Pollard Played With 6 Cracked Ribs

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  1. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    Can't even imagine playing safety like that. Here's another one tough mutha that got away.

     
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    Either that or he took a lot of shots..
     
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    You can take that to the bank.
     
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    That is one numb motha. :fingergun:
     
  5. AJ-80

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    Wow. Gained alot of respect for him after this. Not saying that he is the model-citizen of the league, but that takes guts. Is it just me or did he really step his game up after he left for Baltimore?
     
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    And broken ribs are supposed to be particularly painful.
     
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    Wow,,,,,,amazing how much people cannot give the man credit after the Texans released him....
     
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    Yeah I see everyone knocking him in this thread
     


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    Pollard is great long as he has Ed Reed backing him up, otherwise he gets exposed in coverage. You've seen this as well, his time here in Houston he was a heavy hitter, great teammate, but got exposed in coverage without one of the best safeties to play the game.

    I'm not knocking him, just it is what it is, he's in a better situation in Baltimore than he is here.
     
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    He was a good player when we had him, and he's a good player for yall.

    How's that? :fingergun:
     
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    You mean other than the people posting in this thread?

    anyway......

    I wonder if the NFL is going to fine the Ravens for not disclosing this injury.
     
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    Couldn't be wronger
     
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    Think he broke them earlier and was listed: he missed thelast three games of the regular season.
     
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    wronger?


    The guy isnt the best in coverage and if you cant see that its time to see a doc
     
  15. CloakNNNdagger

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    He was listed the game after the 2nd week fracture only (fastest healing rib fracture I've ever seen), and not again until the 9th week through the game before the SB.......then mysteriously was taken off the week of the SB.

    But when it comes to listing players on the Injury Report, there are those who are completely convinced and swear that we are so fortunate that our Texans always play it so honest and straight forward when it comes to the Report.:kitten:
     
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    He was already halfway there, shoulda gone for the full dozen.
     
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    Pollard has never been a strong cover guy. It's not what he does. He knocks the piss out of people. And I wish he was still doing it for the Texans.
     
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    I can tell you from experience .... they are. It hurts every time you blink .... much less knock the piss outa someone.
     
  20. Hagar

    Hagar Drink up yall, its the Texans!

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    I agree. Pollard was great in the box but the Texans have never had a good free safety so his weakness became more exposed. The best thing he did was be an enforcer over the middle. If you came over the middle, you paid for it. The Texans miss his swagger.

    I can't remember if Wade was here by the time he left, but I would have liked to see him blitz in Wade's defense.

    I wish we had both him and Leach.
     

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