News: DMN: Rob Ryan: Cowboys ‘too loose’ on Eli Manning last season..."

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    By Jon Machota / Special Contributor
    3:46 pm on September 3, 2012 | Permalink

    IRVING — Rob Ryan hasn’t burned the film from the two games the Cowboys played against the New York Giants last season. It would be hard to blame the Cowboys defensive coordinator if he did. The Giants’ offense totaled 947 yards and 66 points in two victories over the Cowboys.

    But Ryan said Monday that his group has learned from those losses.

    “This is as tough of an opponent as we’re going to face,” Ryan said. “Obviously last year it was the toughest one that we faced last season, they won the Super Bowl for a reason. We’ve been working hard and we’re looking to be a hell of a lot better than we were last year.”

    Did those losses bother Ryan personally? Of course they did.

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  2. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Will be eager to see how this improved defense will take care of Manning.
  3. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Basically calling out Newman not being able to play anything other than off man.
  4. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    He's also saying that pass rush isn't always the answer for defending Eli.

    Yeah, Rob Ryan said that. :D
  5. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    That was definitely the case last year a she was getting the ball out of his hands so fast against us. That goes back to Newman playing so far off also.

    We can get to Eli if we cover for a few seconds!
  6. kmd24

    kmd24 Active Member

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    “There are a lot of routes that he gets rid of the ball really quick,” Ryan said. “You’re not going to sack Eli Manning if he wants to throw the ball in about one second. Sacks come and go. Sometimes you can get there with more coverage and tighter coverage."

    I think that's a pretty good assessment of Eli. He's really good at getting the ball out, so you've got to press the receivers if you hope to get to him.
  7. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Problem was they were to soft last year.
  8. DBOY3141

    DBOY3141 Well-Known Member

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    and the year before and the year before............
  9. elcowboi

    elcowboi Active Member

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    I agree. It's going to take ALL 11 men on the field to beat Eli. Communication is key.
  10. Mash

    Mash Active Member

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    Manning and the Giants did alot of quick drops pass plays......Pass rush was ineffective.....thats why we need better CB play

    They will do the same thing Wed nite......Rob will need to play more pass coverages instead of blitzing...

  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    We played "too loose" on several QB's last year.
  12. Doomsay

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  13. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    Have you and Risen Star been comparing notes? Jk Soft will not be the case this year!

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