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Why isn't Norv using "The Burner?"

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by BOLTS4LIFE, Nov 6, 2007.

  1. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    There is a reason we brought Michael Turner back this season instead of using him for trade bait.

    I saw him used for one play on Sunday and he got negative yards.

    In fact, the only other times I really recall seeing him on the field was in that closing drive against the Bears.

    Has anybody else seen him any other times?


    Marty and Cam utilized Burner and LT perfectly last season.
    I'd really like to see more of Burner.
    I'd especially like to see Norv upgrade to plays with both him and LT set on the field!!

    It's absolutely amazing how "Mr. Offensive Guru" can't utilize any of this great talent we have!!!
     
  2. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    It's amazing that you can't even have a reasonable discussion without pounding your hard on for Norv into the dirt. EVERYONE here is sick and tired of your one trick pony bullshit.

    It's quickly ruining my enjoyment of this forum.
     
  3. Fouts

    Fouts I heart Deano!

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    I'd like to see him in the backfield with LT in the slot once in a while, but what do I know.... :icon_party:
     
  4. Trumpet_Man

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    The reason is simple.

    Norv is trying to fullfill his destiny as the destroyer of franchises as you already stated. :abq2:
     
  5. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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  6. P88F

    P88F BoltTalker

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    No way! Alan is the best but that smacking stuff calling the Colts the ponyies is pretty gay. He is the best poster on this site. RTL sucks and should be banned if anyone with his gay sarcasm post that bit him in the ***.
     
  7. in_a_days

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    I think you two make a great couple. :yes: :tup:
     
  8. P88F

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    haha hmmm he does have pretty hair.:yes: Longer them my gfs :lol:
     
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  9. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    I think this is a reasonable question.
    Have you seen Burner more involved in the games than what I stated above?
     
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    in_a_days dgaf

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    B4L I think it is a good question as well... The problem is that you are the boy who cried wolf. The only thing anyone can read in any of your threads anymore is "Norv Sucks." You've completely typecast yourself and now you're going to find it exceptionally difficult to get anyone to take your serious posts seriously. You reap what you sow.

    And yes I agree Norv is absolutely under-utilizing MT. :yes:
     
  11. powayslugger

    powayslugger Feckless Slappy

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    Yeah- I think he saw one down on offense. He's a damn expensive special teams guy... but he did make some nice tackles on punt coverage. Norv you're a frigging genius! (sarcarsm implied).
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    Norv Turner very upset and showing emotion...
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    Fire this guys sorry butt.
     
  12. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    Don't let these mo-fo's put a forum beat down on your ***. Keeping bringing it until they puke. :icon_rofl:
     
  13. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    I don't think this is an example of "crying wolf."
    I don't title a thread "Let's talk cars" but it's really about cooking.

    Though it might be tough sometimes to determine if my threads are serious or not but that's OK. Complete non sense can be fun if done right.

    Though is this case... if you took the time to open the thread, it's pretty easy to see that this is a reasonable discussion.
     
  14. BOLTS4LIFE

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  15. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    My mistake. I forgot the Donkos game.

    He ran in the touchdown but I didn't see him until we had a 30+ point lead.
     
  16. Retired Catholic

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    Great. You mean we're stuck with Norval's evil twin, Siva Turner?
     
  17. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    Maybe later but right now, I'm just jonesing for something positive!!! :(




    This would be a great start!!

    :colts::conc:
     
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    I just wish they'd stop posting with their mouths full, so we didn't have to read their contributions.
     
  19. Buck Melanoma

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    Hey, B4L asked a legit question in this thread. Where is Turner? Why did we keep him this year if we aren't going to use him? We could have gotten something for him, now we'll get a 3rd at best. I have no problem with that IF HE'S BEING USED. He isn't. Just another example of the under or poor utilization of our resources.

    I don't want to read only negativity, either. But this is a legit question & fair topic for discussion.
     
  20. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    Well genius.
    Did somebody grab you by the throat, slam your face into the monitor and force you to read?

    Well then quit your crying!!!
     
  21. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    Yup. :icon_evil:
     
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    Yeah, I thought we hung on to him so we could use him up this season or something.
     
  23. Buck Melanoma

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    Not so sure about the using him up part, but I did think we'd utilize him to keep LT fresh & as a change of pace back. Seems as though he's being kept just as a backup should LT get hurt. This, IMO, is a BS way to make a run at a championship.

    Our offensive guru needs to seek enlightenment. :icon_sad:
     
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    I totally agree. :bolt:
     
  25. Retired Catholic

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    I have a feeling Rivers might like him around as a blocking back. I would also use him as a LoNeal sub, especially since he can seal the corner off quick than Neal. Posters have been wondering this since last spring. Norval even seemed to have gotten the hint, but now his memory has lapsed.
     
  26. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    Lt is fresh as he hasn't done all that much this year. The MVP award must have gone to his head. I guess he thinks holes in the line are going to open up the same way the Red Sea parted for Moses.
     
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    With LT only averaging 17/19 carries a game its hard to see how Turner can get more snaps. However, I would like to see him more too.
     
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    Savage Lizard Charger fan at 7000'

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    If our game plan is to run directly into the line on nearly every first down, Turner is probably better suited to that.
     
  29. BOLTS4LIFE

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    I'm sure he'd settle for them to open the same way they did last season!!

    Why are so many people in here attacking LT?
     
  30. Alpenbolt

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    Lets be honest you guys beatin on B4L's *** every thread is also pretty monotonous.

    Thread is legit. Root cause has to lead to questions about the coaching because we are talking player personnel decisions here. Discussion can't head in too many other directions.

    For me again it is lack of creativity. I like Turner in the backfield with LT just to give more looks and get the defense unsure what we are doing as predictability of our offense seems to be a key issue.

    I am always a big proponent of getting your proven playmakers on the field somehow, someway. Turner and Cro are proven playmakers and Norv seems to wasting his assets IMO.

    We stand now with the 21st ranked offense in the league and the 25th ranked defense after Sunday's debacle.

    Lots of penalties, poor production on both sides of the ball, top 3 run stuffing team for last 4 or 5 years now giving up rushing records, and lots of confused players signals coaching issues to me. Kind of hard to see it any other way.
     

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