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Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

Posted on: January 10, 2011 10:50 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson

You probably remember what kind of game Dwayne Bowe had on Sunday, because it was remarkably unmemorable -- the NFL's receiving leader in touchdowns (he was also seventh in yards and 12th in targets) went catchless in Kansas City's lopsided 30-7 home loss to Baltimore.

But wh was Bowe so ineffective? Well, the obvious answer is that he was blanketed by the Ravens. Still, he wasn't even targeted once, and for that, Todd Haley has no answers.

"To have a game like that," Haley said via the Kansas City Star. "And one of the guys that you’ve kind of ridden throughout the year appears to be uninvolved in the plan — we’ve got to do a better job of figuring out ways to get the ball in the hands of our guys that have consistently made plays."

Yes, that is one way of saying "No, I have no idea where our collective offensive creativity went."

Because a double team -- which Bowe saw the entire day -- certainly isn't an excuse for not catching a single pass. That's why there are screens and slants and bubbles and curls and all kinds of offensive innovations. If you want someone to make some plays, you can force them the ball, even if there's not single coverage.

Bowe wasn't the only receiver to disappear in the wild-card round, though. Reggie Wayne was so ineffective (and untargeted) that he spent Saturday night complaining. DeSean Jackson was injured so he has an excuse, but his first catch didn't come until late in the second half and that's a clear sign that the Eagles are trouble.

However, the difference between those two gentlemen and Bowe is that the Chiefs' second receiving option on Sunday was Kevin Curtis, who summed up his involvement over Bowe's best.

"Probably not a good thing," Curtis said.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 9:00 pm
 

Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

Effective criteria. I am going to take again from the start over again quickly to research plenty of a whole lot more.


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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 5, 2012 11:07 pm
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 9, 2011 4:34 pm
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Since: Mar 20, 2009
Posted on: January 10, 2011 7:46 pm
 

Thanks fat slob Weis

for checking out on your team. Have fun in the minor leagues, you fat disgusting slob.



Since: Jul 6, 2009
Posted on: January 10, 2011 7:22 pm
 

Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

  Something tells me that Weis is the problem. Even when he was at Notre Dame, he seemed to put himself and his players on an island - against the ND higher ups. It seems to me that Weis has trouble with those in authority over him.



Since: Dec 13, 2007
Posted on: January 10, 2011 5:39 pm
 

Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

As much as I would like to be the next offensive cord, I have heard Haley is a dick!



Since: Dec 13, 2010
Posted on: January 10, 2011 5:17 pm
 

Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

Maybe you should be the next offensive coordinator.It"s tough to call plays when the head coach strips you of that duty.



Since: Sep 16, 2010
Posted on: January 10, 2011 4:50 pm
 

Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

9 of 18 for 70 yards with 3 interceptions and ZERO TD's (when it REALLY counts)!



Since: Dec 13, 2007
Posted on: January 10, 2011 2:54 pm
 

Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

Good job defense, thank you Weis. I'm glad he's gone, maybe now we can run the offense like were supposed to. Why would we not QB sneak on a 4th and 1? The camera view showed a stacked box to the right Cassel could have gone to the left. Kansas City blows most of the chances with bad play calling. It's pretty bad when your watching at home and you know what their going to do before they do it. If I can guess right 9 of 10 times, Im sure the opposing defensive coordinater can too!!



Since: Oct 14, 2009
Posted on: January 10, 2011 2:42 pm
 

Todd Haley's got nothing on Bowe being catchless

says the guy who's team couldn't beat Cincy in a must win game at the end of the season.....


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