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onlydarksets 09-30-2005 09:39 AM

There's "heroic effort", and then there is heroic effort
 
There's way too much use of "heroic efforts" to describe NFL players these days. This is what I would call a heroic effort - someone who does what they are told they lack the ability to do. It's just unfortunate that there is always [URL=http://news.cincinnati.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050922/COL03/509220387/1082/SPT]someone in the crowd that is working against them.[/URL]

[QUOTE]The story spilled from the page like blood. It ended up where all these stories end up, in the center of my stomach, dead. Next to it was a picture of the player, a Dayton high school footballer named Bobby Martin. He has no legs.

The story said the referees told him he couldn't play. They leaned on a national high school rule that says every player has to wear shoes, thigh pads and knee pads.

Even players without feet, thighs or knees.[/QUOTE]

SI has a [URL=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/2005/09/27/gallery.martin/content.1.html?cnn=yes]members-only article[/URL].

RedskinRat 09-30-2005 06:01 PM

Re: There's "heroic effort", and then there is heroic effort
 
If it's not the PC crowd it's the other "not my rule , I just enforce them" types.

I the kid gets another shot.

Gmanc711 09-30-2005 09:09 PM

Re: There's "heroic effort", and then there is heroic effort
 
Thats crazy!! Not that the kid is just on the team, but he busts his ass and plays. Crazy! Let him back on the feild.


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