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You know, as crazy as Steve Spurrier's comment may have seemed, and then Alabama proceeded to lose to an unfavored opponent, Alabama could perhaps have beaten an awful NFL team. Cam Newton's Auburn team perhaps could've beaten the dregs of the NFL.
I hate Rex Ryan, the Jets, and I dislike Tim Tebow. However, at 3-6 I don't see what they have left to lose at this point starting Tebow. "Mark gives us the best chance to win" bullshit week after week he's only proving he's the worst QB in the NFL and that he'll never be a franchise player.
Professionals are Professionals. Amateurs are Amateurs.
Things are not looking good for my Steelers right now.
Looking soft on D against KC was bad enough but losing Roethlisberger to a shoulder sprain right before we are set to play the Raven's in 2 of the next 3 games is rough stuff. Roethlisberger was playing great which helped hide some issues on offense and take some pressure of the defense. Pressure will be on now.
Sanchez is probably the worst QB starting. Who else comes close? maybe Cassel or Weeden..but you're right there are a lot of other issues to acknowledge that prevents pinning all the blame on him. The Jets receiving corps is devastated, play calling, and poor offensive line have been major issues too.
The way I see it the Raven's have so many injury's on D that in order to beat good teams you need Cam Cameron be consistently competent. We need the running game to get moving and Polamalu healthy, and Leftwich to not get injured. He's no Roethlisberger but he's not bad.
Last edited by Jammin; November 13, 2012 at 11:49 PM.
Gary, I don't believe that a college team can actually beat a pro team, but when you look at teams like the 0-16 Lions, you do have to ask at times.
Time will tell. I'm not a big Cameron fan, but we've played three times since Webb and Lewis were lost for the year and we're 2-1 without them. We got thrashed by the best team in football on the road though.
To ask Leftwich to not get injured...well. The guy is a statue back there, yeah he's big and strong but I don't think there's a QB with less mobility or pocket awareness in the league than him.
I don't think Polamalu is playing though. To be fair though, his replacement has done well.
Last edited by xi0; November 14, 2012 at 06:57 PM.
Big Ben out for Sunday's game.
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I swear that guy can never get through a full season without some type of injury. He's tough though.
The Raven's offense is actually pretty potent and I can easily imagine them from a skill standpoint being able to do what the Pat's did last year and just putting pressure on teams by scoring like crazy. Cam Cameron is really the weak link there though in my opinion. I realize offensive coordinators always get blamed for everything by football fans but some of his play-calling is just...hard to understand.
I mean, when we had Bruce Arians he did a fine job except for 2 things and both of them drove Steeler fans crazy enough for us to move on to Haley.
1) The bad combination of not keeping extra blockers in to protect nearly and called deep passes. (It'll win you games but it will also put your quarterback in bodycast come playoff time.)
2) Those 3rd down screen passes (Grrrrr)
Cam Cameron just does things that make you scratch your head.
Last edited by Jammin; November 18, 2012 at 10:44 PM.
59-24 was a rather harsh score, but we picked off Luck three times, including two pick sixes (one from our new acquisition Talib), and got a strip sack which led to a one play TD.
Eagles are failing so hard.....