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Old 03-10-2012, 02:46 AM   #271
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Wait what the. Is that a....what? You wouldn't happened to have been consuming a few adult beverages this evening would you?


I've had a few dozen beers.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:54 AM   #272
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Mortgaging the future would be a gross understatement per this trade. Unless RGIII is a perennial pro-bowler by his second season and leading this team to the playoffs every year he plays more than 12 games, then this is an epic fail. As someone else put it, if RGIII isn't the answer for the Skins over the next decade this trade will be widely recognized as the worst in the modern era of the game.

I cannot even imagine the pressure this kid will feel come regular season...wouldn't wanna trade places w/ him for all the tea in China. The pressure surrounding the Skins QB is one reason I believe Manning, arguably the most mature QB in football, would be the better/best fit. This is flat scary.

One last thought: it's a bit concerning to me his girlfriend isn't a bombshell. I tend to see that as symptomatic of a lack in confidence (in Griffin)...but I'm no psychiatrist.
Have you been watching moneyball?
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Wait what the. Is that a....what? You wouldn't happened to have been consuming a few adult beverages this evening would you?
yes I bought a bottle of J Walker Gold earlier and sipped it liberally. But seriously, if a dude doesn't have an attractive girlfriend/wife I tend to think he lacks confidence. I say this from experience on both sides of the coin. If a rich, famous, star athlete doesn't have a bombshell girlfriend there's something amiss IMO.

Hopefully Griffin is single or dating Miss America by regular season lol...
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I find his girlfriend/fiancée to be attractive even thogh that means nothing but to each his own.
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Have you been watching moneyball?
LOL saw it in theaters! That maxim has been around long before moneyball.
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One last thought: it's a bit concerning to me his girlfriend isn't a bombshell. I tend to see that as symptomatic of a lack in confidence (in Griffin)...but I'm no psychiatrist.
Lucky for me, I'm taking a course on intimate relationships and hence find this pop psychology...annoying.

Studies have shown people tend to pair with those who are similar in attractiveness to themselves. However, environmental factors such as wealth or other flashy things can make a man be perceived as more attractive by the opposite sex. But since I'm just reguritating info, I think the first 45 minutes of this documentary should do better at explaining than I can.

Confidence plays a small role compared to the automatic processes of the body.
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wow just watch the alamo bowl. superman (RG3) can be skins hero too
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We got on the right side of a trade in 2008. The Falcons gave us two 2nd round picks and we ended up with three pass catchers. Look supporting parts are great but without a QB they're just luxuries. Look at any successful team, the QB is the true foundation. Other parts can easily be replaced but almost every move is made around the QB, at least when you have a good one.
Or the Ricky Williams trade...
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I find his girlfriend/fiancée to be attractive even thogh that means nothing but to each his own.
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yes I bought a bottle of J Walker Gold earlier and sipped it liberally. But seriously, if a dude doesn't have an attractive girlfriend/wife I tend to think he lacks confidence. I say this from experience on both sides of the coin. If a rich, famous, star athlete doesn't have a bombshell girlfriend there's something amiss IMO.

Hopefully Griffin is single or dating Miss America by regular season lol...
And everyone said you can't go wrong with RGIII, he always makes the right decisions or choices.
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On a side note,

I'm not sure if someone tweeted to Oldenburg or if he put it out there but the tweet said "David Stern to veto Redskins/Rams trade, keep following story developing."

Not sure if they were just being stupid or if there is something to it and not sure if the trade can be stopped. Does the League have to agree with the trade or can teams trade without League approval?
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On a side note,

I'm not sure if someone tweeted to Oldenburg or if he put it out there but the tweet said "David Stern to veto Redskins/Rams trade, keep following story developing."

Not sure if they were just being stupid or if there is something to it and not sure if the trade can be stopped. Does the League have to agree with the trade or can teams trade without League approval?
I think Jason Whitlock was the first one to tweet this and it was more a pun at Stern who vetoed the Chris Paul to the Lakers trade.
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Andrew luck falls 2nd to redskins ... *plot thickens *
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3 high draft picks for one guy? What an overpay! When do we ever get on the right side of trades? Never. I like RG3 a lot but not at this price. This team simply isn't in a position to throw away high draft picks.
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We will sign manning and Wayne and moved up to get blackmon 2nd overall :-( lmao this trade semi annoys me
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