How would you defeat the Cowboys if you were Jay Gruden?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by garyo1954, Sep 13, 2019 at 8:33 PM.

  1. garyo1954

    garyo1954 Well-Known Member

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    You look in the mirror and discover YOU ARE JAY GRUDEN! You remember the Redskins play the Cowboys this week. And realize you are now the Head Coach of the Redskins!

    How do you plan on defeating the Cowboys?
     
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  2. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    scoring more points
     
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  3. Knotamus

    Knotamus Zone Supporter

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    Wow. That’s deep.
     
  4. OmerV

    OmerV Well-Known Member

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    Hire Jeff Gillooly to take out Dak and Zeke’s knees with a baseball bat.
     
  5. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    I don't. I just curl up in a ball and give up.
     
  6. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    Why, why, WHY???
     
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  7. garyo1954

    garyo1954 Well-Known Member

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    Good plan.....LOL!
     
  8. JBond

    JBond Well-Known Member

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    Are you baked?
     
  9. OmerV

    OmerV Well-Known Member

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    Hey, it was Jay Gruden’s idea.
     
  10. batman36

    batman36 Well-Known Member

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    I believe he's passed on, though I didn't google it to confirm stated belief.
     
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  11. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    A last second desperate attempt to trade for Tony Pollard.
     
  12. Bobhaze

    Bobhaze Well-Known Member

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    The redskins are obviously outmatched. This is the NFL, so don’t expect the skins to forfeit.

    If I was Gruden, I would make the skins defense be extremely aggressive. Their defense is actually above average to begin with so I would expect them to take some chances. They will probably try to make this a slower, uglier game. Try to keep it a first team to 20 wins kind of game. Lots of aggressive blitz packages.

    Otherwise if the skins play it safe, they’re going to get rolled. (And they hopefully get rolled anyway!) So I expect Gruden to be aggressive on D, try to run the ball and mix short passes with an occasional gadget play. Maybe even a fake punt or on-sides kickoff.

    I still say we win, but I expect a desperate divisional rival at home to be tough. We win something like 20-17 or 24-21.
     
  13. Bobhaze

    Bobhaze Well-Known Member

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    Lol...I see what you did there Nancy, ;)
     
  14. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    you pick your poison.
    die by Zeke on the ground....or Dak n COOOOOOOOOOP thru the air.
    either way.....you get your affairs in order.

    (or hope the hell Riggins and Dexter Manley walk thru that door).

    not gonna help tho.
    :starspin:COWBOYS:starspin:
     
  15. garyo1954

    garyo1954 Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking along those lines as well. I do think Gruden is going to showcase Adrian, try to control the ball, shorten the game, and hope for turnovers.
    Prescott has never thrown a pick to Washington and has only fumbled 3 times. But he's been sacked 16 times in 6 games.
     
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  16. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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  17. OmerV

    OmerV Well-Known Member

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    Luca Brasi then? Damn, he’s gone too!
     
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  18. superonyx

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    Since Zeke and the running game had a miserable performance last year in Washington I would make sure I am prepared to stop the pass. They have a good defensive line and should hold up well without too much help.

    I would make sure the defense didnt bite on every play fake and hope its really a play fake and not the actual play.

    I would run the ball plenty and force our questionable run defense stop them. Then I would get Case Keenam to play off of play action. I wouldnt worry about us getting a pass rush except for Lawrence.
     
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  19. Blast From The Past

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    Might as well whack Kellen Moore's while you are at it
     
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  20. garyo1954

    garyo1954 Well-Known Member

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    Give Jerry one for hiring Moore?
     

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