Not good enough!!

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  1. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss Salem Poor

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    I'm sure you've heard about coaches that would tear into their team after a win. You'd have thought they lost the game. Supposedly this builds character & prevents the team from being satisfied with anything but perfection.

    Like Parcells says, "Don't let good enough be good enough."

    So let's say you're the coach. What would you be "upset" about?
     
  2. TexansFanatic

    TexansFanatic Extremist

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    Is this a trick to get me negative repped by Matrix?
     
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  3. Texn4life

    Texn4life Hall of Fame

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    Our return game..... We need to figure out a way to get the opposing kickers to not kick it through the end zone. I mean seriously, what's up with that? Its only fair they give us a chance right?
     
  4. Runner

    Runner Hubcap Diamond Staff Member

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    Nothing. It was as perfect as apple trees and honey bees and snow white turtle doves.


    There. Is that better?
     
  5. TheMatrix31

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    Hahaha. That was pretty good.


    ....a few things to be concerned about. Nothing to truly "rip" players for. We got into a bit of a pattern of encroachments. A little undisciplined play. Have to shore that up.

    Schaub sailed some passes, but that's definitely on him. I'm sure the coaches have told his ass to settle down a bit.

    Have to close out pressure a bit better. We rushed nicely but didn't always "get to" Hasselbeck. He's a smart QB though, gets rid of the ball relatively quickly. Gotta get better in that regard.

    Kareem Jackson needs to be benched for good. I really don't know what to do with him. Keo was also pretty bad, despite that hit. McCain was also bad, despite the INT.

    Return game could definitely be better. Don't know what our average field position has been so far but I assume it can be better. Not worse than last year though, which is good at least.

    I guess it's just mainly secondary to worry about. Luckily we face Gabbert and McCoy the next couple of games, and neither them are very good at all.
     
  6. TexansFanatic

    TexansFanatic Extremist

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    That's it. I'm downdinging your ass.

    :kitten:
     
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  7. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    Maybe the only thing I wasn't pleased with (once the initial series jitters went away) was that a couple of times late in the game Foster & Tate both needed to just turn it up field and punch it through. Instead they both got strung along to the sideline and either lost yardage or barely got back to the line of scrimmage. This was like two, maybe three plays at the most and I only noticed it because it stood out so glaringly amidst all the success we were having. I thought "Harris needs to pull Tate aside after that run and say "Stop dancing around and turn it up-field. You're not a dancer, you're a hammer!".

    But it was trivial really. 2-3 plays out of the entire day.
     
  8. Kthx

    Kthx All Pro

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    I think that was time management coaching and conservative play calling and not so much Tate/Foster/Ward purposefully running to the sides. Especially since we were gashing the center of their line all game.
     


  9. TexansFanatic

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    One of those plays was a 4th and 1. Foster kept stringing the play out to the sideline and he had any number of chances to just cut up field for a single yard and wound up getting stuffed behind the line.

    Almost seemed like a case of being overconfident and not just taking the sure thing.
     
  10. HTown2ATX

    HTown2ATX TexansMetalhead

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    Agreed!!!!

    Also, the only thing I would bring up is letting that garbage TD happen when it was 4th and Goal for Possum Hollar from whatever yard line. Want to say it was near the 10.

    Would love to have had the shut out.
     
  11. axman40

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    No more Vickers until he learns how to block.
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  12. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    The only complaint I have is we didn't really get to see Holliday do anything. But, at least he always cought the ball. Unlike that other guy. LOL
     
  13. Corrosion

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    Quit getting hurt ?! please ?!!!! :user:


    I think if anything , I'd be bitching about the penalties early in the game .... two three and outs to start the game. After that .... it was all peaches and cream.
     
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    He made good decisions for the most part .... tho he did let one bounce I thought he should have fair caught that went out of bounds at the 5.

    I didnt much like him running backwards on that one return either ... Jones has a tendancy to do that as well. Make positive yards please!!.
     
  15. Texan_Bill

    Texan_Bill Subscribed Contributor

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    Too many penalties!!
     
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    We didn't kill anybody!

    We're a buncha wimps!
     
  17. False Start

    False Start On # 69

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    Yeah, that pis*ed me of too, lol. It was on 4th and 6, and that made it a lot worse for me. I wanted the shutout BAD!
     
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    Our DB's need serious upgrading, except for JoJo and Manning, we need all new players.

    From starters to backup we could use a minimum of 4 new guys back there.
     
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    Or catch...
     
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    This too, what a downgrade from Leach or Casey.
     

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