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YZILLA
05-11-2009, 09:40 AM
YouTube - The Return

pbatrucker
05-11-2009, 10:00 AM
Yea, watched it earlier. Something to talk about I guess.

tornadospotter
05-11-2009, 11:23 AM
Lets hope LJ does return.

Vanilla Garilla
05-11-2009, 11:56 AM
Nice Vid, i hope he makes a triumphant return this season.

brish
05-11-2009, 01:28 PM
Nice video, i'd love to see him play like that again. Every down.. But I gotta see it before i believe he has turned a leaf.

Chiefster
05-11-2009, 01:46 PM
Nice Vid, i hope he makes a triumphant return this season.

Yup,...


Nice video, i'd love to see him play like that again. Every down.. But I gotta see it before i believe he has turned a leaf.

...and yup!

YZILLA
05-11-2009, 02:44 PM
Keep in mind most of those runs are last season ( maybe all of them ). He will be a huge asset to a team that just let Tony Leave, we need him more than ever now.Most people might hate the guy off the field , but on the field is where I want to see his business.He actually had a great season for the amount of games he played and broke off alot of big runs in an offense that wasnt designed for him( last season ).I think he will have a great year and he will be in my Fantasy league.

Chiefster
05-11-2009, 05:56 PM
Sure hope you're right "Y".

pbatrucker
05-11-2009, 08:07 PM
With the new coaching staff in mind. What is going to happen when LJ refuses to block or drops passes? It could be interesting.
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chiefsfreak4life
05-11-2009, 10:54 PM
Keep in mind most of those runs are last season ( maybe all of them ). He will be a huge asset to a team that just let Tony Leave, we need him more than ever now.Most people might hate the guy off the field , but on the field is where I want to see his business.He actually had a great season for the amount of games he played and broke off alot of big runs in an offense that wasnt designed for him( last season ).I think he will have a great year and he will be in my Fantasy league.

I hope you are right and Larry has a great year!

honda522
05-12-2009, 06:07 PM
It was cool video. But Larry isn't back. Sorry, I still have no respect for him.

YZILLA
05-12-2009, 11:59 PM
It was cool video. But Larry isn't back. Sorry, I still have no respect for him.


Im sure that your statement is more his off the field issues and I knew there would be a few people who had to speak up on their feelings about his past issues off the field. My Concern is how he performs on the field. There are alot of *******s out there in many different sports, but fans cheer for them when they perform the way they are supposed to. I hope that he has a great season and all the BS is in the past. I hope he finally realizes this is his last shot and just plays the game and works his way into the history books as a guy who just shut his mouth and played the game. I'm rooting for him to succeed and I hope he does just that !

Chiefster
05-13-2009, 01:09 AM
Im sure that your statement is more his off the field issues and I knew there would be a few people who had to speak up on their feelings about his past issues off the field. My Concern is how he performs on the field. There are alot of *******s out there in many different sports, but fans cheer for them when they perform the way they are supposed to. I hope that he has a great season and all the BS is in the past. I hope he finally realizes this is his last shot and just plays the game and works his way into the history books as a guy who just shut his mouth and played the game. I'm rooting for him to succeed and I hope he does just that !

I, too, would love nothing more then to see him finally grow up, do his job, perform to his potential and finally be a team player on and off the field.

pbatrucker
05-13-2009, 02:53 AM
I, too, would love nothing more then to see him finally grow up, do his job, perform to his potential and finally be a team player on and off the field.

Right on!!!!
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AussieChiefsFan
05-13-2009, 06:14 AM
Honda , none of us condone what he did off the field , how could we but, look at it this way,
1.The league punished him by revolking his contract status making it impossible to get is money guarenteed. He must work for it now.
2.The KC Chiefs have given him a clean slate to start over with via the leagues decision.
3. So far LJ is showing he is willing to begin with his new slate to prove he is worthy of the new beginning he has been granted.(So Far)
I some how doubt you will give a rats a$$ that these events occured but if you do anything at all , please consider this. Don't turn a 360 and jump back on the band wagon 100% but just meet him half way like the rest of us and give him the 50% on the field, let him prove to all of us that he has changed off the field, then maybe in time he can regain our respect down the road off the field making him 100% back into our hearts as our teams hero. Just 50% is all I am asking, that is what I am willing to give so please join me in this and we will see what happens.:bananen_smilies046:

pbatrucker
05-13-2009, 07:12 AM
Honda , none of us condone what he did off the field , how could we but, look at it this way,
1.The league punished him by revolking his contract status making it impossible to get is money guarenteed. He must work for it now.
2.The KC Chiefs have given him a clean slate to start over with via the leagues decision.
3. So far LJ is showing he is willing to begin with his new slate to prove he is worthy of the new beginning he has been granted.(So Far)
I some how doubt you will give a rats a$$ that these events occured but if you do anything at all , please consider this. Don't turn a 360 and jump back on the band wagon 100% but just meet him half way like the rest of us and give him the 50% on the field, let him prove to all of us that he has changed off the field, then maybe in time he can regain our respect down the road off the field making him 100% back into our hearts as our teams hero. Just 50% is all I am asking, that is what I am willing to give so please join me in this and we will see what happens.

