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  1. I'm still waiting for the starting Offense to get a TD in organized two team practice uhhh Pre Season.
  2. "It's a wake up call." Dont hit that ****ing snooze button.
  3. It's been a good run but... We'll be down for short period of time. Hopefully not longer than hour, maybe two. It won't be a major overhaul like the last time. We're upgrading from v4.1.19.4 to v4.2.2 Most of it will be under the hood type stuff that you won't notice, though there will be a few new features. Here's a peek at Reactions, an upgrade to the "Like" button: Reactions offer more fine-grained sentiments towards content than a simple up/down or 'like'. They are now in common usage on social networks, and so users expect to be able to be more nuanced in their response to something they see. Once we're back up, use this thread to post any questions, bugs, glitches, etc that you may have.
  4. Defenders came out today. Punisher was just a new trailer. And Defenders was WAY better then Iron Fist was.
  5. For Immediate Release August 18, 2017 REDSKINS MAKE ROSTER MOVE LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have made the following roster move: The Redskins waived the following player from their Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement: WR Kendal Thompson
  6. Nice walls. Who's your interior designer?
  7. Look what else dropped today.
  8. Just started the third one. Takes at least the first two to start laying the groundwork & get going. Already better then Iron Fist was though.
  9. Right now it's a better chance of it being The Defenders & 8-10 hours. Which better not suck. I'm looking at you Danny Rand....
  10. Five & a half hours...tic...toc...tic...toc...
  11. @DC Lumber Co. FYI mi amigo 11. Please do not use the “Quote” feature to quote pics, gifs, vids, or any large sections of text.It unnecessarily extends and clutters threads and is annoying. Edit them out. If you would like to respond to the contents of a particular post,you can simply highlight text, click the popup that floats over it, and it just quotes that text. When on mobile, if you quote a post with an image in it, simply tap the image in the quote box to highlight it & hit backspace on your keyboard to delete it. It was bad enough to scroll through on a laptop which means it's brutal on mobile.
  12. August 17, 2017 Head Coach Jay Gruden On WR Maurice Harris: “He won’t play this week but he’s moving forward with his rehab. He’s active in individual [drills]. Hopefully we’ll get him up in some team work next week, maybe get him ready for Cincinnati.” On if Harris’ injury was to his knee: “Yeah, just tendinitis-type stuff.” On S Deshazor Everett: “He had a personal issue he had to attend to. He’s OK.” On who won’t be playing on Saturday: “Obviously Su’a [Cravens], Junior Galette, Harris and Levern Jacobs won’t play, and obviously the PUP guys.” On if they will wait until Saturday to determine WR Josh Doctson’s availability: “Yeah, he looked good today, so we’ll get a look at him during pregame warmup and see where he stands and try to get him out there. We’ll see.” On LB Preston Smith: “He’s good. He practiced today and yesterday and he’s fine.” On TE Jordan Reed’s progress and Gruden’s expectations for his return: “I have learned that I don’t expect anything from these injured players. That’s not just trying to be funny, it’s just fact. I let the trainers handle that and I let the player handle that. When they’re ready, I get the OK and they practice.” On if there’s a greater sense of concern for Doctson than Reed: “No, I think every person’s different – how their bodies are – so we have to take each injury for what they are, treat them and get them out on the field as quick as we can. Josh has been unfortunate with the Achilles and then he was doing a lot of running and doing very good and he just tweaked his hammy, so they’re both totally different. Jordan’s had a couple different lingering issues