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EC GrapeApe

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But but but how are folks supposed to come here and scream bloody murder


After an L if they don’t convince themselves going in that we’re going to win.

I acknowledged the flaws and also told folks there would be ups after the first games of the season……. the same exact post was met with “likes” on top of “likes” after L’s and met with downright anger and disdain after W’s. Yet, it remained true regardless of the scoreboard any given week. I’m hoping with the best of them that we shock the world Friday…… but the only thing that has really changed from week 1 (beyond our level of fight growing a bit) is that bad opponents (or atleast bad defensive units) have allowed us to do things to get deeper in our playbook.

We are good enough to beat bad teams….. which is a major improvement from where we have been…. But beating a good team is the much more likely next step before beating a top 5 one. Do that and I’ll engage in the extension conversation myself. But the converse is also true….. if the doors get blown off, that doesn’t mean he should be run (even if we were only sitting 5 wins right now).
[Post edited by EC GrapeApe at 11/23/2021 10:40AM]

(In response to this post by turbopir8)

Posted: 11/23/2021 at 10:33AM



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