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NFL Deflategate - the Patriots Thread

Discussion in 'Football, Baseball, and Hockey' started by detteam, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. roscoe36

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    Soft. Proper is dictated by the winners. See Dresden, Nagasaki and Hiroshima. If the Axis had done what happened at any of those, it would be the source for eternal examples of all-time evil. But that was the winners, so it is ok.

    And I approve of that standard. To the victors go ALL of the spoils. It's like people griping that the Pistons don't get calls. Well, the Pistons suck. If you're a ref, are you going to give calls to the "can't make the playoffs Pistons" or the "playoffs every year Spurs"? Seems like an easy decision to me.

    People like to laugh at me being so binary about "just win baby" but it is true. Losers aren't remembered fondly. They don't have reunions or impressive jerseys hanging in the rafters.

    Whether they cheat or not, history will remember Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. They won't remember Joey Harrington and Rod Marinate.
     
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    i don't think the term "righteous" has deteriorated to who is using the word.
    I've never thought of war success as righteous.
    I wouldn't use righteous in regards to execution of a felon.
    But language is liberal.
     
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    I literally love you in a brotherly way.
     
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    I'm guessing indignation can be righteous.
     
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    Roscoe...it all starts with a simple t-shirt...........

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    lol, division participants too
     
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    we had video of one time he went back on the field groggy, in the Bledso days
     
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    If he has concussions all the time, how does he keep winning unless concussions are improving his game?

    Maybe some of the lesser QBs need to get concussed more so their game can find that next level.

    It's not the same for every man, but many men would rather be Tom Brady now and deal with being Muhammad Ali later, than risk being Joey Harrington for an entire lifetime.

    Better to spend one day as a lion and all that ...
     
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    Not a detroit lion though...
     
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    I have evolved. If you suck (Harrington), it doesn't matter if you wear my colours. You still suck.
     

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