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    Rahshon best defensive player since?

    Rahshon has really stepped up his man-to-man defense under McDermott, and he's emerged as a defensive stopper. It's obvious he takes as much pride in and works as hard at his defense as his offensive game (which isn't too shabby either).

    I think he may be our best defensive player since Shawn Bankhead (the Floyd years), which is saying a lot. Opinions?


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    Re: Rahshon best defensive player since?

    He took a lot of pride in his defense even under Morgan. I've had a mancrush on him since then. Players who work that hard at defense are hard to come by.



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    Re: Rahshon best defensive player since?

    Bankhead for sure, but lets not forget Stevie Johnson either



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    Re: Rahshon best defensive player since?

    Watching Clark guard Justin Johnson was a thing of beauty. It was hard for Justin to even touch the ball, and Clark was fighting through every screen, and he was determined to shut him down.



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    Re: Rahshon best defensive player since?

    Just because he was so naturally gifted, Tinsley was a very defensive player too. Most forget that because of his unbelievable offensive skills. Just check his stats in the steals category.

    Anyone see Tinsley dribble between the legs of a defender the other night?



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    Re: Rahshon best defensive player since?

    Tinsley is not a good on the ball defender, but he is excellent at getting into passing lanes for steals and at help defense.



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    Re: Rahshon best defensive player since?

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