We are already a better team then we were last season

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  1. LikeUntoGod

    LikeUntoGod The Oracle

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    Even with Ryan Tannehill sitting the whole season we are already better then we were last season.

    We have closed the wide open door on the right side of our OL.

    Matt Moore will have a full season including OTAs and training camp to be ready. Whoever is our QB they will not have to pick themselves up off the ground as much and will have more chances to look downfield.

    Losing Marshall and drafting J Martin at RT has now allowed C Gates to come into his own.

    At TE we have become a better team because Fasano etc will no longer have to stay in and cover for Colombo.
     
  2. nbrewer22

    nbrewer22 Well-Known Member

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    But we lost our only pass catching threat, if we don't get a WR we will be in trouble.
     
  3. mrbunglez

    mrbunglez Reading Is Fundamental Donator

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    I hope you're not talking about Marshall, he couldn't catch a cold while he was here until he went to the pro bowl.
     
  4. richied06

    richied06 Well-Known Member

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    you think we're good now, wait until you see who we draft in the 3rd round. #STUDDDDDDDDDDDDDS
     
  5. Mogwai

    Mogwai Seasoned Veteran

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    Starting a rookie RT is not going to make us a better team than one that lost Marshall, Langford, Bell. We're drafting rookies not vets. It'll take time. With Tannehill and Martin you can make the case we will be a substantially better team moving forward and that's the most important thing.
     
  6. AJDUHEJETKILLER

    AJDUHEJETKILLER AJ DUHE JET KILLER

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    Sorry for the no thanks, my son hit me. I love your post I BIM! Fix the trenches, get some depth, stop trading picks, and we are on our way!
     
  7. nbrewer22

    nbrewer22 Well-Known Member

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    Right, losing the leading receiver in yards and in touchdowns isn't the teams best pass catcher, you're right.
     
  8. dolpns13

    dolpns13 Chest Rockwell is my hero Donator

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    Because his 6 TD's really helped us win a ton of games.. Lol
     
  9. nbrewer22

    nbrewer22 Well-Known Member

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    Exactly, if he was our best receiver at 6 TD's, whats that say about our other receivers. We have easily the worst receivers in the NFL by far.
     
  10. LikeUntoGod

    LikeUntoGod The Oracle

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    The only reason he led in yards, touchdowns and drops was because he made sure we passed the ball to him much more then anyone else. Addition by subtraction IMO.
     
  11. FinHopeful

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    Our offense is going to distribute the ball. We need some more talent at WR, but we do not need a star. I am fine with trading B. Marshall. Get over it!!!
     
  12. sharp

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    It did not but he certainly helped over the 1 hartline had or what 2 bess had?

    Marshall had issues on the side and on the field, especially with key drops.... But he demanded double teams and still got over 1,000+ twice in Miami with mediocre QBs.

    You can move on from him but don't bash the fact that we can just say its fine and clyde gates will come save us or something, that attention marshall demanded will be shifted to other areas, doubling bess, or putting 8-9 in the box. Need some WRs
     
  13. dolpns13

    dolpns13 Chest Rockwell is my hero Donator

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    all of it is pathetic.. we are building a new team.. as long as Bess keeps moving the chains, im fine with his 2 TD receptions, as loong as we have some else picking up the slack.. You need more than 6 TD's from your #1 receiver.
     
  14. PlexGod

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    i agree we need to draft 2 WRs in the third or Curry and a WR if curry is still there. I dont see how we r better with no WR and a first round QB that wont sniff the feild this year unless we have some injuries at QB. And we lost a good DE and our leading tackler with no FA signings worth mentioning.
     
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    Even as a rookie, Martin is an immediate upgrade at RT. WR has been downgraded, but Marshall was a headcase who dropped a ton of balls. Lets see who they get in round 3.
     
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    I think the point is that his 6 TDs should have easily been 12+. If he had caught the majority of the 6 TDs that he dropped, he would still probably be a Phin....
     
  17. LikeUntoGod

    LikeUntoGod The Oracle

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    Marshall being doubled teamed all the time is a myth. Some teams went against played him one on one for almost the whole games. He has no deep speed and does make the big, redzone or endzone catches.

    He simply was not a threat to score. C Gates could have 6 TDs this season, he is a threat to score.
     
  18. mfish41

    mfish41 It is what it is Donator

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    I like how the team looks, but the hell is going to catch the ball on the outside for us?
     
  19. Hatethejets

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    Give Philbin and Sherman time
     
  20. LikeUntoGod

    LikeUntoGod The Oracle

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    Look back to 2008 and 2009 before we had Marshall. We passed for MORE yards without him.

    Look over the last two seasons, Marshall caught 9 TDs in two years on 169 receptions.

    Over the same two seasons, Anthony Fasano caught 9 TDs on 72 receptions. And only dropped two passes over two seasons.

    I expect to see a lot of two TE sets this season. I like Bess, Hartline and Gates.

    Relax, we are going to be fine.
     
  21. MrCalifinfan

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    If Philbin was able to get Rodgers 5000 yards with good but not great wideouts....Fins have something to mold an offense from
     

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