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Official Game Day Thread: Chargers @ Cowboys - 8/21: WIN 20 - 7

Discussion in 'Game Day Archive' started by Sandolf, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. Sandolf
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    Looks like a "rough ride" for those Cowboys. :D
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    steers and queers
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    Cheapseats Loud, proud Charger fan

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    I just want to see something resembling a running game from the Chargers in the first half...after that it is "the battle of the unknowns" for roster spots. The recliner is ready and the snacks are standing by!!!!
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    Well done Sandolf sir.
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    Three things: Chargers vs. Cowboys
    By Bill Williamson

    Three things to watch for in San Diego’s preseason game at Dallas on Sunday night. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET:

    1. Make more plays on special teams: The Chargers' special teams looked much improved last week against Seattle. They even had a 103-yard kickoff return for by Bryan Walters. This unit needs to continue to play well to inspire confidence.

    2. Continue defensive dominance: The San Diego defense was awesome against Seattle’s first-team. Seattle didn’t get past mid-field in the first half. San Diego’s defense looked nasty. Let ‘s see if it can keep it up.

    3. More Darryl Gamble: The undrafted rookie from Georgia was a star in the Seattle game. He stood up in a sea of players who will likely be cut. He was moved from inside to outside linebacker last week. He showed a great pass-rush burst and could be a keeper.
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    Nicely done SandyBob........... can't believe you sat up all night just to post on time you whacker !!!

    Agree with Cheapseats above.......

    Show us something that resembles a "running game" and some good ol' nastiness on by both Lines, that will satisfy my appetite this week......
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    Yay 2 in a row Primetime games!!
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    Cheers Jack. It more or less meets the spec Blew laid out. Does it mean I have to make another one if the Chargers win?
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    An official thread for a unofficial game?
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    I would believe so mate ...........dem the rules, aren't they ? ;)

    We may have to come up with an alternative though as far as posting, having you sit up till 3am is asking an awful lot, maybe just get it done at a reasonable time and PM it to one of us on the West coast to post it at 12 ?
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    C'mon Hex, no such thing as an "Unofficial game" ;)
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    cept it don't really count. :tdown:
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    Sounds good to me.

    People biatch no matter how you do these things.
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    My vote would be Sandy should continue regardless of outcome since we don't care about the final score in a frickin exhibition!

    Nice job Sandolf!!! :tup:
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    SECONDED!!!!
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    I'm looking forward to the first team playing the 1st half. I'm hoping they work on the running game a
    little more. Interested in what the D can do against Romo and company. Also hoping for no injuries as well
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    Sounds like several of our starters won't be playing in this one, Phillips, LaBoy, Gates, (Plus Cesaire who I don't know if he will be a starter or 2nd team/rotation)...
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    Well, at least it will be most of the starters. I would like to see the first team offense for more than one series at least. Minus Gates of course.
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    SDchargersdude Christopher Smith
    From inside the Cowboys Stadium press box, three things to watch: 1) Gamble (other OLBs out), 2) O-line run block, 3) STs cont. improvement
    Again, meaningless exhibition - I love the idea of seeing more of what Gamble and a bunch of the other young'uns have to bring to the table - he should get a shot with two of our starting OLBs being held out of this one.
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    Lets see How Larry does. I saw a clip of him going one on one with a Tackle of the Cowboys and he looked better..Looked like he added some chub too, he looked too lean in the past IMO.
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    Larry had a chubby for a Cowboy? (Dave leaves the room to get an adult beverage and contemplate the wonders of the universe). ;)
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    Just pre-season but I hear some thunder, now to see some lightning.

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    **** yes, this is the second Chargers game in a row that I get broadcast up here in Canada! If I can see the next two + I'm getting Sunday Ticket at my new place, I might not miss any Chargers games this year!
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    sdutChargers S.D. U-T Chargers
    RT @KadinHP: @sdutChargers who's going to return kickoffs tonight? (not that it matters much anymore)>It matters. Primarily Goodman, Walters
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    No Gilchrist? Or was he just returning punts?
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    SDchargersdude Christopher Smith
    Out: Cason, Sullivan, Summers, Teal, Morris, Otterson, McNeill, Cesaire, Sperry, Gates, Brown, Washington, Phillips, Barnes, LaBoy.
    Add Cason to the list and I think its smart to hold him out...
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    With Cason out, Gilchrist is going to get the work at CB....

    There are (at least) 4 phases to special teams work - Gilchrist is (or has been) also worked at gunner... Busy guy and undoubtedly now starting at CB, time for something to give a little. ;)
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    Whats wrong with Sperry? He's one I was looking forward to seeing again.

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