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Three Things the Bears Can Learn From the Denver Broncos

| February 1st, 2016

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GET TO THE QUARTERBACK

Wrote extensively about this earlier in the week so no reason to repeat. Here is a passage from that short piece:

And pass rush, despite what people will have you believe, is not necessarily a quantifiable statistic. Sacks are great but pressuring a quarterback into a poorly timed throw can often be far better. Sustained pressure throughout a game is a recipe for success but intense pressure in the fourth quarter, with the game on the line, is a recipe for championships.

Pass rushers, much like quarterbacks, must raise their games in the pivotal moments.

The postseason is a collection of pivotal moments. The Super Bowl is a hundred of them.

MORE THAN ONE WAY TO PLAY QB POSITION

There is an inane phrase repeated, many times in Chicago, about a quarterback being a “guy that can win you the Super Bowl”. Let’s take a look at Peyton Manning’s 2015. He completed less than 60% of his passes in a league where you could complete 60% of your passes. His touchdown-interception ratio of 9-17 will be the worst such differential attached to a Super Bowl starting quarterback in history. He has the mobility of Stonehenge. And, let’s not forget, he seems completely unable to throw the ball outside the numbers or down the field. 2015’s version of Peyton Manning checks none of the boxes for a “guy that can win you the Super Bowl.”

Yet here he is. And the last two weeks he’s played the position in a complementary fashion. When your defense is great, you don’t turn the ball over. Just because teams are baiting you to throw the ball deep, doesn’t mean you have to embrace your own limitations and attempt to take the advantage. Manning is playing with the intelligence one might expect from one of the smartest quarterbacks that’s ever lived. In the age of the gaudy quarterback statistics, he’s playing the game like it’s 1966.

HOME FIELD STILL MASSIVE ADVANTAGE

Honest question. Would the Broncos have won either of their playoff games on the road? I don’t think so. When you build a team with defense as the strength, playing postseason games in your building is a remarkable advantage.

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  • Irish Sweetness

    First to say ….. a cruise missile went into the Pentagon … the evidence is on youtube … and people just refuse to believe it.

    We return you to your normal programming.

    • MB30SD

      Hey irish… what did one cruise missle say to the other cruise missle?

      …hi, come here often?

      Get it? ? CRUISE missle… get it?!?!

      (I just made that up)

      • The GP

        I can tell you where the Cruise Missle DIDN’T go….

        Into Nicole Kidman!!!!!

        BOOM! OH YEAaaaaah!!!

        • CanadaBear

          I would up vote that a lot more if I could. Hilarious!

        • MB30SD

          Boom indeed!!

  • MB30SD

    Bmarsh (the other) and Danny trevathan please… that’s about all I care for re: the Broncos.

    …oh, and they’re prolly gonna get destroyed next weekend

    • willbest

      I tend to believe this. Carolina’s Defense is more than good enough to stop the Denver offense. By contrast, if Denver is weak against anything it is an offense that requires them to defend the whole field, and that is pretty much what Carolina is capable of doing with Cam, Olsen, Ginn, Stewart, and that other WR

      • MB30SD

        Agree. CAR seems like heads and above the rest of the nfl this year… like Seattle a couple ago.

        I think that if things go wrong early for Denver it may look eerily like their last game against said chickens.

        …and have to give it up to cam, the kid has come into his own and is a total stud, just wish he’d lay off the over the top gloating, it’s lame.

        • Scharfinator

          I love his “gloating” if you want to call it that. It looks more to me he is just enjoying himself. Some asshole fan waves their team flag in his face and he throws it on the ground. He’s defending his field/team.

          The fact that old women get upset when he dances in the end zone just makes it all the sweeter. Why Cam? Who cares, it’s hilarious. He’s like a super troll with skills to boot.

          • CanadaBear

            Needless to say being an old fart I’d like to see them hand the ball to the official and head for the sidelines (Paul Warfield-style) but that doesn’t happen a lot these days. Even Walter used to wind up and do that super spike! As long as they aren’t taunting the other guys, I’m OK with it. I’ve always thought Cam was a little too in love with himself but he never struck me as an asshole.

          • BillW

            There’s a fine line between swagger and being a jerk. Rodgers for example has both. I guess maybe Newton does too (in a different way).

