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Shawne Merriman retires

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by JPostSam, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. JPostSam

    JPostSam Well-Known Member

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  2. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Lights Owt.
  3. punit328

    punit328 Active Member

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  4. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    Darn you all to heck. That was going to be my quote.

    Wasn't a quarter of the player once he had to dump roids.
  5. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    If any of you have got time there's some absolute gems in this thread
    Merriman vs Ware....what was our draft dept thinking?
    http://www.cowboyszone.com/forums/dallascowboys.php?t=44144

    Cut this guy some slack..long term he was right on 2 of the 3

  6. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    The first two seasons, all you heard was Merriman this and Merriman that. Until he got caught on roids and hurt, then he hit the wall production wise.

    Ware turned out to be the once in a generation player.:D
  7. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Hey but those folks always know more than the people actually paid to do the job of scouting.

    Of course I bet the majority of those folks who wanted Merriman instead of Ware won't admit to being wrong either.
  8. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Lol. I was just lucky to get in first. I'm a sucker for the softball punchline.
  9. bigdnlaca

    bigdnlaca Active Member

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    It also could be Wade Phillips leaving SD.
  10. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Ulimately injuries did him in more than mis-evaluation. Yeah, he was on PEDs, so is 70%+ of the NFL which is why neither the NFLPA or Goodell will touch HGH testing with a 100 foot pole. Does anyone really believe that JJ Watt isn't roided out of his gourd? The guy went from delivering pizzas after an uneventful career at Central Michigan to the most physically dominant player the NFL has seen in decades in the span of about 4 years, and his head is the size of an asteroid.
  11. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    BS. Wade had nothing to do with Merriman going up or down.
  12. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I agree. Plus it isn't as if Merriman quit using PEDs after he got caught.
  13. muck4doo

    muck4doo Well-Known Member

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    Highlight of his career was smacking a drunken Tila Tequila.
  14. bigdnlaca

    bigdnlaca Active Member

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    It sure had something to do with him going up.
  15. EchoBrain22

    EchoBrain22 beWaredizzle

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    Lights Out!

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  16. koolaid

    koolaid Drink Me

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    me
    The guy has an insane work ethic.
  17. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Hard work isn't that rare of a commodity among professional athletes, but I guess you would to work insanely hard to grow your head to the size to a basketball, so he must work uniquely hard.
  18. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    Goddell is been pushing for the testing the only people dragging their feet is NFLPA.
  19. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Goodell pushes when he wants to put pressure on the players to sign off on a completely unrelated issue. Once the players comply with completely unrelated issue, he never brings it up again.
  20. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

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