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1 hour ago, Chloe6124 said:

This is going to be a really crappy game and boring.

If we win then it will be the game of the week as far as I’m concerned. I just care about advancing.

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2 minutes ago, Coltsman1788 said:

If we win then it will be the game of the week as far as I’m concerned. I just care about advancing.

Heck yeah!! Bore me away with a big fat W!!

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1 hour ago, Chloe6124 said:

This is going to be a really crappy game and boring.

 

Some of you never played football in the snow as a kid, and it shows.  :(

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How many times have we witnessed our Manning era Colts crumble under similar conditions in the playoffs?  Now we have a team that is better equipped to deal with these conditions and some fans are worried about it affecting both offenses and the quality of the game.  You guys can miss me with all that.  I’m looking for the Colts to take this stage and show the world that this is a new era of Colts football...one where we can play and win in any style necessary.  In these Chiefs...we are playing a virtual replica of our past playoff selves. Colts...Let’s show the world just how far you have come. Pumped for this. 

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I'm kinda new on here. But i'm not too nervous at all. I think the weather and conditions favor us. I'm not concerned about our running game at all. I think Mack may reach 200 rushing yards today.

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Definitely snow accumulation over night.  Currently a gentle whiteout!  Perfect conditions for the Colts in their all-white uniforms.  Go Colts!

 

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16 minutes ago, Coltsman1788 said:

How many times have we witnessed our Manning era Colts crumble under similar conditions in the playoffs?  Now we have a team that is better equipped to deal with these conditions and some fans are worried about it affecting both offenses and the quality of the game.  You guys can miss me with all that.  I’m looking for the Colts to take this stage and show the world that this is a new era of Colts football...one where we can play and win in any style necessarily.  In these Chiefs...we are playing a virtual replica of our past playoff selves. Colts...Let’s show the world just how far you have come. Pumped for this. 

We haven’t proved we will play well in the snow or cold. It’s just guessing and until they show they can I will be skeptical.

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13 minutes ago, rockywoj said:

Definitely snow accumulation over night.  Currently a gentle whiteout!  Perfect conditions for the Colts in their all-white uniforms.  Go Colts!

 

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Is it actually snowing right now?.....a little?   a lot?

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2 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

We haven’t proved we will play well in the snow or cold. It’s just guessing and until they show they can I will be skeptical.

Fair enough.  Our players wanted this judging from some of their enthusiastic responses on social media.  I think they are looking forward to the opportunity to convince their doubters. They believe they are prepared for this.  I think this Colts team is cut different from what we are used to.  We will find out soon. 

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22 minutes ago, egg said:

 

Is it actually snowing right now?.....a little?   a lot?

Yup. Coming down pretty good. 

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8 minutes ago, Virtuoso80 said:

looks like the field is clear.  https://www.kansascity.com/news/article224346960.html  image attached of the field.

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for now.....  hell, it's even heated, so doubt it gets much actual coverage..... but the 2-3 hours it's uncovered for warmups, it COULD get pretty wet.....  any wind could also be a factor added to wet surface, mud, wet balls, etc.....

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1 hour ago, oldunclemark said:

Wish we had a big fullback...I dont think KC does either

How about the A-Train Mike Alstott (purdue / tampa bay) !!!!

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1 hour ago, oldunclemark said:

Wish we had a big fullback...I dont think KC does either

 

We have Hewitt, but he would probably be considered more of a receiving-FB than a running-FB.  Decent blocker though.

 

I can see Wilkins using his vision to have a decent day running the ball.

 

Just no fumbles!

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10 minutes ago, chrisfarley said:

How about the A-Train Mike Alstott (purdue / tampa bay) !!!!

One of my favs!!!!

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53 minutes ago, egg said:

 

Is it actually snowing right now?.....a little?   a lot?

Yes.....this is after clearing it off 5 mins ago 

 

 

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33 minutes ago, Lucky Colts Fan said:

 

We have Hewitt, but he would probably be considered more of a receiving-FB than a running-FB.  Decent blocker though.

 

I can see Wilkins using his vision to have a decent day running the ball.

 

Just no fumbles!

 

It's not like they are going to be playing in a foot of snow.

 

Bob Sacamano told me there probably won't be much, if any accumulated snow on the field when they are playing. 

