American footy thread

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by hindy111, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    Spotted Chris Sandow in the NFL.

     
  2. jk13

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    Aahhhhhhhh f**k that felt good. Faders!!!!!!!!! I’m Rick James bitch!! 78C09038-F62A-45EB-BF39-0E6D37EC6BFF.gif
     
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  3. Eelementary

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    Sack Gruden.

    And he can take that hack Carr with him.
     
  4. T.S Quint

    T.S Quint First Grade

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    Carr has been awful, but he hasn’t had a lot of help.
    His o-line is appalling, and has no receivers. The defence is just plain bad.

    Letting the 2018/19 Niners walk all over you is criminal. Making a third-string QB look like Aaron Rodgers is even worse.

    Gruden obviously has a plan of short term pain for long term gain. He’s not getting sacked any time soon, but if he doesn’t use the draft picks he picked up well, then his head won’t be attached to his body for much longer.
     
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  5. Eelementary

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    I reckon Gruden is going nowhere for the simple fact that that simpleton, Mark Davis, signed him to a ten-year deal.

    I know we are a mess, but Gruden is in the media, prancing around and saying how great it is that people want to play for Oakland (http://www.espn.com.au/nfl/story/_/...ayers-dying-play-oakland-raiders?platform=amp)...

    He's lost the plot, and he's either too stupid, too arrogant, or too poorly-equipped to deal with it appropriately.

    He's made his mark - but he did so by allowing the best pass rusher in the game to walk, not signing any decent receivers, and making some stupid decisions (replacing a 31-year old Crabtree, with a 33-year old Nelson, who is unable to run with great speed at all any more? Wtf??? Signing Doug Martin to back up Lynch? What!?!?!?!?)...

    And then he plays the Ricky Stuart game at press conferences, and it's everyone's fault but how own...

    This dude (Gruden) denounced analytics, and made a joke about wanting to bring the game back to 1998 - no wonder Mark Davis wanted him coaching his team, as Gruden has proved he is the Head Coach version of Davis, with slightly better hair.

    And we get to enjoy him for 9 more seasons...

    A lot of people dislike Brad Arthur, and he should be dislike for "winning" us a spoon; however, he has done good things for his club, whereas Gruden...

    Gruden has only been in charge for one season, and so deserves the benefit of the doubt, but it's not looking good...
     
  6. T.S Quint

    T.S Quint First Grade

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    I have heard the Mack trade being likened to the Herschell Walker trade back in the 90s.
    The Cowboys used those picks so well it set them up for the next decade in which they won multiple Super Bowls. This is where Gruden needs to earn his money. He needs to make good use of those picks (it also looks like the Raiders will have a top 3 pick at next year’s draft for themselves going by their record so far).

    If it turns out he gave away something big but his pick ends up busted, like when the Skins gave away a bunch of picks for the rights to pick RG3, then I can see him getting sacked and receive huge payout pretty soon.
     
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  7. 84 Baby

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    I never realised that if you take interception/fumble recovery on a two point conversion attempt and go the length, you only get 2 points, not a TD. I assume that if you don’t make it, it just goes back to kickoff? Otherwise you’d stop at the 1 yard
     
  8. 84 Baby

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    BTW how f**king packed to college stadiums get?
     
  9. strider

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    College kids have got nothing else to do
     
  10. T-Boon

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    Yes, and its the same for the 1 point after touch down. You can steal the 1 point. Rare, but I saw the Irish get one against the Longhorns in 2016.
    Edit: I just looked it up it is on youtube if anyone cares 'Shaun Crawford point after touchdown' (or something)
     
  11. T-Boon

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    College atmosphere is way better than NFL. Those kids are on goofy juice and beer cant even replicate that.
     
  12. T.S Quint

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    It’s pretty f**king huge, especially in those states that don’t have NFL teams, like Alabama, Iowa, Mississippi, etc.

    Americans just love their football so much that they will go all out to support the local school team, even if they didn’t even go to that school.
     
  13. jk13

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    George mutherf**kin kittle, soooo good. Still blowing all over elway after all these years. Going to the Seattle game this week, hopefully Mullens can keep the non tanking going
     
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    What's with Amari Cooper deciding to remember how to catch the f**king ball as soon as he leaves Oakland.
    And before Eele comes in, sure Carr hasn't been great, but Prescott is no Aaron Rogers either
     
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    there is only one Aaron Rodgers
     
  16. Kornstar

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    A year ago today i was in Indianapolis watching the Colts v Broncos.

    Have a great time at the game!!
     
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  17. hindy111

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    Rodgers has been average the last few seasons.Sure his team isn't the greatest but still.
    If I had to pick my top QB right now it would be Russel Wilson.
     
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    Did you eat a hotdog?
     
  19. Kornstar

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    I don’t think i did to tell you the truth. I had one at the Jets game i went to though a week later.
     
  20. Eelementary

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    Derek Carr is an impostor; a fraud; a pretender. :D
     

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