After two preseason games (poll)

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After two preseason games are you feeling more optimistic or less optimistic about the season?

More optimistic
2
7%
Less optimistic
11
39%
About the same
14
50%
Comedy option
1
4%
 
Total votes: 28

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After two preseason games (poll)

Post by 720pete » Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:53 pm

After two preseason games are you feeling more optimistic or less optimistic about the season than you were when training camp started?

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by Norv Zimmer » Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:58 pm

About the same. IMO you can't judge really anything based off of the first 2 pre season games. There is zero game planning, playcalling is vanilla, starters barely play, if you have a stubbed toe you dont play. The third game is a little more telling, but still playcalling is vanilla.

10-6 or 11-5 is my prediction.

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by S197 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:01 pm

Less optimistic but not greatly. Mainly because Reiff & Treadwell have yet to take the field and I'm quite worried Tom Johnson is going to start at the 3-tech. Other stuff like Alexander not looking all that great, I'm hoping has some to do with the vanilla play calling. Really hoping...

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by Ohjay » Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:09 pm

Chose the comedy option :spanking:

But in all fairness I'd say it's about the same.
I do not put a whole lot of stock on the preseason performance. Limited participation from the starters, limited playbook.
To me, preseason is more about letting the "unknown" players exhibit their talents and show the coaches that they deserve a spot on the team, rather than gauging "how good" the team will be in regular season.

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by Demi » Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:15 pm

Preseason. We're talking about preseason!
Still a below average offensive coaching staff, above average defensive coaching staff.
So an average team. :confused:

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by Maelstrom88 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:16 am

About the same. I thought the offensive line looked better in week 2 but the run defense is concerning.
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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by autobon7 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:04 am

Demi wrote:Preseason. We're talking about preseason!
Still a below average offensive coaching staff, above average defensive coaching staff.
So an average team. :confused:
Only above average defensive coaching staff???? Better remove the cheese glasses. I think they are top tier.

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:01 pm

autobon7 wrote: Only above average defensive coaching staff???? Better remove the cheese glasses. I think they are top tier.
What makes you think they are top tier?

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by autobon7 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:43 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:What makes you think they are top tier?

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We have a top tier defense.....just sayin

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:15 pm

autobon7 wrote: We have a top tier defense.....just sayin
What about offense? It takes more than just a defense to make a good team...

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by jackal » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:36 pm

The OL looked better against a pretty good defense
in Seattle, so I voted a little more ...
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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by VikingPaul73 » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:41 pm

Anyone care to change their vote after 2 games and 1 quarter ?

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Re: After two preseason games (poll)

Post by PurpleKoolaid » Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:23 pm

I voted about the same. They will be lucky to win 8 games. Unless they can get some Oline production. I can already hear fans around game 6 calling for Teddy to play, and as much as I like Teddy, that wont be a solution.

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