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#1604 6 years ago
Quoted from badbilly27:

BTW...I didn't like the late hit call in 1Q on the Bears when they sacked Rodgers. You can't stop a 290 pound DL running at full steam on a dime.

I'm neither a Bears or Pack fan and I thought it was a horrible call also. I have a feeling the Goodell told the refs to throw the flag on any kind of late hits like that against both QB's.

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#2223 6 years ago

^^^^^ How cute, Monarca had some glamor photos of himself done. Where's the rest of the pics from your photo session?

#2403 6 years ago
Quoted from ecurtz:

With a 3.9 GPA and a degree in communications. He knows exactly what he's doing. I guess maybe that's not well known outside of Seahawks country.
» YouTube video

Great link Eli.

Whether you love him or hate him, everyone better get used to seeing a lot more of Dick Sherman. He's very smart and very well spoken when he's not screaming. With a degree in communications and being very opinionated I guarantee you that a major sports network will hire him for commentary.

#2411 6 years ago
Quoted from Deaconblooze:

ESPN is the MTV of sports.

I think it's more like the Access Hollywood or ET of sports. Nothing but praise and asskissing for the big stars.

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#5557 4 years ago

As a Vikings fan I will say it's been a very fun year to watch them. I figured they were a 8-8 team. But, I think their season ends against the Seahawks. I agree with Centerflank that the next two weekends are by far the best weeks in the NFL season.

Seahawks over Vikes
Skins over Packers
Steelers over Bengals
Chiefs over Texans

#5800 4 years ago

FUCK! Only the Vikings could fuck that up.

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#6323 4 years ago

Anyone thirsty?

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#6417 4 years ago
Quoted from rai:

Funny thing *probably* 28 teams would take Cam over who they currently have at QB.

Why is that funny? He's the NFL MVP and he completely dominated the field this past year except for the SB. Besides GB and NE, the rest of the teams would be complete idiots not to grab him if he was available.

Now can he carry this over to next season too? I hope so as I think he's fun to watch, and I'm not a Carolina fan.

#6471 4 years ago

Fuck the domes. I played a H.S. playoff game in the old Metrodome and I've never been so stiff and sore from that shitty turf. I have no idea how those guys used to play eight games a year on it.

Plus they're a horrible atmosphere for sporting events.

1 year later
#10538 2 years ago
Quoted from SteveO:

Time to eliminate the half-time show if they aren't going to have musicians that most football fans like.

That will never happen. Football fans are going to be back to watch after halftime regardless of the musician for the show. The halftime show itself is for for the non football fans so they can tune in and help boost ratings. My wife didn't watch a single snap of the game but she sat down on the couch at halftime and I went upstairs and ate supper
The NFL and the networks don't give two shits if you or other football fans don't like the halftime show.

#10572 2 years ago

The field immediately after the SB is a freaking madhouse. If I were on the losing end, I'd be sprinting to the locker room to avoid all of it. I can't stand Brady, but I don't fault him at all for leaving.

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#10910 2 years ago
Quoted from Erik:

I can tell you how the Fitzmagic story always ends. Exercise extreme caution!!

Called that one. Benched in the second half today.

1 month later
#11094 1 year ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Jesus shit whistling at 6-5? The Cowboys still suck and are tied for first in a shit division.

NFC Least.

#11115 1 year ago

The Packers and the Browns have the same record right now. As a Vikings fan it gives me great pleasure knowing that meaningless stat.

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#11185 1 year ago
Quoted from Phat_Jay:

but first I want to say Aaron rodgers is definately in the top 3 qb’s ever to play the game

Um, okay.

Take off your cheesehead blinders. Rodgers is good, but he's nowhere near that good.

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#11752 1 year ago
Quoted from Whysnow:

Shame the zebras stole the six from us there

Stole? He was clearly down by contact.

#11932 1 year ago

Cowboys are out, all's right in the world again.

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#12360 1 year ago

Speaking of Billy Madison, seeing you guys argue the penalty reminds me of this.

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#12504 1 year ago

A tie game in the 4th quarter and you guys bitch?

