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Bucs washing their hands of their biggest "virus"...

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by tilly, Mar 16, 2020.

  1. ThePlayer

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    Pretty sure Gisele wouldn't put up with deflated balls. :oops:
     
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  2. Gator Mike

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    I'm sure they did. I just don't think they cared what the evidence was in this case. They were going to find the Brady and the Patriots guilty and throw the book at them no matter what because there was a perception among the league's owners that Roger Goodell had given New England a slap on the wrist for Spygate.

    If the truth is on your side, you don't have to lie as much as the NFL ended up doing during Deflategate.

    It did go to court. And in the end, the judges essentially ruled that that as a result of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the NFL had the right to suspend Brady for any reason they want - even if there's no evidence.

    You know how I know you didn't watch the video?

    Because if you had watched the first 20 seconds, you'd have seen the professor explain that he's from Pennsylvania, a life-long Eagles fan, and you'd have heard him say that the Patriots "broke his heart" in 2005.
     
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  3. twodaparty

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    If anyone thinks the Pats won that game because of the air pressure of footballs I have some ocean front property in the desert to sell ya. Did you even watch the game or the subsequent game? Common sense people.
     
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  4. Skink

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    You are correct sir, I didn't watch the video. I really don't care enough about the entire issue to bother watching - far easier to just throw in bullshit comments from the sidelines! You got me - I'll delete the post.

    Go Gators
     
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  5. atlantagator86

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    I honestly never understood why the inflation mattered. I think either teams should inflate/treat the balls however they want or the NFL should maintain and provide all the game balls.
     
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  6. Endless Excuses

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    Well I guess I'm out then...
     
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  7. GolphinGator

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    That must be why we don't have any people from the NE move here to retire live and play golf year round.
     
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  8. CHFG8R

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    Look, I was clearly wrong. But this is going to be a major change for him.

    And, BTW, most of those people go back for the summer. I live in a condo on the beach and can attest to that. There's only about 10% of us that stay here year round. Also, there's a reason golf rates go down dramatically in the summer.

    Just understand that anyone who thinks today is even remotely "hot" is going to be in for a rude awakening. Because the Bucs won't see weather like today until, at best, late October and more likely November.
     
  9. CHFG8R

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    Only sport that does it this way. Deflate-gate was another awesome move by the NFL to focus the blame on others when the blame clearly lies with the league and this silly rule. This is the article that turned my opinion around on this. Absolutely silly beyond measure. Eli Manning’s Footballs Are Months in Making
     
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  10. ThePlayer

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    The Rams just released Todd Gurley freeing up cash.
    Hopefully they can dump a certain QB paid too much.
    I'm thinking this California boy is coming home.
     
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  11. ThePlayer

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    I agree.
    The Rams are on line #2.
     
  12. CHFG8R

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    Ya think? It is weird that he hasn't signed yet.
     
  13. GolphinGator

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    I have lived here in the Gainesville area for my entire 61 years. I would rather play in the heat than I would in that cold they get in New England. There are people older than he is that work full time here in Florida outdoors during July and August and survive just fine.
     
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  14. TrueGator

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    Easy solution. The league officials/refs should provide the footballs at game time. Everyone uses the same game balls. Ridiculous dilemma over.
     
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  15. TrueGator

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    It will definitely be an adjustment for him, but, it's not like he hasn't played many-a-game in the heat of Miami.
     
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  16. CHFG8R

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    Yeah, but we're from here. We grew up with it.
     
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  17. atlantagator86

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    Exactly. That was my point above. Either let them doctor the ball however they want, including inflation, or everyone uses the exact same ball supplied and controlled by the league.

    How they can say that letting teams buff, soak, sand, oil and whatever else they do to modify the balls to help the QBs is okay, but modifying the inflation is giving an unfair competitive advantage is beyond me.
     
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  18. CHFG8R

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    There's a reason (good) that umpires provide the new balls in baseball and don't just ask Gaylord Perry to throw one out from the dugout.
     
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    I just want to root for the Bucs again. Once Jamelest is gone I can
     
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  20. g8torlenny

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    Even the CFL and XFL don't want Jameis....