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Love this kid. I've thought all season long he needed more work. Glad Shanahan finally gave him a chance to prove me right.

 

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Just think what he could do behind a very stout O line. Seattle has a fairly solid run D, and He was pretty consistent gaining yardage all day. His pass pro looks pretty good for a rookie, and will surely get better.

I'm not missing Portis in the least.

Helu is the real deal....
 

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Closest he got was an audition with the Dolphins, at least that I read about. They brought in both he and Larry Johnson. Johnson got a contract and then was cut a week or two later while Portis didn't even get a contract.
 

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Just to be clear, my comment wasn't a knock on Portis. A big concern with him leaving was pass protection. There was none better that I can think of, but Helu seems to get it, so I'm not as concerned as I had been.
 

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Didn't a Cowboy answer with Clinton Portis, when asked what player hits the hardest of anyone he'd played against ? Who was that ?

And that Helu TD was a thing of beauty. He would have scored from 90 yards, if the play started that far back.
 

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No doubt the kid looks really good. He does misread blocks, and hits the wrong hole at times. Hopefully that will improve with experience.

But, so far, so good.
 

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