News: Rams not playing starters

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  1. aria

    aria Well-Known Member

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  2. JoeKing

    JoeKing Diehard Zone Supporter

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    Makes no difference to me. We aren't playing all our starters either, some aren't even making the trip to Hawaii.
  3. cowboyblue22

    cowboyblue22 Well-Known Member

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    its pretty much a practice its late so I am sure I wont watch
  4. dsturgeon

    dsturgeon Well-Known Member

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    I think we should play all non injured starters. I don't want a slow start to the season. I want everything firing game 1
  5. SeanLee50

    SeanLee50 Well-Known Member

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    Let’s score a touchdown!

    It’s been three preseason games since we have
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  6. Jeffkills

    Jeffkills Well-Known Member

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    Oh yeah, people don’t want to play their starters against us and get hurt.

    Think about it, would you want your front 7 grinded into dust by our big uglies??

    I sure wouldn’t want any of that...

    However, we need to be playing all our players the way it’s always been done in preseason; people need reps, I don’t care how good they are... Any starter in during the second quarter needs to be immediately pulled until the 3rd game..
  7. Sydla

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    Would be nice if we play our starting offense, we put up a TD or two.
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  8. quickccc

    quickccc Well-Known Member

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    to each his own
    but preseason remains interesting to see all the rookies skills and the competition to battling it out for the final roster spots.
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Cowboys starters will only play 1 or 2 series. Not a big deal.

    Next week against the Texans will be the game to watch. Starters will play into the 3rd quarter.
  10. Rockport

    Rockport AmberBeer Zone Supporter

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    I will be watching. I watch all the Cowboys games and all 4 quarters.
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  11. America's Cowboy

    America's Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    If some teams are going to be doing this, the league might as well reduce the preseason by a game or two. What a waste of time.
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  12. TheSkaven

    TheSkaven Last Man Standing Zone Supporter

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    Bet the Cowboys on the halftime score. They should get up 10-0 before Mike White gives the game away
  13. JayFord

    JayFord Well-Known Member

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    Yeah that game starts at 10 and my body pretty much gives out around 9:15
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  14. stilltheguru

    stilltheguru Well-Known Member

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    Preseason is for backups anyway.
  15. revospeed

    revospeed Well-Known Member

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    It’s really sad actually. Excluding the Dak preseason, our offense hasn’t functioned in the preseason with the backup QB in several years. It makes it really tough to evaluate other players when the back up is so bad. That doesn’t always happen with other teams. The Niners could function with Mullens last week, but we looked lost once Dak went out.
  16. ThemDangMartians

    ThemDangMartians Well-Known Member

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    ...doesn't really matter!
  17. Flamma

    Flamma Well-Known Member

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    Pre season has always been about evaluating talent and getting the starters up to speed. But in recent history the latter has taken a back seat and it has become mainly about evaluating talent. The first 2-4 weeks of the season is used to get the starters up to speed.
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  18. Bullflop

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    So, they're actually not even playing their starters, really?

    So, they think they don't need them against us, huh?
    O-O-h-h-h, they're in lotsa trouble now!! :angry:
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2019
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  19. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    Yeah -- I happen to know one for sure that's so confident that he's staying in Cabo! Now that's confidence! :rolleyes:
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  20. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    Maybe we should forfeit the Governor's Cup to them before the game starts to get 'em over-confident! Yeah, that might work! :D

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