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Old 09-10-2012, 04:45 PM   #226
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Griffin is the real deal.
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Old 09-10-2012, 04:49 PM   #227
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Well if we wanna be debbie downers, everybody remember Campbell's start under Zorn, wasn't it 8 games without an int, we were cruising to the playoffs at 6-2...

This is the sobering reminder that it's only one game
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Old 09-10-2012, 04:50 PM   #228
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So much to say about our big win I could write for an hour!!

Our offense is the best "surprise" I've had in years. RGIII's poise, decision-making, arm streng, accuracy, speed/quickness and fakes are extraordinary. My only concern is that he saw contact on a few of those 10 runs. I hope to see him slide and get out of bounds instead. Kyle's play-calling and scheme were nearly perfect and easily his best so far. These guys have chemistry. My favs on Morris the horse and Robinson, though I think as the season progresses Davis will get more work than he did yesterday. Garcon too if he can stay healthy.

Defensively we are a force to be reckoned with. The front 7 is very stout run or pass. I think the secondary is performing at a high level based on great coaching/motivation. These guys play smart and aggressive and will earn a lot of respect from QBs/OCs over the season.
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Old 09-10-2012, 04:55 PM   #229
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Old 09-10-2012, 04:59 PM   #230
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Well if we wanna be debbie downers, everybody remember Campbell's start under Zorn, wasn't it 8 games without an int, we were cruising to the playoffs at 6-2...
There is a big difference between yesterday's win and every single "good" start this team has had in the past 6-8 years, the offense.

We drove the ball down the field and scored TDs. We played against a playoff team that was super fired up and had a huge "us against the world" attitude. We played against a future hall of famer QB. We played a difficult game within the confines of a tough/hostile environment.

The next big test for this team will be to play an inferior team and see whether we have overcome our bad habit of playing down to our competition. And then the bigger test will be to see how the team handles the competitiveness of the NFC East.

In this game, I didn't see some of the same ol' deficiencies this team has and we outright beat a solid playoff caliber team. It is possible that we still will end up with a losing season. But this team has taken a huge step forward and it may have the talent to have a winning record.
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The playing down part is really scary to me. It's too common. I'm hoping for a change of pace.
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Old 09-10-2012, 05:17 PM   #232
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There is a big difference between yesterday's win and every single "good" start this team has had in the past 6-8 years, the offense.

We drove the ball down the field and scored TDs. We played against a playoff team that was super fired up and had a huge "us against the world" attitude. We played against a future hall of famer QB. We played a difficult game within the confines of a tough/hostile environment.

The next big test for this team will be to play an inferior team and see whether we have overcome our bad habit of playing down to our competition. And then the bigger test will be to see how the team handles the competitiveness of the NFC East.

In this game, I didn't see some of the same ol' deficiencies this team has and we outright beat a solid playoff caliber team. It is possible that we still will end up with a losing season. But this team has taken a huge step forward and it may have the talent to have a winning record.
Going into the final two NFL games tonight, the Redskins are ranked #1 in the NFL in total offense.
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Old 09-10-2012, 05:32 PM   #233
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I think one of the bigger concerns that I haven't heard people mention is the 3rd down efficiency. We went 4-15 on 3rd down conversion and a lot of those 3rd downs were 3rd and 5 or shorter. I hope we can improve upon that in the upcoming games.
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Old 09-10-2012, 05:32 PM   #234
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Well if we wanna be debbie downers, everybody remember Campbell's start under Zorn, wasn't it 8 games without an int, we were cruising to the playoffs at 6-2...

This is the sobering reminder that it's only one game
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The difference being that Campbell didn't look like a bonifide star right out of the gate.

Let me point out some other differences:
Poor accuracy beyond dink and dunk passes, especially on anything long
Slow release long wind up
Happy feet, and tendency to throw off of his back heel
No feel for the rush
No clock in his head
Not a mobile QB despite being scouted as one
Complete inability to slide
Sometimes "scrambled" when there was no pressure and ran into needless sacks
Couldn't throw the ball away when he was running out of bounds
One handed grasp on the ball when moving in the pocket
Ball at his hip (gunslinger style) while looking down field.

I would say there are some slight differences...

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Old 09-10-2012, 05:36 PM   #235
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The difference being that Campbell didn't look like a bonifide star right out of the gate, 1 TD 0 INT's and 150 yards is pretty much the guys career line.

Let me point out some other differences:
Poor accuracy beyond dink and dunk passes, especially on anything long
Slow release long wind up
Happy feet, and tendency to throw off of his back heel
No feel for the rush
No clock in his head
Not a mobile QB despite being scouted as one
Complete inability to slide
Sometimes "scrambled" when there was no pressure and ran into needless sacks
Couldn't throw the ball away when he was running out of bounds
One handed grasp on the ball when moving in the pocket
Ball at his hip (gunslinger style) while looking down field.

I would say there are some slight differences...
Even beyond Campbell, the team as a whole perform better and didn't have the usual deficiencies from the past. The o-line protected, WRs caught passes, the defense put pressure on the opposing team's passing game, and we won the turnover batter.
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Re: Redskins at Saints Post Game Thoughts

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The difference being that Campbell didn't look like a bonifide star right out of the gate.

Let me point out some other differences:
Poor accuracy beyond dink and dunk passes, especially on anything long
Slow release long wind up
Happy feet, and tendency to throw off of his back heel
No feel for the rush
No clock in his head
Not a mobile QB despite being scouted as one
Complete inability to slide
Sometimes "scrambled" when there was no pressure and ran into needless sacks
Couldn't throw the ball away when he was running out of bounds
One handed grasp on the ball when moving in the pocket
Ball at his hip (gunslinger style) while looking down field.

I would say there are some slight differences...
Not only that Campbell wasn't winning those games, the defense was. That entire stretch he was just what he eventually became: a game manager. Griffin truly made plays HIMSELF that were huge differences in the game.
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:24 PM   #237
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Well if we wanna be debbie downers, everybody remember Campbell's start under Zorn, wasn't it 8 games without an int, we were cruising to the playoffs at 6-2...

This is the sobering reminder that it's only one game
I remember that - even after the first 4 games, there were many analysts still arguing whether Campbell and the Redskins were the real deal or not.

After one game, I don't think there is anyone questioning whether Griffin is for real. There's reason for that - Griffin was consistently making plays, accurate throws, and also not making many mistakes.
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:34 PM   #238
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https://www.profootballfocus.com/blo...saints-week-1/

Closer look at some things. Raves about Kerigan's play.
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I remember that - even after the first 4 games, there were many analysts still arguing whether Campbell and the Redskins were the real deal or not.

After one game, I don't think there is anyone questioning whether Griffin is for real. There's reason for that - Griffin was consistently making plays, accurate throws, and also not making many mistakes.
RG3 played his ass off. Not only did he make some outstanding plays, he showed a feel for the rush. He showed some pocket awareness. The game wasn't too big for him. However, teams are going to adjust and he will have some rough spots, like every rookie QB does.
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:50 PM   #240
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As far as that is concerned, I'm a bit concerned about the more stellar defenses that this Redskins offense will face this season. The Ravens, the Steelers, the Eagles, and Cowboys all have very good defenses. I'm overlooking the NYG already because Rex Grossman had magical performances against them last season. If Grossman could scorch the Giants defense, what do you think RG3 will do to them?

I'm more concerned with the Cowboys and Ravens.
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