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  1. Westside

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    Just viewed Leonard's highlights. He looked impressive. His 25 yard run had a great burst of speed and the famous Leonard leap! His TD run was just as good. He demonstrated great vision in avoiding tackles and adjusted his route into the in zone.

    Wishing him the best and a slot at the number two or three back on the bangels. It was a good night for us.
     
  2. Pollyanna

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    Leonard has all the tools to work into the number one slot at running back, or at least get a significant number of carries!
     
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    I just saw the highlights of the bangels game. I swear brian just took off and flew over that guy. It really looked like he was walking on air as he jumped!
     
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    Brian looked good, not trying to take anything away from him, but i saw the Bengals use four tailbacks and 4 ripped off soem pretty nice runs. It looks like the colts D-line was on ice skates.
     
  5. white is right

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    Leonard looked like he is over his injuries that have stunted his career so far. There is no way he is a bubble boy(or should be one). I think that the show was doing that for dramatic effect. He is listed as the 2nd tailback on the official team site.
     
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    I just thought I'd revisit the pure racial and obvious casting of Leonard by footballsblackfuture.com...On Leonard:

    "ALTHOUGH HE TIMED WELL, HE LACKS THE SPEED TO BE A TRUE LEAD BACK AT THE NEXT LEVEL", so he definitely has to play the fullback position. He lost some weight in order to impress people with his speed at the combine, but he will need to get back over 230 to effectively play the FB position.

    I can't believe that they would make their prejudice that obvious. I mean at least Tom Luginbill is clever enough to say something like "although he timed well-he doesn't have good lateral agility so he plays slower than he times. We think he'd make a better FB."

    The truth is that all the DWFs remember is 40 times. The DWFs don't realize that whites usually do better (with the limited participation of whites) with their short shuttles, at least equal in 3-Cone and better for how much their marks of their short shuttle is than their 40 time. I mean at least try to fool the DWFs with BS about lateral agility or that 40 yard speed is much more important than a players 10-20 yard clip.

    It isn't all that hard to fool them Greg Davis, but I guess you're just not creative or clever enough!
     
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    A solid article on Leonard, but it does have a fair bit of caste speak. Leonard even minimizes his own athletic ability in it, but Carson Palmer gave him some high praise!

    Full Leonard Article Here
     
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  10. bigunreal

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    This "grinder" was only in for 4 or 5 plays? Wow. I couldn't possibly sit through one of the Bengals games, in order to watch Leonard get his one or two touches. I heard some jock sniffer on television describe Leonard's great catch, which set up the game winning TD, by saying that he "made the roster because he's such a great blocker and just gets it done," or something similarly Castean.

    It's a crime this guy doesn't get a chance to play.
     
  11. white is right

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    I recall Vermeil repeating "yeah but he would make a better fullback." I don't think a Bo Jackson 4.2 time would get any other response out of his brain. That's what your dealing with when it comes to White tailbacks getting playing time.
     
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    Yeah Vermeil is a big Castean Clown, the only time a white running back would get to play for him is if he is his nephew. Remember back in 1980 when the Eagles went to the Superbowl against the Riadas. Vermeil let his nephew run the ball as well as be a STD (special teams demon). I think his name Louie Giamona, I think. He was about the same dimension as Woodhead, maybe a 15 lbs less, a buck eighty.
     
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    I remember how fast Giamona was. I kinda wanted the Eagles to win, but even then I started counting which team had the most whites and especially at the skill positions. That being said, I wanted the Raiders to win. I also remember the Giants having a good running back who kicked ass in the playoffs. His name was Rob Carpenter. Before the Giants he backed Earl Campbell with Oilers. I remember when Campbell would be injuried, Rob would do incredibly well subing for him.
     
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    Yes I remember Giamona too. His nickname was "Woodstock" after the Peanuts character. I don't know if he was even that big. Back before steroids and other drugs took over the NFL running backs that size could be found on rosters. I know Mercury Morris was 5'10" 170 which was tiny for even that era. Edited by: white is right
     
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    Cedric Benson was injured yesterday (severity not yet known), but are set to sign veteran cancerous tumor Larry Johnson. Brian Leonard call Peyton Hillis and Jacob Hester. And yeah, Matt Jones& Co.still sit on the sideline while yet another black slug gets recycled through this pathetic and fanatically racist league. From Rotoworld:

    ESPN's Michael Smith reports that free agent Larry Johnson is en route to Cincinnati and slated to sign with the Bengals on Monday. The Bengals don't weigh character into personnel decisions, so this is an ideal fit. It remains to be seen if L.J.'s addition is a sign that Cedric Benson (hip) won't be ready for Week 11. The team announced late Sunday that Benson's injury wouldn't cost him any time, so Johnson may only be an "insurance" pickup. He's unlikely to be a big factor in the backfield immediately.
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    When was the last time Larry Johnson actually was a big factor in any backfield? Leonard is clearly the better option here.
     
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    Wow...larry johnson...nick pick up. You really know how to improve at the running game dontcha. (IDIOTS) Dam, this was a great chance for brian to get more carries.
     
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    Is Leonard 100% fit? If he is, he should no probs beating Johnson for the starting job.
     
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    Sarcasm intended I hope.
     
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    No, My bad! He's performing great so far this season!
     
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    I hope Toby Gerhart is looking closely at the injustice and uber screwing the Brian is subject to right now. The idea of picking up this malcontent LJ and playing over Brian is sadly par for the course.

    The owner and his duaghter and the major villians here as I have stated before. I wish I could attend a wienertail party where both would be and ask "Could you pleased explain to me, how Brian is incapable of running the ball more? I am sure his measureable are up there with the affelets. Please tell me why you would pick up a homophobe and team disrupter and have him carry the ball more than Brian?" Guys just think if a white player comparable to LJ made homosexual slurs. He would be bannished forever and demonized until hell freezes over. But oh, it a affelet, he just misspoke, he had alot to overcome, he's misunderstood, tweeting, isn't that free speech, he was just joking....and on and on and on. F..k!!!
     
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    The "wienertail" was meant to be "wienertail" party. I guess I was over come with rage and miss typed. [​IMG]
     
  23. Don Wassall

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    The problem is, no matter how great Leonard is performing he's not going to beallowed to start at tailback because he's White. That the Bengals would bring in washed-up, woman-beating,perpetually malcontentedLarry Johnson to start over Leonard should Benson miss time says it all. Not that Leonard would be "allowed" to start over thug rookie Bernard Scott anyway.

    It's that old time-honored equation: black running back x 6 with injuries = 1 or 2 almost always productive starts for a talented white running back before he goes backto the bench, to fullback,or is cut. Just ask Brock Forsey, Peyton Hillis, Brad Hoover, Heath Evans andTravis Jervey in recent yearsand innumerable others before them. Scott Lockwood was mentioned in the Gerhart thread the other day. He started the last game of the 1992 season for the Patriots, ran for 123 yards, and never got another carry in the NFL.
     
  24. ToughJ.Riggins

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    Larry Johnson...WTF!

    Attention DWFs: The NFL would rather start a washed up black tailback that has assaulted MULTIPLE women, made slurs toward homosexuals and averaged 2.9 YPC this year than give a white man a chance to run the ball!
     
  25. indianwhite

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    Maybe....Leonard will be given the chance when he's already a veteran!
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