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  1. jacque

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    Dallin Leavitt, Alex Bachman, and Cody Hollister all cut. Infuriating.
     
  2. Leonardfan

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    What a ******* joke.
     
  3. Bucky

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    Damn they must have heard our hype.
     
  4. Warhawk_46

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    Absolute crime Z2K isn’t on a roster and starting or at the absolute worst primary backup.

    Check this out
     
  5. Bucky

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    As a Packer fan I'm sure you remember his farewell performance against our sorry asses. Not a bad way to go out
     
  6. white lightning

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    With Ballage as usual nothing to see here. Move right along. No agenda. What a slap in the face to so many more deserving running backs.
     
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  8. Shadowlight

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    Even though I am not as familiar with the Leavitt or Hollister situation it is worth noting they were initially placed on their 53 man rosters. Cripes.

    But the Bachman release is a real killer. Last year he was on their PS for about half a season. By all accounts he had a terrific camp this summer and as a slot he would add an injection of speed. Most slots are noted more for their quickness than downfield speed. You say to yourself what a nifty weapon for Daniel Jones? Some thought after David Sills went down Bachman was the obvious "next in line" choice to make the 53 man roster. It really makes one wonder. Are these teams set up like black country club affairs where whites at certain positions are considered interlopers? Just a shame. Just think it was only a couple of weeks ago there was a chance both Bachman and Sills would make the Giants roster.

    Add him to my mystery list of players without an oar which includes Clay Matthews and Ryan Switzer.

    One quickie. This self described "expert" (ha) will be a little hampered this season. I have decided against signing up for the sports package. Being annoyed that I have to jump through a few hoops to have it set up but more importantly the cost factor I said the hell with it.

    I checked the Thursday night NFL lineup and the only games I will miss are the next two games. The rest are on Fox. Not having the NFL Red Zone will suck the most. The bigger hit will be college football beyond not having the NBA, NHL and MLB networks and peripheral college sports will be no ESPNU, CBSSN and especially the Big Ten Network. And the Pac -12 Network. For college football and basketball that is a blow.

    One bit of good news is the Tennis Channel had been moved to my regular cable listings this past summer. This channel wasn't even on the sports package the last several years. It was placed on a more expensive higher tier. Other sports channels one can only get (in my area) with the extra higher more expensive tier and not included in the sports package include the enticing Olympic Channel ( track and field stuff), FS2 and the SEC Channel. The ACC isn't even offered in my area. The sports package isn't as much as buying the extra tier level. They do that on purpose to screw you up trying to force your hand in getting both. Other tricks include putting the great Turner Classics Movie channel on the sport package. Slime balls.

    I live in the northeast so I get all the Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics games. Also get all Yankees and Mets. And Nets. But no Knicks or Devils or Rangers. Every Sunday I get the Patriots and Giants on national TV.

    Funny when I first signed up for a sports package over 15 years ago it contained all the sports channels. No more. Now you even have to keep swapping out boxes to keep up with HD and other stuff. To think life used to be so simple and easier.

    So I won't be quite as on top of things as usual and I don't like to dig too deep on games I haven't watched. That said there will still be plenty for me to watch and comment on. And there will be posters here that will fill me in on things I am sure. I'll survive.
     
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  9. Warhawk_46

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    I remember fondly- was very disappointed (but not surprised) Detroit coaches didn’t give him a couple more carries to get that 100 yard game.
     
  10. Warhawk_46

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    That article is absolute hogwash...
    Anything the MSM can do to denigrate white men and elevate blacks. For the longest time loose hips and hip swivel were all the rage - until data shows white men routinely out-perform blacks here. Now it doesn’t matter.

    And the premise that small receivers don’t need great athleticism is asinine - change of direction skills are paramount for slot receivers. They don’t simply run flyes or skinny’s like a lot of tall, fast but ultimately not too athletic blacks receivers.
     
  11. Don Wassall

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    Our Lads now lists Andrew Wingard as the Jags' starting free safety after Jarrod Wilson was placed on IR. He's expected to miss at least a month. Wingard picked off one of Philip Rivers' passes on Sunday.
     
  12. Shadowlight

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    That brings the total to three S starter this week including Apke and Smith. I can't find info on Jeff Heath and Clayton Fejedelem who was a scratch last week. They seem like long shot starters.

    But I want to give people a glimpse into what white DBs are up against. I knew damn well the Washington press would give Apke a hard time. They have targeted him the minute he got drafted. This punk feels Apke barely held onto his starter job for week 2 and named him one of the duds of the game. Below is his take which is FOS. I thought Troy played well.

    I watched the entire game and kept a close eye on Troy. He led the team in tackles with 8 and made several key tackles at crucial moments in the game. I want to deconstruct his BS ridden piece. If a white safety plays bad I am willing admit it. That is not the case here.

    He said Troy was burned several times but was lucky the QB made overthrows. Wrong. There were two plays where he was a step behind but one of them would have been a tough pass to complete. Which leaves the one deep play where Troy reacted late to the TCU rookie where he was clearly beat. But because he was beat straight ahead Wentz would have had to drop in a basket catch throw a typically very difficult pass to convert. Incomplete. You think these ass earth worm punks who write up on teams concentrate this much on black DBs when it comes to incomplete passes? Hell they don't even mention anything when they get burned for real.

