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  1. Assante Samuel could've ended that SB right then and there had he hung onto that interception. I imagine for Pats fans, they probably hate him as much as 49er fans hate Roger Craig for that fumble in the 1990 NFCCG that screwed their chances of a 3-peat.
  2. I don't think so. We probably won't see another undefeated team even if the possibility is on the table. Carolina almost did it recently back in 2015. The Patriots undefeated record in 2007 had completely exhausted that team and they were so due to finally lose a game. One has to wonder what the Pats chances would've been had they lost a few in the season and were able to regroup and get back on track. I often feel this way about Carolina, that their one loss to the Falcons in 2015 wasn't enough of a wake up call. They went into the SB thinking they were invincible and arrogantly thought they had already won before the game even started just due to their record. Losing can be a great eye opener to great teams and help them rebound. No team is perfect, even an undefeated team will have weaknesses. I don't think we will ever see a true 16-0 team because the risk it runs with injuries at depth of roster and sacrifice to get that record. Injuries play a much greater role in football than any other sport and a lot of times, it's OK to take that loss in the final week by resting your starters and going into the post season healthy.
  3. Wow, what is going on with Kansas City? Lots of questionable moves there this past off season. Makes you wonder if they are going to be a repeat playoff team this year, as there appears to be clear dysfunction in the office.
  4. Wrong. Lonzo gets a lot of criticism because he has the most glaring red flags of any of the top picks and is the highest bust potential. If you actually are reading the articles criticizing him, most of them don't mention his dad. No one likes his dad, but he has other major issues with his game. Here's a great article that breaks down tons of issues with Lonzo Ball and showcases all the glaring flaws with his mechanics, and it does not mention his dad whatsoever. http://fansided.com/2017/05/26/lonzo-ball-scouting-report-finishing/ Recommend this article cause it also shows the good things about him. It's not biased whatsoever. This chart is pretty telling... UCLA had an awesome team around him. A team you don't really hear about often. People talk like Lonzo Ball transformed them over night, but look at his assists at the rim. 51.5%...The Lakers do not have scorers who are going to be tipping those bad shots into the hoop for him. The biggest criticism on Ball is actually that his P&R game is so bad. Pick & Roll is the bread and butter of the NBA. If you go through people who didn't want him, they constantly bring this up that he is awful in P&R and needs to develop it if he is going to keep up with pro level play. So no, it's not really about his dad. Everyone agrees that his dad is a jerk and the worst thing to happen in basketball, but Lonzo has very big, very real red flags with his game mechanics. People aren't saying this cause his dad is a jerk, it's all there in the tape...It's not a guaranteed thing that he's going to be this awesome player. All the issues with him, gives him a high possibility of being a bust. It also don't help that the Lakers trading away a scorer in Russell, that's going to definitely hurt him too. If he can work out and be awesome, then great. If not, then it was a big waste of time since he has so many red flags over him.
  5. Good god, D'Angelo Russell was their highest scoring player last year. They traded him away for nothing to get out of a bad contract. Lopez will average 20 points a game? You better pray for that, cause I'm going to hold you to it if he don't. The Lakers literally just traded away their future with D'Angelo. A future that they had to intentionally tank to get. They freed up cap space by getting rid of their best offensive scorer...that alone is pretty bad. Yes, the Mozgoz contract was awful, but when you trade away your best developing young player to free up cap space, that's just bad management...Paul George isn't going to save them either. At this rate, it wouldn't be a shock if Magic gets fleeced on that deal too. But who is Lonzo going to pass the ball to now to rack up those pretty assist stats? Lopez? Ingram? Julius Randle? D'Angelo Russell was their highest scorer shooter this past year...Great job on Magic to trade their best offensive player, cause now, Lonzo has to do even more. That's the point of why that trade sucks. It puts more pressure on Lonzo to come out the gate and be "better than Steph Curry" as LaVar claimed. I know, D'Angelo Russell is easy to hate cause the L.A. media declared an all out war on him last year, but that don't mean he was terrible. The kid was only 21 years old. It takes time to get up to NBA level. For Lakers fans that hold Kobe on some pedestal, Kobe wasn't all that special in his first few years either of struggling. One look at Magic Johnson's twitter account shows he definitely does not know what he is doing. Have you seen his tweets? Other than that, the man has absolutely no experience whatsoever in the front office. No one cares about his past as a former player. That don't mean anything in the front office. Isiah Thomas was a Hall of Fame player, yet a very poor man in the front office. Just cause these guys were great players, is no guarantee they're going to be awesome at management. The first thing Magic Johnson did was bring in Kobe's agent for GM. Why do that? Rob Pelinka has absolutely zero experience whatsoever. He made Kobe Bryant rich, he didn't build the Lakers up and has no experience as a GM. Evidence clearly