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« on: Sep 27, 2010 at 09:37 »

So many are talking about the dark horse Chiefs, the Vickadelphia Eagles, The Cowboys and Vikings finally winning, Saints losing to the Falcons, Bradford gets 1st win, Jets beat Phins.  I am loving this. Tomlin is loving this.  I think we will beat Balti if Charlie plays like he did yesterday. Is there anyway Tomlin benches CB for BL?
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« Reply #1 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 10:26 »

BE VEWY VEWY QWIET, WE'RE HUNTING WATBIRDS 
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« Reply #2 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 11:28 »

I dunno, Brink.  Don't think they can play the disrespected card anymore.

IMO, lotta guys out there giving the Steelers props.  A lot.  And, I don't live in the Pittsburgh area.

Dilfer was gushing like a schoolgirl; Mike & Mike spent some time fluffin' during the drive in with both essentially saying that Tomlin is the clear leader for COY.  Boomer Esiason took time (even with the Jets winning last night) to speak about Pittsburgh's ability to shrug off various issues and just dominate, not win, but dominate. 

And, for the final sign of the apocalypse, even Colin Fucking Cowherd spent a chunk of the morning blasting (not just tooting) their horn.  I couldn't believe my ears.  He put them at #1 in his power rankings and was just glowing in praise; winning convincingly with their 4th string (not really, but...) QB; defense has been ridiculously dominant and as good as their stats are, they aren't telling a completely accurate story.  Most of the points allowed have been in garbage time and some of their numbers stack up to teams that have only played two games (e.g. Packers).

It really blew my mind how he just went on and on about them.  Something he could've easily spent his time doing with his beloved Seahags after they beat the Bolts yesterday.

"They're #1 and it's not even close...everybody else is just playing for second place."  Blah, blah, blah...

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Let's see if they can keep up the intensity now that everyone's back on the wagon.
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« Reply #3 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 11:30 »

I think we will beat Balti if Charlie plays like he did yesterday. Is there anyway Tomlin benches CB for BL?

1. I think we beat Balty if we can run on them the way Cleveland did.
2. No.  No way in hell.
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« Reply #4 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 11:47 »

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Let's see if they can keep up the intensity now that everyone's back on the wagon.

I think I posted in the Game Day thread, that Mr. Harrison made it clear, they don't want or need bandwagoners.

He is one serious cat.  I can't even imagine what he'd be like when po'd. 
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« Reply #5 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 12:32 »

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Let's see if they can keep up the intensity now that everyone's back on the wagon.

I think I posted in the Game Day thread, that Mr. Harrison made it clear, they don't want or need bandwagoners.

He is one serious cat.  I can't even imagine what he'd be like when po'd. 

I think it's less to do with media scrutiny and more to do with divisional and conference target games.  You have to be up for the opener; Tennessee is always in the mix with Indy in the AFCS, so a head-to-head game can well determine a WC spot; TB, though, is the kind of team to trip you.  Years of futility, but with enough young talent to surprise; non-AFC, after a couple of gritty defensive stands; a second road trip in godawful heat.

I don't think there's any way we ever overlook the Ravens. 
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« Reply #6 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 12:38 »

BTW, two AFC teams are 3-0 -- us and the Chiefs.  NFC will have one team after tonight, Pack or Bears, I'm thinking Pack.

You'll pardon me if I think Haley's Chiefs are smoke and mirrors.  Like TB, bottom feeders for the last few, though with the kind of young talent that makes it easy to overlook them (as we did last year).  Still, their offense ain't much, and I think they pumpkin at some point.  They beat SD (atrocious D since Merriman stopped roiding), baaaarely beat Cleveland (ugh), and SF (free fall, OC fired today).