#12522 1 year ago
Quoted from Erik:

My ongoing opinion is that Goff isn't very good. A good qb finds a way to win that game against a questionable defense and with an excellent defense on his side.

I thought Goff looked starry eyed in the pregame shots of him. Then the Patriots defense knocked him around and it completely put him off of his game.

In a league where pretty much every rule favors the offense, a defensive game is fun to watch once in a while. I get tired of shootouts where the last team to have the ball wins.

#12547 1 year ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Kraft was so drunk he would have kissed Namath.

Lol. My buddy is a big Jets fan and he said that watching Namath give the Pats the Lombardi trophy was like watching your daughter do porn.

#12552 1 year ago

Watching Goff get knocked around was entertaining for me. Even Brady got sacked a couple times. QB's are pampered so much nowadays that it's nice to see them take their licks once in a while.

#12666 1 year ago
Quoted from Rondogg:

Meh, all they have to do is play the replay of his catch against Atlanta in the SB and he will get in...greatest catch in SB History.

Wrong. The best SB catch was against the Pats. David Tyree for HOF!
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#12687 1 year ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

When a player makes 10 million dollars a year he don't have much incentive to play. Add that to the shitty rules that the NFL has come up with and it all equals bad football.

Do you honestly think that NFL players don't have much incentive to play? Most contracts are not guaranteed and alot of their pay is bonus and incentive based. Take a look at the top 10 salary earners, they all bust their asses each week. The exception maybe being Kirk Cousins, but I say that as a disappointed Vikings fan.

Quoted from Who-Dey:

Add that to the shitty rules that the NFL has come up with and it all equals bad football.

The shitty rules are there because the NFL is giving fans exactly what they want. More points! Just look at this years SB. Everyone bitched about how bad the game was because it was low scoring. Fans want points so the NFL comes up with rules to protect their offensive players, QB especially. You call it pussified, I call it catering to their fan base.

#12691 1 year ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

Have you happened to notice that NFL ratings have plummeted lately? Must not be what the fans want.

NFL ratings were up for 2018, but the SB itself was down.

Quoted from CrazyLevi:

I really thought XFL was terrible

It was. They had a lack of skill players, and the players just seemed slow compared to NFL'ers. Dick Ebersol has said that it was terrible football and he helped create the league.

#12692 1 year ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

all of the political BS

It was never political until one person wanted to turn it political. Before that it was players exercising their 1st amendment rights.

**Edit** I'm assuming that you're talking about the kneeling. If you're not then I apologize.

#12695 1 year ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

They may have been up from 2017 but i can guarantee you one million percent that theres not as many people watching the NFL as what there used to be.

I agree with you on that. That's why I feel that the NFL is making rules to help offenses, so that people are more likely to turne in and hopefully see shootouts.

I'll add too that the rule changes are also alienating a lot of fans. I don't think the NFL is anywhere close to as good as it used to be, but it's the best football we have with the best players.

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#12773 1 year ago

I'm disappointed that no one's come up with a deflated balls joke yet.

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#12883 1 year ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Guess we'll see how the most overrated player in NFL history does on the Browns. I have a hunch he'll make lots of tremendous overrated circus catches and score plenty of overrated touchdowns, leading the overrated Browns on an overrated trip to the overrated playoffs.

Overrated prediction.

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#12933 1 year ago

I've watched a few games over the past month and I haven't been impressed at all. The AAF is suffering from the same thing the XFL did, lack of talent at the skill positions. I'll continue watching if a game is on and I have nothing else to do, but it's just not all that good of football.

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#12972 1 year ago
Quoted from boscokid:

NFL schedule maker is merciful this year, allowing me to see the Lions in Philadelphia before they are mathematically eliminated.

Preseason?

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#13242 1 year ago

Lol, you guys act as though the NFC Least will have any relevance this season. You crack me up.

#13353 1 year ago
Quoted from Deaconblooze:

Who is in the MNF booth now? It cant be worse than witten.

Booger McFarland.

#13379 1 year ago
Quoted from nascarrey:

On a side note- in one of my 2 fantasy football leagues I drafted Rodgers-ensuring he'll have a terrible season!

