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New QB Time!

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by classicpony, Oct 31, 2013.

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    -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Yep. Lots of excellent blue collar guys to go with the razzle dazzle of our skill position players.
    And how do you leave off Jeff "Cankles" Zgonina? Our multi-faceted TE/KR/DT? (yes, he had a kick return - lol)
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    jrry32 Well-Known Member

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    That's why I recommend seeing if we have a young option on this team(Davis). If not, we gotta find one.
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    -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Everyone wants their curiosity satisfied in that manner, but it's likely not going to happen. Fisher already said in his "show" that Clemens gives them the best chance to succeed right now (because Davis doesn't know half of what Clemens knows), so that's what they'll be doing. It will take a monumental collapse by Clemens to replace him with Davis, but I'm not rooting for *that* to happen. If Davis works his way into the lineup then I'll be hoping for him to make the most of it and for him to be successful, but none of these retreads or UDFAs are the answer going forward anyway, IMO.
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    Zaphod Well-Known Member

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    Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but this has more to do with match ups than anything else.

    The corners were instructed to play tight because they weren't threatened by the wide receivers.

    The defensive line looked so good because they played 8 men in the box. They knew Seattle wanted to run. They said no. Make the pass work first. And this is all due to the fact they trusted the match up between the corners and receivers. They knew they could play tight because Quinn and Long would get pressure on the QB going against backup tackles.

    It is what it is, no more or less. Due to their ability to take advantage of certain match ups, the game wasn't as bad as it was thought to become. They're still the same defense that struggled against the 49ers offensive line.

    I'll say again that I think we stand a good chance of rushing well in the next three games, which gives the defense the time off of the field they need and really opens up the passing attack. I'm just saying that the season isn't over yet.
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    But there is an answer sitting on the market...
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    And trust me, the market would appreciate it if you got that answer off of it. It wasn't made to hold a 350 pound man. :wink:
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    -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Yeesh.

    Kinda surprised VY hasn't gotten a call, but then again, maybe I'm not that surprised.
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    I found our guy......

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    -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    If only...

    We can pair him with our new RB too.

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    ^^ Brilliant. I fuggin worship Bundy. FOUR TDs in one game. FOUR!!! Who does he think he is...Az Hakim??
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    Yeah Zgonina was key too. He and Agnew both played run stuffer to Farrs' speed rusher. Also Jeff Robinson, LS/TE was a good versaltile player. Zgonina had a good career once he left St. Louis also. Some guys, like Andy McCollum had their best years in St. Louis.
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    RamFan503 Grill and Brew Master

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    Been out for a week so I'm just getting back to this conversation. The main problem I have with trying out other QB options in order to see if one would be viable as a back-up NEXT year is that you seriously threaten the development of the rest of the young guns on your offense. There are enough difficulties already with a QB that knows the offense even better than Sam. Put a QB in that is not real familiar with the offense or the players and I believe the young guys could potentially actually regress and have a real possibility of an out of sync QB hanging them out to dry.

    I'd take my chances with Clemens - knowing that an upgrade at QB2 needs to be addressed in the off season. Or does it need to be addressed at all? I still say there are far worse options at #2 if you look around the league.
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    You're missing something. :razz:
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    I don't think Fisher will let another QB play until we either (1) see an injury or (2) are eliminated from the playoff race.
    Clemens has played well enough to keep starting IMO. And if the defense, ST and young receivers continue to step up like yesterday, I don't see any reason to make any changes.
    Now if week 13 comes around and we're out, by all means let Davis or Quinn play.
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    Stranger How big is infinity?

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    What? Please tell me.

    I can't figure anything out this season. I admit it. I'm totally dumbfounded :)
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    Well, you wanted to know what the underlying reason was for the Rams' coaching staff leaving Clemens in as starter.
    The answer is obvious. He gives them the best chance to win with Bradford out.

    No conspiracies, no ulterior motives, no stubbornness. That's just how it is.
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    Stranger How big is infinity?

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    Well, I wouldn't mind seeing Austin in there for a game. Then we'd really know.