Originally posted by Sims84:
Originally posted by Ninefan56:
Originally posted by P-52ENFORCER:
Originally posted by GolittaCamper:
Seems like Tomasula, Rathman and few other may be safe, but like I've said before, when a team vastly underperforms, nobody is irreplaceable. It's easy to find s**tty coaches to ruin your season! I'm glad to see the shake up! This team should have won at least 10 games last season, maybe more, the schedule was easy, the team is talented. The coaches failed, no like all failures they should be fired!
If we had a good coach that could call plays, we most likely win 5 more games, finish 11-5, win the West, and would still possibly be playing right now.
Saints - Better play calling and field production may have produced a win.
5 Turnovers vs a Superbowl Champion doesn't help. Plus the way the wind was HOWLING that night, if you weren't going with the wind at your back, it was really tough to throw. Both QB's made some pretty good throws into the wind though but I think for the most part, it was more "field production" than playcalling that lost us that game.
Falcons - Coaching and play calling well enough to win, Clements poor ball handling lost that game, not the coaches
Coaching was good enough, play calling was garbage after the first drive. We scored ONE offensive TD and that was on the 1st drive of the game so the rest of the game SUCKED. Clements fumble did hurt a lot but that play wouldn't have guaranteed a victory (ATL still had 3 timeouts left) and it didn't cost us the game (they took over at their own 7 yard line and moved the ball AT WILL against our soft defense)
Eagles - Better coaching and play calling may have won that game.
Field production, or lack there of, cost this game. 2 Fumbles by Gore, 1 Fumble returned for a TD by Smith and 2 INT's? Field production cost us this game, NOT play calling
Panthers - Poor coaching, poor play calling, poor participation by the players.
Rams - I think this is Singletarys loss - should have played A. Smith and this game would have been won.
Nothing is guaranteed with Alex Smith playing but hindsight being 20/20, it is easy to say they would have won because of how poor Troy looked. I agree that Alex would have been the best bet AND THEN go to Troy if it doesn't work but it didn't work out that way unfortunately.
So poor coaching, poor play calling, poor coach decision led to four out of five losses.
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I get what you're trying to say, but as close as those games were they still could have all been won with better playcalling/coaching. Poor field production could be directly related to the predictability of the offensive playcalling. That was a cause for the turnovers, and constantly going 3 and out led to the defense getting tired and giving up points. I'm telling you.........take Raye/Johnson/Singletary out of the game and replace them with a capable offensive coordinator and head coach, and we win those games without a doubt.