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Just being realistic

November 14, 2017 06:07AM
I don't see us getting all the way on top of the NFC this year.

I do expect McV to prepare us well for these games. And I expect us to win our share of them.

But I don't think that we have yet demonstrated the level of superiority that could lead to EXPECTATIONS of dominating this run. I don't see what we've done so far projecting to the top. Other teams have, I think, a kind of competitive maturity that we haven't yet shown.

To win 5-6 games the rest of the way, we would have to, I think, raise our game significantly. Of course, we HAVE been steadily growing as a team. But that level ... I dunno. I can't say I expect it.

I will be pretty happy if we win 3-4 games the rest of the way and make the playoffs. If SEA fades, which they might or might not be doing, I can see us winning a no longer great division. If they don't fade, I figure we'll be a wild card.

Look. I don't count McV's team out of anything. I will not be shocked if he raises the team yet again. But I do not see us at the level PHI and maybe MN is at. Not yet.

Now, if we beat Minny ... well, ...

But that's getting ahead of ourselves, IMO.
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  First-place Rams have second-toughest remaining schedule

RamBill285November 14, 2017 04:54AM

  In essence, the Rams have two playoffs...

RamFanEsq97November 14, 2017 05:13AM

  Re: yup

Speed_Kills86November 14, 2017 05:23AM

  I think that looks possible.

Saguaro73November 14, 2017 05:28AM

  My thoughts...

max68November 14, 2017 05:48AM

  Re: yup

Rams4342November 14, 2017 07:30AM

  Sheesh

RFL42November 14, 2017 08:24AM

  Seeing similar, 11-5

ArizonaRamFan39November 14, 2017 08:01AM

  I think it's more like 4-3

NewMexicoRam24November 14, 2017 09:18AM

  Just being realistic

RFL87November 14, 2017 06:07AM

  Re: Just being realistic.....it's what they said about 1999 Rams too....

Rampage2K-57November 14, 2017 06:28AM

  Hope you're right!

RFL41November 14, 2017 06:41AM

  I hesitate to say this...

JamesJM35November 14, 2017 07:57AM

  Re: I hesitate to say this...

Rampage2K-23November 14, 2017 10:51AM

  Re: I hesitate to say this...

JamesJM23November 14, 2017 11:25AM

  Re: remember in 99 the NFC fell apart

Speed_Kills42November 14, 2017 06:44AM

  Here is the one reason that makes me believe it possible...

JamesJM57November 14, 2017 07:38AM

  Like your focus ... on coaching!

RFL34November 14, 2017 08:17AM

  Here’s the way I look at it...

Rams4336November 14, 2017 08:26AM

  True, as far as 'in the grouping'....

JamesJM31November 14, 2017 08:38AM

  Re: Like your focus ... on coaching!

JamesJM28November 14, 2017 08:29AM

  Well ...

RFL23November 14, 2017 09:04AM

  We're looking at it a little differently...

JamesJM26November 14, 2017 09:26AM