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NFC is the ultimate in styles make fights. Impossible to call.

Pittsburgh are a paper tiger imo but would love them to deny KC the 1 seed and keep things interesting.

And Kyler Murray's scrambling is bonkers, him and Josh Allen my two fave to watch right now.
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TheBouncer wrote: Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:05 pm NFC is the ultimate in styles make fights. Impossible to call.

Pittsburgh are a paper tiger imo but would love them to deny KC the 1 seed and keep things interesting.

And Kyler Murray's scrambling is bonkers, him and Josh Allen my two fave to watch right now.
Disagree on Pittsburgh, agree on Murray. He's (eventually going to be) Russell Wilson 2.0...that descriptor will rankle some but I always thought Wilson a bit overrated. Perhaps the best game manager-type quarterback ever, but not remotely in the same company of the Rodgers Bradys etc as a passer. Benefits from an excellent system.

DK Metcalf is awesome btw. You can tell he's the son of a lineman in terms of his build...but he also runs a 4.3
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Watched the Colts for the first time this season tonight. Don't sleep on em.

Did you know that they have the best defense in the league in terms of yardage allowed per game?
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(And on the other hand, for those of us who remember the Legion of Boom, the Seahawks unbelievably have the worst...like historically bad defense)
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fonzeee wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:42 am (And on the other hand, for those of us who remember the Legion of Boom, the Seahawks unbelievably have the worst...like historically bad defense)
Even worse than Dallas.
They simply can't draft linemen (either side of the ball).
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Well that was interesting...

Patriots are still very well coached - they're just having a gap year. Bills managed to pull off their best "Chargers" impression, and the Dolphins are rolling right back into Divisional contention - never mind the playoffs. Tua might not be a gunslinger like Fitzmagic, but he doesn't give it away and he makes key plays.

Steelers on cruise control at the moment, only Ravens, Bills & Colts are in the way of 16-0. Speaking of the Ravens, they're looking vulnerable right now - can't beat anyone well coached. Browns struggling offensively since Mayfield got hurt - 16 points total in last 2 games. At least they got Chubb back.

Colts started the season slower than the Titans but are now rolling with the best defence in the NFL. Titans defence is porous and they've lost 3 in 4. Jads looking good for #2 pick.

Chiefs look ominously good, they can rest and recover for much of the rest of the season. Raiders actually stuffed someone for once, running the ball really well recently. Charges have a QB, pretty sure they're going to change coach next season - and probably their conditioning staff. Denver are back in the market for a QB, Lock was terrible.

Giants look like the division is there for the taking. Eagles so brittle.

Packers beat bad teams, struggle against physical ones. Bears need to ditch Foles and go back to Trubisky - lol!

Saints in serious trouble if Brees is really hurt, otherwise looking really good for another last second playoff heartbreak. Buccs getting to be wildly inconsistent - going from unbeatable to awful even within the same game. Panthers are nearly a good team, good offence at least.

Seahawks don't look so clever now, losing 3 of 4 and struggling in division. Cardinals catching fire now, Kyler Murray getting into the MVP debate. Rams figuring out how to win and 49'ers scouting the 2021 draft for a new QB.
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TheBouncer wrote: Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:05 pm NFC is the ultimate in styles make fights. Impossible to call.

Pittsburgh are a paper tiger imo but would love them to deny KC the 1 seed and keep things interesting.

And Kyler Murray's scrambling is bonkers, him and Josh Allen my two fave to watch right now.
oh boy
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Yer Man wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:25 pm
fonzeee wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:42 am (And on the other hand, for those of us who remember the Legion of Boom, the Seahawks unbelievably have the worst...like historically bad defense)
Even worse than Dallas.
They simply can't draft linemen (either side of the ball).
A sign your scouting team are little more than sabermetricians, because you can't quantify line play performance.

For those cheering for a sub-.500 division winner, Eagles lost to the Giants yesterday.

Eagles 3-5-1 (1-3-1 outside of division)
Giants 3-7 (0-5 outside of division)
Football Team 2-7 (0-5 outside of division)
Cowboys 2-7 (1-5 outside of division)

The NFC East is now a combined 2-18-1 against the rest of the NFL.

