The previous post had about 175 comments going. Things get very tough to follow at that point so I’m throwing up a quick post. Will enable you to keep the conversation going.
Mychal Kendricks had a bad game on Sunday. Things like that hurt. Bill Davis doesn’t have great talent to work with so he needs his best players to play well. When one of them struggles, you’re going to have a tough time stopping the opponent.
I can’t stress enough how good the Chargers were. The Eddie Royal catch on the sideline was a thing of beauty. Rivers pass to Floyd on the sideline was a great throw. And so on. Those guys played really well.
Still working on the DGR.
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One note about Bill Davis and the defense. It is possible he will prove to not be the right guy to run the D. I’m saying things like “give it time”, but I do fully acknowledge this group may be a major problem for a couple of years and then change will be needed.
The Skins hired a veteran DC in Jim Haslett and their D has been a mess for 4 years. They’ve changed players. They’ve tweaked the staff. Haslett is an overrated defensive coach (I’m not sure why) and WAS has made some bad signings/picks. The situation was supposed to get better this year with the return of Orakpo, but somehow has gotten worse.
You guys think Nate Allen is bad, but Bacarri Rambo makes Nate look like Wes Hopkins.
My point with Davis is not to have blind faith in him. Let’s give the guy at least half a season before we start to form definitive opinions. We can judge him each week, but just keep it in context. You need a decent sample size before really knowing a player/coach/team.
Back to the tape for me.