Talk amongst yourselves
So, the packers follow up a fumble on the kickoff...with a kicked pass that is intercepted. Yuck.
GB's DVOA with a double digit lead has got to be the Worst in the league
The New England Patriots would like to discuss your statement.
*Ray Lewis has entire arm across Jenning's facemask*
Gruden: I don't know what they're calling there!
We're going to top the 3 century mark in penalties tonight.
It is easy to see why GB's D allows the fewest yards in the league, with all the penalty yards the opponent's receive it greatly reduces the possible yards for the opponent's offense
The Ravens offense is trying its best to keep up with Green Bay's defense tonight.
Have all the league's kickers recently entered into a conspiracy to make coaches less conservative by missing "gimme" field goals?
3rd and 32...just glad the packers defense didn't do anything stupid...
"Have all the league's kickers recently entered into a conspiracy to make coaches less conservative by missing "gimme" field goals?"
Have you watched GB at all this year? There is no gimme with GB when Special Teams are involved, any non fumble or non blocked punt is a moral victory
Point taken, but I'm talking at a more macro level. Green Bay's was just the latest in a series of near-inexplicable misses.
Edit: You forgot to mention non-TD returns.
Another terrible PI call.
Touching a defender is not necessarily OPI.
I don't think that was a particularly bad call, but I've seen some absolute howlers over the past few weeks.
Well, if the thinking behind the flag is that Woodson was thrown to the ground by the force of the arm, then the thinking is wrong. Woodson's momentum was not increased by the contact. He didn't even know where the ball was until Mason was past him.
That flag cost the Ravens a first down and 56 yards of field position. That's way too much of a penalty for that kind of contact.
The referees do get taught, at some point, what constitutes pass interference, right? I don't recall there being so many bad calls growing up in the 80's
Awful, awful, awful, awful, awful call. It seems to me at this point they're just assuming good coverage must be interference.
They really need to do something with that rule somewhere. I'm not sure what, but some of the calls are completely ridiculous. It often seems like defensive backs aren't allowed to cover anymore.
seriously. wtf is going on with these PI penalties.
What's the record for PI penalties in a game? That's 10 counting Mason's OPI...
"THAT IS AWFUL!"
And totally correct. That was Cutler-against-the-49ers bad.
Terrible pick by Flacco. DON'T THROW ACROSS YOUR BODY! That wasn't even close.
End zone picks are killers. When you're down by 10 with less than 9 minutes in the game, and you're inside the 10, you CANNOT throw a pick.
If it's any consolation, he didn't make the same mistake on the next drive. Well, at least not the "end zone", "inside the 10" part. The "throwing to a guy who's completely covered" part, on the other hand...
That was Favreian!
I think Flacco's got quite a future but hot damn those were, well, AWFUL!
this is one time where I wish I was wrong. 300 yards? geesh.
The MNF game finished tied for second in NFL history in single game penalty yardage.
Can't find a newer thread.
Start of 3rd Q, Steelers down 13-3 to the CLEVELAND F'N BROWNS.
75 yards of offense in the 1st half.
FIRE OMAR TOMLIN!!! DISGRACEFUL TEAM.
They're going to have to call it AGS Thursday Edition this week.
FIRE OMAR TARDLIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am considering giving up on this team permanently, not because of their performance, but because then I don't have to be even remotely associated with you.
Nevermind, I don't want to get in a flame war.
Defending SB loss to 3 perennial bottom-6 teams. Enough said.
You should become a Mets fan. Then you could say that twice as often.
Did anyone actually watch the game? The radio commentary made it sound a lot like
the Steelers mailed this one in...
And the Captcha is 'boxers increase'...
Watched some of it. Ben seemed easier to bring down than I remember from years past; I don't think Pittsburgh can wait much longer to fix their O-line problems if they want to keep him healthy and productive. Then again, how many years have we been saying that?
It never felt like a close game, despite the score. Pittsburgh couldn't get anything going, and the two punts I watched were unimpressive, helping Cleveland spend a lot of time near mid-field. Cleveland wasn't exactly lights out on offense, but they didn't need much, which is a very sad state of affairs for Steeler Nation.
I'd have enjoyed the game much more if it hadn't meant a victory for Mangini.
I watched a lot of it. The Steelers did mail it in.
The Browns were playing with fire, while the Steelers looked like they didn't want to be there at all. They were demoralized from the start and nobody looked like they wanted to make big plays.
Roethlisberger was sacked five times in the first half!
The mighty Browns defense held them to 3.4 yards/rush and 4.4 yards per pass attempt.
Mangini probably got a bit of breathing room with this win.
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