, but makes up for it with a lot more hitting power.

He seems to always be around to fill a lane, always involved in running plays.
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Wild Thang
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
He is a bright spot on our sorry arse defense IMO.


hsfolk
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
I'd rather have Manti Te'o


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saintsfan22
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
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He seemed to be more noticeable in the preseason.

He was pretty noticeable against the Chiefs since he was the only lb who tried to make tackles.


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Jayson78
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
He seems to be around the ball every play. I'm down with Lofton.


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SaintEB
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
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I'll just say he doesn't seem to be the problem


Perfect answer.


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Hoodoo Man
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
He's the only player I trust on D.


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Jones
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
he is one of 3 people on the D that is worth a shite right now


LooseCannon22282
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
He's played pretty good the last few games. I think maybe he was a little rusty during the Redskins game. He had sat out almost half of the preseason with the high ankle sprain.


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Swagga
New Orleans Saints Fan
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
Lofton
Greer?
And who..


Eta: as others have said, lofton has been one of the few players on our d who is capable of making a play.
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HMTVBrian2
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
He's played well this year. Really the only linebacker on the team that's played well so far.


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Jayre
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Member since Nov 2011
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
Lofty expectations, yet he and Jenkins are still the best players on this defense.


Lester Earl
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
quote:

Lofton
Greer?
And who..



Lofton
Green
PRob
JR
Cam


CocoLoco
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
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Lofty expectations, yet he and Jenkins are still the best players on this defense.



hehe hehehe



He is a good player surrounded by mostly mediocre to bad players.


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Jones
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
yea, yea, and i will say will smith. he is old and at the end of his career but he always seems to be getting held or getting a double team. kinda partial to him


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graychef
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
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yet he and Jenkins are still the best players on this defense.


ehhhhhhh

Greer is playing better than Jenkins.


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whodatfan
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re: What are Saints fan's opinion of Lofton so far?
Good. He's a stud who will get better with better cohesive play from the rest of the defense. I truly believe this defense will be markedly better as the season progresses.


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