          • Doc Nitty

            I think peoples dislike for Cam Newton comes from us mostly white people not being willing to understand or embrace the hip-hop culture. Gone are the days when we say 2-4-6-8….after a game and shake hands. Gone are the days of hip hip hooray. When a vast majority of the athletes are black it should not be surprising that more and more players embrace showboating in some form or another. And no, I don’t think its racist to point this out. I DO think it’s racist to insist that all people play the way our white skinned forefathers played.

            It’s 2016. I think it makes the game more fun (for the most part). And if anybody has a problem with Cam Newton’s antics then I guess you have to hate the Super Bowl Shuffle, because nothing was more over the top braggadocio than that was. And this is why Hampton refused to do it.

          • Captain Obvious

            This 1000%. You said it better than I could, Doc.

            The Super Bowl Shuffle in 2016 would have the internet on fire, with people calling for the players to be fined or worse.

            The easiest answer to the people who don’t like Newton dancing in the end zone is the one he’s given: if you don’t like it, don’t let him score.

          • CanadaBear

            Holy Crap Doc, how far are you going back? The league’s been integrated forever. Heck, even my reference to handing the ball to the official was an African-American. Some of the stuff you refer to goes back to when I was really little or even before. You’re either talking about guys in their 70’s or a bunch of bigots. I’m guessing a little bit of both.

            I totally agree with your sentiments. Hope you had a good weekend.

          • Doc Nitty

            Well, it takes some time for the old establishment (old racist white guys) to give way to the new. Take a look at hip hop culture, which didn’t really take off until the late eighties early nineties. It takes time for new cultures to envelop old ones and there will always be resistance along the way.

            Had a great weekend by the way. We went on my favorite kind of bike ride on Friday. Ride a quarter mile. Stop. Chug a beer. Ride another quarter mile. Stop. Chug a beer. We were five beers in after a two hour “ride”.

            Good times.

          • CanadaBear

            Be careful my brother! Glad you were out riding!!!!!!! You should do RAGBRAI sometime. You’d love it! I’ve done it a couple of times and it’s the largest non-serious, week-long bike ride in the US. Ride bikes, camp, get hammered or high as much as you want on the road, food stops in EVERY little town with homemade pies, ice cream stands everywhere. You can even get laid there without working at it all that hard. Good Times!

          • SC Dave

            Sounds like a winner!

          • CanadaBear

            If you like riding bikes, camping, eating and hanging out with your closest 10,000-15,000 people per day it’s awesome. Unless you’re in the main campground you don’t see anywhere near that many people but where people are partying at the main campground can be kinda nuts. Not sure how it is now that I’m an old fart but as long as you had ear plugs for sleeping, have a bit of patience, usually a good attitude and are in decent shape, it’s crazy fun.

          • willbest

            Unless culture is genetic, it cannot be racists to be opposed to certain aspects of culture.

          • Doc Nitty

            I agree and that’s not what I’m saying. But I don’t have time right now to reword. Maybe somebody could help me out here.

          • willbest

            I suspect what you are saying is Cam grew up and learned environment X

            He is an exceptional football player. If your goal is to see exceptional football play. You should be tolerant of X even though you are used to want to see Y, because you are getting one of the 10 best QBs in the world playing the game between the whistles.

            And that is a fair point. However, we are also all critical of the play-by-play commentary or being lectured to about politics by Bob Costas, the choice of replay angles, or the absurd cost of beer, of the fact that you have to walk a mile to and from soldier field and a whole host of other elements whose combined purpose is to part me from my money. None of those has any bearing on what happens after the ref sets the ball but they collectively add to the experience of consuming NFL football.

          • CanadaBear

            You don’t hear a lot of flak from the players. Retired curmudgeons like #54 spout off a little but even that seemed pretty half-hearted from #54. If the players are OK with it, who am I to complain? I see Newton as a pretty likeable guy and if he were playing for the Beloved I would definitely have a man-crush.

          • willbest

            As Doc Nitty pointed out, they are professionals but they are providing entertainment.

            NFL in conjunction with the players association gets to decided on the product they create.
            1) What is a catch, penalty, etc.
            2) What health and safety considerations are to be involved
            3) What kind of celebrations to allow

            All with the intent on creating a product that will generate the most return on investment. Who is providing that return? You are.

          • willbest

            Never seen a lawyer do anything other than a smile/slight audible/head nod when they win an MTD. And they don’t make $18 million a year to do it.

          • Doc Nitty

            Thank gods that real life isn’t modeled after a lawyers behavior in a courtroom.

