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Old 10-03-2006, 05:09 AM   #1
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Is this lame or what?

From the Washington Post: Unsung Campbell Registers High Note - washingtonpost.com

"The NFL hit Portis in the wallet. After Cartwright's 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown Sept. 17 against Dallas, Portis raced 50 yards to congratulate Cartwright. Portis, who was inactive for that game, was notified last week that he has been fined $5,000 by the league."

Along the same lines, the 15 yard penalty sunday appears to have been for someone picking Moss up in celebration.

Okay, I have never been one for choreographed TD celebrations but, jeez, let the players show some spontaneous joy - you might find it infectous.
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Old 10-03-2006, 06:23 AM   #2
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Re: Is this lame or what?

if i were commish for a day, i'd kill that stupid rule, and give more leeway in TD celebrations.

make PI reviewable.

reverse the new onside kick rule (where 5 players must be on each side)

get rid of the inactives (where you have a 53 man roster, but not everyone is allowed to dress)

ease up on the late QB hits (300lb linemen can't always stop in 0.01 seconds) by giving some leeway to refs to decide if the guy had ANY reasonable way of stopping in time (so there's no free hits).

birds eye and QB cams (maybe as an after the fact sales item for download or dvd?)

possibly a 5 yard foul penalty for the ticky-tack crap that doesn't really deserve 15 yards.

full time refs

look into hiring at least one official NFL announcer crew, since that seems to be the biggest complaint with the product.


nothing major, but things i think might be worthwhile.
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Old 10-03-2006, 08:22 AM   #3
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Re: Is this lame or what?

That "celebration" penalty we got was total BS.

Lloyd picked up Moss, big freaking deal.

That kind of stuff happens all the time, in fact the Jags did it later in the game and didn't get flagged.

When they put this rule in place I don't think that's the kind of stuff they were looking to get rid of.

Use your head refs.
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Old 10-03-2006, 10:32 AM   #4
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Totally agree--talk about your "no fun" league. What BS. What's next--no smiling?
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Old 10-03-2006, 10:33 AM   #5
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Damn Refs are using the Redskins as an example for the rest of the league - "do this and you'll get fined"....except no one else is getting fined!!! I HATE THEM!!!
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Damn Refs are using the Redskins as an example for the rest of the league - "do this and you'll get fined"....except no one else is getting fined!!! I HATE THEM!!!
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Old 10-03-2006, 11:28 AM   #7
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The celebration penalty is designed to stop what Mathis and the other Jag-off were doing after Mathis's interception. Not to stop players from congratulating each other.
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From the Washington Post: Unsung Campbell Registers High Note - washingtonpost.com

"The NFL hit Portis in the wallet. After Cartwright's 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown Sept. 17 against Dallas, Portis raced 50 yards to congratulate Cartwright. Portis, who was inactive for that game, was notified last week that he has been fined $5,000 by the league."

Along the same lines, the 15 yard penalty sunday appears to have been for someone picking Moss up in celebration.

Okay, I have never been one for choreographed TD celebrations but, jeez, let the players show some spontaneous joy - you might find it infectous.
5K for saying "congrats" after an incredible play and just 5 games for attempted murder?

I think we need ANOTHER new commish.
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Old 10-03-2006, 04:37 PM   #9
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Oh, and Portis should be allowed to wear red socks if he wants to.
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That "celebration" penalty we got was total BS.

Lloyd picked up Moss, big freaking deal.

That kind of stuff happens all the time, in fact the Jags did it later in the game and didn't get flagged.

When they put this rule in place I don't think that's the kind of stuff they were looking to get rid of.

Use your head refs.
I thought it was from lloyd picking up moss too but if you look at the replay, you will see another redskins player doing the same dance moss is doing...
Still stupid but they were doing the same crappy dance.
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Old 10-03-2006, 05:35 PM   #11
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No celebrating???? The fine for that is F"N crazy. They will let me dump beer, and mustard all over me in the stands if we score but if Portis congrats somebody he gets fined. NFL football policy will forever be lame, since it is a billion $ corp.
Whats next.... are they going to say no running with the football, only walking? That way the players can become apparrel models on a 100 yard runway. I dont believe the NFL to be anything more than a Consuming Corporate Whore. There should be an F'N council, why is there a tiny aged hobbit Mo Fo deciding the future of these mens conduct and changing our winters of enjoyment over this corporation? Money I know. But does a 1 hour game have to be 3hours long with massive commercial breaks if your lucky to see it at all with black outs to show 15 year old episodes of Friends, Darma and Greg or Ernest goes to Camp movies???
I just hate how NFL football has companies are all suckling off their teet, I just want to watch the Redskins beat the Giants ass on Sunday.
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Old 10-03-2006, 11:07 PM   #12
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Wow! So the penalty IS lloyd's fault! He didn't pick up Santana fast enough! ;-)

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I thought it was from lloyd picking up moss too but if you look at the replay, you will see another redskins player doing the same dance moss is doing...
Still stupid but they were doing the same crappy dance.
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5K for saying "congrats" after an incredible play and just 5 games for attempted murder?

I think we need ANOTHER new commish.
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Your guys mom is lame! Oh snap.
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if its not planned, then it should be OK. Portis running to congratulate Cartwright isn't worthy of a fine. and Dockery doing a horrible little dance bit isn't worthy of a penalty. as Riggo once said, lighten up baby
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