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Re: TEAM: MICHIGAN MONSTERS
« Reply #650 on: April 18, 2018, 09:11:54 PM »
Alright Coach, thanks for your input.  I won't hold you any longer.  When you see Coach Maxfield, please send him my way.

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Coach, thanks for your time.  I'd like to hear your assessment of the first quarter of the season.  Who is performing well, who is under performing, and any reasons why (if you happen to know them).


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« Reply #651 on: April 19, 2018, 06:52:32 PM »





  One of the biggest areas of concern for me is that only our DE's have recorded a sack this year.  6 between the two, but our DTs are almost non-factors right now and I dont know why that is.  We aren't generating nearly enough pressure.
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« Reply #652 on: April 21, 2018, 11:26:10 PM »
That's surprising.  I know Franklin and Wynant are rookies and growing pains are to be expected, but Richardson is a vet.  There is definite talent there, so it is for sure troubling that they are doing so little so far.  That lack of pressure is giving the opposing QB all day to make his reads, hence all the yards and points we've been giving up. 

Are they all working hard in practice and putting in time in the film room?  This isn't a discipline thing is it?


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« Reply #653 on: April 23, 2018, 09:48:37 PM »





  I wouldn't say the rookies are working like men possessed, but they aren't acting out negatively either.  Richardson works his tail off, but he's just not been getting off the blocks well.
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« Reply #654 on: April 23, 2018, 10:09:04 PM »
What are our current blitzing percentages?


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« Reply #655 on: April 25, 2018, 04:10:33 PM »





First and 10 - 20
First and short - 15
First and Long - 25
2nd and Short - 10
2nd and Long - 15
3rd and Short - 20
3rd and Long - 10
4th and Short - 40
4th and Long - 40
Goal line - 40
Last 2 mins (leading) - 15
Last 2 mins (behind) - 60
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« Reply #656 on: April 25, 2018, 06:05:19 PM »
I know you prefer a more conservative approach when it comes to blitzing, but with our DT's not getting any results out there right now, I feel like we should increase those numbers a bit to put pressure on the Quarterback. At least until we see Franklin and Richardson getting some push without utilizing the blitz.

Would increasing the percentages 25% across the board on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd downs throw too big of a wrench in your defensive scheme?


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« Reply #657 on: April 26, 2018, 08:40:07 PM »
 





No, it wouldn't.  It's honestly only probably adding 3-4 blitz plays more per game, not a big deal.
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« Reply #658 on: April 27, 2018, 12:41:36 AM »
Alright, we'll do that then.  Hopefully that means we get to the QB 3 or 4 more times a game, and that can disrupt their momentum a bit, and get into their heads.

Thanks Coach.  Talk to you later.

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LT, thanks for your time.  I've already spoken to Coach Bryce about his thoughts on the first quarter of the year, but I wanted to talk to you and get your impression of what we've done the last four weeks.  What's working, what's not, that sort of thing.


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« Reply #659 on: May 01, 2018, 01:34:22 PM »
HE FEELS THE SAME AS THE HEAD COACH
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« Reply #660 on: May 02, 2018, 01:17:35 PM »
Thanks LT, I appreciate your time.

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Rose, can I speak with Mumbasa please? Last meeting this week, I promise.

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Mumbasa, I know that your full report is forthcoming but I wanted to touch base with you on a pair of guys - Kurtis Coughlin and Michael Kilpatrick. How are they coming along?


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« Reply #661 on: May 06, 2018, 04:01:46 PM »
HE INFORMS YOU HE WILL SEND YOU THE INFO PRIVATELY IN A MOMENT
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« Reply #662 on: May 07, 2018, 04:15:48 PM »
Thank you, I look forward to reading it when it arrives.


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« Reply #663 on: May 09, 2018, 12:01:13 PM »
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« Reply #664 on: May 10, 2018, 08:21:47 PM »
Thank you Mumbasa.  Appreciate the hard work.

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Rose, we are ready to lock in.  Please send this info down to the staff.

