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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:57 pm
  • I also don't like single division because it'd make our postseason mostly against computers. But a two-division league would make for interesting postseasons. Same conference or not, I guess if we went in two conferences we'd get the chance for the SB to be for players.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Sun Oct 30, 2011 8:48 pm
  • Or, hell, a fantasy draft league would let us all put together the team we wanted and not worry about sucking quite so much with everyone on the same footing. THAT would require a little more planning, though, at least for the setup.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:15 am
  • I'm up for whatever.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:08 pm
  • If I work with some stuff, what's a good time that everyone can be around? I work nights, so it'd have to be either stupid late or stupid early. Since I think I'm a couple time zones behind everyone, the former probably works better.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:56 pm
  • I'd be fine doing a fantasy draft, as well, but our teams will probably look a little unrealistic. Still, I bet it'd be loads of fun.

    I'm usually home/able to be home from 4:30-9:00 (I can stay up til 10, 10:30) M-F. I can make time during the weekends as long as I'm not missing a Ducks or Seahawks game. I might have another ridiculous stretch of meetings next week, so if we do a weekday we should do it this week.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:27 pm
  • During the week I'm usually home anytime after 2:30 pm (pacific) and I don't mind staying a little late or getting up a little early. Weekends tend to be a little harder for me as I'm usually working until about 5, and when I'm not working I have homework to do.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:43 pm
  • Yeah, weekday nights are the best for me. I'm usually good after 8 depending on when my baby goes down.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:33 pm
  • I'm working Tuesday & Wednesday night. I'll see what I can set up and how it works out -- # of divisions, teams, whatever. I want to have enough CPU teams so we're not all ridiculous all-stars, so team-building comes into play a LITTLE bit.

    Thursday or Friday night for a draft might work. Maybe 9pm Pacific.

    Edit: I've discovered some annoying tendencies on the couple of fantasy drafts I've played with offline franchise. I'll go berserk on the O and D-line, and secondary, then oh-wait, a solid running back and tight end, but don't forget the linebackers... Next thing I know, I'm drafting Colt McCoy in the 27th round as my starting QB. I'm Pete Fricking Carroll.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:27 pm
  • Yeah I've ended up with lopsided teams in the past as well. I have a tendency to start the season as the lowest-ranked team in the league because I keep taking young guys instead of vets. I am consciously aiming to keep that to an almost reasonable level this game.

    If we want to be in the same division, we should determine what division and what teams? I don't want to be Pittsburgh or the Browns, too much anger towards both teams. Or Minnesota because I have pride. Or Oakland. Otherwise I'm good wherever.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:06 pm
  • In order to do a fantasy draft, are we starting over in similar divisions (at least 2 teams in a division; all 4 teams in a division; etc) or can we do a fantasy draft with our current teams?

    Honestly, if I can get away from this 1-3 team... I'll do it.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:49 pm
  • I'll mess around with it and see if I can come up with ideas. In the meantime, same house-rules regarding FA. Thinking of adding in a game starts HR, as well. (Dude, 7 starts? Suspicious person is suspicious.)
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:04 pm
  • Yeah, sorry about that. My PS3 kept losing my connection at what seemed like random times last week. I think I figured it out though, it seemed to be happening when my roommates were online as well (I share a connection with 3 other people).

    Also, if we are going to start over I would suggest that who ever is going to be commish makes sure that the latest rosters are downloaded before we start.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:19 pm
  • With a draft, I'm not too worried about the roster updates.

    So, looking at teams people hate brings me to the following one-division or two-division options:

    NFC South

    AFC South

    I'm looking at some options: 1-Division League or 2-Division League. Pros/Cons, getting the timing right, not too big of a deal with the small group. 2 division could -potentially- have a User Player SB, but with 28 CPU teams out there I'm not thinking it's a sure thing by any stretch.

