Rice wasn't going to play anyway so does it even matter? And he hasn't been around the team now for over a week. It's still a shock and it will be on everyone's mind but I don't see it as a distraction. If anything it can be something to rally around.
For all the mistakes made today they were for the most part correctable. Execution seemed to be the main problem as guys were in position to make plays and just failed to come through.
The O-line looked solid all around opening up holes and giving Joe time.
The defense? I've just accepted the fact that bend but don't break is here to stay as long as Pees is here. It can be effective but with an offense like the one we showed in the first half, the breaking part is going
Originally Posted by lobachevsky
Originally Posted by bslrobshields
John's interview was at the 7:20 mark and lasted about 17 min:
No it isn't. It starts at the 20:40 mark. (I'm listening to it right now.) You have it wrong here & your website has it listed wrong as well.
ETA: Eisenberg thinks Webbie will be ready to go in the opener but (big shocker) he also expects the team to look for someone "a little more proven" to provide CB depth.
Originally Posted by Shas
Itís hard to ignore a couple of controversial issues swirling within NFL circles these days that donít seem to want to go away. Iím talking about player safety and the league officeís plan to expand the number of regular season and playoff games.
Iím not the first to point out that these two firestorm issues are at odds with each other. Of course, they are both are driven by the so-called root of all evil: money.
The fact that player safety isnít going away has
Originally Posted by GOTA
The media has turned the draft into Christmas. So all the good boys and girls run downstairs to see what it waiting for them under the tree and it doesn't always live up to expectations. Every 1st round pick is described as franchise player or someone who will solidify the position for 10 years or even become the face of the franchise. It's complete BS.
Half these 1st round picks will be average at best and out of the league in a short time at worst. Only a handful will become