Zach Zenner, Z2K

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  1. Truthteller

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    Wanted to post some stuff in the baseball thread and elsewhere, but just don't have time to add my usual, detailed posts. Will try to get to those soon. Have just enough time, now, to post two quick article links and some brief comments:

    So now the suddenly, less hostile-towards-whites Arizona Cardinals are looking at Zenner. Last week he was in New Orleans: //nfltraderumors.co/cardinals-worked-out-six-including-rbs-alfred-morris-zach-zenner/

    Also, Fatt Matt gives Zach another "kick-in-the-gut". Cuts #2 RB C.J. Anderson, but ignores ZZ /signs some no-name who averaged a whopping 2.2 YPC back in 2017! https://nfltraderumors.co/lions-release-rb-c-j-anderson-claim-rb-paul-perkins/
     
  2. Flint

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    Zenner would be a great fit for the Lions right now. He won't get the chance though. I think him geting cut was a blatent racial purge so Matt could look good to the brutha's. There is no other reasonable explanation.
    What especially sucks is Patricia was talking him up in camp so he wouldnt go anywhere else.
     
  3. Titus

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    Zach Zenner has signed with the Saints.
    They are banged up at RB and only Latavius Murray is likely to be ahead of him on the depth chart this week.
     
  4. rockybleier

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    His old backfield mate in Detroit, Dwayne Washington, is ahead of him on the depth chart....I read one article about ZZ talking about how he is a freak athlete..,,,
    He was only unemployed because of the paint job, as one NFL network ex player said referring to CMac
     
  5. La France Blanche

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    Zach isn't going to get many carries (if any), so I'm hoping for one long run for glory.
     
  6. Truthteller

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    "Tailback Karma"** just keeps $hiting in the face of vile, obese pig Fatt Matt for the way he's treated Zach Zenner. On a day when his second rate tailbacks finally put up decent numbers (picked up big gains on some gimmick plays), it appears he's lost his "rising superstar", Keryon Johnson to a knee injury, which could be significant: https://www.freep.com/story/sports/...-knee-injury-offense-running-game/4048380002/

    Article above notes the Lions actually fared a bit better running in 2018, after Johnson was injured. Good part of that was Zach, who averaged 4.8 YPC last season coming off a back injury and was on pace to go way over 100 yards at Green Bay, except Fatt Matt kept pulling him in favor of washed up turtle LaGarrett Blount, who was too slow to play in Arena League last season.

    Not sure how much of a future Zach Zenner has in New Orleans. It's good they allow fullback Zach Line and Taysom Hill to run from time-to-time, but once Kamara returns they'll have more than enough "runners" and he could be inactive some weeks or might even be released again? Would make little to no sense for N.O. to keep both ZZ and former Motor City Kitten (George?) Washington on the roster once Alvin returns?

    I realize this might sound crazy, but if Johnson is out for the year and the Lions are looking to "trade for a back", why not make a deal for ZZ? They can likely pick him up for a "conditional 7th round pick". And the "conditions" can be set so high, that there would be very little chance N.O. would ever even get the 7th rounder from Detroit. Something like ZZ has to average 75 or 100 yards per game for the pick to be exchanged?


    P.S.: The article mentions the Lions trading with the Bengals for a tailback. Yesterday, both the Bengals "highly rated" backs had a stunning day: 14 carries for 2 yards, running behind a all Summo line? Not sure who sucks more, the line or the runners?



    **http://castefootball.us/index.php?threads/nfl-news-rumors-and-musings.35818/page-132#post-747837
     
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  7. rockybleier

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    We research this kind of stuff and we all truly believe most of America has their heads in their ass when it comes to reverse racism....ZZ and Zach Line came out about the same time, had monster numbers in college, plus size and decent speed....Look up the stat lines for the Lions backs and some of these other guys.....Average, at best.......Yet given a chance.
    Sickens me.....Next weekend, McCaffrey better have some sweeps, end arounds and a couple gadget plays (the one with Line and Tasin Hill yesterday was great)...Sending him up the middle every damn time is idiotic.......
     
  8. sport historian

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    McCaffrey's two long TD runs (76 and 84 yards) this year were "up the middle."
     
  9. Flint

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    yeah end arounds don’t work if you don’t get blocking just like up the middle works if you do.
     

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