The NFC South looking to Tampa Bay and Carolina
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In the NFC South looking to Tampa Bay and Carolina to capture and take on the Falcons in 2005. The fall of grace will fall on the shoulders of QB Michael Vick. Who has been a major product of media hype, sure the boy is running. as a deer. But so are many wide receivers and that is exactly what Vick is, a wide receiver playing out of position.
Remember the media hype around Pittsburgh QB Kordell Stewart while in his role “Slash” with the Steelers? Then remember that he ended up tying his team to a disappointing loss after a loss. When other teams in his class and conference discovered how he had it in his pocket. And made him play catch with his receivers.
Somehow the Falcons finished with a record 11-5 straight up and 7-9 ATS during the regular season last year. A closer look reveals that Atlanta have won six games with a maximum of 16 points. In other words more than half of the 11 Falcons who won the regular season. With an average of only 2.6 points per game which includes defeating the Niners. Cardinals, and Giants by a total of only 9 points and assuming the three teams. Finished in 2004 combined. direct record of 14-34.
The Viking QB Duante Culpepper finished The NFC South year.
Michael Vick had the worst figures for any QB playoffs last season as evidenced by his average. Of 14 to 12 TD to INT, a QB average of 78.1, and throwing 2313 passing passes. To put things in perspective. in theory imagine Peyton Manning finished 2004 with a TD. To INT rating of 49 to 10 with a total of 4557 yards and a QB rating of 121.1. The Viking QB Duante Culpepper finished the year with a TD rating to INT’s 39. To 11 by 4717 yards total and QB rating. at 110.9.
I will not be annoyed with the figures for the remaining 2004 Playoff QBs but I hope to say that every QB left has better numbers than Vick, but to put things another way, consider the Titan QB backup Billy Volek off the bench in helping QB set aside Steve McNair for a year past and ended up with a TD to INT rating of 18 to 10 with 2486 passing passes and an QB rating of 87 … enough.
In fact Atlanta had a good season because Tampa Bay and Carolina had injuries full of bad seasons. Note that that would change in 2005 considering that the Panthers had 14 players. Affected due to injuries during the first half of 2004 which is. it was the result of their 1-7 straight. Shoddy up and the first 3-5 ATS, however, the Panthers started to get healthy in the second half of 2004. And again sent a 6-2 straight and 6th. -1-1 ATS. A record for both losses that come in the form of a goal scoring.
Football in 2005 including the opening of the season.
To show Michael Vick the NFL schedule maker saw fit Atlanta appeared three times on Monday Night. Football in 2005 including the opening of the season on Monday Nighter. Which will be a playoff game against Philadelphia, in an attempt to make things easier for Vick. For the first time MNF appearances will happen in the home court of the Falcons.
As mentioned, the three Atlanta rivals in the MNF will be the Eagles, Jets, and Saints and each team. Will have a passing attack that could fully expose the weak Falcons defensively. Thanks to the “Value” we will be betting against Vick and the company in this third appearance. Monday night and recommend that you do the same.
In our first look at the 2005 AFC West we talked about the fact that the Oakland Raiders went 9-23 straight and the 9-22-1 ATS from their Super Bowl appearances following the 2002 season, remember who was against the Raiders in that. A large bowl?
Of course, it was none other than the Tampa Bay Bucs. Like the Raiders the Bucs have also fallen into difficult times over the past two seasons as evidenced by their 12-20 and 12-19-1 ATS record since 26 January 2003 the appearance of the Super Bowl, historically a two-year record for Tampa Bay. Of (XII-XX) is the worst of any NFL team in the past baking a Super Bowl victory.
The NFC South Tampa Bays’ woes were naturally outrageous.
The Tampa Bays’ woes were naturally outrageous when the Buc defense team held less than 300 yards per game on average for the fourth consecutive year in 2004, however, for the third time in four years Tampa’s case failed to equalize. at least 100 running yards in each tournament and in the last four years they have finished 30th, 27th, 23rd, and 29th in the league in a race.
Check out Tampa Bay’s fastest numbers to improve significantly in 2005 thanks to the writing of RB Carnell “Cadillac” Williams, OT Chris Colmer, and OG Dan Buenning and the addition of former Jet TE free agent Anthony Becht who was instrumental in removing How Jet RB Curtis Martin rode four straight seasons of 1000 yards including Martin’s 1697 yards high performance in 2004.
New Orleans is confusing in many ways as it now pays the price of being. In the middle of the road team over the past four years in terms of posting 8-8, 8-8 straight marks. 9-7, and 7-9 since 2001 which led to another very middle class team.
However, the strange thing about the Saints is that they have an HC with a defensive back to Jim Haslett, yet they finished 32nd in the league last year with full defense, in terms of things the Saints have great cricket skills and managed to send 4-0 straight up and ATS marks in their games the last four of 2004 after posting a combined 5-11 straight record and 6-10 ATS in their last four games from 2000 to 2003, you see what I mean? These Saints are confusing.
The public to rate the Falcons in 2005.
In closing, I fully expect the public to rate the Falcons in 2005 and as recommended above I will be looking to play against Michael Vick and the company in their three MNF appearances and especially as the ole history book shows that Atlanta has posted the mark. of 1-13 ATS in their previous 14 games on Monday Night.
New Orleans opens their regular season with a visit to Carolina and the Saints could catch the Panthers looking forward to the second week when New England come to Charlotte, NC to host the 2003 Super Bowl, it is always interesting to know that according to report. past history doggie in Saint / Panther tournament has a 6-1-1 ATS record in the last eight meetings.
As for the Panthers and Buccaneers, to prevent injury I would recommend betting on them every time. They are bitten as a doggie who gets at least a field goal. The only difference being this is when Tampa goes to New England on December. 17th the Bucs will be playing their third consecutive road game and. Will be in the Carolina and home date with Atlanta at the desk.
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