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12-23-2012, 09:32 PM
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Chuck is coming back too! This is gonna be so exciting! The sheer impact of his return will give the team a huge morale boost! Although that's no knock on Bruce who's been nothing short of spectacular! Colts have made the lockout 10 times easier on the heart!

Unite Colts fans!!

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I'm calling a "Packers-Broncos" Super Bowl right now.

Both teams are super-hot going into the playoffs, and playoff football is all about momentum. If both of these teams can keep their feet on the pedal during their bye week, they're my picks.

My number 2 teams in each conference are Atlanta and New England. Dark horses are the 49ers and Texans. Everyone else are going to need to catch lightning in a bottle if they want to make it to the dance, which when looking at history definitely can't be counted out (NY Giants-style).

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12-24-2012, 02:21 AM
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I honestly can only see Broncos coming out of the AFC, the rest is a crapshoot.

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I think in the AFC it's all about Home-field advantage, which any of the Texans, Broncos, or Patriots could have by next week.

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I'm saying Seahawks - Broncos in the Bowl...

It would be nice if the Pats could do it, but i don't have much faith in the defence coming up with the big stops..

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I'm saying Seahawks - Broncos in the Bowl...

It would be nice if the Pats could do it, but i don't have much faith in the defence coming up with the big stops..
No way. Hawks are getting hot too early. They'll crash and burn.

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12-30-2012, 12:45 PM
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Looks like the replacement refs have taken over Indianapolis, embarassing call.

Pump fakes aren't the same as an attempted throw. Bush league.

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12-30-2012, 01:32 PM
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Looks like the replacement refs have taken over Indianapolis, embarassing call.

Pump fakes aren't the same as an attempted throw. Bush league.
LOLwut? He pump faked it the first time, looked to his left raised his arms for a throw but he saw no receiver and was hit while his arm was in forward position before he could tuck it in again.

It was an arguable call that could have went both ways, to be honest. I could see the Texans arguing that there was no receiver there so where's he throwing it.

Either way, Texans have been playing horribad while Colts have come to play.

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12-30-2012, 02:42 PM
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TY HILTONNNNNN!!!!! 70 YARD BOMB on 3rd and 23!

EDIT: INTERCEPTION!! Vantaeeeee Davisss!

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Nice W to round out the season

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So today basically summed up the Eagles' season in a nutshell.

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Nice W to round out the season
Unbelievable turn of events. This team has so much heart. Cheering for them and the Sens is like a perfect fit. Both were powerhouses and couldnt really get that far and now both supposed to be rebuilding but making the playoffs.

I love it!!

#CHUCKSTRONG

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12-30-2012, 05:46 PM
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Week 17 results, unless you're on the playoff bubble and need a win to get in, can never be taken seriously.

So many half-assed efforts out there....

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12-30-2012, 07:01 PM
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I'm actually pretty happy about the Pack losing to the Vikes today.

Green Bay + 1st round byes are like oil and water.

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LOLwut? He pump faked it the first time, looked to his left raised his arms for a throw but he saw no receiver and was hit while his arm was in forward position before he could tuck it in again.

It was an arguable call that could have went both ways, to be honest. I could see the Texans arguing that there was no receiver there so where's he throwing it.

Either way, Texans have been playing horribad while Colts have come to play.
"Raised his arms" is not forward motion.

Anyways, I'm actually shocked to say this, but I'm really glad the Texans lost. There's no way that squeezing a win against the Colts would prepare them for facing a top team after a FULL BYE WEEK. No way. Not in a million years. Right now, the Texans have little hope, but they DO have a chance to regain momentum IF they can beat the Bengals. Not just beating them, but playing like Week 10 Texans...

I'm not giving up on this team. There's no way they could beat the Patriots or Broncos on the road right now, but I won't give up hope if they can regain form against the Bengals, which is entirely possible considering they're playing at Reliant. Here's the key to the Texans winning the Superbowl, presented by Maxwell House (good to the last drop):

Matt Schaub Needs to be a Top 10 QB
In any given week, Matt Schaub can either be someone who gets the 2nd most passing yards in a single game ALL TIME, or can look like a fringe starter/backup. In the past month, he belongs in talks with Sanchez, etc. Earlier, he looked like a Top 10 QB that was in the group with Flacco, Ryan, Romo. Schaub never looks like he has emotion like people like Watt do. He's got to gain the respect of his players, which he DOES have, but it needs to be stronger.

Arian Foster needs to stop sucking
He sucked this month. Stats haven't been bad, but he has. Him and Tate need to get back to their last years form, where both eclipsed 1000 yards. He also needs to get more catches.

Pass Defence
Two years ago, the Texans had the worst pass defence in the NFL. Last year, they had a Top 5 pass defense. The first half of this year, they had a top 5 pass defence. Lately, they've played A LOT like the 2010 team.

Replace Cushing
Cushing is REALLY being missed, I mean REALLY REALLY REALLY missed. So yeah, James has done a pretty good job but playing a 3-4 means they need TWO MLB's.

Luck
The Texans can beat the Broncos, even on the road. They've already done it. And for as much doubt that I have in their ability to beat the Pats, they can do it. Not likely necessarily, but the Pats haven't really been on fire of late either. Also, anyone who has watched the NFL knows that teams off the bye week in the playoffs are by no means a guarantee.

All in all, the Texans aren't a team that should be predicted to win the Superbowl, but they do have the SKILL to. They just need to click. And quickly.

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12-31-2012, 01:44 AM
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... There's no way that squeezing a win against the Colts would prepare them for facing a top team after a FULL BYE WEEK. No way. Not in a million years. Right now, the Texans have little hope, but they DO have a chance to regain momentum IF they can beat the Bengals. Not just beating them, but playing like Week 10 Texans...

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Haha, it seems you and I both fear the bye week curse.

I mean, damn: I think a bye week is just as tough to beat than the team you're playing against. You play football every week for months, and then you take your foot off the pedal right before the playoffs? T'is crazy.

Only the best, most talented teams get past their own bye. All things being equal, with two evenly-talented teams, I'll take the one who didn't get a bye every time. More momentum.

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Haha, it seems you and I both fear the bye week curse.

I mean, damn: I think a bye week is just as tough to beat than the team you're playing against. You play football every week for months, and then you take your foot off the pedal right before the playoffs? T'is crazy.

Only the best, most talented teams get past their own bye. All things being equal, with two evenly-talented teams, I'll take the one who didn't get a bye every time. More momentum.
It's evident in other sports as well.

Just look at when one team wins the conference semi finals in 5 games and has to wait around for a week while the other team stays in top shape.

Just look when one team sweeps the AL championship series and has to wait around to play a team that's in a close series.

List keeps going.

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It's evident in other sports as well.

Just look at when one team wins the conference semi finals in 5 games and has to wait around for a week while the other team stays in top shape.

Just look when one team sweeps the AL championship series and has to wait around to play a team that's in a close series.

List keeps going.
You're preaching to the choir, brother.

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Texans move on, and there's not much chance that Green Bay gives up the lead they've built so far.

So far, NFL playoffs are going to script. No upsets... yet.

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The Texans/Bengals game score makes it look closer then it was lol.

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COME ON COLTS BABY!

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