          • willbest

            Pick a profession and tell me where the celebration is more ridiculous than in professional sports?

          • Captain Obvious

            Pick a profession more ridiculous than one where grown men get paid millions of dollars for playing a child’s game. Where the average career is a couple years. Where guys routinely end up with nagging injuries, if not permanent disabilities.

            Are we done looking down our nose at a 26 year-old playing a kid’s game and looking like he’s having too much fun?

          • willbest

            Is he having too much fun or is he being an ass?

          • Huge Bear’s Penis

            computer programming. you should see my celebration when I finish a project.

          • willbest

            Of course after you finish a project comes maintenance and support.

          • Irish Sweetness

            It’s the shortest-lived celebration ever. I don’t think things get compiled anymore, but that was the kill-shot. Program compiled. Great feeling, nobody around to share it with, and over instantly.

          • Doc Nitty

            It’s entertainment bro. Not just a profession.

          • Captain Obvious

            That’s because a lawyer would get hit with contempt of court and would be writing a check.

            The NFL allows it. So let’s not be dicks and say he “shouldn’t” do it if it’s allowed by the rules.

          • willbest

            The only reason there are NFL rules resulting what is and isn’t acceptable celebration is because players were acting worse than children.

          • Scharfinator

            Right. Lawyers also don’t smash their heads against other lawyers in a brutal contest that results in life altering injuries while we cheer.

            This is comparing apples to quantum physics.

          • MB30SD

            Did you…. just…. call mean…. old woman?!?!

          • Scharfinator

            I mean, whatever you’re into, maing. I won’t judge. 🙂

        • Captain Obvious

          I don’t want to be the Cam Newton Defender, but in interviews he comes off as a really good kid. And holy crap, maybe he dances a little and celebrates a lot, but have you seen what he does for his fans? He’s gotten his whole team into the routine of handing their TD balls to kids in the crowd (say what you will about spoiled white kids in $1,000 seats, but still). He regularly brings disabled fans to the lockerroom after games and gives them his equipment and autographs.

          He comes across as a genuinely good kid who is enjoying the living hell out of playing football–and is that so bad?

          Mind you, this is coming from an old-school military vet who was dead-set against this guy who won the Heisman under a cloud, who had all sorts of negative press in college for doing stupid stuff (and for having a father who did worse). But Newton has won me over. I wish him the best, and I hope he dances the shit out of the Super Bowl.

          • willbest

            Endzone seats are the cheapest available. If you got a family of four that is almost where you have to buy them if you don’t want to spend $1000 on attending a single game.

          • Captain Obvoius

            Not when the Panthers are in the playoffs and everyone knows about what happens to kids in the end zone. Fox was saying the end zone seats for the NFC championship game were going in excess of $1000

          • AlbertInTucson

            I think part of his image problem is that he did the over-the-top celebrations even back when the Panthers were getting spanked.

          • Huge Bear’s Penis

            I could be wrong but i think most of us have come to expect dumb ass over-the-top celebrations even when losing from the idiots that play the game. Just don’t injure yourselves.

          • CanadaBear

            That doesn’t seem to be asking too much.

          • AlbertInTucson

            Such “losing celebrations” are almost universally soundly condemned on these threads.

          • Huge Bear’s Penis

            yes condemned but not unexpected.

          • MB30SD

            Yeah I get it captn… just don’t like showboating much. It’s as simple as that. I’m sure he’s a great kid and good for him in general

      • AlbertInTucson

        When Brady was able to elude the Denver rush, he scambled for what? 8-10 yards.

        Likewise when Manning slip away for a dozen.

        If/When Newton eludes a rush, he’s liable to pop for 30 or 40.

        • willbest

          Sure but Denver is going to have somebody spying Cam the way nobody did Brady.

          • AlbertInTucson

            That always sound like an easy solution but it doesn’t always work out.

          • SC Dave

            Whomever is spying him better be good at tackling fast 250 lbers not afraid to run over his ass.

    • Doc Nitty

      Maybe we should move it to Mondays to make Monday’s more tolerable.

      Or, we could do vadge Mondays.

  • MB30SD

    Sigh, is it boobies friday yet?

  • CanadaBear

    If Megatron does retire I think Stafford has to share some of that blame. He leads receivers into some unbelievable hits. The one by Lance comes immediately to mind. I saw him take a ton of hard shots against the Beloved and I’m sure that’s just the tip of the iceberg. No matter how big and tough you are, if the QB keeps getting you blown up at some point enough is enough.

