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|22 hours 48 min ago||This is what I would do||
Miggy can play a passable 3rd base and then put V-Mart at first. You wouldn't want to do it long term, but for 3 games, why not?
|1 day 27 min ago||Completely disagree||
Gardner was broken by repeatedly getting pummelled, plus the fact that we had NO running game. Neither of those things would have occurred under Harbaugh. He had tons of untapped potential IMO.
|4 days 54 min ago||Wait a sec||
Is Terrelle Pryor his PR agent?
|4 days 6 hours ago||Hamstring||
Is the hamstring injury related to the forklift incident?
|4 days 17 hours ago||Well...||
note that this is certain types of prostate cancer. There are aggressive types that you absolutely need to get treatment for. But yes, certain non-aggressive types have a very high survival rate, and you are almost certain to die of something else first assuming you aren't 30 when you get it.
|4 days 17 hours ago||Yes this is a tough balancing act||
There are clearly a group of men who get aggressive prostate cancer for who screening and treatment will save their lives. There are another group of men that fall into the "prostate cancer is inevitable if you live long enough" bucket, and which will have it growing slowly enough that the risk of surgery is actually MORE dangerous than the cancer itself. These are generally men over 65 with the less aggressive forms of the cancer.
It's all very complicated. My step-dad had the more aggressive form of the cancer and UM hospital took it out for him, so I'm definitely not anti-treatment.
|4 days 18 hours ago||Well, I guess the complicated part depends||
He was a student athlete stretching at an athletic facility and was run over by heavy machinery. At the very least it is obvious negligence. I am no lawyer, but I don't see any way he would lose this case. It's just a question of putting a $$$ figure on it depending on the severity of his injuries and the likelihood of long-term damage.
It only gets copmlicated if the University doesn't think he is actually injured at all and is just biliking them for cash. Which I guess IS possible, but, well, then maybe don't run over him with a forklift.
This kind of seems to me like Disney and the family with the kid who was eaten by the crocodile. Just PAY him and get it over with. Michigan doesn't really have a leg to stand on here, and any argument they make just makes them look really bad. But maybe that affects his future eligibility??
|5 days 3 hours ago||BTW||
I think that might have been targeting by Jabrill on that trainer. Helmet to chrome-dome contact.
|5 days 3 hours ago||Well||
that's what you get when you don't intensify your forward fire power.
|5 days 3 hours ago||Right||
When Harbaugh says "hopefully" that usually means "No."
It's like me telling my two-year-old that "maybe" she can have a cookie hoping she will forget about it in 5 minutes.
|5 days 6 hours ago||IMO||
I think Harbaugh screwed up a bit leaving Speight in there after the hit. I know Harbaugh is all Mr. Tough Guy and everything, but it was obvious that Speight couldn't feel his arm right for a few series in there. We would have been better served with Speight working things out throwing on the sidelines and having O'Korn run things for the rest of the 1st quarter until Speight got the feeling back in his arm.
I know Harbaugh is an ultra-competitive dude and as a former QB doesn't want to pull his starting QB, but I think you have to be unemotional about it and see that your guy is hurt, at least temporarily, and just let him work it out on the sidelines for a series or two. Just IMO.
No harm, no foul as we won the game handily, but if that had been OSU, that first quarter where Speight couldn't put the ball within 10 yards of anyone could have been disasterous.
|6 days 17 hours ago||Drake||
Is Drake really hurt from that forklift incident?
|6 days 23 hours ago||Is Peppers hurt?||
|1 week 8 min ago||Speight||
Looks absolutely terrible.
|1 week 11 min ago||Jet sweep jet sweep jet sweep||
It's the only play we have that works. Well, the drag to Butt is ok too.
|1 week 22 hours ago||Yeah||
talk about a serious case of wrong place wrong time.
