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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2250 on: August 24, 2019, 04:53:44 PM »
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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2251 on: August 25, 2019, 08:44:36 AM »
TEAM CAPTAINS GM's MUST COMPLETE THIS TASK
1. Urban Hemsworth
2. Anthony Smith
3. Brett Myers
4. Sean Johnson
5. Larry Stevens
6. Steve Wright



MINI-CAMP ASSIGNMENTS GM's MUST COMPLETE THIS TASK

OFFENSE:
1. John Young - Hands
2. Urban Hemsworth - Accuracy
3. Joshua Elrod - Hands
4. Tank Mixon – Endurance

DEFENSE:
1. Ryan Peacock - Tackling
2. Lucas Johnson - Speed
3. Allan Tols – Football IQ
4. Michael Thurston – Football IQ



MASTER DEPTH CHART GM's MUST COMPLETE THIS TASK

QB- Urban Hemsworth
QB2- King Carmazzi
QB3- Nelson Dehart

RB1- Tank Mixon
RB2- Christopher Johnson
RB3- Sergio Burns

FB- Ronald Wizard

TE1- Roger Morris
TE2- Patrick Swift

LWR- Brett Myers
LWR2- Todd Pike

RWR- John Young
RWR2- Daniel Roman

SWR- Joshua Elrod

LT- Anthony Smith
LT2- Daniel Ford

LG- William Godfrey
LG2- Everett Conti

C- Makai Si’Lo’Ha
C2- Benjamin Jacks

RG- William Jordan
RG2- Everett Conti

RT- Daniel Ford
RT2- Robert Love

LDT1- Luis Peacock
LDT2-Brad Moanaroa

RDT1- Ryan Peacock
RDT2- Edwin Champion

LDE1- Anthony McLaughlin
LDE2- Kawann Douglas

RDE1- Sean Johnson
RDE2- Kawann Douglas

MLB1- Larry Stevens
MLB2- Steve Wright

LOLB1- Billy Zepeda
LOLB2- Lleyton Kyrgios

ROLB1- Steve Wright
ROLB2- Lucas Johnson

LCB1- Paul Camacho
LCB2- Phillip Johnson

RCB1- Justin Blais
RCB2- Windy Mills

NCB1- Phillip Johnson
NCB2- Allan Tols

FS1- Eric Moya
FS2- Eugene Cash

SS1- Michael Thurston
SS2- Laurence Wimberly

K- Omer Sasser
P- Ronald Edmonds

KR1- John Young
KR2- Joshua Elrod

PR1- John Young
PR2- Dante Bogut





STRATEGY GM OR COACHES DECISION ON ANY/ALL


OFFENSE
Attitude: Balanced
Focus: Run
Tempo: Normal
Passing Focus: Long
Pass To: Outside
Primary Receiver: Brett Myers
Running Focus: Power
Running Backs: Running
Backfield Focus: Committee
Tight End Focus: Mixed

DEFENSE
Attitude: Aggressive
Focus: Pass
Primary Coverage: Coach’s choice
D-Line Focus: Coach’s choice
Linebacker Focus: Run Coach’s choice
Player Radio: Larry Stevens
Match CBs to WRs?: Coach’s choice


Playing Time: Mostly Starters




PLAY CALLING GM Chooses who calls plays, and assigns desired percentages if not left up to play calling coach


OFFENSE RUN/PASS RATIO 60:40

Play Caller: Offensive Coordinator
1st and 10: Coach’s decision
1st and Short: Coach’s decision
1st and Long: Coach’s decision
2nd and Short: Coach’s decision
2nd and Long: Coach’s decision
3rd and Short: Coach’s decision
3rd and Long: Coach’s decision
4th and Short: Coach’s decision
4th and Long: Coach’s decision
Goal Line: Coach’s decision
Last 2 Mins (Ahead): Coach’s decision
Last 2 Mins (Behind): Coach’s decision

DEFENSE BLITZ RATIO Coach’s decision

Play Caller: Head Coach
1st and Short: Coach’s decision
1st and Long: Coach’s decision
2nd and Short: Coach’s decision
2nd and Long: Coach’s decision
3rd and Short: Coach’s decision
3rd and Long: Coach’s decision
4th and Short: Coach’s decision
4th and Long: Coach’s decision
Goal Line: Coach’s decision
Last 2 Mins (Ahead): Coach’s decision
Last 2 Mins (Behind): Coach’s decision



