1. #2821
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    My husband cannot throw and catch the ball.
    Shoulda kept Foles then. Foles totally could throw and catch the ball!

  2. #2822
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    My husband cannot throw and catch the ball.
    I gotta go with Romo on this one. “Wentz doesn’t take what the defense gives him.”
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    100:1 odds that he wont
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas82 View Post
    I gotta go with Romo on this one. “Wentz doesn’t take what the defense gives him.”
    That's the thing, the pats secondary barely gave Wentz anything. It has a lot to do with the Eagles having one of the worst receiving depth chart in the league. The Eagles only shot was getting the ball to Ertz.

    It would have been a different game if Howard was in though.
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    For being such a young offensive innovator, McVay sure likes getting stuffed on 3rd and short over and over again.
    /s

  5. #2825
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    For being such a young offensive innovator, McVay sure likes getting stuffed on 3rd and short over and over again.
    Everyone likes getting stuffed repeatedly every now and then. Just some more than others.

  6. #2826
    Quote Originally Posted by downnola View Post
    That's the thing, the pats secondary barely gave Wentz anything. It has a lot to do with the Eagles having one of the worst receiving depth chart in the league. The Eagles only shot was getting the ball to Ertz.

    It would have been a different game if Howard was in though.
    There were a few plays, particularly late where he had other options. The one that stands out was one Romo highlighted. If Wentz hits the running back coming out of the backfield, the entire side of the field is open. But he doesn’t look.

    Wentz overall though is getting KILLED by his receivers. He is hitting guys in the hands and the ball is getting dropped or bobbled into a pick. Agholor has cost this team multiple games at this point.

  7. #2827
    Here's my "Eli wasn't the problem" post.

    Last year's Eli vs. this year's Jones:

    QBR: Eli 49.1, Jones 49.9
    Rating: Eli 92.4 Jones 88.0
    Yds/Game: Eli 268 Jones 220

    Jones has provided production very similar to last year's Eli and been lauded for it. The reality is that this team's problem is and has been its defense.
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    It's not supposed to be fun, we are not in 2009. It's supposed to be frustrating and keep you hooked longer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProphetFlume View Post
    My husband cannot throw and catch the ball.
    Years later he proved he really can't catch the ball too.


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  9. #2829
    Quote Originally Posted by Northern Goblin View Post
    In a 2019 redraft, Maxx Crosby goes top 10.
    Well, the 4 sacks were against the 0-10 Bengals...

    However, he is such a steal late in the fourth round.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrod View Post
    Here's my "Eli wasn't the problem" post.

    Last year's Eli vs. this year's Jones:

    QBR: Eli 49.1, Jones 49.9
    Rating: Eli 92.4 Jones 88.0
    Yds/Game: Eli 268 Jones 220

    Jones has provided production very similar to last year's Eli and been lauded for it. The reality is that this team's problem is and has been its defense.
    Isn't one a rookie, and one a highly paid ... veteran? If you were comparing two veteran players, you might have a point.

  11. #2831
    Quote Originally Posted by draynay View Post
    Word from the NFL is that Rudolph will be fined, which makes sense, he isn't completely innocent. Obviously nothing he did warranted the madness that followed, which is why his punishment would and should be much lighter.
    I don't agree with this. What if he screamed the N word in his face while trying to rip garret's helmet off? Does that warrant the helmet swinging? Probably not. Nothing does short of assault. Does it warrant a multi game suspension? Absofrickinglutely. Garret was a fool, no doubt, Rudolph however initiated the escalation and was a total freaking moron for chasing after him after he was clearly riled. The NFL shouldn't tolerate assault. It also should never tolerate the total lack of grace from a QUARTERBACK that Rudolph displayed. If you are going to go out of your way to protect this position then you need to establish that this position is also responsible for its own safety and should never ever taunt people the way he did.

    PS: I am not a browns fan and don't care about this division other than the apparent stupidity it has in regards to its divisional games.

  12. #2832
    Wonder if the Chargers are happy they have a home game that isn't played in LA.