|1 week 3 days ago||I frequent this blog||
and I could care less if our QB can "run" if he is:
B) Makes good decisions
C) Can evade the rush and extend the play
Running ability is a "nice to have". I'll take all 3 of the above first. Tom Brady could not run. Elvis Grbac could not run. I'd take either of them as our QB any day of the week.
|1 week 4 days ago||Brilliant stuff||
Fantastic. That is all.
|1 week 4 days ago||I'll admit||
I was totally turned off by the fact that you don't actually have to be a U of M alum to join. Maybe that makes me a jerk.
|1 week 4 days ago||That is how loss of down penalties have always worked.||
Any other penalty on the offense, if accepted, would result in the down being played over. You wouldn't put time BACK ON the clock. So if a team ran out the clock while holding or clipping or doing anything else illegal, the clock would still run out. Sure the other team could accept the penalty but to what end? The play would just be run again and they would take a knee and the game would be over.
Loss of down penalties are radically different than any other penalty and thus are treated differently. They don't generate an additional timed down, and rightfully so.
There is no situation where a team on offense can have a penalty both give the ball to the other team AND give that team an untimed down to extend the game. That isn't possible. And that is what the officials did in the game on Saturday. The only way there should have been an additional play is if the ball was ruled incomplete before the clock ran out.
|1 week 5 days ago||Asleep||
I was living on the west coast. Still can't believe no one in my family called me. I didn't find out until I got up around noon eastern and upened up a web browser and started seeing the pictures.. Talk about a giant WTF?
|1 week 6 days ago||Well||
to be fair, most seasons we haven't opened up with 2 tomato cans. Usually one of our first 2 games is a real opponent.
|1 week 6 days ago||Well||
IMO this would be an interesting thread if Speight had like 9 starts or something. Given that this is only his second start ever, it really isn't a very interesting stat. It's basically the first college football game he has ever thrown a large number of passes in.
|1 week 6 days ago||Loss of down penalties need to be different||
They don't trigger an additional play. Think about it. ANY other penalty that Oklahoma State had committed on that play couldn't have given the ball to CMU, because it would have resulted in 4th down being replayed. So if CMU had accepted any other penalty, the result would have just been replaying 4th down with OSU still having the ball. Loss of down penalties are special, specifically because the penalty can lead to a turnover just like this one did.
The only way CMU should have been able to get the ball back is if the ball was incomplete before the clock ran out.
|1 week 6 days ago||Well, theoretically they aren't being rewarded.||
They ran a play that took all the time off of the clock. That play included a penalty that included loss of down. The fact that the penalty includes loss of down is irrelevant because IT IS FOURTH DOWN ANYWAY. It was CMU's ball either way, but the clock had run out on the previous play, so the game was over.
There is no reason to run an additional play at that point. CMU could choose to accept or decline the penalty, whichever they wanted. They either get the ball at the LOS or a the point where the QB released the ball, but either way, the clock has expired and the game is over.
MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR F*#& up by the officials. Game results should be overturned and Okie St. should be declared the winner IMO.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Fines aren't enough||
Need multiple game suspensions if you want to get serious about this. I HATE the college targeting rule, but several of the hits on Newton looked blatantly intentional.
Of course, with asshat Goddell in charge, count on him to do nothing.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Deleted||
because I didn't catch the joke.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||The "How Harbaugh Is Your Team" Graph is from 2015||
When Michigan was coming off a 5-7 season. So yeah, of course we weren't considered a 'powerhouse" at that point.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||A lot of football coaches are really stupid||
Or at least believe all kinds of stupid things that are "conventional wisdom", like punting on 4th and 2 from your opponents 38 yard line is a good idea.
Football coaches don't tend to be the most enlightened folks. Luckily we have Jim Harbaugh, who is not like most football coaches.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Mike Hart||
Mike Hart was a small guy and he was very rarely hurt.
Vincent Smith was a really small guy and he was never hurt.
The whole "small guys get hurt more" theory is WAY WAY overblown.