View Full Version : Request for Eli and Gilbride:
10-28-2012, 11:39 PM
Guys, on Third and Short can we not attempt low percentage deep throws?
Against Washington and Today there have to be 5-6 instances of throwing 20+ yards down field and to the outside on third and short.
I have been requested to make this request because my wife says she can't live with someone who goes this crazy, just watching a game.
I trust you guys, Coach Gilbride, you have earned my respect, but please stop doing this one thing, and my wife will be spared.
10-28-2012, 11:40 PM
Killdrive had his playbook on backwards. You're supposed to pound BROWN up the middle, and give the screen to BRADSHAW...
10-28-2012, 11:48 PM
I agree with what you're saying, but remember... Eli has had about .27 seconds to throw the ball against Dallas this year, and receivers aren't separating from CBs. I would chunk it to the first guy that comes open too... even if he is 70 yards down field and having to run under a rainbow of a throw.
10-29-2012, 03:00 AM
Hey I agree and it seems like we hardly run to the weak side also.... How about some quick slants??
10-29-2012, 03:07 AM
Back shoulder fades to hakeem had been automatic - with his injury they have been rusty - they are not running well enough to just drive it down people throats and you cant "just throw it short" cause teams are playing press - sometimes you have to beat the coverage which means a deeper ball.
10-29-2012, 04:49 AM
Someone asked Eli about that and he had a very good comment, he said that the D was taking away the short stuff and covering the run, which left open the deep pass. Sounded pretty reasonable to me. The O was not clicking today and I'll give the Dallas D some credit and also some to our poor play, there were a couple of drops that caused some drives to stall....
10-29-2012, 05:07 AM
Tommy, not you Tommy say it aint so !!!!
we're dealing with a little chemistry issue with Eli and Nicks, but how great is it that we can work on that and still win
im going to predict a big day for Eli to Nicks vs. Pittsburgh, it's time
my request for Eli and Gilbride is yet another Super Bowl win ...
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