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  1. Shadowlight

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    He could have been a star. I don't know if the curtain is closing on the career of TE Coby Fleener ( he was drafted in 2012) but he has been released by the Saints. He has had several concussions thanks to head hunting black DBs who relish taking out athletic white skill receivers with vicious skull shots.

    Of course somebody could sign him and I sure hope so.

    Truth of the matter Fleener has always been underused. He teamed up fairly well with his former Stanford teammate Luck and had his best season in 2014 with a 51-774-8 TD stat line. But for someone with his explosive athletic skills ( 4.51 40 with a 37 inch vertical) at 6'6 250 we are talking about a real athletic TE like Mike Gesicki. Very smooth and agile. He should have had Kelce like stats.

    Predictably when he landed with the caste slanted Saints in 2016 his stats were ok (50-631) but they used him as an afterthought. Last season they rarely involved him at all. The Saints just didn't seem interested in integrating him into the offense in any meaningful way.

    The oddity about Fleener is when he did get involved you could see his Kelce like explosiveness in the open field.

    I would like to see him land with a team that can exploit his talents better. We will have to wait and see.
     
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  2. MrPoon

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    As a Philly fan for decades, I thought Mike Mamula was a very good athletic defensive player....having watched him play. He got consistant pressure on the QB but not a lot of sacks to show for it. He had a terrible coach.
     
  3. Don Wassall

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    Mamula had his moments and was a pretty good player -- he had 31.5 sacks in 77 games -- but his career was shortened by injuries. He wasn't a bust like so many blacks are every year, but of course that doesn't fit the narrative fed to the White masses. . .
     
  4. Shadowlight

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    I have noticed in the past few years the sports media, especially the black media, have been PUSHING for NFL black QB stars much more than ever before. It feels like they are on a mission and apparently Lamar Jackson is going to be the focal point at this juncture.

    As I mentioned in an earlier post the NFL ( read black locker rooms) has been satisfied with white QB's not just because they are winning games but because black WR's are the biggest beneficiary.

    If Jackson is able to cobble together some passable passing stats ( debatable at best) then the black locker room will most likely turn Joe Flacco aside in a heartbeat. Welcome to the new era in sports where blacks dictate practically everything at the pro levels. Witness the NBA if you need a reference point.

    See below Breitbart piece. Jason Whitlock is one of the few blacks not "all in" on this black "wave" that has enveloped locker rooms.

    http://www.breitbart.com/video/2018...-lamar-jackson-overtake-joe-flacco-ravens-qb/
     
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    What a know nothing the author of that piece of click bait trash is. I could write more words than the article itself correcting all the bs in it, but who has that kind of time? Other than the legendary twit named Morgan Swaim that is.
     
  7. Westside

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    Jadufus Russell is the ALL TIME NFL bust. Based on his lack of ability at the pro level, 1st round pick status and money lost on his affeletism.
     
  8. La France Blanche

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    Imagine an article entitled "10 Best and Worst Black Quarterbacks in NFL History." Of course it would never be allowed to be published because that would be wayciss! Black quarterbacks are largely immune from criticism in the controlled media. Even when one is so horrible, like JaMarcus Russell, that his low status cannot be denied, the media make excuses for him such as "da team failed him hurr hurr."

    The fact that a mediocre player like Donovan McNabb would be in the top 5 of black quarterbacks is a testament to how bad the typical black QB is. But our masters don't want us to talk about that; we must just sputter racist stereotypes about whitey being slow.
     
  9. Extra Point

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    Shaquem Griffin ran a 4.38 at the combine. I've seen some people claiming that it's the fastest time ever for a player over 225 pounds. They seem to have forgotten that Matt Jones ran a 4.37 at 242 pounds in 2005.

    Revisionist history.
     
  10. Shadowlight

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    The media will call me a party pooper but I could swear they butchered Griffin's so called 4.38 40 yard dash. Review of the tape shows some timing mishap. Want further proof? Griffin ran 4.58 in his second run and there was no confusion about start time etc.

    Matt Jones was one of those great white athletes that met resistance at the NFL level every step of the way. Often locker rooms alienate white players like Jones. Hence he was out of the league in no time.
     
  11. celticdb15

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    Not sure if it's been mentioned already but Joe Tessitore and Jason Witten will be 2018's Monday Night Football Announcers .
     