Thanks for taking one for the team.

#13449 1 year ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Seriously I think he has CTE already.

I read something on Reddit that all but one of A.B.'s issues have taken place after the late hit by Burfict in 2016 where he was knocked out.

#13477 1 year ago

Wow, that was one fugly game.

#13557 1 year ago

I watched the video that AB put up last night. If anyone here hasn't seen it, it's a recorded phone call between AB and Gruden with dramatic music in the background. Anyways, Gruden sounds like a defeated father dealing with a 5 y/o child. It's both funny and pathetic at the same time.

#13565 1 year ago
Quoted from dirtbag66:

Raiders have cut Antonio Brown.

Imagine being so stupid that you fuck yourself out of 30 million dollars.

#13583 1 year ago

9 mil signing bonus? Belichick must really believe he can turn the guy around.

#13584 1 year ago

Conspiracy theory.

AB acted like an asshat on purpose to intentionally be cut, have no one else want him, and sign with the Pats. The dude probably just got himself a SB ring.

#13618 1 year ago

Holy crap, Vikings D had a sack then blocked punt on the first drive. Then the offense scores right away. They're getting me excited way too early.

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#13957 1 year ago

The Vikings had a touchdown overturned on a booth review for offensive pass interference. Horrible overturn call by the ref. Fuck the Saints.

#14008 1 year ago

Kirk Cousins is now 5-26 against teams with winning records. Man the Vikings coaches fucked that game up. Packers couldn't stop Dalvin Cook but they still let Cousins throw the ball.

#14094 1 year ago
Quoted from JodyG:

What are Johnny Manziel and Christian Hackenberg up to these days

Jay Cutler is looking for a job.

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#14456 1 year ago

Is there any good football talk in it?

#14694 1 year ago
Quoted from rai:

Sounds about right.

Yeah it does. If the league is truly looking out for players health, then dirty players like him need to go.

#14730 1 year ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Nfl can’t keep players on the field for 4 games in a row with all the injuries and you want to bring back 1966?
With the size and speed of today’s players they’d be down to the 4th string by Halloween.

And with 32 teams, that would be some really shitty football. Hell, there's not enough QB's so that every team has at least one good one.

#14897 1 year ago

Woke up this morning to see that Jay Gruden's been fired. I'm sure Levi is broken hearted.

#14899 1 year ago

The best thing for Washington's long run is a new owner. Dan Snyder is horrible.

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#15335 12 months ago
Quoted from Daditude:

Football is like sex. It's good no matter what!

No, it's not. The AAF proved that. That shit was unwatchable.

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#15576 11 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

In the "not very good but getting fat off scrubs" file, I'd put-

Dallas
Eagles
Bills

I'd add Minnesota. The best team they've beat is Philly and once again they prove that they can't win a big game on the road. Their last two drives were pathetic and they absolutely failed to grind the clock down.

Cousins had 3 TD passes, but still managed to play like crap the rest of the game.

#15602 11 months ago

Who in their right mind would want to play for a team in London? Making that trip back and forth a bunch of times during the season would be killer. It's bad enough the league forces a few teams to play a game there each season. Whenever you see or hear a quote from a player they're always saying that they hate making the trip and playing in London.

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#15679 11 months ago

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/28067012/teams-invited-colin-kaepernick-workout-saturday?platform=amp

Think anyone will pick him up? The only team I can think of is maybe the Bears?, but I just don't see it. I'm not sure how effective he could be after not playing for three years, and it's mid season, so he probably wouldn't be ready to play for a few weeks at least.

#15682 11 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

No and the Bears would be at the bottom for me. THey already started the back up and had good luck with that, you can search for Whysnow's listing of his QBR , and then they refuse to play him again even though they have the worst QB in the league.
But yeah that's so much time not playing, doesn;t work well.

My feelings are that the Bears just need some kind of spark on offense and they're a contender again. The defense is there, they just need someone to get it going on offense.

But I agree, no one will pick him up.

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#16707 10 months ago

Well, the football talk was nice while it lasted.

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#17771 10 months ago
Quoted from romulusx:

Just keep talking asshole!

