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New Orleans Saints playmakers have been dropping the ball in 2012: First-and-10

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; 1. DROPPING THE BALL: Dungy correctly indentified one of the Saints' most disturbing and uncharacteristic trends of the 2012 season - dropped passes. And they continued to rear their ugly head in last Sunday's 28-27 loss to the Green Bay ...

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Old 10-05-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
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New Orleans Saints playmakers have been dropping the ball in 2012: First-and-10

1. DROPPING THE BALL: Dungy correctly indentified one of the Saints' most disturbing and uncharacteristic trends of the 2012 season - dropped passes. And they continued to rear their ugly head in last Sunday's 28-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Receiver Lance Moore dropped two passes against the Packers, and tailback Darren Sproles dropped the crucial third-down pass that Dungy referenced late in the fourth quarter. Three other dropped passes (by Moore, Sproles and Marques Colston) were nullified by penalties.

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Old 10-05-2012, 01:01 PM   #2
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Re: New Orleans Saints playmakers have been dropping the ball in 2012: First-and-10

Yeh, that's our only problem, lol.
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It may not be our only problem but I would bet if we didn't have all the dropped passes we would have won at least 3 of the last 4 games.
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Re: New Orleans Saints playmakers have been dropping the ball in 2012: First-and-10

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It may not be our only problem but I would bet if we didn't have all the dropped passes we would have won at least 3 of the last 4 games.
Agreed. I can think of at least three or four scoring opportunities that fell by the wayside due to drops. Two in the KC game alone on back-to-back plays.
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Agreed. I can think of at least three or four scoring opportunities that fell by the wayside due to drops. Two in the KC game alone on back-to-back plays.
You read my mind. Usually happens on the second scoring drive. They put one great drive together and start shooting themselves in the foot.
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:54 PM   #6
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You read my mind. Usually happens on the second scoring drive. They put one great drive together and start shooting themselves in the foot.
And usually in the red zone.
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What's our problem?

Defense, offense and special teams.
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