Name the best current players in each NLF position

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buck

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Dec 11, 2000
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Originally posted by: krunchykrome
Originally posted by: m1ldslide1
Hmm.. I have to think hard about this one. Here's my objective and completely unbiased opinion of the best possible roster:

LT Walter Jones
LG Mike Wahle
C Chris Spencer
RG Rob Sims
RT Sean Locklear
TE John Carlson
WR Bobby Engram, Nate Burleson
QB Matt Hasselbeck
RB Julius Jones, Mo Morris
FB Leonard Weaver


DE Patrick Kerney, Darryl Tapp
OLB Julian Peterson, Leroy Hill
MLB Lofa Tatupu
CB Marcus Trufant, Kelly Jennings
S Deon Grant, Brian Russell


You and Buck should have a sleepover

I have my Seahawk PJ's ready. (Yes i do own Seahawk PJ's).:p
 

rasczak

Lifer
Jan 29, 2005
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Originally posted by: krunchykrome
Originally posted by: new2AMD
Witten over Gates?
Ogden over Merriman?

Ogden is an OL, Merriman is a LB

And yes, Gates is overrated. Not to mention he was a bust in my fantasy league last year :D

LOL you do realize he was hurt a lot of the year right? especially that dislocated toe during the playoffs. Antonio Gates will run circles around jason witten.

:)
 

m1ldslide1

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Originally posted by: buck
On a serious note, Julian Peterson and Lofa Tatupu should be on this list.

Yeah those two plus Trufant definitely belong on the list.

And where's the love for Steve Smith? The guy is unstoppable (except when facing the Seahawks, preferably in a championship game) , and just imagine if he had a healthy and talented QB slinging his way for 16 weeks???
 

RightIsWrong

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Originally posted by: tidehigh
zinfamous, you are kidding right? Reed is by far the best all around safety in the league. watch Bob sanders cover a WR and tell me he's the best. rofl.

I would take Polamaulu before Reed at this point in their careers.
 

krunchykrome

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Dec 28, 2003
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Originally posted by: RightIsWrong
Originally posted by: tidehigh
zinfamous, you are kidding right? Reed is by far the best all around safety in the league. watch Bob sanders cover a WR and tell me he's the best. rofl.

I would take Polamaulu before Reed at this point in their careers.

bwhahahaha
 

1sikbITCH

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Jan 3, 2001
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Originally posted by: krunchykrome
Originally posted by: RightIsWrong
Originally posted by: tidehigh
zinfamous, you are kidding right? Reed is by far the best all around safety in the league. watch Bob sanders cover a WR and tell me he's the best. rofl.

I would take Polamaulu before Reed at this point in their careers.

bwhahahaha

Polamalu is great against the run, but he is not as complete as Ed Reed. Ed Reed can cover, blitz, and stop the run. His anticipation is so great it's as if he is using radar and wallhacks.

As to the person who said that Jon Odgen has been a bust for 3 or 4 years... you must not have studied his play these last few years. Aside from Boller never being where he is supposed to be in the pocket, Ogden has never had a bad game in his entire career except for one - in the 2006 game against the Colts he played injured and Dwight Freeney owned him all night long. Other than that on any given Sunday he was always one of the very best.
Maybe you were referring to his bust that will be in Canton in 5 years.
 

krunchykrome

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Dec 28, 2003
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Originally posted by: 1sikbITCH
Originally posted by: krunchykrome
Originally posted by: RightIsWrong
Originally posted by: tidehigh
zinfamous, you are kidding right? Reed is by far the best all around safety in the league. watch Bob sanders cover a WR and tell me he's the best. rofl.

I would take Polamaulu before Reed at this point in their careers.

bwhahahaha

Polamalu is great against the run, but he is not as complete as Ed Reed. Ed Reed can cover, blitz, and stop the run. His anticipation is so great it's as if he is using radar and wallhacks.

As to the person who said that Jon Odgen has been a bust for 3 or 4 years... you must not have studied his play these last few years. Aside from Boller never being where he is supposed to be in the pocket, Ogden has never had a bad game in his entire career except for one - in the 2006 game against the Colts he played injured and Dwight Freeney owned him all night long. Other than that on any given Sunday he was always one of the very best.
Maybe you were referring to his bust that will be in Canton in 5 years.

whats happening in Canton?
 

Deeko

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Jun 16, 2000
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Originally posted by: mxrider
QB: peyton manning
RB: tomlinson
WR: randy moss
TE: tony gonzalez (i'm biased toward the chiefs)
im gonna skip anything OL related, cuz it sure as hell isnt any chiefs player
OLB: merriman
MLB: urlacher
DE: jerrod allen
CB: probably asante samuel, maybe champ bailey
K: if the game is on the line I want Adam Vinatieri kicking the ball
S: easy Bob Sanders
P: Dusitn Colquitt (right now he is probably the chiefs 3rd best player)

hahaha, no way dude. no way at all. He's a gambler who can't cover well and benefited from playing on a good team. The Eagles basically shelled out a ton of money to go from Lito to Lito 1.1, they're basically the same player. Good? Yes, best in the league? Not even close.
 

