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Honestly, with the way Henry is running, teams would be better off trying the no PA defense Belichick ran in the playoffs and see if Henry can beat you. 

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32 minutes ago, OILERMAN said:

Remember all the people in the media questioning why the team paid Tannehill before Henry and Henry was the focal point of the offense? Ridiculous and stupid opinions and it's hard to believe people who cover the NFL would be that stupid. 

 

I'm not going to kill Robinson for this deal but I hate the fact Henry's salary is guaranteed next year and he's counting 13.5 mill next season. 

 

The Titans would be 2-0 with a large number of RBs and Henry is likely the 4th or 5th most important player on offense. 

 

Assuming Evans can pass block well enough I'll also go ahead and say the offense will be better and more versatile with him on the field over Henry. 

 

Way too much credit was given to Henry on last year's run and not enough to the OL, Henry was running through gaping holes. 

 

I'm not hating on Henry I'm more hating on the position, a 2 down RB. There just not that valuable and so easily replaceable. 

To be fair he is still averaging 100 a game (2 game I know at a 3.5 or whatever clip). But that puts him on a pace for 1600 yards so what's the problem? Not saying he is the offense like others do but even meh henry is on pace for a good year.

 

If this is his slow star I will take it.

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2 minutes ago, japan said:

Honestly, with the way Henry is running, teams would be better off trying the no PA defense Belichick ran in the playoffs and see if Henry can beat you. 

 

Probably. But how do you know how he's going to play any given week?

 

When does he completely gash you as historically he has done when given big holes? 

 

Football is a chess match.

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Just now, big2033 said:

 

Probably. But how do you know how he's going to play?

He’s kind of stunk it up early every season hasn’t he?

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Just now, big2033 said:

So we're going from averaging 20-something passes per game to 30-40 from a QB that has had years of struggling when having to completely shoulder an offense?

 

Our passing game is still based on efficiency, YAC and one-on-one situations based on play action. 

 

Every passing game is based on efficiency, number of passes don't mean anything.  

 

And the Titans run scheme and offensive strategy would be the same with or without Henry. You think The Titans couldn't run the ball if they didn't have Henry? Of course they still could. 

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1 minute ago, japan said:

He’s kind of stunk it up early every season hasn’t he?

 

So ... as a defensive coordinator ... you rely on Henry being a slow starter when Marcus Mariota was QB? 

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1 minute ago, OILERMAN said:

 

Every passing game is based on efficiency, number of passes don't mean anything.  

 

And the Titans run scheme and offensive strategy would be the same with or without Henry. You think The Titans couldn't run the ball if they didn't have Henry? Of course they still could. 

 

That's what you say but talent at the position matters ... period. The Super Bowl Chiefs just spent a first round pick on one. So it's not just throws some UFAs out there and run at brick walls then use PA.


Obviously talent is a factor here in getting big chunks from the run game and causing defenses to bite more effectively.

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Just now, big2033 said:

 

So ... as a defensive coordinator ... you rely on Henry being a slow starter when Marcus Mariota was QB? 

Belichick knew who he needed to stop back even when Henry was killing people. And it would have worked if Edelman could catch an easy pass. 

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1 minute ago, big2033 said:

 

That's what you say but talent at the position matters ... period. The Super Bowl Chiefs just spent a first round pick on one. So it's not just throws some UFAs out there and run at brick walls then use PA.


Obviously talent is a factor here in getting big chunks from the run game and causing defenses to bite more effectively.

A 3 down back...

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Just now, big2033 said:

That's what you say but talent at the position matters ... period. The Super Bowl Chiefs just spent a first round pick on one. So it's not just throws some UFAs out there and run at brick walls then use PA.

 

There is a ton of talent at the RB position though. You don't have to throw out an UFA out there. They're not hard to find

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Just now, OILERMAN said:

 

There is a ton of talent at the RB position though. You don't have to throw out an UFA out there. They're not hard to find

 

Apparently hard enough where Super Bowl winners are still spending high draft picks on them. There's something we're missing here or something they're completely blind to.

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3 minutes ago, japan said:

A 3 down back...

 

OK ... would you rather we have spent a 1st-round pick on a 3-down back instead and take the risk of him working out and not being a flop? 

 

After making the AFC Championship with Henry carrying us in the playoffs? 

 

You have to be logical here.

 

The Chiefs can take these chances because they have the luxuries we do not have at this time.

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2 minutes ago, big2033 said:

 

Apparently hard enough where Super Bowl winners are still spending high draft picks on them. There's something we're missing here or something they're completely blind to.

 

I have no problem with drafting a RB in the 1st round, as long as he's a complete 3 down RB. 

 

There offense was fine with the platoon of RBs though

 

 

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1 minute ago, big2033 said:

 

OK ... would you rather we have spent a 1st-round pick on a 3-down back instead and take the risk of him working out and not being a flop? 

 

After making the AFC Championship with Henry carrying us in the playoffs? 

 

You have to be logical here.

 

The Chiefs can take these chances because they have the luxuries we do not have at this time.

Lot of carries on Henry.  We could be seeing the slowdown now. I hope not. Just saying it’s ludicrous to say that it was more important to sign Henry than Tannehill. 

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