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If you were holding out hope...stop

Discussion in 'Jerry/Garrett/Rant Zone' started by NJ22, Jan 12, 2014.

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  1. NJ22

    NJ22 Well-Known Member

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    So the offseason fix for our awful play calling and historically bad defense is..... Wait for it... Stand pat! Saw on Bleacher Report that callahan will keep calling plays and according to dc.com kiffen is probably staying too. Hey Jerry go shove your team.
  2. bkight13

    bkight13 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    They were 5th in the league in scoring with 439 pts. Had 4000 yds from the QB, 1000 yd rusher and a 1000 yd receiver and were efficient in the red zone, but otherwise cool story.
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  3. TTexasTT

    TTexasTT Well-Known Member

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    Everything about this post is true, except for the cool story part.

    Yet another cringeworthy thread. I guess if Im holding out hope for a quality thread I should.... stop.
  4. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Not to mention setting a new league record for injuries (at least it seemed like it) on defense.
  5. etw926

    etw926 Active Member

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    I'm holding out hope that you stop posting.
  6. radioactivecowboy88

    radioactivecowboy88 Active Member

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    Offense isnt the problem... its the defense
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  7. TTexasTT

    TTexasTT Well-Known Member

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    oh... one day
    [IMG]
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  8. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    True.

    But the real issue is the talent on defense. At S, LB, and DL we had to play guys who would otherwise be on the couch.
  9. Coy

    Coy Well-Known Member

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    Agree but saying that, we could be better on offense, we have a good offense but the potential to have a great one.
  10. TTexasTT

    TTexasTT Well-Known Member

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    Yep, I dont think it would take a whole lot either.
  11. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    I agree, we should stand pat, same coaches, same players. Ware and Miles have been good in the past, and Spencer was on the verge of breaking out, so we should bring him back. Hatcher actually broke out, we should at least franchise him. Garret is in year four of his OJT, and Kiffin won a SB with this defense. We were fifth in total offense, good enough for an 8-8 record, no changes needed there.
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  12. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    It saddens me to read this board because I see people getting their hope up that the right things will be done. But we have all been down this road before....Jerry marketing machine is working. He is changing nothing. You will get few token 2nd tier player & coaching moves.
  13. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    Exactly.
  14. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    I am holding out hope for health for the team, because with that, they are a playoff team each of the last two years (minimally)
  15. slomoxn

    slomoxn Well-Known Member

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    True but good coaching would take some of the pressure off by adjusting offensive game plans to help them. Parcell did it when our offense was weaker than the defense, the same could be done here to keep them from constantly having to make game saving stops. We know they were not capable of it but they refused to play ball control in situations they had the lead in even though the line and running backs are more than capable of doing it.
  16. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    The fact kiffins staying says it all. This organization isnt about winning. Just try enjoy what you can this has been and will continue to be a bottom 16 team.
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  17. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    8-8, what's not to like?

    Rinse and repeat
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  18. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    One day we will win that ninth game and go on a Super Bowl run.

    You'll see.
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  19. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    I heard about a guy back in he eighties that saw on the National Enquirer that Aliens had landed and were eating all humans. He is still hiding in his bomb shelter to this day.
  20. roughneck266

    roughneck266 Well-Known Member

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    I dont see how you can give an honest evaluation of Kiffin without having half of the starting defense out there.
    Just because you're butthurt doesnt mean someone has to lose their job. I'm not happy about how the season went, but the reality is a lot of it was simply terrible luck.
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