C.J. thinks he’s proven doubters wrong

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  1. Kaeotik

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    No thanks. The people I'm referring to, know who they are, and I'm not really interested in taking the time to make a list.
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  2. GoT

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    good thing cause I was gonna ask you too check it twice
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  3. SawdustMan

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    Well I for one have laid off CJ since he's been playing well. I said all along, I'm calling it like I see it and its nothing personal against CJ because he has dreads/gold teef/drives stupid cars.

    But I still stick by my comments from earlier in the season regarding him not playing hard. Its not even debatable IMO so I'm not interested in arguing it anymore. We've clearly seen two CJ's this season, and it's not all on the OL.
  4. Scarecrow

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    I think CJ is the best RB in the league right now.
  5. Kaeotik

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    Debatable. Peterson is probably number one overall as far as running with the ball, but he sucks real bad with blitz pickup. That's why he's never been much of a 3rd down back. CJ is much better at blitz pickup than most NFL fans realize. Even though he's smaller, CJ has great blocking technique where as Peterson has devastating power as a blocker but never seems to get in the right position to deliver the block. Both have questionable hands at times, but CJ has had much more success as a receiver during his career than Peterson has. CJ is more reliant on his teammates than Peterson due to their running styles. Peterson can take a 1 yard CJ run and turn it into a 4-5 yard run and CJ can take a 10 yard Peterson run and turn it into an 80 yard TD.
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    "Best" is totally subjective. I think CJ is definitely a top 5 back right now though. I've just always preferred the bigger, physical backs to the slashers so I'd personally take Peterson/Foster/Lynch over CJ. But again, that's based solely on my running style preference.
  7. Scarecrow

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    I think we still need to move to a two back system. Just about every team these days does that. Harper is doing decent in short yardage situations, but he is not a good change of pace back and I don't trust his hands.
  8. GeronimoJackson

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    CJ's back in the top 3, but AP is without question the best back in the NFL right now. AP isn't just some bruiser that's only capable of 4 yard runs. He's also averaging a ridiculous 5.8 yards a carry.

    AP has 13 runs already of > 20 yards. CJ has 5. AP is also second in moving the chains.

    Let me guess, I'm a hater now cuz I ONLY put CJ in the top 3, right? :)
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  9. SawdustMan

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    IDK, honestly the more I see of Harper the more I want his @$$ cut.

    Hate to beat a dead horse here, but we never should've tried to "sneak" Blount (a.k.a. the biggest name undrafted rookie from that class) onto the practice squad. He's the perfect complement to CJ. He's fallen off since his rookie year though, so I wouldn't necessarily want to revisit that avenue. But we should be looking for that type of runner IMO.
  10. Ghost

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    Every time i hear that name "Blount" I curse Jeff Fisher...