    Then he thinks he nails it with the Goedert pass where Apke was protecting the deep center of the field. Goedert easily slipped by the LB but veered towards the sideline. There is no way in hell any football DB could have covered that play from where Apke was situated unless they are the Superman comic book hero. I closely watched the play on replay and in no way shape or form can one blame Troy for that TD. Naturally he fails to mention Troy being in perfect position to help his CB in a deep down the center play that was broken up in a key late phase of the game.

    These hit and run beat writers are one of the key reasons white defenders have the shortest leashes known to mankind.

    https://riggosrag.com/2020/09/14/washington-football-team-studs-duds-2020-opening-win/5/
     
  13. Don Wassall

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    If things break right this week we may think it's still the glory days and Tom Brady is throwing to Edelman, Hogan and Welker. And oh yeah, Gronk's there too:

    Bucs WR Justin Watson could see more playing time if Chris Godwin (concussion) is out for Week 2 against the Panthers.
    The Athletic's Greg Auman said Watson, who played just 11 snaps in Week 1 against New Orleans, could play "much more" if Godwin misses Week 2. Watson saw two targets on his 11 snaps, and should be in line for a decent number of targets should he start against Carolina's subpar secondary. WR Scotty Miller, after seeing six targets last week from Tom Brady, would seem to be first line for increased opportunity if Godwin can't go.
     
  14. Leonardfan

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    Arians was making excuses for Mike Evans already. Essentially coddling him and criticizing Brady. The Bucs have Gronk and Brate at their disposal but failed to utilize either of them in week 1. Hopefully Brady looks to Watson, Miller and the aforementioned TE duo more in week 2.
     
  15. Don Wassall

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    Cool snippet I found. Great to see Wingard finally getting an opportunity:

    5 Jaguars to Watch in Week 2 vs. the Titans

    S Andrew Wingard and Josh Jones

    Henderson’s 84.2 PFF grade was bested only by Andrew Wingard, who registered a league-high 95.1 PFF grade after a clutch fourth-quarter interception. Wingard’s grade comes with pause, as he played just 13 defensive snaps, but he will have ample opportunity in future weeks after Jarrod Wilson landed on injured reserve. Meanwhile, Josh Jones started his first game for the Jaguars and turned in the 15th-best PFF grade by a safety in Week 1 (70.3) after recording a team-high 12 tackles.

    https://www.si.com/nfl/jaguars/news/5-jaguars-to-watch-in-week-2-vs-the-titans
     
  16. Leonardfan

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    Wingard should of been an early round pick - he was a great safety at Wyoming. For obvious reasons he was not drafted (the other safety from Wyoming that came out the same year was drafted and has since been released).
     
  17. jacque

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    Cody Hollister is signed to practice squad, Dallin Leavitt is expected to sign to practice squad. Anthony chickilo signed from saints Practice squad to broncos. LB/S hybrid Austin hall worked out with browns and I expect he’ll be signed to Ps at least
     
  18. Leonardfan

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    Nice. Thanks for the updates! How Austin Hall was not drafted is beyond me (well I know why he want drafted but I think you know what I mean).

    If Chickillo is on the Broncos active roster he may see a decent amount of PT. It amazes me that he was never offered a full time starting job.
     
  19. wile

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    About 10 years ago Mizzou picked up a 5 star receiver, tall, average speed who would get the occasional ESPN type highlight, no real skill set besides the routes you mention and to tell you the truth Mizzou's passing game was a joke, 3 tall black WRs run down field and collide because they all would end up in the same spot, but hey the 5 star carried the guy onto the NFL because caste system.
     
  20. Warhawk_46

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    I know Pouncey might not be a favorite around here, but recall one of the brothers stood solidly by Incognito when baby boy Martin got him suspended because he couldn’t take some hazing.

    now Steelers’ Pouncey is not honoring a black shot (rightfully) by a police officer, citing he didn’t know all the details prior to the team deciding to remember the thug all year. Kudos or Pouncey not just buying a narrative but looking into facts.
     
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    There's a lot more to it besides Pouncey's stand, also involving their tackle Alejandro Villanueva, the military combat veteran who previously stood alone in 2016 with his hand on his heart while the national anthem was played in Chicago as the rest of the team hid in the locker room, as it is about the only thing being talked about by Pittsburgh sports radio and DWFs today, but yes good to see the stand Pouncey took. My previous impression of the Pouncey brothers was that they loved smoking weed all the time, glad to see there's more substance to Maurkice, who is the second longest tenured Steeler after Big Ben.
     
  23. Freethinker

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    That’s awesome. I really hope he can eventually make it in. If he would have played a few more years at a high level, I think he would have been a lock. As it stands, I’m not sure...
     
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    Villanueva is smart, putting on his helmet the name of a (black) soldier killed in Iraq and essentially challenging the Rooney Rulers with, "Why are you saying that the life of some thug who committed a drive-by matters more than the life of a soldier?"

    When informing the players that St. Antwon's name would be placed on their helmets (this was completely a top-down decision and not a "team" one), the Crawfords' management conveniently forgot to tell the players that the saint was described by the drive-by shooting victim as the person who shot at him. Pouncey is understandably upset that he was misled and is discovering that Malcolm X was right: The white liberal is the black man's worst enemy.
     
  25. Don Wassall

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    Excellent post. Pouncey also works quite a bit with law enforcement in Pittsburgh, standing for both them and helping build bridges with local black communities. Yes, anyone with eyes to see can see that White and (((white))) liberals and communists are the biggest screw-ups that have ever existed, fatal to any society that lets them have control.
     
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