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37 minutes ago, LogicIsForSquares said:

Also, why the fuck is a Steelers fan here? You should be out making sure the women of Pittsburgh don't get raped by the city hero.

No shit logic. Hey Zombo isn't it about time for a name change here?

 

WSS

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1 hour ago, LogicIsForSquares said:

Also, why the fuck is a Steelers fan here? You should be out making sure the women of Pittsburgh don't get raped by the city hero.

 

 

Fake news.

 

 

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Soon as they juice ol' Joe up.. He'll be back in form (Sarcasm Alert)

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14 minutes ago, nickers said:

Soon as they juice ol' Joe up.. He'll be back in form (Sarcasm Alert)

Well, the HGH helped revive Harrison when he went back there.  Maybe it is what they will want Joe to do to regain his form. 

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We always like to say "screw em", and I suppose I get it. I don't really have a strong feeling about this guy one way or another.

However, if he winds up kicking ass for the Steelers, I don't know what that says about the Browns organization, but it's not good. If the guy kicks ass, you have to know tht Haslam is going to be grinding his teeth.

I really don't want to piss on the Browns parade, but this team looks no different to me than last year. Ah, maybe they are more aggressive? Sure, but what does that net? Years back when Flugel was pimping Crennel and Sewage, someone chimed in that you could see a difference this year because while the D was still missing tackles, at least they were in position to make the tackles. I thought to myself, WTF? We Browns fans like to give style points, don't we?

So too is my concern with Garrett. "He is getting close to the QB" one fan said. Honestly, #1  #1, not to make plays, but to get in position, to be in the proper zip code?

I think of cats that play for the great defenses, Ray Lews, P'olamalu, James Harrison, LT, etc...........Sorry man, but Garrett just doesn't look like a paid killer. So far, the OL have put up a bit of resistance and let him burn his energy, "getting close"

If I am a betting man, I will bet Haden makes a couple plays against his old team, maybe a pick six. This is the kind of shit that Haslam loses sleep over, and I imagine Hue and company, too.

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14 minutes ago, Ghoolie said:

We always like to say "screw em", and I suppose I get it. I don't really have a strong feeling about this guy one way or another.

However, if he winds up kicking ass for the Steelers, I don't know what that says about the Browns organization, but it's not good. If the guy kicks ass, you have to know tht Haslam is going to be grinding his teeth.

And...what if it is proven right...that he can barely hack it anymore?

I really don't want to piss on the Browns parade, but this team looks no different to me than last year. Ah, maybe they are more aggressive? Sure, but what does that net? Years back when Flugel was pimping Crennel and Sewage, someone chimed in that you could see a difference this year because while the D was still missing tackles, at least they were in position to make the tackles. I thought to myself, WTF? We Browns fans like to give style points, don't we?

So too is my concern with Garrett. "He is getting close to the QB" one fan said. Honestly, #1  #1, not to make plays, but to get in position, to be in the proper zip code?

I think of cats that play for the great defenses, Ray Lews, P'olamalu, James Harrison, LT, etc...........Sorry man, but Garrett just doesn't look like a paid killer. So far, the OL have put up a bit of resistance and let him burn his energy, "getting close"

If I am a betting man, I will bet Haden makes a couple plays against his old team, maybe a pick six. This is the kind of shit that Haslam loses sleep over, and I imagine Hue and company, too.

I don't think you have any particular insight into who can and who cannot become an outstanding player in this league.  I am going to say something that is devastating to your reputation:   Your talent evaluation capabilities are given one step above as much credence around here as Poetic G's is given.

 

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2 hours ago, LogicIsForSquares said:

 

 

 

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just like all the commies and powderpuffs on here that hide behind a flag and someone else holding it.

Xs and Os are great....now pick up your balls and put on some man pants Sashi and Hue.

 

that's all right they'll all be gone next year............just like texas and california.

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31 minutes ago, miktoxic said:

just like all the commies and powderpuffs on here that hide behind a flag and someone else holding it.

Xs and Os are great....now pick up your balls and put on some man pants Sashi and Hue.

 

that's all right they'll all be gone next year............just like texas and california.

"What you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul."

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The way the deal is structured it has been described as $7 mil this year and $10 mil options for 2018 and 2019. So it depends on which Joe Haden Pgh gets. If it is the one from 2014 and before, they look pretty smart. If it is the one from the last two seasons, not a huge downside as they don't have to exercise the club options. 

I now understand why they did this.

What I don't understand is how they have such good luck with mid round wide receivers but can't draft good defensive backs to save their soul.

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The Steelers seem to like our 1st round pick CB's.  No matter how bad they are.

The last couple of years Haden has been chasing receivers running down the field with the ball.  I like him...but I can't even wish him well because he went to the freakin' steelers!

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17 minutes ago, Dutch Oven said:

"What you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul."

i strive to bring out the idiocy of powderpuffs and safe space dwellers.

you should be glad to know you are added to the list.

dingleberry.

