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Dallas is the first team to play three weeks

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by mmillman, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. mmillman

    mmillman Well-Known Member

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    against a starting rookie qb and rb:

    Weeden/Richardson, Griffin III/Morris and Foles/Brown
     
  2. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Granted we haven't faced the Skins in the rematch yet, but wouldn't that be 4 weeks? 5 if you chime in we knocked Vick out and Foles came in.
     
  3. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Not to mention second-year guys in Dalton and Newton.
     
  4. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    They all feasted on the Cowboys check their numbers against our defense.
     
  5. Neverhood

    Neverhood Active Member

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    Think he means 3 weeks in a row
     
  6. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    The Cowboys played pretty well against Newton so hopefully their play against second year guys continues to be better than it has been against rookies.
     
  7. SkinsFan28

    SkinsFan28 Well-Known Member

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    I really thinks that points to two things:

    1) the lack of depth of quality starting qb's in the league(meaning teams were willing to start rookies vs go with experienced veterans)

    2) RB's shelf lives are getting shorter and shorter, so you want to get the most out of the rookie contract that you can.
     
  8. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    IMO it points to one other, that NFL teams are shifting away from not starting rookies to where they will. I think they are finally feeling the urgency to get these kids ready.
     
  9. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Is this strictly a consecutive thing or total?
     
  10. SkinsFan28

    SkinsFan28 Well-Known Member

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    Good point.
     
  11. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Gotta be consecutive.

    Cincy has played the Browns two times and the Redskins.

    Giants have played Washington twice and Cleveland.

    Still pretty rare though. 3 straight weeks.
     

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