Free Trial Ad
Why Subscribe?
  • Player/Prospect News
  • Exclusive Insider Info
  • Members-Only Forums
  • Exclusive Videos
  • Subscribe Now!
InboxChat RoomChat Room (0 fans in chatroom)
Reply to TopicPost New Topic
  Page of 4  Next >

Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)...

Avatar

Posted: 2/2/2014 10:48 PM

Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


What will it take for this team to catch up to a Seattle???? How many years will it take to catch up???
Posted Image
"Its like...Someone Created him on Madden."
~Jacoby on Joe~
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/2/2014 11:09 PM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


The price for Jimmy Smith just went up. With this win, in the coming years lots of teams will want to adopt the big DB scheme that Seattle uses.
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/2/2014 11:10 PM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


Get rid of Pees at D-Coordinator for one.  I'm not saying he's bad, but I think more can get gotten out of the talent we have.  And I'd rather have a D Coordinator who wants to dominate an opponent, not one who is only concerned with 3 areas.  Outside of that we definitely need an athletic FS.  Philosophy needs to change.  Something is being preached with Seattle's defense that has low round picks playing lights out.  I won't rehearse the things on offense.
Reply | Quote
  • Grifter
  • Special Teams
  • 398 posts this site

Posted: 2/2/2014 11:22 PM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


- Resign Monroe
- Resign Pitta
- Resign Daryl Smith
- Sign Louis Delmas if he's cut
- Extend Suggs (to lower cap hit)
- Cut Leach, McClain, Koch (for cap space)
- Sign a quality veteran center (I can't see a rookie helping this line)
- Draft a blue chip G/T.
- Draft a tough, playmaking receiver
- Draft a tight end
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/2/2014 11:34 PM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


We may never reach the talent level of this Seattle team.  They may be one of the most talented teams in NFL history top to bottom.   The salary cap will bring them pack to the pack within the next year or so. 
Just as with all the recent SB winning/elite teams, they are benefiting from great young talent on cheap rookie contracts.  They'll start losing coaches, having to pay the likes of Wilson, Sherman, Thomas, Okung, ect.. losing a couple in the process will make it hard to keep that talent base up. 

That is why you dont see these big name money making QBs in the SB every year.  Brady, Brees, Manning, Roethlisberger, soon to be Rodgers, Ryan, Flacco, it makes it hard to maintain a elite roster of talent.

Seattle will come down, we just have to make it to the dance.
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 1:36 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



mkmoy wrote: We may never reach the talent level of this Seattle team.  They may be one of the most talented teams in NFL history top to bottom.   The salary cap will bring them pack to the pack within the next year or so. 
Just as with all the recent SB winning/elite teams, they are benefiting from great young talent on cheap rookie contracts.  They'll start losing coaches, having to pay the likes of Wilson, Sherman, Thomas, Okung, ect.. losing a couple in the process will make it hard to keep that talent base up. 

That is why you dont see these big name money making QBs in the SB every year.  Brady, Brees, Manning, Roethlisberger, soon to be Rodgers, Ryan, Flacco, it makes it hard to maintain a elite roster of talent.

Seattle will come down, we just have to make it to the dance.
Yep What he said. LOL.......................Seattle is this good because of how much money they don't have to pay their star QB, CB and a few others. In a year or two it will catch up to them.

Baltimore Ravens pimp slappers of the AFC NORTH

Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/3/2014 2:43 AM

RE: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



We need to retool the offensive line, which will require resources, specifically the contract to sign Monroe, other than that we can add pieces that won't break the bank, such as a journeymen center and a right tackle. Hopefully we have pieces in house who can add to the offensive line.

At the skill positions we need a wideout who can start in the league, and a tightend who is a threat in the passing game.

On defense we need a free safety, and a few rotational D-lineman.


I believe we need to resign Monroe, and a free safety as our two high end signings, a free agent safety is more important in my opinion than resigning Pitta, we are in very good position to draft a starting tightend in round one, and draft a wideout in round two.
 
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 3:18 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


1.) Protect your franchise players.
2.) Draft smart/physical guys.
3.) Get back to being a top tier defense.
4.) Have a little luck.

