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SB53: Pats vs. Rams Buildup

Discussion in 'Blinded by the Lombardis: Patriots Forum' started by RedOctober3829, Jan 20, 2019.

  1. SemperFidelisSox

    SemperFidelisSox suzyn SoSH Member

    Two targets in the passing game. I thought he would torch our linebackers. Two targets.
  2. BaseballJones

    BaseballJones goalpost mover SoSH Member

    The weird thing was that he seemed totally nonplussed about it. If I was him, and I was truly healthy, I'd be soooooo pissed.
  3. DeadlySplitter

    DeadlySplitter Member SoSH Member

    If this was the Pats, like Butler last year, there would be a hell lot of conversation about this. I see Rams fans are pissed and want to know what's up, but LA's media is so lax.

    He has to be injured / gimped in some way, and they hid it to try to fool us on the gameplan (spoiler: it did not work).
  4. Ed Hillel

    Ed Hillel Wants to be startin somethin SoSH Member

    He’s hurt and was very slow. He broke one 16 yard run with a massive hole to run through and other than that was 2 YPC. Our LB are faster than he is now.

    Gurley said he’s fine because admitting your coach lied about the injury isn’t helpful.
  5. ifmanis5

    ifmanis5 Member SoSH Member

    He was asked about that too. He said he doesn't call the plays, just following orders.
  6. Three10toLeft

    Three10toLeft lurker

    McVay was using this game to drive down Goff's market value in contract negotiations.

    4D chess.


    Goff is who we thought Eli was.
  7. Harry Hooper

    Harry Hooper Well-Known Member Lifetime Member SoSH Member

    Yes, he had no burst in the NFCCG, and didn't show much more tonight. He's hurt.
  8. cgori

    cgori Well-Known Member Silver Supporter SoSH Member

    I just watched the NFL Network interview CJ Anderson, the last question was about the split of carries between them and Anderson said something like “Todd went as much as he could tonight.” Interesting phrasing if Gurley was truly 100%.

    (CJ Anderson also comes across as a really thoughtful, articulate person. He talked a lot about wanting to win for some of the long time coaches and vets on the team. He seemed really genuine.)
  9. Mystic Merlin

    Mystic Merlin Member SoSH Member

    Gurley not being in the injury report is bullshit.

    We’d be hearing about investigations and fines and draft pick forfeitures were he a Pats player.
  10. Comfortably Lomb

    Comfortably Lomb Koko the Monkey SoSH Member

    Yea, but that’s only because the league and non-NE fans want to tear down the Patriots.

    Why does the injury report even exist? Is it just a gambling thing?
  11. lexrageorge

    lexrageorge Member SoSH Member

    Players don't need to be on the injury report if they practice and the coaching/medical staffs deem the player likely to play.
  12. Saints Rest

    Saints Rest Well-Known Member Lifetime Member SoSH Member

    My recollection is that it is about gambling, but in the sense of encouraging transparency and avoiding the ability for insider info to become something worth buying (by bettors from team personnel).
  13. tims4wins

    tims4wins PN23's replacement SoSH Member

    So the over/under missed the mark by 40, which apparently was the largest miss ever since they began tracking those things.
  14. Brand Name

    Brand Name thinks there's no 'i' in denial Staff Member Dope Lifetime Member SoSH Member

    The old record was actually this season too, Colts at Jags, with a 6-0 final. O/U of 45.5, miss of 39.5.
  15. Van Everyman

    Van Everyman Member SoSH Member

    So will the Rams be the next “burgeoning dynasty” to get derailed by the Patriots?

  16. DrewDawg

    DrewDawg Dorito Dink SoSH Member

    If he makes a play for a 32 year old Cousins in 2 years, we should take away the "genius" label.
  17. Old Fart Tree

    Old Fart Tree the maven of meat Lifetime Member SoSH Member


    You like that?
  18. Saints Rest

    Saints Rest Well-Known Member Lifetime Member SoSH Member

    As soon as the SB hangover was over, one of my first thoughts was that the Rams seem like a likely candidate to follow the path of many SB losers who don't make the playoffs the next year.

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