    Draft or No Draft. Obvious pros/cons there, as well. As far as a no-draft league goes, it looks like the AFC South is pretty tight, talent-wise... That's assuming a Manning-free Colts. Actually, even -with- Manning, the Colts aren't that horrifying. Latest roster is showing me: Texans 84, Titans 82, Colts 79, and Jaguars 83

    NFC South split is a bit wider with the top/bottom group. Falcons 85, Saints 86, Buccs 82, Panthers 83.

    Having a draft blasts that into pointlessness. So, the single division league makes the entire season a fight for the division title or a wildcard spot. Also guarantees there'd never be a User Super Bowl. A two-division team locks two players into playing each other twice and maybe playing the others? Either way, keeps the two married to one another for the season and fighting with the CPU teams for the playoff slot.

    Thoughts?
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:46 pm
  • Another cool idea if we did AFC/NFC South is that they play each other this year, so even if we split divisions 2-2 we'd play 4 user games (2 division games and 2 opposing conference division games) and we'd all play each other at least once. I'm down for that.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:47 am
  • OK, here's the vote, if nobody objects:

    Vote 1: AFC/NFC South, NFC South Only, AFC South Only.
    Vote 2: Fantasy Draft: Y/N
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:00 am
  • My vote is AFC/NFC South.

    Fantasy Draft - Meh... so I'll go "no."
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:56 pm
  • I vote AFC/NFC South.

    I'm neutral on the fantasy draft. I abstain from the vote. It could be fun, but it might get old roflstomping you guys with my hand-picked players :P.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:17 pm
  • I'm going with AFC/NFC South.

    I also like the idea of a draft, it could give some balance.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:50 pm
  • Okay, so AFC/NFC South it is. Looks like an overwhelming 'Meh' on the fantasy draft thing. One yea, one nay, two abstains. Heh. Considering that it's more work, and can make for some weird teams, we can skip it.

    Needing a system for team-picking. Naturally, I like the 'I'm from Texas, so I'll take the Texans and the rest of you can suck it' system... BUT in the interest of fairness, let's let the records in the original experimental franchise dictate.

    Either way -- Just pipe up here with your AFC pick, your NFC pick, and preferred division. We'll sort it out from there. People picking the same can have a couple rounds of sack tapping for it. (Or, better current W/L record wins the pick.)

    Me:

    1.) AFC South: Texans
    2.) NFC South: Panthers
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:54 pm
  • I'd prefer the Bucs in the NFC and then the Jags in the AFC.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 01, 2011 5:26 pm
  • AFC - Titans, Colts, Jags, Texans
    NFC - Panthers, Saints, Bucs, Falcons

    AFC over NFC and in order of preference.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:36 pm
  • Where's Kyle?

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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:22 pm
  • With the 3-1 record, Kyle's reserving the right to bump whomever the hell he wants, but we're standing at:

    AFC South:
    Sammy -- Titans
    Trav -- Texans

    NFC South:
    Spounge -- Buccs

    Conveniently enough, if Kyle pops in and takes either the Texans or the Titans, looks like Sammy or I would go to the Panthers as fallback. Hopefully we can square it all away tonight. I'm off work the next couple of days and can get things set up sometime tomorrow.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:32 pm
  • I have no problem moving to the NFC as the Panthers if Kyle wants the Flaming Thumbtacks. If Kyle takes your Texans I'm cool with the Colts unless you want to stay in the AFC.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:21 pm
  • Sorry guys. I meant to respond last night but I guess I forgot to hit submit.

    I'll just take the Panthers. Worst to first, here we come!
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:14 pm
  • Okay, then. I'll set it up either tomorrow morning or evening, then post the relevant info.

    AFC South: Texans, Titans

    NFC South: Buccs, Panthers.

    Hard road in the NFC south with the Saints/Falcons. The AFC is wide open, unless Peyton decides to reappear and shred everyone (As he keeps doing in my offline, even with roster updates).

    So, house rules: Rotating free agency control, starting with the weakest team. Starting order: Titans, Buccs, Panthers, Texans. (Giving the nod to Sammy's team because he was 1-3 in the first league, might as well make it worth -something-.)

