Y Factors 2019: Patriots vs. Steelers

-by DNOMN8R314

The Patriots’ and Steelers’ offenses will have one thing in common for their opening game of the season: neither offense will feature Antonio Brown. Yet.

(Seriously, Antonio Brown… wow.)

Now that that’s out of the way:

Welcome to another NFL season and another banner ceremony. The Patriots will commence the 2019 season against a familiar Steelers foe, and while their revamped offense and strengthened defense look superb on paper, the real test for this team starts Sunday night.

We know the big names, and we probably know some of the lesser names, but which of those might have unexpected key roles against Pittsburgh? Here are a few options.

A Simon is forever: The Patriots are expected to show more 3-4 defensive fronts, which may give veteran edge man John Simon a bigger role no matter the formation. Simon played 4-3 defensive end last season in New England but has also played 3-4 outside linebacker, and his preseason performance included an impressive interception. While Kyle Van Noy and Jamie Collins are expected to be the prime contributors at outside linebacker, Simon should get a significant share of snaps, and if his preseason is to be taken as an example, he could produce a few big plays.

The Wise among us: Speaking of the 3-4 defense, what will Deatrich Wise Jr.’s role be this season? A 4-3 defensive end in his first two years, Wise was mostly used as a rotation defensive tackle in the preseason. He’ll probably play on the defensive line, but in what situation and what spot? Wise’s usage this August was low enough to invite speculation of his dropping off the active roster, but he has made the team and will remain a part of this defensive line. What part that may be, we’ll find out soon enough.

Coming in for Elandon: Another player whose roster status was under speculation before his being named a team captain cemented his standing, Elandon Roberts has been out of the limelight this preseason. The addition of Collins and the return of Ja’Whaun Bentley from injury kept those linebackers in focus behind the starting duo of Dont’a Hightower and Van Noy, but Roberts remains a strong run-stopping linebacker and a key member of the locker room. With Pittsburgh bringing James Conner back onto the field, their run game always remains a threat, so Roberts may play an important role in trying to force the Steelers into one-dimensional football.

Dorsett in stone: The big-name duo of Julian Edelman and Josh Gordon should receive plenty of targets, as should Demaryius Thomas if he plays, but Phillip Dorsett remains more than just another option for Tom Brady. Throughout last season, Dorsett demonstrated his grasp of the offense, developed a trusted rapport with Brady, and received targets in clutch situations. He’s still the fourth receiver in this offense, but Dorsett is a receiver whom Brady can count on, meaning he could see time when the situation is at its highest.

Gun(ner) and run: Hours after his signing, Gunner Olszewski was already a fan favorite, and that status has only grown after the Patriots kept him on their opening roster. Olszewski is expected to serve as a return man, but as New England traded away Keion Crossen to open a roster spot for Olszewski, it raises the question as to whether the ex-Bemidji State defensive back – or if not he, who – may play on more special teams units. Either way, Olszewski has become arguably the most improbable NFL player of 2019, and that is something we can all cheer.

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oscarthebald
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Sittin’ in a biker bar, drinking a Breck Vanilla Porter, marveling over how little news there is today about Antonio Brown. Surprisingly, they’re playing country music. So cliché…

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is everyone wearing leather?

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Just the dude behind the bar. Or is that a chick? Eh, not important…

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Just keep drinking and itll be a chick.

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oh… so its THAT kind of biker bar…

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You won’t start a bar fight.

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BUT I’LL DAMN WELL FINISH ONE!!!

(That was a lie. And kinda dramatic….)

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Take it you aren’t making it to the gym tomorrow…

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I was in a biker bar once, just once. It was in Cherry Hill, New Jersey in 1984. I didn’t know Hell’s Angles didn’t like college frat boys in their bar. But we got the message rather quick and left quicker.

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damn… link didnt work…

Gronk on math: “My favorite subject was math, one time in high school i got 95 out of 100 so they moved me up to advanced math and i thought it was all sweet. Then i go to advanced math and there were no more numbers, it was nuts! after two weeks I went back to normal math and just dominated”

lol never change gronk!

