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  • #142916

    Lebron
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    Admittedly I laughed when I heard Jalen Ramsay banged in sick like a commoner.

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    #142917

    Danny Duberstein
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    Admittedly I laughed when I heard Jalen Ramsay banged in sick like a commoner.

    Mr. Coughlin…it’s Jalen [cough].  I woke up this morning [cough] not feeling well [cough].  I won’t be in today [cough]

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    #142918

    Humphrey
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    No idea why the Browns didn’t challenge the obvious PI late in the game. At first they tried to brush it off as “no big deal. 2nd and 9 versus 3rd and 9” and then even Collinsworth sort of caught on that “Hey, an extra down with this craptastic offense might be a good thing with very little risk…”.

    Between that and Tampa purposely taking a penalty to move their own kicker back 5 yards and miss the winning kick its just sad what/who gets put in place as coaches of these teams because they’re nice guys and the media loves them.

    Love Kangol saying he took the penalty on purpose to give his kicker an advantage, like a goalie giving up fat rebounds!

    And, of course, it was the kind of miss that had a good chance of being good from five yards closer!

    #142919

    Lefty
    Moderator

    Admittedly I laughed when I heard Jalen Ramsay banged in sick like a commoner.

    Mr. Coughlin…it’s Jalen [cough]. I woke up this morning [cough] not feeling well [cough]. I won’t be in today [cough]

    I picture Coughlin sneaking around Ramsey’s house now like Mr Rooney* in “Ferris Bueller.”

    (*without then alleged child porn.  As far as we know)

     

     

    #142920

    Nick B
    Participant

    lets not forget about Cincinnati’s Zac Taylor arguing that after the player gave himself up he ran into the end zone wanting a saftey.

     

    good thing these coaches know the rules.

     

    #142921

    Danny Duberstein
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    lets not forget about Cincinnati’s Zac Taylor arguing that after the player gave himself up he ran into the end zone wanting a saftey.

    good thing these coaches know the rules.

    That was crazy.  It was like he had never seen 4th quarter football.

    #142922

    Canadian Soldier
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    In thinking back I honestly believe that Kitchen didn’t realize the difference of not challenging that PI versus challenging it. Since it would have been offsetting penalties he probably didn’t realize that it would matter and the down would be done over. It was 2nd and 9, they got called for an illegal shift on a pass play where there was an obvious PI but no flag and the Rams declined the penalty to make it 3rd and 9. If they review it and its offsetting then its 2nd and 9 as the Rams cant decline the penalty as it would have given the Browns a first down.

    At first even the announcers said “Ya, it would be offsetting so why bother as it doesn’t matter” and I’m yelling at the tv “Of course it matters!” and then Collinsworth realizes “Oh ya, it does matter after all” but by then they had run another play. The game moves pretty fast for these new coaches I guess. :lol:

    Kitchens is another one of these first time coaches who thinks it’s all about one side of the ball and “play callin’” and he ignores the actual job of being a head coach. He didn’t run it when he had 3 timeouts either because he wanted to just keep passing. Hey coach your QB isn’t having a great night and he’s been getting hammered and is trying to turn straight forward plays into scramble then get hammered or make a terrible on the run throw plays. Nah, just keep monster throttlin’.

    THIS. The gold standard for head coach in the NFL had to spend 20 years as an assistant coach or coordinator working on all three phases of the game and flame out in Cleveland during a five-year HC run (torpedoed by his own stupid owner) before he got his main chance. (That said, longtime assistants like Kangol and Fangio prove that a long apprenticeship doesn’t automatically lead to success.)  A lot of teams want to market The Next McVay, who got pantsed in last year’s Soupey.  I don’t hear a lot about Pederson or McDermott, but their owners seem to understand (for Pegula belatedly) that you market the team’s success and prospects for contention, not the guy in the headset.

    That said, are the Buffalo Bills “Team X”?  I’ll hang up and listen …

    #142923

    Lebron
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    I just watched that Zac Taylor bit.  What a fucking idiot.

    #142924

    Danny Duberstein
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    I just watched that Zac Taylor bit. What a fucking idiot.