    Basically, can have up to 1 transaction per week. If it's your turn, just take whomever you want, drop whomever you want, then tell us about it. If someone is lollygagging around, and it's NOT your turn, announce your intended target here and the people in front of you get the opportunity to take that player before you. I'm going to start with a 24 hour window, there, as it's just less confusing and I want to keep things moving.

    Try to keep the restarts to a minimum. I know the interbays can get twitchy, but just be mindful of it. I don't think I've ever had to have a restart, and I live in fricking Arkansas with a wifey and two kids. Work that scheisse out.

    For future seasons, we'll have time to work out some specifics, but I'm leaning toward keeping the rotating system in place -- Obviously going by regular season record, etc., to determine who starts. Number of picks will depend on how many players you lose to retirement/free agency/etc.

    I'm also led to understand that the game will just randomly remove players from the game when you draft a replacement. Not sure how true that is, or how it plays out, but worth looking into.

    All clear?
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:20 pm
  • Addition: Since there's really no FA or roster churn beyond the draft and retirement, I'm toying with the idea of allowing one CPU trade per season. Post the proposed trade here, we vote on it, majority to allow it as 'Fair'. (That way, even if your division opponent automatically votes against you, the other two can overrule.)

    Thoughts?
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:36 am
  • Okay. All set up.

    League: DotNet South
    Pword: southnet

    Definitely try to get some more people on board. Maybe limiting it to eight participants will have some sort of allure with the exclusivity or something.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:52 pm
  • So I started my game since I figure I wasn't gonna get a chance this weekend... and i can't help but throw a pick. Not even through the 2nd qtr and Hasselbeck's already thrown 2... pretty much on the same route to two different LBs in coverage. Hass did beat a press-coverage and went over the top for an easy TD.

    Good news is that CJ2K is much better under my control than in real life and he's grinding out yards for me. My WR-core leaves something to be desired and might have to look into some trades or the FA if Nate Washington can't get any separation.

    And after getting the ball with less than 2-minutes left in the half, CJ2K marches down the field converting 1st down after 1st down only to get shutdown in the redzone and Hass (I) throw another pick at the 1-yard line with 6 seconds left. Half-time score 14-7 Titans. CJ2K with 125 yards in the 1st half with 1 TD.

    Opening the 2nd half, I hold the Jags to a 3 and out only to fumble the punt and they run it back for a TD... the previous play I forced a fumble and recover it at their 2-yard line only for Del Rio to challenge and get it overturned...

    After the Jags take the lead on a FG in the 4th qtr I can't sustain a drive and have to punt down 3... on the ensuing drive, I take control of the blitzing CB and force a fumble with my LB picking it up for the TD. 21-17 Titans. Blaine Gabbert has been channeling Steve YOung because he's been scrambling like nobody's business converting more rushing 1st downs than MJD. Busted coverage and the Jags take the 24-21 lead with 1:47 in the 4th... I'm in trouble.

    Until I find my TE streaking down the field untouched... I throw up a prayer hoping that Hass's ball can get there... TD Titans 28-24. With 50 seconds left in the 4th, I gotta hold them out of the endzone.

    After two Hail Mary throws into the endzone, i stop them on 4th down and take a knee. Final score; Titans 28 Jags 24

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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:30 pm
  • Well, not only did Peyton Manning return from the dead, the refs decided that there was no possible way that Perfect Peyton could lose. The Texans full-on dominated the game, not a great deal of scoring, too many sloppy turnovers, but we picked off Manning three times, sacked him three or four times, had him looking twitchy. So, with a couple left in the fourth quarter, we're up 20-14. 3rd down and a crapload. Peyton drops back, gets hit... crappy ball drops to the ground. I'm thinking, 'Win!'.

    Wait, there's a flag. Roughing the Passer. First time I'd even SEEN roughing the passer called. Frick. First down. So, of course, Manning pulls this gift second-chance drive out of his butt. Add another iffy 'reception' on the sideline by Garcon. I challenge. Refs laugh at me and pretend to review it. The Colts are coaxed into the endzone. 21-20 with 1:09 left to play.

