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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    I saw a tweet that said "Cyclone Defense doesn't allow any TD's to first team offense."

    And the first thing that came to my mind was "Wow. Our offense is that bad?"
    After seeing CPR and MM speak, I wouldn't read into it too much. They put the OL into some "high pressure situations" on purpose today, so it may not mean much about who scored and who didn't, although it does sound like we need the OL to step up a little more before the game starts by MM's comments. Actually, I am happy to hear that our young Front 7 is holding their own and tackling well.


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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Sure sounds like Sam won the job at QB. Not so much that Rohach did anything to lose the job; Richardson just had a hell of a good summer and passed him.



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    I saw a tweet that said "Cyclone Defense doesn't allow any TD's to first team offense."

    And the first thing that came to my mind was "Wow. Our offense is that bad?"
    That sux. The oline may still be the weakest part of the team.


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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    It is raw footage from a post practice scrum. Clarification of comments is part of a reporter's job. Being upset about stuff like this is why no one takes you seriously.
    You've got to be joking, right?

    When Rhoads states that he wants our kickers to be consistent and comfortable from 40 yds and in.... nobody in their right mind that follows football at all would ask that question. Sorry. It's a really stupid question to ask.

    A 40 yd FG is a 40 yd FG. Always has been and always will be. It's NEVER talked about from where the line of scrimmage is at. I don't think Rhoads demands our kickers to be consistent and comfortable from 57 yds and in. C'mon here people. I don't think I'm being overly harsh here. It was just a dumb follow up question by a guy that is well known for dumb questions. Heck, Fred always makes fun of Peterson and his dumb questions.



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    At this point the defense has probably seen every play the offense is going to run, and knows them just as well as the offense. The defense is eventually going to overtake the offense, its just natural.
    For the first offense not to score under any situation is not a good sign for NDSU. It may take awhile to have an offense.


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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    That sux. The oline may still be the weakest part of the team.
    SR better get his running legs ready again!



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    You've got to be joking, right?

    When Rhoads states that he wants our kickers to be consistent and comfortable from 40 yds and in.... nobody in their right mind that follows football at all would ask that question. Sorry. It's a really stupid question to ask.

    A 40 yd FG is a 40 yd FG. Always has been and always will be. It's NEVER talked about from where the line of scrimmage is at. I don't think Rhoads demands our kickers to be consistent and comfortable from 57 yds and in. C'mon here people. I don't think I'm being overly harsh here. It was just a dumb follow up question by a guy that is well known for dumb questions. Heck, Fred always makes fun of Peterson and his dumb questions.
    You've got to understand that reporters aren't supposed to assume anything. Peterson probably knew it was a dumb question, but as a journalist he needed to clarify the comment just in case Rhoads decided at some point that Netten's so good he needs to be perfect from 57 yards in.



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    For the first offense not to score under any situation is not a good sign for NDSU. It may take awhile to have an offense.
    It is hard to tell much unless you know the situations. It sounded like MM ran the 3rd and 4th string RBs most of the time, and ran them into a blitzing defense that knew the play. Maybe they started the offense on the 5 yard line to see if they could drive 95 yards?



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by Luth4Cy View Post
    You've got to understand that reporters aren't supposed to assume anything. Peterson probably knew it was a dumb question, but as a journalist he needed to clarify the comment just in case Rhoads decided at some point that Netten's so good he needs to be perfect from 57 yards in.
    Not serious are you?



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by DrClone View Post
    Not serious are you?
    I absolutely am. People get tired of reporters asking what they consider stupid questions, but part of the reporters job is to not print something false. I certainly can see where Peterson was coming from when he asked it.



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Y'all can argue about kickers and reporters all you want. I could not possibly care any less.
    I only care about progress of the fundamentals and I definitely saw some of that today.
    Actually...lots of progress. The most important parts of football are blocking and tackling.
    Both have improved drastically from one year ago today.


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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaptain View Post
    Y'all can argue about kickers and reporters all you want. I could not possibly care any less.
    I only care about progress of the fundamentals and I definitely saw some of that today.
    Actually...lots of progress. The most important parts of football are blocking and tackling.
    Both have improved drastically from one year ago today.
    That is great to hear.



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by Luth4Cy View Post
    You've got to understand that reporters aren't supposed to assume anything. Peterson probably knew it was a dumb question, but as a journalist he needed to clarify the comment just in case Rhoads decided at some point that Netten's so good he needs to be perfect from 57 yards in.
    You mean Ist8 reporters cant laugh chuckle and whatever at every comment like Hawk fans... Errr reporters do?


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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaptain View Post
    Y'all can argue about kickers and reporters all you want. I could not possibly care any less.
    I only care about progress of the fundamentals and I definitely saw some of that today.
    Actually...lots of progress. The most important parts of football are blocking and tackling.
    Both have improved drastically from one year ago today.
    This is good to hear. I am hoping beyond hope that the team can get off to a good start for the season. Just sneak out a win in week one. They didn't give up last year, but it would have been nice to see what could have happened if a game or two had gone their way earlier.



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    Re: CFTV: Paul Rhoads 8-16-14 scrimmage recap

    Does anyone have any specifics on what happened in the scrimmage? Who looked good, or no so good? What situations did they set up besides running the ball into defense after tell them the play?



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