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Antonio Cromartie?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Fouts, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. Fouts

    Fouts I heart Deano!

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    Line him up in the slot as a receiver once in a while... What do you guys think? :tup: or :tdown:

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  2. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    I would do it. I even suggested it before the season started. :tup:
     
  3. in_a_days

    in_a_days dgaf

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    Not a terrible idea, but I have to give it a :tdown:

    We're already overloaded with physically gifted but raw talent at WR. Cro has spent his professional career stayin close to guys rather than looking for separation.
     
  4. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    Cro would have had 14 steps on Ian Gold on the VJ catch which had maybe one or two steps and would have been gone - given he catches it.
     
  5. PhilipRivers#1

    PhilipRivers#1 BoltTalker

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    Cro would then have to learn the offensive AND defensive playbook which may be information overload.
     
  6. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    Once they have my endorsement, it is better than a "leisure lock" and you should know better by now. :icon_evil:
     
  7. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    He can't catch so I give it a :tdown:

    I like the outside the box thinking, though. :tup:
     
  8. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    He would only have to learn one or two formations and that is it. He is used as a decoy or open/downfield nightmare routes.
     
  9. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    he's averaging 15 yards a catch!!

    who cares if he's slow

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  10. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    Craig Buster "Hymen" Davis is fast. That dude has wheels but his bum ankle has made him ineffective. VJ is not the burner I thought he was and whoever said he has sub 4.4 speed is full of shiit.
     
  11. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    Cro is the fastest mo-fo on the team.
     
  12. PowderLove

    PowderLove Former Mod, Current Slacker

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    We just give Cro some stickum, then watch the tds pile up.
     
  13. ntman68

    ntman68 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe he should practice playing corner a while longer... :icon_eek:
     
  14. MtlBoltsFan

    MtlBoltsFan Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern 2016

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    we could use cro as a decoy. just put him in strongside and run a misdirection to the weakside :yes:
     
  15. sdchrger

    sdchrger Well-Known Member

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    Cro doesn't strike me as the learning type.
     
  16. Alpenbolt

    Alpenbolt BoltTalker

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    One step at a time. Lets give him something we are sure he can handle, like kickoff returns.

    Darren "Spores" is just a bit too puny to take those licks on the kickoffs all season long. His jukiness is fine for punts but I think the short stride and the big collisions on kickoff returns work against him.

    Cro's afterburners are ideal for breaking the seams on kickoff returns.
     
  17. boltssbbound

    boltssbbound Well-Known Member

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    Actually, he's averaging 16.6 YPC.
     
  18. exodus

    exodus Well-Known Member

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    I'd rather he just play decent at corner and kick flo out of the organization.
     
  19. Chavez

    Chavez Well-Known Member

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    go ahead, given that we're so stacked in the secondary!
    :no:
     
  20. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    :lol:
     
  21. Retired Catholic

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    It ain't a real good idea at the moment, and that's for sure...that's for dang sure. He is still learning the corner as a younger than normal year two pro and trying him at wide receiver would retard his development in both positions. He would be dynamite as a returner and he might be able to master a route or three once he learns the DB position thoroughly. I think Marty entertained the idea of making him a wideout when he was drafted, but that idea was quickly canned.
     
  22. MtlBoltsFan

    MtlBoltsFan Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern 2016

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    paul oliver is going to be a big part of the team in the near future
     
  23. PowderLove

    PowderLove Former Mod, Current Slacker

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    At safety, maybe? I would be down for that.
     
  24. RM24

    RM24 BoltTalker

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    I like it. Maybe he won't be as "distracted" as his teammate was....:icon_tease:
     
  25. Buck Melanoma

    Buck Melanoma Guest

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    Let's just let him concentrate on CB for now. It's not like we don't need help there!!
     
  26. Dublin Bolt

    Dublin Bolt BoltTalker

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    Yeah...

    1. Learn the CB position. He is a long way away from being the CB we hoped he would be.

    2. Learn to catch the ball. His hands are almost as bad as Jammer's.

    3. If he can do 1 and 2, then forget about ever playing offense.

    If he cannot do 1 and 2, try him on KR, if he fails there he is a bust.

    I agree about Oliver, he will be a better DB than Flo and Cro IMHO. :tup:
     
  27. 17Rocks

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    I can't wait for EP to return...
     

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