Kulturkampf? In my NFL? It's more likely than you think. Football 2018

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Re: Kulturkampf? In my NFL? It's more likely than you think. Football 2018

Post by Highway » 17 Sep 2018, 19:51

It should have been the biggest story, what, 15 years ago? Since Snyder owned the team? Like one guy said, any time in the last 10 years he's walked up to the ticket counter at FedEx Field on game day, he's been able to buy a face value ticket. It was a story in the 80s and 90s. It was a joke in the 2000s. Thanks Dan Snyder for fucking up something else.
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Post by Kolohe » 17 Sep 2018, 20:21

Yeah, it's been a farce forna while. Luckily for them, they declined just as the NFL was getting lax about blackout rules, so it was all able to be covered up with plausible deniability.

In seriousness, what is genuinely remarkable is that they sold over 20 thousand fewer tickets this openning day than last year which is a helluva cliff, and I got to think a wake up call omen.
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Post by D.A. Ridgely » 18 Sep 2018, 13:22

Kolohe wrote:
17 Sep 2018, 19:01
The end of the Skins consecutive sell out streak should be the biggest story in Washington.
That streak came to an end a long time ago, probably before Cooke died. For a while, they just deep discounted seats to corporations / lobbyists / etc. until the occasional glimmer of hope started selling tickets to actual fans again. (For perspective, most Hollywood awards shows have fillers not just to fill the seats of stars when they're backstage waiting to present something but for the inevitable five percent plus of no-shows.)

I'm hoping against all my political convictions that D.C. gets suckered into building a new stadium down at the Navy Yard.

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Post by Shem » 24 Sep 2018, 23:22

Flopping in the NFL now. Great.

Roethlisberger is such a piece of shit.
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Post by Mo » 25 Sep 2018, 05:09

Shem wrote:Flopping in the NFL now. Great.

Roethlisberger is such a piece of shit.
Hit to the QB helmet is always 15
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Post by Shem » 25 Sep 2018, 09:42

That was a tap that he oversold to get the penalty, not a real hit.
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Post by Mo » 25 Sep 2018, 10:43

Shem wrote:
25 Sep 2018, 09:42
That was a tap that he oversold to get the penalty, not a real hit.
Someone has never watched a game with Tom Brady
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Post by Aresen » 25 Sep 2018, 10:56

Shem wrote:
25 Sep 2018, 09:42
That was a tap that he oversold to get the penalty, not a real hit.
Diving is spreading from real Football to fake football?
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Post by lunchstealer » 25 Sep 2018, 14:07

Aresen wrote:
25 Sep 2018, 10:56
Shem wrote:
25 Sep 2018, 09:42
That was a tap that he oversold to get the penalty, not a real hit.
Diving is spreading from real Football to fake football?
Look I know Trump is a thing and all so differentiation is a sensible impulse, but Canadians are English in name only.
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Post by Mo » 25 Sep 2018, 16:02

Also, there are multiple English footballs, one of which real football derived from.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 25 Sep 2018, 18:17

Mo wrote:
25 Sep 2018, 16:02
Also, there are multiple English footballs, one of which real football derived from.
Further, Canadians themselves have their own variation of American football (they say it's based on rugby football, but they throw on helmets and padding) and most of them mean it or the American game when they say "football".

It's just trollin' like that we-burned-down-DC BS. :)
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Post by Shem » 26 Sep 2018, 13:15

Mo wrote:
25 Sep 2018, 10:43
Shem wrote:
25 Sep 2018, 09:42
That was a tap that he oversold to get the penalty, not a real hit.
Someone has never watched a game with Tom Brady
A reaction like that should put you straight into concussion protocol. Fight me.
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Post by JasonL » 26 Sep 2018, 14:59

That was a drama job yes. I would say that in the grand scheme of things, lists of things to dislike about about Ben would not reasonably include "gets lots of questionable roughing calls". He could do that 30 more times and only be at 2/3 Brady.

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Post by Shem » 26 Sep 2018, 16:48

Not sure what Brady's pathetic behavior has to do with Roethlisberger being a piece of shit.
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Post by JasonL » 26 Sep 2018, 17:22

It’s that if you are talking about crying for and getting roughing calls he isn’t a notable piece of shit relative to the league not just Brady. He doesn’t get those calls overall.

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Post by Mo » 26 Sep 2018, 17:34

I would say, relative to his style of play, he gets more calls than others. Cam, Wilson and Kaep (pre-kneeling) never got those calls even less. But, he’s better than Brady, the Mannings or Ryan.

One guy who shockingly never got calls was Warner. But that may be due to the fact that he held on to the ball way too long. That guy was a brave, idiot gunslinger.
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Post by Shem » 26 Sep 2018, 18:42

Roethlisberger trades on that idiotic "I play real, smashmouth, lunchpail footbaw, no matter how banged up I get" mythology that a good-sized subset of Pittsburgh fans eat up with a spoon. So yeah, it does make him worse than someone like Brady, who is at least as bad but who is at least straightforward about playing the refs like (in football terms) a wuss.
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Post by JasonL » 26 Sep 2018, 20:51

Yes he’s a drama queen but yes he takes hits and doesn’t get calls in the AFC north that many other qbs have never had to face.

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Post by Shem » 26 Sep 2018, 21:12

Cam Newton both gets hits that are just as bad, and is much, much less likely to get calls. Plus, when Cam pulls this crap, the media rips him a new one. Ben, not so much.
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Post by Painboy » 12 Oct 2018, 23:50

This is some fine trolling.
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