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Offline Zero2Cool  
#21 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 3:56:20 PM(UTC)
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That is easy. Mike doesn't bet on the games so he doesn't care if they win by 2 or by 20. He just wants the W. As soon as the win loss is based on the spread he will care.


That there is the problem with some fans. They go into games feeling it should absolutely be a blow out and when it doesn't happen, the sky is falling. Even when their rooting team ... wins. [palm]
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#22 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 4:03:03 PM(UTC)
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#23 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 4:43:58 PM(UTC)
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That there is the problem with some fans. They go into games feeling it should absolutely be a blow out and when it doesn't happen, the sky is falling. Even when their rooting team ... wins. [palm]


Problem? Or a legitimate concern?

Remember people were saying "oh, don't worry about the defense" in 2011. What happened?

This year, our O is lacking that killer instinct. Hope we get this resolved in time for the Playoffs.

Of course, you can bury your head and the sand and believe everything will be OK. I guess that's the American way nowadays.
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#24 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 4:51:08 PM(UTC)
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zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post

Remember people were saying "oh, don't worry about the defense" in 2011. What happened?


People?

What people ZS?

[roflmao]

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#25 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 5:01:51 PM(UTC)
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zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post
Problem? Or a legitimate concern?

Remember people were saying "oh, don't worry about the defense" in 2011. What happened?

This year, our O is lacking that killer instinct. Hope we get this resolved in time for the Playoffs.

Of course, you can bury your head and the sand and believe everything will be OK. I guess that's the American way nowadays.


In 2011 they were winning despite a bad defense. They still have had one of the top offenses in the league this year so far despite facing one of the toughest defensive schedules of anybody. I don't see how not being panicky equates to "burying your head in the sand" in this situation.
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People?

What people ZS?

[roflmao]



Yes, myself included. I'll readily admit that. But I guarantee you, I was in the majority last year. There were only a few people (Nonstopdrivel immediately comes to mind) who brought up the concerns about the D when it came time for the Playoffs.
Offline RaiderPride  
#27 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 6:03:05 PM(UTC)
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Good teams win in what some fans bitch about and consider a loathsome and ugly performance.

However... On December 16th this year, at exactly 1 P.M. EST. The final score of today's game will not mean shit. The only thing that will matter is the number that was placed in the win column today, this fine Sunday, October 28, 2012.

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Offline mi_keys  
#28 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 6:07:32 PM(UTC)
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In 2011 they were winning despite a bad defense. They still have had one of the top offenses in the league this year so far despite facing one of the toughest defensive schedules of anybody. I don't see how not being panicky equates to "burying your head in the sand" in this situation.


This. Our offense also played lights out the last two weeks against some pretty damn good defenses on the road. Our defense never had a lights out game last year, let alone against a good offense.

Today's game was certainly frustrating. That said, how many teams are playing without their top two wideouts and their starting running back. It wasn't a good performance but we won. Sometimes wins are going to be ugly. Let's hope they snap out of it next week and play the way they did against the Rams and Texans.
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Good teams win in what some fans bitch about and consider a loathsome and ugly performance.

However... On December 16th this year, at exactly 1 P.M. EST. The final score of today's game will not mean shit. The only thing that will matter is the number that was placed in the win column today, this fine Sunday, October 28, 2012.



Wait. What does Beethoven's birthday have to do with the Packers? :-k
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Offline gbguy20  
#30 Posted : Sunday, October 28, 2012 6:37:39 PM(UTC)
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Seriously, is Starks still gimpy? If not, why the hell is he being ignored for this guy Alex Green who can't do a damn thing?
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