Think a sub-.500 division winner is almost guaranteed now. The Eagles have to go 5-2 in their remaining games to get a winning record, and the other 3 teams only have 1 loss to spare to just get to .500. The Eagles' tie against the Bengals at least saves this division from going down to tiebreakers. Giants only have 1 division game left as they're 3-2. Cowboys have 3, and the other 2 each have 2. For people that want the NFL to reform the playoff system as far as division winners are guaranteed to host a playoff game, a 6-9-1 Eagles division winner may create enough public and intra-league backlash to do the trick.

This is pretty bad, as far as horrible football teams making the playoffs, up in Canada where 6 of the 8 (now 9) teams make the playoffs, there's been some ridiculous circumstances where a team from the usually weaker Eastern Conference has gone something like 4-14 and won their first game, although I think the CFL has been spared the embarassment of such a team making the Grey Cup. At least up there though they have a crossover where if 4th place in one conference has a better record than 3rd place in the other conference, that team takes their spot.
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Flyin Ryan wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:37 pm
Yer Man wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:25 pm
fonzeee wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:42 am (And on the other hand, for those of us who remember the Legion of Boom, the Seahawks unbelievably have the worst...like historically bad defense)
Even worse than Dallas.
They simply can't draft linemen (either side of the ball).
A sign your scouting team are little more than sabermetricians, because you can't quantify line play performance.

For those cheering for a sub-.500 division winner, Eagles lost to the Giants yesterday.

Eagles 3-5-1 (1-3-1 outside of division)
Giants 3-7 (0-5 outside of division)
Football Team 2-7 (0-5 outside of division)
Cowboys 2-7 (1-5 outside of division)

The NFC East is now a combined 2-18-1 against the rest of the NFL.

Think a sub-.500 division winner is almost guaranteed now. The Eagles have to go 5-2 in their remaining games to get a winning record, and the other 3 teams only have 1 loss to spare to just get to .500. The Eagles' tie against the Bengals at least saves this decisions from going down to tiebreakers. Giants only have 1 division game left as they're 3-2. Cowboys have 3, and the other 2 each have 2. For people that want the NFL to reform the playoff system as far as division winners are guaranteed to host a playoff game, a 6-9-1 Eagles division winner may create enough public and intra-league backlash to do the trick.
And winning the division is posioned chalice. Fi ever does will likely get skull f**ked for the next 2 years when the other teams come out the far side with low draft picks.
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Opinions on how changing the "wildcard vs division winner" seedings should work?

Don't think that doing a simple "each division gets a guaranteed place in the playoffs, but seeding is based on wins" really works for strength-of-schedule issues. Maybe something like "if you are a clear 4 or more games behind your wildcard rival, home advantage is flipped"?

Was good to see a genuine, non-controversial Hail Mary come off in the Cards game. :thumbup:
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Demilich wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:15 pm Opinions on how changing the "wildcard vs division winner" seedings should work?
Think I'd do something like keep the same seeds, because in such a system the Eagles here would be on the road at the 2 seed (they've increased playoff teams from 6 to 7 each conference this year, so only the #1 team gets a bye). But I'd put in place a rule where if the wild card has a better overall record than the division winner, they're the home team. Has to be better record, so no switching home teams off tiebreakers.
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Drew Brees has facturted ribs and suffered a collapsed lung :shock:

Could be out for a month - and that's probably a best case scenario.
Jameis Winston - what could possibly go wrong...
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Yer Man wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:53 pm Drew Brees has facturted ribs and suffered a collapsed lung :shock:

Could be out for a month - and that's probably a best case scenario.
Jameis Winston - what could possibly go wrong...
I'd rather see more of the Stormin' Mormon.

