Messages

Forum Index : General Discussion : Messages
Author: [General Discussion] Topic: Dan Marino... "You need to throw 40 times to win a Super Bowl"
SteelCash send a private message View Space | Blog | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: 5Dimes |
SteelCash
Participation Meter
Captain
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 5037
Location: Ohio
#1
Posted: 2/3/2013 5:55:53 PM
I'm paraphrasing but he said that in this day and age, in order for a team to win a SB, they need to throw 40 times.

This is simply an absurd statement, and only twice since the turn of the century has the SB winner thrown 40 or more times (2012 and 2003).

Please do some homework before saying silly statements Dan. The nation is watching. You do.don't need to throw 40 times to win a SB. If anything, the numbers prove that the winners usually throw LESS than 40 times. This supports that you still need a good ground game, and it might in fact be DETRIMENTAL if you throw a lot because being a one dimensional offense is NOT conducive to winning a championship.

Just sayin...
Posted using a mobile device.
quote
Jm4n send a private message View Space | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: Pinnacle Sports |
Jm4n
Participation Meter
Prospect
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 364
Location: Saskatchewan
#2
Posted: 2/3/2013 8:07:10 PM
He's just saying how the game today is dominated by passing.... 
quote
SteelCash send a private message View Space | Blog | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: 5Dimes |
SteelCash
Participation Meter
Captain
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 5037
Location: Ohio
#3
Posted: 2/3/2013 9:18:49 PM
Then he should have said that instead of saying something completely inaccurate. He has one job to do. To provide some insight and analysis on the game. And he completely failed.

Also, the game is not dominated by passing. Passing has taken a bigger role in the game in the recent years, but the run is still very much a huge part of the game.
Posted using a mobile device.
quote
SteelCash send a private message View Space | Blog | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: 5Dimes |
SteelCash
Participation Meter
Captain
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 5037
Location: Ohio
#4
Posted: 2/3/2013 9:19:26 PM
Handshake
Posted using a mobile device.
quote
Jm4n send a private message View Space | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: Pinnacle Sports |
Jm4n
Participation Meter
Prospect
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 364
Location: Saskatchewan
#5
Posted: 2/3/2013 9:19:48 PM
Running is nothing like it once was, do not fool yourself. 
quote
SteelCash send a private message View Space | Blog | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: 5Dimes |
SteelCash
Participation Meter
Captain
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 5037
Location: Ohio
#6
Posted: 2/3/2013 11:09:33 PM
Passing is absolutely more prominent in today's game, but that's not the issue. The issue here is simply that Marino made an absurd statement. You don't have to throw 40 passes to win the SB. That's no less absurd than saying you need to pass for 300 yards to win it. It's just a stupid comment because it simply isn't true. That's all I'm saying.
Posted using a mobile device.
quote
hotdamn85
RSI Wagerline RSI Rating
send a private message View Space | Blog | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: Bellagio |
hotdamn85
Participation Meter
Veteran
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1294
Location:
#7
Posted: 2/3/2013 11:54:53 PM
just need a great play caller.


quote
THEMUGG
RSI Wagerline RSI Rating
send a private message View Space | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: Pinnacle Sports |
THEMUGG
Participation Meter
Hall of Fame
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 29137
Location: Washington
#8
Posted: 2/4/2013 12:31:24 AM
 Don't take anything Marino says as gospel..............he doesn't know
quote
gofish3 send a private message View Space | Friends | Playbook |
gofish3
Participation Meter
Veteran
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 2567
Location: California
#9
Posted: 2/4/2013 11:47:30 PM
Marino constantly makes inaccurate statements. At halftime he was saying how only two teams had come back from more than ten points down to win the super bowl...first stat they show second half is that NO team has come back from more than 10 to win the bowl.
quote
DoubleUp4Life
RSI Wagerline RSI Rating
send a private message View Space | Blog | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: 5Dimes |
DoubleUp4Life
Participation Meter
Legend
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 32330
Location: New York
#10
Posted: 2/5/2013 11:52:45 AM
marino should not be on TV 


Loved watching him lose his cool when Bruce Smith was chasing him around
quote
666LES send a private message View Space | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: BetDSI |
666LES
Participation Meter
Veteran
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 2311
Location: New York
#11
Posted: 2/5/2013 4:04:30 PM

How many times did Dan throw againest SF 49ers in 84?

Joe Montana didn't throw over 40 times in 84 to beat Dan.

quote
MIZUNO22 send a private message View Space | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: MGM Grand |
MIZUNO22
Participation Meter
Rookie
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 575
Location: Ohio
#12
Posted: 2/6/2013 12:10:50 AM
This run-option offense has it's place, sooner than later, a team is going to win a Super Bowl with it. 
quote
dl36 send a private message View Space | Blog | Friends | Playbook | My Sportsbook: BetJamaica.com |
dl36
Participation Meter
Hall of Fame
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 23571
Location: United States
#13
Posted: 2/6/2013 2:53:42 AM
marino always looks like he has taken too many concussions...

with that said I think the game is more geared towards passing, and I would say that over the course of the playoffs there will likely be one game where you will need to throw it 40 times... and perhaps teams that cannot do that will never have a chance...


quote
Forum Index : General Discussion : Messages
You have entered the forum as a GUEST. 
You must login/register to post or reply.