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Gronk’s “dumbness” has always struck me as partly an affectation.

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oh definitely… i think its part of a character and he knows exactly what he’s doing

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Rob Gronkowski, America’s favorite mathlete.

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Partaaaaaay

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WAKE UP!!!!!

If Mac can do it when I’m sound asleep at 6 AM, I can do it now at 11 PM.

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aint no party like a late night PFF party

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There used to be a regular night scene at NEPFF

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yeah i remember when there were distinct night and day crowds… almost like shifts haha

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It kind of ended when boney left. But Mattdog, Pauly, Dunnie, NHbruh, Lapin, Sami, Tishan, Bajuhn, that amusing Great White North dude who gambled and drank himself near death on a regular basis, and other millennials who often changed screen names were often present. It was indeed a party sometimes.

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Well I’m here 🙂

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Were you a night person memo? I think of you as more of a day person from that era.

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Yes because I wasn’t in the US then so night person there was a day person here haha

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Luffy! I wonder if he’s still alive

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Right, Luffy!!

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And of course, you were very often here at night, Hugo.

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Yes! Proud night crew

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Good ole days

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that was like a year or so after making the switch from the ESPN boston boards right? I feel like I remember being pretty active on the ESPN board before the system changed over to Facebook, then I think I sort of lost track of this place and have had periods of activity and inactivity for a few years when life got super busy

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Yeah I went on massive hiatuses once I went off to college.

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mine was mostly work related, there was a time when I was working sundays so i missed most games and that definitely disconnected me from things for a while.

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MAC, it’s time for sleep

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It is?

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no.

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you’re an old man. you need to listen to your juniors

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LOL!!! wait..what? old man?????

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So….. I hesitate to ask, but what the eff else happened today?

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did you hear about the videos that were released? showing brown and taylor in what looked to be a very… friendly… relationship?

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No I did not.

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well it doesn’t exactly support her assertions that they were “business associates only” or that she had experienced any sort of traumatic events at his expense

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Maybe this will come to a resolution sooner rather than later. But anything could pop up in an investigation.

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yeah… one way or another i’d just like it to end so the focus can be on the football again

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Yep

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she was in bed with him. what the hell happened that they only had a professional relationship?

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exactly… no personal trainer i’ve ever worked with has been that committed to my fitness… i can promise that

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damn they don’t all do that? I was about to get one

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you probably want a masseuse… i know a guy

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a guy who knows masseuses… not a guy masseuse…

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so gronks eyeball emoji was just a tease for him going on Fox and Friends… what a let down

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He went on that joke of a show? I just lost a little respect for him.

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Mac, if they offered you $10,000, would you appear on that show?

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10K!? Try 150K!

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filthy good

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Some interesting cherrypicking in the statistics here, e.g. Peyton Manning not having his time with the Broncos included in his statistics. This robbed the comparison of 1 SB appearance and 1 SB victory. Yes, they say “with the Colts”, but this makes me not trust the rest of it uncritically. Take it with a grain of salt.

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They did it based on one other historically good team. Then did it again with Young/Montana. Not sure how this is hard for you.

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CA passed the bill to allow payment to college athletes.

Love it, if there is a single organization thats more greedy than the NFL its the NCAA.

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damn, everyone’s tryna flock to CA now

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Don’t you love buying 20K shares of stock at $0.67 a share and then seeing it hit $1.25 a couple weeks later?

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OK Jordan Belfort.

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Underrated comment ^

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Hahahaha

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Why don’t you share your stock tips with your PFF buddies before they hit paydirt?

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My buddy’s company just invested $300m into a startup between Ford and Rivian (new electric F150). So, I imagine Ford’s stock will rise. It’s less than $10 a share right now, too.

