Draft Countdown Forums

Go Back   Draft Countdown Forums > Draft Countdown Forums > Team Boards > Indianapolis Colts Team Forum

Indianapolis Colts Team Forum Discuss the Colts

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-02-2008, 04:31 PM    (permalink
MaxV
Team Leader
All-NFLDC
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,884
Reputation: 206525
MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default Official 2008 Season Thread

Please keep all the discussions regarding upcoming/past games in this thread.

Last edited by Dam8610 : 12-07-2008 at 08:26 PM.
MaxV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2008, 05:39 PM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

I can't wait, although I worry about Peyton being too rusty. He hasn't seen live game action yet, and especially the speed at which the Bears defense will play. Hopefully the defense and an overdose of the running game with Addai/Rhodes/Hart can secure the win, thankfully the Colts usually run the ball better at home (especially against NFC teams).

If I was the Bears defensive coordinator, with the Colts starting two rookies at center and left guard plus the right guard is a new starter as well, I'd dial up pressure all day despite the risk of Dallas Clark and Anthony Gonzalez making a big gain.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2008, 01:12 AM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Jeff Saturday decides to let his knee heal and to continue rehab over surgery.

Quote:
Despite a torn ligament in his right knee, Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday is not planning on surgery anytime soon.

The three-time Pro Bowl selection, who was hurt in the Colts' preseason loss to Buffalo two weeks ago, will instead continue his rehab work amid hopes for a quick return.

"We are at the point where I'm letting it heal by itself. If anything were to happen, that can be an issue. But it's not what we are going to do. I'm not going to get surgery. Unless something else happens to it, I'm going to stay with the way it is now," he said Thursday.

The Colts open the new season against the Chicago Bears on Sunday night in the new Lucas Oil Stadium.

Saturday said he consulted with team trainers and doctors and obtained another medical opinion before deciding to wait for surgery. All the doctors agreed there was no need for an invasive procedure now, he said.

Saturday said he did not know when he would resume practicing.
I don't have an opinion one way or the other, whatever gives Saturday the chance of being the healthiest he can be for some of the second half of the season and the playoffs is the best course of action imo. Hopefully he heals up fully with this decision.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2008, 05:12 PM    (permalink
scottyboy
Coolio Cat
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Stalking Brian Leonard and Raymell Rice
Posts: 24,534
Reputation: 4254137
scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

let's play over/under, Colts style!

in week one: over/under amount of sacks for Eric Foster: 12
__________________
We ALL bleed scarlet
New York Giants Super Bowl 46 Champs
UNITED: I actually attend the college I root for
Quote:
Originally Posted by PalmerToCJ View Post
BTW, if it's 3rd and 97... I'm throwing a screen pass to Brian Leonard and he will convert.
scottyboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2008, 09:59 AM    (permalink
MaxV
Team Leader
All-NFLDC
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,884
Reputation: 206525
MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

:)

WAY over.
MaxV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2008, 05:02 PM    (permalink
RCAChainGang
Pro Bowler
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 2,804
Reputation: 497257
RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

I think Peyton will be fine.
Addai, Rhodes, and Hart will pound away and run the clock.
Addai is usually open for quick check downs, and I'm sure Peyton will be careful and ease into it.
__________________

Sig by BoneKrusher
Quote:
Originally Posted by killxswitch View Post
Bill Polian is cancer wrapped in AIDS delivered in an XXL enema so please don't expect me to disagree with you.
RCAChainGang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 10:01 PM    (permalink
MaxV
Team Leader
All-NFLDC
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,884
Reputation: 206525
MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Ok, we are in DEEP trouble.
MaxV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 10:23 PM    (permalink
Staubach12
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: BIG ORANGE COUNTRY
Posts: 6,363
Reputation: 18165
Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Staubach12 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

What happened to the colts?
__________________

BoneKrusher
Staubach12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 10:28 PM    (permalink
RCAChainGang
Pro Bowler
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 2,804
Reputation: 497257
RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

The number 1 reason we lost this game was because of the offense. We don't have to pass every down! Hated the play calling.

