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Old 04-26-2009, 01:38 AM   #1
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Default All we need now is a FRANCHISE QB!!

Yeah, our defense should definitely be better, and maybe the offense will even score some more points; BUT we no longer have a franchise QB, and it's really hard to be a SB winner without one. Yeah, I know, the Ravens won one with Dilfer, but their defense was AAA+++. Sorry, but our D's not there yet!

So, I'm trying to be optimistic, and I hope things will work out; however, IMO, w/o a superstar QB it isn't going to be '98/'99 again anytime soon. Maybe Moreno will be the new TD, but I just can't see Simms or Orton being the new Elway, or the new Cutler for that matter!
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:03 AM   #4
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It's the truth.

This is a blown up team.

Nothing is going to restore that for 5 years.

This team is done.

It's been fun.
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This is a blown up team.

Nothing is going to restore that for 5 years.

This team is done.

It's been fun.
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Old 04-26-2009, 04:15 AM   #6
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It's really ironical isn't it? Like I stated earlier, I really try to be optimistic. I sincerely hope the Broncos succeed this season and in the future. I just honestly do not understand the reasoning behind McD's decision making, from seeking to trade Jay Cutler and even messing with the offense as his top priority, to his first day draft picks.

Don't get me wrong, I like Moreno, Ayers, and both of the DB's taken, I really do. It's just the order of priority McD is addressing and the draft choices he's giving up in doing so. Maybe Alphonso Smith will end up being worth a number 1 next year, but I'm not without my doubts. I especially do not understand trading TWO third rounders for a TIGHT END! For all we know, maybe it's Daniel Graham he doesn't like, not just Scheffler! ! After all, he and Belicheck didn't seem to mind letting Graham go from N.E. in free agency. Now I state that somewhat facetiously, but nothing would surprise me now! Actually, it seems that McD dislikes just about every one of Mike Shanahan's past draft picks, trades and free agent signings, and even some disenfranchised ex-Pats as well, with very few exceptions. Just look at all those he's already released, traded, or is very likely to release or trade in the coming weeks/months!

I honestly just have not understood McD's thoughts and actions from the outset, because IMO lots of them simply seem to be without rhyme or reason. I'm sure he thinks everything he does is reasonable, but his ego seems to get in the way oftentimes. I almost hate to think what/who might be next. I still have hope, but I must admit that my enthusiasm for the coming season has definitely decreased since McDaniels upset the chemistry of the Broncos' offense and team morale (IMO) by even attempting to trade Jay Cutler in the first place, and seemingly undo everything Mike Shanahan did, even the most postive.
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Yeah, our defense should definitely be better, and maybe the offense will even score some more points; BUT we no longer have a franchise QB, and it's really hard to be a SB winner without one. Yeah, I know, the Ravens won one with Dilfer, but their defense was AAA+++. Sorry, but our D's not there yet!

So, I'm trying to be optimistic, and I hope things will work out; however, IMO, w/o a superstar QB it isn't going to be '98/'99 again anytime soon. Maybe Moreno will be the new TD, but I just can't see Simms or Orton being the new Elway, or the new Cutler for that matter!
Yep! A Moreno-Hillis running back by committee and Cutler leading the way throwing to Sheffler, Royal, and BMarsh.....would have possibly put us over the top.

At least McDaniels wouldn't be getting trashed right now.
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Old 04-26-2009, 05:46 AM   #9
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Old 04-26-2009, 07:26 AM   #10
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pretty disgusting. Next years first IMO was suppose to be used to address the QB position next year in case Orton/Simms proved they couldnt cut it.

But, I guess McDaniels thinks he is solely responsible for drafting and developing Brady and Cassel, so there ya go.
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Old 04-26-2009, 07:51 AM   #11
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Jay Cutler is still a woefully overrated cry baby, and NOT the proven franchise QB everyone thinks he is. He's talented, but not once has he shown the "it" factor that all great QB's have, and on more than one occasion he's shown it's something he still needs to develop. I don't know if that's something that can be developed.

That being said, McDaniels' has looked utterly clueless. I have no problem with the players he's brought in and will give them all a chance but it's what they did to get some of the players yesterday that just pummels the confidence.
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Old 04-26-2009, 08:59 AM   #12
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Did anyone see Mayock pratically bounce out of his chair from the Moreno pick reaction. To me he looked kind of childish, foolish, whatever you want to call it imo. It was like he was laughing in McD's face and loving it , especially after the Cutler fiasco. The fact McD brought in all the new Rb's on the team, and instead of going for a more obvious need he goes for another RB. I think it was just the fact all the players McD had slated that he wanted at that pick for value were already off the table. Tyson, Curry, Raji. A reasonable thought would be getting Orakpo or Cushing, but I guess McD had Moreno slotted ahead of them, and wanted a featre back, which we now have. Im actually really happy with this pick, even though I feel our front 7 D should of been addressed more. I just thought mayock's reaction was a bit strange, but you know he will never let McD forget what a bafoon he thinks he is for letting Cutler go, right or wrong. I guess alot of people on the board feel about the same way as myself. Only time will tell though..
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Old 04-26-2009, 09:10 AM   #13
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His ego is why Ive dubbed him "Il Duce". Feel free to use this if you want. It invites using "Il Douche" as a variation. But, hopefully our Il Duce ends up on a meathook sooner rather than later depending on what happens this season.
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