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Frank "The Tank" Summers...

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Joy Division, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Joy Division
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    ...is a Freakin' Beast. This guy needs to make this team.

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    "Not to say it's easy, but it's come to me very naturally. I told coach Tomlin the other day that it's kind of like Pop Warner -- you see that guy, go hit him and get him out of the play. That's the job of the fullback.''
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    So why do people want to bring Manu back? ;)
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    Because you can never have enough guys like that
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    I'd rather have a younger version......... Manu is not the player he once was. There's a reason we let him go.
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    Manu's best year was when he was 11 in 1991...He won the nfl punt,pass, kick competion.
    He's pretty much dropped off since then...
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    Because you can never have too many 300 lb guys to help the run and I didn't even know we picked this tank of a human up.
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    He was on the practice squad
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    Like I said, I didn't even know he existed.
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    Actually, has wasn't..... Summers was signed on Feb. 16, 2011 as a free agent. He was on the Steelers practice squad, not ours.
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    I thought this was posted by mistake as I don't recall the Bolt's having a coach Tomlin?
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    He was referring to his time with the Steelers last season.
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    I figured it out after I read he was on the Stillers PS last year.
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    Beef. Love the FB before a RB attitude. Dont worry if you can stick it out here well give u the rock enuff to make any FB happy.
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    Summers actually did get called up to the PS by the Steelers for a few games; I remember distinctly seeing him in at least 2. The guy is a straight up battering ram in short-yardage and goal-line situations. Not that we don't have Tolbert already, but imagine one plowing the way for the other.

    I know Hester is like AJ's little pet chihuahua, but he's going to need to step up big time this year to - rightfully - maintain his position on the DC.
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    chargerlipz Leading the league in nose hairs.

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    Camp fodder.
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    At today's training camp, Summers was FLATTENING our #1 defensive starters, knocking many of them on their a$$es. Dude runs with force. Kinda like Tolbert.
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    Oh hell yeah.
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    Then why did they sign him way back in February?...... doesn't sound like camp fodder to me. The guy looks legit.
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    Doesn't look like fodder out there. Dude has skills and size. Hester should be scared.
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    That was my thought as well........ as much as AJ gave up for Hester, he's too much of a tweener to be a dominant blocker. If we had a guy as big as Tolbert leading him, defenses would be battered and bruised. We haven't had a really good lead blocker since LoNeal.
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    chargerlipz Leading the league in nose hairs.

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    Well, I hope he ends up kicking *** cause then it's better for the Chargers. If he turned into the second coming of Lorenzo Neal I would be happy. We'll see.
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    So far, the word on him in practice has been all positive....... we may've found a diamond in the rough.
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    chargerlipz Leading the league in nose hairs.

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    You're right, they couldn't possibly release him if they signed him in Febuary.:rolleyes: I'm not gonna jump on the guys bandwagon just beacuase he lays out a few people in training camp. If he's still here flattening opposing teams in November, then I'll climb aboard. Looking at it objectively, the guy hasn't done **** in the NFL since he got drafted in 2009. So I'm just not sold on the guy yet.
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    That's a little different then saying he's "camp fodder" though...... isn't it? You judged him without him even getting a chance to show what he can do. I think he's got potential, we'll soon see how he pans out.
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    Fair enough. I hope he makes the team and knocks out opposing team linebackers for years to come.
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    I'd like to se a bit more "physical" from this offense as well..... nothing's better than seeing out offense impose their will on the opposition.

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