WK 3-LA Rams @ Arizona Cardinals Pregame thread. 9/18/22-9/25/22

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Not at all scared of LA after their first two efforts this year. Cards *should* be fired up after today’s win and play well, but I have no idea with this bunch. It would be nice if we look as though we practiced as well as game planned prior to kickoff.
 

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I don’t see anyway how we stop Kupp w this defense. I’d expect 10-120+ w 2 TDs and 5 first downs.

We’ve played 1 good quarter thus far. Make us a believers again AZ!
Well I would of agreed with you, but somehow they just stopped adams and that doesn’t happen either.
 

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There was talk of a players only meeting at halftime today. I sure hope that was the case and that the season was turned around. This looked like a different team in the second half. That being said, the Rams defense is pretty tough. Dortch has been the most consistent player on the team so far. Love that dude and hope he keeps it up
 

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I view Kupp much shiftier in the under 10 yard routes, VJs scheme gives a lot of cushion so I feel that Kupp is much more challenging than Adams would be for this defense.

Adams is one of the best routes runners in the league. If not the best.

The difference will be that Kupp has a QB that can use him.
 

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"Simmons, who knew all week his role would be drastically reduced while he improved on his practice habits"



He had better be putting in the work

I find it strange that these players need motivation to improve
 

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Pretty sure Conner will be out.

I really wish we would start Williams, or even Benjamin, and bring Conner off the bench like last year. I just don't think Conner is a bell cow type back. I think he's at his best when he gets maybe 8 - 10 touches a game.

Last year he would come in the game to spell Chase and would be all super charged and nasty. A battering ram fighting like a demon for every inch. I don't think he can sustain that as a starter. Just my opinion though.
 

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I really wish we would start Williams, or even Benjamin, and bring Conner off the bench like last year. I just don't think Conner is a bell cow type back. I think he's at his best when he gets maybe 8 - 10 touches a game.

Last year he would come in the game to spell Chase and would be all super charged and nasty. A battering ram fighting like a demon for every inch. I don't think he can sustain that as a starter. Just my opinion though.
Good point. A fresh Connor in the 4th quarter would be beneficial.
Williams is a smart runner. He knows how to utilize his blockers.
 

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I really wish we would start Williams, or even Benjamin, and bring Conner off the bench like last year. I just don't think Conner is a bell cow type back. I think he's at his best when he gets maybe 8 - 10 touches a game.

Last year he would come in the game to spell Chase and would be all super charged and nasty. A battering ram fighting like a demon for every inch. I don't think he can sustain that as a starter. Just my opinion though.
We gave him way to big a contract for that role.
 

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I don’t see anyway how we stop Kupp w this defense. I’d expect 10-120+ w 2 TDs and 5 first downs.

We’ve played 1 good quarter thus far. Make us a believers again AZ!
Nevermind, two people already said it.
 

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I really wish we would start Williams, or even Benjamin, and bring Conner off the bench like last year. I just don't think Conner is a bell cow type back. I think he's at his best when he gets maybe 8 - 10 touches a game.

Last year he would come in the game to spell Chase and would be all super charged and nasty. A battering ram fighting like a demon for every inch. I don't think he can sustain that as a starter. Just my opinion though.
I like the "ride the hot hand" system. Alternate your top two backs early on and if one is more productive, give him most of the reps. Certain backs will match up better with certain teams.
 
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