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Week 2 reaction thread

Post by dead_poet » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:38 pm

Not a lot went right.

Tons of penalties. Lots of big gains given up on defense. Offensive line was terrible.
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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by Dmizzle0 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:50 pm

Put this one behind us. Hopefully Bradford's knee gets better.

The oline did seem sub par today especially with run blocking.

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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:57 pm

I'm not going to put much of this game on the OL. There were so many drop backs where Keenum just kept going backwards and not stepping up into the pocket so Pitts DEs were just rushing way outside to where our tackles couldn't reach them. That should be easy if we had a QB that would step up into the pocket
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:08 pm

The OL was decent considering who they were playing. Keenum panicked too quickly and didn't help his OL out.
When Keenum didn't panic and stepped up on the pocket, he looked ok. The worst part about the game was the stupid penalties. The PIs and dumb offsides were high school level.

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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by Dmizzle0 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:14 pm

I agree. I just think the run blocking could've been a little better. Keenum didn't look at ease when he dropped back to pass in some plays. The penalties, even though I thought some were bad calls, hurt us a lot.

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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:19 pm

Dmizzle0 wrote:I agree. I just think the run blocking could've been a little better. Keenum didn't look at ease when he dropped back to pass in some plays. The penalties, even though I thought some were bad calls, hurt us a lot.
The one on Diggs was bad, but the rest were legit, Imo...

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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:23 pm

Yeah the penalties were ridiculous. I mean our defense pretty much shut them down the entire second half. I won't blame the refs but some calls were awful. Diggs' PI was a horrendous call. There were a few others.

I mean Bradfords accuracy is so good he would've kept a lot of drives alive. Keenum was spraying it all over. Zim did say in his presser that Bradfords knee is non-surgical which is good news. I would hope to god he starts vs Tampa. I'm flying to Minnesota and would throw up if Keenum has to start again
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:32 pm

Yikes both of GBs OTs are inactive tonight. Rodgers might be running for his life. Let's go falcons!!
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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by PurpleKoolaid » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:35 pm

Last week we won against a bad team, this week we lost a good team. Too many mistakes and the penalties were extended drives. If Sam played today he would probably be out for the season with our Oline. Maybe he will be out for the season anyway with that damn knee. What a bummer.

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Post by Dmizzle0 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:37 pm

Pondering Her Percy wrote:Yikes both of GBs OTs are inactive tonight. Rodgers might be running for his life. Let's go falcons!!
Yea but hes still accurate on the run :(

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Post by PurpleKoolaid » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:45 pm

Dmizzle0 wrote: Yea but hes still accurate on the run :(
Hes a great QB, as was Favre. Thats why who they are who they are over the past 20 years. And why we are who we are.

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PurpleKoolaid wrote:Last week we won against a bad team, this week we lost a good team. Too many mistakes and the penalties were extended drives. If Sam played today he would probably be out for the season with our Oline. Maybe he will be out for the season anyway with that damn knee. What a bummer.
God, I hope not.

If he's out for any length of time, we have no chance of making the playoffs. Case Keenum was nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.
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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by Nunin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:03 pm

so i asked on the 'bradford knee' thread....if bradford is really hurt and looks to miss significant time.....do you sign kaepernick

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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:36 pm

PurpleKoolaid wrote:Last week we won against a bad team, this week we lost a good team. Too many mistakes and the penalties were extended drives. If Sam played today he would probably be out for the season with our Oline. Maybe he will be out for the season anyway with that damn knee. What a bummer.
Again, the line isn't at fault when Keenum is taking 15 step drops. New Orleans is an average team. Good offense bad defense. A bad team would be the Jets. The saints aren't the jets. Not even remotely close. Mansquatch did call it tho, when we lose, all hell breaks lose and the season is over. Moving on to next week.....
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:37 pm

Nunin wrote:so i asked on the 'bradford knee' thread....if bradford is really hurt and looks to miss significant time.....do you sign kaepernick
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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by 808vikingsfan » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:38 pm

Nunin wrote:so i asked on the 'bradford knee' thread....if bradford is really hurt and looks to miss significant time.....do you sign kaepernick
I'd rather go with the rookie and sign Heineke as a backup.
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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by Nunin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:40 pm

Pondering Her Percy wrote: No
you roll with keenam then?

