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Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by hindy111, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. hindy111

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    Green bay come up huge on 3rd downs all game.
    Seattle should of went for it on last drive on 4th.
     
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    Russell Wilson did his Russell Wilson thing. You know, where he is hopeless in the first half and keeps getting sacked then all of a sudden the second half starts and he’s able to slip out of tackles and toss it downfield where you just know someone will catch it, or he just runs it himself and picks up 10 yards easily.

    Packers defence stepped up on a few occasions in that second half though and it saved them from losing. Rodgers pulled off some brilliant passes as well. Hope he doesn’t do that next week.
     
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    Not something that normally happens, but it does occasionally.
    Usually there's circumstances as to why they were shit the year before, and then the year after those circumstances don't exist. Usually it's an injury to a quarterback which is what happened to the Niners last season. We were looking ok after 3 games until Jimmy Garropolo did an ACL and was out for the rest of the season.

    Good decisions through free agency and the draft help a lot when trying to improve. For years we drafted terribly, and did nothing in free agency. The last few seasons we have been stacking our defensive line with first round picks, including Nick Bosa this year (who should end up being the Defensive Rookie of the Year, probably close to Defensive Player of the Year).

    So basically, we got a new GM and new coach who started making better decisions, and our QB stayed healthy.
     
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    god help us if Adams or Jones ever get injured, we rely so heavily on those 2 for our offence
     
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    Can see this being a lot closer than last time, sherm ripping into the doubters hopefully gives us the focus to get to miami
     
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    We are more healthy than last time, but yeah I don’t see us dominating like we did previously.
    Got to get major pressure on Rodgers and stop him escaping the pocket, while also stopping the run.
    Should be a good game.
     
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    The NFL is the model for salary cap spreading talent. Every year it seems 3/4s of comp is capable of at least being finals competitive
     
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    49rs may destroy Packers.
    I think we see a blow out tbh.
    28-12
     
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    Do you give them a chance? I honestly don't.
     
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    yes, a chance but I dont see Packers getting destroyed, 49ers are playing well and deserve to be favorites, but we have the king of hail marys
     
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    Wow, Luke Kuechly, retiring at 28...that's sad news...
     
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    I hadn’t heard this.
    Is it due to injury or something else? He’s a damn good player.
     
  14. hindy111

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    To many head knocks
     
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    I reckon it will be more then two scores. Rodgers has been about as good as Brady this season. Not in the top 10 QBs at this point.
     
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    Shame.
    I guess it’s not worth the risk when you know the consequences of too many injuries. He’s made enough money to set himself up for life.
     
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    Rubbish.
    Rodgers will be in the top 10 QBs until he retires. Even a not-so-good year from him is better than most QBs best years.
    His football IQ is just too high. Same as Peyton Manning. He was not that great physically in his last year, but he was smart enough to get his team to a Super Bowl and win it.

    Brady had a shit year by his standards this season, but he still won 12 games.

    Who are the 10 QBs better than Rodgers at this point?
     
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    Brady has such a soft schedule and chalked up easy wins based on a dominant defense.
    The only sides they beat with a win record was Bill's and Eagles who had half a team out.

    On form -

    Tanehil
    Mahomes
    Watson
    Lamar
    Wentz ( What he did with no receivers and no 1 RB was amazing )
    Prescott
    D.Brees
    R.Wilson

    I'd prob put them above Rodgers this season.Maybe even Cousins, Ryan and Garropollo.

    This is based soley on the last seasons. On best form he is easily top 3 and may click. I reckon he looked ordinary of late however. Not that confident at all.
    Time will tell. He still has the smarts and showed it against Seattle
     
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    Not a chance in hell would I consider Tannehill, Prescott or Wentz better QBs.
    Cousins, Ryan neither.
    Even as a 49ers fan I wouldn’t put Garropplo above him.

    Wilson and Brees I can agree with.
     
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    On form those 3 are superior. On career not a chance.
    Rodgers may become one of the best qbs again or he may slowly be on decline.
     

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