Ronnie Brown will carry more times than you thought!

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  1. South Florida

    South Florida Pro Bowler

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    From MiamiDolphins .com

    “He's going to have to carry a little more than maybe he's ready for,'' Saban said. “We're very pleased with his development, but in the absence of Ricky, we're going to lean on him a little more than we would like to."

    More than 20?
     
  2. LtDan

    LtDan I am a Dan but not a Lt.

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    Give him the ball!!
     
  3. ChambersNBoston

    ChambersNBoston Dan Marino is a God

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    yesssssssssssssssss! thats right give that rook the rock and let him pound it down the broncos throats! GO RONNIE #23!!!!
     
  4. Nublar7

    Nublar7 Retired Finheaven VIP

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    Earlier this week Saban said that Ronnie should get between 12-15 carries. By now saying "a little more" I see around 18-20 carries.
     
  5. HysterikiLL

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    Lets just hope he holds the hell onto that thing and that line blocks! I estimate 21 carries.
     
  6. VanDolPhan

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    Yah I'm thinking Sammy Morris still gets some carries in this game. It also depends if the game is close or not. I'd expect 15-18 carries if were not down by much at the half.
     
  7. Maynard the Hammer

    Maynard the Hammer you are the nail

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    cool.

    i hope he gets 2 or 3 catches as well. depends how they want to attack the speedy LBs
     
  8. arsenal

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    on the nick saban show he said that it could change by how he plays and how he handles the hits and the workload hes getting...

    if hes got 12 carries and still looks fresh and has like 80 yards, he sure as hell will keep running him...
     
  9. jlfin

    jlfin old pro

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    That's his strong suit and I've got a feeling that will be unveiled this Sunday. He was hardly involved in the passing game during preseason. I'm expecting a lot more than 2 or 3 catches.
    I expect he will be used extensively in the short passing game, similar to Marshall Faulk and Thurman Thomas.
     
  10. cnc66

    cnc66 wiley veteran bad spelur

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    and the Nyets will have to add two days to their practice schedule to keep up !
     
  11. Schmiggs

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    it'll depend on if we fall behind early or not i'm sure
     
  12. Superself

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    I wish Saban would stop babying Ronnie.

    WTF is up with that? Ronnie needs the playing time. He was selected #2 to go to work smash mouth style, not sit on the damn bench.
     
  13. miabrown23

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    hes a rookie my friend injurys have to be considered he didnt play to much in preaseason easing him in for the first game is not the end of the world
     
  14. Superself

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    I hate considering injuries. You cannot stop them. He could sit on the bench until xmas and still come off and blow a kneecap!
     
  15. Sal Lisitano

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    I hope he rips a long one...50 + yards and takes it to the HOUSE!!!

    GO FINS!!!
     
  16. South Florida

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    Oh man, how delicious would a 40+ yard touchdown run be?

    Especially if he blew up someone to break free.
     
  17. ckparrothead

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    I don't like this move by Saban. It's a sign of weakness, to me. Stick to what you know is best for the long term success of the franchise.

    Then again, Huizenga may have leaned on him in the wake of what could be our first home blackout in quite a while...
     
  18. arsenal

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    i think the fact that we dont hit in practice makes a difference here... so hes only got popped like 15 times or so so far... now getting him hit over 25 times in one game could pay a toll.... i dont think its so much about injuries, but more about fatigue and getting used to the workload...

    he can get hurt on his first carry or his 25th, you cant prevent that... i think its more about him being in proper football shape to handle over 20 carries
     
  19. Scrap

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    Fact: You do what you must do to win. I think Ronnie Brown fits into that equation more than people think.
     
  20. ch19079

    ch19079 Dolphin, its whats for dinner

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    what does that really mean?? lack of confidence in Brown, or a hint at an unbalanced offense, with more running than passing??
     
  21. Gitrdone

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    Neither, it means Brown will play more cause Ricky is not around to spell him.
     
  22. nick1

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    Brown will still split some time with Morris but our offense is going to be good, Brown will put up like 20 rushes, 100 yards, 2 rec., 30 yards, and 2 TD
     
  23. R_t_Kraken

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    Good, I got Ronnie on my fantasy team. Hopefully he'll rush for 100 yards and a TD or two.
     
  24. rafael

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    IMO Saban likes to split times with the running backs. He's saying RB will get more than the usual split. I think it shows a great deal of confidence in RB.
     
  25. Big Hedz

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    2 carries 7 yards and a broken leg
     
  26. WharfRat

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    Ditto!! :yeahthat:
     
  27. WharfRat

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    That's twice you've done that...

    Low Class comment....

    You really should be ashamed of yourself. :shakeno:
     
  28. FanMarino

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    All depends on the score whether Ronnie gets more carries imo.
     
  29. FRESHNESS

    FRESHNESS Just Gotta Poke Around

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    I see them (Ronnie & Sammy) going 60/40. #23 will get even more load if he can stand up to the blitzes (blocking.) We're gonna see an awful lot of those LBs coming in full throttle, so as long as he doesn't miss many assignments, Ronnie should get the work load. I think THAT will be Ronnie's 1st challange
     
  30. ch19079

    ch19079 Dolphin, its whats for dinner

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    are you the same idiot that said that the other day??? :shakeno:

    "bad form.....:shakeno: "
     
  31. WharfRat

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    unfortunately... I have to warn you about name-calling....

    but yes... it's the same person who said that yesterday.
    It was a classless post then, and even more so now that he's done it again.
     
  32. INPHINITY

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    I think Ronnie will get about 20 touches, need to break him in , its time to sink or swim like a PHIN!
     

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