 

 

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1 minute ago, deadman said:

Tarps are coming off.

 

 

They’re taking it off kind of early. That field is going to be white by game time.

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1 minute ago, Chloe6124 said:

They’re taking it off kind of early. That field is going to be white by game time.

I was thinking the same thing. Still 3 hours until kickoff.

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2 hours ago, Chloe6124 said:

This is going to be a really crappy game and boring.

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4 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

They’re taking it off kind of early. That field is going to be white by game time.

I'd think some player's pregame routines start before too long. Need to get things setup before that. 

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8 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

Mahomes arm is so strong i don’t think this weather will hurt them at all.

 

You mean versatile?

 

Lucks' arm is just as strong, he just doesn't throw all those crazy side-arm, left-handed, and no-look passes.

 

Either way, the weather affects the passing game for both teams.  There won't be as much snow, but remember the snow-game in Buffalo last year?

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Guys calm down. According to the chiefs fans the field is heated and weather won't be an issue.  I guess matter changing states is an anomaly at arrowhead stadium and melting snow acts differently there.  Where normally it goes snow -> water -> water vapor, at arrowhead it must go snow -> butterfly kisses -> chiefs easy victory.  I appeatly should just watch reruns of murder she wrote on the hallmark channel instead.

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2 hours ago, Lucky Colts Fan said:

 

Some of you never played football in the snow as a kid, and it shows.  :(

Football was never meant to be played in a snowstorm

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25 minutes ago, our_dbs_rock said:

Guys calm down. According to the chiefs fans the field is heated and weather won't be an issue.  I guess matter changing states is an anomaly at arrowhead stadium and melting snow acts differently there.  Where normally it goes snow -> water -> water vapor, at arrowhead it must go snow -> butterfly kisses -> chiefs easy victory.  I appeatly should just watch reruns of murder she wrote on the hallmark channel instead.

Doesn't matter if the field is heated

Its going to snow throughout the game, according to the forecast.

 

That's going to limit what both offenses can do.

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1 minute ago, oldunclemark said:

Football was never meant to be played in a snowstorm

 

Says who?

 

There was no forward pass when the game was invented.

 

It was basically rugby-scrums.

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43 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

Mahomes arm is so strong i don’t think this weather will hurt them at all.

But then what?

I know the throwers can throw..

..but its the receivers catching the ball and holding it in the snow that's the problem

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7 minutes ago, deadman said:

 

If it is that slick I think that does slow Hill down. Probably slows TY down also. This very well may come down to a pound it out short passing game.

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4 minutes ago, oldunclemark said:

Doesn't matter if the field is heated

Its going to snow throughout the game, according to the forecast.

 

That's going to limit what both offenses can do.

Limits the Chiefs passing game? That'd give the Colts a pretty obvious path to victory- in my opinion. This doesn't bother me so much.

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1 minute ago, Lucky Colts Fan said:

 

Says who?

 

There was no forward pass when the game was invented.

 

It was basically rugby-scrums.

Says history.

Football was orginally played in the fall.....Nobody played after the first week of November

I know you know that.

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1 minute ago, The Fish said:

Limits the Chiefs passing game? That'd give the Colts a pretty obvious path to victory- in my opinion. This doesn't bother me so much.

It worries me. It limits our passing game, too..

Both sides can bring 7 or 8 men into the box because nobody's throwing long

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2 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

If it is that slick I think that does slow Hill down. Probably slows TY down also. This very well may come down to a pound it out short passing game.

 

I start liking our chances if that’s the case.

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6 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

If it is that slick I think that does slow Hill down. Probably slows TY down also. This very well may come down to a pound it out short passing game.

I think you may see a few designed runs by Andrew.  

safest play is a QB run…..and they wont expect it because we haven't don't it all year

 

Could be a lot of running and sliding:banana:

 I also like our placekicker kicker in bad conditions

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2 minutes ago, oldunclemark said:

Says history.

Football was orginally played in the fall.....Nobody played after the first week of November

I know you know that.

 

Ok, so the people that invented football in the 1800s told you the game was "never meant to be played in a snowstorm"...

 

Because it never snowed in November in New Jersey?

 

Got it.  haha

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