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    Mathews and Bess

    Due to living in the heart of evil (New England), I hadn't had a chance to see the Fins play until last night, so I won't comment on all the controversial stuff. I thought Mathews looked good. He forced the flagrant interefence call by beating his man. I gather he hasn't played much. Given our total inability to stretch the field, shouldn't he be starting? And why on earth are we trying to throw deep passes to slow-as-molasses Bess?
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    Quote Originally Posted by walt View Post
    Due to living in the heart of evil (New England), I hadn't had a chance to see the Fins play until last night, so I won't comment on all the controversial stuff. I thought Mathews looked good. He forced the flagrant interefence call by beating his man. I gather he hasn't played much. Given our total inability to stretch the field, shouldn't he be starting? And why on earth are we trying to throw deep passes to slow-as-molasses Bess?
    What interesting, I believe it was the same play design. We went deep to Bess twice and went deep to Matthews once! Guess which receiver had the better success and likely why?
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    bess gets off the line quick but clearly lacks long speed and has short legs...i think the fins need to turn bess to a rb next year or get rid of him cause he's not letting other pure wr's play for the last couple of years.
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    Bess should only play in the slot. Great slot receiver. But if we have a 2 WR formation, and Bess is one of those WRs, the defense can just stack the line, and not worry about Bess threatening deep.
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    Im also in The NewEngland football hellish evil area!!! I feel your pain my friend.. I was forced to get sunday ticket MANY years ago, so i can see them play every week..
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    Bess as a RB...?


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    Quote Originally Posted by slickrickpuppy View Post
    bess gets off the line quick but clearly lacks long speed and has short legs...i think the fins need to turn bess to a rb next year or get rid of him cause he's not letting other pure wr's play for the last couple of years.
    That's as brilliant of an idea as the Zach Thomas to Safety idea we had about 6 years ago.
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    Why we are running Bess on Corners is beyond me or in three receiver sets we have him playing outside, absolutely ridiculous. Takes him away from what he does best.
    Let's go Miami!!!!
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    3rd down back ...dummy..he's not gonna run the ball..the fins used nat moore his latter years hiding him behind the te..
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    Bess at rb!!! Lol lol
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