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04-07-2012, 10:35 AM
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Troy McClure
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Originally Posted by UnholyPrince View Post
To me this is shortsighted. The team had enough talent to put itself comfortably in the playoff picture 3 years in a row now. And three years in a row now they've choked under the pressure of the final weeks of the season, and folded when other teams stepped up their games. To me it isn't a talent disparity that allowed us to get in the playoffs in February but choke it away in March 3 years in a row. To me that's leadership and culture in the locker-room.
A talent disparity is what has kept them at the point of fighting for the 8th spot versus fighting or a top spot in the conference, but there is no arguing that there is something mental driving three late season collapses in a row.

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