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46 minutes ago, sfergson727 said:

Dr. Nick.

 

Or this guy...
 

 

Lots of comics could say funny things.

He just said things funny.

 

I saw him on with Johnny Carson just once when he wasn't in character...He seemed a very articulate almost shy man.

He just said that nobody thought his 'straight' act was that funny but everybody loved his drunk act

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6 minutes ago, oldunclemark said:

Lots of comics could say funny things.

He just said things funny.

 

I saw him on with Johnny Carson just once when he wasn't in character...He seemed a very articulate almost shy man.

He just said that nobody thought his 'straight' act was that funny but everybody loved his drunk act

I used to love watching him on the Dean Martin roast shows. Him and Ruth Buzzy.

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3 minutes ago, crazycolt1 said:

I used to love watching him on the Dean Martin roast shows. Him and Ruth Buzzy.

Oh man. Ruth Buzzy in that raggedy old dress hitting people with her purse..

I know it was stupid but I laughed every time

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2 hours ago, GusFring said:

https://twitter.com/injuryexpert/status/903242078297128962

 

If so, how has the media allowed this?

 

Oh, Dear God....

 

We don't know because we're not entitled to know.    No one is required to give out such information.   And if someone gave you a name today,  what would you do with it?

 

What would it tell you?   

 

You think the surgery was botched?   How would you prove it?    Luck found a specialist and had the operation.   It's his personal business.    

 

Sorry...   there's no THERE there.

 

Now if we wake up someday to learn that Luck is suing the doctor THEN you have a story.    But not until then.    That's how this works.

 

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6 minutes ago, NewColtsFan said:

 

Oh, Dear God....

 

We don't know because we're not entitled to know.    No one is required to give out such information.   And if someone gave you a name today,  what would you do with it?

 

What would it tell you?   

 

You think the surgery was botched?   How would you prove it?    Luck found a specialist and had the operation.   It's his personal business.    

 

Sorry...   there's no THERE there.

 

Now if we wake up someday to learn that Luck is suing the doctor THEN you have a story.    But not until then.    That's how this works.

 

When a high profile athlete has surgery, the doctor is usually named. The guy I posted thought it was fishy as well. 

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Yes...   often the information is released... but not always.     It's a case by case basis.

 

I don't know why it wasn't given out in this case,  but it wasn't.    I accept that at face value because there's no reason not too.

 

The link you provided doesn't tell you much.    A blank look on a persons face may or may not say the person doesn't know.    It may say he knows but can't say.

 

There are HIPPA laws in effect.   That makes it illegal to release that kind of info without Luck's approval.

 

And again,  if Luck released the name tomorrow, what would you do with it?

 

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5 hours ago, crazycolt1 said:

I been keeping it a secret way too long now!!  I did it. Me and Ballard thought we could save Jim some money on his insurance premiums.  hahahaha

 

Don't lie, we all know it was Dr. Kevorkian.  Luck wanted put out of his misery and not have to suffer another season under Pagano and Co.

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3 hours ago, Superman said:

Is anyone prepared to make the argument that Luck's surgery was botched?

 

To the OP's point, it is kind of hard to make that argument if we don't know who performed the surgery. 

 

I am not sure why everyone is beating up the OP for asking this question. In the football world we live in, it seems to be a fair question to me. 

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52 minutes ago, BlueShoe said:

 

To the OP's point, it is kind of hard to make that argument if we don't know who performed the surgery. 

 

I am not sure why everyone is beating up the OP for asking this question. In the football world we live in, it seems to be a fair question to me. 

 

It's a fair question to ask.

 

The OP is suggesting that because we don't know the answer, it means something is wrong. It's also suggesting that the media has failed in not finding out the answer.

 

I have a problem with that from several angles, but most obvious, a) we have the right to ask, but we are not entitled to the answer, and b) whoever did the surgery, there's no indication that anything went wrong. Asking a question and then insinuating that the absence of a clear answer is proof of a bigger issue is disingenuous and unfair, IMO.

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4 minutes ago, Superman said:

 

It's a fair question to ask.

 

The OP is suggesting that because we don't know the answer, it means something is wrong. It's also suggesting that the media has failed in not finding out the answer.

 

I have a problem with that from several angles, but most obvious, a) we have the right to ask, but we are not entitled to the answer, and b) whoever did the surgery, there's no indication that anything went wrong. Asking a question and then insinuating that the absence of a clear answer is proof of a bigger issue is disingenuous and unfair, IMO.

 

I am not saying the OP has a sound conspiracy theory, but asking who the doctor was; that's a legitimate question. 

 

 

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8 hours ago, Superman said:

Is anyone prepared to make the argument that Luck's surgery was botched?

There was a local doctor that suggested it on Twitter last week that a couple of local media guys picked up but I think most don’t feel there is any evidence to back it up yet.  I know I don’t think there is.

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1 hour ago, AZColt11 said:

It doesn't matter.  Many thought it would be nearly a year before he recovered fully, and it is turning out to be more true by the day.  High expectations somehow got in the way.

IMO this is more than likely true. I am not a doctor by no means but everyone who has surgery has different healing time frames.

I say this after my personal surgeries and knowing a few others who has had basically the same and we all had different times in healing. Some never healed completely while some healed and seemed to have no ill effects.

With that said maybe Ballard trading for Bissett when the opportunity become available was to cover all the bases as far as Luck's injury was concerned?

All those who are talking trading Bissett may be too premature in those thoughts because we just are not positive if Luck we ever be 100% the QB he was before getting injured. When Ballard made the statement Brissett was traded for the future may be truer than we anticipated.

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13 hours ago, crazycolt1 said:

IMO this is more than likely true. I am not a doctor by no means but everyone who has surgery has different healing time frames.

I say this after my personal surgeries and knowing a few others who has had basically the same and we all had different times in healing. Some never healed completely while some healed and seemed to have no ill effects.

With that said maybe Ballard trading for Bissett when the opportunity become available was to cover all the bases as far as Luck's injury was concerned?

All those who are talking trading Bissett may be too premature in those thoughts because we just are not positive if Luck we ever be 100% the QB he was before getting injured. When Ballard made the statement Brissett was traded for the future may be truer than we anticipated.

Yeah that could happen.  Luck may never be fully recovered.  But I suspect the fact that he was at least throwing 40 yard passes indicates to me that he will eventually be OK.  The fact that he got sore after not having done that for so long is, to me, perfectly normal.  I am not a doctor either, but I work in healthcare and know enough to know that is to be expected.  It will likely take some time before he is not sore anymore, whenever he starts throwing again.  Luckily, they don't have to decide on Brissett for another 6 months or so.  By then, they should have a better handle on Luck's long-term prognosis.

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