2020 - Playoff Thread

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The Bucs match up well with the GB offense. We also know how great Brady is in cold weather games. This is the worst match up for GB by far given the Bucs smashed them in the regular season and their defense just caught fire again.
Brady is fine in cold weather games, I am just not sure about the rest of them. lol
 
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The Bucs match up well with the GB offense. We also know how great Brady is in cold weather games. This is the worst match up for GB by far given the Bucs smashed them in the regular season and their defense just caught fire again.
The Saints would have been saying the same before the game yesterday.....

I don't think there's any pressure on Brady now. He got the Bucs to the NFCCG, in his first year with all the covid disruptions etc. The pressure is really on the defense. Can they stop Rodgers who is on fire at the moment. If the Tampa D can do that, restrict him and Adams, then they have a shot to win. Tom has achieved huge things in this first season, he's brought Tampa further than many thought.
 

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so, wasn't it weird how the commentators never talked about how brees' arm must be shot? wintston having to come in and throw that long pass(and they said it happened a few weeks before) seems to suggest it is. perhaps it is due to his latest injury also, but they didn't say.
 
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so, wasn't it weird how the commentators never talked about how brees' arm must be shot? wintston having to come in and throw that long pass(and they said it happened a few weeks before) seems to suggest it is. perhaps it is due to his latest injury also, but they didn't say.
Greg Bishop, in a MMQB article, said both Brees and Brady looked their ages, they both struggled.

Brees and Brady took turns jogging onto the field and looked nothing like immortals—they actually looked … old. They didn’t quite resemble the image Brady posted on social media this week, the one that showed him with a bushy, gray beard, standing next to a balding Brees, like two grandfathers rather than two superstars. The two had combined for 585 regular-season starts, after all, an NFL first for playoff counterparts.


Their experience meant less than expected Sunday. Brady’s first play (handoff), first pass (complete, short left) and first drive (punt) all served as harbingers to the bumpy evening ahead. A few times they looked like the quarterbacks we’ve watched for 20 years: Brees, licking his fingers, chopping his steps, throwing with uncanny precision; Brady, smooth, in complete control, mastery on display. Mostly, though, they struggled. Brees passed for only 134 yards, as the Bucs took Michael Thomas away with more man coverage than expected, all but double-daring Brees to throw deep. Instead, Tampa picked him off three times and tight end Jared Cook fumbled away another drive. “Four turnovers,” running back Alvin Kamara said in summation. “It sucks.”

 

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so, wasn't it weird how the commentators never talked about how brees' arm must be shot? wintston having to come in and throw that long pass(and they said it happened a few weeks before) seems to suggest it is. perhaps it is due to his latest injury also, but they didn't say.
Well I mean it was a trick play more than I think how far they could throw it, he was so open, Brees could have walked it down to him.
 

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Greg Bishop, in a MMQB article, said both Brees and Brady looked their ages, they both struggled.



Oh stop. Saying Brady has looked old is just stupid. 77 QBR 93 Qb rating against top 3 defense that knows the bucs better than any team in the league. Greg Bishop needs to watch games. I guess Allen looked old, and Mahomes looks old. Dumb
 

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so, wasn't it weird how the commentators never talked about how brees' arm must be shot? wintston having to come in and throw that long pass(and they said it happened a few weeks before) seems to suggest it is. perhaps it is due to his latest injury also, but they didn't say.
He's been rubbing his right shoulder regularly for many weeks. It's quite noticeable as is his career low ANY/A this year.
I felt bad for Brees after the game...that emotional turnaround in the tunnel for 1 last look at his house after a great career.
He'll have nightmares for years of those 4 turnovers that led to 21 points for the Bucs. There's no "next game" to help put it behind him.

Brady, like he did so many years here, took advantage of the mistakes made by the Saints. Lesson well learned. Thanks, BB.
 
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People in Buffalo donate so much money, you'd think everyone was rich there!

I remember when I was young, reading or hearing something about how people in the region were highly ranked for volunteering. I guess that's all part of the City of Good Neighbors nickname
 

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The Chiefs are 2.5 pt favorites vs the Bills who have won 8 in a row and 7 of 8 games against the spread. The Chiefs are 1 & 8 against the spread in their last 9 games.

GB is a 3.5 favorite against the Bucs.
 
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How ironic...

People have been saying for years that QBs who run will eventually get injured. Well...
Both young AFC super marvelous dual threat QBs were concussed this weekend.
 

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Seattle, LA Rams, Arizona (Screw that Hail Mary) and San Fran don't play in the AFCE
oh i wasn't demeaning your team at all. that's just one thing a multitude of morons always used to say about the pats every year. like you play 3 afce teams in the playoffs to win the sb. 🙄
if you guys continue to be successful, you'll hear that.
 

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Oh stop. Saying Brady has looked old is just stupid. 77 QBR 93 Qb rating against top 3 defense that knows the bucs better than any team in the league. Greg Bishop needs to watch games. I guess Allen looked old, and Mahomes looks old. Dumb

Do you EVER criticize Brady? Jesus Christ.

How many long drives did Brady lead resulting in TDs?

If ANY other QB had a 55% completion % for 199 yards, you’d roast them. His TD drives were thanks to his defense.


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Btw, doesn’t BB preach about not reaching the ball out? I thought I read that once.
 
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