  12. Extra Point

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    I had just read an article about this and was going to post on this subject when I saw Shadowlight's post. Several posters on this site mentioned that they thought the run was mistimed at the time it happened.

    Here's the article. It suggests that the timer started late. There is an interesting discussion in the comments. One poster suggests that the
    timer ended too soon and shows a screenshot as proof.

    https://www.fieldgulls.com/2018/4/3...me-combine-inaccurate-pete-carroll-fast-video
     
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  13. white is right

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    It looks like the NFL can't stick their head in the sand about sports betting anymore as the Supreme Court struck down the Bill Bradley Bill today. I just hope the NFL doesn't do an extreme 180 and promote gambling on their broadcasts with teasers like they do during EPL broadcasts. http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nfl/8369/roger-goodell
     
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  14. Shadowlight

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    The NFL Combine is not totally electronically timed as one idiot poster from the article suggested. Unlike say an Olympic Track and Field event. Not sure why they don't go full hog electronic other than these 4.2 40 yard dash times would cease to exist if they actually truly timed it Olympic style. They use a laser but it is in conjunction with hand held times. They keep it a bit of a mystery but it is NOT as ACCURATE as International Track and Field events.

    So there IS room for monkey business and cheating using the system they now have in place. As for Griffin there seemed to be a "faulty" starting time and believe me as someone who watched a giant chunk of the Combine he was the only player I can think of that had such a ragged timed start. Believe your eyes. This dude did not run a 4.38 40. Milli Vanilli is just not that fast.
     
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    Yes they are doing a giant overhaul for MNF. The only remaining member is Lisa Salters as the sideline reporter and I must admit I cannot recollect her. She looks familiar but whatever. Sideline reporters are just not that important but I do understand they are needed.

    They will have a three man ( not counting Salters) team actually. Booger McFarland will be a "hyper" analyst from the sidelines. I have heard him on the talk shows and he could be a "caste problem." I will make that determination but the potential is there which is worrisome.

    I know absolutely zero about Jason Witten in a color role which is the MOST IMPORTANT announcer in terms of caste. We will have to wait and see. Gruden was not caste in my book so it would be a mistake for ESPN to return to their "roots" and start pushing hard for the caste slant again. My best guess is he will be OK but right now it is just a guess.

    I do not know a ton about Joe Tessitore but I have enjoyed his lead role as boxing announcer. My hunch is this was a very good selection. He brings the right amount of excitement to juice things up and seems fairly level headed when it comes to caste. However since I am not over familiar with him the proof will be in the pudding.

    I will do an early season assessment, as I am sure many here will do as well, and report back here after a couple of regular season games. I suspect things will turn out OK but we won't know until the games begin this fall.
     
  16. Leonardfan

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    Raiders signed DB Dallin Leavitt
     
  17. Extra Point

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    One of the posters in the comments section said he repeatedly timed the run himself. He said he came up with times around 4.6. He tried to get others to time the run too, suggesting that the more people who timed it the more accurate a time they would get when they were added together and averaged out.

    I don't think anyone took him up on it. I suspect some of them wanted the 4.38 to be true and didn't want to hear otherwise.
     
  18. celticdb15

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    Good news!
     
  19. Extra Point

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    I noticed something. The mainstream media talked about Griffin having the fastest time for a defensive player over 225 pounds since 2003. Why would they restrict it to defensive players? Why not all players over 225?

    One explanation would be because a white man, Matt Jones, ran a faster time. Jones ran a 4.37 at 242 pounds.

    The mainstream media has a racist agenda to promote black supremacy. A white man running faster than every single black doesn't fit that agenda so they subtly restrict it to every defensive player.
     
  20. Leonardfan

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    Here is Salters. She's a former WNBA player.
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    McFarland, well, I don't expect much love here:
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    BSPN was on at the hotel dining area this morning and they were doing a segment on DeShaun Watson's return from injury. They easily gave this "news" the most time of all the news segments. About double what they did for the Golden Knights-Jets recap. Amazing watching the slobbering and hyperbole about this "god". Predicting that he would easily be a top 5 QB and what a force the Texans will be with him at QB, blah, blah, blah.
     
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    thats a good idea, we should make an article. number 1: Jamarcus . number 2 : Akili Smith? Quincy Carter? rg3?

    We could easily have a top 25 worst. Doesn't even matter if they were undrafted or used at a different position since this guy is throwing special teamers in there like Reynolds and guys used solely as fullbacks
     
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