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Old 12-07-2006, 08:35 PM   #31
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I think its an excuse. Professional athletes are paid to produce, and many do. Santana Moss got a fat contract and delivered the goods. Being a pro means getting paid large sums of money to deliver on the field. It also means taking personal responsibility when you fail to deliver and correcting the situation.
i agree, these guys are playing at the highest level of football..and they cant produce cuz theyre paying them too much? CMON if i was gettin paid as much as they were it would MOTIVATE me not PRESSURE me
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Old 12-07-2006, 08:43 PM   #32
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If you don't want pressure. Don't sign a huge contract. If you are already rich why put the pressure of living up to a huge contract on yourself
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Old 12-07-2006, 09:58 PM   #33
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You guys are missing the point. No one is saying we should feel sorry for these players, or that we should let them off the hook for underperforming. It's just crazy to pretend that the pressure of playing in DC hasn't impacted their performance. I mean, Carter basically says, yeah, the pressure got to me.

Again, that's not an excuse, but if we are to begin to map where this season went wrong, the unrealistic expectations, and the weight associated with that, has to be considered as a major factor.
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You guys are missing the point. No one is saying we should feel sorry for these players, or that we should let them off the hook for underperforming. It's just crazy to pretend that the pressure of playing in DC hasn't impacted their performance. I mean, Carter basically says, yeah, the pressure got to me.

Again, that's not an excuse, but if we are to begin to map where this season went wrong, the unrealistic expectations, and the weight associated with that, has to be considered as a major factor.
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