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Old 03-13-2008, 10:29 AM    (permalink
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Out of anyone on the Vikings primed for a breakout season, I would probably have to say that Chad Greenway is most destined. Like some have mentioned, I would not at all be surprised if Sidney Rice has a breakout season either.
I don't know if it'll be this year but Aundrae Allison is going to be a stud for you guys somewhere down the road. If the Vikes just had a QB that could manage the game and distribute the ball to the playmakers they would have a serious chance at a division crown
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Out of anyone on the Vikings primed for a breakout season, I would probably have to say that Chad Greenway is most destined. Like some have mentioned, I would not at all be surprised if Sidney Rice has a breakout season either.
I'll second that...Rice has all the potential in the world! Lets just hope Travaris can get him the ball. Also whats that 1st year DE called for you guys...Brian Robison??? I think he can make an impact.
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Greenway's breakout season was 07, like we expected it would. He started every game and had over 100 tackles.
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Just wondering if every single first round pick from the past two years that hasn't "broken out" as yet has been mentioned in this thread. Seems so.
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Can we really call 2nd year players breakout players?

This should be 3rd year players and over.
Why can't a player have a breakout season in his 2nd year, or even rookie year for that matter?
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Paul Posluszny will lead the league in tackles.
Could end up being a two man race for that honor with the other elite LB from the '07 draft. No need to even say his name.
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I'm just hoping Vilma returns to form and is near the top in tackles. That would be awesome!
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Just getting a full season and leadership from the MIKE spot will be a huge improvement for the Saints...
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Greenway's breakout season was 07, like we expected it would. He started every game and had over 100 tackles.
Are you kidding me? Starting every game and having over 100 tackles doesn't necessarily mean he had a breakout year. Greenway's play last year was in no way breakout worthy, though I expect it to be this year with another year in the defense and a hopefully further solidified defense.
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Reminds me when everyone was clamoring about Anthony Henry's 10 interceptions or whatever a couple years ago. Interceptions don't tell the whole story. Heck, Deltha O'Neal one year had 8 and made the Pro Bowl because of it, although he didn't deserve it.
Basing a DB only on interceptions can be misleading.
I'm not basing it solely on int numbers. Interceptions can be misleading, but that is more true when talking about CB's. CB's can rack up ints if they get thrown at a lot, but it is kind of difficult to throw at a SS. He was also a regular on the list of players who got snubbed. I watched every Rams game last year, he is the real deal. The future will show it. The Probowl isn't that big of a deal though, everyone knows its just a popularity contest, so basically Roy Williams will make the Probowl every year even though he is atrocious in coverage because he is on the Cowboys. I'm not trying to start an argument about Williams, but most people who know football know Williams is just an above average safety.
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Cromartie had a ridiculous number of balls bounce perfectly his way in 07. I'm looking forward to seeing what happens with him in 08.
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Are you kidding me? Starting every game and having over 100 tackles doesn't necessarily mean he had a breakout year. Greenway's play last year was in no way breakout worthy, though I expect it to be this year with another year in the defense and a hopefully further solidified defense.
Compared to his previous year, and the team involved, that's the definition of a breakout.

Seems you're looking for the breakout of a star player type of deal ...
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Could end up being a two man race for that honor with the other elite LB from the '07 draft. No need to even say his name.
Yeah, David Harris is pretty awesome.
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Yeah, David Harris is pretty awesome.
Forgot about him but no although he's another stud I wouldn't bet on it.
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Compared to his previous year, and the team involved, that's the definition of a breakout.

Seems you're looking for the breakout of a star player type of deal ...
Well that's not too hard considering he was out his entire rookie season with a torn ACL.
And yeah, I thought that was the point of this thread.
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It will be awfully hard for Brady Quinn to breakout while he's riding the pine.
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i think Anderson will blow it, allowing Quinn to step in
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I don't even think Smith will start.
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I don't even think Smith will start.
Make or break year with Martz there now so they will give him more than ample opportunities to succeed. It's now or never.
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