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Friday Flakes: Omar Manning’s WAR and Martinez Looks Slim

Starting to feel better about the offense for no reason at all

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Samori Touré retweeted this last night. The first thought that came to my head was “what if.”

What if Omar Manning is a consistent threat for the offense this season? Just think what it would mean for this team. I’m not an expert on Major League Baseball’s WAR (Wins Above Replacement) but I think Omar Manning’s WAR might be 1 or 2 games. Maybe more.

Samori Touré, Omar Manning, Oliver Martin and Zavier Betts plus a lot of other potential.

It makes me excited.

That red sugary drink continues to inch closer and closer but I am doing my best not to drink the Kool-Aid.

Plus, I read that Adrian Martinez dropped some weight but he looks significantly slimmer. While we are nostalgic of the quarterbacks who would lower their shoulder to take on a defender, I hope Martinez is extremely selective when it’s his time to run the ball.


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