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Old 10-02-2011, 07:20 PM   #1
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Default Have we hit rock bottom?

I know this sounds a little dramatic but the question is asked with all sincerity.

All NFL teams go through ebbs and flows. We hit our peak and now were obviously on the down swing. When do we start the rise again? Have we sunken as far as it will go?

*Side note* this has nothing to do with losing to GB. It has everything to do with the lack of direction and fire on our squad. I remember watching Bronco games and seeing a swagger. We are playing as if we are inferior to every other team in the NFL and we know it. i.e the browns
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:26 PM   #2
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No. This is separating the wheat from the chafe. They do have a few excellent young players, and some vets with a couple of years left in the tank. With any luck this will be another Wade Phillips era (Fox's tenure). That's what I'm choosing to believe. It's not fun when everything sucks without the least bit of panache. Today was simply an ass kicking by a far better team. It happens.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:26 PM   #3
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If you don't see really positive things happening on the field, then you aren't watching. This team bottomed out some time around week 13 of last year.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:30 PM   #4
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Fox went with Delhomme until he literally could not throw the ball anymore. WE GOT A WAYS TO GO YET, BOYS.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:35 PM   #5
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If you don't see really positive things happening on the field, then you aren't watching. This team bottomed out some time around week 13 of last year.
Miller, Decker, Doom..... Am I missing some key foundation pieces? Nope. 3 out of 53 is a start.... I guess.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:37 PM   #6
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Miller, Decker, Doom..... Am I missing some key foundation pieces? Nope. 3 out of 53 is a start.... I guess.
prater, colquitt. that's 5.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:37 PM   #7
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Eh, I thought the offensive line did much better today than I had previously feared they would. That has to be a plus.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:44 PM   #8
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Nope... October 30th 2010
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:51 PM   #9
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prater, colquitt. that's 5.
Fair enough. Long way to go though, huh?
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:55 PM   #10
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If you don't see really positive things happening on the field, then you aren't watching. This team bottomed out some time around week 13 of last year.
I agree. The oline has been improving each week. If we had a little more speed at RB, some of those 5-10 yard runs could go for a lot further. Miller is already a beast. To early to tell for Moore. Our run D looks light years better than last year, which has also improved each week. Pass D looks terrible with out Champ. QB is a continued issue. Costly turnovers each week so far. There are a lot of holes on the team but there are some positives.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:56 PM   #11
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No.

Next week is rock bottom.
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:57 PM   #12
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^ that was the 24th, bro.
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^ that was the 24th, bro.
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FTR our winning % was better then
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No.

Next week is rock bottom.
Actually, I think we'll beat SD.

SD has looked like crap this year, even in their wins. They are beating Miami at home only by 10 even with VJ back. Cassel has to throw the game in order for them not to get punked at home by the Chiefs. SD just looks off. DEN will be very desperate next week, esp with the fans up in arms the whole week. I think we're going to win this game and then the FO is going to hide behind that the whole bye week.
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rock bottom for me will be every post game presser where Fox defends Orton after the bye week
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We've got some good young talent to build around. This isn't rock bottom, last year was. We are rebuilding, and we have taken a step forward from last year in terms of the talent on this roster. We need to get healthy and the young guys need time to develop. It will be ugly at times, but its a process we have to go through whether we like it or not
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I've been at rock bottom since the 2009 finale against the Chiefs
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:10 PM   #20
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Actually, I think we'll beat SD.

SD has looked like crap this year, even in their wins. They are beating Miami at home only by 10 even with VJ back. Cassel has to throw the game in order for them not to get punked at home by the Chiefs. SD just looks off. DEN will be very desperate next week, esp with the fans up in arms the whole week. I think we're going to win this game and then the FO is going to hide behind that the whole bye week.
I think they rape Denver. I don't think we have even a remote shot of competing.
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:12 PM   #21
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The good news is that we can finally stop the run. The bad news is that we can't stop the pass. Dawkins, Mays and Woody are horrible is pass coverage, and our corners outside of champ suck!
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I think they rape Denver. I don't think we have even a remote shot of competing.
I like Vaughn, but if Champ is out again...Rivers is going to have a field day.

Even WITH Champ, our passing defense has been pretty sub-par. So yeah, I agree with you Rev, and I will be there nice and angry in person again to see it.
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I like Vaughn, but if Champ is out again...Rivers is going to have a field day.

Even WITH Champ, our passing defense has been pretty sub-par. So yeah, I agree with you Rev, and I will be there nice and angry in person again to see it.
And we damn well better hope Gates isn't back by then, or there won't even be enough KY on the planet.
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:24 PM   #24
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If you think there are only 5 pieces on this team you're nuts. Players that you can win with:

Offense: Clady, Franklin, Kuper, Decker, Lloyd, Julius Thomas, Fells.
Defense: Miller, Doom, Champ, DJ Williams, Bunkley, Moore
I like both of our kickers.

That's 15 top-level NFL starters and that's a start.
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Actually, I think we'll beat SD.

SD has looked like crap this year, even in their wins. They are beating Miami at home only by 10 even with VJ back. Cassel has to throw the game in order for them not to get punked at home by the Chiefs. SD just looks off. DEN will be very desperate next week, esp with the fans up in arms the whole week. I think we're going to win this game and then the FO is going to hide behind that the whole bye week.
Our pass D is pathetic! Rivers is going to carve us up almost as bad as Rodgers did today. We might keep it close but Orton will be Orton and throw at least 1 pick and most likely get sacked for a fumble. Which will be the difference in the game!
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