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If you had to point to 1 Reason!

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by aikemirv, Dec 13, 2005.

  1. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    Why we are 8-5 versus a 11-2 or 10-3 mark what would it be?

    To me it is obviously our OLine.

    So, when we come to FA this offseason and we have already reupped RW and Witten and prepping to reup Newman the following year, why would we sign Abraham?

    I mean, I know he is a great player and would make for a great pash rush, but that is not our deficieny (defense that is, our pash rush could still use some improving no doubt) and would he have gotten us to 11-2 or 10-3?

    2 good Olineman for the price of Abraham - if I have my choice I go Oline all the way!
  2. Cowboy from New York

    Cowboy from New York Well-Known Member

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    We several of our games due to crappy kickers too.
  3. Portland Fanatic

    Portland Fanatic Well-Known Member

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    I have a combination of 3..........

    1) A few boneheaded play calls....along with being conservative at the wrong times
    2) FG kickers
    3) Losing Flo....
  4. dmq

    dmq If I'm so pretty, why am I available?

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    OL definitely, but also inexperienced rookies
  5. Lord Sun

    Lord Sun New Member

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    3) Offensive inconsistency, mainly due to poor OL / injuries to OL
    2) Poor kicking, which we've hopefully solved
    1) Late game defensive breakdowns, specifically mental lapses in the secondary and physical inadequacy of pass rush
  6. superpunk

    superpunk Benched

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    3. Billy Cundiff
    2. Jose Cortez
    1. Billy Cundiff
  7. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    How does Cundiff get 3 and 1 . He only missed 1 FG in 1 game. He can't be responsible for 2-3 losses unless u are blaming him for tearing his quad! :laugh2:
  8. silver

    silver Well-Known Member

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  9. superpunk

    superpunk Benched

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    Bingo. If he hadn't torn that stupid quad, we wouldn't have had to sign the spaniard. Maybe I should have put "Billy Cundiff's quad."
  10. Howboutdemcowboys31

    Howboutdemcowboys31 Well-Known Member

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  11. Hiero

    Hiero New Member

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    Kicking or OL tough choice.
  12. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Bingo. In reverse order.
  13. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    I blame the scoreboard operators. They clearly are putting points in the wrong column and running the clock wrong. We should have more time, but the other team less. It's a conspiracy.
  14. VACowboy

    VACowboy Well-Known Member

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    QB pressure, for and against.
  15. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    lack of exacution
    simple, if we exacute we win, if we don't we lose. the oline has been a problem but it's still the same thing.now tucker and rob may not be capable of exacuting but thats the whole deal
  16. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I agree. I would add the O-line problems as well but for the most part it has been execution we have failed either offensively or defensively late in games that has cost us some wins this season.
  17. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    If the o-line does its job better, Dallas scores more TDs and doesn't have to rely on the kickers as much. They would also control the clock longer giving the opposing team fewer opportunities.
  18. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    Well, I was not necessarily pointing to our tackles because we have not run the ball effectively all year and that is more of what I was referring to than pass protection.

    We have not run the clock out or sustained a drive at the end of a game that would have turned the tides. For example Washington or Seattle. Obviously, pass protection is the reason we lost to NYG and we missed a kick vs Denver that may have/ or may not have sealed it.

    You can point to single plays like missed kicks, but it seems the oportunities we have missed by inefficient line play are the main root of the problem.
  19. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    Yep! :bow:
  20. Danny White

    Danny White Winter is Coming

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    You weren't cheering hard enough... shame on YOU!


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