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Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby OldSchool » Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:06 pm

it is out of the division and just the opener so I guess it is easy to dismiss this as just road game on a 16 game schedule and not a must win game, but how many teams on the Skin's schedule are as weak as Houston? Not many, so it probably is a must win for the Skins to finish over .500.

A solid performance by Griffin, I said solid not spectacular, is needed to create some positive momentum and silence most critics, maybe not me but most. In my view this is a must win if the Skins hope to avoid another sub .500 Griffin led disaster. That might be overstating it but if the Skins can't beat a bad restart Houston team than they probably are really are more like the 2013 3-13 Skins and less like the 2012 Skins.
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Postby Irn-Bru » Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:07 pm

No.
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Postby KazooSkinsFan » Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:27 pm

Must win for what?
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby SkinsJock » Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:23 pm

I don't read posts from trolls - A must win game? No - I will say that it would be great for the team to play well and it would be encouraging if we see some positives from the QB

we're not winning every game - if we win 9 games & 1 of the losses is to the Texans, it's not a big deal :D
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby Countertrey » Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:27 pm

OldSchool post... check

Griffin hate... check
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby FLWSkin » Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:35 pm

Yawn.

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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby KazooSkinsFan » Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:49 am

OldSchool wrote:it is out of the division and just the opener so I guess it is easy to dismiss this as just road game on a 16 game schedule and not a must win game, but how many teams on the Skin's schedule are as weak as Houston? Not many, so it probably is a must win for the Skins to finish over .500.

A solid performance by Griffin, I said solid not spectacular, is needed to create some positive momentum and silence most critics, maybe not me but most. In my view this is a must win if the Skins hope to avoid another sub .500 Griffin led disaster. That might be overstating it but if the Skins can't beat a bad restart Houston team than they probably are really are more like the 2013 3-13 Skins and less like the 2012 Skins.


Are the Steelers a must win? That's a division game for you guys.
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby oj » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:12 am

All games are 'must win', this one is no different.
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby OldSchool » Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:41 am

SkinsJock wrote:I don't read posts from trolls - A must win game? No - I will say that it would be great for the team to play well and it would be encouraging if we see some positives from the QB

we're not winning every game - if we win 9 games & 1 of the losses is to the Texans, it's not a big deal :D


stop the insults and contribute to a discussion thread or ignore, bring something or don't bother. You got some game lets see it.
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby markshark84 » Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:44 am

It would be a nice road win (given we have a very difficult road schedule) and a game we should win, but not a "must win". IMHO, must wins are reserved for games that you have to win in order to get into the playoffs. We'll have 15 more games to get in and anything between now and then could happen to make any given opponent weaker or stronger than where they are in week 1.
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby FLWSkin » Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:55 am

OldSchool wrote:
SkinsJock wrote:I don't read posts from trolls - A must win game? No - I will say that it would be great for the team to play well and it would be encouraging if we see some positives from the QB

we're not winning every game - if we win 9 games & 1 of the losses is to the Texans, it's not a big deal :D


stop the insults and contribute to a discussion thread or ignore, bring something or don't bother. You got some game lets see it.




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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby Skins Fan in Indy » Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:04 am

This is far from a must win. I want to see some good decision making and progress on both sides of the ball. In particular RGIII and his decision making.
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby StorminMormon86 » Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:32 am

Divisional games are must wins, this one not so much.

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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby KazooSkinsFan » Wed Sep 03, 2014 1:49 pm

OldSchool wrote:
SkinsJock wrote:I don't read posts from trolls - A must win game? No - I will say that it would be great for the team to play well and it would be encouraging if we see some positives from the QB

we're not winning every game - if we win 9 games & 1 of the losses is to the Texans, it's not a big deal :D


stop the insults and contribute to a discussion thread or ignore, bring something or don't bother. You got some game lets see it.


What if he just starts a contentless "look at me" thread? Would that work for you?
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Re: Houston A Must Win? I Think So...

Postby emoses14 » Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:59 pm

OldSchool wrote:

A solid performance by Griffin, I said solid not spectacular, is needed to create some positive momentum and silence most critics. . .


GLORY BE! IS IT POSSIBLE? DARE I DREAM THAT ONE "solid but not spectacular" performance from Backyard Bob would cause Chicken Little to stow it??

OldSchool wrote:

. . . maybe not me but most.


Rats.

OldSchool wrote:
That might be overstating it but if the Skins can't beat a bad restart Houston team than they probably are really are more like the 2013 3-13 Skins and less like the 2012 Skins.


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