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Old 09-14-2010, 08:46 AM
 
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Players and coaches likely can't understand people who are couch potato arm chair analysts.
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Old 09-14-2010, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Whiteville Tennessee
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I dare not pretend to know how to teach a bunch of spoiled rotten millionaires the x's and o's of football. But if I were a head coach I would IMMEDIATELY bench any player who starts any type of self agrandizing celebration after they make 1 good play and thier team is still down by several touchdowns.
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Old 09-14-2010, 07:33 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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Players and coaches likely can't understand people who are couch potato arm chair analysts.

Watch yourself
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:54 PM
 
Location: Highland, CA (formerly Newark, NJ)
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Watch yourself
Have you ever played or coached? On any level?
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Old 09-14-2010, 09:27 PM
 
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During last night's Jets-Ravens game, the Ravens were backed up to their own end zone, yet they kept running the ball...all 3 plays. Not surprisingly, they went 3 and out. I will never understand that logic, unless you're so far ahead that you WANT to give your opponents 2 points.
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:08 AM
 
Location: Extreme Southeast Philly, NJ
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1. On 3rd and 10 wide receivers run 7 yard routes

2. cornerbacks never turn around and make a play on the ball when chasing a receiver down the field

3. quarterbacks throwing across the field toward the sideline

4. quarterbacks who turn their back to one side of the field setting up a blind side sack

5. Coaches calling a 50 yd pass play on 3rd and 3

6. Coaches running on 4th and 1

7.Players laughing and talking with each other after a big loss

8.Defense Coordinators going to a prevent defense once their team gets a big lead

9. Players or coaches celebrating after going up 3-0

10. Coaches calling the across the field pass to the receiver for no gain and expecting the receiver to break 15 tackles



Sad that these things will continue to happen as long as I watch the NFL every season
8,000+ posts of pure randomness and uninformed opinions. Freedom of speech in America at it's finest! I'll answer the question: you've clearly never played any sport of any kind on any level. And in addition to players and coaches likely not understanding people who are couch potato arm chair analysts, they sure don't give a damn about them either.
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:19 AM
 
Location: Extreme Southeast Philly, NJ
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During last night's Jets-Ravens game, the Ravens were backed up to their own end zone, yet they kept running the ball...all 3 plays. Not surprisingly, they went 3 and out. I will never understand that logic, unless you're so far ahead that you WANT to give your opponents 2 points.
Here's the logic: if you try to pass from that deep in your territory, you're throwing out of your endzone. That area is tight and defenses (specifically the front 7 or 8) are pinning their ears back to get an opportunity at a safety, turnover and TD, or just keep the opposition buried for a good chance at affecting the punt. If you're going to throw, the likelihood of a penalty occurring in the endzone, resulting in a safety, is way higher than during a running play: offensive holding, intentional grounding, illegal touching of a forward pass, etc. If your running game is any good, and Baltimore's is better than average, you're better off running it.

Plus, the Ravens' D is so strong, you can trust them in a short field against most offenses in the league, especially the inept Jets offense. Play it safe. Play to your strength. There's your logic.
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Old 09-16-2010, 09:02 AM
 
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The questions aren't so much random as rhetorical....

If we were all such brilliant football minds, the owners would be beating down our doors...

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Old 09-16-2010, 05:53 PM
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Here's the logic: if you try to pass from that deep in your territory, you're throwing out of your endzone. That area is tight and defenses (specifically the front 7 or 8) are pinning their ears back to get an opportunity at a safety, turnover and TD, or just keep the opposition buried for a good chance at affecting the punt. If you're going to throw, the likelihood of a penalty occurring in the endzone, resulting in a safety, is way higher than during a running play: offensive holding, intentional grounding, illegal touching of a forward pass, etc. If your running game is any good, and Baltimore's is better than average, you're better off running it.

Plus, the Ravens' D is so strong, you can trust them in a short field against most offenses in the league, especially the inept Jets offense. Play it safe. Play to your strength. There's your logic.


They still didn't have to run ALL THREE DOWNS!!
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Old 09-16-2010, 06:04 PM
 
Location: Extreme Southeast Philly, NJ
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They still didn't have to run ALL THREE DOWNS!!
... and counting...

Any particular reason you're still whining? It was one series out of an entire game, and they won...
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