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2007 NFL Off-Season Discussion Thread (Including Vick's troubles)

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Scott Merryfield, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. Brandon_T

    Brandon_T Screenwriter

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    That got caught? Probably not, but I remember hearing some of those Cowboy stories from the early nineties. The white house or whatever they called it, they just never got caught.
     
  2. Shane Martin

    Shane Martin Producer

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    Frank Gore signs a 5 year 28 million dollar extension. This sounds kinda low if you ask me especially when Mcgahee got 41 million and most cornerbacks get 30 over the same timeframe.
     
  3. Scott Merryfield

    Scott Merryfield Executive Producer

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    Well, Gore has a history of knee problems, so getting some guaranteed money now may have been the overriding concern.
     
  4. Casey Trowbridg

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    McGahee's contract is also a 7 year deal compared to Gore's 5.
     
  5. Shane Martin

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    Owners committe had a few rules changes:
     
  7. Trey Fletcher

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    Waaaaaahhhh!!

    I don't buy it. As the head of the rules committee said during the press conference, NFL kickers set a new record for accuracy last year, at over 80%. Blaming a ball boy (not fans here at HTF, but that assistant coach) because your QB choked and couldn't handle the snap is stupid.
     
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    Help me here, but what exactly is wrong with using the same ball over and over?
     
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    Besides the fact that multiple balls obviously helps speed up game play, I don't know why the need to go to the trouble of having playing balls versus kicking balls. Just use the same 12 or so and be done with it.
     
  10. Shane Martin

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    I believe it's felt that kickers doctor the ball up much like dirty MLB pitchers are accused of.
     
  11. Casey Trowbridg

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    Wow, I'm surprised the Bengals aren't higher. I guess that's something to be proud of...[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  13. Casey Trowbridg

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    I wish that PFT had started this last year, the Bengals would've been run-away champs. Although, the Bengals did inspire the 2006 All-turd team on which they were well represented and of course receiver overall had a long list of worthy choices.
     
  14. Johnny Angell

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    I thought the reason for introducing kicking only balls was to diminish the importance of the kicking game. I thought that I had read that the K balls are shaped a little different and can't be kicked as far.

    I'm not saying kickers aren't important, just that the NFL thought kickers had gotten so good, they were having too big an impact on the game.
     
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    Hey, it would be a matchup of one franchise that has won something in the past with no immediate hope of winning, against one franchise that has never won anything with no hope of winning anything...ever.
     
  17. Scott Merryfield

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    I'm sure Fox will put its top announcing crew on that one and make it a nationally televised game. [​IMG]
     
  18. Scott Merryfield

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    News has been slow lately, but here's an interesting one: Carr signs with Panthers. I really thought he would end up in Oakland or Minnesota. This increases the possibility of the Raiders taking Russell in the draft, IMO. Also, I have no idea who the Vikings are going to get to play QB this season. They may have to call Bledsoe or Harrington. [​IMG]
     
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    Bobby Petrino has got to be smacking his head right now.
     

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