False Hype in the Offseason

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby ninotoreS » Fri May 25, 2018 6:20 pm

GLSmk wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 6:02 pm
continuing with coach speak:
"Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard is working on some issues to help him become a better receiver out of the backfield, according to new running backs coach Charles London, who mentioned hand placement, focus and concentration and hand-eye coordination as some of the areas he is hoping to see improvement."
I wouldn't call that coach-speak in the sense we usually mean it, i.e. disingenuous overstatement/optimism. It's appropriate for a coaching staff to work on a given player's obvious deficiencies. The question is whether or not it'll really make a difference. History indicates it probably won't. Even if Howard's hands cease to be stone, he doesn't have the hips and feet to run many routes well.
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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Valhalla » Fri May 25, 2018 6:57 pm

Jason wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 10:42 am
It was actually before this thread but I've been trying to think of what would be the "Coachspeak Mount Rushmore" and came up with Adam Gase, Pete Carroll and Chuck Pagano so far, who should be the 4th?
Coach Jerry Jones?

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby snaps06 » Fri May 25, 2018 7:58 pm

Jerrick McKinnon.

There is no way he performs up to what he costs right now. He's at an all-time high in value for his career, and if I were an owner, I'd be cashing in before everyone realizes how mediocre he is during the season.

He's just not an elite NFL running back.

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby TheRookiePro » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:23 pm

ASJ is apparently going to be a big deal in Jacksonville:
"Jaguars.com expects Austin Seferian-Jenkins to be an "integral" part of the team's offense."
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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Jason3123 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:19 pm

TheRookiePro wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:23 pm
ASJ is apparently going to be a big deal in Jacksonville:
"Jaguars.com expects Austin Seferian-Jenkins to be an "integral" part of the team's offense."
Very underrated this season IMO. Most talented receiver on that roster.

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Pullo Vision » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:58 pm

TheRookiePro wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:23 pm
ASJ is apparently going to be a big deal in Jacksonville:
"Jaguars.com expects Austin Seferian-Jenkins to be an "integral" part of the team's offense."
I can see this one. Them adding ASJ and Moncrief suggests a greater reliance on passing in the red zone. If it pans out, Bortles is a sneaky get.
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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby MEuRaH » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:21 pm

Anybody that any coach talks up in the off season. I can’t remember one time that a coach talks someone up and then they follow through.
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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Jason3123 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:57 pm

MEuRaH wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:21 pm
Anybody that any coach talks up in the off season. I can’t remember one time that a coach talks someone up and then they follow through.
Sean Payton 2016, Michael Thomas.

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Valhalla » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:23 pm

MEuRaH wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:21 pm
Anybody that any coach talks up in the off season. I can’t remember one time that a coach talks someone up and then they follow through.
Mike Tice and the Randy Ratio?

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby ninotoreS » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:32 pm

Jason3123 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:19 pm
TheRookiePro wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:23 pm
ASJ is apparently going to be a big deal in Jacksonville:
"Jaguars.com expects Austin Seferian-Jenkins to be an "integral" part of the team's offense."
Most talented receiver on that roster.
His pitiful '17 tape grade of 47.8 begs to differ.
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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Vcize » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:56 pm

Valhalla wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:23 pm
MEuRaH wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:21 pm
Anybody that any coach talks up in the off season. I can’t remember one time that a coach talks someone up and then they follow through.
Mike Tice and the Randy Ratio?
Canceled out by his Onterrio Smith talk.
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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Valhalla » Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:51 am

Vcize wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:56 pm
Valhalla wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:23 pm
MEuRaH wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:21 pm
Anybody that any coach talks up in the off season. I can’t remember one time that a coach talks someone up and then they follow through.
Mike Tice and the Randy Ratio?
Canceled out by his Onterrio Smith talk.
Hey...how was Tice expected to anticipate a whizinator?

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Pew Dogs » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:33 am

Aka 'Not at that price'?

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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby Bot101 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:08 am

Pete Carroll saying Penny is "solid in pass protection".
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Re: False Hype in the Offseason

Postby DLF3000 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:29 am

I've also grown extremely grown leary of any Browns East errrrr Miami Dolphins hype and coachspeak.

Gase is proving to be quite the master. Almost makes you appreciate how Belichick gives you absolutely nothing on anybody, 24/7, 365.
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