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    KC already lost Hill and their starting center, fan-freaking-tastic.

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    JFC, if the Chargers ran the ball 100% of the time, they'd easily win this game.
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  13. #2833
    Quote Originally Posted by Lemonpartyfan View Post
    Isn't one a rookie, and one a highly paid ... veteran? If you were comparing two veteran players, you might have a point.
    The point is that with roughly league average production from qb, the Giants have been bad both years, and this year they are really bad. So all the scapegoating of Eli last year (virtually every conversation last year about the Giants blamed Eli) was overexaggerated. Yes Eli is no Aaron Rodgers but he wasn’t toast either.
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    It's not supposed to be fun, we are not in 2009. It's supposed to be frustrating and keep you hooked longer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrod View Post
    Here's my "Eli wasn't the problem" post.

    Last year's Eli vs. this year's Jones:

    QBR: Eli 49.1, Jones 49.9
    Rating: Eli 92.4 Jones 88.0
    Yds/Game: Eli 268 Jones 220

    Jones has provided production very similar to last year's Eli and been lauded for it. The reality is that this team's problem is and has been its defense.
    So Eli is no better than a much cheaper rookie QB and is easily replaced, nothing we didn't already know.
    /s

  15. #2835
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrod View Post
    The point is that with roughly league average production from qb, the Giants have been bad both years, and this year they are really bad. So all the scapegoating of Eli last year (virtually every conversation last year about the Giants blamed Eli) was overexaggerated. Yes Eli is no Aaron Rodgers but he wasn’t toast either.
    I think you are missing the point. Eli was highly paid and clearly past his prime. Clearly up that cap space will allow them to spend money on ... you guessed it, the defense! Its not really fair to expect a rookie to play as well as a veteran. The NFL does this now and it completely ruins potential rookies but putting so much pressure on someone that should be there to learn.

    The Giants had higher expectation of Eli. Thats why he was canned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PokeKitty View Post
    Well, the 4 sacks were against the 0-10 Bengals...

    However, he is such a steal late in the fourth round.
    9 other teams have played them, none had a 4 sack rookie in there.


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    Bills have a better record than the Chiefs. Where are our Bills fan regulars? Even if they're not a SB team or had an easy schedule they're doing uncharacteristically well.
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    I just like reading about the "vigorous rubbing" that might affect ball inflation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProphetFlume View Post
    Bills have a better record than the Chiefs. Where are our Bills fan regulars? Even if they're not a SB team or had an easy schedule they're doing uncharacteristically well.
    How the heck are they pulling this off even? Feels like nothing on that team is actually good, yet here they are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slowpoke is a Gamer View Post
    How the heck are they pulling this off even? Feels like nothing on that team is actually good, yet here they are.
    Look at their schedule and who they have beaten.

    Jets 3-7
    Giants 2-8
    Bengals 0-10
    Dolphins 2-8
    Titans 5-5
    Washington 1-9
    /s

  20. #2840
    Yep, those are the teams we've beaten (Dolphins twice).

    Against "legitimate" opponents, Philly and the Patriots, we lost. Against a good, talent-wise team performing badly, the Browns, we lost.

    So most of us in Buffalo are holding our breath, for now.

    Next week we have Denver, then Dallas on Thanksgiving. Denver is another one of those teams performing badly but with legit talent on the defensive side of the ball, and Dallas is rebounding and playing really well, so I think we'll know more about the Bills by the end of next week. They have to go at least 1-1 in those games.

    After Dallas:
    Ravens (prediction: loss)
    @ Steelers (prediction: tossup)
    @ Patriots (prediction: loss)
    Jets (prediction: should win)

    So really, we need to beat these good-teams performing badly (Denver/Steelers) and then we're pretty much cruising to 10 wins. We could lose Dallas, Baltimore, and NE and it wouldn't matter. If we lose one of these games (or god forbid the Jets game) then we have to pull off one of these hard games or risk going 9-7. That being said, 9-7 in the shitty AFC might be good enough for a wild card.

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