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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:47:45 PM   
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Even if it's preseason, I don't want to see wasted dumb challenges

Haven't seen a replay from the sideline, but the one that they've shown with Lockett's catch looked good

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:50:41 PM   
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The pass protection looks okay, but there's not a lot of push on run plays. Seattle has something to do with, I'm sure, but I expected a little more per rush.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:51:16 PM   
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Cousins is probably done for the game.

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:51:26 PM   
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That field goal actually felt pretty good.


I don't know how a 25 yard FG can feel good?


I don't know, bigo. Maybe actually making it look easy? Use your imagination.


I suppose if one is totally panicked about our place kicking situation, the only reason I can imagine getting the warm fuzzies about a 25 yard FG that you or i could still kick.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:53:24 PM   
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That field goal actually felt pretty good.


I don't know how a 25 yard FG can feel good?


I don't know, bigo. Maybe actually making it look easy? Use your imagination.


I suppose if one is totally panicked about our place kicking situation, the only reason I can imagine getting the warm fuzzies about a 25 yard FG that you or i could still kick.


There's NO way I could kick a 25 yarder. Maybe 25 feet, but not yards. I tried to kick a fg with some of my son's football teammates. It was ugly as hell.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:54:03 PM   
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Our linebackers struggle to get to the edge - just like last year

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:54:39 PM   
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That field goal actually felt pretty good.


I don't know how a 25 yard FG can feel good?


I don't know, bigo. Maybe actually making it look easy? Use your imagination.


I suppose if one is totally panicked about our place kicking situation, the only reason I can imagine getting the warm fuzzies about a 25 yard FG that you or i could still kick.


There's NO way I could kick a 25 yarder. Maybe 25 feet, but not yards. I tried to kick a fg with some of my son's football teammates. It was ugly as hell.


OK, that I could still kick.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:55:10 PM   
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Bad coverage, but russ had a ton of time to throw that one.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:55:35 PM   
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That field goal actually felt pretty good.


I don't know how a 25 yard FG can feel good?


I don't know, bigo. Maybe actually making it look easy? Use your imagination.


I suppose if one is totally panicked about our place kicking situation, the only reason I can imagine getting the warm fuzzies about a 25 yard FG that you or i could still kick.


There's NO way I could kick a 25 yarder. Maybe 25 feet, but not yards. I tried to kick a fg with some of my son's football teammates. It was ugly as hell.


OK, that I could still kick.

Ha!
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:55:36 PM   
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Nice tackle by Smith

Now we need to get some pressure on Wilson

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:55:41 PM   
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DLine not getting a lot of pressure
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:57:13 PM   
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Third and goal and we throw short of the end zone........


Preseason. Game situations are different in August.

I'm sure the team would have been more aggressive in the same regular season situation. Today, its get some yards and see our kicker attempt a chip shot FG.

Sorry, but I don't think Bailey needs the practice kicking a 25 yd field goal in preseason. I guess the new snapper and holder do need the work, but I'd still like to see a shot into the end zone.


Bailey needs live reps kicking, period. New LS, new holder? Reps.

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:57:56 PM   
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Good play call by Seattle Wilson just blew the pass
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:58:15 PM   
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First time Wilson faced a little pressure

Paid off with a rush throw

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:59:40 PM   
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Question.. what is your individual expectation of the team during this game, besides to win and avoid injuries?

Mine is for the team to evaluate the roster at several positions and to practice live situations against a different team.

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 7:59:58 PM   
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Good play call by Seattle Wilson just blew the pass

Hunter might have helped in that accuracy.

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:00:45 PM   
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Question.. what is your individual expectation of the team during this game, besides to win and avoid injuries?

I want to see them take a shot into the end zone.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:01:57 PM   
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Question.. what is your individual expectation of the team during this game, besides to win and avoid injuries?


Improved run game, and for Kirk to improve his record against teams with a winning record.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:03:05 PM   
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Sweet blitz pickup by irv on that pass play

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:03:48 PM   
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Third and goal and we throw short of the end zone........


Preseason. Game situations are different in August.

I'm sure the team would have been more aggressive in the same regular season situation. Today, its get some yards and see our kicker attempt a chip shot FG.

Sorry, but I don't think Bailey needs the practice kicking a 25 yd field goal in preseason. I guess the new snapper and holder do need the work, but I'd still like to see a shot into the end zone.


Bailey needs live reps kicking, period. New LS, new holder? Reps.


He still would have got the rep if we didn't score a TD there. And really a 25 yard FG rep in preseason is no more valuable than a practice field rep. It's pretty much automatic. At least less valuable than your offense taking a shot to score 7. IMO
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:03:53 PM   
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Question.. what is your individual expectation of the team during this game, besides to win and avoid injuries?


Improved run game, and for Kirk to improve his record against teams with a winning record.


And zimmer

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:04:47 PM   
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Announcers an idiot.
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:06:04 PM   
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Question.. what is your individual expectation of the team during this game, besides to win and avoid injuries?

Mine is for the team to evaluate the roster at several positions and to practice live situations against a different team.


Evaluate some of these more difficult decisions like WR, backup OL, DL, and even FB

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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:06:41 PM   
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Getting Irv Smith worked in here
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RE: Preseason WEEK 2: vs Seahawks 8-18-19 7:00PM CT - 8/18/2019 8:06:56 PM   
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Mannion looking very good so far on this drive.
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