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  1. Freethinker

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    Only to the Caste Media is an over the hill slot receiver, like Cobb, more exciting than the guy who lead the NFL in yards per catch just 2 seasons ago. The (((media))) is so predictably fake and gay.
     
  2. Thrashen

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    Pats hosting two black scrub WRs and former Denver TE, Matt LaCosse. LaCosse is 6’ 6” and looked very athletic in limited action last year, so hopefully they sign him.

    Hopefully Hogan can return to NE for his 4th season with the team, but it’s looking bleak after contract talks fell apart a few weeks after the SB.
     
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    I haven't seen it mentioned here, but Case Keenum was traded to the Redskins along with a 2020 7th round pick for the 'Skins 2020 6th round pick, basically chump change. I think he will do well in an offense designed for Alex Smith, it suits his strengths well. Much better than the Denver offense.
     
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    the Carolina Panthers are planning to move their headquarters and training facilities to York, S.C. The move will bring over 150 employees and an amount of 190 million dollars a year to S.C. Will the Panthers move next?
     
  5. Shadowlight

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    Being the opposite of calm, cool and collected I am now officially nervous about Chris Hogan. All this rumor talk could be shielding a problem. I don't recall any back ground chatter and rumors regarding the previous wide receiver signings the past several days. They just happened without any build up. Boom the announcement came and that was that. No hints or "they are in talks" type of thing. Humphries, Amendola and Beasley switched teams without one ounce of warning.

    Any white WR FA that lingers on the market is a bad sign. Think back to Eric Decker who twisted in the wind until his career hit bottom. Now Hogan is still pretty much in his prime at 30 whereas Decker was sort of at the tail end of his career but the longer he goes without signing a contract the chances increase that he will become a camp afterthought.

    Hope I'm wrong about all of this but still I say sign a stinking two or three year deal and be done with it already before the wolves devour.

    And another rumor has the Rams interested in Clay Matthews. Again most all of the deals have been made without any warning so how much stock can we put in these whispers?

    By the way Hogan is married to a pretty surgeon so holding out for the best money that might not materialize seems a tad foolish.

    White wide receivers have to tread very carefully which isn't fair but they must follow their best path to see the playing field.

    The league could care less about the number of white wide receivers on teams as they have shown many talented players the door prematurely through the years.
     
  6. Don Wassall

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    The Dolphins of late have signed mega-bust tight end Clive Walford and tight end bust Dwayne Allen, trying to tap into their long-latent upsides. One would think Mike Gesicki would still be the starter after tearing up the Combine last year and being the second TE drafted, and given that tight ends rarely excel as rookies, but anything's possible in the NFL. Hopefully Gesicki's production takes a big leap forward this season as he was a bit of a disappointment in 2018.
     
  7. Shadowlight

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    The Chris Hogan saga is taking a sinister turn. Looks like all that Giants talk was a rat's ass diversionary tactic.

    The Pats on the heels (see above) of resigning Phillip Dorsett have just signed no name WR Bruce Ellington to a one year deal as well. Pretty much leaves Hogan out in the cold with the Pats. The Pats are willfully downgrading here.

    Now news that WR Golden Tate has just signed with the Giants for four fat years.

    Not saying Hogan still can't end up with the Giants but we might be witnessing yet another solid white WR getting squeezed to the point of no return.

    I can smell a rat a mile away and I think that is what is happening.

    If Hogan doesn't get signed within the next day or two all bets are off.
     
  8. Don Wassall

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    Jordy Nelson was released by the Raiders. . . screw Cuckie Gruden.

    As far as Hogan, I hope I'm wrong but it seems his fate was sealed last season when Tom Brady inexplicably quit throwing to him, instead force-feeding the ball to bonehead Josh Gordon, who looked pedestrian at best, and still ignoring Hogan even after Gordon was suspended. When I watched the Patriots last year I often watched Hogan and he was getting open ("7-11") just like he always has, but something happened there. He's still in his prime but it does indeed look bleak right now for Chris.

