Peter King calls BB out for not drafting a RB

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    In Response to Re: Peter King calls BB out for not drafting a RB : Agree with the idea but isnt Barber just as injury prone as everyone else we have?  He lost his starting job in Dallas because he couldnt stay on the field.
    Posted by Patsman2


    But, Barber is only 26 and with Morris and Taylor we have older injury prone backs. Considering Barber and Maroney were team mates in college, they may develop into something. The thing being, Barber wouldn't be called on to run it 20 times a game. Having Barber in with Faulk on 3rd down situations? What a lovely gift to give opposing defenses huh? Ask Jerry Jones if he'd take a 5th rounder or maybe even a swap for BJGE? Dunno if it'd happen but, I for one LOVE watching Barber run. One of my favorites and surely has plenty left in the tank, especially as a non-featured back.
     
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    heard Corey Dillon is avaliable, if BB can post his bail.
     
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    Re: Peter King calls BB out for not drafting a RB

    RB was pushed under the rug until 2011

    we will live will another year of work around at that position.

    Morris - like this guys hard running, but he is injured too often
    Freddie Taylor - way beyond his best years.  get what we can
    Faulk - 3rd down specialist
    BJGE - tough runner - may be a go to person for rushing yardage - situational back.

    In all, we truly do not have that dependable back.  
     
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    Re: Peter King calls BB out for not drafting a RB

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    In Response to Re: Peter King calls BB out for not drafting a RB : Agree with the idea but isnt Barber just as injury prone as everyone else we have?  He lost his starting job in Dallas because he couldnt stay on the field.
    Posted by Patsman2


    Barber lost his job because he wasn't running like he did the prior year.  Yes, he's injury prone but that wasn't the reason why he lost his job.  He's just not the runner he use to be.  The contact has taken it's toll on the guy and that was a worry down here when he first came on the scene.  Playing 2nd fiddle to Jones won't be too bad as Jones has a hard time staying healthy himself.
     
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    Re: Peter King calls BB out for not drafting a RB

    Obviously, the RB class of '10 didn't impress BB and that BB still has confidence in a Morris/Taylor combo with Maroney for depth.

    In spite of Maroney's failure, it wouldn't surprise me if BB takes a run at Mark Ingram from Alabama in 2011 with the Raiders' pick. If he can remain healthy, Ingram will be one of the best RBs in the draft.
     
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    Re: Peter King calls BB out for not drafting a RB

    maroney is still really young... he ran well towards the end of the year last year, but he had that fumbling problem.  i dont think BB lets maroney enter the 2010 season without working on that and i think it'll be alright, and if not its his contract year and he doesnt get an extension. win win for the pats. either he has a strong showing and we retain him or he doesnt and he's gone.
     
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