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 Post subject: Re: This team isn't ready for anything.......
 Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 12:26 pm 
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Jets Cardinals and Rams are wins, the rest who knows. That gives us a min of 7 wins.



we lost to two of those three teams. I wouldn't call anygame (not even the jets) and automatic with this team. We dig deep and find a way to lose everytime.

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Jets Cardinals and Rams are wins, the rest who knows. That gives us a min of 7 wins.


Minnesota is a win


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Jets Cardinals and Rams are wins, the rest who knows. That gives us a min of 7 wins.


If the Jets, Cards, and Rams convert 75% of their third down conversions, they are losses. With this coaching staff and third down defense, there are no guaranteed wins. Period.

I'm sick of what we "should be". What we are is a pretty good team at home, and a bad team on the road. Nothing more, nothing less.

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NFSeahawks628 wrote:
Jets Cardinals and Rams are wins, the rest who knows. That gives us a min of 7 wins.


If the Jets, Cards, and Rams convert 75% of their third down conversions, they are losses. With this coaching staff and third down defense, there are no guaranteed wins. Period.

I'm sick of what we "should be". What we are is a pretty good team at home, and a bad team on the road. Nothing more, nothing less.

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The Seahawks don't lose to those teams at home. Not a chance.

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Am I wrong to be losing faith in this team and not really caring to watch them anymore?

Ditto that. I don't care if we lose, so long as we're playing reasonably well. That didn't happen today, IMO. We knew they were going to pass all day long, no secret there at all. And guess what? They threw all day long. But it was like a big suprise to the D. Sure they held Johnson, but Detroit has 11 players on the team.

I've said it so many times I've lost count: we cannot stop the 5-12 yard pass. And where was our pass rush that's supposed to be so improved?

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can pete take this team to the next level?

He absolutely has taken them to the next level,,,,downward.
The D-line needs to get a hell of a lot better at killing the opponents 3rd down conversions,,That cost us this game today, excuses aren't what we need to hear, but get ready Seahawks fans,,,,,,,,,, get ready.


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This team lost on the road by 4 points to the #4 offense. The title of this thread is better reserved for a team that lost by 20 points at home to the #31 offense.

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This Loss hurt, we had a chance we put up a couple TD's but, our D laid a fat egg. I know our D is always bailing us out put we got made a fool by fill-in WR's in our secoundary.

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Jets Cardinals and Rams are wins, the rest who knows. That gives us a min of 7 wins.


If the Jets, Cards, and Rams convert 75% of their third down conversions, they are losses. With this coaching staff and third down defense, there are no guaranteed wins. Period.

I'm sick of what we "should be". What we are is a pretty good team at home, and a bad team on the road. Nothing more, nothing less.

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The Seahawks don't lose to those teams at home. Not a chance.

They'll beat Minnesota next week at home as well



Perhaps cesame, perhaps. But your post only proves that we are not an elite team. Teams that are ready to take the next step, don't need home qualifiers before stating "This is a winnable game"

I still stand by my statement that if we allow 75% third down conversion rate, we will lose. I don't care where we are or whom it is against.


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We need to change it up on 3rd down. This 7-8 dropping into a zone aint working....send 5-6 on the blitz and try something different.


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Losing to the biggest loser team in the history of this century means that NO games are guaranteed.

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We need to change it up on 3rd down. This 7-8 dropping into a zone aint working....send 5-6 on the blitz and try something different.


Yeah, I feel like 3rd and long situations would be the best time to send pressure, because you pretty much know what they are going to do

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We are 4-4, which at the beginning of the season was right where we hoped to be. 3-5 was a distinct possibility and 5-3 was unlikely. At 4-4 we figured to go 6-2 the rest of the way and end up 10-6.

Don't let anyone tell you 10-6 won't make it in the NFC, it will and here's why:

Three teams are ahead of us in the wildcard race - Green Bay, Minnesota and Arizona. AZ plays SF tomorrow and it would help us out if SF beat them. That would put us tied with AZ and we play them at home. We win, they're out. We have Minnesota to play, we beat them, we hold the tie breaker. then there's Green Bay, we already beat them and hold the tiebreaker.

So our fate is almost in our own hands. A SF victory would put our fate entirely in our own hands.

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if we go 7 and 9 again pete is eather fired or butt on the hotseat.

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Obligatory Chicken Little post, I assume. Carry on, then. Eeyore approves.

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Any type of positive vibes have completely gone away now........no words to describe how disappointed I am.


I agree, by far the most disappointing loss of the year.

Our offensive finally gets their poop together, and the damn defense can't hold a lead OR even get off the field on 3rd down.

