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Old 10-13-2009, 01:05 AM   #76
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I know right? It's pretty cool to watch actually. Their offensive playcalling was out of this world tonight. My goodness.
It's got to take three or four offensive assistants thinking on the same page to be able to execute an offense like the Dolphins. We have one guy, who sometimes confuses himself.
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Old 10-13-2009, 01:06 AM   #77
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Three things struck me from tonight's game:

*How both organizations have developed their young QBs. And not only with these two teams, but around the league. Both Sanchez and Henne look like they're the future of their respective franchises. Chad Henne threaded a couple of sick throws. Just sick.

*The coaching and execution on both sides were very evident. Not a bunch of penalties or mental errors and great all around play calling. I can't really say either guy was outcoached, but the Dolphins just outplayed the Jets when it counted.

*The Jets have fifteen first round draft picks on their roster. What, fifteen first round picks! The impact of a credible GM can't be overstated. Along those same lines, and no pun intended, it's worth noting that Brick Ferguson and Jake Long are both first round draft picks and were killing it tonight. Just saying.
And both the fans and owners willing to go through a couple of bad seasons for the sake of rebuilding.
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Does Pennington have a shoulder to throw though? That would not be a bad idea if it meant getting o-lineman with the first and second rounders, and a LB with the third...knowing our team though they'll prob get a LB with the first rounder.
Pennington is actually a great vertical thrower, historically. He just tends to prefer to underthrow the deep fade rather than lauch it out in front. He can't make that throw to Ginn, but he's the kind of quarterback who can make Malcolm Kelly a star, and possibly Santana Moss relevant again.
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It's got to take three or four offensive assistants thinking on the same page to be able to execute an offense like the Dolphins. We have one guy, who sometimes confuses himself.
And that one guy does three jobs!!! LOL.
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Pennington is actually a great vertical thrower, historically. He just tends to prefer to underthrow the deep fade rather than lauch it out in front. He can't make that throw to Ginn, but he's the kind of quarterback who can make Malcolm Kelly a star, and possibly Santana Moss relevant again.

And not only can't he make that throw to Ginn, but he can't make that throw where he rolled out near the end zone. I believe it was to #83. He zipped it. That was a big time NFL throw.
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Old 10-13-2009, 01:10 AM   #81
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who thought that we'd still be seeing ricky williams play?
Tell me about it. And he still has tremendous speed. Maybe more Running Backs should start smoking weed to retain their youthful exuberance
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And that one guy does three jobs!!! LOL.
I still think Zorn is a pretty good coach, personally, but he's completely in over his head wearing as many hats as he does.

You could build a successful coaching staff around Zorn by tearing down the offensive coaching staff and piecing it together again around what Zorn does well (i.e. call protections, make halftime adjustments), but hell, it's way easier to just blow the whole thing up and throw a truckload of money at a pretty face who can make losing fun again!
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I still think Zorn is a pretty good coach, personally, but he's completely in over his head wearing as many hats as he does.

You could build a successful coaching staff around Zorn by tearing down the offensive coaching staff and piecing it together again around what Zorn does well (i.e. call protections, make halftime adjustments), but hell, it's way easier to just blow the whole thing up and throw a truckload of money at a pretty face who can make losing fun again!
Are you referring to a certain ol' ball coach who is now in charge of the South Carolina football team? LOL.
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It's difficult for me to watch other teams play.

Not only are their offenses more advanced, they actually blitz successfully!

I've been making excuses for JC, Kelly, Thomas and pretty much damn near everyone else on the team but I just can't do it anymore.
It was disgusting to see Maclin and Collie make plays, We get jack shit from our guys...

I'm embarrassed to say that Daniel Snyder needs an intervention and that intervention is losing.
I've been spouting off about the cure for years now: INVEST HEAVILY IN THE O-LINE IN THE DRAFT AND THE OFFENSIVE PROBLEMS WILL DISAPPEAR.

It doesn't matter how good the skill positions are when the QB can barely get to his 2nd progression without getting hit.
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Would you believe the Redskins have 10 former first round picks on their roster?
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Are you referring to a certain ol' ball coach who is now in charge of the South Carolina football team? LOL.
Well, Jon Gruden was once voted one of the 50 sexist men in America.

But I was actually referring to Shanahan.

Our coaching doesn't suck because Zorn can't coach, it sucks because it's Jim Zorn and a bunch of people who have no idea what Jim Zorn is doing. Jim Zorn has no particular concept of understanding successful receiver route combinations, and there's no one on staff who complements that weakness. So our routes are just very vanilla.

I think Zorn did everything that was advertised of him (trained Campbell), but with the benefit of hindsight, this plan was destined for failure from the beginning. The warning signs were there, I just wasn't close enough to the team to see them.
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except for the rams

The Rams are the worst team in football. I will be shocked if they win one game. Just totally shocked.
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Would you believe the Redskins have 10 former first round picks on their roster?
Actually, yes. Which makes it even worse. We have like three in the secondary, I believe. Then there's Campbell and Samuels.

Who else, Portis and Orakapo?
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Would you believe the Redskins have 10 former first round picks on their roster?
Let's see if I can name them off the top of my head:

Samuels
Moss
Mike Williams
Orakpo
Rogers
Landry
Haynesworth
Campbell
Hall

Who's the 10th???
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Actually, yes. Which makes it even worse. We have like three in the secondary, I believe. Then there's Campbell and Samuels.

Who else, Portis and Orakapo?
Portis was a second rounder.
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