says Magic don't know what the hell he's doing. The Lakers are living in nostalgia land of their former success. Until they prove us wrong, the jury is still out and we have every reason to criticize Magic for getting on Twitter and spouting off ridiculous stuff. What? How did Russell run the team? I'm bewildered how a 21 year old was running the team. He wasn't even running their offense, that was Luke Walton. And low and behold, D'Angelo actually looked pretty good in Luke Walton's offense by the end of the year when they switch him to SG and he had the 40+ point game!Russell had no say so on that team, so I don't know what you're talking about. If you want to say anyone did, blame Luke Walton for trying to make the kid work. I don't know why you brought Jim Buss up to me. No one is denying Jim Buss made bad decisions, so I don't get your point there...I didn't mention him, I haven't seen anyone bring him up. This is about Magic's poor decision making. Unless Magic turns them into a contender soon, we are free to be the jury and criticize him. Oh no, we're so wrong cause we disagree you from time to time!! Sorry, I'm not an echo chamber. I know this bugs you, but you're going to bump into people who completely disagree with you and offer sound reason as to why with debate. That's what I'm doing right now. For the record; Jules actually don't agree with me on everything. We have plenty disagreements, but we never take it personal. It's fun having someone disagree with you, it offers a different insight and can make a great conversation. Ask Jules sometime about the Packers. That's the one subject we almost always disagree on the most. I won't get off subject on this cause it's ultimately irrelevant. Russell is 21 years old. His rookie season he had to deal with being in the Kobe farewell tour year where all the spotlight was on Kobe. Last year he was injured most of the season but was improving after his return, and was the Lakers highest scoring player. I guess you missed the 40+ point game he had against the defending champion Cavs, or the game winner he had after his grandma died. D'Angelo was clearly improving towards the end of the year. His stats flat out say he improved. There is no guarantee that Lonzo Ball is going to be better than him. Lonzo has a lot of glaring issues with his mechanics, particularly his jump shot and his bad defense. The defensive problems have been highlighted quite often. Have you seen Lonzo's shooting mechanics? It's bad...He has to slowly wind his body up to get into a shot form. This don't bold well for the NBA where everyone is faster and can knock that shot down and abuse him. He also has an obvious problem relying on his left side that he can't get a shot off unless he's perfectly lined up for his left eye to target the basket. That's also not counting that his shot form, as ugly as it is, goes on his eye sight and not over his head. The criticisms of his shooting form are valid, considering that Lonzo shoots on eye sight and it's not difficult to imagine someone leaping up and batting his shots down since he don't shoot over his head. Many people, including Lonzo's fans have pointed out how his mechanics are a glaring problem and is a huge risk on him. You should watch Coach Nick on Youtube with BBallBreakdown, who is one of Lonzo's biggest admirers, and he made a whole video pointing out how bad his shot form is. That is one of Lonzo's biggest fans, absolutely loves him, and even he admits that Lonzo has serious problems with his game that is going to need to be changed for him to be efficient in the pro level. If he don't fix that ugly jumper, he is going to get flat out abused in the NBA. It's already not difficult to imagine Lonzo getting destroyed up against much faster, more efficient scorers who will be abusing him next year. Lonzo had many red flags over him and the highest bust potential of any of the top picks for a reason, if he don't fix his mechanics, he is going to get destroyed in the pro level. The Lakers trading D'Angelo does not help. Instead it puts more pressure on Lonzo's shoulders to the point, if he's not this surefire amazing future Hall of Famer that he's been hyped up to be, then he is going to massively fail since genius Magic Johnson just traded away their youthful future. Without D'Angelo, Lonzo absolutely MUST come out the gate and be whatever it is that his annoying arrogant father has hyped him up to be. "Better than Steph Curry, better than everyone". The point is, with trading Russell, Lonzo absolutely cannot be a disappointment. If he is, then the Lakers are totally screwed. Paul George ain't going to save them. Lonzo has a lot of glaring issues and could easily be a bust. They just made the situation way worse by getting rid of a developing young player that would've HELPED HIM. This isn't really about Lonzo vs Russell. if you go browse discussions from Lakers fans, many of the people that are saying this was a bad trade, are talking about how they could've been on the same team, which makes total sense. Most people aren't analyzing this from "Lonzo vs Russell" like you are. They are making it a point that they could've played together and the Lakers would've had another piece to their young developing core. Getting rid of Russell puts Lonzo at an even greater disadvantage. He already has the most glaring red flags of all the top picks and the highest bust potential. Taking away their best young developing scorer makes it even worse, cause that puts more pressure on Lonzo to be this Hall of Fame player that his big mouth egotistical father has been screaming about for months.
  6. Since L.A. did indeed draft Lonzo, I am taking my fandom to South Beach and will become a bandwagon fan for the 3-0-5. Hello Miami Heat...

