Y Factors 2018: Patriots at Jaguars

-by DNOMN8R314

Whenever the Patriots are about to play a rematch, Bill Belichick has always been quick to point out that the teams have changed from year to year. Although a good number of the names, numbers, and faces remain the same from last year’s AFC Championship Game, both the Patriots and Jaguars’ 2018 squads are markedly different from the 2017 teams. How might New England try to take control of this weekend’s game? Here are a few possiblities.

Edge-a-sketch: One of last week’s surprises was the deactivation of Derek Rivers from the 46-man gameday roster in favor of Keionta Davis. Most observers theorized that Davis received a spot on the field due to his ability to contain the mobile Deshaun Watson, although Rivers might be a better pure pass rusher. This week, several Patriots players and coaches have praised Bortles’ mobility, even comparing him to quarterbacks like Watson. Could this mean Rivers may end up off the field for another week, with Davis assigned to contain Bortles? Or will Rivers be given the opportunity to let loose against Jacksonville’s offensive line? We’ll find out 90 minutes before kickoff.

Scar’s guard: The Jaguars are most known for their strong defense, and that starts on the front line. Since none of New England’s offensive linemen are named “Ereck Flowers,” they’ll know the particular strengths of each Jacksonville DL. But knowing players’ strengths and weaknesses is one thing; playing well against them is another, so the Patriots’ front will have a hefty task at hand. Whether opening holes for whichever running back is healthy enough to play, or giving Tom Brady the time he needs to find an open receiver, this front will need to put forth a top-tier performance in order to help the Patriots win.

A matter of degrees: With the Jacksonville forecast projecting 90-plus degree heat and high humidity, the Patriots are going to have to take care of their health during the game even more than normal. In recent seasons, fans have seen several players have to leave the game due to exhaustion from the heat, something that can escalate to dangerous levels if not treated. The Patriots are going to have to use their moments off the field, even just between drives, to make sure they are healthy and hydrated on it.

BoSoxJim TUMS-O-METER PREDICTION:
OK, game 1 is under the players’ belts and now we can see what will unfold next. Oh……it’s the Jags……… Crap….. Anyway, on to the T-Factors:

1. It’s a rematch of lasts year’s AFCCG, although this time it’ll be on enemy turf.
2. Running backs??? Who needs running backs?
3. In fact… who needs wide receivers?
4. Trash talk galore….from 1 person.
5. The Pats run defense needs to improve.
6. Bortles….’nough said
7. AFCCG saver Gilmore won’t be walking through that tunnel……oh wait!!! yes he will..and Gronk..and Brady…and HT…and White..and…..

Prediction: 1 case.

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Wake up for capslock GAMEDAY!
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Sox lose. HOU is winning big. Magic number stays at 1.

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No Chung, No Rowe, No Flowers, Going to be interesting. I think Josh Gordon is going to play.

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Matt, who do you think we would have drafted in 2016 if we still had that first-rounder? We had #29 that year.

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They traded CJ that off-season and were thinking about paying Hightower and Collins. Even though this was long before Collins had a falling out with the team, I think they would have gotten a WLB with that pick (we tend to pick the best guy available if he’s still on the board, if not, we trade down relative to the remaining value that’s left).

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Hey PPB, I didn’t see this last night. I have no idea who they would’ve picked that year. But just looking at the players picked after their selection and knowing how they love guys with injury histories, I’m going to go with Jaylon Smith LB Notre Dame. 🙂

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Chung, Flowers and Rowe out- this should be interesting.

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Oh, no! What are we going to do without Rowe in the best position in the stadium to watch his WR catch a pass?

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Kaulana Apelu for Oregon looks like a player….BB, you need fast LBers.

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24 hours away. I can’t wait. I’m anticipating a Sony Michel breakout…but I’m still undecided about playing him in FF as my flex.

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I just want a W

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Don’t even sweat it. Leave the tums in the drug store.

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Tell that to Jim.

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The last 4 games of the season are gonna be great to evaluate Will Grier.

4 tough opponents:
@ Texas, vs TCU, @ OKST, vs OKLA

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Liverpool will blow it in the end, as usual 🙂

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Nah, In Klopp we trust. 🙂

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Will Grier stats after 3 games this season are amazing:

71/95, 1117 yards, 74.8 %, 14 TD, 3 INT, 4 sacks

The biggest issue so far are the INT, it is not bad, but i think he can and he should improve that.

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Tua’s Better!

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Patriots announce Eric Rowe, Trey Flowers and Patrick Chung didn’t travel and are out for tomorrow’s game.

