Rookie of the Year

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  1. DolFan707

    DolFan707 Almost There Since 1973...

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    2005 PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR FINALISTSSHAWNE MERRIMANLBSan Diego ChargersLOFA TATUPULBSeattle SeahawksODELL THURMANLBCincinnati BengalsDE MARCUS WARELBDallas CowboysCARNELL WILLIAMSRBTampa Bay Buccaneers

    I can not believe we gave these guys up!?!?
     
  2. Agua

    Agua Fighting the media, one lie at a time

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  3. Phinja

    Phinja You Can't See Me...

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    these were guys that did well for their team, and if you notice, everyone of those teams with the exception of SD made the playoffs, and SD was in it untill week 15. So those guys had more exposure.
     
  4. popularwar

    popularwar Perennial All-Pro

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    There can be a lot of good players in one draft, you know.
     
  5. josekareh

    josekareh Finfansince75

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    I'll take Ronnie Brown over those player any day... If Ronnie hadn't split carries with Ricky, he would have had over 1200 yards.... and he would have been the NFL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR ...
     
  6. L.T.21

    L.T.21 FinHeaven VIP

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    You address AT TIME OF DRAFT whats needed most. In case of the Fins, with Ricky's departure, a RB was needed. On Fins BPA list, Ronnie was there, therefore being selected.

    Thats why the Fins "gave up" on these guys:)
     
  7. SCall13

    SCall13 Finheaven QB

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    How players are utilized has a lot to do with success and exposure. Ronnie was successful, but the way he was utilized made it easier to overlook him for ROY honors. None of these other players were, in effect, sharing half there job with someone else. We also weren't all that successful for the first half of the year. Had we been more consistent as a team early and been serious playoff contenders, Ronnie may have garnered more attention. But with the fact that we stumped our toes and that we had Ricky, it was just easier to overlook R.B. But he is as good, or better, than all the players listed.
     
  8. Metal Panda

    Metal Panda One Moe Win

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    That Shawnemerricanlbsandiegochargers is a great player.
     
  9. Dors156

    Dors156 He's Backkkkk

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    Whers ronnie:confused:wow the media pisses me off so bad.just because he doesnt have a cool nickname he doesnt get on the list.if he didnt have to split carries he would have 1300 yards and 11tds.this is a bunch of BS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:fire:
     
  10. Metal Panda

    Metal Panda One Moe Win

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    No offense, bud, but you don't give awards to players based on speculation on what they "would have done". You give out the awards based on what they "did" do.
     
  11. RunningBackGuru

    RunningBackGuru Perennial All-Pro

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    :yes: Over 1300+ yards IMO. Maybe even 1400+.
     
  12. wazzy

    wazzy A True Fan

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    Dallas did not make the playoffs either! But I understand your point and I would want anyone but RB!
     
  13. dlockz

    dlockz Hall Of Famer

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    Ronnie split carries and thats a fact that no matter how good he is he will be overlooked to a great degree. Bush splits carries but he averages basically a first down a carry. Awards are based alot on just highlight reel making plays. I don't think its a matter of disrepect but he was banged up at end of year and Caddy is the feature back on a playoff team.
     
  14. DolFan707

    DolFan707 Almost There Since 1973...

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    you guys are right: (here is the organized list)



    2005 PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
    SHAWNE MERRIMAN LB San Diego Chargers
    LOFA TATUPU LB Seattle Seahawks
    ODELL THURMAN LB Cincinnati Bengals
    DE MARCUS WARE LB Dallas Cowboys
    CARNELL WILLIAMS RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
     
  15. Dors156

    Dors156 He's Backkkkk

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    ronnie should be on there but o well.caddilac can take his stupid roty award but he wont take away ronnies mvp award in the future:)
     
  16. Phin

    Phin Huard for QB!

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    WTF?... :confused: ...you've got to be kidding me. I don't see any problem with the guy we got. If we had to do last years draft again, I'd want Ronnie Brown again. I wonder if the 49'ers or Brown fans are wishing they had picked someone else.
     
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    oliver25 faith never dies

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    agree 100%, im sick of this we shouldn't of pick rb sh!t.. :fire:
     
  18. DolFan707

    DolFan707 Almost There Since 1973...

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    you guys are correct. I can not believe I thought he was so bad. I just get so mad when he fumbles the ball...
     
  19. oliver25

    oliver25 faith never dies

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    be patient, this guy is a stud. he's definatly no sammy smith.

    the key is that he fits into saban's system... :dolphins:
     
  20. thomasdan15

    thomasdan15 Well-Known Member

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    You need to wait a few years before you can say those other guys are better or not. I think Ronnie is going to have a great career. Caddy has better natural running ability but Ronnie is faster and a load to bring down. He has hands like a WR and he's good in pass protection.
     
  21. tylerdolphin

    tylerdolphin More Smug than Birthday Dog Moderator Finheaven VIP Donator

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    You have to give the award to Caddy. Ronnie is better IMO, but they dont give awards for "the best player that had to split time with an all pro and therefore didnt get much stats and not much media attention". Therefore Caddy deserve it. The media doesnt hate us.
     
  22. rothshunger

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    he fumbled four times caddy fumbled 3 with 1 more today shaun alexander fumbled 5 tiki 1 time larry johnson 5 times :confused:
     
  23. L.T.21

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    A RB was needed in the system..hence RB. RW was still being a complete knucklehead in hamanamana land.
     

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