obviously throughout his career, a couple concussions and now the foot, so it’s just a matter of taking care of them and getting them back on the field.” On what he’s seen from WR Ryan Grant this training camp and preseason: “He’s really strong, he’s in great shape, and he’s Mr. Consistent. Everything we ask him to do he does, and he does it right. No matter where he lines up, no matter what we ask him to do – he can come in the core and block the safety, whatever we want him to do, he can run whatever route from whatever positon and he runs at the right depth, perfect angles coming out of them. He’s just ‘Steady Eddie,’ and that’s why I like him. I like consistent, smart players and that’s what Ryan is.” On if there are enough balls available for Grant: “I think people may be surprised with how many balls Ryan Grant might catch. Either way, could happen, I don’t know. I can’t foresee the future there, but I would be just fine with Ryan Grant being the target of a lot of balls.” On RBs Mack Brown and Samaje Perine: “Mack [Brown], Samaje [Perine] and Matt [Jones] and now Kenny [Hilliard]… Obviously Matt’s done some good things for us. We've seen a body of work with Matt. He's a big, physical guy. And then Mack Brown really started to come on last year at the end of training camp, got a couple of really good preseason games. Against Tampa he had a 100-plus yards, and then he was activated a couple games. I liked what he brought to the team on special teams, then he had a big breakout run against Chicago, which was excellent. He's progressing along also. And then Samaje is new to the system, new to the football team and we have to take a good look at him the last three games.” On the value of special teams for running backs: “Any time if you're the number two or three back, you need to play some special teams. You know, Chris Thompson will be out on some returns, but the No. 2 guy if we have three up, somebody's got to play some teams. And that'll be that person – either Samaje or Mack or Matt – whoever t it is.” On TE Niles Paul: “Niles has been one of the most impressive guys to me in camp. He's another guy, he's like Ryan Grant in that we can ask him to do anything. He'll play in-the-core Y, we'll put him at fullback, he lines up outside. His speed looks where it was before the injuries. I mean, I think he's had an outstanding training camp so far. He's done so many different things. And that's one of the toughest positions – a tight end, the move tight end. You’ve got to know all the blocking schemes, you’ve got to know all the pass patterns and you’ve got to know a lot of the protections. So he's handled everything effortlessly with great effort, and [has] been very productive. I'm anxious to see Niles play more.” On if he has decided how long the starters will play against Green Bay: “I have not. You know, it'll be a feeling out there on Saturday, really. I intend on them playing a little bit more than normal, probably, but we'll see how it goes.” On what he's hoping to accomplish in the second preseason game: “Well, we actually want to improve a little bit. You know, I think going three-and-out two series in a row is not what we intended. Defensively we did some good things though. I think we went three-and-out on defense with our starting defense, the first two groups. Josh [Norman] and D.J. [Swearinger] were in there, we went three-and-out – and Ryan [Kerrigan]. I'd like them to continue their trend of making plays and flying around to the football.” On LB Ryan Anderson: “He had a stinger and we’re going to let him dress in pregame warmup on Saturday and see where he is. He has total mobility now back, I think he’s fine, but we just want to make sure he has strength back in it.” On if Mason Foster and Zach Brown will start at linebacker this week: “Right now, for this game, we’re going to start with Mason and Zach – Mason at Mike and Zach at Mo – and after that we’ll see what happens, see how they perform and go from there.”
