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  • tonyb
    tonyb Posts: 32,639
    Here's the problem with the Bears....pass coverage isn't that good and neither is their O line. You can throw the ball all day into that secondary, providing the opposing team has a good O line to keep that D-line at bay. If that opposing QB has time back there, he'll pick them apart.

    Even though they won against the Rams, I think if they face that caliber of a team again, the outcome might be different. I hope I'm wrong, they're my team after all, but reality has a way of sinking in.

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  • gudnoyez
    gudnoyez Posts: 7,793
    You always stick with the division I'm a Vikings fan and will root for the Bears I would root for any NFC north team except the Packers and the Diva :#. Go Bears.
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  • Mikey081057
    Mikey081057 Posts: 7,127
    I just think the Bears front 7 is against banged up Iggle front line is the difference here. If the Bears can control Zak Ertz they win. You can throw on the Iggles if the O line can give you some time... Iggle Dbacks are suspect
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,472
    tonyb wrote: »
    Nick Fowles.... back to back backup QB Super Bowl MVP. Has a nice ring , doesn’t it. :o

    Someone has a stick up their rear end because the Bears beat his Vikes. :)

    No butthurt for me Tony. I accepted that fact that the Viking sucked and did not deserve or be in the playoffs after the Bills smoked them at home.

    I just see the Eagles as coming on strong at the right time. They seem to play more aggressively with Fowles under center, and in their system, I think he is a better QB than Wentz. I don’t care who wins, but I do find it to be an interesting story line that a backup quarterback could come on and takes his team to the big dance twice....

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  • tonyb
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    Fowles is already banged up John. A couple hits from the Bears and he'll be out.
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  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 10,366
    Don't forget...2 Wild card football games today.
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  • Mikey081057
    Mikey081057 Posts: 7,127
    tonyb wrote: »
    Fowles is already banged up John. A couple hits from the Bears and he'll be out.

    They are going to have to keep somebody in to protect him. I don't know if they have that guy....
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  • txcoastal1
    txcoastal1 Posts: 12,206
    Putrid showing of the Texans offense, congrats Indy and good luck in the shootout in KC
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  • Mikey081057
    Mikey081057 Posts: 7,127
    Wow Hurns just got his ankle broke
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  • stangman67
    stangman67 Posts: 1,645
    That injury was gruesome
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  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 10,366
    I saw his foot pointing in a wrong direction while he was laying on the turf. I knew something serious was wrong. :#

    Then they showed the replay to find out why he was laying there slamming the ground. They didn't expect to see what happened so clearly. :s

    Kind of like Joe Thiesman's leg getting broken. BAD NEWS!


    I feel for him. End of his season for this year and next one too probably. SAD! :'(
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  • txcoastal1
    txcoastal1 Posts: 12,206
    Probably career ending for him overall
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  • Mikey081057
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    2nd tackle already where the defender dropped his weight on the back of the receivers ankles...
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,472
    2nd tackle already where the defender dropped his weight on the back of the receivers ankles...

    I hate seeing teams play with vicious intent in the playoffs.
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  • stangman67
    stangman67 Posts: 1,645
    There was no way that was intentional, just unlucky for hurns
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  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 10,366
    Wow Hurns just got his ankle broke

    I saw it happen too... :o:s !!!!
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  • txcoastal1
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    edited January 2019
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  • Mikey081057
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    Cowboys Win!!!... Did the Raiders win today? On the golf course?
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  • Milito
    Milito Posts: 1,522
    edited January 2019
    Too close at the end, but I'll take it. Cowboy receiver dislocated his ankle Jerry Jones just said on the local news and is having surgery now.
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  • txcoastal1
    txcoastal1 Posts: 12,206
    edited January 2019
    Cowboys Win!!!... Did the Raiders win today? On the golf course?

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  • Mikey081057
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    Did you ever notice the Raider logo has a patch on one eye and the other eye is closed?
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  • Mikey081057
    Mikey081057 Posts: 7,127
    Milito wrote: »
    Too close at the end, but I'll take it. Cowboy receiver dislocated his ankle Jerry Jones just said on the local news and is having surgery now.

    That was tough to watch... Kudos to Fox for not replaying it 5 thousand times. The only thing holding his foot on was his sock

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  • audioluvr
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    2nd tackle already where the defender dropped his weight on the back of the receivers ankles...

    I hate seeing teams play with vicious intent in the playoffs.

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    Did you ever notice the Raider logo has a patch on one eye and the other eye is closed?

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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,472
    edited January 2019
    For a fan of a team that won just three games this season, you sure talk a lot of smack.

    John Gruden couldn’t answer a freakin telephone in a beer commercial without skrewing it up, and my son, at two years old, has more skills the Raiders entire offense.

    The only thing worse that the team are the fans. I think they are all trying to audition for a new production of Rocky Horror Picture Show rather than actually go to see a football game.

    When your team finally manages to win two games in a row, then you can talk shiznit... until then, pretend your name is Russ. ;):pB)
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,472
    edited January 2019
    Nope.... It's FACT. The Raiders record was 12-4... as in 12 LOSSES and 4 wins. I put the 12 first so you would feel better. Yes, My two year old has more skills than the offense. That, however might be giving my son too little credit. He may be better than the defense too.

    There is a reason Gruden spent so much time in the broadcast booth. He can talk football with the best of them, but he couldn't teach a dog to fetch even if he was tossing them a medium rare steak.

    And that stadium on any given Sunday looks like Oakland let all the crazies out of the loony bin and invited every nutcase from SF just for fun.

    The Raiders are a mess no matter how you slice it.
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,472
    edited January 2019
    LMAO... your team is the punchline of every NFL joke. That's quite the accomplishment. Remember that bagging on someone's team when they at least get to watch a playoff game, especially when your team couldn't beat Stevie Wonder at quarterback and a two year old for a wide receiver, is not a very good place to start with the trash talking.
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  • mrbigbluelight
    mrbigbluelight Posts: 8,700
    edited January 2019
    It's my understanding that the NFL next season, in order to slightly level the playing field, is going to allow the Oakland Raiders offense to employ "Lester Hayes Stickum".

    Also, any opposing offense that throws the ball further than 8 yards will be penalized for "Taunting".

    The NFL is also considering allowing the Raiders to change the team name to "Las Vegas Showgirls", a proposal that is opposed by Vegas casino owners, so we'll have to wait and see about that.
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,472
    la2vegas wrote: »

    Is it better to be a has been or a never been? Gee I wonder which you'll pick? No, I really don't care.


    It's obvious that you do care, otherwise you would stop engaging me. Repeat after me... The Raiders stink on ice.

    You won't hear me say anything positive about my Vikings this season either, except they have a shiny new training complex on land that I used to snowmobile on as a kid. :p
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,472
    edited January 2019
    It's my understanding that the NFL next season, in order to slightly level the playing field, is going to allow the Oakland Raiders offense to employ "Lester Hayes Stickum".

    Also, any opposing offense that throws the ball further than 8 yards will be penalized for "Taunting".

    The NFL is also considering allowing the Raiders to change the team name to "Las Vegas Showgirls", a proposal that is opposed by Vegas casino owners, so we'll have to wait and see about that.

    They are also considering making opposing defenses play with one hand tied behind their backs and allowing the Raiders to begin an offensive possession from inside the red zone of their opponent. The other teams responded by sayin if the league cares so much about fairness, they should tie both hands behind their backs and spot the Raiders 10 points.
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