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Old 08-11-2011, 11:12 AM   #2722
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Originally Posted by TheReverend View Post
So immediately after the 4 INT game when you say they switched to a more conservative offense over the bye week, they come out and have him throw it 30 times on the road and then 35 the following week?

Is that what you're saying?

Or do you just want to come out and say you have no idea what you're talking about?
Care to explain seven straight games between 11/18 and 12/26 when he never threw it more than 26 times? It wasn't like they were blowing out teams every week either. Only two of the wins were by double digits. How is throwing the ball > 26 times NOT conservative in todays NFL?

Jhns is right...they had a great defense, so they played it conservative to reduce the risk of momentum changing turnovers. If they trusted Cutler, why not let him throw it more to put teams away earlier?
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