Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints
Shop Horizontal

Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by TheOak Reality check for all of us... How much about what Rob Ryan and our defense are going to actually do this season do we know ? Preseason was Blues Brothers 2000, and practice was 80% closed ...

Like Tree41Likes

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-05-2013, 12:46 PM   #21
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 2,285
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

Originally Posted by TheOak View Post
Reality check for all of us...

How much about what Rob Ryan and our defense are going to actually do this season do we know?

Preseason was Blues Brothers 2000, and practice was 80% closed to the public after week 1 of the preseason.

We can hypothesize all day about every possible scenario but we have a what.... 50% probability of being close to accurate? At best 60%?

Even a 20% unknown factor can be very disruptive to an offense.
This is the truth.

Those that are concerned that the defense isn't going to improve or improve enough to help our playoff chances have very good reasons to be.

on the other hand...

Those that are optimistic about the new faces and new schemes on the defensive side of the ball, also have good reasons to be.

They haven't played a single down in a meaningful game yet. Nobody here is right or wrong. It's all just opinion and conjecture at this point. And that's what this board is for, discussing opinions.
Utah_Saint is offline  
Latest Blogs
MID TERM ELECTION Last Blog: 10-29-2014 By: teddybarexxx


2015 Saints Bye Week Draft Last Blog: 10-16-2014 By: hagan714


"IRONY" Last Blog: 10-01-2014 By: teddybarexxx


Old 09-05-2013, 12:50 PM   #22
1000 Posts +
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: D'iberville, MS
Posts: 1,751
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

The worse defense in NFL history is the one that gives up the most points, not yards. You don't win a game just because you had 500 yards. Ask the Saints from last year. I'm tired of hearing that bull****. It was a really bad defense, but it wasn't the worse in history. I can't wait for Sunday. Blitz the hell out of 'em Santa Claus Ryan.
TheOak, ClintSaints and lee909 like this.
rezburna is offline  
Old 09-05-2013, 01:17 PM   #23
10000 POST CLUB
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Cypress Tx.
Posts: 16,193
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

...... and while an unknown player gives us cause for concern, it means that the Offense doesn't know anything either.

Ever hear of beginners luck? Its because of the competition having nothing to plan for. No one has tape on our defense yet. Nothing, nada, zip... Not even anything closely resembling our defense as it is or will be in 2013.

So if I was going to worry about our defense it wouldn't be in week 1...

Remember how many felt good going into week 1 last hear?
http://blackandgold.com/saints/47763...ns-saints.html (Steve Spagnuolo hopes his new scheme translates to a title for the New Orleans Saints)
http://blackandgold.com/saints/49362...immediate.html (Aaron Kromer, Pete Carmichael, Steve Spagnuolo hold the keys to New Orleans Saints immediate success)

We clearly don't know sh1t! LOL
http://blackandgold.com/saints/47864-spags-defense.html (Spags defense)

If you play stupid games, you win stupid prizes.

Like and vote https://www.facebook.com/pages/Charl...44287815781246
TheOak is offline  
Old 09-05-2013, 03:49 PM   #24
Bounty Money $$$
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: 5800 Airline Dr. Metairie, LA.
Posts: 11,488
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

Where can I get some of this Kool-Aid? It's either got liquor or mushrooms in it......I just want it for medicinal purposes.
Rugby Saint II is offline  
Old 09-05-2013, 03:55 PM   #25
1000 Posts +
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Wherever I lay my hat
Posts: 3,033
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

No way our defense comes out that good. But I am expecting us to be ok...ish
UK_WhoDat is offline  
Old 09-05-2013, 04:03 PM   #26
Site Donor 2014
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,216
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

If we had the number 1 offense and number 5 defense we would go undefeated.
That being said its a pipe dream. I would be surprised if defense cracked top 20 and our offense will be top 5, but there are some good offenses out there this year so while definitely attainable, number one is going to be tough.
Im still saying 9-7 with 8-8 or 10-6 possible depending on special teams play.
The Dude is offline  
Old 09-05-2013, 05:13 PM   #27
In Doh We Trust
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 5,969
Blog Entries: 16
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

No way we are number 5 in D. I would be ecstatic with 15 & expect about 20, so....
homerj07 is offline  
Old 09-05-2013, 06:03 PM   #28
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 11,213
Blog Entries: 5
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

TheOak likes this.
saintfan is offline  
Old 09-05-2013, 06:12 PM   #29
Saint Historian
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: deep in the bowels of a hidden bunker, somewhere under the brick & steel of a nondescript building..
Posts: 1,737
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

Go ahead and carve it in stone - top 20 D - at worst.

Sacks / QB pressures will go up and so will turnovers. YPG will be better (not great), but scoring D / turnovers will be what saves our bacon.



And offense will be top 3...
ClintSaints likes this.
arsaint is offline  
Old 09-06-2013, 11:43 AM   #30
500th Post
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 946
Re: Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!!

I wouldn't be surprised if we had a #5 defense.. Sf, Sea have good front 7s and the way it looks we have gotten a lot better up front. As long as our offense puts pressure on the other team to score our defense would only need one or two stops for them to look #5 worthy. Example (Den vs Bal)
ClintSaints likes this.
dueceloose is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules

LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://blackandgold.com/saints/60030-marshall-faulks-bold-prediction.html
Posted By For Type Date Hits
The Latest New Orleans Saints News | SportSpyder This thread Refback 09-05-2013 07:15 AM 13
Marshall Faulk's Bold Prediction!!! This thread Refback 09-05-2013 01:30 AM 93


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:36 AM.


Copyright 1997 - 2013 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts