Flashback: Parcell quit being conservative !! What's the worse that can happen?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by InmanRoshi, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    That's the worse that can happen.
  2. Jarv

    Jarv Loud pipes saves lives. Zone Supporter

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    Well, we could end up with 3 INT's and a fumbles...Oh, wait a second...Oh yeah, Bledsoe could get sacked a lot...Oh, wait a second.

    With Peppers and the panthers rush, start Romo so he at least has a chance to escape a few times, make some plays with his feet. What is the worse that can happen Inman, 3 INT's and 7 sacks...You are sooo right.
  3. Dave_in-NC

    Dave_in-NC Well-Known Member

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    Amen, and now the crying begins that he did nothing to adjust it. Its amazing.
  4. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    There wasn't even time to put a game plan into effect.

    We were throwing way too often because we were behind and the other team KNEW we had to throw...that had nothing to do with abandoning being conservative.

    We started the game with a little dink pass...and it got picked off...and then everything unravelled from there.

    During the week Parcells said he was going back to being conservative and he meant it. Perhaps the conservative mindset was best evidenced by the way our team came out...looking afraid to make a mistake...while the other team came out jacked up....ya know, the same way Philly did on Monday night (a game in which we got manhandled and stole)...and the way the Giants did...

    Sorry...but we were out of this game so quickly, there's no way to suggest how effective the "game plan" was.
  5. chinch

    chinch No Quarter

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    7 sacks.

    INT first play of the game.

    blowout loss.
  6. kingwhicker

    kingwhicker BCRSA

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    A loss is a loss, 14-13 or 35-7, it's all the same- in fact, the 14-13 felt way worse than this one.
  7. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    In other words maybe Parcells has been conservative because he knew that this isn't a team that afford to get behind quickly after a couple of turnovers.

    For the last month the talk was that conservative Parcells was focusing too much on helping the offensive tackles. You know ... you gotta let Witten and the backs run routes, leave the tackles to hold their own and let the chips fall where they may.

    Yesterday, we left the tackles isolated and the chips fell where they may .. .... right off the table.
  8. SultanOfSix

    SultanOfSix Star Power

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    I think Parcells knows his offensive tackles pretty well. And he knows that they are pretty awful. This OL handicaps the team, and we live and die by it. I don't think it has anything to do with a Parcells' philosophy of being conservative or not, because I think he'll air it out when he feels he can. He has to be conservative, because the line constrains him to be. That's the best explanation I can come up with.
  9. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Purcells has to be conservative with this team because our offense-- offensive line and QB are totally incapable of being able to "open it up". The line sucks and the QB is a turnover/sack machine. What a messy combination.
  10. DBoys

    DBoys New Member

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    :hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer:
  11. DBoys

    DBoys New Member

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    I wish more people had your understanding of the issue.
  12. TruBlueCowboy

    TruBlueCowboy New Member

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    I love this post! :lombardi:

    Right on Inman!
  13. Mash

    Mash Active Member

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    typical.....If we came out conservative and ran the ball on every single play....the results would of been the same.

    This team wasn't prepared.....got out played in every facet of the game and like Bill says....."we are what we are" and things really haven't changed since he took over considering that he had high picks and a boatload of money....I expected more....This team isn't that much better then Campo's 5-11 teams......sad but true
  14. chinch

    chinch No Quarter

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    Unfortunately it's just easier to spew hate
  15. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    So, three years in, we are so bad on the Offensive line that we have to game plan like this?

    You do know that the last line Campo had, when he was literally taking guys off the street and putting them into the starting line up, compares FAVORABLY to this line in rushing stats and protecting the QB, right?

    The "conservative" problem that I have with Parcells is his entire MINDSET...not just the game plan.

    Yes, in the Central Division of the NFC, circa 1973, this was all the rage.

    NFL 2005? Not.
  16. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    It was all the rage in the NFC East, circa 1993, as well.
  17. Undisputed

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    Hell, a less conservative approach is what screwed us in this game. We may not like the way Parcells coaches sometimes, but conservative play gives this game the BEST chance to win our games. When you start to sling the ball around, that is when bad stuff tends to happen. Sacks, fumbles, and interceptions, all of which we saw on Sunday.
  18. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    That team had playmakers...

    That coach had brass ones...

    Have you forgotten "The Catch II" Aikman to Harper, vs SF?

    Parcells would still be running off tackle in the Jumbo formation.
  19. gbrittain

    gbrittain Well-Known Member

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    To suggest that the Cowboys went into this game with an aggresive game plan is wrong. The game yesterday is hardly a game you can make the point that agressive game planning will get Dallas blown out.
  20. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    The first play from scrimmage that Drew was picked on we spread the D with a 3 WR set. We almost never start a game that way.

    After that all heck broke loose, so I do agree with Juke that we really don't know what the total plan was. But that first formation hints that we were going to try and exploit their banged up secondary. At least that might have been the plan.

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