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« Reply #665 on: May 31, 2018, 01:37:27 AM »
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« Reply #666 on: July 22, 2018, 05:27:04 PM »
THE PRESS BEGINS TO PACK UP FOR THE DAY, WHEN A FIGURE EMERGES FROM THE BACK OF THE ROOM AND WALKS SLOWLY TO THE PODIUM.  GM POWERS, ARM IN A SLING, GENTLY CLEARS HIS THROAT INTO THE MIC TO GET THE ATTENTION OF THE CROWD OF REPORTERS.  THEY QUICKLY RESTART THEIR EQUIPMENT AS GM POWERS BEGINS TO SPEAK.

Hello everyone.  I'd like to take this opportunity to thank a few people.  Thank you to the GM's who shouted me out, or otherwise showed their support of me in my recovery from my accident.  Thank you to Commissioner Wilkinson; he was instrumental in helping me through this difficult ordeal.  Most of all, thank you to my Michigan Monsters family.  I could feel the love when I saw the "MP" decal on your helmets, and the cards and phone calls were all very nice, and very appreciated.

Moving forward, I am still a little banged up.  Not 100% if I am being quite honest.  But, I am well enough to get back to work.  I am not going to comment on the teams play, or the state of the league right now as I have quite a bit to catch up on.  I will say that, just by simply looking at the standings, we are not where we expected to be at this point in the season.  We will undoubtedly do our best moving forward to put the pieces of the puzzle together in a way that gets the most out of this team.  We have the talent and we have the drive to be better than we have been.  That is the goal.

Congratulations go out to those selected to the All Star team by GM Kirk.  I am not in the habit of saying nice things about GM Kirk, but I will say that he showed class in selecting multiple players from the Monsters when he didn't have to.  I am sure that was difficult for him to do.

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« Reply #667 on: July 22, 2018, 07:59:53 PM »
 





It's good to see you back boss. This place wasn't the same without you.
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« Reply #668 on: July 22, 2018, 08:25:51 PM »
Appreciate that Coach.  It's great to see you too, and I can't wait to get out there on the practice field and see the guys puttin' in the work.

I'm not sure where to begin when it comes to team business, so I will just dive right in.  During my absence we've won a couple, we've lost a few...we're sitting at 4-5 right now.  Please bear with me, I've tried to keep up as best I could but I am sure I need to be brought up to speed on a few things.  From what I can see, we are living and dying on 2 things - Hill to Soriano & Ramos being the first, and the strength of our defense being the second.  The aforementioned passing attack is pretty consistent, but - and correct me if I am wrong - our defense has been hit or miss, mostly miss based on the amount of points we are giving up.

Is that a brief, but accurate assessment of where we currently sit?  Be brutally honest with me Coach, I need to know what is what around here.


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« Reply #669 on: July 22, 2018, 08:36:59 PM »
 





I am pretty sure you're spot on there.  Gio's had a quietly MVP level season, but we lack much in the run game and defensively we're getting scored on far to often.. same issues we had last season, but we've just not been able to mask it as often.
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« Reply #670 on: July 22, 2018, 08:42:58 PM »
Lets talk about the running game.  With Smith and Rose anchoring our line, I can't imagine that the trouble is lying there.  Freedman and Hartley are both quality backs, but both seem to be struggling to get anything going.  What's your take on the situation? 


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« Reply #671 on: July 23, 2018, 10:05:15 PM »
 





Well, we run the ball very little compared to some other teams, also McClung has struggled on the line which could also factor, but I don't really know.
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« Reply #672 on: July 24, 2018, 11:02:28 AM »
Hmm, thanks for the info on McClung. That's food for thought for sure. I don't want to mess with Gio's passing rhythm by making any tweaks, as he is pretty dialed in right now. If that changes, we'll readdress it.

Can I get a breakdown on our defensive rankings Coach? Sacks, picks, overall, that sort of thing....