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JC Jackson is gonna play

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And Rivers.

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US soccer today: Pulisic scored another goal. And Weston McKennie came off with what looked like a serious leg injury. I hope it’s not broken.

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I would eat nothing but vegetables for a year to have Tua as the successor to Brady.

I’m with you, Evan!

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The kid from WV looked pretty good too.

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Will Grier

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Handball also have great moments. Just watch this goal with no time left on the clock.

Perfect Ruesga seals Sporting win | Round 2 | VELUX EHF Champions League 2018/19
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PaoaJKq1IY

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Do you follow handball as much as you do football, btw?

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nah, but it is a big sport in Europe, almost like basketball

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I had some Slovakian friends that were here on J1 visas and they told me it was the #1 sport in Slovakia.

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The thing that bothers me about college QB’s is that they don’t take snaps from under center- they’re all in shotgun- these coaches are doing these kids no favors if they want to go to the NFL.

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umaine offensive system has them taking snaps from both shotgun and under center

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Is their QB going to the NFL?

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Definitely.

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their red shirt rookie is basically Baker Mayfield 2.0.. that’s why everyone is calling Maine “The U” nowadays

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I think that was a major knock on Mariota coming out of college, too

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TUA!!! This kid is legit, if Alabama wins it all again he should enter the draft immediately. Too bad pats will probably never get a shot at him.

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Happy eve of gameday

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BEAT ALABAMA

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Saban and BB are best buds.

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Don’t matter, I never liked him since he walked away from Miami.

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Go hug an Alabaman.

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I rather Hug Air.

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Blighty, who’d you book for the folk fest for realz?

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It’s a secret until we publicly announce it

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We won’t tell anyone. 😀

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You can tell anyone you want… when we publicly announce it in November!

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Well we won’t need to then, you will have done it.

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there are some administrative things to work out (IE having them sign the contract)… so I need to keep it underwraps until then, but they are effectively hired.

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I’m just kidding around. Of course you can’t divulge proprietary business information.

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Ok, I’m just going to assume it’s these guys then and make fun of you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQSmfR1_SVE

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I’ll give you three hints.. 1) They won a grammy 2) They’re from Texas 3) They’re not white

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I might know the answer if you can answer this question: did they play in SXSW 2018?

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getting warmer

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Keion Crossen (questionable with a hamstring injury) made the trip, per source. Could make his NFL debut tomorrow.

I thought he was on the practice squad? I can’t keep up with all of their transactions.

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He made the 53. The hammie makes me think he will be a scratch though.

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They may need him with Chung being out.

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The Double McCourty Safety D will debut tomorrow.

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Jason looks slow.

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If the hammie is really injured, they have no choice.

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He made the 53.

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Touchdown Tua!

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Kent St. is hanging in there with Ole Miss- 17-24

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MNF is going to be interesting. If TB beats the Stillers, they might just collapse into chaos.

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maybe a deranged Yinzer will assault Le’Veon Bell

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Im on it! @JIm

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Don’t let Jim lead you down this path, Sami

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Too late. I am a seasoned assassin at this point.

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“So what do you do for a living?”

“I’m a Gilloolist.”

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Sami’s a young guy. He won’t understand this. 🙂

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Everyone knows about Tanya Harding now. That move “I, Tanya” had the hell hyped out of it.

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Yeah screw you Mattdog!!

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I’d bet that you knew about it before the movie anyways.

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I never even heard of these movie lol

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Did not see that as an interesting matchup at the beginning of the year.

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I’m rooting for Tampa!!

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All Pats fans are rooting for Tampa.

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And Brown fans, Raven fans, Bengals fans…

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We can dream.

Tomlin = Overrated

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Hi

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Hi Sami!

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How goes it?

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Ok- same old stuff.

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better than bad I always say.

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How’s everything going in your life?

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Could be better. Could be worse.

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As long as you’re holding steady!!

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Georgia looks pretty good.

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Do they have any injury-prone prospects we should be looking at?

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QB looks good.

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How many ACLs does he have?

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0 🙂

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I’m intrigued

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I AM THE SMARTEST MAN ALLLIVVEE

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Congrats.

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Have you been eating brains for breakfast again? I think he may have contracted Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Do you concur, Dr. Sami?

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sorry, just had a few wins on friday.. feeling pretty good about myself

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That’s good 🙂

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2nd year in a row that I’ve managed to hire the guest artist for the Alaska Folk Festival.. I’m starting to have a track record!

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Nice!! Where do they hold it?

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right here in Juneau! Been goin on 45 years now, best folk festival in the world!

