Twitter: Jay Ratliff speaks

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    Why can't it still be a strength, they haven't played a regular season down yet and Hayden has looked real good so far and Spencer is still coming back.
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  2. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    Ok so the Bengals lose Atkins, Dunlap and think that will be the same defense?

    Injuries happen. Next man up.
  3. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    sounds good in theory but the cap says it ain't happening. keyboard warriors need to look at the big picture
    with what money. you cut him and you lose money on the cap
  4. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    This doesn't sound like someone who has any intention of playing this season, or knows his body is done playing football.
  5. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    This is what I expected. This whole thing has smelled rotten from the beginning. I still believe there is more to this story.
  6. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Need A Win...By any means necessary Staff Member

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    Rat at the kickoff luncheon... He doesn't look all that happy on his birthday.


    Asked why he didn’t rehab with the team at Valley Ranch, Ratliff, 31, said, “Good question.”

    Asked if he had an answer, Ratliff said, “I do, but I’d rather not say. Let’s just keep the focus on these guys going out there and playing and winning games. I’m not going to be here and be a distraction to anybody. I’m trying to just stay as professional as possible about the whole situation, but everyone that is involved knows what is going on.”

  7. AmberBeer

    AmberBeer Well-Known Member

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    Yea, next man up. Except the next man up are free agents and cast offs.
  8. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Agreed on Crawford. Not so sure the other injuries are completely surprising given the average age of the starting DL is 30.
  9. mrmojo

    mrmojo Well-Known Member

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    I smell a legal battle of some sorts........
  10. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good to me. I actually like his foul attitude, everybody can't be happy. I also like his attitude, he's been helping the younger players throughout TC, he doesn't want to be a disstraction as he just stated, yes he's unhappy with something but he's still falling inline and putting the team first as he gets healthy. I don't need him to be happy, I need him to be healthy and playing. I think he's working toward that the best he can.
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  11. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    They can play too, when giving a oppurtunity. Everybody can't be a high draft pick and don't need to be just to be productive. Sometimes all is needed is a chance, ask Romo.
  12. Blast From The Past

    Blast From The Past Well-Known Member

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    Rat always seemed to lead by example and seemed a team type of player. For sure I don't know his side of the story but something changed his whole outlook on this team. A shame for sure.
  13. Tom Jones

    Tom Jones Member

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    Probably just standing up for himself. Maybe the staff wanted him on the field before Rat felt he was ready. Rat is smart to take care of his body as best he can.

    Could there be some sort of an injury/rehab clause in Rat's contract that the Cowboys want to play so they can get rid of Rat without too much of a cap hit????
  14. superpunk

    superpunk Benched

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    Yo I'm not gonna sit here and be a distraction, but let me go ahead and say some passive-aggressive crap to create a distraction.
  15. Screw The Hall

    Screw The Hall Well-Known Member

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    My prediction is this ... we are looking at a temporary issue that looks ugly right now and is sure to look uglier once the media dissects the situation to hell and back. However I believe we are going to have a good defense the 1st half of the season. I further believe that Ratliff will come back and when he does the defense will transform into great one for the home stretch making everyone forget this mess ever occurred. Just my hunch.
  16. Tom Jones

    Tom Jones Member

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    NO WAY! Jay wants outta this Jerry circus!
  17. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

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    just spit dr pepper all over my keyboard laughing so hard
  18. Iago33

    Iago33 Well-Known Member

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    something is definitely dysfunctional here--Jay, training staff, J. Jones, all of the above?
  19. The Quest for Six

    The Quest for Six Well-Known Member

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    I'll be glad when this guy is off of this team..
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  20. jobberone

    jobberone Let's go fishing Staff Member

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    Fantastic time for C5 Z06 I've seen C6s do that.

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