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I want to give Norman a shot to start, but this is not the week. The vast majority of Manuel's passes were short dinks. Tons of screens, throws in the flats, crossing routes, slants. Norman is notorious for refusing to play on his man, and giving a big cushion even when it's not called for by the playcall. I don't know why he does it, maybe he thinks it helps him make a play, but when the opponent's passing offense is based around the short ball, it just doesn't work. For reference watch the Bears game from last year when Cutler picked on our cushions about 8 times in a row on slants and drove down the field.

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Rivera playing favorites per usual... and to our detriment.

 

You know, I just poo pooed this notion all along, but now I believe that it may have some validity.

 

But, Rivera is the coach, so his expertise has to count for something.

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I want to give Norman a shot to start, but this is not the week. The vast majority of Manuel's passes were short dinks. Tons of screens, throws in the flats, crossing routes, slants. Norman is notorious for refusing to play on his man, and giving a big cushion even when it's not called for by the playcall. I don't know why he does it, maybe he thinks it helps him make a play, but when the opponent's passing offense is based around the short ball, it just doesn't work. For reference watch the Bears game from last year when Cutler picked on our cushions about 8 times in a row on slants and drove down the field.

 

That was last season. During the preseason game a few weeks ago, Norman helped shut Cutler down.

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I want to give Norman a shot to start, but this is not the week. The vast majority of Manuel's passes were short dinks. Tons of screens, throws in the flats, crossing routes, slants. Norman is notorious for refusing to play on his man, and giving a big cushion even when it's not called for by the playcall. I don't know why he does it, maybe he thinks it helps him make a play, but when the opponent's passing offense is based around the short ball, it just doesn't work. For reference watch the Bears game from last year when Cutler picked on our cushions about 8 times in a row on slants and drove down the field.

 

Refusing to play on his man?!?!? 

 

Do you have a quote or any evidence to suggest the coaches told him to play up and he refused to? 

 

Unless Norman just doesnt know the playbook which I highly doubt the plays and game plan dictate the cushion / press etc. 

 

So any quotes from Rivera saying Norman was playing wrong or out of position? Or Norman saying he messed up the play and didnt play the right coverage? 

 

One play in a game sure. But after that the coaches would be in his ear and ass. So I cant see a sane player that wanted to play CONTINUE to play the wrong coverage. 

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Refusing to play on his man?!?!? 

 

Do you have a quote or any evidence to suggest the coaches told him to play up and he refused to?

 

Yes, actually, it's why he got benched last year. I'll see if I can find it.

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9 Receptions-138 yards to whom???Ramses Barden...yes please start Josh Norman.

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Im actually looking forward to Dockery coming back, he did some good things last year.

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Munnerlyn would not see the field for most NFL teams. He is by far the weakest link on our team

Whoa slow down bro. Don't forget bell or Insert starting guard here.

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When will Hogan be back? Kidding.

 

As of week one we have a secondary that doesn't make plays in the secondary. I wonder if Norman is looking terrible in practice with run support? Turns out the areas where fans thought we would be weak are exactly where we're weak. Whodathunkit.

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