Mike Alstot

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  1. Specnatz

    Specnatz Site Contributor

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    Reporting that a news conferance has been called by the Bucs and it is expected he will announce his retirement.
     
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    That's too bad.

    I've always enjoyed watching him play, definitley brought a name to the fullbacks.
    Definitley NFLHOF material.
     
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    Touchdown Vulture according to Warrick Dunn....
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Dang! That's too bad. I loved watching that guy run the football. IIRC, he has had some neck problems in the past. So it might be for the best. He will be a HOFer.

    "Alstott up tha gut", will always be remembered.:cool:
     
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    There was a show on NFLN last night lining out the top 10 power backs of all time. I can't recall the entire list, but Alstott was #10. They showed some of his better runs, and I have to say, the guy had some moments.

    Earl made #3, by the way, which was a complete travesty. Riggins was #2, and Jim Brown was #1. Blah.
     
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    I would agree with JB being #1, power and speed, he was the best.
    But I would say Earl should be #2 over Riggins..But hey, what is a number, in our minds, EC was #1..
     
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    Sorry, I have Earl myopia. Best. Running Back. Ever.

    Ever.

    :fans:
     
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    Yeah i was a little disappointed that Earl only came in 3rd. They probably based on the fact that Riggins had a longer more rewarding career.
     


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    And held the single-season touchdown mark for awhile.
     
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    TexanAddict Texan 'til I Die

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    Always liked Alstott.
     
  11. Specnatz

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    you beat me to it, I just heard that on the radio. Was going to come update the info.
     
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    I've always preferred power backs to the speedsters. It's more fun watching them seek out and destroy defenders than avoid them. It takes its toll though, as evidenced here.

    Good luck on your recovery, A-Train.
     

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