    • That Guy

      Yes and no. Stafford and the coaching staff definitely set CJ up to get hit, but that’s also what made him a great player. He was a big, physical wide receiver that could come down with the tough jump ball passes.

      Johnson was great in a lot of different aspects of him game. But if you take away the physicality, I’m not sure he stands out the same way.

      Put it another way. If everything else stayed the same, but Johnson was 6’0″ and 200 pounds, would he have had the same impact?

      • CanadaBear

        I agree with all that but it’s not the jump balls that got Megatron killed, it was those short passes over the middle that led directly to a LB with a bad attitude and a good angle. Totally agree about the big WR’S like Megatron, BMarsh, etc.

  • burntorangenavyblue

    The homefield thing doesn’t fly with me. Way too many other things the Bears need to look into to fix the team. How do you exactly do you get a tangible result from something like “homefield”? It’s more psychological and helpful, but it’s nothing that a team can really use to be “better”. Put a better product on the field, the fans will dig into it more with the atmosphere.

    • SC Dave

      It is the abiliy to make it too hard for the enemy offense to call audibles, and ideally even hear the freakin snap count.

      • Scharfinator

        I think burnt is saying, how do you quantify this? Also, how do you FIX this for the Bears? As an organization, what would they do? Fan training?

        • That Guy

          Beyond the motivation of “we have to win our home games” its tough to do. Sort of like “we have to win our division games.” Division games, you can build a team designed to counter the strengths of certain known opponents, but there really isn’t anything you can do to specifically focus on home games.

          I guess maybe plan a defense that relies on the offense not being able to audible?

          • burntorangenavyblue

            Or pray that the fickle Lake Michigan wind and weather gives opponents a fit?

        • willbest

          During the Legion of boom run a couple years back they showed opponent false starts in Seattle vs. other places.

          I you listen to RJ on the radio, Vegas (you know the guys that put money on things) figure home field advantage is worth 3 points. Some places are worth 4-5 others are only worth like 1-2 points.

          I have also seen analysis to suggest its worth even more against non-conference opponents, and slightly less against divisional opponents.

          • Scharfinator

            So quantifiable in a spread, I like it. How do you fix your fans though?

    • Doc Nitty

      Denver’s home field advantage is one that is actually not overrated.

      • AlbertInTucson

        Yes. I’ve never sensed any big advantage to the Bears playing in Soldier Field.

        Near as I can figure, they are a tepid 7-7 in the post-season there.

        • CanadaBear

          Unreal how bad the fans are about making noise in SF. They make the most noise at the oddest times.

          • willbest

            Well to be fair, there are a lot of things that us fans have no control over.

            1) given the size of the market and the loyalty of the fans, Soldier Field is missing 25-35,000 seats.
            2) The inconsistent wind dynamics off the lake greatly affects sound transmission
            3) The ad hoc retrofit design probably doesn’t aid in amplifying the noise the way say Century Link does.

          • CanadaBear

            All that’s true but what I’m referring to is how many fans have no idea when to raise a ruckus to screw with the other team.

          • AlbertInTucson

            Only “Home Advantage” to the Bears would be NOT playing someplace at a DISadvantage like Denver or Seattle.

  • BearDown100393

    Jared Allen has awareness. And now Peyton Manning has intelligence. He doesn’t throw because he physically can no longer. And when he does, it gets intercepted. That is not genius. It is survival. Denver is in the Super Bowl in spite of the quarterback not because of him.

    • AlbertInTucson

      He DID throw 2 TD passes in the AFC Championship game.

    • MB30SD

      Oswieler for the democratic caucus!

      …he has trajectory.

  • Viva

    5 Years from now, I’d like to see Peanut and Megatron enshrined together in Canton. Two great men who made each other better every time they took the field. World class WR…and the guy who shut him down, while delivering his trademark punch.

    Jeffe – you need to make this your mission.

    • BerwynBomber

      Pipedream. Briggs has a better shot at the HoF than Peanut and he ain’t making it either.

      Enjoy Lach’s induction. Maybe Hester’s.

    • MB30SD

      and then I want peanut to peanut-punch megatron’s bust off its pedestal onto the fucking turf, then pick it up and run out of the arena with it.

      BOOM!

  • Sactowns#1

    Happy caucus day!! Hope you’re all ready to feel the Bern!!

