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[News] Ed Dickson Taking John Harbaugh's Challenge To Heart

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Dennis Pitta said he would love to be more involved on offense.

[url=http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ed-Dickson-Taking-John-Harbaughs-Challenge-To-Heart/1315b4eb-f71a-48d3-a96c-9499028fec87]View the full article[/url]
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Where is Bajema? If the ball's bouncing off of either Dickson's or Pitta's hands, why not give Bajema a shot? The guy made the roster for a reason...
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Dickson go hang out at Jacoby's house and use his jugs machine...its working for Jacoby!
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Bajema is good and remind me of Heap, but really are the Patriots calling for their #3 also?

Quarterback Joe Flacco, who has a strong connection with Pitta, said he doesn't think there's anything the tight ends have done or defenses have done to shut them down that has led to their drop in production.

Flacco bond with Pitta isn't a bad thing but I saw this coming, friends making friends shine now look what we have, absent TEs. This is Flacco's fault, of course Dickson drops count as a part of it but Flacco know Dickson is good and should keep targeting him to give him a bounce back chance. No targets equals no recognition equals everybody thinking he isn't good. Dickson is a beast, stop playing and get him involved.
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Forget Jacoby's house, Dickson need to do what Pitta doing, going over Flacco's house. Jacoby not getting targeted that much anymore either.
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[quote name='Hardhitters' timestamp='1352394419' post='1213282']
Bajema is good and remind me of Heap, but really are the Patriots calling for their #3 also?

Quarterback Joe Flacco, who has a strong connection with Pitta, said he doesn't think there's anything the tight ends have done or defenses have done to shut them down that has led to their drop in production.

Flacco bond with Pitta isn't a bad thing but I saw this coming, friends making friends shine now look what we have, absent TEs. This is Flacco's fault, of course Dickson drops count as a part of it but Flacco know Dickson is good and should keep targeting him to give him a bounce back chance. No targets equals no recognition equals everybody thinking he isn't good. Dickson is a beast, stop playing and get him involved.
[/quote]What's Joe's friendship with Pitta have to with Dickson's drops?
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I think that Dickson needs to be more productive... but I also think that our TE's issue is the play calling! CAM needs to take HArbs challenge to heart also!
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So what am i missing how is it joe flacco fault for dickson dropping passes. This is a business your paid to catch the football, and remember almost every, no every drop pass from dickson has been a perfectly thrown ball. It doesnt matter if joe and dennis are great friends off the field. That should not effect the other te's play; what is Dickson that jealous of pitta that he has to drop passes. NO flacco throws it to everybody may not have great confidence to ed becuase he drops so many passes.

Yo Ryan mink what is the stat of our team in dropped passes? Or anybody thank you
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@steeler hater

It's a matter of my personal opinion, ever since their friendship has been highlighted Dickson has been no where to be found and Flacco has started throwing to Pitta recklessly.
Target Dickson more or all we will remember is the few drops he had.
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If Flacco lost confidence in Dickson than sit with him on the sideline and build it back up. Communicate, get it right.
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What has the benefit of Pitta starting accomplished? In my opinion it accomplished going from 2 of the best TEs to wondering what our 3rd TE can do. It wasn't broke, just needed adjustment, but this adjustment left us with nothing.
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dickson drops allot of passes thats why he's not targetted . its not a conspiracy . Joe's numbers take a hit as well when they drop balls . i think any qb is going to go to a shorehanded reciever as opposed to one who is having problems esp when the offense is struggling as it is .
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They can use Dickson and Pitta on "SLANTS" and Double Moves down the middle or in the Slot at times! I really feel this two TE thing is affecting Dickson's play! He comes off the bench "COLD" and has to catch a "ROCKET"! Lol!
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Boldin drop passes sometimes but who would be the fool to not target him again. Build chemistry or let it go to waste.
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I believe our offense needs these tight ends to step up big time. We take a one sided approach too much. We can't just let our receivers take the whole game on their shoulders or Ray Rice, it needs to be receivers, tight ends, and the running game all working together as completely different phases of the offense. Let's switch it up and add some speed to the game WITHOUT no-huddle.
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"He had 40 catches for 40 yards and three scores last season."

