Originally posted by BrianGO:
Play calling: Horrible and conservative.
Scheme: Pound the rock. Throw some screens in there.
Philosophy: Hit em in the mouth. WTF is that supposed to mean? Who knows. But the result of that aimless philosophy is what we saw tonight.
Its the same old crap.
Go into a game with FEAR.
We are afraid to throw the ball because we are afraid of interceptions and turnovers. The other teams can smell this fear. The defensive opposition is filled with energy and aggression because they know that we are just going to run the ball, dink and dunk, and screen our way down the field. This fills them with confidence, and they just go out and play relaxed and aggressive.
This kind of conservative, "Don't make a mistake" philosophy, brings a certain attitude that says, "We don't trust our quarterback."
That type of attitude is not what playoff teams have.
"Ball control" teams rarely have success in this league.
Aggressive, attacking teams, who pass the ball have an opportunity to grow into a successful team.
Fearful, conservative teams rarely do.
Once we go into our two-minute drill, we start to move the football effectively. This is because the quarterback gets into a rhythm.
"Rhythm" does not exist with a conservative, "hit em in the mouth" philosophy.
All the hard work in the world will get destroyed by a talented aggressive team who spent half of training camp playing X-Box.
The hardest working team in the league is not the best team. That is bull$*%@.
Bro; reread your post, remind you of anyone we all have known?
Nolan, I'm afraid ball control.
Let's all really, really, hope that the coaches were playing "vanilla" and didn't want to give away any of the over the top play calling coming up for the season.
Rah, rahhhh... go Niners! Where are the style points, where are the points, period?
Ok it was only preseason but, Cowgirls put up 35 today, Pack 47 the other day, lots of teams get points.. Where's ours?
Man, your post is depressing, but true, all the more depressing.
BTW - Deion can go run on freeway...