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  1. Powell all throughout college and into the NFL has been the guy who hasn't gotten the fair shot. But in the few chances he has gotten he maximized the hell out of them.

    5 TDs in 44 touches (when half are kickoff returns) that is an unheard of ratio. He caught a tough break being behind Daniel Thomas and then getting injured when he was a senior. But he continued to work hard and keep his dream alive. He was invited to the preseason lead the NFL in rushing in the preseason.

    Haters say grocery baggers. But in reality he made the team. He is now active and ready to go. This kid is going to have a special fire in his gut tomorrow.

    He's been working his a** off his whole life for this moment. Miami shuts down Ryan Williams and Powell comes in plays with an overwhelming amount of heart and breaks a huge TD run.

    Heart doesn't break tackles and outrun DBs, but we will see.

    You can listen to coaches or read reports all you want... but actions are what matter. Powell hasn't touched a ball during a regular season game in his entire career in the NFL. That alone speaks volumes. But we will see. If he gets shut down I have no other comments and you guys just say that Miami is a good rush defense and he will get another crack next week, then it's the same discussion all over again, whereas if he breaks a fluky 50 yard touchdown run, it's a pointless celebration that ultimately bites owners in the a** when they start him and he goes for 1.5 points.

  2. Don't give me that, the best players are going to get in the game, end of story. Talent doesn't ride pine, especially at RB in a ball control offense.

    There's nothing left to be said except we just have to wait and see.

    EDIT: zzzzzz don't care about college stats of an undrafted player. He touched the ball 44 times... in college. Good job having an "unheard of" ratio but only 44 touches is a lot more telling than such a low touchdown:touch ratio. Clearly there was a reason for such limited play.

  3. In the case of a player who has never carried a football in a regular season game, I'm inclined to think that he isn't going to go from 4th string RB to fantasy football sensation in a week. For every 1 Foster, there are 10 (insert your favorite sleeper RB from years past here).

    You mean like Ryan Williams? The guy who hadn't carried a football in a regular season game until three weeks ago?

    Who fumbled in his very first game, and then fumbled again in the next game? Who averaged 1.1 and 1.3 YPC during those two games? Who has yet to do anything significant?

    Let's be honest, with Beanie out of the way now, William Powell is already the second string RB for Arizona.

    In the case of a player who has never carried a football in a regular season game, I'm inclined to think that he isn't going to go from 4th string RB to fantasy football sensation in a week. For every 1 Foster, there are 10 (insert your favorite sleeper RB from years past here).

    And I will admit I have a soft spot for staches, having never been able to grow one myself.

    EDIT: How do you know he has big play ability in the NFL?!?! Stop making stupid unfounded claims, he has NEVER had a regular season game carry! That is literally like saying you or I have big play ability based on how we played in high school and college.

    23 carries in college for 4 TDs. Along with 21 kick returns for 1 TD. That's a total of touching the ball 44 times for 5 TDs. He ended up getting injured his senior year otherwise he may have stolen the spot light from Daniel Thomas.

    He also lead the NFL in rushing this preseason averaging 5.9 yards a carry. Sure grocery bagger rebuttle. But hey, it can't hurt you for performing well regardless of who it was up against. Also considering he got by far the most carries on ARZ and Beanie Wells didn't play until the final 2 games of preseason you know he went up against plenty of defensive starters.

    Big deal, 5 touchdowns LOL, over the course of an NFL season that is a borderline rosterable amount, and he hasn't even performed at the highest level yet.

    You guys seem to be misunderstanding what I am saying, though. I think Powell and Williams are both pretty bad. You don't get points for the guys on your bench. Neither are going to be worth a dime this season... but if you have to start one I think it's pretty clear that Williams is the much better player. If this kid had anything, he'd have been able to beat out LaRod Stephens-Howling for at LEAST some bit work.

  4. In the case of a player who has never carried a football in a regular season game, I'm inclined to think that he isn't going to go from 4th string RB to fantasy football sensation in a week. For every 1 Foster, there are 10 (insert your favorite sleeper RB from years past here).

    And I will admit I have a soft spot for staches, having never been able to grow one myself.

    EDIT: How do you know he has big play ability in the NFL?!?! Stop making stupid unfounded claims, he has NEVER had a regular season game carry! That is literally like saying you or I have big play ability based on how we played in high school and college.

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  5. obviously... didn't your English teachers ever tell you to specify who 'he' is?

    Didn't your English teachers ever go over context clues with you? Robrain asked me a question and my post in response was immediately after. I'd love to personally attack you to solidify my argument (as per the Rotoworld.com code of credibility) but I'll let it die right here.

    Also, how does one "think" a player is going to break a big touchdown run? Never understood this type of thinking. Yes, I think Percy Harvin is going to have a good game tomorrow, but I do not nor have I ever thought a player was going to cash in on a fluky play week in and week out. Seems like you guys are trying to force something that isn't there.

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