    Texans drive on up the field. Awesome. We're going to be able to pull this off. Walter makes a reception at the twenty and is tackled... the ball squirts out, clearly caused by the ground. No timeouts, no booth review. Screw you, it's a fumble, Peyton wins!

    Colts 21, Texans 20

    Most painful Madden Game in recent memory.

    Dear Colts -- You're really putting single coverage on Andre Johnson? 10 receptions, 161 yards, 1 TD.
    Rookie Brandon Harris picks off two Peyton Manning passes in his professional debut.

    Entire team wants to kill selves.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:42 pm
  • Out of Turn FA Transaction:

    Sammy, you're ahead of me in the 'Grab a Free Agent' line, so I'm intending to pick up DT Ma'ake Kemoeatu. Let me know if you want to swipe him in front of me over the next 24 hours.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:49 am
  • Defense and Blount came up big against the Lions. Blout had 227 yards and 4 TDs. Freeman completed less than 40% of his passes but never turned the ball over and did get 2 TD passes. Gerald McCoy had 4 sacks, and the D came up with 3 big turnovers that stopped what were certain to be scoring drives. The one time the Lions did score on me was when they were targeting Megatron. Fortunately enough for me they didn't continue with that and instead tried to keep giving it to Best, despite my run D being stout all game long.

    This win came at a cost though I lost Mike Williams midway through the 2nd quarter and Sean Jackson (SS) in the 3rd. Luckily Williams was only out for the game, but Jackson is going to be out for about 10 weeks now.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:04 am
  • Spounge84 wrote:Defense and Blount came up big against the Lions. Blout had 227 yards and 4 TDs. Freeman completed less than 40% of his passes but never turned the ball over and did get 2 TD passes. Gerald McCoy had 4 sacks, and the D came up with 3 big turnovers that stopped what were certain to be scoring drives. The one time the Lions did score on me was when they were targeting Megatron. Fortunately enough for me they didn't continue with that and instead tried to keep giving it to Best, despite my run D being stout all game long.

    This win came at a cost though I lost Mike Williams midway through the 2nd quarter and Sean Jackson (SS) in the 3rd. Luckily Williams was only out for the game, but Jackson is going to be out for about 10 weeks now.


    Once sammy gets back to me on my cutting in line for a FA grab, you're next in line to pick up a FA if you want (I'm not sure if there's injured reserve on here... 'Course, he's gone for the season if you went that route, but I don't even know if there's such a thing in online franchises.)

    Edit: Still pissed about that Manning hose-job. Auuuuugh.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:20 pm
  • Picked up DT Ed Johnson. He's all yours Trav.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:01 am
  • Grabbing CB Bruce Johnson.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:13 pm
  • Crushed the Cardinals 34-22 (I think, watching Stanford-OSU right now). QB Cam Newton started hot, leading a touchdown drive his second drive and throwing for his first career touchdown on his third. 2nd year WR David Gettis was Newton's favorite target (Steve Smith was worthless), catching 4 passes for 177 yards and 2 TDs - Newton has one hell of an arm. The offensive line was great to begin the game, with DeAngelo Williams driving down the field (so former Oregon Duck Jonathan Stewart could be a TD vulture) in the 1st quarter and going untouched for an 82 (I think?) yard TD in the 2nd quarter.

    The defense had a tough time against Larry Fitzgerald and the running game wasn't shut down (Beanie Wells shook off 6 tackles for a long TD), but it held Arizona back most of the game and forced two turnovers (almost three, a fumble by Kolb that my DT returned for a TD, but instant replay betrayed me)... Built a huge lead and halftime and then did crap on offense (I swear a handicap kicked in). DeAngelo Williams was averaging something like 11 YPC going into the 4th quarter when I ran like mad and probably dropped it a little. Stewart had a tough time getting anything started.
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Sat Nov 05, 2011 5:06 pm
  • Snohomie wrote:Grabbing CB Bruce Johnson.


