NFL 2016-17 Thread

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by jrd617, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    You guys are right. He should have just beaten his wife.
     


  2. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    That's what's so unfair about the situation. He's not (as far as I know) even married, so he didn't even have that option available to him.
     


  3. europrep

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    The NFL has guidelines bargained with the NFL Players Association setting out penalties for using illegal and performance-enhancing drugs. Roger is following those guidelines in the case of Gordon.

    No one said they advocate for domestic violence. I think league should have a stricter policy on the matter. For years, the league has not given out stiff penalties for domestic violence and no one seemed to care until the Ray Rice incident that included a video (which actually didn't show us anything incriminating). Once there was a video, social media blew up and it became a PR nightmare. Where was everyone during the 85 domestic violence cases that have occurred in the NFL since 2000? Out of the 85 cases, the NFL suspended 6 players for 1 game each and only 2 players for 2 games (Ray Rice and I don't know who the other is). Unfortunately, the league was being consistent with their past domestic violence rulings. They need to publicly outline a new and stricter policy regarding domestic violence and then keep it consistent with stiffer penalties.

    How is Brandon Marshall even still playing in the league?


    3/1/2009 Denver WR Brandon Marshall Arrested in Atlanta on disorderly conduct charge after fight with fiance, spent five hours in jail. Charge dismissed.
    3/6/2008 Denver WR Brandon Marshall Arrested in Atlanta after his longtime girlfriend claimed in an affidavit that Marshall hit her in the mouth and left eye March 4. NFL suspended him one game after this, his third arrest in a year. Acquitted.
    10/22/2007 Denver WR Brandon Marshall Arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Denver. Pleaded to reduced charge of driving while impaired, sentenced to a year of probation.
    3/26/2007 Denver WR Brandon Marshall Arrested on charges of false imprisonment, domestic violence Dropped
     


  4. europrep

    europrep Senior member

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    She married him after the incident.
     
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  5. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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    Brandon Marshall has a legitimate medical condition. Josh Gordon appears to be just be a bit of a dumbass.
     
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  6. Kid Nickels

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    The Browns… the name alone is worth a laugh! Keep on sucking it Cleveburg.
     


  7. Neo_Version 7

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    They should have LeBron take Gordon's place!
     


  8. rnoldh

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    He has a medical condition that causes him to beat up women?

    Maybe Gordon could say he medically needs weed.
     


  9. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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    He has borderline personality disorder and it is not bullshit.
     
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  10. Mark Anthony

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    Okay, predictions for the Super Bowl?

    Called SEA-DEN this time last year :slayer:

    Love my 'Hawks so want to see them do it again and I think they will.
     


  11. Wade

    Wade Senior member

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    giants pats pt 3
     


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    How much are you loving the glimpses of a healthy Percy Harvin? He has looked out of sight so far in the preseason. If he can stay healthy, it will be a game changer for the O.
     


  13. Steve B.

    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    Green Bay over Denver.

    Peyton chokes again!
     


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    +1

    Ever since he was diagnosed and has taken measures to control it, he's been an exemplary player.
     


  15. Steve B.

    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    Is it Marshall, Rice, or Gordon who has the border line?
     


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