    The Patriots signed another black WR today, Maurice Harris, to go along with Bruce Ellington and the previously re-signed mediocrity Dorsett.
     
  9. Leonardfan

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    Wow Nelson getting royally screwed. Cuckie Gruden is right - what a difference between his analysis and commentating in the booth compared to his asinine decision making as the person with total control of his roster. I won't be surprised if Carr is shipped out next. Gruden is just as bad as the previous McKenzie/Black Jack regime.
     
  10. Leonardfan

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    The 49ers released Brocky Coyle and replaced him with David Mayo.

    Idler Arm was signed by the Chargers - they currently have three black scrubs behind the great Philip Rivers. Cardale Jones and Geno Smiff were once labeled as 1st round picks (remember that? I am sure we all do here but the rest of dwffanom and the weenie experts don't - those are the same people who labeled them both as surefire first rounders - this after Cardale Jones played 3 good games and Geno Smiff put up numbers in a QB friendly offense).

    Sewerwater re-signs with the Saints. Both Idler Arm and Sewerwater were being labeled surefire starting QBs going into 2019 - the wheels fell off that narrative quickly. My hope is the cuckie gruden and kliff cucksbury draft the two quotabacks this year so they won't be in major media markets. Sure they will get hyped up from every major media outlet but at least locally I won't have to hear about it. They will both be mediocre starters.
     
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    Philip Rivers has been an ironman, the Chargers better hope he remains that way in 2019 even as he turns 38 in December.
     
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    The Pats has zero interest in signing Nelson last off-season, with the only teams interested being the Saints and Raiders. Who knows, Jordy might decide to retire instead of moving to another team.
     
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    The Pats did sign TE Matt LaCosse to a 2-year deal worth around $5 million. He made some explosive plays in Denver, but was rarely on the field. They now have 4 white TE’s (Gronk, Hollister, LaCosse, Izzo) under contract, a rarity for Belichick.

    As for the two black WR’s NE signed, I think Ellington is a scrub, but Harris flashed some talent in Washington.

    Hopefully Hogan comes back, but he probably figures this’ll be his final contract and needs to maximize it.
     
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    To the DWF’s dismay, it’s looking like a possibility that Miami may in fact bring back Ryan Tannehill, after being spurned by the two quotabacks Idler Arm and Sewerwater. The DWF‘s are going nuts about this. I seriously hope Tannehill is the QB of this team until the day he dies just to get under the skin of these people who are oh so desperate to bring a quotaback to Miami.
     
  15. Shadowlight

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    After the Patriots Super Bowl win and watching Edelman and Brady tour Disney etc. I was riding high. Even after seeing the combine invite list which included a lot more defensive players than usual, despite some horrible omissions at RB, I was riding high.

    Most all of those feel good moments are gone now. While the combine had some highlights, the top being Isabella's swift 40 which however was botched at the time, it has been pretty much downhill since.

    The media has turned up the caste rhetoric to a fever pitch level. First it was the pounding of the drums regarding some black 40 yard dash times at the combine.

    Then it was the media circus surrounding jerk off WRs Brown and Beckham and then RB Bell to the Jets. It is as if JC himself has come down from the heavens. This Cleveland GM Dorsey all of a sudden is a media hero bringing black saviors into our lives.

    All in all the free agent period has been loaded up with black players many of whom all of a sudden the media tags as great even though half of them I have barely heard of but the gist is the whole past few weeks has been maddening.

    Not to mention the circus surrounding Kyler Murray.

    Then yesterday tipped me over the edge once and for all. All this BS talk about Chris Hogan that turned into a bag of crap as the Giants happily picked up a WR Golden Tate who has a had a solid career but not much to get excited about at this juncture. Very little speed he seems to be on the decline. He gets a juicy four year deal as Hogan twists in the wind.

    And the Raiders let Jordy go despite the fact Jordy was the key to the Raiders turn around late last year.

