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Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Mon, 12/19/11 8:43 AM (permalink)
ScreamingChicken


Is there nobody that can stop Kyle Orton and the Chiefs??

not on this day. GO CHIEFS
 
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    Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Mon, 12/19/11 9:31 AM (permalink)
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    cavandre


    What the Cowboys need is an owner that doesn't think he knows more about football than every other GM in the NFL.


    It's a shame that Jones hasn't paid attention to owners like the Rooneys or Robert Kraft to learn how an NFL owner should operate. 


    One of the greatest of the many pleasures in being part of SteelerNation is knowing that they are owned by the Rooney Family
     
    No cheesy cheerleaders or arrogant B.S. about being "America's Team", just smash-mouth football.
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      Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Mon, 12/19/11 9:50 AM (permalink)
      chewingthefat


      I don't think the Redskins are going to the Super Bowl!


      When is the Potomac, MD tree-killer going to stop playing fantasy football and musical chair coaching? 
       
      Every time we drive by the Deion Sanders Estate on our way up to Celina for breakfast at Lucy's Cafe I have to laugh at all the millions Deion took from that megalomanical midget!  
        
       
      <message edited by MetroplexJim on Mon, 12/19/11 9:55 AM>
       
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        Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Tue, 12/20/11 5:07 PM (permalink)
        I feel sorry for the one guy who bet $1000 @ 100 to 1 that the colts would go 0 for the season.  HE WAS SOOOOO CLOSE!!!
         
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          Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Tue, 12/20/11 5:10 PM (permalink)
          MetroplexJim


          jman


          cavandre


          What the Cowboys need is an owner that doesn't think he knows more about football than every other GM in the NFL.


          It's a shame that Jones hasn't paid attention to owners like the Rooneys or Robert Kraft to learn how an NFL owner should operate. 


          One of the greatest of the many pleasures in being part of SteelerNation is knowing that they are owned by the Rooney Family

          No cheesy cheerleaders or arrogant B.S. about being "America's Team", just smash-mouth football.

           
          Why when you base a team around a player like "BIG BEN" would you leave him in the whole game.  You need him later in the season and possibly post season.
           
          He looked hurt and should have been pulled from playing.
           
          Oh well guess that is why I am here and not getting paid to armchair coach.
           
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            Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/21/11 8:52 AM (permalink)
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            Why when you base a team around a player like "BIG BEN" would you leave him in the whole game.


            Because his backup is Charlie Batch?
             
            (Not that I should talk, as "my" team may possibly be turning to Josh McCown to save the season...)
             
            Brad
             
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              Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/21/11 9:05 AM (permalink)
              Yeah, it was tough to see Ben left to limp around Candlestick.  Too bad Leftwich is injured, too.  They should have put Dixon in and let him run a "Tebow-type" offence.
               
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                Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Sat, 12/24/11 3:43 PM (permalink)
                Where is tebow now???? Where was he last week?????He throws the worst passes I have ever seen. I could do better.
                 
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                  Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Sat, 12/24/11 10:10 PM (permalink)
                  Buffalo apparently figured him out today, that's for sure...he started 6 of 8 and then went 7 of 22 with 4 picks.  But apparently Denver's decided that they're going to stick with him.
                   
                  I heard an interesting comment on the radio last week: if Denver's going to tailor the offense to match Tebow's skill set then the backup QB will need to cut from the same cloth.  For some QBs that might be an opportunity that they might not ordinarily get.
                   
                  And as if things couldn't get any worse for the Vikings, apparently insiders fear that Adrian Peterson's knee "sprain" might be a torn ACL at best...
                  <message edited by ScreamingChicken on Sat, 12/24/11 10:12 PM>
                   
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                    Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Sat, 12/24/11 11:04 PM (permalink)
                    Well, the New York football Giants downed that other team from the New York area, and the Cowgirls lost. So next week the Giants get to clinch the division with their victory over that team from the Dallas area.
                     
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                      Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Sun, 12/25/11 9:38 AM (permalink)
                      Michael Hoffman


                      Well, the New York football Giants downed that other team from the New York area, and the Cowgirls lost. So next week the Giants get to clinch the division with their victory over that team from the Dallas area.


                      "Cowgirls" is right.  What a bunch of over-paid, over-pampered, under-coached examplars of female genatalia.  They are physically afraid of the crappy Giants!  Good thing they aren't playing the Steelers; they'd run out of underwear changes before the game!
                       
                      One of these days Jerry Jones will wake up and hire a coach who won't be required to ki$$ his a$$ - someone like Jimmy Johnson or Bill Parcells.
                       
                      The Cowboys stink out loud; like fish, the rot starts from the head.  Seven Million people in the Metroplex and an out-of-this-world stadium and you can walk up before any game and buy a ticket for face value or less.  Try that in "poor, little" Pittsburgh!
                       
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                        Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Sun, 12/25/11 9:46 AM (permalink)
                        Has the earth been thrown off its axis? I'm agreeing with MetroplexJim again.
                         
