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Post #251 by WarriorOfGandhi » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:39 am

yeah, but it's less entertaining to make fun of them
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Post #252 by VLoo » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:09 am

WarriorOfGandhi wrote:yeah, but it's less entertaining to make fun of them


I agree. However, the worst division in NFL history probably has to be the NFC West about 3-4 years ago when the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks won the division. Pretty hard to argue that only a few years later they are now the best division in football.
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Post #253 by NHL33 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:13 am

There's more from where that came from, Broncos fans. Playoffs are almost here.
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Post #254 by stan:getz » Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:59 am

NHL33 wrote:There's more from where that came from, Broncos fans. Playoffs are almost here.


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Post #255 by ABasin » Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:33 am

StanGetz wrote:This fucking New York Mets homosexual talking shit about the broncos is Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image


Worse than that, the NY JETS fan is talking shit about the Broncos.

In the end, I think everyone in the AFC is going to have a tough go, compared to Seattle/SF/NOrleans. The Broncos are a damn good team, but have simply too many injuries to be a favorite anymore. They've gone 11-3 with season-long injuries to their starting LT, C, DT, CB, S. Now they have a starting DE, WR out. That's a third of the starting roster, which is just too much. Like I said, they have a shot, but teams that can score a lot but can't keep anyone from scoring tend to be lots of fun to watch, but don't go too far in the playoffs.
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Post #256 by NHL33 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:29 pm

Mets will be contending for the playoffs and might be a World Series threat as soon as 2015, thank you very much.

I'm really just a Jets fan by default but sure, they suck. At least I won't have to see them choke in horrendous, depressing fashion as Denver is currently trending towards.
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Post #257 by NHL33 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:47 pm

Don't worry, JB. You still have the Avs.
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Post #258 by VLoo » Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:27 pm

NHL33 wrote:Don't worry, JB. You still have the Avs.


I probably laughed for the last 3 minutes of that game non-stop. You could feel it coming the entire 4th quarter. It must be so unsettling to be a Cowboys fan and live in constant fear.
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Post #259 by VLoo » Tue Dec 17, 2013 5:28 pm

Ventured over to the Football forum on HF, not sure how you deal with that on the regular JB. In the draft thread, one guy basically called Teddy Bridgewater a retard for considering not declaring so he could get his degree. Kid is like 20 years old, give your fucking head a shake.
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Post #260 by NHL33 » Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:01 pm

I have no context for this, and calling someone a retard for such a trivial item is certainly juvenile, but a degree is something that you can get at any time. So if you're someone who is serious about sports, and have a reasonable chance at making a significant amount of money, then it's probably more prudent to opt for it since you never know how health or other factors would affect such future opportunities.
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Post #261 by VLoo » Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:02 pm

NHL33 wrote:I have no context for this, and calling someone a retard for such a trivial item is certainly juvenile, but a degree is something that you can get at any time. So if you're someone who is serious about sports, and have a reasonable chance at making a significant amount of money, then it's probably more prudent to opt for it since you never know how health or other factors would affect such future opportunities.


You're not wrong, but I don't have a problem with a kid wanting to get another year of college in before having football envelope his entire existence for a decade plus. A lot of people who leave college early for the NFL don't get their degrees afterward, partly because some of them probably couldn't have gotten into school without sports, but also because making up a year of class in a sport that now requires 12 months of constant work doesn't breed a lot of downtime for schooling. Nothing wrong with a kid focusing on education and life after sports.
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Post #262 by ABasin » Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:12 am

NHL33 wrote:Don't worry, JB. You still have the Avs.


That was really, really bad. I'm not complaining or anything, but it's got to be tough to be a Cowboys fan with Romo at QB. Sometimes he plays so well, other times....

