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saxoneagle 27-11-2007 04:22 PM

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Originally posted by saxoneagle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1TgyMrkqNs

:(

You mean this clip I posted earlier? ;)

Grim Reaper 27-11-2007 07:24 PM

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Originally posted by Strathclyde Eagle
Slightly happier note, I took a wander round Sports Direct in my lunch hour. Seems they've got a few NFL jerseys going for 30. Only a few teams, Cowboys, Steelers & Giants among them.

Be careful though, one of them had OWENS printed upside-down on the back.

What is it with them and those teams? I got my Tiki shirt last year with them for 31 and as you say it was just those three teams.

Grim Reaper 27-11-2007 07:32 PM

Interesting listening to US sports radio today.

Taylor had another intruder in his house just nine days ago.

Seems when Taylor heard this intrusion, he got his machete to confront the person. Alas a machete is no match for a gun.

On a wider scale, the NFL are concerned that this wasn't random and was linked to Taylor's 'colourful' past. NFL already reeling after golden boy Mchael Vick's indiscretions this summer and if another star like Taylor has been killed through the people and situations he's associated with, it doesn't look good.

Seems like a number of players have a whole crowd of hangers on and bad influences going back to their 'hoods' and adolesence. The argument goes is 'why should I give up my friends and 'brothers' who I grow up with just because I now have money.'

In the case of Vick, even the mayor of Atlanta tried to intervene and encouraged him to get rid of his 'homies.'

This issue could raise its head again and it's hard to see how it can be stopped.

Strathclyde Eagle 27-11-2007 10:39 PM

Good points.

Must admit that when I read that his house had been robbed a week and a half ago I did think that the Redskins would have some kind of staff in place to advise in regard to personal security. They're paying these guys so much I'd have thought that all teams would have some kind of liasion officer for that and other such important issues.

However reading details from this and also the Vikings receiver who was fined for organising his Gran's funeral it doesn't seem as if much help exists for these players. More's the pity.

Hedgehog 28-11-2007 03:40 AM

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Originally posted by Grim Reaper
Taylor had another intruder in his house just nine days ago.
And that intruder left a knife/dagger on Taylor's bed but didn't take anything (he was on the road at the time with the Redskins).

Not like a horses head I guess, but may have been some kid of warning.

This guy was no angel.

Vince Hilaire's Afro 28-11-2007 02:36 PM

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Originally posted by Strathclyde Eagle
Incidentally I hope that the NFL lets players from teams other than the Redskins honour him, because the Jake Plummer/Pat Tillman thing a few years ago was ridiculous. I'm sure other University of Miami players will wish to remember Taylor. Along similar lines it was good of the Redskins to fly Clinton Portis down there with a team delegation.
Apparently, the Redskins players are going to use his number on their shirts for the rest of the season, and all clubs will be honouring him with a silence at the weekend. I think all the other teams will wear his number for one game.

Sorry if this has been posted before.

elliott 28-11-2007 04:34 PM

I was expecting Portis to want to wear his number for the rest of the season. Although the NFL would probably be so anal and wouldn't let him.

Chester 28-11-2007 05:55 PM

I have heard that there is a conserted effort being made by fans to get him voted into this years Pro Bowl

jazman 29-11-2007 12:28 PM

First match of the week sees the Cowboys take on the Packers at the Texas Stadium. Hoping all is true above and Taylor is honoured in the right way ...

Should be a great game :p

saxoneagle 29-11-2007 12:33 PM

F*cking game tonight is on NFL Network again which is blocked in Bermuda... meaning I get to watch 3 hours of NFL matches from the 1970s again like last Thursday night :grrr:

elliott 29-11-2007 03:42 PM

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Originally posted by Chester
I have heard that there is a conserted effort being made by fans to get him voted into this years Pro Bowl
Yeh. A few people have told me this. Would be a nice gesture.

Strathclyde Eagle 29-11-2007 05:51 PM

Was just listening to the latest Sports Guy podcast on the way home from work. Apparently the Fins are favoured by two this week. :eek:

So I guess now the question is whether Cris is putting on three or four figures on the Jets on Sunday.

Benzhiyi 29-11-2007 06:22 PM

I've no doubt whatsover that we're a better team that the Jets, regardless of what our respecitve records are. But much depends on whether an 0-11 team can go out and believe they can pick up a W at last.

Strathclyde Eagle 30-11-2007 10:30 AM

From the photos I've seen it looks like the Cowboys played in blue at home. Any reason why (besides jersey sales)? I thought the only blue ones they wore were those navy throwbacks with the star on the shoulder?

Grim Reaper 01-12-2007 10:10 AM

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Originally posted by Benzhiyi
I've no doubt whatsover that we're a better team that the Jets, regardless of what our respecitve records are. But much depends on whether an 0-11 team can go out and believe they can pick up a W at last.
They have plenty of W's already

The headcoach is a W
The QB is a W
Ronnie Brown is a W!!

:lux:

Grim Reaper 01-12-2007 10:13 AM

Poor old Mangini is in a right old mess.

He's paranoid a player will spout off to the press and say something that will annoy Miami and make them perform better. He's put a ban on players talking to the press.

What the hell could someone say about an 0-11 team that could possibly be inflammatory??

I'm going to see if can get the bet that is sometimes offered that the game finishes with a difference of 3 points. Usually +525 in US odds - just over 5/1 in English. Happened the last three times these two have met. And let's face it, there's not much to choose between a bucket of crap and a bag of crap!! 3 points will be about right.

9-6 Jets!!

elliott 01-12-2007 06:40 PM

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Originally posted by Strathclyde Eagle
From the photos I've seen it looks like the Cowboys played in blue at home. Any reason why (besides jersey sales)? I thought the only blue ones they wore were those navy throwbacks with the star on the shoulder?
That's what they wore. Tidy blue throwbacks.

If Chatman plays, Dolphins will win tomorrow.

Strathclyde Eagle 01-12-2007 11:22 PM

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Originally posted by Grim Reaper
They have plenty of W's already

The headcoach is a W
The QB is a W
Ronnie Brown is a W!!

:lux:

At least none of them have ever grassed up the person they owe everything to. ;)
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Originally posted by elliott
If Chatman plays, Dolphins will win tomorrow.
Fingers crossed!

My concern is the defence has conceded only 11 points a game since the bye week. I can't see us keeping up that kind of form.

Grim Reaper 02-12-2007 10:05 AM

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Originally posted by Strathclyde Eagle
My concern is the defence has conceded only 11 points a game since the bye week. I can't see us keeping up that kind of form.
My concern is the Miami defence has conceded only 11 points a game since the bye week. I can see that being even lower after today's game, given the Jets' offence on the road.

Grim Reaper 02-12-2007 10:06 AM

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Originally posted by Strathclyde Eagle
At least none of them have ever grassed up the person they owe everything to. ;)


So Belichick cheats and then gets annoyed when he gets found out. What a pr1ck!


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