For Those Of Us Nervous About Deuce... (1 Viewer)

Which HB would you take from 3rd-5th round as insurance for Deuce?

  • Chauncey Washington USC (big back with impressive 40 time)

    Votes: 22 18.5%
  • Tashard Choice GTech

    Votes: 5 4.2%
  • Steve Slaton WV

    Votes: 9 7.6%
  • Ray Rice RUT (MJDrew clone?)

    Votes: 35 29.4%
  • Chris Johnson E. Car (the 4.24 guy)

    Votes: 7 5.9%
  • Kevin Smith C Fla

    Votes: 24 20.2%
  • Cory Boyd SC

    Votes: 1 0.8%
  • Jamal Charles UT

    Votes: 16 13.4%

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I wouldnt be upset if we spent a 3rd-5th rounder on some HB insurance.
I think Lucky Pierre is a reliable backup, but I thought I'd do a poll to see which HB would be a good pick.......I honestly feel that the first 2 picks will be on D, so starting with HBs ranked from the 3rd round......
 

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I like Slaton simply because of his speed. He could be a good returner. No back we select in the 3rd through 5th round will get any real playing time, so ST's value is most important IMO.
 

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Deuce is the greatest Saint ever IMO, but I would love to get Boyd in the 5th or 6th round. Deuce isn't going anywhere, and he's going to have a great season and prove his doubters wrong yet again, but Boyd would be a great back to groom for the future.
 

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Washington has little change of direction skills. I prefer Kevin Smith who is just an absolute beast.
 

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I think we would be better served with Benjarvis Green-Ellis than any of the RB's listed above. 5'10" over 220. Thats the bowling ball we need. Over 1000 yard seasons consistently with 8-9 men in the box. Nuff said
 

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Where's the choice for "don't pick one", We've got 4 already.
 

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That was a misleading poll. Chauncy Washington WAS a big back (225), but he dropped 15 pounds so he could run a faster time and now he's the same size and weight as Pierre Thomas. He's not a big back anymore.

I think Chauncy will do well, but I think we need a POWER back to compliment Reggie and there are other choices who are considered more powerful backs.

I don't have a problem with Chauncy Washington though. But the poll is misleading. :).
 

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I want a big back who will punish the opposition. Something like "the Bus". After a quarter, the other team is tired of seeing him and just plain tired. That's when your speedy backs get the most work done.
 

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Not an answer...

No one. I want Deuce.

Dude...that's not an answer. I think all of us on this thread would love to have the old Duece back, but the question was if the Saints pick up a RB in the draft for insurance/depth at the position, who would you rather have??
 

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No option for none of the above?
 

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Charles from Texas is a small back and reminds me of Reggie Bush (build and body type). He's said to avoid contact but is a breakaway threat. A possible gem of a RB but not what I'm looking for to pick up the slack for Deuce. We need a punishing runner (violent who attacks the line) like Ray Rice.
 

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I voted for Choice, after some thought.

I saw him on TV 3 times this past year, and is a killer, at times unstopable to where you say 'wow'

They just kept ramming him down the opponents throat, and even though the D knew GT would run it, they just couldn't stop him.

But he is another one of these 205-210 pound players. We already have 3.

I admit I don't know who many of the choices in the poll are, but I think I want a later round big guy.

Which of those folks fits that bill?


ddd
 

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