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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 1:32 pm 
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How long will the starters play? I think I read an article after the Titans game that said Mora wanted to get our starters to play the entire 1st half and a seris or two in the 2nd half, but I cant seem to find the article.

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I didn't see the article vickis, but I'm guessing the offense will play the first half. The 1st D may stay out a series or two in the second half.


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I think I found it....but me being the idiot I am, I dont remember if this is what I read.

Q: What do you see as Alge Crumpler's involvement and playing time for Thursday?
Mora: Yes, we will play him for a half. We might play him into the third quarter; it depends on snaps we get, on both sides of the ball. We would like to get Alge (Crumpler) involved in the offense a little bit this week, but we still want to get some throws out to the wide outs and then you want to get some runs. We were sitting in there last week and we were talking about how we want to play our guys offensively. I asked Ollie (Wilson) how many carries he wanted Warrick (Dunn) to get, and he said 'I'd like to get him about ten', and then I asked (Greg) Knapp how many throws do you want Mike (Vick) to get and he said 'I'd like him to get about 12'. I said they're playing 19 plays, so you guys better figure something out because that isn't happening. We just have to find the right mix, and get everyone what they need to get. I think Alge is such a big part of our offense that it is important for us to get him some throws this week. You know, last week in our progression, he was number one or two in three of our first four plays. Greg (Knapp) can confirm that number for you, but he was up there. Coverage dictates where the ball goes a lot of the times.


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Yeah, I read that too. I think most of the starters are going to play a half and a few series in the 2nd half, including Vick. I think Mora is getting them ready to do halftime adjustments like they would in the regular season and to see how well they come out in the 3rd quarter.

I suspect vs. Miami, most of hte starters will play 3 full quarters.

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