Sounds simple but the salary cap kinda gets in the way.  Before you know it, Seattle, Denver, and San Fran will have lost 50% of their players to FA or retirement and another young confident team comes along and takes their place. The only team who does it every year are the Patriots, but they are pretty much irrelevant because their division sucks. The AFC as a whole looks pretty weak right now.
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 5:02 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



ravens52 wrote: Get rid of Pees at D-Coordinator for one.  I'm not saying he's bad, but I think more can get gotten out of the talent we have.  And I'd rather have a D Coordinator who wants to dominate an opponent, not one who is only concerned with 3 areas.  Outside of that we definitely need an athletic FS.  Philosophy needs to change.  Something is being preached with Seattle's defense that has low round picks playing lights out.  I won't rehearse the things on offense.
This. I really thought we would get a new DC after listening to Ozzie at the presser. We don't need to catch Seattle as much as Denver and NE. Manning & Brady eat dean pees and his soft aaproach for breakfast. That has gotten lost in all the drama with the offense.
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/3/2014 5:55 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



BertJonesMyHero wrote:
ravens52 wrote: Get rid of Pees at D-Coordinator for one.  I'm not saying he's bad, but I think more can get gotten out of the talent we have.  And I'd rather have a D Coordinator who wants to dominate an opponent, not one who is only concerned with 3 areas.  Outside of that we definitely need an athletic FS.  Philosophy needs to change.  Something is being preached with Seattle's defense that has low round picks playing lights out.  I won't rehearse the things on offense.
This. I really thought we would get a new DC after listening to Ozzie at the presser. We don't need to catch Seattle as much as Denver and NE. Manning & Brady eat dean pees and his soft aaproach for breakfast. That has gotten lost in all the drama with the offense.
Seattle's players swarmed to the ball, the entire back end, linebackers and secondary is young and fast.  I agree that Pees is not a Ravens style coordinator, but would Spags be able to utilize our players in the current scheme, or would he need to run a 43 right out of the gate?  Spags didn't do too well with the Saints.
 
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 6:04 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



akacrow wrote:
BertJonesMyHero wrote:
ravens52 wrote: Get rid of Pees at D-Coordinator for one.  I'm not saying he's bad, but I think more can get gotten out of the talent we have.  And I'd rather have a D Coordinator who wants to dominate an opponent, not one who is only concerned with 3 areas.  Outside of that we definitely need an athletic FS.  Philosophy needs to change.  Something is being preached with Seattle's defense that has low round picks playing lights out.  I won't rehearse the things on offense.
This. I really thought we would get a new DC after listening to Ozzie at the presser. We don't need to catch Seattle as much as Denver and NE. Manning & Brady eat dean pees and his soft aaproach for breakfast. That has gotten lost in all the drama with the offense.
Seattle's players swarmed to the ball, the entire back end, linebackers and secondary is young and fast.  I agree that Pees is not a Ravens style coordinator, but would Spags be able to utilize our players in the current scheme, or would he need to run a 43 right out of the gate?  Spags didn't do too well with the Saints.
Agreed. But that comes back to the debate about Harbaugh's choices.
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/3/2014 6:49 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



BertJonesMyHero wrote:
akacrow wrote:
BertJonesMyHero wrote:
ravens52 wrote: Get rid of Pees at D-Coordinator for one.  I'm not saying he's bad, but I think more can get gotten out of the talent we have.  And I'd rather have a D Coordinator who wants to dominate an opponent, not one who is only concerned with 3 areas.  Outside of that we definitely need an athletic FS.  Philosophy needs to change.  Something is being preached with Seattle's defense that has low round picks playing lights out.  I won't rehearse the things on offense.
This. I really thought we would get a new DC after listening to Ozzie at the presser. We don't need to catch Seattle as much as Denver and NE. Manning & Brady eat dean pees and his soft aaproach for breakfast. That has gotten lost in all the drama with the offense.
Seattle's players swarmed to the ball, the entire back end, linebackers and secondary is young and fast.  I agree that Pees is not a Ravens style coordinator, but would Spags be able to utilize our players in the current scheme, or would he need to run a 43 right out of the gate?  Spags didn't do too well with the Saints.
Agreed. But that comes back to the debate about Harbaugh's choices.
I wasn't crazy about the Spags hire, he has a reputation of being a system guy, and an unyielding personality.  Rob Ryan ran a 43 in N.O. and fit the system to the players, and Rob Ryan made his bones with the 34.
 
