Warpath  

Home | Forums | Salary Cap Info | Shop | Donate | Stay Connected




Go Back   Warpath > Redskins Forums > Redskins Locker Room


Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Redskins Locker Room


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-04-2009, 03:29 AM   #46
Pro Bowl
 
53Fan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Kill Devil Hills, N.C.
Posts: 7,402
re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

God bless their families. Life should never be taken for granted. It is a gift.
__________________
"Cautiously And Optimistically... Looking Forward To Change"
53Fan is offline   Reply With Quote

Advertisements
Old 03-04-2009, 09:24 AM   #47
Quietly Dominating the East
 
Hog1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Naples, Florida
Posts: 9,627
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

How long can it be before a few attorneys get involved and bring an action against the boat owners estate for negligence in causing the other's death?
__________________
Goodbye Sean..........Vaya Con Dios
thankyou Joe.......
“God made certain people to play football. He was one of them.” – Joe Gibbs
Hog1 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 09:49 AM   #48
‎\m/
 
Mattyk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Age: 42
Posts: 85,114
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Sad ending to this story. I can't imagine going out like that.
__________________
Support The Warpath! | Warpath Shop
Mattyk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 01:10 PM   #49
Playmaker
 
irish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 3,743
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

It is amazing that the 2 men we would perceive as the strongest were the first to give up, take off their lifejackets and float away. It just goes to show that without mental strength physical strength wont go too far. Sad ending to the story.
irish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 01:18 PM   #50
Registered User
 
BigHairedAristocrat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,917
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

I cant beleive they gave up hope of being rescued after just a couple hours. that doesnt make sense at all. i wonder if they were intoxicated and that played into their willingness to give up so easily.
BigHairedAristocrat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 01:32 PM   #51
Swearinger
 
GMScud's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Washington, DC
Age: 36
Posts: 12,623
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Man, this is pretty gut wrenching.

ProFootballTalk.com - REPORT: THE THREE MISSING BOATERS TOOK OFF THEIR LIFE VESTS
__________________
Insert witty signature here
GMScud is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 01:36 PM   #52
Living Legend
 
Monkeydad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: PA
Age: 35
Posts: 16,270
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

^

Can people stop sourcing PFT so much?


I thought he man they recovered told authorities they had all been together and were wearing life jackets?
__________________
Not sent from a Droid, iPhone, Blackberry or toaster
Monkeydad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 01:44 PM   #53
Registered User
 
44ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: The Fortune Teller
Posts: 2,512
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigHairedAristocrat View Post
I cant beleive they gave up hope of being rescued after just a couple hours. that doesnt make sense at all. i wonder if they were intoxicated and that played into their willingness to give up so easily.
Never thought of that BHA. That may indeed be the main contributing factor of why their judment seems off. Because it does'nt make sense to me either. You may be right.
44ever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 01:51 PM   #54
Uncle Phil
 
SmootSmack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 45,107
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by Buster View Post
^

Can people stop sourcing PFT so much?


I thought he man they recovered told authorities they had all been together and were wearing life jackets?
You should click on the link first, because PFT is linking to another site (one I know you love )

FOXNews.com - Florida Boat Accident Survivor: 2 NFL Players Gave Up Hope - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News

This isn't a "PFT has heard" or "sources tell PFT" situation

Here's another link

Survivor Tells Strange Tale Of Boaters' Fate - National News Story - WPXI Pittsburgh
__________________
You're So Vain...You Probably Think This Sig Is About You
SmootSmack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 02:10 PM   #55
Swearinger
 
GMScud's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Washington, DC
Age: 36
Posts: 12,623
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by Buster View Post
^

Can people stop sourcing PFT so much?


I thought he man they recovered told authorities they had all been together and were wearing life jackets?
Well, I'm not a big fan of Mike Florio, but they do a good job breaking news, and their rumor-mongering has tapered off a bit.
__________________
Insert witty signature here
GMScud is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 02:31 PM   #56
Impact Rookie
 
Eknox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Flint,Mi
Posts: 528
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

That's a very sad story , you keep hoping you'll here they survived, but we all have a feeling they didn't
Eknox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 02:55 PM   #57
Living Legend
 
Ruhskins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 16,660
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by GMScud View Post
Well, I'm not a big fan of Mike Florio, but they do a good job breaking news, and their rumor-mongering has tapered off a bit.
I think they do a good job of giving sources, that part I like. Personally though, I don't pay much attention to their own stories.
__________________
R.I.P. #21

New words created on The Warpath:
Rewalsr - Somretimes - Fualt - Jersesy - Itiot - Composetory
Afeard - Storgn - Empliment - Gaissn - Saftys - Minnisota
Faviort - Hatter - Phsyched - Foof - Heloing - Brutual
Stroried - Agianst

"Give an opinion and move on. Your life doesn't depend on winning the internet." -FRPLG
Ruhskins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 04:15 PM   #58
Registered User
 
BigHairedAristocrat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,917
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by 44ever View Post
Never thought of that BHA. That may indeed be the main contributing factor of why their judment seems off. Because it does'nt make sense to me either. You may be right.
Dehydration can also lead to impaired judgement, but i cant imagine that was a factor so early on. It just seems 2-4hours is far too early for someone to "give up."

Im not trying to sound like a punk, but how hard can it be (from a psychological standpoint) to hold onto a boat while wearing a life jacket for a couple hours? If these guys were drunk and/or "high" on something, it could certainly explain things.
BigHairedAristocrat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2009, 04:24 PM   #59
Uncle Phil
 
SmootSmack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 45,107
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigHairedAristocrat View Post
Dehydration can also lead to impaired judgement, but i cant imagine that was a factor so early on. It just seems 2-4hours is far too early for someone to "give up."

Im not trying to sound like a punk, but how hard can it be (from a psychological standpoint) to hold onto a boat while wearing a life jacket for a couple hours? If these guys were drunk and/or "high" on something, it could certainly explain things.
Why NFL PLayers Most Likely Can&#39t Survive In The Ocean | WSPA
__________________
You're So Vain...You Probably Think This Sig Is About You
SmootSmack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2009, 01:03 PM   #60
Registered User
 
saden1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Seattle
Age: 35
Posts: 10,069
Re: Updated: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing NFL Players

Apparently two of the missing players gave up hope of being rescued. You give up hope after 4 to 6 hours? WTF?
saden1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site is not officially affiliated with the Washington Redskins or the NFL.
Page generated in 0.86871 seconds with 9 queries

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0 RC5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25