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Old 09-26-2009, 08:18 AM   #16
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Dmek check my past columns before you post. Week 1 I said you would lose to the Giants and you did... Week 2 I said you would beat Stl but not cover the line and you did.

Right now Week one I've said you've lose week 2 i said you would win
OK, so you haven't picked us to lose every week. but you have picked Dallas each week, no? and nice post warpath. but why skew opinions with logic?
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Old 09-26-2009, 02:58 PM   #17
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Ditto.

I'm tired of all this negativity. I'll bet 99% of all you haters predicted the Skins to beat the rams and lose one to the Giants. Guess what...that's what happened. Let's stop all the overreacting, if it weren't for a few missed opportunities with turnovers and dropped TD passes, they would have put 20+ points on the board, and everyone on here would be saying..."wow, here comes the offense, did you see how they moved the ball...Geez Zorn's offensive scheme really does work!"
Well, gee -- if only I were 5 inches taller, I'd be 6'8".

Turnovers, missed opportunities and dropped TD passes are all things that make for a bad offense. Like it or not, that's exactly what we have right now. Catch those TDs, take advantage of the opportunities, and stop turning the ball over and we'll have a good offense.
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Well, gee -- if only I were 5 inches taller, I'd be 6'8".

Turnovers, missed opportunities and dropped TD passes are all things that make for a bad offense. Like it or not, that's exactly what we have right now. Catch those TDs, take advantage of the opportunities, and stop turning the ball over and we'll have a good offense.
I agree. In fact I think we'd have a very good offense.
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OK, so you haven't picked us to lose every week. but you have picked Dallas each week, no? and nice post warpath. but why skew opinions with logic?
I just meant to back up my opinions with facts.
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Well, gee -- if only I were 5 inches taller, I'd be 6'8".

Turnovers, missed opportunities and dropped TD passes are all things that make for a bad offense. Like it or not, that's exactly what we have right now. Catch those TDs, take advantage of the opportunities, and stop turning the ball over and we'll have a good offense.
Not arguing that point, but don't understand why everyone is calling for Zorn's head.
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•Miami has screwed me over twice,

•It looks like I pissed somebody off because luck it’s not going my way with my overall predictions.
Miami did not screw you over, you chose wrong.

No one has brought you bad luck. You simply chose wrong.

Why do you so ludicrously blame other people for the fact that you, repeatedly, are mistaken?

Plato said that true wisdom is knowing how much we do not know. In Plato's terms, you are quite unwise.
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Miami did not screw you over, you chose wrong.

No one has brought you bad luck. You simply chose wrong.

Why do you so ludicrously blame other people for the fact that you, repeatedly, are mistaken?

Plato said that true wisdom is knowing how much we do not know. In Plato's terms, you are quite unwise.
It's a Cowboy "Thang" Lotus.
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Well, gee -- if only I were 5 inches taller, I'd be 6'8".

Turnovers, missed opportunities and dropped TD passes are all things that make for a bad offense. Like it or not, that's exactly what we have right now. Catch those TDs, take advantage of the opportunities, and stop turning the ball over and we'll have a good offense.
That's the big one. That's the difference between us having a below average offense and an above average offense that leans conservative.

Missed opportunities and dropped TD passes happen to everyone (at different rates of course). Fumbles are just killing us. We've actually gotten lucky to have recovered as many as we have.
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Miami did not screw you over, you chose wrong.

No one has brought you bad luck. You simply chose wrong.

Why do you so ludicrously blame other people for the fact that you, repeatedly, are mistaken?

Plato said that true wisdom is knowing how much we do not know. In Plato's terms, you are quite unwise.
But in his world, DeMarcus Ware already has 10 sacks this season, and is not at all the most overrated defensive player in the NFC East.

The Cowboys, as a team, have zero sacks.
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:01 PM   #25
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Miami did not screw you over, you chose wrong.

No one has brought you bad luck. You simply chose wrong.

Why do you so ludicrously blame other people for the fact that you, repeatedly, are mistaken?

Plato said that true wisdom is knowing how much we do not know. In Plato's terms, you are quite unwise.
C'mon the Miami point was made that I wouldn't picked them again because they've lost twice when I picked them. The bad luck thing is meant to be funny you're nitpicking here.

And it's Ironic you're saying that I don't accept the reality that I made my mistakes but almost everyone here is delusional about their own team and how they're playing.

Now every week there are bad calls like Jacksonville over Arizona I did last week and bad luck ( It happens in the NFL, every sport and life Dummy) Like Cin losing to Denver on a desperation weird play in the last seconds. Get Real.