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Sounds great- hope you have a good time!

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yes its her too, they’re in a band

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yes

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Today’s Red Sox magic number:

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Cora has done wonders, and adding Martinez to the lineup has been a godsend, but unfortunately Dombrowski neglecting the bullpen will be their downfall.

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Pfft. 6th best bullpen in the league. Granted the five better bullpens will also likely be in the playoffs, but no team is perfect in every aspect of the game. It’s been an amazing season so far. Win or lose the rest, I expect them to be competitive in every game.

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Who said it hasn’t been an amazing season?

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It’s no coincidence that the five better ones are likely playoff teams. The non-contenders sell all their relief pitchers to the contenders.

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Everything went right for the Sox bullpen last year. Barnes and Kelly pitched above their level. Kimbrel had his best season. Reed covered the 8th inning.
Now, Barnes and Kelly have regressed to the mean. Smith and Thornburg are broken. Reed is gone (and has been bad for Minnesota).
No team is perfect but the Sox are going to be seriously walking on thin ice in the playoffs pitching-wise. They need guys out of their starter pool (Eovaldi, Wright?) to pitch long relief out of the pen.

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He hasn’t neglected the bullpen though. He traded for Carson Smith, he traded for Tyler Thornburg. His guys just haven’t worked out.

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I should have said “at the trade deadline”

Although the fact he had already traded away the entire farm system probably didn’t help

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WAKE UP!!!!!!!!

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Chinese food time, biatches! Later.

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Isn’t that 24 hours a day for you?

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Still one more magic number to clinch the best record in baseball and home field throughout the playoffs and WS:

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They still have David Price.

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Dammit Jim!!! I’m supposed to say that for the RMJ to work!!!

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The BoSox-ing of the RMJ has commenced.

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Did they stop using the winner of the All Star game to determine home field in the WS?

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Yes. Team with best record gets home field now.

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That makes so much more sense.

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TUMS-O-METER prediction has been submitted.

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It worked!!!!!! The RMJ worked!!!!! (That’s the Reverse Mac Jinx.) For example, 3 times in the past 2 weeks I bitched about the Sox pitching and hitting. Usually they get better the next game. But last night it was an in game reversal. You’re welcome!!!

And yes, it’s the opposite of the BoSoxJinx where BSJ says something good about someone (or something) and disaster quickly follows after.

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Jacob Hollister, the latest example of the BoSoxJinx. He just needs to fire the voodoo priestess and not replace her.

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They signed him as a FA and he made the team, dammit! What happens after that is out of my control!

I HATE YOU ALL!!!!

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It’s all because of your pinkeye.

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What the hell is this about pinkeye???

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You know, when you got sat on.

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You must have me confused with someone else.

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It wasn’t my comment, it was PPB’s. But he’s not wrong.

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So why didn’t the Patriots put Mitchell on IR? I always assumed that the Pats thought Mitchell wasn’t healthy enough and he felt otherwise, so they released him for him to latch onto another team.

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NE thought Mitchell was healthy but he wouldn’t play because he disagreed. NE cut him, and then he filed for an injury settlement, which apparently was given.

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No Pats thought he was healthy. Mitchell didn’t. Pats can’t put him on IR if they believed he was healthy. I think the Pats’ position has been consistent. I am happy this is settled though. I like Mitchell and wish him well.

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Lions also have some good players fighting injuries: Ansah, Marvin Jones, TJ Lang and Slay

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Hollister’s injury happened in practice—->

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So, Gordon was the reason Browns couldn’t win. 🙂

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Maybe.

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Lack of having an NFL QB on the roster for years was the reason the Browns couldn’t win.

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And coaching. And GM. And leadership.

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Same coach for 3 years, same GM for 2. It’s the QB (and other talented players that are there now but weren’t before.)

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Hogan Struggled being the number #1 guy, so thats going to hurt in contract negotiations especially if he was looking for more.

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He is not a #1 WR, but he is very good specially as 3rd or 4th target

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Update: Mitchell’s claim has been settled, per a source.

Good news. I wish Mitchell the best.

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Yeah, good for him. I find it hard to believe he was healthy.

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I don’t think he was ever really healthy.

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He should stick to writing books.

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Mitchell’s claim has been settled———->

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That’s just lazy, Cali. 🙂

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So?

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Gronk off the injury report! Sami, cancel the heroin order.

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I told you it was a smokescreen.

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If it were, then they should have just carried it out until game time. Although, I think Patricia knows BB would pull something like that.

Patricia could be doing the same with Slay (although I think that would be harder to pull off when dealing with a concussion instead of an ankle).

