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Offline nerdmann  
#46 Posted : Friday, November 8, 2013 9:34:04 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
no because throwing deep when the play isn't open would be stat whoring. By your own admission Aaron is not a stat whore.


He'll throw the ball up, just not when it's an end of half situation.
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#47 Posted : Friday, November 8, 2013 9:57:31 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
We're a good team, so we're not in a position of having to pass in order to try to come back late in games.

And anyway, Aaron's not really known for his comebacks, is he? lol


I feel like the best opportunity to "stat whore" would be if you had a big lead late in the game. You can rack up a ton of yards/points with no risk to winning or losing the game. Doesn't make sense for them to pass up that opportunity.
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#48 Posted : Friday, November 8, 2013 10:14:20 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
I feel like the best opportunity to "stat whore" would be if you had a big lead late in the game. You can rack up a ton of yards/points with no risk to winning or losing the game. Doesn't make sense for them to pass up that opportunity.


I think they tend to do it more earlier in the season. Later in the season they do focus more on playoff contention.
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#49 Posted : Friday, November 8, 2013 11:47:39 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
I think they tend to do it more earlier in the season. Later in the season they do focus more on playoff contention.


What does that even mean? Rodgers pass attempts are typically low for a franchise QB and you say it's because he doesn't pass much late in games which is a prime opportunity to rack up stats. Your argument doesn't hold water. Are you going to give us anything that backs up what you think or just keep spewing this nonsense that has no factual basis?

With how much you act like this is happening you'd think it would be a fairly easy thing for you to point out and prove but so far you've got NOTHING. Come on man show us all of this stat whoring that's going on.

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#50 Posted : Friday, November 8, 2013 11:54:33 AM(UTC)
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Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?!!!
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#51 Posted : Friday, November 8, 2013 11:56:26 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
He'll throw the ball up, just not when it's an end of half situation.


when did this happen?
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#52 Posted : Friday, November 8, 2013 12:57:44 PM(UTC)
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Nerd is our resident Skip Bayless... and you've all taken the bait.
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#53 Posted : Saturday, November 9, 2013 3:16:09 PM(UTC)
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Nerd is our resident Skip Bayless... and you've all taken the bait.


You are so right, just spit out the bait, used the ignore button.

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#54 Posted : Sunday, November 10, 2013 1:29:16 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
when did this happen?


Those two TDs he threw to Jordy a couple weeks ago zinged right pass the defender's ear whole. That's one example.

Everyone knows Aaron will pass up guys who are open underneath to throw deep. To wait and SEE if someone will come open deep.
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#55 Posted : Sunday, November 10, 2013 5:24:38 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
Those two TDs he threw to Jordy a couple weeks ago zinged right pass the defender's ear whole. That's one example.

Everyone knows Aaron will pass up guys who are open underneath to throw deep. To wait and SEE if someone will come open deep.


Those were not an end of half situation and besides throwing the ball near a defender when he's facing the WR isn't even close to "throwing the ball up". Those are safe throws because the defender doesn't see the ball coming.
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#56 Posted : Sunday, November 10, 2013 8:25:38 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
Those were not an end of half situation and besides throwing the ball near a defender when he's facing the WR isn't even close to "throwing the ball up". Those are safe throws because the defender doesn't see the ball coming.


I wouldn't say they're "safe," but they worked.

Ever since about 2011, Aaron has been throwing jump balls down the field, mainly to Jordy. There were even articles about it at the time. He said he was going to start taking those shots once in awhile.
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