Demarcus Ware vs Shawn Merriman vs Derrick Johnson

2005 NFL DRAFT LBs

 
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Demarcus Ware vs Shawn Merriman vs Derrick Johnson 

Post#1 » by Harry10 » Thu Jan 3, 2008 7:44 am

three years later

Ware: TACK 84.0 | FF 4 | INT 0 | SACK 14.0
Maerriman: TACK 68.0 | FF 2 | INT 0 | SACK 12.5
Johnson: TACK 94.0 | FF 3 | INT 2 | SACK 4

Derrick is probably going to finish 3rd, but i would be interested to see what he could do with Wade.
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Post#2 » by studcrackers » Thu Jan 3, 2008 10:17 am

well the 1st 2 are in a completely different system than johnson, though im sure he could play in a 3-4 but i doubt he'd be as successful

id bet a guy like merriman would be a lineman in a 4-3, ware could play either positions possibly rotating as a down lineman and in coverage. it seems like often times i watch him though he lines up as a down lineman.

anyways being a homer i choose ware
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Post#3 » by J.Kim » Thu Jan 3, 2008 6:11 pm

Derrick Johnson plays in a completely different scheme than Demarcus Ware and Shawne Merrimen.

With that said, I pick Demarcus Ware first, Derrick Johnson second and Shawne Merriman third (personal biases coming into play here, of course)
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Post#4 » by Basketball Jesus » Thu Jan 3, 2008 7:26 pm

J.Kim wrote:Derrick Johnson plays in a completely different scheme than Demarcus Ware and Shawne Merrimen.

With that said, I pick Demarcus Ware first, Derrick Johnson second and Shawne Merriman third (personal biases coming into play here, of course)




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Post#5 » by FakeScreenName123 » Thu Jan 3, 2008 8:02 pm

yeah. ware. then DJ then SM.
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Post#6 » by Elway=GOAT » Fri Jan 4, 2008 5:28 am

Ware is better than both. Getting to see both the other two play, Merriman is better on the juice, just a more scary player. But especially this year, he is just more a product of ESPN and other sports media's. Johnson is better.
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Re: Demarcus Ware vs Shawn Merriman vs Derrick Johnson 

Post#7 » by Harry10 » Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:02 am

well i think no more pro bowls for Merri.
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Re: Demarcus Ware vs Shawn Merriman vs Derrick Johnson 

Post#8 » by NO-KG-AI » Sun Sep 14, 2008 12:50 am

Johnson is as natural a cover guy as you will find at any position, his hip movement and fluidity is on par with top CB's. he's a decent pass rusher, but the other two are much better, but he's the most sure tackler, and he will thrive with Dorsey there now, he has a bit of trouble shedding blocks.

Ware and Merriman are close, Ware is better overall, Merriman might be the best pass rusher in the league.

I'd probably go Johnson, Ware, Merriman, as a 4-3 guy.
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Re: Demarcus Ware vs Shawn Merriman vs Derrick Johnson 

Post#9 » by ChargerMan » Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:52 pm

Merriman pre-knee injury #1

Ware

Johnson

I think Johnson would be an ILB on a 3-4

Merriman and Ware would be a DE/OLB in a 4-3

Merriman is good in coverage and a way better pass rusher than Ware, he is also a better run stopper

The juice comments are funny esp. cus nobody brings up Julius Peppers who got suspended his rookie year for banned substances and still won ROY
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Re: Demarcus Ware vs Shawn Merriman vs Derrick Johnson 

Post#10 » by studcrackers » Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:59 pm

so b/c we fail to criticize one guy means we should give merriman a pass? btw what makes merriman a much better pass rusher then ware, and its laughable that u say he's better in run stopping too
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