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RW is a big Brees fan and styles his play quite a bit like him. I think Rus is at his best when he is mobile and it seems like he rolled out a lot more during that last Saints game. Between that and Harvin, I'm thinking the offense may catch fire.

Another cool thing about Harvin's return is the inner-team competition. I think Tate's wants to prove that Harvin doesn't have anything on him. Let the games begin.
 
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RW is a big Brees fan and styles his play quite a bit like him. I think Rus is at his best when he is mobile and it seems like he rolled out a lot more during that last Saints game. Between that and Harvin, I'm thinking the offense may catch fire.

Another cool thing about Harvin's return is the inner-team competition. I think Tate's wants to prove that Harvin doesn't have anything on him. Let the games begin.
He can do all the trying in the world and that will be great for the Seahwks, but he'd be wrong.
 

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I'll save my final verdict for later but have to agree. Tate is talented though.

Better than Bobby Engram?
 
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I'll save my final verdict for later but have to agree. Tate is talented though.

Better than Bobby Engram?
More talented than Bobby. Even though they're both similiar in stature, they are completely different types of receivers. Bobby was the prototypical slot receiver. I'd compare him more to Doug Baldwin. I think Doug is better than Bobby. With that said, Bobby will always be one of my favorite Seahawks. He and Matthew.
 
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Tate is very unique. His build is more typical of a small HB. He's got that quick twitch.

I think he played RB in high school and was recruited as a RB. He has an uncanny ability to catch the high balls. Probably due to his baseball experience. He's a lot stronger than he looks. Dude is a great player.
 

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More talented than Bobby. Even though they're both similiar in stature, they are completely different types of receivers. Bobby was the prototypical slot receiver. I'd compare him more to Doug Baldwin. I think Doug is better than Bobby. With that said, Bobby will always be one of my favorite Seahawks. He and Matthew.
If Tate hoist the Lombardi he'll get some extra points. Baldwin is becoming a favorite of mine as well. I really liked Bobby, he was solid running routes. He could take a hit, just like Tate and Baldwin. We don't have a receiver that I think shouldn't be out there. Even Richardo Lockett has made some great catches.

Now that I think about it, we're stacked with guys that can flat out catch. In 2005 you never knew if it would be caught or dropped.
 

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I think that may be what makes Tate so valuable to us, he isn't the prototypical WR but neither is our QB.

Along that reasoning, I think Harvins talent allows him to fit into both rolls to some degree. The upside to Tate (and downside to Harvin) is toughness. Tate seems to be able to pull off amazing plays without injuries that Harvin might not be able to do. It will be interesting to see how PC uses Harvin. The deep threat is always nice.
 

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Harvin is fast but he's also thin. Harvin is listed at 5-11 and 184, but I'd say he's more 175.

Tate is 5-10 and 202. That's a lot more muscle than what Harvin is carrying.

Not that Harvin is skinny, he's just built like a sprinter, thus his speed reflects that. He just can't handle the direct impacts like a thicker player like Tate can. That's just my opinion.
 

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Almost seems like Tate is bigger than that. Guess that is a good balance between tough and agile.
 
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I think that may be what makes Tate so valuable to us, he isn't the prototypical WR but neither is our QB.

Along that reasoning, I think Harvins talent allows him to fit into both rolls to some degree. The upside to Tate (and downside to Harvin) is toughness. Tate seems to be able to pull off amazing plays without injuries that Harvin might not be able to do. It will be interesting to see how PC uses Harvin. The deep threat is always nice.
I don't know if I would question Harvin's toughness. The dude looks for contact. He does not shy away from it. He just gets banged up. Probably a result of his recklessness.
 

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I don't know if I would question Harvin's toughness. The dude looks for contact. He does not shy away from it. He just gets banged up. Probably a result of his recklessness.
No he's tough, I'm not saying that at all. He just doesn't have the bulk that other WR have. That's all I'm saying.
 
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