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Old 12-01-2010, 09:47 AM   #16
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Re: How Can the Skins Possibly Overcome THIS???

MS has said that the offense has only been running on 1/3 of its capabilities. Nobody on the team knows the offense entirely. With so many injuries to our RB core, the offense will be tweeked anyway. So I'm not worried about DT spilling any secrets. Besides the offense we have been using thus far is far from what it will become once all is implemented.

And finally, it will be our defense that will win the game if it is to be won. Stop Eli and cause turnovers and win the game. Turn him lose and our offense doesn't make the diff.
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Coughlin: Okay Thomas, tell us everything you know about the Redskins offense.

DT: Ummmm, well, I know they have a playbook. It's pretty thick. Kinda heavy. I think there are some drawings and words and stuff inside it.

Coughlin: <sigh> Okay. Did you ever look at the "words and stuff"?

DT: Sometimes, between modeling gigs. Kinda boring. Usual football stuff - run this way, run that way. I just sorta made it up as I went along.

Coughlin: <shaking head> Well, as you "went along", did you pick up on any particular tendencies of Coach Shanahan's offense? You know, things he did on a regular basis in certain situations?

DT: Oh yeah. He had a lot of "tendencies". He had a tendency to get mad when I couldn't run the same route twice in practice. He had a tendency to yell at me for running to high through my routes. He had a tendency to shout at me for not being exactly where he wanted me to be on a play. Man, he was filled with damn tendencies!

BTW, sorry for dropping that pass, I was up late last night working my modeling portfolio and am feeling a little out of it this morning. So, when do I get to play coach? I can't wait to take a sh** on Mike Shanahan and the Skins to show them what a mistake they made. Did you ever see the game film of me in New Orleans? I am da man and will hook you up!

Coughlin: Well, how well do you know our playbook?

DT: You mean that thick thing with the pictures and words and stuff? Well, I looked at it while I was talking to my agent about a record deal. I am good with it.

Coughlin: You know Thomas, I don't think you're going to see much action this Sunday.

DT: <mumbling> goddamn tendencies.
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An article on Thomas in HailMagazine.com:
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The format was a pain, and after reading it, I found DT to be a bit clueless. You ever talk to someone, and all they here is what they want to hear? That sounds like Devin's responses here. I wasn't in the meeting, but I have been in several where you are trying to tell someone what needs to be improved, and you give several positives to emphasize that it's not all negative.

If my boss, and my boss' boss, and the president of the company all say the same thing as a negative, I would tend to get the impression I need to fix that. It sounds like he came away feeling, "hey it's all good", and that just wasn't the case, obviously. He also talks about how Zorn knew how to use him, but if I remember correctly it wasn't until Zorn was stripped of playcalling duties that he got on the field and did good for a few games.
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If we lose this game and DT has a solid performance i'll need a week to recover
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Haha, yeah as others are saying who cares about DT. He could barely understand the introduction to the playbook.
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Old 12-01-2010, 10:55 AM   #21
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Some of you will remember this more accurately than I would, but didn't the same kind of thing happen with Lavar? He said he brought his playbook and I think it was CP who said who cares, he never learned the playbook when he was here?
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DT is the least of our worries on Sunday.
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Old 12-01-2010, 11:07 AM   #24
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Devin Thomas doesnt know his crotch from a cranberry.
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Old 12-01-2010, 11:08 AM   #25
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We will be running the Brandon Banks Wildcat anyway and that wasn't in the playbook when Devin was here!
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Old 12-01-2010, 12:10 PM   #27
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They can't....suicide is the only option.


Don't the Giants have a history of doing this sort of thing? I suppose we can change our play signals thought it really doesn't matter what we do. We're not winning the f'ing game.
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This run at a playoff spot has absolutly no feel of the ones durring the 05-07 seasons.
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Old 12-01-2010, 12:55 PM   #29
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Asking Devin Thomas about the playbook is like asking GTripp to explain why DT is a Pro Bowl caliber player........ you're going to get NADA!
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Asking Devin Thomas about the playbook is like asking GTripp to explain why DT is a Pro Bowl caliber player........ you're going to get NADA!
Zing...brilliant!
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