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  • Christopher Robert Woods
    Nope, you are wrong. ... ===== Christopher Robert Woods - tradebledsoe@yahoo.com No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public. -
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 3, 2002
      Nope, you are wrong.

      --- George R <patsfangr@...> wrote:
      > --- Christopher Robert Woods
      > <tradebledsoe@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > He will be replaced at left defensive end by
      > free
      > > > agent Greg Spires"
      > > >
      > > > ***** I always liked Spires. Great motor. Just a
      > > > little undersized to play every down. Maybe
      > experience has taught
      > > > him how to deal with the run better. Hope he
      > does well with the
      > > > Bucs.
      > >
      > > I've never bought this 'undersized to play every
      > down'
      > > crap. I think of guys like Dorsett (5' 11"
      > 185lbs),
      > > Payton (5'10" 202lbs) , Joe Morris (5'7")
      > > and others who would be labeled too small to be an
      > > every down back by today's standards.
      > >
      > > Its the same thing with the DL. DL weren't
      > required
      > > to be 6'7"
      >
      > ***** I agree with your point, Chris. But the cliche
      > is accurate, IMO,
      > as a "general rule." There are exceptions to every
      > such rule, and the
      > guys you mention are examples. So were/are Nick
      > Buonoconti, Zack
      > Thomas, Dat Nyugen, etc.. Spires, however, had
      > trouble against the run
      > when he was here. That left him as a one dimensional
      > player, and that's
      > why he was cut. As I noted above, it's possible that
      > he has learned
      > some techniques over the years that will help him to
      > deal with the
      > larger players more effectively. But he did play to
      > the "undersized"
      > label when he was here.
      >
      > =====
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    • George R
      ... ***** Just returning this so that you know it didn t reach the party you intended to send it to. I know it wasn t for me. ===== George 665 + 36 = ** World
      Message 2 of 5 , Sep 3, 2002
        --- Christopher Robert Woods <tradebledsoe@...> wrote:
        >
        > Nope, you are wrong.

        ***** Just returning this so that you know it didn't reach the party
        you intended to send it to. I know it wasn't for me.

        =====
        George 665 + 36 =
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