The Official NFL Thread: 2012-13 Season

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by jrd617, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    Correct.

    .... and last year he played with one of the best quarterbacks in the league and caught like 15 balls.
     


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    Admittedly there are a LOT of intricacies to playing WR for the Patriots. Unlike many NFL playbooks there aren't defined plays, there are defined sets. If the WR sees someone playing press, they run a different route than a mid zone or deep zone. I doubt Ochocinco's the brightest bulb of the batch (given his behavior), so I don't doubt he had issues in learning how to read defenses in that complicated a manner.
     


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    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    Randy Moss sure figured it out.
     


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    Niners are your SB champs this year. Count it.
     


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    Randy Moss has been heralded by almost every coach and player he's worked with as a great student of the game and extremely involved in team meetings and film review. Ochocinco has not.
     


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    Moss is on a whole 'nother level as a player.
     


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    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    They'll have to go through the frozen tundra. No chance for the wine and cheese crowd.
     


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    Most improved team of the year : Tennessee Titans w/Jake Locker at qb
    Rookie of Year : RG3
    Biggest Surprise of Year : Terrell Owens catches 10TD passes (or more)
    Biggest Overhyped Bust of Year : Cowboys (we can just ink this in every year)
     


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    The 49ers are winning the Super Bowl in the alternative universe where they drafted Aaron Rodgers instead of Alex Smith.

    The Pack is returning to the Super Bowl this year. I like the Texans in the AFC. They've got all the pieces; it's just a question of whether they can make the leap in one year.
     


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    +1

    Moss and Ochocinco are not remotely comparable. For example - ocho only had double-digit TD catches once (10)... Moss did it 9 times and holds the single season record (23). Ocho had a few good years.... moss is a lock for the HOF.
     


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