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Old 05-24-2011, 10:02 PM   #46
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Dan Hellie......didn't see a John Beck pass over thirty yards at todays practice that wasn't a duck.
It's still early. Beck has probably been enjoying his offseason and not ready for the repetitions at this point.

If he's granted the starting position he should hold up under Shanny's scheme.
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:01 AM   #47
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I was surprised at small amount of games Grossman has started in his career. Other than 2006 when he started 16 games, his next highest number is 8 games in 2007.

Year Starts
2003 3
2004 3
2005 2
2006 16
2007 8
2008 4
2009 1
2010 4

In 2006 where Grossman started 16 games he threw 20 interceptions. Last season Grossman threw 4 interceptions in just 4 games. Not good. This is a concern because Grossman has started 41 games and has already thrown 40 interceptions. He is a stop gap guy and that is all. I would rather play a young guy and let him learn then waste our time with Grossman who is never going to be elte.
QFT Grossman blew a 17pt lead in the Superbowl with one of the best defenses in the NFL. He had all the momentum, and couldn't close, just a myraid of mistakes. No thanks..
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:08 AM   #48
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QFT Grossman blew a 17pt lead in the Superbowl with one of the best defenses in the NFL. He had all the momentum, and couldn't close, just a myraid of mistakes. No thanks..
17 point lead? Was Grossman in some other Superbowl I don't know about?
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17 point lead? Was Grossman in some other Superbowl I don't know about?
I think he meant to say 7 point lead.
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:14 AM   #50
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That's quite a difference
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That's quite a difference
I like to give people the benefit of the doubt......sometimes.
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I never noticed how often he throws off of his back foot.
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Old 05-25-2011, 08:51 PM   #53
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I never noticed how often he throws off of his back foot.
Unleashing the Dragon is a powerful move. It's hard to keep both feet on the ground.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:39 PM   #54
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Re: Rex Grossman's Three Game Audition

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Old 05-29-2011, 12:34 AM   #55
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Re: Rex Grossman's Three Game Audition

I watched these last week sometime, but didn't get a chance to comment so here goes.


I thought Rex's accuracy was amazingly good, and it seemed like he could pretty much make all the throws. Many of those passes he made do not get completed if McNabb is back there. It's exactly why Rex looked so much better than McNabb in running the offense.

The biggest flaw I see in Rex is that his pocket awareness is horrible and he doesn't do a good job of securing the ball. Also, I noticed a few of his balls batted down. Possibly his height playing a factor?


This was brilliant Dirtbag...lol




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Thanks, NC I was pretty proud of that one. Lol.
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:33 PM   #57
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Old 06-01-2011, 11:56 AM   #58
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Yea ... I watched for about 1:30 till mcscabb threw that pick on the slant and killed out momentum for the rest of the game...... on the first drive
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Old 06-01-2011, 03:13 PM   #59
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Re: Rex Grossman's Three Game Audition

Hey guys. I'm new around here, but I was the one who originally cut the Indy game footage of McNabb that Dirtbag posted. I just got done cutting the Tampa Bay game.

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I think the two games are an interesting sample of Donovan's tenure; overall, he finished with good statistical games, but whenever he was called on to close out games, he couldn't get it done.

The Tampa Bay game is also interesting just because of how little McNabb actually threw the ball compared to other weeks. Kyle called A LOT of runs in the first half, but whenever Donovan had to convert a third down, he seemed to have trouble; at 1:11, the offensive line did a pretty good job picking up the blitz, but McNabb rushes a throw to a wide open Chris Cooley that would've been for a first down.

Then they run that stupid shovel pass that McNabb loved in Philly the next time they're in the red zone.

I cut out the part at the end of the second where there some bizarre clock management issues with McNabb that caused a delay of game penalty and made them burn all their timeouts after K-Wil set them up on the goal line again.

In the second half the defense wasn't playing as well and the Bucs had shut down the run, so Kyle was throwing it more to try and get some points on the board and get some seperation. There were three passes in the second half that would've been picked off had it not been for the crappy weather conditions, and a lot of balls that were thrown into the ground or thrown low that were hard to catch.

Everyone looked at the last drive of that game and said "cleary he has it, what are the Shanahan's doing", but even that drive was speedy. And this with McNabb having some fairly clean pockets most of the day. He was only sacked twice in that game.
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good stuff welcome NLC!
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