The W
Views: 103824794
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
19.4.08 1419
The 7 - Football - A Cincy Guarantee Register and log in to post!
(1315 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (15 total)
Mr. Cactuar
Chorizo
Level: 28

Posts: 116/147
EXP: 124038
For next: 7302

Since: 14.1.02
From: Cactuar Island

Since last post: 4278 days
Last activity: 4271 days
#1 Posted on 28.10.02 2256.18
Reposted on: 28.10.09 2259.02
It appears Dick LeBeau is claiming the Bengals will beat the Texans next week. I don't think there's much to say--except LeBeau is quite the optimist.

(edited by Mr. Cactuar on 28.10.02 2059)
Promote this thread!
TheCow
Landjager
Level: 63

Posts: 173/948
EXP: 2033554
For next: 63609

Since: 3.1.02
From: Knoxville, TN

Since last post: 2628 days
Last activity: 2627 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#2 Posted on 29.10.02 0044.15
Reposted on: 29.10.09 0044.15
I wonder: if they win, will they convince Cincy to reconsider the "competitive" lawsuit? ;)
Excalibur05
Knackwurst
Level: 102

Posts: 759/2930
EXP: 11031298
For next: 58707

Since: 19.1.02
From: Minnesota

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 12 hours
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 29.10.02 0540.33
Reposted on: 29.10.09 0559.02
I honestly don't know what's worse:

That a NFL coach actually has to vow to beat a hapless expansion team.

Or that we actually have reason to question his team's ability to do it.
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 153

Posts: 778/7534
EXP: 44603216
For next: 720291

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 657 days
Last activity: 657 days
#4 Posted on 30.10.02 2204.31
Reposted on: 30.10.09 2204.38
The really scary thing: Even if the Bungles pull off the upset, the Texans will still have a better record. I can just see every top flight junior in college football reconsidering going out, and some seniors looking for phantom redshirt years.
Zeruel
Thirty Millionth Hit
Moderator
Level: 132

Posts: 1117/5247
EXP: 26482491
For next: 649513

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

Since last post: 12 days
Last activity: 3 days
#5 Posted on 31.10.02 0003.55
Reposted on: 31.10.09 0004.47
i still say that the Bungles are getting no love in the BCS, they should be at least 15 in the polls
it's a no win situation for them

lose, and well, no biggie, it's the bungles.

win, and well, it's kinda expected to beat a 1st year expansion team.
Ffej
Boudin rouge
Level: 48

Posts: 212/513
EXP: 808535
For next: 15013

Since: 15.1.02
From: Flatwoods, KY

Since last post: 2500 days
Last activity: 810 days
Y!:
#6 Posted on 31.10.02 0941.14
Reposted on: 31.10.09 0942.17

    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    The really scary thing: Even if the Bungles pull off the upset, the Texans will still have a better record. I can just see every top flight junior in college football reconsidering going out, and some seniors looking for phantom redshirt years.


Word around my neck of the woods (Huntington, WV area) is if the Bungles get the first pick and take Byron Leftwich, he will go to to the CFL before playing in Cincy. Now thats when you know you have hit ROCK bottom, when guys will give up millions to go play in the CFL instead of with you.
spf
Scrapple
Level: 133

Posts: 1248/5407
EXP: 27702357
For next: 150383

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Las Vegas of Canada

Since last post: 106 days
Last activity: 21 hours
AIM:  
#7 Posted on 31.10.02 1021.50
Reposted on: 31.10.09 1024.25
Let's just say that in my confidence pool this week, I did not take the advice of Mr. LeBeau, and that there's a decently high number for that game. And may I just point out there's few more discomforting feelings in the world than realizing your confidence pool hinges on an expansion. I hate the NFL sometimes ;)
Grimis
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 539/4700
EXP: 22008146
For next: 446081

Since: 11.7.02
From: MD

Since last post: 1447 days
Last activity: 17 hours
#8 Posted on 31.10.02 1032.05
Reposted on: 31.10.09 1032.47
Even money says Dillon runs for 250 and the Bungles still find a way to lose 37-14.

(edited by Grimis on 31.10.02 1132)
Zeruel
Thirty Millionth Hit
Moderator
Level: 132

Posts: 1121/5247
EXP: 26482491
For next: 649513

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

Since last post: 12 days
Last activity: 3 days
#9 Posted on 31.10.02 1038.18
Reposted on: 31.10.09 1038.19

    Originally posted by Ffej

      Originally posted by redsoxnation
      The really scary thing: Even if the Bungles pull off the upset, the Texans will still have a better record. I can just see every top flight junior in college football reconsidering going out, and some seniors looking for phantom redshirt years.


