Califan007

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  1. Screw that...the Cowboys lost, which means the best record in the division is 5-4 with 7 games to go. We're still in this, baby!! lol...
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    I was about to say, do NOT make me regret posting that last post, Vikings lol...
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    HAHAHAHAHAAAA!! lol...
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    Ohhhhh lol....din't know that.
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    Never said they were...but I enjoy it when they do lol... I can't be the only Redskins fan who enjoys seeing Cowboys fans lose their **** without feeling a need to excuse it away lol...
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    There's angry but supportive ("Dammit! What the hell was that?...Come on, guys, you can do this.") And there's angry and losing your collective **** lol ("We suck so bad. All of you claiming we're contenders just stop posting. We will never beat a winning team that's not in the division. Need to finally fire this HC and D-coordinator, pronto!") Dallas fans tend to be the latter lol...
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    Cook embarrassed the Cowboys...I'm half-tempted to go visit cowboyszone to see if they're losing their collective **** right now lol...
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    As zskins pointed out, we didn't pass on Dalvin Cook for Anderson. I suppose you would have to say we passed on Dalvin Cook for Jonathan freaking Allen lol...
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    2019 Game Day Thread

    Anybody else afraid Kirk was gonna take a knee there? lol...
  10. If "Good Kirk" is gonna show up against a winning team, it warms my heart that it's against the Cowboys lol...
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    He would have been traded before Casserly's comments...if Casserly still made those comments--and if (as Trent believes) Casserly is a mechanism for the Skins' minsinformation attempts to paint Williams as the bad guy, there's no reason to believe he wouldn't have still said something--then there was a realistic expectation that Trent would have still felt the need to speak out, no matter what team he was playing for. It's very easy to say "If you had done what I asked I would not have spoken out." It's damn near impossible to say "No matter what you would have said in the future, I wouldn't have spoken out if I was on another team." If Casserly had said that stuff back in July and Trent remained quiet, that would be another story. Half of the things Trent has been doing and has done in the past, seem guided by emotion as much as anything. And just in the last week, Trent has said he thinks the attempt to trade him right before the deadline was done solely to embarrass him, Casserly's comments were part of an orchestrated misinformation campaign by the FO, and the team's request for an independent investigation was only asked for by the Redskins as a PR move to paint him as the bad guy. It's really hard to predict what emotions you will have in the future.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    I said a long time ago that Trent handled this in absolutely the wrong way--IF his goal was to be traded. Whether or not his emotions are valid and justified, he needed to handle this in a way that was most likely to allow him to meet his goals.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    The leaked misinformation he was referring to was Casserly's comments which were not made until after his first interview--after the trade deadline. That's why the NFLPA mentioned in their statement the misinformation being on NFL Network: "We are also aware of misinformation being repeated on the NFL's own network that is not sourced and is only designed to tarnish Trent's reputation." That is what Trent claims forced his hand. That happened after the trade deadline. No coincidence needed.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    Did you read the definition of the word "misdiagnose"? lol...because as I said: "I don't know about you, but what Trent described above (and he has said more than just the above) qualifies as a misdiagnosis on the part of the team doctors." It would be hilariously disingenuous of Trent to somehow make the claim that he never said the doctors misdiagnosed anything.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    He said he went public because he believed the Skins put out false information about him and his motives for holding out and that apparently forced his hand. So what happens if Trent still feels as if the Skins put out false information about him and his motives after he is traded? Wouldn't that still make him feel as if they forced his hand? And now that he's with another team, even more of a reason to no longer remain silent. He could have felt the Skins were doing damage control by leaking the reasons Trent was traded...and still would have ended up talking. See...this is why the dude's words should not be brushed off as irrelevant.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    (*ahem*) "Williams also said that doctors “underestimated” the initial diagnosis and that the condition “was far more advanced than they realized.” "I was told it was something minor, so I didn’t really question it...If I’m being told by the very people who I put my career in the hands of telling me I’m fine, then I’m fine. That’s how I looked at it." "I guess nobody took the time to see what was going on there,” he said, describing what he felt was the way team doctors handled the questions he kept asking over the years about the growth on his head." "And I was like ya know, 'Trust me, man. The doctors I've been going to for four or five years…every doctor told me the same thing. It's a cyst. [...]And he (the plastic surgeon) called one of the docs — the team doctors — and he reassured him that they've been looking at it and this is what they think it is... I got it removed and I was just looking forward to getting the stitches taken out so I could go ahead and get back to my life. And then (the plastic surgeon) called and said, 'Hey, this is not a cyst. It's something else.' " "if your doctor who is responsible for billions of dollars worth of athletes in a locker room is telling you that this non-football injury is a cyst or whatever and it's minor and ****, I don't know too many people who are going to question that position." "Williams says the alleged misdiagnosis from team doctors is the reason he's been away from the 'Skins this season ... and he didn't seem sure if he'd ever play for the team again. "Seriously, I almost lost my life," Williams said." mis·di·ag·nose make an incorrect diagnosis of (a particular illness). **************** I don't know about you, but what Trent described above (and he has said more than just the above) qualifies as a misdiagnosis on the part of the team doctors. And apparently the media outlets covering the story interpreted it the same way I did: "Trent Williams Accuses Redskins Of Misdiagnosing Cancer ... 'I Almost Lost My Life'" "Washington Redskins' Trent Williams Claims Team Doctors Misdiagnosed His Rare Cancer for 6 Years" "NFL’s Trent Williams Reveals Cancer Was Misdiagnosed by Team Doctors" "Redskins Star Trent Williams Accuses Team of Misdiagnosing Cancer for 6 Years in Fiery Return"
