Third String But Playing on Special Teams
It has to be hard to buy in for the players when things aren't going well when you hire your cheap buddys with barely any offensive experience to run the offense.
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I wonder where this team's focus is. You lost a game last week, season on the line and you miss a handoff on 3rd and inches on the first drive ? This team has no offensive leaders to lit a fire and the scheme and playcalling only makes them have more doubt in themselves.
God they were awful tonite.
It's disappointing that Bourne seems to be channeling his resentment in an unproductive manner, and it's hurting all the wrong people. Really a massive letdown because his lack of intensity and effort is killing the team, and I doubt he realizes it's not an easy switch to turn back on. Massive step back for him this year and I'd be surprised if he ever repeats what he did last season.
Definitely correct to say it. But he could have handled himself a lot better this year.DawgHouse is absolutely correct to say what he said, and more.
That's what he was saying, didn't look like "running game" to me either.
This game would of been worse. Zappe even if he is more suitable to run. The bills defense is good and fast. They would of closed out on Zappe running and all that would of done is probably killed him!
The difference is that Mahomes has the pure talent to get away with playing backyard football now and then. Mahomes can make occasional spectacular plays on the run. It's obvious from this game and several others this year that Mac has none of that ability to improvise once the pocket breaks down.
But thinking he’d win a game dealing with that week after week is a massive ask. I also like the Zappe, but that’s also how you get young guys like him injured with separated shoulders, etc. because eventually they do get hit.The Bills beat up D tonight is not really all that good.
Your opinion is that it would have been worse with Zappe. Worse than 10 points.
I believe a QB with better pocket awareness, mobility, ability to progress to a secondary receiver would have mustered more than 10 points.
We'll have to disagree.
That overhead shot on one of the plays where they needed more yardage was bad, so the play design is obviously an issue also.In Corky's defense, why weren't his receivers succeeding in shaking coverage while he was scrambling and buying time? I didn't see anybody open enough downfield to be deemed worthy of a target...
But thinking he’d win a game dealing with that week after week is a massive ask. I also like the Zappe, but that’s also how you get young guys like him injured with separated shoulders, etc. because eventually they do get hit.
Like I said before Matt Patricia is not doing the game planning alone. Bill is the one dictating the game plan. Patricia is just calling playsHis offensive gameplans are like his defensive gameplans. Bland, unimaginative, by the book. On defense, that can work. On offense, not as much.
But you're clearly forgetting Mac played great against the Vikings. For the first time all year. And since the last half of the year before that. GOOD AGAINST THE VIKINGS!No, no, no. I am not saying that Zappe is the man because of those 2 games. I am simply saying that the tired, lazy "but the Bears 2nd half" to prove that Zappe can't do it is garbage.
Zappe might end up sucking too. But he has had two shots with all practice reps. And he performed. And even that bad 3 quarters against the Bears produced more points than tonight against a beat up Bills D.