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Offline wils0646  
#21 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 5:04:20 PM(UTC)
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We can't argue with the facts because right now we don't have any. To say that Driver "drops his fair share of passes" is a guess, not a fact. I just did a google search to try and get some stats, but I couldn't find any. I do remember that there was a story about this recently either in the GB Press-Gazette or the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, and they said that Driver's percentage of drops was something like 2% last season and 1% the season before, which they implied were both low numbers. But I wish I could find some solid numbers. I think it was in '05 that Driver had a lot of drops. Last year Greg Jennings was the one who had trouble catching the ball at times.


God I wish I could find stats better. I seem to recall Driver having actually a quite low percentage of drops compared to other starting WRs in the NFL.


I found these stats:

http://stats.washingtonp...g&rank=232&year=

Not a drop% or every player in the league, but it does tell us the leaders for drops last year.
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#22 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 5:21:51 PM(UTC)
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I found these stats:

http://stats.washingtonp...g&rank=232&year=

Not a drop% or every player in the league, but it does tell us the leaders for drops last year.


Thanks.

It appears, Driver's pretty good at not dropping the ball during regular season.
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#23 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 5:26:14 PM(UTC)
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NFL Leaders: Passes Dropped (Thru Dec. 30, 2007)


Rank Player Team Stats
1t Dallas Clark Ind 12
1t Braylon Edwards Cle 12
3t Reggie Bush NO 10
3t Devery Henderson NO 10
3t Santana Moss Was 10
3t Terrell Owens Dal 10
7t Randy Moss NE 9
7t Brian Westbrook Phi 9
9t Brandon Jacobs NYG 8
9t Brandon Marshall Den 8
9t Shaun McDonald Det 8
9t Steve Smith Car 8
9t Kellen Winslow Cle 8
14t Marty Booker Mia 7
14t Desmond Clark Chi 7
14t Ronald Curry Oak 7
14t Warrick Dunn Atl 7
14t Anthony Gonzalez Ind 7
14t Frank Gore SF 7
14t Earnest Graham TB 7
14t T.J. Houshmandzadeh Cin 7
14t Darrell Jackson SF 7
14t Chad Johnson Cin 7
14t Amani Toomer NYG 7

sorry i did'nt see this posted but then i've been drinking
I DONT SEE DRIVERS NAME !!!!!!!!!!!
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#24 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 5:44:28 PM(UTC)
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NFL Leaders: Passes Dropped (Thru Dec. 30, 2007)


Rank Player Team Stats
1t Dallas Clark Ind 12
1t Braylon Edwards Cle 12
3t Reggie Bush NO 10
3t Devery Henderson NO 10
3t Santana Moss Was 10
3t Terrell Owens Dal 10
7t Randy Moss NE 9
7t Brian Westbrook Phi 9
9t Brandon Jacobs NYG 8
9t Brandon Marshall Den 8
9t Shaun McDonald Det 8
9t Steve Smith Car 8
9t Kellen Winslow Cle 8
14t Marty Booker Mia 7
14t Desmond Clark Chi 7
14t Ronald Curry Oak 7
14t Warrick Dunn Atl 7
14t Anthony Gonzalez Ind 7
14t Frank Gore SF 7
14t Earnest Graham TB 7
14t T.J. Houshmandzadeh Cin 7
14t Darrell Jackson SF 7
14t Chad Johnson Cin 7
14t Amani Toomer NYG 7

sorry i did'nt see this posted but then i've been drinking
I DONT SEE DRIVERS NAME !!!!!!!!!!!


Then click the NFC link, and once again, you won't see Driver's name.

Why? Because Driver doesn't drop that many balls, even though he's had more balls thrown to him than half those clowns.
Offline Greg C.  
#25 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 6:21:09 PM(UTC)
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Nice detective work, wils. It's hard to find stats on drops.
Offline 40yards  
#26 Posted : Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:17:50 AM(UTC)
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Driver misses Brett Favre...seriously... cut Driver so he can go to the Jets
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#27 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2008 11:30:36 AM(UTC)
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Driver misses Brett Favre...seriously... cut Driver so he can go to the Jets


I agree with the first half of this, Driver does miss Favre but that doesn't mean he won't play for this team. Driver is a Pro player and he knows that the team comes first.
Offline twebdonny  
#28 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2008 11:51:15 AM(UTC)
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Trading Driver would be the 2nd stupidest thing this team could do now.

They already did the first.


DJ
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#29 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2008 12:58:15 PM(UTC)
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Trading Driver would be the 2nd stupidest thing this team could do now.

They already did the first.


DJ

I think we will have to rename you "Mr. Happy".
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#30 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2008 1:22:27 PM(UTC)
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Trading Driver would be the 2nd stupidest thing this team could do now.

They already did the first.


DJ

I think we will have to rename you "Mr. Happy".


Lol...Mr. Happy...

That makes me wonder what my nick name would be?
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