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  • Whether Flacco was the right guy to say something or not is irrelevant.

    He cares. Maybe that translates to him playing better or maybe it doesn’t. At least we know he cares.

    Joe has to take care of his end of the deal. The coaches have to take care of theirs.

    At this point, the coaches can’t use Joe’s faults as excuses to not be better at play calling. Call the plays that need to be called and let the team succeed or fail. Don’t be Matt Nagy and coach scared. Give the team a chance.
    My Opinion isn’t determined by what the Popular Opinion is. Sometimes I agree with the Majority, Sometimes I Don’t. If My Opinion is Different than Yours, I have to Ask One Question:
    You Mad Bro?
    Don’t Be A Mean Girl

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    • Unfortunately Von Miller has a chance to end this game and doesn't. Alex Johnson played great except the horse collar. Flacco still holds the ball forever. Sutton and Fant, and Freeman dropped first down catches.

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      • On passes of 5 yards or more, Flacco is completing 51% of his passes. That's bottom 10 in the league. There are several rookies with better intermediate-deep accuracy.

        Joe's comments may be correct, but I can't really fault the staff for having little faith in him to convert.

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        • Originally posted by Papa-pwn View Post
          On passes of 5 yards or more, Flacco is completing 51% of his passes. That's bottom 10 in the league. There are several rookies with better intermediate-deep accuracy.

          Joe's comments may be correct, but I can't really fault the staff for having little faith in him to convert.
          Stats be damned. Throw the ball and go for the win. Flacco has been really bad as of late but play to win the game. Flacco certainly owns some of this loss but he is correct in saying what he said.
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          • Originally posted by broncolee View Post
            Well, at least people can stop insinuating that Joe doesn’t care.
            Or, perhaps, he went all Machiavellian Mode, seeing writing on wall and knowing at 2-6 it is most likely Lock time anyway. He might as well go out swinging, make it seem like his benching was for insubordination and not poor play. Or, like Sanders, that somehow he gets dealt?

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            • Originally posted by broncolee View Post
              Well, at least people can stop insinuating that Joe doesn’t care.
              When people take issue with Flacco's uncaring personality, him looking for people to blame after the game is hardly what they're talking about wanting to see.

              People want to see leadership traits on the field, during the game, not a 10 minute press conference where he blames the coaches rather than takes responsibility himself.

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              • Everybody on the team had there part in the loss yesterday.
                We win as a team, and we lose as a team.

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                • Originally posted by Capt. Jack View Post
                  Everybody on the team had there part in the loss yesterday.
                  We win as a team, and we lose as a team.
                  I don't know what more you can ask the defense to do. In my opinion, no way you can put any blame on the defense for yesterday's loss

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                  • Originally posted by Papa-pwn View Post
                    On passes of 5 yards or more, Flacco is completing 51% of his passes. That's bottom 10 in the league. There are several rookies with better intermediate-deep accuracy.

                    Joe's comments may be correct, but I can't really fault the staff for having little faith in him to convert.
                    Flip side though is that at least you have a 50/50 shot of converting that pass (statistically speaking) whereas running your smallest back up the gut was a give up play.

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                    • Originally posted by JvDub95 View Post
                      I don't know what more you can ask the defense to do. In my opinion, no way you can put any blame on the defense for yesterday's loss
                      They did great, But they just had to make one more stop for the win.

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                      • Problem is your not going to win many games by averaging 15-16 pts a game . Is Flacco right ? Yes hes correct but his play for the last 3 weeks or so have been atrocious. Our line is bad but I think he makes them even worse . Add that to a rookie OC , that's a recipe for disaster imo.

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                        • Originally posted by Capt. Jack View Post
                          They did great, But they just had to make one more stop for the win.
                          First-half 17 play drive ends in a field goal and later 13-play drive ends in a field goal and Joe wants to call out play calling? Defense played amazing and did everything they were would or should have done. I am normally 100% in agreement with you but this one is on Joe and nobody else, in my opinion

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                          • Originally posted by Bronco51 View Post
                            Flip side though is that at least you have a 50/50 shot of converting that pass (statistically speaking) whereas running your smallest back up the gut was a give up play.
                            Well, if we’re doing math, Lindsay’s career average is 5.1 yards per carry, meaning there was also a 50% chance he would convert it.

                            Yes it was a lame playcall, we all know it, Flacco stating the obvious doesn’t help anything, especially after he’s played like garbage for 3 weeks straight.

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                            • Originally posted by Bronco51 View Post
                              Flip side though is that at least you have a 50/50 shot of converting that pass (statistically speaking) whereas running your smallest back up the gut was a give up play.
                              That's assuming Flacco even gets the ball 5+ yards, which is more of a stretch than you might think. His average throw is 2.2 yards short of the first down marker. That's 30th out of 32 current starters. Only 47% of his passes actually travel 5+ yards, again bottom 5 in the league there.

                              So, all things considered, I'd say we stood significantly less than a 50% chance of success.

                              As for the running game, Lindsey and Freeman are gaining 5+ yards on 34% of their carries.

                              All this combined with the field position, the time on the clock, and the timeout situation, I would have rather bet on the run game over Flacco as well.

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                              • Originally posted by JvDub95 View Post
                                First-half 17 play drive ends in a field goal and later 13-play drive ends in a field goal and Joe wants to call out play calling? Defense played amazing and did everything they were would or should have done. I am normally 100% in agreement with you but this one is on Joe and nobody else, in my opinion
                                You're right, but everybody made some mistakes yesterday, we didn't play mistake-free football. And the only thing I was saying was the defense did a great job and they just had to make one more stop and we would have won the game despite Joe Flacco's play or the offenses play. If Von would have got that sack on the last drive, we would have won. Since that didn't happen all they had to do is make a stop.
                                Then the defense would have gotten full credit for the win.

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