How did we beat SD ..???

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  1. Norg

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    How did we beat San deigo seeing has how there a playoff team and they way the season went


    I would like to go back and watch that game did we do anything different or was it just a week 1 thing ..???

    and we did it on the road...?!?!?!?!
     
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  3. HouTx11

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    San Diego peaked at the right time. Also keep in mind that we don't encounter years that often where a team with an 8-8 record gets into the playoffs. Just ask the '09 Texans about that one.
     
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    Very true. It was very odd this year watching teams with better records have to play away in the playoffs. Oh well thats the NFL for ya, now a days the division winners arent always the best teams.
     
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    It was week 1, well before the entire team gave up on Kubiak.
     
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    Two words. BRIAN CUSHING
     
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    It was when our crappy team was healthiest and featured big plays by players like Cushing, Foster and OD who were on IR at the halfway mark of the season.
     
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    Scored more points than they did. Only happened twice last year.
     
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  11. Playoffs

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    The same way we "beat" Seattle... had Schaub not thrown that pick 6 at the end of the game to send it into overtime. Remember...? :strangle:
     
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    It's the NFL. Anybody can beat anybody. It's not like the Chargers were 15-1 either. They finished 9-7, which is mediocre, which is where 90% of the NFL is today.
     
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    In most cases, there's a very fine line between winning and losing.

    We lost a lot of games that we should have and could have won. Our record was 2-14 and that's what we were but 2-14 isn't all that far removed from 8-8.
     
  16. Goatcheese

    Goatcheese Nightmare Over

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    Schaub hadn't fallen apart yet. He threw for 350 yards and 3 TDs. If he kept playing like that, this was still a playoff team.

    You're not going anywhere without a QB in today's passing oriented NFL, so the season pretty much died with Schaub's confidence.
     
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    We just didn't know yet that he already fell apart. Do you remember the start to the game on offense? A pick by Schaub that was nearly a pick-6. And it looked just like the rest of the pick-6's in the following games.
     
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    Yep...just think if we would have won the Seattle game, first Colts game, the KC game...it could be the difference between 2-14 and 10-6

    The confidence from winning those three games (which were all barely lost) could have been huge. The team was in every game and then just seemingly said F it.
     
  20. Tolar's Ghost

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    True.

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