Where's dirtbag with his triggered meme when we need him?

#17904 10 months ago

Dalvin Cook is out for the Packers game. That hurts us big, but I think Mattison is a great backup for the Vikings.

Fuck the Packers.

#18037 10 months ago

I woke up this morning to see that the Rams lost so the Vikings are in the playoffs.

They won't win unless they're at home, but at least they're in I guess.

#18041 10 months ago
Quoted from newovad:

To be fair, two of their road losses were early when they weren’t playing well. The last two were at KC (albeit against a backup) and Seattle. And they were at least close. That said, I wouldn’t expect three straight road wins to get to the SB.

The Bears loss was against a backup also. You can look on the bright side of a loss all you want, but they're still road losses. Also, Cousins has yet to show that he can win a big road game. I thought the win in Dallas was a big one, but they've proven themselves to be mediocre.

#18102 10 months ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

Welcome to Cincinnati Joe! The Bengals will see a SB or two with this guy guaranteed! Man I'm pumped!!!

And delusional.

Bengals in two Superbowls.

#18126 10 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

The Bengals have been to 2 SB's.

I know, that was my lame ass attempt to make a joke about the current Bengals. I should've learned from Iceman, never drink and Pinside.

Good to see the Bears got their asses handed to them. I've got a cocky co-worker that struts around like he's on the team.

#18193 10 months ago

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#18409 9 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

is anyone streaming the Chicago game??? Where? I want to see it.

No, you don't, trust me. The Vikings are playing their scrubs and it's ugly.

#18784 9 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

I can't see the Vikings coming out with a win in New Orleans. The only playoff team the Vikings have beaten is Philly.

Brees is going to light up the Vikings secondary. I also have zero faith in Cousins on the road in a big game and I'm a Vikings fan. The only advantage we have is that the game is indoors.

#18815 9 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Eagles v. Patriots. I’ve already beat them with a backup quarterback, now I can beat them with a bunch of guys from the practice squad and make it even sweeter.

Since you're delusional, I'll play along too. Vikings/Eagles in another NFC championship.

#19117 9 months ago
Quoted from BillySastard:

I also have zero faith in Cousins on the road in a big game and I'm a Vikings fan

Cousins is stepping up. This Vikings offense is completely different with Dalvin Cook back.

#19122 9 months ago
Quoted from Eskaybee:

Anyone who thinks the Saints are in trouble obviously aren’t Vikings fans. Saints got em right where they want them. And what I mean is, wait for the 4th quarter... *Vikings history is to implode*
Signed,
A Vikings supporter

Yeah, I'm definitely holding back my excitement right now. I've been through this scenario way too many times as a Vikings fan.

#19137 9 months ago

Aahhh! Now I'm fucking excited!!

#19152 9 months ago
Quoted from Electrocute:

Careful what you ask for, Vikings could open the 0-5 club. Bills bailed.

I've never watched the Vikings in a SB. I have watched five NFC championship losses over the years though. I'd love to see the Vikes in a SB, win or lose. Hopefully win.

#19289 9 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Dream come true for me as a Skins fan.
The exact hire Dan Snyder would have made 10 years ago. An expensive game-passed-him-by dude who won a Super Bowl because he was lucky to come up at the same time as Aaron Rogers in his prime. McCarthy will win nothing in Dallas and be on the hot seat within three years. His relationship with Jones is going to be a disaster as well, as I'm sure Jerry promised him far more power than he's every going to be willing to give up.

Same here. As a Vikings fan this is a great hire for Dallas.

#19771 9 months ago

Unfortunately, the Vikings team that lost on the road to GB, Chicago, and KC showed up for this game. Pretty pathetic showing by Minnesota.

#20146 9 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

The Bengals drafted David Klingler a QB trophy winner out of Houston who went nowhere for them as a 1st rd. pick. Cunt-jana Carter, Big Duddy, were both examples of 1st rd. bust the Bengals picked.

KiJana Carter, oh man I forgot all about that guy.

Akili Smith is another one for that list.

#20277 9 months ago

49ers/Titans SB.

