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B_Dub_Saint 11-01-2009 09:58 AM

Your favorite excuse line's
Well through out the weeks we have all read garbage on other forums for our success. I wanted to start this thread to see just how many excuses we could come up with on why we are winning. Everyone just put one a piece to see how many we can conjure up.

Here is mine

1. The problem with the Saints is that they are "peaking" too early...


Donuts32 11-01-2009 11:10 AM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
This is my favorite one from Eagles fans

2. We would have won if McNabb had played.

Savant 11-01-2009 04:39 PM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
I think the old refs called the game is one of my favorites.

Rugby Saint II 11-02-2009 11:26 AM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
The Saints are really just a finesse team that got lucky with the schedule.

foreverfan 11-02-2009 11:32 AM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
4. Saints suck.

neugey 11-02-2009 12:59 PM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
Don't look now, but the ESPN portal is calling us "pass-happy". This now that we're pretty balanced ... have they watched a game this year?!

cargojon 11-02-2009 01:01 PM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
5. All of our players are hurt


xan 11-02-2009 01:17 PM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
If he had only: (chose 3)
  • Not bobbled the ball
  • Caught the ball
  • Seen the open receiver
  • Not had a hand in his face
  • Hit the hole with some speed
  • Not run into the official
  • Not run before he caught the ball
  • Not flinched anticipating the hit
  • Not run scaredy-cat out of bounds before the 1st down marker
  • Not kicked the ball out of bounds
  • Not used his helmet as a weapon
  • Not held onto the defender as he was about to vaporize the QB
  • Been confident enough to wait for the snap count
  • Ignored the crowd noise
  • Called the right play
  • Checked off before the snap to the right play
  • Had a checkdown play
  • Picked up the blitz
  • Read that there was no blitz
  • Seen the cheating defender
  • Seen the open receiver
  • Fought for the extra yard
  • Not fought for the extra yard and fumbled
  • Did too much
  • Didn't do enough.
  • Relaxed
  • Played with more intensity
  • Had more talent
  • Had fewer injuries
  • Played through the pain
  • Waited for his concussion to heal

cargojon 11-02-2009 01:21 PM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's
I'll add "had the QB not made BM in his pants upon seeing Roman Harper closing in on him" to your list.

xan 11-02-2009 01:28 PM

Re: Your favorite excuse line's

Run the ball more
Passed more
Passed deep more
Hit more short passes
Ran wide
Ran inside
Dove into the pile
Dove over the pile
Driven his legs
Had more leg strength
Had stronger hands
Had better vision
Had quicker feet
Had better balance
Had better coaching
Listened to his coaches
Was at all coachable
Not been self centered
Not been a distraction to the team
Not been so young
Been younger
Come from a better program
Been overlooked

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