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nice… i own some ford stock

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Sure. I say the same thing to my accountant every morning as I read the Wall St Journal and set up my tee time at the country club

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EnashWaca ain’t nuttin’ to f**k wit.

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Let me get you a sling for that arm. Chinchilla fur sling, of course. Invoice in the mail.

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Gary Tanguay is a joke

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He’s still around?

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Unfortunately

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Can’t bang the Tang

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TWSS.

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are you willing to bring that to court?

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Topical.

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He han Cancer.

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#WeAreWorkingOnMiami

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Former qb Ryan mallett busted dui

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I’m shook. That dude was our future.

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Possibly one of the greatest videos of all time. Fanfare Ciocarlio – Duj Duj

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5kS0kM7pCA

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That was strangely appealing….

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Let me know what you think of this

https://youtu.be/7mSX9voMuho

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That was strangely unappealing. It sounded a bit like high school band tuneups.

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The Man in the Red Bandana | SC Featured
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S77KYbkmjwc

SC Featured remembers former Boston College lacrosse player Welles Crowther, who led people to safety after terrorists struck the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

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He and McCann are awesome.

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At least not yet.

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So, there is going to be a remarkably fast investigation by the NFL?

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Random thought of the day prompted by some discussion earlier on here. Lots of ad slogans could be used in descriptive tourism ads

Arkansas: “When you’re here, you’re family”
India: “Where’s the beef?”
Also India: “Obey Your Thirst”
Russia: (jingle) “Intel Inside”
North Korea: (jingle) “Every Kiss begins with K”
Papua New Guinea: “We have the meats
Romania: “What’s In Your Wallet?”
Saudi Arabia: “Good to the last drop”

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I need help with the Romania one

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(the bigoted notion that gypsies are thieves)

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Do not try and shrink me gypsy!

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My favorite Sasha Baron Cohen scene is the one in the dictator where they have him enter to a rewritten-in-Arabic version of The Next Episode by Dr Dre

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Interestingly (to me at least), a higher percentage of Hungarians are Romani than Romanians. But it’s close, like 3.1% versus 3.5% (though some claim that as much as 10% of Hungarians have Romani blood.)

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I didn’t know that!
The first thing about Romania that comes to mind is that they have a Romance language

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The Romani are such an interesting story, all the way back to their origin in Punjab.

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There used to be an interesting documentary on Netflix about Eugene Hutz, the lead singer of the gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello, going back to his country, Ukraine and getting in touch with his Romani roots. His music re-interprets traditional gypsy music through punk rock and most of the musicians there were traditionalists and opposed to it.

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Fanfare Ciocarlia > Gogol Bordello

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Don’t forget tramps

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And now that song is stuck in my head

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Just admit that half your playlist is Cher.

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Jdog was born in the wagon of a travellin’ show
His mama used to dance for the money they’d throw
His papa would do whatever he could
Preach a little gospel, sell a couple bottles of doctor good

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Had those lyrics memorized did you?

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Copy and paste is a wonderful invention 🙂

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The site you copied and pasted from has a lot of mistakes.

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I grew up in Turkey. I was also the blondest child in the world. They old Turkish ladies used to tell my mother, “Careful, or the gypsies will steal him!” Apparently Gypsies are also oft accused of stealing blond children.

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What happens in Pyongyang stays in Pyongyang….

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Yeah, like Otto Wambier’s brain. 🙁

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Darren Rovell
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JUST IN: The US Patent & Trademark Office has issued an initial decision on Ohio State’s attempt to trademark the word “THE.” They have refused the application.

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That’s great, because “WF” just doesn’t have the same impact as “WTF”.

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Johnathan Abram

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If I’m going out, I’m going out with a bang..

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Dolphins released 2018 Patriots sixth-round pick Christian Sam from the practice squad, according to the transaction wire.

Wonder if BB would add him back to our PS. Was he any good? Don’t recall hearing anything positive or negative about him. Maybe that answers my question.

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He’s pretty good in coverage. His run defense needs a lot of work.

