Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 22 of 22
  1. #21
    muchluv4smoot's Avatar
    muchluv4smoot is offline Team Alumni
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Offord at Nickel LB?

    "TWISTED" wrote:
    Muchluv4moss, my point is that he's a wash. A converted QB took his place b/c he's just not very good. He's a simply a second stringer, and I dont want to see him in the nickle package. He couldnt learn to play centerfield, so I seriously doubt that he'll learn to play LB in a few weeks. Just my opinion.

    Hey I understand that is your opinon and i respect that, but there is a reason why he has been playing nickel LB and playing it pretty well according to the coaches.

    That converted Qb you are talking about had 9 int's last year and did pretty damn good. Just because the guy behind him can't beat him for a starting spot at FS, doesn't mean he isn't good at playing nickel LB.

    Look at corey chavous. He used to play CB and wasn't that great at it. If he was at CB on this team, brian wiliams and winfield would still start, yet chavous is a pro bowl player at a different position. He never was a pro bowler at CB.

    According to coaches, offord has looked good playing FS, but there is no way they will move him ahead of russell after what russel did last season. I don't see why this means offord can't be good at nickel LB.

  2. #22
    whackthepack is offline Jersey Retired
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Offord at Nickel LB?

    "VKG4LFE" wrote:

    That was just one example, that it can sometimes work. Birk was a guard moved to cneter when Lowdermilk left, and David Dixon was a D-Lineman when he came into the league.

    When Kirk Lowdermilk left?? Do you mean Jeff Christy? Lowdermilk was a LONG time ago!

    Me Bad, I did mean Christy (brain fart) got the wrong center.
    What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Similar Threads

  1. Leber still limited in the nickel
    By Marrdro in forum Vikings Fan Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 09-30-2010, 07:20 PM
  2. Competition heats up for nickel CB spot
    By singersp in forum Vikings Offseason/Draft/FA Forum
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 08-13-2009, 12:35 AM
  3. Benny Sapp hopes to be more than just a plug nickel
    By singersp in forum Vikings Fan Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-16-2008, 09:33 AM
  4. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 08-25-2008, 10:57 PM
  5. My 2 cents... (worth a nickel around here)
    By packmanxxxi in forum Vikings Fan Forum
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 01-04-2005, 01:20 AM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts