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Old 11-18-2013   #1
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Just announced in the presser. At least that will get me to watch the game.
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Default Re: Keenum starter for Jacksonville game

Closest thing to a mea culpa I have ever heard..

Unfortunately, now, he has 2 QB's that feel their
coach doesn't believe in them (3 with yates..)

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Default Re: Keenum starter for Jacksonville game

The decision to yank Case is not going down any easier 24 hours later. I still can't quite fathom what was going on in his head.

Perhaps the dumbest, most out-of-touch coaching decision I have seen in my life. Certainly the dumbest one I can remember off the top of my head.
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Unfortunately, now, he has 2 QB's that feel their
coach doesn't believe in them (3 with yates..)

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If all the QBs are the pathetic whiny sensitive babies that people on this board think they are, then I don't want any of them on the team.
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Starter yes, let's see who the closer is.
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Default Re: Keenum starter for Jacksonville game

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Just announced in the presser. At least that will get me to watch the game.
This has got to be one of the biggest upsets of the year. It sure didn't take Kubes long to do it.
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This has got to be one of the biggest upsets of the year. It sure didn't take Kubes long to do it.
Man....Kubes sure is wishy-washy.
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Default Re: Keenum starter for Jacksonville game

I absolutely hate Kubiak's reasoning behind benching Keenum. He wasn't looking beyond the Oakland game at all. Logically, wouldn't you want your inexperienced QB to get the game reps in a hurry up offense?
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I absolutely hate Kubiak's reasoning behind benching Keenum. He wasn't looking beyond the Oakland game at all. Logically, wouldn't you want your inexperienced QB to get the game reps in a hurry up offense?
This is exactly what I was saying yesterday. Either I did a piss poor job getting my point across or people just refused to believe it. He doesn't care about the future, he cares about the now. Winning enough games to save his job is all that matters at this point.
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Why shouldn't that be all that matters to him? His job is to win games, not placate fans.

I wouldn't have done it, but I can certainly see why he did.
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Why shouldn't that be all that matters to him? His job is to win games, not placate fans.

I wouldn't have done it, but I can certainly see why he did.
Exactly what I was saying yesterday. A lot of fans were pissed about him ruining the future by "benching" Case. What they don't realize is that the future does not matter to Kubiak. Keeping his job is what matters.
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Exactly what I was saying yesterday. A lot of fans were pissed about him ruining the future by "benching" Case. What they don't realize is that the future does not matter to Kubiak. Keeping his job is what matters.
this is why kubiak should be fired immediately.
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I didn't expect anything else.
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I didn't expect anything else.
Neither did I. Kubiak's days are numbered, as is Schaub's. The Texans will move on to another QB and another head coach. Water under bridge. Next year we'll all have something new to "discuss".

I said "discuss" just to be nice.
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That Kubiak guy....he's so wishy washy.
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Default Re: Keenum starter for Jacksonville game

You know, Capers was kind of lost like this toward the end too if you recall. I remember he was pretty much a dead-coach walking toward the last few games of the season and I kind of felt sorry for him. It was impossible not to.

Gary's got that same sound and look today. It's all gotten away from him and he doesn't really understand how that happened or how to get hold of it again.
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You know, Capers was kind of lost like this toward the end too if you recall. I remember he was pretty much a dead-coach walking toward the last few games of the season and I kind of felt sorry for him. It was impossible not to.

Gary's got that same sound and look today. It's all gotten away from him and he doesn't really understand how that happened or how to get hold of it again.
Sucks for Kubiak his world has completely turned upside down with his stroke.
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Ok, I'll bite.

He benched Keenum because nobody on offense had it together on picking up the blitz. They were teeing off every single down. He was trying to keep him from becoming a shell shocked turtle like David Carr.

Not that far-fetched. It makes sense if you at least try being a little objective, but I know that's a little too much to ask, so I won't bother.
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Ok, I'll bite.

He benched Keenum because nobody on offense had it together on picking up the blitz. They were teeing off every single down. He was trying to keep him from becoming a shell shocked turtle like David Carr.

Not that far-fetched. It makes sense if you at least try being a little objective, but I know that's a little too much to ask, so I won't bother.
It's actually good coaching. But shhhhhh. Take him out of the game, put the other guy in, and work on the blitz pickups during practice.
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