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Old 12-12-2011, 09:51 AM   #196
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One, Yards/G is a shitty stat, but people keep citing it when they say "top 10 defense". Our other categories are out of the top 10, except for our first downs given up per game().

EVEN SO, having their elite O is masking their glaring deficiencies(partly due to injuries wreaking thier secondary). Should Tom Brady have another 2007 Super Bowl moment and be tamed, this D of theirs will not pick up the slack.
Oh no doubt. I really don't think the Patriots will do much in the playoffs. They will likely win the first round (since they'll play at home), but I can't see them beating the Steelers or the Ravens to get to the SB.
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Old 12-12-2011, 10:11 AM   #197
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Wait, so Shanahan is a douche for switching an aging 4-3 defense to a young 3-4 defense as part of an overall rebuilding process...yet Kubiak isn't one for switching a young 4-3 to a 3-4?
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Texans had a last place defense when they switched,we didn't
Plus we were paying a guy huge money to anchor a 4-3 defense
The move made absolutely no sense,defend it all you want


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Old 12-12-2011, 10:15 AM   #198
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We're still not over that 3-4 switch eh?

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Old 12-12-2011, 10:22 AM   #199
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We're still not over that 3-4 switch eh?

Nah man, it still hurts. LOL.
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I knew you'd have somethin to say about this
Texans had a last place defense when they switched,we didn't
Plus we were paying a guy huge money to anchor a 4-3 defense
The move made absolutely no sense,defend it all you want


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The good thing about Denver games is that you only have to watch the last quarter. All I got to say is that what Denver is doing is pretty f'ing amazing. This is not a "I love Tebow" statement. At the same time, however, he ignited something in the team. He did not complete a pass in the 2nd or 3rd quarter but then goes 15 of 20 in the 4th Q. I have watched the last 2 Denver games and they have a ferocious D. Regardless of your opinion of Tebow, the Denver games have been fun to watch these last few weeks - you can count on at least two or three "Holy sh**!! That did not just happen!!" moments.

Yesterday, for example, I watched Barber break the line on his way to a sure game winning run in OT - he had just about hit open ground, then "pop" the ball is bouncing around. I mean, seriously? The guy has had a total (both lost and recovered by his own team) of 15 fumbles in 1118 carries and 177 receptions. Not like the guy is known for the dropsies. I bet they make it to the AFC Championship - where the magic runs out.

I will say that I am glad we don't have Tebow. I think he is a one year wonder who, basically, will never be a good enough QB to win it all. Next year, Tebow Mania will come crashing down as teams have an off season to adjust.
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Old 12-12-2011, 10:44 AM   #202
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as someone else mentioned, gotta give coughlin some props. but damn the guy looks like a miserable bastard!
LMAO!! Doesnt he though!!!! He's a Crusty SOB!! I kinda like it, he gets old school on their asses and gets results
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I knew you'd have somethin to say about this
Texans had a last place defense when they switched,we didn't
Plus we were paying a guy huge money to anchor a 4-3 defense
The move made absolutely no sense,defend it all you want


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Our "top 5" defense was a illusion. We never got any sacks or turnovers and had this "bend but not break" mindset. Our defense also could never hold a team in the last 2 minutes when it really counted. This was a paper defense, nothing more.
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:19 AM   #204
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I knew you'd have somethin to say about this
Texans had a last place defense when they switched,we didn't
Plus we were paying a guy huge money to anchor a 4-3 defense
The move made absolutely no sense,defend it all you want


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Our performance in 2009 was slightly worse than in 2008, with said 40 million +incentives man being the "anchor". If said anchor was not with the D, then maybe our 2009 performance gets reduced from slightly worse to "much worse".

And we had NO SOLB going into 2010 either.

Not to mention Blache had a scheme that was basically multiple variants of prevent combined with predictable and easy-to-read blitzes.
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:31 AM   #205
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Todd Haley has been fired
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:38 AM   #206
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Playoffs to the unmployment line. They were underachieving in that weak division, i know they had some injury issues, but so does everyone else. He got the the town in a frenzy back early in the season when he was at a concert and should have been at work.
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Todd Haley has been fired
dude needs some anger management
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:48 AM   #208
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Playoffs to the unmployment line. They were underachieving in that weak division, i know they had some injury issues, but so does everyone else. He got the the town in a frenzy back early in the season when he was at a concert and should have been at work.
Their injuries were still pretty significant, and very few teams are able to salvage their season after having this happen. They lost their starting QB, starting RB, and their best defensive player (Berry) to IR.
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:54 AM   #209
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Romeo Crennel will be the Chiefs' interim coach...

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Chiefs have told members of their organization that DC Romeo Crennel will be their interim head coach. His first game will be vs. Packers.
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