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10 minutes ago, miktoxic said:

i strive to bring out the idiocy of powderpuffs and safe space dwellers.

you should be glad to know you are added to the list.

dingleberry.

Lighten up, Francis.

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12 hours ago, Dutch Oven said:

Lighten up, Francis.

:lol:

Oh yeah the lighter side of TBB.

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18 hours ago, Ghoolie said:

However, if he winds up kicking ass for the Steelers...

It's possible and releasing him could still have been the right move. We won't play much zone; PTG will. Joe used to excel in man... either press or off; now... no.

17 hours ago, The Gipper said:

Gafraleets best post ever above.

Unparalleled economy of words...

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15 hours ago, Dutch Oven said:

Lighten up, Francis.

ok francine.

you pillow biting homo.

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6 hours ago, miktoxic said:

ok francine.

you pillow biting homo.

You are adorable.

Dumb as a box of rocks, but adorable nevertheless.

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10 minutes ago, Dutch Oven said:

You are adorable.

Dumb as a box of rocks, but adorable nevertheless.

Miktoxic is the man. Tread carefully pilgrim.  You don't want dat dick, boy. 

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35 minutes ago, Dutch Oven said:

You are adorable.

Everyone has to embrace at least one of our curmudgeons... I think it's in our bylaws...

I also chose mik.

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1 hour ago, PoeticG said:

Miktoxic is the man. Tread carefully pilgrim.  You don't want dat dick, boy. 

Slow-witted birds of a feather flock together, I suppose.

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I was just lookin out for ya noob. No offense. I'm being serious, tryin to help you out, you don't want dat dick boy. It's a jungle in 'ere.

 

Keep yo head down and talk football. ;) son

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2 hours ago, Tour2ma said:

 

Everyone has to embrace at least one of our curmudgeons... I think it's in our bylaws...

I also chose mik.

mik's the best damn curmudgeon on this board bar none. Didn't we make him King or something? here's to mik! :P

UntappdCurmudgeonSupplemental.jpg

 

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On 8/31/2017 at 1:38 PM, Gafreleets said:

 

Again though, if soooo bad that he was a liability and this is actually addition by subtraction for the Clowns.....

 

Then why were they offering him 7mill to stay?

 

I understand what we're getting. He won't even be the best on our team, but he's a starting caliber CB in the NFL and the browns, the Steelers, the cowgirls, and at least 3 other teams tried to retain/obtain his services.

 

Maybe he's not the dumpster fire people here are trying to make him out to be? 

They weren't offering him 7 mil to stay as a new contract they were trying to cut down his current contract to 7 million. He was already under contract they weren't offering him a new one. Can you see the difference?

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11 hours ago, Tour2ma said:

It's possible and releasing him could still have been the right move. We won't play much zone; PTG will. Joe used to excel in man... either press or off; now... no.

Unparalleled economy of words...

Agreed. This is one of those stories that lends itself to sensationalism. If he does well, some will make fun of the Browns for doing a dumb thing. OTH if he blows, Browns can laugh at the Steelers. As you implied, the only thing that matters is was releasing him right for the Browns. Williams defense is aggressive, I am thinking he wants guys who keeps receivers in front of them and who can bang. Haden doesnt' seem to be a Williams type player from what I have seen in preseason.

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On 8/31/2017 at 3:08 PM, Westside Steve said:

No shit logic. Hey Zombo isn't it about time for a name change here?

 

WSS

I'll second that.

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2 hours ago, Ghoolie said:

Agreed. This is one of those stories that lends itself to sensationalism. If he does well, some will make fun of the Browns for doing a dumb thing. OTH if he blows, Browns can laugh at the Steelers. As you implied, the only thing that matters is was releasing him right for the Browns. Williams defense is aggressive, I am thinking he wants guys who keeps receivers in front of them and who can bang. Haden doesnt' seem to be a Williams type player from what I have seen in preseason.

Which is nothing. 

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59aa487939cc7_Screen00002.jpg.2a28f151cc2e3a8feab99bef7a32cf3f.jpgPIT needed help at the position.

Haden will be their #1 CB with Burns as the #2 and suddenly PIT has 2 good CB's.

Hopefully, this will be a positive move for both teams.

See you in CLE on September 10th.

 

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9 hours ago, Dick Mellon said:

59aa487939cc7_Screen00002.jpg.2a28f151cc2e3a8feab99bef7a32cf3f.jpgPIT needed help at the position.

Haden will be their #1 CB with Burns as the #2 and suddenly PIT has 2 good CB's.

Hopefully, this will be a positive move for both teams.

See you in CLE on September 10th.

 

I think it is debatable if Pitt will have 2 good CBs.  Joe was cut because the Browns felt they had 3-4 guys that were definitely better.....and no one around here has acclaimed that the Browns have a great defensive backfield.  

So...if  well below average is your standard of what is good.....more power to you.    As noted, Joe may fit better in a zone D.   No longer in mano a mano.

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