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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #195 on: December 16, 2013, 10:32:16 AM »
It was great to see Franco Harris out for the coin toss at the Steelers - Bengals game.  He looks pretty much the same now as he did when he made the Immaculate Reception back in '72.

WTF happened to the Saints yesterday?!  :o
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #196 on: December 16, 2013, 10:36:02 AM »
Dang you can see his whole face ripple after the ball hits.
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #197 on: December 16, 2013, 10:36:06 AM »
It was great to see Franco Harris out for the coin toss at the Steelers - Bengals game.  He looks pretty much the same now as he did when he made the Immaculate Reception back in '72.

WTF happened to the Saints yesterday?!  :o

...and how about those Cowboys! It's December choke time once again. Looking forward to the last game of the season in Dallas when the Eagles come to town.
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #198 on: December 16, 2013, 10:54:36 AM »
Until Jerry hires a GM, the Cowboys will be mediocre at best.  Romo is a big reason why they are any good at all, but he makes mistakes at the worst times.  I believe they had a run call on that last INT, but Romo checked out and audibled to the pass.  So I guess you can say Romo was just being Romo.
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #199 on: December 16, 2013, 11:16:08 AM »
Dang you can see his whole face ripple after the ball hits.
That long snapper is extremely accurate! 
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #200 on: December 16, 2013, 11:16:57 AM »
Until Jerry hires a GM, the Cowboys will be mediocre at best.  Romo is a big reason why they are any good at all, but he makes mistakes at the worst times.  I believe they had a run call on that last INT, but Romo checked out and audibled to the pass.  So I guess you can say Romo was just being Romo.

The reason they aren't any good is their defense and coaching, not Romo.  When you can't force the other team to punt it is hard to win games.  Romo gets all the criticism because he is the QB, but you shouldn't be losing games when you score 48 or 36 points or are up by 23 points at half.  Good job by the coach to throw the QB under the bus in the post game presser, BTW.  And this is coming someone who is not a Cowboys fan.  That and Billy C. stinks as an offensive coordinator.  Saw that dumpster fire here in Nebraska for 5 years.

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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #201 on: December 16, 2013, 11:36:18 AM »
Dang you can see his whole face ripple after the ball hits.
That long snapper is extremely accurate!

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That's not face ripples, that's Brandon Fields saying, "WHAT THE FU..."
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #202 on: December 16, 2013, 12:48:06 PM »
speaking of a player saying "What the fu...," how about the blind side block on Bengal's punter Kevin Huber.  That block fractured his jaw...ouch!

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« Reply #203 on: December 16, 2013, 01:21:23 PM »
Everyone likes to hit the little guy on the field.  I hope there wasn't a penalty on the play since he is coming straight at him.
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #204 on: December 17, 2013, 08:41:04 AM »
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #205 on: December 17, 2013, 11:54:14 AM »
Wanted: New football team in the city of Detroit.
Qualifications: Don't suck!

I'm not one to harp on blown calls, but the Lions lost that game last night due to very bad officiating by one back judge.  So much so, it almost seemed purposeful.

The Lions played well last night.
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #206 on: December 17, 2013, 01:05:53 PM »
That block fractured his jaw...ouch!




Not just a broken jaw, but fractured a vertebrae as well!?  Double ouch!

Now they are saying illegal hit because the kicker is considered to be a defenseless player. ???
Maybe they should not let kickers tackle since they are defenseless.

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I'm not one to harp on blown calls, but the Lions lost that game last night due to very bad officiating by one back judge.

What did the zebras have to do with all the picks Stafford slung?   ::)

The Lions are a weird team for sure;  soooo much talent but wow are they undisciplined.  I think it starts with that punkass coach. 

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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #207 on: December 18, 2013, 12:23:31 AM »
Wanted: New football team in the city of Detroit.
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I'm not one to harp on blown calls, but the Lions lost that game last night due to very bad officiating by one back judge.
What did the zebras have to do with all the picks Stafford slung?   ::)

The Lions are a weird team for sure;  soooo much talent but wow are they undisciplined.  I think it starts with that punkass coach. 
I saw one go against the ravens, but there were several blown calls that went against the lions, I thought it was very one-sided.  That one non-call at the end was terrible.  If I was a lions fan I'd be pissed, but the league won't do anything about it.

Yeah, Stafford threw some picks and Calvin Johnson dropped some easy passes.  Lions should have won.  But they didn't.
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #208 on: December 18, 2013, 12:40:04 AM »
That block fractured his jaw...ouch!




Not just a broken jaw, but fractured a vertebrae as well!?  Double ouch!

Now they are saying illegal hit because the kicker is considered to be a defenseless player. ???
Maybe they should not let kickers tackle since they are defenseless.
If their reasoning is it is an illegal hit because he is the punter, I've got to call BS.  If he's going to try to tackle then he's got to be fair game to get smacked.

If they want to call it illegal because he hit him high that's fine.

It's like the QB after an interception - if you want to protect him, he needs to keep himself out of the play.  If he wants to get involved, he should be fair game.
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Re: Let the Games Begin!
« Reply #209 on: December 18, 2013, 10:34:16 AM »
Wanted: New football team in the city of Detroit.
Qualifications: Don't suck!
I'm not one to harp on blown calls, but the Lions lost that game last night due to very bad officiating by one back judge.
What did the zebras have to do with all the picks Stafford slung?   ::)

The Lions are a weird team for sure;  soooo much talent but wow are they undisciplined.  I think it starts with that punkass coach. 
I saw one go against the ravens, but there were several blown calls that went against the lions, I thought it was very one-sided.  That one non-call at the end was terrible.  If I was a lions fan I'd be pissed, but the league won't do anything about it.

Yeah, Stafford threw some picks and Calvin Johnson dropped some easy passes.  Lions should have won.  But they didn't.

I don't like using the refs as an excuse. The Lions should have won that game in spite of the refs. They had their opportunities and didn't take advantage.

On that note, I've never seen such blatantly obvious calls go uncalled like they did that night. There were 2 or 3 major calls that went against the Lions that were wrong. Only the Lions find a way to lose like that. I'm starting to believe in the curse.
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