Rex says that the team is "fortunate" to have Schotty. We've heard over and over that Sanchez is the guy, the one, the franchise. Yet, against the worst defense in the league 7 of our 11 possessions ended in 3 & out punts (and time expired on one of those possesions, so its really 7 of 10). While the Patriots, against our supposed best defense in the league had only one (!!!) 3 & out, and they punted 4 times out of their 11 possessions. So what the hell gives here Rex?
Seems like every week the defense plays well for the most part, but gives up some huge play/penalty that keeps the other team's drive alive (Witten, McFadden, Rice, Welker). Seems like every week the offense sputters, and its impossible to tell if its because of the OC or the QB. And it seems like every week you (ie Rex) get a free pass. Enough of the excuses and get it done. This team is too good for a 3-game losing streak. Yes, we lost to 3 good football teams. But guess what? We're supposed to beat the good football teams too.
This defense is too talented and too intelligent to keep getting sacked by silly mental errors week in and week out. This offense is too loaded to have such long stretches of ineptitude on a game to game basis. They should fart 20 points on a bad day. Enough with the "awe shucks, we'll get better" approach to the offense. Take ownership of it like you do the defense. I'll bet my last dollar that if the defense gave up a touchdown on every single opening drive of a game you would flip the hell out. So Rex... why don't you blow a gasket over this offense's apparent inability to score in the first quarter of games? This problem dates back to last year.
Why is it "OK" for Dustin Keller to come out of a game with one... I repeat, ONE goddamn catch. Thats completely inexcusable. The freakin guy should have at least one target per series. How the hell does Joe McKnight come out of that game with one touch on offense? The guy almost returns a goddamn kickoff for a touchdown in every goddamn game, but on offense we'll give him ONE carry. Awesome. How does Tomlinson leave that game with the same amount of catches as Matt "freakin one catch" Mulligan? WTF is that???
Explain to me how we're so "fortunate" to have Brian as our OC? Is Sanchez that bad? Because Sanchez has looked pretty freakin good to me at times, especially in the clutch and double-especially in the playoffs. Do you have some sort of "coach's son" affinity toward the guy? What is it? Because I don't freakin get it. Don't tell me he's doing a good job Rex, because he isn't. And he hasn't for YEARS. Don't piss on me and tell me its raining.
Enough with the playing favorites. Enough with the cronyism and the worship of all things Baltimore. That goes for the players and the coaches. Stop being beholden to your affinity for certain people, or past production, or prior location. Your job is to do one thing: win. If certain people aren't getting it done, then find someone who will get it done. Either Eric Smith or Jim Leonard need to take a back seat to Brodney Pool. Pick one and move on. Both Pouha and Devito need to realize that if they don't perform up to snuff, that there's 350 pound athlete that needs grooming. If they want to miss tackles and get blown off the ball from time to time, well then Kenrick can do that too. At least he'll make some dynamic plays from time to time to go with it. If Cro is going to keep blowing coverage, then Wilson could use the snaps. If Kerley can play now, then Mason can kick rocks, his checks won't bounce. If Greene misses reads, then Joe could use more touches. Joe needs to get more goddamn touches anyway, WTF is going on with this??? But I digress... Last year Greene fumbled in the first game and didn't get another touch for 2 weeks. Seems like there's some other folks around these here parts that need to get the same type of treatment. Enough with the nonsense and start winning. And fire that moron of an OC and let Cally take over already.