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I wouldn’t mind seeing him back on the Pats PS.

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I thought he was quite poor in preseason play

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Park Place and Broadway, huh? Let’s hope he won’t need a Get Out of Jail Free card….

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Yeah I hope he doesn’t take a Chance

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I think Scratch is right. He was talking about New York. He used to have an apartment in Manhattan and currently has one in Tribeca.

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I guess we are Reading too much into this

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As long as we can all avoid the Short Line.

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But that would ruin the Monopoly puns. My bad 🙁

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NYC has a Park Ave that is high rent. Park Place in NYC is down by City Hall and is no big deal. I’m sure he just mixed them up.

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Mike Reiss

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Asked how having a locker-room row with QBs and WRs can foster closer relationships, a smiling Brady said: “That’s like Park Place and Broadway — that area of our locker room. That’s the high-rent district.” https://twitter.com/MikeReiss/status/1171876899800408068

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something something OTAs
-Hunter

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@Trags Brady brings up fact this is first road game after the team went 3-5 last year on the road. “hopefully we can change our ways from last year.” #Patriots

Translation: “Last year’s team was a different team (except when we can twist it as something to improve on)”

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Assuming that the things done well a year ago are still being done well now would be foolish, but it would be even more foolish to assume that things done poorly last year are all miraculously fixed.

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WTF? Why don’t you just change your name into the Riddler!

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Hmmm. “Riddler X.” That could work.

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That’s actually a lot better, you’re welcome.

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I’ve always tried to use at least a portion of my real name in online interactions. If my actual name is on it, I’m far less likely to go off the reservation and start raving at the lunacy and stupidity of the world.

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Hey, the media is actually asking Brady different questions, instead of the same one he won’t answer over and over again. Progress.

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I honestly just wanted to talk about plays, formations, defensive looks from Sunday’s game but this AB thing knocked the wind out of me

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Yeah, it let the air out of here for sure.

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It’s so deflating

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Should be a breeze to turn the page though. Just follow BB’s lead…onto Miami

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You certainly can’t describe BB as long-winded

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no

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You need to say that with more gust-o…

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What? You don’t like reading about a Dbag sending texts about what he did to a girl while she was sleeping or sending emails with the most GHETTO diction ever?

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Antonio Brown’s locker is to the right of Phillip Dorsett’s, next two Demaryius Thomas’ old one. Two down from Tom Brady.

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Patriots injury report

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
RB Brandon Bolden, Hamstring
OT Marcus Cannon, Shoulder
TE Matt LaCosse, Ankle

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Football related news? No thanks

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IKR? Does he think this is a football site?

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Bolden’s a wuss

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The Dolphins are so bad, Trent Harris is on their 53-man roster

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Their only good players are in their secondary and maybe Jerome Baker

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You are relentlessly 3-4 hours late with everything you are posting today…….

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Someone else posted the video of this? I didn’t see it.

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Nor did I. Scrolling down past that “load more comments” section is an unreasonable burden.

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I will try not to post anything older than 3 minutes old. 🙂

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The fact that all of this stuff is being delivered via Twitter is stupid..

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The fact that this is happening at all is stupid.

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The fact is – AB is stupid. Evidence is pretty clear. Does that mean BB & Co. can’t get him to shape up for 1 year? No. But, this is about lipstick on a pig. This guy is a class 1 narcissist, I fear it’ll only keep imploding. And honestly, I don’t want him around this team. We can do it without him.

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Or he could just wake up, get in line, and help us win #7.

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Well originally IG, so that makes a big difference. 😉

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Thread of AB with the girl. She looks happy in all of these. Hmm

https://twitter.com/heybucknasty/status/1171810849801101313?s=21

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You can’t tell if someone was a victim by looking at a 3 second snapshot of their lives. I tend to be more skeptical of this suit than most allegations brought by alleged abuse victims (and would be the same if AB was still on the Raiders). But this, it isn’t proof of much.

