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Old 12-16-2012, 12:09 AM   #346
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Rg3 isn't playing because he's not healthy enough to play. I don't know why some of you are assuming hell be active. All signs point to him being inactive. This is why we drafted Kirk cousins.
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:12 AM   #347
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Rg3 isn't playing because he's not healthy enough to play. I don't know why some of you are assuming hell be active. All signs point to him being inactive. This is why we drafted Kirk cousins.
If this was the playoffs I'd think he'd play
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:21 AM   #348
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If this was the playoffs I'd think he'd play
Im sorry, unless youre on the teams medical staff and have you evaluated rg3, you can't make a statement like that. Well, obviously you can make whatever statement you want, it's just uninformed
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:24 AM   #349
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RG3 said he wants to play, but it wasn't his decision. This is probably just a safety precaution. Pretty sure he'll be playing next week.
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Im sorry, unless youre on the teams medical staff and have you evaluated rg3, you can't make a statement like that. Well, obviously you can make whatever statement you want, it's just uninformed

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Old 12-16-2012, 12:47 AM   #351
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I'm 100% sure we will still run the same exact offense. Cousins is pretty quick. He's no RG3, but he can still run the same offense that RG3 was running. Morris gets his best runs from the pistol, and it would be foolish not to run it.
The pistol only works so well because of rg3. With Cousins, it is probably no more effective running out of that formation than any other.
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Was wondering the same thing. If that's the case, it would be pretty crazy. I think I'm holding out that false hope, but more just praying that Cousins is ready.
But how is making the announcement now on Sat night a head fake by Shanny? I mean Cleveland isnt having any more practice/ preperation at this point.
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The pistol only works so well because of rg3. With Cousins, it is probably no more effective running out of that formation than any other.
Why is that? Because RG3 can run faster the Cousins? You do realize that there are more threats from that formation..

Most of the big pass plays from that formation come because Morris eats chunks from the defense and the LB's bite up. It'll work just as good with Cousins. Who is still pretty damn quick.
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Why is that? Because RG3 can run faster the Cousins? You do realize that there are more threats from that formation..

Most of the big pass plays from that formation come because Morris eats chunks from the defense and the LB's bite up. It'll work just as good with Cousins. Who is still pretty damn quick.
I figured our pistol scheme was rg3 exclusive. I just don't see any qb on our roster but him being effective in that formation. I expect a lot of screens and short passes, but no pistol.

Maybe you're right, and they've put that in the gameplan. I just think the D will get to kc too fast in the pistol. Cousins might be quick enough to pull it off, but I suspect rg3 is making it look much much easier than it actually is.

Despite their middle of the pack rush D, I don't know if Morris will be gashing them like our other opponents b/c the de's/lb's aren't going to respect kc like they respect rg3... Still hope he has a big day though, we need him. I actually think Cousins will show his leadership and have a big game throwing it, but not because LB's are biting on the zone read.

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Old 12-16-2012, 04:50 AM   #357
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espn says madden says kirk wins:

Video Games - EA Sports Simulations - ESPN

so there's that...
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From what I understand, RG didn't take any snaps with the first team this week. So...
He took a few
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It will be interesting to see if Shanny keeps RG3 active, I think he very well could and should.
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It will be interesting to see if Shanny keeps RG3 active, I think he very well could and should.
Yesterday afternoon I heard likely 3rd string, but this morning I hear inactive
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