Would love to see something wacky, a two QB set or something. Not gonna happen but a man can dream.
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Jameis looked ok yesterday... except in the redzone where no one looked like they were on the same page. He just has to dump it off to Kamara, why change a winning formula

Defence is playing well now, that got them through the last Brees injury (with Teddy B checking it down to kamara and not turning it over)
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fonzeee wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:18 am
Yer Man wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:53 pm Drew Brees has facturted ribs and suffered a collapsed lung :shock:

Could be out for a month - and that's probably a best case scenario.
Jameis Winston - what could possibly go wrong...
I'd rather see more of the Stormin' Mormon.

Would love to see something wacky, a two QB set or something. Not gonna happen but a man can dream.
Have you not seen Brees lining up out wide with Taysom under centre a few times this season?
They even did it a bit yesterday with Jameis in the slot. You know Payton is gonna try something weird
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vintage_cox wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:46 am
fonzeee wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:18 am
Yer Man wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:53 pm Drew Brees has facturted ribs and suffered a collapsed lung :shock:

Could be out for a month - and that's probably a best case scenario.
Jameis Winston - what could possibly go wrong...
I'd rather see more of the Stormin' Mormon.

Would love to see something wacky, a two QB set or something. Not gonna happen but a man can dream.
Have you not seen Brees lining up out wide with Taysom under centre a few times this season?
They even did it a bit yesterday with Jameis in the slot. You know Payton is gonna try something weird
I mean two QBs in the backfield both capable of running, passing, blocking, or receiving like in the 1930s. Most of these plays nowadays where the QB lines up outside, he's just taking a break. Sometimes literally.

Not sure Jameis is up for something like that though.
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fonzeee wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:46 am
vintage_cox wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:46 am
fonzeee wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:18 am
Yer Man wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:53 pm Drew Brees has facturted ribs and suffered a collapsed lung :shock:

Could be out for a month - and that's probably a best case scenario.
Jameis Winston - what could possibly go wrong...
I'd rather see more of the Stormin' Mormon.

Would love to see something wacky, a two QB set or something. Not gonna happen but a man can dream.
Have you not seen Brees lining up out wide with Taysom under centre a few times this season?
They even did it a bit yesterday with Jameis in the slot. You know Payton is gonna try something weird
I mean two QBs in the backfield both capable of running, passing, blocking, or receiving like in the 1930s. Most of these plays nowadays where the QB lines up outside, he's just taking a break. Sometimes literally.

Not sure Jameis is up for something like that though.
TBF I dont think Taysom is up for that. He's a glorified fullback
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vintage_cox wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:34 am
fonzeee wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:46 am
vintage_cox wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:46 am
fonzeee wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:18 am
Yer Man wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:53 pm Drew Brees has facturted ribs and suffered a collapsed lung :shock:

Could be out for a month - and that's probably a best case scenario.
Jameis Winston - what could possibly go wrong...
I'd rather see more of the Stormin' Mormon.

Would love to see something wacky, a two QB set or something. Not gonna happen but a man can dream.
Have you not seen Brees lining up out wide with Taysom under centre a few times this season?
They even did it a bit yesterday with Jameis in the slot. You know Payton is gonna try something weird
I mean two QBs in the backfield both capable of running, passing, blocking, or receiving like in the 1930s. Most of these plays nowadays where the QB lines up outside, he's just taking a break. Sometimes literally.

Not sure Jameis is up for something like that though.
TBF I dont think Taysom is up for that. He's a glorified fullback
Not too many fullbacks that run a 4.4 and can line up in the slot or even out wide. And who catch half a dozen touchdowns in a season.

He's not Aaron Rodgers but if utilized properly a formation like that will seriously stretch the defense in a way that will give him more than enough space to complete passes.

Plus you could do some sneaky shifts that would give defenses the shits. Any other quarterback hops into the slot, the defense falls over laughing. But with Hill he could run a route, block downfield, run a dangerous reverse, or just hop back into the backfield. It could be devastating.

Would rather see him with like Lamar Jackson though. Now that would be fun. Jameis on the other hand isn't really looking for that kind of involvement I feel. He wants to be a pocket passer.
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I still don't think a run-first QB or option heavy offense can win a Super Bowl, at least without an utterly dominant defense. It will just always be easier to gain 75-80 yards primarily passing than running, especially with the way today's game is officiated. And God help you if you fall behind.