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 7:01 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



akacrow wrote:
BertJonesMyHero wrote:
akacrow wrote:
BertJonesMyHero wrote:
ravens52 wrote: Get rid of Pees at D-Coordinator for one.  I'm not saying he's bad, but I think more can get gotten out of the talent we have.  And I'd rather have a D Coordinator who wants to dominate an opponent, not one who is only concerned with 3 areas.  Outside of that we definitely need an athletic FS.  Philosophy needs to change.  Something is being preached with Seattle's defense that has low round picks playing lights out.  I won't rehearse the things on offense.
This. I really thought we would get a new DC after listening to Ozzie at the presser. We don't need to catch Seattle as much as Denver and NE. Manning & Brady eat dean pees and his soft aaproach for breakfast. That has gotten lost in all the drama with the offense.
Seattle's players swarmed to the ball, the entire back end, linebackers and secondary is young and fast.  I agree that Pees is not a Ravens style coordinator, but would Spags be able to utilize our players in the current scheme, or would he need to run a 43 right out of the gate?  Spags didn't do too well with the Saints.
Agreed. But that comes back to the debate about Harbaugh's choices.
I wasn't crazy about the Spags hire, he has a reputation of being a system guy, and an unyielding personality.  Rob Ryan ran a 43 in N.O. and fit the system to the players, and Rob Ryan made his bones with the 34.
Whe Rob got fired in Brownsville, i thought we shouldve went after him, i thought it was a HUGE mistake in allowing the guy to move to dallas. How awesome it wouldve been to go from Rex, then to Rob, and then to Pagano???
Posted Image
"Its like...Someone Created him on Madden."
~Jacoby on Joe~
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 7:42 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


Defense won this game...period...
If it weren't for them Seattle wouldn't have been in it...
This is the way you win games... Manning never saw pressure like this all year long...
You can have all the offensive weapons you want to but unless you stop the other team from scoring you lose....
So what do we need ... Another aggressive defense that goes after the QB and a defense that hits hard and causes
Fumbles, interceptions, etc.....
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 7:46 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 



theravenkidd wrote: What will it take for this team to catch up to a Seattle???? How many years will it take to catch up???

Considering a bunch of guys on that team will now want to "see the money", I'd say 2 years when the cap splits them up.
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 8:18 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


If the Ravens can get back to a dominating defense, a strong running game and a passing game that thrives on play-action....then they'll be okay. Seattle showed once again that this wins championships...not fantasy football stats during the season.
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/3/2014 8:51 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


I think that with the rule changes, we've seen otherwise mediocre offenses and QB's rise to be fantasy kings, while they forget about the defenses, but the few teams who can actually field units who can overcome the refs will be unstoppable.
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/3/2014 8:57 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


Yes.  After analyzing it more we just need to get more physical, stronger, faster, and hungry.  That was Seattle all season.  They were more physical, faster, hungry and stronger than most of their opponents.  And they executed.  That is all.
Reply | Quote
Avatar

Posted: 2/3/2014 9:48 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


Pete C from morning presser, "unlike some other SB teams that had to dismatle, we are not in that situation." Espn then pointed to Ravens and said Seattle very well could repeat.

We can't get there if Manning destroys our D for 7 td tosses.
Reply | Quote

Posted: 2/3/2014 9:59 AM

Re: Now for the 1 Million Dollar Question(s)... 


but, but, but, but....................

I thought you couldn't win in the "new" NFL with a dominating defense, a very good running game and a game manager QB. 

I've been told by all the professional evaluators in here for well over a year now that you needed an "elite" QB because of all the scoring the "new" NFL wants.
Reply | Quote
Reply to TopicPost New Topic
  Page of 4  Next >