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blueslover
New Orleans Saints Fan
deeper than deep south
Member since Sep 2007
21223 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary

just what tiger said, for me he's an B to B+ in run support and C- to D in pass coverage. No DB in the league blitzes as well as he does either. Not elite but if you think he's terrible ya need to watch more games, just IMO.

speaking of DBs, we could have Tracy Porter back on the cheap
Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter hasn’t played in a game since Oct. 7, after he suffered symptoms similar to a previous seizure.

But that’s not what’s keeping him off the field now.

The emergence of cornerback Chris Harris has limited the need to rush Porter back, and has left him frustrated.

According to Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post, Porter posted then deleted some messages on Twitter that expressed his displeasure at his inactivity. He also deleted some photos of himself in Broncos gear that were once on the site.
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Image: http://nbcprofootballtalk.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/350x-1321.jpg?w=250


He got $4mil on a one year show-me contract in Denver. Continuing with the same injury story he had here (or worse) he'll prolly be looking at near vet minimum for 2014.


Suntiger
USA Fan
BR or somewhere else
Member since Feb 2007
22182 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
I'd love to have Porter back! I think he's better than PRob. His only issue is health.


blueslover
New Orleans Saints Fan
deeper than deep south
Member since Sep 2007
21223 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
I would too, especially for a cheap deal. He's worth $1mil if you can get 8 solid games out of him


goatmilker
LSU Fan
2014 drunkin Bobby award winner!
Member since Feb 2009
23141 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
Would like to have Porter back also. Wouldn't expect 16 games out of him nor to be the no#2 CB but his experiance would help add needed depth and competition.


AlabamasSalaryCap
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Nov 2012
504 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
I don't think I'll ever be high on Robinson. Too short and lets recievers get a step on him all too often. He kind of reminds me of Jason David.

I think Cam Jordan is going to pan out nicely after a rough first year. Vilma's still got some juice. Jenkins is starting to justify all the hype the way he should have last year.

I've heard talk that Jones or T'eo could slip to our projected slot. I'd like to see how we could work in Mingo somehow, whether it be OLB or DE or Saftey. This dude could probably play any position outside of DT.
This post was edited on 12/20 at 12:32 pm


blueslover
New Orleans Saints Fan
deeper than deep south
Member since Sep 2007
21223 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
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Jenkins is starting to justify all the hype the way he should have last year


you're prolly in a small minority of anyone who thinks that around here. I dunno if he has a future here beyond '13 myself.

I brought Teo in the draft talk thread without any response. Lofton is entrenched at MLB but if he can project SLB then it might be a BPA to move on. Not my preference but I could see the scenario happening. Some direct Mingo stuff in that thread too.


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djrunner
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2010
1332 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
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I don't think I'll ever be high on Robinson. Too short and lets recievers get a step on him all too often. He kind of reminds me of Jason David.

quote:

AlabamasSalaryCap


Robinson is almost 6' and 200 pounds and runs a sub 4.5 forty. He's an above size corner...I don't get how some of these stupid statements make it on here.
This post was edited on 12/21 at 4:20 pm


AlabamasSalaryCap
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Nov 2012
504 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
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Robinson is almost 6' and 200 pounds and runs a sub 4.5 forty. He's an above size corner...I don't get how some of these stupid statements make it on here.


Ideal CB height in the NFL is 6'1", and I don't care how fast he runs in underwear, dude gets burned often. He comes up with an interception or knock-down ever once and so often, but I don't think it's worth the trade off


djrunner
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2010
1332 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
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Ideal CB height in the NFL is 6'1", and I don't care how fast he runs in underwear, dude gets burned often. He comes up with an interception or knock-down ever once and so often, but I don't think it's worth the trade off


Your argument was that he reminded you of Jason David dingle berry, don't try and spin this. JD was 5'7", the average size of a cornerback in the NFL is 5'11 and 190. PR is 5'11 and 3/4 and 200# and runs a 4.4 40. He's had a tough year but I hate when people just make shite up.


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dcrews
UNO Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2011
10285 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
We've drafted heavily for our secondary to no avail. I say give our D-line some picks for a couple years and see how it turns out.


djrunner
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2010
1332 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
quote:

We've drafted heavily for our secondary to no avail. I say give our D-line some picks for a couple years and see how it turns out.


Uh...
Will Smith #1 pick
Sed Ellis #1 pick
Cam Jordon #1 pick
Akeim Hicks 1st pick in the draft

Wut you talking bout?


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swagsurfin7
Duke Fan
Founder of the Alex Morgan Fan Club
Member since Dec 2009
3986 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
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why didn't we pursue Laron Landry



Stop...


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TigerFanNKaty
LSU Fan
texas
Member since Sep 2008
5910 posts

re: The Saints' Secondary
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My honest opinion is that a difference maker at pass rusher would make the secondary look infinitely better.


This would only hide the problem and only on obvious passing downs.

The young DBs are horribile in coverage. The touchdown pass to Austin at the end of last weeks game is a great example. The DB never rotated his hips to turn with the reciever. If he had he may have been able to make a play on the ball as it was under thrown.


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