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Harris gets call to fill in for Phillips

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Concudan, Oct 24, 2006.

  1. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/10/24/sports/professional/chargers/23_19_1310_23_06.txt

    By: JAY PARIS - Staff Writer

    SAN DIEGO -- Shaun Phillips' balky walking boot tells the severity of his calf injury. But Phillips wasn't wearing a long face to accompany it.

    It was feared Phillips, who was hurt in Sunday's loss at Kansas City, would be sidelined for four to six weeks. But an MRI Monday showed the muscle wasn't torn, and Phillips' time being down could be two to four weeks.

    "It's not as bad as we thought,'' said Phillips, who entered Sunday's game as the AFC sack leader with six. "Playing with pain and playing with discomfort are two different things. I can play with discomfort all day, but pain ... it just isn't smart. You don't want to do nothing that is going to affect your career for a long time.''

    Phillips, a third-year pro, moved into the starting lineup after Steve Foley was shot by an off-duty police officer. Before his injury, Phillips was enjoying a solid season with 28 tackles, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery to go with his sacks.

    Now it's Marques Harris' turn to shine.

    "Shaun Phillips is a perfect example of filling in and doing a good job,'' the 6-foot-1, 231-pound Harris said. "And I want to do the same thing. I want to show the coaches they made a good decision in keeping me.''
     
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  2. WonderSlug

    WonderSlug Well-Known Member

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    Polarris to the rescue! :icon_wink:
     
  3. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    Two dudes who have not gotten some respect is Harris and Derrick Robinson. I like these dudes....Polk is a fuggin idiot.
     
  4. WonderSlug

    WonderSlug Well-Known Member

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    I've liked Derreck since I saw some nice play from him during preseason.

    He and Dobbins combined on some nice hits and tackles. :yes:
     
  5. MtlBoltsFan

    MtlBoltsFan Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern 2016

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    Polk is a poor man's Ben Leber :icon_rofl:
     
  6. compubolt

    compubolt BoltTalker

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    heck yeah, I am adopting polarris :lol:


    I am happy that harris will get the start over polk. Harris is a much more pure pass rusher then polk will ever be. Harris has also been playing OLB in our system for more then a season now.
     
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  7. Nomadic Bolt Fan

    Nomadic Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    Too late he's my boy. Glad to see him get some good press. :icon_banana:

    If not already posted here is another.
     
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  8. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, and the Bolts just cut Speegle and signed Akbar Gbaja-Biamila.

    Akbar is a poor man's Carlos Polk.
     

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