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This is proof that she lied in her statement. That looks more than a professional relationship she is claiming and more like what Brown is claiming

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The thing is that you can rape a friend, or a partner, or a spouse, or even a sex worker given the right circumstances. It’s part of why these accusations are always difficult to prove one way or another.

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Exactly. And figuring out what happened is what the process is for. Lets not presume to know what happened from a few clips on twitter.

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What you are saying is true.

The video is disproving a portion of her lawsuit where she maintains that she had a strictly professional relationship with AB.

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Is it professional if you invite your accountant over to a pool party? My step family gets invited to Chiefs’ games by their broker, and they all get sloppy drunk. I think it’s a bit weird, but I’m not sure it would excuse any kind of illegal behavior that happens in addition to the party.

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There is no excuse for sexual assault and harassment no matter the nature of their relationship. But I would say there is a difference between your example of a social/professional setting and laying on the bed half naked

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Sure, it’s professional to invite your accountant over for a pool party. It isn’t professional to be on the bed with your client when he’s in his underwear. It also isn’t professional to sit on his lap while flipping the bird to the camera.

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Well, you’re not getting invited to my next party!

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Doesn’t sound like any fun, anyways.

Kerthwap
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I have a strict “no fun” policy.

Kerthwap
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I mean, I hang out here after all.

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Yes, evaldes, it is true that this is the first demonstrated chink in her story.

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RACIST!

Sorry, Jim and Jdog.

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A couple of the videos are interesting. It doesn’t mean anything since her being happy doesn’t mean she was not a victim of sexual assault. But this indicates that there is probably a lot of visual evidence which will hopefully speed up the process.

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She said their relationship was strictly professional.

memokerobi
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She also said she thought they had a brother sister relationship

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She’s in bed with Brown in one of the videos. That’s a weird Brother/Sister dynamic…

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Unless they live in Arkansas

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OK, those two things contradict each other.

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Brother sister relationship. Professional relationship. She is obviously lying. No brother would have his sister on his lap or sleep together in the same hotel bed.

hugo #FreeBoney
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You must not be from Arkansas

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Yea they were kindaa close for a brother sister relationship.

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Uh, I’ve shared a hotel room with my sister when we traveled together as adults. And also with females with whom I have no filial relationship. But you know, they never sat on my lap or lounged around partially clothed.

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The worst part about IF she’s lying is that it continues to screw it up for those women who are telling the truth.

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This is an important point. Very true.

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LAC TE with a fractured left knee- ugh———————>

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He missed last season as well

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Maybe they could use LaCosse. Not like they’ll need him between now and when Watson comes off suspension.

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For a 7th round pick in 2023? 🙂

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Hunter Henry can never stay healthy.

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In the lawsuit, a copy of which was reviewed by ESPN, Brown’s former trainer, Britney Taylor, accuses the newly signed Patriots receiver of sexually assaulting her on three separate occasions in 2017 and 2018.
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Antonio Brown accused of rape in civil lawsuit

Taylor is willing and planning to meet with the NFL next week. She is getting married and can’t meet before then, sources tell ESPN’s Adam Schefter.-ESPN

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nothing new there

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I’m just hoping this gets resolved quickly and maybe this will trigger this guy to grow up and focus on football.

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Wait a second – she’s getting married so she can’t meet to testify about the biggest bomb SHE JUST DROPPED THE WEEK BEFORE GETTING MARRIED (THE DAY AB SIGNS WITH THE PATS)?!?!?! If you can’t sniff this one out, you don’t belong in the chair.

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Mike Petraglia

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Authorities did not move forward with this. However, it still adds to the whole picture, which is certainly what the #Patriots are evaluating as they and the NFL gather info. https://twitter.com/KevinRDuffy/status/1171848991547506690

Why does it add to the whole picture? The DA’s office deemed it not worthy of an investigation.

