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|14 hours 10 min ago||New England to cover and the||
New England to cover and the over.
On a side note: should the NFL move the Super Bowl to Saturday night to make it more convenient to stay up late for most working people?
|15 hours 9 min ago||If he gets snowed in, he may||
If he gets snowed in, he may as well just commit.
|15 hours 8 min ago||He is a smart kid, I'd be||
He is a smart kid, I'd be happy if he committed.
|22 hours 14 min ago||He has an offer from||
He has an offer from Dartmouth - I assume that the Ivy Leagues may bend admissions for athletes, but not drastically. He must be smart.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Tell your nephew that it||
Tell your nephew that it doesn't matter what college he goes to. It matters who he is. If he continues to work hard and be an honest person he will find success no matter what college he attends. A study of students who were ALL accepted into IVY League schools showed virtually no difference in long term income between those that went to the IVY League Schools and those that got accepted, but went to a good public school instead.
With that said...steer him to Michigan, afterall, we have more majors and better graduate level programs for him to find his career from since he is undecided. :-)
|5 days 3 hours ago||There are other experiments||
There are other experiments now. All showing the same exact effects on PSI consistent with the Patriots balls.
1) Does colder air lower a ball's PSI?
If a cold wet ball has more air pumped into it at halftime and the ball is still cold and wet when measured after the game - why would you think the ball's PSI should change? The ball at the end of the game would have a very similar temperature as it did at half time and a similar amount of water absorbed into the leather.
|5 days 11 hours ago||Are you denying science? Do||
Are you denying science? Do you not believe that colder air will lower the PSI? That wet leather expands lowering the PSI? Is there something that you disagree with in their experiment?
The footballs had more air put into them while cold and still wet at halftime...hence the footballs would retain a similar PSI when remeasured still cold and wet.
A guy going into a room with the ball bag is not proof of wrong doing and "if" he did let out air - it was minimal at best and certainly not 2 PSI, as science indicates that you can lose up to that much from the dry 75 degrees to wet 50 degrees.
|5 days 12 hours ago||It is convincing that he||
It is convincing that he entered a room where the camera can't see and did _____?
|5 days 12 hours ago||Of course the weather||
Of course the weather influenced the Colt's balls. People are ignoring a lot though:
1) Andrew Luck's balls started off at 13.5 PSI, Brady's at 12.5 PSI. The Colt's balls can fall 1 PSI and still be legal.
|1 week 3 days ago||He has a nice offer list||
He has a nice offer list including: Texas, Alabama, Northwestern, TCU, Tennessee, Nebraska, and Louisville among others.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||You are wrong on one||
You are wrong on one point...the ref did inform the Ravens that he was ineligble.
#1 The replay clearly showed the ref telling the defense that Vereen was ineligble. Harbaugh admitted that the ref informed the defense that he was ineligble - John wanted more time for his defense to react to it. John wanted time for his defense to be able to figure out who was elgible and how to align to it.
#2 You can visually tell who is eligble and ineligble based on the formation, who is on the line, who is covered, etc...
#3 There was literally an announcement in the stadium - and I think the announcers also reported the announcement live too.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||FSU is more an indictment of||
FSU is more an indictment of the 4 team system.
How could you keep FSU out?
I would prefer to see a 6 team playoff so every major conference champion has a chance of making it in. The regular season would still be meaningful as it is difficult to finish in the top 6 and more importantly the top 2 teams get a 1st round bye giving great importance to finishing in the top 2.
Imagine this system:
(1) Alabama vs the winner of (4) Ohio State - (5) Baylor
(2) Oregon vs the winner of (3) FSU - (6) TCU
6 teams in, isn't letting in any obvious weak links. Every major conference champion gets a chance to finish in the final 6 and make the playoffs. Regular season still has strong meaning, especially to get a first round bye.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I see a lot of flaws in your||
I see a lot of flaws in your argument.
#1 Most of the guys you mentioned as having been coached up by Hoke, were already starters or seeing significant playing time BEFORE Hoke got there - Denard, Lewan, Omameh, and Schofield.
#2 Of course some players will develop well regardless if the coach is below average at developing players. A "D student" gets most questions correct (65%) - he is still poor at getting answers correct.
#3 Can you in good conscience tell me that the QBs as a whole were developed well under Hoke? Denard, Gardner, Morris, and Bellomy? What about the Oline as a whole?
#4 Statistics show that recruiting rankings are reasonable indicator of talent and success...5 stars are more likely to make the NFL than 4 stars, and 4 stars are more likely to make it than 3 stars and so on...of course many exceptions...teams that recruit at the top are much more likely to beat those in the middle are much more likely to beat those at the bottom - statistically. Hoke recruited very well as the team regressed. Why is this if not for the explanation that he and his staff were not getting the most out of his players.
Hoke out recruited Dantonio. Were all the rankings way off year after year - or is one of the two coaches better at getting the most out of the players? If we could magically swap all of our recruits during the Hoke years with Dantonio's...Dantonio wouldn't be worse and in fact I'd probably bet that he would have a better record than he did with his own recruits. While Hoke would probably fair worse off.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||"People act like Brady Hoke||
"People act like Brady Hoke screwed things up by not coaching well. He didn't. He was the same guy who went 11-2 in year one. The team just got worse as talented guys left and highly touted but unproductive guys took their place."
Isn't part of coaching - "coaching players up?"
The amount of 4 and 5 star players on the roster improved each year under him and each year we got worse. He got 4 years to develop talent and it just wasn't happening enough to retain him.
I like Hoke as a person, but he had this team (as measured by on field performance) headed in the wrong direction.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||What do you think Suh thought||
What do you think Suh thought he was stepping on? A fallen branch in the middle of an NFL field? Is it not obvious that if you step on something you would assume it is another player?
|4 weeks 5 days ago||His track record made the||
His track record made the decision easier. Remember, he was voted by NFL players as the dirtiest player in the league for a reason.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Drew Sharp was the||
Drew Sharp was the worst: https://twitter.com/drewsharp/status/425063199956668416
In theory, a local sports writer shouldn't be trying to antagonize the local team's fan base.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||But but the NFL Network just||
But but the NFL Network just reported that Oakland will have a chance to make a strong pitch this morning!
|4 weeks 5 days ago||I wonder if Drew Sharp will||
I wonder if Drew Sharp will be a dick to Harbaugh like he was to Hoke at the hiring press conference this week. My guess is that Drew Sharp won't to Harbaugh.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Speaking of father son||
Speaking of father son moments...
I was watching a cheesy Christmas movie on TV with my 3 year old son this morning and he turned to me and asked me if Santa Claus was Harbaugh.
|5 weeks 26 min ago||Chris Clark - we will welcome||
Chris Clark - we will welcome you back with open arms. Recommit.
|5 weeks 9 hours ago||Gregg Henson keep batting a||
Gregg Henson keep batting a thousand please!
|5 weeks 20 hours ago||Mrs. Harbaugh, don't forget||
Mrs. Harbaugh, don't forget that housing is 155% more expensive in San Francisco than Ann Arbor.
|5 weeks 20 hours ago||BOOM!||
|5 weeks 20 hours ago||BOOM!||
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I wonder if an NFL team would||
I wonder if an NFL team would look at him as a Dline coach.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I am a little worried, the||
I am a little worried, the San Jose Sharks are in the Bay Area this weekend too.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||"but not once did Baalke||
"but not once did Baalke intimate that Harbaugh would return in 2015"
Because Baalke knows it is happening!
|5 weeks 6 days ago||If they are going to fire||
If they are going to fire him, I wish they would do it now and end this whole drama.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||"You can't quit, you're||
"You can't quit, you're fired!"