Personally LJ has never been one of my favorite players, not even the couple of good years he had. His attitude has been terrible from day one, enough has been said about his conduct in public.
Will I accept him if he has finally matured and becomes a good player that carries the ball, blocks and proves to be a good teammate. And that he becomes a model citizen. Yes I will accept him.
My HEROES defend their country and some even dye doing that. LJ as a hero, not in my lifetime.
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AussieChiefsFan
05-13-2009, 07:38 AM
Personally LJ has never been one of my favorite players, not even the couple of good years he had. His attitude has been terrible from day one, enough has been said about his conduct in public.
Will I accept him if he has finally matured and becomes a good player that carries the ball, blocks and proves to be a good teammate. And that he becomes a model citizen. Yes I will accept him.
My HEROES defend their country and some even dye doing that. LJ as a hero, not in my lifetime.
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He does have a bad attitude, but he can be a good player if he improves and IMO he already is. (it's just 'cos of his attitude). But if he can made us win games I'm fine with it, unless it gets out of hand! I mean it could be worse. Take O.J. Simpson for instance! :bananen_smilies046:

Bike
05-13-2009, 09:24 AM
LJ's distractions were on the field, too. Doesn't block, runs into blockers and falls down, or heads for the sideline. At least thats what I've noticed the last couple years. He has not been a team player imo.
His whole attitude has to change - off AND on the field.
His putting in some effort at voluntary workouts is a good start. We shall see.

KCOUTLAW
05-13-2009, 09:36 PM
Nice video. Its always amazing to watch our KC running backs do their thing with the ball! I love Larry...he will never be Priest but I have to be honest and say I think a combination of Herm (lack of motivation) Carl and Hunt (in not doing whatever it took to get his contract ext. done before preseason!) and of course Larrys off field issues have corrupted the L J we know he could have been. He still runs down hill like a freight train!!! Don't get me wrong! But he lacks that "team player attitude" that I believe you must have to be a great RB in the NFL right now. Hopefully the changes upstairs in the office and the changes down in the trenches and sideline can reignite what we all know he is capable of.

Bike
05-14-2009, 01:40 PM
I doubt Hunt had anything to do with what LJ was doing, more like just Herm was bein a dick and not allowing LJ to get play time because they didn't get along.
The only person that had anything to do with what Larry was doing was.....
Larry.

chief31
05-15-2009, 05:10 AM
Honda , none of us condone what he did off the field , how could we but, look at it this way,
1.The league punished him by revolking his contract status making it impossible to get is money guarenteed. He must work for it now.
2.The KC Chiefs have given him a clean slate to start over with via the leagues decision.
3. So far LJ is showing he is willing to begin with his new slate to prove he is worthy of the new beginning he has been granted.(So Far)
I some how doubt you will give a rats a$$ that these events occured but if you do anything at all , please consider this. Don't turn a 360 and jump back on the band wagon 100% but just meet him half way like the rest of us and give him the 50% on the field, let him prove to all of us that he has changed off the field, then maybe in time he can regain our respect down the road off the field making him 100% back into our hearts as our teams hero. Just 50% is all I am asking, that is what I am willing to give so please join me in this and we will see what happens.

His off-field issues are not my major concern. I don't like it. But the reason I don't want LJ here is because, regardless of the subtraction of the guaranteed portion of his contract, he will cost more than he is worth.

I dislike the odds of getting our money's worth out of him.

If the O-line is drastically improved over last season, and we don't go to a Pat's, or Cards style offense, then we have a shot at getting it through rushing alone.

If he has some major change of personality, and actually commits to doing his job in full, and finds that he is good at it, and we don't go with an 'air it out' offense, then we have a shot of getting our money's worth.

But all signs seem to point toward some version of a spread offense, which really doesn't get great usage from a HB.

Also, LJ has shown himself as a selfish player for several seasons, and I just don't trust his motives right now.






I doubt Hunt had anything to do with what LJ was doing, more like just Herm was bein a dick and not allowing LJ to get play time because they didn't get along.

I believe that it was more a case of, if you are not getting anywhere by running the ball, then try something else.

Three and out, three and out, three and out.... Try something else.

I think his sub-par performances were primarily due to underskilled o-linemen, and Herm's horrible offensive philosophy.

I think turning over the offense to Gailey is what salvaged LJ's 2008 stats.

I don't dislike him as a player.

I simply think he became overrated with one season of playing in the Vermiel offense with Roaf, Shields, T-rich, Waters and co.

The following season, he managed alot of yards, because he had a record number of carries.

That is an impressive display of toughness. But he was really only getting ordinary averages.

And that's the type of runner that I think he is. Ordinary, without ideal circumstances.

Couple that with an unwillingness to do whatever it takes, and I just don't think he is worth what we will pay for him.

Sn@keIze
05-15-2009, 09:31 AM
I think his sub-par performances were primarily due to underskilled o-linemen, and Herm's horrible offensive philosophy. ------>

The playoff game with the Colts is a prime example of this. LJ was suppose to run all over them. But predictability was the running games downfall.

I think turning over the offense to Gailey is what salvaged LJ's 2008 stats. ------->

LJ was producing stats well before Gailey was even in the picture.



I simply think he became overrated with one season of playing in the Vermiel offense with Roaf, Shields, T-rich, Waters and co. ------->

Well then I guess Priest Holmes was over rated too. The fact of the matter is, they all depend on each other. The QB and HB are only as good as the O-line. After you develop a competant O-line, you still need a good runner ( and QB).

The following season, he managed alot of yards, because he had a record number of carries.------>

A lot of yards nonetheless.

But its not just yards that count here man.

Think about the clock management aspect of it too. Someone who can carry it like that and get 4.3 yds/carry. That is that much more time that the opponents offense doesnt get the ball.
. If LJ can get back to form. then he is worth the money.

AussieChiefsFan
05-15-2009, 09:38 AM
If LJ can get back to form. then he is worth the money.
EXACTLY!!!!:bananen_smilies046: :bananen_smilies046:

hermhater
05-18-2009, 03:51 AM
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Post whore.

:beer:

Chiefster
05-19-2009, 01:12 AM
Post whore.

:beer:

Tuaght him well, I have.