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So the Football Never Ending Story continues for the 2017 with the Pats going to and most likely winning 53 in the minds of the sports writers. What's the definition of insanity? Keep doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. I still pick the Raiders in 17 for what it's worth.

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I have had my eye on the Raiders as well as the serious dark horse that can win the AFC. 

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Why pick against them?  Have they lost someone appreciable from their Superbowl season?  Does any current team have more playoff experience than them?  Did BB leave town?

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You pick against them since it gets boring. I mean someone has to rise up and challenge this pathetic conference.

 

The reason people like the Raiders is because they have a QB. Now they just have to improve defensively and run the ball better when up by a lot of points. 

 

And Brady despite his uber OMG greatness will be 40 years old. Yes he looks young though compared to some that never aged as well at QB. But, you have to wonder when father time and logic finally goes against him maybe. Then again Brady is known for that clean healthy organic diet and probably gets supermodel tips for being an age less soul from his wife.

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1 hour ago, Jules said:

You pick against them since it gets boring. I mean someone has to rise up and challenge this pathetic conference.

 

The reason people like the Raiders is because they have a QB. Now they just have to improve defensively and run the ball better when up by a lot of points. 

 

And Brady despite his uber OMG greatness will be 40 years old. Yes he looks young though compared to some that never aged as well at QB. But, you have to wonder when father time and logic finally goes against him maybe. Then again Brady is known for that clean healthy organic diet and probably gets supermodel tips for being an age less soul from his wife.

I think he's got 2 more years, then the cliff.  I don't think he will just fall off overnight.  I think he'll have one more season like this season.  Then next year a decline, but still pretty good.  Then I think that last season he hits the wall and retires.  Those short timing throws help him.

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9 hours ago, King Colt said:

So the Football Never Ending Story continues for the 2017 with the Pats going to and most likely winning 53 in the minds of the sports writers. What's the definition of insanity? Keep doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. I still pick the Raiders in 17 for what it's worth.

Lol I'm the saltiest I've been against the NFL.. ever since that crap bowl 25 point lead debacle I think I've really given up football for a few years. I just don't even care like I used to. "Crown their *es already" hahah

 

That nonstop motion-5 yard out-7 yard hook route-lets get rid of pro bowl player because everybody on the team is interchangeable-we still win games without the greatest QB to ever breath playing-we don't make mistakes-team will forever be there..

 

Rant Over 

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9 hours ago, Jules said:

 

And Brady despite his uber OMG greatness will be 40 years old. Yes he looks young though compared to some that never aged as well at QB. But, you have to wonder when father time and logic finally goes against him maybe. Then again Brady is known for that clean healthy organic diet and probably gets supermodel tips for being an age less soul from his wife.

That might be why they seem against trading Jimmy G. Even mentioning they might slap the franchise tag on him next yr. Its either a ploy to up his value, or they are actually looking out for their own future. Time will tell. 

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Odd how NE gets their bye at week nine when that is the best time to get it.

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14 hours ago, Jules said:

You pick against them since it gets boring. I mean someone has to rise up and challenge this pathetic conference.

 

The reason people like the Raiders is because they have a QB. Now they just have to improve defensively and run the ball better when up by a lot of points. 

 

And Brady despite his uber OMG greatness will be 40 years old. Yes he looks young though compared to some that never aged as well at QB. But, you have to wonder when father time and logic finally goes against him maybe. Then again Brady is known for that clean healthy organic diet and probably gets supermodel tips for being an age less soul from his wife.

 

I have been expecting Brady's steady decline for the past couple of years, but after last year I am wondering exactly what that decline is going to look like. Brady's game relies on very little of the "raw athleticism" that the game demands of players at other positions. His main strength is his ability to diagnose and read defenses, and check into a better play when necessary. He's not out there outrunning linebackers or throwing it 50 yards in the air off his back foot. So while he will surely get incrementally slower, he is not likely to decline mentally. As long as he remains a 40 something guy in excellent shape who still has a burning competitive passion for the game, I expect he'll be able to play QB at a really high level...maybe not the same level as last year, but hell...most teams would kill for 75% of Tom Brady versus whoever they currently have at QB.