That said, I do like how teams are more open to it nowadays. If you can still pose a credible threat through the air, it might work.

I will go to my grave saying Tebow could have been a success in the NFL if someone was willing to buy into what he offered. But he just came on the scene 5-7 years too early. But there's a reason his peers rated him the 95th best player in the league following his one full(ish) season. It's a tough job defending that, particularly when defenses around the league are constructed and drilled to play against the passing games that have become so utterly dominant.
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Saints getting things figured out with Taysom Hill after a slow start.
Turned a 9-3 deficit into a 17-9 lead.

Meanwhile, Bengals season is officially over as Joe Burrow gets carted off with a (knee?) injury.
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Yer Man wrote: Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:24 pm Saints getting things figured out with Taysom Hill after a slow start.
Turned a 9-3 deficit into a 17-9 lead.

Meanwhile, Bengals season is officially over as Joe Burrow gets carted off with a (knee?) injury.
The only thing more surprising than the decision to play Hill primarily in the pocket is that it's actually working. He's only ran the ball a handful of times today, and only once on a designed run IIRC, just the occasional scramble.

He's had a couple nice throws, not sure why everybody's making out like he can't do it. A couple of bad underthrows on deep balls, but other than that he's been fine.
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Saints D outstanding again

Just one TD given up in the past 3 weeks (and that was on the opening drive)
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@DMGrubb wrote:Tampa Bay this season:
2-4 vs teams .500 or better
5-0 vs losing teams

Tom Brady:
11 TDs, 7 INTs vs teams .500 or better
14 TDs, 2 INTs vs losing teams
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vintage_cox wrote: Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:58 pm
@DMGrubb wrote:Tampa Bay this season:
2-4 vs teams .500 or better
5-0 vs losing teams

Tom Brady:
11 TDs, 7 INTs vs teams .500 or better
14 TDs, 2 INTs vs losing teams
Regarding Interceptions:

Tom Brady = Patrick Mahomes + Derek Carr + Aaron Rodgers :shock:
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Steelers-Ravens game tonight postponed until Sunday.

Leaves us the 2 traditional Thanksgiving games at Detroit and Dallas which are 3-7 at 4-6 and 3-7 at 3-7, respectively.

Anyway, settling in to watch the 1 time all year I care about Detroit football.
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Thanks for posting FR, didn't realise the kick off was so early!

The Thursday night cripple fights have been strangely entertaining this year. Eagles-Giants in October was a particular highlight. Hoping for more of the same this evening.
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Adrian Peterson touchdown run for the Lions. Up 7-0 mid-1st.
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fonzeee wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:05 am I still don't think a run-first QB or option heavy offense can win a Super Bowl, at least without an utterly dominant defense. It will just always be easier to gain 75-80 yards primarily passing than running, especially with the way today's game is officiated. And God help you if you fall behind.

That said, I do like how teams are more open to it nowadays. If you can still pose a credible threat through the air, it might work.

I will go to my grave saying Tebow could have been a success in the NFL if someone was willing to buy into what he offered. But he just came on the scene 5-7 years too early. But there's a reason his peers rated him the 95th best player in the league following his one full(ish) season. It's a tough job defending that, particularly when defenses around the league are constructed and drilled to play against the passing games that have become so utterly dominant.
I always thought the textbook guy for a "backfield quarterback" was Antwaan Randle El. He played QB at Indiana in college and in the pros they made him runningback at Pittsburgh. In a way he was a better Kordell Stewart than Kordell Stewart. Tebow is another one, but Randle El would've been my first choice. Backfield quarterback if you had to define the player type would be an excellent athlete that's not quite NFL starter caliber passer.

Stafford drops back to pass, throws, J.J. Watt deflects the pass, catches it, and runs it 20 yards for the touchdown. Texans miss the XP. 7-6 Detroit.

First play next drive, Lions run and fumble the ball to the Texans. Texans defense's first two takeaways in the first half all year. Following a defensive pass interference call in the endzone, Watson throws a short TD. 13-7 Houston.
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And to start the 2nd quarter on back-to-back plays, Detroit fumbles for turnover #3 and Houston then gives the ball right back.

