NFL Week 12

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  1. MJ5150

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    Game of the week has to be Denver at New England Sunday night. Looking up and down the rest of the schedule is mostly blah except for the historic divisional rivalries like PIT/CLE and MIN/GB. I suppose NO/ATL and DAL/NYG fit that too.

    -Mike
     
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    Minn @ GB - my only comment is that I like the Packers uniforms.
     
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    Being a Broncos fan, the NE game is one to look forward to, but always makes me nervous no matter where it's played. The Patriots always seem to step it up vs. Denver esp in New England.
     
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    My only glimmer of hope is that NE struggled a bit putting points on the board last night. I was impressed with how the NE bench has stepped in on defense, they still look pretty good there. Good enough to slow down Manning & Co.? As usual against Denver, you gotta put a lot of points on the board to have a chance.

    Welker probably won't play (concussion), that's a bit of a shame. Brandon Flowers and the KC defense were really out for him Sunday.

    Denver still has lots of receiving weapons.
     
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    NE's D isn't as tough as KC's this year. NE has a much better O than KC (no brainer there). My concern is the Denver D vs. NE's O. Both O's can put up points. It may come down to who has the ball last. Lets hope it's not a foul weather game for Manning's sake...
     
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    Yeah, I hope it's not a barnburner, and the intangibles could add up (if history is any indicator).

    I wasn't impressed with NE offense last night. They'll probably adjust and get back to normal before Sunday.
     
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    Belichek will outcoach Del Rio.

    I'm talking the points and NE at home.
     
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    i predict the texans will lose.

    what's that? they're playing the jaguars? at reliant?

    i predict they will lose by 1. you heard it here first.
     
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    But can / will he outcoach Peyton?
     
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    Good question now that you mention it.

    Peyton basically is the coach I guess. Anyway, Brady and NE's passing game is no joke either.
     
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    Judging from last nights game, the NE secondary is a joke. We may see Manning put up seven TD passes again. NE isn't going to get any pressure on Manning, so he'll have all day to pick and choose an open receiver.

    -Mike
     
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    Sure was nice having Matt Flynn play in the fourth quarter of the Packer - Viqueen game today. Game ended in a tie. Flynn stepped out there and went with the no huddle as if he had never left. Wonder why he didnt end up a starter on another team.
     
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    Called it again. :D
     
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    Wow, the Bronco's laid an egg in the second half of that game. Del Rio looked so helpless on the sideline watching his players get drug up and down the field.

    -Mike
     
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    Perhaps he came back too soon :p
     
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    Triple poop.

    Broncos pulled off a small miracle in the first half, forcing and capitalizing on all those NE turnovers.

    Then they came out in the second half and continued playing very conservative offense while NE adjusted, exposed a few Denver D weaknesses, and got aggressive on offense.

    Del Rio was out-coached in the second half and then got the short end of the lucky stick. Should have opened it up and let Manning do his thing. Sticking with the run gave Moreno a killer 200+ yard day, but not much in the way of points.

    Pulling Holliday because of a drop, and thinking Welker had the experience to step in, was their ultimate undoing. That's like pulling Manning because of an interception, just not smart or practical.

    No killer instinct against Brady and the Pats, this is what can happen. Crap ending, would have been a disappointment either way. More disappointing if you're a Bronco fan. Anyway, hats off to NE, great gutsy playoff-style comeback. Game ball to Edelman.
     
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    Today this Denver fan is slightly bummed.
    NE seems to always have the Broncos number, Manning or no. Good thing the Chiefs lost to SD. Broncs still in 1st for the moment..
     
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    I agree with the game ball to Edelman comments above. I also enjoyed watching the Chiefs/Chargers game and was happy to see an old friend, Danny Woodhead make some great runs late in the game to get the Bolts in position.

    On another note, what you guys make up tonight's matchup?
     
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    Sorry, I'm watching NHL hockey tonight, Penguins at Bruins.

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