Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

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The over/under for sacks by Mack and Floyd together is 21 1/5

Over
13
65%
Under
7
35%
 
Total votes: 20
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Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:05 pm

Answer the poll and explain your answer.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:31 pm

Floyd will not get his share. Mack will end up with 12.5.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:47 pm

I said over. But I think it could go either way. How many games will Floyd miss this year? One complicating factor is that Fangio likes to be unpredictable and sacks can come from anywhere. I can easily imagine Roquan putting up half a dozen.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:16 am

I voted under because Floyd has a hard time staying healthy.

Now if we add up the rushers opposite Mack, then there's a good chance of the over being true.

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Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:35 am

Can’t see the poll on tapa - but I’m guessing 20 combined sacks for Mack / Floyd (assuming health).
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:29 am

Hiphopopotamos wrote:Can’t see the poll on tapa - but I’m guessing 20 combined sacks for Mack / Floyd (assuming health).
Over/Under 21.5
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:53 am

Not sure that Floyd can stay healthy all year. My guess is he gets 7, and Mack gets 12.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:05 am

One reason I never make prop bets like this is it's almost impossible to know how Fangio will scheme these guys.

I expect Mack to hit 10-12 sacks himself and possibly more due to lining up with Hicks. Floyd may hit double digits as well but he begins the season with a club on one hand, may drop into coverage more than we expect, or may be injured again and miss more starts. He's too much of a wild card to predict.

But Fangio has said and repeated this many times. To him consistent QB pressure is more important than occasional sacks. I expect we'll exceed the 42 sacks we had last year but how those are divvied up I can't say. What makes me salivate even more about Mack is even when he isn't quite getting home he brings pressure on an incredible number of passing downs and forces mistakes.

Given that Hicks, all three ILBs, RRH and even Goldman have shown they can pressure a passer or collapse a pocket I believe our greatest advantage is our scheme and the unpredictability of a QB not always knowing that beside Mack where pressure will come from.

At least in theory any of the front 7 could be rushing at any given time in any combination.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:46 am

I went under because I don't believe in Floyd (hoping I'm wrong there obviously) and I think it'll take Mack a little bit to get adjusted.

I like Floyd as an all around Joker type player, but as a pure pass rusher he's just not strong/heavy enough to take on NFL lineman and win consistently. At least that's what we've seen thus far. I haven't given up on him at all, he may very well grow into a man body and start getting home with his rush - I sure hope so!
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Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:18 am

dplank wrote:I went under because I don't believe in Floyd (hoping I'm wrong there obviously) and I think it'll take Mack a little bit to get adjusted.

I like Floyd as an all around Joker type player, but as a pure pass rusher he's just not strong/heavy enough to take on NFL lineman and win consistently. At least that's what we've seen thus far. I haven't given up on him at all, he may very well grow into a man body and start getting home with his rush - I sure hope so!
Keep in mind. It was Hicks and Floyd drawing all the double teams last year. No way offenses can double team everybody this year. Hicks is going to be a one man wrecking crew on the DL. I expect Floyd will see a lot of one on ones. He will beat most LT’s to the edge.


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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:19 pm

Otis Day wrote:Floyd will not get his share. Mack will end up with 12.5.
Hell of a prediction! Mack got 12.5 and Floyd had 4.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:57 pm

An all 2018 sacks highlight reel seems appropriate here. And some nice "artistic license" happens with the 2nd Packer game. :-)
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:33 am

Mikefive wrote:An all 2018 sacks highlight reel seems appropriate here. And some nice "artistic license" happens with the 2nd Packer game. :-)
That's a great video. My meatball memory of this year was The Back Sack in the 2nd Packers game.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:09 pm

Mikefive wrote:An all 2018 sacks highlight reel seems appropriate here. And some nice "artistic license" happens with the 2nd Packer game. :-)
Outstanding!

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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:53 pm

DaSuperfan wrote:
Otis Day wrote:Floyd will not get his share. Mack will end up with 12.5.
Hell of a prediction! Mack got 12.5 and Floyd had 4.

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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:56 pm

The Marshall Plan wrote:
Mikefive wrote:An all 2018 sacks highlight reel seems appropriate here. And some nice "artistic license" happens with the 2nd Packer game. :-)
That's a great video. My meatball memory of this year was The Back Sack in the 2nd Packers game.
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:41 am

Today was the first time I have watched any highlights since our season ended. Excited me and bummed me out at the same time. Epic defense should have gone further...sigh
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Re: Sacks this year by Mack and Floyd

Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:10 pm

Umbali wrote:Today was the first time I have watched any highlights since our season ended. Excited me and bummed me out at the same time. Epic defense should have gone further...sigh
I'm still angry about the Eagles game and I will be for a long time.

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