High quality football.
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Flyin Ryan wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:25 pm And to start the 2nd quarter on back-to-back plays, Detroit fumbles for turnover #3 and Houston then gives the ball right back.

High quality football.
links:
JJ Watts pick-six
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBxLgtjtOF4

Back-to-back fumbles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIrwg52RGXE
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Texans 41-26 Lions at the two minute warning.

Lions stuck in that perpetual "shit, but not quite shit enough to get a premium draft pick" limbo...
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Lamar Jackson (and three other Ravens players) tests positive for Covid :shock:

Their season is going tits up in a big way.
Gonna miss the playoffs - and to think the likes of Cowherd were predicting 15-1 or even 16-0 :lol:
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Ravens are infested, Steelers are furious.
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https://www.footballoutsiders.com/extra ... ncos-49ers
COVID Wreaks Havoc on Broncos, 49ers

28 Nov 2020, 06:48pm by 

Vincent Verhei

The weirdest season in a long, long time just got even weirder. 

We start in Denver, where every quarterback on the roster has been ruled ineligible for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints. Backup Jeff Driskel has tested positive and was placed on the COVID reserve list on Thursday. On Saturday, it was announced that every other quarterback on the roster -- Drew Lock, Brett Rypien, and Blake Bortles -- had been in close contact with Driskel without a mask and would ineligible this weekend. Broncos coach Vic Fangio said earlier this year that running back Royce Freeman would be the team's emergency quarterback; practice squad wide receiver Kendall Hinton also played quarterback for three seasons at Wake Forest.

Meanwhile, in San Francisco -- or, more precisely, Santa Clara -- the county has issued a ban on all contact sports over the next three weeks. The ban goes into effect on Monday, which means no practices or home games for the 49ers until December 21. That would affect two scheduled home games for the 49ers: a Monday night game on December 7 against the Buffalo Bills and a December 13 contest against the Washington Football Team. The team had no comment on Saturday afternoon. The 49ers are scheduled to play the Rams tomorrow afternoon in Los Angeles.
I'd expect some twisting of arms for it to not apply to the 49ers. Throw on top of this Ravens-Steelers was postponed to Tuesday, Ravens were supposed to play Thursday, that's been delayed to I think Sunday.

We're not holding playoffs and major college bowl games without some level of shenanigans at this point.

Lions fired head coach Matt Patricia and their GM today. If I was the Lions I'd ditch Stafford in offseason. It's time for someone new.
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Re Broncos' use of an emergency QB:

"RB Royce Freeman and WR Kendall Hinton will likely take snaps for the Broncos at QB on Sunday. The last time a non-QB started for an NFL team (regular season or playoffs) was in 1965, when RB Tom Matte made a pair of starts for the Colts."

Hinton looks likely to start. PRACTICE SQUAD WIDE RECEIVER. Played some quarterback in college at Wake Forest. They're not allowed to sign a guy tonight and bring him in due to Covid protocols. Betting spread on the game has moved from Broncos +5.5 to +14.5.

Santa Clara County's counsel in story I read said it applied to the 49ers, as well as Stanford and San Jose State University football.

Imagine the Oakland Raiders' old stadium gets dusted off for a few weeks.
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Can they really not just test the other Broncos QBs?

This is so dumb.
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fonzeee wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:04 am Can they really not just test the other Broncos QBs?

This is so dumb.
They did. All tested negative. But they weren't wearing a mask in Driskel's vicinity...when players in huddles or on sidelines aren't. Like most things with this virus, it's a lot of pretending.

Broncos inquired to the league on if they could suit up one of their two assistant coaches that were former QBs. League ssid no. While no longer being active players, they would've at least had the benefit of knowing the playbook while this guy Hinton won't.

Frankly the league are not treating everyone the same here. Compare this to the Ravens right now or the Patriots earlier in the season before they played the Broncos when Cam Newton tested positive. They delayed the game, Broncos lost their bye week, and the Patriots backup QB tested positive morning after the game.

