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    Ryan Tannenhill goes down with what looks like ACL

    Still sounds like he may need season ending surgery. Just the way he pulls up while running without being touched screams its not good. This is the worst time of year. So many players going down before the season starts.
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    Reuben Foster

    The more I heard about him the more red flags I heard about. I got the impression from some that he had these great highlight reel hits that would get fans excited but when it came down to Xs and Os coaches didn't like him as much. After the initial hype I ended up feeling there was no way he was worth #14 if he was a MLB that didn't call the defense and had all the off the field/medical flags. I'm no expert and I've been known to be wrong but I'm happy with the way things turned out.
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    OFFICIAL: Nick Foles 2017 option not picked up by Chiefs

    Get over it already. Is Foles awesome? No. Is he as terrible as some want to make him out to be? Probably not. Sure Foles had some luck to have that amazing year. News flash same is true of every player who has had record setting years. At some point you face bad competition and rack up some stats. My thing with Foles is could he have actually improved and become a really good QB if he had had a competent coach. He definitely had issues he needed to work on. The question was were they too ingrained for him to break or could he fix them and take the next step and become a franchise QB. He didn't take the next step. Now was that his fault or Chip's? Don't quote me stats about Chip's offense being top of the league year two. I watched that offense and it was hard to watch. It wasn't good. With Chip you have to be careful because the sheer number of snaps blow the stats out of whack. It got stupidly simplistic fast. And for F's sake don't sit there and make fun of someone's screen name then get upset someone made fun of yours.
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    OFFICIAL: Nick Foles 2017 option not picked up by Chiefs

    Again: more snaps = better stats NOT better play. I don't believe Sanchez actually played any better for Kelly. Hismstats just looked better because the ball was in his hands more per game.
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    OFFICIAL: Nick Foles 2017 option not picked up by Chiefs

    You call that decent play? Yeah he had a statistical up tick but a lot of that probably had to do more with the sheer volume of snaps than with anything resembling actual QB play. The more I think back the more Kelly benefited year 1 from having McCoy and Jackson at skill positions, the sheer number of plays he ran increasing the stats, and teams briefly not knowing what they were dealing with. Once he started dumping talent and teams realized he was a one trick wonder he was done.
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    Disgruntled Nick Foles skips OTAs (ORIG POST: 6/1/2016)

    I haven't seen this but it wouldn't surprise me. It was one of my first thoughts when I saw this story earlier. It was portrayed like he was holding out but from the what Fisher was saying it sounded more like it was either the team's or a mutual decision because they didn't want him/want to pay him so instead of risking injury and having to pay him the whole year they asked him to stay away.
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    Johnny Manziel

    It was kind of funny at first just how big of an egotistical dope he was being after all the hype. It was like "I'm Johnny Football. I'm great. I don't need to put in the work. I can go party and act like an idiot no matter what anyone else says." Watching him fall on his face in the NFL largely because of his own ego was kind of funny. Its quickly become really sad and depressing though. He's no longer throwing his career away he's very possibly throwing his life away and doesn't seem to care. I don't know if I necessarily feel bad for him in particular but I definitely feel bad for those wno care about him and can't get through to him. Multiple people have tried to get through to him but he doesn't want to hear it. I'm betting his dad had tried, two agents tried, and apparently some friends tried an intervention and he blew up on them. Unless his attitude changes this seems like its going to end tragically.
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    Rolling R-word's (Trademark Pending) updates..

    Part of it is for sure the disfunction in Washington but I think the other big problem is his ego. It sounds like he was worshipped at college and even the coaches weren't hard on him. Maybe a better run organization could have set him straight but having the owner taking his side over his coaches made things worse. That line as a whole looked bad. Yeah the back up LG was bad but I saw immediate pressure from all over the place and yeah in some cases he held onto the ball too long and took unnecessary hits but I still don't think that line looked good at all.
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    Ongoing Derek Carr Thread

    OK is this like the greatest troll job in history? He can't be serious can he? Nothing is ever Carr's fault. He'll be fine.
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    Ongoing Derek Carr Thread

    So where is Carr's biggest fan? Couldn't post fast enough the one week he finally wins a game but the week he gets shut out....he checks out an hour into the game.
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    Ongoing Derek Carr Thread

    How is this still a thing?
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    Rolling R-word's (Trademark Pending) updates..

    So now Sapp is officially smarter than the Racists and their fans. He was just on NFLN and just said the shot on Foles was a dirty hit. He even said it was cowardly.
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    Rolling R-word's (Trademark Pending) updates..

    LOL they're crying over at ES about how the refs screwed them.
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    Rolling R-word's (Trademark Pending) updates..

    Love it. Other than RGMe's college coach Gruden was the candidate I most hoped they'd hire.
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    Rolling R-word's (Trademark Pending) updates..

    There's an NFL team out there that needs to figure out if that was their scout that provided that evaluation and fire him immediately.