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This super bowl proved one thing

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by lane, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    statistics don't mean a damn thing.

    peyton set all time records this year...but looked like a rookie out there.
     
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  2. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Defense wins championships.
     
  3. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    It also proved that defense wins games in the playoffs......always has and always will with the rare exception.

    The same applies to MLB(pitching and defense) and the NBA(defense). Occasionally, there is that team that stops the trend but it is far and few between.
     
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  4. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    yea...that's a true statement.

    as good as peyton and eli are...you put pressure on them they are worthless...
     
  5. Coy

    Coy Well-Known Member

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    Never more so than tonight.
     
  6. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    It also proved that QB's don't win anything on their own. Teams win.
     
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  7. Kingsham

    Kingsham Active Member

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    ehhh...eli has 2 superbowl wins...and those were wire to wire type of wins...other than that eli's play can be pretty bad haha
     
  8. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    In Eli's two SB wins a Tom Brady led offense scored 17 and 14 points respectively. Eli has no rings without Michael Strahan, Justin Tuck, etc.
     
  9. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    And a helmet covered in stick-um :D
     
  10. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    Ha, true :)
     
  11. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    Defensive statistics apparently mean something ;)
     
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  12. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    I think what the Superbowl proved more than anything is that finding the right personal and coaches, the right combination top to bottom--or as close as possible--is the most important thing. The Seahawks have talent but they have a level of chemistry and cohesion on both sides of the ball that no other team in the NFL has right now. Carroll goes after emotional guys who want to be football players and he lets them play. He nurtures relationships among his players and between himself, his players and his management. Seattle is a football team first and a marketing entity last. These are the biggest difference between most of the NFL, not just the Cowboys, and the Seahawks.
     
  13. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    so true.
     
  14. Blackspider214

    Blackspider214 Well-Known Member

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    Funny you say this because leading up to this game and pretty much the whole season, I was under the impression Peyton was the only player that suited up for Denver.

    Glad Denver lost. Even better, they got humiliated from the gun. Seattle led for 59:48. Denver did not score until a garbage TD down by 36.

    Can't stand the Mannings at all.
     
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  15. Wizarus

    Wizarus Active Member

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    The game was over at the first snap. Denver apparently was unaware that this was a championship game.
     
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  16. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    DEFENSE WINS CHAMPIONSHIPS!..in all Sports.


    Defending gets Rings in Football.
     
  17. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Statistics mean something to me . Speak for yourself . emmitts 18000 yards mean a lot to me .
     
  18. aria

    aria Active Member

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    If defense wins championships we mine as well get rid of Romo, stop complaining about the O line and start drafting defense.
     
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  19. Matts4313

    Matts4313 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I wonder how the def would have looked missing about ~5-7 of their best players from the opening day line up... And another handful of key back ups.
     
  20. Kingsham

    Kingsham Active Member

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    fair enough. i agree
     

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