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Article: PFW snippet on Malcolm Smith
Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:11 pm
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    “He’s got great speed and good instincts, too. He always seems to be around the ball,” one daily team observer said of Smith, also a key special-teamer whose awareness was highlighted when he recovered a muffed punt in the endzone for a TD in Seattle’s recent 58-0 rout of the Cardinals. “He’s faster than Leroy, more athletic. What you lose in experience and Hill’s ability to defend the run you gain with Smith’s speed and aggressiveness, which really fits the team's defensive st
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  • I think Smith's emergence may spell the end of the Hill era in Seattle.
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  • FlyingGreg wrote:I think Smith's emergence may spell the end of the Hill era in Seattle.

    Sad, but true. Not as a knock on Smith by any means, I'm really high on this kid. But I've always liked Leroy. I guess "bittersweet" is the word I'm looking for.
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  • razgriz737 wrote:
    FlyingGreg wrote:I think Smith's emergence may spell the end of the Hill era in Seattle.

    Sad, but true. Not as a knock on Smith by any means, I'm really high on this kid. But I've always like Leroy. I guess "bittersweet" is the word I'm looking for.


    Just time to get younger and more athletic.
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  • razgriz737 wrote:
    FlyingGreg wrote:I think Smith's emergence may spell the end of the Hill era in Seattle.

    Sad, but true. Not as a knock on Smith by any means, I'm really high on this kid. But I've always like Leroy. I guess "bittersweet" is the word I'm looking for.


    I'm happy. Hill has been decent this year and last overall, but has been very suspect his entire career in coverage. I'd rather have a young buc in Smith whose more athletic and give him these next 3 games to show he belongs.

    I hope he starts against Buffalo. Can you imagine if when the playoffs come around we have 2 - 2nd year players and a rookie starting @ Lber. That would be pretty neat assuming Smith continues to play well.
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  • I like Smith. He is what in his second year? Dude has instincts.
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  • Smith has been great. I hope he keeps starting the rest of the year, and maybe even next year he can compete with a high draft pick rookie LB for a starting spot too.
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  • He needs to stay healthy. That's the big issue with him. He has a bad injury history. If he stays healthy he has a chance to be great
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  • Doesn't necessarily spell the end of Hill. He'd make a hell of a backup.
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  • Hawks46 wrote:Doesn't necessarily spell the end of Hill. He'd make a hell of a backup.

    Time to get younger.
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  • onanygivensunday wrote:
    Hawks46 wrote:Doesn't necessarily spell the end of Hill. He'd make a hell of a backup.

    Time to get younger.

    :13: time to get younger...no need to hang onto the past.
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