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  1. carolinatony

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    We lost both Weis and Romeo and also you know who to the Jets. That's a lot of changes in the staff the last few years. Throw in losing our 2 best WR's this past year and we are still 9-3 and in the hunt for the SB.
    Things could be worse considering.
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    we are expecting too much because we are fans. thats what all of us fans do for all our teams :)
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    #75 Jersey

    Absolutely not. If we could be 14-2 two years in a row, we should have improved enough to be 16-0 every season by now.

    Obviously, we're on the decline.
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    The thing about this team that makes them great is that they never make nor accept excuses.

    That being said, the defense carried the offense at the beginning of the year. Given the injury situation we might need the offense to carry the defense through the end of the year.

    Hopefully we can get healthy enough and good enough that both the offense and defense are peaking at the right time - and no excuses will be relevant.
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    Last year was a major transition year and this year continues to be another transition year.

    Defensively the team has been stellar despite all their injuries. And will continue to have to adapt with the loss of Seau. They've constantly adapted in the secondary.

    Offensively they've struggled to adapt to transition into a two tight end power team. Last year the offensive was so productive because they were down early in games and had no running game so they were forced to the 3 wide out set. Personally I think they should use this more and run out of this more.

    The injuries just blow my mind year after year. Is it just bad luck, the style they play, or training?

    But to answer your question I think they are doing well with all the adversity they've encoutnered trading guys away, losing guys, fitting new guys into the team, losing guys to injuries, a new def. coord., and a young o-coord.

    They are still young and in good shape for the future.
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    Good answers. With 2 # 1's next year we should be able to stay at or near the top.

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