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Cody is Not In Good Shape

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Every time I see this guy on the field I want to barf. He is literally disgusting. You would think that with this being his third year in the league, that he would be able to get into decent shape.
Does anyone notice how is chest pad sits in his breasts? I mean come on. His just isn't healthy.

I understand that some guys flat out, aren't as talented as others, but Cody is pure cream puff, jello, dough, fluf. I cant take it anymore.

I wouldn't be shocked if 75% of the team could out-squat him, out-bench him, out-deadlift him. Lets not even get started on pullups or any sort of cardio.

I know that he is supposed to be big and I dont care how fat a player is, but if you are gonna come in so doughy, you better have some power (Vince Wolfork pulls it off)
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I've kinda accepted that he's probably not going to be a Wilfork or anything close.But part of the problem with our run defense is the too many times inability of this guy to get or create a push into the opponents backfield. Him and Keomatu's consistently getting blocked makes Ellerbe's and McClain's job that much harder. I wonder if his lower body strength is sufficient for a guy his size.
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[quote name='SuggsBarber' timestamp='1352120742' post='1211089']
I've kinda accepted that he's probably not going to be a Wilfork or anything close.But part of the problem with our run defense is the too many times inability of this guy to get or create a push into the opponents backfield. Him and Keomatu's consistently getting blocked makes Ellerbe's and McClain's job that much harder. I wonder if his lower body strength is sufficient for a guy his size.
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Spot on. He does not have adequate lower body strengh for a guy his size and he doesn't eat up blockers.
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[quote name='display name' timestamp='1352121366' post='1211095']
I too have had enough of our 3rd round pick getting pushed around.
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2nd?
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[quote name='1/28/01' timestamp='1352119433' post='1211078']
What does "literally disgusting" mean?
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I lol'd.

But I get where OP is coming from, even if his/her words are kinda harsh. Cody doesn't exactly exude the essence of a defensive stalwart. But he's still young. I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt.
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[quote name='jus'_crAzy' timestamp='1352126056' post='1211121']
I lol'd.

But I get where OP is coming from, even if his/her words are kinda harsh. Cody doesn't exactly exude the essence of a defensive stalwart. But he's still young. I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt.
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I would give him the benefit of the doubt if it appeared that he were working harder to get into shape. I understand that some guys are less talented, but out of shape is inexcusable at this point in his career. Sometimes, rookies are out of shape and I understand that, but not in your third year. He has world class trainers, training facilities and doctors at his disposal. He needs to start taking this seriously.
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He did also say that the new Nike jerseys make fat guys look like jelly blobs. I agree. Cody looks sloppy as hell.
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[quote name='Purple Nurple' timestamp='1352127198' post='1211133']
He did also say that the new Nike jerseys make fat guys look like jelly blobs. I agree. Cody looks sloppy as hell.
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sigh...

My sister asked me once, "do these jeans make me look fat?"
My response: "No, your [profanity deleted] makes you look fat"

Cmon Cody, the jersey is not to blame here!
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One would think with all the professional trainers and facilities at everyones disposal they would work on a players' weakness. If the man has no push work on lower body strengthening. Evertime I see teams like the NY Giants, Texans, Cowboys, etc., I think why don't the Ravens draft big TALL, STRONG, D-lineman? We go for the rotund, stumpy D-linemen. Guess Ozzie is trying to find the next Sam Adams, smh.

Bottom line, both Cody and Komeateau suck.
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[quote name='berad' timestamp='1352126872' post='1211129']
He was reportedly at the facility all offseason
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The dinning facility?
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[quote name='krrock10' timestamp='1352128479' post='1211149']
The dinning facility?
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LOL dining followed nap-time
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Really? who cares what he looks like? the problem should be with his play and his play only. He has long levers and doesn't always use ideal leverage, this coupled with his slow hands makes him easy to move. He was able to get away with it at Bama because he was 400lb playing against 280lb linemen.
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[quote name='BloodRaven' timestamp='1352132411' post='1211218']
Really? who cares what he looks like? the problem should be with his play and his play only. He has long levers and doesn't always use ideal leverage, this coupled with his slow hands makes him easy to move. He was able to get away with it at Bama because he was 400lb playing against 280lb linemen.
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Look like a slob and play well.. we can accept that. Look like a slob that never did a squat in your life, and play bad? no acceptable. LOL

I was listening to Torrey on 98Rock ( From Jimmys Seafood) he was clowing on Cody saying that TC ordered a stuffed lobster..and then asked for them to change the order to include BACON. I mean , I love Bacon.. but if my job was to be in reasonable shape, and Ive had weight problems my whole life... might not be the best idea.
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Discipline discipline discipline....If Code is really care about his body rather his appetite, he shouldn't look as bad as his looks and his plays on the field.

Remember, you eat to live, not eat to enjoy......
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Cody doesn't get it. A lot of young guys don't get it. He could have been our next superstar, he could have been a key cog to a superbowl win last year. He could have become one of our leaders this year. A lot of opportunities are sliding past him.

I'd hate for him to be on the outside looking in, because our young guy Tyson appears to be hungry for this opportunity.
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The irony is Brandon McKinney was an absolute rock solid run defender when he was here, he picked up a lot as understudy to Jamal Williams and Buddy Lee.
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[font=comic sans ms, cursive]we need to see the other guys on the field to see what they got to offer. Might be surprised.[/font]
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[quote name='CalvinSmoke' timestamp='1352136596' post='1211293']
Is it too soon to hope that we draft Jonathan Jenkins from Georgia?
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His stock is going up, he's looking like a mid first. Fellow Bama alumni Jesse Williams would be a better bet late in the first.
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I thought Cody was suppose to be in good shape or should i say in better shape than last year because I remember seeing reports about it last year about him working out to get stronger and etc. I dont understand whats wrong with Cody cause he was much better last year when the ravens defense was ranked # 3 in stop the run but maybe he's just playing with bad technique.
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If the Ravens knew this was coming...such horrible dline play... They would have maybe tried to keep Redding... Art Jones was also supposed to be in great shape this year... Thats not true either. All of our lineman mostly look the same.. Nose tackels..
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Cody is getting pushed around like 170bls DT. That's why the opposing RBs love to run straight up in the middle.

We need someone to step up and take over Cody's playing time. Cody should be on the bench until he's putting himself together cuz Ozzie is very disappointed with his compliment words about Cody in the preseason.
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[quote name='BloodRaven' timestamp='1352137958' post='1211322']


His stock is going up, he's looking like a mid first. Fellow Bama alumni Jesse Williams would be a better bet late in the first.
[/quote]i would rather Lucas nix, I don't want another bama nt, no harm to Williams.
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[quote name='arnie_uk' timestamp='1352143100' post='1211421']
i would rather Lucas nix, I don't want another bama nt, no harm to Williams.
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The Raiders guard?

Edit: I'm not a fan of Williams in the first.
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Watching the Steelers and Giants defense yesterday was depressing because i watched as their linebackers and linemen crashed their gaps and stopped the opposing offensive lines movement. One day we will do that consistently again.
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[quote name='1/28/01' timestamp='1352119433' post='1211078']
What does "literally disgusting" mean?
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It depends on what the definition of "is" is...

Sorry, politics are on my mind. lol
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