The good news is we don't have to debate whether this is an elite defense anymore with comparisons to the 2000 Ravens.

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None of you can see the forest because the trees are in the way.

Sure, this was a loss, but if you look past the loss, there is a lot to like about this game. The offense scored touchdowns on two redzone opportunities and Russell looked MUCH more poised in the pocket all day. He didn't bail too soon. He made throws in a closing pocket. He spread the ball all over. The offense took a huge step forward.

The offensive line pass blocked quite well today which is something we haven't seen a whole lot of this season. They did it against a pretty good D line too. The run blocking didn't look that good, but I'm pretty sure they have been emphasizing pass blocking for several weeks at practice...and it is starting to show.

There is a lot to like about this team and there are high expectations all around so it hurts a bit more when they lose. But, it takes time to become a group that works together well. Last year it took 8 weeks before the offense found a sort of groove. The Seahawks are already ahead of where they were last year and have a great opportunity in front of them now to win a bunch of games.


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Obligatory Chicken Little post, I assume. Carry on, then. Eeyore approves.



Why do you have to call people names? Nobody is calling you a Homer when you post.

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Obligatory Chicken Little post, I assume. Carry on, then. Eeyore approves.



Why do you have to call people names? Nobody is calling you a Homer when you post.



Hehe. Why do you ask why? Nobody is calling you a pill when you post. :stirthepot:


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Apologies to the poster above but I do not see this team going 6-2. Every game is close, down to the wire [except Dal]. If we can't get some easy wins...it's too much to hope we are going to pull all of these games out last minute.

I am so disappointed today...because I thought we would finally break through with a good road win and the defense collapsed. Sorry to be pessimistic but I think our playoff chances flew out the window today too. I know everyone just assumes every home game is a win, but this team is not good enough right now to just automatically assume that.

I can see us going 4-1 at home, 1-2 on the road...and finishing 9-7...which may not be enough to make the playoffs. I don't think we do better than that.

On a positive note - great to see Wilson getting better as the season goes on.

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This D should have hit them in the mouth on that last drive..very disappointed with the coaching staff on that loss. :141847_bnono:

We are looking at a team that has not been beat down by anyone this year. I really don’t mind losses like these. If they were getting their butts handed to them it would be another thing. They are still inconsistent, but it was great to see the Offense step it up. The next step for this young team is not far away, though they are likely a 9-7 team this year.

It’s hard for me to continue to bust a lung for them at home when they can't seem to win without the 12 man. BUT..I will :th2thumbs:

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0-3 in the division. .500 team and very average. bad on the road. losing to a 2 win Lions team.

Pathetic. call me mr. pessimist... Season Over.

go TEXANS!!!!


No one's calling this post out? Seriously? Some "fanatik". Enjoy the Houston frontrunning.

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0-3 in the division. .500 team and very average. bad on the road. losing to a 2 win Lions team.

Pathetic. call me mr. pessimist... Season Over.

go TEXANS!!!!


No one's calling this post out? Seriously? Some "fanatik". Enjoy the Houston frontrunning.

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Wow. I can't believe the negativity here right now! The Hawks just lost a close one on the road to a talented but undisciplined team that has a high powered offense and had its back to the wall.

The offense showed us the best tempo and speed I have seen since Hasselbeck left town, and the defense reminded us of how young they really are. Teams are learning to take advantage of the youth and aggressiveness we have at the linebacker spot. Some of this can be compensated for by schemes, but a lot of it will go away as the team grows up together and gains experience.

Rather be a Seahawk fan right now than cheering for about any one of a dozen teams in the AFC!! You can't win every game, but I'll take this over the last time somebody laid 28 on the Seahawks...that was in Pittsburg last year in Game 2. You know, the one where we crossed midfield twice in the whole game? I, for one was encouraged by what I saw. Stay tuned, they are just getting started.


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We have a very competitive team they just don't know how to win on the road.


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Am I wrong to be losing faith in this team and not really caring to watch them anymore? I am a die hard seahawks fan but I hate losing and that's all they do as of late. I'm not hopeful we can win any of our upcoming games.

Yeah...I'm going to be quoting this all year. Feel free to watch the Niners of today, Giants, Packers, or Stealers.


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Holy Batman. I just read through the whole thread and I'm embarrassed. A bunch of bitching and moaning. Not understanding of the situation and like another poster said, "obligatory chicken little posts". And Dom had the nerve to feel offended about that? Lmao? The guy that is notorious for stupid one liners and pot shots?

Lol...carry on.

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Love the "I'm a lifelong fan!" followed closely by the "I'm outa here!" statements.

