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  1. Fixit

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    In the St. Louis game, the Rams recovered a fumble. The ball carrier has a five-man escort to the endzone, and not one of them bothers to block anyone, instead opting to run ahead to get a good spot at the TD celebration.

    Tackle, stalled drive, blocked FG, 4-point loss.

    Contrast that with a play from a few years ago when Willie Mac pulled a teammate's jersey to slow him down enough for Willie to blow a guy up and clear the way.
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    So the Rams are doomed to losing because they didn't take a fumble to the house? They won a Superbowl 10 years ago. If we don't win another SB by 2014 are you going to be saying the same thing about us?
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    A team is a perennial loser when their top two receivers are in the locker room when the offense is on the field near the end of the half. I thought that the behavior of Ochocinco and TO was reprehensible.
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    You're kind of missing my point here.
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    Yeah, that...wasn't a good start.
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    I thought the OP was referencing the Cowboys at the end of the first half. Instead of taking a knee, they ran a useless running play on their own 30 which Deangelo Hall striped and took to the house.
    Washington is no better. In a game where points are at a premium, they took points off the board on a penalty on a field goal only to muff the later field goal and lose 3 points. The announcers didn't even discuss the concept of taking points off the board until AFTER the muffed FG attempt...
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    Yet when all is said and done, Randy Moss will be the only one remembered for leaving the field before the clock read 0:00 - everyone else will be forgiven, for having been on their way for treatment from their trainers in the final analysis of fans and the media.
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    Cowboyz... perennial underachievers yes; but perennial losers they are not.
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    Ochocinco needed IV fluids. Thats not a behavior issue.


    TO is an idiot though.
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