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Weddle called that fake punt

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by DenverBolt67, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. DenverBolt67

    DenverBolt67 BoltTalker

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    He was on the radio the other day and said they discuss it in practice every week, but it is his call to make once they are on the field. He said it doesn't even get called in the huddle, it is a call he makes once he sees the alignment of the other team
     
  2. Buck Melanoma

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    Old news. Read this on Monday.
     
  3. DenverBolt67

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    I am just now listening to yesterdays podcast, and they discussed it and weren't sure who made the call. So I was just clearing it up
     
  4. AnteaterCharger

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    So no love for Norv, lots of love for Weddle. He's really earning his money
     
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  5. Dublin Bolt

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    How ironic. And we all thought wow Norv, you've grown a pair. And......... he hasn't. Ah well nice knowing you.
     
  6. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Ok, I get the Norv hate, I really do. Frankly I think he can go.

    But who in the hell gave Weddle the ability to call that? Does Weddle just take control, go rogue and do what ever he wants or do you think Norv and the ST coach discuss this with him in practice?

    Jessu people, get a grip. Lets not invent **** up to hate Norv for when there is alreay ample stuff to serve that purpose without making it up... Jesus tap dancing Christ.
     
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  7. Blue Bolt

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    I hate to agree with you, but in this case, I do........ Baby Jesus shed a tear though. ;)
     
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    Hate is kinda like fear .... it doesn't need any critical thought to feed it, it just has an inertia all its own.

    Wonder how Wade is gonna be received as our new HC. :barefoot:
     
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    Meet the new softy...... same as the old softy? ;)
     
  10. Buck Melanoma

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    Tell ya what .... move Norv to OC, bring Wade back as DC, & AJ can coach the damn team. Just don't let him near the draft. :rolleyes:
     
  11. Blue Bolt

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    I think AJ would make a swell parking attendant. ;)
     
  12. Buck Melanoma

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    Careful there - some of our players have been found working at parking lots. :laugh:
     
  13. DenverBolt67

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    True, Weddle did say it was something they work on in practice every week, but they trust him enough to make the call
     
  14. DenverBolt67

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    YUK!!!!!! He is just a spineless defensive version of Norv
     
  15. Buck Melanoma

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    See SL - you're already being proven a psychic. :roflmao:
     
  16. Concudan

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    Which means what? That Norv, or more accurately the ST coach lacks balls. Or that they have huge brass ones for allowing their players the freedom to make the call they will get roasted over should it fail?

    I mean not practising the 2 minute drill... Stupid of Norv. Allowing the players to call things on the field based on what they see, I cant fault him for that, that actually speaks well of him to me.
     
  17. Sydalish

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    No no no Conc, that's not how it works.

    If the teams does well it's IN SPITE OF NORV. If the team does poorly it's ALL NORV'S FAULT.

    No matter what he gets all the blame and non of the credit.
     
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    Ohhh... My bad. Carry on then.
     
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    The possibility of it being a fake punt still gets credit to Norv.

    The final call of it is based on what the punt team sees. Weddle made the final call, but they were only thinking about going for the fake because of Norvs call.
     
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    I like fish tacos!
     
  21. Lance19

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    Okay, okay, I get it:

    Anything bad = Norv is responsible
    Anything good = Norv is not responsible

    How could such a simple narrative ever get stale?
     
  22. Buck Melanoma

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    If you can get past the illogical source of the statement, it makes the rest of many deductions drawn from it appear quite logical.

    Everyone feel better now? :rolleyes:
     
  23. DenverBolt67

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    What I said had no negative tone to it. I was agreeing with you. It was Weddle's call, but they trusted him enough to let him make the call, and they shouldn't be bashed just because it was his call.
     
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    With the thunderous sound of ticket cancellations.
     
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  25. DenverBolt67

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    I know, it isn't too often that I complement Norv, but he does deserve credit for trusting his players to make game changing calls once in a while
     

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