Maclin taunting Mo after penalty

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Marktui, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Marktui

    Marktui Active Member

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    I saw Jeremy Maclin stand over Mo and scream at him after Mo got called for PI. I thought it should have been a penalty, on him for taunting, but oh well. Dude sure does talk a lot, but when he alligator armed that throw across the middle with Sensy coming at him made me laugh.

    Shades of Freddie Mitchell looking for Roy Williams before he goes for a catch. Sooo glad we won, I hate the Iggles :lmao2:
  2. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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    Anyone else think that Romo got hit very late, .. twice. And I think the plays were close together.

    I thought either one could have been called what with the way they are protecting QB's now.
  3. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Romo gets hit late, in the head, low and never gets a flag. If you just breathe on either Manning or Brady and the flag are flying.
  4. Shinywalrus

    Shinywalrus Active Member

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    Refs have backed off taunting calls a lot. I think there was an initiative 2 years ago to clean up celebrations and taunting, so they had a hair trigger. They've really backed off now, which I think is a good thing, as long as they're consistent about it.

    But as for the actual act, it is pretty funny for a guy to taunt who's going to get obliterated today in the tape room for that pull-up job across the middle.
  5. dirtycallahan

    dirtycallahan Active Member

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    Any idea what the eagles were trying to pull on the last play of the game, what was point of the stanford play when you are down by that much.
  6. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    Yeah, I noticed the taunt, and thought it could well have been a penalty. Is that a common thing for Maclin? I liked him coming out of college, and I thought he was the 'classy' WR in PHI.
  7. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    They were trying to score. Points scored is one of the playoff tie breakers. What are they supposed to do? Take a knee?
  8. Joshmvii

    Joshmvii Cowboys baby!

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    I don't think it's a sign of Maclin being a scumbag or anything, he and Mo were probably talking trash to each other all game. Guys get a bit heated, and Maclin had reasons to be frustrated in the game, getting crushed, then alligator arming scared later, etc.
  9. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    I'd have run a straight return. The chances of getting someone hurt are better than the chances of the points-scored differential helping the Eagles this season.

    It was fun to watch, though.
  10. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    The play started with 13 seconds left. They were at our 31, so if they had thrown into the end zone and scored, there would have been time left for an onside kick and one play.
  11. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    If that was not a taunting penalty then they need to take taunting penalties out of the rulebook. He clearly stood over Claiborne and taunted him.
  12. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    Sometimes I miss the fire the Colombo brought to this team in his heyday. Remember when he went after Brandon Jacobs post game? That entire Defense should have been in Maclin's face.

    They play like they could care less about every possible penalty except the ones they may potentially get for sticking up for their teammates.
  13. HoosierCowboy

    HoosierCowboy Put Pearson in the HOF

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    when a star goes down for the year doing that nonsense, then taking a knee sounds like a good idea
  14. blackbull

    blackbull Well-Known Member

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    I agree that the defense should've spoke to maclin.
  15. crashintonickdm

    crashintonickdm Well-Known Member

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    Maclin is top 5 in the most overrated player in the league catagory
  16. fatboygixxer

    fatboygixxer Active Member

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    You gotta admit, Mo deserved it. He raped the guy for 4 quarters on national TV in front of thousands of cheering spectators...

  17. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    Those WRs were playing really aggressively coming off the line. I was surprised the refs let some of that stuff go. And then the flag they threw on Claiborne away from the action on Spencer's pick-six was a shame. *Definitely a flag there,* but given how that stuff's overlooked so often, and how inconsequential it was to the action, and how much hand-checking they were letting the WRs do that game, it was a pretty tame foul to reverse such a big play on.
  18. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    He was probably saying, "YOU CAN'T HOLD ME!!".. because that was like the 5th time Mo interfered with him that game. Maclin is good.. and had every reason to taunt Mo as much as he was beating him that game.

    He's not a big talker either, actually..
  19. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Oh really? When do you ever hear Maclin's name brought up? He's underrated actually, people still actually think D Jag is better than he is, even though he outperforms him every season.
  20. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Well once the clock hit zero, it was the logical thing to do.

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