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#31 CharlotteBeer.com

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:15 PM

so no one has looked better? That is all I am saying....cutting Jarrett just doesn't make sense. Hoepefully LaFell will be better than Jarrett by week 8.


I agree that Jarrett looks better than Gettis and Guy right now. But I don't want to keep Jarrett if it means Gettis, Guy or Moore don't make the team when they've got far more potential than Jarrett, in my opinion.

Jarrett isn't such an all-star that missing him a few games while LaFell and company learn the ropes is going to make a huge difference.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:19 PM

Nope...nobody has looked better, they all look like third stringers to me. Before camp I thought there was no way Jarrett would make the team, I was wrong. He could be an asset in a three WR set, but if we put him out there in our base package then it will be more of the same for our passing O. We have to put someone on the field to make them pay for bracket coverage on Smitty, Jarrett is not a threat to hurt them.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:24 PM

I agree that Jarrett looks better than Gettis and Guy right now. But I don't want to keep Jarrett if it means Gettis, Guy or Moore don't make the team when they've got far more potential than Jarrett, in my opinion.

Jarrett isn't such an all-star that missing him a few games while LaFell and company learn the ropes is going to make a huge difference.


I'm not as hung up on Moore. I am already considering him gone. I like Gettis' potential and want him on the team. No way to keep all 3 of those guys even if Jarrett wasn't kept.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:27 PM

Putting Dwayne out there is no different than putting an old Moose out there. If Dwayne is our starting WR and he is no more of a threat than Moose, we should expect nothing more than another season of pick 6's. You simply cannot afford to throw the ball into an all star wideout that is triple covered nor can you throw it to a slow ass wideout who can catch anything but has a DB constantly draped all over him. We have to have a wideout who can at least potentially burn someone on the field opposite Smith if we want to be better.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:28 PM

I'm not as hung up on Moore. I am already considering him gone. I like Gettis' potential and want him on the team. No way to keep all 3 of those guys even if Jarrett wasn't kept.


You're right: there's no way to keep all three. This is why I really feel that the organization may just cut ties with Jarrett a year early in order to give some of these younger guys a chance.

Maybe Guy will go to IR due to his hammy issues?

Smith
LaFell
Moore
Wright
Gettis
Edwards

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:31 PM

Well D-Will didn't look good in the last preseason game so definitely cut him despite everything he has done in actual games. Then start J-Stew oh wait he hasn't even played this season so he's garbage..so Sutton then. Oh wait that's not gonna work cause he was't that great this preseason either Not averageing great yards and a fumble..........goodbye. So start Goodson. Well his average in the preseason hasn't been anything to write home about so...... Oh good lord please provide us with an unproven 2nd round rookie RB or else we are soooooooooooooooooo screwed. Preferably one that went to a big name college and didn't win a lot of games but had a rich dady to get him a RB coach so that we can say he has a good pedigree. Yeah that will make it all better.
Again I like Clausen for the future but this sh*t is out of hand. Starting to look like an Eagles message board.


I agree, the OP should get mocked.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:34 PM

if I were to make a balls-out prediction by following my gut feeling, that could still potentially make me look dumb at the end of the season, it would be that Armanti Edwards has more catches, yards, and TDs at season's end than Jarrett. (caveat that part of my reason for this gut-feeling is that I am not at all convinced that Jarrett will survive final cuts and that Edwards will find a way to catch a TD at some point)

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:36 PM

Putting Dwayne out there is no different than putting an old Moose out there. If Dwayne is our starting WR and he is no more of a threat than Moose, we should expect nothing more than another season of pick 6's. You simply cannot afford to throw the ball into an all star wideout that is triple covered nor can you throw it to a slow ass wideout who can catch anything but has a DB constantly draped all over him. We have to have a wideout who can at least potentially burn someone on the field opposite Smith if we want to be better.


I agree. I just don't think a guy is on the roster who can do that this season. it would be nice to know who got the play wrong on that deep throw to LaFell (which he was open for)......b/c those deep passes is when easy picks happen when one of the two (QB/WR) has the play wrong.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:47 PM

I agree. I just don't think a guy is on the roster who can do that this season. it would be nice to know who got the play wrong on that deep throw to LaFell (which he was open for)......b/c those deep passes is when easy picks happen when one of the two (QB/WR) has the play wrong.

I don't think we have that guy either, and I'm honestly not expecting for us to go out and get that guy. Based on the players we have I believe I would rather have LaFell or hell even Gettis out there oppostie Smitty and in three WR sets have Jarrett in with one of those guys and have Smith in the slot.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:05 PM

http://www.nfl.com/t...istics?team=CAR

No, our 1st team (note, this means D.Will) run game is not really firing on all cylinders. His career average is 5.1 yards a carry. He's 3.6 right now. This indicates some blocking problems, which is O-line.

Maybe they are just rusty... or maybe Davidson is holding his cards to the chest. IDK, but this isn't 1st team production that we need.


i think it is a combination of things, including what you have hit on. first of all, john fox doesnt care about preseason games. he isnt going to let davidson show his hand, like you said... we are waiting for the real season to begin to show the good stuff.

secondly, your probably right, the o-line probably is rusty, and they will inprove as the season goes on.

and last, we are missing steve smith. once smitty is back on the feild, he will draw 3 quarters of the secondary over to his side, presenting better match-ups for jarret or lafell, whoever is on the other side.


not to mention that we have played some of the best defenses in the league, so of course that is going to skew the averages a little bit. i totally expect that we will desroy the giants come week one.

Edited by chris999, 30 August 2010 - 06:08 PM.


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Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:30 PM

I agree. I just don't think a guy is on the roster who can do that this season. it would be nice to know who got the play wrong on that deep throw to LaFell (which he was open for)......b/c those deep passes is when easy picks happen when one of the two (QB/WR) has the play wrong.


First off, the best thing Jarrett has done this entire pre-season was to run so slow that the DB couldn't help but run up his ass.

The "40 yd TD pass that woulda, coulda, shoulda" is bs. You expect me to believe that Jarrett is suddenly legitamite because he was overthrown on a deep route? Come on man.

This is like saying that because Sutton caused a fumble against TN he is possibly the hardest hitter on the team. Actually, scratch that, what Sutton did makes a better case for him being the hardest hitter than Jarrett getting overthrown does for him being a good option at WR.

Jarrett is gone. Fox will not carry more than 5 WR. The pass game is just not important enough to him to carry 6. Especially if it means that we have to let someone like Sutton, Davis, Irvin, Landri, or Pugh go to make room for Jarrett. On top of all that Jarrett plays no ST.

Smith
Gettis
Lafell
Edwards
Wright.

I will throw it out there that there is a slim chance if Wright goes to IR that Jarrett could squeak on to the 53. Would rather see Guy or Moore make it though.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:36 PM

The only way cutting Jarrett helps this team is if you bring in another WR. Sad to say, but Jarrett is still one of the best 5 WR's on the team right now.


But Jarrett has little or no upside. The others at least have some potential to get better.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:42 PM

Jarrett had no shot of reaching the sticks on that play, if anyone deserves blame for that it's Davidson.

I like both DJ and LeFell, think they give us good options opposite Smith.


I don't think Davidson deserves any blame at all. Its preseason, he has to see what these guys have.