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Old 08-05-2013, 05:43 PM   #286
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That egostical lying prick Urban Meyer is the common denominator. He recruited them and let them do whatever they wanted at Florida. Eff him
Did you all know that Shanahan and Allen are drug dealers. Look at Trent Williams and Jarvis Jenkins. Shanahan and Allen are the common denominators. They drafted them and let them do what ever they wanted in Washington.

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Devin Thomas came up for discussion on the Warpath the other day. He has now left the Motor City.

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Devin Thomas came up for discussion on the Warpath the other day. He has now left the Motor City.

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^ Yes, seriously...he said a bad word, while drunk.

Where is the public outcry for the real criminals? This offseason:

Andre Smith and Da-Quan Bowers both took a gun into an airport.

Jay Ratliff put everyone in danger by driving drunk. His temmate killed someone that way.

Michael Boley was arrested for child abuse.

Amari Spivey beat up his girlfriend over child support, with the kid there.

Dez Bryant was arrested for beating his own mother.
monkey i am not picking on you per se but i always kinda roll my eyes when ppl try to defend or justify 1 person's specific negative act by pointing out all the other evil deeds that others might have done.

it has no relevance to the specific bad act being discussed and in no way excuses or absolves anyone from anything.

when ppl do that, i interpret it as them saying "whats the big deal, did you her what johnny said .... "


and im glad that no one here has raised the "white cracker" argument bc the term white cracker doesnt have 100s of years of oppression, hate and slavery behind it.

with all that strongly said, i dont think the NFL would have any justification for fining or suspending him. if football teams are like a family, id let the eagles family handle it internally. if he is too divisive of a presence, then the eagles should do what they have to do.

my 2 cents - no one should get a pass for using the word the way in which he said it but what he said should have no bearing on his football eligibility through the league office. i apologize for perhaps extending this convo.
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That egostical lying prick Urban Meyer is the common denominator. He recruited them and let them do whatever they wanted at Florida. Eff him
So Urban Meyer is responsible for his former players behavior? That ridiculous.
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monkey i am not picking on you per se but i always kinda roll my eyes when ppl try to defend or justify 1 person's specific negative act by pointing out all the other evil deeds that others might have done.

it has no relevance to the specific bad act being discussed and in no way excuses or absolves anyone from anything.

when ppl do that, i interpret it as them saying "whats the big deal, did you her what johnny said .... "


and im glad that no one here has raised the "white cracker" argument bc the term white cracker doesnt have 100s of years of oppression, hate and slavery behind it.

with all that strongly said, i dont think the NFL would have any justification for fining or suspending him. if football teams are like a family, id let the eagles family handle it internally. if he is too divisive of a presence, then the eagles should do what they have to do.

my 2 cents - no one should get a pass for using the word the way in which he said it but what he said should have no bearing on his football eligibility through the league office. i apologize for perhaps extending this convo.
Well said.

Just to add because he was drunk shouldn't excuse anything either.
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monkey i am not picking on you per se but i always kinda roll my eyes when ppl try to defend or justify 1 person's specific negative act by pointing out all the other evil deeds that others might have done.

it has no relevance to the specific bad act being discussed and in no way excuses or absolves anyone from anything.

when ppl do that, i interpret it as them saying "whats the big deal, did you her what johnny said .... "


and im glad that no one here has raised the "white cracker" argument bc the term white cracker doesnt have 100s of years of oppression, hate and slavery behind it.

with all that strongly said, i dont think the NFL would have any justification for fining or suspending him. if football teams are like a family, id let the eagles family handle it internally. if he is too divisive of a presence, then the eagles should do what they have to do.

my 2 cents - no one should get a pass for using the word the way in which he said it but what he said should have no bearing on his football eligibility through the league office. i apologize for perhaps extending this convo.
The only thing you are saying with that comment is that its acceptable for black people to be racist but wrong when a white person is. Its not even the words used, its the intent behind the words. Thats why I disagree with people saying its wrong for a black person to use the word nigger/nigga. Their intent is completely different than Riley Coopers intent.

I really dont care if anyone calls me a cracker. I have been called that as well as honkey or any other number of racist words, but its the intent behind the words that matter. Im not going to cry over being called a name, but I do recognize the intent behind it and will judge that person accordingly. Intent is the main reason I have absolutely no problem defending the team having the name Redskins, because the intent to be racist is not there.

Saying you were going to feed fried chicken to a black person would never be considered racist without intent. And we both know that the intent behind that statement is racist. I have been sitting next to black people in KFC before, and I never feared it being racist. If I started making wise cracks about them eating chicken, that is racist.

Intent matters...
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So Urban Meyer is responsible for his former players behavior? That ridiculous.

Were they ever in trouble at school and yes the coach is held to a standard for the behavior of his players .
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Were they ever in trouble at school and yes the coach is held to a standard for the behavior of his players .

Yes but not after they are in the Pros. AH was never arrested at UF I dont think
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That egostical lying prick Urban Meyer is the common denominator. He recruited them and let them do whatever they wanted at Florida. Eff him

And now OSU is going down the same route. They were a program full of players who feel entitled and think they're shielded from getting in trouble before...now he's there with his "let players run wild" approach. It's going to get ugly in Columbus. Very ugly.

Their players are already getting in a ton of trouble lately.

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Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer has disciplined four of his football players for legal problems, including suspending the Buckeyes’ leading scorer, Carlos Hyde, who is suspected of assaulting a woman over the weekend in Columbus.

In addition, the star cornerback Bradley Roby, who was arrested in Indiana for an altercation with a security guard at a bar this past weekend, will not represent the Buckeyes at this week’s Big Ten media days. The freshmen recruits Marcus Baugh, a tight end, and defensive lineman Tim Gardner were also disciplined Monday.

Hyde, a 6-foot, 242-pound senior from Naples, Fla., rushed for 970 yards on 185 carries last season, second best on the team behind quarterback Braxton Miller, and was the unbeaten Buckeyes’ leading scorer with 17 touchdowns and 102 points.

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monkey i am not picking on you per se but i always kinda roll my eyes when ppl try to defend or justify 1 person's specific negative act by pointing out all the other evil deeds that others might have done.

Not doing either...I was mentioning them to show how ridiculous the sometimes fake "outrage" by many people and how the media coverage of such a minor thing in comparison is completely out-of-whack.

But, that's the age we live in...shouting a racist word is treated as a worse crime and bigger issue than a typical Chicago weekend of 40-50 shootings.
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In other news, anyone else hear Tiki Barber say about Pacman Jones this morning on the radio "Jones has been a model citizen lately, except for the pending assault charges".


I had to laugh. Pacman Jones, model citizen and assault in the same sentence. Fine reporting, Tiki. Oh well, I'll listen to him over McNabb any day...who somehow has a radio show...it's like listening to Mushmouth from the Cosby Kids.

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Austin is going to be an exciting player to watch...he'll be their only real weapon and should be lining up all over the field.
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I like the camera on helmet stuff pretty cool
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