Touchbacks don't win games. We went to the NFC Championship with a guy that didn't get many touchbacks. We lost one with a guy that missed a FG. I am concerned and I have every right to be based on history and the last preseason game losing by 2 points and a missed FG.
Touchbacks don't win games, but bad field position can certainly lose them.
And I think that Favre had a little more to do with our NFC Championship run in 2009. And I am not so myopic to blame Andersen for the loss in 1998. If you remember correctly, we were still up by 7 when Andersen missed his only FG of the year, and there was less than 2 minutes left on the clock. It took a defensive breakdown followed by Green taking a knee to lose that game.
Sorry, but I just can't get worked up over a missed FG in preseason.
Missed FGs lose more games than the occasional bad field position.
In preseason?! You act like mising a FG in preseason is different than missing it in the regular season. It makes no difference.
His history suggests that this is no fluke. He misses FGs. It is a concern.
I was quite dismayed by the pick ponder threw. Though the routes did look somewhat wrong, that type of outside throw reminded me of those intercepted out routes that Woodson and others feasted on last year.
I remember arm strength being discussed as an issue with this guy, and if he cant make that throw it severely lowers his ceiling.
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