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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "i_bleed_purple" #1096520
    This is a thread about numbers, Ponder is wearing 7. We just lost a shitty QB that wore 7. People will draw comparisons.
    Rudolph is wearing 82. Our last 82 was awful. People will draw comparasons. It means absolutely nothing except for that piece of fabric sewn onto his jersey, but in an offseason with no football, that the hell else is there to talk about.
    The number doesn't make the man. If people are drawing comparisons between what one player did wearing the same number as another player, they have way too much time on their hands.

    It doesn't mean shit other than water cooler talk.

    BTW & FYI, the last starter to wear #82 was Reynaud, not Troy Williamson.

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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "singersp" #1096529
    Quote Originally Posted by "i_bleed_purple" #1096520
    This is a thread about numbers, Ponder is wearing 7. We just lost a shitty QB that wore 7. People will draw comparisons.
    Rudolph is wearing 82. Our last 82 was awful. People will draw comparasons. It means absolutely nothing except for that piece of fabric sewn onto his jersey, but in an offseason with no football, that the hell else is there to talk about.
    The number doesn't make the man. If people are drawing comparisons between what one player did wearing the same number as another player, they have way too much time on their hands.
    hence the reason I said:
    It means absolutely nothing except for that piece of fabric sewn onto his jersey, but in an offseason with no football, that the hell else is there to talk about.

    It doesn't mean shit other than water cooler talk.
    Yup, but you have water cooler talk to pass time and shoot the shit.

    Watercooler version of this thread

    Singer: Hey, they gave numbers out today to the rooks, Ponder gets 7, Rudolph gets 82, and whatever...
    Me: cool, lets hope Ponder steps it up from the last #7 we had
    Marrdro: Hey guys, numbers are unimportant, real beauty is whats inside of you. Why do we always have to make fun of TJ? There were pleanty of other #7's out there.
    Me: Yeah, TJ has just left, fresh in our memories, hence the reference.
    BTW & FYI, the last starter to wear #82 was Reynaud, not Troy Williamson.
    good catch, forgot about that.

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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "Marrdro" #1096522
    Quote Originally Posted by "Purple Floyd" #1096517
    I hope he can play as well as Cunningham did for a good chunk of that one year. Take out the last half and a few plays at the end of the first half of the 98 NFCCG.
    Now that you mention it, aside from the "Deep Ball", I could see him playing exactly like Mr. C did.

    Seen alot of deep balls thrown, when that cat was on, there were none prettier.

    Judging by the scouting reports Ponder tends to "Float" the deep ball a bit. I hope, if thats the case, they keep him from working that aspect until he gets his defensive reads down. Floaters tend to be brought back the other way in this league.
    Those scouting reports were written by some hack on a computer listening to some other hack like Dilfer spew his drivel as you say. Wait until you see him throw before you make the call.

    While he certainly won't have Cunninghams arm ( Few do) it will do just fine.

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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "Marrdro" #1096511
    I know I had my favorite when I played, but in the end, it didn't matter, I still sucked.
    was that because you played DB in your idea of how the Tampa-2 should be run? :woohoo:

    sorry, just had to :P

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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "i_bleed_purple" #1096520
    Quote Originally Posted by "Marrdro" #1096511
    Quote Originally Posted by "singersp" #1096496
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    So how does that change the odds of our former backup QB named Tarvarus getting re signed?
    Jackson wouldn't want to resign here.

    Hell, Edwards doesn't want to re-sign here.

    It's looking like Rice won't resign here either.

    Even AD feels like he's treated like a slave
    Funny that there are few on the the ole spreadsheet that think that is an issue.

    Some want us to run out and spend our limited funds, that could be used on resigning/extending these cats on a Vet like Dnabb.

    As to the numbers.......you have to excuse people on here for worrying about a number like 7. They either don't know their history. TJ wasn't the only Viking to ever wear that number.

    Besides, a number doens't mean shit when it comes to how well a player plays. I know I had my favorite when I played, but in the end, it didn't matter, I still sucked.

    Ponder will do well, not because of his number, but because his Dad instilled in him a great gene pool. Nothing more, nothing less.
    Get the fuck over yourself, this is a thread about numbers. We`re talking about numbers. Anytime someone mentions anything about numbers, probowls, individual awards, Madden ratings, or Favre`s choice in lawn tractors, you feel the need to give us a life lesson on how to play as a team and how this is a football site, not a site about things that you don`t want to talk about.

    This is a thread about numbers, Ponder is wearing 7. We just lost a shitty QB that wore 7. People will draw comparisons.
    Rudolph is wearing 82. Our last 82 was awful. People will draw comparasons. It means absolutely nothing except for that piece of fabric sewn onto his jersey, but in an offseason with no football, that the hell else is there to talk about.
    AND I'M TALKING ABOUT FUCKING NUMBERS......you don't like it STAY THE FUCK OUT OF THE DISCUSSION.
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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "Marrdro" #1096537
    Quote Originally Posted by "i_bleed_purple" #1096520
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    Quote Originally Posted by "singersp" #1096496
    Quote Originally Posted by "Purple Floyd" #1096492
    So how does that change the odds of our former backup QB named Tarvarus getting re signed?
    Jackson wouldn't want to resign here.

    Hell, Edwards doesn't want to re-sign here.

    It's looking like Rice won't resign here either.

    Even AD feels like he's treated like a slave
    Funny that there are few on the the ole spreadsheet that think that is an issue.

    Some want us to run out and spend our limited funds, that could be used on resigning/extending these cats on a Vet like Dnabb.

    As to the numbers.......you have to excuse people on here for worrying about a number like 7. They either don't know their history. TJ wasn't the only Viking to ever wear that number.

    Besides, a number doens't mean shit when it comes to how well a player plays. I know I had my favorite when I played, but in the end, it didn't matter, I still sucked.

    Ponder will do well, not because of his number, but because his Dad instilled in him a great gene pool. Nothing more, nothing less.
    Get the fuck over yourself, this is a thread about numbers. We`re talking about numbers. Anytime someone mentions anything about numbers, probowls, individual awards, Madden ratings, or Favre`s choice in lawn tractors, you feel the need to give us a life lesson on how to play as a team and how this is a football site, not a site about things that you don`t want to talk about.

    This is a thread about numbers, Ponder is wearing 7. We just lost a shitty QB that wore 7. People will draw comparisons.
    Rudolph is wearing 82. Our last 82 was awful. People will draw comparasons. It means absolutely nothing except for that piece of fabric sewn onto his jersey, but in an offseason with no football, that the hell else is there to talk about.
    AND I'M TALKING ABOUT FUCKING NUMBERS......you don't like it STAY THE FUCK OUT OF THE DISCUSSION.
    i was here first :silly:

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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "i_bleed_purple" #1096539

    i was here first :silly:
    Actually, I was. :side:

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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "singersp" #1096543
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    i was here first :silly:
    Actually, I was. :side:

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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "singersp" #1096543
    Quote Originally Posted by "i_bleed_purple" #1096539

    i was here first :silly:
    Actually, I was. :side:
    But I'm not only better looking, but I can spew forth drivel faster than the both of you combined. :P
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    Re: Vikings assign jersey numbers to draft picks

    Quote Originally Posted by "Marrdro" #1096547
    Quote Originally Posted by "singersp" #1096543
    Quote Originally Posted by "i_bleed_purple" #1096539

    i was here first :silly:
    Actually, I was. :side:
    But I'm not only better looking, but I can spew forth drivel faster than the both of you combined. :P
    You're certainly right about one of those points :P

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