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Everything posted by AMPHAR

  1. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    They sacked Burrow on 3rd and 3 prior to kicking the FG. The line got whooped that’s the reality along with bad turnovers.
  2. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    It’s not a defense of Taylor. It reality. Magic pills don’t exist.
  3. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    Because they had several negative plays throwing and the brilliance of Burrow avoided a handful more going against cover 2.
  4. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    They struggled in pass pro lot today.
  5. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    Blame Pollack. He’s the run game guru. Can’t run with 2 safeties parked at the hash marks 15 yards deep all game long ?
  6. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    Again what play caller is beating cover 2 with the inability to run the ball? You act this is some easy solution. It’s not and it’s a bad point.
  7. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    Jessie Bates is prime example of why PFF or whatever service proclaimed him to be the best safety can’t be relied upon. Solid player? Worth decent contract? Yes. Ed Reed? Nope. Reggie Nelson? Nope. Big money has to go to game changers.
  8. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    I don’t recall a pattern of dropping kick returns prior to the game and they benched the problem. it was a shitty play by Phillips plain and simple. Can’t run against 7 man fronts cover 2? What coach is going to solve that via play calling? Seriously?
  9. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    Look at the line coach if you want play blame game, IMO. Personally I think players should be accountable first but SF had cover 2 a lot and they couldn’t run it. Burrow had a bunch of pressure.
  10. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    If any coach deserves heat it’s Frank Pollack. SF seemed to be playing a lot of cover 2, light box fronts. Couldn’t run it and pass pro was iffy at best.
  11. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    Disappointing result but eventually this young core will break through to greater things. That taunting on Von Bell end of half was the difference. Don’t fumble kick off. Don’t get a taunting and they win. Great atmosphere in the Jungle today.
  12. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    He’s a starting caliber or was a starting caliber CB when they signed him. Not sure what he is now. How many games has he played for Bengals? 1 maybe 2? Hopefully he make a big impact and make up for lost time.
  13. General AFC North thread

    Zimmer has that line so confused
  14. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    That’s pretty cool
  15. Got no idea but I think 9 wins would be good to get the last spot
  16. Week 13: Chargers @ Bengals

    Season as a whole I'm not disappointed in this team at all. Just have to remember with a water down AFC they aren't good or as bad as they look on any given week. Stuff to remember when the conversation jolts into off season talk.
  17. Week 14: Niners @ Bengals

    So what's the injury situation look like for this week? Lots of body count from the last game.
  18. Bengals offensive line

    Steeler fans are spoiled. They got to live the dream at little longer than Bengal fans after the 2015 playoff meltdown. It probably won’t take them as long to reboot either.
  19. Bengals offensive line

    Unless they make a commitment to blitzing more often I don’t have much interest in a hybrid DE/LB. it seems they like to rush 4 and play coverage. I would be interested in a LB/S hybrid to strengthen the depth there.
  20. Props for the Bengals FO.

    Cart thing is hilarious
  21. Week 13: Chargers @ Bengals

    one man's unpredictable is another man's versatile. Young team growing and learning to win that has multiple ways to move the ball against another team.
  22. Bengals offensive line

    I also saw on another board Michael Jordan is back to starting, and we have alarms go off whenever Hart resurfaces. I think Price is starting. But these things add credibility to Pollack and the young lineman. They aren't on the roster just because of being draft picks. They actually beat out other players that are still finding jobs in the NFL. But to get back to the weakness of attempting to rank position groups 1-32. By default some group has to be 32. The evaluation should be done based on standards. Its quite possible you don't have any elite Offensive lines or maybe 1 or 2 and the rest are poor or average. Who knows? This line and the chemistry with Mixon seems like it can do enough damage the second half to earn a playoff spot. We'll see. So what part do you call "Elite"? I don't know or care. Get the yards going, move the chains and get points on the board.
  23. Bengals offensive line

    IMO, just from what I saw from Carman he was impressive in terms of potential. Very powerful run blocker and nasty finishing blocks. Not perfect and not All-Pro level. I think puts him on the Right side but who knows that is kinda old thinking running to the right majority. I initially thought his removal from the O-line was injury related but its encouraging that Adeniji comes in and looks better than a player that was showing promise, IMO. The whole process gains credibility because we have not seen the blow ups we have seen from Price, Bodine, Jordan, Redmond and whoever else from these young guys. The only one that has seen action and struggled has been Hill with penalties. I do remember Hobson throwing out Adeniji on the left side guard at one point but then he got hurt.
  24. Bengals offensive line

    I thought Carman eventually would be RT since they drafted him based on some of the comments/evals. We’ll see if that materializes. Reiff is a guy you have to get back for at least another year. I’d hate to go unproven at a edge spot. Spain is another to get back. I’d like to see if Pollack could fix the Center spot with 3-5 round pick. He’s got Hill, but maybe another and have a competition.
  25. Bengals offensive line

    These advance stat services like PFF are worlds better than what fans had prior which was nothing or somebody basing an evaluation off the TV feed which can be very misleading as you don't get depth etc. I do think they make a mistake of trying to rank units or players 1-32. In reality if you got all the league's line coaches and a handful of college line coaches in the room. The majority could probably agree on elite unit play and the elite players. They could probably determine bad unit play and bottom tier players. There's no chance in hell you'd have any agreement in a ranking 1-32. There's probably a few elite units. Some horrible and then a mass population of all others and it depends upon the individual preference on how they would rank them. In terms of the Bengals they are top half yards. Higher in points scored and rushing yards so it makes sense that the line is at least considered average to good as I doubt those numbers are possible with bad o-line play. Reference the "zone blocking" tweet posted on this board. There's no way any outsider is accurately grading every zone run without being involved in system installment. There simply are not black and white assignments very often that's the weakness of the advance stat services.