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PLAY CALLING? NOW IS THE TIME FOR PAT TO HAVE CONFIDENCE IN OUR OFFENSE



I just got back to Phoenix from the game today in St Louis.  I was extremely happy with how the defense came out and pressured Philip Rivers.  We had five sacks in the  first half and put the Chargers on their heels for the rest of the game.  I had came out with a Chargers fan that wished he had not made his flight let alone sit next to me.  SJAX is nothing short of a true warrior , Bradford is performing at a level none of us could have expected, the O - line is protecting the man and we have young hungry players stepping up and doing a great job filling their roles.  Here is the problem, in the second half the offensive play calling was lackluster to say the least.  We have young speedsters running routes and Bradford has proven he can make smart throws down field yet Pat's play calling is airing the ball out less and less.  We threw the ball deep once and Alexander catch resulted in a touch down.  We did not throw the ball down field past 18 yards after that play.  Not sure if we still are top 3 for plays of 30yards or more but when we have taken shots down field Sam has delivered and our wideouts have gone after the ball. After a penalty we ended up with first and goal on the goaline and Pat calls in a passing play.  What the hell is that about? We should have put that ball in Jackson's hand on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th down if need be.  Jackson has been earning his right to get the ball in that situation every time.  We did end up with a TD but Pat's play call sent Bradford running for the sidelines and resulted in a 6 yard loss.  We did win the game and W's are what I care about but I believe we could be a better team with different OC.  We did not run a Halfback screen the whole game.  The screen has been great for us the last couple games with big gains off them but we did not see one once.  Is Pat trying to fool the Defense by not running a play the other team's D has seen works for us.  The second half was scary with the plays being called in. We were not playing to put TD's on the board just trying to keep the Chargers in bad field postion.  We have confidence in our D this year, now it is time for Pat to have confidence in our offense. Does anyone also feel this about Pat? Let me know 

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