During training camp you cant find a more dedicated journalist. I heard during training camp he shows up in the wee hours every morning at Gardner Webb anticipating the practice so he can report on it.
After hearing about Burfict I'm just wondering what fellow huddlers' reactions would be if this was going on with a player on our team? Not defending him at all, I think it is an example of genuine dirty play, but would we be so harsh had it been a Panther doing this? I can recall in particular Roman Harper talking smack above an injured Gio Bernard yesterday. Marlon McCree was always a headhunter, Mike Mitchell, Dante Wesley's hit on Clifton Smith, etc. So since Burfict is basically their Luke (leading tackler from last season) would the huddle be okay with the league possibly suspending Luke for similar play?
I think this is a worthy topic. Where this seems to be different is that the examples mentioned relate to guys being in the act of making a play. I'm not a fan of taunting especially when a guy is injured but when it's directly after the play the taunt might come before an injury is evident and it does not worsen an injury.
I would be ok with any player on the team being suspended for this poo if there were multiple infractions. If it happens on e or even once in a while it has the appearance of being part of the game. But when the same guy is doing the same poo over and over most people conclude that it is intentional.
I like to read stupid posts and it is the main reason I visit the huddle. I am fairly selective and often inebriated when weighing in on topics and they often are in response to stupid posts. That said, preventing said stupidity would decrease my amusement by a factor of 10.
Consider them (or perhaps us the more appropriate pronoun???) useful idiots.
Irony is a reactionary thread about posters creating reactionary threads...
I don't disagree with your point, but calling a family that is going through a tragedy "foolish" just because you don't agree with their decision is disrespectful.
You are correct that my statement was loosely worded. Did not mean to disrespect the family by calling them foolish. I should have said that the thought process was "controversial". I was not put in their position so I cant completely understand the predicament. Can only base it on what I knew at the time.
But for the record, science, statistics and history don't agree with their decision.