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Old 01-02-2013   #1
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Default What will it take to make you feel better about this team?

I, like most of you, do not feel great about this team right now. But what would it take on Saturday to change those feelings?

Would you prefer this team win in a huge blowout Saturday (like the Baltimore game), or a gritty,solid performance that shows they still have their manhood (think Chicago game)? What about individual performances?

Edit: the games Saturday. Thanks for the reminder Shark.
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What will it take to make you feel better about this team?
winning a game when something important is on the line.
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winning a game when something important is on the line.
This...meet the damn challenge for once.
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Default Re: What will it take to make you feel better about this team?

Saturday, but I knew what you meant.

Anyway, give me the Ravens win and the Bears win the next 2 weeks before the game back here in Reliant vs. Baltimore...(SPOILER ALERT!)
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Saturday, but I knew what you meant.

Anyway, give me the Ravens win and the Bears win the next 2 weeks before the game back here in Reliant vs. Baltimore...(SPOILER ALERT!)
Bears?
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Bears?
The OP said wins like the Ravens game and the Bears game...

I'm saying I'll take wins over Cincy and NE that would be equal to those 2 games...
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To borrow from a once great franchise, "Just win baby".
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Default Re: What will it take to make you feel better about this team?

2 wins in the playoffs... AT LEAST one heck of a fight in the second round. But then I would be so upset cuz "we could of had em at home" type thinking.
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Coming out and playing good football would be a start
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Default Re: What will it take to make you feel better about this team?

Winning cures everything is a common saying and correct.

Though for me there is one other way. Show me that hunger of a team that never won again. The team that when the chips were down fought like an underdog and left it all on the field. I haven't seen that in weeks and it is what I miss. I have seen a team going through the motions and as soon as something doesn't work 'Oh well, here we go again' seems to be the look on their faces especially the offense. Play with some passion, some fire and hunger again.

Tired of seeing my quarterback dejected like someone stole his puppy. Tired of seeing offensive linemen standing and watching when the quarterback is sacked or running back stopped for a loss. Tired of seeing my running back falling from arm tackles (if he doesn't just slip on his own). Tired of seeing safeties with the look of 'Duh' as a pass goes over their head and so on and so on.

Bring back that passion and hunger we saw before the winning came this year and I will feel better.
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Nothing. If they win, it's just a game they should have won. Win in Foxboro, then you've got something.
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Default Re: What will it take to make you feel better about this team?

Win or lose (notice the spelling of lose), I will not feel any different. If they win at New England the following week, Then I will feel good about this team.
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Win or lose (notice the spelling of lose), I will not feel any different. If they win at New England the following week, Then I will feel good about this team.
I just hope we don't loose!!!
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Beat Bengals and stay within 10 of pats
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Beat Bengals and stay within 10 of pats
Why? What is the point of being a fan if you accept this?

Personally I also want this to be Kubiaks pre-game speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgoDvnebHRw
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Why? What is the point of being a fan if you accept this?

Personally I also want this to be Kubiaks pre-game speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgoDvnebHRw
Umm you think your boy schaub goes montana on the pats
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Why? What is the point of being a fan if you accept this?

Personally I also want this to be Kubiaks pre-game speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgoDvnebHRw
Cause I accept schaub for what he is. Average. Do you expect him to play well enough to beat the Bengals and pats back to back.
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Default Re: What will it take to make you feel better about this team?

At this point, a competitive game against the Pats.

This means.

+Win against the Bengals
+Have a shot at the Pats. Meaning that it's a close game up into the 4th qtr. A big 4th qtr play determines the game.

They meet this and I would have considered it a successful season.
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