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« Reply #673 on: July 24, 2018, 10:10:18 PM »
 





7th in the league in INTs with 7.
12th in the league in TFLs with 23.
11th in Sacks with 26.
1st in Forced Fumbles with 17.
1st in DTDs with 3.
13th in PDs with 44.
20th in points allowed with 30.2 points per game
23rd in yards allowed at 449.9 yards per game
14th vs the run at 143.3 yards per game
and 23rd in the league vs the pass at 306.6 yards per game.
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« Reply #674 on: July 25, 2018, 12:26:46 AM »
Well, clearly it's the opposing passing attacks that are killing us. It's weird, with us being solidly in the middle of the pack in PDs, and us being in the top 10 of picks, you wouldn't think that we'd have this problem. But there it is.

Is there any way of telling if we are simply giving up too many "big plays" per game, or if it is pass protection in general where we're lacking?


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« Reply #675 on: July 25, 2018, 09:54:30 PM »
 





It's really hard to say.. unfortunately.
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« Reply #676 on: July 26, 2018, 01:32:27 AM »
Woods is our veteran presence in the backfield.  I'll have a word with him, see if I can light a spark.  I'll also speak with Coach Maxfield, see if we can tweak anything on D.

Is there anything else that you can think of that could be causing us to stumble?  Is everyone putting in the work and being professional during practice? 


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« Reply #677 on: July 26, 2018, 09:36:59 AM »
 





It's really hard to explain, everyone on of our players is having similar or better statistical years on defense than usual, but we've given up big plays at times, and that is because we still have inconsistencies at corner, in my view.

Overall though there aren't any team-problems to alert on.
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« Reply #678 on: July 26, 2018, 10:31:18 PM »
Alright Coach, thanks for bringing me back up to speed.  Let me go touch base with a few people, then I'll make my way down to the locker room to talk to the guys.

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Alton Woods please.

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Alton, thanks for your time.  The reason I asked to see you is because you are the veteran presence for this team in the defensive backfield.  You work closely with those guys, and I wanted to pick your brain a bit.  We've given up a lot of yardage and a lot of points so far this season.  Do you have any insight on what isn't going right? 


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« Reply #679 on: July 26, 2018, 11:03:22 PM »





Like Coach said man... no idea whats going on really. It's crazy.
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« Reply #680 on: July 26, 2018, 11:09:33 PM »
It sure is.  I know it must be even more frustrating for you guys out there.  I know you all are doing your best.  Pass that word along to the rest of the backfield for me.  Keep working hard, and the results will come.  Thanks for your time.

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Coach Maxfield please.

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Coach...we got cornerback woes.  You warned me a bit about it coming out of camp, and it is plain to see how right you were.  If we can't fix the defensive backfield right now, lets try and take some of the pressure off of them.  Do you think that a scheme change could produce that result?  Attack more up front?  Or should we allow our backers to fade back and help in coverage?  I'm open to any and all ideas.


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« Reply #681 on: July 27, 2018, 06:54:20 PM »
 





Maybe a little of both, up the blitz but also focus the backers on coverage, maybe more zone blitzing?
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« Reply #682 on: July 27, 2018, 09:20:30 PM »
I like it!  If I put on the lock in sheet "increase blitz percentage by 20%/focus linebackers on coverage/increase zone blitzing", will that suffice?


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« Reply #683 on: July 27, 2018, 09:31:32 PM »
 





Perfect boss, I'll handle it from there.
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« Reply #684 on: July 27, 2018, 09:49:07 PM »
Excellent.  I know it won't be a magic fix, but hopefully it stops the bleeding a bit.  Thanks for your time. 

Can you send LT to see me when you see him?  Much obliged.

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LT, nice to see you.  I wanted to chat about our running back situation.  Coach Bryce and I were discussing it, and although we don't run the ball nearly as much as some other teams do, I'd like to get a little more production from that position.

Last season we switched from Freedman being our primary back to a committee approach....do you think that we might see better production if we made either Freedman or Hartley the primary back?  Or will it likely be more of the same in terms of numbers and impact on the game?


