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Old 06-01-2008, 10:20 PM    (permalink
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who do u think is better both are probowl lbs intanbles over extreme athletcism, Lofa tatupu
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you should make this a poll. anyways, id take demeco if i were starting a team and got to choose between the two.
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DeMeco Ryans over Lofa IMO.
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Barrett Ruud please.
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but I would take any of them,

Patrick Willis pwns them all
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well, i want to say demeco but the problem there is that ive maybe seen 2 texans games......ever. theyre just never on, so its hard for people to judge him by actually seeing him...just what we've heard.

lofa on the other hand ive seen quite a bit of thanks to the seahawks team success.

so in terms of what ive actually seen....i can't go against lofa. ive heard good things on demeco though
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i prefer Demeco.Both are good players though.
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DeMeco is the better LB.
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I like DeMeco Ryan a little bit more, but the two are fairly similar. In general, Lofa has been more productive, but he's surrounded by way more talent.
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I think id take lofa, i like demco as well, but ive loved tatupu since his USC days. he is fiery, and i dont care what you say, hes just as athletic IMO as demeco. Just cause hes white doesnt mean he cant run and gets by in intangibles. Tatupu is killer, and if i were starting a defense from scratch, hes one of the guys id want manning the middle. Now, if u were to throw jon vilma into the equation, i might be inclined to take him...
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P-Willie > Lofa
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Definately should be a poll, but I'd take Demeco...Physically he is a great athlete, tackling machine, and I just love everything he brings to the table...Not to take anything away from Lofa I just think Demeco is a bit more dominant.
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Definately should be a poll, but I'd take Demeco...Physically he is a great athlete, tackling machine, and I just love everything he brings to the table...Not to take anything away from Lofa I just think Demeco is a bit more dominant.
I don't think one can call Ryan a great athlete. The reason he fell in the draft is because his workout numbers were sub-par.
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I don't think one can call Ryan a great athlete. The reason he fell in the draft is because his workout numbers were sub-par.
And they have both proven how those numbers can be completely irrelevant at times in their success, or lack there-of.
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I don't think one can call Ryan a great athlete. The reason he fell in the draft is because his workout numbers were sub-par.
Well he was the 1st pick of the 2nd rd, I'd like to think Curtis Lofton is a great athlete and he fell later...These guys are not in the class of Willis of course and he didn't drop jaws at the combine, but I think his size had more to due with him dropping then his athleticism.


He had a broad jump of 10'9 which measures explosion, and that was the best out of the LB'ers...So he was no slouch, but its even more obvious watching him play.
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Tatupu is in a great system and surrounding talented team
Ryan played very well both years with an sub par defence

i'd give it to Demeco Ryan right now
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I'd pick Ryans but both are awesome.
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There are so many quality young inside linebackers doing the rounds in the NFL at the moment. Patrick Willis, Lofa Tatupu, Demeco Ryans, Barrett Ruud etc.

I too would probably favour Demeco although Lofa would be a great consolation prize.
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Anytime someone talks about Lofa Tatupu, all I can picture in my mind is this:



But though I said I would pick Ryan, Tatupu is very good. Definately a top LB. Ruud is also very good, I'll give you that, Caddy.
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well, i want to say demeco but the problem there is that ive maybe seen 2 texans games......ever. theyre just never on, so its hard for people to judge him by actually seeing him...just what we've heard.

lofa on the other hand ive seen quite a bit of thanks to the seahawks team success.

so in terms of what ive actually seen....i can't go against lofa. ive heard good things on demeco though
I'm pretty much in the same boat I have seen Lofa play alot more and he always seem to jump off the screen I like DR but I don't get to see to many Texans games.
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Ryans fell because he had a weak 40 and measured in undersized, he was a hot WLB prospect but at the combine seemed too small and lacked straightline speed. He's very quick though and that is helped by his ability to quickly diagnose a play and get in the right spot. Demeco is no thumper but is a beast and I'd take him over Lofa.

willis is a different caliber of athlete although I think Demeco is smarter and as the 9ers d improves we'll see willis' numbers go down.
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If David Harris has another year like he did this past one, it'll be very tough not to have them up there as one of the best, young, ILB's in the game.
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