Is the problem with the direction the team is going? Or is with the execution of the steps used to follow that direction?
Faced with the Vance Joseph situation, I fell back on what I'll call "The Jersey Devils Metaphor."
In Jersey, the team "got lucky" and won back...
Kind of Big Ten heavy, no?
Now that playoffs are out of the oicture, we have time to zero in on how top-flight college and pro team defenses are doing, who's good etc. etc.,...
I clearly saw Brock having the savvy to cover his man, but lacking the speed to keep up. Happens.
One thing I noticed: Cardinal defenders usually played 3 or 4 yds off their man. Ram defenders were glued to their man. On average - our...
The reason why the League hyperreacts against gambling is because the dudes who stand to gain financially can simultaneously influence the outcome...
Didn't make sense that KK would come off Bye Week with an unforeseen injury.
Happens all the time in the pros: Good player loses his mojo. New unsung player steps up.
To avoid "depth creep", teams have to continually...
Sign him; then yawn.
There are roughly a half-dozen multi-talented QB's forcing opposing DC's to rethink the QB position and how it's played.
K Murray is one of them....
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Coming off a devestating loss, do the Rams pack it in? Or do they battle back?
Ditto the Cards (experiencing two recent...
Some might say that you learn from winning due to a unique dynamic; namely - members of losing teams are often in a state of denial (because...
We lose too great a percent of 50-50 matchups.
How do we fix that?
Do I want Humphries back as starting LT? Probably not. (not crazy about the penalties.
Within the range of various options available to us, can...
Shutdown Corner. Or Big Play Safety
Or an ILB who can rattle cages.
One nagging question about firing the DC or any other coach:
Do we really know. what's going on behind the scenes?
How are decisions made?
Let's remember that this team, with all its deficiencies just came within one blown coverage of beating the division leader.
Whomever we pick with our #1, he's got to have freakish athletic ability and dominant football skills.
No more lunchpail types who are short on...
Bothered me too.
But sometimes the upside of keeping talent outweighs the downside of a dude whose dropsy just cost us a fb game
I like DJ. Class act.
That said - there's something there that doesn't quite figure. Either he's still injured, is dealing with personal or...
CBs have shelf lives.
Which is why successful teams keep developing new ones. When you get more than 4 years out of a CB, Lady Luck is smiling at...
- Smarter players
- Stronger, faster players
- Stronger-handed players
- Higher level of player talent
- Better scheming and...
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