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#21 pantherclaw

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:06 AM

I hate threads like.this.

Fans convincing themselves that their team continuing to lose, helps a team more than.it damages it.

There is no point debating it, cause they are to young to understand.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:14 AM

You are assuming

1. Somebody would want to trade up which isn't guaranteed.
2. All the draft picks would pan out which isn't guaranteed.
3. Eagles win another game, Jags at least one more game maybe two, and the chiefs win another one along with beating us, which is far from guaranteed.

Those things don't happen, and chances are they won't, and the team would tank for no reason.


I think someone wanting to trade up is a good assumption to make. Arizona for example is just pitiful. They would trade up to pick me to be their QB if that were possible. Secondly, yeah, maybe not all the draft picks would pan out. Yet that is true with any draft. However for the most part, picks within the first two round do pan out. Imagine having four picks within those rounds, and they all pan out. I'll take that chance. I'm not too worried about whether the other teams can win games or not, I like the chances there inspite of the teams in question. All they have to do is win one or two games, and I like the chances to win 2 out of 5.

Lastly, I don't want the team to tank. I want them to lose. I'm happy to see our young guys play well. I was estatic to see Cam look guys off and throw strikes for touchdowns. I just want to lose from here on out.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:25 AM

I think someone wanting to trade up is a good assumption to make. Arizona for example is just pitiful. They would trade up to pick me to be their QB if that were possible. Secondly, yeah, maybe not all the draft picks would pan out. Yet that is true with any draft. However for the most part, picks within the first two round do pan out. Imagine having four picks within those rounds, and they all pan out. I'll take that chance. I'm not too worried about whether the other teams can win games or not, I like the chances there inspite of the teams in question. All they have to do is win one or two games, and I like the chances to win 2 out of 5.

Lastly, I don't want the team to tank. I want them to lose. I'm happy to see our young guys play well. I was estatic to see Cam look guys off and throw strikes for touchdowns. I just want to lose from here on out.


Those teams aren't winning more games than us, it simply isn't happening. Losing would be terrible and it is retarded to want the team you claim to support to lose.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:28 AM

You are assuming

1. Somebody would want to trade up which isn't guaranteed.
2. All the draft picks would pan out which isn't guaranteed.
3. Eagles win another game, Jags at least one more game maybe two, and the chiefs win another one along with beating us, which is far from guaranteed.

Those things don't happen, and chances are they won't, and the team would tank for no reason.


Noo but I watched a team trade up for RGIII last year. That means I think the same thing will happen this year.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:30 AM

Noo but I watched a team trade up for RGIII last year. That means I think the same thing will happen this year.


Assuming a trade will happen because one happened last year makes no sense.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:35 AM

Draft position doesn't really matter to me. What matter is if Rivera will comeback which I hope not.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:38 AM

Those teams aren't winning more games than us, it simply isn't happening. Losing would be terrible and it is retarded to want the team you claim to support to lose.


Colts fans wanted to lose so they could draft Luck. Look where that got them. I consider myself in that same boat, but for different purposes. One, to assure Rivera is gone. Two, a much needed boost in draft picks. I hear people talk about Jadeveon Clowney. This plan I'm talking on right here, puts us in a legitimate spot to draft him, even if we win the superbowl next year. If not him, perhaps a guy like Marquis Lee. This idea is spotless, and all it costs us is to see this team lose five games. Five games is not much, compared to a HOF roster, guaranteed to have us in superbowl talks year in and year out.

If Rivera stays, Cam could be done in Carolina.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:46 AM

talk about a culture where losing is accepted, one where it is encouraged would be disastrous! You can't create a championship team by losing.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:49 AM

Lose out? No. But don't worry, I highly doubt we finish better than 5-11.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:08 AM

Colts fans wanted to lose so they could draft Luck. Look where that got them. I consider myself in that same boat, but for different purposes. One, to assure Rivera is gone. Two, a much needed boost in draft picks. I hear people talk about Jadeveon Clowney. This plan I'm talking on right here, puts us in a legitimate spot to draft him, even if we win the superbowl next year. If not him, perhaps a guy like Marquis Lee. This idea is spotless, and all it costs us is to see this team lose five games. Five games is not much, compared to a HOF roster, guaranteed to have us in superbowl talks year in and year out.

If Rivera stays, Cam could be done in Carolina.


Lol how is it spotless when we aren't guaranteed the first pick? If we lose out but still pick behind the Eagles, Chiefs, and Jags are you gonna be happy?


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