Could be some head-to-head games here in the last two weeks that really matter. Carolina-NO, Baltimore-NE, Indy-KC this week. Green Bay-Chicago, Dallas-Philadelphia, Arizona-SF, Baltimore-Cin next week. Good stuff.
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Post #263 by WarriorOfGandhi » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:32 pm

there's a bit of potential to see a playoff game in week 17. GB and Chicago, Philly and Dallas, SF and Arizona could all be win-and-in situations.
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Post #264 by NHL33 » Thu Dec 19, 2013 7:56 pm

ABasin wrote:That was really, really bad. I'm not complaining or anything, but it's got to be tough to be a Cowboys fan with Romo at QB. Sometimes he plays so well, other times....

Could be some head-to-head games here in the last two weeks that really matter. Carolina-NO, Baltimore-NE, Indy-KC this week. Green Bay-Chicago, Dallas-Philadelphia, Arizona-SF, Baltimore-Cin next week. Good stuff.

Speaking about choking, how 'bout them Lions? Basically have the division handed to them on a platter and are still screwing the pooch.
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Post #265 by VLoo » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:03 pm

NHL33 wrote:Speaking about choking, how 'bout them Lions? Basically have the division handed to them on a platter and are still screwing the pooch.


I was chirping my friend so hard about how awful the Lions have been and what horseshit Matt Stafford is that she had to ask me to stop because she didn't want to cry at work. How do you go 1-4 down the stretch when all 3 teams in your division are playing backup QBs? How do you go 1-4 when you Megatron? Fucking ridiculous.
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Post #266 by WarriorOfGandhi » Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:47 pm

the Lions don't have much except Megatron, though. Stafford is a chubby one-trick pony. Reggie Bush is...Reggie Bush. Suh has all the skill in the world but an aborted fetus has a higher IQ than that fucking caveman. An elite WR can't carry a team, as Ocho Cinco spent his career proving
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Post #267 by VLoo » Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:56 pm

WarriorOfGandhi wrote:the Lions don't have much except Megatron, though. Stafford is a chubby one-trick pony. Reggie Bush is...Reggie Bush. Suh has all the skill in the world but an aborted fetus has a higher IQ than that fucking caveman. An elite WR can't carry a team, as Ocho Cinco spent his career proving


That's just not true. Really bright guy.

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/10033294/a-13-step-guide-trashing-ndamukong-suh-nfl-most-eloquent-incendiary-bad-guy
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Post #268 by VLoo » Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:10 pm

It's surprising that some pettiness should creep in at a crucial point of the season, but that's what's happening


DeMarco Murray, Tony Romo not seeing eye to eye

Nothing surprises me about Dallas Cowboys dysfunction.
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Post #269 by ABasin » Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:22 pm

ABasin wrote:Worse than that, the NY JETS fan is talking shit about the Broncos.

In the end, I think everyone in the AFC is going to have a tough go, compared to Seattle/SF/NOrleans. The Broncos are a damn good team, but have simply too many injuries to be a favorite anymore. They've gone 11-3 with season-long injuries to their starting LT, C, DT, CB, S. Now they have a starting DE, WR out. That's a third of the starting roster, which is just too much. Like I said, they have a shot, but teams that can score a lot but can't keep anyone from scoring tend to be lots of fun to watch, but don't go too far in the playoffs.


Yep, too many injuries to be taken seriously, all of the touchdowns notwithstanding.

Von Miller out for the season. ACL.
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Post #270 by NHL33 » Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:23 pm

Even after changing quarterbacks, the Cowboys still find heartbreaking ways to lose.
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Post #271 by VLoo » Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:29 pm

NHL33 wrote:Even after changing quarterbacks, the Cowboys still find heartbreaking ways to lose.


I bet being a Cowboys fan is a lot like that one ex people have who keep convincing them it'll be different this time.
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Post #272 by NHL33 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:30 am

Clayton Kershaw apparently signed a contract worth ~$30M/year for a term of 7 years. What the fuck?
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Post #273 by chewey » Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:36 am

NHL33 wrote:Clayton Kershaw apparently signed a contract worth ~$30M/year for a term of 7 years. What the fuck?


