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Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #45 on: January 12, 2020, 03:21:44 PM »

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Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #46 on: January 12, 2020, 03:32:55 PM »

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The Texans might be the most inconsistent team in the playoffs. Some weeks they look like champions; other weeks they could be a bottom-five team.
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« Reply #47 on: January 12, 2020, 03:40:50 PM »

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21-0 Texans!

Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #48 on: January 12, 2020, 03:45:58 PM »

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21-0 Texans!

AFC going haywire!! 

Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #49 on: January 12, 2020, 03:45:59 PM »

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That hit on Tyreke!
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« Reply #50 on: January 12, 2020, 03:47:21 PM »

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That hit on Tyreke!

Yeah that is either going to make him tough or give him alligator arms the rest of this game.

Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #51 on: January 12, 2020, 03:47:31 PM »

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What is even happening to this conference anymore...
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Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #52 on: January 12, 2020, 03:59:55 PM »

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What is even happening to this conference anymore...

I love the wide open nature of it. Of course, I reserve the right to complain if the NFC wins the Super Bowl 55 - 10 against a 4th or 6th seed.
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« Reply #53 on: January 12, 2020, 04:00:21 PM »

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Idk what's happening with the AFC, but I love it even if my Patriots are out!

Just bury the Chiefs tonight and I'll be happy.

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« Reply #54 on: January 12, 2020, 04:07:06 PM »

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pressure back on Texans. They have to keep scoring!!

Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #55 on: January 12, 2020, 04:12:56 PM »

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Why?  Why get fancy?
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Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #56 on: January 12, 2020, 04:14:29 PM »

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Texans with 21 point lead and knocking on door for a TD.

If they lose this game is it a choke?

Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #57 on: January 12, 2020, 04:16:26 PM »

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Lamar Jackson with another terrible playoff performance. He was awful last year in his first playoff game but might be having a worse game today.

Jackson with 2 INTs, 1 fumble lost on a strip sack, 3 sacks, 2 4th and 1's where he lost yardage keeping the ball both times, multiple inaccurate throws and a terrible penalty where he could have seriously hurt that guy with that horse tackle/helmet hold and fling tackle.
Come on now.  The first INT hit the best catcher on the team in both hands and he just let it go right through.  Impossible to blame that one on Jackson.  That is one of a handful of drops by the receivers (including the one on the last drive that was an easy TD - which is the 6th drop).  Apparently only the balls Brady's receivers drops matter.  Both 4th in 1's, the Titans just blew up the offensive line.  He can't run through people.  He also had 143 yards rushing and over 300 yards passing.  And for the record, the CBS official, as well as both announcers, said the horse collar wasn't in fact a horse collar and shouldn't have been a penalty. 

Hard to win when your receivers drop balls and you let the opposing RB go for 200 yards.
2 INTs
1 lost fumble...strip sack fumble.
4 sacks.
-1 yards rushing combined on 2  4th and 1's.
0-1 passing in another 4th down.
If it wasn't a horse tackle then it was a personal foul, unnecessary roughness penalty for the grab of the back of the helmet and tossing the guy. Either way, bad dangerous penalty.
Inaccurate passing today just 52% completion.
Tons of empty stats.
Multiple chokes at crucial moments.
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I'm not saying it was a good game, it wasn't, but 6 WR drops change those passing stats a great deal, especially the first one by Andrews that was picked off.  If Andrews catches the ball, the entire complexion of the game is different.  Baltimore is getting at least 3 on that possession (they were already in FG range) if not going in for a TD and puts Tennessee behind instead of the game staying tied and them going in for a TD on a 35 yard drive. 

And you can do the stats the other way also.

365 passing yards with a TD and 6 WR drops which would have led to a lot more
143 rushing yards (7.2 yards per attempt)
With Ingram clearly hurt the Ravens accumulated 530 yards of offense and 5.8 yards per play

At the end of the day, the Titans dominated the line of scrimmage, both defensively and offensively.  That is ultimately what won them the game and that isn't on Jackson.  That is also what led them to victory against the Patriots as well.  They have just controlled the line of scrimmage the last two playoff games (and frankly their last 7 or so games overall).

You sound like Gisele after Pats lost in 2011 SB to Giants LOL.  Jackson is very talented but had an awful game.  He's young, and I expect he will be back again next season with a better result. But as Nick said, his stats were mostly racked up when the Titans went into a prevent style defense, starting at the end of first half actually.
Ravens had like 230 yards at halftime and had drives stall at the Tennessee 36, 31 (FG), and then one at the end of the half at the 4 (FG) - not to mention the 4th and 1 from the Baltimore 45 that failed.  Didn't get much better in the 2nd half either ending drives on the Tennessee 18, 31, 16, and 21.  Ravens lost the situational battle in a large part because they lost the line of scrimmage.  Jackson certainly could have and should have been better in them, but he wasn't awful.  I mean he had a better passer rating than Brady did against the Titans and that is with the extra INT that shouldn't have been.
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Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #58 on: January 12, 2020, 04:22:23 PM »

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KC will win.  Absolutely mind-numbing stupid call on the fake punt.  Up 17, can pin them back.  Instead call a huge risk.   Playing scared. Houston will lose this one badly.

Re: NFL Playoffs thread
« Reply #59 on: January 12, 2020, 04:24:48 PM »

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Texans with 21 point lead and knocking on door for a TD.

If they lose this game is it a choke?

Yes.
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