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15 hours ago, Jules said:

You pick against them since it gets boring. I mean someone has to rise up and challenge this pathetic conference.

 

The reason people like the Raiders is because they have a QB. Now they just have to improve defensively and run the ball better when up by a lot of points. 

 

And Brady despite his uber OMG greatness will be 40 years old. Yes he looks young though compared to some that never aged as well at QB. But, you have to wonder when father time and logic finally goes against him maybe. Then again Brady is known for that clean healthy organic diet and probably gets supermodel tips for being an age less soul from his wife.

I am to the point now where I could care less if they win or lose, being serious. Everyone in the media and most fans already think Tom is the GOAT and better than Peyton, everyone thinks BB is the Greatest Coach too. So if they win, they win. It wont even bother me anymore after this last SB. If they win 7 or 8 so be it, at least they will keep other QB's who aren't better than Luck from getting an easier Ring. Just like Russell Wilson lost to them (Wilson does have 1 Ring though but it could've been 2), Matt Ryan lost to them. I predict a Repeat and I never make predictions before the Draft, I usually wait until after but they are miles better than everyone in the AFC. Carr isn't beating that team with the Defense he has, if Luck couldn't do it in 2014 he isn't doing it lmao 

 

Tom might as well pull a Jordan and go for #6!

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12 hours ago, SaturdayAllDay said:

That might be why they seem against trading Jimmy G. Even mentioning they might slap the franchise tag on him next yr. Its either a ploy to up his value, or they are actually looking out for their own future. Time will tell. 

 

I thought Jimmy G looked pretty smooth, but we really didn't get a huge sample size on him either. Steve Young 2.0 on the horizon? Bill B winning a title with Jimmy someday to make himself the official GOAT of the NFL?

 

 

7 hours ago, Bad Morty said:

 

I have been expecting Brady's steady decline for the past couple of years, but after last year I am wondering exactly what that decline is going to look like. Brady's game relies on very little of the "raw athleticism" that the game demands of players at other positions. His main strength is his ability to diagnose and read defenses, and check into a better play when necessary. He's not out there outrunning linebackers or throwing it 50 yards in the air off his back foot. So while he will surely get incrementally slower, he is not likely to decline mentally. As long as he remains a 40 something guy in excellent shape who still has a burning competitive passion for the game, I expect he'll be able to play QB at a really high level...maybe not the same level as last year, but hell...most teams would kill for 75% of Tom Brady versus whoever they currently have at QB.

 

I am not saying Brady is going to fall off a cliff. In fact I am sort of amazed he still looks so good and did last year. I have to say, I am curious if the 4 game suspension did help keep him fresher and stronger for a big SB run though. If you all think Brady looks tired next year and needs a few games off then hit us up with a new scandal. Call Irsay, he is open minded but I doubt Ballard would be.

 

 

6 hours ago, 2006Coltsbestever said:

 

Tom might as well pull a Jordan and go for #6!

 

I would rather he kinda just stop at #5? But, IMO Tom will win #6 next year or else that might be it since a year later will be even tougher.

 

Pretty sure the Pats are going all in this year for the repeat and thats a big reason they got Cooks from the Saints.

 

However, it is tough to repeat in the NFL.......it just is.........Atlanta won't be back in the SB either, SB losers have it even tougher. The NFC though is too wildly unpredictable, but the AFC is pretty darn predictable sadly. The NFC is so unpredictable at times even someone in the middle there like the Eagles could shock us and win the NFC for all we know.

 

IF Brady don't make it in then maybe it is the Steelers too since often over time we have had the Brady/Manning/Big Ben patterns in various ways. So is it Big Ben's turn since it was Manning and then Brady and now it's him? lmao 

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On ‎4‎/‎22‎/‎2017 at 0:58 AM, Jules said:

IF Brady don't make it in then maybe it is the Steelers too since often over time we have had the Brady/Manning/Big Ben patterns in various ways. So is it Big Ben's turn since it was Manning and then Brady and now it's him? lmao 

lol if it wasn't for Flacco we are seriously going back to Rich Gannon on '03.. just sick

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On 4/21/2017 at 7:28 AM, King Colt said:

Even Superman died!