    I hate to say it but the media caste approach seems as bad as ever now. And I foolishly thought things were slowly improving.

    The only thing that can pull me out of the grave is if both Jordy and Hogan get signed and I mean quickly. Jordy could return to the Raiders on discount or end up somewhere else or retire. Horrible to think of that when he has more juice left. His catch percentage last year was the highest in his career. Does that sound like a washed up player?

    And Hogan is a proven winner who is unselfish and deserves a nice three year deal from somebody. Why is he considered a marginal stiff by the media? How many wide receivers have started and thrived for the most part in three straight Super Bowls? Yet including this past season as they hauled in drug infested Josh Gordon they seem to think there are better answers out there despite all the winning with Hogan.

    Just royally pissed off at the moment. Especially watching so many black no talent WRs pick up deals. The idiot Cowboys just resigned stinking Tavon Austin, a useless small speedster who hasn't amounted to a hill of beans in his entire wretched career. Amazing how a fast 40 yard dash time at the combine can keep no talent black players in the league indefinitely.
     
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    Ryan Tannehill has been traded to the Titans. As a backup? Go figure. The Titans in reality only gave up a 2020 draft pick as they swapped 6th and 7th round picks this draft. Only for one year but a nice move by the Titans and I sense he will be starting as the season progresses. So far it seems the Dolphins are preparing for a full caste assault but we won't know for sure until after the draft.

    Also yet another very small speedster black WR J J Nelson was nabbed this time by the Raiders so that puts to bed bringing back Jordy on the cheap.

    Similar to Tavon Austin in that his production has been rather paltry but still in the league presumably because like John Brown and Austin he ran a very fast 40 at the combine.

    John Brown has had more success than the other two but he too hasn't set the world on fire and is vastly overrated.

    Teams give smaller black wide receivers longer routes than smaller white receivers because the white receivers are often stereotyped.

    Tannehill to Humphries down the road anyone? After Mariota stubs his foot?

    [Late edit. Based on a small sample of off season moves so far there are two second year coaches I will be looking at closely come draft time. They seemed like caste followers since their teams are right up there in terms of caste but they inherited that as well. So I am willing to give them some breathing room and see if they come through in the draft. I am referring to The Lions' Matt Patricia and the Titans' Mike Vrabel]
     
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    Not that I care at the moment but I know we have a resident Miami fan whose namesake just got traded so it leaves open the following question? What will they do now that they have zero QBs?

    4 options.

    1-Tank the season and get a top rated QB in the 2020 draft.

    2-Trade for Josh Rosen.

    3-Move up and draft Haskins.

    4-Move all the way up and draft Murray.

    This would scramble the top of the draft which might affect DE Nick Bosa.
     
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    Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill, who has a very shaky past to begin with, is being investigated for battery.

    Beloved by the media. The fact is there is nothing the media loves more than a fast black player.

    And of course when it comes to fast black players we need to be reminded of their speed 100 times in the course of a game.
     
  19. FootballDad

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    No way this handsome individual is a "batterer"...........
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    I think they are free rolling on Tannehill, at some point you have to take the training wheels off of Mariota he is heading into his fifth year and has only really had two decent seasons. He seems to have leveled off at young Tyrod Taylor, Fitzmagic level quarterback which won't take you into a deep playoff run, unless you have a 85 Bears type defense or the "Great Wall of Dallas" offensive line.

    If Tannehill out plays him in the pre-season they will sit Mariota.
     
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    PED fueled rage, coupled with ghetto toxic masculinity= the typical NFL spousal abuser. Shoot Dez Bryant allegedly cold cocked his mother in a Walmart parking lot......
     
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    And just think, the Chiefs could just draft Andy Isabella and plug him right in to the Tyreek playbook, without the domestic violence of course.
     
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    LB Jake Ryan has signed with the Jaguars. Should be a starter and a shrewd signing by this Caste Squad but I won’t hold my breath.
     

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