Bowie wrote:I don't get it. What did you all see last night that I didn't? What was so impressive? Was it his 4 carries for 7 yards (1.8 per)? Bush will have some spectacular runs and will be a SportCenter favorite, but he is not a guy who will consistantly move the chains (and that is how you win football games).
Edit: I forgot to mention that one of his carries was for 9 yards, so his other 3 carries combined for -2. Let's not call Canton yet.
What was he supposed to do with that kind of blocking? No one, and I mean no one could have done anymore with the blocking, or lack of blocking. I am not saying to call Canton, nor did anyone in this thread, but you don't average 9 yards a carry in college and not back good back in the NFL. It just doesn't happen.
This thread isnt the question "What to expect from Bush IF he had great blocking." Its more about what can he do in his situation now. Sure he can average 9 ypc in college and stink it up in the NFL, everybody is his speed here. He was getting arm-tackled and even hand-tackled left and right last nite. And when he hit a hole, a couple times he looked like a deer in headlights spinning around for a way out.
I dont think the Bush hype will live up to 2500/30, but Id expect modest numbers this year. Deuce wont be a 3rd down back, and he will take many of Bush's touches away.
We may be simply hyping the next Warrick Dunn- An Explosive yardage beast that wont get the Goalline touches.
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