"Slaton getting stronger"

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  1. TEXANS84

    TEXANS84 Moderator Staff Member

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    continued story....
     
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    gtexan02 Working?

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    Wow. If you think about the rookie class of RBs this year, you almost couldn't have gone wrong with any of them. Really impressive group
     
  3. ATXtexanfan

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    It's so nice to have a gamebreaker that you can just hand the ball to
     
  4. Carr Bombed

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    What?......this was the first rookie I drafted on my fantasy team, even when healthy there has been nothing "promising" about his rookie campaign
     
  5. Ole Miss Texan

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    So true, this has been a really impressive class.
     
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    Obviousley he split carries early in the season, but its great that he hasn't hit the infamous "Rookie Wall".

    I was worried about his size, but unless the Defense gets penetration he gets positive yards even after contact. For 203 lbs its impressive that he can move the pile at times. He also pulls that Domanick Davis (Williams) "where did he come from?" pop up out of the pile and keep on trucking trick.

    I would like to see his numbers if he would have been the starter from the get go. Of course easing him in was probably best over the long term for his confidence and the speed of the game factor.
     
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    McFadden had a few good games, but he's had injuries and played for a HORRIBLE offense. I still think he can be an outstanding NFL RB. What, exactly, is that a picture of in your avatar? Looks like a turkey playing ostrich.
     
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    We always wished for that home-run threat...and now we've got him. I loved the Slaton pick from the beginning. Didn't think he'd have this kind of impact right away, but I'm very impressed with him and glad we have him on our side.
     


  9. Ckw

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    Same here. I was pumped when we drafted him, but I never expected he would be this good this fast. :fans:
     
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    I knew he would be good for us, I just didnt expect him to carry such a load. To have 1000+ yards with 3 games left is very good. ALso, who has the only 100 yard game against the Titans? It isnt Thomas Jones.
     

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