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What is the huddle concensus terribly wrong about this year?

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CRA    12,162

No need for anyone to have a meltdown, but unpopular opinion alert incoming:

Cam might still have problems with losing properly next year. We all know it's true, we're just huge homers and are blinded to it at times. Cam is a sore loser, and it affects him in games when things aren't going his way. The second half of last season it seemed like he was finally maturing, but will this continue if we get off to YET ANOTHER slow start this year? Obviously no one knows for sure, but I do know this: Cam is the most critical part of this team. If he can step up both his play and leadership, he can take this team to a new level. If he keeps reverting to a sixth-grader mentality when losing or not playing perfect, this team will never reach its full potential.

tl;dr- We all want to hope Cam has finally grown up, not so sure if he really has. Time will tell. His development into an elite quarterback is what is holding us back from getting to the playoffs and making a run.

Another one I just thought of: don't expect Star and KK to be dominate forces in the first quarter of the season. I expect gradual progression with both of them. Rarely are DT's dominate in their first year in the league (exception: Suh).

I personally don't give a poo about Cam being a sore loser....bigger problem for years is we have had too many good losers.

Also, I think our DTs could frankly suck next year. DT isn't a plug and play spot. They get abuses often early. Not a talent issue as much as it is paid professionals being smarter and knowing more

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Doc Holiday    2,071

True...every year we are super confident in something and it highly disappoints and a worry normally isn't that bad.

So based on the talks....either Steve Smith or the defensive line disappoint.

Either our secondary or someone not named Smitty is out most productive WR (with Smitty being decent)

not true a lot of people been saying we needed a WR this year because of smitty aging and could drop off big time at any moment

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rayzor    10,289

Mike Shula.

Offensive stagnation.

Defensive adjustments lacking.

i hope I'm wrong about shula.

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Creep59    99

No need for anyone to have a meltdown, but unpopular opinion alert incoming:

 

Cam might still have problems with losing properly next year. We all know it's true, we're just huge homers and are blinded to it at times. Cam is a sore loser, and it affects him in games when things aren't going his way. The second half of last season it seemed like he was finally maturing, but will this continue if we get off to YET ANOTHER slow start this year?  Obviously no one knows for sure, but I do know this: Cam is the most critical part of this team. If he can step up both his play and leadership, he can take this team to a new level. If he keeps reverting to a sixth-grader mentality when losing or not playing perfect, this team will never reach its full potential.

 

tl;dr- We all want to hope Cam has finally grown up, not so sure if he really has. Time will tell. His development into an elite quarterback is what is holding us back from getting to the playoffs and making a run.

 

 

  

 

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Creep59    99

I personally don't give a poo about Cam being a sore loser....bigger problem for years is we have had too many good losers.

 

 

 

  how about the childish part of Cam and lack of leadership?  You ok with that too?

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CRA    12,162

not true a lot of people been saying we needed a WR this year because of smitty aging and could drop off big time at any moment

Overall, IMO most people here believe Smith can carry the WR corp in 2013....like he has been doing.

Personally, I think the step backwards last year was much bigger than some realize. It will continue IMO

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CRA    12,162

how about the childish part of Cam and lack of leadership? You ok with that too?

The guy hates to lose....again, I personally don't care he is like that. Rather that than the other way around. He has been like that since he was 5....I doubt it will ever legitimately change.

Cam is no more childish, in the context of football, than the 34 yr old Smitty who is praised around here is a leader of this franchise

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CRA    12,162

Wait, answer is easy.

Just like other sub par coaches like Chud and Scott Shanahan....Shula will be labeled as the next mad scientist.

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MadHatter    9,501

I am going out on a limb here. Everyone thinks Shula will struggle as OC.

I am going to say that he installs a nice balanced attack and the offense cones out clicking.

Hope Zod is wrong and I am right.

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TheRed    17,965

No need for anyone to have a meltdown, but unpopular opinion alert incoming:

Cam might still have problems with losing properly next year. We all know it's true, we're just huge homers and are blinded to it at times. Cam is a sore loser, and it affects him in games when things aren't going his way. The second half of last season it seemed like he was finally maturing, but will this continue if we get off to YET ANOTHER slow start this year? Obviously no one knows for sure, but I do know this: Cam is the most critical part of this team. If he can step up both his play and leadership, he can take this team to a new level. If he keeps reverting to a sixth-grader mentality when losing or not playing perfect, this team will never reach its full potential.

tl;dr- We all want to hope Cam has finally grown up, not so sure if he really has. Time will tell. His development into an elite quarterback is what is holding us back from getting to the playoffs and making a run.

Another one I just thought of: don't expect Star and KK to be dominate forces in the first quarter of the season. I expect gradual progression with both of them. Rarely are DT's dominate in their first year in the league (exception: Suh).

This team has many question marks heading into the season. Cam isn't high up on my list.

how about the childish part of Cam and lack of leadership? You ok with that too?

Are we going to let this douche hang around all offseason?

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Zod    14,969

I am going out on a limb here. Everyone thinks Shula will struggle as OC.

I am going to say that he installs a nice balanced attack and the offense cones out clicking.

Hope Zod is wrong and I am right.

 

 

I am in the minority. Most people feel he will be better than chud.

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TheRed    17,965

I am in the minority. Most people feel he will be better than chud.

You say better than Chud as if he is some infallible genius.

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Zod    14,969

You say better than Chud as if he is some infallible genius.

 

No, thats just how you are reading it.

 

Chud sucked the first 10 games of the season. Does that automagically mean Shula will do better? Nope.

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TheRed    17,965

No, thats just how you are reading it.

Chud sucked the first 10 games of the season. Does that automagically mean Shula will do better? Nope.

Well you've made no secret of your disapproval of Shula. I was pissed about it too.

No but if he doesn't spend over half the season forcing a square peg into a round hole that'll be a start.

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MadHatter    9,501

I am in the minority. Most people feel he will be better than chud.

Bring better than Chud us not a high bar to make. I u d'état and your frustration with Shula from your TB days.

I hope he has grown as a coach.

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