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Offline Mucky Tundra  
#11 Posted : Friday, April 25, 2014 8:33:08 AM(UTC)
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steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
Yeah, I'm fairly certain that the quality of a team isn't determined by their number of pro bowlers.


Well, the Pro Bowl is based on fan voting so what else do Vikings fans have to do at the end of the season?
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Mucky Tundra said: Go to Quoted Post
Well, the Pro Bowl is based on fan voting so what else do Vikings fans have to do at the end of the season?


Do you mean after they have been eliminated from the playoffs? Technically, that is more like mid-season. [laughing]
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#13 Posted : Friday, April 25, 2014 10:46:03 AM(UTC)
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Do you mean after they have been eliminated from the playoffs? Technically, that is more like mid-season. [laughing]


brutal. but honest.
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steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
As far as I can tell Spielman has drafted 3 pro bowlers for the Vikings. I'm pretty sure Thompson has drafted more than 3 pro bowlers for the Packers.

Edit: It looks like he's drafted 4 pro bowlers since he's been their GM 2 from special teams (Walsh, Patterson) and 2 that got in as alternates (Kalil and Rudolph) yipee. Maybe after a few more they won't have to draft inside the top 10.


Patterson's the real deal. He's no joke.

Did Spielman draft Apete?

Ted's drafted way more than 4 pro bowlers. Let's see, Aaron, Clay, Eddie Lacy, just off the top of my head. Did Finley make it? What about all these WRs? Bulaga?
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#15 Posted : Friday, April 25, 2014 12:31:01 PM(UTC)
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How about putting up win-loss numbers and percentages?

Of course, in Ted's tenure the Packers have lost more playoff games, but then again your team does need to make the playoffs before they can lose.

I think if you go by what really matters we got a Macy's and the Vikes got a K-Mart. At least that's what it looks like when you consider little things like overall record, division championships, SB's, etc.
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Didn't KC have 6 pro bowlers 2 years ago when they won 2 games?

The Browns I think had 4 or 5 guys go last year.

Not a good way to judge a GM.
Offline luigis  
#17 Posted : Friday, April 25, 2014 1:15:18 PM(UTC)
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The viking players and fans also have plenty more vacation days than Packer's fans and players.

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#18 Posted : Friday, April 25, 2014 5:49:54 PM(UTC)
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nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
Patterson's the real deal. He's no joke.

Did Spielman draft Apete?

Ted's drafted way more than 4 pro bowlers. Let's see, Aaron, Clay, Eddie Lacy, just off the top of my head. Did Finley make it? What about all these WRs? Bulaga?


Are you really trying to justify Ted's 9 drafts to Spielman's 2? Really?
To answer the question about the players-

Finley- No
ALL THOSE WR? Nelson- No Cobb- No Jones- No. Jennings did. Bulaga- No.

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wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
Are you really trying to justify Ted's 9 drafts to Spielman's 2? Really?
To answer the question about the players-

Finley- No
ALL THOSE WR? Nelson- No Cobb- No Jones- No. Jennings did. Bulaga- No.



I knew one of the WR did.
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#20 Posted : Saturday, April 26, 2014 5:52:24 AM(UTC)
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steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
Yeah, I'm fairly certain that the quality of a team isn't determined by their number of pro bowlers.


Doesn't Mike McCarthy sometimes take his players bowling during training camp? Or doesn't that count.

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