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Old 12-20-2010, 02:05 PM   #466
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Maybe since Grossman started to get in a groove passing the ball in the 2nd half, they wanted to stay with it?
True, and I know they were "evaluating" him, but in the previous scoring drives they gave the ball to Torain a few times & it was working. they were mixing it up well. Even Moose commented on how little they were running the ball.

I know it's easy to criticize play calling when things don't go well, but I thought up to that last drive the balance was good. that second to last drive they not only went all pass, they didn't do anything to even show the potential to run. Dallas brought guys off the edge unblocked.
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Old 12-20-2010, 04:07 PM   #467
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I dont really think the play calling has been bad, perhaps it's just that DM5 was bad at running the offense. For all we know, the same plays are being called and we look great because Rex actually knows what he is doing...
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Old 12-20-2010, 04:56 PM   #468
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I dont really think the play calling has been bad, perhaps it's just that DM5 was bad at running the offense. For all we know, the same plays are being called and we look great because Rex actually knows what he is doing...
I'm referring to the drive in which we had the ball tied 30-30 w/4+ minutes left. We didn't look "great" as it ended w/2 sacks in a row. I was disappointed in that drive that there were no runs called & that the formations seemed to tip dallas that it was pass. They brought a blitz off the edge & we had no one to pick it up.
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Old 12-20-2010, 05:47 PM   #469
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The bolded quote seems like it could have been word for word from an AH story. I get Shanahan's point, he knows football, and he's going to win his way. He's the coach, but it does also go back to the square peg round hole issue that has plagued the Skins.
SmootSmack said that that was the first time he has heard of that when I noted that, which got me thinking that Jenkins may be cooking things up, but then again...maybe it is true.
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Old 12-20-2010, 05:58 PM   #470
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SmootSmack said that that was the first time he has heard of that when I noted that, which got me thinking that Jenkins may be cooking things up, but then again...maybe it is true.
Wait, what did I say exactly?
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:32 PM   #471
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The bolded quote seems like it could have been word for word from an AH story. I get Shanahan's point, he knows football, and he's going to win his way. He's the coach, but it does also go back to the square peg round hole issue that has plagued the Skins.

So true regarding your geometry comparison. I have been extremely frustrated with waiting until late into the 4th quarter for Donovan to self-ignite a flame up his rear trying to win the game.

Question to me is: Can you teach an ole dog new tricks? It's time to move on.
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