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View Poll Results: Is TO Worth It for a Super Bowl-presented by dmek25
Yes-Win at all costs 23 16.08%
No-TO doesn't guarantee us anything but headaches 110 76.92%
I Don't Know-don't ask me to think in the off-season 10 6.99%
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Old 02-02-2006, 03:55 PM   #136
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This is what I meant by "irreparable damage". These guys are stabbing each other in the back all over the place now. Looks like no one has control up there.
I think the Skins are the Eagles of a few years ago. This what happens to the Eagles on TO. Just say no to TO.
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Old 02-02-2006, 03:58 PM   #137
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alot of problems in the eagles oranization and not all of them are named terrell
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Old 02-02-2006, 04:44 PM   #138
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All of T.O's current troubles began when he criticized Donovan McNabb. Donovan may be a hell of a guy but I don't understand why he is beyond reproach. Anyone who dares to suggest that he might be wearing the Emperor's New Clothes is immediately cast down. IMO, the real villains here are the Eagles, Jeffrey Lurie, and Andy Reid. They could have paid T.O what he was worth and none of this would have happened. Instead they sided with McNabb and alienated their best player. This only two years after scapegoating James Thrash for McNabb's hideous play against the Panthers in the NFC Championship Game. How many careers are going to be sacrificed so that they can continue to pretend that their QB is more than average.

They get no sympathy from me. Let's see how far their beloved Donovan takes them next year. Better yet, let's see what poor sucker gets the blame when McNabb starts throwing airballs again (No doubt the lingering effects/affects of his groin injury). In the end, characters like T.O. come and go, but hatred for the Iggles lasts forever.
Are you kidding me. This team was a model of the NFL for years. Team chemistry, comradory until TOs antics took over the locker room. Fights, divided team, thats a sign of a follow me first. Donavan handled this thing with class which is something TO cant spell. First of all TO just signed the damn contract last year, and was in the first year of a 50 million dollar deal. In the first two or three years of that deal he was one of the top 5 paid receivers in the NFL. The way the contract was, the salary dropped off the final few years. Which was signed to help the EAgles with salary cap, and give TO his money early since he is 32 years old. Him trying to get out of this deal is absolutely why people can't stand athletes. This guy, if he kept his mouth shut was going to get 7 million dollars in March. This guy couldn't stand not being the #1 guy on his team, nor could he stand not being the #1 paid WR in the NFL. His agent is to blame as well, he is the one that said hold out, we'll get you a new deal. He said that to a couple of his clients. I think the eagles did what a lot of pro franchises should do. Either play with your current deal, or sit home and dont get paid. I can see maybe looking for a new deal if you have 1 or 2 years left, but come on, he had 6 years left. That is just selfish. The guy was getting 7 million plus a year. Wonder why people hate his guts.
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Old 02-02-2006, 06:46 PM   #139
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This is what I meant by "irreparable damage". These guys are stabbing each other in the back all over the place now. Looks like no one has control up there.
let's hope for some more. Et tu Douglas.
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Old 02-03-2006, 11:24 AM   #140
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TO single handedly tainted the Eagles locker room and I for one am loving the aftermath!!

I don't see how these issues are going to disappear overnight either. Seems like they have a bit of a divided locker room and it could take a while to get things back on track, especially if they struggle early on you'll have the TO backers in the locker room wondering what could have been if they had kept TO.

There's no way I can believe Joe Gibbs could take all of this in and conclude that TO is someone he would want to risk his locker room character over. Just no way.
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Old 02-03-2006, 11:28 AM   #141
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TO single handedly tainted the Eagles locker room and I for one am loving the aftermath!!

I don't see how these issues are going to disappear overnight either. Seems like they have a bit of a divided locker room and it could take a while to get things back on track, especially if they struggle early on you'll have the TO backers in the locker room wondering what could have been if they had kept TO.

There's no way I can believe Joe Gibbs could take all of this in and conclude that TO is someone he would want to risk his locker room character over. Just no way.
Appearantly Sheldon Brown felt Donavan should just drop and move on, and that Douglas was wrong for saying what he said.

But I think you're right, this will follow them to training camp.
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Old 02-03-2006, 12:39 PM   #142
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We'd have to be the dumbest kid on the block to give anyone a third chance to screw things up for themselves. I hope he stays in the division. But not on our team. He is guaranteed to help some team somewhere fall apart.
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Old 02-03-2006, 01:02 PM   #143
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We'd have to be the dumbest kid on the block to give anyone a third chance to screw things up for themselves. I hope he stays in the division. But not on our team. He is guaranteed to help some team somewhere fall apart.
I agree but I would perfer to see him go to a team out of our division so that just in case he did get his act together.
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Old 02-03-2006, 02:14 PM   #144
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I voted no, but his talent is the reason we're even having this discussion. I can't sit here and honestly say, I hope he goes to Dallas, unless they give up the farm for him.

He's a player everyone says they don't want, but many secretly want him on their team.
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