Titans are on a roll and I have a gut feeling that the Chiefs will have a letdown after last week's big win.

49ers because, well, fuck the Packers.

#20562 9 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

I'm not surprised at all by this, he should have done it in 2016.

Yeah, two SB rings and getting up there in age. Might as well get out before an injury takes him out.

#20695 8 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

I don't think it'll take that long. 2 SB wins, 2 SB MVPs, both over Brady, NFL family...pretty easy in. 2 SBs alone is pretty instant entry.

With one of those wins against arguably one of the best teams ever. I think he's a shoo in.

#20696 8 months ago
Quoted from Erik:

What happens when fellow hall-of-ok QBs like Stafford, Ryan, or Cousins end their careers with no SB but high on the career passing yards leader board?

Kirk Cousins? 0-9 on MNF, can't win an outdoor road game. That Cousins?
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#20761 8 months ago

Damn, I was hoping this would be the football thread that survives. Finally got rid of D-bag and his constant trolling. Who knew guys would scare off so easily over a name change?

#20926 8 months ago

What's the over/under on how many times we're told that Kyle Shannahan is Mike's son.

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#20959 8 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Uff this game is over.

Well, this post didn't age well.

#20988 8 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Didn't show it to my amazement. I thought that was going to be an easy bet as well.

Or harp about Kyle/Mike Shannahon. They brought it up numerous times in the playoffs. Maybe Mike didn't get a suite for the game.

#21185 8 months ago
Quoted from romulusx:

Jay Z is an ungrateful pos!

Yeah, everyone knows that you're supposed to pretend to be orchestrating a band and pointing at people during the Anthem. You know, like a five year old, or the current POTUS, take your pick.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-national-anthem-video-super-bowl/#

#21214 8 months ago

So where are our two 49ers fans at? Jorge??? Ptown??? It's been three days now and no posts. I'm curious who the 49er faithful blame for the loss. Jimmy G? Shannahan? The defense?

I'm not looking to ridicule, just genuinely curious. I blame Shannahan personally.

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#21232 8 months ago
Quoted from hwyhed:

some football related stuff..oh to be in KC 2day..

Looks like the whole state of Kansas showed up for the parade.

#21276 8 months ago

I watched most of the first game too and thought it was alright. The first half was pretty sloppy and boring, but I don't think that they played any kind of preseason. Second half was much better. Some of the rule changes are weird, but I like that they mixed it up a bit. I'm not going to judge it after just one game, but I'll definitely watch next Saturday's game.

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#21376 8 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

Wow could Gloin be any better team player. The second game and the guy starts dogging the game plan and the coaches all the while he played like pure shit! The problem was him not the offensive game plan, not difficult to figure out why he's no longer in the NFL.

Yeah that game was pretty brutal to watch. Gloin acted like a self entitled asshole. You're in the XFL, humble yourself. I laughed pretty good when he threw that pick six and threw a little tantrum like a child.

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#21494 7 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

Someone should've told Joe before he threw 60 TDs so he could've handed it off more....

Obviously he can throw the ball fine, it's a matter of holding on to the ball when getting hit. Dante Culpepper had small hands and he fumbled the ball constantly when he got hit. If Burrows has a good O-line, it hopefully won't be a problem.

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#21644 7 months ago
Quoted from Deaconblooze:

It would be great if ESPN was showing some classic sports, SB marathons... something to fill this void of sports we have.

So what do they have on now? Basketball is their bread and butter this time of year.

#21721 7 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Diggs to buffalo...another spot were WR go to die.

When I first heard this, I was pretty disappointed. He's my son's favorite and an awesome WR. But then I listened to KFAN out of Minneapolis this morning and the locker room stories about how much of a diva the guy is started coming out. Fuck that guy. Buffalo can have him, I'll take the draft picks.

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#21944 6 months ago
Quoted from fosaisu:

Sounds like bullshit to me. Got a source?

Karen from Facebook.

#21954 6 months ago
Quoted from hawkmoon:

Yeah,The 5 o'clock news here last night!!

Holy shit, Karen has her own local news segment now?