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« Reply #685 on: July 27, 2018, 10:00:37 PM »
 





Naming one of the boys as the lead back and feeding them the ball 'could' help establish something on offense, but its something we can't really know until we try.. Then again, we might just not have the right back for what we're doing. 
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« Reply #686 on: July 27, 2018, 10:06:21 PM »
Who is your preference, Freedman or Hartley?  They each bring a little something different to the table; which one do you think meshes best with our system?  My gut says to give Hartley a shot, but I definitely want to hear your thought.


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« Reply #687 on: July 27, 2018, 10:07:48 PM »
 





I was thinking the same thing.  I think telling both that we'll give them both a game to prove it, so they dont feel like one is being scrap heaped.
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« Reply #688 on: July 27, 2018, 10:16:01 PM »
Tremendous idea!  We'll go with Hartley this week and Freedman next week. 

While I have you here....how has Rojas been?  He was in a bit of a slump just before my accident, and I've lost track of his progress since.


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« Reply #689 on: July 27, 2018, 10:41:18 PM »





He's sitting at 35 catches, 196 yards, 1 TD, and 7 Drops...
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« Reply #690 on: July 27, 2018, 11:11:15 PM »
So he drops about 17% of passes thrown his way, and he isn't breaking free as well as he did last season.  I'll have a chat with him.

Anything else stand out to you right now, or have we covered everything?


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« Reply #691 on: July 28, 2018, 08:27:56 AM »
 





Well one thing I've noticed league wide is a weakening of Tight End production.  The top yardage gainer for TE's rightn ow is Crawley in San Antonio, and he has 37 catches for 293 yards with 1 TD..  The Catch leader is Asheworth with 47, and the Touchdown leaders are Larry Herzog and Gene Williams with 3 each.
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« Reply #692 on: July 28, 2018, 08:54:25 PM »
Hmm, then maybe it is not as big of a problem as I originally thought.  What an odd trend though.  We'll watch it moving forward.

Thanks for your time LT.  I'm going to follow you down to the practice field and have a word with the guys.

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Hey guys, I just wanted to touch base with both of you to let you know of a change that the staff and I have decided to make.  We have all the confidence in the world in both of you, but we feel that we aren't getting as much production from the backfield as we would like.  We believe that the committee approach is what is hampering both of you from getting into a real game time groove.

So, moving forward we are going to name one of you the primary back for the rest of the season.  Each of you will get a game to show us why it should be you.  Whoever plays best gets the nod.  Brandon, you're up this week.  Roger, you got next week.  We'll find a role for whomever is designated the #2 back in the special teams game; we want you both involved for sure.

You guys up to the challenge?


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Re: TEAM: MICHIGAN MONSTERS
« Reply #693 on: July 28, 2018, 09:33:52 PM »
BOTH MEN ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE
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« Reply #694 on: July 28, 2018, 10:31:41 PM »
GM POWERS GATHERS THE REST OF THE TEAM TOGETHER.

First of all I want to tell you all how proud I am of you.  After my accident, you all circled the wagons and pulled together as a family to stay on mission.  When one man goes down, everyone else steps up.  And that is exactly what you all did.  Great job.

Next I want to congratulate the All Stars on this team.  Obviously I feel like more of you probably deserve recognition, but that will come in due time.  Those of you going to the All Star Game, represent the Monsters well.  Those of you who feel overlooked, use that to fuel your fire and put the league on notice.

Men, we are sitting here at 4-5.  Not exactly the record that any of us expected.  I wish I could stand here and tell you that I know exactly what the problem is, and exactly what the solution is.  But I can't.  Neither can any of the Coaching staff, or any of the pundits out there.  Because, for the most part, you all are out-pacing what you did last season, when you were 1 lousy point shy of winning the Impact Bowl.  It's frustrating for us to not have the answers, just as it must be frustrating for you to come out of hard fought games without the 'W'.

That said, we have identified a few things we are going to tweak in order to try and stem the tide.  For example, this team will no longer be running back by committee.  This week Brandon will get the nod as the primary back, while next week Roger will.  Whoever produces best for us will be our guy moving forward.  Also, we are going to try and give opposing offenses a different look than they have been seeing from us.  We're going to blitz more, but we are going to change things up by adding a bunch of zone blitzes to the scheme.  Also, from time to time, we are going to have the linebackers fall back into coverage to help the backfield.  The point being to disrupt the opposing passing attack which has really been the only glaring weakness that we can see out there.