    Word around my neck of the woods (Huntington, WV area) is if the Bungles get the first pick and take Byron Leftwich, he will go to to the CFL before playing in Cincy. Now thats when you know you have hit ROCK bottom, when guys will give up millions to go play in the CFL instead of with you.



didn't Jim Kelly do something just like that, but instead of CFL it was Arena league? and when that failed he finally reported to the Bills?
Zaphod
Chorizo
Level: 28

Posts: 86/150
EXP: 127308
For next: 4032

Since: 24.2.02

Since last post: 4467 days
Last activity: 4460 days
#10 Posted on 31.10.02 1117.54
Reposted on: 31.10.09 1119.41

    Originally posted by rikidozan

    didn't Jim Kelly do something just like that, but instead of CFL it was Arena league? and when that failed he finally reported to the Bills?


Kelly played in the old USFL (summer football league, I don't get it either), not Arena football.
Spaceman Spiff
Knackwurst
Level: 102

Posts: 235/2913
EXP: 10954570
For next: 135435

Since: 2.1.02
From: Philly Suburbs

Since last post: 19 days
Last activity: 12 hours
AIM:  
#11 Posted on 31.10.02 1122.44
Reposted on: 31.10.09 1129.02
The Arena League wasn't even in existance when Kelly came out of college.
edturtle
Linguica
Level: 21

Posts: 66/73
EXP: 43359
For next: 6585

Since: 24.1.02
From: HI in the middle, round on both ends!

Since last post: 4516 days
Last activity: 3792 days
#12 Posted on 31.10.02 1237.44
Reposted on: 31.10.09 1244.25
TONS of guys skipped the NFL for the USFL back in the day. The USFL was shelling out big dough forto compete with the NFL over guys like Kelly ,Flutie, Reggie White, Steve Young, Hershel Walker, etc., as it was a viable alternative for guys to A) make big bucks and B) not have to play on crappy NFL teams. Of course shelling out all that dough was one of about a GAZILLION reasons why the league went under.

Check out a USFL game on ESPN Classic sometime. You'll see lots of marquee names.

Back to the Bungholes - I'm told LeBeau was kinda quoted out of contest on the guarantee. That said, NOOO member of the Bugholes managerial force gets any sympathy with me.

When will the NFL step in and force changes in their front office? It seems like the Bungholes are on a mission to debunk the Tagliabue parity myth.
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 116

Posts: 657/3952
EXP: 17113580
For next: 210565

Since: 22.4.02
From: Long Island

Since last post: 19 days
Last activity: 13 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#13 Posted on 31.10.02 1647.40
Reposted on: 31.10.09 1654.04

    Originally posted by edturtle
    When will the NFL step in and force changes in their front office? It seems like the Bungholes are on a mission to debunk the Tagliabue parity myth.


When they lose their lease because they're breaching their contract.
mountinman44
Sujuk
Level: 63

Posts: 334/974
EXP: 2090281
For next: 6882

Since: 8.5.02
From: San Diego, CA

Since last post: 1429 days
Last activity: 1276 days
Y!:
#14 Posted on 1.11.02 1715.48
Reposted on: 1.11.09 1719.02

    Originally posted by Excalibur05
    I honestly don't know what's worse:

    That a NFL coach actually has to vow to beat a hapless expansion team.

    Or that we actually have reason to question his team's ability to do it.



They're both equally bad. The Beagles actually showed some life last week. Of course, it was against the Titans, the most overrated team in the NFL.
The Texans are going to get David Carr killed. He's been sacked 44 times already this season.
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 116

Posts: 669/3952
EXP: 17113580
For next: 210565

Since: 22.4.02
From: Long Island

Since last post: 19 days
Last activity: 13 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#15 Posted on 1.11.02 2030.30
Reposted on: 1.11.09 2031.45

    Originally posted by mountinman44
    The Texans are going to get David Carr killed. He's been sacked 44 times already this season.


If they do, it won't be this week.

Hey, remember when people said the Texans' strength was their offensive line?
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: I Hate Regional Coverage (College)
Next thread: How 'bout them Ashwaubenon Jaguars!?
Previous thread: 16,743
(1315 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Suing the Bungles - Saw this on SportsCenter, had to do something... - A Deep Metaphysical Question - More...
The 7 - Football - A Cincy GuaranteeRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.231 seconds.