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What is with all the Deflate Gate talk??

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by vwhiten, Jan 24, 2015.

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  1. vwhiten

    vwhiten High-Roller

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    So I don't really get all the controversy about the deflated balls. Granted my girls (The Cowboys) aren't in the Superbowl -- again. But I saw this on my facebook and I could not help but laugh. Thought it was too funny. I was going to be off on Superbowl Sunday but since neither Texas team can get their game on, I decided to work for someone who wanted to go to a Superbowl Party --

    The name of the clip is what every Pat Fan is thinking. I love it.

    [youtube]_FAT_pRqo3w[/youtube]
     
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  2. smartone

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    Thanks for sharing' that! I liked it. I'm so sick of hearing about this. The media is hungry for a controversy. Someone on another thread stated that Brady's press-conference was 30 minutes of the media asking the same question over and over and over and Brady giving the same answer over and over and over!!!
     
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    Let's talk about a couple of NFL teams that were actually CAUGHT CHEATING and PUNISHED THIS YEAR by the NFL League office.
    1) Baltimore Ravens: Ngata suspended for 4 games due to PED use.
    2) Indianapolis Colts: Laron Landry and Robert Mathis, suspended 4 games each due to PED use.

    So who's doing the cheating, and should have games forfeit?
     
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    Whatever happened in the first half, take away their 10 points and be done with it. The Refs had the balls reinflated above 12.5 psi for the second half and the Pats with Tom Terrific at the helm scored 35 points.

    The Indianapolis Colts just didn't show up that day. Andrew Luck is an amazingly talented QB and if they ever get a solid team around him, watch out!
     
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    I too am sick of this.

    When it is leading news on the "real" news sites my eyes roll outta my head.

    Belichick today going My Cousin Vinny in his presser was aweeeesome
     
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    I think its a story that won't go away because when it first came out it caught the attention of everybody, not just football fans and casual football fans, but the everyday person on the street was following the story - they wanted to see if something big was going to happen like the Patriots getting the boot from the Superbowl and the Colts being put in or something whacky like that.

    That resulted in a lot of traffic and hits and interest for sports reporters, journalists and bloggers.

    Now, nobody really cares much anymore - the story just had no traction with the general public. But I think the sports journalist and writers community is pretty much flogging the dying horse because they liked being the center of the universe for a few days and they are blinded to the fact that everybody has already moved on so they won't let it go.
     
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    And that was an observation from 2 media tracking sites and my own thoughts about the "deflategate" story. The first and most obvious reason why it exploded like it did is because the Nielsen winter sweeps period just started this past week. During sweeps the television, radio and print media just hammers stories into the ground to pad their numbers. I would not be surprised if this whole thing was created by the NFL, ESPN and The NFL Network to play up the Super Bowl.

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    This is getting really old. Especially here in the Seattle news market.

    There's real news out there somewhere but hey, this is easy.
     
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    I want to see this headline:

    EAGLES TROUNCE CHIEFS IN SUPER BOWL L!!!!!!!

    ROOKIE QB MARIOTA GAINS 625 TOTAL YARDS!!!
     
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    I think people are dreaming if they think the nfl will come down hard on the pats and their "we have no idea what happened" denials, as improbable as they are. This is the same NFL that stood by their story in the Ray Rice video situation that no one saw it and they have no idea what happened to the video. They probably admire the pats for standing up there and lying through their teeth.
     
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    They always used to say,bad publicity is better than none. Hype the game make more $$$. Just to get more than 6 words out of Beiichek is big.
    I 've been walking around singing, Who let the air out?,woof woof woof.
     
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    Deflategate sponsored by Gillette Flexball! I wouldn't be surprised if this hole thing is fictional, the main beneficially seems to be Gillette due their name being on the backdrop and what product is more appropriate to sponsor than flexball.
     
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    Haha good one!
     
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    I say... who gives a fuck really..... there is a game to be played on Sunday........
     
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    I guarantee you Pete Carroll won't be talking about cheating, given the documented PEDs usage by Seattle players and the fact that USC had to vacate a National Championship won while he was their Head coach.
     
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    Dirtbag Pete is unlinked in the college ranks......ask Reggie bush how he feels too those cheating bastards
     
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    I can't believe that after 42 years, journalists can't come up with a replacement for "gate".:poke:
     
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    YES! Everything is "gate" and it drives me insane
     
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    ROTFLMAO! Keenan looks like my sister's Cabbage Patch doll in that wig!

    But seriously, it's cheating but it's not that serious compared to the other stuff the Pats have been caught doing. They just come off as insecure despite all they are capable of. I think most people didn't really care for either team and this tipped the scales.
     
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