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                          Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Sun, 12/25/11 12:30 PM (permalink)
                          ScreamingChicken

                          And as if things couldn't get any worse for the Vikings, apparently insiders fear that Adrian Peterson's knee "sprain" might be a torn ACL at best...

                          Torn ACL it is and he might not be ready by the beginning of next season. Players with torn ACLs rarely regain their old form, IMO. I thought the wear and tear before this last had already slowed him down.
                           
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                            Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Sun, 12/25/11 5:11 PM (permalink)
                            JRPfeff


                            Has the earth been thrown off its axis? I'm agreeing with MetroplexJim again.


                            2012 is approaching ...
                             
                            And, did you notice that I agreed with Mr. Hoffman?  (See various Waffle House v. Five Guys exchanges).
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                              Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/28/11 2:41 PM (permalink)
                              They announced it today that the BUNGLES "sold" enough tickets to have the last game of the season broadcasted.  I say "sold" because they offered season tix holders a 2 for 1 deal.  Lot easier to "sell" out a stadium when you are giving half of the remaining seats away.
                               
                              Congrats to Drew Brees - Dan Marino was my football idle growing up, we all wanted to be him or Montana.
                               
                              I know the game is played differently today but still, it is a heck of a record.
                               
                                ScreamingChicken

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                                Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/28/11 3:12 PM (permalink)
                                Drew Brees is also closing in on Johnny U's record of 47 straight games with a TD pass, which was quite an accomplishment considering the state of the game when he played.
                                 
                                Brad
                                 
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                                  Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/28/11 3:39 PM (permalink)
                                  Congrats to Brees but I don't care what anyone says, Johnny U was the best overall QB-- Period!
                                   
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                                    Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/28/11 4:00 PM (permalink)
                                    CajunKing


                                    They announced it today that the BUNGLES "sold" enough tickets to have the last game of the season broadcasted.  I say "sold" because they offered season tix holders a 2 for 1 deal.  Lot easier to "sell" out a stadium when you are giving half of the remaining seats away.

                                    If I didn't already have plans to be elsewhere, I would have driven to Cincy to root on the Bengals!
                                     
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                                      Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/28/11 4:18 PM (permalink)
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                                      CajunKing


                                      They announced it today that the BUNGLES "sold" enough tickets to have the last game of the season broadcasted.  I say "sold" because they offered season tix holders a 2 for 1 deal.  Lot easier to "sell" out a stadium when you are giving half of the remaining seats away.

                                      If I didn't already have plans to be elsewhere, I would have driven to Cincy to root on the Bengals!

                                       
                                      I'd rather be in the Carolinas with you all this weekend.
                                       
                                      Im doing an event with 120 seniors celebrating NYE.  Aps, dinner, snacks & Champagne @ midnight. 
                                       
                                       
                                       
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                                        Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/28/11 4:24 PM (permalink)
                                        Cajun King,
                                        Do you think any of them will still be up at Midnight??
                                         
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                                          Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Wed, 12/28/11 4:40 PM (permalink)
                                          ScreamingChicken


                                          Drew Brees is also closing in on Johnny U's record of 47 straight games with a TD pass, which was quite an accomplishment considering the state of the game when he played.

                                          Brad


                                          Like Unitas, Brees throws a very, accurate "catchable" ball:  no wobble and no harder than he has to: great "touch".  On fly patterns when the receiver is wide open the ball even arrives a little "nose up" - hard not to catch! 
                                           
                                          Sonny Jurgensen was great at that as well.  Why George Allen benched him for Billy Kilmer is still beyond me.
                                           
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                                            Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Thu, 12/29/11 8:53 AM (permalink)
                                            MetroplexJim


                                            Sonny Jurgensen was great at that as well.  Why George Allen benched him for Billy Kilmer is still beyond me.


                                            My somewhat faded memories of Jurgensen and Kilmer (even though they both started elsewhere I remember them as Redskins) are of 2 paunchy old guys wobbling around the field, so maybe it was because Billy was just a little less out of shape?
                                             
                                            I have a book about the 1962 NFL season and in it is a photo of a young, lean Bill (not Billy) Kilmer playing halfback for the 49ers!
                                             
                                            Brad
                                            <message edited by ScreamingChicken on Thu, 12/29/11 9:23 AM>
                                             
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                                              Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Thu, 12/29/11 9:17 AM (permalink)
                                              Brees is pretty good (double digit INT's ), but after watching week after week of passing perfection, I've become jaundiced in my QB evaluations.
                                              <message edited by JRPfeff on Thu, 12/29/11 9:19 AM>
                                               
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                                                Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Thu, 12/29/11 9:22 AM (permalink)
                                                JRPfeff


                                                Brees is pretty good (double digit INT's ), but after watching week after week of passing perfection, I've become jaundiced in my QB evaluations.