I know the Broncos season is done and we're not making the playoffs anyway, but this kind of shit will be happening in the playoffs and the major bowl games and that's just not going to be accepted by the majority of fans.
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Flyin Ryan wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:50 pm
fonzeee wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:04 am Can they really not just test the other Broncos QBs?

This is so dumb.
They did. All tested negative. But they weren't wearing a mask in Driskel's vicinity...when players in huddles or on sidelines aren't. Like most things with this virus, it's a lot of pretending.

Broncos inquired to the league on if they could suit up one of their two assistant coaches that were former QBs. League ssid no. While no longer being active players, they would've at least had the benefit of knowing the playbook while this guy Hinton won't.

Frankly the league are not treating everyone the same here. Compare this to the Ravens right now or the Patriots earlier in the season before they played the Broncos when Cam Newton tested positive. They delayed the game, Broncos lost their bye week, and the Patriots backup QB tested positive morning after the game.

I know the Broncos season is done and we're not making the playoffs anyway, but this kind of shit will be happening in the playoffs and the major bowl games and that's just not going to be accepted by the majority of fans.
Groan...

At least this will make for some interesting football this afternoon. With Taysom Hill on the other side we should get to see plenty of running around.
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fonzeee wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:13 pm
Flyin Ryan wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:50 pm
fonzeee wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:04 am Can they really not just test the other Broncos QBs?

This is so dumb.
They did. All tested negative. But they weren't wearing a mask in Driskel's vicinity...when players in huddles or on sidelines aren't. Like most things with this virus, it's a lot of pretending.

Broncos inquired to the league on if they could suit up one of their two assistant coaches that were former QBs. League ssid no. While no longer being active players, they would've at least had the benefit of knowing the playbook while this guy Hinton won't.

Frankly the league are not treating everyone the same here. Compare this to the Ravens right now or the Patriots earlier in the season before they played the Broncos when Cam Newton tested positive. They delayed the game, Broncos lost their bye week, and the Patriots backup QB tested positive morning after the game.

I know the Broncos season is done and we're not making the playoffs anyway, but this kind of shit will be happening in the playoffs and the major bowl games and that's just not going to be accepted by the majority of fans.
Groan...

At least this will make for some interesting football this afternoon. With Taysom Hill on the other side we should get to see plenty of running around.
Had a buddy of mine put $5 on Broncos to win outright and the over at 36.5 points for me. If I lose, it's $5. They're up against Taysom Hill at QB and I think it'll be the King of Trick Plays Day.
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Re: Official NFL 2020

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Flyin Ryan wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:04 pm
fonzeee wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:13 pm
Flyin Ryan wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:50 pm
fonzeee wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:04 am Can they really not just test the other Broncos QBs?

This is so dumb.
They did. All tested negative. But they weren't wearing a mask in Driskel's vicinity...when players in huddles or on sidelines aren't. Like most things with this virus, it's a lot of pretending.

Broncos inquired to the league on if they could suit up one of their two assistant coaches that were former QBs. League ssid no. While no longer being active players, they would've at least had the benefit of knowing the playbook while this guy Hinton won't.

Frankly the league are not treating everyone the same here. Compare this to the Ravens right now or the Patriots earlier in the season before they played the Broncos when Cam Newton tested positive. They delayed the game, Broncos lost their bye week, and the Patriots backup QB tested positive morning after the game.

I know the Broncos season is done and we're not making the playoffs anyway, but this kind of shit will be happening in the playoffs and the major bowl games and that's just not going to be accepted by the majority of fans.
Groan...

At least this will make for some interesting football this afternoon. With Taysom Hill on the other side we should get to see plenty of running around.
Had a buddy of mine put $5 on Broncos to win outright and the over at 36.5 points for me. If I lose, it's $5. They're up against Taysom Hill at QB and I think it'll be the King of Trick Plays Day.
For the record, 31-3 loss and practice squad wide receiver playing quarterback was 1-out-of-9 for 13 yards and 2 INTs.
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