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      Sorry I never replied back to you Jules. I am so slow online lately due to these allergy problems. I have hay fever lingering around in my system. 

       

      I wouldn't feel bad about bandwagon rooting for any NBA team. Most NBA fans are bandwagon fans who follow a key player. KG's fan base all followed him to Boston, Kobe fans would've followed him to Chicago when he wanted to be traded there. I can tell you, once Anthony Davis leaves New Orleans, whatever team he goes to is going to have some new fans. There is such little interest in the Pelicans down here. 

       

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      I got the cat and you got the dog.

       

      He's a golden retriever. :thmup: Beautiful dogs.

       

       

      Sad news today with Nick Fairley. I'm not real optimistic on the Saints after this. They just lost a vital key piece of their blitz. I am not expecting them to be really good on the front four now without a key player like Fairley. 

       

       

       

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      Sorry I never replied back to you Jules. I am so slow online lately due to these allergy problems. I have hay fever lingering around in my system. 

       

      Thats okay, I will probably head to bed after this status since I am pretty wiped out today myself. I will get to the message probably tomorrow night when I get some rest. I don't think I can write much since I too have had allergy issues the last few days which is making my right eye water really badly. I can control it in the day with a claritin, but at night it has been kicking up.......so I am kinda blurry eyed in one eye tonight. lmao I been kinda foggy today and had a busy weekend.

       

      Hope you can get this under control sometime. My allergy stuff usually ends in a few days but yours seem to be unable too.

       

       

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      I wouldn't feel bad about bandwagon rooting for any NBA team. Most NBA fans are bandwagon fans who follow a key player. KG's fan base all followed him to Boston, Kobe fans would've followed him to Chicago when he wanted to be traded there. I can tell you, once Anthony Davis leaves New Orleans, whatever team he goes to is going to have some new fans. There is such little interest in the Pelicans down here. 

       

      I never feel bad for bandwagoning in the NBA.:thmup: It's a player fan league usually anyway. If you like Lebron you root for his teams, simple as that. You liked Kobe you liked his team, simple as that. Boston though I do kinda like more for Brad Stevens so is it possible to bandwagon a head coach? lmao And for the Heat I like Pat Riley. Sometimes I even like the Spurs for Popovich so yeah coach bandwagoning for me is huge in the NBA too.

       

      And Popovich, omg........best Trump and politics talk in sports, period. lmao He is most of this 10 minute video. lmao 

       

       

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      Sad news today with Nick Fairley. I'm not real optimistic on the Saints after this. They just lost a vital key piece of their blitz. I am not expecting them to be really good on the front four now without a key player like Fairley. 

       

      Sorry about this one. Ouch. But maybe the Saints can still cook something up on defense but I guess based on recent history it's not always too promising........

       

      But you can hope. At least you start the year with the Vikings and Pats so it's not embarrassing if you lose. We start with the Rams, Cards and Browns so if we lose then omg........


       

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      He's a golden retriever. :thmup: Beautiful dogs.

       

       

      NICE dogs too, I don't think there is a mean golden retriever on the planet.

       

       

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      There is such little interest in the Pelicans down here. 

       

      I wonder why? Such a cool team and cool name too.:hide:

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      Oh one more thing, who says ball hogging don't get rewarded!!!!

       

      http://deadspin.com/russell-westbrook-is-the-mvp-1796440682

       

      Westbrook gets MVP!!!!!!!!!

       

      Kinda ironic that Durant got a ring and finals MVP and Westbrook finally got to do his ultimate ball hogging season and get MVP too. lmao 

  7. Congrats Lakers. You just chose someone for president who has absolutely no idea what the hell he's doing. One look at Magic Johnson's twitter feed should've been enough to say he had no business being GM. Congrats on hiring him; the first thing he did was get rid of your best scoring player of the year for practically nothing to free up space to bring in PG next year. And now he's drafted Lonzo Ball. The one player in this draft who has the highest bust potential and the biggest question marks all over that ugly shooting form and various other issues. Enjoy the Kobe nostalgia, cause you won't be sniffing the WCF for another ten years. Magic is going to turn the dumpster fire into an even worse one.
  8. Non-news, not worthy of a topic....Check Twitter occasionally, you'll find all kinds of silly stuff like this. It's especially bad during the NFL season.
  9. This fight is going to be a joke. McGregor is not trained whatsoever in boxing and is going up against one of the masters just cause his ego is through the roof. Neither of these guys are likable whatsoever, but that's beyond the point. I won't be shocked if Mayweather knocks him out. This could get ugly fast. Mayweather in a K.O., it won't go the full 15 rounds. Huge waste of money for anyone who is paying for this. I hope Mayweather K.O.s this clown so he can complain in the media about it and talk about how he would win in a cage fight. I can't stand either of these guys, but McGregor has such an ego, I cannot stand listening to him whatsoever in interviews.
  10. I doubt you would be saying this if it was your team with one of those new rings. NFL rings aren't the only ones that have dramatically changed over the years. Have you seen NBA championship rings since the 90's? They are a lot flashier and prettier from the generic designs of the old eras. College football rings have become flashy too and almost look like SB rings. Plus, the winner of the championship receives 3 rings; counting their conference title and division title championship games. Here are the 3 rings Alabama receives for their last championship title; all of which could pass for NFL rings.
  11. Here you go in brand spanking new T-shirt edition!
  12. 7-9 or 8-8 at best and 5-11 or 6-10 at worst. The Colts are a long ways away from being a contender again. Gone are the days when they could click 6 easy wins against a horrible division. The AFC South is still the worst in the league, but is gradually improving to a competitive balance. Depending on if the Texans can't finally get their stuff together and post a 10 win season, then the worst division in the NFL might be wide open...That's if Tennessee don't regress and Jacksonville can't get it together with their talent under Coughlin and Marrone. Honestly, I expect to see Pagnano get fired this year. That was something they should've done this off season when they cleaned the house with Grigson. Got rid of 1 out of 2 problems...
  13. Atlanta will forever be remembered as the team who blew a 28-3 lead. Lovely rings. Say what you want about the Patriots, but they certainly make the most beautiful rings of any Super Bowl winning team. Each one has it's own style and class to it. Let the haters complain all they want, they can never take the ring away, no matter how hard they cry over it. Thanks again for preventing the Falcons from getting a Lombardi and for completely clowning Roger Goodell. We needed someone to slap Goodell down for good. Saints fans will forever be grateful for this past SB on both counts. Thanks again.
  14. That is the original Tecmo on NES. Bo Jackson isn't in any of the other versions. There was several other Tecmo games. I know the NES one is the most popular, but the SNES and Genesis ones were really good too. The SNES ones I played and I found them to be more balanced. The NES version does have Bo Jackson who is overpowered and there's a few other overpowered runners in that game; David Megget in particular can really carve you to pieces, and Barry Sanders is great in that game too. I know nothing about the Genesis versions cause I never played them but judging by videos, they do have pretty cut scenes. The SNES games balance a lot of those issues. While there is stand out players, they're not overpowered like that at all. The first one is really just a prettier remake of the original Tecmo on NES, it's basically identical just with better play control, better graphics and the 1992 rosters. I'd probably recommend this one the most. It is a beautiful remake and all the player ratings and stuff are pretty accurate for the time being. TSB II which I previously mentioned in this topic is my favorite one. This game is much harder than the other Tecmo games. It has increased difficulty, and the real selling point is that it has actually 3 rosters in it. You can play through the 1992, 1993, and 1994 seasons complete with all the rosters, schedules and player ratings. The accuracy on the 1992 and 1993 seasons is pretty incredible, if you play all 3 years, you can really see how the teams change from year to year with different rosters. This game also introduced a bit more advanced defensive system that lets you shift between nickel, dime, and standard coverages in audibles, and it added the 2 point conversion. Better controls allows fumbles and interceptions easier. You can return interceptions for TD's in this game, which was almost impossible in the other Tecmo's. Overall, it's a very very balanced game outside of the powerhouse dominant teams of those years being tough in the season mode. They also added several plays and expanded the playbooks in this game. There is a whole playbook of nothing but Run-N-Shoot style offense that was popular at the time with those Oilers teams. There's even some neat flea flicker plays in there too. TSB II is my favorite one due to the 3 year mode and the difficulty makes it more fun. In this game, the real top teams can give you some serious problems in the season and in the playoffs. If you're doing a season run with one team, the game's difficulty gets up there as you