Do you like having a week-8 bye?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by JCBRAVE, Oct 22, 2013.

When's the best time to have a bye week?

  1. Week-4

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  2. Week-5

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  3. Week-6

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  4. Week-7

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  5. Week-8

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  6. Week-9

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  7. Week-10

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  8. Week-11

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  9. Week-12

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  1. JCBRAVE

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    In my opinion mid-season is the ideal time for your team to have a week of no football. It gives guys a chance to heal up and re-energize for the back half of the season. After 7 weeks of football our team has a good sense of whats working and what needs work.

    Our opponents combined win% of .418 really makes our .429 win% look good going into these last 9 games. I'll miss the Titans not playing this weekend, but at least we can't lose this Sunday right...
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  2. Dman

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    week 8 is perfect and I think the worst time to have a bye is early on like week 3 or 4. It all depends on the team tho because if u have a rough start to a season the early bye helps you reorganize while I think mid to late season bye's are usually preferred.
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  3. TitanMark

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    I think the midway point is a great time for a bye week. You have a good idea of what has been working or not working, 7 games is a good amount to see what is or isnt working and you have 2 weeks to work it out and then 9 games to make it work and recover.

    Players are always going to be getting hurt. There is no magical time. I do think this bye came at the right time for this Titan team. Locker finished the game Sunday on a positive note. So going foreward I think this team should become a passing team. We are damn sure not a blue collar running team.
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  4. tnfan47

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    I don't care much for our byes because I hardly watch football on Sundays then. The wife probably appreciates it.

    The bye week is good timing for our team though. It gives Locker a week of rest. We really need him near 100% when we play the rams. I could tell he didn't have the burst when rushing out of the pocket last game.
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  5. JCBRAVE

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    Here's how we've done after our byes with Munchak as coach.

    2012
    W12 L
    W13 L
    W14 L
    W15 W
    W16 L
    W17 W
    (2-4 record after a week-11 bye)

    2011
    W7 L
    W8 W
    W9 L
    W10 W
    W11 L
    W12 W
    W13 W
    W14 L
    W15 L
    W16 W
    W17 W
    (6-5 after a week-6 bye)

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  7. mike75

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    Same here.I hate the bye week no Titans football to watch or look forward to.
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  8. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

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    Well if Goodell has his way we could be looking at 2 byes in a season.
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  9. The Playmaker

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    Well I think it couldn't come at a better time this year.
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  10. Dman

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    he wants an 18 game season too and 16 games is hard enough to make it through with or without the bye week. So many injuries and the nfl is a game of attrition.
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