    • Trac

      I’d gladly take the haggus over the Colonel. Billy boy looking up interns skirts will be much more entertaining wouldn’t you say?

      • The GP

        I’m for the party that like Ford Raptors and Baja Tacos! Woo hoo!

        • Trac

          Woo hoo.

        • Sactowns#1

          Rodemy buddies Raptor up to Tahoe yesterday (it was DUMPING snow) and it was nice. He was complaining though, tires are $325 a pop.

          • Trac

            More like 500 bucks a pop.

          • MB30SD

            jesus… wait… speaking of… what would he have thought of $500 tires my son?!?!

            Is gluttony one of the seven deadly sins? yeeeeeeeeeeees my precious.

            You should have given the $2k to the local soup kitchen, or to orphans, or orphaned orangutans working in the local soup kitchen… or whatever good people do.

          • Trac

            Like you really care? Child, please..

          • MB30SD

            I’m just mussin wife ya, don’t get all….. preachy…. on me. Hee hee

            See what I did there?

            Really $500?!?! What are they 40’s???

          • Trac

            Hahaha…don’t sweats it miangs, thanks for the opportunity to get on the soapy box.

    • AlbertInTucson

      Caucus. Like the sound you make when you’re trying to clear your throat.

    • MB30SD

      Dooood. been so busy lately, forgot to respond. Thanks much for the invite to the mounts my brother, I have to be in vegas for the night that weekend, the following one I have the kids for ski break. Maybe late spring run? or def next year.

  • CanadaBear
    • BearDown100393

      He’d lose 30 lbs just not eating dinner with his head coach.

      • AlbertInTucson

        Unless he contracted that stomach virus that put McCarthy in the hospital.

        • MB30SD

          best thing that could have happened to that guy… every year he gets fatter. Looked like he was heading for trouble either way.

  • CanadaBear

    If there was any doubt about Thursday night games going away …

    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000630862/article/nfl-expands-thursday-night-football-package

  • AlbertInTucson

    Current SB Line is Carolina, -5.5

    • willbest

      I would take that. I think its going to be a 13-10 kind of game.

      • AlbertInTucson

        I dunno.

        The Panther O-Line is superior to the “Held together with chewing gum and kite string” unit NE was trying to protect Brady with and Jonathan Stewart is a much more dangerous option than the ancient, Steven “Fresh-Off-The Scrap-Heap” Jackson.

        Denver is dinged up at safety. Not great news when the other team’s best receiving option is one of the league’s best tight ends.

        • willbest

          All true. However I would take Brady Gronk, and Edelman over Cam, Stewart, and Olsen any day.

          • AlbertInTucson

            Not if you can’t protect Brady.

          • SC Dave

            Bot sure i woykd. Cam aint old

    • Trac

      I’m calling a blowout. Manning will be lucky to finish the game.

      • CanadaBear

        I’m not sure of the blowout but I think you’re right about Manning get pummelled. I hope he doesn’t get hurt but I’m pulling for Carolina for all the obvious reasons.

        • Trac

          It could get ugly.

          • AlbertInTucson

            I’m pulling for Rivera, of course, despite the “Hispanic Coach” nonsense.

            But, I’d like to see a good football game, too.

          • willbest

            I want Tillman to go out with a SB ring. Guy is pure class.

          • AlbertInTucson

            Too bad his body felt the need to betray him, yet again.

          • MB30SD

            sucks

          • SC Dave

            I hope so. Been rooting Panthers since it became obvious we were out.

          • MB30SD

            agree (on this at least) hahaha

  • willbest

    I saw a movie Gattaca with Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. For some reason that movie always struck me as more realistic than most. And here we are…

    http://www.wired.com/2016/02/schools-kicked-boy-based-dna/

    • SC Dave

      Speaking of movie reccos, thanks to whoever put Sicario out here.

      Quite a film.

      • MB30SD

        Welcome sir.

        (does a low curtsy with his party dress)

  • AlbertInTucson

    Who looked slower of late?

    A) Eddie Lacy

    B) Steven Jackson

    C) Tom Brady

    D) Peyton Manning

    • The GP

      Here is Peyton and his wife discussing his PED use:

      https://youtu.be/Jkk2ai88ED0?t=36

      • willbest

        Would have expected a scene from the movie Cocoon

        • AlbertInTucson

          Another Ron Howard opus that is TOO LONG.

      • AlbertInTucson

        Good movie but hard to watch.

