On the fumble that broke my remote to start the 2nd half

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by MarionBarberThe4th, Dec 5, 2005.

  1. MarionBarberThe4th

    MarionBarberThe4th Well-Known Member

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    I know it was Gurodes fault hands down. But was it me or did JJ not take the handoff and then just kept going? He could of at least made the tackle on Pierce. Our D is nice in the red zone, we could got away with jsut 3 there (or a missed FG) Which would of changed the whole approach in the 4th quarter and maybe things fall a different way
  2. Canadian BoyzFan

    Canadian BoyzFan Well-Known Member

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    LOL......I used to do the remote thing too. Got too costly, and eventually I just grew up.
  3. MarionBarberThe4th

    MarionBarberThe4th Well-Known Member

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    I guess I just either have a temper or love the Cowboys too much

    I was actually yelled at bc I threw a football down on the ground when they called back our 3rd pick, and it almost hit somenes girlfriend.

    ....And theres a small hole in my wall from Thanksgiving
  4. HoustonSucks

    HoustonSucks Well-Known Member

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    It looked like JJ was trying to get a block on someone but Bledsoe kept trying to hand it off to him and that's when the ball came out.
  5. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    I love the way you wrote, "on the fumble that broke my remote".... :D

    You didn't break it...the fumble did.

    Good stuff. :)
  6. dallasblue05

    dallasblue05 New Member

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    i learned and started throwing the remote really hard onto the couch!!! Way less damage!!!
  7. MarionBarberThe4th

    MarionBarberThe4th Well-Known Member

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    ....maybe it was a called play action and Bledsoe saw the ridiculously fast penetration and tried to force JJ to take it
  8. NorthTexan95

    NorthTexan95 Well-Known Member

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    We are a band of remote-throwing brothers. I've lost many a remote which is why I buy cheap ones. I also throw things into the couch to prevent damage to walls and windows. Now that I've gotten married I do it a lot less. I don't want to scare her too bad -- the dog already thinks I turn into the devil during bad plays.
  9. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Funny stuff....I used to do this too...

    I came up with a brilliant way to stop myself...

    I bought a box of pencils...and I put them out on the table next to the remote...

    The test came in a Monday night game...bad play...compounded by a horrible call by an official (No, not Fred Swearingen)...anyway, I grabbed my pencil, broke it in half.....and then threw the remote.

    So much for my brilliant plan. :D
  10. SupermanXx

    SupermanXx Benched

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    Tried that once, but it bounced off the cushions and knocked over one of my mom's glass ornaments, thereby breaking it and ending my couch's short reign of being the prime target of my gameday rage.
  11. ka0tik

    ka0tik Cowboy for Life

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    hahahahaha, throwin your remote onto a ''bouncy'' cushion is just great, once it bounced back to hit me....:( :D #%@#$%!!!!!!
  12. AbeBeta

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    Gurode made the wrong line call.

    JJ may have seen the blocking scheme and figured that he must have had the wrong play because the blocking didn't match what he was supposed to be doing.

    Funny things happen when your center totally blows the call.

    Or maybe they just forgot how to play without Johnson or Rivera being pushed back into them
  13. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Maybe JJ saw him coming faster then Bledsoe did and figured he better try and block- but did not have time to get into position and instead of eating the ball Bledsoe STILL tried to hand it off.
  14. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    You should set up a camera and film yourself during a game. Watch it afterwards when you've calmed down. That'll help take care of that.

    How do you figure Bledsoe even knew the DT was there? He was looking back to hand the ball off... he wasn't looking at the DL.
  15. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    I got so mad last year during the eagles game I smashed the mini Cowboy helmet and cracked the knuckle on my middle finger. I still have a big knot on it.......

    The last two games I've held my daughter to help try to control some of my anger........ I talk to her and tell her how pathetic our team is instead of throwing things. :D

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I don't blame that fumble on Bledsoe either. Some I do. When you can see it coming, you should be able to tuck the ball but not that. That was all on Gurode IMO.
  17. Nors

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    I have about 5 extra's. Never throw the big fancy One that costs $20. The rest are about $5 and work fine. Smash one - no biggie.

    JIGGYFLY Well-Known Member

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    I know Gourode blew the call but we brought Rivera in to help out the young guys IMO if he saw that guy lined up were he was you would think he would not pull or at least alert gourode to the fact that a call needed to be made.
  19. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Why does the Center HAVE to make the line calls anyway? Why can't a guard be assigned to that duty?
  20. Paniolo22

    Paniolo22 Hawaiian Cowboy

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    As a QB, it's not too much to expect to have at least 2 freakin seconds before the D Line reaches you. Bledsoe barely had one. I second the motion on Gurode.

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