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  1. #16

    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...



    Quote Originally Posted by darthpemo View Post
    This
    Ditto.




  2. #17

    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    Quote Originally Posted by darthpemo View Post
    This
    Ditto.




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    Quote Originally Posted by SimiValleyFan View Post
    Ditto.
    Could not agree more. I used to jump up and down yell at the TV. But this year
    Im deviod of emotion. Burnt out? Absolutely




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    I feel pretty burned out too. A loss like this can suck the life out of you.




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    I long now for the offseason....tbis BS week in and week out is just too much to take! But, I am sure Harbs will tell the team how proud he is of the way they competed tonight ....more BS - the D should be ashamed of themselves! Oh, btw, don't forget to get your playoff checks in the mail!
    "Grab those pusillanimous sons-a-bitches by the nose and kick 'em in the balls.." General George S. Patton




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    Every season has its ups and downs. Every season is stressful if you love your team.

    Every time I think I am burnt out though, I just think back to the days when this town had no team and I quickly remember why I love this game and team.
    A linebacker's job is to knock out running backs, to knock out receivers, to chase the football,
    -Ray Lewis




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    I agree with this whole thread. I'm not even that upset right now. Just like, "Blah, I'm not surprised."

    What a misuse of talent and opportunity. This team, with its current players and coaches, is UNDERWHELMING. I think that's the word.




  8. #23
    Man this loss blows. Hard.

    But wow you all sound like a bunch of pussies.
    We got the 4 skins next week and then a huge game at home vs Denver. They know they backed themselves into a corner. And they know its time to Annie up. No guarantees in this league fellas.




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    Quote Originally Posted by timmyonfleet View Post
    Man this loss blows. Hard.

    But wow you all sound like a bunch of pussies.
    We got the 4 skins next week and then a huge game at home vs Denver. They know they backed themselves into a corner. And they know its time to Annie up. No guarantees in this league fellas.
    Name-calling isn't necessary, especially sexist name-calling.

    No one said the game was guaranteed. What we're saying is that, like usual, we sleptwalk through our own bed-shitting in a situation where all the stars were aligned for us.




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    The OP's feelings are perfectly normal. I was a fairly rabid fan and had attended maybe 90 straight home games.

    It probably started with the Boller experiment; continued through the joke that was the 2006 Super Bowl and ended with Lee Evan's drop @ Foxboro ....... I found that I no longer had the emotion I once had. I'm sure the passing of the Reed/Lewis era is having its effect also. Throw in some goofy rule changes; inconsistent officiating and, IMO, the NFL is certainly not something to be taken seriously. I still watch the games, if I’m available, but don' allow them to sap my time and money as they once did or replace a social engagement. I'm not really happy or sad …… I got nothin'. Occasionally I'll laugh at an official pretending to 'spot' a punt that was kicked into the stands.

    P.S. I'll always feel that the 2006 & 2011 Ravens were the NFL's best team.
    Last edited by rla20cpa; 12-03-2012 at 12:32 PM.




  11. Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    Quote Originally Posted by Beerracuda View Post
    Seriously. A loss like today's would normally send me into a fit of rage. The lucky wins we've had this year, and normally I would be picking over our deficiencies in spite of the win. Usually I'm cussing loudly about Cam Cameron.

    But I've noticed this year, I'm just not doing that. I'm not getting too high after wins, and not too low after losses. The reason? I think it's because I'm so fed up with our coaches, I'm now used to it, or simply burned out. I said 3 years ago that we're never winning a Super Bowl with these coaches, and that hasn't changed one bit, despite being 9-3.

    We've seen this same pattern repeatedly. Every time things are stacked up nicely for us, the team shits the bed, mainly through poor coaching decisions. Last year, we had a great opening day win against the Steelers, then traveled to Tennessee and lost embarassingly 26-13. A few weeks later, we were riding high at 4-1 after a win against Houston, then lost at Jacksonville pathetically 12-7. Then a great last-second win in Pittsburgh, followed by yet another sad effort in Seattle, 22-17.

    Tonight, they had everything set for them - the division title, playing at home, playing against a 3rd string QB, and without several other starters, and the crowd ready to explode. What do they do? Shit the bed again.

    It's obvious that they have the talent to beat anyone in the league. But they seem to have the coaching staff to lose to anyone on any day.

    So why am I not all that upset after today's game? I'm burnt out... I've seen this act far too many times. I've seen that things just aren't going to change. No matter how many wake up calls we're given, this coaching staff simply refuses to change its ways. And because of that, it's hard for me to get excited about wins, when I know avoidable losses like tonight are right around the corner.
    Or maybe you're just getting older. I'm in my late 20's now and I've been a fan of this team since the day it was announced they were coming from Cleveland. It started a couple seasons ago with the Pitt loss in the playoffs. Since then I've kinda been taking in the big picture and not living week to week. Its help me be more objective.




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    TBH I divested myself emotionally from this team after the AFCCG last season, after it occurred to me that this was as good as it was going to get under this regime. We were the best team in the AFC, and we couldn't get it done. This year's team is a shell of last year's squad.




  13. #28

    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    As long as Flacco is under center I will never invest emotionally into a Ravens' game. Those days are gone forever. Joe is just far too inconsistent to the point where one never knows which QB will show up during any given game. One game he can post 30 easy points, and the next he cannot muster can't hit a receiver or throw a TD against an average team. This loss today was like de javu. We have seen Flacco throw away games to the Steelers in the 4th Qtr before with a stupic interception or a QB fumble.
    "...but I own his ass!"




  14. #29

    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    Have to agree with the OP. Pretty much sums up my feelings about the 2012 Ravens.




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    Re: I think I'm getting burned out...

    This team will be judged based on what they do in the playoffs. The regular season is not important. The Ravens need to be like the last 2 Super Bowls Champions were and just get in and keep winning.
    He Who Dares.....Wins




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