John Adams: Vols need to fake Oregon out of its rhythm

John Adams

Tennessee needs to play hurt against Oregon.

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Comments » 8

oldvol59 writes:

Hmmm, lets see, to quote my grand daughter "Not Funny"

MooseandSquirrelVol writes:

Besides sports writers, very few of us make a living "faking it".

h8FLORIDA writes:

in response to MooseandSquirrelVol:

Besides sports writers, very few of us make a living "faking it".


VolFolks writes:

Speaking of injuries, if Curt Maggitt is questionable at all concerning a 100% recovery, I would not risk any further injury or setback against the high speed Ducks. Then, let's hope he would be ready for the SEC grind, starting with the Gators.

johnlg00 writes:

Presumably, Adams has his tongue poking all the way through his cheek on this one. In any case, he drags this allegory out way too far to make the simple point that few normal defenses have managed to slow down the Oregon point machine. Maybe it would be just as effective for somebody to yank a fire alarm or call in a fake bomb threat. I would far rather the Vols play in a manner that is respectful of the game, even if they get hammered, than to try to pull any such garbage as this. Thankfully, unless I have badly misread them, there is no chance CBJ and staff would do any such thing.

johnlg00 writes:

PS: Just because the Vols aren't likely to FAKE a lot of injuries in the game, it doesn't mean there won't BE injuries and possibly heat exhaustion that require emergency substitutions. From one of the articles I read, the heat and humidity for the mid-day start in Eugene will resemble that of G'ville or Baton Rouge. The stadium is sunk down into the ground, which will both concentrate the sun and stop any breeze from getting to the field. We can only hope that Oregon hasn't had a lot of practice in such conditions themselves and may have their own problems with the heat.

writer#358485 writes:

Adams at his typical worst.

JSmith525 writes:

I have a better idea. Let us hope that Big Dan slams their QB into the ground a couple of times. In that way he (QB) might just think twice about his decision making. I hope Smith is ready to play. Speed at DE is going to be a must.

I usually lay off Adams because I figure he can't help himself. But this one pretty much stinks up the place John. "Come On Man" you can do better that this.

I rally didn't sign up on this site to pay for BS articles. Get your phooey together. Geeze...

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