BTW, Chiefs already have a bye week (WTF?), but come back @ Indy, then @ Houston.  That should show what they're made of.  Rest of the sched is cream puffery, as the AFCW is utter shite.  Denver should give them something, and SD may split, but really, no reason the Chiefs couldn't win that division and go on to be a sacrificial victim to any good team in the playoffs.  That said, FO's DVOA predictions had them well ahead of all AFCW rivals, mid-NFL overall, and they appear to be vindicated, for now.
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« Reply #7 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 12:40 »

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Let's see if they can keep up the intensity now that everyone's back on the wagon.

I think I posted in the Game Day thread, that Mr. Harrison made it clear, they don't want or need bandwagoners.

He is one serious cat.  I can't even imagine what he'd be like when po'd. 

That was such an awesome quote from Harrison....maybe if I lost weight, room can open up. But I have always been, and will continue to be firmly entrenched on that bandwagon.
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« Reply #8 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 13:05 »

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Let's see if they can keep up the intensity now that everyone's back on the wagon.

I think I posted in the Game Day thread, that Mr. Harrison made it clear, they don't want or need bandwagoners.

He is one serious cat.  I can't even imagine what he'd be like when po'd. 

For starters, he'd probably smash your phone.
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« Reply #9 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 14:22 »

He might be one of only a handfull of people, besides BV, that coud refer to himself in 3rd person without anyone calling him out.

I'd love to see him in an interview and say something like "James Harrison is fortunate to be in a system that lets him make plays".  With his stone cold sober delivery, I don't think anyone would think twice about it. 

I think a 92 Jersey will be the only item on my Christmas list.
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« Reply #10 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 15:07 »

I think a 92 Jersey will be the only item on my Christmas list.

You don't buy a James Harrison jersey.  A James Harrison jersey jump onto you.  You get it home, a James Harrison jersey jump on your back and drive you into the ground.  A James Harrison jersey pissed you even think you own it.
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« Reply #11 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 15:41 »

He might be one of only a handfull of people, besides BV, that coud refer to himself in 3rd person without anyone calling him out.

I'd love to see him in an interview and say something like "James Harrison is fortunate to be in a system that lets him make plays".  With his stone cold sober delivery, I don't think anyone would think twice about it. 

I think a 92 Jersey will be the only item on my Christmas list.



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« Reply #12 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 15:46 »

That thing looks like a totally real, licensed NFL product....
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« Reply #13 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 16:29 »

That thing looks like a totally real, licensed NFL product....

That was done by Otis' cupstacking doppleganger.
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« Reply #14 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 17:17 »

That thing looks like a totally real, licensed NFL product....

Ok it is'nt.  But it looks it and feels it.  I have bought several from the site and would put them up against any licensed product.

They cost 25.00. Authentic jerseys cost 275.00.

The Rooneys let players leave via free agency all the time.  How many out there are stuck with their "Authentic" Plex jersey?
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« Reply #15 on: Sep 27, 2010 at 21:11 »

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Ok it is'nt.  But it looks it and feels it.  I have bought several from the site and would put them up against any licensed product.


That's just sad. Corky thinks that jersey looks retarded.

You need to post some fake watches for AJ.

Go find an old Amos Zereoue and you might get your pic on this site.

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« Reply #16 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 08:19 »

I think a 92 Jersey will be the only item on my Christmas list.

You don't buy a James Harrison jersey.  A James Harrison jersey jump onto you.  You get it home, a James Harrison jersey jump on your back and drive you into the ground.  A James Harrison jersey pissed you even think you own it.

I wouldn't wear it to a Steeler game though.  If Harrison saw someone else wearing 92, he'd probably kick the sh!t out of them.  Browns fan style.
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« Reply #17 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 08:28 »

That thing looks like a totally real, licensed NFL product....

Ok it is'nt.  But it looks it and feels it.  I have bought several from the site and would put them up against any licensed product.

They cost 25.00. Authentic jerseys cost 275.00.

The Rooneys let players leave via free agency all the time.  How many out there are stuck with their "Authentic" Plex jersey?


