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The Official NFL Thread: 2012-13 Season

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by jrd617, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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    thank god you weren't stupid enough to do that
     
  2. ThomSquared

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    If Reid comes to AZ, trust me, Kolb isn't going anywhere. The only good football that chump has ever played was with Reid in Philly.
     
  3. Nil

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    LT reigns supreme as the #1 LB of all time.
     
  4. LawrenceMD

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    blasphemy
     
  5. HRoi

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    the funny thing is, I bet half of Styleforum mainly remembers Singletary as that clusterfuck of a Niners coach
     
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    I would only give it to Ray over LT because his dominance came at a time when he was practically running that defense by himself, LT not only had Parcell's as a coach/mentor but the likes of Pepper Johnson and Carl Banks among others by his side, hell even Singletary had Buddy Ryan/Ditka and Richard Dent and the rest of the beasts from the '86 Bears. Ray did it by himself for a number of years and with a revolving door of coaches/coordinators.
     
  7. munchausen

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    It's rare that a great player becomes a great coach in any sport. Players who become quality coaches are usually journeymen. My theory is that the great players don't understand the journeymen and role players, and don't know how to get them to play above themselves in order to win.
     
  8. Nil

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    Please.
     
  9. Ambulance Chaser

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    True, but I can see Lewis (because of his passion) and Peyton Manning (because of his teaching ability) becoming great coaches if that's what they choose to do after they finish playing. Both of these guys are less-than-elite physical specimens who willed themselves to be great.
     
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    I remember reading about how Ray Lewis gets requests all the time to give motivational speeches. The awesome thing was that he frequently accepts them. As in, the Ravens will be playing at Tampa Bay and he'll just drop in to Hillsborough High School to fire up their football team.

    He seems like one of those guys you would kill (pun probably intended) to be teammates with and love to play for.
     
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    i have heard this theory before, and i agree with it for the most part.


    i can not see ray lewis being a head coach. not ever.

    great team motivator? absolutely. lower lever defensive coach? maybe. top tier coach? no effing way.
     
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    if you are a top pro athlete that's seen as a leader during your career, chances are you'd be a great motivational speaker as long as you're well-spoken. we've had Alonzo Mourning in for speaking engagements and he was just excellent. of course, he's been through different things that he draws upon to be inspirational, but he does it well. I saw a 30/30 feature on Ray and his dad and I did get the impression that Ray could be the same
     
  13. Gibonius

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    ESPN rumor mill says Lewis is going to broadcast.
     
  14. in stitches

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    this makes much more sense. a perfect venue for him to run his loud mouth.
     
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    Will he be able to do his dance in the studio or broadcast booth?
     
  16. countdemoney

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    There are a few exceptions to the great player/bad coach to include: Bill Russell and Dick Jauron. Lombardi might also be loosely included in this group - he was a member of the "seven blocks of Granite" at Fordham at a time when college was the highest level of football.

    In general though, it's a take on, "those who can, do. Those who can't, teach"
     
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    Does this Minnesota quarterback ever throw?
     
  18. in stitches

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    looks like houston squeaked by cincy. not a great sign imo. either that or cicny is a lot better than i thought.
     
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    no, not from that game. lots of missed passes, lots of mistakes, drops, etc.
     
  20. in stitches

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    Cool thanks.
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    That dude who just scored for GB is a beast.
     

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