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Everything posted by revrndzombie

  1. Makes sense. If the front office had been making the types of moves they made this offseason for the last few years this team would be in a much different place.
  2. Agreed, all he has shown thus far, sad to say, has been pretty average.. Average is fine, but don't talk like you are a HOF type of player. Hes a decent player but a terrible professional.
  3. Ok. dont worry. Im here with my opinion! After seeing them yesterday and then looking again today...... I actually really like them... They are sleek, more up to date, simple, and not cheesy looking like the current red ones. I didn't initally like them yesterday, but in the light of a new day... I really like them
  4. I think it could be a great signing. Agree on the yardage. But itll take 5 years in our current scheme to get 200 carries.
  5. Watched him since he was at ECU and always rooted for him. Good dude, solid career, and I hope it goes well for him. He was never going to be a Julio but he was reliable
  6. I didnt listen but I'm anxiously waiting to know if he used the term gamewrecker!?!?
  7. Its pretty clear. Its a coordinator we fired from a completely different system, running an adapted version of an offense developed by a coach who left with players who fit neither. Odd how things are not working out.
  8. The running the ball part is baffling, and has been beat to death..... But come on!. Over Ryans career he excels when he has a running game; so of course, we bring in DK and build a pass happy team. I really dont have high hopes for next season. I want to; but Im really in "prove it" mode. The win now mode we have been in for years has caught up
  9. I am glad to hear this. On gameday I absolutely hate him, but watching Ryan and him duel it out 2 times a year is awesome. This rivalry is wonderful and it will be missed once he retires. I enjoy talking trash and hating that team, but I respect them despite hating them with every fiber of my being. I see people want him gone, but imagine how boring Batman would be without the Joker.
  10. right there with you. I am basing this solely on my poor memory but I remember this going well with 1 pass rusher (Abe) and horribly wrong with quite a few more whose names I dont recall. I get the logic. I still dont really like it
  11. As the great Stephen Still says If you cant be with the one you love......then love the one you are with even if hes just the worst and passes too much and god I miss you Kyle.......
  12. Im actually coming to terms with it a bit, but it still leaves a Lombardi shaped hole in my heart. The very real possiblity is that this team wont win a superbowl during my lifetime. They've had 3 realistic shots at it, 1 being ridiculously close; and they blew it each time. Might as well joke about it I suppose. No, I dont care about Kyle. I dont LOVE him ok. I dont wish he was here. Ive moved on! I dont have pics of him and our good times together...Of course I dont still have his sweater and occasionally smell it and think about how things used to be. Hes with someone else and t
  13. God Im going to hate that phrase quickly. Huge Julio fan for what its worth. You cant pass up that kind of talent. Unfortunately, we have also saddled ourselves to other talent that doesn't produce like he does. Im guessing our "win now" mode for the last few years is catching up to us as Julio ages and some of the contracts we made were short-sighted. If this year isnt a complete turnaround there are dark days on the horizon.
  14. Good point. I hope next season looks better; at least some form of an identity would be nice. The only identity Ive seen is inconsistency and pass happy nonsense. Hopefully they get it straightened out.
  15. Im jealous of Dimitroff. I want a job where I can say a lot of words and say absolutely nothing and get paid a lot for it. lalalalalalalala "game wrecker" lalallalalalalala "fast and physical" lalalaa look at me and my tall hair.
  16. Ill say this; then banish myself from the boards and probably from society, as its deserving: I want to hate Brees, but I really don't. He's a top tier quarterback and seems like a good guy and its tough to have a lot of negative to say about him other than I want him to lose. Ok, Ill see myself out. Mods please ban me. Others, please threaten my life or mail me dead animals and such
  17. This is a tough call! Id really like to see Hooper stay but I get the difficulty in keeping him. BUT if JJ were to ever go down (more and more likely as he ages) reliable targets like Hooper would be key... Of course, if he were to go down we are probably screwed anyway since this team passes 98% of the time and runs for 2 yard chunks; so yep; tough call. Id prefer to let Freeman walk but I dont have enough brainpower or interest to understand cap and salaries so that might not work. You ever type out something then realize there was no reason to type it but then are too lazy to delete i
  18. Yeah. I am trying to look at this from a business standpoint. AND, since I am not an expert in business at all my view really means nothing. If the goal is to put fans in the seats ASAP, I can see him cleaning house and making some promises about high standards etc. There would be a lot of excitement and buzz around the team and the new direction its headed; and we might even see some quick positive changes. Hot dogs would be flying off the hot dog cooker thing. If he is thinking long term, I really dont know that a complete overhaul solves anything if the upper management is still in p
  19. should be an interesting off season: I have been ambivalent but now I am firmly saying I dont think firing DQ is the answer. There are too many parallels to what happened to Mike Smith here to what we are seeing from DQ. Mike Smith WAS a good coach. DQ WAS a good coach. They dont forget how to coach. Changing coaching staffs yet again will do nothing long term if we dont figure out what the problem is higher up. I'd like to see us ride this storm out a bit and spend more time focusing on what is happening above DQ rather than sending him and coordinators packing yet again. I see tha
  20. This decision will say a lot about this franchise. I am honestly pretty torn. I hate where the team is right now, but the idea of rebuilding with a manager and coaching staff sounds terrible too. I think everyone likes the idea of bringing in something "new"; but new isn't always better. Hopefully, this is something that was already thought out when DQ was brought in as AB is a billionaire... Billionaires aren't usually short sighted. I like to think he had a 10-12 year plan with contingencies for how he'd react should things go in this direction..... BUT, sometimes I wonder.
  21. I too dislike his face. I dont understand the spending philosophy of this team. Pay everyone whatever they want and continue to build for another run in 2016?
  22. we got exactly what we knew we were getting. Which is what makes the hire so baffling. I have no idea what this team is doing, nor its identity, nor its direction. Its a faceless blur of nothing.
  23. I dont really care that much but I'd really like to see an entire game of just running. No other plays, just run run run run run run run run...no punts... just run. I know it will never happen but it would be entertaining to watch
  24. I dont know what I want. I am guilty of riding the highs and lows so luckily, I doubt Arthur is relying on my opinion on this one. Part of me wants a fresh start; but then again, a lot comes with reorganizing an entire team, philosophy, schemes etc. Yet another year of growing pains..BUT, then again the uninspired and disorganized play in what is supposed to be a simple system is baffling.... As is the propensity to keep passing... I dont know. Do something... I plan to complain and praise the decision either way... Im sure training camp hype videos and reports will get me pumped fo
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