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Old 01-09-2013, 02:32 PM   #76
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Another role played in all of this is young Robert's fearlessness. I think that's a chink in his armor, a flaw - I think he's fearless to a fault.
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He played well against the Browns on one week's worth of practice. I think Cousins will be fine next season after going an entire offseason taking snaps as the starter. He's no RG3, but it's not like he's going to straight out suck.
Just playing devils advocate here, because I don't want this to happen but I'm going to throw out a name here that was in the exact same position. We all know how that ended.

Let me get your thoughts. Kevin Kolb.
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or to increase his value soooooo much that RGIII becomes the trade bait . . . :-0
HAHAHA. NO….

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Old 01-09-2013, 02:47 PM   #79
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Re: RGIII undergoing total reconstructive surgery: out 6-8 months

Per Grant Paulsen: Talked to a renowned surgeon who's operated on countless world-class athletes. Said 6-8 month recovery timetable: realistic, not assured....I found particularly interesting from my convo w/ the renowned doctor: RG3's previous ACL tear won't add time to rehab/recovery.
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I'm just going to say right now that I think there's a lot of PR spin behind this announcement and I'd be very surprised to see him on the field before early October.

Hope I'm wrong
I don't mind if you are right, if October is when he is 100% that is when he should play, not a moment before that.

That report did seem a bit optimistic to me also.

If we learned anything its that we do not need to RUSH this thing. Just get it done right, no matter the time frame.

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Per Grant Paulsen: Talked to a renowned surgeon who's operated on countless world-class athletes. Said 6-8 month recovery timetable: realistic, not assured....I found particularly interesting from my convo w/ the renowned doctor: RG3's previous ACL tear won't add time to rehab/recovery.
It sounds like to me, that at least by Dr. Andrews' high standards, the previous surgery may not have been up to par. Although it was not completely torn, he decided to completely re-do the prior procedure and replace it entirely. Perhaps that contributed to the injury? If not, at least we can be reassured that it should be even stronger than before now.



Side note, is anyone else seeing the MendMyKnee.com ad on top of the page? Funny, a little.
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Re: RGIII undergoing total reconstructive surgery: out 6-8 months

My mom had her knee replaced at age 73 and over a yr latter she is not a 100% so I'm guessing RGIII will not play in 2013.
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It sounds like to me, that at least by Dr. Andrews' high standards, the previous surgery may not have been up to par. Although it was not completely torn, he decided to completely re-do the prior procedure and replace it entirely. Perhaps that contributed to the injury? If not, at least we can be reassured that it should be even stronger than before now.



Side note, is anyone else seeing the MendMyKnee.com ad on top of the page? Funny, a little.
Hopefully, hate comparing to AP's injury but hopefully it has a similar result, or Welker's knee, or Brady's. Well it comes back just as good if not better. Except with brady it took two seasons to recover completely.
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Said I was going to stay away, but your increased circumspection today, BHA, has made me have to comment on the above.
Another role played in all of this is young Robert's fearlessness. I think that's a chink in his armor, a flaw - I think he's fearless to a fault. Now the coach knows that.

I don't think it happens again, either.

And if I'm reading between the lines correctly of the things Robert himself has been saying since Sunday on Facebook, I think he is kicking himself, too, and maybe he's wizened up about that.
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My mom had her knee replaced at age 73 and over a yr latter she is not a 100% so I'm guessing RGIII will not play in 2013.
Can she hit an end zone fade?
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@john_keim: Folks: will be tweeting updated convo with Dr. Lehman and how much difference it makes if ACL repaired vs. reconstructed. one word: huge
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My mom had her knee replaced at age 73 and over a yr latter she is not a 100% so I'm guessing RGIII will not play in 2013.
People heal a lot more quickly when they are 22 than when they are 73.
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Hey First, could your mom jump into the stands at FedEx before her surgery?
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People heal a lot more quickly when they are 22 than when they are 73.
I'm thinking he was being sarcastic..... Well I hope so anyway.
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My mom had her knee replaced at age 73 and over a yr latter she is not a 100% so I'm guessing RGIII will not play in 2013.
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