Watching Cutler and Eli last night

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by dfense, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    I couldn't help but think with all the criticism Romo gets at times. Cutler tried so hard to give that game to the Giants and the announcers had nothing to say about it. Second to last Bear drive, just out of field goal range, 3rd and 4 he throws a 30 yd ball short into the dirt. All he had to do was complete a short pass, get the 3 points and end the game.

    Then on the Bears last drive. He gets into field goal range only to ground the ball and get a field goal killing penalty. Two relatively easy situations to put the game away and he blows them both.

    Good thing for the Bears Eli is a turnover machine this year.
  2. Wayne02

    Wayne02 Well-Known Member

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    Cutler has never been put on Romo's level so of course he isn't going to receive the same level of criticism.
  3. pugilist

    pugilist Stick N Move

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  4. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Poor Dan Fouts. Sitting at home, minding his own business and they gotta bring up old stuff............ ;)
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  5. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    supposedly on the 3rd int mayock blurted out "thats not eli's fault here"
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  6. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    No supposedly about it. He said that. Only Lebron James could have caught that pass because it was thrown so high
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  7. AmberBeer

    AmberBeer Well-Known Member

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    The Romo haters expect perfection. Otherwise, they wouldn't have anything to whine on Romo about.
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  8. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Right now, Eli bar far is the worst QB in the league, IMO. It's unreal how far he's fallen.
  9. Staubacher

    Staubacher Well-Known Member

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    Yup it was a knee jerk response to defend all things Manning with no thought to accurate reporting. All game they kept saying how Eli is "usually great" no matter what he was doing out there.
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  10. TheXFactor

    TheXFactor Well-Known Member

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    It was Nessler not Mayock
  11. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    You guys should check out the Giants forum. Eli is still being defended there like I've never seen. It's unreal. Here Romo gets bashed if he throws an incomplete pass. lol
  12. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Eh, I thought it was Mayock.

    ...who by the way gets more annoying by the minute. The guy always has something to say about everything. Just shut up for crying out loud.
  13. lqmac1

    lqmac1 Well-Known Member

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    I remember when he he left the Broncos a bunch of ppl wanted him here instead of Romo. I, not being one.
  14. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    Cutler is my pick to become unstoppable in the playoffs (if they make it) and win a Super Bowl this year. He's got that Big Ben, Eli, Flacco in him where he can look terrible but when he's really on, he's ON.
  15. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    lol I remember those threads.
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  16. Wayne02

    Wayne02 Well-Known Member

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    I'm not talking about people on fan sites like this, I'm talking about the real sports analysts and former players, and I never heard one person say that Cutler has ever been on Romo's level.
  17. Nav22

    Nav22 Well-Known Member

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    Oh, yes he has. See Ron Jaworski's QB rankings. He's put Cutler ahead of Romo each of the last 2 years.

    Tony Romo: the only QB in the league whose place among his peers isn't even close to reflective of his actual statistical performance. Romo's career numbers put Cutler's to shame.
  18. Wayne02

    Wayne02 Well-Known Member

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    I may have missed that one, but Jaws gets caught up in moments far too often, I believe he had RG3 in the top ten as well. I respect the guy, but he reminds me of another Gruden whenever he starts ranking players.
  19. CaptainCreed

    CaptainCreed Active Member

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    As a cowboys fan and hater of the Giants, I wish this was true. He is just having a rough start but still slinging it to Cruz, Nicks, and Randle. He is much better than the Weedens, Palmers, and Schaubs. Roethlisberger is playing just as poorly.
  20. Idgit

    Idgit If you food, you gonna be ate. Staff Member

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    You don't hear those direct comparisons all that often, anyway, for players below the truly 'elite' level. But I've heard plenty of comparisons in here between the two players, because I remember how silly the arguments seemed to me at the time.

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