NFL Offseason Discussion

Discussion in 'Sports and Fitness' started by tomalak301, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. Timby

    Timby LIKE LIGHTNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIING Administrator

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    Picture a large black bird, like a huge, black eagle or something, maybe a really big hawk. It's soaring in the sky, ripping past snow-covered, lofty peaks. You can see he has these badass claws, jet to match his feathers. He soars and wheels, changing direction, casting a majestic shadow over the peaks and valleys. This bird is like awesome personified, viewing the earth and those of us chained to it from a perspective we can never really imagine. JaMarcus Russell is exactly like this bird, in one very specific way.

    This bird does not give a flying fuck about football.

    Neither does JaMarcus.

    Shine on, you fat, lazy bastard.
     
  2. Aragorn

    Aragorn Admiral Admiral

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    Let's take a look at previous (recent) drafts and come up with some big busts who were taken... top three, perhaps?

    2007 -- No. 1 -- JaMarcus Russell, QB, Raiders
    2005 -- No. 1 -- Alex Smith, QB, 49ers
    2003 -- No. 2 -- Charles Rogers, WR, Lions
    2002 -- No. 1 -- David Carr, QB, Texans
    2002 -- No. 3 -- Joey Harrington, QB, Lions
    1999 -- No. 1 -- Tim Couch, QB, Browns
    1999 -- No. 3 -- Akili Smith, QB, Bengals
    1998 -- No. 2 -- Ryan Leaf, QB, Chargers
    1995 -- No. 1 -- Ki-Jana Carter, RB, Bengals
    1994 -- No. 3 -- Heath Shuler, QB, Redskins
    1993 -- No. 2 -- Rick Mirer, QB, Seahawks
    1990 -- No. 2 -- Blair Thomas, RB, Jets
     
  3. Alidar Jarok

    Alidar Jarok Everything in moderation but moderation Moderator

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    Then again, don't forget McNabb was No. 2 in 1999, so not all top 3's are bad.
     
  4. Aragorn

    Aragorn Admiral Admiral

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    I was just looking at busts who were taken top 3 (not counting injury-plagued players or players who sucked but found success later on). I didn't list everyone who was drafted in the top 3, obviously (no Manning or Rivers, for example).
     
  5. the 4th hanson bro

    the 4th hanson bro No one can resist my Schweddy balls! Moderator

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  6. The Great Meech

    The Great Meech Vice Admiral Admiral

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    It's been a while since we all posted, but our favourite quarterback's in trouble. JaMarcus has been busted on a drug charge. In true form, he's been charged with having unprescribed cough syrup. Even his crimes suck.

    http://bit.ly/c0crsr
     
  7. Danny99

    Danny99 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I'm quite happy that Calvin Johnson "fell" to the Lions at number 2 that year.