progress. If you're playing in the AFC, all I can tell you is the Buffalo Bills are the pain that they were during their 4 years SB run. They usually give me the most problems in the playoffs. The last one 'Tecmo Super Bowl III: Final Edition' I think might be the most popular SNES version. The last one was based in 1995. It has some infamous (and hilarious) glitches in the game. It's basically a fixed up version of TSB II with new animations, some graphic improvements, and most of all, this is the Tecmo game where you can get interceptions and return them for touchdowns easily. Rod Woodson is GOD in this game. He's what Bo Jackson was in the original Tecmo. Woodson can return kick offs for touchdowns almost every time, and when you get an interception, he has the best chance for a pick six return. The game isn't as difficult as the other SNES Tecmos unless you are playing with a really horrible team like the Jets or Cardinals and adjusting to their awful playbooks. One important feature though was the trade and free agency mode. I don't know how it works, but there are guides online that detail how to properly control it. Basically, you can trade away your entire team and build from scratch and mix match all the star players around the league. It's pretty funny. I did a random mode one time and Steve Young got traded to the Jets and Barry Sanders went to Miami. Funny stuff like that can make the game unpredictable and a lot more challenging. If you ever browse the Tecmo Super Bowl forums, there is a pretty dedicated community to TSB III with hacking and modding the game, and tons of players that have discovered glitches in the game and document them. I haven't been on there in a few years but they routinely edit and mod the original NES version of the game. If you are into Tecmo, their forum is quite a place for goodies to keep playing.
  15. I lost quite a bit of my classic games from flood damage with a bad hurricane some years back. The last thing I would do is try to profit off the bit I've re-collected since then. You have nothing to worry about, I hoard what I have now. Same for my record collection. When you lose a good bit of a collection, it makes you even more protective of those things. I know what you mean it's difficult to find these games for reasonable prices these days. One I have greatly sought after replacing is Super Castlevania IV on the SNES. There was a time when that game was possible to get decently for a reasonable price, but now it's so hard to find it for under 40-50 dollars. Super Metroid is another one that is difficult to track down without spending a good bit of money on the sole cartridge. Old PS1 games are starting to go up in crazy price range too. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is difficult to find for a reasonable price now.
  16. Tecmo is great stuff. I play the ones on the Super Nintendo. TSB 2 is my absolute favorite. If you ever come across that game somewhere, definitely worth buying. The value has went up a bit on the SNES cartridge cause it's relatively difficult to come across. If you are into video game collecting, that's a fine investment, as it will be worth more in another 10 years.
  17. True. EA did everything to shut down 2K. I never played the game and I completely missed out on it's initial release, but the game obviously scared EA enough to buy out the license for the NFL and ESPN so they could never make a competitor game again. I see fans of NFL 2K often bring up how ESPN owns the license and still has not taken advantage of creativity to come up with a presentation like that game had. NFL Fever did have Manning on the cover indeed. I never played any Madden competitors in the 2000's. I played LOTS of video games in the 90's and then stopped for a brief bit in the 2000's. I'm mostly familiar with the 90's Madden games on the Super Nintendo and N64, and even back then, the Tecmo Super Bowl games on the SNES pretty much blew the old Madden's out the water. I still play those occasionally.
  18. Anyone here play NFL 2K5? For a game that is now 13 years old, it still has quite the cult following of a fan base. I personally have never played it, but I'm impressed with how many people still play a game that is over 10 years old and how beloved it is.
  19. Buddy Ryan is an odd subject.... Chicago never won another Super Bowl after he left. Proving without a reasonable doubt, Ditka was never all that great as a head coach. Massively overrated....As good as the 1985 Bears were, they should've become a dynasty and Mike Singletary seems to know that when he talks about the disappointments after '85. Looking back, 1985 is just the season where all the chips fell in their favor, it never happened again in Ditka's coaching career. Buddy Ryan created a very toxic culture in Philly with his whole trash talkin' tough guy persona. Stuff like the "body bag game" vs Washington and the "Bounty Bowl" game vs Dallas would make him the most hated coach in the NFL if it happened today. His toxic culture in Philly still is alive and well. Eagles fans have created a weird little mythology around him being the best coach they ever had. You never hear Dick Vermill's name brought up who got them to a Super Bowl, or the other guy whom they hate with a passion who also got them to the SB and just so happens to be the most winning coach in their franchise history. If the Eagles were to get a new stadium and it be named after a coach, it would probably be named after Buddy Ryan even though he never won a single playoff game with them. That's how bad the mythology is over him there. Ryan never won a playoff game in Philly and that's a shame, cause some of those defenses he put together were historical and could've probably won a SB somehow. They also had a great quarterback in Randall Cunningham, so it wasn't like they didn't have a good QB. Despite all Ryan's problems, he also was really good at drafting. He put together some amazing defenses and great drafts that still held up after he was fired when the Eagles defense was amazing again in 1992. Funny, they actually did win a playoff game after he was fired...
  20. I would seriously set my DVR to record if these two losers made a reality TV show together...They could sit around and talk about their "glory days" and how their dad was such a genius. Rex and Rob have always loved the camera, so I don't get why they haven't done that yet.
  21. If my team made it to the conference title game and lost 45 to 7, the last thing I would want is to hang a banner that says "AFC Finalist" as a sad reminder of that epic beat down.
  22. Yet another Patriots topic? Oh, barf is right!
  23. Dan Marino 6 TD game from 1986