  13. August 16, 2017 Head Coach Jay Gruden On injuries: “Su’a [Cravens] had a knee scope and it went well. I’m not going to guess how long it’s going to be, but they just went in and cleaned it out a little bit. Once the swelling went down, they re-checked it and he felt a little pain, so they just cleaned it up a little bit – the meniscus – and he’ll be fine. Obviously [Trent] Murphy had his ACL/MCL surgery. [Kevin] Bowen had his labrum surgery and then [Josh] Doctson went out and did some individuals today and he’s getting better day to day.” On his expectations for Doctson’s return: “My plan is to listen to the trainers and Josh and find out when he can go full-speed. Tomorrow we’re going to try to see how much more he can do and then we’ll make a decision on Saturday whether or not we can put him in or not.” On the play in which Cravens was injured: “Third play of the game, he jumped over the pile and landed it on it funny.” On the depth battle at guard: “That’s what it is, a battle. Arie [Kouandjio] has been here and done a nice job. He played last year and did some good things when he did play. [Tyler] Catalina we got as a free agent from Georgia and he’s done some good things and obviously [Kyle] Kalis is from Michigan. Catalina’s played a little bit of left guard, right guard and tackle. We’re trying to find out if he’s versatile enough to do that, which is important, and then Kalis has played both guards and obviously so has Arie. Arie’s mixed in a little bit of tackle, so at the end of the day we’re just going to have to let these guys play and make a decision.” On if he would be comfortable with starting Deshazor Everett at strong safety: “Yeah, we’ll see. Deshazor did some good things today. He had a better practice today. It’s going to come down to the fact that he’s going to get more and more reps and he’s going to show us if he can handle it or not, which I think he can. He got some great reps and looks last year, carried it over to this year. Obviously he’s been a core special-teamer for us but I think playing safety he’s a lot more comfortable and he’s doing some good things. Will Blackmon’s over there and obviously Montae Nicholson, so we have some other guys that are trying to battle – [Stefan] McClure and some other guys.” On the importance of having a player like D.J Swearinger at safety: “Yeah, safety is very, very important and that’s why we went out there and targeted D.J. His experience, both good and bad, I think has made him what he is right now. He’s got great confidence and he’s playing very well. He’s a great communicator. But the big thing is he brings great energy to the defense, which is, at the end of the day, what you want. You want great energy, guys flying to the football, having some fun and that’s what D.J brings.” On the inside linebackers: “Obviously Will Compton’s very smart and has been a great leader for us. He’s a great communicator, which you have to have at Mike linebacker. I think Mason Foster can play both positons equally as well – Mike and what we call Mo – and he’s a good communicator. Obviously Zach Brown has a great skill set for playing linebacker. He can go sideline to sideline probably athletically faster than majority of the linebackers we have. So I think the three of them all have the qualities to play, so it’s just a matter of finding the right match, and who that’s going to be will be determined here in the next couple of weeks.” On what they wanted to see from Everett last year for him to earn more reps: “He was a corner; he converted to safety and he really wasn’t very comfortable playing safety yet. It’s a major adjustment period. As an offensive guy, I think a DB’s a DB right? ‘It’s a DB, just go back there and play safety.’ But it’s a lot harder than you think – angles, positions, communication, run fits, finishing plays, all that stuff. I think he’s becoming more and more comfortable playing a middle third, playing a half, playing quarters. His run fit responsibilities – when they shift out to empty, when they go unbalanced – I mean there’s a lot of things a safety has to communicate and I think he’s learning more and more and feeling more comfortable.” On if they knew Everett’s transition would be a process: “Deshazor’s competing. It wasn’t like the safety spots were set in stone. We have our starters that go out there with the ones, but at the end of the day, everybody’s competing for the first-string job. Deshazor’s no different, Blackmon’s no different, and they’re all competing. Obviously now Montae’s back in the mix. He’s flying around and doing some good things, he’s in the mix. So it will be interesting to see. These next three games are going to be very important to see who that other safety is.” On the “wakeup call” last week and if he has changed anything about how the team will prepare for Week 1: “We’re still preparing. We’re still preparing the same way. We’re going to get these guys prepared. I just think when you talk about ‘wakeup call,’ I just think everybody has to come out and understand the other team has an agenda also. We didn’t match the same agenda, and that’s probably my fault. You know, six plays, two three-and-outs for the No. 1 offense wasn’t what we expected, but we expect our offense to come out and play a little bit better, more physical, try to get the running game going a little bit. Two-point-two yards per carry is what I was most disappointed in the whole game. For us to be a physical football team, we have to be able to run the ball better.” On how DL Phil Taylor Sr. has been able to return to the NFL so effectively: “I don’t know. I think it all comes down to his body and how he feels. When you have an injured knee like he had and some of the injuries he had, I think that takes a toll on a big, giant man, and he’s a big man. I think his weight is where he likes it, but I think he feels confident in his legs and his strength, where he can go out and do his job successfully. People handle injuries differently. Some people take longer to recover. They recover, but then they’ve got to get their bodies back into playing shape. I think he’s in great shape right now. I think he’s got great confidence in his recovered injuries and he’s in a good spot, mentally and physically.” On how RB Samaje Perine has improved in