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Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 12:50:05 PM(UTC)
Broken pinky, out four weeks. Yikes...
longtimefan  
#2 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 1:00:44 PM(UTC)
hes a wuss
TheEngineer  
#3 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 1:39:51 PM(UTC)
Time for a trip to Mexico!
longtimefan  
#4 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 2:05:32 PM(UTC)
btw i was joking..hard to throw the ball if you can't grip it..

Heard it got hurt on 2nd play in over time

But Brad Johnson will startt and we all know how good he can be
Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 2:39:23 PM(UTC)
I don't ever like someone getting hurt, and normally I don't care about the Cowboys, but ... Romo happens to be my starting Qb for my fantasy team. So yeah my five game winning streak will come to a screeching halt next lol... unless JT O Sullivan torches it up.
CDNRodgersfan  
#6 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 4:25:17 PM(UTC)
Serious ? Would a broken pinky be worse then a broken thumb? But I guess a mere mortal wouldn't play with a broken thumb either
RaiderPride  
#7 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 5:01:57 PM(UTC)
Or a broken foot.
IronMan  
#8 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 5:06:25 PM(UTC)
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Serious ? Would a broken pinky be worse then a broken thumb? But I guess a mere mortal wouldn't play with a broken thumb either

For 9 1/2 games, and led the league in touchdown passes.
68md  
#9 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 7:03:52 PM(UTC)
What a :xcensoredx: someone get the little lady a dress ..she hurt her pinky ! On the bright side they need a punter....think there stupid enough to take Frost ??? At no charge they can just take him.
Gravedigga  
#10 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 7:04:22 PM(UTC)
He aint no Favre :)
Zero2Cool  
#11 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 7:07:54 PM(UTC)
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Serious ? Would a broken pinky be worse then a broken thumb? But I guess a mere mortal wouldn't play with a broken thumb either



I think the pinky would be worse. With a thumb you don't need to spread it out at all. It can be like the 'wall' ... I dunno how to explain it.

I think the thumb would be more painful, but less difficult to play with as a QB than the pinky.
Packerchick  
#12 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 9:02:58 PM(UTC)
Get this guy a diaper.
Trippster  
#13 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 9:10:30 PM(UTC)
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Or a broken foot.



umm, he finished the game with a broken foot, but then didnt play for about 6 weeks. There wasn't as much pain once the foot was broke because it was still in shock.


Seems to me that a thumb is much more important than a pinky when throwing.
mi_keys  
#14 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 10:51:49 PM(UTC)
I know it makes it difficult, and maybe it's really fucked up like Chuck Bednarik style, but are they not even going to try to see if he can play with pain killers or taping it up or something?
tromadz  
#15 Posted : Tuesday, October 14, 2008 12:31:00 AM(UTC)
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Or a broken foot.



umm, he finished the game with a broken foot, but then didnt play for about 6 weeks. There wasn't as much pain once the foot was broke because it was still in shock.


Seems to me that a thumb is much more important than a pinky when throwing.


Really? A Favre vs. Rodgers fight in a ROMO thread?

Good god. And yeah "dude, thats not whats happening here. Relax." ....sure it is.
TheKanataThrilla  
#16 Posted : Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:59:12 PM(UTC)
As long as the Dallas O-line can protect Johnson I really don't see this as a big deal. I don't follow Dallas that much, but it does look like the O-line is not holding up as well as in the first few games. No more 5 seconds in the pocket to make a decision. Perhaps Dallas will focus some more on their running game which isn't that bad of an idea to begin with even with Romo behind centre.
Packerchick  
#17 Posted : Tuesday, October 14, 2008 3:17:18 PM(UTC)
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He aint no Favre :)


Isnt exactly a Rodgers neither.
Zero2Cool  
#18 Posted : Tuesday, October 14, 2008 3:17:33 PM(UTC)
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Seems to me that a thumb is much more important than a pinky when throwing.


That was kind of my first thought too, but I remember playing with my thumb right next to my index finger being a goof on the field. I could still throw it accurately, but my 40yd pass became a 33-35yard pass. It essentially required more arm strength.

When my dad and coaches were instructing on how to throw a football... the pinky (and other fingers) was mentioned quite often and where its placed. Some QB's keep it close to the ring finger and some (including me) spread it deep.

So I think if he's one of those who spreads his pinky finger deep, it'd be a problem more so than a thumb. But if he keeps it close to his ring finger, I'd have to side with the thumb being more damaging than pinky.


In reality, it all depends on how he grips the ball and how he releases the ball. It's not as simple as a thumb or pinky being more important.
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