I'd go with the authentic Replica for $70.  The whole BV family got replica jerseys before the last Steeler Superbowl for the same or less than the cost of one Authentic.

Someone at my offcie was selling "Authentic Jerseys" for $60.  I consulted the resident Jersey specialist (Mr. Malibu), Pawn Star style (BV:  I got a buddy that knows all about this stuff.  I'll have him take a look at it), and started asking questions about the available jerseys.  All communication stopped and it didn't seem as if I was allowed to purchase.  I decided not to get one anyway, so no biggie.

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« Reply #18 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 09:23 »

I was watching the Bears game last night and when they ran out of the tunnel I immediately thought to myself, "Wow, the Bears look like they're wearing their version of that cheap Brinker knockoff jersey..."    haha

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« Reply #19 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 10:57 »

I was watching the Bears game last night and when they ran out of the tunnel I immediately thought to myself, "Wow, the Bears look like they're wearing their version of that cheap Brinker knockoff jersey..."    haha



They had different sized numbers on the front and back too?
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« Reply #20 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 11:42 »

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So do the Steelers  Wink
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« Reply #21 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 11:53 »

The kid bought a Mean Joe jersey at the flea market a few weeks back.  Clearly a knock-off, but since he was spending his own money, not my problem!
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So do the Steelers  Wink

The new ones do?  I seem to recall the older, blocky numbers being different sizes front and back, but I thought the newer, rounded numbers were the same on either side.
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The new ones do?  I seem to recall the older, blocky numbers being different sizes front and back, but I thought the newer, rounded numbers were the same on either side.

Same font, but the front numbers are smaller than the back. Back numbers are 12", front are 10".

I customized a Terry Bradshaw M&N for a guy who wanted a Swanny. I thought I could just change the size of the back, front and shoulder numbers in PS. Not. Each 8 was proportioned differently.
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« Reply #24 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 17:13 »

And in other jersey news... I saw a kid on campus the other day with a Louisiana Tech #12 Bradshaw.  Couldn't believe it.  I guess they were sold out of the Troy Edwards replicas. 

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« Reply #25 on: Sep 28, 2010 at 22:18 »

Thats ok Brinker.  Your kicking everyones ass in MGS FFL TOO.  Take solace in that. 
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« Reply #26 on: Sep 29, 2010 at 09:57 »

Yep Yep...
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« Reply #27 on: Sep 29, 2010 at 10:31 »

Back numbers are 12", front are 10".

83%.

The fact that you know the exact measurements is around 89.6%.
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« Reply #28 on: Sep 29, 2010 at 11:59 »

Back numbers are 12", front are 10".

83%.

The fact that you know the exact measurements is around 89.6%.

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« Reply #29 on: Sep 29, 2010 at 12:11 »

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The fact that you know the exact measurements is around 89.6%.

Shoulders should be 4.5" numbers. NOB = 3" letters.

Some of the Reebok authentics used to be made with 4" numbers on the shoulders. Close but no cigar.

When it comes to jerseys, I'm always striving for 100%...accuracy  Grin

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« Reply #30 on: Sep 29, 2010 at 12:21 »

Thats ok Brinker.  Your kicking everyones ass in MGS FFL TOO.  Take solace in that. 

Any dumbass can get to 3-0 in that league...
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« Reply #31 on: Sep 29, 2010 at 18:20 »

Thats ok Brinker.  Your kicking everyones ass in MGS FFL TOO.  Take solace in that. 

Any dumbass can get to 3-0 in that league...

Im 2-1 ya fuck!
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« Reply #32 on: Sep 30, 2010 at 08:33 »

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Any dumbass can get to 3-0 in that league...

No...noooooo they can't.
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« Reply #33 on: Sep 30, 2010 at 08:35 »

Thats ok Brinker.  Your kicking everyones ass in MGS FFL TOO.  Take solace in that. 

Any dumbass can get to 3-0 in that league...

Clearly, my ass ain't dumm enuff!
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