Ghost of Nibbs McPimpin

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  1. Ghost of Nibbs McPimpin

    Post-game apathy thread: We're baaaack

    It's called growing up, I think. When you're a kid you are looking for models of excellence (at least athletically) and we gravitate towards sports stars in our society. I knew all the stats, I was a walking encyclopedia for basketball and football. I still had the leisure time as a kid, even with school. I noticed when I went to college, partly due to DirecTV not being as widespread, I didn't see a lot of Redskins games. My life was OK, I kept up with the Skins and saw a few games. After school and just working, sure it's a social occasion, and outlet, whatever. But at some point life just becomes too "full" and you're no longer coasting on the momentum built during your youth. I think this is why people bandwagon, not just because they're pathetic, disloyal losers who deserve to die, but because winning is the only thing that can sustain that youthful exuberance. They're really nostalgia addicts. There is no going home but winning would sure as heck help. I "grew up" (I don't mean teenage years) associated with the members of this site. Some were as old or older than I am now when it was a private board. We all still love the team but we move on in life. Sort of like some friends who you don't stay in contact with...just accept it and appreciate the game in small doses. But the notion of wearing another man's name (except Sean Taylor RIP) on my back or cheering on the exploits of people who are no longer my elders or peers but are now practically children creeps me out a bit.
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    Cowboys' DLine nickname...the...um....Hot Boys

    If anything this is some dated stuff right here. When did Missy (and Nas and Q-Tip's) Hot Boyz come out? And then I'm thinking there was a New Orleans-era song of the same name.
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    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    Sorry, I was seeing two adjacent things and linking them together. My bad.
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    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    71 plus 66 does not equal 204. Do you mean take out the 66 yarder, the 50 some yarder...any others? lol Smith had drug problems too.
  5. Ghost of Nibbs McPimpin

    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    How Kirk reads about leadership. Young Napoleon at Toulon: "The Chief of Artillery and I don't get along, I better not step on his toes and compel requisitions of more artillery to deal with the British siege. Oh, we lost the town, if I had been told I was in charge, it'd have gone well" Napoleon at 13 Vendemiaire in Paris "Better not give those royalists a whiff of grapeshot. I mean I was ordered to be here and Marras technically has command, so I don't have full license to do what i need to do. Guess Paris falls to the royalists insurrection." Joshua Chamberlain on Little Round Top: "well gosh, Colonel Vincent is in charge, better not make him upset. We'll just hold here."
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    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    Compare his **** made response to Tom Brady. Even if he's describing how people view him (and I can understand the context) and not how he handled it himself, it's just bizarre to say when you were the starter and they were trying to sign you longer term. "And he looked me in the eye and said 'I'm the best decision this organization has ever made." - Robert Kraft
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    Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III

    Thanks, Tsailand. People bought into Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences but it's not really a "theory" as much as a hope. I think he even admits this, more or less, somewhere in an article or conference. But it is clear that athletic ability is not the same as intelligence, nor is dexterity, etc. So it might be possible to be excellent at playing an instrument while not being very intelligent and you can be outright stupid and be strong, fast, etc. What people mean here is talent not intelligence, even if coordination and anticipation can seem almost like an intelligence all their own. If Vince Young is as stupid as his Wonderlic, it's no wonder he couldn't make it as an NFL QB. People probably do set the bar of minimum IQ higher than it really is for QB, though.
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    Welcome to the Washington Redskins Derrius Guice RB LSU

    We've had good running backs since Riggo and even Riggins Redskins career wasn't that long. Terry Allen and Stephen Davis come to mind. Portis was actually pretty good at short yardage, if I recall correctly. He bulked up and played differently, arguably at the cost of a longer career.
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    Kellen Winslow II Accused of Serial Rape, Kidnapping

    Will same change in story happen with Brandon Browner being arrested for attempted murder? Stay tuned!
  10. Ghost of Nibbs McPimpin

    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    Very, Does it have A/C? Are you comfortable back there? does he at least pull into the Drive-thru for you and toss the bag in the back?
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    Kellen Winslow II Accused of Serial Rape, Kidnapping

    Yeah, every victim in the series of events is older. I laugh that he said he was looking for his dog, a red dog...Clifford.
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    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    "or what?" Vos thinks I'm going to put him on ignore. No, I will clown him every chance I get. There were people who were Jason Campbell fans, RG3 fans, whatever who were less bizarre to me and still were very pro-team even if they were mad at a coach or thought we were making a mistake. GTFO. I think they call this "ghost-bully"
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    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    Yeah but that has nothing to do with 1) Whether people wish him well or not or 2) How GOOD a QB he actually is. Right now you seem less like a fan of the man's playing ability than someone who should just go follow Minnesota and stop polluting the site. I'd be absolutely fine with you if you just acted like you're a fan of the dude without having to white knight for him in EVERY aspect, even non-football ones. "Who has it better than Kirk Cousins?" Why is that relevant? Are you living in his big house? Does he let you drive his cars around? Then who cares?
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    NFL.com: Kirk Cousins tops biggest contracts

    Stop riding his jock, dude.
  15. https://nypost.com/2018/06/17/how-a-string-of-violent-sex-crimes-were-traced-to-former-nfl-star/ Surprised not to see this here, considering how close we seemed to be to taking him back in 2004. Because of the nature of a string of crimes and likely DNA evidence, not easy to make the traditional defenses one would see in other cases of sexual assault (guilty or no.)