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    Attention 2018 NFL Thread

    With preseason kicking off, thought it was time to start a new thread for the new year. We'll start with a Zylstra post.


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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Sure sounds great I'm not bitter that in the first preseason game the Redskins have already lost their starting RB and a starting WR for the year...
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Tough for Zylstra. Not going to make the team on the sidelines...
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Looks like the NFL could have issues trying to sell new rules to fans if they continue to call it this way


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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugoagogo View Post
    Looks like the NFL could have issues trying to sell new rules to fans if they continue to call it this way


    Might as well just make it touch at this point
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Ya, that penalty was weak sauce.

    Is saying weak sauce now weak sauce?

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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Bobby View Post
    Ya, that penalty was weak sauce.

    Is saying weak sauce now weak sauce?
    Yes.

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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    NFL cuts in a few weeks Chris Jones must be getting excited at all the players he could sign and then release
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread


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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Canadian punter Jon Ryan has been released by the Seattle Seahawks.
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugoagogo View Post
    Canadian punter Jon Ryan has been released by the Seattle Seahawks.
    No shock when they signed a punter in the 5th round.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugoagogo View Post
    Canadian punter Jon Ryan has been released by the Seattle Seahawks.
    He was a force when he played for the Bombers; averaged over 50 yards per punt one year at age 23. I doubt we'll see him in the CFL again. One of the best.
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    Quote Originally Posted by glenvb View Post
    He was a force when he played for the Bombers; averaged over 50 yards per punt one year at age 23. I doubt we'll see him in the CFL again. One of the best.
    I would be surprised if another NFL team doesn't pick him up he still is a quality punter.
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    I hate to say this since I'm such a huge NFL fan. But the NFL's new rules on hitting are going to cost it viewers this year. Week to week they will bleed audience at an alarming rate. Book it.

    Their pre-season has been a disaster so far. Basically flags are getting thrown on anything beyond flag football. Its ridiculous. Unwatchable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deathsdoorstep View Post
    I hate to say this since I'm such a huge NFL fan. But the NFL's new rules on hitting are going to cost it viewers this year. Week to week they will bleed audience at an alarming rate. Book it.

    Their pre-season has been a disaster so far. Basically flags are getting thrown on anything beyond flag football. Its ridiculous. Unwatchable.
    I hate to agree with you but yeah it's gone too far the other way now. You're better off trying to just go for the ball or push them out of bounds just about every tackle could be a penalty now.
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Sounds like Zylstra is seriously on the bubble with the Vikings now. Not targeted a couple nights ago and some undrafted rookies have jumped him on the depth chart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stamphater View Post
    Sounds like Zylstra is seriously on the bubble with the Vikings now. Not targeted a couple nights ago and some undrafted rookies have jumped him on the depth chart.
    It's a long shot, but if it were possible...would you ship off Hazelton and Stafford to make room for Zylstra and Mitchell?
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    Quote Originally Posted by OK14 View Post
    It's a long shot, but if it were possible...would you ship off Hazelton and Stafford to make room for Zylstra and Mitchell?
    Yes.
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    Re: 2018 NFL Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by OK14 View Post
    It's a long shot, but if it were possible...would you ship off Hazelton and Stafford to make room for Zylstra and Mitchell?
    100%.

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    I think that long shot just got longer. Zylstra scored a gorgeous TD in Nashville tonight.
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    4 catches for 54 yards tonight.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugoagogo View Post

    Wondering if the Vikes or Browns give him another shot , both are short of Olinemen. Cap hit has to be close to 1 mil. though with his years of service. Still only 27 though. Certainly would help us but he might have made enough NFL money to bypass us. Always the new league too.

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    Real barnburner in Philly tonight...
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    Quote Originally Posted by OK14 View Post
    Real barnburner in Philly tonight...
    flag fest
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    I think the QB should have a flag in the nfl and you sack him by pulling the flag I have no idea what roughing the passer is anymore
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    What a game in Green Bay tonight!!!!! Rodgers goes down with a knee injury while down 7-0 in the first, bears go up 20-0 by half time. Rodgers comes back miraculously in the 2nd half and engineers a comeback for the ages!! Packers outscore the Bears 24-3 in the second half to win 24-23. Two fun games by green and gold teams this weekend.

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    Rogers. Just Rogers.
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    I'm still hoping the league folds but I'm not holding my breath.

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