He had some great throws today! I'm not saying otherwise. The point is solely these weird mental blocks he has in these crunch times situations. Not one person can point out a crunch time pass Cam has came up with in basically two seasons of work. Pretty telling, no? There's a reason his record is what it is.
4th and 17 or whatever to lafell in the vikings game last season just off the top of my head
LOL...4 of this teams 5 loses have come by 6 points or less. This team has been in every game except one. The defense is showing real improvement. This is not a team that has "quit" and is not poorly coached. They have a young quarterback who just cannot get it done in the clutch. They are close. They are really, really close. They just need to get back to traditional football and treat Cam Newton like an average, young quarterback until he proves he is something more.
so when you see cam forced to run a slow developing read option play fake into the teeth of a blitz that immediately overwhelms our interior line and has immediate pressure in his face you don't think coaching or playcalling.
we had a slow afternoon at work so i spent most of it watching griffin's games on game rewind. i'm no expert but it really, really looks to me like griffin only has one read on most of his pass plays. a lot of what washington runs are quick hitter pass plays that get the ball out of griffin's hands as fast as possible to his receivers without having him go through a progression. this seems to become particularly clear on slower developing plays where his receivers are running deep routes. it looks like he just stares down one guy and waits for him to come open. it also doesn't look like he's really looking off the defense either; he seems to lock on to one side of the field and only looks at the other side if he's looking to run.
of course, if this is how the offense is designed, i can't really blame him for doing what he's supposed to. that'd be rather hypocritical of me considering how i pin most of cam's problems this season on the shitstupid offense we're running. it's an interesting possibility though especially considering the sort of dichotomy between "stupid" newton who can't run a pro offense supposedly and "cerebral" griffin that we always see being pushed.
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you are an idiot plain and simple. There is nothing to discuss. We run the ball 10 times a game, it makes it damn near impossible to attack downfield. Without Cam we arent even in the position to win. some of those 3rd and long 30yard runs, who else can do that and keep the drive alive?
"well it's clear that i can't have an intelligent conversation with you people because you won't uncritically accept my assertions as fact. ta ta!"
neg rep to smack was an awesome method for self-policing this forum.
a lot of the users here pine for the good old days but a lot of what made that possible was the fact that hit and run trolls and people with ten posts making their awesome threads about bringing back john fox were quickly relieved of their ability to post on the main board.