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|20 min 43 sec ago||Hurst and Henry both caught||
Hurst and Henry both caught my attention in their first spring games and have flashed tantilizing potential here and there ever since. If they can put it together finally, we should have a very, very solid run defense and maybe generate some organic pass rush with just 4.
|45 min 42 sec ago||Whether he was coached to do||
Whether he was coached to do it or not, I think it probably was a result of the guys next to him getting shoved back regularly, particularly Miller when he was in at center. Taking a wide arc was the only way to avoid tripping on your own linemens' legs, which seemed to happen quite a bit in 2013.
|49 min 43 sec ago||It certainly didn't seem like||
It certainly didn't seem like we had fewer sacks last year than 2013.
|2 hours 57 min ago||Nice to see all the former||
Nice to see all the former players and alumni come together for this. Despite the last decade of frustration and failure, this place still means a lot to a lot of people.
|3 hours 30 min ago||Not every team last year was||
Not every team last year was 5-7 and expecting to add 3-4 wins the very next year. He's got a very good point that a lot of things have to go right for that to happen. Harbaugh can do it if anyone can, but he also doesn't control everything and still has to work A LOT of magic on the things he does control.
|3 hours 37 min ago||Looking forward to having 11||
Looking forward to having 11 players on the field again.
|3 hours 41 min ago||I took it to mean that they||
I took it to mean that they weren't doing a rugby style punt. I don't think he was talking about the blocking scheme.
|5 hours 13 sec ago||My thoughts exactly. I want||
My thoughts exactly. I want to see competence in all 3 phases of the game for the first time in, what, 8 years? If everyone looks like they know what they're doing and they still get beat by a better team or bad bounces, bad calls, etc, then so be it.
|5 hours 7 min ago||Seems about right to me.||
Seems about right to me. People are going to argue the Penn State and Minnesota predicted losses, and they have a case, but if not Penn State or Minnesota, then it's going to be another game we "should" win. We are favorites in many of our games, but we're not slam dunk favorites in a lot of them too. I just don't see this team being able to go from a hot, unpredictable mess like last year to a ruthlessly disciplined machine that wins every game they should and run the table on those, even with Harbaugh.
|22 hours 48 min ago||They used to have a person||
They used to have a person facilitating the AMAs and most of the time doing the actual typing, but they fired her. AMA quality has really gone to hell recently. It's basically celebs going to plug their most recent project and doing the bare minimum and selectively answering what they want, not what gets voted to the top by the community.
|3 days 22 hours ago||Hoke/Wellman did quite well||
Hoke/Wellman did quite well in general in the measureable size dept actually. Every roster is going to have a few hard gainers due to genetics or dedication. If anything, I aways thought Wellman focused way too much on things like weight and fat % and not enough on functional strength and explosiveness like Barwis used to.
|3 days 22 hours ago||His system had the QB ID the||
His system had the QB ID the MIKE instead of (presumably) the Center. That comment got taken, way out of context. You can clearly see Molk, Miller, and Glasgow do it in 2011-2013. Also, Nuss didn't exactly do a 180 on the offense either.
|4 days 5 hours ago||They should definitely look||
They should definitely look up Vinnie Johnson, aka "The Microwave" for his ability to get a white hot hand in a short amount of time.
|1 week 1 day ago||Most likely of the "walking||
Most likely of the "walking wounded" variety (or boo boo, if you prefer). Season enders and long term injuries usually take a guy out of practice completely. One can hope anyway.
|1 week 2 days ago||Not his fault the goal line||
Not his fault the goal line was only 1.2 yards away each time.
|1 week 2 days ago||Good skill set for an AD to||
Good skill set for an AD to have, given previous events.
|1 week 2 days ago||Everyone thought he was lying||
Everyone thought he was lying though because I'm pretty sure the Big Ten or refs said when asked that week that they would have let him do that, or even that they specifically suggested it to Hoke. This is the first I'm hearing about the refs screwing up, which vindicates Hoke's version of the events.
|1 week 2 days ago||From the "as much as we loved||
From the "as much as we loved Brady, we all would have overruled him" part, I think it's safe to imply they did in fact clear him, or at least did not rule him out at that point yet.
|1 week 4 days ago||My comment was mostly tongue||
My comment was mostly tongue in cheek, but you can be plenty "creative" with the infinite combinations of those 4 ingredients, all the various mash, brew, and fermentation techniques, etc, without resorting to adding weird shit.
That said, some non-Reinheitsgebot beers are really good, but so much of it is just gimmicky stuff just to do something different and hoping it catches on.
|1 week 4 days ago||Pfft, they didn't discover||
Pfft, they didn't discover yeast until the 19th century.
|1 week 4 days ago||Things that belong in beer:||
Things that belong in beer: Water, Yeast, Hops, Malted Barley.
Things that don't belong in beer: Everything else.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I watched quite a few games||
I watched quite a few games last year on "spider cam." Not having the announcers actually made many games bearable that otherwise would not have been. I highly recommend it, whether you have cable or not.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Interesting to me he's so||
Interesting to me he's so down on Kugler. The fact that Cole ran with the ones during Glasgow's suspension doesn't really mean much IMO. Cole will play left tackle, and Glasgow has positional flexibility. Kugler has looked pretty good to my eyes, minus getting blown up once or twice against Willie Henry. If Kugler can be decent at center, that opens up a lot of possibilities and adds some insurance if one of the other guys (probably Braden) struggles, or, knock on wood, injuries/suspensions happen.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||The race for the podium spots||
The race for the podium spots are going to be interesting, well for this at least (Quintana probably had second locked up). Lots of guys right around each other on time and about the same level.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, he and BMC have both||
Yeah, he and BMC have both publicly stated that the podium is the goal, not winning. I think they know tejay just doesn't have the firepower to beat the very best guys, especially with no long ITT this year. He also doesn't have a strong enough team to go on the offensive and he's too close on time for the leaders to let him get away on a solo attack.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||As much as we love tough||
As much as we love tough guys, I wish cycling backs off the continue at all costs culture a little. There's no way a guy who bonked his head off a telephone pole like that should be allowed to continue descending mountain roads at 60mph without getting checked out first.
Thomas ended up being fine, but Chris Horner, for example finished a whole stage a few years back without knowing where he was.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||They scream doping for every||
They scream doping for every tour winner. All too easy to assume cheating when your guy isn't winning, given cycling's history.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Favors tejay as far as not||
Favors tejay as far as not getting dropped. No way he rides anyone off his wheel doing steady tempo though. Froome and the sky train are also good at riding tempo on steady inclines. The only real chance anyone has is attacking them on the steeps and there just aren't that many kms above 10% left to go. Most of the guys behind him will probably be looking to protect their positions and fighting for a podium spot instead of really working together to crack Froome and sky from here on out. Hope I'm wrong, but that's been how tours with one dominant rider/team have gone done for years now.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Nope, his problem is he's||
Nope, his problem is he's trying to do the Giro, Tour double and is virtually impossible to peak for both. He was just as dominant for the Giro. Hell, he even looked pretty good last tour despite doing the giro, before he crashed out.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||At least it's not Dominos,||
At least it's not Dominos, amirite?