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Old 10-10-2011, 01:31 PM   #1
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Default Time for Moreno to be gone

It is time. Moreno does not contribute anything really. Yes he had a touchdown I understand. But the blocking and design of play that could have been any RB on the roster. I love how Willis has come in and been not only a great patient runner but he explodes when he needs to. Knowshown is a bust because McCrappy took him in the first round, and he really just can't quite get rid of the injury bug. He needs to go.
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:36 PM   #2
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:36 PM   #3
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Yes because we have so many better options waiting in the wings right now. Get back to me when we draft a running back that actually proves to be better...
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:36 PM   #4
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:37 PM   #5
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No it could not have been any RB on the roster... Moreno's burst of speed if really elite... he just has problem seeing lanes develop. He's a threat in the passing game and he is a great blocker... basically, as a 3rd down/spell RB he's perfect.

This thread was really unwarranted. He can easily be a huge part of the team.
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:37 PM   #6
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I find it hilarious McGahee has 3 100 yard games this year and a 4.5 ypc, higher than Moreno ever had his whole career here.
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:37 PM   #7
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I disagree. I think Moreno fills the role of change of pace/third down back well. He just will never be the 25-30 touches a game workhorse that he was drafted to be.
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He will really improve with Tebow blocking for him
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:42 PM   #9
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:44 PM   #10
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Why shouldn't Moreno play out the duration of his rookie contract?

As one of his biggest supporters, I would concede that he doesn't have the ability or durability to be a guy who can pound the rock 300+ times a year like we did with Davis. Not many backs do.

However, he can be a quality receiving option out of the backfield and can fill in during the running game when McGahee is gassed. He is never going to be an All-Pro running back, but he can produce for us and he has. Getting rid of Moreno puts the unnecessary burden of finding another back to go with an aging McGahee (and BTW, I love Willis and touted him being our guy to get way before he was landed) when we seriously need to invest our resources elsewhere.

Axing Moreno doesn't mean "addition by subtraction." It is a stupid thought.

I'd personally like to see more play calls thrown his way. 5-10 runs a game, with some screen and wheel patters out of the backfield and call it a day.
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:44 PM   #11
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He has value as a 3rd down change of pace back who has great hands... Thats his role. Not quite #12 in the draft role, but it is what it is.
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:46 PM   #13
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I see his role as 3rd down back, maybe line him up in the slot, put him in on ST. Might as well use him since we have him, he is a bust for sure.
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I find it hilarious McGahee has 3 100 yard games this year and a 4.5 ypc, higher than Moreno ever had his whole career here.
To be honest, this isn't a fair comparison. Moreno was a rookie just 2 years ago and McGahee is a vet. McGahee is running behind much better blocking.

McGahee is running lights out right now... he's hasn't looked like this in a long time (looking through his career).
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:51 PM   #15
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I find it hilarious McGahee has 3 100 yard games this year and a 4.5 ypc, higher than Moreno ever had his whole career here.
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:59 PM   #16
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Why exactly does it matter when he was drafted anymore? It's a sunk cost. We aren't getting the pick back if we cut him. If he can have a productive role on the team, it is stupid to get rid of him.
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I think Moreno has a dynamite skill set as a receiver out of the backfield and a change of pace runner. Not to mention, his blocking has improved. Why, after yesterdays game especially, are you suddenly calling for him to go? This board is so friggin weird.
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:01 PM   #19
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I think Moreno has a dynamite skill set as a receiver out of the backfield and a change of pace runner. Not to mention, his blocking has improved. Why, after yesterdays game especially, are you suddenly calling for him to go? This board is so friggin weird.
But dude, McCrappy took him.
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Why shouldn't Moreno play out the duration of his rookie contract?
Answer: $$

Will have to take a hard look at it in the offseason.
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:08 PM   #21
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:10 PM   #22
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Moreno has not been worthy of a #12 pick. But to say he is useless is ridiculous. As many others have said he can be a very solid/great 3rd down back. Its not his fault he was taken #12. It doesn't mean he can't be productive.
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Will have to take a hard look at it in the offseason.
Yeah. I'm sure the Broncos are going to have a tough time paying him his $855,000 base salary next year -- which is less than he is making this year. (And his total cap hit, including bonus is less than this year too.)

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He will really improve with Tebow blocking for him
Yeah. Line up in "the gun," with two tightends (assuming two are active) and Knowshow takes a direct snap from Walton, and Tebow throws a lead block into a hole between the tight end and tackle.
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:13 PM   #25
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Did people already forget of how amazing Moreno played the flea flicker against the Packers?
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