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Matthew94

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  1. Stat Goals

    I accomplished my goal of getting all 10 eligible receivers over 1,000 yards I was the 49ers on the original rom It wasn't easy at all. It came down to completing an 80+ yard bomb to Rice on the very last play after a fumble recovery. The Bears made it difficult because they were covering Rice and Taylor (the only 2 guys I had left to get over 1,000) deep pretty well most of the game. I had to get Taylor about 240 yards and Rice about 300 yards. I thought it'd be easier (since I average over 600 yards passing a game easily), but it was harder when you have to keep all your focus on 2 WR's and refrain from using the check downs. To make matters worse, Rice was in bad condition. But I did it. And I'll probably take a break now since that was my 6th try. I'll either try to do it with a different team or come up with a new goal. In any case, that one was fun and I'd encourage others to try.
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    I didn't want to use a 'same' team again So I switched back to the old Rom and am using the 49ers. I've got a few games to go and am on track barring injury.
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    I fell short yet again. I had 9 players over 1,000 But Rex Burkhead fell just under 200 yards short I probably should have played him more earlier in the season. He was in bad condition during the last game when I needed him to get about 500 yards, haha The crazy thing is I was going pretty strong through 3 quarters. But the 4th quarter was terrible.
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    I failed again (this time with the Falcons) I had 8 players over 1,000. The backup TE was 31 yards away And I put Julio Jones in too late, he ended up about 165 yards short It's definitely doable, so I'm going to keep working at it till I get it. Ryan was pretty inaccurate compared to Brady, so I'm switching back to NE A new strategy I developed is to run out of bounds at the 1 sometimes and kick a field goal. This allows me to keep the score close and try to manipulate overtime. I found it's actually pretty hard to force overtime, but it does add another element of 'fun' trying to stay tied all the time.
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    I finished my season with the Saints just now I was able to get 9 receivers over 1,000 yards Only Adrian Peterson was left, with about 350 yards. i went over, with other receivers, by about 750 yards total. So the goal is doable. I just need to be more careful. I was using the nose tackle to make things a bit easier in the 2nd half of the season I also purposefully missed a lot of extra points to force some overtimes which gave me more time to gain yards I wasn't really trying to win, but I went 12-2-2
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    Hey Bodom! Glad someone else tried this! I still think it might be possible to get 10 if everything went perfectly. I'm going to keep trying. I agree with your tips 1) I am only going to try with Brady, Rodgers, Brees probably 2) I basically use 2-3 pass plays all season long 3) I, too, start with the worst players 4) I, too, go backwards on kickoffs (to about the 6 yard line usually) 5) I learned early to get out of bounds once i knew I couldn't score What was your kickoff strategy? I basically onside kick every time and hope to either recover OR have them return it for a touchdown What was your defensive strategy? I basically tried to sack (though I haven't been using the Nose Tackle) the QB every play to force punts. If I failed, I preferred to allow quick TD's. I didn't get to play much on vacation, but I plan to get back into my attempt with the Saints soon
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    Thanks... I definitely noticed it getting harder and harder as the season went on. But I never actually knew that for sure about the AI I will try again with the Saints I think.
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    I failed again I only got 6 eligible receivers to 1,000 with Green Bay But I was actually closer than I was with New England because I had two guys in the 900's and two other guys in the 700's And I still made mistakes (I accidently got one guy over 1,100 yards I had one really terrible game where I didn't even throw for 300 yards. Everyone was almost always covered.
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    I'm going to try to get all 10 eligible receivers over 1,000 yards. I'm going to work with Green Bay first. I think the right strategy is to get some of the terrible players mixed in early in the season so they're not the lone options late in the year.
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    Haha, good luck!!!
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    I find it fun to play a season of TSB with particular (and hopefully challenging) goals in mind. I just finished a season with New England (on the new updated rosters rom) trying to get as many players over 1,000 yards receiving as possible. I got to 7, but I had 2 other players very close (maybe 1 game away). I made some mistakes during the year, so I think it is possible to get all 10 eligible receivers over 1,000 (though that would be extremely challenging I think). Has anyone else tried (accomplished?) that?
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