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06-08-2019, 22:17   #1
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2019 Preseason thread

We had one of these threads last Preseason started by RSD and I felt it might be a good idea to have one again this year. And also it might be a good idea to have a seperate thread to keep the news and banter thread free for what it's meant for.

Anyway, the Preseason is kind of a halfway house on the NFL calendar in that yes it's something resembling regular season football but isn't. I'm quietly confident as an Eagles fan about how the season will go, after a bit of a down year last year. Carson Wentz is fully fit and there is no safety net of Nick Foles now, so It's his team We got a look at what he can do when healthy and he needs to do it again. And there have been some nice additions and players who were injured are back. I like Zach Ertz but I think Dallas Goddert is a special talent.

So what are others expectations and hopes for their teams in the Preseason and beyond ?
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No real expectations for the preseason, just looking forward to seeing games again and the end of all the useless talk and filler in the media.

Just remember though, the 0-16 Detroit Lions went 4-0 in that preseason so please no crowning of champions based on the next 4 weeks of play!
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Im just waiting for the Titans fan reaction when Tannehill comes in and lights up 2nd and 3rd string defences
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Clearly the NFL are New York biased given that when you open the gamepass app the "featured game" for week one of the preseason is the snoopy bowl tonight between two teams in the one city in a stadium that isn't in the boundaries of the city they play under. Not that's I'm jealous or anything btw.
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Bears fans will mainly be watching the kickers tonight. We have two on the roster, Pineiro who we got from the Raiders in exchange for a conditional 7th rounder, and Elliott Fry who we got from I have no idea where. Anyone who has followed the Bears at all in the offseason knows this kicker issue has basically become a sideshow for us, but both these guys seem to be doing pretty well and wouldn't be surprised to see both on a roster this year. I'll be looking in the hope that I don't hear the sound of a football hitting a post.

Other than that I hope to not recognise a single name on the roster to be honest. If the starters are out I hope they look like they are sharp in getting plays off, but not too worried about the result at all. And I hope that nobody gets injured.
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Bears fans will mainly be watching the kickers tonight. We have two on the roster, Pineiro who we got from the Raiders in exchange for a conditional 7th rounder, and Elliott Fry who we got from I have no idea where. Anyone who has followed the Bears at all in the offseason knows this kicker issue has basically become a sideshow for us, but both these guys seem to be doing pretty well and wouldn't be surprised to see both on a roster this year. I'll be looking in the hope that I don't hear the sound of a football hitting a post.

Other than that I hope to not recognise a single name on the roster to be honest. If the starters are out I hope they look like they are sharp in getting plays off, but not too worried about the result at all. And I hope that nobody gets injured.
With the near PTSD the Bears staff have shown since the playoff miss, I wouldn't be shocked if they make players go down when they get to 43 yards out and keep having their kickers take shots from there each time.
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Metlife crowd & teams being evacuated into interior because of imminent severe weather.
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Jones was looking good for Giants there.

Mayfield matched the Browns down for a nice score with the first team and #2s are coming out now.

I think Hard Knocks is probably more entertaining than the football on show tonight.
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Jermaine Kearse for the Lions breaks his leg 10 minutes into the preseason.
Likely lost for the year. Must be heart breaking for him to get injured in such a fashion, in a meaningless game.
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Former Wasps rugby player Christian Wade scored a 65 yard TD for the Bills with his 1st carry of the game. Impressive way to start his NFL career, will do his chances of making the final roster no harm at all.

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Has anyone followed this lad's crazy story? I watched this a few weeks ago on youtube and I've been following him in camp since then. He's so driven to succeed.





Last night he returned a punt for a TD.


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Has anyone followed this lad's crazy story? I watched this a few weeks ago on youtube and I've been following him in camp since then. He's so driven to succeed.





Last night he returned a punt for a TD.


Jesus I've never seen a celebration like that after a TD. Cool story.
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Saints getting robbed by the officials still. Looks like they are punishing them for getting the rules changed in regard to the PI challenge. Obvious no PI but the challenge upholds it. NFL officials are corrupt to the core, expected better this season. Didn't expect the anti-Saints bias in preseason. Shame on Goodell and the NFL!

I had pinned my hopes on the AAF as being the bastion of fairness in pro football, but obviously that didn't turn out so well. I shouldn't be surprised by the NFL, a leopard doesn't change its spots.

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Saints getting robbed by the officials still. Looks like they are punishing them for getting the rules changed in regard to the PI challenge. Obvious no PI but the challenge upholds it. NFL officials are corrupt to the core, expected better this season. Didn't expect the anti-Saints bias in preseason. Shame on Goodell and the NFL!

I had pinned my hopes on the AAF as being the bastion of fairness in pro football, but obviously that didn't turn out so well. I shouldn't be surprised by the NFL, a leopard doesn't change its spots.
More like Salty Lake Stallion, amiright???
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More like Salty Lake Stallion, amiright???
Very punny!
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