Nfl 2012...

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Hodag, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    As of today, two points behind Washington for the 8th and final spot with 9 games remaining.
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  2. spanky

    spanky Well, maybe...

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    Actually, it was for a 4th and a 6th and Denver's giving them a 7th rounder to go with TT.

    No and this is exactly what I was hoping for. Now, what's going to happen to the current and ex Saints players who carried out the punishment?
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  3. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Depends on what the NFLPA will go along with. :deal
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  4. pilot

    pilot Slacker Moderator Super Moderator

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    I'm betting Payton will appeal and it will be reduced. I'm also betting this is just the tip of the iceberg and about to explode.
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  5. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    Bill Pollan on ESPN (his reasons) reasons for the mega hit to Payton.

    1. Integrity of the game
    2. Player health and safety
    3. Effects how the game is played at its highest level and that will trickle down to all levels
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  6. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    I hadn't heard this-- have only partially followed the issue until today.

    Saints have been warned by the League multiple times over the past three years to stop.
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  7. troidus

    troidus Long timer

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    I don't think they did enough. How about vacating all wins in which an opposing player was injured for the last five years, plus the Super Bowl, and the players who injured opposing players having to pay all medical costs incurred by the teams in treating/rehabbing the injured, plus have the Saints give up 20% of their gross receipts for the next five years, to be placed in escrow for a retired players' medical fund. On top of the suspensions.
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  8. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Sounds good to me.
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  9. ]I)Money

    ]I)Money D NOT I

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    Or is it just automatic that you have to root against me at this point?:freaky
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  10. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    :nono I have never gotten too excited about the Av's they moved to Colorado after I left. I'm not a huge hockey fan, kind of like NBA-- just don't feel much allegiance. Have never been to a game. In the NBA I'll find a player or two I like and root for them.

    Maybe that's how I'll do it for Hockey. :dunno

    I do like the BlackHawks uniform the best. :lol3 plus they are original Six.

    I do wish I lived someplace with both a decent College team and NHL or at least AHL. We had a third tier league here for a bit, but the Arena is in a sucky location and other than Baseball ABQ sucks at supporting minor league sports.
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  11. NICO

    NICO Long timer

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    Move to Detroit. We have all the major sports and good college teams. Suh will gladly buy you the first 5 beers, or cosmopolitans, or whateverthehell you NM fellers sip. :lol3
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  12. Crocodile Tears

    Crocodile Tears Anti-Semantic

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    well, if you ignore that Ann Arbor place, that is.
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  13. NICO

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    Lansing is where it's at. :deal

    Seriously, I don't get the fervor over UofM around here. We call the fans Walmart Wolverines. The vast majority are die-hard fuckers but would never stand a chance of actually attending the school. :lol3
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  14. Crocodile Tears

    Crocodile Tears Anti-Semantic

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    :lol3
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  15. NICO

    NICO Long timer

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    That about sums it up. :lol3
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  16. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    I'm a big fan of the St. Louis Blues, now that they brought in Ken Hitchcock. David Backes is a great power forward and they have stellar goaltending. Not as flashy as Kane or Toews on the Blackhawks, but Toews was one of those Canadians that come down and play for fucking North Dakota so I still hate him. :lol3
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  17. Crocodile Tears

    Crocodile Tears Anti-Semantic

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  18. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    I had a roommate that went to La die dah Ohio State, and had grown up in Ann Arbor-- at the same time had three friends who were all buds from Michigan State. (We were all working at a ski area)

    From this experience my take away was "Go STATE!!!"
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  19. NICO

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    Dick Durbin is a dick.

    Senator calls hearing to examine bounties in NFL



    I recall there being talk of criminal penalties being pursued for excessive violence in other sports, hockey hits ala Marty McSorley on Brashear, but I don't recall a douche Senator wanting to get involved. Maybe I'm wrong.

    I still think the NFL is handling it just fine on their own.
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  20. NICO

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    My daughter mentioned wanting to go to Ohiuh State for college. :huh

    I asked her if she prefers soft or hard side luggage, because her ass is moving now if she doesn't change her tune. :evil
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