How will the Panthers lose the game this week?
Posted 17 September 2013 - 10:08 PM
Posted 17 September 2013 - 10:21 PM
Week 1 we played small ball and the staff were criticized for it.
In response, week 2 we took shots downfield, but the staff was criticized for not being aggressive at the end of the game.
So the answer is obvious. Every 4th down beyond our own 40 yard line we will go for it. We lose because we fail to convert a 4th and 22 at the 50, giving the G-men a short field and an easy come from behind win.
In the post game presser, Ron defends his decision, explaining it was obviously just poor execution that kept that 4th and 22 off tackle run from working.
Posted 18 September 2013 - 05:24 AM
i don't think we will win. I imagine that this will be the one game in three that we never really had a chance (just like last season). The Giants are a well coached team that plays disciplined football. They are 0-2 and Eli has turned the ball over a few times, but I don't think we can contain them in the 2nd half enough to keep it close. Their WRs vs our secondary is one of the most stark mismatches we will see all season. Plus, they can run the ball. We will get beat short, we will get beat deep. We will not be able to put up the 40 pts. we would need to outscore them.
Our only chance is to score some defensive and special teams tds. If we can force Manning to turn the ball over, then we might hang in there for a little while.
I wish I had Victor Cruz on my fantasy team.
Posted 18 September 2013 - 06:08 AM
Plus, they can run the ball. We will get beat short, we will get beat deep. We will not be able to put up the 40 pts. we would need to outscore them.
I'm not feeling optimistic either, but you might be surprised as to their ability to run the ball.
Having spent some time over on the Giants board recently, I can report that their fans are spending a lot of time discussing how they can't run the ball and have become one dimensional.
Posted 18 September 2013 - 06:34 AM
Tie game with 1 minute left in the 4th. Eli throws a pass that is intercepted by Captain Munnerlyn. Munnerlyn runs 10 yards where he is suddenly hit and fumbles. The Giants pick it up and run all the way for a game winning TD.