Seriously, a quick search shows that nothing like that has been announced. If it were announced, it would be huge, huge news.

#21965 6 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

Rumor has it that the Browns and the Vikings are quietly preparing a trade that will send OBJ to the Vikes.

Just curious where you got this from? I try to keep up with everything Vikings and can't find anything about it anywhere.

#22023 6 months ago

I'll never be able to look at Rodgers again and not think of this.
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#22108 6 months ago
Quoted from Jodester:

Cooks has a history of concussions. I don't understand how you try to replace Hopkins with Cooks...
O'Brien never ceases to amaze me with his player moves...

No shit. Hopkins is a legit number 1 WR, underpaid compared to other WR's. He then picks up Cooks, who makes more than Hopkins but less talent. And David Johnson who is overpaid for his talent too.

Man this isolation stuff is driving me crazy. I never kept up with FA like this before.

#22112 6 months ago

When I was a kid I remember some of the teens playing Galaga would try for some secret code thing and it involved the bees. I also remember getting bored and pissed off that they were hogging the game for something that never worked.

#22131 6 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Yeah they would have finished this season but I doubt it woulda been back. It's funny cause I'm sure we'd all kill for some shitty XFL right now!

I'm good. I've been watching the old Super Bowls on the free NFL channel.

#22219 6 months ago

They look like the old jerseys before they moved to Baltimore.

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#22335 6 months ago

I just read that Jerry Jones is going to be drafting at home, by himself, with no one there to help him, or stop him. Good luck Cowboys fans.

#22397 5 months ago

15 minutes in, then they put Cincinnati on the clock? Just get this shit going.

#22436 5 months ago
Quoted from Deaconblooze:

Mother fucker. If there's a pick I didn't want. Mims available. Queens available. Trade UP!? to get a QB with a HOFer in the pocket? To me it seems like a GM trying to make his mark, drafting a QB when our current iconic QB gets us to the NFC title game, ironically by making the SAME MOVE his predecessor made 15 years ago (so much for originality).
Fuck.
fuck fuck fuck.
I hope this post ages very poorly.

Rodgers got Favre'd

#22459 5 months ago

No complaints from me on the Vikings picks. They got a beast of a WR from the Diggs trade/pick and a CB. Both should be starters this season and both needed. Plus two more picks from their trade with SF.

#22517 5 months ago

After a trade with the Saints last night the Vikings have 13 picks today. That's crazy.

#22539 5 months ago
Quoted from Jodester:

Winston is a talent, but can they keep him from throwing so damn many interceptions?

I think being backup to Brees is a great way to keep him from throwing picks.

#22559 5 months ago
Quoted from Jaybird815:

Hey Deacon, as a Bears fan I have to say I’m pleased with GB’s draft.

As a Vikings fan I approve this statement.

#22621 5 months ago

I found the footage of Deaconblooze on his computer on draft night. Worth watching until the end.

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#22971 5 months ago
Quoted from Erik:

I think he's pretty good and deserving of a big commitment. The fact that he's never missed a game is greatly undervalued.

If Sam fucking Bradford can make $130 million and only win 34 games, then Dak is deserving of his money. He's only 4 years in and has 40 wins and 97 TD's. Not too shabby.

#23058 5 months ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

College players are already paid with a free education so I'm not in favor of paying college athletes at

Do you seriously think that every player on every team gets a full ride athletic scholarship?

#23060 5 months ago
Quoted from PtownPin:

No, but most do.....I think most division 1 teams give out 85 full scholarships....thats a lot

That's correct, D-1 football teams can have a max of 85 full rides. I'm just assuming that Who-Dey means every player from every sport, because that's how his sentence reads.

#23073 5 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

Personally I think paying college players is a good idea. I mean it would solve a lot of the petty control games the NCAA promotes, besides they are never going to do anything that jeopardizes lining their coffers.

So do I. I don't think it should be an actual paycheck, but rather a card with money on it that they can use on-campus only. This would greatly help the athletes that don't get any or just some scholarship money.

I played baseball in college and it was damn tough. Workouts were year round, then you still had school and studying.

