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So...where are all the Zimmer...basher's ???

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by CosmicCowboy, Sep 12, 2005.

  1. CosmicCowboy

    CosmicCowboy Member

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    Back, a few months ago.. some folks on this site wanted his head...so whats changed ???
  2. Cowboy Bill Watts

    Cowboy Bill Watts Member

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    i don't know about the bashing....


    however, this was not a sterling performance by our defense. there are areas that definitely need improvement.
  3. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    Our defense needs time to gel and get used to the 3-4, but we just got the hardest of our 1st three games out of the way, so that is a good thing.
  4. Woods

    Woods Active Member

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    Our defense should be much better in about a month.

    We're playing a lot of young guys, and on top of that, a new defensive scheme.

    Hopefully in the next few weeks, Fergy and Spears will be in even better football shape (as they missed nearly all of pre-season), Ware will be much more comfortable, Burnett will be back and should be settling down as well, and K Davis should make more improvement. I think he had a few lapses versus SD.

    And don't forget that we'll be integrating Fujita (sp?) at LB too.
  5. Cbz40

    Cbz40 The Grand Poobah

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    I agree Mr Woods.....it will take a few games under their belts before they start gelling. When they do........look out.
  6. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    That's what I'm talking about. Like Emmitt said, come the last half of the season, we are a team you DON'T want to be playing.
  7. TheSkaven

    TheSkaven Last Man Standing

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    I'm not in the mood to bash anyone this morning, but let's remember, our defense gave up 24 points.
  8. Woods

    Woods Active Member

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    And I forgot to mention the maturing of Canty!

    We have a tremendous amount of talent in the front 7. We just need some game experience.
  9. TruBlueCowboy

    TruBlueCowboy New Member

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    Gotta say fellas, this is the first time in a long time that I've watched a Cowboys team that I'm almost certain is going to get much better by the end of the year. Exciting times in Big D!
  10. CosmicCowboy

    CosmicCowboy Member

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    Well...my point Zimmer, didn't have the players (last year) he, has this year. So yes, when they do 'gell' they, will be a sight to behold.
  11. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    My beef with Zimmy is that when the defense was playing aggresive and blitzing, they practically stopped San Diego cold, allowing us to catch up to them. Then at the beggining of the second half he went to his usual wussy style and played the CB's 20 yards off the receivers and the Chargers marched it down our throats. Luckily he went aggresive again and stopped them at the end of the game.
  12. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    I'll usually defend Zimmer, but his "aggressive" call to send BOTH safeties on third and long on the last drive of the game was a terrible call.
  13. DallasDW00ds0n

    DallasDW00ds0n Well-Known Member

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    its only been 1 game, if Zimmer's D blows it next week against the skins im sure the haters will show up.
  14. Hollywood Henderson

    Hollywood Henderson Benched

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    Good post Woods & others...

    Someone mentioned yesterday that its Parcells D now and thats why he gave up calling the plays on offense.

    Can anyone confirm that?
  15. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Zimmer was calling the plays!!!
  16. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    Whoever it was, it was still a bad call sending both safeties.
  17. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    Absolutely!!

    We were aggressive and made some good plays but we blitzed Keith Davis on that 4th and 14 then allowed a 32 yard completion to right where a non-bltzing davis would have been standing.

    Davis was very mediocre but he also showed with that hit on McCardell in the end zone what he can bring to the table if allowed to get some playing time under his belt.

    With our young guys it may be easier to just blitz then insteadof asking them to cover someone ro read a play, lol.
  18. dbair1967

    dbair1967 Arch Defender

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    ok we won the game so I am happy, and Glenn made an awesome play to win the game but come on...

    we hardly touched Brees all day, and it wasnt like every play was a 3 step drop and throw...alot of times he stood there like a statue...while the total yards allowed werent bad, you have to remember the Chargers started alot of drives at or around mid field...they scored on 3 straight drives at one point...Bledsoe was knocked down ALOT more than Brees was, and the Chargers had one of the worst pass rushing teams in football last yr...

    nothings changed with me in regards to Zimmer, I think he's a liability...just like Bruce DeHaven

    David
  19. Hollywood Henderson

    Hollywood Henderson Benched

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    I agree JT & Junk...
    I have never been one to want full out blitzes bring everyone...

    I just hope we tweak who blitzes...
    Dat & Shanle aren't fast or strong enough to do that...I would rather do more stunts so that Ware isn't just coming off the edge...
  20. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Brees just does not get sacked that often, last season he was sacked 18 time and given the fact LT was getting some runs on us to move the chains I think that caused Ware and the rest of the Cowboys to be a bit more careful about just taking off after Brees. No doubt Defense has some work to do but I think most people understood that with as many new faces and new defense that we would make mistakes

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