    Spounge is in front of you (Unless you already knew that and are just declaring intent to give him 24').

    Next week I'm definitely going to have to waste a FA pick and get a punter. My rookie is a 40 OVR.
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Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:06 pm
  • I decided to pick up MLB Lofa Tatupu. I need more depth in my LB corps than I do my secondary right now (even with the SS injury).
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Sun Nov 06, 2011 12:15 am
  • Cool. Will advance here in the next day or two (work). FA Rotation: Sam/Trav/Spo/Snoh

    (My intent is going to involve some punter or another. I'm reasonably certain nobody's going to try to jump my claim on THAT one.)
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Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:24 am
  • Advanced.

    Still enraged over the whole Colts rip-off game, the Texans marched into Miami and stomped repeatedly on the balls of the Dolphins, 30-17 (Made closer by an unfortunate interception inside the Texans twenty). To the Fins credit, they were able to slow down the generally-potent Houston passing attack. In response to this focus by Miami, the Texans promptly turned Foster loose for 225 yards and 3 TDs. Houston's admittedly lackluster defense held Miami to around 220 yards. I'm liking what Kemoeatu brings to the defense... he wasn't even the best DT available when I grabbed him, but he's perfect for what the Texans needed. They have plenty of speed and ability to get to the QB with various blitz packages. Kemo generally just manages to shed one block, at which point he's too large and slow to catch anyone.

    BUT, shedding that one block makes people pay attention to him. Those who don't do so ignore at their peril (I took GREAT delight in Kemo's one tackle for the game... Just utterly blasted Reggie Bush who apparently didn't notice him.). So, he busts up the middle of the pocket, and gives edge rushers galore opportunities. Henne had about 105 yards passing, though we only managed one sack.
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Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:46 pm
  • FA Pick-up for the Week: WR Antwan Randle El

    Started strong and Hass (I) haven't thrown a single pick through 1 qtr... a huge leap for me. CJ2K is turning in 1st down after 1st down against a stout Baltimore defense. Early in the first qtr in no-mans-land I decide to go for it on 4th and 7 instead of a 54-yard FG and find a streaking TE over the top of Ray Lewis.

    Hass to Britt has finally caught on as he's got 3 Recs and a 1 TD in the first half and CJ2K an gotten in the scoring as well. Randle El has already converted a few 3rd down catches out of the slot. So far, Baltimore hasn't been able to do anything as Flacco has been contained so far and Rice isn't getting any touches. Until they go to the hurry-up and pick me apart on 3 plays to Ray Rice for the TD over the top... I get the ball with over 2 minutes left in the 2nd qtr only to go 3-and-out. They march down the field and once they hit the redzone I get a beautiful pick in the endzone. Only for Hass to throw his 1st pick on a one-handed interception by a leaping LB out of nowhere... If I could challenge it based on "bullshit" I would. And then the Game-Hate turns in my favor... Safety plays the soft-zone in the flats; Pick 6 Titans! Halftime Score; 28-7 Titans.

    After forcing a punt... the Game-Hate switches sides and Ed Reed picks me off on a tipped ball deep in my own territory. Luckily, I hold them to a FG. After taking the kick-off, I march down the field but take a huge sack mid-field. On 3rd and 9, I call a screen-play to CJ2K and he takes it to the house after spinning out Ed Reed and side-stepping some schlumb for the TD. More Game-Hate... in my favor. Force a fumble on the 2nd down and returned it for a TD. No flags, no challenges, no fight; 42-10 before the 4th qtr. Flacco also throws directly to my LB for another quick turnover. I can only convert it into a FG though.

    Ray Rice finally breaks a run longer than 2-yards; but it's not enough even though it's a TD. Even though I'm up four scores... the game decides it's not fun if it's not close and CJ2K has his first fumble of the season. I challenge but the ruling is upheld. I hold them to FG; which they can't convert.

    Titans win; 48-17.