The number 2 reason is the defense. We had sloppy tackling and terrible coverage. Bob Sanders is leading with his helmet too much. He is going to get himself paralyzed. He needs to get his head up.

The last reason we lost was the loss of Dallas. Losing him in the slot made Peyton panic.

This is sad also when we got some severe breaks from the refs.

It is ok though. Just 1/16 of the season. Pick it up and go ply the Vikings next week.
__________________

Sig by BoneKrusher
Quote:
Originally Posted by killxswitch View Post
Bill Polian is cancer wrapped in AIDS delivered in an XXL enema so please don't expect me to disagree with you.
RCAChainGang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 10:38 PM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

My Five Quick Post-Game Thoughts

1. I'm counting the days until the team cuts your old ass, Marvin Harrison. I hate you, you symbolize everything that is wrong with the Colts: finesse, overpaid, and inept in the postseason.

2. To sum up tonight's perfomance in one word: lame. Candidates missing out include sloppy and stupid. The offensive line wasn't too bad, considering the youth and inexperience of the interior.

3. Running the ball as they did on 4th and 1 is laughable. What a joke. They don't have the personnel to do that, especially with the Bears crowding the line, you have to do what your personnel suits you best, ie. run a pass play with a potential draw to Dom Rhodes. So stupid, which Tom Moore delivers every so often.

4. Joseph Addai, get your fragile ass off the field every single time you get dinged up, ie. twelve times a season. Do that at least, until the team can hopefully trade you for a first or second round pick.

5. Freeney looked good, Mathis too. The defensive line as a whole didn't do too bad, except for Raheem Brock perhaps. I saw Gary Brackett play, and Clint Session too at times, but Freddy Keiaho was MIA. Maybe he got injured yet again.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 10:39 PM    (permalink
MaxV
Team Leader
All-NFLDC
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,884
Reputation: 206525
MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

We got dominated at the line of scrimmage, on both sides of the ball.
MaxV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 10:40 PM    (permalink
MaxV
Team Leader
All-NFLDC
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,884
Reputation: 206525
MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

BTW, this just confirms what most of us already predicted, Matt Forte will be a very good NFL RB.
MaxV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 10:41 PM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

I wouldn't say that, that a Bears' line dominated the Colts' opposing line. The Bears units outplayed the Colts' units respectively, sure.

All three phases didn't make plays to win the game imo, except for Bullitt making a great tackle on Devin Hester's bone-headed delayed return.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 11:51 PM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

To keep some things in perspective:

1. It's not how you start, it's how you finish. Cliche but true, and certainly Colts fans can understand that since 1999.

2. The Chargers lost too, and losing the season opener isn't anywhere near as bad as what the Patriots reportedly have to face now. Talk about putting things in perspective.

If the Colts can't pass on the Vikings and get the win this upcoming week, it may be time for concern. Although even an 0-2 start doesn't rule out future success, see #1 and the Giants of last year for the most recent example.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 07:30 AM    (permalink
MaxV
Team Leader
All-NFLDC
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,884
Reputation: 206525
MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Jags lost too and I think they are a bigger threat to us then the Titans.

We'll see. I still see potential for greatness in this team. We just need to get our **** together.
MaxV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 11:10 AM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

I didn't realize until well after the game that Peyton had 49 passing attempts. Wow, that's crazy. Yes the Bears crowded the line before the snap, but they didn't always rush everyone - sometimes guys like Briggs and Urlacher dropped back.

I get that the Colts used the toss when running because they didn't want to put pressure on Manning's knee with the stretch play, but I would have liked to have seen more runs. Dom got all of three rushing attempts, I think? And I thought Mike Hart was inactive until I saw him in the final minute of the game. Colts should have ran the ball more imo. The Bears running game didn't average over 3.5 ypc if you exclude the touchdown run by Forte, but it helped their offense.

