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  • A welcome sojourn to a place of calm in the tempest that is an NFL season.

    16 69.57%
  • An interruption that is as welcome as a ringing phone in the middle of... well, you know.

    7 30.43%
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    Thoughts on the bye week concept

    What do you think of the bye week?


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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    I have a couple of thoughts.

    The Good:

    #1. Bye is good if the team has alot of short term injuries.
    #2. Allows the bye team an extra week to prepare for their next opponent.

    The Bad:

    #1. It's said that some teams come back from the bye a little rusty.
    #2. If a team is on a winning streak the bye could break their momentum.

    The Ugly:

    #1. If the team is horrible (RAIDERS,WHINERS) it just drags out the season of doom for an extra week.

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    Quote Originally Posted by laram0 View Post
    I have a couple of thoughts.

    The Good:

    #1. Bye is good if the team has alot of short term injuries.
    #2. Allows the bye team an extra week to prepare for their next opponent.

    The Bad:

    #1. It's said that some teams come back from the bye a little rusty.
    #2. If a team is on a winning streak the bye could break their momentum.
    Those are my thoughts also. I want to add that I also like the bye week because it means one extra week to watch more football games (even though one week isn't the Rams).

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    Voted for first choice and I like LARamO's views on the Bye.

    I think in our case, this off-week will serve as a time to regroup. Or else!

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    I always appreciate it as a chance to heal up a little before the rest of the season, I think it's a welcome break, the NFL schedule is short and intense enough even with the bye week. As far as schedules go, I'm much more sceptical of preseason but that's another debate.

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    i like the bye week if its in the right spot,i think the rams have been very lucky with there byes the past few years,i think it can hurt if the team your playing next is very good and coming off a bye week,giving them 2 weeks to prepare (ex:seattle) of course this point makes no sense now because we were beating them pretty good and should have won that game easily even though they had 2 weeks to get ready.a week off to get there heads straight after a tough loss will be good.

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    I think this bye week is important for Pace, who has looked shaky lately. I think he needs some time to rest and recooperate.

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    I have to work this weekend out of town so it works for me for once...
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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    I just don't like the bye week concept. Standings and statistics are thrown out of wack and when the Rams don't play, the withdrawals are painful!

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    Here's a thought. Bye weeks in general are KILLING my fantasy teams. Ask Nick about our Week 4 matchup... I think I started Vincent Jackson, WR of San Diego, Owen Daniels, TE from Houston, and an inured Brian Westbrook who ended up not playing, and seeing it was a Monday Night Game, I had no replacements... I'm eyeing a playoff rematch.

    IMO, having the Bye this week, is a welcome relief in preparation for what is percieved our toughest four game stretch of the year.
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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    I think the Bye week is a good thing sometimes, especially as it gives my nerves a rest, what with all the nail-biting finishes we've had so far this season

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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    Quote Originally Posted by Bar-bq View Post
    Here's a thought. Bye weeks in general are KILLING my fantasy teams. Ask Nick about our Week 4 matchup... I think I started Vincent Jackson, WR of San Diego, Owen Daniels, TE from Houston, and an inured Brian Westbrook who ended up not playing, and seeing it was a Monday Night Game, I had no replacements... I'm eyeing a playoff rematch.

    IMO, having the Bye this week, is a welcome relief in preparation for what is percieved our toughest four game stretch of the year.
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    Re: Thoughts on the bye week concept

    It's primarily a commercial thing that allows the NFL to get an extra weekend of TV revenue in the books.

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