I honestly don't get it

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by blindzebra, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    Coming into the season we all knew the areas with the biggest questions were the center of the OL and the center of the defense.

    Well what did we find out about those questions?

    Not a damned thing.

    How could we? We are down to our 4th string center, the back up at guard, back up at NT, back up to the back up at DE and players off the street at inside LB and safety.

    People are acting like we are in full 1989 mode and need to blow everything up.

    It is laughable. We are a handful of plays from having 8 or 9 wins right now.
  2. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    This is the problem. It's been going on every year since basically 2007.
  3. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    They are a handfull of plays from being winless as well. What's your point?
  4. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    I think the reason for the panic is that this is still the same losing, undisciplined culture. Nothing feels different with this team. Still poor situational awareness, dumb penalties and mistakes.

    I personally feel we may be wasting the careers of our younger guys by not blowing a few parts of the team up.
  5. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    What we see as an issue, they don't

    Get use to it.
  6. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    I totally understand what you're saying and agree with you.
  7. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    Jerry is that you? Quit building excuses. The Oline sucks but a real HC could have masked it a lot.
  8. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    And a hand full of plays from 3-8. Whats the point?
  9. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    This is why you have a major flaw in your position.

    This team is not a handful of plays from 8 or 9 wins. It's this type of expectation that causes the rift here. Not saying it is your fault.

    But there were signs going into this year this w9ould be the results. Ignoring them and hoping for the best is what Jerry did.

    It was pretty evident what we'd see after Jerry went out and got Bearnadeau and Livings.
  10. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    A real HC would have made Dez land in-bounds with out his fingers outside the goal line. Garrett blew that one. That was a sure win...but Garrett screwed up again.

    A real HC would have made the kicker make a field goal to win the game...he screwed up again.

    I could go on and on...but, yeah.

    Right on, bro.
  11. jday

    jday Well-Known Member

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    Well, then I'd say your handle is pretty accurate.
  12. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    A real HC might have a two minute offense that doesnt waste 20+ seconds after a play.
  13. fifaguy

    fifaguy Well-Known Member

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    One thing we have learned is that JG's rate of improvement as a HC is very slow...
  14. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    To use the cliche' it's "all process--no progress". :mad:
  15. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    No, but we wouldn't have been in that position down by 24 against the Giants and having to fight back once they blew JG's play book outta there. A real HC would have also not let 26 seconds run off to at least try and get closer for that kicker, bro.
  16. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    I hear you...let's hope like hell they understand that and get it fixed.

    Having to come from behind every game is not right, at all.
  17. Dave_in-NC

    Dave_in-NC Well-Known Member

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    The handful away is just stupid. You are what your record says you are.
    Sorry. I was only five numbers away from being a millionaire last night.
  18. Givincer

    Givincer Well-Known Member

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    I think you can actually say since 2005.
  19. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    Well on those two points, Garrett's time management in the Baltimore game might have cost us a few precious yards that would have allowed the kick to be good.

    Re the Giants' game, his lack of preparation helped us fall to a 23-0 deficit.

    I know what you mean but if the coach isn't at fault for the slow starts or time management, who is?
  20. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    You really believe that?

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