     

     

     

    http://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198609210nyj.htm

     

    6 TD's isn't enough to save Miami, as the Dolphins fall in overtime as their defense was that bad to surrender 51 points. 

     

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      Oh yeah, Marino gets rid of it FAST and his long passes were a thing of beauty. We have so many pocket QB's these days who are like clones of him, but I don't know any that really have the pinpoint accuracy and ball control that Marino had. You can see it in old videos, his ball control is just out of this world insane. Those are perfect spiral passes. 

       

      Manning is the only modern QB I've seen who comes close. His ball control and accuracy is the closest to Marino. I think if you are judging QB's specifically on just talent alone, Marino should always be considered in the top 3 and he should be the standard used for pass control and accuracy. 

       

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      I don't know how they lost this game. Was the run game shaky too and not able to burn up clock?

       

      The Dolphins never had a run game when Marino was there. Going by the stat of this game, they rushed for just 50 yards. 

       

      The game kinda turned upside down in the 3rd quarter when the Jets scored on a 50 yard pass and then a 65 yard pass, back to back and went up 10 points, forcing the Dolphins to pull off a comeback. 

       

      They lost that game on their defense. The defense was HORRIBLE. That video is from 1986 and the Dolphins defense was absolutely terrible that year. They had multiple games where they gave up 50 points....

       

       

      You have to see footage of Marino in 1984 

       

       

       

       

      That's from 1984, and that video is just insane. :woah: His accuracy on those bomb passes is out of this world. 

       

      Note - this was back when there was an automatic 15 yard penalty if the QB threw the ball out of bounds. You had to FORCE the ball even if no one was open, which explains why Marino forces that pass to Joe Rose into coverage. Interception numbers used to be drastically higher because of this rule too. 

