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Old 11-30-2017, 04:38 PM   #11
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I don't know. This tells me we are on the outside looking in when it comes to running the ball..

http://www.footballdb.com/stats/100-yard-rushing.html

Numbers may be off but it points to 25 different runners with 100 or more rushing yards this season. Still 5 games to.
Look at the wins vs loses when a player gets 100+ yards. It's 47 wins, 9 loses. Maybe it's more important than we think.
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:06 PM   #12
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Look at the wins vs loses when a player gets 100+ yards. It's 47 wins, 9 loses. Maybe it's more important than we think.
A lot of blowouts too. It's easier to hit 100 with a comfortable lead and a run-focused game plan. I think you have a fair point, but 100 yard games need context too. The Lions never seem to jump out too a big lead, which makes things more difficult for them. Regardless, I think efficiency is a bigger problem, I'd be much more pleased if Abdullah was getting 80 yards consistently on 15 carries as opposed to 100 yards on 30 carries.
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A lot of blowouts too. It's easier to hit 100 with a comfortable lead and a run-focused game plan. I think you have a fair point, but 100 yard games need context too. The Lions never seem to jump out too a big lead, which makes things more difficult for them. Regardless, I think efficiency is a bigger problem, I'd be much more pleased if Abdullah was getting 80 yards consistently on 15 carries as opposed to 100 yards on 30 carries.
Sure, and yes too many other variables. But I still think being able to run the ball is important. It's not like other team are defending the run. We need more than 2-3 games out of 11 out of Abdullah.
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A lot of blowouts too. It's easier to hit 100 with a comfortable lead and a run-focused game plan.

Just a game where we aren't down 2 scores after the 1st quarter would suffice
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:54 PM   #15
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Just get rid of cooter and get an oc that knows what he's doing. If you get a run game coordinator you're pretty much saying your oc doesn't know wtf he's doing.
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Just get rid of cooter and get an oc that knows what he's doing. If you get a run game coordinator you're pretty much saying your oc doesn't know wtf he's doing.
Not just him. Our OC in the 90's was like "Give it to Barry."
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Not just him. Our OC in the 90's was like "Give it to Barry."
Based on what runs they choose and how they block, they may still think Barry plays here.
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Based on what runs they choose and how they block, they may still think Barry plays here.
Lol.
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We need some joy in this thread..

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