Was Crocodile stronger at Marineford? Or was he holding back in Alabasta?

 During the Alabasta arc, Crocodile displayed a level of power that was initially considered overwhelming by the Straw Hat Pirates. He possessed the Logia-type Devil Fruit called the Suna Suna no Mi (Sand-Sand Fruit), which granted him the ability to control and transform into sand. He had a reputation as a Shichibukai and controlled the desert kingdom of Alabasta from the shadows. His strength was showcased through his battles with Luffy and others. At Marineford, Crocodile was present as part of the war that took place at Marine Headquarters. While he did participate in the battle, he didn't display the same level of dominance as some other powerful characters present. This has led fans to speculate that he might not have been as strong as initially portrayed in Alabasta. It's important to note that power scaling and character abilities can be subject to interpretation and development by the author. Oda often keeps details deliberately open-ended to keep the story intriguing.

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At the highest point of the Baylor safeguard's objectives consistently is getting three action items. 

For the second time in their initial five games, the Bears (4-1, 2-1) got three focus points in Saturday's 24-14 misfortune at Oklahoma State, with JT Woods, Raleigh Texada and Dillon Doyle concocting block attempts. Baylor is tied for tenth broadly with seven block attempts and positions in the best 25 in focus points with nine. 

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"Last week, it was just with regards to getting the ones they tossed to you," said senior wellbeing Jalen Pitre. "We simply attempt to return the ball once again to the offense. They're incredible on that side of the ball, and we know how they can manage the ball in their grasp." 


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In the wake of battling to run the ball last week, wrapping up with 107 yards on 29 conveys for a 3.7-yard normal, senior hostile tackle Connor Galvin said "everything began with us not being in total agreement." 

"Furthermore, that just streamed down the entire game," Galvin said. "Didn't begin well, didn't end well, and it simply totally spread from that spot." 

The key, Galvin said, isn't letting "this one misfortune influence our entire season." 

"We actually have eight additional weeks to go," he said. "We can't let a Week 5 misfortune influence Week 6. We tended to it, we watched the film, we fixed every one of the issues and presently we're on to West Virginia." 


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Baylor has battled now and again this year confronting versatile quarterbacks, with Iowa State's Brock Purdy continually keeping away from sacks and afterward Oklahoma State's Spencer Sanders scrambling for 76 yards on 12 endeavors the week before. 

While West Virginia's Jarret Doege is all the more a pocket passer, Pitre said the key is a "level surge." 

"Seeing what the handles and monitors are giving you, ensuring you're not going excessively far upfield and ensuring the two edges are secure and both center paths are secure too," he said. "Not giving him the choice of leaving and driving awful tosses and winding up with interferences." 


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Dartmouth graduate exchange Drew Estrada's breakout game, with six gets for 88 yards, may have been an astonishment to every other person. In any case, Pitre said he sees that consistently practically speaking. 

"Drew Estrada is a monster, and you'll keep on seeing that the remainder of the year," Pitre said of Estrada, who had one catch in every one of his past two games with the Bears. 

"He will do all that he needs to do to make the gets. What you all saw on Saturday, he's been doing that by and by. It's only great to see him go out there and get gets in the game, in light of the fact that occasionally folks don't get that alternative." 

On the other side, driving recipient R.J. Sneed had a dash of 27 continuous games with a catch snapped on Saturday. He was designated twice, with one of them being a pass obstruction approach OSU in the end zone. 


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Subsequent to being out and multiple times in the initial five weeks of the period, Baylor will have three-straight home games at McLane Stadium throughout the following four weeks, with a bye on Oct. 23. 

Saturday's down against West Virginia (2-3, 0-2) starts off at 11 a.m. what's more, will be broadcast by FS1. The following week's Homecoming game against tenth positioned BYU (5-0) has been set for a 2:30 p.m. game and will be on either ESPN or ESPN2.