 

Jimmy G:  Tom, when are you going to retire so I can play?

 

Tom B:  You don't have to worry about it Jimmy... I am going to live forever!

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17 hours ago, Chrisaaron1023 said:

lol if it wasn't for Flacco we are seriously going back to Rich Gannon on '03.. just sick

 

I am curious to see if this pattern holds true. I mean the Brady/Big Ben/Manning one in either order. Since Manning is retired it's Brady and then Big Ben? 

 

I can sort of understand why some are hoping for the Raiders including me (if the Colts can't do it of course). Since seeing Derek Carr as the QB representing the AFC in the Super Bowl WOULD be refreshing.

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Not the first nor will it be the last time the critics are doing the Super Bowl at New England!

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On ‎4‎/‎25‎/‎2017 at 1:50 AM, Jules said:

 

I am curious to see if this pattern holds true. I mean the Brady/Big Ben/Manning one in either order. Since Manning is retired it's Brady and then Big Ben? 

 

I can sort of understand why some are hoping for the Raiders including me (if the Colts can't do it of course). Since seeing Derek Carr as the QB representing the AFC in the Super Bowl WOULD be refreshing.

I just thought about this.. last team to respresent AFC superbowl not named colts, pats, broncos, steelers, (manning, brady, big ben) ravens... the freaking Raiders... lol never ends

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6 hours ago, Chrisaaron1023 said:

I just thought about this.. last team to respresent AFC superbowl not named colts, pats, broncos, steelers, (manning, brady, big ben) ravens... the freaking Raiders... lol never ends

you needed an elite QB to win in the afc during the brady/manning era.  manning always had tons of weapons on offense too, while brady has the best coach ever

 

at least its not the nba, where the east is dominated by a single player

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On ‎4‎/‎21‎/‎2017 at 3:48 PM, King Colt said:

Odd how NE gets their bye at week nine when that is the best time to get it.

About as odd as getting it the 5th week that happened recently :)

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Patriots made a lot of "win now" moves this off-season despite the fact that they are SB champs.

 

Signed Gilmore, Traded the farm for Brandin Cooks.

 

I'm guessing it will pay off for them.  But it also makes me wonder why they are making all the win now moves.  They've never acted like that before.

 

Perhaps Brady communicated that this is his last season and he wants to go out with one more ring and Belichek is trying to absolutely sure that happens.  

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8 minutes ago, Valpo2004 said:

Patriots made a lot of "win now" moves this off-season despite the fact that they are SB champs.

 

Signed Gilmore, Traded the farm for Brandin Cooks.

 

I'm guessing it will pay off for them.  But it also makes me wonder why they are making all the win now moves.  They've never acted like that before.

 

Perhaps Brady communicated that this is his last season and he wants to go out with one more ring and Belichek is trying to absolutely sure that happens.  

I don't think trading the 32 pick and swapping their third for the saints fourth is "trading the farm"

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12 minutes ago, jvan1973 said:

I don't think trading the 32 pick and swapping their third for the saints fourth is "trading the farm"

 

A first and a third is a lot of draft capital to give away.  

 

Either way it's clearly a "win now" move.

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11 hours ago, Valpo2004 said:

Patriots made a lot of "win now" moves this off-season despite the fact that they are SB champs.

 

Signed Gilmore, Traded the farm for Brandin Cooks.

 

I'm guessing it will pay off for them.  But it also makes me wonder why they are making all the win now moves.  They've never acted like that before.

 

Perhaps Brady communicated that this is his last season and he wants to go out with one more ring and Belichek is trying to absolutely sure that happens.  

 

Cooks is more of a replacement plan for Amendola & Edelman as they are getting older. 

Amendola is injury prone and Edelman has been banged up.

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5 hours ago, IcEWoLF said:

 

Cooks is more of a replacement plan for Amendola & Edelman as they are getting older. 

Amendola is injury prone and Edelman has been banged up.

 

I didn't say the move didn't make sense from a football prospective.  I'm just surprised that they gave up that much in order to get him.  

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