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      In today's Divisional Debacle, the Defense under Greg Manusky in the first half, gave up 207 yards of offense (105 rushing/102 passing) and two touchdowns.  That said, they did manage a single INT on which the Offense actually managed to score a touchdown off of. They allowed 12 of 16 passes to be completed . 
       
      In the second half it was 107 yards given up (58 rushing//49 passing) a field goal and a touchdown. They traded their first half pick for a second half sack. However, Dallas completed all five of their pass attempts. 
       
      Don't read that thinking "Well it seems like they tightened up some in the 2nd half."  They didn't. They simply had about half the plays in the second half. 30 plays in the First and 18 in the Second.
       
      So far in two Divisional matchups, the Defense has faltered in the Second half. They start out like a house of fire for the first few drives until their opponents gradually make adjustments. This Defensive coaching staff fails make any adjustments, whether in game or at the very least at Halftime. They've given up over 30 points per game for a total of 63 points given up in two games. While the Bears are up next, the Pats await and they've put up over 70 points in two games. Yeah. Ok. They did shut out the Dolphins today which is looking like the NFL version of ... ahem... shooting fish in a barrel. 
       
      The frustrating thing is Manusky is the DC that the Front Office actively looked to replace during the off season without firing him. When you know they're looking to replace you, most people would make a concentrated effort to show an improvement. Yet Manusky's Defense still keeps acting like it's starring in Groundhog Day.
       
      In his post game presser, when asked directly about if any coaching changes would be made, Gruden said "No, I think after two games – you’re talking about playing two very good offensive football teams and two of the best offensive lines in pro football we just played back-to-back. That’s no excuse whatsoever, but I don’t think we need to hit the panic button yet. We just have to continue to focus on what we can do better to win. Get Jonathan [Allen] in here, get a couple of our corners back in here and let’s go back and strap it up against Chicago [Bears] next week and see what happens.” 
       
      Here's another frustrating thing. The defensive communication was an issue last season as well. Wasn't this supposed to have been worked on during OTA's and Training Camp? It's understandable that the rookies would still be on a learning curve, but NFL vets like Collins and DRC you'd think they would have down by the start of the season. 
       
      Gruden said they're a very talented group on Defense but that they weren't reaching them. When questioned as to why the coaching staff that has been in place for several years, wasn't reaching them, he defended the comment as them being a young defense. “We have some moving parts now. Landon Collins is a veteran guy but this is his first year, [Montez] Sweat’s in his first year, [Cole] Holcomb, it’s his first year, [Jon] Bostic is in his first year. We’re playing Dominique [Rodgers-Cromartie] at corner and this is Jimmy Moreland’s first year, so it’s not like we are the most experienced group. We feel like were very talented, but we`re still fighting through somethings. There are a lot of things to look forward to, without a doubt, but we do have to play better and strap it up and get back to work."

       
       
       
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:yes:

Rock was boring, drawn out, and corny per the usual lately.

Cena owned him again.

Completely agree. "Dwayne Johnson" patronizes wrestling fans and he has plenty of suckers that fall for it. **** him.

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I missed the end last night. How did Cena "own" him?

I tend to agree that if the Rock isn't going to be all in....then this is stupid and wasting TV time that could be used to develop this insanely weak roster.

Oh, and please god end the two GM's thing along with two main champs.

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I missed the end last night. How did Cena "own" him?

I tend to agree that if the Rock isn't going to be all in....then this is stupid and wasting TV time that could be used to develop this insanely weak roster.

Oh, and please god end the two GM's thing along with two main champs.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mus3F3AvS-o&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVQQzeHlcj0&feature=channel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP8b1-4NKUg&feature=channel

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you guys were right. Rock spoke for maybe 15 min today....Cena came out and in 4 min did a better job this time.

All Dwayne Johnson does anymore is talk in circles and promote his movies.

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All Dwayne Johnson does anymore is talk in circles and promote his movies.

And the stupid stuff about getting things trending on Twitter. I mean really? Who cares?!

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along with two main champs.

Daniel Bryan, maybe. CM Punk, :no: Punk and Jericho will steal the show on April 1st. That match and the Undertaker Hell in a Cell match will be sweet.

Obviously The Rock is still rusty and he is too corporate. All the chants last night felt so fake to me.

One thing that is really irking me right now is the WWE keep on pairing Kofi Kingston with tag-team partners. Just turn the man heel and let him put in some work. He might not seem like a good heel, but I saw him when he was in FCW as a heel, he is kind of good. But of course as long as he keeps on selling merchandise that will never happen. :doh:

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I caught Raw...who the hell is Daniel Bryan? I couldn't think of a more boring name/persona for a wrestler...and a champion to boot??

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I caught Raw...who the hell is Daniel Bryan? I couldn't think of a more boring name/persona for a wrestler...and a champion to boot??

As a face he was sooo boring. As a heel he is still boring, but he is more annoying and it kind of works. I am expecting him to lose at WM, but wouldn't be shocked if he won because WWE likes to do stuff that doesn't make sense.

