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  1. Top 10 / Bottom 5 Propagation Machine with Variable Games

    As I said over in the article, I am going to take this weeks T10/B5, which divides the league into 3 categories, TOP (currently 10), MIDDLE (currently 17) and BOTTOM (currently 5) and then each week...
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    OK. Take your 10/5 as gospel. That divides the...

    OK. Take your 10/5 as gospel. That divides the NFL into 3 parts, 10/17/5

    A win above your grade puts you up a level and a loss below puts you down a level.

    Let's see how that tracks from...
  3. FInally someone will coach Oakland that can...

    FInally someone will coach Oakland that can motivate people and get things done.


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    So you don't punish for a diversion program? ...

    So you don't punish for a diversion program? i.e. you give Ray Rice zip? PTI is a diversion program.

    OK. Can I stand waay in the back, near the door, during your press conference?
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    Diversion programs is when you don't reach a...

    Diversion programs is when you don't reach a Guilty/nonguilty decision, but agree to group talk therapy and CS, etc...

    Is that 8 weeks or none.
  6. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    The Hope Solo issue and the 1 of 4 stats. ...

    The Hope Solo issue and the 1 of 4 stats.

    There is an oft repeated number that 1 in 4 women have or will experience DV in their live from an intimate partner. It comes from a CDC study that can...
  7. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    I don't think the legal system had its head in...

    I don't think the legal system had its head in its ass. First of all, voters (indirectly) set punishment, not DAs. Depending on state, judges have verying amounts of leeway. But in designing a...
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    Almost. What do you do with diversion programs.

    Almost.

    What do you do with diversion programs.
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    {How did YOU get on this committee??} I agree...

    {How did YOU get on this committee??}

    I agree with you, suspend with pay during trial, and fire or not. But that misses two points.

    If the team fires the player or keeps him, the team and...
  10. Eagles (+5.5) please

    Eagles (+5.5) please
  11. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    I absolutely, categorically disagree. THe NFL is...

    I absolutely, categorically disagree. THe NFL is not significantly more popular today than last year, and no outcry happened last year.

    The difference is the video, BOTH videos. A video can be...
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    If your punishment for Ray Rice II is Restricted...

    If your punishment for Ray Rice II is Restricted Free Agency, I think you are going to have an interesting press conference.
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    The litmus case everyone is now going to want to...

    The litmus case everyone is now going to want to know. How many weeks will the next Ray Rice be suspended without pay?

    Take his exact details and spin me a sentence with your system.
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    Problem is many of the DUIs goto misdemeanors. ...

    Problem is many of the DUIs goto misdemeanors. You are going to have to deal with MADD if you let them walk.

    The problem is that many times indictment is skipped if a deal is cut. They just go...
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    Almost every single one of those crime...

    Almost every single one of those crime convictions I listed had NO jail time. So your "terminate to exclusivity" would happen for almost all convictions. I don't understand how "Terminate to...
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    I take back what I said about misdemeanors. ...

    I take back what I said about misdemeanors. There is such a thing as misdemeanor DV, therefore we can't have a 0 punishment for it.

    One of the problems with DV is that it is so often pleaded down...
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    I think you have a little contradiction. Which...

    I think you have a little contradiction. Which way did you mean it to read?

    I also think no punishment for misdemeanors.

    So, how are we going to link the severity of the judgement to the...
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    The Conduct Committee

    Roger's making a Conduct Committee to build a new process and policies for offield conduct and discipline. Since it's going to take Roger waay past the SuperBowl to get anything done, why don't we...
  19. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    I heartily agree. You would never want the union...

    I heartily agree. You would never want the union to control the stick. But I don't think most employers want the scrutiny of having a stick for offfield, especially when your employee's offenses...
  20. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    Greenie and Golic talked about the presser this...

    Greenie and Golic talked about the presser this morning and Golic was disagreed strongly with the negative tone of many media. He asked what would you have had Roger say, or what could have Roger...
  21. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    Concur with iwatt. I don't punish my employees,...

    Concur with iwatt. I don't punish my employees, I punish my naughty children. I hire/pay/fire my employees.

    I again ask, what employer have you ever heard of, other than sports, which routinely...
  22. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    If you could site the source, please. I don't...

    If you could site the source, please. I don't think that is accurate.

    From
    http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-rate-of-domestic-violence-arrests-among-nfl-players/

    This is reading a graph...
  23. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    Also, "Playing in the NFL is not a right." ...

    Also, "Playing in the NFL is not a right." Correct, it is a JOB. Not a right, nor a priviledge, nor a responsibility, nor a calling. It's a friggin' job. Geez.
  24. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    100% correct. However, that only assumes that...

    100% correct. However, that only assumes that the NFLPA should be accountable for the off-field conduct of its members. Why?
    Many people who have been convicted of felonies are members of the UAW,...
  25. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    I might amend that a bit. "Because the NFL...

    I might amend that a bit.

    "Because the NFL has taken full responsibility for a off-field disciplinary process which is almost unique among employers. The NFL wished to have this and it was one...
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