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Old 04-25-2013, 09:54 PM   #106
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Don't get sucked into the vortex.
You'll notice I am still sitting quietly in the corner. I concede, however, that I am pointing and laughing at a certain someone's devotion to stupidity.
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:14 PM   #107
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... If people don't see this, and call what we did a "gimmick" instead, they are not appreciating the game of football. Or Kyle for that matter. What a shame.
Clearly, you know nothing about football.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:47 PM   #108
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What the hell is your stupid point? That teams shouldn't utilize their players' full talents? That offensive concepts shouldn't evolve?
Using your franchise QB as a running QB is what's stupid. Again, there's a reason you don't see it. Even with the Vick example, who did NOT suffer near the injuries RG has, no other HC/FO in pro football has used their franchise QB the way shanahan uses RG.

What amazes me, is after a season of horrific injuries (to RG) folks are still homers for the status quo. It just seems like common sense to limit the number of hits to this guy who we mortgaged the future on. I mean, answer me this: is it your opinion we cannot compete with a traditional offense? Why else would you risk your QB?
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:47 PM   #109
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Last year Kyle fielded an offense unlike any that has ever been seen before in the NFL. Certainly concepts were borrowed: read option, West Coast schemes, etc. But the way he put those pieces together was new. We frequently ran formations which had never before been seen on an NFL field. The result: near the top of the league in both rushing and passing.

What Kyle did was creatively and effectively innovate. He showed that he can successfully implement original offensive concepts.

If people don't see this, and call what we did a "gimmick" instead, they are not appreciating the game of football. Or Kyle for that matter. What a shame.
SIR, until a Super Bowl has been won with your......Huckster Offense, it cannot be taken seriously!
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:53 PM   #110
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Using your franchise QB as a running QB is what's stupid. Again, there's a reason you don't see it. Even with the Vick example, who did NOT suffer near the injuries RG has, no other HC/FO in pro football has used their franchise QB the way shanahan uses RG.

What amazes me, is after a season of horrific injuries (to RG) folks are still homers for the status quo. It just seems like common sense to limit the number of hits to this guy who we mortgaged the future on. I mean, answer me this: is it your opinion we cannot compete with a traditional offense? Why else would you risk your QB?
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:18 AM   #111
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SIR, until a Super Bowl has been won with your......Huckster Offense, it cannot be taken seriously!
That's a fair criterion which in no way obscures the history of the development of the game. I stand corrected.
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:42 AM   #112
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Ahhhh wrong thread

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Old 04-26-2013, 12:43 AM   #113
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Same

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Old 04-26-2013, 10:22 AM   #114
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Using your franchise QB as a running QB is what's stupid. Again, there's a reason you don't see it. Even with the Vick example, who did NOT suffer near the injuries RG has, no other HC/FO in pro football has used their franchise QB the way shanahan uses RG.

What amazes me, is after a season of horrific injuries (to RG) folks are still homers for the status quo. It just seems like common sense to limit the number of hits to this guy who we mortgaged the future on. I mean, answer me this: is it your opinion we cannot compete with a traditional offense? Why else would you risk your QB?



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Old 04-26-2013, 11:47 AM   #115
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Run and Shoot anyone?
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:57 PM   #116
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Run and Shoot anyone?
No need to threaten anyone over internet postings.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:10 PM   #117
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"Stroll and bowl". Next big thing in Offensive schemes. And kittens.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:23 PM   #118
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What's with you and kittens today?
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Run and Shoot anyone?
Nah. Wasn't the old Houston Oilers one of the last teams to run that offense? I like the read option because it's highly successful and puts all types of stress on a defense.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:26 PM   #120
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Since the Oilers never won a Super Bowl, Warren Moon was just a gimmick.
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