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Warning: Trap Game Incoming

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I believe TB will show up for this game. Hoping the Panthers will also.  Panthers have been figuring ways to get it done, but if they play no better in playoffs than they have been.. ..........

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TB will be plenty stoked and motivated for this game, division games always carry special meaning... What makes them dangerous is they have nothing to lose, they will be taking a lot of chances on offense and going for it on 4th down...nothing more dangerous than a wounded animal...

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I'll be honest, I am convinced we would have blown out the Dolphuns if Cam hadn't gotten whacked on the first play. The whole offense was spooked.

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I'll be honest, I am convinced we would have blown out the Dolphuns if Cam hadn't gotten whacked on the first play. The whole offense was spooked.

Well, let's see how the game is officiated (though Miami was home)? Cause I wouldn't be shocked if Schiano believed what you believed, and tried to "Shake up" Cam early himself. 

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Even though there are certain matchups that have come to be known as "trap" games,i'm not sure I would call this division game with Tampa Bay one even thought it fits the loose definition..I just don't see Tampa Bay having any matchup advantages over us.

 

There is no set definition for precisely what constitutes a "trap" game. But here's a loose explanation: A game in which a playoff contender faces a losing team, but one that still has some motivation for playing hard, and possesses some matchup advantages.

 

(“In this league, I don't believe your players take another team lightly. I know people don't believe that but I do. Especially this year, it's just a matter of how you're playing, and if you aren't playing well, you'll get beat.")

 

Herm Edwards 

 

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This game is at home which should help.  I hope that last week was a wakeup call. Tampa is getting better and reminds me of us last year, we started really slow and came on late to try and save the season and the coaches job.

 

I think we have more talent but expect Tampa to come out blitzing after seeing what happened in Miami.  Hopefully we have a better game plan to account for that. And hopefully Johnson is back.

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TB will be plenty stoked and motivated for this game, division games always carry special meaning... What makes them dangerous is they have nothing to lose, they will be taking a lot of chances on offense and going for it on 4th down...nothing more dangerous than a wounded animal...

Plus, Schiano is fighting for job!!!!!!!!

 

You can say the same about the QB as well. He wants the starting position for next year, sans a competition. 

 

On the other hand: Panthers should want to make a statement, after the Miami game, and before the New Orleans one. 

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I love their attitude towards division games, "they count as two."

However, our O is struggling and their D is a stout bunch. McCoy is playing very well, Revis is being used properly and Lavonte David has regained his form. That's a difference maker at every level of the D. I didn't mention Barron, or the rest of the DL.

Matt Ryan Jr is playing very effecient ly and is spreading the ball around, last week VJax and Underwood hurt the Lions. Rainey at RB had a coming out party two weeks ago.

They are a team to be taken seriously, I'm glad we get them at home this time. Gameplan is the same as always- stop the run, get to the QB with the front four and create turnovers.

On offense we need to get things going, but we'll stick with the inside runs with play action coming off if that.

I like the home team for that reason.

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I think the fact that it's a home game against a division rival will help us avoid a trap.

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I believe last week was our wake up call. Great teams don't take games off. One game at a time, our next game is our biggest game.

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