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  1. 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.
  2. 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,...
  3. 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...
  4. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    I would love to see an incident to arrest study.

    I would love to see an incident to arrest study.
  5. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    More stats: The popular 1 in 4 women will be...

    More stats:

    The popular 1 in 4 women will be a victim of DV from an intimate partner in their lifetime.

    First that study is self reporting survey. Which is about the worst way to collect...
  6. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    I can't square these with Biggies NYP quote that...

    I can't square these with Biggies NYP quote that only 30 cases

    These two say it is typical. Both PTI and probation.

    Again, if someone could count, that would be nice.


    I can't square...
  7. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    Going to be getting fun. Ravens criticized the...

    Going to be getting fun.

    Ravens criticized the DA AND recommended Rice for the PTI program?
  8. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    Yes to the first part. I didn't get the second...

    Yes to the first part. I didn't get the second part from the presser.

    However I did get that there will be a lot of variability in sentencing which places the burden of judgement on the NFL each...
  9. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    Ravens didn't see (at that early date) the video....

    Ravens didn't see (at that early date) the video. They got a verbal description from someone who was watching the video.

    And this report states that the Ravens was pushing for the PTI to keep the...
  10. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    It sounds like the committee is going to make...

    It sounds like the committee is going to make recommendations with keeping judgement and variability of punishment in the NFL offices. Mistake.
  11. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    It looks like the NFL Security Head is toast. ...

    It looks like the NFL Security Head is toast. And that Roger also said if anybody saw the tape at the NFL, heads will roll.
  12. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    An interesting item is that DSmith wasn't there.

    An interesting item is that DSmith wasn't there.
  13. Thread: Goodell Presser

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    OK. Some good, some not, some touchy. He is...

    OK. Some good, some not, some touchy.

    He is stating the new policies and procedures will come from the blue ribbon committee. That's good. Take him out of the process and take him out of the...
  14. bears +3

    bears +3
  15. Can we get this PFF guy to write something for us?

    Can we get this PFF guy to write something for us?
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    And voila, that's the biggest problem facing the...

    And voila, that's the biggest problem facing the Big Ten.
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    They are messing up again. The Exempt List was...

    They are messing up again. The Exempt List was both clever and bites the bullet to get the player away from team, even though you still have to pay him.

    But now that they are using it for Hardy,...
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    A simple, actual solution to this mess.

    I think they have stumbled/figured out the solution to this mess.


    First the NFL needs to get out of the investigation business. Although they may be better at it than the NCAA, or even the Law,...
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    I think we are coming around to the solution. ...

    I think we are coming around to the solution.

    Double secret probation with pay.

    It's a wonder no one thought of it before.
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    Olberman 2...

    Olberman 2
    Vikings/49ers/Ravens/Panthers 2

    14:07 left in the 2nd quarter.
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    For those of you who are not parents, a 4 year...

    For those of you who are not parents, a 4 year old could say anything. It's sort of classic that a 4 or 5 year old say something out of the blue in public which has no bearing in reality. They...
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    Yep. Just like every other employer who had a...

    Yep. Just like every other employer who had a key employee who did something off-field which gathers you bad pr. Same as a hot salesman With a DUI, or a Chief Engineer with bunches of patents who...
  23. I was at the Michigan game and they didn't...

    I was at the Michigan game and they didn't cruise.

    Miami (of ohio) outplayed them for a half, but then the extra 20 pounds of muscle just wore Miami out.
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    The way this season is going, I expect Tom Brady...

    The way this season is going, I expect Tom Brady to be implicated in a terrorist ring next week.

    Cris should be glad there were no smartphones to capture video from his old gun-running days.
  25. Thread: Thrashing

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    The biggest surprise here is that the nfl is a...

    The biggest surprise here is that the nfl is a league where each coach has a plan and has practiced what to do when you are behind by 3-6 points in the 4th quarter with between 3 and 4 minutes left...
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