The man is a stud. Seriously, the gap between Kershaw and any other picture in the league right now is bigger than the gap between Crosby and any other player in the league. The only one that can come close to going against Kershaw is King Felix.

EDIT: Actually saying that, maybe I shouldn't say the gap between Kershaw and the rest of the pitchers. Felix is pretty fucking awesome too. But after those guys, no other young pitcher has yet to match their durability and hardware.

EDIT, EDIT 2: The only other guy that I can see being close is David Price. He gon get paid too! Just needs to be more durable and away from twitter.
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Post #274 by NHL33 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:41 am

dmitri wrote:The man is a stud. Seriously, the gap between Kershaw and any other picture in the league right now is bigger than the gap between Crosby and any other player in the league. The only one that can come close to going against Kershaw is King Felix.

EDIT: Actually saying that, maybe I shouldn't say the gap between Kershaw and the rest of the pitchers. Felix is pretty fucking awesome too. But after those guys, no other young pitcher has yet to match their durability and hardware.

EDIT, EDIT 2: The only other guy that I can see being close is David Price. He gon get paid too! Just needs to be more durable and away from twitter.

I hope all of their arms fall off. If Harvey ever regains form and wants anything close to that, he can go eff himself in a trade as well.

Terrible albatrosses in the waiting...really don't think it's good team building, though manageable in LA's case because they don't care about money and are already pretty close to a World Series win.
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Post #275 by chewey » Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:53 am

NHL33 wrote:I hope all of their arms fall off. If Harvey ever regains form and wants anything close to that, he can go eff himself in a trade as well.

Terrible albatrosses in the waiting...really don't think it's good team building, though manageable in LA's case because they don't care about money and are already pretty close to a World Series win.


Kershaw is already on a path to be the best pitcher of his generation. Seriously,

1. 30+ games played since 2009
2. 200+ innings pitched since 2010 (171.0 in 2009)
3. Never had an ERA over 3.00 since 2009
4. Over 200K since 2010 (185 in 2009)
5. 2009: 4.5 WAR 2010: 5.4 WAR 2011: 6.3 WAR 2012: 6.3 WAR 2013: 7.9 WAR
6. 2x CY Young winner
7. 3x ERA champion

Oh yea, and he is only 25.
The man can win you a game by himself (he pretty much did at the beginning of the season against some team going 9 straight without a score and hitting the lone HR or RBI?).

Now the Dogers are fucked if he gets injured though.
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Post #276 by NHL33 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:07 am

dmitri wrote:Now the Dogers are fucked if he gets injured though.

He has thrown a ton of innings already. I know some pitchers simply don't get injured that often and there's no exact science behind it, but I think it's an absurd liability.

Take the same money and spread it around -- much better roster building. Risk-reward assessment is poor; I don't care how great he has been to this point, I'm well aware of the facts and I still think they negotiated a bad contract.

Again, the Dodgers don't give a shit either way so it's moot for now. Eventually that group will hit a limit though, so considering all the money they're throwing around, they better win a World Series soon before things start blowing up in their faces.


Also, Mattingly is an awful manager. ROFL.
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Post #277 by NHL33 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:26 pm

Kudos to the Broncos and Petyon for not choking.

Shame on the Pats, Belichick and Brady for making this such a lopsided game.

Have a feeling tonight's game will be fairly anticlimactic as well...hope not, last weekend was such a disappointment, would prefer this one not to be a waste as well.

To think the first round was so amazing! Dammit.
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Post #278 by ABasin » Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:43 pm

dempsey_k wrote:Are you guys all riding sybians right now?


I gave mine to Getz a few months back. He said he needed two of them. I don't know why.
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Post #279 by NHL33 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:53 pm

Go Peyton.

