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Old 01-07-2013, 10:53 AM   #61
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It's fairly safe to say whether it's MCL or ACL, he'll recover, right? But my concern is this a recurring problem like with Greg Oden? Although different type of injury.
Oden was 7 feet tall. A lot of those guys like Yao Ming are just so tall that it breaks down their knee and lower back. It is different when you are not 7 feet tall and have to support that height and weight.
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:56 AM   #62
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Oden was 7 feet tall. A lot of those guys like Yao Ming are just so tall that it breaks down their knee and lower back. It is different when you are not 7 feet tall and have to support that height and weight.
Why I pointed out, "different type of injury".
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:59 AM   #63
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It's called denial. Something I think RG3 and Shanahan were both in during the game too.
Yeah.

Still can't get too worked up about it, though. What's done is done, Robert will be okay and both will have learned from this.

I've already moved on. We have nowhere to go but up.
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Why I pointed out, "different type of injury".
I thought you were speaking on the injury itself rather than the body type. My mistake.
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Yeah.

Still can't get too worked up about it, though. What's done is done, Robert will be okay and both will have learned from this.
I've already moved on. We have nowhere to go but up.
I wouldn't be so sure about that. Neither learned from the Baltimore game.
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It's called denial. Something I think RG3 and Shanahan were both in during the game too.
And after the game also
It kills me to say something bad about Rg3,but for him to say after the game he didnt think he hurt the team by being in there really really rubs me the wrong way
Call it ego,arrogance,stupidity,whatever you want to call it,But he def hurt our chances to win
It was obvious to me he wasn't the same player when he hurt himself on the rollout right before he threw the td to Paulson,then as he played more it was painfully obvious he was holding team back
Shanahan might have been 2nd guessed if he pulled him and stuck Kirk in and we still lost,but not by me
I think we win if Kirk comes in after halftime
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:15 AM   #67
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Here we go with the Warpath MD's. Makes me laugh every time.
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Who's being an MD? Were just stating our opinion. No one's rendered a medical diagnosis from what I've read in any of the threads.
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I have to admit, I was disappointed with RGIII's comments after the game also. He is a warrior and a true competitor, but he put his ego ahead of the team. " I don't feel like me being out there hurt the team in any way" and "I'm the best option" were clearly wrong statements. For the future, yes, but not in this game. Cousins could have come in with a 14 point lead and they would have had a chance. With RGIII on the field, he also eliminated the WR's and Alfred Morris offensively, as the 74 yards of total offense in the last 3 quarters told.
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I wouldn't be so sure about that. Neither learned from the Baltimore game.
Eh.

I'm not a big fan of ESPN anymore, but I'm tuned in to First Take this morning because I knew Skip Bayless would have something to say about this since he's such a big fan of Robert and is the reason I followed him his last year at Baylor.

I pretty much agree with everything he said about what occurred last night.

Not sure what Robert and Shanny were supposed to learn from the Baltimore game, other than that when a player affects the play on the field he's not playing on you've got something special.

Also see no reason to believe two intelligent men haven't already learned something and wish they had done things different this very morning.

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It's called denial. Something I think RG3 and Shanahan were both in during the game too.
I think the denial had been going on since well before 5:30 yesterday. But given their convictions that RG3 was able to play, I would have kept him in there as well
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I think there's been some denial going on by some fans here on the Path as well.
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Not sure how a hand full of coaches could have watch the last 3 qtrs and the total lack of production from the O and not figured out that they need to pull RGIII. We had some where around 170 yrds in O yesterday and around 120 came in the 1st qtr or before his injury.
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I really think that had RG3 been 100% going into the playoffs the Skins would have gone to the Super Bowl with a good chance of winning it.
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I wouldn't be so sure about that. Neither learned from the Baltimore game.

So what is your alternative? To play Cousins, go 6-1 in the stretch (if we're lucky) and miss the play-offs? Why do I have the feeling that you wouldn't be satisfied with that choice either?
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