Re: Finally, Camp opens
- From: JP <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2005 09:09:48 -0400
On 8/1/05 8:13 AM, in article
> JP wrote:
>> Hypocrites then. The worst thing he's done is run his mouth. He's done that
>> his whole career. Including last year. He was the story before every game
>> last year, he'll be the story before every game this year. The guy has
>> heard everything there is to say about him. Ever read his message board?
> I disagree. He's done more than run his mouth. He's missed OTA's, which
> are valuable in helping the team get its timing down. And, if you've
> ever been in an environment such as a playing a team sport or being in
> the military, you know that "running your mouth" can seriously,
> adversely effect the team dynamic. Especially when you start taking
> potshots at the guy who is the leader of the team.
If it effects the team dynamic, this isn't the team I thought it was then.
Controversy has never bothered this team. Now big bad TO can? C'mon, even
a kool aid drinker like yourself doesn't believe that.
> If you've spent anytime at all in Philly, you realize that there is a
> little more nuance to our surly reputation. The fans will not boo him
> because he wants a new contract. The fans will boo him because of the
> way he's gone about it. Slamming McNabb and weeping on TV because you
> can't find a way to stretch 12.5 million bucks.
It's the way he's gone about things his whole career. It's not how I would
handle things, but if I didn't bitch about it before, I'm not bitching about
> You know, Donovan McNabb must laugh his ass off everytime he thinks of
> Owens demeaning him for being a "company man" (or...perhaps code for
> "Uncle Tom"??). McNabb the company man is an exemplary leader on his
> team and in his community. No matter what he feels about a subject, he
> invariably takes the high road. In all matters pertaining to football,
> he lets his actions on the field speak. And what has it gotten him?
> Probably the bulk of the 108 million dollar contract he signed in 2002
> and about five million a year in endorsements. By the time "the company
> man" is fifty years old, he could very well be a billionaire, while TO
> will still be yapping about how he was "disrespected". TO is turly a
> dumbass if he comes out without learning anything from his qb.
>> He'll get mixed reactions, no doubt there, once Stinkston pulls a, well
>> Stinkston they'll count their blessings again.
>>> It'll be interesting to see the Fat Man earn
>>> his money working through this camp.
>> I don't get the impression Andy thinks he has trouble ahead. It's too easy
>> to punish TO if he's disruptive.
>>> A few more weeks and D-Mac loses the
>>> red jersey and the whole ball gets rolling again. Thank goodness.
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