protection since the Baltimore game: “We’ll see. I think out in practice is a little bit different. The thing about playing another team is the Green Bay Packers are going to have a totally different blitz package than the Baltimore Ravens. The Cincinnati Bengals will possess a whole new package the following week. How we adjust, how we plan and how he adjusts to each different protection is going to be how successful he can be as a running back in the NFL. Chris Thompson obviously is as good as anybody, but we’ve got to get another guy to be able to step up and do that. And that’s hard. We change protections at the line of scrimmage like that. You have to block that guy from that guy to that guy to you over there, and they have to adjust – not only adjust to the right person, but adjust and get their body in the right spot and then finish the block.” On if what he sees in preseason games will help determine the 53-man roster: “Well, that’s a major part of it, obviously, but we’re also not going to discount what we’ve done in OTAs and training camp. We’re not just going to throw that away and say that doesn’t mean anything. It’s all an evaluation process and they have to understand that these games – playing in these games – is not a punishment, it’s a platform for them to do well. We’re excited to see them take advantage of the reps with the crowd and the fans and the pressure and all that stuff. That’s important.” On reassuming play-calling duties: “You guys are making a bigger deal about it than I am. I’m fine with it. I have a call sheet, I’ve got all the plays broken down in certain categories and some of them I call by gut feel, some of them I call based on what we game planned. Some game plans will be more extensive than the ones we have in the preseason, but the big thing is I want to call plays that the quarterbacks are comfortable with and the players are comfortable with and the plays that we’ve repped out here so they got out there and execute and play at a fast, high level. And then it’s up to them to how they execute it. No play is going to be perfect. We’re not going to get somebody wide open every play. The holes aren’t going to be gaping on every play. But it’s a matter of guys making plays, off-schedule perhaps, or running through a tackle or beating man-to-man coverage or what have you. So that’s at the end of the day what I want to see.” On how much game-planning the team does in the second week of the preseason: “The big thing is when you talk about game planning in the preseason, I think game one you want to make sure the quarterback is protected, you know what I mean? You’re not going to just go out there and just go out there blind where we have no idea what they’re going to do. We blew some protections, not because we didn’t game plan, just because we blew some protections which were uncharacteristic of certain people. Game two, we’re going to study Green Bay, obviously their defense from an offensive perspective, what they do, what their fronts are, what runs we like, obviously pass protections. We’re going to make sure the quarterbacks are protected and the quarterbacks know how to protect themselves. And then defensively, put our guys in a good position to stop what they do best and let them play.”
  14. Sometime in the morning, don't have an exact time right now.
  15. Don't care. That. Is. AWESOME. I'm ordering them for ES Staff to use instead of banning people.
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  18. EZEKIEL ELLIOTT SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY FOR SIX GAMES Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys was notified today by the NFL that he will be suspended without pay for the team's first six 2017 regular-season games for violating the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Over the course of the last year, the league conducted an extensive investigation. League investigators interviewed more than a dozen witnesses, including Ms. Tiffany Thompson, who had alleged multiple instances of physical violence in July 2016, and Mr. Elliott. The league also consulted with medical experts. League investigators examined all available evidence, including photographic and digital evidence, thousands of text messages and other records of electronic communications. Pursuant to the Personal Conduct Policy, Commissioner Goodell sought the views of four external advisors (see below) to assist him in evaluating potential violations. These experts range in experience from law enforcement, judicial and public service, and other specialized subject areas. The advisors participated in a meeting on June 26, 2017 in New York City with Elliott, who was represented by his legal team and the NFL Players Association. The group also reviewed the league's investigative reports and materials, the expert medical reports, and multiple NFL Players Association submissions on Elliott's behalf. In a letter to Elliott advising him of the decision, Todd Jones, the NFL's Special Counsel for Conduct, said these advisors "were of the view that there is substantial and persuasive evidence supporting a finding that [Elliott] engaged in physical violence against Ms. Thompson on multiple occasions during the week of July 16, 2016." After reviewing the record, and having considered the views of the independent advisors, the commissioner determined that the credible evidence established that Elliott engaged in conduct that violated NFL policy. Elliott may appeal this decision within three days. If he does not appeal, Elliott's suspension will begin September 2, the day of final roster reductions for NFL teams. He is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games. Elliott will be eligible to return to the team's active roster on Monday, October 23 following the Cowboys' Sunday, October 22 game against the San Francisco 49ers. MEMBERS OF THE EXTERNAL EXPERT ADVISORY PANEL PETER HARVEY, Esq., former Attorney General for the State of New Jersey. KEN HOUSTON, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, who played in 14 seasons in the NFL. TONYA LOVELACE, MA, Chief Executive Officer of The Women of Color Network, Inc. MARY JO WHITE, Esq., former United States attorney and former Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  19. Canada. He ate Canada.
