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Nonsense and Non Sequiturs

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Blue Bolt, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Blitzy

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    No my big Sista, your wishes have been granted ;)
     
  2. Charger Dave

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    Michael Gehlken ‏@UTgehlken 4h
    Chargers part with return man Richard Goodman, leaving Fozzy Whittaker as the heir apparent: http://utsd.us/135ml1r

    Four hours old but yeah...

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    OBTW, I really like signing the former Bulldog boy from Fresno to the PS!

    Kenny Wiggins, T, Fresno State – A 6-6, 314-pounder out of Fresno State, the tackle appeared in all four games for the San Francisco 49ers this preseason.

    If you still have a copy of our debacle, er..., exhibition game against the 49ers, he was wearing #69 and came in at OLT for Colt McCoy after Kapernik was done with the 1st offensive series for them. To these eyes, worth grooming on the PS if he doesn't get poached.
     
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  3. jackfrost

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    Excellent, good to see I wasn't dreaming, had his opportunity and hasn't shown a thing.

    The more beef the better Dave, will never complain about having to many fat boys onboard.
     
  5. Charger Dave

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    Always agreed on the beef Jack - I also like speed and strength:

    Ricky Henne ‏@ChargersRHenne 1m
    Chargers sign Brandon Moore to practice squad. All spots now filled up.

    That takes care of the "first wave", but there may be another as TT looks at who got cut off other teams' temporary 53 as they snagged perceived upgrades off the waiver wire. (I expect Goody to get a look from a couple of teams too). That wave will most likely involve on-field tryouts as teams will be dumping guys nicked up in camp but not on I/R.
     
  6. jackfrost

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    Well :poop: , if your going to get all specific finally, with a combo of Beef, Speed and Strength, wouldn't we be a Superbowl contender ????

    unfortunately for us, the past regime was rather :poop:ty, :poop:ty bang bang at assembling such talent and here is what we are now faced with for the next few years......... a slow painful rebuild once again.
     
  7. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    Not necessarily that slow....... the Colts went from 2-14 to 11-5 almost overnight.

    I'm looking for some of that TT magic. ;)
     
  8. Charger Dave

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    Yeah, and their O-line tried to get Luck killed doing it.

    I'm watching FSU's O-line against Pitt. Their redshirt frosh QB just threw his 4th TD of the night. FSU 41, Pitt 13

    Want some more of that high quality beeeeeeeef in 2014. Team needs depth - period.
     
  9. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    I don't think our O-line will be as bad as last year's though. If anything, I see Rivers having more time to throw, but needing less time with the new offensive scheme.
     
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  10. Charger Dave

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    I'm hoping you are right Blue - convinced they picked the right starting group, (out of what they had), just very, very concerned about who comes in when one or two get nicked up. Seminoles have one of the best O-lines in college this year, (not much at RB) - and believe me I was watching those fat-boys *closely*. Hoping to see better quality at positions of need slide to us in 2014.
     
  11. Sandolf

    Sandolf Blue Moon Rising

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    Philip is not a nickel and dime passer. He is your classic downfield gunslinger. I see us as miserable as ever converting third downs... (unless an array of backs and receivers learn to be Gawd's gift to breaking tackles). Scifres is going to be facing his heaviest workload since becoming a Charger.
     
  12. Charger Dave

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    <snort> If that last part works out to be true, they had better protect HIM better than they did against SF. ;)
     
  13. Sandolf

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    I am sure they have the number of that scrub punter Kent on a speed dialer.
     
  14. Blue Bolt

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    Well, all we've seen from Rivers is the downfield stuff under Norv..... that doesn't mean he can't do anything else. I wouldn't typecast the poor fella. ;)

    I don't think the long shots will just evaporate though. If they employ the two head monster at TE (Gates and Green), they might open up space for some big plays. All Rivers needs is a little time and somebody to get open.
     
  15. Sandolf

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    Dunno Blew. Most of the West Coast stuff seems to work better with a roll out QB better than a pocket passer. When the LBs have to respect the run it opens up the underneath game. Everybody will let Philip run all day.

    You are correct about the TEs though. Everything that worked well in the preseason could have been just as easily a page out of Norv's book.
     
  16. Blue Bolt

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    Remember, they haven't show anything yet. We don't know if it'll really be a West Coast offense.

    McCoy isn't the type of guy who'll try to force a square peg into a round hole. He'll tailor the offense to what his players do best.... that includes Rivers.
     
  17. Sandolf

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    Well the Chargers of old seemed to be able to make first downs at will. Rivers would read the D, and if they were taking away Gates, he'd check down to Tomlinson or Sproles. I can't even remember the WRs being a big part of the 3rd down scheme.

    Nowadays every 3rd down is an adventure. Maybe if we could run for a few instead of Philip forcing the ball to his primary receiver... (and the resulting mass of turnovers)... things will improve. Like you I think the OL has improved. How much improved we'll have to see when these guys play an entire game together as a unit.

    The only hope for the Chargers nearing any respectability lies with the defense. Provide this impotent offense with good field position often enough, they'll score enough points to win a few games. But if our defense is constantly playing the short field... we're going to get so sick of NostraFrostus that one of us will go over there and shoot him.
     
  18. Lance19

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    The good news is that I'm very optimistic about the Chargers' 2013 season! :D

    The bad news is that this is the most I've had to lie to myself (to be optimistic) in a decade... :whistling:

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  19. Blue Bolt

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    I wouldn't say the defense was blameless in our losses last year..... anything but.

    As good as our defense looked at times, it also had some major letdowns at the end of games. That can be attributed to age and conditioning. We've gotten rid of the older vets on the D, and the new regime has upped the conditioning by all accounts. That should payoff with fewer blown games in the 4th quarter.
     
  20. FCBolt

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    What team doesn't need a LB/FB with a direct connection to the almighty????
     
  21. FCBolt

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    His buddy Rivers should ring him up and let him know he needs some more protection.;)
     
  22. FCBolt

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    Uhoh Pump Shammy has your number:
    Shamrock‏@Shamrock_Dan31 Aug
    I wonder why the local SD mediots haven't mentioned Kassim Osgood was cut by the 49ers. I'm sure kiddieland at .com is clamoring for him.
     
  23. Sandolf

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    Other teams **** is better than our #2s.
     
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    Anthony Calvillo is out with a concussion. They have been playing their 2nd and 3rd string scrub QBs with not much success. It is interesting that owning Tebow's CFL rights doesn't seem worth more than a Snickers bar to them given some awful games of late.
     
  27. FCBolt

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    Deeper end zones, longer & wider field = more opportunities for interceptions.
     
  28. Sandolf

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    The wider field part of that is especially true.
     
  29. FCBolt

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    + Tebow is always hucking it to the EZ. Pick machine in CFL I predict.
     
  30. Sandolf

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    Perhaps there is a better chance of him fitting into an Arena League team.
     

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