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Slay is off the Lions injury report.

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Crap! I was hoping he’d miss this one.

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Contact Sami.

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On it.

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Hollister out Sunday—————–>

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That dude just cannot stay healthy. Same with his brother. Hmmmm. it’s almost like they’re twins.

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harvest Cody’s organs!

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Post of the Day, rondo!!!!!!!!!

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To be fair, Jacob is like an iron man compared to his twin. Weird.

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They paid Reggie Wayne $450K for about 11 days work (and then he quit). Just pay Mitchell and be done with it.

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Why should they?

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Why shouldn’t they? It’s not even a lot of money. They knew when they drafted him that he had knee issues.
Other teams honor players entire rookie contracts if they suffer career ending injuries (or serious injuries). It’s the right thing to do.

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I was just asking 🙂

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Re: Gordon and route running. There’s good and there’s Pats offense good. Brandin Cooks couldn’t quite get on the same page as Brady, despite having a full offseason. Expecting Gordon to is unrealistic. The point with Gordon is that unlike a Dez Bryant, he doesn’t have to.

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Just going to have to see how everything works out.

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Gordon’s size and athleticism also allows for a “less precise” route.

But again, Hoyer knows what he can and can’t do as a route runner. If there were any doubts that he could succeed in the Pats system, he wouldn’t be here (especially with all the baggage).

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Gronk and Gordon in the Red Zone, Good luck with if it works out. Two big Monsters in the red zone. Hogans also pretty good in the red zone

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What I like about Gordon is hes not just a WR that can play only the outside of the field, He can play all over inside and outside. Dez Bryant wouldnt have given the Pats that value.

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A lot of scouts have called him an imprecise route runner, so Go routes might be all he can do for the team.

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DKINGG

I have watched some highlight tape, I dont think so. I think he can do way more than just be a one trick pony. I hope he can do more also.

MattDog #FreeBoney
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My only question of that criticism is in playing in Cleveland with the QBs he’s played with, it seems like it would be hard to tell if he’s a precise route runner. Or maybe he wasn’t because it wasn’t demanded of him but here, with more of an emphasis on precision, maybe it’s something he can improve on.

Neil X
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Neil X

He might be able to improve, but he’s 5 years into the league now.

DKINGG
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DKINGG

I agree, lets just hope he improves and offer more to the Offense

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BoSoxJim

Dez has that problem. I don’t think Gordon does. He had some issues running the wrong routes after he came back from a 10 game suspension in 2014 (Hoyer was the QB) [interview with Mary Kay Cabot]. He may not be Jerry Rice, but he’s not a bad route runner.
If he couldn’t run routes, they wouldn’t have brought him in. I think they’ve learned that they can’t reform a bad route runner.

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BoSoxJim

Also, I would think Brian Hoyer knows exactly what kind of route runner Gordon is (or isn’t) and would have told BB everything he knows.

DKINGG
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DKINGG

Yea im quite sure they got insight from hoyer

Neil X
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Neil X

Well, not being a scout myself, I really don’t know. But it has been mentioned by several sites, not just one.

DKINGG
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DKINGG

So Todd Haley uses the Erhardt-Perkins system in CLE, so maybe that helped Gordon out a little bit with his Transition to NE, Im quite sure the Pats knew the Systems were similar so they wanted him and got him.

itsBradyBaby
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itsBradyBaby

Stafford with protection is no joke, the Pat’s will have to get to him, it’s not like he dont have the receivers to get the ball to, lack of pressure will make this a long game.

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They’ll do it if they think his o-line sucks enough. If not, they’re content to play conservatively on defense like usual.

itsBradyBaby
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itsBradyBaby

Well Stafford is no scrub he will pick that D apart if they let him sit back there.

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hugo #FreeBoney

Wait… so Malcolm Mitchell had a procedure done on his knee. He felt he wasn’t healthy, and the team felt he was healthy. So they cut him because they decided he wasn’t dependable. Now he’s filing a grievance because he thinks he can’t get a job because he’s hurt? Is that what’s going on here?

itsBradyBaby
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itsBradyBaby

Lol, I’m not sure if he’s broke but this sounds like a desperation move.

hugo #FreeBoney
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hugo #FreeBoney

Why is it desperation to look out for yourself professionally?

itsBradyBaby
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itsBradyBaby

I mean they paid this guy for a year hurt,why will they screw him over now?

Neil X
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Neil X

Well yeah, that seems to be it. NE thought he was healthy, he thinks he isn’t, so he wants an injury settlement.