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Maurice Jones-Drew is the best running back in the league

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by TheGreat, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. ThaShark316_28

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    Peterson is still the best.
     
  2. ItsMyFault

    ItsMyFault Contributing Member

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    I'm not saying he's not a great player, he's just not the best/most talented right now.
     
  3. BucMan55

    BucMan55 Contributing Member

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    THere is a difference between being a pro-bowl caliber running back and being the best one.

    I think Chris Johnson and Adrian Peterson would have something to say.

    Arian Foster is averaging over 100 yards per game for his career. Stephen Jackson is a great dual threat in the Marshall Faulk mold.
     
  4. sammy

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    Gotta agree although he did have a fumbling issue coming in. 19 fumbles (12 lost) in his first 3 seasons. Zero this season so it seems like he has cleaned up that part of his game.
     
  5. Fulgore

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    My top Ten backs

    1. A.P.
    2. Chris Johnson
    3. Foster
    4. J. Charles
    5. Steven Jackson
    6. Jones-Drew
    7. Frank Gore
    8. D. McFadden
    9. Mike Turner
    10. Ray Rice
     
  6. Fyreball

    Fyreball Contributing Member

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    You understand that there is a difference between being REALLY, REALLY GOOD and being THE BEST, right??? Nobody is doubting that he is phenomenal, but your thread title says "THE BEST RUNNING BACK IN THE LEAGUE." While MJD is really effing good, he is NOT better than Adrian Peterson or Chris Johnson. Plain and simple.
     
  7. rhino17

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    AD and Chris Johnson are still better, thats pretty clear
     
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    If I was drafting a RB to build around right now, I'd go with:

    1. Peterson
    2. Johnson
    3. Foster
    4. McFadden
    5. MJD
    6. Hillis
    7. Charles
    8. Bradshaw
    9. Mendenhall
    10. Rice
     
  9. TheGreat

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    Chris Johnson is not better then Jones-Drew, lol!!!!

    All speed.

    No vision, patience, blocking ability.
     
  10. Pringles

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    And what is your argument against Peterson?
     
  11. rhino17

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    and how many 2000k seasons has mjd put together?

    scratch that, how many 1000 yard seasons has mjd put together?
     
  12. T-mac&Yao=RING

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    I wont say hes the best but dude is a beast. Hes so small but at the same time so tough. I still like Steven Jackson as the best I think he would put up monster type numbers with an good line.
     
  13. TheGreat

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    I dont think he brings the leadership, blocking ability, and catching ability MJD bring.

    He MIGHT be a better runner, but he also has a better offensive line.

    Jones-Drew is carrying this Jags team on his back right now.
     
  14. Joshfast

    Joshfast "We're all gonna die" - Billy Sole
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    Maurice Jones-Drew is definitely the best RB on the Jaguars.
     
  15. TheGreat

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    He would also be Texans best running back.
     
  16. sammy

    sammy Contributing Member

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    That's obviously debatable. MJG is great. Foster is def better in the passing game.
     
  17. TheGreat

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    I've seen Foster run more.

    His receiving has been solid according to his stats, but I dont think Jones-Drew gets enough dump offs Foster may get????

    Does Foster get a lot of screens? Give me some analysis on his receiving game if you can..
     
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    12 rushes for 37 yards so far today, what a beast.
     
  19. Remix

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    Beat me to it, but probably should of waited till the game is over. One long run and your eating crow.
     
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    I know he is better than 3ypc, just being a smartass.
     

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