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This was a hilarious read. I didn't realize that everyone was serious till about a page and a half in. Thought it was some kind of tongue in cheek vaudevillian routine designed to mock the reactionary fan. But nope, people actually resort to that instant, reactionary, negativity drenched rhetorical tropes after a close loss on the road to a playoff team last year.

The Seahawks lost, alright, move on to the next game. This thread is littered with the same people that post "Love the Hawks! Got a special feeling this year! Anybody else feel like we can beat anybody right now?" after big wins. I know its the plight of the sports fan to be irrational, reactionary and nonsensical, but at some point, reason has to win out.

2003, the Seahawks went undefeated at home, and 2-6 on the road. 4 of those 6 losses were absolutely excruciating. Against the Bengals, on the drive to tie the game, you had the ball bounce off Darrell Jackson's helmet and into the arms of a Bengal defender to ice the game. Against the Redskins, the Hawks are up 14-3, Damien Robinson picks off a pass, but fumbles it out of the end zone costing the Seahawks seven points and starting a chain of events that was just weird. Do we all remember the Baltimore game? 41-24 with 8 minutes left? How about Bobby Engram being tackled by the back judge as he's racing to catch the game winning touchdown pass against the Rams?

If there ever was a time for threads like this, bemoaning the fact that the Seahawks were never winning another game. That they'd finish at best 7-9 and all that crap. It was that year. And this board was an absolute wreck of "What if" threads, "God hates the Seahawks" and "Our receivers suck" threads, but I never saw fans bail on the season like I read after every loss this year. It's silly and embarassing.

Oh yeah, the Hawks ended up growing up, going 10-6 and playing an absolute classic against the Packers in the first round which would've been a victory if Alex Bannister had run a slant instead of a hook. Chill out.


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I haven't been around long enough on here to even know if ppl are serious. However, we have 8 games left, 5 of them at home. No reason to believe 9 or 10 wins isn't a realistic expectation. I think they're going 8-0 at home, and will win one on the road. I just refuse to give up on the team and/or just assume they won't make a run here, I don't see the use in it. IF they lose a home game, we're looking at 9-7, best case imo.

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Obligatory Chicken Little post, I assume. Carry on, then. Eeyore approves.

Why do you have to call people names? Nobody is calling you a Homer when you post.

It would be deserved if the tone of the thread was "We're likely going to win the rest of our games, I don't see who we're going to lose to."

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Obligatory Chicken Little post, I assume. Carry on, then. Eeyore approves.

Why do you have to call people names? Nobody is calling you a Homer when you post.

It would be deserved if the tone of the thread was "We're likely going to win the rest of our games, I don't see who we're going to lose to."

You mean like in the beginning of the season when Kearly thought we could legitimately go undefeated all year?

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Holy Crap! What a bunch of Negative Nancys. I couldn't read past the 2nd page. No wonder the Seattle fan base is so fair weathered. It's embarrassing to say the least. :141847_bnono:


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Shoot, just listen to either of the local stations after a loss. The SAME ppl who are talking playoffs, how great the team is etc. after a win......are acting like the world has come to an end the very next week if they lose.

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Love the "I'm a lifelong fan!" followed closely by the "I'm outa here!" statements.

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Fans are a different breed when they aren't happy. Win and we are a dynasty. Lose and we are worse than a pop warner team. It's a fine balance. If you don't get too wound up you are accused of settling for mediocre performances. Get too wound up and you say things you regret later. Guess it's that whole thing of show me a good loser and I show you a loser.

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Reading an overreaction thread five days later makes me sick to my stomach. Pessimist fans remind me of annoying hippies who whine and complain about policies and government, but don't do anything to make the situation better.

I prefer hearing delusional homers over whining pessimists anyday.

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 Post subject: Re: This team isn't ready for anything.......
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Reading an overreaction thread five days later makes me sick to my stomach. Pessimist fans remind me of annoying hippies who whine and complain about policies and government, but don't do anything to make the situation better.

I prefer hearing delusional homers over whining pessimists anyday.

I don't know. Pessimist fans come out of the woodwork after a loss, but they can just as easily be cheered up.

delusional homers ruin the board for me, however, because anytime you try to have any critical analysis of the team or individual players they get all rabid and fanboy and attack the poster and make intelligent debate impossible. Said intelligent debate being my whole reason for wanting to come here, I find them even worse.

At least the pessimists want to find reasons to cheer. the delusional homers just want to outshout anything they don't want to hear.

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what are you people talking about? We have Russell Wilson! He told god to only make him 5'10 so the other team would have a chance ! C'mon we are starting a dynasty here ! ALL IN YO ! :179422:

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Nancys? I dunno. Help me.

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Seahwkgal wrote:
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Nancys? I dunno. Help me.

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