#23094 5 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

If anything, Zoom in a couple hundred fans per game and you could have “crowd reaction” that way. A crowd track is just too goddamn cheesy I’d like to think the nfl would be above that.

Oh gods, please no. I saw enough Zoom fans during the draft to last me a lifetime. Just play the games, I'll get excited when I want to get excited.

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#23184 5 months ago
Quoted from PtownPin:

Yep definitely in the top 5....Jamarcus Russell, Mandarich, and Bosworth come to mind

Johnny Manziel, Rick Meier, KiJana Carter, Akili Smith, Joe Burrow

#23206 4 months ago

That is a great pic. Jimmy Mac, Slick Willy, dick pic Bret, and the Reverend. Favre looks like he just came from the set of Swingers.

#23227 4 months ago
Quoted from PtownPin:

Ha...no way u could list 14 QB's in the NFL u would take before Cousins....He's a really solid starting QB

I've had my share of complaints against Cousins' but I'm very happy to have him as a QB. I'd say he's the best QB the Vikes have had since Warren Moon in the early 90's.

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#23432 4 months ago
Quoted from jandrea95:

This doesn't seem like the year to get your way in a holdout to be honest, especially for a RB, haha.

The problem is he wants McCaffrey money, which the Vikings don't have left for this season. Also, this will be his 3rd season and he hasn't made it through 16 games yet without being injured. I'd hate to lose him, but I won't be disappointed if the Vikes make a trade. The backup Mattison is solid.

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#23577 3 months ago

If they do change their name hopefully they won't go with something quasi political like the Capitals and Nationals. Federals would be the easiest and most boring choice for them.

Warriors maybe? Or just Skins? Or maybe Pigskins since some fans wear the hog masks?

#23587 3 months ago
Quoted from Deaconblooze:

Marquette changed their name from Warriors due to controversy. I can't say I fully understand or remember why.

NCAA might have forced them to. They forced the University of North Dakota to change their old Fighting Sioux mascot even though they had a great relationship with local Sioux tribes. The tribes would perform at big pep rallys before football and hockey games. I went to one and it was fantastic. Gave me chills when they drumming, singing and dancing..

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#23720 3 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Follow up question...what's the "International " football leage?

I believe he means the AAF. Kap obviously had no intentions of playing in that league, he was just seeing if any team was stupid enough to pay that kind of money.

#23833 3 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Big 10 already conference only this fall

Yeah the stations around here are going crazy speculating that other conferences will follow suit. Meaning that Notre Dame won't have anyone to play this season. I would laugh my ass off if that happened.

#23836 3 months ago

My guess is that ND and NBC will shell out big money to teams for ND's home games. Then their conference will magically give those teams an exemption for one game.

#23877 3 months ago

Tennessee Oilers to Titans

#23892 3 months ago

The whole "tomahawk chop" issue has been coming up for years. Not really sure how they think they're going to stop it. Fans will do what they want.

#23978 3 months ago
Quoted from RWH:

I know idiot, uneducated, stupid, redneck, racist, have I left any of the labels you use so freely when describing others out?

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#24074 89 days ago
Quoted from chuckwurt:

And the verdict is in!
The Washington Football Team.
Has a nice ring to it. Haha

Just temporary according to Adam Schefter.

#24077 89 days ago
Quoted from fosaisu:

Leave it to Dan Snyder to make a bad situation worse. It's not rocket science, pick a new name and get on with it. Unless they're going to be "Washington FC" forever (and believe me, I relish the thought of Washington having a soccer club name for its football team), why delay the decision?

My guess is they want to sell some apparel. They'll sell apparel for a few months and people will buy it because it's only temporary, then switch their name and sell more stuff with the new name.

#24181 84 days ago

I don't think it's that old. You see that dark spot just above the 06? I'm guessing that represents the NFL patch that all uniforms have, but they didn't start wearing those until the 90's I believe.

Also, players don't have a 0 before a single digit number jersey. Meaning no players have a number 06 on their jersey.

My best guess, it was some kind of collectible given out for the 2006 season.

#24184 84 days ago
Quoted from theadicts77:

The number is very confusing though, could it be college football?