Wow! That's got to be the worst performance ever.
I am looking for a second job. Can I get a job as a proofreader/fact checker, please?
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[quote name='Hardhitters' timestamp='1352396138' post='1213302']
If Flacco lost confidence in Dickson than sit with him on the sideline and build it back up. Communicate, get it right.
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Is sitting on the sideline a productive way of building up confidence?

Nope! Not even close!
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[quote name='Hardhitters' timestamp='1352396336' post='1213304']
What has the benefit of Pitta starting accomplished? In my opinion it accomplished going from 2 of the best TEs to wondering what our 3rd TE can do. It wasn't broke, just needed adjustment, but this adjustment left us with nothing.
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Maybe because of the obvious fact that Pitta is more reliable than Dickson. His hands are golden. Dickson couldn't even catch a cold. Pitta is more reliable on third down and in the red zone. Has he disappeared lately? Yes, he has. This is easily attributed to Cam's suspect play calling and the fact that defenses have started to game plan for Pitta.
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the great jerry rice dropped soooo many passes and was booed his rookie season and noe he is the beast ever at his position. do not give up on dickson just yet
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[quote name='The Greek' timestamp='1352401953' post='1213358']
the great jerry rice dropped soooo many passes and was booed his rookie season and noe he is the beast ever at his position. do not give up on dickson just yet
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This is Dickson's 3rd year. I'm growing very tired of his inconsistent hands. His hands have shown no improvement.
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@The Raven

Sitting on the sideline while your defense is on the field. Communicating with each other, looking a photos and talking about what's needed and been seen. Build confidence with communication.
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We need to find creative ways to use our TE's. All they do is line up and run down the hash marks. What about a TE inside screen, or slants , or put them in motion and use them as a FB to get a slower LB on them. We are sooooo boring on Offense. Bilichick would have a field day with our talent.
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@The Raven

So he did disappear and Cam play calling has made both disappear is what you're saying and agreeing to. So that means what we did before moving Dickson to #2 worked fine. We lost 2 TEs production with one wrong move.
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Time for everyone to step up, we have the Steelers coming up and I want to kick their ---!
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Ugh, ITS Cam Cameron! He doesnt get everyone involved .. He calls games horribly why dont we get rid of him already!?
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@TorryGundy, Bilichick has a field day with his own talent...especially his tight ends. And people may think that Flacco will shy away from Dickson, but Flacco isn't that type of QB. When your open, Flacco will throw it to you it doesn't matter who you are. Dickson's drops have been a major problem, actually i recall last year in the AFC championship game when we had about a 3rd and 2 just inside NE's territory and flacco hit dickson right in the hands and he dropped it, killed our drive, and i understand things like that happen, yeahh you drop passes, but in critical situations, you CAN'T drop a pass. (Lee Evans for instance...).

I think the reason they are not more involved is because they aer not use correctly!!! I remember last year against the Bengals in the final game of the season, Pitta played reciever and had a heck of a game. These guys have the talent to be able to use 2 TE sets and still be able to pass from it. Pitta and Dickson should be working the middle of teh field a lot and up the seams. That would open up underneath for Torrey and Q, but we don't do that stuff.....Cam Cameron is our OC.....
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[quote name='Hardhitters' timestamp='1352402508' post='1213366']
@The Raven

Sitting on the sideline while your defense is on the field. Communicating with each other, looking a photos and talking about what's needed and been seen. Build confidence with communication.
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Will that make Dickson catch better? Doubtful!

[quote name='Hardhitters' timestamp='1352402792' post='1213369']
@The Raven

So he did disappear and Cam play calling has made both disappear is what you're saying and agreeing to. So that means what we did before moving Dickson to #2 worked fine. We lost 2 TEs production with one wrong move.
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No. It wasn't a wrong move. Pitta has earned the number one spot and it's not even up for debate. He's reliable. Dickson's not.
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@The Raven

Sounds good, but where have they been? And confidence from your QB does make a difference. Why was the Colts receivers so good, they were good and they had a perfectionist as a QB. Peyton made sure they was on point. It's different hearing it from your coach than the one throwing you the ball. If Flacco doesn't show Dickson his belief in him, not Ozzie or anyone else can. And Dickson will be catching TD after TD for Drew Brees or someone else, once his contract is up.
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"You know what, it's all a mindset," he said. "I didn't know what would happen if I didn't catch a ball.

wrong mindset! from here on out you need to think; "what will happen when i catch the ball?"

~Mili
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