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Larry English

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by SuperCharger92, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. SuperCharger92

    SuperCharger92 Winners Win

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    Just want to get some peoples thoughts on him. Chargers have said they have a lot of confidence in him for this year. He is 100 %, currently on track in regards to conditioning and has a FULL off-season of workouts and camp to get under his body and strengthen that broken foot.

    Now, a broken foot is pretty serious for his position. I don't think the explosiveness will be the same it once was before in College. But, if this guy can generate pressure and rack up 5-6 sacks next year and make it the full year, integrating with Barnes, Ingram, Johnson and Phillips, we could have a scary OLB core here in SD.

    Word on the street, LaBoy could be on his way out any day now..
     
  2. Whooki Mane

    Whooki Mane BoltTalker

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    I dont expect anything at all out of english at this point so anything he gives us this year is just a bonus in my eyes.. as for laboy he'll prob be a veteran cut during camp even though AJ is trying to get a pick for him i doubt thats happening
     
  3. Nomad

    Nomad Very Senior Member

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    Depends on what happens. Right now I would say the locks for OLB are Ingram, Johnson, Barnes, and Phillips. I'm not sure if they will keep 5 OLBs or not. English may not make the cut.
     
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  4. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    If English can keep LaBoy off the roster, he'll already have improved the team. ;)
     
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  5. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Laboy is gone in training camp, English I'm expecting to be cut or injured or injured then cut, so whatever. If he's healthy for a game and can chip in a sack, peachy
     
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  6. Moses

    Moses Can You Stand The Rain?

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    I think English definitely makes the team. If he can stay healthy, he can be a decent rotation guy, but he's never gonna be someone who provides 5+ sacks per year IMO.
     
  7. Buck Melanoma

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    English received a bionic foot during the off season. He can now leap tall Olinemen with a single bound & has changed his last name to Chemehuevi just to screw up all of those jerseys you dummies purchased.
     
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  8. boltssbbound

    boltssbbound Well-Known Member

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    If English can't produce 5 sacks, he's not worthy of a roster spot.
     
  9. AnteaterCharger

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    if English can produce 5 sacks that means he either went completely crazy in 1-3 games then got injured or actually made it through the season as a rotational guy
     
  10. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    I'm not sure how he's going to produce anything as the 5th OLB on our roster. Even if we turned him into a 3rd down specialist... Barnes and Phillips are better pure pass rushers, and Ingram is more competent in pass defense.
     
  11. Enormo

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    Didn't see anything in his college film that made me believe he could be successful in the NFL. His sacks were mainly second efforts... which is fine if you can beat your man 1 on 1 once in a while. But I saw nothing that said he could. I don't know why that would change now.
     
  12. boltfanatik

    boltfanatik Toxic Minority Member

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    Very disappointed with English. :poop:y AJ Pick
     
  13. Bolts4lyfe

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    Not to be a prick on English ( I was always one rooting him to be what we hoped he would be) but I honestly believe A J will win more fan cred if they let English go (look at "Buster") than if he were to crack the 53 and risk another more productive player to be cut just because they believe he may stay healthy after failing to do so for 4 years now

    Its always one of those situations where you will root for that player like them or not, as long as they wear that BOLT. But is it wrong to wish they weren't wearing it:unsure:
     
  14. charger1993

    charger1993 bad motherfucker

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    JUST LIKE TO POINT OUT that on draft day when English was picked i raised Cane about it, and i never once said anything good about him. :)
     
  15. Joy Division

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    If English can produce 1 sack, I'd be surprised.
    You see what I did there?:eek:
     
  16. Ikeman83

    Ikeman83 Werter Pöbel

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    I don't really expect anything of English at this point. It's year 4. If he was going to do anything, it probably would've been last season. He'll be lucky to get any snaps on the field at all this season, and is a complete disappointment.
     
  17. powayslugger

    powayslugger Feckless Slappy

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    the only sack he will produce is his own when it's time to give a urine specimen!
     
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  18. Ikeman83

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    Most high-brow post of all time...
     
  19. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    Nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

    In other words, just cut him already.
     
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  20. Savage Lizard

    Savage Lizard Charger fan at 7000'

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    The upside of English being released will be the end of the non-stop hand wringing over the pick.
     

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