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Old 09-20-2009, 10:19 PM   #121
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Can someone tell me how an NFL team has one freakin running play? I mean we don't sweep, trap, counter. Where is the Al Saunders sweep play??? lol.
Not a fan of sweeps in the pros, but we do need traps and counters.
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Old 09-20-2009, 10:20 PM   #122
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Am I the only one that noticed that when ever a team starts showing the blitz, and JC audibles the play never works.
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Old 09-20-2009, 10:20 PM   #123
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Well, there's Brett Favre for one.

The Lions defense is more professional than last year, but the offense is worse and they don't have the pass rush to make the game changing plays.

I don't expect a team playing Chad Rinehart in his first career start to light up the scoreboard, but we're not a particularly ideal matchup for the Lions.

Part of the not being able to score problem is being ahead for most of the game. Less urgency. So it's not even a sign of futility really, it's just more of an annoying occurrence that leaves bad opponents in the game into the 4th quarter
Brett Favre? How so?

You think one of the problems on offense is simply their mindset?
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Old 09-20-2009, 10:24 PM   #124
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Brett Favre? How so?

You think one of the problems on offense is simply their mindset?
Well, if I was going to try to snap an 18 game losing streak, I'd probably want Favre throwing passes on the other team.

I think their mindset of "it's okay if we come away with three" is a problem. Not as bad as the execution in the red zone has been, but that's a luck factor to an extent. Why can we run between the 20's and not in the red zone? Doesn't make any sense.

I'd also like to see us avoid the 1st and goal situations altogether sometimes. Got second and 6 at the 14? Throw the thing in the end zone.
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Old 09-20-2009, 10:54 PM   #125
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Bottom line is if anyone is happy with this offense, they need to get their head examined. I dont care how many long drives, what JC completion percentage is, what Zorn is calling, blah blah blah ect...This was against argueably the worse team in the league and we couldnt score. To win in this league we need to get the ball in the end zone. Just check our division. Sh*t even the Eagles were putting the ball in the end zone with a pretty bad QB today. Everybody is responsible. In my opinion the offense hasnt score a legitimate touchdown so far. Zorn should give up the play calling if this crap doesnt change in the next couple games.
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Old 09-20-2009, 10:59 PM   #126
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Bottom line is if anyone is happy with this offense, they need to get their head examined. I dont care how many long drives, what JC completion percentage is, what Zorn is calling, blah blah blah ect...This was against argueably the worse team in the league and we couldnt score. To win in this league we need to get the ball in the end zone. Just check our division. Sh*t even the Eagles were putting the ball in the end zone with a pretty bad QB today. Everybody is responsible. In my opinion the offense hasnt score a legitimate touchdown so far. Zorn should give up the play calling if this crap doesnt change in the next couple games.
Man, we did not even score enough field goals.
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Hold up, If your talking about Sellers and the pass thrown his way? I doubt he would have made the end zone, but even saying that JC threw the ball way to hard. The ball went in and out of Sellers hands due to JC simply blasting the ball everywhere. JC needs to learn not to blast the ball when his WR's are within 15 yrds of him.
You gotta be kidding, the ball hits you in the hands you have to catch the damn ball....PERIOD!!!! So we complain when Campbell under/over throws someone, and now your making excuses for the receiver because he throws the ball too hard, what a joke!!!
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Bottom line is if anyone is happy with this offense, they need to get their head examined. I dont care how many long drives, what JC completion percentage is, what Zorn is calling, blah blah blah ect...This was against argueably the worse team in the league and we couldnt score. To win in this league we need to get the ball in the end zone. Just check our division. Sh*t even the Eagles were putting the ball in the end zone with a pretty bad QB today. Everybody is responsible. In my opinion the offense hasnt score a legitimate touchdown so far. Zorn should give up the play calling if this crap doesnt change in the next couple games.
I don't think anyone is happy with our offense.
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:13 PM   #129
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Bottom line is if anyone is happy with this offense, they need to get their head examined. I dont care how many long drives, what JC completion percentage is, what Zorn is calling, blah blah blah ect...This was against argueably the worse team in the league and we couldnt score. To win in this league we need to get the ball in the end zone. Just check our division. Sh*t even the Eagles were putting the ball in the end zone with a pretty bad QB today. Everybody is responsible. In my opinion the offense hasnt score a legitimate touchdown so far. Zorn should give up the play calling if this crap doesnt change in the next couple games.
That's not going to happen. If Zorn willingly gives up playcalling then he'd be signing his own pink slip.
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:15 PM   #130
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My bigger problem in the red zone than the plays is the personnel packages that Zorn is using. On several occasions inside the 10, Zorn took Kelly out of the game. You have got to be kidding. Kelly is only our biggest target, and supposedly has the best hands on the team. He should NEVER be out of the game when we're inside the opponent's 10.
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You gotta be kidding, the ball hits you in the hands you have to catch the damn ball....PERIOD!!!! So we complain when Campbell under/over throws someone, and now your making excuses for the receiver because he throws the ball too hard, what a joke!!!
Don't even waste your time. Some people are going to complain and blame Campbell for anything and everything.

More concerning is that of the 'cupcakes' we have ahead on our schedule, each one of them (Detroit-13, Bucs-20, Panthers-20, Chiefs-10) all outscored us today. Instead of them being the marks on our schedule, we just became marks on theirs! I'm expecting an ugly Halloween season around the Zorn household. The 'bye' week may have a dual meaning.
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Re: Smoot Lays the Smack Down (Redskins vs. Rams)

Campbell needs to save Zorn from himself and start calling audibles at the line.
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I really really agree with this. Take out Moss before Kelly.
If you put in Kelly, Thomas, Mitchell and Cooley in a 4 WR spread don't you think that may open up some running lanes as well as passing opportunities?!? Nah, let's go 4 TE and run the stretch!
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Hold up, If your talking about Sellers and the pass thrown his way? I doubt he would have made the end zone, but even saying that JC threw the ball way to hard. The ball went in and out of Sellers hands due to JC simply blasting the ball everywhere. JC needs to learn not to blast the ball when his WR's are within 15 yrds of him.
You've gotta be joking that was a completely catchable ball
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You've gotta be joking that was a completely catchable ball
You gotta understand...even when it's not JC's fault, it still is to these guys.
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