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Post by dead_poet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:09 am

Per Schefter, Capers not expected back in GB next year.
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:33 am

dead_poet wrote:Per Schefter, Capers not expected back in GB next year.
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Post by dead_poet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:43 pm

Glazer saying Pete Carrol may step down after the season.
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:18 pm

dead_poet wrote:Glazer saying Pete Carrol may step down after the season.
Interesting. He hasn't looked the same this season. And he has lost contro of them several times.

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Post by jackal » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:39 pm

Shut up Charles Davis ... you dingus
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Post by John_Viveiros » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:23 am

dead_poet wrote:Been reading Jon Gruden to the Raiders and he's been quietly assembling a staff. Would be interesting.
When I hear Gruden talking as an announcer, I'm not impressed with his football knowledge. He speaks more like a fan than like a guy who has deep insight into the game. He says things like "Zimmer loves to bring the big blitz" because we line up with the double A gap linebackers and that's what it looks like, but doesn't realize that we tend to rush only four (but the offense can't know which four), and we might send one of the LB's and have Hunter or Griffen drop into coverage in the flats.
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Post by dead_poet » Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:50 pm

Yokes: per Pete Carrol, Cliff Avril and Kam Chancellor will have a hard time resuming their careers (Beck injuries).
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Post by John_Viveiros » Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:52 pm

Regarding the Seahawks and their kicker... I hadn't realized that Walsh essentially cost the Seahawks THREE games this season. He missed three FGs in a close loss to Washington, he missed the FG at the end of the Cards game in week 17, and he missed a late game FG that could have tied Atlanta (as well as the Seahawks bypassing the chance at a FG at the end of the first half and missing the TD on the fake FG from the 17(!!!) - was Pete Carroll already suspecting that Walsh was a liability?).

This means that a can't-miss FG kicker like Justin Tucker would have had the "disappointing" Seahawks at 12-4 this season. They would be the three seed, and would be a trendy pick to upset us in the divisional round. So thank you Blair! The gift that keeps on giving!
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Post by dead_poet » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:03 pm

Carson Palmer has retired per Field Yates
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:39 pm

dead_poet wrote:Carson Palmer has retired per Field Yates
That's too bad. He was a good QB just couldn't stay healthy.

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Post by dead_poet » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:44 pm

Jets fired OC John Morton
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:01 pm

What was Tomlin thinking with the on side kick? Decisions like that can run you out of town. Personally, I think he's overrated. Riding his QB like they're doing in GB.
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:49 pm

808vikingsfan wrote:What was Tomlin thinking with the on side kick? Decisions like that can run you out of town. Personally, I think he's overrated. Riding his QB like they're doing in GB.
I agree. He's also an arrogant #### Sometimes.

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Post by Rhodes Closed » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:56 pm

Uh guys... Brian Hoyer's starting for the Pats. What the #### happened to Brady!?
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Post by Ohjay » Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:00 pm

Rhodes Closed wrote:Uh guys... Brian Hoyer's starting for the Pats. What the #### happened to Brady!?
Source?

He hasn't practiced for a couple of days due to that hand injury he sustained in practice. But I haven't heard anything about him not being able to start.
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