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Old 09-30-2012, 08:42 PM   #1
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:45 PM   #2
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Seriously, that is one of my few complaints today. Leonard is slower than a sloth.
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:14 PM   #3
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Seriously, that is one of my few complaints today. Leonard is slower than a sloth.
No way he is slower than Orton
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:47 PM   #4
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What about throwing Hillman back there? I would say Moreno, but I'm guessing there's no way Fox wants 4 RB's active.
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:49 PM   #5
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What about throwing Hillman back there? I would say Moreno, but I'm guessing there's no way Fox wants 4 RB's active.
Plus we want the returner to go towards the endzone not towards the East or West stands.
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:53 PM   #6
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Throw bolden back there. It's embarrassing they keep putting Leonard in. Fail after fail.
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:09 AM   #7
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Throw bolden back there. It's embarrassing they keep putting Leonard in. Fail after fail.
He's reliable in catching the ball and not fumbling. Not sure there's anyone else on the team that I'd trust right now to field punts. Seems like the rest of the team is a fumbling machine waiting to happen.
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:48 PM   #8
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:52 PM   #9
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Well I know we had an injured WR today, Willis I believe, so maybe that's the reason. But there has got to be a free skill position guy we can throw back there.
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:04 AM   #10
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I agree. I thought he looked pretty fast on his one carry.
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It's embarrassing. Like I said in the game thread, I'd rather have a kid with wheels and burst put one on the ground every 25 or 30 touches than this. It's like death by a thousand slow paper cuts. There were at least two punts where Lechler out kicked the coverage and it should have been a 20 + yard return.
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:59 PM   #13
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Yeah, I have to say....I've been thinking the same thing.

The one thing that I'll give leonard? He catches the ball and we don't have to worry about a flub or a fumble. But, he is rooted in cement.
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I don't know why it's so Leonhard for people to know he has a H in his name
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He's so fast the "h" gets left behind.

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Old 09-30-2012, 09:19 PM   #16
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Maybe we remember when he actually gets some speed or gets off the field. Truth be told, he hasn't been on team long enough and is so insignificant I don't really care.
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:25 PM   #17
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Come on, there are still idiots that spell our players' names "Dumerville" and "Magahee". It's pathetic.
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Yeah, name spelling. Pathetic. Oh the humanity
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:25 PM   #19
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The one thing that I'll give leonard? He catches the ball and we don't have to worry about a flub or a fumble. But, he is rooted in cement.
That's the only thing that seems to hold up as a semi legitimate reason for him being the guy and we're just assuming this because we haven't seem him do it. It seems odd the coaches can't find someone more suitable who they can also trust not to flub on an entire NFL roster.
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Yeah, I have to say....I've been thinking the same thing.

The one thing that I'll give leonard? He catches the ball and we don't have to worry about a flub or a fumble. But, he is rooted in cement.
I think this is the explanation. We all know Fox is pretty conservative, and at this point his thinking is let's get the ball reliably every time and get in Peyton's hands. It's not exactly a crazy thought process. But I would predict that by the middle of the season he will have enough confidence in someone like Bolden to put them back there.
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:24 PM   #21
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You can never please everybody.

Leonhard hasn't dropped any... and he always gets positive yardage. Not much more you can ask for... I'd rather have that than have someone who COULD take it to the house, but is more likely to fumble.
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Leonhard hasn't dropped any... and he always gets positive yardage. Not much more you can ask for... I'd rather have that than have someone who COULD take it to the house, but is more likely to fumble.
This. Is he optimal? No. Deion Sanders would be great. Not available. Always catches the ball. Never moves backward. Always advances the ball 5-15 yards. I'd rather have a stud middle linebacker.
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This. Is he optimal? No. Deion Sanders would be great. Not available. Always catches the ball. Never moves backward. Always advances the ball 5-15 yards. I'd rather have a stud middle linebacker.
Exactly, Denver has Peyton Freaking Manning at QB. Don't fumble get positive yards and put Peyton on the field. If Denver got a stud returner he would average 12 yards per punt return instead of the 7 yards Leonhard gets When you have Peyton at QB the main thing is not to turn the ball over so he can put it in the end zone, 5 yards do not matter.
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Sign Kevin Kaspar out of retirement.

I still remember when Mock called him the "great white hope who shaves his balls" 10 years ago. .
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Yeah, i really dont care unless he fumbles them.
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