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Offline Damo

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NFL 16/17
« on: September 19, 2016, 07:09:36 AM »
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2016, 12:16:53 PM »
bengals now 1-1

Lost to the Steelers today 16 -24

Seriously, Marvin Lewis makes Dimma look like a genius

OVer 10 years in the job and hasn't won anything in the post season.... if you want to see a bloke that should be sacked but never gets close to it have a look at Marvin the Magician Lewis 
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2016, 12:45:20 PM »
Don't worry Billy, I'm still waiting for the Lions to have a decent offense despite year after year saying it is being addressed. Our head coach was QB coach at Colts during Peyton's years and the OC at Baltimore when they won it FFS. Classy defense but already I can tell it will be another pooty season of low scoring. Yet again we were on top at half time only to add a FG for the rest of the game and lost by a point.
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2016, 03:14:50 PM »
Baltimore won it in large because it had one of the best D's in living memory

RayRay and Suggs plus plenty more

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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2016, 03:43:04 PM »
Yep. Was just alluding to the fact that we can appoint decent people to address a deficiency and it still doesn't change anything. I guess that's why it's hockey town and not football town. Basketball and NFL should just pack up from D town, not going anywhere. Best thing from there is Tim the Toolman  ;D
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2016, 04:58:47 PM »
Tarring Dee-troit basketball with your Lion brush is a shocker.

They will be good this year, Van Gundy has things on the right track.

Plus, they had the bad boys era, they had the Dumars era.

A lot of NBA teams would do anything to have the history of the Pistons.

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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2016, 05:14:50 PM »
It's not far from the truth. 80s-90s Pistons with Rodman, Thomas, Dumar etc long gone, just a memory. Auburn has had declining crowds for 15 years and is the butt of many jokes. Much like the city itself and players of any sport don't want to go there. Was looking up briefly there with Drummond, CP and Monroe but Monroe leaving was a kick in the guts. I'll believe it when I see it. It's a tough division with the Cavs, Pacers, Bulls never down for long. Still the best thing out of the D are the Wings, 25 seasons and counting. I'm sure you will disagree though as you do.
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2016, 05:35:55 PM »
From 2001 to 2007 the Detroit Pistons made the Eastern Conference finals 6 years in a row.

They have been rank since then.

But I think you are ignoring an exceptional period for the franchise.

It was the Big Ben, Rip, Chauncey, Sheed, Tayshaun period. At which point Dumars was in charge of basketball operations.

I'm not disagreeing at how good the Red Wings are. Just completely disagreeing with lumping the Pistons with the joke Lions.




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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2016, 06:10:00 PM »
They were competitive through then but they were still on the way down from being conference champs and there has been very little upside since. I really like Caldwell-Pope and 15/16 was definitely an improvement on the past I just don't see where the significant improvement will come from. When I was in the NBA store in NY not long ago and after aimlessly wandering the 3 levels a store assistant asked who my team was and proceeded to show to a massive range of two different hats and a Drummond t-shirt  :thumbsdown :-[ it probably sounds trivial but I've always taken into account a team's ability to move merchandise because at the end of the day who can stuffed spending money on losers unless they're the miserable rusted on types like us to who keep coughing up for the Tiges.
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2016, 12:00:41 PM »
GMEN rolling!!!

And Detroit right in the thick of it after a shaky start Dwaino

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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2016, 01:09:36 PM »
After we got the Packers and Vikings I thought they would be important in terms of tie breaking for a wildcard spot, never thought we sit top of division! Early form may come back to bite so just fingers crossed at the moment. While you would take a win any day I just wish we could be more convincing. They've all been close wins (that OT win vs Vikings was unreal though) and I thought the Jags would be a great opportunity to make a statement.
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2016, 01:21:36 PM »
Bengals continue on their losing ways

Though I hate losing, hopefully this result in Lewis getting sacked

As I mentioned earlier Lewis makes Dimma look like the greatest coach on the planet
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2016, 06:43:07 PM »
6 on the trot for the Gmen !

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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #13 on: November 30, 2016, 07:09:42 AM »
Bengals done and dusted fro season 16/17

Let's see if the powers that be have the guts to sack their under performing, over rated coach  :snidegrin
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Re: NFL 16/17
« Reply #14 on: November 30, 2016, 07:25:18 AM »
Good coach who probably isn't going anywhere.

Injuries have destroyed them this year.

It's a QBs league and Dalton is over rated, especially at high pressure moments.