Now this Sunday at Minnesota, 49 passing attempts may be more necessary. We'll see.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 11:18 AM    (permalink
Dam8610
Team Leader
All-Pro
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Uncle Sam is CLUTCH!
Posts: 5,876
Reputation: 25259
Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

That. Was. Brutal. Can we please get some real fans in the new stadium? No one wanted to make noise, and when I was, people looked at me like I was crazy. If you don't want to make noise, why bother showing up to a football game?
__________________


The problem arises when people use statistics like a drunk uses a lamp post: for support instead of illumination.

If luck is where preparation meets opportunity, then clutch is where failure meets luck.

Quote:
<Add1ct> setting myself on fire can't be that hard
<Add1ct> but tackling a mosquito might prove a challenge
Dam8610 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 11:21 AM    (permalink
Dam8610
Team Leader
All-Pro
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Uncle Sam is CLUTCH!
Posts: 5,876
Reputation: 25259
Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

As for the play of the team, the only real problems I saw were the timing of the offense and the DL substitutions giving away what the team was doing on defense. These are both correctable mistakes, and I think we'll see them corrected soon, hopefully next week.
__________________


The problem arises when people use statistics like a drunk uses a lamp post: for support instead of illumination.

If luck is where preparation meets opportunity, then clutch is where failure meets luck.

Quote:
<Add1ct> setting myself on fire can't be that hard
<Add1ct> but tackling a mosquito might prove a challenge
Dam8610 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 11:32 AM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dam8610 View Post
That. Was. Brutal. Can we please get some real fans in the new stadium? No one wanted to make noise, and when I was, people looked at me like I was crazy. If you don't want to make noise, why bother showing up to a football game?
That sucks, especially if we're talking about before the fourth quarter. Thanks for the effort though.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dam8610 View Post
As for the play of the team, the only real problems I saw were the timing of the offense and the DL substitutions giving away what the team was doing on defense. These are both correctable mistakes, and I think we'll see them corrected soon, hopefully next week.
Normally, the offense could make the plays to win the game, similar to the '05 opener at Baltimore. But as you noted, the offense wasn't in synch because of Peyton coming in late and the change to the offensive line interior. Good point.

Guys got a good wake up call, that's for sure. And now the next game is on the road, so they need to rally together and hopefully make the plays next week to get the win. The Bears made plays in all three phases, the Colts didn't.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 11:36 AM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Also, maybe someone can confirm this, but I'm not sure Gijon Robinson fared too well as a blocker. Might have done better in the second half, might not.
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 11:40 AM    (permalink
Dam8610
Team Leader
All-Pro
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Uncle Sam is CLUTCH!
Posts: 5,876
Reputation: 25259
Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Dam8610 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Geo View Post
That sucks, especially if we're talking about before the fourth quarter. Thanks for the effort though.
We're talking about after 7-3, unless it was 3rd down, which makes no sense at all.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Geo View Post
Normally, the offense could make the plays to win the game, similar to the '05 opener at Baltimore. But as you noted, the offense wasn't in synch because of Peyton coming in late and the change to the offensive line interior. Good point.

Guys got a good wake up call, that's for sure. And now the next game is on the road, so they need to rally together and hopefully make the plays next week to get the win. The Bears made plays in all three phases, the Colts didn't.
Honestly, if the WRs could've kept the ball in their hands (Marvin's fumble and the numerous drops), we'd be talking about an entirely different game. I will say, however, that a couple of Peyton's throws were long, but still, they get paid to go get those balls.
__________________


The problem arises when people use statistics like a drunk uses a lamp post: for support instead of illumination.

If luck is where preparation meets opportunity, then clutch is where failure meets luck.

