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Thread: Cam Wake - the NFL's Best Pass Rusher of the last 3 years...

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    Cam Wake - the NFL's Best Pass Rusher of the last 3 years...

    From PFF: http://www.profootballfocus.com/blog...dge-rushers-2/

    "...Once again, total pressure numbers donít tell the whole story. While Ware has more pressure than any other player since 2009, he doesnít lead the way in terms of our Pass Rushing Productivity rating. That honor belongs to Cameron Wake, with the PRP stat showing exactly why the Dolphins were right to hand the former CFL star big money. Wake had a sizeable lead from Ware in second, who was marginally better than former first round pick Jason Babin...."

    I get tired of people saying "he's good, but not an elite pass rusher". He is elite - in fact, he's the best of the best!

    Side note: Joey Porter (the guy who wouldn't get off the field for Wake) is ranked as the 6th worst pass rusher of the past three years...
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    And he's not in the top 100 on NFL Network Players countdown..............what a joke
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    cam is the best pass rusher right now. ware had more help in that department, but sure has hell doesnt get held as much. wake is a beast
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    Wake has a burst and closing speed that is unmatched. I'm excited to see what he will do in the 4-3 now that he doesn't have to drop back into coverage anymore. Vernon should have a good year too coming off the bench when teams will be focusing on Wake!!!
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    pump the brakes...wakes a great player and a elite pure pass rusher but demarcus ware is the gold standard at the position...d ware is rediculously talented in all aspects
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    Quote Originally Posted by hooshoops View Post
    pump the brakes...wakes a great player and a elite pure pass rusher but demarcus ware is the gold standard at the position...d ware is rediculously talented in all aspects
    I'd put Jared Allen up there as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by hooshoops View Post
    pump the brakes...wakes a great player and a elite pure pass rusher but demarcus ware is the gold standard at the position...d ware is rediculously talented in all aspects
    The post says best pass rusher, not best 3-4 OLB.

    Ware is the best 3-4 OLB out there and has been for a while, but Wake is in the top 2 for pass rushing skills only.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chance29 View Post
    And he's not in the top 100 on NFL Network Players countdown..............what a joke
    that countdown list is a joke, im not even an Eli fan and he is #31, Andre Johnson barely played last season and is #15, Peyton Manning who didnt take a snap is #50, not only was Gronk rated #20 but Jimmy Graham (also great but Gronk is better and had a historical season and was easily a top 10 player last season) was rated 7 spots ahead of Gronk
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobertHorry View Post
    The post says best pass rusher, not best 3-4 OLB.

    Ware is the best 3-4 OLB out there and has been for a while, but Wake is in the top 2 for pass rushing skills only.
    ware makes tackles look silly with his initial quickness and burst...i mean i've seen plenty of snaps against solid nfl tackles where they never even laid a hand on him...best pass rusher to me is the most feared guy and most effective guy off the edge when it comes to getting to the qb...and bar none thats still demarcus ware...filthy
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    One of the smartest recruiting decisions that Jeff Ireland has made. He is a terrific player who went undrafted (despite a pretty amazing physique and Penn State pedigree), failed to make the Giants team and then went to play in Canada, where he was given an opportunity and excelled. The key learning is that good players can come from anywhere (including the CFL). Some guys have got the ability, they just need an opportunity.
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