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oz_da II 21-09-2018 06:41 AM

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Originally Posted by CT_Palace (Post 14433302)
anyone watching the 635 day wait??


Kaepernick got an NFL contract?

pauldrulez 23-09-2018 02:49 PM

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Originally Posted by Funk Butter (Post 14433305)

One of Sessler's less weird predictions, in fairness.

Beckenham Boy 23-09-2018 07:02 PM

Steelers open for trade offers for Bell

davematt 24-09-2018 10:28 AM

The Niners season is now looking incredibly depressing.

Gutted for Jimmy G.

aj4england 24-09-2018 11:58 AM

Mind boggled by the antics at Cardinals so far this season.

1. $20mil on Bradford. Understood they needed a QB, but in reality, he was never going to be able to project them into top team. He has a star running back and 1 high class, but not elite OBJ, Julio level in Fitz, an average O Line and a 16th to 32nd ranked defense at best.

Money wasted

Alternatives - Teddy Bridgewater / Start with Rosen from Week 1 / Start with Mike Glennon week 1 and use the cap spend else where!

2. Mike Mccoy - Play calling has been abysmal and even the defense has somehow managed to not utlise the strengths of Chandler Jones.
Last night however was the final straw for me. 3rd and 2 in a key play in the game, they decide not to give the ball to David Johnson but the back up RB! 3rd and 2!!!!

3. Then, when the chips are down, Rosen has been protected all season despite a 34-0 drubbing at Rams, with the Bears in the lead and Khalil Mack and a strong blitz defence in the Bears, they decide to introduce Rosen for his first snaps in pro football, hoping for a 2 minute drive for victory. Chances of it happening must be less than 5%.

tsunamiman 24-09-2018 12:43 PM

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Originally Posted by Funk Butter (Post 14433305)

Patriots part of this has started well too...

BB Bob 24-09-2018 12:57 PM

Those of us with a long enough memory can go back to the 70s and the 80s when the Patriots were pants for most of the time. Still, Andre Tippett was a great OLB and John Hannah was a fantastic Guard

CommercialStone 24-09-2018 02:47 PM

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Originally Posted by Beckenham Boy (Post 14436872)
Steelers open for trade offers for Bell

Straight swap for Benteke?

CT_Palace 24-09-2018 02:50 PM

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Originally Posted by davematt (Post 14437300)
The Niners season is now looking incredibly depressing.

Gutted for Jimmy G.

It's not like we aint used to it :(

tsunamiman 24-09-2018 03:08 PM

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Originally Posted by CommercialStone (Post 14437733)
Straight swap for Benteke?

Wages would be an issue

BLUE BOY 24-09-2018 09:20 PM

I always enjoy seeing the 49ers falter but don't like to see season ending injury stuff.

Good win for the Seahawks, Cowboys looked poor though to be fair, fully expect Earl Thomas to be a Cowboy by the weekend.

LLCOOLSTEVE 25-09-2018 11:29 AM

I have no idea who will be competing for the Super Bowl this season; no standout teams

Latvian Eagle 25-09-2018 11:32 AM

Not saying we are standouts by any stretch of the imagination but our boys looked quite decent Steve.

Did I hear right that Cam now holds the record for Running TDs by a Quarter Back? If so when you consider some of the other QBs to have played in the NFL that's quite remarkable.

aj4england 25-09-2018 01:34 PM

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Originally Posted by LLCOOLSTEVE (Post 14438476)
I have no idea who will be competing for the Super Bowl this season; no standout teams

Cheifs and Rams as obvious as it sounds, with probably the Saints and Eagles in behind.

Cheifs clearly with the standout offence, but have played against Chargers, Steelers and 49ers who have shipped tons of points each already (partly due to Cheifs but in their other games the following points have been conceded)

Steelers 27 + 21
Chargers 20 + 35
49ers 24 + 27

Rams with probably an all round better team though injuries may hurt and their schedule has been almost as kind as it could be with Raiders, Cardinals and Chargers.

Saints for me could be 0-3 but so easily could have been 3-0. Again, they struggle on defence but Brees was on fire on Sunday.

LLCOOLSTEVE 25-09-2018 01:57 PM

Considered the Chiefs but with a rookie QB? Not sure

Rams rely on outscoring opponents it seems

Just think there are 6 or 7 teams who could all have a good chance

tsunamiman 25-09-2018 01:58 PM

Chiefs always start well and then falter

davematt 25-09-2018 01:59 PM

The Chiefs offence looks pretty unstoppable as they have weapons all over the place, but it will be asking a lot of Pat Mahomes to keep this level up, especially when we get into November/December when the weather starts to diminish. They'll need to play some defence at some point.

The Rams look to be the most complete team but are now facing being without Peters and Talib for a while. Be interesting to see how they get on against the Vikings on Thursday who you would expect will be looking to put things right after that shambles of a performance against the Bills.

The Saints are about to get Ingram back and their offence is already putting up huge numbers. Thomas is on course for a record breaking season in terms of receptions. Problem they have is their defence can't stop much. In fact, so far, defenses across the league seem to be getting torched.

Most open season in a very long time. SO you just know the Patriots will kick into life when Julian Edelman gets back, secure home field and be in Atlanta the first week of Feb :hmph:

davematt 25-09-2018 02:04 PM

One team by the way not getting talked about much but slowly going about their business nicely...the Ravens.

Funk Butter 25-09-2018 02:49 PM

I'm not convinced at all by the Chiefs. Andy Reid will Schottenheimer his way out of the playoffs again. Saints should be 0-3 and don't seem to be close to replicating last year's defense. I'm not ready to write off the Patriots and Steelers in the AFC. The Rams are the most complete team to me followed by the Eagles.

Latvian Eagle 25-09-2018 03:03 PM

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Originally Posted by davematt (Post 14438667)
One team by the way not getting talked about much but slowly going about their business nicely...the Ravens.

The Ravens have signed a RGIII as I saw yesterday which amused me. Shame about the injuries that wrecked his career.


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