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okay...so in one page I see Cena >>> Rock and BRYAN DANIELSON (literally the best wrestler in the world) being called boring...time to leave for a bit. smh

---------- Post added February-28th-2012 at 02:43 PM ----------

Cena > Dwayne

*slap*

---------- Post added February-28th-2012 at 02:46 PM ----------

still don't get why ppl are mad at Rock for leaving for movies...would you rather him be Ric Flair and be an old shell of himself? NO...He accomplished everything in about 7 years...what else was there for him to do? Cena made movies...difference is that he sucks at them and thus there is no demand for him. Rock is turning 40 and never had any real serious injuries so why would destroy his body for 300 nights a year when he can make the same money in a smarter way? Answer that as honestly as possible.

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Apparently, Bryan is a vegan. They should pair him up with CM Punk and they can be a hate-edge stable. xvx. straight vedge. whatever.

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I was never a huge Rock fan, but the wrestlers(Cena) and fans that are still bitter he left and hasn't really looked back are just jealous. If given the chance, each one of them, Cena included, would do the samething.

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still don't get why ppl are mad at Rock for leaving for movies...would you rather him be Ric Flair and be an old shell of himself? NO...He accomplished everything in about 7 years...what else was there for him to do? Cena made movies...difference is that he sucks at them and thus there is no demand for him. Rock is turning 40 and never had any real serious injuries so why would destroy his body for 300 nights a year when he can make the same money in a smarter way? Answer that as honestly as possible.

I'm sort of intrigued by the fact that this idea that you belong to the WWE until death has actually caught fire.

The main problem in wrestling right now is that all the guys on the WWE roster grew up wanting to be wrestlers. Wrestlers used to end up in wrestling by accident - Ric Flair just happened to bouncing at a bar that Ken Patera drank at. Hulk Hogan lifted in a gym with the Briscoes. Now, it's a career decision made at age 15.

This is really being exposed by the build to Wrestlemania. The guys in the top matches don't care about creating "Wrestlemania moments;" they want to beat up their opponent and win their matches. That's what has always made wrestling tick. Acting like a Cirque de Solei performer does not work.

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okay...so in one page I see Cena >>> Rock and BRYAN DANIELSON (literally the best wrestler in the world) being called boring...time to leave for a bit. smh

Didn't you see I said face and heel? I was talking about his personality on the mic and whatnot. I know that he can go in the ring. I didn't say he was a boring wrestler. His matches are always good.

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I'm sort of intrigued by the fact that this idea that you belong to the WWE until death has actually caught fire.

The main problem in wrestling right now is that all the guys on the WWE roster grew up wanting to be wrestlers. Wrestlers used to end up in wrestling by accident - Ric Flair just happened to bouncing at a bar that Ken Patera drank at. Hulk Hogan lifted in a gym with the Briscoes. Now' date=' it's a career decision made at age 15.

This is really being exposed by the build to Wrestlemania. The guys in the top matches don't care about creating "Wrestlemania moments;" they want to beat up their opponent and win their matches. That's what has always made wrestling tick. Acting like a Cirque de Solei performer does not work.[/quote']

best post I've read all day

---------- Post added February-28th-2012 at 03:41 PM ----------

I was never a huge Rock fan, but the wrestlers(Cena) and fans that are still bitter he left and hasn't really looked back are just jealous. If given the chance, each one of them, Cena included, would do the samething.

exactly...wrestling fans have the most warped view on **** I've ever seen/heard

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All the hate for the Rock is obnoxious.

He's patronizing the fans? Really? Give it a rest. He's back to entertain and put on a program WITH John Cena. Wrestling is still fake, and so is this rivalry.

---------- Post added February-28th-2012 at 05:01 PM ----------

I don't think Cena owned anyone. I'm a huge Rock fan, and I think Rock was off last night, too. I'd say they were pretty even.

By crowd reaction though, Rock destroyed him. Per usual.

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All the hate for the Rock is obnoxious.

He's patronizing the fans? Really? Give it a rest. He's back to entertain and put on a program WITH John Cena. Wrestling is still fake, and so is this rivalry.

---------- Post added February-28th-2012 at 05:01 PM ----------

I don't think Cena owned anyone. I'm a huge Rock fan, and I think Rock was off last night, too. I'd say they were pretty even.

By crowd reaction though, Rock destroyed him. Per usual.

:ols: Okay Dawg. Easy on the Dwayne Johnson manlove. Sheesh.

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:ols: Okay Dawg. Easy on the Dwayne Johnson manlove. Sheesh.

Keep on hatin' ;)

It's because it's "The Rock" he got the crowd reaction.

He was TERRIBLE last night.

I wouldn't say terrible, but he wasn't classic Rock. Cena wasn't any better, though.

And I'm fairly certain the "promo notes" were written on Rock's arm on purpose. To help Cena deliver a punch, to get people to buy into Cena...

Both guys. Both. Will make this feud epic.

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Wrestlemania 28

The Rock vs. Cena

Wrestlemania 29

John Cena vs. The Undertaker (Cena turns into a full fledged heel beating the Undertaker in heelish fashion)

Wrestlemania 30

Stone Cold Steve Austin vs.John Cena

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Wrestlemania 28

The Rock vs. Cena

Wrestlemania 29

John Cena vs. The Undertaker (Cena turns into a full fledged heel beating the Undertaker in heelish fashion)

Wrestlemania 30

Stone Cold Steve Austin vs.John Cena

I really think Taker's last match is April 1st this year.

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