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Thread: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    Because of the relentless hype.

    Broncos-Bears, during that 9-2 run the Broncos had. Matt Prater kicks a 50-something-yard field goal to put the game into OT. Marion Barber fumbles on the Broncos' 35, and Tebow proceeds to drive the Broncos about 20 whole yards in about 9 plays before Prater makes another bomb to win the game.

    Headline on ESPN.com that day? "Tebow Works Miracle" or some bull**** like that. Tebow had about as much to do with winning that game as I did.
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    Re: http://www.latimes.com/sports/football/nfl/la-sp-michael-sam-nfl-draft-20140511-s

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    Yes, "the horror"... in front of MY CHILDREN - just as it would inappropriate for me to swear in front of your children.

    It's about respect for others, and about decency in front of people who may be offended.

    I do not let my children watch violence or sex, and while it is my nature to cuss like a sailor, I refrain around my children for their sake - beyond that, I fully understand that it is inappropriate to behave in these ways in front of other people's children. You, and it would seem most homosexuals, seem to think you can do anything you want in front of someone elses child - so why wouldn't any logical person conclude that you will eventually say it is okay to moleste my child?? Only you won't call it molesting, you will call it 'sexual enlightenment of youth'.

    Like I said, I don't care who you hump - knock yourself out, but have the decency to keep it to yourself. There's a time and place for everything - you seem not to have learned how to behave in public, and with respect for others.
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    A] Censor Televison
    B] turn off the TV

    which is the better alternative for you and your family?


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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

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    After they replaced Tebow with Manning, they were in the Super Bowl within two years.



    Aaaaaaannnnnnnnnndddddddddd lost.

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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

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    Aaaaaaannnnnnnnnndddddddddd lost.
    Horribly, too.

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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

    Michael Sam better be careful. There are quite a few football players that have suffered from brain trauma that has left them crippled for life. For example Tony Dorsett says he will start driving somewhere and can't remember where he was going.

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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

    Not shocking. Manning is overrated. As great of a regular season QB he is, he bites in the playoffs. He's never making my top ten all-time list...not with that postseason record, and not with the collection of talent he's always had around him.

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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

    Quote Originally Posted by MildSteel View Post
    Michael Sam better be careful. There are quite a few football players that have suffered from brain trauma that has left them crippled for life. For example Tony Dorsett says he will start driving somewhere and can't remember where he was going.
    That may also be because he is 60 years old.

    Also, not really sure why you need to single out Michael Sam for a warning about head trauma in the NFL, either.
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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    That may also be because he is 60 years old.

    Also, not really sure why you need to single out Michael Sam for a warning about head trauma in the NFL, either.
    He's been suffering from it for years. It didn't just start. It's directly related to playing football and sustaining so many blows to the head. It's called Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

    Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a form of encephalopathy that is a progressive degenerative disease, which can only be definitively diagnosed postmortem, in individuals with a history of multiple concussions and other forms of head injury. The disease was previously called dementia pugilistica (DP), as it was initially found in those with a history of boxing. CTE has been most commonly found in professional athletes participating in American football, ice hockey, professional wrestling and other contact sports who have experienced repetitive brain trauma. It has also been found in soldiers exposed to a blast or a concussive injury,[1] in both cases resulting in characteristic degeneration of brain tissue and the accumulation of tau protein. Individuals with CTE may show symptoms of dementia, such as memory loss, aggression, confusion and depression, which generally appear years or many decades after the trauma.

    Repeated concussions and injuries less serious than concussions ("sub-concussions") incurred during the play of contact sports over a long period can result in CTE. In the case of blast injury, a single exposure to a blast and the subsequent violent movement of the head in the blast wind can cause the condition.[1]
    I'm talking about Michael Sam because this thread is about him and I wish him well. Some people don't care about the people playing the game.

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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

    When I used to play football, there was no understanding of this


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    Re: Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player [W:282]

    Quote Originally Posted by MildSteel View Post
    He's been suffering from it for years. It didn't just start. It's directly related to playing football and sustaining so many blows to the head. It's called Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
    Yes, I am aware of the syndrome, it's just foolish to use anecdotes to make a statistical point because you run the risk of the anecdote being a misdiagnosis and torpedoing your own argument.

    I'm talking about Michael Sam because this thread is about him and I wish him well. Some people don't care about the people playing the game.
    When you single out a player for concern you look like you don't actually care about anybody else.
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