The longer this week goes, the better I feel

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Cajuncowboy, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Lost in the Woods

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    I wish I could share your optimism. But it seems, even though I have no concrete evidence to back this up, that whenever we have time to prepare for an opponent we always come out looking like the keystone cops. I'm hoping this week is different, obviously.
     
  2. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    They play the games for a reason.
     
  3. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    the kool aid is making some of you DELUSIONAL. Bump it after the fact...I'll be ELATED to eat crow if need be. You guys will disappear as usual I'm sure.
     
  4. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    This game is far from a can't win. I think they'll lose but you're acting like they're playing the 85 Bears on Sunday.
     
  5. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    defense mechanism.

    nobody can look at the skins and consider this game a sure loss.
     
  6. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    This game is a toss-up. Dallas' front seven will be the deciding factor; they have pressure Griffin and stop Morris. I think the teams are pretty even otherwise.
     
  7. intelmax

    intelmax New Member

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    I feel like we are going to be down a score late in the fourth and romo lleads us on a drive to win. i dunno i just have this strong conviction.
     
  8. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    this is how I feel. whoever wins the turn over battle wins the game.
     
  9. Boysathelm

    Boysathelm Benched

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    It's called playing in the NFC EAST. If FOOTBALL WEATHER is an excuse, maybe you prefer they move us to the NFC South, where it's all dome and nice weather.
     
  10. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    When have I ever disappeared?
     
  11. jday

    jday Well-Known Member

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    Well, if you need something to point to, how about the fact that we did not have the services of Demarco Murray in our first meeting. Not taking anything from Dez, but Demarco very well may be the x factor in this game.
     
  12. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    I've heard this argument before -- all NFL games should be played in dome stadiums so that the field conditions can be understood / predicted with clinical certainly.

    IMHO, the elements add a very interesting variable to NFL games -- especially at the end of the season. I personally enjoy a good "snow game" from time to time. The NFL, after all, originated in the northern midwest in states like Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

    Having said that, I've never been a huge fan of open air northern stadiums with artificial turf. Doesn't sit well with me for reasons I can't very well articulate.
     
  13. StylisticS

    StylisticS Well-Known Member

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    I do not buy that. It was a one score game with 8 minutes to go in the game. Dallas came back and came back fast. The skins was on their heels the entire 2nd half but as usual, we could not get a stop late in the quarter.
     
  14. StylisticS

    StylisticS Well-Known Member

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    Miles also went out in the 1st quarter and Harris has gotten better as well. The offense is far more dangerous though with more players stepping up since that game. Doesn't mean victory, but if we not turn the ball over, I can see us scoring lots of points.
     
  15. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    I predicted a Harris TD last week and hope we'll see it again this week
     
  16. tomsanders921

    tomsanders921 Well-Known Member

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    I tend to think the conditions may favor the cowboys a bit. The redskins have a very fast offense. I think cold weather combined with the grass will help slow them down. More often than not, cold weather games are lower scoring than domed games.

    The redskins speed on offense killed us last time. And our offense doesn't really rely on speed as much as being in the right spot.
     
  17. T-RO

    T-RO Well-Known Member

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    True. We are 3 point underdogs. NFL games are so often closely played. Sure the defense is playing castrated by injuries...but we could win this thing. Absolutely we could win this thing.

    I'm all in, unafraid to put my heart into Sunday's game.

    Go Cowboys!
     
  18. Stryker44

    Stryker44 ^^^Skins Fan

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    You could also argue that the Redskins didn't have the same urgency to score after getting out to a 28-3 lead. Doubt that mistake is made this time around - and seeing what the Dallas offense has done in the second half of games.
     
  19. footballnflstyle

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    i think the skins relaxed in the 2nd half and let up some,when they realized they were in a fight they put together the dagger drive,if they jump to a big lead on sunday i doubt they will ease off the gas..this game is gonna be a great game cause both offenses can abuse the defense they are going against..the crowd the energy the redskins will have from kickoff to the final seconds of the game i believe will be to much for the visiting team!!
     
  20. punchnjudy

    punchnjudy Well-Known Member

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    Regardless of how we rationalize the final score in their last meeting, Cowboys-Skins games are usually decided by one score regardless of how the two teams are playing. I expect a close game and like Dallas' chances with RGIII possibly not being at full strength. Clock management (it could easily come down to who has the ball last and for how long) and special teams could be keys with both defenses being suspect.
     

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