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  1. Ian

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    In your other thread, Bruschi pretty much indicated that SeaBass is da man Sunday. Not that anyone here should be surprised.
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    Not surprising to me....I'd be surprised if most folks here didn't already feel this was the case.
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    Mankins basically confirmed it this morning on WEEI, as well.
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    Being that it is at home vs a crappy team, might be a good game to let the rook get his feet wet, gain some confidence and let Light heal a bit.

    As long as Vanden Bosch doesn't turn into Jared Allen on Sunday, the Titans pass rush is about as bad as the Pats'.
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    It certainly beats playing two players out of position when one of them is a rookie to boot.
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    Why did they run about 8 running plays in a row when tehy put in Vollmer?

    I mean it's like they just gave up, it was pathetic.
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    They wanted to see how he was going to respond against one of the leading pass rushers in the league. They did the running plays to see if he was able to push back Dumervil. When they saw that he could, they started passing it. Vollmer is a rookie and is extremely raw. With a quarterback coming off of injury, they probably felt that it was too big of a risk to come out throwing right away.

    The Detroit Lions called a good amount of passing plays on Sunday. If you felt that this was so pathetic, there's always room on their bandwagon.
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    Oooh, you showed me!

    It was pathetic. 6 predictable running plays in a row. We needed some points and they go 3 and out to "protect the QB"? Why not just forfeit the game at that point if they were that worried, that's pretty much what they did.
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    I cannot for the life of me figure out why you even bother... There are 31 other far more deserving doorsteps you could darken.
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    The Pats took the 5-0 Broncos into overtime on their home field...yeah..they may as well have just never played the game...got it
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    They felt that it was a better idea not to take the chance of reinjuring the franchise in an early season game and still be able to come out in the next series and light it up with pass play after pass play. It was the smarter thing to do. Like I said, if you feel it's so pathetic then, by all means, you can always leave and go root for another team.
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    They were LEADING THE GAME? Were you even watching?

    Then they decided to throw it away by running 2 yard dive after 2 yard dive. It was pointless.

    I know IBBWT, but this is ridiculous. Drop the kool-aid, homer.
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    I just looked at the recap on the ESPN page...you're nuts...there was exactly ONE 2 yard run by the Pats in the 4th quarter...there were a proportionately large number of botched passing plays .Calling an overtime loss "pointless" is knee jerk idiotic. Blaming it on mythical "2 yard run after 2 yard runs" is flat out moronic.
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    Were you watching the game? They were leading, Light goes down, they run 6 times in a row and get basically nothing. They lose the game. Brilliant.

    And 5-0? YEAH, the broncos are 5-0 thanks to playing teams like the pat(sies).
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    There it is.....I've been waiting for the inevitable bash.....:rolleyes:

    Patsies?
    Someone isn't watching the games, or wasn't around when they WERE the 'Patsies", cuz there is NO comparison to that era of teams.

    Bah, go have another Rum and Coke.
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    According to the gamebook, the results were not really that bad: They had one rushing play that gained less than 3 yards (a draw to Kevin faulk on 3rd down -- we'd never do that if Light was in the game :rolleyes:). Thanks to the Broncos stupid 4th down penalty, the drive lasted until there were two incomplete passes ... maybe they should have kept running!