Quote:
<Add1ct> setting myself on fire can't be that hard
<Add1ct> but tackling a mosquito might prove a challenge
Dam8610 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 11:47 AM    (permalink
Geo
Neo Geo (Moderator)
Icon
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: California
Posts: 17,530
Reputation: 121499
Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Geo is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

When the Colts were down 15-13, with the momentum on their side, I was feeling good about the Colts' chances of using the remaining quarter and change to hopefully win the game. But the fumble/defensive tocuhdown that followed was killer.

This wasn't like the Eagles game, which was the exact same thing of a corner stripping Harriet Harrison of the ball, the Colts didn't have a lead already and the offense wasn't hot. Too many mental errors on the Colts' part. Stupid penalties and breakdowns (hello Ryan Diem!).
__________________
Pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence.
Geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 03:21 PM    (permalink
RCAChainGang
Pro Bowler
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 2,804
Reputation: 497257
RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.RCAChainGang is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Peyton played pretty bad. Though he had an injured knee the whole preseason. He will get better.

Reggie did awesome he went into the slot when Dallas was injured and preformed well.

I was very disappointed in Jacob Tamme.
He didn't get himself in a position to make a play.

I think this game did more good than a win would have. Like Geo said a BIG wake up call
__________________

Sig by BoneKrusher
Quote:
Originally Posted by killxswitch View Post
Bill Polian is cancer wrapped in AIDS delivered in an XXL enema so please don't expect me to disagree with you.
RCAChainGang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 03:25 PM    (permalink
chad72
Rookie
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 377
Reputation: 5483
chad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hairchad72 is so wise,  like a miniature Buddha covered with hair
Default It starts and ends with the O-line

Our O-line got manhandled, the RBs constantly saw LBs and D-linemen in the backfield. No wonder Manning had to throw so much, reminded me of the Chargers playoff game, 40 plus attempts there too, turnovers and mistakes there too, bad run D and could not get off the field on 3rd downs there too. The only difference was at least in the Chargers playoff game, we were sharp enough to put enough points on the board.

My question is, why don't we call enough screen passes and delayed draws if we know a D is being aggressive at the LOS to keep the LBs honest? Do we not have those plays in our playbook?

I did not like playing Wayne in the slot, place Gonzalez in the slot and watch him go. Wayne should be on the left, Harrison on the right, Gonzalez in the slot, Clark or Tamme in the slot too, just my two cents. Reggie is versatile but I feel Gonzo will do better in the slot than the post, just my opinion. Once you go with a 2-slot WR, 4 WR formation, they will have to honor our WR capabilities and you will have running lanes. If you go 4 WR, they are not going to blitz with a safety leaving only 1 safety to help out 4 DBs chasing 4 WRs. That would mean 2 safeties and 4 DBs leaving only 5 at the LOS for the Bears and not the 6 or 7 that they were showing most of the time. It will be an even match up where we can run better from.

The Bears can do that, put 6 or 7 in the box since they have Pro-bowl caliber corners in Vasher and Tillman plus Alex Brown back in the safety area. The Vikings, if they try to do that, do not have the CBs to accomplish that. With the Vikes, it will probably again come down to if the Colts D can get AP and the Vikes O-line off the field to give PM enough possessions. I do not see our O repeating so many penalties and turnovers again even if the Vikings play pressure D.

Normally, in a conservative Cover 2, where the LBs cannot be beat sideline to sideline, the way the Bears were crowding the LOS, I felt we could have used more stretch plays and running outside the tackles. It seems like Michael Turner always tries to run outside the tackles and is good at it against the Cover 2 defenses. Or is it just my feeling?

I have a good feeling about Mike Hart, it is worth a shot giving him more carries the next game, IMO.

Last edited by chad72 : 09-08-2008 at 03:28 PM.
chad72 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2008, 03:36 PM    (permalink
MaxV
Team Leader
All-NFLDC
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,884
Reputation: 206525
MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MaxV is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Hart is better then Rhodes imo.
MaxV is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.