Posted by BIGH2001
on 10 September 2012 - 07:54 PM
Making excuses because Gerald McCoy is "too good" is the kind of thing that someone with a losing mentality might do. This is professional football where you play against the best in the world every week. Giving someone a pass because their opponent is "good" is ridiculous. Either you man up and do a respectable job or not. Silatolu was not respectable at all yesterday. Hangartner sucked too but that's another thread.
"no meaningful evidence?" I suppose he hasn't read the 50,000 pages of investigation reports compiled by the league. Or seen the tape of Gregg williams rubbing his fingers together during the now infamous 49ers pregame speech. Or maybe he wasn't in charlotte last year when roman Harper decided to level smith about 10 seconds after he scored a touchdown. No meaningful evidence to see here - move along.
Is cam still black? Ok there are still work ethic questions. Is Luck still white and the next combo of elway/Marino/Montana rolled into one? Ok then the analysts will take him over a lazy black guy who relied simply on athletic ability to combine for 35 touchdowns and throw for over 4,000 yards in his rookie season. fug this noise.
Jake won 4 road playoff games and threw for over 300 yards in a super bowl. I don't really know what more evidence some of you herp derp tards need to see to realize that he was at most times a great player for us. You might be too stupid to remember anything that happened before 2009. If that is the case then I understand your argument completely.
yeah the Owners wouldn't have backed out of the incredibly successful CBA if not for DeMaurice Smith where can i buy your book
You're missing the point, smartass. In weighing his options, Smith most likely underestimated the possibility of a crushing defeat in court that would set his side back farther than any negotiated agreement ever would. He approached it the wrong way from Day 1 making it very clear that the players weren't interested in anything but litigation unless they were able to receive a deal that the owners clearly weren't going to give.
His brash approach led to distrust between the two sides further making it impossible to reach a fair, negotiated settlement.
The strategy would be great if he could guarantee a win in court. Of course that is impossible to do but I find it hard to believe that he didn't think he had a very high chance of success before going into this. That is the only explanation for rolling the dice in litigation. No one goes into court with a poo case unless they defending an accused murderer or rapist and they have little choice.
Just FYI the owners didn't want to extend the CBA in 2006. That didn't stop the sides from negotiating what you now call the incredibly successful CBA that they were operating under until this year. The difference between 2006 and now is quite clear - Upshaw and Tagliabue worked together rather than recklessly tearing the league apart like D. Smith is hellbent on doing.
Seriously dude, are you Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson? Always have to stretch to find something "racist" to justify your existence. You do realize that you are a running joke for 99% of posters on this board. Are they all racist too? Or are you just wrong?