T.O. impresses

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by rathalarge, Jun 2, 2006.

  1. rathalarge

    rathalarge Active Member

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    By doing as Parcells had asked and showing up 10 days prior to mini camp, T.O. demonstrated his committment to learning a new offense. But I would like to see him also participate in next weeks OTA sessions, which will show even more committment.
  2. sago1

    sago1 Active Member

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    Would certainly expect him to be here for next week as well as this minicamp. Not sure exactly what gets done during OTAs but assume the QBs will be throwing to their WRs and, since TO unfamiliar with our passing game, he certainly needs to spend this time learning all he can as well as adjusting to Bledsoe's deliveries, etc. BTW: Exactly what does OTA stand for? Thanks.
  3. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    IMO T.O. will do more then anyone expected.
  4. theWave21

    theWave21 New Member

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    Organized Team Activity. A very vague term to say the least.
  5. JackMagist

    JackMagist The Great Communicator

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    They are basically what we used to refer to as Quarterback Schools. Which are really little different than a mini-camp with shells and shorts.
  6. Ashwynn

    Ashwynn Well-Known Member

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    Thats what I am scared of.
  7. Chief

    Chief "Friggin Joke Monkey"

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    Those are called boat parties in Minnesota.
  8. RiggoForever

    RiggoForever Benched

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    I think the only difference is that minicamp is mandatory while OTAs aren't.

    Skins are in the middle of OTAs right now, we have ours before our minicamp June 16-18. OTAs are basically where the team gets broken up and reports to their coordinator for meetings (offensive and defensive). Then on the field, the players meet with their position coaches and do various speed and timing drills, practice and learn new plays, etc.

    One example of a drill Gregg Williams uses with the defense is to put 3 cones at designated points on the field, then tell 4 guys to run after the cones, the guy that doesn't get the cone has to do extra pushups.

    Its more a learning experience and building camraderie then anything else.
  9. MinnesotaCowboy

    MinnesotaCowboy Member

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    :eek: :lmao2:
  10. Sportsbabe

    Sportsbabe Well-Known Member

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    I'm sick of TO (on this board) already. I'll be glad when he really does something to talk about. The repetition is killing me.
  11. Kittymama

    Kittymama Benched

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    Well, let's give TO this...he's doing more than Shockey & Burress are with the Giants. And more than 14 of the Packers are doing.

    And yes, Sportsbabe, I agree with you--I'm tired of hearing about TO too! (Aren't I a hypocrite? :laugh1: )
  12. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Why are folks surprised that TO is already working hard. Working hard has never been his issue -- folks seem to forget that TO wasn't some highly touted college prospect -- he was a very raw 3rd round pick from a small school who worked like crazy to make himself into one of the league's best.

    I've said it before -- if Randy Moss had half of TO's work ethic, he'd break 2000 yards a season every year.
  13. Sportsbabe

    Sportsbabe Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes, we just can't help ourselves. I guess it's his animal magnetism.

    I don't mind talking about him, but let's talk about him when he actually does something. Besides, I can't wait to see him in his Armour Wear. Now that'll be something to talk about, ya heard :lmao:

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