So if a Pick in Basketball Cleveland over Chicago and they are winning by 2 in the final seconds and a guy from Chicago throws the ball from his own court and nails the 3 pointer to win the game at the buzzer. You're saying I lost because I made the bad pick it wasn't bad luck... if you really believe that luck has nothing to do with sports than I'm unwise in the eyes of Plato, But you sir are just unwise
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C'mon the Miami point was made that I wouldn't picked them again because they've lost twice when I picked them. The bad luck thing is meant to be funny you're nitpicking here.

And it's Ironic you're saying that I don't accept the reality that I made my mistakes but almost everyone here is delusional about their own team and how they're playing.

Now every week there are bad calls like Jacksonville over Arizona I did last week and bad luck ( It happens in the NFL, every sport and life Dummy) Like Cin losing to Denver on a desperation weird play in the last seconds. Get Real.

So if a Pick in Basketball Cleveland over Chicago and they are winning by 2 in the final seconds and a guy from Chicago throws the ball from his own court and nails the 3 pointer to win the game at the buzzer. You're saying I lost because I made the bad pick it wasn't bad luck... if you really believe that luck has nothing to do with sports than I'm unwise in the eyes of Plato, But you sir are just unwise
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:09 PM   #27
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But in his world, DeMarcus Ware already has 10 sacks this season, and is not at all the most overrated defensive player in the NFC East.

The Cowboys, as a team, have zero sacks.
GTripp really read the Columns first man I'm the first one to critic the Cowboys not only they're lack of getting Sacks and Turnovers but their mentality in not stopping NY in the final drive. Please

I'm the first to say things are not ok with my team and if we were going against a team that has shown something I wouldn't pick them to win.

You critic me about Ware but You're the one still defending Orakpo playing LB how's that going for you 2 games 2 tackles and you said he was going to put pressure on 3rd down and get sacks.
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C'mon the Miami point was made that I wouldn't picked them again because they've lost twice when I picked them. The bad luck thing is meant to be funny you're nitpicking here.

And it's Ironic you're saying that I don't accept the reality that I made my mistakes but almost everyone here is delusional about their own team and how they're playing.

Now every week there are bad calls like Jacksonville over Arizona I did last week and bad luck ( It happens in the NFL, every sport and life Dummy) Like Cin losing to Denver on a desperation weird play in the last seconds. Get Real.

So if a Pick in Basketball Cleveland over Chicago and they are winning by 2 in the final seconds and a guy from Chicago throws the ball from his own court and nails the 3 pointer to win the game at the buzzer. You're saying I lost because I made the bad pick it wasn't bad luck... if you really believe that luck has nothing to do with sports than I'm unwise in the eyes of Plato, But you sir are just unwise
But you're looking at it completely wrong. All picking games really comes down to is probabilities. You take all the information you can get, toss out what you deem to be valueless, and then you make the best pick.

Anyone here can do that. Where you have to make your money is by finding games where there's a blowout waiting to happen, but vegas necessarily doesn't see it that way. Calling a game to be "close" is basically saying that you could have gone either way (whether straight or the spread), but you hope to be lucky. Speaking in absolutes (and take this from me) just makes you look like an ass.

I happen to be a quite horrible game picker, btw. I don't bill myself as someone who can pick 12 games right per week though.
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:15 PM   #29
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GTripp really read the Columns first man I'm the first one to critic the Cowboys not only they're lack of getting Sacks and Turnovers but their mentality in not stopping NY in the final drive. Please

You critic me about Ware but You're the one still defending Orakpo playing LB how's that going for you 2 games 2 tackles and you said he was going to put pressure on 3rd down and get sacks.
Well, if Orakpo and Ware are having equal effects on opponents at this point in their careers, I'd say that's probably in the Skins favor.

Orakpo has no 20 sack seasons, obviously. It's an imperfect comparison, so I guess I'm not shocked you would throw it out there.

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I'm the first to say things are not ok with my team and if we were going against a team that has shown something I wouldn't pick them to win.
Well, Washington is going against a team that hasn't shown one thing...

Please. Your no expert, you're a fan. Don't confuse the two.
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:46 PM   #30
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The've shown they can score points against great teams one with a really good defense and they shown that even if they're losing they don't give up.

Was couldn't score a TD against the worst team in the NFL.

Yes I'm a fan but frist I'm a gambler and I bet Footbal every week every year I take this very siruously I post what I bet Sunday.

First week I won $170 Usd week 2 broke even... was goignto win $250 if Pit didn't lose that game in te final minutes. I've never going to be 16-0 a week (against the spread) because luck and weird things happen and bad picks I haven't seen one person going 16-0 against the spread I've have had 15-1 weeks but never 16-0
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