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  • 2009 Season Prediction

    Here is my gut feeling on how the Rams season will unfold.

    Season Record: 8-8
    Home Record: 0-8
    Road Record: 8-0
    Takeaways: 28
    Turnover Differential: +7
    Sacks: 40
    Bulger: 3700 yards passing, 27 TDs and 14 INTs
    Steven Jackson: 1350 yards rushing, 650 yards receiving, 10 total TDs

    I do not think they will make the playoffs, but this would be a great year. I have a feeling they are going to be road warriors (sorry fans in St. Louis if this comes to fruition)
    I think Bulger will win the comeback player of the year and Laurent Robinson will have better stats at the end of the year than Avery.
    The defense needs a lot of help against the run, but they are very aggressive and are going to make plays this year.

    I guess we'll look back and see how this prediction turned out.

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    Good analysis. But I disagree with your home record part. Teams tend to play harder when at home. Yes, there are a few games I can almost tell we will not win at home...but that doesn't mean we will win every single game. I like the chances of us going 8-8. But not winning them all on the road and losing them at home.

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    • #3
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      4-12 is my best hope and only because they play some really bad teams at home. This is a bad team that has intentionally limited its talent pool this year to rebuild in 2010. I keep reading on this board that Spags is going to turn this team around with his coaching and play calling. Sorry but if it doesn't happen are you going to blame Spags for loses?

      If you are sick of Bulger threads now, wait until week 3 (if he's still healthy).

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      • #4
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        I am hoping for 6 wins .......... not sure where they will come form but will be happy with them

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        • #5
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          Rams will "Shock the World"! Marc Bulger will finally disspell all the naysayers, by putting together a masterful game to begin the season in Seattle and will return to pro bowl form as he surprisingly leads the Saint Louis Rams back to glory, in the spirit of 1999, with an astonishing and amazing 12-4 reacord.
          A healthy Steven Jackson will also get quick out of the gate, to make up for the past injury riddled seasons. Look for the Star Rams RB to rack up the yardage both rushing and receiving that causes a buzz in Saint Louis, rivaling Cardinal baseball.

          New head coach Steve Spagnuolo, will break it down to its simpliest term. Just attack and put the points on the board. A sense of urgency will be instilled and pride will once again resurface in Rams football.

          The half empty ED, witnessed through the preseason will turn into a Standing Room only Edward Jones Dome by the home openner with Green Bay.

          If you want to get with a winner, "Meet Me in Saint Louis!" and hop on this BANDWAGON,
          THE RAMS ARE GOING PLACES THIS YEAR!!!
          Last edited by dgr828; -09-05-2009, 12:25 PM.
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          • #6
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            0 home wins? are you serious?

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            • #7
              Re: 2009 Season Prediction

              I like the 8 and 8 record but I think we'll get some home wins 4 would be nice. It'd be nice to beat the Colts Vikings Arizona and Green Bay at home.

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              • #8
                Re: 2009 Season Prediction

                8-8 if a fair prediction, but the claim of 0-8 at home, and 8-0 on the road is a couple miles past one of my favorites towns: ABSURD.

                As for those pessimists that think we'll go 4-12 or so, don't you realize that our team last year could have easily been 5-11 had they simply made a play or two, this with little to no competent coaching ...

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                • #9
                  Re: 2009 Season Prediction

                  I really don't see use going 0 - 8 at home.

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