    • BearDown100393

      On the field or rushing to front of the Golden Corral buffet line?

      • AlbertInTucson

        I don’t want to be ahead of Lacy in THAT line!

        • Huge Bear’s Penis

          if you are behind him you might be shit out of luck.

          • AlbertInTucson

            Rather hungry than trampled.

          • MB30SD

            literally?

  • willbest

    I don’t know if you have seen this but Tillman is raffling off Super Bowl Tickets, airfare and 2 night accommodations.

    https://www.celebritiesforcharity.org/raffle/charles-tillmans-big-game-raffle

    Proceeds going to support a local Charlotte charity he is creating to help sick kids get treatment.

    • AlbertInTucson

      That’s Peanut…wait for it…”In a Nutshell”!

      • Doc Nitty

        Well done, Al.

  • burntorangenavyblue

    This pity party of the fans/players vs owners is laughable. The fans are willing to pay for the product, players agree to the terms of the cba, (still making a boat load of money), and owners provide the venue, system, and foundation of making everything else possible. Where is this “struggle” that exist? Until fans and players are largely involved with ownership level business proceedings then stfu.

    • willbest

      Look dollar signaling is always the clearest way for the owner to know what kind of product to create. However, it would be foolishness on the owners part to not investigate non-monetary feed back to determine its merit. If we STFU as it were, they wouldn’t know something was wrong until their revenue dipped, and would only be able to guess as to why.

      Also, its these discussions with other fans that allow me to stay engaged and connected to the product despite them completely boning what is and isn’t a catch and what is and isn’t PI

  • AlbertInTucson

    “DaBearsBlog @dabearsblog

    NFL got $500M for Thurs Night Football – which has been an awful product for years. Concussions, off-field, none of it matters. NFL is gold.”

    Football doomsayers will not be pleased.

  • BearDown100393

    Super Bowl 50 will be Manning’s last rodeo.

    • SC Dave

      A good time to hang up the cleats

    • Doc Nitty

      Thank you, Jeebus!

  • AlbertInTucson

    ESPN profiled Megatron last night left one with the impression that football was never a “”love” of Johnson’s but, rather, a means to an end so his pulling the plug shouldn’t be considered a surprise.

    That said, he’s walking away from a LOT of money.

    • Huge Bear’s Penis

      he has also earned a LOT of money already.

    • BearDown100393

      football was never a “love” [insert – since being drafted by the Detroit Lions] of Johnson’s …….

      • BerwynBomber

        Probably not a coincidence that the two transcendent Lions players of the last few decades — Sanders and Megatron — retired early. Can’t help but see it as an indictment of the franchise/organization.

        • Doc Nitty

          Gotta feel sorry for Lions fans. All 13 of them.

          • MB30SD

            hee hee

            Ps. Was the beating so bad that you aren’t coming back for more? :_ (

          • Doc Nitty

            Dooood. I couldn’t control my guy that night, the lag was so bag.

            I’LL BE BACK!

          • MB30SD

            pull your shit together son

          • Doc Nitty

            It worked great on Sunday afternoon. I don’t know what was up.

      • burntorangenavyblue

        You think that kind of attitude can hurt someone’s chance of getting voted in the HoF?

    • willbest

      Yeah but what do you need it for? His great grand kids will be set with the kind of money he has made.
      If I had even 5 million dollars I would have another 3-4 kids, and spend my time coaching little league, pretending to sell custom made furniture at craft fairs and farmers markets, and hosting multiple neighborhood BBQs.

      • Johnnywad

        Yeah, Calvin seems like he’s smarter than the average NFL player that goes bankrupt five years out of the league feeding his sharks and paying out child support in nine states. I would guess he’s pretty well set.

        • AlbertInTucson

          The Lions are, supposedly, trying to lure him back with an extension.

          • Johnnywad

            Well that sucks

      • burntorangenavyblue

        Haha I will never view craft fair people the same way again!

  • AlbertInTucson

    2 Things that bug me the most about the Cam Newton flap:

    1) That IF I happen to dislike him, it can ONLY be because of his race.

    2) His assertion that “Nobody’s ever seen anything like me”.

    #1 is pure BS.

    #2 is MORE BS. Before you, Cam, there was Daunte Culpepper and, to a lesser extent, Randall Cunningham.

  • Irish Sweetness

    Worst trailer ever? Ireland tries to do Hollywood … it’s …. Taffin!

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