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Old 11-10-2014, 07:19 AM   #361
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I just got offered free box seats for Lambeau Field(Packers) for the Nov 16th game. Anyone ever been in a luxury box before?
Been to Lambeau several times, couple of times in a luxury box. A great experience, although my feeling is that sitting in the stadium seating tends to offer much more of the heart and soul of the game. Lambeau Box seats will not leave you disappointed though; quick in and out via the elevators, food and drink depends on the hosting party but usually generous, sheltered from the elements, good view of the playing field, no long restroom lines like for regular stadium goers, multiple TV screens to watch replays - kind of like sitting in someone else's living room with a dozen or so others enjoying the game.

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Old 11-10-2014, 07:27 AM   #362
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Worst 3 contracts in the NFL (no particular order)

Jay Cutler
Joe Flacco
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Old 11-10-2014, 07:36 AM   #363
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Bears fan. Launch the whole front office. Draft a QB and sit Jay. Unfortunately, can't fire the owners. Whatever, am on to Bulls and Blackhawks and Cubs in the spring.

Y'all enjoy the thread and the rest of your seasons.
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Old 11-10-2014, 08:20 AM   #364
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Bears fan. Launch the whole front office. Draft a QB and sit Jay. Unfortunately, can't fire the owners. Whatever, am on to Bulls and Blackhawks and Cubs in the spring.

Y'all enjoy the thread and the rest of your seasons.
Well said. It's obviously gotten to the point where they've thrown in the towel and they're just collecting their paychecks. I'm embarrassed to go out in public with a Bears cap on. But your'e right - Bulls and Hawks are on until June so we'll be ok. I'll take a pass on the Cubs though.
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Bears fan. Launch the whole front office. Draft a QB and sit Jay. Unfortunately, can't fire the owners. Whatever, am on to Bulls and Blackhawks and Cubs in the spring.

Y'all enjoy the thread and the rest of your seasons.
Remembering the good old days when it was just Good Rex, Bad Rex.

Now it's just Bad Jay, and well... Bad Jay
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Cutler's biggest problem is his attitude and lack of leadership skills, The QB position is one that requires leadership skills. Look at Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rogers. Their teams excel in part due to their leadership.
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Remembering the good old days when it was just Good Rex, Bad Rex.



Now it's just Bad Jay, and well... Bad Jay

I continued to believe there was more upside to him, but it appears I'm wrong.... Guaranteed big contract? Check.... Hot wife? Check...Everything else? Whatever....


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A part of me wanted a shutout and a score like 60-0. Hoping, that would've brought out the firing squad.

But now, the spin probably will be like "Look at the bright side, we got a kickoff return for a TD"
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The NFL has become an arena football league with the new rules they're enforcing with the illegal contact. With so many flags against defenders for barely touching an offensive players we're having 5 TD passes by Manning, 6 TD passes by Rogers in the first half game and scores in the 40's and 50's.

I am for player safety but these contacts hardly affect the safety of the players.

I guess offense brings money........I miss the low scoring tough defensive games of the past.
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The NFL has become an arena football league with the new rules they're enforcing with the illegal contact. With so many flags against defenders for barely touching an offensive players we're having 5 TD passes by Manning, 6 TD passes by Rogers in the first half game and scores in the 40's and 50's.

I am for player safety but these contacts hardly affect the safety of the players.

I guess offense brings money........I miss the low scoring tough defensive games of the past.
I understand you POV but I disagree. I feel that if a rule is being broken then there needs to be a penalty. The refs(league) have been too lax on enforcing the rules for too long. I think there are more things that could be called. One in particular that i've always hated is when a player jumps on a downed player for no reason. Or when someone scores a touchdown and then is leveled by a defender well after the play is over. It happens all the time and is rarely flagged for unnecessary roughness.
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I miss the days when defenses weren't afraid to tackle.
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I miss the days when defenses weren't afraid to tackle.
They have barely "tackled" for years. Well, yes, the defensive line and many linebackers did, but the DBs don't often tackle, they launch themselves like missiles (head or shoulders first) and try to knock down the runner like a bowling pin.
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I understand you POV but I disagree. I feel that if a rule is being broken then there needs to be a penalty. The refs(league) have been too lax on enforcing the rules for too long. I think there are more things that could be called. One in particular that i've always hated is when a player jumps on a downed player for no reason. Or when someone scores a touchdown and then is leveled by a defender well after the play is over. It happens all the time and is rarely flagged for unnecessary roughness.
My point is that the illegal contact rule needs to change and not the enforcement.
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These are sad days for Bears fans, past great Bears players, George Halas......the list goes on. This proud blue collar town where the Monsters of the Midway used to play. Where the 1963 Champion Bears beat the Giants to the 1986 Bears that demolished the Boston Patriots were predicated on defense and bring your A game guts and blood type player......These sissies flat out quit after they got down early and the Packers were on the sideline laughing....If someone pops you in the mouth and you taste blood, what is your response......I can go on but I don't want to get kicked off by the Mods....BEAR FANS WHAT DO YOU THINK!!!!!
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A part of me wanted a shutout and a score like 60-0. Hoping, that would've brought out the firing squad.

But now, the spin probably will be like "Look at the bright side, we got a kickoff return for a TD"
Bears town my ass.....this is a Blackhawks town
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Cutler's biggest problem is his attitude and lack of leadership skills, The QB position is one that requires leadership skills. Look at Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rogers. Their teams excel in part due to their leadership.
Cutler is a problem but this defense would be hard pressed to stop a high school team from scoring at will.
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Cutler is a problem but this defense would be hard pressed to stop a high school team from scoring at will.
I say the # 1 prob is Tucker. He should have been fired last year. #2 is Cutler. No more excuses..same mistakes over and over. #3 Trestman -- he's more stubborn than Lovie in some ways.
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... bring your A game guts and blood type player......These sissies flat out quit after they got down early and the Packers were on the sideline laughing....If someone pops you in the mouth and you taste blood, what is your response......I can go on but I don't want to get kicked off by the Mods....


Ah, yes. This should toughen the Bears up. Leading by example is a great teaching method.
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These are sad days for Bears fans, past great Bears players, George Halas......the list goes on. This proud blue collar town where the Monsters of the Midway used to play. Where the 1963 Champion Bears beat the Giants to the 1986 Bears that demolished the Boston Patriots were predicated on defense and bring your A game guts and blood type player......These sissies flat out quit after they got down early and the Packers were on the sideline laughing....If someone pops you in the mouth and you taste blood, what is your response......I can go on but I don't want to get kicked off by the Mods....BEAR FANS WHAT DO YOU THINK!!!!!
The demise of the Bears is very disappointing. Fans are burning their jerseys. I saw Dan Hampton going nuts in an interview. I think they need an entirely new coaching staff. These coaches do not have the players ready for the game. And yes- the players are sissies.

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