  20. Long term deal for Cousins. Duh. Thought he was returning punts up in Canada...
  21. http://www.wwe.com/shows/ecw/ecwlaunch WWE® Launches ECW® As Third Brand STAMFORD, Conn., May 25, 2006 - World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., today announced the official launch of ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling®) as a brand extension to its RAW® and SmackDown® franchises. After acquiring the ECW assets in 2003, WWE spent the past few years re-introducing ECW to the global WWE audience and increasing the interest in its unique brand of sports entertainment. To date, WWE has successfully released three ECW DVD’s, all of which have become best sellers, and produced a very profitable ECW pay-per-view event in June 2005, with another ECW pay-per-view scheduled for this June 11, 2006. With consumer interest at an all-time high, WWE is introducing ECW as a complementary brand to RAW and SmackDown. “After keeping the ECW concept alive and creating an enormous cult-like following for all things ECW from DVD’s to PPV’s to books, we feel that now the time is right to officially launch ECW as its own stand-alone franchise,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman. “RAW, SmackDown and ECW now represent a portfolio of WWE brands for fans of all ages and interests to enjoy.” Similar to WWE’s RAW and SmackDown brands, WWE will produce, market and promote a full line of ECW products from television programs to pay-per-views to live events to licensed consumer goods. In a related announcement, The SCI FI Channel today announced it would start airing one-hour episodes of a new ECW live television program, debuting June 13 at 10 p.m. ET. (more on this announcement) World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) is an integrated media and entertainment company headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto and London. Additional information on the company can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. http://www.wwe.com/shows/ecw/scifi WWE® BRINGS ECW® TO SCI FI CHANNEL New York, N.Y., May 25, 2006 - SCI FI Channel today announced that World Wrestling Entertainment®, the producer of the No. 1 weekly basic cable TV series, “Monday Night RAW “on USA Network, will debut a summer series on Tuesday, June 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling®) will be an alternative brand of wrestling suited to fit the SCI FI Channel’s commitment to fuel the imagination. "Research tells us that there's a healthy appetite for wrestling among SCI FI viewers," said Bonnie Hammer, President, USA and SCI FI Channel. "With ECW, we're able to deliver to those fans unique action with a twist that's perfect for SCI FI." “ECW on SCI FI will push the boundaries of sports entertainment in new and unexpected ways,” said Vince McMahon, Chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment. SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 85 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) is an integrated media and entertainment company headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto and London. Additional information on the company can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. http://www.wwe.com/shows/ecw/news/ecwglobal ECW Going Global May 26, 2006 WWE Chairman Vince McMahon has big plans for ECW. In fact, in a Friday afternoon interview with WWE.com, McMahon revealed, “We are taking the ECW brand global.” Going worldwide with the likes of Paul Heyman, Tommy Dreamer and Sabu, however, is miles away from where ECW was prior to its closing in 2001. In fact, stationed out of Philadelphia, many looked at ECW as just a northeastern wrestling promotion. But the recently re-launched ECW will not have much of a struggle making an impact both here in the United States and overseas. In fact, according to Mr. McMahon, ECW already has plans for its own Merchandising and Licensing, International Sales, consistent Live Event schedule, as well as its own set of pay-per-views. But with so much of WWE’s global enterprise behind it, can ECW be expected to be the same ECW it was when it developed its cult-like following in the late 1990s and early 2000s? “We will bring forward many of the more legendary characters of ECW’s past,” said McMahon regarding today’s ECW. “But it can’t be the same. That’s pretty much