    I’ve got t-shirts older than that guy.

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    #142925

    Lebron
    Participant

    The side judge is giving him the ‘you serious Clark?’  He’s ranting and raving like a mental patient

    #142926

    Danny Duberstein
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    #142927

    Danny Duberstein
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    The crumpled papers make it for me.

    #142928

    Canadian Soldier
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    The crumpled papers make it for me.

    No!!  NOOOOOO!!! We’ve been practicing that play all week!!!

    :lol:

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    #142929

    Nick B
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    The crumpled papers make it for me.

    No!! NOOOOOO!!! We’ve been practicing that play all week!!!

    :lol:

    still one of the best calls from an announcer tired of being beaten, thinking finally, we have them right where we want them.   boom :wag: :wag: :wag:

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    #142930

    Suzy
    Participant

    Just watched this and the ref does look amazed. :lol:

    #142931

    Danny Duberstein
    Participant

    Taylor has that “Young White Guy Adjacent to Sean McVay” resume.

    #142932

    Lebron
    Participant

    I bet he’s big on the Oklahoma Drill.

    #142937

    Lefty
    Moderator

    Michael Crabtree released

     

    intrist?

    #142938

    Lebron
    Participant

    Develin to IR.  Guessing it’s the season ending IR as Wynn and Harry are the designated to return guys and I think you only can have 2 of those.

    #142940

    Miserable Fellow
    Participant

    Develin to IR. Guessing it’s the season ending IR as Wynn and Harry are the designated to return guys and I think you only can have 2 of those.

    I believe that rule changed a few years ago so that you don’t have to designate players for return. You just put them on IR (after the initial cut to 53) and are able to bring 2 back. So Wynn, Harry, and Develin are all still possibilities.

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    #142941

    Yahtzee
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    9 penalties so far in this terrible MNF game.

    I blame the refs and the league more than the plahyers. It’s really a terrible product. Fire Goodell.

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    #142943

    Danny Duberstein
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    McDermott has a lot of BB in him in terms of the media.

    Watching today’s presser:  it’s week 4. I don’t know what you want me to say. It’s week 4. 

    :lol:

     

    5 minutes later: like I said, it’s Week 4. :lol:

    #142944

    Yahtzee
    Participant

    I watched 5 minutes of Dancing with the Stars for the first time just now. Don’t know how it always works but this episode had two teams with (I think) the lowest scores from the audience votes. One was Ray Lewis. The judges then needed to vote to eliminate him or the other person. What judge would take his/her life in their hands and vote out Ray Ray?

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    #142945

    Lebron
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    9 penalties so far in this terrible MNF game.

    I blame the refs and the league more than the plahyers. It’s really a terrible product. Fire Goodell.

    Every year they hand out some point of emphasis and my guess is the message to the referees is you better be calling this because we are watching.  This year it was some kind of hold I want to say it is called a ‘lobster block’ or some such.  So the refs flag it and the people bitchbthen the league tells them to stop.  Defensively it seems like you literally can’t touch a receiver anymore.  An inadvertent graze having zero effect on the play is getting illegal contact calls

    #142946

    Coma
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    9 penalties so far in this terrible MNF game.

    I blame the refs and the league more than the plahyers. It’s really a terrible product. Fire Goodell.

    Every year they hand out some point of emphasis and my guess is the message to the referees is you better be calling this because we are watching. This year it was some kind of hold I want to say it is called a ‘lobster block’ or some such. So the refs flag it and the people bitchbthen the league tells them to stop. Defensively it seems like you literally can’t touch a receiver anymore. An inadvertent graze having zero effect on the play is getting illegal contact calls

    I forget which network affiliate it was, but I saw on a crawl on Sunday that the NFL is concerned over the increase in holding calls. The league made holding a point of emphasis heading into the season, so what did they think was going to happen? Holding calls push the offense back and kill drives. That doesn’t help the league’s desire to see more scoring, but how could they not realize this beforehand? As terrible as the ticky-tack illegal contact and PI calls are, at least they lead to first downs and more opportunities for the offense. I’m not a fan of those, either, but at least I could see why the league was doing it.

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