Somebody called the Board of Health on me complaining that I had rats running around my back yard. Whoever the asshole was couldn’t tell the difference between chipmunks and rats. But now there is a record of someone making a complaint against me.

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BoSoxJim running an acorn themed adventure park in his back yard is definitely grounds for a complaint

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That’s the nuttiest thing I’ve heard today.

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Were they REALLY always rats, or did you jinx them into being rats????

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adam shefter really pumping the “pats didn’t know” line – this makes me wonder, because someone on the inside always feeds him

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I wouldn’t be surprised if the Pats knew, but don’t want the media to know.

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Ian Rapoport
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From NFL Now: The #Jets raised some eyebrows when they traded for WR Demaryius Thomas, but now we know why: Quincy Enunwa is out for the season.

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and they couldn’t even get a 2020 draft pick?

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Okay, so that DA stuff was nothing.

Back to the civil suit.

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my prof just made an antonio brown reference

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Is he extorting you for money?

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This is crazy…. Hope its resolved quickly. Tired of seeing Brown in the News at this point. Only thing we should hear about in the news is Brown on the football field producing.

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I will panic! #MeToo

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Pound you, too?

NTTAWWT

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@ZackCoxNESN
Update: The Allegheny County DA is NOT investigating the sexual assault allegation made against Antonio Brown. https://twitter.com/BMayo_WTAE/status/1171846466744328192

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So basically they wanted to further trash AB’s name by bringing up another complaint that they never moved on.

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Sigh, this is why I typically wait to have any reaction to anything I read on Twitter, can’t they even get the basic stuff correct?

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LOL, This is the first video I saw of Marshall Newhouse (the lineman who gets upended and fumbles the ball back to Miami). Doesn’t bode well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nui-_f766Ko

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As long as he’s not running the ball, that video means nothing to me lol

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Safe to say we won’t use him on the KR team like we do with Dan Connolly

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He’s not a ball carrier, he’s just a fat kid. Sorry about that fatty fat fatty.

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BIG CHEST HUGS ARE EXPENSIVE.
YOU SHOULD BE GLAD YOU GOT ONE MISS TAYLOR

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I just saw the videos of AB and the young woman suing him.

Not a good look for her allegations…

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What does this mean? Not a good look for her? Or not a good look for AB?

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The one I saw made them look very cozy together. I don’t know when it was originally posted.

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Not good for her. Her claim is their relationship has always been just professional in nature. The videos say otherwise.

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I saw one but wasn’t sure when it was made. Do you have dates for them?

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@MaryKayCabot
#Browns defensive end Chris Smith’s girlfriend Petara Cordero was killed in an auto accident Wednesday morning on I-90 in Cleveland. They had their daughter, Haven, 4 weeks ago. So tragic and horrible https://www.cleveland.com/browns/2019/09/browns-defensive-end-chris-smiths-girlfriend-killed-in-auto-accident-on-i-90.html

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Wow, that’s horrible.

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RIP

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Cordero and Smith were pulled over to the side of the highway after Smith’s vehicle had a tire malfunction, resulting in a one-car accident as the vehicle entered a spin and ultimately hit the median. After exiting the car without significant injuries, Cordero was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Cleveland Police and paramedics arrived on scene shortly after the incident.

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what the hell

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Terrible. Poor girl, poor guy, poor baby. RIP

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Replying to @DougKyed
Any helmet experts know what model Antonio Brown is wearing in New England? @UniWatch

Anyone has a Twitter account here? They can reply that it is a Schutt Air Xp Pro VTD 2: https://www.schuttsports.com/air-xp-pro-vtd-ii.html

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Patriots WR Antonio Brown is using a Schutt Air XP with a titanium EGOP facemask and a Schutt Elite hardcup chinstrap, he used an Adams chinstrap on an Air XP in his final practices with the Raiders.

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^Leave it to the internet^

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Ah good, somebody answered it.

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You think Flores throws a cover 0 blitz on Brady this week?

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With two new offensive linemen in the starting lineup? He absolutely should.