    http://library.kraftsportsgroup.com/20091011_gamebook.pdf

    2-10-NE 15 (15:00) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to W.Welker to NE 26 for 11 yards (D.Williams). NE-M.Light was injured during the play.
    1-10-NE 26 (14:35) (Shotgun) K.Faulk left guard to NE 30 for 4 yards (D.Williams).
    2-6-NE 30 (13:59) S.Morris right tackle to NE 33 for 3 yards (V.Holliday).
    3-3-NE 33 (13:13) (Shotgun) K.Faulk left tackle to NE 34 for 1 yard (R.Ayers).
    4-2-NE 34 (12:33) PENALTY on DEN-R.Quinn, Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards, enforced at NE 34 - No Play.
    1-10-NE 39 (12:20) S.Morris up the middle to NE 45 for 6 yards (K.Peterson).
    2-4-NE 45 (11:46) S.Morris left guard to 50 for 5 yards (W.Woodyard).
    1-10-50 (11:07) S.Morris up the middle to DEN 47 for 3 yards (B.Dawkins).
    2-7-DEN 47 (10:25) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep middle to M.Matthews (B.Dawkins).
    Timeout #1 by NE at 10:17.
    3-7-DEN 47 (10:17) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short right to W.Welker (C.Bailey).
    4-7-DEN 47 (10:10) C.Hanson punts 45 yards to DEN 2, Center-J.Ingram, downed by NE-M.Slater.
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    Ignore him, he's a troll pretending to be a Patriots fan. Ask yourself this: have you ever in your entire life heard any New England fan refer to the Pats as the Patsies? Even once, after an interception, loss, whatever?

    Now ask yourself, as a point of reference: how many times have you heard or read fans of other teams refer to the Pats as Patsies?



    Here's an analogy: how often have you heard somebody outside of New England refer to Boston as Beantown? Now how many times have you heard somebody that is actually from the Boston area refer to the city as Beantown?
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    Back to Vollmer... Let's hope that the playing time he receives pays dividends.
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    I was looking forward to the gradual maturation process of Vollmer. Maybe put him in against players Light's historically struggled with and go from there...

    I really hope this isn't a case of too much too soon.
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    Sebastian Vollmer

    Sebastian Vollmer's Encore Performance Will Be A Titan Of A Task by Jeff Howe of NESN

    Sebastian Vollmer up for big task; rookie will be set to fill in for Light again


    Vollmer Standing Tall by Andy Vogt of the Metro West Daily News
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    I have a funny feeling that Vollmer is going to take Lights job ala Brady/Bledsoe.

    Vollmer supposedly has a mean streak like Mankins and very quick feet. Lights a good player, but at times a liability.
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    You nailed it!

    I thought everyone was aware that Klinefan isn't a Patriots fan, he doesn't even try hard to convince with his constant negative bashing and the use of terms like 'Patsies'.

    I doubt we'll see him again in this thread (now that he's been outed again) but he'll be sure to pop up later on another thread bashing something else Patriots related.
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    In what seems like a break, VandenBosche is not playing lights out so far, he has ZERO sacks and paltry tackle #'s.

    It seems like Haynesworth is missed quite a bit, I don't watch the Titans games, but I'm wondering if he's getting DT every play now that the big man plays for Washington.
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    Well, I have, but probably not since the Rod Rust days :singing:

    Any way, troll or not, I was curious what the facts were ...
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    I'm glad you posted that. They pretty much did give up the pass, but maybe that wasn't a bad thing because Brady was just inaccurate as all hell anyway.

    As for patsies, I grew up with the team and that's waht they were called. It was said kind of affectionately but kind of ruefully too...like these patsies, they're our boys, but man do they get beat a lot.

    In the denver game they were being the patsies again, so I'll call them that.

    I do scold the team a lot...I had my hopes up for this year and they're making me feel foolish and disappointed. I don't like that.
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    Time for posters like this to get off teh bandwagon and be sent to NFL hell...Oakland Detroit...BANISHED from following this team...patsies?? Only those who know nothing about the game would compare the older teams to this one..losing by 3 points in OT to a 5-0 team and they deserve the term patsy? Spoiled and dumb....
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    Yeah. He's a mauler. You could tell in the times that we ran behind him against the Broncos. He blew his man right off the line and drove him into the ground. I have like the yardage our running backs have been able to get when running behind him.

    As for Light, he's been outstanding so far this year. He did have a bad game against Buffalo and a not-so-good game @ NYJ, but he's more than stepped up since then. I do agree, though, that he is prone to a very bad game every once in a while.
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    I'm looking forward to seeing what Vollmer can do. Our opponent is 0-5 so this seems a good time for the rookie to get experience. Let the Seabass era begin!!
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    Re: FORSBERG: Vollmer to Take Over for Light?

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