Deeko

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Jun 16, 2000
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QB: Peyton Manning
HB: Ladainian Tomlinson
FB: Lorenzo Neal
TE: Jason Witten (Gates and Gonzo are better receivers, Witten is a MUCH better blocker, and thus better all around)
WR: Randy Moss
OT: Walter Jones
OG: Steve Hutchinson
C: Jeff Saturday

DT: Ohh how to choose between the Williamses, I'll go with Pat
DE: Julius Peppers, if he gets back to playing like he should
OL: DeMarcus Ware - better all around player than Merriman, who is basically a standing DE
MLB: Brian Urlacher
CB: Champ Bailey
FS: Ed Reed
SS: Bob Sanders

K: Adam Vinatieri
P: Mat McBriar
KR/PR: Devin Hester
 

ric1287

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Nov 29, 2005
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Originally posted by: Deeko
QB: Peyton Manning
HB: Ladainian Tomlinson
FB: Lorenzo Neal
TE: Jason Witten (Gates and Gonzo are better receivers, Witten is a MUCH better blocker, and thus better all around)
WR: Randy Moss
OT: Walter Jones
OG: Steve Hutchinson
C: Jeff Saturday

DT: Ohh how to choose between the Williamses, I'll go with Pat
DE: Julius Peppers, if he gets back to playing like he should
OL: DeMarcus Ware - better all around player than Merriman, who is basically a standing DE
MLB: Brian Urlacher
CB: Champ Bailey
FS: Ed Reed
SS: Bob Sanders

K: Adam Vinatieri
P: Mat McBriar

dammit, quit forgretting KR/PR. Hester is the only reason to even watch the bears anymore :(
 

benzylic

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Jun 12, 2006
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Originally posted by: Deeko
Originally posted by: mxrider
QB: peyton manning
RB: tomlinson
WR: randy moss
TE: tony gonzalez (i'm biased toward the chiefs)
im gonna skip anything OL related, cuz it sure as hell isnt any chiefs player
OLB: merriman
MLB: urlacher
DE: jerrod allen
CB: probably asante samuel, maybe champ bailey
K: if the game is on the line I want Adam Vinatieri kicking the ball
S: easy Bob Sanders
P: Dusitn Colquitt (right now he is probably the chiefs 3rd best player)

hahaha, no way dude. no way at all. He's a gambler who can't cover well and benefited from playing on a good team. The Eagles basically shelled out a ton of money to go from Lito to Lito 1.1, they're basically the same player. Good? Yes, best in the league? Not even close.

I guess I agree Samuel is the product of a system, but we will say how he fairs after this year, without the system, and having every player around you really good

I was thinking about it after I orignally posted, but I think I would rather have champ bailey. I've just learned to not like him because the chiefs have to play him twice a year
 

Mo0o

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Jul 31, 2001
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Originally posted by: ric1287
Originally posted by: Deeko
QB: Peyton Manning
HB: Ladainian Tomlinson
FB: Lorenzo Neal
TE: Jason Witten (Gates and Gonzo are better receivers, Witten is a MUCH better blocker, and thus better all around)
WR: Randy Moss
OT: Walter Jones
OG: Steve Hutchinson
C: Jeff Saturday

DT: Ohh how to choose between the Williamses, I'll go with Pat
DE: Julius Peppers, if he gets back to playing like he should
OL: DeMarcus Ware - better all around player than Merriman, who is basically a standing DE
MLB: Brian Urlacher
CB: Champ Bailey
FS: Ed Reed
SS: Bob Sanders

K: Adam Vinatieri
P: Mat McBriar

dammit, quit forgretting KR/PR. Hester is the only reason to even watch the bears anymore :(

most teams are smart enough to kick away from him now so its not so exciting anymre
 

benzylic

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Jun 12, 2006
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Originally posted by: Mo0o
Originally posted by: ric1287
Originally posted by: Deeko
QB: Peyton Manning
HB: Ladainian Tomlinson
FB: Lorenzo Neal
TE: Jason Witten (Gates and Gonzo are better receivers, Witten is a MUCH better blocker, and thus better all around)
WR: Randy Moss
OT: Walter Jones
OG: Steve Hutchinson
C: Jeff Saturday

DT: Ohh how to choose between the Williamses, I'll go with Pat
DE: Julius Peppers, if he gets back to playing like he should
OL: DeMarcus Ware - better all around player than Merriman, who is basically a standing DE
MLB: Brian Urlacher
CB: Champ Bailey
FS: Ed Reed
SS: Bob Sanders

K: Adam Vinatieri
P: Mat McBriar

dammit, quit forgretting KR/PR. Hester is the only reason to even watch the bears anymore :(

most teams are smart enough to kick away from him now so its not so exciting anymre

Which team skipped that philosophy and kicked to him, and I think he ended up scoring twice on them
 

tidehigh

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Nov 13, 2006
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here's the best roster based on Madden 09s player ratings

Offense:
QB: Tom Brady (Patriots, 99)
RB: LaDainian Tomlinson (Chargers, 99)
FB: Lawrence Vickers (Browns, 92)
WR: Randy Moss (Patriots, 99) and Terrell Owens (Cowboys, 98)
TE: Antonio Gates (Chargers, 99)
C: Jeff Saturday (Colts, 96)
T: Jason Peters (Bills, 97) and Mark Tauscher (Packers, 94)
G: Steve Hutchinson (Vikings, 98) and Leonard Davis (Cowboys, 97)
K: Matt Stover (Ravens, 95)

Defense:
DT: Albert Haynesworth (Titans, 98) and Pat Williams (Vikings, 98)
DE: Aaron Kampman (Packers, 98) and Jason Taylor (Dolphins, 98)
MLB: Brian Urlacher (Bears, 98)
OLB: Derrick Johnson (Chiefs, 93) and DeMarcus Ware (Cowboys, 98)
CB: Champ Bailey (Broncos, 97) and Asante Samuel (Eagles, 96)
SS: Bob Sanders (Colts, 99)
FS: Ed Reed (Ravens, 98)
P: Shane Lechler (Raiders, 97)