                                                Typical Tebow fan...
                                                 
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                                                  Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Thu, 12/29/11 9:58 AM (permalink)
                                                  Now THAT'S funny!!!
                                                   
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                                                    Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Fri, 12/30/11 2:44 AM (permalink)
                                                    Pretty sneaky the way the NFL set up Sunday's schedule so that teams jockeying for home fields, seeding, etc are playing at the same time so they have to make real time decisions about what players to play and which ones to sit but will only have real time scores to work with.
                                                    I hope the Stillers score early and often and get Big Ben outta dare!  
                                                     
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                                                      Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Fri, 12/30/11 10:44 AM (permalink)
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                                                      Pretty sneaky the way the NFL set up Sunday's schedule so that teams jockeying for home fields, seeding, etc are playing at the same time so they have to make real time decisions about what players to play and which ones to sit but will only have real time scores to work with.
                                                      I hope the Stillers score early and often and get Big Ben outta dare!  


                                                      I hope he sits for the whole game.  If the Steelers can't beat the hapless and McCoy-less Brownies with Batch/Dixon then they don't deserve home field and the bye. 
                                                       
                                                      High ankle sprains are a bit*h.  One of those will sit our a Dallas Cowgirl for half a season!  As much as I enjoy seeing the Cowgirls win (it makes my neighbors and colleagues happy) I'm going to predict Giants 42, Dallas 17. 
                                                       
                                                      Tony "Oh, No!" has a horrible penchant for coughing up the ball and throwing pick sixes in December.  Good thing the Cowgirls have another holder for field goals; maybe Garett won't freeze his own kicker this time!  Too bad Troy Aikman won't be the analyst for Sunday's coming debacle; nobody can "rub salt" like him!  (Yes, bitterness has been building for some time here in Big D).   
                                                       
                                                      For my fellow Metroplexians I hope I'm wrong, but I get the horrible feeling that the Cowgirls are physically afraid of the  8-7 "Giants".
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                                                        Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Fri, 12/30/11 11:20 AM (permalink)
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                                                        I hope he sits for the whole game.  If the Steelers can't beat the hapless and McCoy-less Brownies with Batch/Dixon then they don't deserve home field and the bye.

                                                        Won't that only happen if the Ravens lose and the Steelers win?  IIRC if the Steelers and Ravens have identical records the Ravens win the tiebreaker, thus sending Pittsburgh on the road to face the AFC West winner in the first round wild card game (#5 vs. #4).
                                                        MetroplexJim


                                                        Tony "Oh, No!" has a horrible penchant for coughing up the ball and throwing pick sixes in December.

                                                        Not this year.  According to the stats I heard on ESPN this morning the TD/int ratios for this December are 6/6 for Manning and 8/0 for Romo, and Romo's completing about 15-16% more attempts than Manning.  But those are just numbers and the game still has to be played...
                                                         
                                                        Brad
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                                                          Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Fri, 12/30/11 3:20 PM (permalink)
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                                                          Not this year.  According to the stats I heard on ESPN this morning the TD/int ratios for this December are 6/6 for Manning and 8/0 for Romo, and Romo's completing about 15-16% more attempts than Manning.  But those are just numbers and the game still has to be played...

                                                          Brad


                                                          Yes, the game has to be played.  Tony always saves his "worst" for the last game -- most especially if it should mean anything.  And the one Sunday certainly does.
                                                           
                                                          Besides, it will be played in the Meadowlands where the Cowgirls - little hothouse posies who practice and play in "climate-controlled" facilities - will get the shivers from the cold as well as fear.  And the little "boo-boo" on Tony's throwing hand will begin to throb.  (God, how I miss Jessica Simpson - 50#'s ago - in her little pink #9 jersey; that really took the cake!).
                                                           
                                                          Don't misunderstand me:  I'd like the Cowgirls to win.  I'd also like Nancy Pelosi to do a Vulcan mind-meld with a reincarnated Milton Friedman.  I think the latter is more likely.  Take the Giants, give the points, and go to the bank.
                                                           
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                                                            Re:Where's the NFL Chatter ('11 version)? Fri, 12/30/11 3:41 PM (permalink)
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                                                            MetroplexJim


                                                            I hope he sits for the whole game.  If the Steelers can't beat the hapless and McCoy-less Brownies with Batch/Dixon then they don't deserve home field and the bye.

                                                             
                                                            Won't that only happen if the Ravens lose and the Steelers win?  IIRC if the Steelers and Ravens have identical records the Ravens win the tiebreaker, thus sending Pittsburgh on the road to face the AFC West winner in the first round wild card game (#5 vs. #4).

                                                            Yes, indeed that is true.  The true Super Bowl once again will be the 3rd. meeting of the Ravens and the Steelers.  Whichever defense scores more will be the winner.
                                                             
                                                            (BTW:  I wonder if it would be possible for Jerry Jones to let Tomlin and LeBeau have the Cowgirls for a few weeks.  They'd make the 'Boys work for the privilege of having toilet paper and pillows).
                                                             
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