impossible. It’s now five years later. A lot of the performers now have five more years under their belt, and the ECW style has taken a great deal out of them. This is something that the ECW audience already realizes. They know that if ECW was still in business today, they would be very different from what they were five years ago.” While the re-launched ECW will undoubtedly be different from the original ECW, McMahon is adamant that the brand will not stop pushing the envelope, nor will it be like the already successful WWE brands SmackDown and RAW. “It will be an alternative, there’s no doubt about that,” claimed the WWE Chairman. “It won’t be shot the same way we shoot SmackDown or RAW. It’ll have a different feel. It will be more gritty. There will also be more imagination put into concepts and characters. But at the same time, there will need to be a delicate balance because there are three masters to serve. There’s the small, vocal ECW audience. Then there’s the SCI FI audience that is accustomed to things more SCI FI. And obviously, you have to also be true to our broader audience in terms of what sports-entertainment is today.” With so much of the vision of the new ECW brand already mapped out, many wonder what took WWE so long to re-launch the brand. According to McMahon, it was all about timing. “Over the last several years, we have been busy re-establishing the concept of ECW without it having to be its own brand,” said McMahon. “Now, with the success of The Rise and Fall of ECW DVD and the success of last year’s One Night Stand pay-per-view, it just seemed right. And it feels like this year’s One Night Stand pay-per-view will be a launch to re-establish the brand.” So with the launch of the re-established brand right around the corner, will former ECW head Paul Heyman have a role? “Absolutely,” exclaimed McMahon. “But at the end of the day, Mr. McMahon is in charge.”
  22. This thread will automatically unlock today at 4:01pm & take over for the previously bloated Cousins thread. At which point you can all have the same circular arguments again.
  23. 09, 2017 NFL TO HIRE UP TO 24 FULL-TIME GAME OFFICIALS The NFL will hire up to 24 full-time game officials from among the current 124-person roster of officials, the NFL and NFL Referees Association (NFLRA) jointly announced today. The NFL and NFLRA agreed to experiment with full-time officials as part of the last Collective Bargaining Agreement. The decision to hire up to 24 such officials for 2017 is a collaborative initiative intended to promote the common goal of enhancing all aspects of NFL officiating – scouting, training and mentoring, better understanding of current game trends, game preparation, and increased input on rules relating to player safety and game administration. "We believe this is a great development for NFL officiating overall and ultimately the quality of our game," said NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations TROY VINCENT. "We share a common goal, which is to make our game as great as it can possibly be, and look forward to working together on this new effort." "NFL officials are always looking to improve, and we believe that additional time, particularly in the offseason, will be positive," said NFLRA Executive Director SCOTT GREEN. "We're looking forward to working together with the league on this effort." The program will permit current officials who wish to transition to a full-time role the opportunity to apply. The full-time officials that are hired – between 21 and 24 – will play an important role in enhancing communication and the flow of information to and from on-field officials, NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating ALBERTO RIVERON and the league's officiating supervisors. The implementation throughout the 2017 season will provide the NFL Officiating Department, in consultation with the NFLRA, the opportunity to identify the most effective ways to utilize the off-field time for full-time game officials throughout the calendar year. Full-time officials will be hired at each of the seven officiating positions and may serve on each of the 17 officiating crews. They will work collaboratively with their assigned crews, the league officiating staff and the NFL's football-related committees during the offseason.
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