NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Rex » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:22 am

So far in 2019, there are 9.14 total flags per team per game (including declined and offsetting). That's exactly 2 flags per team more than the number in 2012, just seven years ago. That's four more flags per game, a 28% increase in seven years. People aren't doing more penalties now than they did then. It's clearly not all helmet to helmet or other safety initiatives.

Source on the numbers: https://www.nflpenalties.com/

I know the NFL will survive this. It's completely impervious to being harmed by things that cut against the fan experience, I know all that.

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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:24 am

tennbengal wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:02 am
Booger: "The Packers are definitely going to want to get in the end zone here, and the Lions are definitely going to want to prevent the touchdown."
Spot the lie.
Oh Booger.

Maybe Witten wasn;t the problem?
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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Rex » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:26 am

I know this won't be clear to people who watch the Bengals, but that is actually an accurate statement about football strategy.

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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Jerloma » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:34 am

Well, the Lions did try to let the Packers score and the Packers chose not to but he said that well before that.
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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:38 am

Jerloma wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:34 am
Well, the Lions did try to let the Packers score and the Packers chose not to but he said that well before that.
Cost me a $400 win in one of my pools.

So let the Lions' fans complain all they want, it's clear who the victim was last night.
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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by sancarlos » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:43 pm

rass wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:53 am
My man Boog was all over those shitty calls you guys.
I was going to say the same thing. Give him credit for that, if nothing else.
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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:07 pm

sancarlos wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:43 pm
rass wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:53 am
My man Boog was all over those shitty calls you guys.
I was going to say the same thing. Give him credit for that, if nothing else.
I'll give him some credit for that... although hard to imagine any commentator other than the brain dead Trent Green not saying something.
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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Rams Fanny » Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:49 pm

Can't think of a clever enough new thread title so I'll put here. Rams trade Marcus Peters to Ravens. Gamblers feel free to grab the over 54 against Atlanta with a high degree of confidence.
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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by brian » Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:49 pm

Rams Fanny wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:49 pm
Can't think of a clever enough new thread title so I'll put here. Rams trade Marcus Peters to Ravens. Gamblers feel free to grab the over 54 against Atlanta with a high degree of confidence.
Yeah, that seems like a trap number almost. Hard to imagine either of those teams not scoring 30+ points.
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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by Johnnie » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:52 pm

Here's why he was traded:

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Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

Post by degenerasian » Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:15 pm

Apparently Brock Osweiler is retiring today.

Guy made $41,300,000 in the NFL. What a league.
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