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Special teams is important.

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by sackman, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Duh.

    I figure a mediocre team with good special teams will always figure out a way to win 7-8 games a year. A mediocre team with bad special teams is lucky to win 2-3 games. Hawkins didn't give a damn about special teams. He didn't understand the importance of field position. I think Embree does, but we still have a long, long way to go just to get to "respectable" in special teams. As we are right now, our special teams is more like special ed.
     
  2. Timbuff10

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    Starting field position was the story of this game. Agree with you totally and I like that at least Embree was getting in the guy's ears when they screwed up. All I remember about last year was Dan turning his back on our kicker.
     
  3. Illegal Pete

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    100% correct. Field position KILLED us, how hard is it to return a kick 15+ yards?
     
  4. Timbuff10

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    I came away with the impression that it was impossible if you wear a gold helmet. I blame the offense mostly though. They went 3 and out nearly every drive of the first half which led to putting the D in a bad position. I think the D actually looked pretty good considering how much they were on the field and where they started each drive.
     

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