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Z knows his stuff on this one. I have to agree. Coolade, sorry but you are losing some cred lately (not that you care) because every post I see, it seems you are throwing jabs at Brady. Are you in line to take over for Rusty when he finally umps?
Even after he played a great game it seems you were still reminded folks of his poor play weeks before. You got an axe to grind? Sure seems so. The new "Hey LOOK at me!" Poster?
Z is spot on.
Different receivers on the field every game, mostly a combination of inconstant rookies being the focal point. Bahh
What changed? 2 actual NFL receivers returning, consistency and continuity, no rookies as focal points, the way defenses have to play that. All any team had to do was take out the most constant receiver(who ever that was each week) and laugh at the rookies dropping balls and running incorrect routes. Luckily TB burned them on it, on occasion.
Should be thanking TB for holding it together as much as possible during that time, not bashing him. There is a reason no teams start 4 rookie skilled players on offense.
Don't know what happened to coolaid. Bashing a very accurate and sound opinion, calling out posters for the threads they create. WT F?
Must have drank some of Rusty's stupid juice.
Never considered him an agenda driven troll before, but consider it done! Too bad.
um.... Specifically what opinion...? What thread are you referring to? Wow, quite comical haw you idiots band togethetr.... and drink your 'stupid juice'. Hahaha. Look at y'all. Joke. lol@yurazzzses. defending your dippysh1t zbundino.
Have an original thought perhaps? Is that so challenging for yur brain cells. lol. Glomming onto another posters argument and not offering anything original... sad ....
Here's a clue. Z's position and mine coincide.
intr.v. co·in·cid·ed, co·in·cid·ing, co·in·cides 1. To occupy the same relative position or the same area in space. 2. To happen at the same time or during the same period. 3. To correspond exactly; be identical. 4. To agree exactly, as in opinion; concur. See Synonyms at agree. The position I am referring to is continuity ; con·ti·nu·i·ty
noun \ˌkän-tə-ˈnü-ə-tē, -ˈnyü-\
: the quality of something that does not stop or change as time passes : a continuous quality
: something that is the same or similar in two or more things and provides a connection
Here's an original thought for you.
Every day Brady practices with Amandola, Gronk, JE, Larry, Moe and Curly. They practice and practice and practice but come game time there is no Gronk or there is no Amendola or they added Shep to larry, moe, and curly.
Now larry, moe curly and shep, aren't very good because becoming good takes time, practice, talent, continuity,,,,, (playing together)
Larry, moe and curly don't really know their assignments because in practice, they are limited because Gronk and Amendola and Edelman take most of the snaps with each of them getting a chance.
Come game time who does TB see when he takes the field? No Gronk or no Amandola or a combination with Maybe only Gronk and larry moe and curly. You get the pic. Only one of them is very good and he is playing with 3, who are not.
The D's see this too and take out Gronk or Amandola or Edelman, or who is the flavor for that day. That leaves larry, moe curly and shep.
Now any person with a brain cell can see that GRONK AND AMENDOLA AND EDELMAN with either larry, moe, curly or shep, is a much better option because you are not relying on no good players because your only good one is double or triple covered. Isn't that how they presumably practice? Isn't a continuous flow of three vets better than a weak 3 rookies?.
Isn't that who BB is putting on the field, given the option.? Ya, there's a reason for that.
Imagine taking 3 steps back and preparing to throw, only no one is near where they are supposed to be. You hesitate, Right? Or you throw the ball away or you get sacked. Hmmm seems to be a lot of that.
Now imagine taking 3 steps back and preparing to throw and everybody is where they are supposed to be. REVELATION!!!!!
Big difference, better execution, no hesitation, no confusion= better results
That is the improvement you think you see with the QB. Truth is it was always there. Just not with the receivers, not constantly= no continuity.
No one instantly woke from a coma and became the GOAT again.
It's a miracle!!!!!!! BWAHAHAHA
Speaking of waking up, You might want to.
That WOULD REQUIRE not glomming the stupid juice that your good buddy sells..
Ok... So this original thought (story) is the reason that Brady played better. In other words conversely, youare saying that this story is the reason that Brady struggled(played poorly, threw picks, fumbled,etc) for the 1st seven games since you can't count Dolphins game since Gronk was in there.
So if you are to be believed ... PLease look at highlighted items.
Belichick and MCD, 2 of the most experienced coaches in the league are inadvertantly sabotaging their offense by robbing the eventual starters of snaps during the week. After 7 weeks of practice and games and training camp They field a team of receivers that "dont know their assignments".
Brady, HOF QB with tons of experience doesn't know who is playing receiver until "come game time"......? Thats brilliant lol. LIKe thre is no plan to slowly bring Gronk back where he is practicing but not playing in live games. Brady just walks out there on the field and surprise....! Man this sucks nobody is where they are suppposed to be.
comical. Now if you are referring to a specific play where a mistake was made, your argument or story could have some specificity and cred. but as stated its really dimwitted. HOF coach legend and HOF QB cant get on the same page with their preparation to even know who is going to be on the field. I think you might be listening too much to Gronks MOM and other bright media sources, or your Buddy ZZZZZ.
Enough about your story... The fact is that Brady played well Sunday and poorly the prior week and downright mediocre the first 7 games. (70 something passer rating compared to career 90 something). Even though during his entire career he had to mix and match receivers , Caldwells, Givens, Gaffneys, etc. but more recently a short pass specialist Wes Welker. Of course there are reasons he was mediocre, but his performance was UN-Bradylike for whatever reasons, and likely, or definitely a combination of several, but the most important reason is right between his ears. As in, given the limitations of new receivers , He and MCD could not make it happen with any consistency. He's done it before but this season ,not. Glad to see he and MCD finally got his and the Offenses sh11t together last week.
These are facts , Just stop it with the kneejerk stupid juice calling crap when somebody posts facts. Go ask Brady. He'll tell you straight out . The offense played better and he played better . They go together but the chicken or the egg is basically what we are arguing about...Correct...? But trying to ignore the most obvious reason an offense looks better (QB execution) is downright assinine.
HERE are the facts dimwit. My story is aptly told. Yours is BS. FACT!
Christopher Price; stats:
Every week over the course of the regular season, we’ll present a list of the Patriots’ “offensive touches,” a running tally of which one of the offensive skill position players is getting the most looks. Like our weekly look at targets, it can occasionally be an inexact stat, but it remains a good barometer of how confident the coaches (and quarterback) are when it comes to the skill position players at their disposal. Nine weeks into the regular season, here’s a breakdown of the New England offense for 2013:
RB Stevan Ridley: 127 (118 rushes, 9 catches), 9 negative rushes, 1 negative reception, 2 fumbles lost
RB LeGarrette Blount: 70 (70 rushes, 0 catches), 8 negative runs, 1 fumble lost
RB Brandon Bolden: 55 (38 rushes, 17 catches), 3 negative runs, 1 negative reception
WR Julian Edelman: 51 (2 rushes, 49 catches), 6 dropped passes
WR Aaron Dobson: 31 (0 rushes, 31 catches), 1 negative reception, 7 dropped passes
WR Danny Amendola: 24 (1 rush, 23 catches), 1 negative reception
WR Kenbrell Thompkins: 23 (0 rushes, 23 catches), 7 dropped passes
QB Tom Brady: 23 (23 rushes, 0 catches), 25 sacks, 14 kneeldowns, 2 fumbles lost
RB Shane Vereen: 21 (14 rushes, 7 catches)
TE Rob Gronkowski: 19 (0 rushes, 19 catches)
TE Michael Hoomanawanui: 9 (0 rushes, 9 catches)
WR Austin Collie: 3 (0 rushes, 3 catches)
FB James Develin: 2 (0 rushes, 2 catches)
RB Leon Washington: 1 (1 rush, 0 catches)
TE Matthew Mulligan: 1 (0 rushes, 1 catch)
WR Josh Boyce: 1 (0 rushes, 1 catch)
Some offensive notes:The Patriots ran 71 plays on Sunday against the Steelers and 17 of them were in shotgun, a rate of 24 percent. To this point in the season, the Patriots have been in shotgun formation on 262 of their 633 offensive snaps, a rate of 41 percent. (Last year through nine
games, the Patriots were in the shotgun for 352 of their 710 plays, a rate of 50 percent.) … Against the Steelers, the Patriots were in no-huddle for 19 of their 71 snaps, a rate of 27 percent. On the year, the Patriots have operated in a no-huddle on 105 of their 633 plays from scrimmage — 17 percent of the.
LQQK at the groupings:
JE is your #1 for 5 games.
AMandola is # 1 for 1 game
Gronk # 1 for 3 games
JE is the #2 for 1 game.
Amandola # 2 for 1 game
Thompkins/ Dobson are the # 2/3's for 7 games. until Gronk, Amadola return, making Dobson/ JE 3/4. BEST GAME!
The JE, #1,Thompkins, #2 Dobson #3, combo, ( 6 games), produces 17 DROPS
The Gronk, Edelman/Amandola, Dobson/Thompkins combo produces 3 DROPs in (3 games.)
This does not include the grievous incompletions which are as bad if not worse than the drops.
Groupings matter, talent matters, continuity matters
NOT RELYING ON YOUR 3 WORST RECEIVERS, FOR 6 GAMES, MATTERS!
Now, show me a QB who can do that, better.
You won't find one because no other QB in the NFL has had to go through that.
God bless TB!