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  • #16
    Originally posted by hugehomer View Post
    Austin is a Reese mistake. The guy has never flashed any ability to anchor against the run. He is athletic,period.
    So far, this appears to be the case. It's a bummer, because the hype on Austin was off the hook when he was drafted (next Warren Sapp, etc), and I totally bought into it.
    "I like linebackers. I collect 'em. You can't have too many good ones." - Bill Parcells

    "Name the starting linebackers from 2007." - Jerry Reese

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    • #17
      Originally posted by Toadofsteel View Post
      I don't think he makes the 53... We'll carry joseph, jenkins, hankins, and patterson (who may be replaced by kuhn off the pup midseason...)
      I'll gladly bet 100 real life dollars that you are so, so, so wrong. For a site of Giants fans most of you are pretty much hypocrites when you have nothing to do but go with the Austin sucks threads.

      Clearly you all have the attention span of a 2 year old toddler.

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      • #18
        Originally posted by hugehomer View Post
        The guy has never flashed any ability to anchor against the run.
        But his twitter tag is @AnchorManAustin

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        • #19
          I have to agree. Everybody is saying hes no good but every chance hes been on the field hes dominated and blown up o lineman pass rushing. Although they were 2nd and 3rd string it is still what it is. The guy is 300+ and ran a sub 5.0 40 and pushed out 38 bench reps which is remarkable. He hasn't showed much stopping the run but has been injured so much (which is ridiculous) and has a lot of potential. I think one more chance to stay healthy and prove his talent and potential this year is reasonable. Hes gonna have an awful lot of competition this year though.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by joemorrisforprez View Post
            So far, this appears to be the case. It's a bummer, because the hype on Austin was off the hook when he was drafted (next Warren Sapp, etc), and I totally bought into it.
            Austin is a sapp..

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            • #21
              Originally posted by joemorrisforprez View Post
              So far, this appears to be the case. It's a bummer, because the hype on Austin was off the hook when he was drafted (next Warren Sapp, etc), and I totally bought into it.
              The problem with most of these kids is that they do everything in their powers to make it to the NFl then comes the money and the fame. He probably could have been the next Sapp, dont think he wants it tho

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              • #22
                You're stretching into the psyche of an athlete again. The best he's looked is when he first came on for the Giants prior to getting injured. For all we know, that injury really threw him off tangent on top of missing the year before that.

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                • #23
                  Missing the year in college was bad but at least he was healthy. He stayed in shape and looked good at the combine. Then he was hurt and lost another year. Those two years may be to much for him. It's a fast game and he is so far behind now.

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by Sovereign View Post
                    I'll gladly bet 100 real life dollars that you are so, so, so wrong. For a site of Giants fans most of you are pretty much hypocrites when you have nothing to do but go with the Austin sucks threads.

                    Clearly you all have the attention span of a 2 year old toddler.
                    Actually, the last time Austin wasn't a complete turd as a football player was long before the birth of any two year old toddler.

                    Also, for a poster so much smarter than the rest of us, you may want to look up the word hypocrite in the dictionary.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by kfelgigiants View Post
                      I have to agree. Everybody is saying hes no good but every chance hes been on the field hes dominated and blown up o lineman pass rushing. Although they were 2nd and 3rd string it is still what it is. The guy is 300+ and ran a sub 5.0 40 and pushed out 38 bench reps which is remarkable. He hasn't showed much stopping the run but has been injured so much (which is ridiculous) and has a lot of potential. I think one more chance to stay healthy and prove his talent and potential this year is reasonable. Hes gonna have an awful lot of competition this year though.
                      Dominated and Blown up Oline? When did he do that? I watched all his snaps last season and at best he was average when he played

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                      • #26
                        Here are his snaps from last year

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by Redeyejedi View Post
                          Here are his snaps from last year

                          I believe yo just proved your point.

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                          • #28
                            Thanks for the video! After watching it I have a different opinion on Austin. I still think in that tape he showed flashes of both stopping the run and rushing the passer really well, but for the most part he is sluggish after initial contact, only has one move that doesn't work most the time and gets pushed outta the play too often. Hopefully he makes more hustle plays and finds a way plug up holes better. I still have faith, I guess we'll see...

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by Sovereign View Post
                              I'll gladly bet 100 real life dollars that you are so, so, so wrong. For a site of Giants fans most of you are pretty much hypocrites when you have nothing to do but go with the Austin sucks threads.

                              Clearly you all have the attention span of a 2 year old toddler.
                              Really didnt know that to be a fan you had to live in a dream world and love everyone on the 90 man roster.

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                              • #30
                                nice job redeye... the guy never gets penetration ... I think we have seen the last of marvin in Blue

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