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Did anyone else think the FG was missed?

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I dont take for granted anything with this special teams. I didnt celebrate until the refs raised their hands.

He almost missed it.

Special Teams this year has to be the worst ever. They almost single handedly lost the game yesterday. Huber didnt even punt well. Not one aspect of ST played well yesterday that I can recall.

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I can't lie, I said b4 the play: "Watch, St. Louis we'll actually finally make a good enough snap but Graham will shank it!"

Then he kicks it and it looked wide right! :angry:

Then the players celebrate and the refs arms go up! :lmao:

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To be fair it's been the snappers fault.

that's not fair tho, I would give STL the boot and put his s**t in is locker in a box and leave it by the dumpster, but Shayne kicked the two that got blocked really low and you can't deny he has no leg strength? He can't kick a touchback to save his life and anything over 40 yards is outta his range! Redikulusly unexcusable!

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When I saw it go up and the angle they were showing I thought, phuck he shanked that biznatch :excitedgroup:

That kick was a microcosm of the game. It was a lot closer than it should have been. Am I the only one that wonders what element of the special teams is going to choke every time a clutch kick is needed? Does any other franchise hang on to players that can not be trusted in these situations?

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I think it was 2004 (I could be off) that Shayne made the game winning FG against the Ravens in Baltimore that year, but here's my question...

Any faith that he could make it from that distance given the same situation this year with the problems they have been having ??

For me ?? He could still do it, but there would be a LOT MORE anxiety than there would have been in the past and that's not entirely his fault...

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I dont take for granted anything with this special teams. I didnt celebrate until the refs raised their hands.

He almost missed it.

Special Teams this year has to be the worst ever. They almost single handedly lost the game yesterday. Huber didnt even punt well. Not one aspect of ST played well yesterday that I can recall.

Huber didn't punt well? I don't know if you are saying that because Cribbs was killing us on returns, but Huber was destroying the ball. He was kicking over 50 yards in the air and most went over 60 yards. Me and my buddy were sitting their watching in amazement at the boom he had in his legs. He didn't get to many inside the 20, but that has to do more with Carson and the offense not doing anything than him. Huber is savage and he is a huge boost for this team. You can't discount the relief to a defense when you see a guy switching the field position like that as opposed to floppy leg Larsons.

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Huber had 9 punts, placing 2 of those within the 20. His average was 45.1 with a long kick of 57.

While he had a great game and I really love having him as a weapon on this team, none went over 60 and even his 57 yarder was aided by the roll.

That being said, I am loving Huber as the punter of this team !!!

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I think it was 2004 (I could be off) that Shayne made the game winning FG against the Ravens in Baltimore that year, but here's my question...

Any faith that he could make it from that distance given the same situation this year with the problems they have been having ??

For me ?? He could still do it, but there would be a LOT MORE anxiety than there would have been in the past and that's not entirely his fault...

I agree. IMO he has a case of the goo and it is not entirely his fault. Contributing factors are an inconsistent Long Snapper, holder changes and attempts to increase his kickoff distance. I still believe that he would be better served on a team that has their punter double as a kickoff specialist.

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While he had a great game and I really love having him as a weapon on this team, none went over 60 and even his 57 yarder was aided by the roll.

Cmon, pretty much no punter will kick 60 yards in the air. And if he did you'd be screwed, because your coverage team won't be making 60 yards in 4 seconds.

I can easily say that Huber is the best punter I can remember for a long, long time.

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Er, I'm just glad he had enough nous and talent to not have to keep kicking it to Cribbs. He kept it away from Cribbs and miraculously our field position improved. Do ya think there's a link?

And yes, I was absolutely certain the FG was shanked.

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While he had a great game and I really love having him as a weapon on this team, none went over 60 and even his 57 yarder was aided by the roll.

Cmon, pretty much no punter will kick 60 yards in the air. And if he did you'd be screwed, because your coverage team won't be making 60 yards in 4 seconds.

I can easily say that Huber is the best punter I can remember for a long, long time.

I was responding to the post before mine where the comment was made about him punting that far during the game, which I refuted with the game stats.

I was simply providing some clarity, not finding reason to complain. Hell, I'm still happy about being 2-0 in the division !!!

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I've watched every replay of this I can find and, sad to say, I really don't think that field goal was good. From 31 yards, to be that close, makes me sick. Wouldn't mind seeing what the refs saw when they called it good.

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I have to admit johan, it still looks like it goes wide to me too. The angle may be misleading though as I believe the camera angle is quite high and so it might be screwing with our perspective. I think the kick goes higher than it appears and actually 'over the posts' as it were. So the only way to be truly sure, more so with a kick that is so close to one of the uprights, that it went through was to be one of the zebras under the posts.

Or all that could be horribly wrong. Either way, I'll take what I can get.

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I have to admit johan, it still looks like it goes wide to me too. The angle may be misleading though as I believe the camera angle is quite high and so it might be screwing with our perspective. I think the kick goes higher than it appears and actually 'over the posts' as it were. So the only way to be truly sure, more so with a kick that is so close to one of the uprights, that it went through was to be one of the zebras under the posts.

Or all that could be horribly wrong. Either way, I'll take what I can get.

I think angle of camera and angle of kick were what made it seem so. How do you know it wasn't missed? The browns fans behind the goalposts didn't complain. Look at their reactions and you know it must have been good.

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I have to admit johan, it still looks like it goes wide to me too. The angle may be misleading though as I believe the camera angle is quite high and so it might be screwing with our perspective. I think the kick goes higher than it appears and actually 'over the posts' as it were. So the only way to be truly sure, more so with a kick that is so close to one of the uprights, that it went through was to be one of the zebras under the posts.

Or all that could be horribly wrong. Either way, I'll take what I can get.

I think angle of camera and angle of kick were what made it seem so. How do you know it wasn't missed? The browns fans behind the goalposts didn't complain. Look at their reactions and you know it must have been good.

All the Bengals had their arms up too. And they were looking at the ball, not the refs.

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Indeed guys. I have no qualms in accepting the kick was good. It just looks worse and worse every time I see it. :lol:

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