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    But Trent said the team already knows lol...someone on twitter (might have been here but I think it was twitter) actually said that as a valid reason why an independent investigation wasn't needed: because Trent said so.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    All the more reason why what Trent is saying in his interviews should be scrutinized, and all the more reason why having an independent 3rd-party investigation would be the right avenue to take.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    That's all he said? Really? I won't quote from the interviews cuz there's a helluva lot there to quote...but you have to know he's said much, much more than that. EDIT: And the FO didn't force his hand by not trading him....Trent said they forced his hand by conducting what he believes was a misinformation campaign.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    I've said numerous times: Trent's trade value should fall waaaaaaaay below Trent's life. You said it also up above. But what is happening now is not "he said/they said"...because the Skins have not said anything, especially not in response to all the stuff Trent has been saying over the last week. Their only response was to request an independent 3rd-party investigation as is described in the CBA. That's it. So there really isn't a back and forth bickering between Trent and the team. There is among Redskins fans lol... Also, not sure if you are on twitter, but over the past several days I've had my feed flooded with different sports media people who follow the Skins imploring me to read the latest interviews that Trent has made. it's all "YOU MUST READ THIS"...and then, of course, is followed up with how the Skins treated Trent is disgusting, and they almost killed him, and just goes to show how pathetic and dysfunctional the team really is, and he should sue the Redskins, and how can you keep on a GM (or "GM") who cares so little about the health of the players, etc, etc...They see the treatment of Trent's health as proof-positive of Bruce's ineptitude and the team's horrific dysfunction--and yes, numerous tweets about Dan and Bruce's dysfunction almost killed it's "longest-tenured, 7 Pro bowls player"--and I'm assuming those media members who keep imploring me to read his interviews feel the same way...so I'm guessing that I'm not the only one who sees the medical issues Trent keeps bringing up again and again as little more than a distraction. Only I see it as an incredibly serious discussion that needs to be treated with seriousness and urgency, and as more than a talking point for getting Bruce fired.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    Why this part in bold seems to continually be lost on people baffles me.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    Have you heard/read his interviews? He is in NO WAY treating the med staff's misdiagnosis as "**** like this happens all around the league". The damage he is doing (or attempting to do) to the reputation of the Skins medical staff should beg anyone to ask why he isn't doing more. When his teammates are heard saying 'Preach" in the background while he's talking about how the team's misdiagnosis almost cost him his life, you can be damn sure they aren't thinking "Yeah, but you know, it happens, that's life." I am somewhat surprised by the desire to minimize the reality of what Trent is claiming and putting out there about how the Redskins approach and mistreat the health of its players so that the focus will stay on message: "See, Bruce needs to go." Just a thought: if the Inova medical staff is indeed its own entity as an independent contractor and not employees of the Redskins, what if Inova decides to sue Williams for slander? I'm guessing that would also be blamed on Bruce for not trading Trent...and the seriousness of what Trent is doing and saying would still be minimized and the lawsuit would just be another thing to throw on the "oh well, **** happens" pile. And it's the driving force behind why there's a Trent vs Bruce to begin with. So it's hardly a sideshow.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    I'm not talking about whether or not Bruce is a good GM and should be kept on or fired. If I was, I would have posted that in the Bruce Allen thread. This thread is about Trent Williams, his hold out, why he held out, why he demanded a trade, all the stuff he's been saying in his recent interviews, and what roles (if any) Bruce, Dan, and the medical staff played in what went down since February. And it's sad and scary that anyone would think the "stuff about the medical staff" is nothing but a sideshow.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    I suspect the pendulum will be swinging the other way before long...tomorrow, next week, next month. I don't think too many here have done this, but I'd caution convincing yourself you know all you need to know to reach any conclusions. This thing will swing back and forth for a while as new info keeps coming to the surface. Always does.
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    !!!!0mgz!!!! Trent Williams finally showed up

    The only thing from Trent's version of events that I think might start to tread towards dishonesty is the ever-changing list of reasons he's been giving for not wanting to take part in the independent 3rd-party investigation. But I've also considered that maybe all of those reasons he's given so far might all be true, but he should have said all of them at the same time lol...would be better if the NFLPA's statement said "Mr. Williams does not want to relive a painful episode in his life and risk having his medical records made public. As well as, he feels that the result of the investigation would not target all the people who need to be held accountable. Further, he has doubts the results from the investigation would lead to any real, beneficial changes. If these things were different and were the light at the end of the tunnel, Mr. Williams would gladly take part in the investigation. " As it stands now, though, it comes across as at first he and the NFLPA thought playing on sympathies and fears of HIPAA laws being violated would be more than enough to sedate the part of the public who cares about this. Then they added in more...then added in a little more...and then a little more, still lol...it comes off as spontaneous where it should be consistent. (*wondering if anyone will say I should do pro bono work for Trent since my statement is superior to that dreck the NFLPA tossed out there lol)