View Poll Results: Should Wimberly be Returning Kicks This Year?

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  • Yes, he should be our #1 return guy

    18 13.53%
  • Yes, but in a rotation with West and Nealy

    20 15.04%
  • Yes, but only sparingly, mainly using West and Nealy

    19 14.29%
  • No, we should be using West and Nealy instead

    35 26.32%
  • No, we should be using mainly West instead

    17 12.78%
  • No, we should be using mainly Nealy instead

    1 0.75%
  • No, we should be using players other than Wimberly, Nealy, and West

    0 0%
  • I have no opinion. Leave it to the coaches to decide what is best.

    22 16.54%
  • I don't care

    1 0.75%
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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    The AZ Cardinals have their best DB, Patrick Peterson, returning punts and kicks because he is the best return man they have. They just gave him a $70 Million contract because the Cardinals feel he is worth that to the team. If he gets hurt on a return their pass defense will suffer but that's football.











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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    Quote Originally Posted by BWRhasnoAC View Post
    Sorry but you are just wrong about there not being more risk from a harder hit. F=ma like I said before, that is a law of science. As far as the other factors you brought up, sure those things all go into whether or not a hit will hurt you, but I will guarantee you that regardless of angle of attack, clutter on the ground, etc. the hit will absolutely be more dangerous if the force is greater.

    Sure some teams like LSU, Alabama, Clemson do put their best player back to return. Those teams have the luxury of having the next Eddy Lacy in line. We do not.
    Those teams also win. The Return Game is a huge part of the game. Jarvis on punts. Jarvis and Wimberly or Nealy on kickofs.



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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    Those teams also win. The Return Game is a huge part of the game. Jarvis on punts. Jarvis and Wimberly or Nealy on kickofs.
    Our argument was about Wimberly returning.



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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    Quote Originally Posted by BWRhasnoAC View Post
    Our argument was about Wimberly returning.
    If Wimberly is better than Nealy than put him at KR.



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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    If Wimberly is better than Nealy than put him at KR.
    I do not know if he is or he isn't.



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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    I will never forget losing LaMarcus Hicks on kick returns. So I would hate to have Wimberly end up like that too.



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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    West needs to be the main guy on kickoffs and punt return. Dude is just lightning quick.


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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    I agree I think West is our best kick return guy.



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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    Typically you don't put your most valuable players back to return. It's not smart to risk losing a player that can have a direct impact on wins and losses individually.
    We need to win. If we have a returner who makes guys miss the first tackle, that is who we need. Jarvis did real good, but Bundrage had his quick start problems. Our most shifty guy is first Jarvis, then Aaron, then Nealy. Does CPR coach the kickoff group? Josh Lenz always caught the ball and made it back for a reasonable gain.


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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    Quote Originally Posted by ClonesTwentyOne View Post
    West needs to be the main guy on kickoffs and punt return. Dude is just lightning quick.
    I think he is more shifty than fast. Bundrage and Nealy may be the fastest but they appear easier to catch and tackle.


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    Re: Poll: Should Wimberly Be Returning Kicks

    With our defense we need all of the field position wins we can get. Whatever makes that happen is what I want to do.


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