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We need to settle this once and for all... Troy Polamalu vs. Ed Reed. Who's better?


Poll results - Who's better?
Troy Polamalu 81 22.56%
Ed Reed 278 77.44%
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 We need to settle this once and for all... Troy Polamalu vs. Ed Reed. Who's better?
 06-21-2012, 05:29 PMaway - #41
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Ed Reed...Polamalu actually becomes a liability in certain packages...there is no offense strategy where the OC says to himself "boy I hope Ed Reed is out there"...but if you have a good multi wide set...you would rather see Troy out there than almost anyone else...
 06-21-2012, 07:21 PMaway - #42
SoFresh170 23 heat pts23

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Damn, this one is hard. I'm gonna have to go with Ed Reed though.
 06-21-2012, 07:28 PMaway - #43
Cowboys All Day 17 heat pts17

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backfire lol
 06-21-2012, 07:52 PMaway - #44
steeLTown 106 heat pts106

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Im gonna give my honest unbiased opinion here.....Ed Reed

I think Troy is an absolute ####ing beast but so is Ed Reed....dude is an interception machine. Was that a couple seasons ago where he came off the PUP list from a broken neck or something and led the league in interceptions while playing only 10 games? thats just straight beastin and dude has mad interception returns for TDs...he puts points on the board by himself and troy dont really do that alot...and i dont think number of superbowls should be a factor in this discussion
 06-21-2012, 08:00 PMaway - #45
TH35 71 heat pts71

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It depends. Tackling = Troy P. ... Ball Hawk = Ed Reed.

Health? Neither

Ed Reed is my favorite safety of all time too.
 06-21-2012, 08:24 PMaway - #46
illmatic826 397 heat pts397

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They are both great.

The Super bowl rings don't mean much when measuring greatness of a player in football especially when you are talking about one defensive player. because it takes a team to win.

Hands down Brian Urlacher, Jr Seau, John Randle, Champ Bailey are all hall of fame players with out SBs

You have never heard any one say

"Our Safety led us to the SB"

And you never will, with that being said I'm going to go with Ed Reed.
 06-21-2012, 08:24 PMaway - #47
DERRTY CHYBO 7 heat pts

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 06-22-2012, 08:44 AMaway - #48
Yinz N Burgh 85 heat pts85

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Originally Posted by Cowboys All Day
backfire lol
How? The stats speak for itself. Ed Reed has a whole season on Polamalu and only thing he's better at is interceptions.

Polamalu is the Steelers defense.. WITHOUT HIM = no playoffs. WITH HIM = Super Bowls.

Ed Reed.... WITHOUT HIM = Super Bowl. WITH HIM = getting bounced in the playoffs.


Polamlau is a threat everywhere on the field. Ed Reed is just a glorified ball hawk. Polamalu is a ball hawk too but he dropped a lot of interceptions the last 2 seasons because he's been banged up and Ed Reed has a season on him. The interception margin shouldn't even be that far apart. Not saying Polamalu is as good as Ed Reed in that department but he's not as far as everybody thinks. Sure as hell not enough to discredit everything Polamalu brings to the table and say Ed Reed is better. Plus, Polmalu is on running backs, tight ends, receivers. Ed Reed made his career off of sitting back 20 yards and cutting off long balls. If that's all Polamlau did and I'm glad he doesn't because that doesn't = Super Bowls. He would be 10x better then Ed Reed.

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 06-22-2012, 11:25 AMaway - #49
Yinz N Burgh 85 heat pts85

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 06-22-2012, 11:48 AMaway - #50
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Ed Reed

Don't want him making any solo tackles tho
 06-22-2012, 02:41 PMaway - #51
SeattleWon 589 heat pts589

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 06-22-2012, 02:48 PMaway - #52
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edward the goat


da U
 06-22-2012, 02:52 PMaway - #53
Hardkore 9 heat pts

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ed was the better d.b.

troy was the better football player and had a more accomplished career
 06-22-2012, 02:55 PMaway - #54
The Rhyming Ape 17 heat pts17

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So we really gonna act like the ravens recievers and kicker didnt throw his best chance at a ring away. Cant win if you dont score
 06-22-2012, 02:57 PMaway - #55
RAZAH CUTS 2170 heat pts2170

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Troy is a beast.. very creative and gets down on the hitting tip... but Ed is on another plane with it...
 06-22-2012, 03:05 PMaway - #56
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Troy is a BEAST. He flies around the field like no one else. Not even close. TROY >>>>>
 06-22-2012, 03:07 PMaway - #57
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 06-22-2012, 03:08 PMaway - #58
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dude started a poll, now he's trying to conivince everyone why he's right...
 06-22-2012, 03:17 PMaway - #59
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Originally Posted by Yinz N Burgh
How? The stats speak for itself. Ed Reed has a whole season on Polamalu and only thing he's better at is interceptions.

Polamalu is the Steelers defense.. WITHOUT HIM = no playoffs. WITH HIM = Super Bowls.

Ed Reed.... WITHOUT HIM = Super Bowl. WITH HIM = getting bounced in the playoffs.


Polamlau is a threat everywhere on the field. Ed Reed is just a glorified ball hawk. Polamalu is a ball hawk too but he dropped a lot of interceptions the last 2 seasons because he's been banged up and Ed Reed has a season on him. The interception margin shouldn't even be that far apart. Not saying Polamalu is as good as Ed Reed in that department but he's not as far as everybody thinks. Sure as hell not enough to discredit everything Polamalu brings to the table and say Ed Reed is better. Plus, Polmalu is on running backs, tight ends, receivers. Ed Reed made his career off of sitting back 20 yards and cutting off long balls. If that's all Polamlau did and I'm glad he doesn't because that doesn't = Super Bowls. He would be 10x better then Ed Reed.

you trying to convince bx or yourself?


 06-22-2012, 03:31 PMaway - #60
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Im going with Ed but Troy is number 2 in the league
 
 


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