No way I can root for this mongoloid:
[YouTube]yjOkTib5eVQ[/YouTube]

Although it is pretty hilarious.
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Post #280 by WarriorOfGandhi » Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:44 pm

I'm thinking of how to throw a dope Super Bowl party. Liquor is a given, as well as food that will cause you to punish the toilet the next day. Got to get to Indiana to stock up on fireworks too.
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Post #281 by ABasin » Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:51 am

NHL33 wrote:Go Peyton.

No way I can root for this mongoloid:
[YouTube]yjOkTib5eVQ[/YouTube]

Although it is pretty hilarious.


Yeah, Stanford can put out some good ones.

[video=youtube;uc02ZEPJuF8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uc02ZEPJuF8[/video]

Maybe the two of them could do a Super Bowl commercial together.
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Post #282 by Alex Jones » Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:30 am

It was one of the best things I've ever seen.
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Post #283 by ABasin » Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:58 pm

Alex Jones wrote:It was one of the best things I've ever seen.


JB, someday you need to have sex with the lights on.

Or at least visit a decent strip club.
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Post #284 by ABasin » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:01 pm

dempsey_k wrote:Are you kidding? I love this guy.


He's hilarious. And smart, in a way.

It's always funny as hell watching someone who appears to be so self-unaware.

But then again, is he? You watch - this guy will be the main attraction the entire two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl. The media will focus on Peyton Manning, and....... and........ and..... well, Richard Sherman. What, are they going to interview John Fox instead? Wes Welker? John Elway? Who else?

This dude is going to be this generation's Deion Sanders, and is going to bank it right here and now. He started last night.
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Post #285 by NHL33 » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:08 pm

dempsey_k wrote:This is what some people prefer I guess:

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I prefer zero sports interviews. Not saying I didn't like the Sherman interview, it was amusing in its own right, just that I can't root for that idiot (and that's not a conclusion based on just that interview FYI).
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Post #286 by NHL33 » Fri Jan 24, 2014 11:20 pm

After hearing tons of talk from Federer fans about good he looked this tournament, and being suitably impressed myself in his match against Murray, he goes on to be swept in 3 straight rounds against Nadal.

Some things never change.

Wawrinka has looked pretty impressive so it should be a good final; hoping for the upset.
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Post #287 by NHL33 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:04 am

Nadal apparently having some back issues in the second set - he also lost the first but it's not known whether they were present then. ROFL. That was unexpected.
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Post #288 by NHL33 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:48 pm

Go Tauntauns!

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Post #289 by WarriorOfGandhi » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:20 pm

that is dope
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Post #290 by NHL33 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:40 pm

So, are the stadium lights going to go out anytime soon or are the Broncos going to continue getting killed?
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Post #292 by VLoo » Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:49 pm

Has been just great watching this beat down.
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Post #293 by WarriorOfGandhi » Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:44 pm

football is a stupid sport anyway
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Post #294 by NHL33 » Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:37 pm

As a life long Broncos fan I'm fairly devastated but there is life beyond sports. I will live on.
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Post #295 by chewey » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:30 pm

dempsey_k wrote:How are you bubbas handling it?


I was rooting for the Seahawks.
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Post #296 by Alex Jones » Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:26 pm

I'm still suicidal over the Cowboys season.
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Post #297 by VLoo » Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:39 pm

Alex Jones wrote:I'm still suicidal over the Cowboys season.


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Post #298 by ABasin » Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:08 pm

dempsey_k wrote:How are you bubbas handling it?


Lifetime ban on sybians.

The Broncos almost looked....scared, or something. Just totally inept. In the end, a sad waste of a good ski day.
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Post #299 by ABasin » Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:09 pm

Alex Jones wrote:I'm still suicidal over the Cowboys season.


JB, going to post some pre-draft thoughts?
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Post #300 by Alex Jones » Tue Feb 04, 2014 9:14 pm

Yea, when I get around to it. Lots and lots of good players out there.
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