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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 11:57:29 AM(UTC)
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McCarthy on his press conference just said that when releasing him that he's still in the competition and that they know what they have with him. Basically, they didn't wanna go into 4th game with three kickers.

I think the new kid wins it. He can drill it and he's more accurate than Crosby and less expensive.
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#2 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 12:04:20 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
McCarthy on his press conference just said that when releasing him that he's still in the competition and that they know what they have with him. Basically, they didn't wanna go into 4th game with three kickers.

I think the new kid wins it. He can drill it and he's more accurate than Crosby and less expensive.


unless Ramirez really mess up he should get the job.
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#3 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 12:21:59 PM(UTC)
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Ramirez's arrival at camp is another nail in Crosby's coffin. I'm all for moving on without Crosby on our roster.
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#4 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 12:24:43 PM(UTC)
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Just don't see how Crosby doesn't get the job...

The guy made all his Kicks in the preseason. 3 for 3? 4 for 4? .. I mean Tavecchio missed one from a reasonable distance.

What is the curve when grading these guys? Does practice matter? Does games matter? If you put it all together Crosby has had the best preseason except family night.

I mean I guess you could get Ramirez cheaper sure. But why take the chance on that guy who hasn't been with us for a matter of a week?

Idk this process is just really confusing right now.
Offline play2win  
#5 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 12:32:40 PM(UTC)
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I think Mike McCarthy is just keeping this in his back pocket, saying: "Don't make me bring Sergio back here!"
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#6 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 12:35:48 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gaycandybacon Go to Quoted Post
Just don't see how Crosby doesn't get the job...

The guy made all his Kicks in the preseason. 3 for 3? 4 for 4? .. I mean Tavecchio missed one from a reasonable distance.

What is the curve when grading these guys? Does practice matter? Does games matter? If you put it all together Crosby has had the best preseason except family night.

I mean I guess you could get Ramirez cheaper sure. But why take the chance on that guy who hasn't been with us for a matter of a week?

Idk this process is just really confusing right now.


Tavechio clearly out kicked Crosby.

They were even all the time, except occasionally Crosby would miss 3 in a row in practice.

Then in one game Tavecchio misses ONE, and Crosby makes one. Suddenly all the headlines read CROSBY MOVES AHEAD IN KICKING COMPETITION.

Tavecchio never had a chance. For whatever reason, they just didn't want him.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 12:36:27 PM(UTC)
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Mason Crosby's kicking woes return


If Crosby were doing well, they wouldn't have two other kickers competing for the position.
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Offline play2win  
#8 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 12:52:28 PM(UTC)
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I believe the lefty component entered into the equation with Sergio.
Offline Laser Gunns  
#9 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 1:02:31 PM(UTC)
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Also, watch Georgio on kickoffs...

Something was awkward with him. He seemed to lose his balance every time.


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Offline Zero2Cool  
#10 Posted : Monday, August 26, 2013 1:07:41 PM(UTC)
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Giorgio Tavecchio, converted 86.4 percent of his field goals throughout the course of this summer, which is better than the 80.0 percent Crosby has posted.
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