2019 NFL Week 3

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  1. Riggins44

    Riggins44 Master

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    It reflects the larger society/civilization. As you said the NBA requires its coaches to wear suits, so they have to do it. If the NFL required its coaches to do it they'd have no choice.
     
  2. BeyondFedUp

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    Posts like these here at CF help me not give up hope, even if it takes a few drinks to get folks to speak the truth...and I've been totally clean and sober from all alcohol and all substances for over 31 years. People still inherently know the truth no matter how much they suppress it. Good days may (or may not) be ahead. I'll choose to be positive. Even the whole "camera panning to the White Defender every time" is something even casual DWFs know who blew coverage on a particular play. We are only as defeated as we choose to be at any given moment.
     
  3. Johnny Tightlips

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    They did sign Payton Hillis as a desperation move, so they have shown before they will take a chance on white RB
     
  4. CrazyFinn

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    Wasn’t Shurmur the HC during Hillis’ final year at Cleveland? And together with the despicable Walrus Holmgren who was the GM (and a little bit of help from Hillis himself), they ended his Cleveland, and pretty much NFL, career.

    Maybe he has changed his ways, it would be great if Zenner gets an opportunity. All he has done is produce when given the ball. That fat **** Matt Patricia should not have cut him.
     
  5. Don Wassall

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    I've always found the sight of middle-aged, pot-bellied baseball managers suited up like an extra bench player to be one of the more ridiculous sights in sports. If football, hockey and basketball required the same of their head coaches everyone would rightfully mock them.

    An argument can be made that first and third base coaches should be suited up in team uniforms, but if they didn't and wore regular clothes fans would adjust soon enough. Connie Mack managed for 50 years wearing a real suit, not a baseball costume, with no problems. But then again, if baseball managers began shedding their team uniforms most would dress as slovenly as Patricia, Fat Bastard, Belichick and the rest.

    Connie Mack:
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  6. foreverfree

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    I agree. Thanks for the photo links, CrazyFinn.

    John
     
  7. BeyondFedUp

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    Great pics and comparisons, guys. I've become much more a stylish dresser over the years and "graduated" from being the "coolest" looking guy around to the "sharpest" dresser when I'm out and about. It's part of my rebellious nature, I guess. And in fact, the more society goes full-on Slobville the more I go the other way. I actually feel a lot better just looking better. And don't get me started on the way women look in public now...

    I loved those pics of Landry and Lombardi. Total class all the way and in their demeanor as well. Hank Stramm who coached KC to an upset victory over the Vikings in the very first SB I watched as a little boy was also always sharp-dressing. Don's pic of Connie Mack in that three-piece suit is awesome. Says a lot right there. These HCs now look gross to me. They look like the overstuffed versions of the equipment guys or ball boys. Pathetic in every way.
     
  8. sport historian

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    The man in the photo with Connie Mack is Jimmie Foxx, the Philadlephia A's power hitter on their 1929-31 world series teams. Foxx had 534 career home runs, until Willie Mays passed him in 1966 second to Babe Ruth. Aside from Mickey Mantle and Frank Howard, Jimmie Foxx could hit a baseball farther than any man who ever lived.
     
  9. Bucky

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    Thanks for the info. As a younger man I've briefly heard of Foxx, but had no idea he recorded 534 career dingers. Appreciated!

    Not to derail the thread though. Good points and pictures gentlemen. So basically the dumbed down dress style is all because corporate money keeps it that way.
     
  10. FashAnonymous

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    Fantastic point...there’s a lot to hate about the NFL but it might be the last place in media to see white guys being men. The commercials in between do a great job of setting up the contrast to the rest of the images and themes we’re assaulted with on a daily basis. White guys are fat, passive and dumb and they’re surrounded by hordes of nonwhites and mutants and much savvier women.
     
  11. FashAnonymous

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    I’ve never considered this element, though there may be an element of truth to it. Certainly they aren’t going to go out of their way to dog a nonwhite player. Honestly, I attribute the reaction shots to the fact that white guys are always going to be more relatable to the audience.
     

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