Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

Nick Fairley on ESPN First Take this morning


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
29 replies to this topic

#21 Jangler

Jangler

    oddly perched

  • Joined: 24-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 48,880
  • Reputation: 9,438
HUDDLER

Posted 04 February 2011 - 12:25 AM

I loved how they danced around saying he may goto the Panthers. It's like ESPN refuses to acknowledge we even exist, much less have the #1 overall pick.

Man, the entire ESPN crew is going to have their heads explode on television when they have to talk about the Panthers leading up to, and during, the Draft.


Yeah, I was saying the same thing watching it. You know if the Cowtwats had the pick the question would have been "How are you going to try impress the Cowtwats?" instead the question was "How are you going to try and impress NFL teams? really just sad the way ESPN ignores us...oh well, you think we would be used to it by now, but it pisses ya off everytime.

#22 mav1234

mav1234

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 18-October 09
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 17,037
  • Reputation: 2,231
HUDDLER

Posted 04 February 2011 - 01:52 AM

you know that the guys at ESPN threw a party when Luck stayed at Stanford, heh.

#23 LinvilleGorge

LinvilleGorge

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 10-May 10
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 5,637
  • Reputation: 3,221
HUDDLER

Posted 04 February 2011 - 01:57 AM

Like others have said, the main thing that scares me about this guy is that I fear his motivation. Is he still going to be motivated when he's cashing those fat checks? If I knew he would be, then I'd take him #1 overall in a heartbeat. He's a great talent at a position of dire need.

This draft should've been such a no brainer. Not meaning to beat a dead horse, but had Luck declared, he was the biggest shoe-in for #1 overall that I can remember. Now we're stuck with the #1 overall pick in a draft with no #1 overall player. Blah!

#24 MadHatter

MadHatter

    The Only Voice of Reason

  • Joined: 30-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 19,920
  • Reputation: 5,441
HUDDLER

Posted 04 February 2011 - 07:44 AM

Like others have said, the main thing that scares me about this guy is that I fear his motivation. Is he still going to be motivated when he's cashing those fat checks? If I knew he would be, then I'd take him #1 overall in a heartbeat. He's a great talent at a position of dire need.

This draft should've been such a no brainer. Not meaning to beat a dead horse, but had Luck declared, he was the biggest shoe-in for #1 overall that I can remember. Now we're stuck with the #1 overall pick in a draft with no #1 overall player. Blah!


But, you can say the same question about ANY player coming out of college. There have been many, many busts that were said to be can't miss players.....at every position.

#25 Montsta

Montsta

    Rest In Peace

  • Joined: 08-December 08
  • posts: 7,419
  • Reputation: 5,441
SUPPORTER

Posted 04 February 2011 - 12:14 PM

How are people still citing Fairley's dirty play after some of the things Suh did this year? If he did to Brady what he did to Delhomme, he would have gotten a two game suspension.

#26 Udogg

Udogg

    Cardiac Victim since 95

  • Joined: 01-December 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 3,643
  • Reputation: 1,606
HUDDLER

Posted 04 February 2011 - 02:23 PM

Honest question here: Why do people question whether Fairley will have motivation after being paid and not any other draft pick? I'm sorry they question Cam Newton too. So Why are these the only two players with motivation after being paid issues?

#27 MHS831

MHS831

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 08-June 10
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 7,814
  • Reputation: 2,647
HUDDLER

Posted 05 February 2011 - 11:49 AM

About the "dirty" play. If true, it will stop with a few fines from the league. I want the offense fearing what a crazed, lunatic DT might do.

Any college player can take the money and suck. That is why you have to look at work ethic. Interviews reveal a lot about incentive.

Cam Newton, for example, is doing everything possible to promote himself to be drafted, in my opinion,not working to be a good NFL QB. He thinks that a few weeks of working with a QB coach is enough to "fool" the scouts. He (and his father) are posturing for a payday and not improvement. By smokescreening his lack of NFL preparation, the plan is to focus on his god-given skills. He has finally hit the level where these skills are not enough. If I am interviewing him, I get him to address his weaknesses. If he sidesteps the questions, he is about cosmetics. If he addresses them and discusses what he is doing to overcome them, then I see a player who realizes he has to improve and knows how to improve.

Edited by MHS831, 05 February 2011 - 11:51 AM.


#28 Jangler

Jangler

    oddly perched

  • Joined: 24-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 48,880
  • Reputation: 9,438
HUDDLER

Posted 05 February 2011 - 12:19 PM

About the "dirty" play. If true, it will stop with a few fines from the league. I want the offense fearing what a crazed, lunatic DT might do.

Any college player can take the money and suck. That is why you have to look at work ethic. Interviews reveal a lot about incentive.

Cam Newton, for example, is doing everything possible to promote himself to be drafted, in my opinion,not working to be a good NFL QB. He thinks that a few weeks of working with a QB coach is enough to "fool" the scouts. He (and his father) are posturing for a payday and not improvement. By smokescreening his lack of NFL preparation, the plan is to focus on his god-given skills. He has finally hit the level where these skills are not enough. If I am interviewing him, I get him to address his weaknesses. If he sidesteps the questions, he is about cosmetics. If he addresses them and discusses what he is doing to overcome them, then I see a player who realizes he has to improve and knows how to improve.



get ready....

Posted Image

#29 MHS831

MHS831

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 08-June 10
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 7,814
  • Reputation: 2,647
HUDDLER

Posted 05 February 2011 - 12:53 PM

get ready....

Posted Image


Nothing to defend--it is true. I don't mind shaking the monkeys out of the tree.:D

#30 rayzor

rayzor

    shula is who i thought he was.

  • Joined: 24-November 08
  • posts: -28,897
  • Reputation: 7,796
Moderators

Posted 05 February 2011 - 01:01 PM

Nothing to defend--it is true. I don't mind shaking the monkeys out of the tree.:D

you don't know that for a fact. thats only your take on things. you don't know what he's doing and you can't even pretend to know his motivations.