I stand before you as the proud GM of the defending Eastern Conference Champs.  I don't want any of you to think for a single second that myself, the ownership, or any of the Coaching staff have given up on you, or on this season.  Because we most certainly HAVE NOT.  We win one game at a time gentlemen.  We get the win this week, and we're back to .500.  Next week, we have a winning record.  The week after that, the week after that, the week after that.....next thing you know, we've torn off the bandages and we're new men walking into the playoffs.....no, not new men.  Monsters.

And we're going to remind the rest of the league that these Monsters are to be feared.


Hartley to Primary Back, Freedman to #2
Increase blitz percentage by 20%
Focus linebackers on coverage
Increase zone blitzing

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« Reply #695 on: July 29, 2018, 02:13:33 AM »
It feels great to be up here again, talking to you guys after a Monsters victory.  Congrats go out to GM Jon, and the Seattle organization.  The turnaround that he has brought to that city has been nothing short of miraculous, and I feel proud to have been able to come out of that game with a victory.


1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

We made a few tweaks to our game plan, and it bore fruit immediately.  Brandon Hartley had a tremendous game as the primary back, and Gio Hill showed that he could spread the ball around to more than just Colt.  We also showed some new looks on D, and we were able to get to Brewster 4 times and also tallied 6 tackles for a loss of yards.  I'd also like to single out the tremendous play of Walter Turner.  7 tackles, 2 big pass breakups, and a interception to cap it all off.  I am VERY pleased by the performance of this team.


2. Talk about any news your team is involved in this week, as well as what other news stories stood out to you this week?

I'd like to thank Coach Bryce for giving me the game ball.  I most certainly felt, and continue to feel, the love from this organization.

Curt Robles, a man I am very familiar with, had himself a record setting day.  Many in the media seem surprised by that, but I for one am not surprised at all.  He is a once in a generation player, and he continues to prove that to the world. 

Reports coming out of the AAF and XFL seem to indicate that they won't be very inclined to negotiate too many deals with HIFL teams.  I hope those reports turn out to be invalid.  Football as a sport will be healthier if we are all able to work together, and not be at war with each other.  It gives me nightmares of the old FBL and Super League, constantly feuding, and sniping at each other.  It's not a good look.


3. Talk about your game this upcoming week, what do you need to focus on most?

We've got Tulsa coming to town, and they are coming off of losing a big piece of their offense in Christopher Allen.  That is very unfortunate for them, because that makes them now a one-dimensional team.  Kitchen is a tremendously talented young Quarterback, but with the threat of Allen gone, it puts the entire game on his shoulders.  Kitchen himself may be up to the challenge, but I am not so sure that the receiving corps of Tulsa are up to it.  Regardless, we will show up ready to play.

Are there any further questions?


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Coach, that was one helluva game!  Thanks again for the game ball.  As you can see, I've had it framed and put up on the wall over there....it means a lot to me.


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Re: TEAM: MICHIGAN MONSTERS
« Reply #696 on: July 29, 2018, 08:30:21 AM »
 





It meant a lot to the boys as well, we're feeling more like a team again this week, and that win was a great kick start of energy.
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« Reply #697 on: July 29, 2018, 04:13:34 PM »
For sure Coach, it's nice to get back to normalcy around here. 

It looks like the changes we made paid off this week.  Hartley looked good out there and, although Seattle got their yards through the air, we stopped them when it counted.


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« Reply #698 on: July 29, 2018, 04:48:43 PM »





The only thing I'd add to that is to beware, Seattle's struggled vs the run all year, so I'd still want to see our offense against others before we really decide where to go.
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« Reply #699 on: July 29, 2018, 04:51:20 PM »
This week Freedman gets the nod, and we are facing Tulsa.  Would you say that Tulsa's D versus the run is equivalent to Seattle's?  That way we get a reliable measuring stick for our little 2 week mini-tryout.