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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:47 pm 
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swissvale72 wrote:
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Hackenberg may end up playing against the Pats instead of or in addition to Rice Patty.

Probably doesn't make any difference...but defending a kid first time out sometimes leads to unknowns to defend against.

I'm with Swiss. If you don't start Ben, dress him.

Be interesting to see if McCullers gets a hat...considering the criticism Tomlin got for keeping someone he never played.


Be freakin' awesome to see Hack beat the Pats. Dude hooked up for some big plays with Jesse James at Penn State....was #1 recruited QB in country coming out of high school.



I hung out with him at a restaurant last spring with a mutual friend. Nicest kid in the world. I feel bad for all the shit he gets. I'd love to see him succeed.


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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:52 pm 
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Laying the Wood wrote:
This post is ridiculous. Do you think Brady and Belichick care about things like "rust?" Just go out and execute.

Brady is playing because, as you said, they don't have the #1 seed locked up and they want homefield advantage throughout.

Remember when Belichick played Welker in a meaningless game and he tore his ACL? What a fucking genius.


Whomever said acclimation to game speed is spot on.

You cant account for that practicing. At the QB position the most.


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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:56 pm 
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Hinestuff wrote:
Laying the Wood wrote:
This post is ridiculous. Do you think Brady and Belichick care about things like "rust?" Just go out and execute.

Brady is playing because, as you said, they don't have the #1 seed locked up and they want homefield advantage throughout.

Remember when Belichick played Welker in a meaningless game and he tore his ACL? What a fucking genius.


Whomever said acclimation to game speed is spot on.

You cant account for that practicing. At the QB position the most.


Is there really a big difference in the rust factor between 13-14 days off vs 20-21? If we are worried about rust, then Been is going to be rusty regardless of playing today.


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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
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Maybe we should have lost a couple more games to avoid the first round bye rust!


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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:58 pm 
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Waaaaaah, but but Bwady and the Patriots are doing it dis way. Waaaaah but but Belichick did it why don't weeeee?!!

The league is fixed, they don't us to win!!! They don't want us.. waaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:59 pm 
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Exactly TTP, that's why lessening the time in which the 'rust' has to manifest itself the better. Just an opinion. We'll see how these guys come off the bench in two weeks...

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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:10 pm 
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The decision to not play them isn't baseless


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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
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Laying the Wood wrote:
This post is ridiculous. Do you think Brady and Belichick care about things like "rust?" Just go out and execute.

Brady is playing because, as you said, they don't have the #1 seed locked up and they want homefield advantage throughout.

Remember when Belichick played Welker in a meaningless game and he tore his ACL? What a fucking genius.


Steelers can lock up number 1 so why are we sitting and they aren't


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 Post subject: Re: Brady playing today, but not Ben?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:13 pm 
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TTP wrote:
I don't get the rust argument. Bens going to have 13-14 days between games if he doesn't play today. If rust is a real thing, he's going to be rusty regardless. Playing half a game 3 weeks out isn't going to change that.

Also, do we even know if rust is really a thing? Feels like one of those "facts" the people say over and over without any evidence that it's true.


21 days between games


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