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Offline QCHuskerFan  
#81 Posted : Wednesday, September 3, 2014 8:24:48 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
Yep. Then we lost our starter.


We lost a starter. A starter that was so respected last off season that he could only get a 1 year contract as a Free Agent. A starter on the #25 ranked rush defense. A player that totaled 16 starts last year and yet only managed a combined 17 tackles. 12 total and 5 assists. How can someone not jump on the pile for more than 5 assists in a year? There were 6 games in 2013 in which he did not register any type of tackle. Did I mention no sacks? For 2 years?

Glenn Dorsey- NT for 49ers in 2013. 41 Tackles, 2 sacks. In 6 years, he has 279 Tackles. Raji has...129 in 5 years. Dorsey was viewed as a failed 1st rd pick by KC.

I don't know all of the intricacies of a 3-4. But I know that Raji has not played at an above average level. Losing him was not the plan. But better him than a lot of others.
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#82 Posted : Wednesday, September 3, 2014 8:28:18 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
I'm not the one ignoring actual performance. They weren't #25 until the end of the season.


The Seahawks weren't Super Bowl champs until the end of the year. Does that mean they aren't the Super Bowl champs?

Was Raji not playing at the end of the year?

Someone said the Pack was #10 or something early in the year in Rush Defense. They were #25 at the end. To go from #10 to #25 means you had to be really bad for a while. Raji was playing. So????

I am not asking that you throw away your #90 jersey. But losing our 7th or 8th best Defensive player is not the end of the world.
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#83 Posted : Wednesday, September 3, 2014 9:59:24 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: QCHuskerFan Go to Quoted Post
We lost a starter. A starter that was so respected last off season that he could only get a 1 year contract as a Free Agent. A starter on the #25 ranked rush defense. A player that totaled 16 starts last year and yet only managed a combined 17 tackles. 12 total and 5 assists. How can someone not jump on the pile for more than 5 assists in a year? There were 6 games in 2013 in which he did not register any type of tackle. Did I mention no sacks? For 2 years?

Glenn Dorsey- NT for 49ers in 2013. 41 Tackles, 2 sacks. In 6 years, he has 279 Tackles. Raji has...129 in 5 years. Dorsey was viewed as a failed 1st rd pick by KC.

I don't know all of the intricacies of a 3-4. But I know that Raji has not played at an above average level. Losing him was not the plan. But better him than a lot of others.


He was playing out of position. Word is he had rededicated himself this year when he was playing his actual position and had a really good camp.
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#84 Posted : Wednesday, September 3, 2014 10:00:13 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: QCHuskerFan Go to Quoted Post
The Seahawks weren't Super Bowl champs until the end of the year. Does that mean they aren't the Super Bowl champs?

Was Raji not playing at the end of the year?

Someone said the Pack was #10 or something early in the year in Rush Defense. They were #25 at the end. To go from #10 to #25 means you had to be really bad for a while. Raji was playing. So????

I am not asking that you throw away your #90 jersey. But losing our 7th or 8th best Defensive player is not the end of the world.


Just saying, I hope we can stop the run this year.
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Offline Wade  
#85 Posted : Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:14:02 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
He was playing out of position.


Yep. Instead of doing discount-double-check commercials, he was on the football field.


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