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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:56 pm
  • My FA pick is going to be a punter, I just don't know which one yet. So, Spou and Snoho feel free to move on to your FA turn and grab a dude. Just let me know in the unlikely chance that it's going to be a punter.

    In Other News: I'm going to open up CPU trading for one week in week 6. Trades need to be approved by a majority, so if you have something in mind feel free to throw it out here any time so we can finish arguing about it by Wk6.
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Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:15 pm
  • I was thinking. For trades, why not require that the proposer test it in offline mode? That an a "don't be ridiculous" should suffice (cause I'm sure it can be abused), because OFFLINE AI trade logic got a boost this year add (theoretically, at least. I don't normally trade a whole lot but I normally do a ton of FA) shouldn't suck.
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Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:25 pm
  • Snohomie wrote:I was thinking. For trades, why not require that the proposer test it in offline mode? That an a "don't be ridiculous" should suffice (cause I'm sure it can be abused), because OFFLINE AI trade logic got a boost this year add (theoretically, at least. I don't normally trade a whole lot but I normally do a ton of FA) shouldn't suck.


    Good idea, though I'm hoping for a long-term... Might fall apart a couple seasons down the road once somebody wants to trade a drafted player. Definitely works for this season.
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Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:39 pm
  • EF! I stomped the Packers 31-7. While I was checking my stats, I lost the internet connection and the game never existed?? *nerdrage*
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Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:57 am
  • Turns out picking up Lofa was a great idea. He had 9 tackles, 1 sack, an interception returned for a TD (first points of the game) and was the player of the game. The sack came late in the 4th and originally a fumble was called which Gerald McCoy returned for a TD. The fumble was reviewed and overturned, but it was still a sack and left the Viqueens in a 3rd & 17 deep in their own territory with less than 2 minutes left. This game turned out to be a big defensive battle, both teams had trouble moving the ball all game long. Freeman had a bad game, going 7 for 20 with a pick (those 7 completions went to only 3 guys). Blount had a good game with 118 yards on 22 carries.

    I've signed SS Chinedum Ndukwe (sp?). The only TD I gave up was on a deep pass to the corner of the endzone. My back up SS (who was starting in the game due to Jones' injury) was in position but let the TE get the ball anyway (wonder if he learned how to play from Kelly Jennings).
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:44 pm
  • Sammy says I need to sign up for this. So what do I do...?

    I warn you though, I really suck, am unreliable for games and if I suddenly start slaughtering everyone, it means I've outsourced my games to my brother the EA game tester :)
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Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:20 pm
  • Post your PSN name and Trav can send you an invite or you just search for our community.

    You need to choose a team outside of the AFC/NFC South. We'd like it if you choose a team that played one of those conferences because we are playing each other.
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Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:36 pm
  • sammyc521 wrote:Post your PSN name and Trav can send you an invite or you just search for our community.

    You need to choose a team outside of the AFC/NFC South. We'd like it if you choose a team that played one of those conferences because we are playing each other.


    I tried searching for the community but couldn't find it. What is the name exactly..?

    Barring that, my PSN ID is Kickboxer79
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Re: Madden 12 PS3 Community
Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:11 pm
  • League: DotNet South
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    Invite sent, as well. NFC/AFC south teams only. FA rules = 1 acquisition per week, rotating. Current order is Sammy, Me, Spounge, Snoho, (You). I'm not sure who's turn it is at the moment. Last pickup I saw was Spounges, so I think Kyle has the bid.

    Week is advanced. Just finished one of the stupidest games I've played. Lost to the Saints in Nawlins... 11-2. Yeah, 11 to 2.

    Johnson was knocked out of the game in the first quarter, and it seems the Texans -aren't- quite sure what to do in that situation. Walter and Daniels can't beat you deep. Jones was dropping everything that hit him in the hands, and the Saints front four kept the running game from getting out of hand. Just couldn't string a drive together.

    Sacked Brees five or six times, once in the end zone. They added on a couple field goals to their own safety and the crowd went home thinking, 'That was completely retarded.'
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