Yeah I don't get the number either. I think it's just some generic NFL thing because they tried to replacate the NFL emblem over the numbers.

Also, is there a uniform number on the DiMaggio? That looks pretty generic too. The Yankees don't wear anything red on their uniforms.

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#24307 70 days ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

ACC being stubborn, no doubt thanks to the leadership of Dabo. Look I went to clemson, I was happy to see them win some titles, but Dabo is a scumbag who doesn’t care about anybody but himself.

ND joining them for the season has alot to do with it too.

#24339 63 days ago
Quoted from Rezdog:

Anybody watching Hard Knocks on HBO?
After watching the premiere last week, I sadly think there will be more episodes of the show this year then actual NFL games played. Fuck I hope I’m wrong. But think it’s gonna be a hard knock life this year with little to no football.
And damn that’s gonna suck

Rams will be one of the first teams with a Covid outbreak.

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#24386 56 days ago

Uff, look at the central division. Browns, Bengals, Lions and Colts. That would be the most pathetic division in any sport.

1 week later
#24449 45 days ago
Quoted from Jaybird815:

Week 1 is an exhibition game, they are playing the Lions.

Lions are thinking the same thing about the Bears with Trubisky at QB.

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#24578 39 days ago

Jesus, I guess the mods are sleeping tonight.

#24640 39 days ago
Quoted from jandrea95:

Asking because I genuinely dont know, but can anyone give me the cliff-notes on what is going on with college football? I only catch snippets but it seems like the big 10 backed out, and no one else followed lead?

The Pac12 canceled on the same day as the Big 10 and one other conference followed later. MAC I think.

#24676 38 days ago
Quoted from jandrea95:

Does any of this matter though? I am sure it does to an extent, but you would think ANY NFL fan would have been glued to the TV Thursday to watch some real football. Especially when you conciser the fact we had no preseason, etc.

I didn't watch. I just don't care about Chiefs vs. Texans. Plus I'm tired of the gushing over Mahomes. Add on the NBC crew and I was out from the start.

#24741 37 days ago
Quoted from jandrea95:

The day is here.

Hell yeah it is! Vikings-Packers game day is here!
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#24781 37 days ago

Man do I live in a shit football market. My game choices are Bears/Lions or Colts/Jags.

#24926 36 days ago
Quoted from Jaybird815:

It was my Sunday night ritual growing up, falling asleep to The Sports Machine.

Same here. That was my Sports center when I was a kid with no cable TV in the house.

#25146 30 days ago
Quoted from newovad:

All new DBs, no pass rush and little to no upgrades to a bad offensive line.

And a new OC that looks to have completely changed the offense. Cousins does best on play-action passes. But, he probably wouldn't have time to pass with this offensive line.

#25192 29 days ago

What will happen first? Pats will stop giving up long passes, or Belichick will figure out how to wear his facemask? My guess is neither.

#25303 24 days ago

Man it's nice having the SEC conference playing again. There's only so much that a guy can watch from those other crap conferences. I'm extremely excited for the Big 10 to start up.

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#25517 16 days ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

I’m trying to keep my cool here man!!!!!
But I’m a startin to lose it!

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#25875 8 days ago

Fucking Vikings.
Clutching defeat from the jaws of victory in a way that only Minnesota could.

#25903 7 days ago
Quoted from jandrea95:

Anyone else ever see something called that blew your mind that it even existed? Thought I heard it all at this point.

Yeah, you can't get a running start to block a FG correct? It would be a freaking madhouse on long FG's with the way some of these guys can jump.

#26022 2 days ago
Quoted from jandrea95:

WTH happened to the Vikings? Haven't followed them this year but yikes... They invest in all the wrong things or what?

Horrible O-line. Cousins has no time and he doesn't do well under pressure. On defense, Danielle Hunter has been hurt, plus a weak secondary.

On the bright side, Justin Jefferson is looking like a stud so far.

#26030 2 days ago
Quoted from Wildbill327:

Diggs did a lot more then catch balls for the Vikings, he was Cousins safety net.

Diggs was a locker room cancer and Zimmer didn't want to deal with his shit.

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