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Exploring: The Drop.

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    I'm a Brady fan but even I can admit the pass could have and should have been better.  Still pictures don't tell the whole story.  Go back and watch the several different views in real time video and you can easily see how difficult that catch is to make.
    Posted by TFB12


    Well put TFB. And really, its over. The crappy pass was almost caught, not dropped. And that one play did not cost them the SB. How about Gronk not being Gronk. Or Brady taking a safety on the very first play. Or his underthrown pass to a coverred hobbled Gronk. Point is, this pic proves nothing except you need to let it go Babe.
     
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    Should have been caught. We would of won. Period.
     
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    In Response to Re: Exploring: The Drop. : Well put TFB. And really, its over. The crappy pass was almost caught, not dropped. And that one play did not cost them the SB. How about Gronk not being Gronk. Or Brady taking a safety on the very first play. Or his underthrown pass to a coverred hobbled Gronk. Point is, this pic proves nothing except you need to let it go Babe.
    Posted by antiqueman1


    Not to mention the two unforgivable, undisciplined penalties committed by the defense negating 2 possibly game-changing plays. It goes both ways, the argument is silly really.
     
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    Welker makes that catch in his sleep.

    In the first meeting against the Giants the same type of route was ran and Tom threw a terrible pass. Wes made an even harder catch and caught it between his legs.

    This one was not a normal awesome Tom Brady throw but it was still a good pass. Rolle and another corner were playing it tight and Tom lofted it to Wes for only him to be able to make the play.

    Hes gotta catch that ball. That is what defines whether or not your going to be a champion. Its the little plays.
     
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    I'm a Brady fan but even I can admit the pass could have and should have been better.  Still pictures don't tell the whole story.  Go back and watch the several different views in real time video and you can easily see how difficult that catch is to make.
    Posted by TFB12


    Still pictures definitely dont tell the whole story. Watch this video, the entire sequence last less than 4 seconds. The ball is snapped at the 5 second mark and hits the ground before the 9 second mark. In that time Welker beats the defense, gets 20+ yards down field, stops on a dime, leaps fully outstretched while spinning a full 180 degrees and manages to somehow get his hands on the ball. Yup, pretty sure any on us would have had that one...

    http://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video;_ylt=AgWrpbV_JXbqfEHYTP82r1ObvZx4?p=wes+welker+superbowl+drop&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8&fr=yfp-t-701
     
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    In Response to Re: Exploring: The Drop. : Still pictures definitely dont tell the whole story. Watch this video, the entire sequence last less than 4 seconds. The ball is snapped at the 5 second mark and hits the ground before the 9 second mark. In that time Welker beats the defense, gets 20+ yards down field, stops on a dime, leaps fully outstretched while spinning a full 180 degrees and manages to somehow get his hands on the ball. Yup, pretty sure any on us would have had that one... http://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video;_ylt=AgWrpbV_JXbqfEHYTP82r1ObvZx4?p=wes+welker+superbowl+drop&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8&fr=yfp-t-701
    Posted by BostonSportsFan111


    I could not agree more. People, we lost twice now to the Giants. The Pats just did not come ready to claim the SB. Injuries did not help. Regardless, the Pats lost. Get over it those who continue to harp about the one play....
     
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    Seriously, you guys make it seem like WW repeated the Cowboys Jackie Smith dropped SB td pass.  This thread and Wes Welker blame game is ridiculous!!
     
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    The Dude choked at the biggest moment on the biggest stage.  Brady better never throw an important pass his way again.
     
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    In Response to Re: Exploring: The Drop. : I think that's "we might have won"
    Posted by Bustchise


    I'm sorry, but that was the game right there - if he catches it we get the ball deep in their territory with little time remaining. All we would of needed to do was run it a few times and kick a field goal. Game over.
     
    Instead we had to bare witness to our defense not making one single stop on that excruciating Giant's last drive (which was the way you knew it would end when that ball bounced right off Welker's hands).

    The truth is, it wasn't all Welker's fault, just like it wasn't all Buckner's fault. It's just that had he caught that thing at that very moment the Super Bowl was ours - he didn't and it's not. I realize he's caught hundreds of balls and will catch hundreds more - I'm rooting for him, but man that one stung. 

      
     
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    Those are 3 mighty long strides...
     
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    How in hell do you not catch this ball?
    Posted by BabeParilli


    TB didn't make the greatest pass on that play. Remember?
     
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    Re: Exploring: The Drop.

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    In Response to Re: Exploring: The Drop. : C'mon, that mickey mouse D only allowed Eli to hit on 5 of 6 passes for about 15 yards a pop with the Lombardi on the line. What fan wouldn't be proud of a D like that? Seriously, how pathetic was it? The Giants never even faced a 3rd down the entire 88 yard drive. You just don't get owned over and over any worse than that.
    Posted by BabeParilli


    you must be buddies with Jintsfan
     
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    Re: Exploring: The Drop.

    I'm a Wes Welker fan but that my friends was a dropped ball. No explaination necessary.
     
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    In Response to Re: Exploring: The Drop. :  Sorry to have to expose your Brady bashing so blatantly. Well, not really.
    Posted by BabeParilli


    I love TB, but I also will call it as I see it. TB is great but he even has bad days. He had two bad games against the Jints last year.

    The WRs can't always bail him out, that pass to WW was not accurate. It was designed to be caught in stride and get YAC, but TB threw it tooooooooooooooo high.




     
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    Re: Exploring: The Drop.

    There is virtually 'no value' in the word 'IF'. But IF Wes was 6 ft tall and if better springs in his legs the ball hits him just about above the numbers.....Perhaps a healthy Gronk 'would have' been the first read.

    Afterall remember ELI also had a Game changing drop in SB42 ....by Assante. Huh?
    With all the misfortunes in that game, A lame Gronk was it.

    Wish you all good health

     
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