Pre-Game Thread Game 7: Niners @ Titans

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by TitanJeff, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Space Invaders Champion

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    Can we get that bet up for what quarter McCarthy will get hurt?
     
  2. Thaddeus43

    Thaddeus43 Pro Bowler

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    If Titans can pull this game off, then I think we set ourselves up good for a playoff spot (assuming Locker and Green can get back soon). A win would also most likely put us back on top of the division, tied with the colts (assuming they lose to DEN). Also I think this is important for team morale going into the bye week.

    So all in all, this is the most important game of the season thus far IMO, and as close as a 'must win' as you can have in week 7
     
  3. 5tweezyPOT

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    I would die having to go into bye week with 3 straight freaking losses! I might just go into hibernation till the day of the rams game
     
  4. 60Niners

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    That one is hard for me to gauge. The ESPN blogger for the Niners just compiled Kap's stats for his first 16 games, since this last win against the Cards was the 16th start of his career. They're not terrible at all really: 259 of 433 for 3,627 yards, 22 touchdowns with 10 interceptions. He has run for 750 yards on 98 carries with six touchdowns.

    Have to take into account that there's 3 playoff starts intermingled in there where he quite frankly played really well. I still like to view his status as having only started 13 regular season games, so there should be expected growing pains. His accuracy is a little off from where it was last season but I don't think it will be a longterm issue. What he's absolutely struggling with right now is his reads and progressions. He had a security blanket in Crabtree last year but even then he went through his reads better. They also had more receiving options last year, sending Davis and Walker deep on seam routes made it easy for him to read broad areas of the field at a minimal glance.

    He's stated that he's having problems with confidence in the receivers, so hopefully with Manningham on the way back and Crabtree hopefully back next month he'll open it up a little.
     
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  5. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    Believe me when I say this... I've been a huge Kaep fan ever since he thrashed the Bears last year. He is for real, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise. The WRs are the main problem right now.

    I am worried about Kaep beating us with his legs (like Wilson did), and I'll hold my breath every time he throws to Davis because I have a bad feeling he's in for another monster game.

    If we can keep Kaep contained and not let him escape the pocket, I like our chances.
     
  6. 5tweezyPOT

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    see even he says his accuracys off this year
     
  7. JCBRAVE

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    kaep has the same issue jake had last year, people know what he can do now.
     
  8. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    Never said it wasn't off from last year... I just said it's not a longterm concern, and that his accuracy, as a whole, is excellent.

    I've watched him play a lot now. He has probably the quickest release and he can throw a faster ball than Favre. The guy is good. He's basically played the same amount as Locker. Don't write off Locker; don't write off Kaep.
     
  9. 5tweezyPOT

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    I think keep will be a back up soon enough, maybe another year or two. and I was a huge fan of his since Nevada beat boise st and wanted us to draft him and thought he was great last year...but weve seen this story before and know how It ends.
     
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  10. RavensShallBurn

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    I love Jake, and I think he was finally turning the corner against the Chargers and Jets, but would you guys seriously not trade Locker for Kaep?
     
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