PR CAMPAIGNS 

(Urban Hemsworth) (From Outback to Quaterback) ($0.5m)
A feature length documentary, co-produced by Netflix, covering the story of how Urban Hemsworth made his way from being a regional film star in Australia to the starting QB of the DC Cobras. It will include interviews with him and people who know/worked with him; home video footage from him playing football at home as a kid; clips from his films; behind the scenes footage from practice in Richmond and at DC when he was finally called up and from the games he started last season.

(John Young) (RESPECT) ($0.5m)
A campaign to be fronted by John Young within the DC area combating domestic violence and other forms of domestic abuse. John will give talks at local schools and community centres and will also work with local women’s shelters to highlight the stories of survivors of domestic abuse.

(Sean Johnson) (The Big Johnson) ($0.5m)
All previous Taco based concession stands in the stadium will be replaced with Johnson’s Footlong stands which will specialise in hotdogs and burgers. The signature hotdog will be the footlong Big Johnson which will come with a special sauce and all the trimmings.

(Anthony McLaughlin, Steven Wright and Christopher Johnson) (Home Sweet Home) ($1.5m)
In recognition of the fact that all 3 players had been brought back to DC under the GM Dazz administration the trio will release a cover of Motley Crew’s “Home Sweet Home” complete with music video and behind the scenes making of documentary for Amazon Prime.


MUSICAL LICENSES

1. “Fanfare for the Common Man”, Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Just before the players come out


2. “1999” Prince (LINK TO YOUTUBE optional)
At the end of the game when the team wins


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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2252 on: September 01, 2019, 02:40:00 PM »






While the majority of public opinion is still very poor towards John Young, our PR was well received.  Here is our teamsheet for the S12 season.
 

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2253 on: September 04, 2019, 05:26:03 AM »
SEASON 12 - TRAINING CAMP

1. Use three words to classify how your off-season went and explain.

Carefully planned and executed. I realise that's 4 words but nobody counts 'and' do they? I think the words explain themselves. Our off-season started when Coach Farmer left in the middle of the season. At that point I sat with my team to decide what we wanted the DC Cobras to look like going forward. The "bend but don't break" defence was breaking too often and I felt the team needed more experience to help lead the young lads that make up most of the roster. With those things in mind I went out and hired a head coach with a more proactive approach to defence and whose vision matches my own. We then together worked out what the roster needed and I went out and signed those players.

2. Coming out of training camp, where do you rank your team in the division, in the conference, and in the league?

I had a good laugh when I read the media rankings. You lot have made motivation easier for the opening games. I pinned those rankings to the wall of our locker room. This isn't some computer game where you add up the star ratings of players to judge how a team ranks. Those stats ignore how well the roster suits the coaches and system. They also ignore important factors such as team cohesion and familiarity. I'm happy to have my team underrated if it means we can spring a surprise on a few GMs though.

3. Do you have any position battles planned for the preseason?  Which jobs are up for grabs and what do you hope to gain from the preseason games?

Preseason is a chance for lads to make a claim for a starting spot so I expect to see position battles all over the field. Specifically I'm looking at WR and CB though. John's suspension opens a space for someone to make their own and the new look CB corps means there are starting positions to be decided there. People write these games of but they could be the most important games in a few careers.

4. List one victory and one failure for you personally this off-season as the GM

You can only judge victory or failure during the offseason once the actual season has ended. While signing key targets feels like a victory now, it is dependent on their performance week in week out. Again, my biggest failure of the offseason only remains a failure if lessons aren't learned and redemption isn't achieved out there on the field as well as at home. I won't speak about individuals before you ask.

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2254 on: September 05, 2019, 02:19:25 PM »
"Spectators at training camp have had great reviews of Urban Hemsworth this off-season, Combining that news with the strength of your offensive line with the addition of Daniel Ford, do you believe your pass game will be significantly improved over last season's 206 yards per game?"

