Game #13 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Review

Hate to say it but this is yet another game where the offense started off real slow, the defense bent (a good bit in the first half) but never broke and really won this game for us. Here’s what I saw: Offense: Running game: Dunn (11/45), Vick (3/5), Norwood (7/32), Griffith (12/57, 1 TD). 5 of Dunn’s carries went for 4 yards or more. Not a bad day for Dunn until he got hurt. Vick was held in check by Tampa’s...

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Like Father, Like Son

Jim L. Mora may ultimately face the fate that his father, Jim E. Mora suffered in Indianapolis. His job security is now tied with his willingness to fire one of his coordinators. As you may recall, Jim E. Mora (the dad) was asked to fire his defensive coordinator, Vic Fangio. Mora refused and thus the Colts dismissed him, to later bring in Tony Dungy. Which if not both of the Falcons assistants that will be pegged by Blank as a...

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Game #12 at Washington Redskins Review

This game started off horribly BUT did turn around midway through the second quarter. The bad part is that although it was a win, the signs of trouble are there. With 1:22 left in the first half, Greg Knapp elected to sit on the ball instead of going for more points despite the fact we had reeled off 10 unanswered points. I just don’t understand this. When I look at his playcalling in 2 minute situations or 3rd and 4th downs,...

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The Coaching Search

If Arthur Blank and Rich McKay called me up and asked my advice about what to do with the coaching situation this would be it: Give Mora another chance. I think the subpar performance of this team the past two years has been weighed down by the poor quality of assistants (particularly both coordinators) as opposed to Mora’s methods. But at the same time, I would tell them that firing Mora is not a bad decision, just arguably not...

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On and off the wagon

Fresh off watching the Saints dismantle the Cowboys, I’m a lot more confident about the Falcons chances to win next week. After two shaky wins versus the lowly Buccaneers and Redskins, it’s nice for the Falcons to have built some momentum heading into this week. But considering the opponents and the fact that the offense has had struggles over the past 6 weeks putting points on the board, it’s not a ton of momentum....

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Game #11 VS New Orleans Saints Review

This one just plain sucked and hurt to watch again. The defense wasn’t up to par and the wide receivers were up to their old tricks again along with the o-line. Hopefully, we still find a way to turn this season around but it sure isn’t looking good at this point. At any rate, Here’s what I saw: Offense: Running game: Dunn (19/52, 1 TD), Vick (12/166), Norwood (13/54), Griffith (1/9). Only 6 of Dunn’s carries...

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