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Discussion in 'American Football' started by Savage Lizard, Sep 23, 2007.

  1. Savage Lizard

    Savage Lizard FORMER Charger fan at 7000'

    Jul 12, 2007
    As I sat watching the game, I figured out fairly early that we were going to run almost every first down. If my dumb *** can figure it out, I'm guessing a highly paid defensive coordinator is figuring it out.

    So when I got home, just to see how bad it was, I looked it up. Subtracting the last two minutes of each half when we were in hurry up mode and wouldn't be running, here's our first down play calling

    1st half - 8 runs, 3 passes
    2nd half - 9 runs, 2 passes

    So, for the game, minus the last two minutes of each half, we called 17 runs on first down, and 5 passes, for about 77%.

    I won't go so far as to start calling for the firing of the coaches just yet, but dudes, mix it the **** up a little bit, eh?
  2. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2006
    I think nearly all of us were saying that .....

    Why? Why isn't Rivers checking out to a slant? Why not run a first down screen?

    Baffling ....bad.

    I blame Clinton Hart.
  3. Showmeyourbolt

    Showmeyourbolt Well-Known Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Simms even figured it out. He said we should try play action on first down the way that the linebackers attacked us. Defensive predictibility was even worse.

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