The US sports thread

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Jim » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:03 pm

How fickle the finger of fate can be to one sporting city.

Houston wins the World Series of baseball (yes I agree it’s a stupid title for what is an AMERICAN league) one night and the next they lose their incredibly impressive rookie QB DeSean Watson to a torn ACL in practice. Another none contact injury.

I was totally enjoying watching him play this season, never been a more impressive rookie season and that includes Peyton Manning. What he was doing was record breaking.

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Ethiaa » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:17 pm

Annoying if you'd just got him on a waiver ;-)

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Ethiaa » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:23 am

Awesome scraped win there on my NE bye week. It's all downhill from here!

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Jim » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:12 pm

So, so, SO gutted about that. I was literally going to switch out Golden Tate for Marvin Jones after the Sunday games but didn’t pull the trigger. Then again a few more rushing yards or reception yards would have done it also. So close.

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Ethiaa » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:20 pm

Shit happens. If I'd glanced at things I'd have known about Fournette getting himself in trouble and got someone else in for the game. Bottom line: I win ;)

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by theadore » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:07 pm

Bottom line.. we need to sort this out... I don't want to live in a world where Etihiaa goes 16-0

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Gibbon » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:15 pm

You got yourselves into this mess by choosing to like another sport with ‘football’ in the name.

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by mrblackbat » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:49 pm

Its quite obvious I'm going to have little impact in stopping the whitewash....

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Jim » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:07 pm

Two weeks in a row I’ve benched a player whose then had a career day. First T. Y. Hilton and now Mark Ingram. If I lose this matchup I’ve only got myself to blame. Jesus 😞

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by theadore » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:15 pm

There is a possibility that Carolina massacre Miami tonight... but I think you're pretty safe.

My running backs are absolutely woeful.

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by mrblackbat » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:30 pm

Me putting a running back in is clearly the kiss of death for their game.

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by theadore » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:58 am

:shock:

Newton puts up mega numbers and the panthers d who I was actually hoping for do the square root of naff all

Eth scrapes by again...

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by mrblackbat » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:41 pm

Yeah, but his bench probably beat my team on it's own. Even if I'd made the right subs if he had, he'd have won.

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Re: The US sports thread

Post by Ethiaa » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:46 pm

I was on holiday stomping up hills around Keswick. W00t for my dudes!

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