       

      Marino's 1984 season is the year he threw for 5,000 yards and 48 TD's. I still think his 1984 season is more impressive than Brady's 2007 or Brees 2011 season. They broke his records in an era that favors the quarterback and passing game...Marino got his records in a year where you get an automatic 15 yards pushed back if you threw the ball out of bounds.  

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      That's from 1984, and that video is just insane. :woah: His accuracy on those bomb passes is out of this world. 

       

      Okay I am half asleep, or more like 75% asleep but in that video he reminds me a bit of Tom Brady. I can see a lot of Marino in Brady too.

       

      Which is why you always call them today "Marino clones". lmao 

       

       

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      Marino's 1984 season is the year he threw for 5,000 yards and 48 TD's. I still think his 1984 season is more impressive than Brady's 2007 or Brees 2011 season. They broke his records in an era that favors the quarterback and passing game...Marino got his records in a year where you get an automatic 15 yards pushed back if you threw the ball out of bounds.  

       

      2004 Peyton is the first I believe to break the Marino TD record.

       

       

       

      I used to feel bad for Peyton when a few years later Brady broke it again with the "Moss and Welker show".

       

      Watching the beginning of that video makes Peyton look like Marino now to me. But Peyton was always big on Marino and always gave him so many compliments. 

       

      BTW the music in that video sounds like some club music or something. I feel like I should be drunk on red bull and vodka. BTW thats a bad combination too........you will be up all night wired and drunk at the same time.

       

       

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      Oh yeah, Marino gets rid of it FAST and his long passes were a thing of beauty. We have so many pocket QB's these days who are like clones of him, but I don't know any that really have the pinpoint accuracy and ball control that Marino had. You can see it in old videos, his ball control is just out of this world insane. Those are perfect spiral passes. 

       

      Manning is the only modern QB I've seen who comes close. His ball control and accuracy is the closest to Marino. I think if you are judging QB's specifically on just talent alone, Marino should always be considered in the top 3 and he should be the standard used for pass control and accuracy. 

       

      Dude......Marino's long passes were so sexy I almost feel bad comparing him to Brady now. But Brady in his short passing game IMO played a lot like Marino looked.

       

      Marino's spirals were PERFECT. In the original video you posted, those are among the best passes I have ever seen in my life.

       

       

      Screw the Dolphins for never giving him a good enough D consistently and run game. Why did they have so many issues building a good enough balanced team around him?

       

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      I used to feel bad for Peyton when a few years later Brady broke it again with the "Moss and Welker show".

       

      Watching the beginning of that video makes Peyton look like Marino now to me. But Peyton was always big on Marino and always gave him so many compliments. 

       

      BTW the music in that video sounds like some club music or something. I feel like I should be drunk on red bull and vodka. BTW thats a bad combination too........you will be up all night wired and drunk at the same time.

       

      Cool video, I like the music. lmao

       

      There was a period between 2004 to about 2011 where Manning, Favre, Brady and Brees were breaking all his records. 

       

      Favre broke the all time touchdown record in 2007, and Marino gave him a standing ovation during the game, it was pretty crazy. 

       

      I actually feel bad about Brees breaking his 1984 records in 2011 cause the Saints had to really pad their stats to get that yardage record and in the end, I feel like we may have sacrificed the possibility of winning a SB by chasing those records.

       

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      Screw the Dolphins for never giving him a good enough D consistently and run game. Why did they have so many issues building a good enough balanced team around him?

       

      I tell people this all the time, don't be angry at him for never winning a SB, be angry at the Dolphins management for failing him. They set him up to fail...They did not build a team around him. 

       

      ESPN ran this series some years ago where they had a segment on Dan Marino called "The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame..." and the segment on Marino went into specifics about how the Dolphins drafting completely failed Marino. 

       

      At one time, they passed on taking Thurman Thomas in the 80's, then again they passed on Terrell Davis in the 90's. The video shows how awful his running game was and the defense too. Miami had this streak in the 80's where all their big first round defensive picks were major busts. 

       

  24. The 49ers deserve on this poll, as do the Browns....
  25. More.... http://deadspin.com/report-rex-ryan-flirted-with-bachelorette-party-by-com-1795837296 as a Deadspin commentator put it, the bachelorette party immediately goes 6-10.

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