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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by Nunin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:41 pm

808vikingsfan wrote: I'd rather go with the rookie and sign Heineke as a backup.
same...i think keenam is a bad deal if for more than few games...like 3 to be exact

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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:41 pm

Doesn't matter how good Rodgers is on the run, when you have both tackles out, you get lit up by Beasley like he just did. Ted Thompson must not know how to draft OL because they have no depth behind those two :whistle: sound familiar? Because that's what Spielman was accused of last season. Either way, I love watching the packers struggle
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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by SP1966 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:08 pm

Nunin wrote:so i asked on the 'bradford knee' thread....if bradford is really hurt and looks to miss significant time.....do you sign kaepernick
Ask in all the threads, the answer will still be **** NO!

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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:09 pm

SP1966 wrote: Ask in all the threads, the answer will still be **** NO!
I'd sign Vick before Kaepernick.

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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

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Nunin wrote:so i asked on the 'bradford knee' thread....if bradford is really hurt and looks to miss significant time.....do you sign kaepernick
Kaepernick is a quarterback who requires a certain type of offense, like Seattle's or Carolina's, to thrive.

He's not an accurate passer.

He can't read defenses. If his first option isn't open, he panics and runs. The NFL figured this out pretty quickly.

He's lost in the pocket.

He's afraid to throw deep.

But he is fast.

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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:49 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote: Kaepernick is a quarterback who requires a certain type of offense, like Seattle's or Carolina's, to thrive.

He's not an accurate passer.

He can't read defenses. If his first option isn't open, he panics and runs. The NFL figured this out pretty quickly.

He's lost in the pocket.

He's afraid to throw deep.

But he is fast.

Is Jeff George still available?
Oooh, Randall Cunningham.

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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by 720pete » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:53 pm

Keenum was way too jumpy and would not step up in the pocket. Not sure you can coach that out of him at this point. He was overthrowing receivers all day. Our defense was OK considering how much time they had to be on the field due to the offense having 3-and-outs. Not sure why we had all the mental mistakes. Those penalties were killer. I don't think Keenum is capable of winning on the road.

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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:01 pm

And fwiw, I don't believe that Teddy will be able to play this year, especially by week 7. If Bradford is out, it will have to be Keenum or Sloter.

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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by Nunin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:38 pm

forbath is craptastic

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Post by 808vikingsfan » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:32 am

Nunin wrote:forbath is craptastic
I wouldn't be surprised if he's cut tomorrow.
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Post by JDLon » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:34 am

so i asked on the 'bradford knee' thread....if bradford is really hurt and looks to miss significant time.....do you sign kaepernick
The question is what will that achieve? If Bradford is out significantly this season he is not a long-term (or even short-term) solution at QB. Bridgewater is just question marks currently so the only actual fit QBs are Keenum and Sloter. Throw Kap in there if you want but neither Keenum or Kap are going on a deep playoff run with this team. If that's the position we're in i'd rather go 4-12 and draft a QB high than scratch together a 7-9, achieve nothing and not have a shot at a QB in the draft.

Fingers crossed Bradford improves this week, feels ominous that there wasn't an 'event' that caused it though and seems to just be wear and tear after one game

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Post by 808vikingsfan » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:00 am

Was Treadwell in because he and Keenum have some chemistry playing with the #2s or is he finally going to get some quality playing time?

Love the way Cook runs.

I'm not very disappointed in the loss. It would have been nice to steal a win today but at least this loss in against the AFC. I'd sit Bradford next week too. They're going to need him in weeks 4-6 (DET,CHI,GB).
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Re: Week 2 reaction thread

Post by VikingPaul73 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:41 am

Average teams look good at home against bad teams and look bad on the road against good teams

Pretty much sums it up for me

I fully expected the loss but what I found frustrating was the undisciplined play and stupid mistakes. They just didn't look prepared and that points to coaching

And seriously this could be the worst ST I've seen. Illegal formation on FG defense ?? Seriously ? How does that even happen in the NFL? And Jet , please just kneel!!! It's painful watching him take it 9 yards deep out to the 15 time and time again. Just brutal

And I really really hope Brock can pick up the defense quickly. Watching Trae'bust getting burned is getting old quickly

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