Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Pack93z  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, October 7, 2008 12:03:24 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 437
Applause Received: 1,238
It happens all the time, but few gaff it in the media like this.. for a smart coach like Fisher that was a silly mistake.

Wonder if the league will step on this one.. fine or late round draft pick loss?

" said: Go to Quoted Post
FISHER ADMITS TO VIOLATION OF THE RULES?
Posted by Mike Florio on October 6, 2008, 5:51 p.m.

As expected, the Tennessee Titans have re-signed quarterback Chris Simms, only two days after cutting him. In so doing, coach Jeff Fisher basically admitted to violating the rules against having verbal agreements with players.

Chris totally understood the move, and we assured him wed get him back under contract and we did, coach Jeff Fisher said.

Remarked a league insider in response, Holy shit.

Then the league insider was a bit more specific (but far less entertaining): Im not sure the league office is going to look very favorably upon that transaction and quote. It sure looks and sounds like a pre-existing agreement to manipulate the roster.

The Titans dumped Simms on Saturday so that they could sign an extra punter, in the event that Criag Hentrich couldnt play.

The reaction in some circles was to assume that the Titans and Simms had a wink-nod-belch-fart agreement in place with Simms, with Simms being told hed be re-signed, but with neither Simms nor the Titans ever admitting to it.

And, amazingly, Fisher has essentially admitted to entering into a verbal understanding with Simms that hed be brought back.

Complicating matters is that Fisher is the Co-Chair of the Competition Committee, and thus in our view he should be avoiding not only rules violations but any conduct that might appear to constitute a violation.

In the end, the Titans message to Simms was in line with our speculation from Saturday night: Look, Chris, youre already going to be paid for the week because you were on the team as of close of business on Tuesday. And you were going to be the third quarterback on Sunday. So were just going to slide you off the roster today, and well bring you back next week.

As we understand the rules, thats simply not permitted. It now remains to be seen whether the league will do anything about it.
Offline PackerTraxx  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, October 7, 2008 1:12:48 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 139
Applause Received: 237
Take all their draft choices and split them up amongst all teams that have green and gold as their team colors.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
Zero2Cool (2h) : Stop putting words in other peoples mouth. Worry about YOU, no one else. Move on.
Smokey (2h) : Fine wpr, U2 has your's and the other's permission to piss on any member at any time. woof
Zero2Cool (2h) : But we can assume if someone doesn't know, they can ask, or perform an internet search. Move on.
Smokey (3h) : Potential NFL Draftees and Players are asked to take it to score how smart they are .
Smokey (3h) : Wonderlic is a cognitive ability test, usually administered to new employees.
Smokey (3h) : It should not just be assumed that everyone knows what,"Wonderlic" is .
Zero2Cool (4h) : Most players don't care about wonderlic. Some agents prep players. Not reasonable standard.
beast (4h) : We shouldn't judge. ..
uffda udfa (5h) : He has a rep for keen football intelligence. Some guys just don't come across as bright.
uffda udfa (5h) : What thing should we judge intelligence on? Wonderlic is out to you. How he sounds is out.. what is criteria?
uffda udfa (5h) : Are you taking issue with him not being particularly bright? Based on what?
beast (5h) : It's sad your judging a person brightness on such shallow things...
shield4life (14h) : Resign Nick Perry
uffda udfa (18h) : Need some strong sharp passionate voices on D. Daniels gives great quotes.
uffda udfa (18h) : Nick Perry seems to be the team leader as he was giving pregame speeches that seemed very uninspiring.
uffda udfa (18h) : Morgan and his 14 wonderlic. Ever hear him talk? Man, not a bright guy at all.
uffda udfa (18h) : Burnett needs to be replaced. That's our leader? Or one of them? No, thanks.
beast (20h) : For the secondary, I think Burnett/Haha are the leaders.
Smokey (20h) : GB needs a new motto : DEFENSE RULES ! , is intended to change the direction of the Packers focus moving forward .
Smokey (20h) : Thank You Zero.
Zero2Cool (20h) : Great reading a thread and seeing "defense rules" spammed in them all. Great reading material.
Smokey (21h) : DEFENSE RULES !
Zero2Cool (21h) : Think you need to defensive leaders. Front Seven and Secondary. We seem to lack both. Daniels is closest.
beast (21h) : Packers players had a right to complain when they were being bullied by Mike Daniels... just talking about Packers ;-) jk
Zero2Cool (21h) : It was the 26th largest margin since 1940. Feels much worse
Zero2Cool (21h) : thought it was biggest margin of victory in Conf Championship, I was mistaken.
Smokey (23-Jan) : Wow ! The Packers got disrespected too !
Smokey (23-Jan) : Hello ?
uffda udfa (23-Jan) : Can't. MM burned them all.
Smokey (23-Jan) : go pack go ?
wpr (23-Jan) : Smokey AND Uffda, you both ca be placed in a timeout. Stop it.
Smokey (23-Jan) : go pack go :)
Zero2Cool (23-Jan) : STOP! Talk Packers or STFU. K thanks. :-)
uffda udfa (23-Jan) : Ranting about everyone to stop talking Wolf while talking cooking appliances.
uffda udfa (23-Jan) : I told you the truth. It upset you. U were hypocritical.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
now / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

40m / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

44m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / MintBaconDrivel

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

11h / Football Familiarity / mojaveson

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower


Packers Headlines