Mike Vrabel Gets First Playoff Win As NFL Coach, Defeating New England Patriots

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southalabamabuckeye's picture

Glad for Vrabel. Glad Patriots lost.

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JJBuckeye's picture

Congrats to Vrabel.  Go Eagles.  Go Bucks

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CanadianBuckeyeEh's picture

Watched the game.  Very happy for Vrabel. 
And not at all surprised the Titans were described numerous times as the "tougher" team. 
Congrats to him and the Titans. 

Now, about those Bayou Buckeyes - hope they win it all !
(Especially after last year and getting screwed by ANOTHER infamous referee decision.)

"Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else." - Judy Garland

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Sunny Buck's picture

Thanks Mike. Finally a playoff and Super Bowl season without the Patriots and/or Steelers.  Now, if they can eliminate the Ravens, I might actually watch some games for the first time in a long time.

Not an NFL fan anymore but I'd kind of like to see Minnesota win a Super Bowl. They are 0-4 all time. 

I know, they are playing the New Orleans " Buckeyes" as some call them, but it would be cool to see the Vikes actually win one. If the Saints win, oh well, at least the Patriots are out.

I'm not trying to win a popularity contest. I'm trying to win football games-- Woody Hayes

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brad_buckeye's picture

Finally, the NFL playoffs are interesting again with the Patriots losing a wild card game. Every year, for the past ten years, it's been a foregone conclusion that NE will represent the AFC in the Super Bowl. Thank you, Coach Vrabel for ending their dynasty. 

Brad

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BroJim's picture

I like it. It sucks for John Simon, but he has a ring. 

I season my simple food with hunger

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Hovenaut's picture

Vrabel wanted this one bad, and he went out and got it.

Congratulations, Coach.

Hindsight is, and in, 2020

There are times where the worst thing that can be spread is misinformation

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B1Gspeed's picture

Watching Belichick squirm and complain to the refs about Vrabel's delay of game + false start to eat up time was awesome.

;-{)}

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McGrind's picture

That was classic...first time I seen it used and it turned out perfect. I have seen it too many times in the past give Brady an extra minute or two and the ball and sign your death warrant.

Justice delayed is justice denied....#FTP

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kiester's picture

Besides the Pats losing, that was the best part of the game. Then the Pats jumped offsides! Wonder what Belichick's blood-pressure was like at that point. 

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Extramedium's picture

Especially when Belichick does the same thing

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ScarletGray43157's picture

Vrabel moved directly from Meyer's staff at OSU into the NFL.  It is clear that the NFL is where Vrabel fits as a coach, and as a head coach at that.  

I believe that Vrabel could also be a success at the college level should he choose that route.  

In either case, Vrabel is a head coach type, not an assistant or a coordinator.  Dude is tough, humble, and focused on the task at hand.  I wish him much continued success. 

In old Ohio there's a team that's known throughout the land...

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buckeyeEddie27's picture

Who TF keeps thinking "revenge tours" are good and will work? Idiots

I know there's a game Saturday, and my ass will be there.

I Believe In Ohio State.

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johnblairgobucks's picture

Hopefully it won't come from the 2020 Buckeye football team.

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Seattle Linga's picture

Glad billy will be watching from the sidelines. 

It's not a rivalry .............. it's a wreckoning.

Seattle Sounders 2019 MLS Champions

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IBLEEDSCARLETANDGRAY's picture

Revenge Tour's dont work. People should stop saying that.

"I find your lack of kalua disturbing" - Darth Lebowski

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semperfibuck's picture

Winovich can’t catch a break... he goes to scUM and Harbaugh is a bust; he goes to the NFL dynasty and they promptly implode. Poor Chase...

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BucksHave7's picture

Great for Vrabel.  No doubt in my mind the Patriots have been systematic cheaters for many years now.  They get repeatedly caught and this time they couldnt video tape the next opponent.  

But with NFL revenue sharing, it is only in all the Owners best interest to keep covering it up year after year after year. 

BucksHave7

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Lisadvm's picture

Go Ravens!!!! I actually have a Troy Smith Ravens Jersey!!!  It really sucked that he won the starting job but got sick. Flacco started and Troy was eventually traded out if Baltimore. This year has been amazing!!!

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