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Does KC's win over Philly validate our loss more?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Fredd, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    After watching the KC win over Philly last night, does the win make our one loss look more reasonable? The KC defense played very well and held the "vaunted" philly offense down for the most part...of course, the eagles had 5 turnovers (was it 6?) and that helped things, but a lot of that was caused by pressure.

    IMO, our loss doesn't look so bad when you think that philly's offense was held in check just 5 days after KC held our struggling offense in check. This is a glass-half-full thought process, I will admit. the offense certainly has a lot to fix/update/improve and mush of that starts with the play-calling. But, I would have felt much worse about our loss if philly had trounced KC.

    what say you?
  2. Carharris2

    Carharris2 Well-Known Member

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    Yes it does.
  3. morasp

    morasp Well-Known Member

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    Yes, especially with a road game on a short week for the Chiefs. It also shows how important turnovers are.
  4. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Im surprised it took this long for this thread to arrive. There's no such thing as a validated loss. We lost for a myriad of reasons, time to move on.
  5. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    So now we measure ourselves to philly?

    We should have won, and should have played better.

    I won't say "hey because philly lost, i feel better now".
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  6. boysfanindc

    boysfanindc Well-Known Member

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    I am not sure it makes me feel a lot better, but I can tell you if the Eagles blew them out I would feel a lot worse.
  7. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    Not really. I understand your thought process but that is a game we let get away regardless of what kc does the rest of the yr
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  8. John_S

    John_S Member

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    If you feel better today because the Eagles lost last night, then good for you.
    So far, EVERY NFC East team stinks. We'll see what happens as the weeks pass by.
  9. NinePointOh

    NinePointOh Well-Known Member

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    All that really matters is we gained another half-game on the Eagles in the division standings.
  10. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    This is about incomplete information and prediction. We don't know how good (or bad) these Cowboys are and, related, how they will perform this season, which is still very young. Same goes with KC. So any new information represents a significant increase in what we know about this team and how they'll do.

    So I don't know if it validates the loss but it may marginally increase our expected wins.
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  11. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    We should have won that Chiefs game. Period... Can we move on now? When we start getting into measuring how well we lost to how well others lost that can lead to a slippery slope pretty quickly.
  12. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    It makes me feel better about our offense. Not sure it really "validates" the loss though.
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  13. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    I'm glad Philly lost. I agree if Philly had soundly beaten them then I'd feel worse about the team. Not consoling but it's not salt on the wound either.
  14. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    It validates for me the difference a good coach can make to a teams win and loss record.
  15. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Well, and a QB.
  16. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    I'm thinking more about the DC than the HC but Reid helps there. I have respect for Reid. I like their DC.
  17. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    We both lost cause of turnovers and KC D capitalized. There's nothing magical there. It's a recipe for losing.
  18. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me?

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    Life is a bit more complicated in the NFL aye Chip? 7-9 can take this division.
  19. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    No, but if Dallas wins this weekend you could validate them being anywhere from a game to two games up over the rest of the NFC East and in a great spot to win a weak division.
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  20. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    Agreed - seems like we are always looking for excuses.............., players, coaches and fans. Fact of the matter remains, we are an average football team. What happens in other games will not make us better.
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