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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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44 minutes ago, Rdskns2000 said:

Democrats strip superdelegates of power in picking presidential nominee

 

>>Party officials voted at a meeting to strip the party insiders of much of their influence, a big win for the party's base.<<<

 

 

But what will the conservatives that pretend they didn't vote for Trump **** about now?

 

Also..glad to see they fixed many of the problems with the states who use caucuses for their primaries. Paper ballots and absentee votes, bravo. Not more sorting into groups and shouting down the other candidates.

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1 hour ago, The Evil Genius said:

 

 

 

But what will the conservatives that pretend they didn't vote for Trump **** about now?

 

 

The Dem nominee....Duh.

Good to see ya'll throwing the progressives a bone after the fact though 

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30 minutes ago, FanboyOf91 said:
He's running.

 

He'll most likey be the frontrunner in a wide field. That usually doesn't work out to well in the Dem primary.

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14 minutes ago, clietas said:

 

He'll most likey be the frontrunner in a wide field. Это обычно не очень хорошо работает в Dem.

I could see Avenatti kamikazi'ing him.

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I'm not so sure the Democrats are pragmatic enough to nominate someone capable of beating Trump. The energy is with the Sanders wing of the party and after the 2016 fiasco; the primary voters will likely nominate someone from that wing.

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On 9/20/2018 at 9:11 AM, Kilmer17 said:

I've been on the Hickenlooper train for a while now.

 

Steve Bullock. Blue Governor who has gone hard after dark money successfully in a Red State. 

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threats to investigate Trump's finances and businesses would "help the president get re-elected" in 2020.

 

So why aren't Republicans doing it?  

 

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35 minutes ago, Cooked Crack said:

 

Cocaine Mitch looking out for Dems. Such a good guy.

 

Arsonist cautions law enforcement against investigating arson.

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On 10/10/2018 at 11:29 AM, DogofWar1 said:

 

Arsonist cautions law enforcement against investigating arson.

 

Well, it appears to work for the Saudis.  

 

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On 10/2/2018 at 12:27 AM, Rdskns2000 said:

 

Conventions aren't even needed IMO. Dems should scrap the old tired way and use that week/money to go to areas where things need help. Communities that are struggling. Schools. Hospitals. Tell the story of the average American and what they are doing to make ends meet.

 

the GOP would make fun of this on stage with their pyro and Trump graphics (if he's still around.... gaining what looks like 50+ lbs at his age has to be straining the hell out of his heart), but speech after speech after speech just isn't going to help when you're running against a guy who can get up on stage and say whatever he wants regardless of how big of a lie it might be.

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