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2255 on: September 07, 2019, 04:58:26 AM »
We're very happy with the way Urban has been developing and if he continues on this path he's going to become an elite QB. He's not the finished article yet though and we need to remember this is his first full season in the league. I'm not going to put extra pressure on the lad by setting some arbitrary yardage target though. I do think our pass game will improve significantly but I'm more focused on completion rates, TDs and interceptions. Large yardage figures probably show that our defence isn't as effective as we're hoping and that we're chasing games instead of dominating. I am very confident going into the season and I think people have underestimated our team and the Impact Daniel Ford will have.

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2256 on: September 07, 2019, 11:55:21 AM »
 





Alright Alright! We're ready for our first full-season!

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2257 on: September 08, 2019, 04:46:09 AM »
It's a big season for all of us. The pressure is on to get results this season but I finally feel like we have the system and roster I want so I'm excited. I've tried to go out and get the type of players you want so I'm hoping you're happy with the recruitment this offseason. The defence almost picks itself but we've made big changes to our CBs so that's an area I'll be watching carefully. I know we haven't got the star names there but we had 2 big name CBs last season and they didn't do enough really. We know what Camacho and Blais give us but what did you make of the others during camp?

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2258 on: September 13, 2019, 08:52:17 PM »
 





I think Johnson is our top corner right now, and I think by the end of the season Tols will be in the running for our 2nd or 3rd best. Mills and Reynolds both have good work ethics, so I think we're going to develop a strong group of corners.

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2259 on: September 14, 2019, 06:35:35 PM »
That's very encouraging to hear. CB was a big priority for me so I'm glad you like the tools we have there. I don't think there's a huge amount else to discuss until we see the lads out on the field. Could you ask Coach Prince to come up and see me when you head down to practice? Thanks.
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Coach, those media rankings are a joke. I'm looking forward to seeing your offence make a few journalists look stupid this year. The area I think we're going to have a position battle in preseason is obviously going to be WR. With Young suspended I'm not sure who we use as WR2 and in the slot. What are your thoughts on the WRs we have?

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2260 on: September 14, 2019, 07:53:52 PM »
 





Well I think Pike and Elrod are the top candidates to battle for WR2/3 honors right now, but Roman and Stanton are both a strong pre-season away from earning a spot over one of the others.  They're all young so I think these two games should be the biggest factor in who we go with week 1.

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« Reply #2261 on: September 15, 2019, 07:50:36 AM »
How do we set this up so we can judge that then? Starting 2 in the first game and then the other 2 in the second doesn't tell us much if the opponents are very different. Are we better off spreading them through the formations or setting the team up to mixed rotation?

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2262 on: September 15, 2019, 02:09:26 PM »
 





Hmm, honestly that just a GM decision.  Whichever you prefer.

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Re: TEAM : DC COBRAS
« Reply #2263 on: September 15, 2019, 04:20:19 PM »
Fair enough. I'll let you get back to work. Thank you, Coach.

Game 1:
Rotation: mostly starters
Run:pass ratio: 60:40
Tempo: Normal
Strategy changes: John Young sits out. Myers is WR1 is all formations. Phillip Johnson CB1 in all formations. Offensive and defensive depth chart changes as below:
In i-form - Pike WR2 with Elrod as backup
In spread - Pike WR2, Elrod WR3, Roman WR4
Pro set - Roman WR2, Stanton as backup
Shotgun - Roman WR2, Stanton WR3
2 TE - Elrod WR2, Roman backup

4-3 - Camacho CB2
3-4 - Camacho CB2
3-3-5 - Camacho CB2, Tols CB3
Nickel - Camacho CB2, Blais CB3
Dime - Camacho CB2, Tols CB3, Mills CB4

Game 2
As above except for the following depth chart changes
In i-form - Roman WR2 with Stanton as backup
In spread - Roman WR2, Stanton WR3, Elrod WR4
Pro set - Pike WR2, Elrod as backup
Shotgun - Pike WR2, Elrod WR3
2 TE - Stanton WR2, Pike backup

4-3 - Tols CB2
3-4 - Blais CB2
3-3-5 - Tols CB2, Mills CB3
Nickel -  Tols CB2, Reynolds CB3
Dime - Tols CB2, Mills CB3, Reynolds CB4

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