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How Should We Approach the Redskins Game?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by BoltFanDC, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. BoltFanDC

    BoltFanDC Mufflers Are Overrated

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    Given the absolutely dismal efforts of the Redskins against two division rivals the last two weeks, at home no less (45-12 v. NYG, 17-0 v. DAL), I do not expect much of a fight -- if any at all -- from this team.

    Understanding that this is basically a meaningless game for us as well, with a bye week to follow, what should our approach be for this week in terms of how long we play the first team?

    Personally, I say no more than a quarter (plus the conclusion of a drive if it goes into the second) for the offensive starters and run a near normal rotation for the D (we've been doing this pretty much all year anyway, more or less out of necessity) until sometime in the third quarter.

    Floor's open for discussion.
     
  2. foober

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    Practice for the 2nd string. :yes:
     
  3. VikingBolt

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    Uh...what happened to the 'one game at a time' ?
    Shouldn't overlook a meaningless game...that mindset could follow through. Starters should play AT LEAST half the game.
    Too much time off could leave them cold. What did they do after the bye this regular season?

    And Volek needs to get some practice in passing. Look what happened to Painter? How many games did he come in and get practice?
     
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  4. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog I only put idiots on ignore...

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    They should prepare for a game just like any other. And it is totally the decision of the coach to play who he feels needs the reps.

    Pointy :icon_twisted:
     
  5. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Injured Players: Don't play, get healthy
    First Stringers: Play enough to keep yourself in a rhythm
    Second Stringers: Play the bulk to get ready and get in shape for the playoffs
     
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  6. bigmike.x.09

    bigmike.x.09 Well-Known Member

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    Preaseason game #3. Those are the reps for our starters.
     
  7. Workplay

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    I agree :tup:
     
  8. Workplay

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    The main question is; Do we play to win?

    I think so. Ask your second string to finish the game after Rivers & Co. put up 21 in the first half.
     
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  10. Workplay

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    Thanks for making me look like a jackass :lol:
     
  11. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    You asked for that one. :lol: :icon_tease:
     
  12. Mr. D™

    Mr. D™ Who Dey!!

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    don't worry, he does that to everyone even his own brother :lol:
     
  13. RM24

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    Play to win the game....with our 2nd and 3rd stringers! :tup:
     
  14. bigmike.x.09

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    Run up the score in the first quarter with our first string and let second string do the rest. If there's anything left to do that is.
     
  15. SDChargers1982

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    Why play the 1st string for one quarter? I dont see a lot of difference between play just one quarter and dont play the game.

    Why put Rivers, Gates, Tomlinson, VJ on the field and risk them to get tackled and get injuried?

    Play to win with 2nd and 3rd strings....
     
  16. Buck Melanoma

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    Merriman should be in a boot as much as possible until our first playoff game. Let's get him as close to healthy as we can. Get Runyan more reps. If Nick is OK, start him, then pull for whoever.

    Haynesworth is pissed off. Feed him Whitehurst. :yes:

    Steady diet of Tolbert & Hester. Dare I say it - there should be a Buster sighting on the field this week. :icon_eek:
     
  17. Dublin Bolt

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    I'd love to see lots of passing from Volek AND Whitehurst. It is not much use putting them in to hand off to a back every single play. God forbid PR goes down but if he does we (and they) need to know our backup QBs can find our magnificient receivers with regularity. I know they are not going to come in and be Philip something close would be good.

    Esp Whitehurst he has to show something to the NFL world else he was a complete waste of a 3rd round pick. :icon_evil:
     
  18. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Injured players sit, banged and bruised work up a sweat and sit. Get the back ups reps and lot's of them, play to win and play with purpose.
     
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    Play enough to keep our starters in rhythm to be sure, but the first question that should be asked is:

    ...Hello!?! :icon_tease:
     
  20. Ride The Lightning

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    I was thinking about taking the trolley like I always do.
     
  21. LV Bolt Fan

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    You were reading my warped mind, :yes:

    If I go to the game, I'll approach the stadium from P-3. :lol:
     
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    Oy, try to have a somewhat serious discussion and what the hell happens... :icon_rofl:

    Nicely played...
     
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  25. Kwak

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    and break his season streak of inactivity?! **** that is all I have left for my adopt-a-bolt. Keep the streak alive!!!
     
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    He must be talking Buster Brown. He's been around about as much.
     
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